Italian Style Diamond Floorboards

1bisfloorboards2bisfloorboards3bisfloorboards2floorboardsIn September 2010, Italian born Matthew Vity took a vacation in San Francisco, and fell in love with everything Harley. Back home, he had to decide what to do with his professional life. In 2011 he started Vity’s Design, creating a collection of custom parts with a very unique Italian touch. Five years later his catalog is quite thick and these floorboards are one of his latest additions.

CNC Machined from billet aluminum and/or brass and offered in many finishes, including white and brass. Non-slip surface. The floorboards offer 2 positions. Dimensions are 13.8” L x 5.0” W. The passenger floorboards are 7″L x 3.25”.They fit all Harley models 1983-2016. At Vity’s Design.


BMW K75 Alpha Racer

Designed by Doruk Erdem as a Bonneville Salt Flats racer, it was built by Mark Atkinson. The donor bike was a BMW K75, a factory bike introduced in the United States in 1986 sporting a 3-cylinder engine with a balance shaft and shaft rear drive, and produced until 1995. Obviously, it now features an entirely different frame, a turbo, a reworked shifter, new steering and brakes and beautiful art-deco style fairing with BMW kidneys. Need to see it perform on the Salts.

Don’t Be A Victim And Catch A Crook

This a warning to everybody working in the motorcycle industry. An individual, supposedly French citizen, calling himself alternatively Pierre Dubois or Pierre Müller and possibly other aliases, pretending to be a journalist of well known print or digital custom motorcycle magazines in the US and Europe, contacts industry vendors to get free parts and samples to be tested then featured in “his” magazine.

Sometimes, he pretends to be about to launch or to work for the foreign edition of a current magazine that you know or work with, even when this edition doesn’t exist. Some major vendors of the industry have been duped, sending all types of parts to this guy with delivery at a US or French postal address. Of course, it’s a scam with the parts probably destined to be sold for a 100% profit or maybe used for his own custom motorcycle project(s).

First, nobody at the Cyril Huze Post has ever solicited free parts to be tested with the promise to feature them in our magazine. Second, I would recommend to all vendors to never send anything to a person you don’t know personally as being a journalist employed by a magazine you know well, and without contacting first the Chief Editor and verifying that the address of delivery is a true business address, not a PO Box. On the following page, an example of the way Pierre Dubois/Muller contacts vendors of the industry to get free custom parts. Continue reading ‘Don’t Be A Victim And Catch A Crook’

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New “Muzzle Brake” Foot Pegs

For admirers of fire arms? These new foot pegs from Brass Balls Cycles are inspired by the cool design of muzzle brakes, with the inclusion of essential grip on top to keep you connected to your bike.

Precision machined from aircraft grade 6061 T6 billet aluminum. light weight and very strong. Adjustable chrome plated steel clevis are included. And for the “logo advertising on parts” haters the Brass Balls logo is machined… on the underside.

Measurements: 4.06″ L x 1.38″ W x 1.14″ tall. Fitment: All H-D models. Sold by set of 2 pegs, 2 HD Male Clevis, 2 socket head cap screws. @$129.95 per set. Order online at Brass Balls Cycles from your local dealer or Biker’s Choice.

2017 Daytona Bike Week. Harley-Davidson Festivities.

As a new riding season kicks off in Florida during the 76th annual Daytona Bike Week.76th Harley-Davidson welcomes riders with warm sunshine and cool motorcycles Once again Harley-Davidson is the official motorcycle of Daytona Bike Week, and the Motor Company is ready to host all riders March 11-18 with special events, parties and free demo rides on all 2017 Harley-Davidson models, including Touring motorcycles featuring the all-new Milwaukee-Eight engine. You are invited to swing by Harley headquarters at the Speedway to demo new motorcycles and have some fun.

Harley Headquarters at the Speedway.

