Archive for April, 2018

Flashback. 1957 F.B. Mondial Grand Prix Racing Motorcycle.

Between 1949 and 1957, F.B. Mondial dominated the Motorcycle World Championship. With four championships in that span, This Mondial was ridden by Cecil Sandford to the 250cc World Championship in 1957, winning six rounds including the Isle of Mann TT. Once one of the most advanced motorcycles on the planet, this Mondial has an important […]

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KR Style Bolt-On Hardtail for Harley-Davidson Ironhead Sportsters

Inspired by the early Harley-Davidson looped KR style race frames, the KR Style Bolt-On Hardtail from Lowbrow Customs fits stock front frame sections on Sportsters from 1967 to 1978. Harley-Davidson produced the KR factory race bike in 1952, and it dominated the track until production ended in 1968. Until now, KR style looped hardtail frames were […]

Recall Of Some 2018 Indian motorcycles. Engine Could Self-Start.

The Minnesota company started a recall yesterday Thursday of about 3300 motorcycles  from the 2018 model year. Documents posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say corrosion in the switch can cause an electrical short. That can start the engine if the key fob is nearby. The agency says if the engine starts unintentionally […]

MarketWatch. Millennials’ Student Loan Debt Is Hurting The Motorcycle Industry

Student loan debt has been hindering millennials for years; now it’s causing harm to the motorcycle industry. According to MarketWatch, the motorcycle industry has been increasingly struggling due to millennials’ disinterest in purchasing motorcycles in light of financial burdens. Over the past year, Harley-Davidson Inc. has been dropping in stock by as much as 29%. […]

Klock Werks Cycles Suing Dragonfly Concepts For Selling Copy Of The Flare Windshield

Klock Werks Cycles that develops  motorcycle parts is accusing a rival in California of infringing on a patent for its most popular product. Klock Werks Kustom Cycles and owner Brian Klock say Dragonfly Cycle Concepts of Fullerton, Calif., is selling a knock-off version of the company’s award winning Flare Windshield. The product, released in 2007, […]

Petersen Museum’s Custom Revolution Recognizes Imaginative Motorcycles

Each year a group of inspired bike builders create fantastical yet functional works of art as unique as the personalities behind them. The new Peterson exhibit pays tribute to 25 of creative bike builders and their mesmerizing machines. “This is the first-ever hand-built [motorcycle] exhibition in a museum, and we’re very proud of that,” said […]

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Joke Of The week

The only cow in a small town in Texas stopped giving milk. The people did some research and found they could buy a super milk cow up in Baldwin, Michigan, for $2,000.00. They bought the cow from a Michigan Dairy and the cow was wonderful.  It produced lots of milk all of the time, and the […]

Pulsing Brake Module

When it comes to customer requests, this might be the biggest one ever. After much review and some simple engineering, NAMZ has finally produced a Pulsing Brake Module. This module (PBM-01) can be installed as a stand-alone unit on or any motorcycle where it will operate perfectly before any existing Badlands Module. Tiny in size, […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Vietnam veteran, Character Actor And Spokesperson Of Victory Motorcycles R. Lee “Gunny” Ermey Has Died. R. Lee Ermey, a former Marine who made a career in Hollywood playing hard-nosed military men like Gunnery Sgt. Hartman in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket”, and known by bikers for doing promotion work for Victory Motorcycles,, has died.from pneumonia-related […]

New Ownership For World’s First Indian Motorcycle Dealer

Mark Moses, founder and general manager of the award-winning Indian Motorcycle Charlotte announced two new owners of the World’s First Indian dealership. Tim Sutherland, owner & general manager of Coastal Indian Motorcycle of Myrtle Beach SC and Lloyd Greer, founder and owner of Lloyd’z Motorworkz of Pine Bush, NY signed the new ownership agreement today, […]

51- An Authentic Modern Harley. But With Nostalgia Through And Through.

After the excesses of the 90’s, 00’s and the 2008 recession, many Harley riders had to rethink about what they expect from a custom motorcycle. For an official Harley dealer, top of the game is now to prepare modern machines with an old school flair. The platform of this 51 -to celebrate the 51th anniversary […]

Introducing The “Split” bag

Have you ever been sitting in traffic or splitting lanes on the freeway and just need some chapstick, but don’t want to reach into your pocket? Or maybe you need a spot to stash your six shooter or your wallet so that they are accessible while you’re riding? Well here you go! Nash Motorcycle is […]

New And Interesting. Old School Rocker Boxes And Cam Cover For Milwaukee Eight Engine

Conceived by EMD and named Pro-KL, this new line of covers has an evident hot-rod inspiration. These Rocker Boxes (Ribbed and Shovel) and Cam Cover for Milwaukee 8 are proposed in 4 finishes: raw, black, semi polished et black cut. Offered in California by the Speed Merchant or everywhere by the large catalog distributors. EMD  (Esteve […]

Inside Indian. Making A New Motorcycle.

