Archive for September, 2007

New Custom Oil Tank For Twin cams

His name is Fausto Simoes, works out of Quebec where he specializes in aluminum & steel parts, and is one of the best kept addresses in the industry. We collaborated before and his work is impeccable. So, you need to know about his new oil tank model. It’s for Twin Cams (2000 up), bolts on […]


Hoover Garage Utility Vacuum. It Really Sux.

When building a bike or just tinkering with it, you are always making a mess of your garage. And it’s a pain to wheel the house upright vacuum out to the garage. You need a wall-mounted bagless vacuum made just for workshops. It packs a powerful 12-amp motor, 5-gallon tank and a 30-foot hose. The […]

Spectro Oils

Juicy Couture Skull Fingerless Gloves

Juicy Couture is not a clothing brand adopted by many motorcycle ladies. But slap a skull with a crown and wings on lambswool fingerless gloves and, with winter coming, our companions will want them to ride with you (or alone). Hey, guys, don’t worry. They are only $65.00, less than the price of one of your mirrors. These […]

Progressive Suspension

Steven Tyler Launches Red Wing Motorcycles

It had to happen. Steven Tyler, lead singer of Aerosmith, is around bikes since a long, long time. In collaboration with AC Custom Motorcycles, he launched Red Wing Motorcycle Company. Imbued with Tyler’s sense of style, each motorcycle is positioned as being as comfortable to ride as it is sexy. “You get on one of […]

Tool Roll For Retro Bikes

You remember the days when you got your new bicycle and it had that cool sparkly banana seat? You want an old school toll roll? Here it is. George Griego brings back the feeling with this retro tool roll. It has the plastic pipe wrapped with leather and the cool wing design, but the lid and […]

New Exhaust System By PMC

PMC (Precious Metal Customs) extends its line of exhausts with this model called Shank. Like all other exhausts of their line they are made of Stainless Steel and polished to a high shine. Stainless naturally goldens after being run but can always be returned to a high chrome-like finish with a little polishing. One great feature, […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

V-Twin Expo 8th Edition Is February 2/3/4, 2008

The Cincinnati V-Twin Expo was created with the intent to be the Dealers Only Trade Show focusing specifically on the V-Twin industry. During 7 years it has been the must place to visit to see the best products, to see and learn from the leaders who set the latest buying trends, to speak directly to the manufacturers, […]

Vee Ignition Switch Housing

This small very clean looking part is used to install an ignition switch between the cylinders. Can be bolted on our Dreamliner Motor Mount and most Evo after-market motor mounts. An adapter is available to bolt it on an original Harley equipment 2-piece Evo motor mount. Ignition key is 3 positions, or use our flush […]

Tattoo Regret

If CNN devotes a full feature to this topic, it must be big. Multi treatment laser procedure that will gradually erase tattoo with little or no scarring is a booming business . The process is painful, expensive and time-consuming. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that tattoo regret is common and big in the USA. […]

Video To Relax. Fight For Kisses.

It’s Sunday. Let’s take a break and relax. Watch this superb, cute video that I just discovered thanks to my son Damien. Ladies, you are going to love it, too. DSL connection required. It’s called "Fight For Kisses". (In English & French).

Stanley Multi-Functional Pen

I cannot resist showing you this new “tool of the trade”. It combines a black ballpoint pen, a non-drying orange highlighter, a 0.7 lead pencil, a stylus for PDA (Personal Digital Assistant), a ruler with inches and centimeters and uses standard refills. Not enough to become a good bike designer, but it can help a […]

Motorcycle Paint. All What You Wanted To Know.

I wish that all those intending to paint their motorcycle, those who are going to choose a painter, and all those who have a bike built and painted under the supervision of a custom shop read this book. First, they will understand that the masterpieces they are exposed to require a lot of time of […]

B’COOL Fenders For American Suspension B-17 Front Ends

B’COOL products offers this new application for all those needing to find a fender to properly fit an American Suspensions B-17 front end. B’COOL Products has available both 21" and 23" fenders cut specifically for their application (picture is 21" 48° application). They are available in several different styles as well as Pro-Builder blanks. Like all B’COOL […]

Street Vibrations In Reno, The Biggest Little City In The World

Reno Street Vibrations started in 1994 and the 14th edition started today. The Nevada event (Sept.19/23) is the motorcycle version of Hot August Nights celebrating the cars and culture of the 1950s and ’60s. About 25,000 bikers are expected to show up. Organizers of Street Vibrations estimate the economic impact of all the horsepower in […]

Can Women Save The Motorcycle Industry?

