A new daytime series is coming to A&E – OCC American Xtreme. This 13-episode series that will further exploit the lifestyle of custom motorcycle builders features two well-known names in the chopper industry – Paul Teutul Sr. of Orange County Choppers Fame and Rusty Coones of Sons of Anarchy fame.Coones, who played Rane Quinn on Sons of Anarchy, is more than an actor; he also founded Illusionist Cycles and plays lead guitar in the heavy metal band he founded, ATTIKA7.
These two icons of the American custom motorcycle scene will know give some insight into their worlds during OCC American Xtreme, which is set to premier at 4 p.m. EST Aug. 22, 2015.OCC American Xtreme is produced by Orange County Choppers East Coast West Coast LLC.About Orange County ChoppersOrange County Choppers (OCC) is a world famous custom motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1999 by Paul Teutul Sr. At their facility based in Newburgh, N.Y., Paul Sr. and his team of custom fabricators design, engineer and manufacture unique choppers. Orange County Choppers has been the center of the hit TV reality series “American Chopper.” American Chopper debuted in September 2002. They continue to entertain millions of people worldwide on a weekly basis.About Rusty CoonesRusty Coones’ roots and street cred in the motorcycle community date back to 1974 when he bought his first Harley-Davidson. Rusty is also a triple threat of talent with a strictly business work ethic. On the television show “Sons of Anarchy,” Rusty’s character Rane Quinn is a Redwood Original Member of SAMCRO. Rusty Coones is the lead guitarist, songwriter and creator of ATTIKA7. Over the last few decades Rusty also founded Illusion Cycles and has built some of the most exotic creations on two wheels, and is now part of OCC American Xtreme.
Hello everyone and welcome once again to Ultimate Motorcycling’s weekly Podcast—Motos and Friends.
My name is Arthur Coldwells.
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This week’s episode features Senior Editor Nic de Sena’s impressions of the beautiful new Harley-Davidson Low Rider ST that is loosely based around the original FXRT Sport Glide from the 1980s. Hailing from The Golden State, these cult-status performance machines became known as West Coast style, with sportier suspension, increased horsepower, and niceties including creature comforts such as a tidy fairing and sporty luggage.
In past episodes you might have heard us mention my best friend, Daniel Schoenewald, and in the second segment I chat with him about some of the really special machines in his 170 or so—and growing—motorcycle collection. He’s always said to me that he doesn’t consider himself the owner, merely the curator of the motorcycles for the next generation.
Yet Daniel is not just a collector, but I can attest a really skilled rider. His bikes are not trailer queens, they’re ridden, and they’re ridden pretty hard. Actually, we have had many, many memorable rides on pretty much all of the machines in the collection at one time or another.
From all of us here at Ultimate Motorcycling, we hope you enjoy this episode!