With the People’s Republic of China to the west and Japan to the east and northeast, Winston Yeh will tell you that his Taiwan shop Rough Crafts benefits from the best of both countries, respectively machining expertise and motorcycle manufacturing know how. So, is Taiwan a great place to build custom motorcycles? Maybe, except Taiwan […]
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Custom motorcycles look very RAD when equipped with a set of Spring Struts for rear suspension. These ones for Harley XL, FX or FL models and all custom frames with 1/2” shock mounting stud. They are 11” long from center to center eye mounts and are built with top and bottom silent blocks. They can […]
The Deaf Italian Bookkeeper. A Mafia Godfather finds out that his bookkeeper Guido has cheated him out of $10 millions. His bookkeeper is deaf. That was the reason he got the job in the first place. It was assumed that Guido would hear nothing and would therefore never have to testify in court. When the […]
Harley-Davidson Recalls 46,000 Models For Clutch Issue And 9000 Street Models For Possible Missing Reflector.Published by Cyril Huze April 25th, 2015 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Harley-Davidson is recalling 45,901 model-year 2014-15 motorcycles manufactured between from April 28, 2014 to October 24, 2014 because the clutch may not fully disengage. The models affected are Electra Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Electra Glide Ultra Classic – Twin Cooled (FLHTCU TC), Ultra Limited (FLHTK), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), Street Glide (FLHX), Street Glide Special […]
After record-breaking heaps of snow for months, the small town of Laconia, New Hampshire located along the Winnipesaukee River between lake Opechee Bay to the north and lake Winnisquam to the southwest, is getting ready to welcome bikers from the east coast and Canada to the Laconia Rally’s 92nd year. Thanks to the region excellent […]
You can bet that there is one happy man in Sweden… S&S Cycle Inc. announced today that they are transferring ownership of the Flathead Power® brand back to Anders Nygren, the original founder of the Flathead Power company in Sweden free of charge. “We decided to discontinue using Flathead Power as a brand for our […]
This new CNC machined billet 6061-T6 aerospace grade aluminum LED chopper/bobber headlight features 3 LED lights behind the 2.5″ lens, that put out 2100 lumens. It offers Hi/Low beam capability and comes with a completely contained heat sink to remove any extra heat that these lights might put out. There is also a choice of […]
Following Erik Buell Racing ceasing operations on April 15, 2015, 5 points you need to know. 1- Erik Buell Racing (EBR) was created in November 2009 in East Troy, Wisconsin following the shutdown of his previous company, Buell Motorcycle Company, by parent company/majority stakeholder Harley-Davidson. EBR was an independent venture by Erik Buell from Harley-Davidson, […]
Ace Cafe Orlando. The under-construction Ace scheduled to open this Fall is organizing a media event at 3:00pm on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at its location 100 W. Livingston Street in Orlando, Florida. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has confirmed his appearance and will officially welcome the famous Ace Cafe brand to the USA with a […]
Some industrial designers work for a corporation for a specific project intended to be produced. Some, use their industrial design skills to promote their skills to an entire industry. This motorcycle concept rendering belongs to the category of dreamy designs that probably will never be produced. It was created by a designer named Mehmet Doruk […]
They do things with Baggers you never thought possible. Tony Carbajal and Joe Vertical from the Victory Stunt Team go full throttle with their supercharged Victory Baggers.
This morning Thursday April 23, 2015 Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) reported first-quarter earnings beating Wall Street expectations. Polaris reported record first quarter net income of $88.6 million, or $1.30 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, an increase of nine percent from the 2014 first quarter net income of $80.9 million, or […]
Very few aftermarket Classic solo seats are offered for recent 2008-2015 Harley FLHT,FLHR,FLHX and FLTR models If you are into retro minimalist style for your bagger , you may like these solo low profile seats offered in black (2 styles) or brown. A removable passenger pad is available separately They are a direct bolt-on and […]
If you have long legs and ride one of the new Dyna models, either the FX “Street Bob”, Fat Bob or Wide Glide you probably have some issues with finding a comfortable and relaxed riding position. Reason is of course the forward controls. No mass manufacturer can produce a motorcycle perfect for all biker morphologies. […]
New Indian Motorcycle 2015 Spring & Summer Collections Of Rider Wear And Casual Wear, Gifts & Personal AccessoriesPublished by Cyril Huze April 22nd, 2015 in Builders and Merchandise.
The new collection is available now from Indian Motorcycle dealers and at Indian Motorcycles. It includes rider wear, casual wear, gifts, and personal accessories. All of these items feature premium materials and iconic Indian Motorcycle branding. The Men’s Rocker Jacket (MSRP $499.99), a leather jacket that features a soft and supple distressed leather and contemporary styling […]
S&S Cycle is known for racing heritage as well as vast performance products from intakes and exhaust, all the way to complete engines that compete in the NHRA Pro-Stock motorcycle class. That being said, we are looking for someone with initiative, commitment and a desire to make history! We are hiring a full-time apprentice level race […]
Harley-Davidson Reports First-Quarter Earnings. Profit Rises. Lower Sales Outlook Due To Competition.Published by Cyril Huze April 21st, 2015 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
This morning April 21, before Wall Street opening, Harley-Davidson Inc posted a higher quarterly net profit, but lowered its sales forecast for 2015 citing aggressive price discounting by its competitors. After the results were announced, at 8.45 a.m. ET shares of Harley-Davidson (HOG) fell 7.80% in pre-market trading The company’s results were aided by cost […]
RC Components just released their new 18″ x5.5″ forged trike wheels for 2015! These new wheels are a direct bolt on for all H-D Trike models and can be made to match their most popular wheel designs. These wheels are available in your choice of show chrome or an aggressive Eclipse finish of black with […]
Dreaming of riding some of the most scenic roads of Italy? Motorcycle Tours Italy offers am 8-day motorcycle adventure customized to the taste of Harley-Davidson riders. The tour starts and ends in the beautiful city of Rome, bringing you to the most gentle roads of Umbria and Tuscany in central Italy, with enough time to visit Siena […]
You can expect custom Indian Scouts to be built in all styles, from Cafe Racers to Bobbers to Board Trackers to … Off-Roaders… I am not convinced that this one has any true off-road abilities, but it rolls on military Jeep Willy tires. making it at least very different from what I have seen until […]
Beauty is more than skin deep. The inner beauty of classic motorcycles is revealed in this series of x-rays by photographer Nick Veasy. How did it do it? Borrowing vintage motorcycles from a local bike club. Bringing them to his studio to be x-rayed via a powerful machine requiring for protection from intense radiation, to […]
Victory riders will carve roads to scenic peaks, valleys, and vistas of Colorado during the 2015 American Victory Rally (AVR) in Colorado Springs June 25-28. Registration for the event can be found HERE. The new location was chosen so riders can enjoy the power and performance of their motorcycles alongside other Victory owners as they […]
Although blue wheels have been used since a long time by many custom builders, blue production wheels were almost nowhere to be found until recently. After years of black wheels with “contrast cut” polishing, it looks like blue is the new color of the day for several wheel manufacturers. Of course it will never be […]
Custom by Bike-Farm Melle. Photo @ Horst Roesler