Statistics tell us that 1 out of 10 motorcyclists on the road is a woman. Women seem to be the only growing segment of a graying industry. We all know that US sales of motorcycles have slow down a lot since 2005 obliging Harley-Davidson to temporarily close plants to adjust production to today’s sluggish market. […]

New Ness Scalloped Dash For Dressers

You can improve a lot the look of your Dresser gas tank by replacing the so-so stock Harley-Davidson fuel cover. In his new catalog Arlen Ness is offering this scalloped fuel door cover and dash insert to add a touch of class to the dash area on dresser models. It’s made out of billet machined […]

Harley-Davidson Closing Production For One Week

After dealer sales fell sharply in August Harley-Davidson reports that it will curb motorcycle production by shutting down production at 3 Wisconsin factories for a week after Thanksgiving. Those plants include the power-train operations in Wauwatosa and Menomonee Falls and another in Tomahawk. Assembly plants in Kansas, Missouri, and York, Pennsylvania, also will shut down […]

For Your Office. Craftsman 6-Drawer Rolling Cabinet.

A great sturdy and dependable hold-all for everything from files and supplies to cords, media, and peripherals. 26.5 x 18 x 35 in. Now you can outfit your office with this roll-away stainless steel Craftsman 6-Drawer Cabinet. Stainless shell and drawers, 26-inch wide painted interior drawers, full-extension drawers with ball-bearing slides, exclusive I-frame construction, internal […]

Honda Project H

            Here an awesome Custom Honda project based on the CRB 1000RR which is the result of the first collaboration between Industrial Designer Adam Canni of Canni Design and Robert Fisher from Roaring Toyz. This CBR 1000RR was created for the company Parker Synergies to showcase the forth-coming Project H […]

New 2008 Big Dog Mutt

During its 2008 model line-up dealers & media presentation in San Diego, CA, Big Dog Motorcycles unveiled a new model called “Big Dog Mutt”. It’s a 250 mm wide tire Softail type bike in a 6-inch backbone stretch frame, spoke wheels, featuring hidden shock suspension and an S&S 117 cubic inch engine (1916 cc). The […]

Bling Bling Exhaust System

            A lot of Bling for your bucks. Roland Sands Design has teamed up with Vance & Hines to introduce this racing style 2-into-1 exhaust system. The RSD Tracker 2-into-1 exhaust System™ is designed by Roland Sands Design and is manufactured by Vance & Hines. The beautifully hand welded 2-into-1 […]

Peanut Gas Tank For Almost Peanuts

Here it is! It is called the Instigator Gas Tank and modeled after the vintage Wassel tanks.  It holds about 2.2 gallons if you fancy the Frisco style (shown) or 2 gallons if you go for the deep tunnel. All tanks have a late style 74+ screw in gas cap bung, along with a female […]

Street Vibrations In Reno Nevada Is September 19-23

More than 30,000 motorcycle enthusiasts are expected in Reno, NV from September 19-23, 2007 for the 14th edition of Street Vibrations. Never been there but Vibrations participants say they like the people they meet in Reno, the way they are treated by the hotel-casino’s and the twisty roads of the area. Ranked the 6th largest motorcycle event in […]

Death Of James Clark Founder Of James Gaskets

It is sadly that we report that James Clark, founder of James Gaskets, a leader in V-Twin after-market gaskets, oil seals and o-rings passed away suddenly last Friday September 6th. Funerals are this Tuesday at 11 AM in Carson, Nevada.

Big Twin West In Phoenix Arizona. October 25-28

This post to all professional custom motorcycle builders. During their show in Phoenix, Big Twin West will showcase one-off bikes that speak to the unique lifestyle and individuality of the custom market. The organization is looking for a few more builders who will be among the 200 chosen to participate in this premier invitational only […]

For The Just A Little Bit Wild

Not very wild. But you have to start somewhere. Right? Ironspirit produces Skull, Spade and Iron Cross backerst mounting plates for Harley Davidson touring Baggers motorcycles. They are sold polished and are a direct bolt-on replacement for your Dresser. I bet that if you start there you are going to extend the theme all over your stock bike. Ironspirit.Backrests.



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