Archive for August, 2017



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      “In God we trust. All others must bring data.” W. Edwards Deming, Statistician, Professor and Author.

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The Indian Wrecking Crew & Scout FTR750 Obtain the 2017 AFT Manufacturer’s Championship. 11 Victories & 30 Total Podiums Through 14 Races.

After more than 60 years away from professional flat track racing, Indian Motorcycle has won the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Championship after a second-place finish at the Peoria TT. Indian Wrecking Crew rider Jared Mees locked in the title for Indian Motorcycle with a strong second-place finish. Teammates Bryan Smith and Brad Baker finished […]

C-Thru Short Boards

They are a bolt-on application re-using your stock hardware and requiring absolutely no modification while providing a true custom look. Machined from 6061-T6 US grade aluminum material for light weight and high strength. For safety they feature a large enough non-slip rubber surface. Offered in chrome or black anodizing with a 12-month “No Quibble” warranty […]

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AIMExpo. CEO’s of Harley-Davidson and Polaris To Offer Keynote Addresses

The future of the powersports industry lies with new riders, and how to develop these new riders is a tough yet intriguing challenge the industry must face together. To help address that challenge, AIMExpo presented by Nationwide invites dealers, media and all industry attendees to the show’s opening program, where leaders of iconic American manufacturers […]

After hitting 191 mph in Bonneville On “Sprit Of Munro” Scout, Lee Munro Revs Up For 200 mph

50 years ago, in August 1967 New Zealander Burt Munro set a land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats on a 1920 Indian Scout he modified himself and worked on for years. Munro’s 1967 record is unbeaten for the 1000cc motorcycle class at 184.087 mph (two-way average speed ) Great-grand-nephew Lee Munro is in […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Swiss Luxury Watchmaker Baume & Mercier And Indian Motorcycle Signed Agreement That Will Lead To Limited Edition Watches. The first limited edition watches emerging from the partnership will be revealed later this year. The companies are promising watches enriched with exceptional details that will please watch enthusiasts and Indian fans seeking uniqueness. The partnership was unveiled at the historic […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

All For Freedom. Freedom For All.

Harley-Davidson issues global call to embrace the freedom of the open road. With a focus on the universal pursuit of independence, authenticity and the feeling of the open road, this call is an open invitation to riders and non-riders across the globe to embrace their individuality. The new Harley platform comes to life via 30- […]

Putting Back The Rumble In Your Harley Ride. Harley-Davidson Long Block Program.

When the miles start to add upand unlike an engine rebuild from a repair shop, a LongBlock installed by your Harley dealer can be your most affordable solution. The Harley-Davidson LongBlock is manufactured from 100% new Original Equipment components, and is built to the latest factory specifications. Engine includes upgraded Screamin’ Eagle® lefty crankcase bearing, […]

Joke Of The Week

If you’ve ever owned your own business, been an entrepreneur or wondered what it’s like doing so, this is as close to reality as it gets. A Wage Audit… The IRS suspected a fishing boat owner wasn’t paying proper wages to his Deckhand and sent an agent to investigate him. IRS  Auditor: “I need a […]

Carberry Reveals India-Made Twin-Cylinder Royal Enfield Engine

Australia’s custom Royal Enfield bike builder, Carberry Motorcycles opened shop in India earlier this year and has now officially released details on its first made-in-India 1000 cc V-Twin Royal Enfield engine. It is basically two Royal Enfield engines fused into one. Started by Paul Carberry, the first India-made Carberry 1000 cc V-Twin cruiser will be […]

Things You Didn’t Know About Polaris Industries

1. Polaris is founded in 1954 in Roseau, Minn. Edgar Hetteen, David Johnson, and Edgar’s brother Allan were the original partners in Polaris that originally produced farm equipment. Two years after the company’s founding it produced the first forerunner of today’s snowmobile, which was sold to a Roseau lumberyard owner. Polaris made five sleds the first year, […]

4″ Slash Cut Slip-On Touring Mufflers

S&S Cycle’s latest in their 4” slip-on line is the Slash Cut muffler for HD® touring models. Clean styling, authoritative sound and an affordable price point will wake your bike up without breaking the bank. Available in chrome or ceramic black finish with fitment for 1995 through 2017 baggers (including M8 and Tri Glide® models.) […]

Tickets Now on Sale for Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival September 28 – October 1, 2017.

