Archive for November, 2017



M.A.G I Tucker Rocky | Biker’s Choice Important Announcement

Dear Valued Business Partner, I wanted to let you know about an important action our parent company, Motorsports Aftermarket Group (MAG), is undertaking. On November 15, 2017, MAG announced that it is implementing a debt restructuring to eliminate approximately $300 million in debt. MAG is using the Chapter 11 process to facilitate this. First and […]

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Royal Enfield Taking On Harley Street With New 650 cc Twin Engine Interceptor And Continental Models

While the 2 new 2018 models are still retro British styling, heart of the new bikes is an all-new air-/oil-cooled 648cc SOHC parallel twin engine. Claimed output is 47 horsepower at 7100 rpm from a classically-styled engine. Unlike the older push-rod singles, this parallel twin is a thoroughly modern unit with four valves per cylinder. […]

Motoauct.Com. A New Online Auction Platform Dedicated To Vintage Motorcycles.

Founded by two vintage motorcycle enthusiasts, Jason Delacroix and Jason Williams, the site Motoauct.Com went live in October 2017 and started gathering its first users immediately. With over forty years of experience with vintage bike auctions, restoration and sales between them, the two founders wanted to make things easy for buyers and sellers while also […]

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Postcards From Milan EICMA Show (November 7-12)

EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori), annual trade show in Milan, Italy features a lot of custom motorcycles. is frequently used by manufacturers to debut new models.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 2100 Motorcycles For Headlight Issue

Indian Motorcycle is recalling up to 2,100 of certain-model 2017-2018 Indian Chief, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles. Some of these motorcycles may be equipped with a European-market E4 compliant, not US-market, halogen headlight assembly. Consequently, these vehicles […]

49ers Gold Rush

The discovery of gold nuggets in the Sacramento Valley in early 1848 sparked the Gold Rush, arguably one of the most significant events to shape American history during the first half of the 19th century. Would be gold miners traveled to San Francisco and the surrounding area. The Gold Rush led to the creation of […]

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99 Years Ago Today. The First American Enters Germany On A Harley. The Iconic Picture Re-Created In Original Location.

“99 years ago…, …on November 12th 1918, a photographer walked out of his studio, awoken by the sound of German military boots walking on cobblestones. Not in unison, as coming in the past four years, but slow and out of marching step. War was over November 11th at 11 a.m. The “Great War” came to […]

The Build By Paul Teutul Jr. A Reflection on Faith, Family, and My Time on “American Chopper” By Paul Teutul Jr.

Paul Teutul Jr. starred on American Chopper with “Paulie” and his father, Paul Sr., building custom choppers together. After his time on the reality show, he started his own business, Paul Jr. Designs. Today, Paul Jr. Designs continues to thrive, producing custom bikes for a variety of individual and corporate clients. The Build is his first book. “It […]

Keanu Reeves And Gard Hollinger Unveiled 3 New Arch Motorcycle Models

Keanu Reeves and partner Gard Hollinger made the trip to the EICMA trade show in Milan to introduce 3 new motorcycles to their vision of motorcycle refinement. Since Arch Motorcycle was created in 2007, they have created and built (starting in 2015) different versions of their KRGT-1 model a 124″ (2032 cc) S&S performance cruiser […]

New Barnett Hydraulic Brake and Clutch Lines

Barnett is now producing their own Genuine brake and hydraulic clutch lines designed to match all Barnett cables, They are available in Classic Stainless braid, Platinum Series bright silver, Black with chrome fittings and Stealth ‘black on black’. These new Barnett brake and clutch lines are available in stock and full custom lengths to fit […]

The New Panigale V4. The First Mass Produced Ducati Motorcycle With A 4-Cylinder Engine

Ducati revolutionary Panigale V4 world premiere was at the Milan EICMA Show. It is called Panigale V4 and it marks a new and important chapter in Ducati’s history, a “symphony” of performance and emotions that’s 100% Italian. The Paanigale V4 is the first mass-produced Ducati motorcycle to be equipped with a 4-cylinder engine, closely derived […]

New High Performance Brake Caliper By Metalsport

Motorcycle wheels maker Metalsport, well known for its wheels up to 34″ wheels, developed a unique high performance brake caliper that combines superior stopping power and reliability with an unmistakable custom appearance. The caliper is shown here with one of the company’s complete kits which include:  unique 18” rotor with 420 heat treated outer ring mounted to […]

At EICMA Milan, Indian Motorcycle Unveiled A One-Off Race-Inspired Scout FTR1200

It was unveiled at the EICMA Milan trade Show. Although it is a one-off Indian Scout, this FTR1200 Custom was built to celebrate the Indian FTR750’s dominant performance in American Flat Track, its Wrecking Crew and Indian’s return to racing. Indian worked with its Indian Motorcycle Race team of Jared Mees, Bryan Smith and Brad […]

Joke Of The Week

To shoot or not to shoot, that is the question A man returns home a day early from a business trip. It’s after midnight. While en-route home, he asks the cabby if he would be a witness, because the man suspects his wife is having an affair and he wants to catch her in the […]

Harley-Davidson Just Released The 2018 Sport Glide™, Its 9th Model Based On The All-New Softail Platform.

