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The Main 2015 Daytona Bike Week Bike Show Events

March 6-7-8, 2015. International Swap Meet And Bike Show. At the Eustis, Florida Lake County Fairgrounds and Convention Center 2102 County Road 452, Eustis, Florida. Antique factory bikes with original paint, vintage restorations, antique racing and touring machines, classic bobbers and choppers, military vehicles and daily riders from around the planet. Also some machines that competed in […]


Victory Motorcycles To Introduce The Magnum X-1 In Daytona Beach Saturday March 7th. Exclusive Party With Multi-Platinum Hard Rock Band Godsmack.

Victory Motorcycles will rock Bike Week 2015 in Daytona Beach with the newest member of its Bagger family – the Magnum X-1 – the baddest, loudest Victory Bagger yet during an exclusive party featuring multi-platinum hard rock titans Godsmack. Join Victory Saturday night, March 7 at 9:00 p.m. at The Full Moon Saloon on Daytona’s […]

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Ducati 900 By Hazan Motorworks

“Build whatever you can imagine and make it a beautiful creation regardless of category.” With a process where he approaches each bike like a painting or sculpture and where each part is the same as a brushstroke, Max Hazan continues to surprise with each of his state-of-the-art custom creations. With for canvas a Ducati 900 […]

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Another One For The Youngsters

A simple design by the UK-based Muharremi brothers working after-hours under the name of Autofabrica. A custom I like to feature because it is the type of simple custom that will please youngsters looking for fun on 2 wheels for a modest budget. I think that this custom Yamaha SR250 looks very cool with its […]

Harley-Davidson Project Livewire Is Going International.

On its project LiveWire, logically, Harley-Davidson wants feedback from riders around the world . More feedback helps shape the future of its first electric motorcycle in terms of product development, of improvement, feasibility and cost of production. As the company’s “Project LiveWire™ Experience” tour expands globally in 2015 in Asia, Europe and Canada, a large […]

Victory Motorcycles Virtual Ride Experience.

Victory’s recent virtual ride experience debuted at IMS Chicago last weekend. They are the first motorcycle brand to use the emerging VR technology. In the cold of February in Chicago, Victory gave nearly 300 attendees the next best thing to an actual ride by transporting them to the Badlands/Needles Highway in South Dakota, a popular […]

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Urban Brawler Sportster

Thanks to its big 16” black wheels wrapped with balloon tires, under bar mounted mirrors, its slammed speedometer and low profile seat, the factory Harley Sportster XL 1200 Forty-Eight is already dripping a lot of attitude. So, customizing it can be done in only one direction. Making it the baddest looking urban brawler riding your […]

Victory Motorcycles At Daytona Bike Week 2015. You Are Invited…

Victory Midway Display – Check out 2015 line-up including the Victory Gunner, Magnum, and Cross Country Tour. Enter to win the 2015 Ness Custom Buffalo Chip Bike at Sturgis, and see other custom Victory bikes within the display. Victory Owners – Don’t forget to pick up your commemorative Daytona pin while you’re there. Victory Demo […]

Picture Of The Week. 1927 Douglas With Opposed Twin Cylinder Engine.

Douglas was a British motorcycles manufacturer from 1907–1957 based in Kingswood, Bristol, owned by the Douglas family. The company also built a range of cars between 1913 and 1922. The company is remembered for its 350 cc horizontally opposed twin cylinder engined bikes In the 1920s Douglas built the first disc brakes and their motorcycles […]

Harley-Davidson Signs On Again As Official Motorcycle Of Daytona Bike Week

The Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce announced that for the 27th year in a row, Harley-Davidson is the official motorcycle brand sponsor of the upcoming 74th Daytona Bike Week to be held March 6 through 15, 2015. “Having an American icon like Harley-Davidson associated with our event is ideal. Their dedication to Bike Week year […]

A Harley-Davidson Street 750 Wanted To Be A Dirt Tracker

The Street 750 was introduced by Harley-Davidson with the objective to attract a new segment of urban riders. Its “Dark Custom” aesthetics, speed screen, black front fork gaiters, all-black exhaust system and aggressive slash on the tail section predispose the bike to a Cafe Racer makeover. Surprisingly, Jimmy Goode from Kustom Kommune in Australia went […]

Harley-Davidson To Celebrate 5th Year in India At 2015 India Bike Week

Harley-Davidson entered the India market in 2010 and since then has sold 8000 motorcycles. With a footprint of 17 dealerships in 14 cities, Harley-Davidson is convincing consumers that a motorcycle is not only a mileage friendly mean of commuting – reason why most Indians traditionally ride a motorcycle – but also a way fulfill dreams […]

Full-Bore Welding. The Reference Book By 2 Of The Best Pros To Weld Like Pros.