It is important to note that Loretta Lynn’s Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival is not associated in any way with any other previous events in the area. The Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival announces tickets are now on sale through the event website Motorcycle And Music. The event will host motorcycle riders of all makes, models and […]

1989 Street Tracker Sportster

The V-Twin industry is in racing mode and bikers are in a racing mood. From custom made motorcycles built in the spirit of the first wheel demons of the 1920’s and later to the current Factory Flat Track Machines, the highly competitive, adreline-fueled American Flat Track sport is attracting new fans every day. Building for […]

2017 Sturgis Rally. 64 Injury Crashes Reported So Far.

There have been six fatal crashes reported so far. The Sturgis Rally officially ends today Sunday August 13. The Highway Patrol says there have been 64 injury crashes and 49 non-injury crashes so far this year. The patrol has made 150 DUI arrests, 149 misdemeanor drug arrests and 42 felony drug arrests.

Bolt-On Hardtail Section For 1963 to 1970 Triumph Motorcycle

Many motorcycles look much better with the simple lines provided by a rear rigid frame. Lowbro Customs hardtail section will setup your custom Triumph about 2” lower and with a 4” stretch wheelbase over stock. This hardtail section features 1.25” tubing and 5/16” thick axle plates and. It can be bolt-on directly to 1963-1970 factory […]

The Sturgis 78th Anniversary Motorcycle Rally Logo Unveiled

The 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is ending and we already know the 78th one. Last Wednesday August 8, Mayor Mark Carstensen, along with City Manager Daniel Ainslie and numerous SMRi board members, were on hand on historic Main Street in downtown Sturgis to unveil the 78th official logo of the Surgis Motorcycle Rally™. As a reminder, the rally was officially created in 1938. […]

Vance & Hines Mini-Grenades For Your Sportster

Staggered three-step design finished with race-inspired CNC machined billet end caps gives these pipes their very muscular stance and aggressive deep tone (optional quiet baffles are available) The Mini-Grenades are for 2004-2017 Sportster models with forward and mid- controls. Available in chrome or matte black. $549.99. At Vances & Hines.

Ural Coffee Shop

Ural will give you thousand of reasons to explore beyond the trail using one of their sidecars. For all motorcycle and coffee lovers looking for a side gig during rallies there is another reason to buy one… Build a Coffee Shop inside one of their sidecars. Ride to an event. Pop the umbrella. Start slinging […]

Vanderhall Venice

Are three wheels better than four? Are 3-wheeler trikes, motorcycles or auto-cycles (it legally depends of the state where you live.) For the purpose of this short feature I don’t care. I acknowledge that I didn’t know Vanderhall Motor Works, a company based in Provo, Utah and currently exhibiting on Lazalle Street in Sturgis, offering test […]

New Twin Power Lubricants For American V-Twins

The new line of products includes: (P/Ns 539010 through 539011), 10W40 ( P/Ns 539004 through 539005), and 20W50 (P/N 539006 through 539009); synthetic engine oil (P/Ns 539012 through 539015); Sportster transmission fluid (P/N 539016); primary chain lube (P/Ns 539017 through 539019); semi-synthetic transmission oil (P/Ns 539022 through 539023); transmission gear lube (P/Ns 539024 through 539025); […]

Air Cleaner Covers For Most Round 5.5” Air Cleaners Or To Complement The S&S Stealth Air Cleaner Assembly

Brass Balls Cycles has designed an air cleaner cover inspired by the hot rodding scene. It’s called the Defender, and you can bolt-it as an upgrade on most of the existing round 5.5” air cleaners currently offered. You can also get the Defender cover as part of a complete S&S Stealth Air Cleaner Assembly. Machined […]

Jared Mees On Indian Motorcycle Unbeatable At The Harley-Davidson Black Hills Half-Mile

AFT Twins. Jared Mees took another important step toward the 2017 American Flat Track championship with a victorious performance in Tuesday night’s Harley-Davidson Black Hills Half-Mile in Rapid City, S.D.The AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines points leader saw a two-plus second advantage wiped clean when a red flag momentarily halted the action just […]

Bike & Music Weekend. August 3-6 In Geiselwind, Germany

For its 22nd edition, the legendary biker event took place on the first weekend of August in Geiselwind, Germany. This rally is one of the highlights on the international biker calendar. Top bands on several stages, stunts, a bikes how, some dragster and burnout action plus live music outside and inside, A waterproof event! Four […]

Joke Of The Week

A Charlotte, NC   lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars, then insured them against fire among other things.   Within a month, having smoked his entire stockpile of these great cigars and without yet having made even his first premium payment on the policy, the lawyer filed a claim against the […]

Fast Motorcycle News From The 77th Annual Sturgis Rally (Part 2)

Anti-Sex Trafficking Message Blankets Sturgis During The Rally. A gathering of hundreds of thousands of people from around the country is the perfect ground for an increased demand for buying sex. At the 2016 Sturgis rally, eight arrests were made during a sex trafficking sting by law enforcement. Each person faced charges of attempted enticement […]



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