Archive for May, 2013

Joke Of The Week

Why females should avoid a girls night out after they are married: The other night I was invited out for a night with the “girls.” I told my husband that I would be home by midnight, “I promise!” Well, the hours passed and the margaritas went down way too easily. Around 3 a.m., (a bit […]

Front Wheel Mini Drum Brake

Kustom Tech offers some of the best designed custom motorcycle parts of the industry in the worst looking and slowest working website I have seen in a long time! Better than the opposite… Anyway, their front wheel mini drum brake (5″ 1/8 diameter) is going to be a very hot item with all those looking […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Indian Motorcycle Will Go To India In 2014 To Take On Harley-Davidson. As expected, Indian Motorcycle will aggressively venture beyond the US to push volumes and sees India as a key market. The brand name has no link with India. Originally called the ‘American Indian’, the name was inspired by America’s indigenous tribe, the Red […]

Custom Shops In Texas Looking To Hire Painters, Fabricators And Machinists

Good Morning Cyril. “We would like to let you know about our ever growing company at Misfit Baggers and let you be the first to be aware that we are hiring for several positions within our company. We are looking to hire in Plano, Texas for the following positions: Fabricators and machinists. We will be […]

Jay Leno Guest Stars On Next Episode Of Overhaulin’ On Velocity

As you know, the auto restoration projects by design legend Chip Foose are for deserving individuals ranging from returning veterans to those negatively impacted by the tough economy. Each altered auto becomes a life-changing surprise for its unknowing owner. In the first of this special two-part episode of OVERHAULIN’ you will meet a soda delivery […]

Orange County Choppers And Paul Senior Are Back On TV With A New Series On CMT

Production is slated to begin this Summer. ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPERS is a new 8-episode series produced by Pilgrim Studios and premiering on CMT later this year. The show follows Paul Teutul Sr. (“Senior”) and his team as they reach new extremes resulting in extreme custom motorcycles and of course, state-of-the-art drama. “We’re thrilled to be back […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

Pin-Up And Motorcycle Calendars Shoot By Photographer Jim Gianatsis.

Art Director, photographer & Los Angeles Motorcycle Show producer Jim Gianatsis sent me in exclusivity just for you this video of himself shooting beautiful models (kittens) Jessica and Kelsey for his upcoming  pin-up and motorcycle calendars. You can see and order his pin-up, custom and classic motorcycle calendars by jumping HERE. This year’s LA Calendar […]

Doobie Brothers To Perform At Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Music Festival During Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The Doobie Brothers have been announced to join an already massive 2013 concert lineup at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®. The classic rock Hall of Famers responsible for over four decades of American top hits will take the famed motorcycle and music festival stage on Monday, August 5, prior to another American icon, Kid Rock. The […]

Bonnier Corp. Acquires 9 Motorcycle Magazines From Source Interlink

Under the deal, Bonnier acquires Motorcyclist, Sport Rider, Dirt Rider, Motorcycle Cruiser, Hot Bike, Baggers, Super Streetbike, Street Chopper and ATV Rider. Along with the other motorcycle titles, the collection will form the Bonnier Motorcycle Group, which will become the largest motorcycle-enthusiast media group in the world. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. […]

Medaza Cycles. 2013 AMD World Champion Of Bike Building

Last week in Essen, Germany, partners Don Cronin and Michael O’Shea at Irish custom shop Medaza Cycles , received the trophy & ring given to the 2013 World Champion Of Bike Building. They beat off a strong competition of 66 custom motorcycles in the Freestyle Class, a category of very innovative bikes, all one-off, built […]

Neck Rake Kit For Bagger Big Front Wheel Conversion

Love it or hate it, many wish to size up their bike front wheel. From cruiser to bagger. In most cases, depending of the taller wheel size you decide, it implies raking your bike neck, a task requiring skills in cutting & welding that should be accomplished by a good professional. But the job is […]

New Men’s FXRG Modular Helmet With Retractable Sun Shield From Harley-Davidson

Engineered for Lightness, Versatility and Protection, the new men’s FXRG Modular Helmet with Retractable Sun Shield (P/N 98244-13VM, $525) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® is built from advanced carbon fiber, aramid and fiberglass for strength and light weight, and shaped to be extremely quiet at highway speeds. The One-Touch Integrated tinted Sun Shield deploys or retracts […]

Baker Drivetrain Incentives To Kickstart Your Summer.

