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At last, Bandit gave us the go-ahead to reach out and find some choice bikes for the site. This area won't feature the same bikes that mags do. This will cover bikes with style and class, a few nicks, some for sale, others because of what they do, not how they look. The gallery begins with a selection of Bandit's bikes, from the broken and barely running, to some of the sweet rides of late.
Let us know if you want us to feature your bike. Send a clear, crisp shot to: 
11846 Ranch Road
Sturgis, SD 57785
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Captain Larry

An ode to the year Zodiac started, in 1969

By Onno “Berserk” Wieringa From the Zodiac Team
The year 1969 is the same year of the movie Easy Rider, with arguably the most iconic chopper; Captain America, starring in it. “But it's also an ode to Indian Larry, the chopper builder who stuck 100% to the style of choppers and bobbers of that era.
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Cool Choppers by South Side MC member Patrick

From Sweden With Love...(Love of Harley-Davidson and Custom Choppers)

by Sheriff Media Group
A follow-up to our article on Long Fork Run at Sweden where 100+ bikes, choppers and pre 84 were welcomed for the ride. Southside MC Est 88 Sweden held the outdoor event its member Patrick's cool choppers are featured here.
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The Duesenberg of Motorcycles

By Steve Klein with images from the Bob T. Collection
The world was forever changed as Crocker custom hand-built 70 machines from 1936-1942. Crocker told his buyers, “if anyone got beat by a stock Harley or Indian, he would buy the motorcycle back.” He was never forced to honor that claim.
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Kirk Taylor’s 2018 Strider Custom is back

Part of Mecum Auction in 2022 for Flying Piston Benefit

by Marilyn Stemp
Tiny Strider Customs is a program of the Flying Piston Benefit that supports All Kids Bike which has programs for elementary schools teaching kids to ride a bike.
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Four Motorcycles to catch at Monterey 2021

Here are the four coolest bikes that will be up for grabs at Monterey 2021.

by James Hewitt from
It's called Monterey Car Week, but among all the tours, rallies, races, shows, auctions and even strolls through the parking lot, some of the coolest vehicles in Monterey each August ride on two wheels. Here are the four coolest bikes that will be up for grabs at Monterey 2021.
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Mike the Hamster Scored

By Bandit and Mike with photos by Mike Stevenson
This is a strange one, but a damn good one just the same.
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Sturgis 2021 Commemorative Art by David Uhl

Since 2005 David Uhl has offered a special piece for the Sturgis Rally each year

by Greg Rhodes at Uhl Studios
The new art in the Sturgis Series. Since 2005 David Uhl has offered a special piece for the Sturgis Rally each year. You can view it at the Sturgis Rally this year and also order it online at Uhl Studios website.
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Twenty Years of Chopper Dedication and Hard Work

by Dan Stern with photos by his lovely wife
I called the bike "Rumble" based on a Link Ray? song. Conder's shapely artistic notion struck me to the core. I’ve seen state-of-the-art custom bikes from all over the world, from incredible builders, but never saw a concept that I wanted to copy or duplicate in anyway. I had to build it!
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