Archive for July, 2009

Bad Attitude™ Finned Primary Cover

A good looking custom bike must be built to look baaad. And here a custom part to adjust your your bike’s attitude with an old school flair. Crime Scene’s Bad Attitude™ is a direct bolt-on for the original style BDL belt drive, Crime Scene has a mount kit to use with later BDL drives, Ultima, […]


In Sturgis. The Next Generation Of Custom Bike Builders And Beyond.

Cycle Source Magazine and The Broken Spoke Saloon present “The Next Generation And Beyond” during this year’s Sturgis Rally. In order to reach out to the hot young talents who are building some of the most bitchin’ bikes these days, a special stage has been erected inside the Broken Spoke on Lazelle Street that will […]

Spectro Oils

Black Vintage Handlebars For Harley-Davidson FL Models 86-09

You asked for them and Roland Sands listened. Here they are in black powder-coat for your 86-09 FL. Hand welded in the USA, these bars feature a gusset in the upper corner that provides that vintage look while keeping the bars clean. They feature 1” Diameter to Accept Stock Or Aftermarket Hand Controls. They are […]

Progressive Suspension

Breaking News. Bruce Rossmeyer Killed This Morning In Motorcycle Accident

July 30, 09, 3.00 pm EST. It’s with infinite sadness that I inform all of you that Bruce Rossmeyer was killed this morning around 11.15 am, local hour, near Rock Springs, Wyoming while riding his motorcycle with a group of 5 friends. The group was riding from Denver, CO to join this afternoon the yearly […]

New Accutronix Night Series Controls For Touring Models

Since 3 years, the Black Contrast look (black anodizing in contrast to polished aluminum) is very big for any billet aluminum part. So, logically Accutronix has taken their CNC machined 6061 T-6 billet controls and black anodized and contrast cut them to create their ‘Night Series’. These controls are perfect for any ‘blacked out’ Bagger […]

Harley-Davidson Management Acknowledges Marketing Mistake

I read your comments and of course I disagree with many of them. One being that in a difficult economic situation people are systematically going to go for for a cheaper Harley-Davidson model. I never  believed that a biker wishing to ride a new V-Rod or Softail or Electra Glide is going to buy a […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

Meet With Artist David Uhl In Sturgis

“If you’re headed to Sturgis this year, please come by and say hello. I will be at our gallery inside the Gold Dust Casino in Deadwood starting tomorrow through Sunday, August 9th. The Gold Dust will be selling the special Uhl Studios T-shirt designed for Sturgis/Deadwood this year. As you come out of Rapid City you may recognize one of the billboards […]

2010 Harley-Davidson CVO Softail Convertible

Now in its 11th year, the mission of the Harley-Davidson CVO program is to design and build limited-production factory-custom motorcycles for customers who appreciate of owning and riding a very special motorcycle. Among the 2 new CVO models for 2010, the CVO Softail Convertible. It is conceived by Harley to be used as a touring […]

Veterans Moving Wall At Sturgis Broken Spoke Campground

The Broken Spoke Campground, Highway 79 N, will host the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall™ at the 69th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. “The Wall will be the center of daily ceremonies to honor the fallen soldiers of Vietnam and other wars, as well as active duty military who continue to risk their lives on behalf of a […]

Diamond Cut® Available On Ultima Engines

Do you like the extra shine of a Diamond Cut® on your engine?. In the past, if you were looking for a Diamond Cut motor from Ultima®, you either had to buy an unassembled Ultima motor or dis-assemble their complete motor before sending the parts to be Diamond Cut & then re-assembling. A lot of lost time and money. […]

Custom Sportster Rubbermount Frame

Recently I got the question. Where can I find a nice custom rubbermount frame for Sportster? So, I thought that some of you would like to know that Rolling Thunder Frames has a Drop Seat Rubbermounted Sportster frame accepting the latest Sportster motors. Like all Rolling Thunder frames it accepts most stock parts and is […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Believe it or not, Adjure, the specialist of custom lighting for motorcycles is doing a Christmas Sale during July & August! 50% off on selected items !!! Does it sound like Christmas? I would be you I would not wait Christmas to order new lights- Smog Checks in California. The bill provision requiring mandatory motorcycle […]

SS Trike To Debut In Sturgis As Production Offering

Saw it for the 1st time in Daytona. Featured it immediately in my Blog and your comments were quite positive. And now here it is in its final stage ready to make its debut in Sturgis as an official mass produced custom trike. To celebrate its entrance in the production world, Builder Jason Nieman from […]

Overmile. The New Fred Krugger Masterpiece.

