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Over the years, I have photographed more than a thousand custom bikes from the most famous custom builders to bikes built in the backyards of fairly obscure but passionate bikers. I shot Jesse James’, Billy Lane’s, Indian Larry’s and many other known builders’ first customs to be featured in Easyriders. The builders in this section include builders that I have photographed three or more of their bikes for feature stories. The photos posted here are typically found in other sections of the site under the year they were photographed, or in the case of portraits and lifestyle photographs, in the events from which they came. Please bear with us as we are going back through our archives to add more builders to this section as fast as we can. Clearly, there are many more I have shot 3 or more bikes from and just need to keep moving back through the years loading content to get them in this section.

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Michael Lichter Photography is a commercial photography business in Boulder, Colorado specializing in all aspects of motorcycling, particularly custom bikes and the biker lifestyle.

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