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BSA 500 By Hazan Motorworks

Is there a better definition and illustration of a “Rolling Piece Of Art” than this BSA 500 by Hazan Motorworks? The kind of custom motorcycle that doesn’t need any explanation or tech sheet. So, I will limit my copy to reproducing Maxwell Hazan philosophy. Admire and enjoy the photography. “Motorcycles are an artistic medium. I […]

Zipper's Kits For New Bikes

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

California Biker Profile. Male, Old, Married And Moneyed. Only Half Of Those With A Motorcycle License Ride… New statistics prepared by the Motorcycle Industry Council show the median age of California motorcycle owners was 45 years old in 2012 – having risen from 33 years in 1990, 38 years in 1998 and 41 years in 2009. […]

Spectro Oils

Trouble’s Brewing At The Gee Bee Cafe

It is the title of the new limited edition print by notorious Rod & Bike artist Larry Grossman. The setting is a vintage art deco-styled cafe with a 30′s Gee Bee racing plane mounted on the roof, situated right on the edge of the beautiful San Francisco Bay (note Alcatraz in the background). A bitchin’ […]

Progressive Suspension

2015 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles. Official Promo Video.

Aluminum Scoop For Harley V-Rod Muscle

In Sturgis, saw quite a few V-Rods, a model positioned in Harley-Davidson’s lineup as the “power cruiser with a dash of intimidation.” Europeans love this model much more than the Americans. Logically, it’s in the old continent (especially Germany & Switzerland) that those who want to customize this model will find a lot of V-Rod after-market […]

Third Ace Cafe To Open In Orlando In 2015

The 76-year old famous British cafe is now coming to America in Orlando, Florida. Ace Café plans to open an entertainment and retail complex, including a restaurant and bar, retail gift shop and a motorcycle dealership, in three renovated buildings in the central business district of downtown Orlando. endering are submitted to the city this […]

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Joke Of The Week. Thank You For Shopping At Costco.

One day, in line at the company cafeteria, Joe says to Mike, “My elbow hurts like hell. I guess I’d better see a doctor.”  “Listen, you don’t have to spend that kind of money,” Mike replies.  “There’s a diagnostic computer down at Costco. Just give it a urine sample and the computer will tell you […]

2015 Harley-Davidson Model Lineup. What’s New?

Propelled by Project RUSHMORE, the global launch of the Street™750 and Street™500 motorcycles and the electric buzz of Project LiveWire™, Harley-Davidson just announced its complete offering for 2015. “The broad 2015 Harley-Davidson model lineup demonstrates our commitment to delivering amazing products to our customers through world-class, customer-led product design,” said Matt Levatich, President and Chief […]

2015 Harley Road Glide® And Road Glide® Special

In a couple of hours I am going to publish the news about the full 2015 Harley line up. But it’s unusual for the company Davidson to have unveiled a major model weeks before the announcement of its complete model line up. The 2015 Road Glide and Road Glide Special were previewed in Sturgis, well […]

Pan Style Board Tracker By Rods And Rides

During the Sturgis Rally, the latest one from T.D. Ward got a lot of attention and quite a few trophies in the bike shows to which it participated. A custom bike that I will put in the category of a crossover from the Hot Rod world. Ward’s car genes were acquired a long time ago […]

Kuryakyn Has Launched A Performance Division Named Crusher. New Maverick Exhaust System.

In Sturgis on August 2nd, 2014, Crusher -the all-new Performance Division of Kuryakyn, launched its first series brand-new and made in America, Maverick 4” Slip-Ons mufflers and 2-Into-2 exhaust systems. They are offered for the Harley Sportster, Dyna, Softail and Tourer. They feature precision machined billet aluminum tips with a matte black high-temp ceramic coating […]

Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials Start Today Sunday August 24th, 2014

They arrived from all over the world to find out that 2/3 of the Salts are salt, the other 1/3 being a lake 1/4 mile wide and several miles long. But the dedicated team of volunteers from the 1st Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials (that you could also call the 11th BUB Bonneville Speed Trials) had […]

Mobile Application Available Now For 2014 Orlando AIMExpo. October 16-19.