Belgium Custom Builder Fred Krugger asked me not to publish anything until him and his new bike land in Sturgis. Now that both are in Lakota territory, you can admire “Overmile” another racing inspired custom motorcycle (Fred is a former Enduro & Motocross Racer), this one a mix of Ducati Hypermotard and XR 750. The […]

You Can Teach An Old Hog Some New Tricks…

Of course you want to look good, to sound good and to go faster. You don’t necessarily need to trade your engine, just upgrade it. Of course S&S Cycle would like to sell you one of his engines. But if you got the itch for more performance and a new engine is not right now […]

Wake Up To Authentic Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Sounds On Your iPod/iPhone

Difficult for me to believe that some people would like to fall asleep ?!? or wake up ?!? with a motorcycle sound, even to authentic Harley-Davidson motorcycle sounds. But if you really feel like hearing “potato-potato sounds” in your bedroom iHome and Harley-Davidson created this Headlight iPhone/iPod Alarm Clock Dock with the promise that there […]

Motorcycle Tech Knowledge By Spectro Oils

Question: Have a couple of simple questions. Why is Spectro better than Harley, RevTech, Mobil and Penzoil.. What does Spectro contain that makes it better than the competition or is the basic oil better than the competition? What should be in a good aircooled motorcycle oil and what should not? Which of these are in […]

Confederate Motorcycles Unveils The P120 Fighter Combat.

Matt Chambers, CEO and founder of Confederate Motors, has always designed custom motorcycles representing the antithesis of mass production. His bespoke creations embody the credo “Art of Rebellion”, where as he states “preconceptions are purposefully rejected and innovation embraced in our uncompromising approach to excellence”.

Los Angeles Calendar Bike Show Winners

It happened July 18-19th at the Queens Mary Event Park during the 18th edition of the Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show & Calendar Girl Festival weekend. Not satisified with his last year’s 1st Place Pro Builder award and the cover of the new 2010 Iron & Lace Calendar, Kenji Nagai/Ken’s Factory, Japan, flew back for […]

21st Sturgis Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show

The 21st Annual World Famous Custom Motorcycles Bike Show is set for Thursday August 6th at a new location, the Sturgis Champions Park on Laxelle Street. As always in addition to the custom bikes competing in 24 different classes for a trophy, bragging rights and a couple of kisses from the Rat Mates, there will […]

Jeff Decker Opens His Digital Studio

Jeff Decker is an automotive historian turning his emotions for cars, motorcycles and anything mechanical into handmade fine art bronze. As Jeff states that “there is nothing that embodies better the modern synergy of man and machine than a motorcycle and its rider”.  Since I know Jeff and his work I can tell you that […]

2010 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883 Nighster

The Sportster Iron 883™ keeps its gritty, drag strips of the 50’s inspired look and old-school garage features. The $7,999 MSRP makes this model a great starting point for customization. Black powder-coated engine and covers. Low front & rear suspension. Classic 3.3 gallon fuel tank. 13- spoke cast aluminum wheels. Black hand and foot controls. […]

2010 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Custom

The new Road Glide® Custom model tries to look leaner and meaner with a new slammed suspension, 18-inch front wheel and features a smooth tail light assembly. This bagger rolls with new swagger. The innovative Harley-Davidson® Touring chassis is based on a single spar, rigid backbone frame and a stout swingarm developed to withstand the […]

2010 Harley-Davidson CVO Fat Bob

Harley describes it as “Wide and Muscular”.  The 2010 CVO Fat Bob debuts an exclusive new plating process called Midnight Pearl that is featured on the headlight shell, timer and derby covers, fender strut covers and other components. An all-new paint scheme is offered in three color combinations.

2010 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide

Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) has 4 models for 2010.The CVO program designs and builds limited-production, factory-custom motorcycles for customers who appreciate brilliant chrome,fancy paint, extra power and the exclusivity of owning and riding a limited edition. Harley-Davidson will offer two all-new CVO models for 2010. The CVO Softail Convertible and the CVO Street Glide shown […]

2010 Harley-Davidson Softail Fat Boy Lo

With a MSRP of $16,299 the new 2010 Softail Fat Boy Lo features the same balanced Twin Cam 96B blacked out with machined cooling fins and satin chrome accents.  New low adjustable suspension for stability and ease of handling.



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