Archive for August, 2017

The All-New Harley-Davidson Softail Frame

You already know that the 2018 Harley-Davidson lineup includes 8 all-new Softail models that combine the hard-riding performance of the Dyna® line with the unique custom look of the Softail® line. In a kind of “custom revolution” Harley-Davidson has reinvented a frame: –  with a design reducing complexity with a 50 percent reduction in component […]

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Intermot Trade Show Promo Custom Bike

Intermot in Cologne, Germany (October 3-7) is a leading international exhibition of everything on 2 wheels. motorised two-wheelers. With the addition in 1016 of Intermot Customized, a custom bike show competition within the trade fair, each year Intermot promotes its show via a custom bike displayed in various events around Europe. The 2017 custom bike […]

Motul Is Announcing The 100% Synthetic TWIN Line Of Products Developed Specifically For V-Twins

Motul, the leader in synthetic oil technology, announced today the TWIN line – a 100 percent synthetic line of products designed to achieve a new level of performance and protection for V-Twins and twins of all kinds. Developed specifically for V-Twins, Café Racers and cruisers found on the canyon roads and highways of North America, […]

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Facing The Risk Of Some Serious Backlash, Confederate Motors Change Its Name To Curtiss Motorcycles

Evidently, when President Matt Chambers created his company in 1991 in Louisiana (headquartered inAlabama), he picked up on purpose the name of Confederate for whatever reason and meaning it has for him… But today, after the events of Charlottesville, Virginia where protests turned violent as white supremacists clashed with counter-demonstrators, and a car hit a crowd […]

EZ Mount Solo Seat For 15-17 Harley Softail Breakout

This seat has an interior molded from polyurethane foam that sits on a 3/16” ABS thermoformed seat base for a perfect fit that provides maximum comfort. This seat covers the two seat fender studs, providing a low, clean look, and moving the rider forward 1 ½” compared to stock seats. Solar-reflective leather in the seating […]

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Slip-on mufflers for 2017 Harley Davidson Touring Models

All exhaust manufacturers are rushing to be one of the first to propose slip-ons for the 2017 HD Touring models. The new Kerker Stout by Supertrapp is a 4” slip-on featuring a high-flow 2.5” core forperformance gains and a deep, throaty sound that won’t overpower a radio when cruising. Opening the throttle unleashes a menacing […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

India Is Now The World’s Largest Motorcycle Country. India sold 17.59 million motorcycles during the 2016-2017 financial year. Ok, they are smaller displacement machines (mostly 125 cc) than those ridden in the US and Europe. In India, a small motorcycle may be the only mode of transport that an entire family has. In the last […]

New Black 5-3/4” LED V-Rod Headlight By Headwinds

Headwinds, a leader in custom headlights, introduces their Black V-Rod LED headlamp (p/n 8-9556B). This 5-3/4” 60/20W hi/lo is a direct replacement for the stock two-bulb headlamp. These powerful non-glare lamps are 4 x’s brighter & whiter than halogen (3,600 lumens high, 2,400 lumens low) and reach down the road like a bolt of lightning. […]

A Custom Built Softail In Switzerland Called HD Exile!

50 years in business as a V-Twin motorcycle shop (including 40 as an authorized Harley dealer and 20 years in the same location as a bike customizer under the name of “Harley Heaven” is a considerable amount of time selling and tinkering with bikes. Swiss American motorcycle enthusiast Felix Bächli founded his shop in 1967, […]

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

Best In Show is this 1992 Honda Nighthawk built by Sean Skinner of Virginia. It has a Kawasaki ZX10R rear swingarm and suspension, GSX-R 1000 forks and Yamaha XS500 gas tank and another turned into the matching seat pan. A short video for those in a Cafe Racer mood…

Indian Motorcycle Introduces A New Experience Centre At Its Spirit Lake Manufacturing Factory

Indian Motorcycle just opened an Experience Center at its Spirit Lake manufacturing facility. Based in America’s heartland, the Spirit Lake Experience Center is a free offering for motorcyclists looking to connect with the iconic American motorcycle brand. The Indian Motorcycle Spirit Lake Experience Center will showcase current and historic Indian motorcycles and offer complementary behind-the-scenes […]

Did You Notice? Harley-Davidson Killed The V-Rod…

Because of the focus on the disparition of all Dyna models. most of you didn’t notice that the V-Rod, the very unique muscle bike co-developed with Porsche, 2001 has also disappeared from the 2018 Harley-Davidson lineup. So, the 2017 V-Rod Muscle and Night Rod Special are the last VRSC. retro As a reminder the V-Rod […]

