Archive for March, 2017



The Three Winners Of The Dealer “Project Chieftain” Custom Bagger Contest

During Daytona Bike week Indian Motorcycle® announced the three winners of its Project Chieftain custom motorcycle contest. Hollister Powersports in Hollister, CA “Tequila Sunset” claimed top honors (top picture), with “America Proud” from Coastal Indian Motorcycle in Murrels Inlet, SC (middle picture) and “Barnstorm” from Indian Motorcycle of Central Massachusetts in Worcester, MA (bottom picture) […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip Adds Bands To The 2017 Motorcycle And Music Festival

The addition of four more bands to the 2017 line-up proves the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is pulling out all the stops to bring the largest number of fans to the “The Best Party Anywhere!®”. The Buffalo Chip will be announcing more entertainment in the coming weeks. Those interested can get more information and purchase passes at […]

S&S Cycle To Debut A Custom T143 Black Edition Engine Harley Dyna At The Buffalo Chip’s 10th Anniversary Legends Ride®

In honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Buffalo Chip’s Legends Ride, S&S Cycle, Inc. is debuting a T143 (165-170 hp) performance-styled Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider custom to be auctioned in support of the milestone event that kicks off in Deadwood, SD on Aug. 7. The fully customized Low Rider, designed to look and feel every bit a “muscle […]

World Record Attempt On Mini Bikes By Kevin Bean’re And Tim Ford

It was last Sunday morning at 8 a.m. Kevin Bean’re and Tim ford dressed in Blues Brothers suits paused for a few pictures, then rolled down a deserted Daytona Main Street to attempt a World Record on stock 50cc Yamaha mini bikes, riding from Daytona Beach, Florida to San Diego, California. No chase vehicle! Just […]

HardtailProof™ Side Mount Plate Holders

TC Bros. HardtailProof unique modular design allows the license plate to be mounted horizontally or vertically on either side of the bike. Kit includes 3 different mounting brackets (axle, shock, & weld/clamp on) to allow mounting to virtually any motorcycle. A rubber mounting system isolates the taillight from vibration allowing for maximum filament bulb life. The […]

Inaugural Billy Lane’s Sons of Speed Vintage Motorcycle Race

The passion of custom builder and organizer Billy Lane for early 20th-century board-track racing. Add 20 friends sharing the same enthusiasm for pre-1925 1000cc American V-Twin engines. Reserve the New Smyrna Speedway’s half-mile, paved, banked racetrack ready to welcome these 20 antique motorcycle racers. The result is one of the most interesting and followed events of […]

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New Nostalgic Front Mini And Rear Drum Brakes

If you are not into speeding with repetitive hard braking, forget about the disadvantages of drum brakes, like overheating, squealing from too much dust, prone to fading and difficult to service. They look extremely cool, and the retro custom trend has created a new market for them, fully redesigned, and much more efficient. A new […]

Postcards From 2017 Daytona Bike Week (Part 4)

Up north winter blues got you down and you were unable to make it to the 76th edition of Daytona Bike week. Maybe these new postcards can make you feel a little bit warmer. (photos @H. Roesler, M. Graf)  More pictures after the jump.

Classic Thunder Braided Cloth Spark Plug Wires

If you own old iron, sooner or later you will have to replace your spark plug wires. If your bike belongs the new retro trend category, you want your spark plug wires to look like belonging to a past era. Sumax is launching old school cloth spark plug wires without compromising today’s modern technology. They […]

Indian Motorcycle Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Chieftain. Pre-Order Of 100 Filled In 10 Minutes

On Monday at Noon Eastern, Indian Motorcycle dealers designed by Brian Klock began accepting pre-order deposits for the company’s recently unveiled Limited-Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Chieftain. By 12:10 p.m. Eastern, pre-order capacity of 100 units was filled. The new limited-edition offering is the latest collaboration between America’s first motorcycle company and the iconic Tennessee whiskey […]

The Two Best American Flat Track Racing Teams Clash In Daytona. Indian Won The First Round Against Harley-Davidson.

On Thursday evening Match 16, the season-opening Daytona TT flat track races kicked off the 2017 season and featured the return, after a 64-year hiatus, of Indian Motorcycle against Harley-Davidson. Around the all-new Daytona TT track designed by 7 times AMA Grand National Champion Chris Carr built inside the International Speedway, crowds were excited at […]

Speaker Grills To Match Your Renegade Touring Wheels

Renegade Wheels, Inc. of Orange CA is now offering brand new proprietary speaker grills to replace the stock ones on Harley-Davidson touring models.  The speaker grills are available in most of their wheel designs, in either chrome, phantom cut, polished or anodized color finishes. CNC machined out of T-6061 billet aluminum, Renegade Wheels belong to […]

Postcards From 2017 Daytona Bike Week (Part 3)

Each rally will feature excess. It’s true for people and motorcycles. But as Somerset Maugham said: “Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.” From excess to simplicity, the 76th Daytona Bike Week gives you again all what you need to feed your desire for admiration, critic […]

