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Brian Buttera’s Pan makes the cover of Heavy Duty Magazine (Australia)
May 25, 2020
Brian Buttera’s “Take Two” 1955 Panhead Chopper inspired by Brian’s days of racing BMX as the cover feature of Heavy Duty Magazine (Australia). The frame, springer front end and rear fender are handmade from stainless steel and polished. Photographed in Sturgis. Photo ©2019 Michael Lichter
Congratulations Brian Buttera for getting the cover of Heavy Duty Magazine (Australia) along with a healthy 8-page inside feature. This beautiful BMX inspired custom Panhead was in my “What’s the Skinny?” exhibition at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
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New York City gas station, 1980.
May 23, 2020
Exactly 40 years ago, stopping in a gas station with the Tribe MC in New York City. Photo ©1980 Michael Lichter.
Exactly 40 years ago, stopping in a gas station with the Tribe MC in New York City. 
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Karen Moore’s Moore Customs Sporty
May 22, 2020
Engine detail. Karen Moore's Moore Customs Sporty. Photo ©2019 Michael Lichter
So how did the fun lovin' truck drivin' Brit Karen Moore end up building this beautiful bike in Wichita, KS? Well, I can tell you, she didn’t take a non-stop jet to get there!
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