Jesse James Returns to TV on American Chopper

Jesse James


updated 10/27/2011 AT 3:00 PM ET

originally published 10/27/2011 AT 4:30 PM ET

With his on-again, off-again relationship with Kat Von D apparently hitting the skids, Jesse James has opted to return to his first love – bikes.

The motorcycle enthusiast – and ex-husband of Sandra Bullock – will make his return to television with an appearance on the Discovery Channel’s motorcycle series American Chopper, according to

James, 42, will compete against the show’s father and son stars, Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Teutul Jr., for the title of Master Bike Builder.


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