Category Archives: Bikes

SLNYC – Fabricating Leslie’s magic carpet by Stephen Berner

Creating shop bikes and personal customs is the way motorcycle fabricators show their capabilities. Fabricators are rare people, always moving forward, challenging themselves as no customer could. You will not find a true fabricator churning out “customs” all sharing the … Continue reading

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Vanguard Moto Inc

I was asked on LinkedIN: What do you think of this venture? I’d be interested in your perspective as a businessman, an industry writer, and avid rider. I find their design concept interesting. http://www.vanguard.nyc/     As far as an investment, … Continue reading

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Shoplight: Pop’s Garage Fab

I met and got to know Nick, the builder and proprietor of Pop’s Garage Fab (PGF) though three different. but yet all related people: Kirk Taylor of Custom Design Studio, Satya Kraus and the OG himself. Continue reading

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My Vacation Last Week by Kustom Jeff Dailey

I had to have eye surgery last Wednesday so I decided to use the vacation days I still had to take the whole week off and have a few days of fun just in case something bad happened in surgery. … Continue reading

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Chris’s Clown Bike – heard it got sold

Ah yes, the Clown bike. not a bike for the weak or timid… -steveb/45dgree

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steveb’s FXR: 2004 VTwin_UK shoot

what can i say – i love my machine!! this set of pics is from a 2004 shoot for the UK magazine – VTWIN -steveb/45dgree  

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3 Guys from PA – Brooklyn Invitational Bike Show 2009

These three bikes were at the (Brooklyn Invitational Bike Show), parked in the street. The 3 pals (young guys) who rode in from PA were just chilling before the festivities got started.  I dig the bikes – they all have … Continue reading

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Jon’s VL.EL.XA.FL: new feature by Stephen Berner

See more about this bike here. A full feature is to follow in the next few….

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TPJ’s latest, something cool, something new, something only seen here!

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Well, as much as I’d like to take credit for these shitty photo’s – I can’t. Blame TPJ, Bryan Schimke the head brain in charge of all things TPJ, specifically for doing the dirty deed.

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beauty

I am not normally a big post processing guy in terms of pictures. I know how to use Photoshop, but really prefer my pictures straight and to the point. But sometimes an image just demands you noodle it a bit…and … Continue reading

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cool trump

with a groovy name!~

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Friday is for Flames

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perfect

in every damn sense!

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New Book @ 45dgree: Kirk Taylor’s Sacred, a tribute to Johnny Chop

check it out folks – ready to go – click on the picture below and go to BLURB!

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cyclops

busting out for legalities sake

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angularity_pic of the day

smooth moves be damned

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