Archive for October, 2017

Postcards From 25th Daytona Biketoberfest

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Arnott® Introduces Smooth Air Ride Kits For the ’05-’17 Harley-Davidson Sportster®

Arnott Motorcycle Air Suspension introduces a $599 affordable Smooth Ride motorcycle air suspension kits for the 2005 to 2017 Sportster® line. They offer a crisp, sporty ride plus the luxury of inflating or deflating the rear shocks with an onboard switch. Ideal for shorter riders or those who are looking for a slammed look while […]

Thought Of The Day

      “If you make a mistake, own it and move quickly to fix it” Tooey Courtemanche

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Harley-Davidson Riding Academy Creates Active Pilots

Matt Levatich, Managing Director of Harley Davidson, said Riding Academy trained over 19,000 riders in the third quarter. Now the total is 51,000 units. The Harley Davidson Riding Academy expands the attractiveness of new pilots and is an essential part of the company’s strategy said Matt Levatich, President. One of our key goals of the […]

Joke Of The Week

An engineer dies and reports to the pearly gates. St. Peter checks his dossier and says, “Ah, you’re an engineer, you’re in the wrong place.” So the engineer reports to the gates of hell and is let in. Pretty soon, the engineer gets dissatisfied with the level of comfort in hell, and starts designing and […]

Note A Joke. The Teutuls Back In 2018 On Discovery Channel For New American Chopper Series.

Almost six years after American Chopper closed up shop, Discovery Channel is bringing the Teutuls back to television. The network announced Wednesday the return of American Chopper to its lineup in winter 2018. “American Chopper was one of Discovery’s most popular series ever,” said Rich Ross, Group President of Discovery. Father-son duo Paul Teutul Sr. and […]

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Zero Motorcycles Announces 2018 Line. 6x Faster Charging and 10% More Range.

Zero Motorcycles, the global electric motorcycle leader in electric motorcycles and powertrains designed and crafted by hand in California, just announced the release of its 2018 model line. Zero once again increased battery capacity and range, and launched a new high-speed on-board charger option that increases charging speeds by 6X. Zero has consistently produced the […]

The Baby Boomers Generation Has A Much higher Risk Of Fatalities Riding A Motorcycle, AAA Says

The baby boomers who made motorcycles cool are also dying on them at a higher rate than other motorcycle riders, according to a new report from AAA. The organization, analyzing federal crash data, says Baby Boomers make up a disproportionate number of motorcycle fatalities. The mortality rate for riders who are 60 or older is […]

Michelle Kumbier Named COO of Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

Harley-Davidson Inc. said Tuesday that Michelle Kumbier has been appointed Chief Operating Officer Of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. with responsibility for overseeing the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer’s U.S. and international markets in addition to her current responsibilities leading product and operations, effective immediately. Kumbier most recently served as senior vice president, Motor Company product and operations. In […]

Roland Sands Motorcycle Accident At Buffalo Chip Leads To Several Lawsuits

An Alaska man who had a motorcycle land on him during a show at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has filed a lawsuit against the rider, the bike manufacturer and the show host. Royce Rath was in the crowd during the Aug. 7, 2016, concert that featured performances by Lita Ford and Kid Rock. Between those […]

Harley-Davidson 3rd Quarter 2017 Results. Lower Retail Sales. Revenue And Margin Down Due To Weak Industry Conditions.

Harley-Davidson worldwide retail motorcycle sales were down 6.9 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period in 2016. Harley-Davidson U.S. retail motorcycle sales were down 8.1 percent compared to the year-ago quarter, with the overall U.S. industry down 9.2 percent for the same period. Harley-Davidson’s U.S. market share for the quarter was 53.1 […]

Daytona Biketoberfest Shows And Exhibitions

Willie’s Chopper Show Old School Chopper Show. Thursday October 19, 2017. At Willie’s Tropical Tattoo 825 S Yonge St, Ormond Beach, FL 32174 From 11 am to awards at 4 pm. Most bikers and builders present in town and belonging the old school chopper scene will spend an afternoon of fun & camaraderie while showing […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

The numbers Are In. Flat Track Is back And It’s Big Again. Full year of race attendance topped 100,000 fans, up 76% over 2016. An estimated 1.5 million viewers watched races on NBCSN. An additional 250,000 tuned in online via Fans Choice.tv. Mobile Dealership? Triumph Motorcycles Has Introduced The First Mobile Dealership In India, to […]

Men Custom motorcycle T-Shirt

Since the Tee-Shirt has transitioned from undergarment to general-use casual clothing, you have bought several dozens of them for yourself as riding shirts or gifts. Ok, a tee is a tee. And this one can’t be qualified like nothing you’ve ever worn before. But if you belong to those who, as a matter of principle, […]

Kickstarting A Younger Generation Of Custom Bike Builders…

When I received an email from Luke Cormack and Jackson, 2 lads from England, it made me happy. Not only because of the the photos of the bike they just built, but for their accompanying words. They opened their custom shop Bristol Bobbers in January 2016 and are not afraid to describe themselves as young, […]

Sons Of Speed Racing At 25th Daytona Biketoberfest Is Saturday October 21, 3.15 p.m.

