It was one of the most admired bikes exhibited among thousands at last weekend’s 2016 Born Free Show, a 2-day event in the small town of Silverado, CA with an attendance of 10,000 coming to admire the work of some of the country’s best custom builders, fabricators and artists of the motorcycle industry. Built by Matt […]
Archive for June, 2016
2016 Born Free Show. Invited Builder Matt Walksler With His Period Modified 1928 Harley-Davidson JDH-XRPublished by Cyril Huze June 30th, 2016 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
Called the RSD Scout, this custom new Scout was first shown in its raw form last year, and now completed, it was flown over from California for a debut at the Wheels & Waves festival held in Biarritz, France. “Stylistically this RSD Scout points towards the future with say a 15% nod to the Scout […]
Sturgis 2nd Annual Flying Piston Charity Breakfast. An Opportunity For You To Mix With Some Of The Best Custom Builders.Published by Cyril Huze June 30th, 2016 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
Custom motorcycle enthusiasts have a rare opportunity to join renowned U.S. and international custom builders and industry luminaries for a meet and greet to benefit educational scholarships during the second annual Flying Piston Charity Breakfast at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®. Builders displaying in the Buffalo Chip’s 2016 Motorcycles As Art Exhibition, curated by Michael Lichter, will gather with […]
Only for those who like a punch of light on their bike, this new Velocity Ring can be added to all Kuryakyn® Hypercharger, Mach 2 and Mach 2 Co-Ax, as well as Crusher® Maverick and Bahn™ air cleaners. It mounts discreetly in the backing plate for a powerful seven-color combination of ultra-bright L.E.D.’s from beneath […]
Carey Hart is returning to the Sturgis Rally this year after attending the 75th Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ as the Grand Marshall of the Mayor’s Ride. Join Carey and company and be a part of this Good Ride Tuesday, August 9th, 2016. The first annual Good Ride will be led by freestyle motocross and RCH Factory Suzuki […]
A new ladies’ biker bandana with just enough bling, the Women’s Embellished Wing Headwrap (P/N 99540-16VW, $20.00) from the Harley-Davidson® can be worn as a headband or unfolds to be worn as a headwrap. Made with a soft blend of rayon and polyester, this headwrap features printed wing graphics embellished with tiny rhinestones. An elastic […]
Victory Racing Electric Empulse And Gas Powered Project 156 Win Their Respective Classes At The 2016 Pikes Peak International Climb.Published by Cyril Huze June 28th, 2016 in Builders and Events.
Showcasing its Modern American Muscle powered both by gas and electric motors, Victory Motorcycles® is proud to announce that Victory Racing’s® electric Empulse® RR ridden by Cycle World’s Road Test Editor Don Canet and gas-powered Project 156™ piloted by Jeremy Toye accelerated away from the competition to win their respective classes at the 2016 Pikes […]
A new special exhibit about the history and culture of drag racing and the mad scientists of speed is going on right now at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Two years in the works, it will feature historical bikes including “The Beast” Chet Herbert’s Harley-Davidson, gassers and hot rodders and artifacts from legendary artists such as Ed […]
Corbin’s new Dual Touring Saddle is what you may need to maximize the long range capabilities of your Indian Scout with enhanced comfort for two. Its ergonomically shaped seating gives you excellent support for the long haul. Designed to work with a Corbin backrest in the rider and/or passenger seating positions or with the Indian […]
Harley-Davidson made the new Sportster Iron 883 intentionally raw and rough around the edges. But not enough for most custom builders, especially if the builder is a Harley dealer competing against other dealers for the bragging rights of being the King in the factory-organized “Battle Of The Kings” This Iron 883 makeover is an excellent […]
It happened in Wildwood, New Jersey June 4-5. It will happen again in Grover Beach, California October 15-16. Hosted by the Oilers CC/MCH, The Race of Gentlemen is an automotive carnival that celebrates American racing heritage. The competition celebrates Americana, hot rods, motorcycles and beach racing.with each participants being dressed for the historical period of his […]
