A Spring Overview

June 8th, 2009 / Comments / by Joemagennis

We are releasing this podcast to provide an update on all of the new features that we have added to the web site, as well as some added customer appreciation when you visit the King Kustom Cycles Shop in Fairburn.

The first update that we touch upon is the new picnic area that Phil and Laura set up.  They welcome customers to stop by to hang out, get the bike worked on, and on Saturday afternoons visit as the bar-b-q grill gets fired up for free hamburgers and hotdogs.  The landscaping looks great so stop by to have a look!

An added feature for the web site has been to tap into Phil and Garon’s motorcycle knowledge to produce the Tech Tips page.  On a regular basis, updated insights will be posted with cool and exciting tips for ways to impact performance, style, rideability or any other interesting topics. Whenever possible photos of services will accompany the text so that you can see all the action.

So, check out the page here .. and it might give you some ideas for ways you can enhance your ride!

The products page portion of the web site is a link to all of the various vendors that we deal with, and if there is something in the catalog that you like let us know, we’ll try to special order it for you.

There is information about a number of rides in the area, including a special ride called Feed the Hungry Charity Ride (listen to podcast). The Events page on the site lists other items on the full motorcycle schedule. If you want to post something on the site contact Laura at her email address.

You can also link to the Georgia Motorcycle Riders web site to find out other happenings in your area.

For the King Kustom Cycle’s rides, every other Thursday Phil will be leading a Bike Night at Big Daddy’s Oyster Bar ride through the scenic highways of South Fulton and Fayette counties.  Ending up at Big Daddy’s for a fun night of games, raffles, and food & drink specials!

Let’s build a great community and stay in touch … contact us via email with questions, or leave a comment on this podcast.

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Feed the Hungry Charity Ride

June 5th, 2009 / Comments / by Joemagennis

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How does the number 38,603 meals served since July ’07 grab you?  That is the number of meals distributed to the homeless and destitute in the City of Atlanta by the folks at Innermission, an organization led by one of our guests on the King Kustom Cycles Podcast, Roy Whitney.

Roy spends every Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday in one of the two trucks that he has rebuilt from scratch, taking food, clothing and medical supplies to the streets. This organization is always on the lookout for anyone willing to contribute canned food, cash contributions or volunteer time to take care of those in need. They also have the good fortune of partnering with a Christian based Motorcycle Club we have had the honor of highlighting on the podcast in the past, we welcome again John McGinn from the Moo Cow Bikers.

King Kustom Cycles in conjunction with the Moo Cow Bikers are sponsoring a charity ride called Feed The Hungry on Saturday June 20, 2009, with proceeds going to help Innermission achieve their calling of providing good deeds.

To get a sense of the type of organization Innermission is, just read the blog posts that you find at http://dudesharethefood.org/blog/.  It can really make you feel good inside to know that there are giving people in the world no matter what the conditions might be.  Both Roy and Erik Humphries are simply incredible human beings … and of course there are many others involved with this group that weren’t named.

Laura recently had the first hand experience of riding along with Roy while he and his wife were distributed food in the Little Five Points neighborhood of Atlanta, and was able to witness the outpouring of gratitude and affection on display.

Representing the Moo Cow Bikers is John McGinn, Vice-Cow of the Moo Cow Bikers who shares with us that they annually affiliate with two charities for fundraising purposes. John also shares with us that he and his wife attended one of Roy’s annual Super Bowl parties, where Atlanta homeless can get a hot meal and watch some of the game.

If you are interested in finding out more about the Moo Cow Bikers you can check their web site at www.moocowbikers.org …. or you can attend a monthly meeting on the second Monday of every month at the Dwarf House in Fayetteville at 6:00 pm.

Here is a quick video that will give you some insights into what it all means, and explains why “Dude, share some food”.

This is a video of Laura and her new friend Cory discussing the situation that led to him helping out at Innermission;

For more videos from Laura’s visit to Little Five Points in Atlanta with Roy and his team, visit the King Kustom Cycles YouTube Channel.

For more information about Innermission, Roy can be reached at (404) 502-1976.  Check the Events page for the ride details on the June 20th Feed The Hungry charity ride with the Moo Cow Bikers.