To help you plan for AIMExpo 2014, a new mobile application was just released to help you schedule and organize your visit and your meetings. (AIMExpo is open exclusively to credentialed trade and media professionals on October 16-17. The show opens to the general public on October 18-19) With this application, you can browse all […]

Polaris Industries Inc. Challenges Polaris Dealers To ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Today, Polaris Industries Inc.’s (NYSE:PII) Chairman and CEO, Scott Wine, completed the Ice Bucket Challenge, joining in the viral campaign to raise awareness and funds for ALS. After accepting the challenge from Dan Ariens, President and CEO of Ariens, Wine in turn nominated Bahram Akradi, Founder and CEO of Lifetime Fitness, Michael Guyette, President and […]

CV Performance Choke Bracket For Better Access To The Choke Knob

CV Performance, a company specializing in tuning and improving Harley-Davidson CV carburation for over 25 years, offers the Harley Choke Relocation Bracket to help Harley-Davidson owners have quick, easy access to their choke knob, while giving the carb and engine a better look. The CV Performance Choke Bracket moves the CV Carburetor Choke knob from […]

Legends Motorcycles. Museum. Art Gallery And Vintage Motorcycle Workshop.

Not far from the Bonneville Salts where the Speed Trials are going to begin this Sunday August 24, a museum/gallery with a vintage motorcycle workshop that I recommend you pay a visit to. In a superb building, owner Of Legends Motorcycles Rick Salibury has turned his lifelong passion for vintage motorcycles into a full-time business […]

The New Indian Scout The Way You Never Saw It. Naked.

Not surprisingly, I receive daily a flurry of emails , mostly technical questions, regarding the all-new 2015 Indian Scout. You want to know more about the engine and 6-speed transmission. So, let me summarize again the available info, followed by some CAD renderings that Indian Motorcycle graciously provided to me. The 2015 Indian Scout is […]

Doobie Brother Patrick Simmons With Wife Cris To Participate In 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run. September 5-21.

I will be on location in Daytona Beach September 5th for the start of the 2014 Cannonball, a coat to coast 4000+ mile endurance run, this year reserved to pre-1937 motorcycles. Among the participants, many friends, including for the 1st time in the run Pat Simmons, a founding member of the Doobie Brothers and a […]

The Bishop By Bandit9 Studio.

At the Bandit9 Shop, Bandit Chief Daryl Villanueva will tell you that he doesn’t and will never play by the rules followed by most custom builders. He works without any constraint – certainly not any from clients – his professional joy being to create kinetic art and to build moving sculptures. His latest work is […]

A Few jokes About The Lucas Lights.

For a little bit of fun, just a few jokes about the very (in)famous Lucas lights. The Lucas motto: “Get home before dark.” Lucas denies having invented darkness. But they still claim “sudden, unexpected darkness” Lucas–inventor of the first intermittent wiper. Lucas–inventor of the self-dimming headlamp. The three-position Lucas switch–DIM, FLICKER and OFF. The other […]

The Perfect Motorcycle Accident. If There Is Such A Thing…

Aa car driver changes its lane of travel (turn signal is on only when maneuver starts). At full speed, a motorcyclist hits the car from behind, his body being thrown in the air, flipping above the car for a perfect landing on the roof. Shot in Russia, a country with great reputation for gymnastics. Maybe […]

Spectro Performance Oils. Alex Josefson Is New President

Following the retirement of Dave Miller who was the President since 2003, Alex Josefson, grandson of founder Robert H. Wehman and son of Thomas Josefson and Barbara Wehman Josefson, both current vice presidents, has been named President of Intercontinental Lubricants Inc., the parent company of Spectro Oils. Also joining the management are Alex Josefson bothers […]

Hawg Halters Launching New Print And Digital 52-Page Catalog.

Building from tho ground up or customizing. It’s worth your time checking the new 52-page catalog just released by Hawg Halters. A wide range of made in the USA products from brakes, to wheels, to handlebars, to raked triple trees to front ends to bagger nacelles and conversion kits. You can see the catalog online, […]

Custom Heel Shifter For Indian Chiefs

As expected, the custom motorcycle industry is seriously focusing on creating after-market accessories for the new Indian models. Vendors who have seen the Scout in Sturgis tell me that can’t wait to get one to see what they can create for it. For the Chief, many custom accessories are already available in complement of those […]



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