An Ironhead Chopper Named Trucky

15 years already that Taber Nash professionally dedicates all his time to the manufacturing of very unique motorcycles and of unusual parts and leather goods. Addicted to swap meets, he collects everything catching up his eye because visually exciting or representative of a certain time in our motorcycle history. To most, even among bikers, there would be only pieces of junk. But for Taber, after sitting on the shelves of his shop sometimes several years, they become the essential parts to create a new bike, soul included. Usually, but not always, the end result is a skinny custom with a loud painted peanut gas tank and where the vintage and brand new parts mix up in a very Rad fashion.

This project can be considered started 8 years ago at a swap meet in Portland, Oregon. Taber noticed an orange piece of tubing pocking out of a sea of oldies and he knew right way that it was a motorcycle frame, at least part of one… As he dug it out, he realized it was the back half of a Harley Ironhead Sportster frame, with only the engine rear mounts still present. Probably chopped in the 70s from the factory frame and from a bike that was either wrecked, stolen , stripped down and sold off. Either way a little part of motorcycle history that he acquired for only 20 bucks…

Eventually, a project had to be started from this rear Sportster frame. And the opportunity arised when one of his clients lost interest in one of the projects he was working on. For the price of a song he sold him a Harley Ironhead engine from 1974, the first year when it was offered by yhe factory with strong 1000 cc cylinders. An excellent motor choice for a classic custom build. Immediately Taber turned into a 1200 cc S&S stroker with split rocker boxes. dual spark heads that logically he matted to a 4-speed H-D tranny.

With in mind the vision of a 70’s Chopper riding the highway along a Peterbilt truck, , Taber pounded, bent, and welded a brand new long and skinny frame and named his new project “Trucky”. Then it was time to dig through all corners of the shop to find the rest of what would be needed to complete this reborn Ironhead. And when not uncovered between his walls, Taber did his thing, chopping a sporty tank, building a one-off oil bag, installing a shortened set of his proprietary Lewis exhaust pipes, a set of his Midget Gimps bars, a frame mounted left solo bag etc. The rusty yellow glass headlight is a great example of a rad accessory contributing to make it a rad bike.  By the way, he also calls his build ”The Little Man in the Woods”. Why? Because of the brass man that is mounted on the frame neck. He is not sure where he picked it up, still can’t figure out what it’s from, but as it sits on the frame neck, tucked back in the triple trees , that makes him the Little Man in the Woods.. Below a very nice video of Taber Nash philosophy in which Trucky is also featured. Nash Motorcycles. (photography @ Austin Bauman)

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Mini Oval Micro Mirrors

With a convex glass and a dimesion of 4” w x 1 1/2” h, these micro mirrors may be big enough to some on a dresser and for sure on any smaller bike, either Harley, Victory, Indian or metric model. Each mirror, left and right, including hardware, is sold individually. MSRP $49.95. At Arlen Ness.

Indian Twin Cities MN. Set To Break Its Own Guinness Record During 2nd Annual Indian Motorcycle Bike Week August 13-21st

Indian Motorcycle of the Twin Cities, Owner Art Welch, who set a Guinness World Record last year is now on the path to breaking his own record for Indian riders attendance. The events will occur the week after Sturgis at Minnesota’s premier Indian Motorcycle location.  It will benefit from an additional 7000 square feet of space currently in construction.

The list of special guests include Mark Geist, who is a Benghazi Survivor from the actual Benghazi Incident (check out the movie “13 Hours”) Danny Trejo back for his 3rd time in support of the the 15th Annual Ride For Children’s School Supplies, and master wizard musician Justin Johnson (make sure you to check out hi “Crankin it up” video of him on youtube
playing a two string shovel guitar.

This year Art Welch has a “Military and Hometown Hero’s’ Appreciation day with Free giveaways for Indian Riders who produce a copy of their Military ID’s or DD214’s.  All Branches will have a shirt specifically designed for them (featured are just a few)

Factory Tours have also opened up to this event but spots are limited. For more information on this event and to register, please call Indian Motorcycle Of The Twin Cities at 651-765-9988

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Joke Of The Week

The Pastors Wife

The pastor’s wife was expecting a baby, so he stood
before the congregation and asked for a pay rise.
After much discussion,
they passed a rule that whenever the pastor’s family expanded so would his pay.

After 6 children, this started to get expensive and the
congregation decided to hold another meeting to discuss
the pastor’s expanding salary.

