During the huge Intermot Fair in Cologne, Germany this week Oct 1st to 5th (205,000 visitors expected with 1,020 companies from 37 countries showing their products), Victory Europe is going to introduce Akrapovic exhaust systems designed, developed and manufactured exclusively for Victory Motorcycles in Europe. Akrapovic is very well respected company known for its performance […]
Archive for September, 2014
During the past 2 weekends, more than 3 inches of rain accumulated on the Bonneville Salt Flats from storms. Not a suitable condition for a FIM World Land Speed Record attempt. The Triumph Castrol Rocket streamliner was scheduled to claim the title of ‘world’s fastest motorcycle’ but the pilot and crew will have to wait […]
Retail sales In the U.S. Of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Estimated Up 3.7 % Compared To Year-Ago Quarter. According to a research note provided by Wells Fargo Securities analyst Tim Conder after he met with Harley-Davidson Motor Corp. management, dealer/consumer reception to all new models has been exceptional. Cannibalization worries of the Sportster by The Street likely […]
Each public relation solicitation I receive, I wonder if you can be interested by the news sent to me. And when I got one from “Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine” announcing that the company is now the official moonshine of Harley-Davidson, I decided to publish, just to see your reactions. Why such a partnership? The given […]
Brothers and best friends Jarrod and Justin Del Prado from DP Customs are big fans of car and motorcycle racing, and when nothing is on tv schedule, they spend their relaxation time watching and re-watching road movies. It explains their unique building style, always borrowing visual elements and gimmicks found on the diverse machines of […]
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 105,000 motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their clutches may fail, causing stopped bikes to creep forward and potentially crash. The company knows of 19 low-speed tip-over crashes tied to the problem, with three minor injuries reported. Bikes named in that recall include the Electra Glide Ultra Classic and the […]
Harley-Davidson® Mens Black Leather Casual Shoes. Suitable for after riding. With leather upper, full lenght cushion sock lining, a rubber outsole in a vulcanized construction. Starting at $50 l(ow Roarke model) and $55 (high top Nathan model). Women’s sizing available. Indian Ladies’ Heritage. Casual Pullover with fine details, perfect for under jacket comfort and a […]
The nasty, or at least aggressive look that many bikers are looking for in a custom exhaust. This 2 into 1 system is engineered by MagnaFlow to increase flow and power and to provide a deep and rich sound. Featuring 1 3/4 head pipes with 4” deep mufflers with innovative gloss black inverted end cap. […]
The only problem is that ISIS stole these motorcycles and will continue to steal more in all places they invade. Why not giving them to the poor without means of transportation.
Harley-Davidson CVO motorcycles are customized using exclusive components and paint treatments combined with numerous items from Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories. The CVO program is often used to introduce new custom components and techniques before they are offered as individual accessories. The 2015 Harley-Davidson® Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO)™ line-up wields big paint, killer wheels, massive power, exclusive […]
Ace Cafe in conjunction with the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo)have announced that “Stray Cats” bassist Lee Rocker will perform a free concert on Saturday, October 18, just outside of the AIMExpo show floor at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). As the doors close on the third day of AIMExpo 2014, Rocker will take the stage […]
Polaris Industries Inc. announced a partnership with the Costco Auto Program (CAP), an auto-buying program specifically for Costco members, for its powersports division. Starting today, Costco members are able to access special pricing and promotional incentives on select Polaris products at participating dealers in the U.S. Products include snowmobiles, off-road vehicles (Sportsman, Ranger and RZR), Victory […]
The wickedest WildCat® trikes, the e and m, will be debuting in the summer of 2015, complete with WildCat’s® newly patented SureTrac® steering and DynaGrip® suspension systems. “We can’t wait for these trikes to debut,” says Sabertooth Motorcycles Founder Ben Daniels, “because we believe they will revolutionize the trike market.” “Up until now, all conventional […]
Seattle Police say the trailer with the 4 antique motorcycles used in the Cannonball Endurance Run that was stolen from a Tacoma hotel parking lot on Tuesday, was recovered by Seattle police officers in South Seattle Wednesday afternoon. The stolen trailer was spotted by a witness about 12:30 pm in the 2700 block of 7th […]
BDL new hydraulic clutch (part # BPP-500HYD) is conceived to improve touring clutch performance. It is specifically designed for late touring.. models with Harley-Davidson hydraulic clutch (non CVO models). The patented Ball Bearing lock up design works with 45 – 5/16″ steel ball bearings. While the BPP-500HYD is designed to work with the stock spring, […]
Want to be faithful to the old school chopper style? For proper aesthetic, you need to use shaved & tapered forks. You can retrofit them to stock Harley 39mm narrow glide forks and internals from 1984 to 2014, although they don’t allow the use of the factory fender and front brake caliper. CNC lathe turned […]
Klock Werks’ Karlee Cobb Leads Design Of A Triumph T100 to Support Tony Hawk’s 11th Annual “Stand Up For Skate Parks” EventPublished by Cyril Huze September 24th, 2014 in Builders, Customs and Editorial.
Most known for her land speed racing, the second generation of the Klock Werks family, Karlee Cobb, 21, just launched her first design effort at the Tony Hawk Foundation’s “Stand Up for SkateParks” event held in Beverly Hills, CA. Perry Farrell, lead signer of Jane’s Addiction and founder of Lollapalooza, along with wife Etty, won […]
The world consists of two types of people: those who, faced with change, hunker down and try to protect what they have. And those who welcome disruption and use it to spot new opportunities. V. Bollore.
Now settled in the US, European independent parts manufacturer EMD just released the WTF line of engine rocker boxes to give your hard-working Evo 1340 Big Twin or Evo Sportster engine a retro style. These cast aluminum covers bolt in place of your OEM rocker boxes and extend down to hide the lower box. As […]
Last night, 4 Motorcycle Cannonball antique bikes and their support truck and trailer were stolen from the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington. The bikes were as follows. (Number 54) 1919 Harley Davidson J, (Number 73) 1926 Harley Davidson JD, (Number 76) 1931 Harley Davidson VL, (Number 99) 1928 Harley Davidson JD. The truck is a […]
One day, Willie G. Davidson told me “when I think I have seen everything, I walk a bike show and I still get very surprised by what people decide to do with a Harley” Me too… This bike is being built by a Polish shop called Game Over Cycles in collaboration with German company Cheyenne […]
Seen in Italy, Ape Hangers like none I have seen before. Does it look good? On what style of bikes? Hmmm. I let you judge. From left to right, top to bottom/, Ape Hanger models Grezzo, Cromato, Basso & U-Bar. At Kustom Special Components.
Last January, I published my 5 predictions for 2014. Among them I wrote “I expect a new customized bagger trend to emerge (in contrast to fat baggers overloaded with multiple gizmos) with lighter, more nimble, streamlined, naked machines.” And I am glad that Chris Richardson from LA Speed Shop is one of the first custom […]
The brave Cannonballers made it across America on their 1937 motorcycles and arrived in Tacoma, Washington on Sunday afternoon. Winners in each class (I, II & 3) are based on total points (number of miles ridden.) The total mileage and maximum possible score is 3936. Hans Coertse on a 1924 Indian Scout is the overall […]
It was expected that S&S Cycle would use its expertise in engine breathing to offer an Air Cleaner Kit specifically created for the new Indian Thunder Stroke 111 motor of all the Chiefs Classic, Vintage, Chieftain) and Roadmaster 2014-2015 models. So, if you want to make your Indian more warlike, giving it more air to […]