Making a new motorcycle. From start to finish, an art and a science.

Teutul Sr. Bankruptcy. Numerous Discrepancies In Filing Documents.

Bankruptcy documents filed by Orange County Choppers owner Paul Teutul Sr. contained “numerous” discrepancies his new lawyer told the trustee hearing his case on Wednesday. His new attorney Erica Aisner, told Trustee Krista Preuss that she is working to get up to speed on the case and provide a more accurate listing of Teutul’s personal […]

Black Diamond Leather Wrapped Throttle By Wire Grips For Harley Touring And Softail

At Brass Balls Cycles, they want to remind you that your hands engage with your bike on a more tactile level than the rest of your body. They control your bike. These grips look like the leather wrapped steering wheel on old premium automobiles, They feature precision crafted and hand stitched leather wrapped the grips. […]

Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary News: #MotorcycleMonday

To help celebrate Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary and to kick off the riding season, one Monday of every month leading up to this coming Labor Day party in Milwaukee, Harley-Davidson will hand over the reins of its social media channels to an H-D fan. To start it off, next Monday, April 16, actor and rider, Milo […]

Vote Now For Indian Motorcycle’s The Wrench Build-Off Semi-Finalists

The Scout Bobber build-off is a competition for non-professional bike builders, those building for passion, not for a paycheck. In a first step 3 builders must be selected by their renderings explaining the one of a kind Scout Bobber then want to build. Winners will be selected using a combination of fan votes (until April […]

Screaming Banshee Horn

Loud may save lives and the Screaming Banshee may save yours when you give car drivers a blast of shockwave to warn them of a driving mistake they are about to make, Built for motorcycles, 40% smaller, 30% lighter, 20% louder (130+ decibel) than any comparable air horn, it even offers a unique dual volume […]

Rizoma Now Covers All New Models Of The 2018 Harley Softail Lineup

“The next generation of Custom bikes”… These are the words Harley-Davidson® uses to define its new models in the 2018 Softail family. Rizoma has already developed a new collection that combines the authentic H-D Custom spirit with a new style. A new Rizoma multi-fit products collection covers the entire new 2018 Softail range: Included are new mirrors, three versions of the 1-Inch grips “SPORT” […]

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering On May 5, 2018

On May 5, 2018, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering http://signatureevents.peninsula.com presented by GEICO Motorcycle, a Peninsula Hotels’ Signature Event, will display 300 pre- and post-war bikes along with three new classes representing revolutionary innovation and creativity in the sport of motorcycling. Event guests will discover custom builds from three generations of the iconic Ness family, an […]

Urban Scrambler

It looks like the definition of a bike’s style never stops mutating from it’s original meaning. It’s particularity true for the categories Chopper, Bobber and Scrambler. The Scrambler was originallu created for outdoor fun and in the mind of manufacturers evolved most of the time into a dual-purpose bike. Country and City?  Julian, owner of […]

FTZ Big Floorboards

For rider and passenger , they feature a bigger platform than many other brands. These floorboards feature a vibration isolating floating tread zone which is neatly hidden in this unique design. The knurled rubber insert provides a non-slip surface and further reduces vibration. Available in Chrome or Contrast Cut finish for 1984 to 2017 FL. […]

Artist David Uhl Flat Track Racing New Release

Artist David Uhl Flat Track Racing New Release David is announcing the release of “Flat Line”, a unique addition to his portfolio. Flat track racing has seen a resurgence recently and David certainly captured the movement and sped with this piece. The title was selected from over 200 entries in a naming contest on FaceBook. […]

Flashback. The 1957 Ducati 175 S.

The Ducati S/T were produced from 1957 to 1961. Engine is a four stroke, single cylinder, SOHC, shaft and bevel gear driven. 175.4 cc/10.7 cu inch with a 4-speed transmission. Front and rear brakes are full aluminum Drum, 180 mm front 160 mm rear. Leopoldo Tartarini’s and Giorgio Monetti’s trek around the world on a […]

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        “Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty.” Henry David Thoreau



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