Archive for December, 2014
In the affected motorcycles, the threads for the brake line banjo bolt in the front brake master cylinder may corrode. If the threads corrode, a sudden loss of brake fluid could result, causing a loss of the front brakes, and increasing the risk of a crash. The models affected were manufactured from August 22, 2011, […]
Harley-Davidson Latin American is one of four divisions. The others are North America, Asia Pacific and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The company has dealerships in 89 countries. Archive records show Harley-Davidson motorcycles winning races in Sao Paulo, Brazil as far back as 1918, while Harley-Davidson motorcycles have been sold in Mexico for more […]
On a long trip, maintaining the throttle open can be a pain. Until now, those using an internal throttle could not go cruise control. Nash Motorcycle company proposes what seems to be the 1st internal throttle on the market that you can actually have cruise control with. Pull the throttle, sit back, and enjoy the […]
Finding the right windshield to protect the rider from wind and flying debris such as dust and insects is often a compromise between function and form. For those riding a Victory Vision or Cross Country model, Arlen Ness proposes a sleek replacement windshield keeping the factory height but because of a “Flip” construction offering a […]
Ladies, this is your turn to enjoy a riding adventure on the beautiful roads of central Italy and to some of its most beautiful cities. This tour has been painstakingly designed to accommodate things that are arguably more important for women riders than men (men are welcome as long as they are accompanied by or […]
A little girl was being driven to school by her mother when she asked, “Mommy, how old are you?” The mother replied, Honey you should know that nobody should ask a woman her age. It’s not nice”. A few minutes later the little girl asked, “Mommy, how much do you weigh?” The mother again replied […]
I published a couple of stories about India born Aniket Vardhan and it’s obsession with turning the 500 cc single cylinder Royal Enfield Bullet into a cool looking V-Twin machine in the manner of “the way they would have made it back then”. From the Bullet power plant, there was a first successful attempt to […]
The new Screamin’ Eagle® Burst Collection Performance Air Cleaner Kit (P/N 29400178, $374.95) from Harley-Davidson® is for 2008-later Harley-Davidson® Softail® and Dyna® model motorcycles. Styled to complement the other accessory elements of the Burst Collection, this low-profile air cleaner features a tuxedo black surround that has been expertly machined to expose the satin aluminum finish […]
Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish. Your time is limited. So don’t waste it living someone’s else life. Don’t let noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is […]
Well known Harley dealer and customizer Bike Farm Melle in Northern Germany just organized their first-ever “Christmas Day Harley Pre-Evo Bike Show.” And what a beautiful line-up of restored and customized old school iron. Enjoy the pictures (photography @ H. Roesler for Cyril Huze)
One month ago, I published a story about the German produced KessTech Exhausts featuring an electronic sound management system to adjust the volume of your exhaust via a switch in a ¼ second at all speeds and in any gear (Harley-Davidson of Glendale is the importer in the US) When the system is activated, all […]
Starting January 2, 2015, Enter Daily For A Chance To Win A 2015 Victory Magnum. I will Give The Keys And Ride With The Winner In March In Daytona.Published by Cyril Huze December 26th, 2014 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
Victory Motorcycles and the Cyril Huze Post are partnering in a Sweepstakes to give you a chance to win as a grand prize a brand new 2015 Victory Magnum valued at $22,499, exactly like the one I ride on the picture above. Starting January 2nd to February 14, 2015 you will get one chance every […]
Lowbrow Customs is introducing a line of heavy-duty motorcycle engine stands that will please the professional shop or home-builder alike. The 3/16″ thick steel construction ensures a stable work platform and holds up to the rigorous demands of a working shop. An engraved aluminum machine tag on each stand and durable black powder coat finish […]
A couple of years ago, I already featured the work of Makoto Endo. He is an advertising creative director (Tokyo then New York) whose favorite leisure activity is to create illustrations of modern and classic motorcycles using only chopsticks and black ink. Below a new live Indian motorcycle painting session shot last year at the […]
The Bonhams auction will feature consignments from Peter Fonda, the Dennis Hopper Estate, Dick Mann, Silverman Museum Racing Ducatis and the Herb Harris British Collection, not to mention a 32-framed picture collection of Ewan McGregor’s “Long Way Down” odyssey and the Mondial GP Racer that took Mike Hailwood to his British Championship. And no sale would be complete without motorcycles formely […]
A cool cap fitting on your old or new stock Harley or aftermarket gas tank. Many of you have trouble finding the correct one. Here a good selection, all styles, right or left hand, in many finishes. Just click HERE and you may find it right away.
Santa Claus’ 1953 Harley-Davidson Panhead. Photography @ Horst Roesler for Cyril Huze.
Rust And Redemption. For some, rust (real or painted) is the new black. They should love this “steel & rust” 3/4 helmet with on one side “redemption” and on the other “back from the dead”… Quilted comfort lining. Double D-Ring retention system. $119.95. Speed Shop. “Blood, sweat and gears” is a custom culture philosophy and […]
The 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide is equipped with a new frame- mounted fairing featuring a triple Splitstream venting whose objective is to reduce head buffeting. If you want to accent and give a custom touch to 2 of these vents, Klock Werks created a set of honeycomb pattern screens. Decorative and may even help you […]
AIM (Advanced Innovational Machinery Corporation) is continuously developing new performance products and just released the VP Clutch for 2008-up Harley V-Rod models. Ideal for Big power Turbocharged V-Rods, this clutch can handle up to 115ft. lbs torque with 30% more pressure @ 6700rpm. You can adjust initial spring pressure by shimming the spring with their […]
A total of 1560 Harley-Davidson Tri-Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCUTG) have an issue with the rear brake master cylinder assembled with the wrong piston. By lack of support, it may create a tear in the primary cup, decreasing the brake pressure and increasing the risk of crashing. Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will replace the […]
Some custom bikes don’t need a lot of narrative to understand the builder’s intention and how the build was done. A hardtail frame modified at the shop to accept a fat 18 x 8.5” rear tire (still a favorite in Europe) and a front 21” both wrapped in Conti Race Attack tires, an Ultima 127” […]
For 2015 Harley Road Glide. New Full-Range Replacement Speakers Designed to Maximize Volume and Clarity.Published by Cyril Huze December 21st, 2014 in Accessories, Customs and Editorial.
Rock the ride on a 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® motorcycle with Boom!™ Audio High Performance Speakers (P/N 76000548, $229.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories. Larger than the Original Equipment speakers and designed to maximize music volume and clarity, these full-range two-way speakers feature high-strength, 6.5-inch polypropylene cones for improved low and mid frequencies […]