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Cafe Racer Magazine’s Reader’s Ride-In Bike Show Is A Go for 2018

For ten consecutive years, Cafe Racer Magazine has staged the country’s only outdoor, ride-in custom motorcycle show for 21st Century cafe racer enthusiasts. This year marks the 11th staging at Sewickley’s War Memorial park located 12 miles from Downtown Pittsburgh. The Saturday, August 11 event will attract the nation’s top custom speedbike builders showcasing motorcycles […]

Cobra USA Detachable Backrest Line-up

Announcing new lower pricing from Cobra USA for its detachable backrest line-up for American V-Twins. Cobra has announced a dramatic price reduction. Now the backrests are available for $359.95 for Sportsters and Dynas—and just $349.95 for 2018 Softails! (see below for Bagger pricing). And each part number comes with everything needed for a simple installation. […]

Thought Of The Day

    “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it…” Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa

Indian Names Three Finalists for Scout Bobber Build Off Competition

Indian Motorcycle announced the three finalists for The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off, a custom motorcycle competition that spotlights amateurs who build bikes purely for the love of turning a wrench. Following a two-week fan vote, the three highest vote getters include a mechanical engineer for NASA (Alfredo Juarez), an OSHA safety inspector (PJ Grakauskas) […]

Moto Rocker

We talk a lot about Millennials and about their potential influence on the future of the motorcycle industry. But what about the generations coming after. May be it’s a good idea to replace your kid Classic Rocking Horse with the Motor Rocker, a steel pony with a faux one-cylinder 125ccm engine, complete head light, and […]

Great Polaris First-Quarter 2018

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) announced strong first-quarter 2018 results on Tuesday morning, detailing improved production ahead of the peak retail selling season and its best-ever start to the year for off-road vehicle (ORV) sales. Polaris also modestly increased its full-year guidance. Polaris Industries results: The raw numbers Motorcycle sales grew 9% to $132 million, as […]

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Rebuffini Radial Hand Controls

Called the “RRControls” these Rebuffini brake master cylinder, cable or hydraulic clutch for Harley-Davidsons not only look very good but offer the following features: – Improved braking performance and feeling. – Fit all H-D ABS models – Include the brake switch light – Clutch sensor available – Adjustable lever on brake and hydraulic clutch – […]

Light Up The Night

Another option for the lightning combo Lightbars, Visors, Spotlights. Easy to install, each is chrome-plated and formed in the style that fits each bike. Some fitments come with turn signals, others re-purpose the stock signals on our bars. Others leave the stock turn signals in place and position the light bar either above or below. […]

Harley-Davidson Beats 1 ST Quarter Earnings Estimates.

Harley-Davidson offers signs of stabilization of a business that has been struggling globally. Revenue from motorcycles and related products rose 2.7 percent to $1.36 billion in the first quarter ended April 1, compared with analysts’ average estimate of $1.23 billion. Harley, which commands about half of the U.S. big-bike market, has seen its U.S. market […]

Kuryakyn Cruiser Crusader Air Cleaner Trim

The new Crusher® Crusader Air Cleaner Trim from Kuryakyn® fits a variety of air cleaner kits designed for use on a wide range of Harley-Davidson® models. The Crusader Trim is compatible with air filters included with Crusher Street Sleeper II and III air cleaner kits that utilize full perimeter and outer end breathability. An included […]

Classic Sumax Fender Designs Now Made By Oldy’s Customs in Iowa

Classic Sumax Fender Designs now made by Oldy’s Customs in Hull Iowa. Sumax has been known for the past 25 years for their assorted composite fiber glass products for your motorcycle. Their Street Sweeper, Loboy, Hugger and Pro Comp fenders are timeless in design.They are half the weight and twice the strength as a metal fender. […]

Save the Date For Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary in Milwaukee. August 29- September 2, 2018

Ride into Milwaukee on Labor Day Weekend for what is supposed to be the Motorcycle Party of the Year. Milwaukee will be the center of the motorcycle universe over Labor Day weekend when Harley-Davidson riders and fans gather for the culmination of a year-long celebration of 115 years of riding freedom and the city’s most-iconic […]

Custom Guzzi Scrambler V7

The V Series from Moto Guzzi, the oldest European manufacturer in continuous motorcycle production, has inspired a lot of custom builders seduced by its successive models mixing tradition and modernism. This 2011 by Venier Customs features hand made aluminum bodywork. Tank has been elongated and reshaped, and the tail section completely redone with a new […]

Ariel Rocket Mufflers

The original design of an Ariel Red Hunter muffler was slightly modified for universal use. Featuring a Rocket style end piece. Individually hand-made by expert craftsmen. Chrome plated, Length: 65 cm, Ø 8 cm, header Ø: 1-3/4”` 360.00 each. WWAG

Enigma. A Lean Cafe Racer.

With the resurgence of the Cafe Racer, some builders, rightly, try to make its shape evolve in many in different directions. First, contrary to what you may think, the platform used for this project is not a lightweigt Indian Scout but an Indian Chief Vintage. This lean Cafe Racer by German accessories company Detlev Louis […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]



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