Archive for March, 2016

LowRise Bars For Harley Touring Models

High? Low? What about “LowRise”? For most, the preferred position on a bagger may be acquired via reasonable heigh bars like these ones. They fit all touring models with 1” clamps (except FLHTC, FLHX). In black or chrome. At Ken’s Factory USA.

Wanted. EMD Is Looking For A USA Sales Representative

EMD is a French manufacturer of motorcycle accessories with a vintage flair. Under Ben Lamboeuf’s stewardship, the company has successfully developed a dealer network and has achieved impressive sales over the last two years in the U.S. EMD is now looking for a correspondent to handle its American representation. Duties include: customer relations and follow […]

Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Students Score at Black Hills Motorcycle Show

Black Hills area high school students participating in the 2016 Buffalo Chip Challenge scored their first big win this weekend at the Black Hills Motorcycle Show. Just days after completing two world-class, custom baggers, the students unveiled the bikes at the Black Hills show and received two first place trophies. The students will now take […]

Second-Annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis Announced. Call for Open Nominations through “Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime”

Full Vision Productions announced that the second annual Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis (VCR) will be hosted in summer 2016 and a new nomination program, “Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime,” has been added. Starting in Los Angeles, California on July 30, the nine-day ride to Sturgis, SD will provide twenty veterans a chance to use […]

Roderick’s U-Model Bobber

Language, like life, does evolve. And often words we use today to describe a type of new-built motorcycle are not what they meant when originally used. Take the word Bobber, originally called a ‘Bob-Job’ from the 1930s through the 1980s. It was used to describe motorcycles typically built around unmodified frames (by opposition to a […]

Twisted Contoured One-Piece Motor Plate For 4-speed Style Transmissions

To use with Tech Cycle primary narrow 2” or 3” belt drive, and inspired by Indian Larry Signature electric start kit, the “Twister” contoured one-piece motor plate for 4-speed style transmissions provides the strength of a one-piece plate with the contoured design of their two-piece. In complement of their 4-speed start kits, Tech Cycle offers […]

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Harley-Davidson CVO Motorcycles. The Reference Book.

Each year Harley-Davidson offers to its “Alpha” clientele – those faithful to the brand who want the best of the best – limited edition factory premium custom motorcycles under the lineup name of CVO Motorcycles (for Custom Vehicle Operations.) Harley promotes them with slogans or statements like “True motorcycle masterpieces”,  “For the rider who wants […]

SlingshotX. An Epic Demonstration Of Polaris Slingshot’s Driving Capability

The Slingshot® is a three-wheeled motorcycle. It is not an automobile, it does not have airbags, and it does not meet automotive safety standards. This film, featuring 3-time U.S. rally cross champion and four-time X-Games gold medalist Tanner Foust, is an epic demonstration of Polaris Slingshot’s driving capability. Fasten your seat belt.

Anthem Adjustable Levers For Harleys

PSR Performance Motorcycle Products is a 15-year old company specialized in creating high performance motorcycle parts and accessories inspired by on-track performance and durability. These patent pending adjustable levers for V-Twins aasily adjust lever to bar reach to each rider preference. CNC Machined from high quality aluminum.Sold in pairs & individually. Available in Black, Chrome, […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip & Kuryakyn Kick Off Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Tour

The Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Tour officially kicked off at Daytona Bike Week with Kuryakyn® unveiling the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 35th anniversary Harley-Davidson® Road Glide® and Epiphone® Sheraton II guitar. The stage is now set for an epic celebration honoring 35 years of freedom, motorcycles and music at the iconic venue. The stunning bike and […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley And The Davidsons. A New TV Miniseries Set To Premiere On Discovery Channel September 5. The scripted drama will tell the story of the birth of the iconic Harley-Davidson brand that launched in 1903 by two friends from Milwaukee: William Harley (Robert Aramayo) and Arthur Davidson (Bug Hall). The Discovery Channel has set a […]

Guard Kits For The Harley-Davidson Street Model

The Street was conceived by Harley-Davidson to be a nimble and functional urban machine. But daily city abuse includes soft asphalt, tight quarters, inattentive car parkers, and many other everyday threats to a motorcycle living its life in the urban jungle. For some added protection, Harley offers a series of guards to improve and enhance […]

Today Harley-Davidson Kick-Starts A New Global Marketing Campaign To Inspire A New Generation Of Riders

“Don’t wait until the time is right to live your dream. Live your legend. The time is NOW” is the theme of Harley-Davidson newest global marketing campaign: “Live Your Legend.” The first commercial in a series – which features the new Harley-Davidson Low Rider® S motorcycle – focuses on the bond shared between a father […]

Joke Of The Week

Blonde Moment… This blonde was selling her pet Python on eBay. A bloke just rang up and asked if it was big. She said, “It’s massive.” He said, “How many feet?” She said “’s a fucking Snake”!!!