A great deal of yelling and inner bickering ensued, as to
how much the pastor’s additional children were costing
the church, and how much more it could potentially cost.
After listening to them for about an hour, the pastor rose from his chair and spoke,
“Children are a gift from God, and we will take as many gifts as he gives us.”
Silence fell over the congregation.

In the back pew, a little old lady struggled to stand, and
finally said in her frail voice, “Rain is also a gift from God,
but when we get too much of it, we wear rubber boots.”

The entire congregation said, “Amen.”

Black Mamba. A 1973 Honda CB550

Rarely a custom Honda has looked so good to me. It’s the work of Hookie Co, a Germany-based motorcycle builder specializing in building Cafe and Street Racers. Their philosophy? The best when you can apply it. Work slow, steady with a sharp eye for beautiful details…

The Black Mamba is a minimal 1973 Honda CB550 whose look is a pure definition of motorcycle minimalism, the intentional promotion of the most valuable parts and the removal of everything that distracts us from them. Only the parts that are useful or beautiful: a fully rebuilt motor, a shortened frame, a lowered front and rear suspension, a custom fairing, clip-on bars, simple electronics, etc (see tech sheet below)

Donor Bike: 1973 Honda CB550
Frame: Cleaned and with rear frame loop
Custom Fairing
Gas tank modified with pop-up filler cap and Motogadget Motoscope tiny
Electronics under seat
Battery under seat cowl
Exhaust: Spark Performance
Front Suspension: 0.5″ lowered
Rear Suspension: lowered
Tires/Wheels: Front. 19 x 3.25 Bridgestone Battlax BT45F. Rear. 18 x 4.00 Bridgestone Battlax BT45R
Brakes: Rear rebuilt drum brake. Front disc brake
Antigravity 8-Cell Battery, Motogadget RFID-Keyless System, Motogadget M.Blaze Disc Signals, Motone Switches
Kustom Tech Clutch Lever
Biltwell Grips

Gold Knurled Moto Grips

Knurled grips are first to ensure good grip without tearing up your hands or gloves. Then, it may be for look.

So, if you ride hard, maybe do a wheelie from time to time or occasionally hole-shot at stoplights, knurled grips offer the security of good grip/no slip.

Offered in gold anodizing for Harley pull or dual cable on 1” diameter bars. $99.95 per set.

Available through Biker’s Choice, your Brass Balls Cycles dealer or online at Brass Balls Cycles.

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Thought Of The Day

 

 


“Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.”

Tim Berners-Lee (Inventor of the World Wide Web)

New Oil Products For Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight Touring Models

Oil Catcher Drain Funnel. This new Oil Catcher Drain Funnel (P/N 62700199, $22.95) was made specifically for servicing the new Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight engine. Harley-Davidson says it fits securely around the oil filter mounting bracket while providing access to spin the filter off its mount. Oil is captured in the funnel and drains through a tube to a catch basin or bottle. The funnel’s smooth orange surface is easy to wipe clean after use.

Oil Cooler Cover. This new Oil Cooler Cover (P/N 25700633 Chrome, P/N 25700634 Black; $149.95) is meant to pull double duty as both protection and style enhancer. This cover is shaped to hug the contours of the oil cooler body and does not interfere with the engine guard or the voltage regulator. The forward-facing mesh screen adds a custom touch and protects the oil cooler fins from road debris without disturbing the airflow across the surface. Unfortunately, the cover doesn’t fit models with fairing lowers, or with the accessory Fan-Assisted Oil Cooler (P/N 62700204).

Motorcycle Versus Car Insurance

If you already know and understand the basics of car insurance coverage, you’re in good shape to know the basics of motorcycle insurance coverage. But there are some differences between motorcycle and car insurance. Motorcycle insurance, which is required in nearly every state, helps to protect the owners’ investments in cases of collisions, theft, injury, and much more.

What do motorcycle and auto insurance policies have in common?

A good rule of thumb: if specific coverage is required for auto insurance in any particular state, the same will generally be true of motorcycle insurance. Even in states that don’t require motorcycle insurance, coverage options are normally quite similar to those offered on auto policies. Liability, uninsured motorist, medical payments, and physical damage coverage are fairly common coverages to see offered by motorcycle insurance providers.

