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Harley-Davidson Street Motorcycle New Accessories

To get that Street project started, Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories offers a wide array of accessories that enhance the style, fit, function and performance of the Street 500 and 750 models. The Screamin’ Eagle® Nightstick Slip-On Muffler (P/N 64900220, $349.95). Featuring a high-flow design with external stainless steel diffusion discs and a domed […]


Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Opens New “My First Ride” Exhibit. The exhibit features motorcycles many riders will recognize as that first motorcycle they ever rode. In addition, the exhibit features stories by people from all over the country detailing the first time they climbed on a motorcycle. So often, we hear visitors comment that we have […]

Spectro Oils

Victory Project 156 At Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Agressive Pace But Crash.

Victory Racing experienced some highs and lows with racing this weekend after Project 156, ridden by Cycle World Editor Don Canet, crashed in the second section of the mountain course and stopped running less than 2 miles from the summit of the Pikes Peak’s finish line following an aggressive starting pace that proved the potential […]

Progressive Suspension

Ken’s Factory Rough Neck Softail

As soon as you will read that this machine is born as a 1997 Harley Springer Heritage you will agree with me that this transformation is “uber radikal.” To keep the precious Harley title, only the factory frame and engine were saved. But as you already guessed, heavily modified. Japanese Ken Nagai is one of […]


Sixth Annual Indian Motorcycle Day At The Springfield Museums Is July 26, 2015

The event will take place at the Springfield Museums on July 26. and will feature vintage Springfield-built pre-1953 Indian motorcycles manufactured in the city from 1901 to 1953. Visitors will be able to admire collectors owned old Indians from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Indian Day tradition was started in 2010 when Esta Manthos […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Indian Official Motorcycle Brand Of 2015 Hollister Freedom Rally. Indian Motorcycle is named the Official Motorcycle of the 2015 Hollister Freedom Rally, which takes place July 3-5 in downtown Hollister, Calif. Kevin Reilly, Director of Sales for Indian Motorcycle, says “Indian Motorcycle is very proud to be the official motorcycle of the Hollister Freedom Rally […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

Paid By Allstate Insurance To Ride All Over The US To Spread Motorcycle Awareness

Nate Hudson is currently in the middle of a 17,000-mile ride all over the US with gas money (and a little bit more, I suppose) paid by Allstate Insurance to spread motorcycle safety for riders and awareness from car drivers. He visits the Department Of Motor Vehicles office in every state’s capital, where he hand delivers […]

Unique Trikes Kits For Harley-Davidson Softail Models Now Available In The USA

Wide World PowerSports signed an exclusive importer agreement with Q. TEC. Engineering Belgium (“Q. TEC.”) to distribute their unique and patented trike kits in the United States. Available for 2000 and up stock Harley-Davidson® Softail® models, these kits offer the option to create a front or rear wheel trike while maintaining the value of the […]

Orange County Choppers and Rusty Coones Team Up For New TV Series On A&E To Premiere August 22, 2015

They are back on your tv screen! Orange County Choppers and Rusty Coones from “Sons Of Anarchy” team up for an all new 13 episode daytime series, “OCC American Xtreme,” premiering on A&E on August 22 at 4pm EST. “OCC American Xtreme” is being announced as a lifestyle and build series that features Paul Teutul […]

Brass Balls Gold Digger. From Bike Kit To Bike Sleek.

In 2006 Dar Holdsworth created Brass Balls Cycles with a simple motto: “to build “above average custom bikes for the average Joe”. Since then, faithful to his philosophy, Holdsworth has built quite a few interesting machines, not only because of their creativity, but remarkably because they all use high end components from American suppliers while […]

A Gorgeous Custom Panhead Final Assembly. Exciting.

If you love the old days styling, I bet you dream of building/riding a custom powered by the extremely beautiful Panhead engine. The engine replaced the Knucklehead engine in 1948 and was manufactured until 1965 when it was replaced by the Shovelhead. The fact that the “Captain America” chopper used by Peter Fonda in the […]

Bike Building Championship Of The Americas At 2015 AIMExpo. Win A Free Trip To Europe To The World Championship.

For the first time in custom motorcycling history there will be a world class bike show competition at the Orlando AIMExpo (October 15-18, 2015) focused on builders from all of the Americas – from Canada to the tip of South America – that will serve as a path to compete in the 2016 World Championship […]

Victory Motorcycle 156 Practice Crash At Pike’s Peak. But On Starting Line On June 28th.