First Customized Indian Springfield. The Frontier 111” By Azzkikr Custom Baggers.

It’s the first fully customized version and quite a radical interpretation of the new Indian® Springfield™ motorcycle. The “Frontier 111” was crafted by Azzkikr Custom Baggers of Phoenix, Ariz. On this project, custom builder Len Edmondson demonstrates, his acute attention to detail and outrageous craftsmanship to produce a truly show-stopping example of a thoroughly modern […]

Throttle-By-Wire Extensions For Tall Bars Installation

Since 1948, Barnett has been producing clutches and control cables for direct-fit/upgrade applications for just about everything on two wheels. Installation of taller bars on Harley tourers getting more popular every day, Barnett offers throttle-By-Wire extensions for FL 2008 to current models. (does not fit 2008-15 CVO/SE models) These plug and play extensions make installation […]

75th Daytona Bike Week. Postcards (Part 4)

More pictures after the jump.

New Shotgun Exhaust Pipes For Harley Sportsters By Lowbrow Customs

These Shotgun Exhaust Pipes for 1986 – 2016 Harley-Davidson Sportsters are the latest addition to the large array of parts distributed by Lowbrow Customs. You may like them because they provide extra ground clearance for example on a Scrambler or Tracker themed Sportster. Built by the Gasbox in Cleveland, Ohio, the Shotgun exhaust set is an […]

Optimal Comfort With New Heated One-Touch Programmable Gear From Harley-Davidson

In any season, in any environment, at any elevation – new Harley-Davidson Heated One-Touch Programmable gear offers the motorcycle rider fingertip control of customizable comfort. Neck-to-toe warmth is provided by pre-programed heat settings selected with a wireless control worn on the wrist. It’s the most convenient and sophisticated heated gear ever offered by Harley-Davidson. It […]

Motorcycle Pull Behind Trailers

Until this Daytona Bike Week, I knew nothing about motorcycle pull behind trailers. Then last week I was “forced” to listen to the arguments of a company called Bushtec about trailer safety. Yes, in addition to style and quality, safety is paramount when pulling these little boxes. Bushtec explained to me that their motorcycle trailers […]

Tomahawk. A Very Sharp Custom Indian Scout.

Indian Motorcycle’s first ever global “Custom Scout Dealer Contest” was a superb opportunity for 36 official dealers around the world to show their passion for the brand they represent, and to demonstrate to their clients the design and fabrication skills of their respective teams. In Bordeaux, France, world’s major wine industry capital, V-Twin Garage is […]

75th Daytona Bike Week. Postcards (Part 3)

You were invited to join the party and be part of history at this year’s landmark event to celebrate 75 years of Daytona Bike Week. Difficult to know if this edition will be registered as the best and biggest one. But for sure the gorgeous weather brought big extra weekend crowds not only from Florida […]

Spectro Oils Of America Celebrates 50th Anniversary

March 2016 marks a great milestone for Spectro Oils of America, as we celebrate 50th anniversary. In 1966, Spectro was founded in Connecticut by Robert H. Wehman, where company has remained family owned and operated for 50 years. Spectro was one of the pioneers in the 2-stroke motorcycle oil industry, which gained traction during the 60’s. […]

Daytona Bike Week. Willie’s Chopper Time Old School Chopper Show.

Last Thursday March 10th, from 12 pm to 4 pm. most bikers and builders belonging the old school chopper scene met at Willie’s Tropical Tattoo in Ormond Beach, FL for an afternoon of fun & camaraderie.  Some views of the event. More Pictures after the jump.

75th Daytona Bike Week. Perewitz Paint Show.

(All photography @ Horst Roesler, Manfred Graf, Regina Springer for Cyril Huze)

Cyril Huze