It’s the year 2019, but it could just as well be 1970 on this block of Western Ave., on the northwest of Chicago. It’s a hot summer day and the scene feels real groovy. Vans and bikes of every psychedelic color line the street in front of the dual storefronts of Sideshow Gallery and Revolution Tattoo
My bud Ray Hagee is a truck driver from West Chester, PA, a small suburban town about 45 minutes outside of Philadelphia. I first met Ray at the Old Skool Bike Show in Chadds Ford, PA, a few years back with his badass 1950 panhead, “Ugly Bike”
Dave Devanna is one of the thousands of garage builders that used our forum to help complete his bike, a nice Sportster, below. He introduced himself as a professional lurker (not the creepy kind) as he never took the leap to sign up until now. We want to welcome Dave to the finer side of life and thank him for his patience with this feature.
Owner name, location: Dave Devanna, Sparta NJ
Chop Cult Member profile: DanielLaruso
Bike name: Honey
Once again, my buds Jeremy Bievenour and Zac Bentzel blew up the scene with the second year for the Keystone Collective Bike & Art Exhibit.
Greasy Kulture Magazine issue 70 features Tim Kill from Australia and his completely handbuilt Harley 45 racer on the cover. [Photos: Nick Umek]