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Chop Rod Ramble #4 Photo Gallery

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The regions Chopper, Bobber and Hot Rod culture once again converged, Saturday August 13th 2016 at the 4th Installment of the Chop Rod Ramble. This year, event promoter THROTTLE AMERICA pulled out all the stops and shut down Manchester Ave for an all day street party. Live music, Food...

10th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest

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    The 10 year Anniversary of the Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest kicked off Thursday September 15th 2016! Riders from all across America gathered in the beautiful area known as Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri September 15th-18th 2016. “Bikefest” has been gaining momentum year after year &...

The Event that Started the Kustom Kulture Craze: Grease, Gears, and Grooves

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            Before every Tom, Dick, and Harry tried their hand at creating a Kustom Kulture Car & Bike show, here in the good ole MO, there was one that captured the true spirit of the “Kustom Kulture” and won over the hearts of all of those that live it....

Throttle America Exclusive: Flamm City Cycles

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Flamm City Cycles Hand Carved Molds/Sand Cast Aluminum Made in St. Louis, MO USA Flamm City Cycles castings are produced using hand carved molds, not computer generated.    They use a small propane fired furnace capable of producing casting from 1 ounce to several pounds.  The final products are...

Cool Shit to Read: Biker Chicz of North America

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Cool Shit to Read will be an ongoing book review spot for our readers. Whether your an avid reader, or someone that just likes to pick up a magazine while in the bathroom every once in a while, we will be providing you with reference for some books you...

Industry Dirt

V-Twin Expo '14
   We deemed it necessary to see what the V-Twin Expo had to offer this year. So “Heavy D” from Liquid Illusions and I hooked up with  Gary Savill better known as “English Bobb”  of Silver Wraith Choppers and we headed to Cincinnati, OH for three days and two...

The Man behind the Lens: Kent Meisemannn

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Steve & I are extremely heartbroken to announce that our beloved friend & “brother” Kent Meisemann passed away Saturday Dec. 14 2013.  It’s very hard to express our sorrow in loosing such an amazing friend. Kent was an inspiration in so many ways in our lives. He is and...

A peak inside Billy The Kid Custom Cycles

A Peak inside Billy the Kid Custom Cycles
   We twisted Kevin Mitchell’s arm, the modest Owner of Billy The Kid Custom Cycles, and forced our way inside his shop to see what makes up the dough in his creative cookie. I’ve seen some of Kevin’s builds before and I know that this guy possesses some serious...

What’s a Paint skin?

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My name is Darren Williams and I own and operate THE ORIGINAL Liquid Illusions. A little paint shop on the south side of St.Louis, MO. Im here to tell you about a product I developed called Paint Skins.Paint Skins are a vinyl stencil mask system, for use with most...