New. Spade Emblem Zippo

Long time I didn’t check out the full line-up of the world famous Zippo windproof lighters. I am impressed by the quality of the offered engraved designs as this new Spade Emblem in matte finish, and also by what they can do for you if you need a special edition for your business. By the […]

Harley-Davidson. Celebrating 115th Anniversary

You know the story. In 1903, four young men in Milwaukee put a motor in a bicycle frame, and riders from all walks of life have been coming back to cut loose ever since. One hundred and fifteen years later, it’s time to celebrate and Harley-Davidson is building Anniversary metal. Two Limited Edition 115th Anniversary […]

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2018 Harley-Davidson Models. Death Of The Dyna Line-Up Merged Into 8 All-New Softail Models

To celebrate Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary year, the Motor Company is launching  a custom revolution: Eight all-new Softail® models that merge the hard-riding performance of the Dyna® line with the unparalleled custom look of the Softail line. It is Harley’s largest-ever product development in company history. The new bikes compared to prior year models feature a […]

Harley-Davidson Introduces 5 New Touring Bikes With More Power, Comfort And Handling And 3 CVO Models With Largest-Ever Stock Displacement

The 2018 Harley-Davidson® motorcycle lineup introduces the most robust array of custom Touring bikes the company has ever produced, boasting show-stopping style and plush comfort ready to attack rough city streets or winding country roads. Three new completely restyled Touring models enter the limited-edition Custom Vehicle Operations™ family with the largest-ever stock engine from Harley-Davidson, […]

Custom Heel Shift Lever For Indian Big Twins. Effortlessly Upshift.

The new Kuryakyn Heel Shift Lever for Indian® Motorcycle big twins adds the convenience of an additional shift option without diminishing foot room for the rider. Unlike other aftermarket heel shift levers for Indians, the ergonomic design extends past the rear of the floorboard rather than resting over it. The further back and slightly lower […]

World’s Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer To Attempt Third World Speed Record For Denis Manning Led Team “7” Racing

Valerie Thompson and American Motorcycle Association Hall Of Fame member Denis Manning return to the world’s fastest race course for the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials at the Salt Flats, August 26-31, on a mission to rewrite motorsports history by breaking the land speed record of 376.36 mph (605.69 km/h) with the famed Team “7” Streamliner […]

Rebel On The Highway. A movie By, For, And About Bikers

On September 16, 2017 in the motorcycling mecca of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, biker deities and devotees from across the nation will converge in a sold-out theater to celebrate the cinematic efforts of musician Charlie Brechtel as his more than 2-year project is brought to the silver screen. Working with executive producer Dennis Sanfilippo, the premiere of […]

Twin Power Introduces New Rear Chain Conversion Kits

Following the success of the Cush Drive Chain Conversion Kits introduced earlier this year, Twin Power is proud to introduce a new line of chain conversion kits for 1986 – 2000 FXR, 1986-2006 FLH, 1991 – 2005 Dyna, 1991 – 2005 Sportster, 2006 – 2017 Dyna, and 2007 – 2017 Softail models. “Changing from belt […]

Lonnie James Isam, Jr. Left Us

The world of antique motorcycling mourns the loss of one of their most beloved and respected personalities. With his parents by his side, Lonnie Isam, Jr. quietly lost his long and hard-fought battle with cancer on August 20, 2017 at his home in Sturgis, South Dakota. Born May 7, 1969 in Edmonds, Washington and raised […]

Flash News From 2017 Bonneville Speed Week

In Bonneville, Jay Allen from Jay Allen Racing performed the fastest pass in the class APS-PBG 2000 with a speed of 212.533 mmh. Next is Bonneville Speed Trials… In his efforts Jay Allen was supported by Chris Rivas V-Twin,nS&S Cycle, High Performance Lubricants, Pingel, Legend Suspension and World Wide Bearings.

The Black Falcon. Engineering Reinvented. Beauty Perfected.

In 2007, with the Bullet, Ian Barry imposed himself on the custom motorcycle scene in a category of work that one can tentatively describe but can’t really define in a couple of words. Quite a few custom builders can recondition old engines, re-machine and refit old parts to make them reliable again. But what makes […]

Panhead Style Rocker Box Covers For Harley Evos And Sportsters

The Panhead Rocker Box Cover aesthetics are extremely appealing to generations of bikers riding Harley Evos or Sportster bikes. These Panhead style covers can be installed with no fabrication required on all Big Twin Evos uo to 1999 and Sportsters from 1986 to 2016. Sold with the required gaskets and hardware. Base price of $675.00 […]



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