Archive for February, 2012



New Curved License Plate Frames From Harley-Davidson

I know, I know… The curved license plate is almost as old as the license plate itself. But Harley proposes them with a new look and feel. Their new ones ($79.95) is shaped to hug the contour of the genuine Harley rear fender. Designed to replace the original-equipment black license plate bracket, installation requires no […]

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DP Custom Ironhead Bobber

I already introduced you to the brothers duo Justin and Jarrod Del Prado at DP Custom Cycles. They love to restore or modify classic motorcycles to turn them in very raw/naked bikes. And since their passion is also auto racing, not surprisingly, many of their 2-wheel creations have a Hot Rod flair. This Bobber named […]

Ragehard Choppers To Manufacture Big Bear Choppers Motorcycles With The Help Of Kevin And Mona Alsop

The Big Bear Choppers saga has a new episode with a new surprising business twist, thanks to Simon Scott owner of a company called Rage Hard Choppers. In his website  (Rage Hard Indonesia website is suddenly down as I upload this article…) Scott published the following press release with information that will surprise many, including […]

Be Immortalized With Your Harley In Digital Avengers Comic.

Marvel and Harley-Davidson are teaming up for “The Assemble Your Freedom” contest. They will pick five lucky winners, who will win a custom-designed Harley-Davidson motorcycle and be immortalized in a digital Avengers comic. Marvel Studios presents “Marvel’s The Avengers”—the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, […]

New Harley-Davidson Boom! Audio Custom Touring System

A new High-Performance System developed for Harley CVO models is now offered for many Touring models.It’s a complete audio system engineered to deliver unsurpassed audio performance in an outdoor environment combining fairing, fairing lower and saddlebag-mounted speakers to envelop the rider and passenger in music. System-matched to the original-equipment Advanced Audio Radio on many Harley-Davidson […]

Jonz Custom Motorcycles

You all love American hand craftsmanship. Jonz Custom Motorcycles is a one-man shop near Denver, CO where Steve designs and builds very cool one-of-kind bikes. Jay Leno discovered him, giving him his first 8 minutes of fame.

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New Dark Side Foot Controls From Spitfire Motorcycles

Available for ’84-’99 FXST models, ’00-’11 FXST models, and ’91-’11 Dyna Models. There is also a  direct bolt-on Mid Controls set for use with open belt drives & late model transmissions. If you are building your own custom a weld-on mid controls bracket “Builders Kit” is available. Comes complete with all necessary mounting hardware. Brake side master […]

Daytona Bike Week Official Logo. Did You Know?

In preparation of each Bike Week the Daytona Regional Chamber’s Bike Week Festival Task Force selects the official logo design. In addition to addressing certain requisite elements, the winning logo design must appeal to a diverse audience of bikers, vendors and marketers, and reflect the spirit and tradition of Bike Week.  The Festival Task Force […]

Picture Of The week

Nice Photoshop work by Eric Johansson.

Bad Ass Steel Fenders For Tall Motorcycle Wheels Up To 30″

Tall wheels are invading the custom motorcycle scene. Escalation in size of wheels from 21″ to 30″, used indifferently by custom builders on full one-off ground up builds to Harley-Davidson baggers, has created a new market for steel fenders to wrap them beautifully. John Shope at Sinister Industries is proud to announce the release of […]

The Bike Was Born in 1977. The Bike Builder In 1993.

If you start building such a quality bike when you are only 18 years old, probability is high that you inherited some kustom culture genes. Dad restores old cars and builds hot-rods in Hartford, South Dakota. a small city on the edge of Highway 90, just minutes west of Sioux Falls. Brother in law collects and […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Donald Trump To Paul Teutul Senior. Disinherit Paul Jr. During an episode of “American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior” (Mondays. 9 p.m. Est on Discovery Channel) Donald Trump visited Orange County Choppers. After listening to Paul Senior list of grievances of how the son had tried to destroy his business, including the fact that the fact […]