Motorcycle Liability Coverage

As is the case with car insurance, liability coverage is extremely important, as it covers the other driver and the other vehicle and property in the event that you cause a collision. This is the minimum type of motorcycle coverage required by most states.
While motorcycle riders are less likely to cause as much damage as an automobile, strictly considering the weight of the vehicle, riders are still liable for damage and injury that they cause to a third party. Further, lawsuits don’t discriminate based on what sort of vehicle the liable party was driving (or, in this case, riding). If you caused an accident, you expose yourself to a potential lawsuit. Since liability coverage is intended to protect the primary named insured’s assets, carrying as much liability as you can afford is always the best option. Pro Tip: Increasing liability limits on a motorcycle policy is fairly inexepensive, so maxing out your coverage will generally result in a very small, if any, increase in premium.

Uninsured Motorist and Medical Payments Coverage for Motorcycle Owners

Having both medical and uninsured motorist coverage broadens the scope of an insurance policy to cover the rider in a more comprehensive manner. Uninsured drivers are a big problem for car owners and motorcycle owners alike. Uninsured motorist coverage keeps you (the rider) and your bike protected in the case that you’re hit, injured, or otherwise sustain damage caused by someone who is uninsured or underinsured. For motorcyclists especially, this type of coverage is critical. According to a study conducted by the Insurance Research Council (IRC), as of 2012, about one in eight drivers (more than 12%) was uninsured. And going without uninsured motorist coverage would mean your medical bills would not be covered in these all-too-frequent dangerous scenarios.

Where uninsured motorist coverage protects riders from other drivers who may be without insurance at the time of an at fault accident, medical payments coverage is intended to protect the rider when they suffer injury due to an accident that is considered their own fault. And even if you consider yourself a superb and safe driver and you’re more worried about the dangerous behavior of others on the road, you could be on the hook for major medical expenses if you forgo medical payments coverage and cause a collision.
Pro Tip: Uninsured motorist coverage amounts don’t have to match your liability limits if you choose to carry a higher amount of liability.

Motorcycle Full Coverage (for Physical Damage to the Bike)

Physical damage coverage is extremely important to both auto and motorcycle owners as well; especially folks who are financing their cars or cycles. When signing the loan paperwork for that sweet new Harley or Indian or…, your salesperson will undoubtedly mention the fact that you will need insurance coverage to take the bike home. What they really mean is that, while you’re making payments on it, the motorcycle will need to be protected against damage and theft — not just liability. Fortunately, motorcycle owners can select deductible options similar to those available to automobile owners.

Pro Tip: Physical damage coverage can be a bit expensive for motorcycles due to the likelihood of damage and theft, so ask your salesperson about the highest deductible your finance company will allow you to carry. The higher the deductible, the lower the premium.

What’s the difference between motorcycle insurance and car insurance?
As you’ve seen above, motorcycle and auto insurance overlap in a number of ways, but here are a few types of insurance coverage unique to those choosing the motorcycle life: Continue reading ‘Motorcycle Versus Car Insurance’

Custom Chrome Europe “At Night” Music Video

in 2016, Custom Chrome Europe produced a Western Spaghetti to introduce its yearly “Bolt-on And Ride” motorcycles.

This year the company is introducing 5 “Ride Unrivaled” bikes (4 custom Harley and 1 Indian Scout.

The 5 builders who have created these custom bikes for CCE are: Fred Kodlin, Thunderbike, Harley-Davidson Würzburg Village, Zassels Custom Bikes and SK-Bikes.)

Harley-Davidson Among Bidders To Buy Italian Ducati

Numerous sources state that Harley-Davidson is lining up a takeover bid for Italian Ducati put up for sale by German carmaker Volkswagen, potentially bringing together two of the most famous names in motorcycling in a deal that could be worth up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.67 billion) Others are also preparing to bid: Bajaj Auto (BAJA.NS) and several buyout funds. Tentative bids are expected in July. VW hopes to raise between 1.4 and 1.5 billion euros from the sale of Ducati, valuing it at 14-15 times its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of about 100 million euros. A source close to VW said the sale of Ducati may not be finalized before the annual EICMA motorcycle show in Milan in mid-November as VW wants to find the right buyer and the sales process may take time.

Confederate Fighter Motorcycle In The Production Of Transformer Movie, The Last Knight.