In recognition of the continued rise in popularity and influence of the custom bike-building culture of motorcycling, the 2016 American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) is unveiled a brand new showcase known as “Custom Culture at AIMExpo.” Key components are: – the Championship of the Americas bike builders competition – the Standard Motorcycle Co. Showcase of […]
It may be a trend to be followed in the US and other countries. For the second time Australia Indian Motorcycle is offering a new 2016 customized Indian Scout in limited edition of 10 units. In black & gold trim with black wire wheels and a spring solo seat, it is inspired by a 1935 […]
If you like clean Italian designed parts, you have to get familiarized with the name Ottodicuori or ODC for a more mnemonic name. Historically focused on creating custom front & rear suspension systems, then discreetly machining parts for many other custom part manufacturers, the company chose last January’s Verona Motor Expo to reveal to retail […]
These practical commuter and day bags with a durable canvas shell let you tote your gear on and off the bike. These sling bags feature a padded shoulder strap with a cross-chest stabilizer strap that securely holds the bag steady on a rider’s back while on the road. The bag may also be secured to […]
Four Catholic men and a Catholic woman were having coffee in St. Peter’s Square in Rome. The first Catholic man tells his friends. “My son is a priest. When he walks into a room, everyone calls him ‘Father’.” The second Catholic man chirps. “My son is a Bishop. When he walks into a room people call […]
Twin Power is pleased to announce the launch of their brand new website. The site is packed with features, including new products, a blog with news and informative content, and more. Since 1982, Twin Power has been designing and producing quality parts and accessories for the Harley-Davidson® enthusiast. “We are really excited about the site […]
Maintain full awareness of your surroundings while improving the appearance of your Harley-Davidson® bagger with the new Fairing Mounted Scythe and Teardrop Mirrors from Kuryakyn®. Both options are cast from quality A380 aluminum, with machined stainless steel balls and nylon sockets that provide smooth pivoting for easy adjustability and precise, firm positioning. Fairing Mounted Scythe […]
Ben Bostrom, renowned U.S. motorcycle racer, has been named the Grand Marshal of the 14th edition of the Sturgis Mayor Ride. Bostrom started his career out strong by winning the AMA National 600 Dirt Track Championship in 1993 and quickly turned to road racing in 1995. Bostrom has won numerous races atop a variety of […]
Not with a motorcycle, but I know you will enjoy this video. Another way to discover Dubai. 9′.05 of visual and sound pleasure.
The 2016 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis is a 1,776-mile, multi-state tour that uses Indian motorcycles as therapy for wounded and amputee veterans. Veterans are hand selected from all branches of the military to experience motorcycle therapy on Indian motorcycles, trikes and Champion sidecars while riding from Los Angeles to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in […]
The duo John Peck, an ex Vice-President of Manufacturing at Vance & Hines and Leigh Crawford. also ex Vance & Hines Research and Development Department, intends to only produce cutting edge exhaust products. Their newest ones are these Sportster Rip-Rod slip-ons featuring retro-styled ripple pipes and caps. The Rip-Rod Slip-Ons feature 2 ¼” rippled muffler […]
211 Harley dealers from 12 countries participated in the contest consisting of customizing a Sportster Iron 883. The catch, each bike must ultimately be offered for sale for a maximum of 16660 euros or $18,600. A total of 65,000 fans voted online to choose the 12 best projects. At the Wheels & Waves event in […]
In addition to the legendary artists the Buffalo Chip has already announced such as Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson and Lynyrd Skynyrd, some of the planet’s top party bands have now made the list including Buckcherry, Cheap Trick, Pop Evil, RATT, Texas Hippie Coalition, ONE – The Only Tribute to Metallica and others. Pop […]
13th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest. Announcing Builders To Participate To Artistry In Iron Championship.Published by Cyril Huze June 21st, 2016 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
The annual invitation only competition “Artistry In Iron“, sponsored by Steve Soffa Enterprises and Paughco, will include 19 award winning builders. A limited number of builders are invited to participate annually. “Each year we invite those on the cutting edge as well as some past participants and they never cease to amaze us with the […]