Archive for the 'Builders' Category

Out Of Ideas For The Perfect Six-Figure Christmas Gift For A Biker?

You heard about the annual Neiman Marcus Christmas Book and its 6-figure exclusive gift ideas. The 89th edition was released this week with its list of gifts that 99% of us can’t afford. For example, for the very lucky biker, a motorcycle ride down the California coast from Seattle to San Diego with actor Keanu […]


Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show Joins Forces With Sturgis Buffalo Chip® In Strategic Partnership

The Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show is the largest single-weekend show of its kind in the United States, featuring a unique mix of moto-celebrities, retail vendors and entertainment, along with the some of the best custom motorcycles and cars. The annual event has entered into a partnership with the Legendary Buffalo Chip, the Sturgis […]

Spectro Oils

Indian Scout “Black Hills Beast” Custom Motorcycle

You saw it unveiled in Sturgis and in my Sturgis Postcards Reports. This custom Indian Scout built by Doug Siddens and Nick Jaquez of forum Indian Motorcycles got a strong reception with several hundreds of attendees taking picture of themselves standing by it. The Black Hills Beast, based on a new 2015 Indian Scout, was customized […]

Progressive Suspension

Confederate Motors, Inc. Announces $1 Million 506(C) Private Placement Offering To Produce 2 Motorcycles Per Week

Via PR. Confederate Motors, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) (OTCBB:CFED), makers of exotic American motorcycles, announced that it has initiated a $1,000,000 USD private placement offering solely to accredited investors (the “Offering”) under Rule 506(c) of Regulation D promulgated by the SEC under the Securities Act. The Company intends to use the proceeds from […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson Recalls Soaring To 312,000 In 2015. U.S. government data (NHTA) compiled by The Wall Street Journal show recalls affecting 312,000 motorcycles so far in 2015, 210,000 in 2014 and that compares with an average of 69,000 annually in the 10 years through 2013. Although Harley-Davidson doesn’t communicate how much these recalls cost the company, […]

Victory Gunner. Muscle Workout.

During these last 2 years, Victory Motorcycles has made it clear that their brand is about American cruiser performance. A marketing statement illustrated in February 2014 by the launch of the Gunner, a big muscle throwback Bobber model, and more recently by having Victory running quarter miles in the NHRA and racing at the Pikes […]

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Triumph Sets An All-Time Record For Motorcycle Sales In September In North America

Triumph Motorcycles America based in Atlanta, Georgia and its dealer partners had a tremendous month as they set a new, all-time record for motorcycle unit retail sales for the month of September in North America. Retail sales records were set both by U.S. and Canadian dealers, selling 1,063 and 103 motorcycles, respectively, eclipsing the previous September […]

Steve McQueen’s 1934 Indian Sport Scout To Be Auctioned

In addition to the Gary and Keeley collections, the Bonhams Autumn Stafford Auction will offer a McQueen’s 1934 Indian Sport Scout. This Indian model, introduced for the 1st time in 1934, features girder forks, improved carburation and alloy cylinder heads. The two-piece frame, with the front and rear halves bolted to each other is stronger […]

Harley-Davidson New Airflow Collection Of Footpegs And Grips

Raise the custom profile of your Harley with the new Airflow Collection accessories . A complement to both chrome and black finishes and to almost any color scheme, the Airflow Collection components are defined by a brilliant chrome border and smooth rubber traction strips. The rich black surfaces are divided by a deep mirror-finished groove […]

Thunderbike 30th Anniversary New Old School Chopper

Thunderbike was founded in 1985 by Andreas Bergerforth as a Suzuki dealer in western Germany. Then, Thunderbike became an official Harley-Davidson dealer and in 2003 started to customize Harleys and to create self-produced frames, custom-wheels and other parts. It is today one of the most successful European customizers. Last August 1st, to celebrate the business […]

Havoc Motorcycles. A New Custom Shop Featuring A Mike Tyson Special Edition.

In Prince Edward Island, a province of Canada, a new custom shop is born. Havoc Motorcycles is trying to leverage its launch by featuring a flagship model, the ”Iron Flight, Mike Tyson Special Edition” produced under trademark license from iconic boxer and entertainer Mike Tyson. It features a 124” S&S engine, a 6-speed Baker transmission, […]

The 2016 Ducati Diavel Carbon

An evolution of the intoxicating design of the Diavel, the Carbon model is clad with carbon fiber, a new exhaust and forged wheels with exposed machine finish and a new seat. A weight reduced to just 452 lbs (205 kg) is enhancing the performance of this extraordinary machine that has literally won over the world’s […]

Home Built By A 14-Year Boy

He lives with his father in a warehouse/workshop. He is only 14 years old. He turns wrenches and heads with his first custom motorcycles. We need many more like him. Watch.

