Getting the 'shaft

Replacing the cam in a Harley-Davidson is easier than a lot of other engines. Here's how it's done.

After a long period of trial and error, our 113-inch monsterbike finally hits the road

Big Twin magazine staff take the custom out on the streets and see what it takes to tame this beast.
Big twin custom bike

We build something old, something new, something bad, something blue

Big Twin Magazine built one bad beast that houses a monster motor in a clean and simple old-style chopper package.
Plain Blue

Elegance with a Boston accent

Dave Perewitz is best known for his intricate paint schemes. This time, however, he creates a plain blue elegant custom.
1997 Harley-Davidson Dyna Convertible

Is it the traveling man's Dyna, the thinking man's Big Twin, or the engineering department's bone?

Be-windowed and saddlebagged or bare-bones? The 1997 Harley-Davidson was a two-for-one package that we reviewed in the Big Twin magazine.

A Cobra not by Carroll but by Covington

John Covington uses numerous styling cues of Carroll Shelby's legendary sportscar throughout his custom motorcycle.

Bay Area Blasters

Two beautiful custom motorcycles from Ron Simms and Bay Area Customs.
Buell Cyclone M2

Lightning at the core

From 1998 to 1999, the Buell Cyclone M2 was not just improved, it received a complete character transplant.

Style matters

Paul Yaffe has an eye for style and a thorough understanding of the importance of function and these two aspects are portrayed perfectly in these two customs.

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.

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