Confederate Motorcycles, creator of some of the world’s most exotic road-going machines, has announced that it’s most advanced motorcycle yet, the P51 Combat Fighter, has been included in the production of Transformers: The Last Knight. The Decepticon, Mohawk, will appear as a Fighter in it’s disguised vehicle form. H. Matthew Chambers, CEO of Confederate Motorcycles, said: “The Fighter is pure yang power born to raise hell, so his transformation into the knife wielding, mayhem-causing, motorcycle punk is logical and interesting.” Of the 61 Combat Collection special editions, each hand built by Confederate’s highly-skilled master craftsmen at its Birmingham headquarters, only two remain available for reservation. Transformers: The Last Knight is due today June 21 for worldwide release.

Tennessee Motorcycles & Music Revival Sept 28-Oct 1.

From a PR. American country music singer-songwriter with a 60 years career Loretta Lynn wiill be hosting in her ranch the Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival Sept. 28-Oct 1. The event will host motorcycle riders of all makes, models and years at one of the most storied and beautiful ranches in the great state of Tennessee.  It will feature live music at multiple locations, a variety of entertainment, specialty food trucks, premium and primitive camping sites, vendors and plenty of riding on some of the most beautiful roads in America. (The organizers feel important to note that Loretta Lynn’s Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival is not associated in any way with any other previous events in the area.)

Loretta Lynn and family have hosted the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Rocky Mountain ATV/MC Amateur National Motocross Championship for nearly 40 years and decided to host their own event to cater to the motorcycle-riding community at large. This special event benefits from the gracious hospitality of Country Music Legend, Loretta Lynn.  “We’ve been having motorcycles here forever with the AMA, and all year long thousands of people riding in to camp at the Ranch.  This is what we do here, and I’m so excited for this new one to happen.” shared Loretta Lynn. Continue reading ‘Tennessee Motorcycles & Music Revival Sept 28-Oct 1.’

Michelin Partners With Worldwide All Female Motorcycle Collective “The Litas”

Michelin has announced a new partnership with female-centric motorcycle group, The Litas. What started as a small group of women who love to ride motorcycles in Salt Lake City in late 2014, has grown to a massive network of female motorcycle enthusiasts that has 140 branches in nearly 20 countries. With more than 3,000 members and riders, the Litas network is as vast as it is diverse and it’s the largest of its kind in the world.

The Litas is all about women coming together and sharing in a common love for motorcycles,” said Jessica Haggett, founder of The Litas. “Our mission is pretty straightforward and with Michelin as a partner, we are able to amplify our network and make even stronger connections in the motorcycle industry.”
Michelin’s Motorcycle tire division first caught sight of the Litas on social media, where more than 67,000 Instagram followers like, post and share in the passion and experiences that the individual members and local chapters of the group cultivate and create on their motorcycles.

“For Michelin, the Litas represent a growing opportunity to engage with an enthusiastic and dynamic group of riders,” said Scot Clark, marketing manager for Michelin’s motorcycle group. “We’ve been passionate about the connections and experiences motorcycles can create for as long as we’ve been making tires and the Litas get that and live that so authentically. We’re glad to partner with them.”

For the next year, Michelin and the Litas will partner on social media contests for the organization’s members and will work together on collaborations for social media fans and followers of both accounts.

For more information or to join, visit The Litas.

Tenth Annual Cafe Racer Magazine Bike Show

Cafe Racer Magazine editor Mike Seate just reminded me about his 10th annual bike show. So get those polishing rags and wrenches humming at the 2017 Cafe Racer Reader;s Ride-In-Bike Show. It will be held on Saturday, August 12 at the War Memorial Park in Sewickley, Pennsylvania

The event has always drawn an impressive and diverse collection of hand-made iron from across the country with a level of craftsmanship continuing to wow Cafe Racer lovers.

here will be trophies awarded and prize packages for the following classes: Best British Cafe Racer, Best American/European Cafe Racer, Best Japanese Cafe Racer, Best Bobber/Street Tracker, Best In Show, Wildest Engineering and People’s Choice.

As with the 2016 event, there will be Second Place awards as well, plus a day filled with food and accessory vendors, live demonstrations on installing the latest custom motorcycle parts and accessories, a small swap meet area and a damn good time. No pre-registration is necessary for bikes- just turn up at 10 a.m. and join the fun. Contact Rockers Rule for more info or visit Cafe Racer Magazine.

Extended Seat Bolt For Harley Motorcycles

If you have ever struggled with your Harley factory seat bolt (yes you did), you know what I am talking about. Just upgrade it to an extended one with a 2” body Length, making it much more accessible to take your seat on and off. With a knurled handle to provide an easy grip, this Extended Seat Bolt is made of high-quality, CNC Cut Polished T6061 Billet Aluminum. Features a ¼” Hex Head and a Neo Bond Stainless Washer (1/4×20 Threads). $19.95 at Custom Dynamics® 1-800-382-1388 or your local Drag Specialties dealer.

