Archive for July, 2017



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 […]

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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 […]

Flashback. 1940 Crocker Big Tank.

Because of their quality and rarity (nobody knows for sure how many V-Twin Crocker were produced, about 100 units with 65 still in existence), they are some of the most expensive motorcycles ($276,500+) you can buy. Original buyers had to chose the engine displacement, from 80” to 91” or 1491 cc. Owner Albert Crocker ended […]

Motorcycle Accident: Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Claim

By John Sherman The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that 88,000 motorcyclists were injured in 2015. Since motorcycles do not have the enclosed protection that cars have, personal injuries and fatalities are unfortunately common. Should a motorcycle accident occur, knowing how to protect yourself is essential. But even if you have not been in […]

S&S Grand National. New 4” Slip-Ons For 1995-2017 Touring Models. Only $499 Per Pair.

S&S Cycle continues to grow their exhaust system offerings with the slogan “More Power, Less Cash”. Instilled with the same passion for performance as the S&S sponsored race efforts, the Grand National Slip On features a high flow baffle, removable dB reducer and aluminum end cap. The new Grand National Slip-ons are designed to sound […]

Carey Hart Gets Tattooed With Ink Made With Carbon From His Own Indian Motorcycle. You Can Too.

Motorcycles are in your blood. In Carey Hart’s too. A third-generation motocross rider, in 2003, he was the first man to land a back flip on a motorcycle and now is either building or riding bikes or donating his time to a multitude of worthy charities. The bond between Carey and riding has never been […]

Joke Of The Week

I was a very happy man. My wonderful girlfriend and I had been dating for over a year. So we decided to get married. There was only one little thing bothering me. It was her beautiful younger sister, Sofia. My prospective sister-in-law was twenty-two, wore very tight mini skirts, and generally was bra-less. She would […]

1″ Vintage Handlebar Control Kit For Your Retro Custom Motorcycle Project

For 1″ motorcycle handlebars, this set of chrome Slim-line master cylinder and clutch works with Harley “ring” type clutch cable found on Evo Sportsters and other models. Also includes an end for a barrel style clutch cable. 9/16″ bore for most single caliper/disc applications. United States. At TC Brothers.

Next Sturgis Stop. Buffalo Chip Gas Station.

If you ride in and around Sturgis during the rally, you know that it may not be easy to quickly fuel up your motorcycle when you are close to downtown. In an overall effort to educate motorcyclists on ethanol, the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has donated a permanent fueling station to the Buffalo Chip Campground. […]

Custom Sportster Tracker

When you spend most of your youth re-drawing on paper the 2 and 4-wheel world, you may become obsessive with everything motorcycle racing. And if you have access to professional competition as a race team mechanic for Ducati and later as a team coordinator for Suzuki, probability is extremely high that one day you will […]

New PM Wire Spoke Wheels

Spoke wheels have never been, will never go out of style. They are even extremely popular, right now. So Performance Machine went beyond fancy forged wheel designs and created new Spoked Wire Wheels mixing the classic style of spokes with modern CNC machining on rims. The Merc Wire Wheel (top) serves nostalgia two ways. The […]

American Flat Track. Indian Motorcycle Jared Mees Bounces Back To Retake Points Lead

American Flat Track was back in action following a two-week hiatus for the Rolling Wheels Half-Mile presented by Old Carriage House Apartments, and it was a long two weeks indeed for Jared Mees. Last time out, at the Lima Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle, Mees failed to make the Main Event — a race he […]

5th Annual Sturgis FXR And Dyna Show Is Sunday August 6th.

Last year The FXR Show had over 100 FXR’s and 30 Dyna’s registered to enter this bike show. Quite possibly the largest single motorcycle show of the 2016 Sturgis Rally. The 2017 Sturgis Rally will mark the 5th Annual Sturgis FXR Show. The first three years of the show were held in historic Sturgis City […]

Spirit of Sturgis Antique Motorcycle Races on Historic Sturgis Half-Mile Aug. 7

The organizers of the Spirit of Sturgis Vintage Motorcycle Festival are excited to announce the second annual antique motorcycle races during the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Antique motorcycles are set to race August 7 at the Historic Sturgis Half Mile Race Track in Sturgis, SD Pappy Hoel, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally’s forefather, will have his […]

Mustang Introduces Deluxe Super Touring for 1997-07 FL. More Room For The Driver. 

Early FL requested a stylish touring seat that allowed them to sit back further, so Mustang re-designed their top-selling Deluxe Super Touring style seat to fit 1997-07 FL models.  Engineered to provide truly uncompromising comfort for both riders and their passengers, the one-piece seat features a unique custom stitch pattern on high quality expanded vinyl, […]

Joke Of The Week

A blonde city girl named Amy married a Colorado rancher. One morning, on his way out to check on the cows, the rancher says to Amy: “The insemination man is coming over to impregnate one of our cows today, so I drove a nail into the 2 by 4 just above where the cow’s stall […]

High Performance Intake By Cobra USA

In an ultra-modern 85,000 square-foot complex in California, the Cobra team designs and fabricates all sorts of performance accessories for the major motorcycle brands and models. For Harleys, an important upgrade is to optimize engine air flow for maximum power. This air intake kit utilizes a Cobra-designed K&N air filter, machined aluminum venturi and a variety […]



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