On Saturday October 21st, at the New Smyrna Beach Speedway, thirteen daredevils will compete in races inspired by early twentieth-century board-track racing. Each one of them race a stripped-down motorcycle with a hand-made custom rigid frame fitted with a pre-1925 American V-Twin engine, with no clutch or brakes. Imagined by Custom Builder Billy Lane, Sons […]

Dished Gas Tank 2.03 Gallon Capacity

There is a Frisco and a deep tunnel Wasell version of this gas tank. Was missing this featured mid-tunnel version with a wide tunnel made to fit rubber mounted Sportster frames years 2004-2006, and of course custom applications. ◦ Undrilled mounting tabs ◦ Bungs for two 1/4″ NPT petcocks, one on each side. ◦ Dimensions: […]

Thought Of The Day

      “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill  

Roland Sands Presents Moto Beach Classic At Bolsa Chica (Huntington Beach, CA)

Tomorrow Saturday October 14, founder Roland Sands presents Moto Beach Classic, an event at the intersection of surf, moto and music. Roland has been dreaming about a beachfront moto event for years. Finally it’s going to happen tomorrow October 14. He has been given the keys to the kingdom at Bolsa Chica State Beach (Huntington […]

Legend REVO-A Clear Anodized Coil Suspension

Legend REVO-A adjustable coil suspensions for Harley-Davidsons are now available in clear anodized finish. They  provide superior ride quality and performance. The external knob has six adjustments, which allow the rider to fine-tune rebound for their personal riding style and ride quality preference. The new Clear Anodized REVO-As are available in 12” and 13” applications […]

American Flat Track Names Sturgis Buffalo Chip Best Event of 2017

American Flat Track presented the Sturgis Buffalo Chip with a major new “Best Event of the Year” Award Sunday evening at the organization’s annual award banquet held in Temecula, CA. A monumental partnership between American Flat Track and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® resulted in the epic, award-winning Buffalo Chip TT presented by Indian Motorcycle. The […]

The Indian Scout FTR750, Flat Track’s Most Dominant Motorcycle, Now Available in 2018 with $350,000 In Performance Incentives

Indian Motorcycle Racing, which captured the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Championship, is offering professional flat track race teams and privateers unmatched incentives to compete on its premier Scout FTR750 race bike. More than $350,000 in contingency is available for those who ride an Indian for 2018. The Scout FTR750 powered arguably the most dominant […]

Harley Celebrating 115 years Of Freedom For All

In 1903, four young men in Milwaukee put a motor in a bicycle frame, One hundred and fifteen years later, Harley-Davidson and bikers all over the world are celebrating. In 2018, expect more flat-track racing, hill climbs, beach racing, drag racing, street parties, events in Harley hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and other locations around the […]

The Excelsior-Henderson Motorcycle Brand Is For Sale.

It includes the intellectual property, all federally registered trademarks, the previous motorcycle frame and engine designs, as well as the expired patents that can only be effectively exploited by the owner of Excelsior-Henderson. The brand will be auctioned off by Mecum Auctions in Las Vegas on January 27, 2018 at the South Point Hotel & […]

Jeff Cochran Signature SpeedKing Swingarm

Maybe the most versatile custom swingarm you can find in the after-market world to create a bike where you can choose among several unique stances. It is offered by Custom Builder Jeff Cochran and will fit all Harle Big Twin 4-speed chain drive bikes from 1973 to 1984. Axle plates for 3/4” axle applications that […]

2017 Biketoberfest. Sons Of Speed Races And Motorcycle Car Show On October 21 St.

In addition to the Billy Lane’s Sons Of Speed races at the New Smyrna Speedway, New Smyrna FL, spectators will be entertained for free on the parking lot with “Old Speed Show:, an exhibition of race and competition-based motorcycles, cars and trucks of all ages, as well as classic hand-crafted vehicles. The exhibition is free […]



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