Retrospeed Yamaha XS650 Chopper Project

1Rretrospeed2Rretrospeed3Rretrospeed5Rretrospeed6RretrospeedBelieve it or not, this ground up custom project may be the first and the last one of Wisconsin motorcycle shop Retrospeed. The reason? Young owner Brady Ingelse never wanted to be a custom builder per say. His business specializes only in vintage repairs and restorations, not in custom building. And even after the success received by this Yamaha XS650 chopper project – it was sold after its first public apparition and Snap-On Tools featured it in its calendar as a great example of craftsmanship – Brady still swears he will not build again a full blown project…Hope he will change his mind… Continue reading ‘Retrospeed Yamaha XS650 Chopper Project’

Nostalgia Headlights

Thanks to a rib design, these 5 3/4” headlights with bottom mount are both classic and nostalgic. They are CNC machined forged aluminum and equipped with a DOT approved H-4 bulb. 3/4 wide mount for 3/8” bolt included. MRSP $489.96.  In Chrome, Black Ops, Contrast, Machine Ops Cut. At Roland Sands Design.

American Flat Track. Indian Motorcycle Jared Mees Takes His Second Straight Win At The OKC Mile

American Flat Track’s return visit to the OKC Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle in Oklahoma City, Okla., lived up to every bit of the hype on Saturday night June 17 at Remington Park. Despite being presented with every opportunity to ease up in the intense heat and accept a safe runner-up result to claim sole possession of the AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines championship lead, Jared Mees instead gritted his teeth and went to work aboard the No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750.

Until that point, an imperious Brad Baker (No. 6 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by Allstate Scout FTR750) dictated the race from the front and from the start. Baker cleared off from the opening lap and systematically assembled a seemingly insurmountable lead. Behind in third, Mees found himself corralled behind reigning Grand National Champion Bryan Smith (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by Allstate Scout FTR750) while Baker made his escape.

Even after finally working into second, Mees could do nothing as Baker continued to pile onto his advantage. However, the leader’s prodigious speed transformed into his Achilles Heel as it inevitably propelled him into thick packets of lapped riders. Poor luck turned into mistakes which turned into tight riding on the part of Baker; for Mees, meanwhile, it served as hope and motivation. He whittled away at the lead and finally took it for himself on the penultimate lap. Continue reading ‘American Flat Track. Indian Motorcycle Jared Mees Takes His Second Straight Win At The OKC Mile’

Snakeeyes Lights

As far as I know these Snakeyes® are the first of their kind lighting system to smooth the transition between the backrest and Tour-Pak of Harley Tourers.. They feature custom housing with bright red run/brake lights as well as amber turn signals.

An easy install, the Snakeyes® are affixed with 3M automotive grade adhesive and require no drilling, splicing, or special tools – simply plug-and-play ready. If you wish to customize your Tour-Pak even more, Snakeyes® lenses are easily removable for painting to color match.

Two different kit options allow you to purchase with or without the proprietary Ciro controller. Purchase without controller if a Ciro lighting product featuring red run/brake and amber turn signal LEDs is already installed.

Available in chrome or black for ’14 and newer Harley-Davidson Touring models. At Ciro Products 715-808-0027

Joke Of The Week

The Ventriloquist

A young ventriloquist is touring Boston and puts on a show in a local Chemical Lab. With his dummy on his knee, he starts going through his usual dumb blonde jokes.

Suddenly, Shelly, a blonde woman in the lab stands on her chair and starts shouting, “I’ve heard enough of your stupid blonde jokes.  What makes you think you can stereotype blonde women that way? What does the color of a woman’s hair have to do with her worth as a human being? It’s men like you who keep women like me from being respected at work and in the community, and from reaching our full potential as people.  It’s people like you that make others think that all blondes are dumb! You and your kind continue to perpetuate discrimination against not only blondes, but women in general, pathetically all in the name of humor!”

The embarrassed ventriloquist begins to apologize, and the blonde yells,\ “You stay out of this! I’m talking to that little shit on your lap.”

Flash Back. Gorgeous 1954 AJS 18.

It is one of the last models produced before AMC merged with Norton Competition model for the emerging Scrambler market and was produced until 1955.

