Archive for July, 2016



Original Series “Harley And The Davidsons” On The Discovery Channel

Received from Rich Ross, President of Discovery Channel, my invitation to the premiere in Los Angeles on August 1st of “Harley And The Davidsons” The series tells the story of the birth of the iconic brand launched in 1903 by two friends from Milwaukee, William Harley and Arthur Davidson. In the series, Michael Huisman (Daario Naharis […]

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“Winner Takes All” By Artist David Uhl

Artist David Uhl is almost finished with a fun, new piece that he will show during the coming Sturgis Rally. The painting has its roots in the “Daytona Duel” photo shoot. The patina on the car is amazing and the overall composition is outstanding. Featuring the lovely Paige Wyatt, “Winner Takes All” is now available in two sizes […]

Polaris Second Quarter 2016 Results. Motorcycle Sales Up 23%. ORV/Snowmobiles Down 6%.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today reported second quarter net income of $71.2 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 compared to $100.9 million, or $1.49 per diluted share reported in the second quarter of 2015. Sales for the second quarter of 2016 totaled $1,130.8 million, up one percent from […]

Sissy Bar 13” or 20″ Tall With Mini Pad

I must say that I agree with the Burly Brand crew stating that most aftermarket bolt-on sissy bars are quite ugly with their multi-piece monstrosities made or square tubes with a giant pad. Whatever the reasons you may want to bolt-on a sissy bar, for looks, as a back rest for a riding companion, as a […]

Going Dark With A 5-Piece Black Fork Tins Kit

If you are addicted to black, there is an easy way to change your front end with this 5-piece black Fork Tins. They are high-quality reproduction fork slider covers and fork tins. They are available in ribbed style with a gloss black finish for all 86-16 FLST models. The suggested retail price is $124.95 for […]

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Man in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil never rides without his geared-for-the-road cat.

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Harley-Davidson Ready To Roll Into South Dakota Black Hills. Activities Planned Aug. 6-13.

Harley-Davidson is revving up for the 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. As the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Harley-Davidson plans to pack more fun and pure riding experience than ever into this week-long celebration of freedom and the open road. Just a few of the activities making this Sturgis one of the best yet […]

Late-Model Indian Motorcycles Recalled For Fire Risk Due To Excessive Exhaust Temperature

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)filed on June 17 a report regarding elevated exhaust temperatures on late model Indian motorcycles that may result in an increased risk of fire. In the event of an engine misfire, unburned fuel may pass through parts of the exhaust system, raising the exhaust temperatures. The number of motorcycles […]

Students Build 2 Electric Touring Motorcycles For ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ Ride.

2 students of the High Tech Campus Eindhoven (“the smartest square km in Europe”) in the Netherlands developed 2 electric motorcycles and will set off in August on an 80-day round-the-world ride to demonstrate the potential of electric transport. The STORM Eindhoven team members have been working since 2014 on designing and building their long-distance […]

Fast And Furious Sportster Ironhead

All custom builders have a special custom bike parked in their mind. The one they would like a client to order or, if it doesn’t happen, that they would like to build for themselves. Of course one made to ride, demonstrating the builder’s best skills, and one he can also look at proudly every day […]

The Greasy Hands Preachers

So, you want to be a mechanic? To build motorcycles? This 1 hour 27 minutes film (with subtitles to chose from in 6 languages) explores the revival of manual work through the passion of motorcycle enthusiasts who have found happiness through their work. Shot in retro Super 16, Greasy Hands takes you all over the […]

Joke Of The Week

For all who work with rude customers, shame we can’t actually do this! An award should go to the Virgin Airlines desk attendant in Sydney a few weeks ago for being smart and funny, while making her point,  when confronted with a passenger who probably deserved to fly  as cargo. A crowded Virgin flight was cancelled after […]

TruFlo High Velocity Air Cleaners

Letting your engine breathe as deep as possible to maximize performance is the objective of good aftermarket air cleaners. RC Components offer a wide selection of high velocity cleaners featuring a front flow K&N filter encased in a low profile design billet aluminum housing staying tucked in close to the motor without sacrificing performance. The […]

Rock, Rumble & Rebellion. A Custom Harley Road Glide, Matching Epiphany Guitar And Sturgis Buffalo Chip VIP Treatment For Life.

