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The LiveWire From Harley Is As Beautiful As It Is Technologically Proficient

The LiveWire from Harley is as beautiful as it is technologically proficient
Change is coming and battle lines will be drawn over whether or not an electric motorcycle is righteous enough. And to be honest, we couldn't walk further away from such a conversation. Getting greasy on the shop floor is a right of passage, but this two wheeled piece of technology is just begging for a back country road from us...

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The Shore Road Tavern Ranks As One of Philly's Top Music Venues

Mike Fiedler of the Shore Road Tavern is always at the ready
Every now and then in life you get to meet a new life long friend that just literally walks into your life. I can certify this, as that is exactly how Mike Fiedler and I became friends. It all started at Muddy Roots a few years back when a dude on an Indian rolls up asking if we have tools he can borrow. He surely did find the right booth at Muddy Roots and next thing ya know, his pal Iggy and I were tearing into the controls on the bik...

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Rory Kelly and JB Beverley Are Out To Conquer America

Screen Capture of Rory Kelly's album art coming together
Unless you have been hiding under a rock, surely you have heard about the upcoming full US Tour that JB Beverley and Rory Kelly will be embarking upon. Going from coast to coast and hitting as many bars, clubs and watering holes as possible, these fellas are touring the way it should be done. Do yourself a favor and get out to see what they have cookin' on these shows. Gonna be a damn good time and many beers will be downed in the process.

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Heavy Rebel Weekender 14 Was As Epic As Ever

The Mud Rasslin' was alive and well at Heavy Rebel 2014
If you want to know about a good time to be had every July 4th weekend, then look no further than attending the Heavy Rebel Weekender, in Winston-Salem, NC. Three days of great music, incredible people and one of the best ride in car and bike shows on the east coast. Events go on far and wide, but not much can compare to the level of hospitality that is presented by all the staff of the Millennium Center and especially Greg the owner along w...

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Robby The Robot Wants To Build A Motorcycle

This weekend at Heavy Rebel we will have one of our brand new shirt designs that we have been waiting to put out for a while. Robby The Robot Wants To Build A Motorcycle

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Custom Guitar Straps For Young And In The Way

Custom guitar Straps for Young And In The WayAs our artist endorsements on custom guitar straps are rolling forward check, out the straps we recently finished up for the Young And In the Way. One of the baddest black encrusted metal bands to come out of the dirty south and on Deathwish Records.

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"YAITW (Young and in the Way) are a blackened metal/crust hybrid from the shadows o...

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Saturdays Were Made For Leather

Banjo Buck pulling out a freshly bought Ox Blood full hide ready to cut some guitar strapsOn any given Saturday, or better yet, make that many days of the week we are cranking out on a plethora of projects. We haven't posted our full process of showing how our custom leather guitar straps come together so this past weekend, we put a full video together and took quite a few photos along the way. 

Do yourself a favor and check out our kick ass guitar straps on Etsy

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Jay Berndt Is Known To Move Mountains With Sound Waves

Day 3 at The Power Station NE: Starting to track vocalsLeave it up to Jay Berndt to show so much humanity in the photos from his latest recording session. He is in gear heaven and couldn't be more proud about the direction things are going in. With the full album sound that he and the band are culling together, to the overall vibe of the recordings, here is a man that knows who is he and where he stands. This is what you call a true musician's musician. Congrats hombre, as I know how much time a...

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Could Steam Be Another Fuel Source For A Motorcycle?

Could a steam engine motorcycle actually work?
All great ideas have to start somewhere. It could be loose association and just let the pencil or pen start to magically scribble away. Or maybe it is a series of strung together thoughts that is pure mental challenge versus a machine designed to drive thousands upon thousands of miles.

Give it up for design student Colby Higgins for working through ideas that aren't conventional in the least and maybe, just maybe could actually be built. Either way, t...

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1,000,000 Views Is A Milestone, Thank You To Everyone That Views Our Flickr Page

We hit a milestone on Flickr, we reached 1,000,000 views
We reached a milestone on the Rusty Knuckles Flickr page by receiving 1,000,000+ views. Maybe that number doesn't mean a lot to some of you, but to us, it's validation for all the hard work that has been involved in creating a music label and custom merch company from the ground up. Thanks to everyone over the last few years for all the comments, feedback and support on the Flickr page. Those simple elements help to keep the fires lit and to...

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