Harley-Davidson To Hire 100 For Its Powertrain Operations In Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Harley is hosting an orientation session on October 10 at the Pilgrim Road plant in Menomonee Falls where are manufactured engines and transmissions for the final assembly plants in York, Pennsylvania, and Kansas City, Missouri, for Touring, Softail,® Dyna® and Sportster® model families. The 100 positions are seasonal work will have full-time hours with potential […]

The Mack Sportster. Does it Belong To The Street Or To The Track?

To both the street and the track will tell you Justin and Jarrod Del Prado, the duo working as brothers and best friends at reputable DP Custom Cycles. A Sportster-based machine that they designed and tuned to excel in all aspects of street and track performance if in the hands of an aggressive and capable […]

Flash Back To The Sturgis 75th Rally. International Custom Builders Mix & Meet.

Bringing back a rally tradition in Sturgis and Daytona Beach, as a kick-off of the Sturgis 75th rally on August 2nd, there was a successful re-ignition of the breakfast meet & greet, bringing together custom builders and fans. The event organized by “Flying Piston” brought together in one place the custom builders whose bikes appeared […]

Body Kit For Indian Baggers

If you follow the custom baggers scene, you already know that Azzkikr is building some very radical ones. After experimenting with one-off bodywork on its customs, Azzkikr sells the corresponding kits to bagger enthusiasts. After offering kits to dress up Harley and Victory tourers, Azzkikr is now offering an “Outlaw” body kit for the Indian […]

Akrapovic Exhaust Systems Now Available For All Victory Cruiser Models. Sounds Good.

Akrapovic, the well known class-leading exhaust manufacturer offering well designed performance exhausts with a unique sound is now offering new systems for the Victory cruiser lineup: the Gunner, High-Ball, Hammer S & Hammer 8-Ball, Judge and Vegas 8-Ball. They are sold with a 2-year warranty and available in chrome or black. Victory Motorcycles’ head of […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Polaris Plans To Assemble Indian Motorcycles in India. You all know that India is a key emerging market for motorcycle brands. Indian Motorcycle is planning to set up an assembly plant by 2018. “We are looking at a time horizon of about three to five years to set up an assembling plant in India,” Pankaj […]

1927 Harley-Davidson 8-Valve Racer Sold $600,000 At Auction

This 1927 Harley-Davidson is believed to be one of less than 50 FHA 8-Valve racers built from 1916 to 1928 It sold last Monday for $600,000 to an Australian bidder after a fiercely competitive bidding war at the Shannon’s Melbourne Spring Auction. Initially it was expected to sell for around $100,000. This 1927 Harley was […]

Actor Brad Pitt Buys Rare Nazi Sidecar For $385,000

The actor, 51, got a passion for World War II memorabilia since starring in the 2 blockbuster movies “Fury” and “Inglorious Basterds. And since he’s got a love for motorcycles, he bought a 1942 sidecar for £250,000 ($385,000) used by a German reconnaissance unit in Crete. The German Nazis left Crete in 1945 and the 3-wheeler […]

Harley Racers Grab First And Third Place At Roar On The Shore Flat Track Race

Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle® Wrecking Crew rider Kenny Coolbeth Jr. dominated the field and a difficult Delaware Speedway race track to score his second win of the season in the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines flat track series. On a night when Coolbeth needed a win to keep his 2015 season championship […]

A Street Racer Named Rusty Slider

When in 1922 C.N. Williamson and E.E. Dickie created the Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company producing millions of uniforms for the US armed forces to become the number one manufacturer of work apparel worldwide, of course they could not imagine that one day a custom motorcycle builder from Taiwan would dedicate one of his creations to the […]

Count Down To Las Vegas BikeFest Bike Shows October 1- 4, 2015

All these 4 Bike Shows will be on Fremont East at Rally Central during Las Vegas BikeFest Thursday, October 1. Ride In Bike Show. Registration will be open from 2:30pm-6:00pm with the awards presentation at 7:30pm. $20 Entry Fee. Bike Show Classes: Bagger – Antique – Ladies – Stock – Trike – Chopper / Bobber – Metric – Paint  – Custom / Pro […]

Jekyll & Hyde Promo Custom V-Rod For Their New Thunderbolt NRS Exhaust System

Well known in Europe and trying now to gain some market share in the US, the Netherlands based exhaust company Jekyll & Hyde produces systems featuring an electronically adjustable valve to go from a social and legal sound…to a deep warm rumble when this valve is opened. A two personalities exhaust explaining the Jekyll & […]

Best Of Custom Chrome Europe Bike Show At European Bike week In Austria

Following a week of great sunny weather, of riding and partying, the Custom Chrome Europe Ride-In Bike Show exceeded all expectations with 62 participants. The CCE show is one of the highlights of European Bike Week at Faak. Craftsmanship and manufacturing quality of all bikes exhibited was outstanding. And the winners are…(Photography @ H. Roesler) […]



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