Archive for September, 2017

2017 Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials. Hiro Koiso Raced The Fastest Open Bike On The Salt

At the annual Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials AMA Land Speed Grand Championship, Hiro Koiso – builder and rider – set three new land speed records on a 2006 FXD-I based race bike. The JIMS 135″ TWIN-CAM engine was topped off with billet cylinder heads from T-Man Performance. A C1-R ProCharger was custom fit for assaulting the […]

Sportster/Ural Sidecar

Sidecars have been ridden probably since the late 1800’s, always more in Europe than in the US.  where they are relatively rare.  Most everyone like looking at a sidecar rig and at its pilot, the sidecarist. They have many advantages and disadvantages over a 2-wheeler motorcycle, but many consider them only as substitute for motorcycles for old […]

Twin Power Adds 32-Tooth Compensator Eliminator Kit. Better Acceleration. Better Use of 6th Gear.  

Twin Power announced that they have added a 32-Tooth Compensator Eliminator Kit to their product line. “Last year, we introduced the 34-Tooth Compensator Eliminator Sprocket to our product line and it was a great success. The addition of this new kit will give riders more options for updating and maintaining their motorcycle. One of the […]

The Future Starts Here. Keynotes From Harley-Davidson And Polaris CEO’s To Address The Critical Topic Of Acquiring New Riders.

A softening industry environment, many aging baby boomers being no longer active customers, are adding to the the 2 US manufacturer’s woes. Developing new riders who will become future customers is the big issue they both face. On September 21st, from 8.30 a.m. to 9.45 a.m. at the AIMExpo at the Greater Convention Center, Matt Levatich (left) President […]

Custom Cafe/Sport Harley Street 750

Mike McFadden opened in 2009 a boutique custom shop in Owensboro, Kentucky. Keeping small and being hyper creative is the motto. And what a joy, as Mike told me, when he succeed turning a turn into a Prince… I have to agree with him that this factory Street 750 looks extremely good when dressed in […]

Motorcycle-Themed Events To Remember Rock Legend Gregg Allman And Celebrate Allman’s Final Album, “Southern Blood”

Gregg Allman, frontman of the Allman Brothers Band, passed away May 27, 2017 in Richmond Hill, GA. Gregg loved motorcycles although Duane, his brother, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Macon, Georgia in 1971. So in celebration of the late Allman Brothers Band frontman’s final studio album, “Southern Blood”, a special event called “The […]

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Joke Of The Week

Two women were playing golf… One teed off and watched in horror as her ball headed directly toward a foursome of men playing the next hole. The ball hit one of the men. He immediately clasped his hands together at his groin, fell to the ground and proceeded to roll around in agony. The woman […]

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