Archive for October, 2012

Custom Bagger Crash. Happy Landing And Ending.

LA, California. Near the Rock Store, Chuck Norris son crashes his custom bagger (I have no control on possible commercials running before the video)


Harley-Davidson Brake Calipers. Re-Born Ness Style.

A new idea to get the custom look at a lower price. Since the stock Harley calipers work better than ever before, just take your stock caliper internals and install them into the new Arlen Ness caliper housings. They will accept your original pistons, seals, pads and internal wiring. Available in chrome and black anodized […]

Spectro Oils

2013 Custom Chrome Europe Dealer Show Announced For March 23-24.

One of the most important custom motorcycle events in Europe, the Custom Chrome Europe’s 2013 Dealer Show is the place where new trends are set by established and new-generation custom builders and their after-market part vendors. About 100 top-of-the-line new built or restored custom bikes are going to compete in the CCE Bike Show for […]

Progressive Suspension

Happy Halloween To All

Rick Fairless V Bumpers For Victory Tourers

A rear bumper for your Cross Roads or Cross Country Victory bagger? why not? Brand new from Rick Fairless’ RF-Custom Parts, these new “V” Bumpers add a little bit of bling and of personality to your rear fender. fit all Cross Roads and Cross Country models 2010 to Present. Installation is simple and can be […]

Historic 110 Year-Old Rambler To Be Auctioned By Bonhams In Las Vegas

An singular and historic 1902 Rambler Model B is going to leave the Indian Motorcycle Museum to be auctioned In January 2013 by Bonhams in Las Vegas. Manufactured by Colonel Albert Pope’s American Cycle Manufacturing Company of New York, the pioneering Rambler motorcycle is in extremely rare and original, unrestored condition. (this motorcycle wears its […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

Custom 10-Seat Harley-Davidson On A Trip To The Germany Motor Essen Show.

Steve “Doc” Hopkins, owner of Doc’s Harley-Davidson, built in 2009 this 3000-lbs 25-ft long “Harley train.” The bike (named Timeline) is on its way, via road, train, cargo container and road again to the Essen Motor Show of Germany (December 1-9), a huge car manufacturers exhibition, but also featuring a few custom motorcycles. Most interesting […]

Engine And Coil Mounts, Which ones To Choose?

So many frame geometries, so many engine and head sizes , so many coils. Choosing a custom engine and coil mount can be very difficult. Yankee Ingenuity offers a very large line of modular mounts that you can mix & match to fit your bike style and specific application. Most will fit Harley-Davidson, S&S engines […]

Freestyle Excellence. With A Sexy Video As A Bonus.

Each custom motorcycle competing in bike shows has it’s own specific merits, and this one by Canadian shop Kreater in Toronto got it’s unique personality via a very original hand made frame built from tapered oval tubing and featuring a truss-style design in which the engine and transmission are an integral part of the chassis […]

Deluxe 2-Button Switch Housing

If your bike fits in the category old school, sanitary or minimalistic or all 3 together, you may want to fit it with these Deluxe 2-button switch housings to use on one side or both sides of your bards. They are forged from brass and come in 5 different finishes. Polished brass, satin brass, raw […]

Singer Usher’s Birthday Gift

Singer/songwriter/dancer Usher, born October 14, 1978 (age 34) received from a friend (Rico) a custom motorcycle as a birthday present. Named the Brawler GTC, the bike was built by Darwin Motorcycles. It features a frame by Sam Willis, a powdercoated S&S engine, a Baker 6-speed tranny, Carbon wheels from Revolution manufacturing, ISR controls from LA […]

New Tour-Pak Passenger Armrests From Harley-Davidson

The new Tour-Pak® Passenger Armrests (P/N 52400074, $399.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® are ergonomically designed to provide the ultimate in passenger comfort. The soft pads are upholstered in black vinyl and provide forearm support on a long ride. Both armrests swing away for easy mounting and dismounting, and the pads and arms can be […]

Thought Of The Day

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give” Sir Winston Churchill

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Viper Motorcycle Company Announces Joint Venture Agreement With Industry Leaders Rush Racing Products, Baker Drivetrain, Lozano Brothers  Porting. Viper Motorcycle Company, a wholly owned division of Viper Powersports, Inc. (OTCQB: VPWI) announced this week that it has signed a Joint Venture Agreement with Motorsports Industry Leaders Lozano Brothers Porting, Baker Drivetrain, and Rush Racing Products. […]