Official Harley-Davidson Bike Week activities are consolidated at one action-packed venue located just off International Speedway Blvd. on the grounds of Daytona International Speedway. Open March 11-18, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.  daily with free motorcycle parking, this expansive Harley-Davidson location will offer:

Motorcycle demos: See and ride more than 100 new 2017 Harley-Davidson models including the just-released Road King Special and other Touring models powered by the potent new Milwaukee-Eight engine. The demo fleet also includes the nimble Harley-Davidson Roadster model, fabulous 2017 CVO models and bikes fully customized with Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories.

New Milwaukee-Eight Display Truck: Experience the all-new Milwaukee-Eight engine through technical displays and feel the rumble of this exciting new V-Twin on the Harley-Davidson® JUMPSTART™ Rider Experience. Check out the customized Harley-Davidson Rebel Freightliner truck and a display of new items from Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories.

See It/Try It/Buy It: Demo new Harley-Davidson helmets and riding gear when you demo-ride a bike. A selection of new Genuine MotorClothes will be available for purchase on site, including Willie G. and H.O.G.® commemorative merchandise. Also, visit with Harley-Davidson fit consultants at the H-D1™ Fit Shop for any customization needs.

H.O.G. Rally Point at the Speedway: Join Sam, Thor, Bruce and other Harley-Davidson staff members at the H.O.G. Rally Point. Relax in the demo lounge area, pick up a cool pin (exclusive for Harley Owners Group members), and check out a new Harley-Davidson Museum® display featuring The Race of Gentlemen. Continue reading ‘2017 Daytona Bike Week. Harley-Davidson Festivities.’

Joke Of The week

Three golfing partners died in a car wreck and went to heaven. Upon arrival they discover the most beautiful golf course they have ever seen. St. Peter tells them that they are all welcome to play the course, but he cautions them that there is only one rule: Don’t hit the ducks during your first three months here.

The men all have blank expressions, and finally one of them asks, “The ducks? “Yes”, St. Peter replies, “There are thousands of ducks walking around the course, and if one gets hit, he quacks, then the one next to him quacks and soon they’re all quacking to beat the band. It really breaks the tranquility, and If you hit one of the ducks, you’ll be punished, Otherwise everything is yours to enjoy.”

Upon entering the course, the men noted that there were indeed large numbers of ducks everywhere. Within fifteen minutes, one of the guys hit a duck. The duck quacks, the one next to it quacked and soon here was a deafening roar of duck quacks.

St. Peter walked up with an extremely homely woman in tow and asks, “Who hit the duck?” The guy who had done it admitted, “I did.” St. Peter immediately pulled out a pair of handcuffs and cuffed the man’s right hand to the homely woman’s left hand. “I told you not to hit the ducks,”, he said. Now you’ll be handcuffed together for eternity.” Continue reading ‘Joke Of The week’

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Postcards From Swiss-Moto. February 16-19.

Swiss Moto is Switzerland’s biggest motorcycle industry event. For 4 days, the focus is on new vehicle models, on custom bikes, on new accessories and innovation in the clothing sector. Add some spectacular shows and you will attract in Zurich 75,000 visitors from Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Italy. The bike show is very international and included 70 creations picked out of 160 potential entries.

Let’s pay tribute to dealer Baechli Harley-Heaven crowned “Kustom King” of Switzerland with the black Sportster featured just above. Starting his motorcycle business literally from his garage in 1967, Felix Baechli and his son Rainer, who has taken over the helm at the Harley-Heaven in 2002, celebrate 50 years in business in 2017.

For our Swiss friends, a big party party will take place at the renovated dealership in Dietikon March 24-16. To celebrate such an anniversary Baechli Harley-Heaven will release a total of 7 custom bikes during the year. (photos @ H. Roesler for C. Huze)

More photos after the jump. Continue reading ‘Postcards From Swiss-Moto. February 16-19.’

New Kuryakyn Vision & Prism L.E.D. Headlamps

The new Orbit Vision (P/N 2460 MSRP: $249.99) and Orbit Prism (P/N 2461 MSRP: $299.99
) 7″ L.E.D. Headlamps from Kuryakyn® utilize the latest in advanced L.E.D. technology to deliver a one-two punch of function and style.

Available in two ultra high-performance packages, Orbit headlamps are DOT-approved and feature a color temperature of 6,000K for intense, uniform light output with extremely low current draw.