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An Early Vintage Christmas Gift

December 4th, 2008 / Comments / by Joemagennis

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It’s time to start thinking about doing some Holiday Shopping for the rider in the family!  On today’s King Kustom Cycles Podcast, Phil gives us a glimpse into the current special deals that are available including:

20% off all IN Stock and SPECIAL ORDER Drag Specialties & Parts Unlimited items Until Dec.31st. http://www.dragspecialties.com/fatbook

And the new Biltwell “Old School Metal Flake” Open Face Helmets…choose from Eleven Awesome Colors. http://www.biltwellinc.com/Oiltanks.html

Check with Phil at the Shop to get all of the details about these great products. There is also a Gift Certificate Option available in case you just can’t decide what should appear under the tree .. and you just want to leave the shopping decisions to the recipient.

Laura let’s us know about an upcoming ride this weekend benefiting the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.  For complete details check out the Events Page.

For the long range planning keep the date available for December 31st when the Chick Fil-A Peach Bowl takes place in Atlanta.  And in case you haven’t heard Georgia Tech has just accepted the invitation to participate in this year’s game, so it should attract a great crowd.

After the ride, Laura and Phil will have a cookout back at King Kustom Cycles to kick off your New Year’s celebrations!

And .. if you come by the Shop you can check out Phil’s new 1962 vintage Chevy Truck!

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A Ride for Holly

October 27th, 2008 / Comments / by Joemagennis

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In this episode of the King Kustom Cycles Podcast we meet Holly Henderson Chambers, a wife, mother and long time Fayette County 911 Dispatcher.  After a 12-year fight with Lupus, Holly’s kidney’s are failing and she needs a transplant.

She is very gracious in talking to us about how long she has struggled with Lupus and the financial burdens of dealing with an auto-immune disease.  Holly is at the stage where she is waiting on the kidney transplant process which means expensive medications, the cost of the transplant process itself, and she would also like to be able to offer compensation to the kidney donor for the time away from work while they recover from the operation.

Janaya Daily speaks to us about the ride on Saturday November 1st.  After Holly’s most recent biopsy results came back, it was determined that it was time for a kidney transplant and those in the riding community and her circle of friends decided to put on a fund raising ride.

Registration for the ride starts at 9:00 am at Big Daddy Cycles in Fayetteville, departing at 11:00 am and is escorted through Fayette, Coweta and Pike Counties, ending at Hotlanta Wings back in Fayetteville.  Prizes and a raffle, plus food and music for $20 per bike.

Anyone interested in offering a donation as part of the ride should please contact Peggy Glaze via email

To download the informational flyer click here – rideforholly

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The Moo Cow Bikers

October 19th, 2008 / Comments / by Joemagennis

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Show Notes:

Today’s episode is another special Roadcast edition of the podcast, or as Laura would like to call it … a Moo Cast!  Laura and Phil had the privilege of riding in the Chick-fil-A / Victory Junction Charity Ride from Newnan Georgia to The Rock Ranch, in Rock Georgia, sponsored by the Moo Cow Bikers.

On the Moo Cast we are joined by John McGinn, Vice-Cow of the Moo Cow Bikers and Gary Eller the head of charity ride coordination.

For a little background on the Moo Cow Bikers, John details how Dan Cathy, the Head Cow and son of Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy, gathered together a group of motorcycle enthusiasts back in the year 2000.  The group hadn’t yet formalized when they attended the group’s first event in New Smyrna Beach Florida for Biketoberfest.  On the ride home they determined to maintain the “cow” theme and the name Moo Cow Bikers stuck.

Today’s ride is a spinoff from Kyle Petty’s Charity Ride in which Dan Cathy became involved about four or five years ago, all of which benefit Kyle’s charitable organization the Victory Junction Gang Camp.

On Saturday, the Moo Cow RIders all ended up at The Rock Ranch in Rock Georgia.  This weekend at TheRock Ranch was the hot air balloon rally and a lucky raffle winner got to ride in the Harley Davidson hot air balloon. The rest of the afternoon was filled with fun for the entire family partaking in the pony and hay rides, riding the cow train .. and waiting to see the lighting of the balloons!

If you are interested in finding out more about the Moo Cow Bikers you can check their web site at www.moocowbikers.org …. or you can attend a monthly meeting on the second Monday of every month at the Dwarf House in Fayetteville at 6:00 pm.

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