Archive for December, 2016

Avon Tyres Offers Free Road Hazard Warranty

Ride with confidence knowing Avon Tyres offers free tire replacement for accidental, puncture or impact damage through its exclusive road hazard warranty program for new tire purchases. “Avon tires meet the highest standards, but we understand that tires can suffer accidental damage,” said Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America. […]


Classic Look “Mini Ham Can” Air Cleaner.

This new “Mini Ham Can” is inspired by the MoCo classic air cleaner, but in a small size to look proportionate on naked/chopped bikes. Machined in-house at the LC Fabrications shop in Grottoes, VA, then hand rubbed to a brilliant shine. Inserts are given a durable semi gloss black powdercoat finish. Air cleaner body is approx. […]

Captain America Victory Vegas

From a Benelux builder and reader…. For Victory Motorcycles Benelux I customized a Victory Vegas, Street Tracker style. The importer of the Victory motorcycles wanted an American touch, so we took Captain America as a source of inspiration. We did not want to overdo the theme bike thing so we kept it all within good […]

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A Letter From Jeff Zielinski, President NAMZ And Badlands Products

“In case you didn’t already know, Badlands Motorcycle Products has been producing motorcycle lighting modules in the USA since 1990. The company was born in a small motorcycle shop in Reno Nevada and 27-years later, Badlands is owned and operated by Pennsylvania based company, NAMZ Custom Cycle Products. Since taking over the company back in […]

A Harley Dyna Glide It Was…

The most interesting custom builders may be those who don’t care at all about the “du jour” designing trends, and you can put Ken Nagai in this category. None of his creations can fit in any specific motorcycle category. This new project is a perfect illustration of his state of mind: “I don’t care what […]

Custom Fork Brace

A fork brace creates a solid bridge between the fork sliders, keeping them parallel while riding, reducing torsional fork flex, speed wobbles, front tire wear, and rain groove sensitivity. The result is an improved overall handling and stability. This fork brace is billet aluminum construction and will work with 9mm or 41,2mm Showa front ends. […]

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Harley-Davidson New Boom! Audio 205 Bluetooth Helmet Headset

Ride a with the convenience of Bluetooth® connectivity offered by the new Boom! Audio 20S Bluetooth Helmet Single Headset (P/N 76000736, $299.95*) from Harley-Davidson®. This state-of-the-art Bluetooth 4.1 communication system uses Universal Intercom™ protocol so it can be paired with many other available Bluetooth headsets for intercom conversations in full duplex with a passenger and/or […]

American Flat Track. Superprestigio Live Stream Today At Noon Saturday December 17, 2016.

Sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, American Flat Track is the world’s premier dirt track motorcycle racing series and one of the longest-running championships in the history of motorsports. The excitement is building for the 2016 Superprestigio in Barcelona, Spain. This evening (Spain time is 6 hours ahead of US east coast) Saturday, December 17 , […]

The Beast Hoverbike. Fan Powered.

It looks like a giant hairdryer from the 70’s because its creator Rico Kersten loved the idea that one powerful radial fan could lift and move the vehicle/bike. Some wings on the bottom are used for steering and two big thrust reverse brakes stop it. The Beast Hoverbike was a winner in the Allegorithmics Contest […]

New Narrow 2″ Open Belt System Featuring 2-Piece Motor Plate

Belt Drives Ltd. is announcing a new 2″ wide open belt drive system for both Touring  and Softail models from 2007-up. Each kit features a unique 2-piece motor plate design.. Kits come with a 52-69 pulley combination for a primary drive ratio of 1.326:1. The primary belt profiles and assemblies are unique to each model […]

12th Edition Of Custombike Show In Bad Salzuflen, Germany

The Trade Fair/Exhibition Center at Bad Salzuflen (Dec 1-3), had a record participation of vendors, part distributors, spectators and the largest ever exhibition of custom motorcycles. 300 exhibitors and 350 bike show competitors, 800+ of modified or customized motorcycles were squeezed in the 3 halls of the Bad Salzuffen Fair Center. A few shots of […]

Joke Of The Week

A group of American tourists entered a pub in Cork Ireland. One of the Americans said, in a loud voice, “I hear you Irish think you’re great drinkers. I bet $5,000 that no one here can  drink 20 pints of Guinness in 30 minutes.” The pub was silent, but the American noticed one Irishman leave.  No […]

Indian Motorcycle Recalls Certain 2014-2017 Models For Potential Fuel Leak

Indian Motorcycle is recalling 2014-2017 models for a potential fuel leak. Are concerned: Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftan, Chieftan Dark Horse, Springfield and Roadmaster manufactured from April 15, 2013 to July 15, 2016. The very popular Scout and Scout Sixty are not affected. In the US, 23,746 motorcycles are recalled with more to […]

