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Sidewinder 2 into 1 Exhaust for Harley Milwaukee-Eight® Touring Models

The Milwaukee-Eight® engine offers a massive torque. So, S&S Cycle has created the next level in high performance M8 bagger exhaust. Merging a full flow stainless header into a highly engineered collector and culminating in a 4.5” muffler, the new 2 into 1 Sidewinder exhaust represents the a superb combination of style and power. S&S also included […]

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The Jack Ehret Land Speed Record-Setting 1951 Vincent Black Lightning Auctioned For $929,000 In Las Vegas Returns To Collector In Australia

After setting a top auction price, the 1951 Vincent Black Lightning motorcycle is returning home to Australia where it set a national land speed record 65 years ago. The Vincent became part of Australian motoring history after Jack Ehret rode it into the record books in 1953. Forty years later his son, former sidecar racer […]

240 MM Indian Scout “Stocker Wide Tire Kit”

Installing a custom 240 mm rear tire wheel on an Indian Scout adds a very powerful and enhanced look to your bike. For this reason, RC Components just released their new “STOCKER” wheel design for 2018. This massive 18″×8.5″ size wheel was created to match the factory Indian Scout front wheel with the benefit of […]

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To Celebrate Its 15th Anniversary, Custom Dynamics® Unveils The ProBEAM® Line

This year Custom Dynamics® celebratestheir 15th anniversary with their most ambitious product launch in the company’s history: offering the first “LED Light Pipe product line” for motorcycles. The innovative technology offers significant benefits while maintaining competitive pricing. “Light pipes” first gained popularity in the automotive industry with major manufacturers implementing the modern designs into automobile taillights […]

Hardcover Book About The Complete History Of Victory Motorcycles 1998-2017.

One year ago I announced the demise of Victory, an American brand of stylish heavyweight cruiser, bagger and tourer motorcycles. The number of loyal buyers was quite high for a new brand, but after a 20-year ride, not high enough for Victory to survive. So, parent company Polaris decided to pull the plug and to […]

Motorcycle Jacket/Bike Cover

These young guys from Hong Kong created a jacket in which the motorcycle cover can be folded, attached and stored inside the jacket’s back (this is because of the compression bag design in the back. Also, when a biker parks his bike, the jacket can also be folded and stored inside the motorcycle cover (with […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

1957 Harley Sportster Replica

I am not a replica fan, for motorcycles, cars or anything else. But I easily admit that the positive feelings of riding a classic or vintage vehicle is most often overwhelmed by the worries and time spent fixing the damages caused by miles and time. In 2017, when Harley reached a continuous 60-year run with […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson, Inc. Increases Dividend, Announces Additional Share Repurchase Authorization. The Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) board of directors approved a cash dividend of $0.37 per share (3.2% yield) for the first quarter of 2018 on Feb. 2, 2018. The dividend is payable March 2, 2018 to the shareholders of record of the company’s common stock as of […]

Burt Munro Whisky Sold For Charity

John Munro, the son of Legendary racer Burt Munro is going to sell/auction a special edition bottle of whisky created to honor his achievements. The public auction will be held this coming Friday, 8pm to 9.30pm, at Motorcycle Mecca in New Zealand with the proceeds going to the Riverton Coast Guards. The whisky will be […]

Harley-Davidson Is Recalling Nearly 251,000 Motorcycles Worldwide (175,000 US) Because The Brakes Might Fail

Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 251,000 motorcycles worldwide (175,000 in the US)  because the brakes might Fail. The U.S. recall covers more than 30 models from the 2008 through 2011 model years. Harley says deposits can form on brake parts if the fluid isn’t changed every two years as specified […]

Fairings For Harleys

Outlaw Fairing. Clean and mean! Inspired by classic motorcycle heritage, this fairing brings a road warrior attitude to most bikes with a 5.75″ headlight! The fairings are made of high quality molded ABS and paired with an opaque impact resistant acrylic windscreen for strength and durability. 35mm-49mm forks. The impact resistant Acrylic windscreen fits flush with […]

2018 Daytona TT To Feature Trackside Seating, Fun-Filled Fan Zone, Rider Autographs and Harley-Davidson Stunt Extravaganza

America’s most unique motorcycle race – the bigger, better and faster Harley-Davidson TT presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys  is set to dramatically expand its fan-friendly flavor on March 15, 2018, with the addition of several exciting new features. These include pit-road bleacher seating (see yellow area on map, above), which gets fans across the […]

Harley-Davidson Tuck & Roll Solo Saddle

Solo seat. An important part of giving a nostalgic bobber look to a modern motorcycle. Harley-Davidson offers many for most of its models. This Solo Saddle features a classic tuck & roll vinyl seating surface that is wrapped around a poured and contoured pad that maximizes comfort while maintaining the minimalistic “just enough to ride” […]

Joke Of The Week

The Golfer… A golfer was involved in a terrible car crash and was rushed to the hospital. Just before he was put under, the surgeon popped in to see him. “I have some good news and some bad news,” says the surgeon. “The bad news is that I have to remove your right arm!” “Oh […]

Motor Bike Expo 10th Anniversary In Verona, Italy (January 18-21). Custom Chrome Bike Show Winners.

