Archive for September, 2015

The 2016 Ducati Diavel Carbon

An evolution of the intoxicating design of the Diavel, the Carbon model is clad with carbon fiber, a new exhaust and forged wheels with exposed machine finish and a new seat. A weight reduced to just 452 lbs (205 kg) is enhancing the performance of this extraordinary machine that has literally won over the world’s […]

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Home Built By A 14-Year Boy

He lives with his father in a warehouse/workshop. He is only 14 years old. He turns wrenches and heads with his first custom motorcycles. We need many more like him. Watch.

Sturgis Full Throttle Saloon Destroyed By Fire. And Now?

On Tuesday September 8, 2015, in less than 4 hours, the Sturgis Full Throttle Saloon, claiming to be the world’s largest bikers bar,  was burned to the ground. One week later, an investigation concluded that the fire was accidental with the blaze starting from a pinched power cord to a keg refrigerator overheating and igniting […]

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Liquidation Of 25 Million Of Motorcycles Parts. Everything Must Go October 12, 2015.

What was supposed to be a one lot auction of all the inventory of Dixie Distributing, has transitioned to a public liquidation of $25 million worth of British bikes, Harleys, Hondas, Cafe Racers motorcycle Parts. Tell your fellow dealers and bikers. All the lots are offered at a huge discount (A 15% Buyers Premium will […]

Online Auction Of 2 Collector Vehicles.

Two interesting screen-used collector vehicles that you can bid on in person, by telephone, fax, submit absentee bids or participate online in real time from anywhere with Internet access across the globe. Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham’s custom Triumph “Sunset Tripper” chopper, inspired by the legendary “Captain America” chopper from Easy Rider. Actor Ron Howard […]

Harley-Davidson To Hire 100 For Its Powertrain Operations In Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Harley is hosting an orientation session on October 10 at the Pilgrim Road plant in Menomonee Falls where are manufactured engines and transmissions for the final assembly plants in York, Pennsylvania, and Kansas City, Missouri, for Touring, Softail,® Dyna® and Sportster® model families. The 100 positions are seasonal work will have full-time hours with potential […]

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The Harley-Davidson® Pink Label Collection For Women Riders

For those who don’t know, the first known use of a pink ribbon in connection with breast cancer awareness was in the fall of 1991, when the Susan G. Komen Foundation handed out pink ribbons to participants in its New York City race for breast cancer survivors. The pink ribbon was derived from the popular […]

The Mack Sportster. Does it Belong To The Street Or To The Track?

To both the street and the track will tell you Justin and Jarrod Del Prado, the duo working as brothers and best friends at reputable DP Custom Cycles. A Sportster-based machine that they designed and tuned to excel in all aspects of street and track performance if in the hands of an aggressive and capable […]

Solo Saddle Seat For New Indian Scout

For many, the new Scout is and will remain a solo seat bike and wish a custom bolt-on version inspired by the past. This “1920 Solo Saddle Seat” is a genuine new part from Indian Motorcycle. It is currently in production and should be available in October. Want to be one of the first to install […]

Joke Of The week

The Art Collector’s Wife. A New York attorney representing an extremely wealthy art collector called and asked to speak to his client, “Saul, I have some good news and, I have some bad news.” The art collector replied, “I’ve had an awful day; let’s hear the good news first.” The lawyer said, “Well, I met […]

Sinister Wheels Now Offered Engraved

Sinister offers many options (designs, colors and sizes) to “build” your own wheels and just added a new option: engraving. Featured here is the “Big Phat Daddy” spoke model. Sinister Wheels has the expertise to execute engraving on their CNC machined billet and spoke wheels (from 16” to 32”) with any color combination and edge […]

Flash Back To The Sturgis 75th Rally. International Custom Builders Mix & Meet.

Bringing back a rally tradition in Sturgis and Daytona Beach, as a kick-off of the Sturgis 75th rally on August 2nd, there was a successful re-ignition of the breakfast meet & greet, bringing together custom builders and fans. The event organized by “Flying Piston” brought together in one place the custom builders whose bikes appeared […]

Body Kit For Indian Baggers

If you follow the custom baggers scene, you already know that Azzkikr is building some very radical ones. After experimenting with one-off bodywork on its customs, Azzkikr sells the corresponding kits to bagger enthusiasts. After offering kits to dress up Harley and Victory tourers, Azzkikr is now offering an “Outlaw” body kit for the Indian […]

Low profile Lamp Housing Adapter Kit To Improve Your Triumph Butt

A Cafe Racer/Street tracker inspired taillight/lamp housing combo to improve the butt of your Triumph Bonneville, Thruxton or Scrambler. This low profile aluminum lamp housing adapter kit fits stock fender mounting holes and maintains rubber mounting. Universal taillamp fitting as it is easily adaptable to fit any type lamp and turn signal. At Maund Speed Equipment or […]

Malcolm Smith Named 2015 “AIMExpo Champion”. Hall of Fame Racer and Business Owner Releases New Autobiography.

