Today we just finished a quick studio shoot in the Dirico motorcycle before we headed out for a quick test ride. The bike is sporting the new Metzler ME888 Marathon tires. Now that we scrubbed in the the tires, time to do some mileage! Watch for a full review in ... Read more
Custom Bike Builders
Custom bike builders can be found all over the country. From the West Coast to the East Coast, down south and back up again, these custom motorcycle builders help propel the latest advancements in hot bike styling and performance. The following custom builders blog follows these builders and provides reviews, specs, and news from inside the world of custom hot bike builders.
Our project 1989 FLHS is coming along at a good pace. All our parts have been chromed by True Finish Plating. Several key parts have been engraved by Hernan's Custom Engraving. Sinthium Paint has the ... Read more
Visiting the Dublin, California world headquarters of Arlen Ness today. Whenever you're in Northern California San Francisco Bay Area, be sure to visit the showroom and upstairs historical museum packed with master Ness's original creations and memorabilia, including Hot Bike articles from when grandson Zach was a kid, now an ... Read more
I'm always amazed at the diverstiy of custom bikes. Yesterday we Hot Bike Magazine made a quick stop to Sinthium Custom Paint, Haifley Brothers, and ended the day at Torch Industries. Each shop is one of ... Read more
They guys at Torch Industries have been busy working on our project bike. After a trip to the Long Beach Motorcycle Swap meet, we walked away with a handful of hard-to-find parts. Stay tuned as the bike gets built and make sure and follow the action on ... Read more
We are about to kick off an interesting build using our 1989 FLHS. The bike has been kicked around the office for a while now and it's time to resurrect it from the dead. Stay tuned for more details.
Hot Bike and sister magazine,Baggers, co-hosted John Shope's and Eddie Trotta's first annual 2012 Big Bagger Show on 4th and Lazelle in downtown Sturgis. Look for upcoming coverage and features in the magazine.