Archive for July, 2017

Urban Harley Street 750 In “Bad Luck” Green

Positioned as an ideal entry to the Harley-Davidson brand with minimalist Dark Custom styling and built for the urban environment, you don’t expect a custom Street painted in “bad luck” green. For Austrian builder NCT Motorcycles, the legend of the “green” Harley being bad luck doesn’t matter. If you want to be noticed in any […]

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The Short List To Buy Ducati Would Include Polaris And Benetton

(Milan, source Reuters) Italy’s Benetton family is among five bidders shortlisted to buy Italian motorcycle brand Ducati, which is being sold by Germany’s Volkswagen, a source close to the matter said yesterday Saturday July 29. The finalists will be given access to the company’s books after the summer, the source said, adding that the offers […]

Joke Of The Week

How Is Noreen? A sweet grandmother telephoned St. Joseph’s Hospital. She timidly asked, “Is it possible to speak to someone who can tell me how a patient is doing?” The operator said, “I’ll be glad to help, dear. What’s the name and room number?” The grandmother in her weak, tremulous voice said “Noreen, Room 302” […]

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Custom Knurled Top Clamps

These Top Clamps are machined from aircraft grade 6061 T6 billet aluminum and offered in natural brushed finish or in black anodized. They offer a clean aggressive look and are a direct replacement for your stock top clam on a ’74-later XL, FX, FXR, FX Dyna® and FX Softail® models with 1.0″ diameter handlebars. They are now […]

2017 AIMExpo. September 21-24. Registration Is Open For Builders Competing In Championship Of The Americas.

The registration for the Championship of the Americas, one of North America’s most prestigious bike competition taking place during the AIMExpo presented by Nationwide this September in Columbus, Ohio is now open. There are a few benefits to early registration. First, you can reserve rooms on the AIMExpo website for a substantial savings. Just go […]

Indian Motorcycle Sets Three Land Speed Records At El Mirage California

According to the Southern California Timing Association (SCTAI) Indian Motorcycle has set three new land speed records,) at El Mirage, California. Indian was out at El Mirage with three machines – a 2015 Chief Classic, a 2015 Indian Scout and the 2017 Spirit of Munro Scout. Two Indian Motorcycle technicians and Burt Munro’s great nephew, […]

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Artist David Uhl Offering Two New Pieces For This Year’s Sturgis Rally. 

  As you may know, David has created a special piece for Sturgis each year since 2005.  Orders will be taken at the special Rally prices through the end of this year’s rally (August 13th).  Signed, numbered canvas prints are now available to order.  Please see below for all specifics. “Fuel for the Soul”. This […]

10th Annual Cafe Racer Magazine Reader’s Ride In Bike Show.

The event in on 2 days at Sewickley War Memorial Park, PA .  August 11, 7 to 9 pm Rebel Yell Party. At 9.30 pm, Two Wheels On Two Wheels Movie Night with “Screening” of “Quadrophenia” at Tull Facility theater. August 12, doors open at 10 am for Bike Show. 6 judged bike cklasses, $3000 […]

2017 European Bike Week And Custom Chrome International Bike Show Series In Faak, Austria

The 20th edition of European Bike Week (September 5 to 10) and the 15th anniversary of the Custom Chrome International Bike Series will be celebrated at the same time at beautiful Lake Faak in Austria. The first motorcycle meeting at Lake Faak took place in 1998 and was a Harley-Davidson anniversary event at this time. […]

Legend Suspensions Demo Rides During The 2017 Sturgis Rally

During the 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Legend Suspensions would like to invite you to their manufacturing facility where they will be offering Demo Rides of their Legend REVO, Legend AERO and Legend AXEO suspensions. Legend Suspensions will also be open to the public for product sales, service, and installations. Legend takes appointments via phone or […]

Apple Music Uses Motorcycles, Patriotism & Country Star Brantley Gilbert

This new black-and-white Apple commercial shows Gilbert riding around on a motorcycle with friends in rural Tennessee, listening to songs on Apple Music using an iPhone. On top of Gilbert’s “The Ones That Like Me,” the ad’s soundtrack includes music like “Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd, and “Backseat Freestyle” by Kendrick Lamar.

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 […]

Download The 2017 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Festival Guide

One indispensable guide cram packed with info to help keep you from overspending, getting lost, letting Mother Nature rain on your parade and so much more… Download your free copy by clicking HERE.

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]



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