The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced today that off-road racing legend and pioneer Malcolm Smith has been named “AIMExpo Champion” for its third-annual gathering at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center, October 15-18. Smith, an AMA Hall of Famer and a true off-road motorcycling pioneer, follows fellow Hall of Famers Kenny Roberts (2013) and Kevin […]

Akrapovic Exhaust Systems Now Available For All Victory Cruiser Models. Sounds Good.

Akrapovic, the well known class-leading exhaust manufacturer offering well designed performance exhausts with a unique sound is now offering new systems for the Victory cruiser lineup: the Gunner, High-Ball, Hammer S & Hammer 8-Ball, Judge and Vegas 8-Ball. They are sold with a 2-year warranty and available in chrome or black. Victory Motorcycles’ head of […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Polaris Plans To Assemble Indian Motorcycles in India. You all know that India is a key emerging market for motorcycle brands. Indian Motorcycle is planning to set up an assembly plant by 2018. “We are looking at a time horizon of about three to five years to set up an assembling plant in India,” Pankaj […]

Special Effects Powder Coating On Your Wheels

If you had to change only one thing on a factory motorcycle to change it with the maximum impact, it would be replacing your wheels or customizing them. And the technique of powder coating is the one offering you almost unlimited possibilities to do it. Sumax has been powder coating for over thirty years and […]

1927 Harley-Davidson 8-Valve Racer Sold $600,000 At Auction

This 1927 Harley-Davidson is believed to be one of less than 50 FHA 8-Valve racers built from 1916 to 1928 It sold last Monday for $600,000 to an Australian bidder after a fiercely competitive bidding war at the Shannon’s Melbourne Spring Auction. Initially it was expected to sell for around $100,000. This 1927 Harley was […]

Küryakyn Tri-Line Accents For 2014-Later Harley Touring Models

A new easy-to-install Tri-Line family of accents from Küryakyn®. The new collection is designed to enhance the bodylines on ’14-later Harley-Davidson® Touring and Trike models (Electra Glide, Street Glide & Tri Glide) Accents are made from lightweight, durable injection-molded ABS and feature hassle-free installation with 3M® VHB™ adhesive. Tri-Line Windshield Trim The one-piece Tri-Line Windshield […]

Actor Brad Pitt Buys Rare Nazi Sidecar For $385,000

The actor, 51, got a passion for World War II memorabilia since starring in the 2 blockbuster movies “Fury” and “Inglorious Basterds. And since he’s got a love for motorcycles, he bought a 1942 sidecar for £250,000 ($385,000) used by a German reconnaissance unit in Crete. The German Nazis left Crete in 1945 and the 3-wheeler […]

Harley-Davidson Premium Audio System To Perform In Harsh Environments

The wind. The rain. The blistering heat and constant vibration. Creating a premium audio system capable of performing in harsh motorcycle environments is a consuming task of testing and testing again. Riders may push a button and take that sound quality for granted, but turning a motorcycle into a (almost) rolling concert hall is a complex […]

Picture Of The Week

Hanoi, Vietnam. This biker is flying…

SKULLY Smart Helmet Powered By Telenav World Map Software

Competition in the high-tech Smart Helmet Category intensifies. SKULLY Systems has selected Telenav’s Scout SDK to deliver navigation features in their highly anticipated. SKULLY reality motorcycle helmet. The navigation technology provides real-time, turn-by-turn worldwide navigation in a heads-up display. “We are creating new safety technologies for motorcycling with the SKULLY AR-1. It provides riders with […]

Harley Racers Grab First And Third Place At Roar On The Shore Flat Track Race

Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle® Wrecking Crew rider Kenny Coolbeth Jr. dominated the field and a difficult Delaware Speedway race track to score his second win of the season in the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines flat track series. On a night when Coolbeth needed a win to keep his 2015 season championship […]

A Street Racer Named Rusty Slider

When in 1922 C.N. Williamson and E.E. Dickie created the Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company producing millions of uniforms for the US armed forces to become the number one manufacturer of work apparel worldwide, of course they could not imagine that one day a custom motorcycle builder from Taiwan would dedicate one of his creations to the […]



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