Both integrate an outer L.E.D. halo ring that provides additional visibility and “wow factor.” The Orbit Vision emits a full-time bright white halo, while the Orbit Prism includes a Bluetooth controller that syncs with a spectrum-based app to create infinite custom halo colors. The Orbit Prism’s downloadable app. is compatible with most iOS or Android mobile devices for quick, easy operation. Users can create multiple displays and custom color cycles, including pulse modes that sync with songs through the device’s media player and microphone. The app also connects with device cameras for easy photo-color referencing and display.

Orbit headlamps are IP67-rated and constructed from sealed cast aluminum housings with non-yellowing hard-coated polycarbonate lenses that are scratch resistant. Both the Vision and Prism are direct replacements for Harley-Davidson® models equipped with a 7″ headlamp (’14-later Electra Glides™, Road Kings™, Street Glides™ & Trikes require Kuryakyn Wiring Adapter, P/N 5487, sold separately). Continue reading ‘New Kuryakyn Vision & Prism L.E.D. Headlamps’

The Doobie Brothers Return To The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

After five fruitful decades The Doobie Brothers have produced a bedrock of classic hits that resonate with Sturgis Buffalo Chip® fans. Now, this long-time fan favorite will be bringing their powerful live performance to the venue’s Wolfman Jack main stage on Monday, Aug. 7. The band is just the second of many world-class performers yet to add their names to the 2017 lineup. “These are the songs we grew up with, learned to dance to, sing to and with which we fell in love,” said Rod Woodruff, President of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. “Generations of rock fans know the words and the tunes. Once you hear them, you can’t keep your feet from bouncing or a smile from creeping across your face. August 7 is going to be a very special night at the Chip.” Continue reading ‘The Doobie Brothers Return To The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’

The New 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic. Vintage Styling With Modern Touring Amenities.

Indian Motorcycle’s newly crafted Roadmaster Classic is designed to bring back the splendor of touring across the open road. The new Roadmaster Classic has eye-catching vintage style, but is blended with cutting-edge technology and comfort. The Roadmaster Classic is rich in leather and luxury featuresIt features: the industry-leading Ride Command infotainment system, along with heated seats and handlebars, ABS, cruise control, TPMS, a power adjustable windshield, adjustable passenger floorboards and keyless ignition. The easily removable leather trunk gives riders the option of a more streamlined look — perfect for shorter trips. It will be on sale in three color schemes; Thunder Black and two-tone paint options of Willow Green over Ivory Cream and Indian Motorcycle Red over Ivory Cream.
Up front, the bike is adorned with an illuminated Indian Motorcycle headdress atop a valanced fender. There’s a Pathfinder LED headlight and a Horizon touring windscreen that can quickly rise or lower up to four inches with the push of a button. The fuel tank now has a brand new chrome teardrop tank badge and there’s a chrome centre console too.
The cockpit has a fairing with a color-matched inner dash, a 100-watt premium audio system with chrome speaker grill bezels and a glare-reducing textured black upper dash panel. The bike also has all-chrome hand controls, complete with heated grips and the wiring is routed inside the handlebars. There are front and rear highway bars, spacious adjustable floorboards and chrome lower controls that provide plenty of room to ensure all-day comfort on even the longest of rides. Touring luxury is further enhanced with a plush full-grain genuine Desert Tan leather two-up seat that delivers long-riding comfort and is equipped with individual, dual-mode seat heat controls for the rider and passenger. The saddle is designed for plenty of space for both people and is exceptionally comfortable for the passenger who gets a large backrest and adjustable floorboards. Continue reading ‘The New 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic. Vintage Styling With Modern Touring Amenities.’

AMSOIL V-Twin Oil Change Kits For Most Harley-Davidson Models

For over 40 years, AMSOIL has been formulating, blending, packaging, and serving as a leader in the synthetic lubrication industry. The highly respected company got a good idea in offering the motorcycle V-Twin industry Oil Change Kits combining everything bikers need to perform an oil change on most 1999-2016 Harley-Davidson motorcycles in one convenient package.