The Victory Motorcycles Project 156 suffered a setback on Saturday June 13th in a practice accident on the Pikes Peak race course. Cycle World Editor and Project 156 rider Don Canet did not suffer any serious injuries, and was immediately up from the crash. However the motorcycle was damaged enough to require a complete strip-down […]

One man. One Victory Motorcycle. To Ride Around The World In Under 100 days.

His real name is Urs Pedraita. But to the motorcycle distance riding community, the Swiss motorcycle fanatic is “Grisu Grizzly.” is preparing to ride a Victory Cross Country motorcycle around the world in the fastest time possible. The current record for riding in all continents (not just through two antipodal points) stands at 120 days […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Opens New “My First Ride” Exhibit. The exhibit features motorcycles many riders will recognize as that first motorcycle they ever rode. In addition, the exhibit features stories by people from all over the country detailing the first time they climbed on a motorcycle. So often, we hear visitors comment that we have […]

Veterans To Ride For Charity From Los Angeles To Sturgis On Indian Motorcycles

The “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis” is a ride and campaign to raise awareness and support for wounded and severely injured veterans across the nation.In addition to their recent partnership with the USO and to honor veterans for their courageous service, Indian Motorcycle is stepping up their commitment to Veterans and Active Service members by […]

Hickory Flat Awesome Blue Custom Harley Shovelhead

Today, there are 2 schools of thoughts regarding custom building Harley vintage or classic looking motorcycles. Using a third-party engine manufacturer of Pan, Knucklehead or Shovelhead style engines, or using the original Harley powerplants. Builder Freddie Arnold from Hickory Flat Hot Rods only builds pre-85 customs using OEM engines and frames, although always at least […]

Faster Sons. A Beautiful Short Film Featuring Shinya Kimura Building An MT-07.

During these last years, Yamaha has pioneered the sport/heritage motorcycle segment and encourages bikers and pro builders to customize their factory motorcycles with a retro flair. In this 1st of a series short film featuring Shinya Kimura rebuilding an MT-07, the manufacturer pays a tribute to all “Faster Sons”.

Bare Knuckle Choppers Business Destroyed By Storm

Yesterday Saturday June 13 at 7 p.m., a strong storm – possibly a tornado – went through the city of Hawk Point, MO (it’s 65 miles north west of St Louis) where the custom shop Bare Knuckle Choppers is located. About 50 homes were damaged, with the custom shop being completely destroyed. It is still […]

14th Edition Magic Bike Event in Ruedesheim, Germany.

Magic Bike Ruedesheim is both a touring and custom motorcycles event with a bike show competition in a city directly on the Rhine River where the eldest remember that it’s here that in 1958 Elvis Presley spent his time when he was drafted into military service serving in the the US 3rd Armored Division. His […]

Did You Know? Harley-Davidson And AMF.

The merger between Harley-Davidson and AMF (American Machine and Foundry Company) – a producer of leisure products – was effective in 1969. It took 11 years for Harley-Davidson to become independent again. On February 26, 1980 thirteen Harley-Davidson senior executives signed a letter of intent to purchase Harley-Davidson Motor Company from AMF. By mid-June, the […]

Third And Fourth Place For Victory Racing In Its First Ever Isle Of Man TT Zero Race. Update 3.

Today Wednesday June 10, 2015, Victory Racing is celebrating its first ever TT podium after Lee Johnston rode a 111.620mph lap in the SES TT Zero race to take third place. First place was John McGuinness, 2nd place teammate Bruce Ansley and 4th place for the other Victory rider Guy Martin on a 109.717mph lap, […]

Harley-Davidson Dealer Sentiment Index Survey. Mixed Feelings.

A new Harley Dealer Sentiment Index survey of 74 dealers in the USA and Canada conducted by Baird Research and Dealernews shows that 2nd quarter retail sales falls short of expectations, that inventory levels are somewhat too high (in average a U.S. Harley dealer had 67 bikes on the floor at the end of first […]

Hollister Freedom Rally July 3-4-5, 2015

Known as the “Birthplace of the American Biker” the Hollister Freedom Rally is the largest of its kind in California and one of the top ten in the United States. The epicenter of the event is in Benito street, downtown Hollister. Throughout the 1930s, Hollister, California hosted an annual Fourth of July Gypsy Tour Event. […]




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