Giving aluminum the brush-off

Clyde Fessler's Harley hits all the points he was looking for in a custom: very functional, very basic, and very minimal.

What a difference a year can make

Like love, the Road Glide was better the second time around. We review how the Harley-Davidson Road Glide improved from 1998 to 1999.

Meet the 104-inch, nitrous-pumped custom called Chromey

John Siroonian builds this beautiful Heritage Softail from scratch.

Meet the monarch of Hawaii

Is improving Harley's best seller possible? This custom Harley-Davidson Road King proves that it can be done.
Ron Simms custom bike

A custom burning with the tribal flame

Custom builders send many of their builds out the door, likely never to be seen again, but Ron Simms decided that he wanted to keep one that suited his tastes.

Clay Southerland's custom Harley

Details, details, details. This custom Harley-Davidson embodies Clay Southerland's creative genius in every little element.
1996 Harley-Davidson Springer Softail

The funny front fork is not its only claim to fame

The 1996 Harley-Davidson Springer Softail proves you can have good-old-days nostalgia and contemporary function all in the same machine.

Deco Deluxe

If Preston Tucker had built a motorcycle it would be this 1996 Harley-Davidson Springer Softail custom.

Panhead nostalgia

Scott Meyer’s 1963 Panhead tickles Beau Allen Pacheco’s nostalgia about his first Harley-Davidson purchase.

A Harley that poses the question: Where does smooth end and character begin?

How slick is the 1997 Harley-Davidson FXDL Dyna Low Rider? Cycle World editors ride the machine to find out.