Elgin Decoluxe

ELGIN DECOLUXE COMES OUT ON TOP

We had some pretty tight competition in the 11th Annual Rat Rod Bikes Build Off, but in the end there was one winner….”Elgin Decoluxe” built by forum member Jim Henderson of TRM Convertible Tanks. As always, Jim is meticulous when it comes…



Warren - Huffy Bicycle

TRASH TO TREASURE – A CUSTOM HUFFY CRUISER

Upon first seeing this bike in its finished state, it’s hard to imagine that at one time it was just a discarded Huffy Santa Fe cruiser that found its way into the local recycling center in Warren, Michigan. RRB forum member Tom…


Lipstick-n-Wrenches

LIPSTICK-N-WRENCHES

A little less than a year ago we decided that it was about time to embrace this social media platform known as Instagram. Until then, we had been focusing all of our social efforts on Facebook . After Facebook decided to charge…


GIRL BIKES – NOT JUST FOR PARTS ANYMORE

While most people see vintage girls frame bikes as parts donors, RRB forum member Jim Henderson of Gadsden Alabama sees them as potential recipients for one of his gender changing convertible tanks. And now, Jim and his TRM Convertible Tank kits are not…


GIRTH - Fat Tire Bike

“GIRTH” – THE ULTIMATE FAT TIRE BIKE

These days there are fat tire bikes and then there are FAT TIRE BIKES. One of our newer forum members, Joel Wilmoth from Phoenix, Arizona recently posted photos of the ultimate fat tire bike called “GIRTH” and I knew we needed to…


E-Lux Fat Tire Cruiser Bike

E-LUX FAT TIRE ELECTRIC CRUISER BIKE

Last week we had the pleasure of being able to check out one of the new E-Lux brand E100 Fat Tire Electric Cruiser bikes. A friend of ours that lives close by is a sales rep for the company and he sent a…



Clyde James Cream Soda

THE STORY OF CLYDE JAMES CYCLES

Down south in a sleepy little town outside of Fort Worth, Texas lives a fellow by the name of Clyde James. He ain’t known for his fast draw nor his bronc busting abilities. No sir, old Clyde is better known in these parts…


Rocket Bike

THE ROCKET MAN

If we asked you what your holy grail bike is, could you name it? Some of you probably could and many of you probably couldn’t narrow it down to just one. Well, RRB forum member Jeff Nichols recently found his grail bike…