The new Harley-Davidson® Sport Glide™ motorcycle is an aggressive factory-custom cruiser outfitted with a detachable fairing and saddlebags ideally suited for touring , cruising or commuting. The versatile Sport Glide is ready for short- or long-distance weekend runs. “The Sport Glide offers the thrilling dynamic capability of the new Softail platform with features that make […]

Twin Power Introduces New Line of EFI Service Components

Twin Power is introducing a new line of service parts to properly maintain Harley-Davidson® models equipped with Electronic Fuel Injection. The new assortment includes: fuel injectors, fuel pressure regulators, check valves, EFI fuel lines, fuel pump door seals, map sensors, throttle position sensors, coolant temperature sensors, idle air controls, fuel filter kits and replacement pump […]

Baume & Mercier And Indian Motorcycle Released A Limited Edition Burt Munro Watch

It’s been 50 years since Burt Munro took his Indian Scout Streamliner to the Bonneville Salt Flats and made history, a story immortalized by the feature film”The World’s Fastest Indian”,starring Sir Anthony Hopkins. As a result, Munro’s legacy transcends motorcycles and symbolizes the much broader drive to push beyond conventional limitations to experience or achieve […]

Royal Enfield Unveiled Its New 650 cc Parallel Twin To Equip Two New Models

Royal Enfield has unveiled a new 650 cc parallel twin engine at the Royal Enfield UK Technical Center at Bruntingthorpe in United Kingdom. The 2 new models running on this engine are expected to be unveiled at the EICMA Show in Milan today 7 November. It is clear that Royal Enfield, with a stronger engine, […]

A Chopper Dressed As A Racer

Haters are going to hate and the others are going to love some of the tricks used by Taber Nash on this quite unusual chop. Since its creation in 2003, Nash Motorcycle Company has always produced ground up custom choppers, bobbers and hot rod bikes mixing the old with the new. And this chopper dressed […]

New Flare 5 Design Forged Wheel By Arlen Ness

Arlen Ness Enterprises informed its dealers that over the past two years the company has been developing its own new forged wheel line with new designs. Shown here is the The FLARE 5 the first design in the Ness premium wheel series, with sculpted CNC features extending from the axle all the way to the […]

Victory Motorcycles Recalling Certain 2010-2017 Models

Polaris Industries owner of the now discontinued Victory Motorcycles is recalling 26200 motorcycles (model years 2010-2017): Victory Magnum, Cross Country, Cross Roads, Tour and Hard Ball. The issue is regarding the engine potentially misfiring and and resulting in heat from the catalytic converter melting the rear brake line and nearby wiring. Damage to the brake […]

Harley-Davidson Offers Hundreds Of Options To Customize The 2018 Softail Lineup

Harley is launching over 300 new parts and accessories designed for its eight all-new 2018 Softail® motorcycles. These Harley Genuine Parts & Accessories are developed alongside the new motorcycles to provide riders with the highest quality and the most extensive range of customization options starting from the same day the motorcycles launch. The research and […]

Thought Of The Day

      “Beware of monotony! It’s the mother of all the deadly sins.” Edith Wharton (1862-1937)

Brock’s Performance Bagger Aluminum Swingarm (09-16)

Brock’s Performance got 25 years of sportbike drag racing experience and knows a few things about the need for a swingarm able to handle the demands of ever powerful Baggers. Their extended aluminum swingarm for FL bikes (0” to 3”) is a 100% bolt-on design with OEM rear wheel, caliper, spacers and associated components. It […]

Badlands Indian Scout RUN-BRAKE-TURN Signal Module

NAMZ, the leader in lightning modules to allow rear turn signals to be running brake lights, didn’t feel much love from Indian Scout owners… Until now… NAMZ is happy to announce the release of their Badlands Indian Scout RUN-BRAKE-TURN signal module. The module comes complete with a new rear fender harness allowing you to attach […]

Classic Louvered Air Cleaner. From Hot Rods To Motorcycles

The popular Louvered Air Cleaner has traditionally graced hot rods using Holley 94’s and Stromberg 97 carburetors. With new backing plates made by Lowbrow Customs, you can easily install and run one of these inexpensive, cool air cleaners on your Harley-Davidson. These louvered Air Cleaner kits come complete with a washable paper filter, stainless steel, […]



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