To salute the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s® 35 years of Rock, Rumble & Rebellion, Kuryakyn has built a custom performance bagger that pays tribute to the annual merging of motorcycle and rock ‘n’ roll cultures at The Best Party Anywhere®. This one-off commemorative 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide and its matching Epiphone Sheraton II guitar are up […]

Craig Scanlon Named Chief Marketing Officer of Polaris

Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) announced that Craig Scanlon, Vice President of Slingshot and Chief Retail Officer (CRO) of the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) division, has been named Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Polaris. Scanlon will report to Scott W. Wine, CEO and Chairman of Polaris. Scanlon joined the company in 2004 in a Field Sales Role. […]

Hand-Built Motorcycle Throne Chairs For Upcoming Progressive Motorcycle Ads

You thought the throne in Game of Thrones was cool? Check out these custom built Motorcycle Thrones from Progressive Insurance made of motorcycle parts, representing distinct bike types, including cruisers, touring and sport bikes. Working with Buffalo Art Co. and custom motorcycle builder/expert, Chase Stopnik in LA, Progressive Insurance created these unique hand-built works of art. […]

Flashback. 1913 Sears Twin Cylinder.

Sears has never been a motorcycle manufacturer. Sears Roebuck, the Chicago based chain of department stores had a successful mail order catalog reaching the most remote areas of the US. In the 1910’s, the catalog was offering a simple single cylinder then a 70” twin engine motorcycle (The Sears De Luxe) built by 3rd parties […]

Arlen Ness To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

A special “Lifetime Achievement” award has been added to the Class of 2016 induction ceremonies. Already a Sturgis Museum Hall of Fame member circa 1992, Arlen Ness was a unanimous choice to receive the first Lifetime Achievement honors. “Arlen truly is the ‘Godfather’ of the custom bike movement,” says Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall Of […]

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New Adjustable Fairing Air Deflectors

These Adjustable Fairing Air Deflectors by Kuryakyn lock securely into place in multiple positions to direct airflow just how you want it. The elegantly contoured design seamlessly forms to Harley-Davidson® batwing fairings for a stylish upgrade along with improved functionality. Open the vents to channel air into the cockpit in warm weather, or close them […]

2016 Sturgis Motorcycle and Stunt Shows At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® CrossRoads

A lot of the 2016 Sturgis bike shows are set to happen at the Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads in 2016. As always some of the best, most creative, weirdest, outrageous and sometime quite ugly bikes will compete in no less than 5 bike shows in 5 days from Saturday August 6 to Thursday August 11. In […]

Badlands Illuminator For Indian Models. Turn signals Become Run, Brake And Turn Signals.

Aware of Indian models popularity, NAMZ just released a Badlands Illuminator module that converts rear turn signals into running lights, brake lights and turn signals for added visibility and safety. You will just need to swap out the stock rear amber turn signals with red versions, but you are covered there as well. This plug-n-play […]

4½” Top Gun Slip-ons For Harley Touring 1995-2016

You like it when the claim “amazing rich, deep, thundering bass sound” can be demonstrated by a sound clip. It’s below. These Top Gun slip-ons also offer reduced decibels at cruising speed making them the a good upgrade for long haul performance minded riders. The Pro-Flow, 3 step perforated baffle cores are engineered to generate […]

Women’s Empowerment. Biker Belles In Sturgis. Industry Leaders Take Seats For Symposium “Two-Wheeled Transformation”

A panel of luminaries representing women from a broad cross section of today’s motorcycle industry will take a leading role in the Buffalo Chip’s 2016 Biker Belles® “Two-Wheeled Transformation” symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Taking seats on the panel moderated by Marilyn Stemp of the Sturgis Rider Daily and Iron Trader News are – BMW Motorrad’s […]

A Short Visit To The American Police Motorcycle Museum Of Meredith, New Hampshire

The American Police Motorcycle Museum Of Meredith, New Hampshire (another Police Hall Of Fame And Museum is located in Titusville, Florida) is a private museum owned by Douglas Frederick. It is the concretization of his dream to honor police officers that rode the primitive motors of old and to bring their history to the general […]

Lifetime Warranty On Chrome!

Since I don’t know any other company offering this type of warranty on chrome, it’s worth mentioning it. This lifetime warranty covers all parts you want to chrome (or re-chrome) on all 2000 & later Harley-Davidson models and on all American-made aftermarket aluminum motorcycle wheels & parts. You don’t need to be a local in […]



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