Archive for February, 2013

Victory Motorcycles At 2013 Daytona Bike Week

Daytona Event Highlights Demo Rides & Sales. March 9th to 16th. From 9 am to 5 pn. Located at the Speedway. Will include accessory and apparel sales. Present your active military card to move up to the front of the line. Victory Bike Night. March 9th. From 6 pm to 10 pm. At the Broken […]


Dual Power Source On Your Bike For Your Digital Devices

Another USB charging solution for all those who can’t live 1 minute without their digital device(s) This one is a dual plug because you carry and need at all times at least a fully charged smart phone and a music or GPS device or iPad or… Featuring two USB ports and 2.1 amp output to […]

Spectro Oils

2013 Inductees In Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the 2013 inductees into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame and the Freedom Fighters Hall of Fame. “Still” Ray Fitzgerald, president of The Journeymen’s Motorcycle Club and chairman of the Arizona Confederation of Clubs, is the sole Freedom Fighters inductee. He has helped successfully […]

Progressive Suspension

Custom Bike Building In China

Should I promote Chinese parts when they are knock-offs of the originals made elsewhere? Of course, not. Should I promote all custom builders wherever their work is produced? Evidently, yes. You are looking at one of the creations of one of the most reputable motorcycle shops in Beijing, China opened in 2011 and called Bandit9. The […]

Race Style Hand Levers For Harley Sportsters

Sportsters are making a huge come back, especially with youngsters who often opt for a racy customizing look. For them.  these black 5-hole,drilled levers are perfect and are a bolt-on for front brake and clutch levers on 1996 to 2003 Harley-Davidson XL For sale MSRP $49.99 at Lowbro Customs. (warning: very few in stock)

Joke Of The Week. How Boobs Got Their Name…

Brilliant!!! I had no idea. You learn something every day. This is much simpler than I thought. No need to thank me. Just trying to keep readers informed and educated.

Motorcycle Parts Website

Harley FXR Redesigned Corbin Chin Spoiler

Designed to integrate the lines of the FXR into the bottom end for a more visually streamlined look, Corbin’s spoiler flows over the frame downtubes and features a large duct, specifically designed for proper engine cooling. Fits all Harley FXR chassis’ without any frame modifications. Designed to work with stock FXR foot controls, it also […]

Harley-Davidson Ride On Ad

The US is not the only country with economic difficulties. Almost all European consumers are also obliged to reassess their spending priorities. Like Harley-Davidson did it here in the US from 2008 to 2011, the company is developing european campaigns positioning its motorcycles as the ultimate escaping tools. Unique Selling Proposition (USP): only our motorcycles […]

Chasing Ice. A Must Watch.

Nothing to do with motorcycles. Not a political statement about the environment. But you must all watch this. Nature at work…

Icon 1000 Ural Quartermaster

Icon sells armored riding apparel and helmets. Ural builds rugged sidecar motorcycles able to endure the worst roads and weather conditions. And when both companies collaborate for a custom bike project, the result is what you are looking at. The Donor bike was a SoloT Ural inspired by Soviet naval ships, a true beast of […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson Opens Showroom In the Philippines. Construction of the showroom near the Mercedes Benz and Chrysler dealerships in Greenhills is under way and scheduled to open to the public on March 2. An initial shipment of 20 bikes was sent to the Philippines with exclusive distribution given to CATS Motors Inc., which is also the […]

Saddlemen Introduces the Lariat Seat

Saddlemen introduces the Lariat, a low-profile solo seat with distressed brown leather cover for Harley-Davidson applications.. The Lariat features a genuine leather cover, SaddleGel construction, and optional backrests and pillion pads available separately.   The low-profile Lariat offers the rugged look of distressed leather combined with Saddlemen’s comfort-focused technology. The genuine tanned cowhide is paired […]

Harley-Davidson Germany New Headquarters

Harley-Davidson Germany (correctly, should be called Harley-Davidson Deutschland) has re-located its offices from the long-time location at Walldorf-Moerfelden, just south of Frankfurt International Airport to Neu Isenburg, about 10 Minutes east of the Airport. Currently, Germany is the biggest market for Harley-Davidson outside the US (60 dealers) with also a very strong presence in German speaking […]

Flashback. 3 Indians In 1915.