Joke Of The week

Teachings. 1- Don’t worry; it only seems kinky the first time. 2- If at first you don’t succeed, skydiving is not for you. 3- Never test the depth of the water with both feet. 4- If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything. 5- Experience is something you don’t get until just […]

Postcards From 2017 Daytona Bike Week (Part 2)

After a rainy Monday & Tuesday, forecast is for sunny days until the end of the week, but with very chilly temperatures. Mood remains excellent among vendors and participants, especially when thinking of those in the Northeast experiencing storm Stella and more than a foot of snow…The main bike shows and competitions start today Wednesday. […]

New Kuryakyn Signature Series By Custom Builder Jim Nasi

The latest world-class builder featured in the Kuryakyn® Signature Series is none other than Jim Nasi of Jim Nasi Customs, Inc., a true pioneer of custom motorcycles and components. Jim Nasi Customs has established a reputation for awe-inspiring concepts, intelligent engineering, and clean, unfiltered style. The collection currently includes a trio of competitively priced high-quality […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® to Give Away Indian Scout Sixty Customized by Roland Sands and Carey Hart

Creative motorcycle madmen Roland Sands and Carey Hart are molding identical 2017 Indian Scout Sixty motorcycles into wicked racing machines for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Moto Stampede Bike Giveaway. Before being given to two fans on the Chip’s Wolfman Jack Main Stage these two hooligan race bikes, known as the “Evil Twins,” will face off […]

Breaking News. Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc Lost Trademark Damage Award Of $912,500. Alleged Rights To Sturgis Name Challenged Again

All Damages Against Rushmore Photo & Gifts and Wal-Mart Stores are dismissed in a high-profile Sturgis Trademark Lawsuit. Rushmore Photo & Gifts, Inc. (RPG), the Niemann family, and Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart) are celebrating a victory over Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Inc. (SMRI) in a controversial, six-year trademark dispute over the name “Sturgis. On March 10, […]

Postcards From 2017 Daytona Bike Week (Part 1)

Walking miles of vendor alleys at the Speedway, Beach Street and Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona. Meeting with industry friends. Talking to new ones. Exchanging ideas with custom builders. Men and women at work. Accepting selfies with readers and fans. But also writing at night for too little sleep… I know, a life that many among you […]

Indian Motorcycle Introduces Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Chieftain

For the second-year, Indian Motorcycle partnered with Jack Daniel’s to have a custom Bagger designed by Klock Works Custom Cycles of Mitchell, South Dakota. The motorcycle brings together two brands that share a mutual commitment to independence, originality, and ingenuity. The Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Chieftain conveys an intimidating presence while maintaining an ultra-premium […]

Road Legal Salt Lake Racer

The Triumph Street Twin is the most contemporary and financially accessible Bonneville. A modern classic powered by the critically acclaimed high torque 900cc engine and designed by the factory as a perfect starting point to build your own custom bike. Logically, it’s the model that dealers had to use in a “Triumph Dealer Custom Built […]

2017 Daytona Bike Week. Season Opening American Flat Track Racing. Indian Motorcycle’s Wrecking Crew Is Back On The Scout FTR750.

If you are in Daytona, please go. I will see you there. If you are not, NBC Sport (NBCSN) will air the races in a one-hour, tape-delayed telecasts on Thursday night March 16 and on all Thursday nights throughout all 18 rounds of the 2017 season.

2017 Daytona Bike Week. The Sunshine AMCA National Swap Meet

For those already present at Daytona Bike Week during its first weekend, the Antique Motorcycle Club of America (AMCA) swap meet is a great event to visit. As you already heard, you meet the nicest people on Antique Motorcycles… Held Friday and Saturday March 10 and 11 in Smyrna Beach, the Meet is dedicated to preserving and […]

Indian Motorcycle Daytona Bike Week Party Kickoff

Yesterday Friday evening, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort, motorcycle industry VIP’s and celebrities gathered for a Daytona Bike week kickoff party and to witness the unveiling of 6 custom builds based on the Indian Chieftain. 3 from Carey Hart, Paul Yaffe, and Brian Klock, and 3 others built by Indian dealers. Because it was […]

Jason Jessee Signature Series Grips

Jason Jesse is known across multiple subcultures, including skateboarding and motorcycling, with skills and style in all of them. Jessee and Lowbrow Customs partnered to market these Signature Series Waffle Grips. Lowbrow Customs already offers three dozen styles of handlebar grips for your motorcycle, ranging from traditional to very unique. The Jason Jessee Signature Series […]

Joke Of The Week

The funniest Staff Meeting… The boss of a Madison Avenue advertising agency called a spontaneous staff meeting in the middle of a particularly stressful week. (This is one pretty sharp boss!) When everyone gathered, the boss, who understood the benefits of having fun to relax, told the burned out staff the purpose of the meeting […]



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