Speaking of Danny Gray, check out the tube seat he wrapped on this custom trike built by Russ Dueker. The design is wild, though I imagine it's even less comfortable to sit on than Bastybike's laced-leather motorcycle seat. … [Read more...] about Photo: Custom Trike Seat by Danny Gray
Forty years ago, Danny Gray started out in this business with a typical upholstery shop working on cars, boats, golf carts and everything in between. However, it was the beauty and comfort of his custom motorcycle seats that attracted iconic chopper builders like Arlen Ness, Dave Perewitz and Don Hotop to his shop – eventually allowing him to focus on this niche. … [Read more...] about Danny Gray Motorcycle Seat Build Pictorial
This custom, laced-leather motorcycle seat was designed by Bastybikes – a Romanian motorcycle company that specializes in 100% handcrafted bikes. … [Read more...] about Photo: Bastybikes’ Laced-Leather Bike Seat
In 2011, Jay Teske of Pirate Upholstery was tapped by Orange County Choppers (OCC) to fabricate a one-off seat for a custom Cadillac-themed motorcycle. The seat needed to be angular, beveled and sculpted into different tiers in order to fit Cadillac's school of design. Not an easy task, but Jay knocked it out of the park! … [Read more...] about Pirate Upholstery’s Cadillac Bike Seat
Auto upholstery isn’t a uniform industry where all shops look the same, work the same or even charge the same. It’s comprised of independent businesses – mostly mom and pop operations – that put in long hours and a lot of hard work to stand out. While some shops do general repairs, others focus solely on restyling, hot rod interiors or motorcycle seats. Most operate out of … [Read more...] about What’s Your Type of Upholstery Shop?