If you really love motorcycles, you love metal. And if you have the crazy passion of cutting things apart to make your bike more beautiful and performant, you need to know how to make them safely stick back together… Hobbyist motorcycle builders working in their garage or professionals working in a shop, if you ever […]

Polaris Acquires Hammerhead Off-Road Vehicles Business

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced it has signed an agreement to acquire HH Investment Limited (”Hammerhead”).  Hammerhead manufactures gasoline powered go-karts, light utility vehicles, and electric utility vehicles in Shanghai, China.  The Company markets its products globally under the Hammerhead Offroad® brand, along with maintaining key private label relationships with other OEMs.  The transaction […]

Full Size Non-Rolling Plastic Motorcycle Kit. Why?

As kids, many of us had fun with Airfix scale plastic model kits. And now a British firm is offering full-size plastic motorcycle kits. Yes. the actual size of a real motorcycle. Peter Manning, the man behind the idea, claims that his kit can be assembled at home by 2 persons in 20 to 30 […]

Ex Steve McQueen’s 1915 Cyclone Board Track Racer To Be Auctioned Next Month

Mecum Auctions will preside over the sale of the ex-McQueen 1915 Cyclone (serial number 1010A) in Las Vegas March 20-21. Collectors continue to be fascinated with the Cyclone, one of just six known to exist, and may set a new world record of over 1 million dollars. Produced only from 1913 to 1916 by The […]

Switch Your Gear Offer By Indian Motorcycle

Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its new “Switch Your Gear” t-shirt trade-in offer. From February 15 – March 31, riders are encouraged to visit their nearest Indian Motorcycle dealer and donate a new or gently used t-shirt from a competing motorcycle brand. In exchange, the t-shirt donor will receive a brand […]

Two Professional Build Together A Chopper. It’s A Great One. And They Are Still Friends…

It’s not necessarily an experience I would recommend to other professional custom builders. And anyway, most would refuse to collaborate with a fellow builder, even if he is a personal friend. And for evident reasons. Each builder has his own strong personality and style, his own way to work, to do things, from the most […]

S&S Cycle Project Dragon. A 143” Drag Strip Bagger.

The new T143 S&S Cycle engine cradled in a stock bagger frame with the addition of only high performance very special parts. The Dragon is 90 lbs lighter that the Harley stock configuration and is getting ready for the drag strip.

Breaking News. Indian Motorcycle® Just Unveiled The 2016 Chief Dark Horse. The New Chief With A Bad Boy Attitude.

A few minutes ago, Indian unveiled in Chicago the edgiest member of the Indian® Chief® line-up and the first 2016 model, the Indian Chief Dark Horse™ . It is the raw, powerful, blacked-out from front to end cruiser that was missing until now and that will attract all those bikers loving bikes with a “bad attitude.” […]

Victory Motorcycles First-Ever Motorcycle Brand To Offer A Virtual Ride Experience

Victory Motorcycles is debuting this weekend the first-ever immersive motorcycle brand virtual ride experience at the Chicago Progressive International Motorcycle Show. Using Oculus Rift, tactile transducers, realistic real-time 3D graphics, custom-recorded motorcycle motor audio, throttle control, and a custom motorcycle stand with range of motion, Victory Motorcycles is the first motorcycle brand to offer fans […]

Custom Show Emirates. March 26-28, 2015.

From March 26th to 28th, custom car and motorcycle builders (mostly from Europe) will travel to Abu Dhabi, the capital and the second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, to show their work during the 3rd edition of the “Custom Show Emirates” The weekend event includes a “Middle East Biker Build-Off” and an […]

Dedication To The Vincent

This very short post just to honor those who rebuild vintage motorcycles and never give up on their dream trip on old iron. Also, a good pretext to publish a very nice Vincent… Recently, an Englishman named Harvey Bowden took his rare Vincent Rapide HRD over to Chicago to drive Route 66. He bought it […]

Somebody Will Win This 2015 Brand New Victory Magnum Motorcycle. 3 Days Left. Did You Enter?

The official entry period to win this 2015 Victory Magnum Bagger valued at $22,499 starts ends this  coming Saturday February 14, at midnight, EST time. Somebody will win it. And 2015 may be your year! I will give the keys and ride with the winner during the upcoming Daytona Bike Week (March 6-15) Register or […]




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