Archive for July, 2017

2018 Indian Motorcycle Lineup. Introducing 2 Brand New Models. The Roadster Elite And Springfield Dark Horse.

Unveiled this Wednesday morning July 26 at the Las Vegas Dealer Show along the newly introduced Indian® Scout® Bobber, headlining the 2018 model year are the ultra-premium Indian® Roadmaster® Elite and blacked-out, toughed-up Springfield Dark Horse. Also receiving a noticeable upgrade is the Chieftain Dark Horse, starting at $23,999. Riders will see a 19” ten-spoke […]

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Ninth Annual Brooklyn Invitational September 9. Customized Indian Scout Bobbers Will Be Unveiled By Keino Cycles, Steve Caballero With Roland Sands Design And Kraus Motor Co. 

Indian Motorcycle announced yesterday its title sponsorship of The Ninth Annual Brooklyn Invitational Custom Motorcycle Show held September 9, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York. Along with its sponsorship, Indian will unveil three custom versions of the all-new Scout Bobber crafted by Keino Cycles, Kraus Motor Co. and skateboarding icon Steve Caballero, in conjunction with Roland […]

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Harley-Davidson By The Numbers

On July 18th, during a conference call after announcing Harley-Davidson very disappointing 2nd quarter 2017 results, Harley’s CEO Matt Levatich tried to reassure the financial markets by stating “we are going to build bikers first, add 2 million new Harley-Davidson riders and launch 100 brand mew models during the next 10 years while growing the […]

J&P Cycles Named Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer Of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

J&P Cycles, the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories retailer, announced a multi-year partnership with the City of Sturgis, South Dakota to be the “Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer” of the legendary Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ held each August. This year’s Rally is Aug. 4-13, 2017. The partnership is a perfect extension of the company’s year-round […]

Shovelhead In Glamorous Chopper Outfit

With this feature I am not going to re-write the story of the Harley Shovelhead (1966 to 1984), introduced as a successor to the Panhead engine. I am much more interested in making you notice that while the new engine gave an extra 10 horsepower, it had problems all along in its timeline. But that […]

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3 Custom Motorcycle Builders. One Passion Or Addiction. The Road To Mama Tried.

Three builders, three styles, one passion. Bike & Builder: the Road to Mama Tried is a new series from the creators of Choppertown. Far from the standard reality TV format, this show takes viewers into the minds and hearts of three very different custom motorcycle builders from across the USA as they prepare their newest […]

1 ¼” Ape Hanger Handlebars In Different Heights For 15-17 Harley Road Glide Models

Hang loose with these fat 1 ¼” Ape Hanger Handlebars designed specifically as a direct bolt-on upgrade for 15-17 Road Glide models. They include new black control clamps to replace the oversized OEM clamp, while making use of the stock pin from the OEM clamps. Knurled for extra grip in the riser area, these bars […]

Thought Of The Day

        Success is failure turned inside out. If you’re afraid to fail, you’ll never succeed. Dorothy Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman

Robbie Knievel Next Jump Slated Nov. 11 in Florida

Daredevil Edward “Robbie” Knievel, son of late stunt performer Even Knievel, will attempt his next jump in Palm Bay, Florida, November 11, 2017. It is reported that he will try to jump over a line of Harley-Davidson motorcycles at a length of about 30 cars… Robbie Knievel successfully jumped 30 golf carts in Palm Springs, […]

Harley-Davidson And Its Compliance With The EPA Clean Air Act

The US Justice Department is expected to drop $3 million Harley-Davidson emissions penalty. The U.S. Justice Department is expected to announce this week it is dropping a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc spend $3 million to reduce air pollution as part of a settlement the Obama administration announced in August, sources briefed on the matter said. […]

Polaris Industries Second Quarter 2017 Results. Indian Motorcycle Retail Sales Increased 17% For Quarter.

Overall Polaris Industries sales for the second quarter of 2017 increased 21% to $1,364.9 million. Second quarter 2017 reported net income was $0.97 per diluted share; adjusted net income for the same period was $1.16 per diluted share, slightly ahead of expectations Polaris North American ORV unit retail sales were down low-single digits percent, a […]

Joke Of The Week

The Zipper… In a crowded city, at a busy bus stop, a woman who was waiting for a bus was wearing a tight leather skirt. As the bus stopped and it was her turn to get on, she became aware that her skirt was too tight to allow her leg to come up to the […]

Burt Munro’s Great Nephew Lee Munro Reached 186.681 MPH On A 2017 Custom Indian Scout. A New Speed Record In The MPS-G Class.

