Top 5 Harley Panheads

Is Harley-Davidson’s venerable Panhead the best looking motorcycle engine of all time? It’s certainly up there with the Triumph and Moto Guzzi twins. It’s nearly…

Jamesville’s 1948 Harley Panhead

James Roper-Caldbeck is English, lives in Denmark, and builds custom Harley-Davidsons. It sounds like a League of Nations recipe for disaster, but fear not—James has…

Harley Panhead by Noise Cycles

It’s a little embarrassing to realize that we have not featured the work of Scott Jones before. Scott is the man behind California-based Noise Cycles,…

1951 Harley-Davidson Panhead

Thunderbike are making big waves on the custom scene at the moment. Granted, some of their builds are at the fluoro chopper end of the…

Harley Panhead custom

James Roper-Caldbeck builds some of the cleanest vintage Harleys in the business. Working from a small workshop in Copenhagen, Denmark, he focuses on quality rather…

Cro Customs Panhead

Caleb Owens of Cro Customs is known for building “functional” motorcycles, designed to be ridden long and hard. But a couple of years ago he…

1959 Harley Panhead custom

Matt Whitlock runs Wrecked Metals, a hotrod and chopper shop in Boise, Idaho. And when he’s not building slammed Fords and Chevys, he’s riding this…

Harley Panhead by Matt Machine

Last month, I had the privilege of meeting one of Australia’s most renowned custom bike builders, Matt from Machine. This Harley Panhead is his latest…

1951 Harley Panhead

Milwaukee’s current offerings rarely get my motor running, but I find it hard to resist a good Panhead. And this one is an absolute knockout.…

Ace Motorcycles Panhead

There seems to be a trend towards compact, muscular customs in Japan. And if that means fewer vintage Harleys desecrated with ape bars, peanut tanks…

1948 Harley Panhead

Machine is an Australian custom shop that caught our eye last month with a delicious Norton Atlas custom. And now the owner of Machine, Matt,…