Archive for June, 2015

Victory Motorcycle 156 Practice Crash At Pike’s Peak. But On Starting Line On June 28th.

The Victory Motorcycles Project 156 suffered a setback on Saturday June 13th in a practice accident on the Pikes Peak race course. Cycle World Editor and Project 156 rider Don Canet did not suffer any serious injuries, and was immediately up from the crash. However the motorcycle was damaged enough to require a complete strip-down […]

Wider And Higher Views. New Windshield Trim Tapered Mirror Mounting Kit On Fairing For Harley-Davidson Project RUSHMORE Models.

Get the rear view high and wide with the new Windshield Trim Mirror Mounting Kit (P/N 57400254, $149.95) and Tapered Mirror Kit (P/N 5600009, $149.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories. The brilliant chrome Windshield Trim Kit fits at the base of the windshield. Its sweeping arms position the rear view mirrors (sold separately) […]

One man. One Victory Motorcycle. To Ride Around The World In Under 100 days.

His real name is Urs Pedraita. But to the motorcycle distance riding community, the Swiss motorcycle fanatic is “Grisu Grizzly.” is preparing to ride a Victory Cross Country motorcycle around the world in the fastest time possible. The current record for riding in all continents (not just through two antipodal points) stands at 120 days […]

Joke Of The Week

Eddie wanted desperately to have sex with this really cute, really hot girl in his office…. but she was dating someone else. One day Eddie got so frustrated that he went to her and said, ‘I’ll give you $100 if you let me have sex with you.’ The girl looked at him and then said, […]

Muffler Tips For Victory Tourers

For the Victory touring lineup, the Vision, the Cross Country and the Cross Roads models 2008-up, these muffler tips in black anodized finish. Sold in pairs. $269.95. At Arlen Ness Victory Parts.

Waco Shootings. Forfeiture Motions Filed For Motorcycles And Vehicles Belonging To 25 Individuals.

The McLennan County District Attorney’s Office has filed civil motions naming 25 individuals arrested in the May 17 Twin Peaks motorcycle gang shootings seeking forfeiture of hundred of thousands of dollars’ worth of motorcycles and vehicles impounded after the shootout that left nine bikers dead and 18 others injured. Texas state law requires that forfeiture […]

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Big Wheel Braking With A 6-Piston Brake Caliper And 18” True Floating Rotor Kit

The BFBK- 18″, 6 piston Direct Bolt on Brake Caliper & True Floating Rotor Kit by Hawg Halters Inc. (HHI) is now available in matching Dual Right & Left calipers and rotors for the ultimate in braking power. This custom kit features a new 6 piston differential bore caliper for 18 inch brake rotors that […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Opens New “My First Ride” Exhibit. The exhibit features motorcycles many riders will recognize as that first motorcycle they ever rode. In addition, the exhibit features stories by people from all over the country detailing the first time they climbed on a motorcycle. So often, we hear visitors comment that we have […]

Wheel Size And Drivetrain Changes. How To Correct Harley-Davidson Speedometer Reading.

The downside to making changes in gearing or wheel sizes is that it throws off the speedometer reading. If you’ve got a pre–’96 Harley, or custom bike using a mechanical speedometer, you have to change either transmission speedometer drive gear, or front speedometer drive unit, or sometimes even have to change out the speedometer to […]

8 Amazing Vehicles That No Longer Exist

Blending information with entertainment, this film takes a look at 8 incredible inventions to move your body. They have been abandoned but some may come back…

Veterans To Ride For Charity From Los Angeles To Sturgis On Indian Motorcycles

The “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis” is a ride and campaign to raise awareness and support for wounded and severely injured veterans across the nation.In addition to their recent partnership with the USO and to honor veterans for their courageous service, Indian Motorcycle is stepping up their commitment to Veterans and Active Service members by […]

Back To The 40’s. The Harley-Davidson Vintage White Collection.

Inspired by Harley-Davidson® motorcycles of the 1940s, the new Vintage White Hand Grips(P/N 56100104, $69.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories will complement classic styling or can also lend a traditional touch to a bobber-style custom effort. These grips feature a comfortable, nostalgic hourglass shape with a chrome accent ring and a molded-in “Harley-Davidson” […]

At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® PowerSports Complex in 2015

Race fans will want to prepare for an action-packed week of powerful motor battles at the Buffalo Chip PowerSports Complex the first week in August. From 4x4s and jet-powered tractors to flying trucks and one-wheeled drag races, spectator excitement will be running high all week. The AMA Extreme Dirt Track National ATV Championship Series starts the […]

Mini Q Key Organizer Knife.

