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July 25, 2017
Fuel Cleveland show brings gritty motorcycle art, design and culture to Cleveland (photos)
Fuel Cleveland will be held noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 29, at its new location, Skidmark Garage, 5401 Hamilton Ave. (The warehouse location of Ingenuity Festival.) The free event includes around two dozen artists, more than 20 vendors and more than ...
April 13, 2017
Custom Culture Pavilion at AIMExpo Presented by Nationwide Celebrates The Motorcycle Customizer
In addition to the CofA bike build-off, the Custom Culture Pavilion will feature exhibitors that have embraced the custom lifestyle. Skidmark Garage, a 10,000 sq. ft. community motorcycle garage in Cleveland, will host the Skidmark Garage Showcase ...
June 30, 2017
Premier exhibitors, vintage clubs appeal to all types of fans at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of ...
... the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club, the Ton Up Club International Rally, Cincinnati Café Racer, Classic British Motorcycle Club of Cincinnati, Skidmark Garage, Skull Canvas Helmet Art Show and Heindl Engineering.
March 18, 2015
Skidmark Garage set to burn rubber with May grand opening
Brian Schaffran has been riding motorcycles for 15 years, starting with a 1978 Honda CB750 he found on the side of the road in his hometown of Strongsville. He quickly fell in love, not just with the romantic notion of riding itself, but with the ...
May 27, 2016
Cleveland motorcycle shop owner to host show on Esquire Network
Dani Pajak, who owns Disowned Customs, will be hosting. Brian Schaffran runs a community-style motorcycle repair shop named Skidmark Garage, located on Cleveland's west side. Last year, WKYC interviewed Pajak. Pajak confirmed to WKYC that they are ...
June 7, 2016
Motorcycle garage owner gets real with upcoming TV show for Esquire Network
Motorcycle aficionado Brian Schaffran has been running his Cleveland-based hotrodding fix-it clubhouse Skidmark Garage for over a year. While bringing in new riders has been a slower process than Schaffran would like, a forthcoming motorcycle ...
April 17, 2017
Custom Culture Show Returns to AIMExpo
Skidmark Garage, a 10,000 sq. ft. community motorcycle garage in Cleveland, will host the Skidmark Garage Showcase Lounge, a marquee showcase for attendees and builders to mingle, take photos and share dreams. The “Artisans Row” will showcase ...
April 14, 2017
Custom Motorcycles Are Welcomed At AIMExpo 2017
If you love custom motorcycles, then this year's American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) is the place you might want to put on the list. The organizers announced the return of the highly popular Custom Culture Pavilion, designed to attract ...
January 3, 2017
It's been a 'Long Way to the Top' for Cleveland filmmaker Rob Montague and Late Morning Films
The film will screen for a hometown audience at 8 p.m. this Friday, Jan 13, at Skidmark Garage, 5401 Hamilton Ave., along with director Nick Cavalier's short documentary about vinyl pressing plant Gotta Groove Records. As a musician-turned-director, ...
October 15, 2015
New life for old haunts: How historic buildings are adapting to modern concepts
Walk into Skidmark Garage, an appropriately-named motorcycle shop, and you're in the former central meat processing area. Sealed-off doors along the wall, which are now scattered with shelves, wrenches and toolboxes, signal where the meat was once ...