A marketing choice, very few Confederate motorcycles are sold each year. Still, every 18 months or so, Confederate Motorcycles unveil a new outlandish model mixing aluminum, stainless steel, titanium and carbon fiber into a very futuristic contraption. This one, called the C2 P-51 Fighter was created for Confederate by Pierre Terblanche, a former Ducati designer. […]
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Harley-Davidson® Touring model riders can roll some bling with the new Enforcer Custom Wheels (P/N 43300336 19-inch Front, P/N 40900346 16-inch Rear; $649.95 each) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories. These wheels are brilliant polished and chrome-plated versions of the split five-spoke cast aluminum wheels featured as Original Equipment on the 2014 Harley-Davidson Street […]
New York International Motorcycle Show. Indian Motorcycle Offers Complimentary Admission To US Military Personnel This Saturday December 14.Published by Cyril Huze December 10th, 2013 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced a series of compelling reasons members of the U.S. Armed Forces should make plans to visit the International Motorcycle Show this Saturday, December 14 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. On Saturday only, Indian Motorcycle is sponsoring free admission to the show as one small token […]
I will not recommend that you get one more credit card, especially just before the holidays, but if you look for a way to buy parts at a discount (via accumulating reward points) at any official Harley Davidson dealership, the harley-Davidson Visa Credit Card (issued by US Bank) may be for you. Of course, it […]
The one featured here is based on a two-tone Electra Gide Ultra Limited sporting a new 7-degree steering rake kit (previous Harley-Davidson FLH trikes used a 4-degree rake.) The Roadsmith designed “Rushmore Trike” features their well-known independent rear suspension for a much improved ride. The conversion retain the ABS braking system featured on the new […]
What do you get when an Italian custom builder wants to launch his shop with a radical bike design, using most of a German BMW R 1200 Boxer components and engine, but want to inject his creation with some English Cafe Racer/Italian sport bike DNA. The contraption seen here, displayed for the 1st time 3 […]
According to a research note provided to Powersports Business by Wells Fargo Securities analyst Tim Conder, U.S. retail sales of Harley-Davidson motorcycles in October-November quarter-to-date “are tracking up 10-13% driven by strength across all Harley product families” Conder goes on to write that “October year to year gains were stronger as November experienced normal season […]
Only 24 H Left To Enter Your Chance To Win This One-Of-Kind Sixx Sense Victory Cross Country 8-Ball.Published by Cyril Huze December 7th, 2013 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
Designed by Nikki Sixx & Kerri Kasem, it’s your last chance to take home this Sixx Sense Cross Country 8-Ball , a truly one of a kind, custom bike, complete with a very unique seat, kick ass sound system and many other customizations. You have until tomorrow December 8th midnight to register. Other prizes include […]
Operation Ride Home. Indian Motorcycle And Jack Daniel’s Partner To Help Send Armed Services Personnel Home For The Holidays.Published by Cyril Huze December 7th, 2013 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Yesterday December 6 at the International Motorcycle Show (IMS) in Long Beach, CA Indian Motorcycle – America’s first motorcycle company, donated the ‘No 7’ serial number of a custom 2014 Indian Chief Vintage to support “Operation Ride Home,” a partnership program between Jack Daniel Distillery and the Armed Services YMCA designed to help junior-enlisted service […]
This show info is for all my readers in the Middle East and those of Europe – mostly from Germany – who attended last year’s inaugural edition of this show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The 2nd edition of the Middle East Motor & Tuning Show (MEMTS) for custom motorcycles and cars will take place […]
India Slowly Replacing China As Manufacturing Hub. Believe it or not, India is quietly becoming a production hub of high end vehicles for export to China. Harley Davidson, Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM and Mahindra and Mahindra have preferred to set up manufacturing facilities in India rather than in low cost China, and export the output […]
Progressive Suspension 944 Series Shocks And others Now Available For Harley-Davidson Project Rushmore ModelsPublished by Cyril Huze December 6th, 2013 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Suspension.
Harley-Davidson Project RUSHMORE has introduced design and technology enhancements that recalibrate the expectations of the touring motorcyclist. With some updates like styling, improved power and braking performance and enhanced rider ergonomics impacting the way suspension components work. With that in mind, Progressive Suspension has spent the last few months working through each change and confirming […]
A (very) short movie about the latest bespoke Buell built from Woolie’s Workshop. A few cool images to encourage you to start building something…
After 2 years of hesitation about launching its brand in India, last Thursday Triumph Motorcycle Ltd officially launched 10 models in this country. Triumph has modest objectives for the next 2 years with a target of 1500 bikes by the end of 2015. Paul Stroud, Triumph’s global director of marketing and sales, confirmed what all […]
On July 17th, I reported on the winners of the Motorized Bicycle Challenge, an event organized by Local Motors, a crowd funding operation whose commitment is to “Empower A World Of Vehicle Innovations.” First place winner was Ianis Vasilatos from Romania with a beautiful retro innovation design concept pairing classic components with modern technology and […]
Wayne Pierce Family Museum 50+ Motorcycle Collection To Be Auctioned In Las Vegas On January 8th, 2014Published by Cyril Huze December 5th, 2013 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Last year’s smashing Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction at Bally’s Hotel & Casino represented several prestigious private collections, attracted buyers from around the globe, saw a world record made for the 1939 BMW Rennsport 255 Kompressor at nearly a half-million dollars, and achieved more than $2.6-million in total. Following that success, Bonhams is now very pleased […]
Voxan is the French motorcycle manufacturer launched by Jacques Gardette whose 1st prototype was shown in 1997 and the first production model released in 1999. The Voxan Roadster, Cafe Racer, Scrambler, Black Magic and Charade Racing (all using a 72-degree 996 cc V-Twin engine) had very little success, and although the company signed its 23rd […]
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) announced today that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.21 per share for the fourth quarter of 2013. The dividend is payable December 27, 2013 to the holders of record of the Company’s common stock on December 17, 2013. Harley-Davidson, Inc. is the parent company of Harley-Davidson Motor […]
Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its plans for the International Motorcycle Shows in Long Beach, Calif. and New York, NY which run respectively from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8 at the Long Beach Convention Center and Friday, December 13 through Sunday, December 15 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. […]
At first glance it just looks like a very nice reborn Shovelhead. Then spend some time looking closer and you will find out that this machine is much more than it appears. The list of tricks is very representative of the work of builder Bernard Massard at his south France custom V-Twin Mechanic shop. Starting with […]
Probably the best marketing video of Harley-Davidson Motor Company in a very long time. Shot at the York Plant, Pennsylvania (Fabricates, paints and assembles Softail and Touring motorcycles for worldwide distribution. 3,106 employees)
A good promo for both the Harley Breakout® model, the new Metzeler 23” 888 front tire and of course for the builder Thunderbike Germany. The factory Breakout, launched by Harley as a “long and low-slung Softail® model with distinctive finishes and specific components”, went through a long list of cosmetic improvements, most of them belonging […]
Are you living in a city or state with a very high percentage of motorcycle thefts? It may explain, at least in part, the insurance premium you are paying. The NICB (National Crime Bureau published its statistics for 2012. Highest theft cities? New York, the city where thieves never sleep. Then Las Vegas, where your […]
Indian Plaid Shirt: For comfort, and style, a 100% cotton plaid shirt with a relatively discreet embroidered Indian Motorcycle® logo above the left pocket and back. Branded buttons to show that you wear the real thing. Available in sizes S to 3XL. Thunderstroke™ Tee: Show everyone what your bike runs on with the comfortable tee […]