We all need and carry keys. And from time to time we all need a knife. For convenience, why not carry all of them together for daily use. The Mini Q Key Organizer offers a practicle solution. Machined from aluminum, brass or titanium, Just attach the keys you already use then adds a 2.35-inch, 420HC […]

Hickory Flat Awesome Blue Custom Harley Shovelhead

Today, there are 2 schools of thoughts regarding custom building Harley vintage or classic looking motorcycles. Using a third-party engine manufacturer of Pan, Knucklehead or Shovelhead style engines, or using the original Harley powerplants. Builder Freddie Arnold from Hickory Flat Hot Rods only builds pre-85 customs using OEM engines and frames, although always at least […]

Faster Sons. A Beautiful Short Film Featuring Shinya Kimura Building An MT-07.

During these last years, Yamaha has pioneered the sport/heritage motorcycle segment and encourages bikers and pro builders to customize their factory motorcycles with a retro flair. In this 1st of a series short film featuring Shinya Kimura rebuilding an MT-07, the manufacturer pays a tribute to all “Faster Sons”.

Waco Bikers Shootout. New Official Police Statement.

Almost one month after the biker shootout in Waco, Texas the Waco Chief Police Brent Stroman made a more in-depth public information about the May 17 incident that left nine dead, 18 wounded and 177 jailed on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity. Below are his statements. – Three officers opened fire during the […]

Bare Knuckle Choppers Business Destroyed By Storm

Yesterday Saturday June 13 at 7 p.m., a strong storm – possibly a tornado – went through the city of Hawk Point, MO (it’s 65 miles north west of St Louis) where the custom shop Bare Knuckle Choppers is located. About 50 homes were damaged, with the custom shop being completely destroyed. It is still […]

Bates Style Chrome LED Taillights

If you are very lucky, you can find an original Bates light in a swap meet. Probably in very bad shape and at a quite high price. Or you can buy this Bates style taillight featuring either a chrome or black housing and the modern LED lights inside for increased visibility. These LED’s are dual […]

Laconia Motorcycle Week. June 13-21. Big Opening Of Chrome Hill.

Laconia Motorcycle Week® starts the real riding season in New England. Riders are ready to roll into Laconia for another year of the country’s most scenic  and diverse riding. From the White Mountains to the Lakes Region and from rolling, rural farms to the quaint, historic towns The Laconia Rally kicks off with the 9th annual […]

RC Components new RCX Exhaust 4.5” Slip-on Mufflers For 1995-2015 Harley Touring Models

RC Components has just released the new RCX Exhaust 4.5” Slip-on Mufflers. These new mufflers are truly unique in design while offering an incredibly deep and smooth exhaust tone. Each muffler features a full length 4.5″ diameter muffler body with a precision tuned 3 inch stepped core baffle. This unique baffle design transitions from a […]

14th Edition Magic Bike Event in Ruedesheim, Germany.

Magic Bike Ruedesheim is both a touring and custom motorcycles event with a bike show competition in a city directly on the Rhine River where the eldest remember that it’s here that in 1958 Elvis Presley spent his time when he was drafted into military service serving in the the US 3rd Armored Division. His […]

Nostalgia Velocity Stack For S&S E/G And Linkhert Carburators.

From Bare Knuckle Choppers a retro velocity stack to work with the very popular S&S E/G and Linkert carburators. Designed and cast here in the USA, and machined at Bare Knuckle. Comes with the clever cover plate, that doubles as the screen retainer. All necessary hardware is included. Choose from polished or raw, as well […]

New York State Unveiled New I LOVE NY Custom Plates Designed For Motorcycles

Yesterday, New York State Governor Cuomo unveiled the newest license plates in the I LOVE NY Adventure Custom Plates series, which will make available for motorcycles nine designs that include hunting, fishing, and parks insignia. Like the original passenger and commercial class plates released last year, the motorcycle class plates are available to anyone holding […]

Did You Know? Harley-Davidson And AMF.

The merger between Harley-Davidson and AMF (American Machine and Foundry Company) – a producer of leisure products – was effective in 1969. It took 11 years for Harley-Davidson to become independent again. On February 26, 1980 thirteen Harley-Davidson senior executives signed a letter of intent to purchase Harley-Davidson Motor Company from AMF. By mid-June, the […]

Third And Fourth Place For Victory Racing In Its First Ever Isle Of Man TT Zero Race. Update 3.

Today Wednesday June 10, 2015, Victory Racing is celebrating its first ever TT podium after Lee Johnston rode a 111.620mph lap in the SES TT Zero race to take third place. First place was John McGuinness, 2nd place teammate Bruce Ansley and 4th place for the other Victory rider Guy Martin on a 109.717mph lap, […]

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