Harley-Davidson Stops The Music

On Wednesday, Harley-Davidson sent a memo to its manufacturing employees saying that all piped-in music, radios, listening devices will be removed from the York factory floor. The message is clear and loud. Nothing must be heard except the sound of motorcycles being built and probably comments about the latest episode of a favorite TV reality […]

A Special Custom Motorcycle About To Be Born…

In their Mad Jap Kustoms shop in Calgary,Canada Dale Yamada and Lock Baker are building a new very special project for the upcoming Born Free 5 Bike Show (Saturday June 29 at Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado, California). I show you a lot of custom bikes when completed. Here is one in the making.

New Kuryakyn Mach 2 Horn Cover

For those who kept their Harley-Davidson “cowbell” horn, and those who need to use one, these new horn covers match Kuryakyn Mach 2 or Alley Cat air cleaners. The Mach 2 Horn Cover is available in all chrome or black and chrome to complement many style of bikes. Featuring a die–cast construction and fitting all 1995 […]

What Makes Some Motorcycles So Valuable

Ask any auction house and they will tell you the 4 main factors determining a motorcycle value, up to $1 million (true also for cars). In no particular order, depending of the motorcycle. 1- How rare a notion referring to how many were produced but also how many are known to be available in their […]

Custom 1/4 Fairing For Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

Created by and exclusively available from Dougz Custom Paint And Fabrication, a new custom 1/4 fairing for HD Fat Bob that will not obstruct your view while riding. The mounts are attached to the fairing using five 8/32 button head bolts. Delivered (almost) ready to paint. Currently at start of production, shipping time is about […]

Joke Of The Week. Southern Cops Have A Way With Words

These are actual comments made by South Carolina Troopers that were taken off their car videos. 1. “You know, stop lights don’t come any redder than the one you just went through.” 2. “Relax, the handcuffs are tight because they’re new. They’ll stretch after you wear them a while.” 3. “If you take your hands […]

Precision Billet Fleur Edition Floorboards

The latest in custom floorboards comes from Precision Billet. The Fleur edition is inspired by a symbol as old as time itself. That you need or not, that you want this model or not, one must admire the precision milling of these 6061 T6 aluminum floorboards. As with all of their editions, the series is […]

Erik Buell Racing to Host Dealers At American International Motorcycle Expo

The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced that Erik Buell Racing (EBR) will be hosting its dealers at the groundbreaking event in October. EBR joins an expanding list of motorcycle OEMs participating in AIMExpo, the powersports industry’s first combined trade, consumer and media event in North America. Since introducing its first street motorcycle – the […]

Chop Of The Week

Faithful reader Mark Strunk & son built this long chop together in the garage for a mini budget. It runs around 55 mph with a 200 lbs man on it. Good enough for a short feature in my news website. Congrats to both.

New Indian Motorcycle Engine Revealed To The Public March 9th In Daytona Beach During Bike week

The new Indian Motorcycle engine that will power the next generation of Indian Motorcycle models will be revealed during Daytona Beach Bike Week in less than a month. It will happen Saturday March 9th at 9 pm Eastern Time at Dirty Harry’s bar on Main Street in Daytona Beach.

Bad Dad’s 957 Taillights

They can be used on any custom project rear fender and of course on your custom saddlebags. The 957 Taillights are CNC’d from billet aluminum and hold a pair of very bright LED lights. The lights measure 9-1/2” long by 1-1/2” wide and are available in raw, black powder coat, and chrome. An additional plug-n-play […]

Isle Of Man TT Racing. SpecTTacular.

The International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) is a time-trial format race on public roads closed for racing. The event held on this small British Island is one of the most amazing and most dangerous you can ever see, with racers speeding at 200 mph (320 kph) on curvy small roads. The next event […]



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