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Victory Launches The Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition. The Loudest Audio System Bagger In The Industry.

Victory is shattering the sound barrier with the new 2016 Magnum X-1 Stealth Edition powered by a 200-watt 10-speaker surround sound audio system. Loaded with custom features such as billet wheels, a monochrome paint scheme featuring color-matched components and LED lighting, plus a MSRP that’s $1,000 lower than last year. Availability is limited, with dealers […]

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RSD Super Hooligan Events Across The US

Roland Sands Design is inviting riders ready for handlebar-to-handlebar flat track racing to join them in a series of SuperHooligan events across the U.S. Team RSD will race custom SuperHooligan Indian® Scout® Sixty racers that made their debut at the “Superprestigio of the Americas” in Las Vegas last year.“ We had a gas racing the […]

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The 207 mph V10 Powered Motorcycle

In the video below you will see the custom bike built by Englishman Allen Millyard in his suburban garage in Berkshire and using a 8.0-litre V10 engine from a Dodge Viper. Don’t ask me why? It has been clocked at 207 mph during a test at the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground. And if you wonder, it’s […]

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Enter to Win The Official 75th Anniversary Official Daytona Bike Week Motorcycle

Each year, the Daytona Beach Community Foundation holds a drawing for the Official Bike Week Motorcycle. The 2016 edition is a fully customized Harley-Davidson with the official 75th Anniversary logo emblazoned on the gas tank. It only takes $50 to enter the drawing. Since there are only 4500 tickets printed, the odds of being a […]

Electric 370 mph Bullet

It’s a four-wheeler. But you can expect the 2-wheel version before a long time. This project named the VBB-3 (Venturi Buckeye Bullet) is a joint project of Monaco-based Venturi Automobiles and a group of engineering students from Ohio State University. 33 ft long, 3000 hp for a speed of 372 mph is going to inspire […]

All New Men’s And Women’s Denim Styles From Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson style, quality and attention to detail is available in new denim styles from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® Collection. New Men’s and Women’s jeans are offered in a variety of styles, including the latest fashion-forward looks and finish treatments. Each is designed for riders, with top-quality fabrics and thoughtful details. The heavy-duty Men’s Original Traditional Fit […]

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Driven By Bacon. Hormel Black Label Bacon Fueled Motorcycle.

Not a joke, but still a joke motorcycle although it runs well…on bacon grease (about 85 miles per gallon of grease). Based on the rare Track T800 CDI motorcycle from Dutch company E.V.A Products, the Hormel bacon-fueled bike features a 800cc three-cylinder diesel engine that’s been modified to run on 100% biodiesel, which is itself […]

Harley Turbo Street 750 By Japanese Master Kaichiroh Kurosu

When Harley-Davidson asked 5 Japanese Custom builders to participate to a Street 750 build-off, I am pretty certain that the manufacturer expected mild to wild makeovers, but not one out of this world. Well, builder Kaichiroh Kurosu went very far beyond all expectations, creating from the Street platform given to him a completely new motorcycle […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Jesse Rooke and HardDrive V-Twin Products Form Alliance. HardDrive American V-twin, a division of Western Power Sports (WPS) Products, and Jesse Rooke are pleased to announce the formation of an alliance that will see the bike builder serve as HardDrive’s creative ambassador for the foreseeable future. Rooke brings years of custom bike building experience and […]

Retro Racer Makeover For The New Ducati Sixty2

Inspired by the youth culture of skateboarding, surfing and pop music, the Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 is the most “popular” Ducati Scrambler of all time. Like the American Scout, the Italian Sixty 2 attracts the interest of a lot of custom builders. At last weekend Verona Motor Bike Expo, local builder Mr. Martini (owner is Nicola […]

Limited Edition Indian Motorcycle® Boots By Red Wing Shoes®

Indian Motorcycle® has partnered with Red Wing Shoes® to create the new limited-edition “Red Wing Shoes® Collection” of fine, handcrafted American motorcycle boots. Indian Motorcycle, founded in 1901, and Red Wing Shoes®, founded in 1905, share a rich heritage of authenticity, fine handcrafted quality, and products that embody the legendary American spirit. Today both brands […]

In 2015 Ducati North America Exceeds Previous Sales Record With 12,132 Motorcycles Sold

In 2015, Ducati North America increased unit sales by +14.1%, based on 12,132 total motorcycles sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This is the sixth year the company has shown impressive overall sales growth in its largest worldwide sales region. All three countries reached higher sales levels, with the United States at 9,674 […]

Custom Harley-Davidson WLJ By Hard Nine Choppers

Building and riding the wild custom bikes you build in Switzerland is not an easy gig. Cops know very well what you should never roll in the streets of the Helvetic Confederation. In Bern, the seat of the federal authorities, it doesn’t prevent Danny Schneider from Hard Nine Choppers to be very creative at taking […]