Almost identical, it looks like the G30Matchless. Rigid rear suspension of the original Model 18 was offered even after the spring-frame was introduced.

The engine, a SOHC with a capacity of 497cc produces a power output of 23 horsepower. To be auctioned without reserve at RM-Sothebys Villa Erba Italy May 27.

The Adventures Of Sparky And Clutch. Episode 13.

Collector Alert. A Few Never Titled “Kings Mountain” Indian Motorcycles®. Exclusively Available From Indian Motorcycle Charlotte.

As most of you know, before Polaris acquired Indian in mid-2011, the motorcycles were built by Indian Kings Mountain in North Carolina. Not far away from the plant, Indian Motorcycle Charlotte was built as the flagship dealership and is still today one of the largest and finest dealers. For the first time Indian Charlotte offers exclusively a few never titled “Kings Mountain” Indian

The 2010 Indian Chief Vintage featured here is just one of them. All examples are absolutely flawless and in 100% pristine condition. They all feature fuel-injected 105 cubic inch PowerPlus® V-Twins, 6-speed Baker transmissions and Brembo brake systems. Production was very limited, so these examples are historically significant. There will never be a better time to acquire one. Only 1100 total Kings Mountain Chiefs were ever built from 2009-2013 and many are in collections all over the world. FYI, 2011 is the last year the Chief was built in Kings Mountain, NC and subsequent KM designed bikes were built in Spirit Lake Iowa under the ownership of Polaris who purchased the brand in mid 2011.

To have the chance to purchase a brand new “Kings Mountain Chief” is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Financing is available for as long as 72 months pending approved credit. Contact us today to discuss your options. Shipping to your door is no problem at all. Learn more HERE or call 704.879.4560

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Ride To Work Day Is Monday June 19th. The 25th annual worldwide Ride to Work Day is expected to be one of the largest-ever, according to Ride to Work, the non-profit organization that coordinates this annual event. On Ride to Work Day a much higher number of America’s 8,000,000 cycles and scooters are ridden to work. Some estimates put the numbers of added riders at over 1,000,000. Across equal distances, commuting riders can reach their destinations more quickly—in up to 20% less time than those using automobiles in some situations—and motorcycles and scooters consume less resources per person per mile, and they take up less space on roads and in parking areas.

Triumph Motorcycles Accelerating Assembly Operations in India With 90% Bikes Locally Manufactured By 2018. The company sells 16 models across five different categories in India with only 20% of them assembled at its Manesar plant. For now, most of the company’s products are imported from Thailand and the UK.

Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Announces Arlen Ness As Inductee Into the 2017 Class. Arlen Ness, well known for his custom motorcycles, designs and parts. “It is a good feeling to know that people like what we do with motorcycles” says Arlen Ness. “I have had this passion for over fifty years. I have attended Las Vegas BikeFest many shows and events all over the world. I think these events are great for the industry and I am happy to be a part of it” says Arlen.

MAG Names Zach Parham As President Of Company’s Retail Group. Motorcycle Aftermarket Group (MAG) named Zach Parham as the president of MAG Retail Group, which includes Motorcycle Superstore and J&P Cycles. Parham replaces Kevin Strawbridge who is stepping down to pursue new opportunities.Zach Parham, 32, has been with the company for 10 years and his most recent role was Vice President, Merchandising and General Manager for J&P Cycles.

New Ness Monster Sucker Air Cleaner Kit With Beveled Cover

To increase performance, Ness released a new 90-degree patented Sucker Air Cleaner Kit with more filter area that any other kit that they currently know available on the market.
This inverted 90 degree style filter features a built-in inverted top to pull in air not only from all sides of the filter but also the front, which results in more performance gaining airflow.

Each filter is constructed from synthetic material that is water resistant, which in most cases eliminates the need for a rain sock. Filters are re-usable and do not require oil, just rinse and re-use. Ness hidden breathers are o-ringed at the heads and exist out the mouth of the injector/carb to provide efficient engine breathing, eliminating the need for any external hoses or hardware.

Kits are available with or without Arlen Ness forged billet covers, covers styles available in: Deep Cut, 10-Gauge or Beveled styles. Forged billet covers can be added at any time to any Ness standard 90 degree kits that were originally purchased without covers.

Fitment: 88-up XL, 00-up Big Twin (except fly-by-wire), 08-16 FLT / 15-up FLST, 2017 FL. MSRP $439.95 at Arlen Ness



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