Archive for March, 2008

Flatiron Mike’s EDR 2008 Build: Part 14

By Flatiron Mike
Ed Note: You can view all the entries related to this build at it’s own special web address:
http://www.knucklebusterinc.com/features/category/flatiron_mike_edr/
Just before the heavy rains came through….
Remaining checklist: tail light / license plate mount fab (and location), battery mount fab, wiring, plumbing, front brake / throttle cables, little bits ‘n pieces, fluids, AND THEN shakedown - […]

Hal Robison Gallery

The late Hal Robinson, one of the godfathers of the biker ‘toon. It would be hard to dispute the lasting mark his work in Easyriders left on the scene, and it still has that same punch today, that it did back then. Here’s a quick little gallery of some of his work that I’ve found […]

How to rib a fender by hand

You may remember the post from our pal J.B on how to build your own stainless steel fender, here’s another run through on how to put a rib in a fender by hand. Click on read more to Dig in.

Ok, so I didn’t document the first steps but I think you’ll be able to infer. […]

Run Angel Run Chase Scene

More old biker movie action, this bit is from Run Angel Run, here’s a little synopsis of the flick:
Angel, a member of a tough motorcycle gang roaming the Southwest, gets on offer from a major news magazine. In exchange for giving the magazine a big scoop by exposing the inner workings of his gang, the […]

Biker Cartoons

Biker cartoons rule. Nuff said. As a side note, if anyone has a copy of Hal Robinsons book “Trash” they want to sell, drop me a line. More ‘toons coming your way soon.

Technorati Tags: scans

Knucklebuster on Biker Radio Magazine

Forgot to mention this bit of news: Ken over at Biker Radio Magazine invited me to do a monthly editorial segment on his radio show, which of course I accepted. Once a month I’ll be stepping up to the virtual pulpit to spew my greasebag gospel to the internet-airwaves. I cut the clip for the […]

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Flatiron Mike’s EDR 2008 Build: Part 13

By Flatiron Mike
Ed Note: You can view all the entries related to this build at it’s own special web address:
http://www.knucklebusterinc.com/features/category/flatiron_mike_edr/
RUNNING OUT OF TIME…. ugh
Anchored the exhaust using ’stock’ 1″ and 1 3/4″ P clamps on the brake tube and down tube, will tie both together with a piece of flat stock (last pic)

Indian Larry | New England Motorcycle Expo | 03

(Photo © G. Mortillaro | Knucklebuster Inc. 2008)

What you’d hear if you walked into my shop. . .

Last week I introduced you to the new one question interview feature I’ll be runnin’ on the site (check it out here if you missed it), and I also mentioned that my favorite response to the question came from Jason McElroy. Jason has some serious skills when it comes to putting pen to paper, and […]

Vintage Velocette Motorcycle

For the un-educated (via Wikipedia):
One of several motorcycle manufacturers in Birmingham, Velocette was a small, family-owned firm, selling far fewer hand-built motorcycles than the giant BSA, Norton, or Triumph concerns. Renowned for the quality of their products, the company was ‘always in the picture’ in international motorcycle racing, from the mid-1920s through the 1950s, culminating […]

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1996 Sportster

I really dig the simplicity and style of what’s been done to this 1996 Sportster. Has a hint of that bratsyle thing going on. Nothing fancy, just simple and well executed. I don’t usually like the look of seats like this (flat on a horizontal frame rail) but it works well here.
Pic taken at the […]

Indian Larry | New England Motorcycle Expo | 02

(Photo © G. Mortillaro | Knucklebuster Inc. 2008)

One Question Interviews

Here’s a new bit to sink your chompers into like one of those gigantic turkey legs at the state fair - the one question interview. “What the hell is that?” Well here’s the skinny broham. Once or twice a month I email a single question to a bunch of dudes and ask them all […]

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Flatiron Mike’s EDR 2008 Build: Part 12

By Flatiron Mike
Ed Note: You can view all the entries related to this build at it’s own special web address:
http://www.knucklebusterinc.com/features/category/flatiron_mike_edr/
Mike sent in some photographic evidence that things are coming along.Unfortunately no witty commentary or pipe smoking references, but the pics will do for now.

Vintage Moto Guzzi

Well, your CD collection looks shiny and costly.
How much did you pay for your bad Moto Guzi?
And how much did you spend on your black leather jacket?
Is it you or your parents in this income tax bracket?
(Photo © G. Mortillaro | Knucklebuster Inc. 2008)

Street Chopper Magazine Scans

More scan goodness, a 2fer even. Ripped from the December 1979 issue of Street Chopper
Click away to blow up the pics.

Technorati Tags: Chopper, scans

Satan’s Sadists Trailer

I dig old biker flicks, cheesy as they may be…via wikipedia Satan’s Sadists (also known as Nightmare Bloodbath) is a 1969 biker film directed by Al Adamson and starring Russ Tamblyn.

The plot centers around a renegade motorcycle gang called ‘The Satans’. After arriving at a roadside diner in the middle of nowhere, they proceed to […]