The New Victory Octane Model Is Coming February 19, 2016

On February 19, Victory Motorcycles will launch The Octane, a new modern “American Muscle” motorcycle. I can’t tell you more right now, but if you have read me attentively during the last 6 months and heard about the Project 156, then about the Ignition and Combustion custom bikes, you can guess what the new platform […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson President And CEO Matt Levatich About Indian Motorcycle. During the 4th quarter earnings call on January 28, Matt Levatich, President and CEO of Harley-Davidson, made the following statement in an interview with financial magazine The Street: “We respect Indian, they have sold motorcycles in the U.S. that didn’t exist a few years ago. Our […]

Former OCC Building To Be Auctioned March 9, 2016. Paul Teutul Sr Facing 1.4 Million Lawsuit.

The well known property in the town of Newburgh, New York where Orange County Choppers was building its customized motorcycles will be auctioned on 3/9/2016 at 10:00 AM PST. Starting bid is $900,000 for all the real estate valued at 13 million. OCC surrendered the building that holds its custom-made motorcycles in 2011 to its […]

Harley-Davidson. Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2015 Results. Profits Fall On Lower Sales.

Throughout 2015, Harley-Davidson retail motorcycle sales were adversely affected by heightened competitive pressures including those arising from shifts in world currencies. Harley-Davidson Inc reported a 43.3 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by weak demand in the United States, its biggest market. The Milwaukee-based company said its net income fell to $42.2 million, 22 cents […]

Les Paul 100th Anniversary Commemorative Custom Chopper At International Motorcycle Shows® in Cleveland

The Les Paul Foundation has announced an exhibition of the Les Paul 100th Anniversary Commemorative Custom Chopper built by Count’s Kustoms at this week’s Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (IMS) at Cleveland’s I-X Center beginning Friday, January 29th – Sunday, January 31st. Les Paul invented the solid-body electric guitar, multi-track recording and numerous other recording techniques. […]

Collector’s Edition Jack Daniel’s Branded Indian Chief Vintage

Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company has joined forces with the Jack Daniel Distillery to create a limited-run, collector’s-edition Jack Daniel’s-branded 2016 Indian® Chief® Vintage motorcycle. The partnership brings together two of America’s most iconic brands who share a mutual commitment to independence, originality and American craftsmanship that dates back more than a century. The […]

Naked Ducati Scrambler

Realizing the positive influence of custom motorcycles on a brand and model image and sales, most manufacturers now organize dealer build-off contests. The Scrambler is the most successful launch in many years for Italian Ducati. The original Scrambler was produced for the American market between 1962 until 1974, in versions between 250 and 450cc. The […]

Polaris Reports 2015 Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results. For Full Year, Motorcycle Segment Sales Increased 67 Percent.

Full year 2015 net income was $455.4 million, or $6.75 per diluted share, in-line with Company revised expectations. Sales for full year 2015 increased 5% year-over-year to $4,719.3 million. Excluding currency impacts, sales increased 9%. Polaris announced 2016 guidance reflecting continued currency market volatility and ongoing weak industry demand; expects full year 2016 net income […]

2016 Verona Motor Bike Expo. Custom Chrome Europe Bike Show Winners.

Last weekend January 22-24, in Verona, the city where William Shakespeare located the tragedy of his Romeo and Juliet’s play, organizers Francesco Agnoletto and Paola Somma received a large part of the worldwide custom motorcycle industry on 7 halls for the 2016 edition of the Motor Bike Expo. One of the many highlights of this […]

Motorcycle Riding Humanoid Wants To Race Faster Than Any Racer

“I was created to surpass you” says the MotoBot. At the Las Vegas CES, the yearly world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies, Yamaha unveiled its latest R&D tool to improve the performance of its motorcycles. The motorcycle-riding robot is challenging the best racers to set new speed […]

Preview 2016 Motor Bike Expo Verona, Italy (Part 2)

Another preview of some custom motorcycles on the floor of the 2016 Motor Bike Expo. The best ones will get a full feature in the coming week.

Preview 2016 Motor Bike Expo Verona, Italy (Part 1)

Probably the largest motorcycle show in Europe in terms of number of custom builders, of leading vendors and distributors of aftermarket parts and of attendance. The Verona Motor Bike Expo (MBE) claimed last year an attendance of 150,000 visitors. This weekend, starting today Friday January 21st, 600 exhibiting companies will show their new ware while […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson Is Currently Reviewing Its Global Advertising. Harley wants to have the most effective and efficient resources to support a new marketing strategy and is reviewing its global advertising, digital and media campaigns. Harley-Davidson began its search last month and is in talks with agencies on a holding-company level. RFPs were issued last week. During the […]



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