Fifty years after Burt Munro set a land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats, his great-nephew Lee Munro has set at the El Mirage Speed Trials in Southern California.a new speed record on a customized Polaris Indian Scout. The speed was 186.681 mph (300.4 km/h) with a v-twin 1350 Scout engine for a new […]

New Luggage Rack And Rear Bumper For Harley-Davidson Freewheeler Trike

The rack mounts directly to the trike’s trunk lid. the same way and location as the H-D version, thus requiring four holes to be drilled into the trunk using the designated OEM mounting locations. The chrome plated rack has an upward bend at the rear to help secure items being bungeed or lashed onto it. […]

US Arch Motorcycles And Swiss Suter Form Distribution Partnership

Arch Motorcycles, the motorcycle company founded by Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves and Gard Hollinger, has partnered with Swiss bike specialist Suter. The partnership will see Suter become available in North America for the first time with Arch Motorcycles forming Suter North America to import the European machines and sell them in the US. That means Americans […]

Harley-Davidson Q2 Sales Down 9.3% In US, 6.7% Worldwide. Profit Down. Cutting Again 2017 Shipping To Dealers Forecast.

This morning Tuesday July 18, Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG) announced that during 2nd quarter worldwide retail motorcycle sales were down 6.7 percent. Retail motorcycle sales in the U.S. were down 9.3 percent. Harley-Davidson’s international retail sales decreased 2.3 percent. New retail motorcycle sales in the U.S. were down primarily driven by weak industry conditions. New retail […]

New Indian Motorcycle Apparel

Women’s Black Icon Shirt by Indian Motorcycle®. In a black stretch cotton (98% cotton, 2% spandex), this shirt is a wardrobe staple for any Indian Motorcycle® fan. Warranty 1 Year From Date of Purchase. Sizing Chart XS S M L XL 2XL 3XL. $59.99 USD. Men’s Black Sneaker by Indian Motorcycle®. A sneaker made to ride […]

James “Jim” Gregory Red Cloud. 1955-2017.

“Jim” Gregory Red Cloud passed away at his home in Hot Springs, South Dakota. He became a Tribal attorney at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation with for objective to to help improve conditions there. He was a controversial entrepreneur and founder of the Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge, a long-distance motorcycle ride severely criticized by myself […]

The BMW R NineT Customized Japanese Style

Did you noticed? During the last decade more and more major motorcycle manufacturers all over the world have chosen reputable custom builders to reinvent some of their factory models. Objective is always to expand the brand awareness by using builders belonging to the same generation and lifestyle than the potential clients. In this scenario, for […]

Don’t Miss The Race Of The Gentlemen Exhibition

On May 31st I recommended “The Race Of The Gentlemen” (TROG) exhibition at the Harley-Davidson Museum. This Race is inspired by those that were run around World War II and is now resurrected since 2012 on the New Jersey Shores. Motorcycle and car drivers follow strict regulations regarding their vehicles historically accurate mechanical and aesthetics […]

New Performance Machine Brake And Shift Apex Levers

Performance Machine has just released a matching line of brake and shift levers to accompany its ever growing Apex Accessory Design Family. Designed to complement PM floorboards, the Apex levers feature classic, lightweight styling without forgoing comfort. Machined from billet aluminum, the new Apex levers are available in chrome and Contrast Cut finishes. ·  CNC-Machined from […]

Breaking News. Indian Motorcycle 2018 Scout Bobber. Blacked Out. 100 HP. Knobby Tires. Two-Tone Leather Seat.

The Indian Motorcycle’s Industrial Design team has taken the Scout model even further forward, developing a production Bobber that can be bought direct from an Indian dealer. The 3rd and newest member of the Scout family pays homage to the mean, stripped-down builds of America’s post-war past. The Scout Bobber is a minimalist approach to […]

Thought Of The Day

      “If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything” Clayton W Fountain

Harley Milwaukee-Eight® Riders. Cover These Spark Plugs.

These Kuryakyn Spark Plug Covers  fill the visible gap on the cylinder heads for a completely finned appearance. The investment-cast aluminum covers with wrinkle black finish and machined outer edges match the upper heads and help prevent road grime from collecting around the base of the plugs. Hassle-free secure installation (or removal for required maintenance […]

New Buffalo Chip Sturgis Rider® Superstore Offers One Stop For Moto Retail And Mechanical Services

For years the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads has offered you the opportunity to explore acres of paved vendor shopping, pick up premium parts and accessories and get your bike wrenched. And now you’ll find all these services together with some brand new services under one roof Friday, Aug. 4 through Saturday, Aug. 12. You’ll find everything you […]



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