The 2016 Progressive International Motorcycle show featured all kinds of custom cruisers featuring some stunning artwork, drawing on a variety of inspiration. One example was this 2014 Harley-Davidson dubbed ‘Godspeed’. It contained numerous biblical scenes which can be seen in our video walk-around below.
Mecum Auction: Chicago 2015
Attending a live auto auction can be exhilarating for participants, but also an intimidating experience for first-time attendees. The Mecum Auction began Thursday and runs through Saturday at the Schaumburg Convention Center. If you’re in the market for a new custom or classic ride, chances are good you may find just the right one here as […]
‘Raminator’ Monster Truck, Mark Hall
Mark Hall saw firsthand at an early age the thrill of coming in first place. He grew up and lives in downstate Champaign, where his dad was a motorcycle race announcer. “I grew up going to the races,” Hall said. “That’s how I caught the motor sports bug.”
Whizzer Bicycle Collection
As a fifth-grade student, Ray Spangler’s interest in Whizzers was sparked. The Whizzer-built engines, most notably during the 1940s and 1950s, that could be bolted onto bicycles. In a roundabout way, the Schaumburg resident and longtime teacher had been around Whizzers for 27 years.
2006 Pontiac GTO – ‘Jupiter Ascending’
While Jim Feurer now pilots a late-model Pontiac GTO, his love for the iconic muscle car runs deep. So deep in fact, that as a 22-year-old, the Wauconda resident ordered a new 1966 example.
1977 Pontiac Firebird ‘Esprit’ – Rockford Files Tribute
One of the hit TV shows being broadcast over the airwaves in 1974 was “The Rockford Files.” The series followed easygoing police detective Jim Rockford, played by actor James Garner…..
1961 Buick LeSabre
It was a touch of discontentment that led Andy Demco to his 1961 Buick LeSabre. During the late 2000s, he owned a classic 1968 Ford Torino. He found every drive left him feeling less than satisfied.…
1965 Pontiac GTO: 2014 Indian Uprising All Pontiac Weekend
The Pontiac brand has been defunct for a number of years now. However, the passion for Pontiac vehicles is as active as ever. Evidence could readily be seen at the 2014 Indian Uprising All Pontiac Weekend car show Aug. 9-10. The Cruising Tigers car club hosts the event, which is now in its 24th year. […]
2005 Ford Mustang Saleen S281 ‘Barricade’ from Transformers
Michael Stragand is no stranger to Mustangs. Yet this enthusiast recently had his pony-car passion transformed in a big way. He’s owned nearly a dozen versions of Ford’s darling sports coupe, so he was in the know when word broke that the first “Transformer” film was in production using three 2005 Saleen S281 ‘stangs.
Fast & Furious: 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS & 1984 Buick Grand National
It would sure take a lot to be like Vin Diesel. Chris Ingrassia may not have the rippling biceps of this Hollywood hunk, but he does emulate one aspect of Diesel’s action-packed life: his driving. Ingrassia owns two vehicles as tough as Diesel, both driven in the filming of “Fast & Furious,” the fourth installment […]