BAKER Drivetrain may help you to kick off your summer with some killer specials on some of their top-selling products for old school bikes. Aimed to appeal to those with a love for the traditional scoots like Knuckleheads, Panheads and Shovelheads, this sale is armed with some deals not to be missed out on! – […]


The bobbed Indian hill climb went well. But what about the landing?  

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson Lay-Offs. The Harley factory in Kansas City, Mo. will be laying off between 130-140 employees effective June 30th, 2013. Seventy-five of those workers are casual employees or season workers. Harley Davidson says those employees help during the seasonal surge production. California Air Resources Board Fines 2 New Exhaust Manufacturers. Bassani And Danmoto. ARB fines […]

New Arlen Ness Beveled Fusion Series Adjustable Floorboards.

A new fusion of billet and rubber to provide the best in comfort and style. Machined from 6061-T6 billet aluminum and featuring knurled or linear rubber inserts for excellent foot traction. Each driver floorboard has 3 different mounting locations giving 3” of forward and back adjustability to obtain your preferred riding position. Matching passenger floorboards are […]

The One Motorcycle Show. Portland, Oregon

In black & white, during The One Motorcycle Show in Portland, Oregon, a few builders tell the story of their creations. Including a custom bike built with parts from various Apple products..

5th Annual Biker Belles Celebration. August 6, 2013

During the 2013 Sturgis Rally, Harley-Davidson and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip have teamed for the fifth annual Biker Belles celebration of women in motorcycling. The 5th annual Biker Belles ride & celebration will take place Tuesday, August 6 with registration and events starting at the Lodge of Deadwood, followed by an escorted ride to the […]

Who Will Be The New Indian Motorcycle Dealers?

Whatever the desirability of any new motorcycle model, dealership experience is essential to the success of any brand. So, you may wonder what type of distribution Indian Motorcycle is pursuing and what type of retail experience the company is currently trying to build? When in 2011 Polaris acquired Indian Motorcycle, there was a total of […]

John Paul DeJoria To Emcee Sturgis Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast

The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum is pleased to announce that John Paul DeJoria will be the Master of Ceremonies for the museum’s annual Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast this year. John Paul is a Hall of Fame member from the class of 2004.  He is a self-made entrepreneur who started John Paul Mitchell Systems hair care […]

Postcards From Italy 27th Biker Fest

Last weekend May 9 to 12th, some rain in northern Italy didn’t discourage bikers to converge to Lignano to this growing European event mixing motorcycles, hot rods (it was the 18th edition of the US Car Reunion), motocross, stunts, good food and wild entertainment, latin style… At the “Terraza a Mare” of Lignano, custom builders […]

Street Glide Smart Phone And GPS Mount For All Touring Models With Batwing Fairing

The Street Glide iPhone / GPS Mount, designed and manufactured by Iron Aces Speed Shop, Inc., provides smartphone and GPS users with a simple, elegant and functional mounting solution that does not distract from the bikes overall beauty. Specifically designed for Harley-Davidson touring models equipped with a batwing fairing, the Street Glide iPhone / GPS […]

Moto Electra Racing To Attempt Coast To Coast Electric Motorcycle Record

Objective: to ride the 2500 miles from Jacksonville, Florida to the Santa Monica Pier, California in 3 days or less with about 20 pit stops to charge the Moto Electra, an electric motorcycle based on a 1960’s Norton Featherbed chassis.

Reinventing The Wheel?

Not for motorcycles, but interesting. Loopwheels is a system integrating a suspension system to your bicycle wheels. Better comfort on bumps and potholes? Less vibrations on rough terrain? As safe as spokes? I don’t know, but it’s worth watching the video of this young inventor looking to raise money to take his project further. Jump […]

Rigid Frame Bare Steel Fenders For 16″ Wheels

Hand made fenders for a perfect fit when using Avon MKII tires on 16″ rims (5.00/16″ tires) on rigid frames. They follow the tire profile hug it while still providing adequate clearance for tire expansion, debris needing to go through. These strong 15 gauge steel rear fenders have a bit more sidewall than many fenders […]

Daredevil Day At Legendary Sturgis Buffalo Chip On Wednesday August 7, 2013

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is pleased to announce Daredevil Day, a one of a kind event with multiple world record breaking attempts and a nationwide call out to daredevils to submit stunts for consideration of inclusion in this memorable day. All info at Daredevil Day. Submit Your Stunt or Unique Crowd Pleaser, Big or Small, […]

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