El Gato Roberto

SDC’s Chip Kastelnik and his sidekick Mikey grabbed a fresh Fat Bob à la Softail/M-8 platform, tore it completely apart, and proceeded to do their thing.
Arlen Ness Big Sucker Air Cleaner For Milwaukee-Eight

Dress up your bike or yourself with comfort in mind

Some pretty cool new stuff has landed here at Hot Bike HQ. Check out the latest and greatest new motorcycle parts to cross our desks.

Motorcycle mini luggage from tank bags to tool rolls

Not every bike has the convenience of saddlebags. For those that don't, here are six tool bags.

San Diego Customs builds a no-frills custom motorcycle

This FXR wears a big tank, scalloped paint, and not much else…

We check out the FXR/Dyna specialist

Hot Bike visits with Chip Kastelnik of San Diego Customs to see what it has brewing up at the shop.

New year, new location, new bikes.

On Saturday December 4th, San Diego Customs in San Diego, California once again held it's annual On The Run Motorcycle Show and open house. With a much larger new…

When too much is never enough

Nothing says success like excess. What happens when a build is taken to the nth degree? What happens when the budget and time are removed as factors and the throttle is…


Rebuilding a tired Harley-Davidson Twin Cam A from the ground up.
A look at the SDC traveller bar bag…
2002 Harley-Davidson FXDX

Louis Bowlmang’s no-expense-spared Dyna

I bought my first FXDX in 1999. I ended up selling it and missed it so much. I found this bike in 2002. It sat for a long time while I thought about all the stuff I…