Eachkit includes four quarts of 20W-50 Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil, a new chrome oil filter. one O-ring for the drain plug. The benefits of AMSOIL Synthetic V-Twin Motorcycle Oil include: Excellent wet clutch compatibility, protection against wear and extreme heat, superior rust and corrosion protection, resistance to oxidation and deposit formation. At your AMSOIL motorcycle dealer. The AMSOIL Oil Change V-Twin Kit is designed for the following Harley-Davidson models. Continue reading ‘AMSOIL V-Twin Oil Change Kits For Most Harley-Davidson Models’

A Call To Action Against Motorcyclist Profiling

A Message from Motorcycle Riders Foundation President, Kirk ‘Hardtail’ Willard

“As many of you know, last year the MRF assumed a new endeavor related to the unconstitutional practice of motorcycle profiling. After reports began to rise from our own membership citing instances where they felt singled out by law enforcement simply because of their appearance, apparel, or because they are simply riding a motorcycle, the MRF decided to take action.

Working with its partners within the Anti-Profiling Action Group, the MRF developed a strategy at the national level to help combat profiling, an issue that affects ALL riders and is unfortunately increasing. We know this to be true because of a survey put forth by the Motorcycle Profiling Project. In 2015, the survey found over 50% of riders across the U.S. reported being unjustifiably stopped by police at least once while riding their motorcycles. With a participation level of over 5,000 motorcyclists nation-wide, these facts and figures will help support and solidify our concerns over this issue when addressing lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

This year, the Motorcycle Profiling Project has launched another survey designed to reach an even broader audience. Like the previous survey, its results will be used as critical tools in the efforts to obtain legislative relief across the country. I am asking you to take a few moments and fill out the survey, which can be accessed by clicking on the link below. It’s completely anonymous and it’s only 15 questions. On behalf of the entire MRF membership and its Board of Directors, thank you for your support on this issue.

YOUR VOICE MAKES A DIFFERENCe AT Motorcycle Profiling Survey.

Millennium Chopper. Crafted In Metal. Wrapped In Leather.

Bryan Fuller’s hand-crafted artistry is always very unusual and of course it’s a compliment. It can be because of the frame he conceives or modify, the powerplant he uses, the bike’s overall architecture that he designs, the final finish or treatment that he decides, or all of them together in the same creation. I have observed those reactions when people walk by this “Millennium Chopper”. Surprise, followed by interest and an irresistible desire to touch it (yes, it’s leather), all this preceding a flurry of comments and arguments between friends about what is what?

Bryan’s way to work on motorcycles may be explained by the way and with who he acquired his advanced fabrication skills. In highly respected west coast automotive custom shops, like So-Cal Speed Shop and Chip Foose Design. They shaped him into the fabricator he is today, never afraid to challenge the too obvious way to shape and build. For the most part, customizing is an independent experience during which you’re truly alone with your thoughts and a few parts. Fortunately for all of you Bryan Fuller belongs to this small category of custom builders who, when the machine is completed, is able to narrate what was his full mental process during the build. As he explained to me, traditional rules were no meant for this custom…

“I met a gentleman in Canada at one of the big shows up there called the Atlantic Nationals. The customer asked me to build him a bike similar to one of the “Righteous Fueller” we had built that year. After coming to an agreement, we came home and started the bike. The “Fueller” (contraction of names Fuller and Buell) was done for the Biker Build-Off series and this is the last of the run of 5. On all of these bikes, we started with an Buell XB-12 (2003-2007). Using the front end, brakes, bearings, Engine and transmission and wiring, we’re able to take an American Sport Bike and put it into more of a cruiser riding position. These bikes are fast and fun! The frames we made of 4130 Chromoly custom for each of the 5 customers. Most of the brackets were water jet cut, and the bungs were CNC lathe’d. We made our own wheels and hubs, which are one of the cooler pieces we believe. Replacement components are easy as well as they need to be replaced over time.

