Archive for October, 2012

Drag Specialties Kickstands For Lowered Or Raised Motorcycle Suspension

A kickstand is only a kickstand until you lower or raise your bike (for example with lower or longer suspension than stock), then realize how important this simple part is to keep your bike standing the way it should. And if you need to replace it, you may also be interested by a powder-coated gloss black […]

Saddlemen Organizers And Liners for Harley-Davidson Trikes

Saddlemen is offering trunk organization accessories for H-D Trike models. These new trunk accessories keeps the contents separated and organized for quick access and easy removal. Saddlemen’s liner bag allows Trike owners to keep their cargo stored securely in the trunk and features convenient carry handles for easy transport. Multiple zippered compartments allow the rider […]

Daytona Biketoberfest. Boardwalk Classic Bike Show Winners.

Following is a list of the top trophy winners from the 23rd Annual Daytona Boardwalk Classic Bike Show on Friday, Oct. 19 (photo Best Of Show by Wikked Steel courtesy Joe Helm Photography for Cyril Huze) Best of Show: Steve Galvin; St. Petersburg, FL; 2012 Wicked Steel “Pipe Bomb”. Judge’s Trophy: Steve Galvin; St, Petersburg, FL;  […]

Harley-Davidson Reports Third-Quarter And Nine-Month Results

Today October 23, 2012 before Wall Street opening, Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) reported earnings per share of $0.59 for the third quarter of 2012, in line with Company expectations. Earnings were lower than the year-ago period due to a previously announced plan for lower third-quarter motorcycle shipments during the launch of an ERP production system […]

Intelligence Test. Would You Pass?

You have 1 minute to give the answers to this quick test. Did you pass? Answer after the jump. 

Flying Pan. A Custom 1951 Harley Panhead.

I have featured quite a few custom bikes built by the Custom Department of  Thunderbike, a very renowned official Harley-Davidson in Germany. The most recent and most famous one is of course the amazing PainTTless voted by its peers 2012 AMD World Champion during this last Sturgis the  Andreas & his crew started to make the yearly summer […]

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Black Assembly Taillights With Old School Attitude

One of the most wanted taillights by those who want to add a touch of nostalgia to their ride, the old school style model A light assembly gets an update from Lick’s Cycles with a new wet-look black powder coated finish. Along with the brilliant red and amber face plate, each assembly is fit with […]

Political Jokes For The Presidential Debate In My City Of Boca Raton, Florida

I live and work 1/4 of a mile from the Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida where Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will debate tomorrow Monday October 22, 2012 at 9 p.m. ET. Returning from Daytona Biketoberfest I just found out that intense security is already in place on a very wide perimeter reaching my […]

Daytona Biketoberfest. Postcards

Kenny Price Voted Board Member Of The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum And Hall Of Fame

Corrected 10/20/12 at 8.45 p.m. ET. The Board Of Directors of The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum And Hall Of Fame has nominated Kenny Price, founder and CEO of Samson Motorcycle Products Inc, as a new Board Member. “The Godfather Of Pipes”, is the inventor and leading innovator of numerous patented and high-performance exhaust systems for Harley […]

Daytona Biketoberfest. 2 Nights Of Sexy At Rossmeyer’s Harley-Davidson.

Don’t ask me to explain what the show is all about and what are the judges criteria to elect the most beautiful women in Halloween costume, bathing suit & lingerie… The most “interesting” part for me was that Emcee of the event Jay Allen let me spend time with Billy Lane’s US Air Force custom […]

Direct Bolt-On Harley Replacement Teardrop Boards

They are a direct bolt-on replacementson all Harley-Davidson models equipped with OEM floorboards. CNC crafted from 6061-T6 aluminum and hand inlaid with a “Posi-Grip” pyramid anti-slip high density rubber to provide a comfort and look. These Teardrop boards are available in both a mid-size (14″ x 7.5) and full size lengths (16″ x 7.5″) for […]

Daytona Biketoberfest. Willie’s Tropical Tattoo Old School Chopper Time Show.

