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A 2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse? An Indian Springfield Trademark?

The California Environmental Protection Agency Air Resources Board (California ARB) is a good source of information for those looking to find out in advance the new models that motorcycle manufacturers will release a few months down the road. It looks like the “Chief Dark Horse” may join the Classic, Vintage, Chieftain and Roadmaster Chiefs for […]

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Custom Ducati Scramblers Unveiled At Verona Motor Bike Expo (January 23-24-25)

Using a marketing strategy that most motorcycles manufacturers use to promote their new releases, Ducati has asked 3 Italian custom builders to show their skills on the new Scrambler models (Classic, Full Throttle and Urban Enduro.) Unveiled yesterday Friday 23rd at the Verona Motor Bike Expo, these custom creations have for objectives to show how […]

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The Las Vegas BikeFest Team Will Produce The 2015 Hollister Motorcycle Rally And Beyond

From a PR. The Hollister Downtown Association of Hollister, California has selected ConvExx to produce the iconic Hollister Motorcycle Rally starting in 2015. Known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker” the Hollister Motorcycle Rally has been around for over 70 years. ConvExx is an event production company based in Las Vegas with over 40 […]

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Azzkikr Custom Baggers Entering The Victory Market With New Custom Parts

After working since its creation on the custom Harley market (bikes and parts), Phoenix shop Azzkikr Custom Cycle is now entering the custom Victory market with a new venture called Victory Lane. “We are adding new custom parts all the time and hope to establish ourselves in the Victory market like we have in the […]

Max Flow Fuel Inlet Elbow. +40%.

The CV Performance Harley Fuel Inlet Elbow does two important jobs – it increases fuel flow by up to 40% when using a 5/16″ fuel line and it improves the fuel flow system integrity by replacing the stock plastic inlet with a solid brass unit. It replaces the two-piece plastic item that come stock on […]

Victory Motorcycles Steps Into The Performance World Of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Racing With The creation Of Victory Factory Racing.

Victory Motorcycles is taking a bold step into the performance world and partners with Matt Smith to create NHRA Pro Stock Factory Effort. The Victory riding team will be World Champion Matt Smith and his wife.co-rider Angie. Victory intends to compete at the pinnacle of the sport and anticipates a strong and professional effort with […]

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New Indian Scout Products from Trask Performance. Exhaust, Mufflers, Handlebars.

Trask Performance introduces three new hot products for the Indian Scout. First up a new 2 into 1 exhaust system with a classic vintage look and stated by the manufacturer to provide performance gains throughout the entire power-band, Dyno developed and Dyno tested, this 2 into 1 exhaust system produced just under 98 HP, and […]

A World Record Jump Over Two Motorcycles. Don’t Ever Try This.

New Heated Riding Gear From Harley-Davidson MotorClothes

Staying warm is the difference between an epic ride and a miserable one. It’s the difference between parking a motorcycle when it’s cold, or continuing to ride. With all-new this Dual Source 12V Heated Gear from Harley-Davidson MotorClothes, your riding season just got longer….P Harley-Davidson offers an array of new men’s and women’s liners, gloves, jackets […]

Cool Brat Style Seats For Late Model Harley Sportsters

Low and tight, the Burly Brat Seats were inspired by the Japanese take on custom Harley Sportsters. A style of bikes and seats that has spread to the US and Europe. Carefully shaped to follow the frame rails and blend nicely into the gas tank. Available in 2 configurations, solo or two-up, and in 2 […]

Elio Motors To Introduce New Engine Built From The Ground Up On February 6, 2015

The Elio. One door, 2 seats, 3 wheels, 84 mpg, made in the USA with a $6800 price tag. And now, Elio founder and CEO Paul Elio is about to announce on February 6, 2015 what he believes is the first start-up vehicle manufacturer to develop its own internal combustion engine since Nash Motors in […]

About Motorcyclists Profiling

Many bikers have been victims of motorcycling profiling. AMA summarizes the issue by saying that “motorcyclists are frequently stopped by police as they travel simply because they ride a motorcycle or are wearing motorcycle riding apparel. Often these pretext stops are accompanied with the explanation that a traffic infraction has occurred, which is not always […]

