Orange County Choppers (OCC) is a world famous custom motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1999 by Paul Teutul Sr. At their facility based in Newburgh, NY, 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 on the Discovery Channel. They continue to entertain millions of people worldwide on a weekly basis. OCC bikes are customized and built around a theme or, increasingly, for a broad spectrum of motorcycle enthusiasts around the world.
Paul Sr. has appeared on numerous TV shows including the Celebrity Apprentice, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Good Morning America, Jimmy Kimmel and countless other nationally televised talk shows. Paul Sr’s tough guy image is contradicted by his tireless involvement with various charities (HVSPCA, Make-A-Wish, St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Boys and Girls Club of America).
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.
Rusty Coones is 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.
In 2013,while shooting Season 6, SONS OF ANARCHY, Rusty performed on 2 major U.S. music tours:RockStar Energy Mayhem Festival Tour and the RockStar Energy Uproar Tour. Visiting over 40 cities nationwide, ATTIKA7 opened the stage with at least one bad ass motorcycle riding on the stage at each show on the tours!! People were pumped once the loud pipes were revved up as ATTIKA7 started their songs with Rusty swinging his battle ax guitar! Rusty Coones is the lead guitar, song writer and creator of ATTIKA7.
Rusty also founded Illusion Cycles and has built some of the most exotic creations on two wheels over the last few decades. Facebook
Mo McRae is an American actor, writer and producer, best known for his recurring role as Tyler in the FX hit series Sons of Anarchy as well as Leon Hayes in the 2006 film Gridiron Gang. Raised in South Los Angeles, McRae turned to acting for solace. Wikipedia
He has has been in studio films, independent films, and has made many appearances on major network and cable TV shows. He his also a writer, director, producer and philanthropist. Facebook
Emilio Rivera has discovered that turning your life around is the key to making dreams come true. His acting credentials have allowed him to top the list of successful Latino actors. His resume continues to grow with starring roles in films such as High Crimes (2002) with Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman and the much anticipated film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts.
He portraid Marcus Alvarez on the critically-acclaimed TV series on FX, Sons of Anarchy. Facebook