Who is in Daytona for Biketoberfest? Most of those participating and the usual “suspects” of the industry (builders, opinion leaders, press) gathered at Willie’s Tattoo Chop for 5 hours of old school bike building exhibition. The show is as much about the audience than about the bikes and the “Willie’s Happening” happened again. The only […]

Joke Of The Week

A Minneapolis couple decided to go to Florida to thaw out during particularly icy winter. They planned to stay at the same hotel where they spent their honeymoon 20 years earlier. Because of hectic schedules, it was difficult to coordinate their travel schedules, so the husband left Minnesota and flew to Florida on Thursday, with […]

Accutronix 6″ Forward Controls Extension For Harley Sportsters

Many tall riders loving and riding Harley Sportsters dislike their legs position on this small bike. To help people with a long inseam stretch out, Accutronix has added to their line a +6″ Forward Control Extension kit that you can install on all 2004-Up Sportsters. The shift & brake rods are polished stainless steel. The […]

1953 Indian Motorcycle Commercial

New Harley-Davidson Pink Label Gear To Support Those Facing Breast Cancer

The new and expanded Pink Label Collection from the Harley-Davidson MotorClothes line offers more than 60 iitems for riders intent to wear their heart on their sleeves. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each Pink Label item is donated to organizations that support people affected by breast cancer, including the National Breast […]

Hickory Flat Hot Rod

Although the Harley-Davidson reputation under ownership of AMF got tarnished during the period 1969-1981 (bikes were of so low quality that Harleys were mocked as “Hardly Ableson”, “Hardly Driveable,” and “Hogly Ferguson”), all models of this era are good donors for custom projects. It’s what Freddie Arnold did, using a 1978 FXS Lowrider to turn […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Daytona Biketoberfest Organizers Would Like To Extend The Rally Beyond 4 Days. The convention and visitors bureau is trying to invigorate the entire off-season because they should be no “off-season” in the Daytona Beach area where weather is always great when compared to the northern states. Biketoberfest is a very important off-season boost to retailers. […]

If Romney And Obama Switched Hair With Their Wives…

2012 Daytona Biketoberfest. October 18-21.

The 20th edition of Biketoberfest starts this Thursday (October 18-21) just at the time the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan released its monthly Consumer Index reaching 83.1, the highest level since September 2007, from 78.3 the prior month. The gauge was projected to fall to 78. The Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index measures Americans’ perceptions on three […]

Ducati Monster 20th Anniversary Motorcycle

In 20 years the Ducati Monster has become a timeless icon. About 250,000 units sold until today, and to celebrate this 2-wheel symbol of style and personality, Ducati is offering a unique model. A Bronze-coloured frame, chromium-plated finish, gold finish Brembo braking system, swingarm in grey, chrome plated headlamp support, vintage Ducati ’86 logo on […]

Call For Nominations Into the 2013 Sturgis Motorcycle And Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame

The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2013 Hall of Fame and the 2013 Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame. Individuals, organizations and businesses considered for induction into the Hall of Fame will have made a positive and significant impact on motorcycling. Individuals considered for the Freedom Fighters Hall of […]

New Xtreme Machine Horn Covers

From XTreme Machine, a company & brand now part of the Performance Machine gGoup, a new line of “Xcessories”, like these horn covers, that will look even better if you match their designs to the ones of the current X-Treme Wheels lineup. Available to match all ten XM wheel designs these CNC machined custom covers […]

A Custom Indian Tribute Bike…To Harley-Davidson Board Track Racers

Most custom building creations are deviant works violating the social norms of what  are formally-enacted rules of the way a motorcycle should look and work. You all know that Mike Tomas specializes in building new Indian motorcycles, mixing heritage with reliable modern engineering. It doesn’t exclude his admiration for the early 20’s  board track racer […]

Primo Bolt-On Belt Drive For 1990-2006 FXR & Touring models.

Made narrow to fit as a bolt-on for touring models with floorboards, this open drive comes complete with all the fancy covers and doo-dads that you could possibly ever want. This Primo®  belt drive utilizes a high performance, severe duty 8mm drive belt riding on Primo’s high quality forged 6061 aluminum pulleys machined to exacting specifications […]

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