Archive for January, 2018



Europe To Mandate Emergency Call System For Motorcycles. USA To Follow?

An emergency call system for cars has been around for a while. For example think of the GM OnStar safety device system providing a quick response in case of accident. An equivalent system called “eCall” will be mandatory on all new European cars sold after April 16, 2018. Reasoning that motorcycles are more prone to […]

Harley-Davidson Round Bar End Mirror. Left.

Bar end mirrors were used a lot of original Café Racers for a very streamlined look. This H-D setup provides a clean appearance when compared to traditional mirrors. The round convex mirror plugs into the end of the handlebar to extend beyond the hand grip for an improved field of view on the bike equipped […]

Two New Limited Edition Indian Motorcycle Watches

To celebrate premium craftsmanship, Swiss watchmaker Baume & Mercier and Indian Motorcycle, have unveiled two new limited-edition timepieces – the Clifton Club Scout and Clifton Club Chief.  Together, the two form the Clifton Club Indian Legends, which celebrate heritage, fine craftsmanship and pure motorcycling spirit. Inspired by the iconic Indian Scout and Indian Chief, each […]

Thought Of The Day

      “Being unreasonable allowed me to do things” Eli Broad, Cofounder Kauffman & Broad (KB Home)

Reaper Wheels

The Reaper wheel. A bad boy wheel probably bought by those building a very radical Bagger. 6061-T6 aluminum rotary forged billet wheel. 6061-T6 aluminum hubs. CNC machined in-house. Available in chrome, black & machined and custom colors. Matching rotors, air cleaners and pulleys. Available in 16”, 18”, 21”, 23”, 26”, 30” , 32”. By Sinister […]

AMA Supermoto Racing At Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Moto Stampede

This coming august, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip will become the epicenter of rally racing. AMA Supermoto, a high-energy race hybrid, will bring Sturgis Buffalo Chip® campers face to face with the ultimate “through-the-streets” style racing on Friday, Aug. 11 and Saturday, Aug. 12. Spectators watching in both the amphitheater and at surrounding campsites will be able to […]

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Joke Of The Week

Ralph and Edna were both patients in a mental hospital. One day while they were walking past the hospital swimming pool, Ralph suddenly jumped into the deep end.  He sank to the bottom of the pool and stayed there.
Edna promptly jumped in to save him. She swam to the bottom and pulled him out. When […]

First Turbo-Charged Indian Scout

Unless you are a pure drag racer, all of your riding will be off-boost. So, why use forced induction (turbochargers or superchargers) in a new Indian Scout motorcycle? Especially if you consider the legal authorized carbon dioxide limits and the difficulty of fitting a turbocharger in a small bike like the Scout. As a matter […]

New ‘1901’ T-shirt designs from Indian Motorcycle

Indian’s range of T-shirts continue to expand with fresh designs for 2018. The Indian Motorcycle 1901 Fashion Fit tees feature hand painted graphic designs that gives the range a distinctive style, as well as a fit that is closer to the body than other styles in the Indian range. Made in California, these t-shirts use […]

Motone Big Fin Taillight

An unusual design working well with all types of custom bikes. Features a full SMD-LED circuit board which works as running light, brake light and number plate illumination through a window on the underside. The Big Fin lamp mounts directly with two studs to all flat surfaces or with an optional bracket. LED bulb. Diameter […]

A Message From Tucker Rocky|Bikers Choice To Its Dealers And Vendors

To All Valued Tucker Rocky Dealers: “
I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and are looking forward to the 2018 riding season. I want to kick off the year by sharing some very good news. Wednesday, January 10th, Tucker Rocky filed its Disclosure Statement and Plan for restructuring our debt with the bankruptcy court—this is […]

Neo-Fusion Clamps And Risers. 

Clamps are for all stock Harley-Davidson “Glide” model applications using 1 inch handlebars. Offered in polished aluminum or black The matching billet aluminum 5 inch tall Dog Bone Risers are available separately or bundled with the clamps. Shipping anywhere in the continental USA for $10. Online at Ken’s Factory USA.

