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Rockstar by Steve Kelly Photography

Russell Mitchell and his Exile crew first met the Rockstar Energy Drink guys during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, back in 2005.  They immediately hit it off, and enjoyed a combined weeklong reign of terror in the notoriously raucous, Full Throttle … Continue reading

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Monster by Steve Kelly Photography

V8 powered motorcycles are nowhere near as uncommon as they used to be, there have been many mild to wild rides built by speed demon bikers over recent years.  British bike builder, Nick Argyle’s Rapom V8 is unquestionably the most … Continue reading

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Indian Summer by Steve Kelly Photography

 The Indian Chief was produced from the 1920’s up until the Springfield factory ceased production in 1953.  It is undoubtedly a motorcycle that well represents the type of design that was popular in America at the time, and you could … Continue reading

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Exile v Choppers Inc. Biker Build-Off, Exile’s ‘Hooligan’ Streetfighter By Steve Kelly Photography

A No Win Situation! With just ten days to build a ground up, jaw dropping, custom bike, I was more than a little surprised that there was not much activity the morning of the first day; instead of Russell Mitchell … Continue reading

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Dylans Shovel @ POTD

picture of the day….great shot!

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Arlin’s Dream Bonneville Salt Flats Racer pt2 by Steve Kelly Photography

 The Bonneville Salt Flats of the western Great Salt Lake Desert were formed through the evaporation of the Pleistocene-era Lake Bonneville.  The salt flats are actually the bed of that once massive lake which rivalled in size to the present … Continue reading

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Easyriders for 45dgree by Steve Kelly Photography

Steve Kelly sends us some striking images of a great bike done for Easyriders. No other info is in hand… if you have some – leave a comments below and help fill in the blanks…  

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Dylan’s Shovel for 45dgree by Steve Kelly Photography

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Steve Kelly sends us some striking images of a great bike. No other info is in hand… if you have some – leave a comments below and help fill in the blanks…

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Lightning Rod Oro Fundido by Steve Kelly Photography

I had an idea to put the word out that I would be looking for custom bikes to shoot while I was in Florida for Daytona’s Biketoberfest.  By far the best place to further this goal in 2009, was to … Continue reading

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Choppers Inc. 1917 Henderson by Steve Kelly Photography

The oldest of ten children, Thomas Henderson was born 1872, in Glasgow, Scotland.  The Henderson family emigrated to America, first living in New York in 1879 before moving to Cleveland Ohio in 1881. 

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Jake and the Beanstalk by Steve Kelly Photography

Jake Smith is something of an anomaly, a guy who most certainly deviates from ones expectations.  For a start, he is a Jewish skinhead, which in itself is unusual.  He is also heavily tattooed, but loves to make artistic items … Continue reading

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Nuthin’s Easy (pt2) by Steve Kelly Photography

….continued Like the pennies, copper details used throughout this bike are no accident, like I’ve already mentioned, it has, over time, become Mike’s signature style to use copper; check out the risers, and oil tank for such examples of the … Continue reading

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Pabst Blue Ribbon Cruiser By Steve Kelly

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Before David Lynch’s 1986 cult classic Blue Velvet, Pabst Blue Ribbon was thought of as the (cheap) beer of rednecks and vagrants.  The movie however, has changed all that; at least in some circles where it became a retro cool … Continue reading

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Nuthin’s Easy (pt1) by Steve Kelly Photography

I overheard some bikers talking in a Daytona bar, they were discussing some wild, crazy and insane customs that they had seen out near Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona Harley-Davidson dealership, at an area known as The Battlegrounds.

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Sportster 96, A Metal Muppet Production by Steve Kelly Photography

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Jeff Tiedeken is one half of Metal Morphosis Cycles, in the past, I have shot a number of bikes that have been built by Jeff and his older brother Jason, but this was to be the first solo construction by … Continue reading

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Lucifer II By Steve Kelly Photography

David Covington comes to the fore with this truly stunning modern high tech incarnation of a chopper.  He has learned his metal craft well from father Jerry, at Covington’s Cycle City of Woodward Oklahoma. 

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