Electric Start Drive Kit For 1970-1978 Harley-Davidson Shovelhead

The Harley Shovelhead remain a mainstay for custom builders. Belt Drives LTD offers a belt drive conversion providing extended life, strength, smooth operation and reliability to these classic drivelines. It’s a complete “Shovel Shorty” Electric Start drive kit for 1970-1978 machines with ratchet top transmissions only. The conversion requires the use of a 1989-2006 style […]

Bike Sense Technology To Alert Driver To Prevent Accidents With Motorcycles And Bicycles.

From PR Of Digital News Agency. (UK). ]. Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies that use colours, sounds and touch inside the car to alert drivers to potential hazards and prevent accidents involving motorcycles and bicycles. Sensors on the car will detect when another road user is approaching and identify it as […]

Polaris To Manufacture Electric Motorcycles Second Half Of 2015

No surprise. Later in 2015 Polaris will debut the manufacturing of electric motorcycles at its Spirit Lake, Iowa plant. the one where Indian and Victory motorcycles are also produced. The factory counts about 1000 employees. This news follows last week announcement that Polaris acquired the assets, trademarks of Oregon-based Brammo Electric Motorcycles. No word yet […]

Café Sportster By DP Customs

Café Racers. Very few among you in the US have ridden them in the 70’s. But because of nostalgia for their own unique style and the possibility to turn a light factory bike into a Café Racer for a reasonable budget, they are very popular again on the 3 continents of North America, Europe and […]

Compensating Sprocket Failure? BAKER Drivetrain Reliable Solution.

Just released, Baker Drivetrain now offers a Compensator Kit for 2007-Later Big Twins for carefree riding. Their kit includes • a 34-Tooth Compensating Sprocket • a Motor Extension Shaft • a Cam Slider • a Spring Cup • a Retention Bolt. Now accepting pre-orders. Shipping soon. Made in the USA. Retail Price: $399.00. BAKER Drivetrain. 517-339-3835.

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Orlando Ace Café To Open This Summer. There are currently 3 Ace Café locations, including the original that opened in London in 1938. The Orlando location will be the first in the United States. The flagship London location draws thousands of people to motorcycles and cars shows and other events every week, and the Orlando […]

New Vintage Motorcycle Of The Week

This 1967 Harley-Davidson FLH is a very good illustration of those custom builders digging the past for inspiration, but creating modern machines with today’s materials and processes. “Gold Mustache” (yes, it’s the name) was built by a downtown Tokyo shop named Hawgholic. It made the trip from Japan to California where it was exhibited during […]

Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Ban Federal Funding for Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Specifically, the “Stop Motorcycle Checkpoint Funding Act” would restrict the  Secretary of Transportation from granting funds to any government entity for a  program to check helmet use or to create checkpoints for an operator of a  motorcycle or a passenger on a motorcycle. The American Motorcyclist Association and the Motorcycle Riders Foundation fully  support the […]

The Smuggler Trunk. A Solo Tour Conversion For 2014-2015 Indian Chief Models.

If you daily commute or tour solo on on an Indian Chief, you will love this new Corbin Smuggler. Artfully designed and color matched to your paint to give a totally integrated look while adding convenient storage. For a clean look, the Smuggler trunk sits tight to the rear fender to store small items like […]

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Polaris Acquired The Electric Motorcycle Business Of Brammo. Will Manufacture Electric Motorcycles Second Half Of 2015.

The rumor was running since several weeks. Today January 15, 2015 Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) officially announced it has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. Acquisition includes certain sssets, technology and Trademarks. In addition, Polaris is acting as a leading investor in a recapitalization of Brammo that enables the company to focus […]

New True Dual Headers By RC Components. Conceived For Low End Torque And Loads Of Horsepower.

The brand new RCX Power Max Headers by RC Components for 2010 and up Harley touring models feature the smooth and stylish/radius curves of a true dual headers with the addition of a precision tuned collector that features a unique chambered design that balances the exhaust between each cylinder. This unique design creates incredible low […]



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