With the Millennium Chopper we decided to do something different. Twin Spar frame tubes leading up the backbone. The idea was to bring the intake straight up like the stock Buell did and make a cool looking stack coming up through the tank. Seems like a good idea! Problem with this setup is that the entire visuals of the tank area are defined by these 2 frame tubes. Anything you do with the sheetmetal is defined and overtaken with these tubes. We had a roller, and it was time to work on sheetmetal design. I felt really conflicted on how to get it right, so I decided to use clay as OEM’s do. Automotive Modeling Clay allows you to infinitely change shapes, proportions, and lines very quickly. You can absolutely get everything exactly the way you like before heading into metal or some kind of composite. Here lies the problem too though: with such ability to change its hard to stop working the clay and not just modifying it over and over till your mind wants to pop! Continue reading ‘Millennium Chopper. Crafted In Metal. Wrapped In Leather.’

To Be released In June. Black Mirrored Brake Discs.

There is not such thing as a fully blacked-out factory or even custom motorcycle. Soon, you will be able to go closer to the 100% sinister look using black brake discs.

In June, Ride Nice will release the “Platinum Black” brake discs featuring a corrosion-protection finish that is actually Zinc Plated. The process is described by the company as an extensive, hand-applied operation that is not sprayed onto the rotor like other inferior coatings. Each “Platinum Black” brake disc is immersed in different solutions during the coating process.

The final result is a thick, protective coating with a black mirrored look. Of course you can re-use your stock disc hardware but Ride Nice will also offer black hardware sold separately. Each Platinum Black Disc should be sold for $189.95.

2-Up Double Diamond Stitched Predator Seat For Harley Dyna

Double-down on smooth, cool comfort with the Predator 2-up Double Diamond Stitched Seat. This seat features a lower profile molded from polyurethane foam for maximum comfort.

A 3/16” ABS thermoformed seat base provides a perfect fit, while rubber bumpers and a fully carpeted bottom give proper paint protection.

The double diamond stitched solar-reflective leather seating area helps keep the seat up to 25°F cooler for higher durability and longer life over conventional leather or vinyl. Made in the USA, this seat comes with all mounting hardware for 06-17 FXD and FXDWG models. The suggested retail price is $334.95. More info at Predator Seat or contact your local Drag Specialties Dealer.

Thought Of The Day





“I wish to do something great and wonderful. But I must start doing the little things like they are great and wonderful”

Albert Einstein

Arrowhead Airbox For Your Indian Thunder Stroke 111” Motor

Not only for traditional styling but also for slightly better performance.

Lloydz Motor Works is claiming a 5 to 6 hp gain when replacing your stock Thunder Stroke 111” air cleaner with their Arrowhead Airbox.

It is available either in chrome finish or black powdercoat with contrast-cut. Choice of filter element in red, black, or natural un-dyed. Fitting all Indian Thunder Stroke 111” motors. MSRP $495.00 (currently in back order). Lloydz Motor Works.

Valerie Thompson Named First Female Member Of Bonneville 200 MPH Club Board of Directors

Professional Motorcycle Driver & Team Owner Valerie Thompson, the world Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer was appointed to the prestigious Bonneville 200 MPH Club board of directors during their recent meeting at the National Hot Rod Association Museum in Pomona California. Thompson is a seven-time land speed record holder, team owner/driver and member of six different land speed racing 200 MPH Clubs.

She made history at the 2016 Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials, winning the “The Fastest Time of the Meet” award with a speed of 304.263 mph (489.6 KMH) piloting the Team “7” Racing streamliner. Thompson is the first female rider over 300 mph, earning the title of “Worlds Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer.” With a top speed of 208.812 mph, Thompson became a member of the Bonneville 200 MPH Club on her BMW S 1000 RR at the 28th Annual World of Speed event in September 2014.