1985 BMW K100 Reborn As A Radical Motorcycle

The BMW K100 was a family of four-cylinder 987 cc motorcycles that were manufactured by BMW from 1983 to 1992. Quite ugly if you ask me. But at the time featuring some nice refinements including aluminum fuel tanks,,[14] adjustable headlights, high capacity 460 watt alternators, Hella accessory plug-in, and self-cancelling turn signal lights. This one […]

New Ultra Low 3.5” Flare™ Windshield For Batwing Style Motorcycles

This week, Klock Werks adds a sportier, ultra low version of the Flare™ : the 3.5” windshield for 2014+ FLHT models. It is stated by the company as offering added stability and reduced head-buffeting. Previously, the 5” Flare™ was the lowest version available for these bikes The hard-coated polycarbonate windshield, with its patented hips and […]

Campagna Motors Looking For Retail Investors To Expands Across The United States

Canadian Campagna Motors, the maker of the T-Rex and V13R trikes, is launching a crowdfunding campaign under the Title III Regulation, offering retail investors to join the company for a market expansion in the US. “Campagna is an innovative vehicle manufacturer that has been the reference in the trike market for the last 20 years […]

Harley-Davidson Owners Allege That The 103″ Twin Cam Engine Is Defectively Designed

Two Harley owners from Los Angeles County allege that the Twin Cam 103” engine equipping their motorcycles emit high heat, which can burn riders, and shorten the life of the engine. A complaint was filed by attorneys Zimmerman Reed LLP and Boucher LLP on behalf of Michael Berke and Wolfgang Costelloon and all others similarly […]

1949 Indian-Vincent Factory Prototype Offered For 1st Time At The Bonhams January’s Las Vegas Auction

In 1948 the manager of Indian Motorcycles, Ralph Rogers, and the director of Vincent HRD, Philip Vincent, agreed on a joint venture to manufacture and sell a hybridization of their machines to the American market. Two prototypes were created as a result: the better known Vindian – essentially an Indian Chief with Vincent motor, and […]

Tribal Solo Rack For Victory Octane

Even small bikes may need a rack. This new one is for the Victory Octane. It’s made of ¼” laser-cut aluminum with steel mounting bracket. The rack is finished in flat black powder coating. All stainless steel mounting hardware is included. Retail price is $125.99 and it can be ordered at many dealers, online at […]

Harley Tourer Saddlebags Makeover

LED Panels for ‘06-up Street Glide® and ‘10-up Road Glide® help you customize the rear end of your Street Glide® or Road Glide®. These LED panels combine style and function, blending in seamlessly to match the existing lines of the back of your tourer. Running lights, high intensity brake lights, and ultra-bright plasma amber turn signals […]

9th Annual The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Is Set For May 6, 2017

The Peninsula Signature Events has announced May 6, 2017 as the date of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering. The 9th Annual event at Quail Lodge & Golf Club will feature an expansive selection of the finest and rarest vintage and modern motorcycles as well as leading motorsports and lifestyle vendors, food and beverages, live music and […]

Kevin Bean’re To Attempt A Coast To Coast Mini Bike World Record

Going after a 50cc mini bike long distance world record? Why not. Kevin Bean’re intends to ride coast to coast from Daytona to San Diego to add his name to the Guinness World Records. Kevin will ride with friend Tim Ford (not on the same bike!) for what is expected to be a 9-day 3000-mile […]

Retro Mod Triumph Bonneville T120. Back To Basics.

All custom builders dream of attracting the attention of a major motorcycle brand to be commissioned on a custom project. All benefit for both parties, the manufacturer getting a show piece to exhibit all year long on its new models display, and for the builder getting a huge boost of notoriety and credibility. But it’s […]

Vintage Style Clutch And Brake Levers. For 1” Or 7/8” Handlebars.

To go retro style to the tips of your fingers. These new drilled and bent clutch and brake levers could have been the stock offering on many classic and vintage bikes. But these ones are CNC machined 6061 billet aluminum, looking much better than those in cast of the past. The lightweight levers feature ergonomic […]

Thought Of The Day

      “There’s going to be enough people in life that try to limit what you can do… Don’t limit yourself.” Lorraine Wagner

Winners Of Victory Motorcycles’ Operation Octane Dealer Custom Build Conrest

26 Victory dealers from around the world participated to the Operation Octane custom built contest to create their own interpretations of the light, fast and affordable 2017 Victory Octane. Online voting public has decided the winners. “Evil Ethel” from Strokers Dallas and “Desert Racer” from IWAN-BIKES GmbH pick up 1st place prizes, “King Octane” from […]

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