Shovelheads have the analog ride feel that was lost with the progression to the Evolution and Twin-Cam engines, boast bang for your buck you can’t get from Knuckles or Panheads, and are outstanding bases for customization. They are the last sanctuary left for chopper jockeys flying the old-school banner.
HOT ROD CUSTOM SHOW 2022 30th Anniversary
名実ともに我が国随一のカスタムの祭典であり、ヨコハマをモーターカルチャーの震央たらしめるHCS。 30周年を迎えた今回は海外勢も再来し、パンデミック以前の本来の── 否、それ以上の熱気が立ち込める盛況を博した。人いきれの中、眩いばかりの光を放っていたビルダー渾身の綺羅星の数々。 その中から独断と偏見でセレクトした“RIPPER的ベストセレクション”をお届けしよう。
HCS is Japan’s pre-eminent custom exposition and has placed Yokohama at the epicenter of motor culture. This time around, HCS marked its 30th anniversary. Foreign visitors returned, and the atmosphere was as electric as (if not more electric than) it had been before the pandemic. Among the packed crowd were numerous dazzling stars that builders had poured their hearts and souls into creating, and we bring you the “Ripper’ Best Selection,” a collection of bikes from the show we chose at our discretion.
YUKIO SATO / THE LIFE OF A GREAT MAN Part 02
1993年に不慮の死を遂げた MOTORCYCLES DENの創始者。本場アメリカを凌ぐ“世界最高峰”のカスタムH-Dの創作に心血を注いだレジェンドの軌跡を、前号に引き続きお届けしたい。
Masterpieces left behind by Yukio Sato, Japan’s chopper pioneer He was the original founder of Motorcycles Den, who unexpectedly passed away in 1993. Here, we continue tracing the story, begun in the previous issue, of this legendary figure who poured his heart and soul into producing the “world’s best” customs, surpassing even those in H-D’s home country, the US.
I AM GG
THE KINGS PERFORMANCE 10th Anniversary
“Always was, is and always shall be”
・THE VOICE / LEN aka TATTOO STUDIO YAMADA
・RIPPER MAG.10 th ANNIV. LIMITED ITEMS vol.01
・V.A / RIPS CUSTOM BIKE SELECTION
・GET INKED!! by GAIN magazine
・創刊10 周年記念 豪華読者プレゼント