The Bonneville 200 MPH Club recognizes those drivers and motorcycle riders who are able to set class record over 200 MPH against an existing record. The club recognizes records of the Southern California Timing Association, and International records of the FIA and the FIM set in the flying mile at the Bonneville Salt Flats. There are currently over 750 members since the founding of the club in 1953. Continue reading ‘Valerie Thompson Named First Female Member Of Bonneville 200 MPH Club Board of Directors’

Crankshaft Position Sensor Now Available Exclusively From Twin Power

Never get stuck on the side of the road again with the new Crankshaft Position Sensor, exclusively from Twin Power. The sensor is an exact O.E.M. fit and offers the same function, a great addition to the ever- growing Twin Power product line.

“The Crankshaft Position Sensor is one of the most important parts of your motorcycle,” says James Simonelli, Brand Manager for Twin Power. “When it goes bad, your bike isn’t going anywhere. This new product will keep you on the road and solve a known problem without draining your wallet.” Continue reading ‘Crankshaft Position Sensor Now Available Exclusively From Twin Power’

New Super Touring Comfort Seat For Harley Freewheeler® Trike

The Freewheeler® trike, Harley-Davidson hotrod-inspired styling trike, got a new custom seat option thanks to Mustang. It looks like some owners would like to seat further with a wider seating area than stock.

For 2015-2017 models Freewheeler models Mustang offers a 19” wide driver seat that sits the rider 2” forward for easier steering control. The passenger will enjoy a slightly bucketed and very ample 14″ wide seating area.

As with all Mustang seats, the marine-grade fiberglass baseplate, proprietary comfort foam and individually sewn covers are proudly handcrafted and assembled in their historic New England facility (tours by appointment). For more information, visit Mustang or call Mustang800-243-1392 or 413-668-1100.

New Engine Installation Tech Tips By S&S Cycle

The day has arrived and you are ready to order the new engine that you have been wanting. You should begin planning the installation when you order your engine. Here are several things to check during installation that are often overlooked. The advice from S&S Cycle.

  • When ordering the new engine it is wise to order replacements for any questionable parts. If the battery cables, throttle cables, oil lines, primary chain, spark plugs, etc. are old and worn, order replacements when you order the engine. This will save you down time.
  • Once you have removed your old engine it is time to prep the rest of the chassis. Replace any worn motor mounts in rubber mount chassis. Remove the oil tank and oil lines (if tank is removable from chassis) and flush thoroughly. If the tank is not removable flush it in place. This step is often overlooked and leftover debris is drawn into the new engine the first time it is fired, this debris can cause premature wear or damage. Also remove any paint or powder coat from the motor mounts. If the mount is not clean the paint will wear away over time causing the engine to be loose in the frame. Continue reading ‘New Engine Installation Tech Tips By S&S Cycle’

Carl Reese To Attempt Breaking The Motorcycle Endurance Record Of 2,023.50 Miles In 24 Hours

In 10 days, Carl Reese will try to break this motorcycle endurance record riding a BMW K1600GT. He is the current unofficial holder of the solo motorcycle “cannonball” record from LA to New York City in 38-hours and 49-minutes. The new solo motorcycle 24-hour distance record will be attempted on a 8.5 mile oval track with long straights and banked corners. Carl Reese will need to keep an average speed over 85 mph (137 km/h), fuel stops and tires change included. Such a continuous ride will requires exceptional physical endurance and mental strength. Continue reading ‘Carl Reese To Attempt Breaking The Motorcycle Endurance Record Of 2,023.50 Miles In 24 Hours’

The 2017 Slingshot SLR. The Boldest Slingshot Yet.

The three-wheeled motorcycle is now offered in a new race inspired SLR version, the boldest Slingshot yet. 173 horsepower, a 305 mm rear tire, a two-tone high-gloss paint with a Sparco-inspired interior. This exhilarating ride is priced at US MSRP $28,499. In silver or orange.

Slingshot Racing. Last month, the USA hosted the Race of Champions (ROC), a first in the contest’s history, at Marlins Park in Miami. Some of the greatest drivers in the world went behind the wheel of the 2017 Slingshot SLR to put these machines to the test. The Slingshot SLR was the very first 3-wheeled roadster to compete in the event’s history and it is also the only vehicle in the race available for purchase. More info at Slingshot SLR.