New Blitz Wheels From Arlen Ness

Each year Arlen Ness launches a couple of new wheel designs. For 2012, one of them is named the Blitz, a billet aluminum 8-spoke billet wheel with each spoke overlapping on the rim. The Blitz is available in most sizes to fit an HD® or Victory® motorcycle. Of course, matching brake rotors and drive pulleys […]

Your BAKER Transmission Installed In Daytona

Participating to the 2012 edition of Daytona Bike Week and in need of a new, smoothest and more efficient transmission? You can have it installed by the experts of Baker Drivetrain, save up to $700 and ride back home without risk of breaking down the road. It’s one of the best offers of Bike Week, […]

21 Artists. 21 Helmets.

The 21 Helmets Art Show paired 21 artists from the Northwest with blank, white Bell Custom 500 helmets as the canvas. The results are as varied and interesting as the artists who made them.

Sturgis Rally Trademarks Litigation. Kent Mortimer’s Answer To SMRI.

The same way I published SMRI (Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc.) official statements against the group “Concerned Citizens For Sturgis” and specific attacks on one of its members – Kent Mortimer – regarding litigation about the Sturgis Rally Trademarks, I publish, as is, Kent Mortimer’s answer to SMRI. If you wonder why both groups talk so much […]

Daytona Bike Week. Limpnickie Lot Under New Management.

The Limpnickie Lot, the collective of young builders and craftsmen from the custom motorcycle scene that band together to travel together to motorcycle events will be in Daytona for Bike Week at it’s original location at the Stone Edge Skate Park, on South Ridgewood Avenue. But after five years since the inception of the Limpnickie Lot, […]

Progressive Suspension Touring Link Harley-Davidson Chassis Stabilizer

All touring riders know about the wobbling, weaving and rear steering felt on rubber mount Harley-Davidson touring motorcycles. To cure these handling problems, the motor/swingarm assembly needs to remain aligned with chassis. An easy and quite inexpensive fix is to install a Progressive Suspension Touring Link to stabilize the swingarm. The simple connection between chassis & […]

Ducati Up For Sale $1.32 Billion.

Investindustrial, the Italian private-equity owner of Ducati is looking to sell the brand this year for up to 1 billion euros ($1.32 billion.) The Bonomi family behind Investindustrial revealed that several strategic suitors in Asia, Europe and the US had expressed an interest in Ducati. Possible buyers would include at least Volkswagen, BMW and the […]

Harley-Davidson Commemorates Black History Month

During all month of February, the Harley-Davidson Museum celebrates the evolution of motorcycle culture through the eyes of African American riders. Individuals who shaped this long and proud history are highlighted through memorabilia and first-hand accounts. “African Americans have influenced and helped shape motorcycle culture throughout our history. Riding culture is seen differently today because […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Harley Sportster 1200 Conversion By Deus Customs

I already introduced you to an excellent shop in Australia called Deus Customs. The crew lives the custom life keeping in mind the optimistic Deus Ex Machina theory (Latin for “God Out Of The Machine) by which a seemingly unsolvable problem is suddenly and abruptly solved with the contrived and unexpected intervention of some new […]

Kustom Kulture Jewelry

Because it’s Valentine’s Day weekend I had to post about gifts that I am pretty sure would please the lady in your life lady. It may be too late for you to order et receive on time for the big loving day on Monday Feb. 14th, but I bet she will be patient if you […]

Flashback. Russell Mitchell.

It was 1995. The first Exile Cycles custom motorcycle built in his adoptive Los Angeles. Style and colors of Exile bikes (black, silver or black) didn’t change much. But the following years, Russell’s hair style went much shorter, taking many different colors …(picture courtesy to Cyril Huze)

Vance And Hines Power Dual Exhaust For 2010-2012 Harley Baggers

For your Harley FL, Power Duals integrates an exclusive Vance & Hines Power Chamber hidden behind a contoured heat shield that generates more horsepower and torque than stock. This new right side design eliminates the heat issues on the left side for the passenger, routing hot exhaust gases below the foot peg and protecting vital […]

Amazing Tube Bending

Builders with a twisted mind,  if you can’t afford this dream tube bending machine, at least you know that you can order almost any bend from this company. (thank you Troy)



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