Gerry Bruce Resigns As Custom Chrome VP Of Operations

Gerry Bruce the current VP of Operations for Custom Chrome has decided to step away from his current position and not relocate his family to California. His last day with the company will be November 2, 2012.  However, he will remain as a consultant through the month of November and possibly longer to complete this […]

Art Deco Style L.E.D. Fuel and Battery Gauge

Loving the art deco style? The new Kuryakyn’s new Deco L.E.D. Fuel and Battery Gauge is a cool combination of form and function.  The sparkling L.E.D.’s let you easily judge your fuel and batter levels out of the corner of your eye. IIt nicely complements their Deco Gas Cap. It will replace the  stock fuel […]

Las Vegas Bikefest. The Bike Show Winners.

When the 12th annual Las Vegas BikeFest® cruised into downtown Las Vegas September 27-30, close to 30,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world enjoyed four days of all things related to the exciting world of custom motorcycles.   Approximately 200 vendors showcased the latest in parts, accessories and apparel, but the highlight of the event […]

Old Empire Motorcycles. 1st Custom Bike. 1st Promo Video.

Old Empire Motorcycles (OEM) is a new shop based in Norfolk, UK.  Their first bike is called PUP and is intended to illustrate the building philosophy of custom builder Alec Sharp: “creating pure bikes back to the fundamentals of motorcycling where handlebars, a seat, 2 wheels and an engine is all that is needed to […]

Bret Michaels To Headline Galveston’s Lone Star Rally With Free Concert Friday November 2, 2012

Multi platinum selling singer and songwriter, Bret Michaels is slated for his first-ever appearance in Galveston, TX, Friday November 2, 2012 at the nation’s largest weekend motorcycle event, The Lone Star Rally. For one night only, the legendary Poison front man and motorcycle enthusiast will rock the 11th annual Lone Star Rally with a FREE […]

Harley-Davidson Museum Unveils Tsunami Motorcycle As Memorial To All Victims In Japan

Yesterday October 24, Harley-Davidson Museum unveils a special display featuring Ikuo Yokoyama’s Harley-Davidson® motorcycle that drifted for more than a year across the Pacific Ocean following the tragic tsunami that devastated parts of northern Japan last year. The 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train, recovered off the coast of British Columbia by Peter Mark, is […]

Spoil Your Harley Bagger

From Trask Performance, one of the experts of the industry in turbo kits, a chin spoiler for all of you guys wishing to improve the front frame section of your late Harley-Davidson bagger, 2009 & up. This part is a direct bolt-on conceived to offer clearance for your bike oil cooler without any modification. Sold finished […]

In 2012 The City Of Sturgis Doubled Rally Profits Over Last Year

City officials announced last week the final numbers regarding the 2012 rally. The city made $399,642 on the rally compared to $197,107 in 2011. So, if you are interested by the balance sheet of the city, below is a breakdown: Costs: The city must pay for the use of the Sturgis name and gave $26,944 in […]

Panhead Chopper

One custom that I forgot in my digital files of bikes to be featured, but still very current in terms of style to deserve to be published today. Keeping your bike “Roots” while mixing and matching parts belonging to several motorcycling eras is the new game and challenge of many custom builders. “Damage Case” is […]

In 2013 Europe Will Have Its First Annual Motorcycle Land Speed Trials In Italy

Ruedi Steck, a dedicated multiple Land Speed Record racer at the legendary Salt Flats of Bonneville/Utah, just announced it. He  will organize the first European Motorcycle Land Speed Record Trials to be held on Easter Weekend 2013. at the famous Nardo Race Track in Southern Italy. For years, Ruedi and his team of Swiss Performance, […]

Rikki Battistinis Wireframe Floorboards

He is famous for his line of “C-Thru” bolt-on billet accessories (round and oval holes drilled on on multitude of motorcycle accessories.) He just launched an interesting new line of “Wireframe”series accessories with lines never seen before like on the floorboards featured above. But who is Rikki Battistinis? A short video introduction.

Lone Star Rally In Galveston, Texas. November 1-4, 2012

The Lone Star Rally, Texas is considered the largest 4-day rally in the USA. Hundreds of vendors are scheduled to be present showing their latest products with big rig manufacturers returning to the newly restored Seawall area at 21st. The last time the rally had a presence there was before Hurricane Ike. At this location, […]



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