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3rd Edition Custom Show Emirates. March 30 – April 1, 2017

123The event is scheduled for March 30 – April 1st, 2017 at the huge Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi. It will host again the prestigious “Middle East Biker Build Off” and a Bikes Show organized by renowned motorcycle journalist and promoter Frank Sander. In this competition the best bike builders of Arabia will compete with those from Europe and the US.

4The Custom Show Emirates is a partner of the Las Vegas based “SEMA USA” trade fair and is held in cooperation with Swiss Custom and other Bike Shows held in the Emirates. European Customizers will face top Middle East builders such as Lycan Custom, Custombikes Al Ain, Sheik Customs and other who have already scored high results at different bike show events. The Car section will present Car-Tuners and Customizers from 9 different countries.

This year’s Middle East Biker Build Off will see a hot battle between Pete Pearson von Rocket Bobs against Hussain Salmeen from Kuwait. Both teams will assemble their projects “live on stage” during the event. Visitors and jury will crown the 2017 “Middle East BBO Champion”, who first has to prove the rideability of his creation.

The event also includes stunt shows and international exhibitors from UAE, Europe, Australia, China and the USA . Since the Middle East enthusiasts are especially hot on tuning- and US cars, the SEMA will organize a ]car show featuring many aspects of car customizing and tuning, Bonus: the event is about 10 minutes by car from the famous Formula 1 ”Yas Marina Circuit” and 1.5 hours away from ”Ferrari World” Dubai. For many Europeans and a few Americans making the trip, a perfect pretext to escape the dull and grey winter days and enjoy the sunny skies of Arabia. Info for exhibitors, dealers and visitors at Custom Show Emirates

Daytona Bike Week. Inaugural Sons Of Speed Vintage Motorcycle Race. March 17-18.

Last October, due to the damage caused to the New Smyrna Speedway by Hurricane Matthew, the inaugural Sons of Speed vintage motorcycle racing had to be postponed. The event is now scheduled during Daytona Bike Week with practice on Friday March 17 and racing on March 18. Imagined by Billy Lane, Sons of Speed is a motorcycle race inspired by early 20th-century board-track racing.

The event will feature 20 racers on hand-built chassis fitted with pre-1925 1000cc American V-Twin engines. Each rider has freedom to customize bars, exhaust, fenders, foot pegs and fuel/oil tanks. The Grand Prize is a brand new S&S Shovelhead type motor.

The 20 racers scheduled to participate are:

Billy Lane (1912 Flying Merkel), Warren Lane (1920 Indian Powerplus) Lane; Rick Petko (1919 Indian Powerplus); Shelly Rossmeyer-Pepe (1915 Harley); Rick Marshall (1924 Harley); Matt Walksler (1921 Harley); Brittney Olsen (1923 Harley); Xavier Muriel (1913 P.E.M.); Matt Olsen (19?? Harley); Rhett Rotten (1916 Harley); Derrick Ames (1919 Harley); Bill Rodencal (1915 Harley); Brook James (19?? Harley); Paul Cox (1917 Indian Powerplus); Dan Toce (1914 Indian); Buzz Kanter (1915 Harley); Jim Wall (1928 Indian); Matt Harris (1924 Harley); Mel Stutz (1919 Harley); and Bruce Kannry (1912 Indian).

The New Smyrna Speedway is located south of Daytona at 3939 SR-44, Samsula, Florida is a half-mile, paved, banked racetrack. Tickets to the practice and race event can be purchased at EventBrite.

Option 1: Special Early Bird Rate Pre-sale Pricing. for single-day tickets: $15 for adults, $5 for  kids until March 18. These tickets get you in the gate JUST on the 18th  (single-day tickets at the gate, if any are left, will be $20 per-person)

Option 2: $50 Pre-Sale gets you VIP access and choice seating, allowing you to watch the practice session on the 17th and attend the race on the 18th (also includes a signed lanyard)

Option 3: $250 Pre-Sale gets you all the VIP perks. VIP access, choice seating for practice session and race, signed lanyard, plus a 1-hour group tour of Billy’s shop. (top picture. BillyLane @ H. Roesler), bottom picture Shelly Rossmeyer)

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