It’s my 5th report in 12 days about the famous Italy Motor Bike Expo (160,000 paying visitors, 600 custom bikes on the floor during 4 days…) and you may be confused by some bikes that I am featuring more than one time. No, it’s not a mistake. The reason is that the most interesting customs […]

New Finish For Your Wheels. Hydrographics Printing.

HD Wheels has been since many years the address to go to for fancy wire wheels with rims, hubs spokes and nipples finished in polished, chrome, black chrome, black nickel, gold plating, anodizing (for aluminum parts) and powder coating finishes. And now, starting this month, Andrei Rybkin is offering a new type of finishing option for motorcycle wheels. This new technique […]

10 U.S. States Object To EPA Reducing Harley-Davidson Emissions Penalty

Ten U.S. states and the District of Columbia said Thursday they are challenging a decision by the Trump administration to drop a requirement that Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) spend $3 million to reduce air pollution under settlement the Obama administration announced. In 2016, the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and […]

Gloria Tramontin Struck. Lifetime Motorcyclist. 75 Years On Two Wheels And Still Riding.

Gloria Tramontin was age 16 in 1941 when she started to ride solo a motorcycle. That year, women simply didn’t ride motorcycle… Overcoming prejudice and personal obstacles all her life on the road, she is still riding cross country riding with either her daughter or granddaughter from her home in New Jersey. She rode many […]

Harley-Davidson. All For Freedom. Freedom For all.

Harley Sport Glide 5.5 in. Windshield

The all-new 2018 Sport Glide™. Strip it down and shred city streets or load it up endless miles with some room for gear. The versatile Sort Glide comes with a quick detach front Mini-Fairing allowing for an attitude change on the fly. If you load up your bike for endless miles, you may prefer to […]

New Rinehart Racing MotoPro 45 Slip-On Exhaust For Harley-Davidson Touring Models. Big Look. Big Sound.

Rinehart Racing, known for producing performance-driven exhaust systems for American motorcycles, introduces the 4.5-inch MotoPro 45 line of slip-on exhausts for Harley-Davidson touring models. In edition of performance, they offer the distinctive Rinehart Racing sound thanks to the company’s proprietary baffle design. TThe larger diameter 4.5-inch canister on the MotoPro 45 creates a deep, powerful […]

Thoughts Of The Day

          “Don’t save what is left after spending; spend what is left after saving.” “Borrow Wisely, If At All. If you’re smart, you’re going to make a lot of money without borrowing.” “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” “Anyone Can Become […]

Rebuild Kit For Harley-Davidson “Reverse Motor” Tri-Glide Models

Terry Components now offers a rebuild kit for the “Reverse Motor” in all Harley-Davidson Tri-Glides. Included in the kit are: a new armature, a new field assembly (magnets), a new brush cap, and a new planetary gear shield. Terry Components reverse motor rebuild kits make it easy and economical to repair the Harley-Davidson Tri-Glide back-up […]

Bomb Site Headlight Grille

Fits 5-3/4″ Headwinds headlights with screw in bezels (1-5200, 1-5500, 1-5600, 1-5800 series), US Headlights: 5-3/4″ Viper Headlight Housing (1-5800U), Tradewinds: 5-3/4″ Bradley Bullet Horizontal Groove Headlight Housing (1-5201TWCA). MAY FIT: After market threaded buckets with screw-in bezels. Does Not Fit: Harley-Davidson headlight buckets. MSRP $89.00. At Headwinds. Lighting.

Ken’s Factory Twin-Cam Powered Mazda

Ken Nagai, (owner/founder of Ken’s Factory), is a great custom motorcycle builder, and although this project rolls on 4 wheels, it’s a V-Twin powered based on a 60’s Mazda Carol and worth the interest, I guess, of most of my readers. In Japan like in the US, most custom motorcycle lovers are also car buffs. […]

Harley-Davidson Announces Fourth Quarter, Full-Year 2017 Results. Struggling To Reverse A Four-year Sales Decline. Closing Kansas City Plant.

Harley-Davidson worldwide retail motorcycle sales were down 6.7% in 2017 compared to 2016. U.S. retail sales decreased 8.5% and international retail sales were down 3.9%. In 2017, Harley shipped 241,498 motorcycles total, down about 8% from a year earlier. Harley-Davidsom is struggling to reverse a four-year sales slide, with growth overseas somewhat helping offset a […]



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