Thought Of The Day

      “People always say that I didn’t give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn’t true. I was not tired physically. … No, the only tired I was was tired of giving in.” Rosa Parks (1913-2005)

Spinning The Old School Way

Nothing more old school than wheels equipped with spinners. Machined from billet aluminum, they fit all aftermarket spoke and billet rear wheels. Available in polish aluminum or polish and brass for wheels until 1999 and 2000 and Up. At Kustom Tech

Von Dutch’s Drawings Going Up For Auction

During the Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction on January 25, several of Von Dutch’s drawings are coming up for auction. Von Dutch (real name Kenny Howard, 1929-1992) was one of the most interesting characters of the 60’s and 70’s Kustom Kulture scene He initially rose to fame for his pinstriping skills, but he also built […]

METZELER Has Unveiled The New KAROO™ Street. A Road Tire Performance From An Off-Road Style ‘Knobby’ Tread Pattern

METZELER extended its highly successful KAROO™ range towards pure road use with the new KAROO™ Street. Delivering excellent road performance, even in wet conditions, the new enduro tire remains aggressively styled, with its knobby tread pattern continuing to provide off-road capability. Owners of adventure, ‘enduro street’ and dual-purpose motorcycles are increasingly looking for sport touring […]

New Rebuffini Radial 4-Piston Brake Calipers

Rebuffini Cycles, in addition to a great looking caliper, researched an advanced technology to improve braking performance. Of course, it includes high quality precision CNC machining and many tests of durability and reliability to obtain an extraordinary product in output and beauty. The perfect rigidity is achieved by a multi-point fastening system, suitable for all […]

How An Engine Works And The Role Of The Camshaft

This video by S&S Cycle explains how an engine works and details the role of the camshaft in the process.

Valerie Thompson Going To Australia With Team 7 Racing To Become The World’s Fastest Motorcycle Racer

It’s official! Racer Valerie Thompson with Team 7 Racing are heading to Australia to continue her quest to become the world’s fastest on motorcycle at the 28th Annual Speed Week competition at Lake Gairdner in Southern Australia March 12–19, 2018. Often referred to as “America’s Queen of Speed”, she has earned the famed “Red Hat” […]

Axle Covers For New 2018 Softail® Models

Heartland USA has announced new front axle covers for all 9 of the New 2018 Softail® models. It’s a Simple design, easy to install with no company logo on the covers. No special tool required. The covers install using a threaded rod through the hollow stock axle to attach the right and the left covers […]

Murder One

If you attentively follow the custom scene, here in the US and abroad, you know that each year the most admired bikes are those looking the most simple to build. As a matter of fact they are the most difficult to conceive, require  handcrafting to perfection and always feature at least a couple of little […]

FX Confirmed It Will Air A Spin-Off Of The Sons Of Anarchy Drama Titled “Mayans MC”

The drama show ended 4 years ago on the FX cable network, but Sons Of Anarchy mastermind Kurt Sutter returns to co-create and executive produce the spin-off “Mayans MC” with an almost all latino cast. Sons of Anarchy, FX’s highest-rated drama, concluded in 2014 after a seven-season run. Mayans MC will come to FX either […]

The Classic. First Of Its Kind Motorcycle Helmet Bag.

A quite elegant and practical solution for your bike helmet when you are out walking the streets instead of leaving it on your bike. You can make use of the cavity within the helmet, the inner pouch allowing you to store your essentials while protecting the inner lining of the helmet and your visor from […]

Joke Of The Week

A pirate walked into a bar, and the bartender said, “Hey, I haven’t seen you in a while. What happened? You look terrible.” “What do you mean?” said the pirate, “I feel fine.” “What about the wooden leg? … You didn’t have that before.” “Well,” said the pirate, “We were in a battle, and I got hit […]

1941-1946 Harley-Davidson WL Gas Tank Replica

Patience and good luck if you are looking for an original WL gas and oil tank you can save and restore. Distributor Zodiac proposes a perfect replica as found on all 1941 through 1946 Harley WL models. The left tank is for gas and recess in the right tank containing oil. Faithful to the original […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson Adds “Pan America” And “48X” to “Bronx” In New Trademark Filings. While the ‘Bronx’ was filed at the US Patent and Trademark Office, the two new monikers have been filed for a trademark at the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). The applied trademarks are to be used for “motorcycles and structural parts” Energica, An […]



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