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Motorcycle Minimalism Illustrated

Any custom builder can make motorcycles look bolder and more complicated. As a matter of fact it takes much more creativity and more courage to go in the opposite direction. Many of you may find this contraption, an exercise in simplicity, quite ridiculous. Others will think that the guy who imagined it is kind of […]

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76th Daytona Bike Week. Shows And Bands At Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona.

Between March 11 and 17, there will be a kind of mini Daytona Bike week going on at the Russ Brown Pavilion at Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona in Ormond Beach. See you there…(address is Destination Daytona 1637 North Highway US1 – Ormond Beach, FL 32174.) Bike Shows/Tournaments. Saturday March 11. ARM Crusher2. ARM Wrestling tournament at 8 […]

An Electric Indian Motorcycle To Be Launched In Four To Five Years

Polaris Industriesis working on an electric motorcycle model planned to be released in 4 to 5 years under the Indian brand name. It’s the second time the company works on an electric 2-wheeler, the first one being the Victory Empulse built using the Brammo electric vehicle technology. Brammo has previously used electric motorcycle racing to […]

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Radical Dyna Glide By Ken’s Factory

This new custom is called “Night Cap” because of the chosen whiskey-like paint color. At the opposite of an alcoholic beverage consumed to fall asleep, this new custom from Ken Nagai will keep you awake and surely will get your blood going when spinning it around town. It was designed to look like “unleashed adrenaline” […]

The Peterson Automotive Museum Presents Harley Versus Indian

The Petersen’s newest exhibit will celebrate the century old rivalry between Harley-Davidson and Indian. The exhibit explores the history of competition between the two American motorcycle manufacturers. It will be held in the Museum Richard Carter Family Gallery, and will open to the public on Saturday March 4. The Petersen Automotive Museum is located on […]

2017 Daytona Bike Week. True Grit Gathering Of Pre-1977 Motorcycles Is Sunday March 12.

On March 12,, from 10 am till 6 pm, owners of pre-1977 vintage and classic motorcycles will meet at the “True Grit” event. Created by Warren Lane with the complicity and support of Bill Dodge, Billy Lane and Dan “Bacon” Carr, the event, whose format is informal by choice, is all about old iron, showing […]

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BMW K75 Alpha Racer

Designed by Doruk Erdem as a Bonneville Salt Flats racer, it was built by Mark Atkinson. The donor bike was a BMW K75, a factory bike introduced in the United States in 1986 sporting a 3-cylinder engine with a balance shaft and shaft rear drive, and produced until 1995. Obviously, it now features an entirely […]

2017 Daytona Bike Week. Harley-Davidson Festivities.

As a new riding season kicks off in Florida during the 76th annual Daytona Bike Week.76th Harley-Davidson welcomes riders with warm sunshine and cool motorcycles Once again Harley-Davidson is the official motorcycle of Daytona Bike Week, and the Motor Company is ready to host all riders March 11-18 with special events, parties and free demo […]

Postcards From Swiss-Moto. February 16-19.

Swiss Moto is Switzerland’s biggest motorcycle industry event. For 4 days, the focus is on new vehicle models, on custom bikes, on new accessories and innovation in the clothing sector. Add some spectacular shows and you will attract in Zurich 75,000 visitors from Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Italy. The bike show is very international and […]

The New 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic. Vintage Styling With Modern Touring Amenities.

Indian Motorcycle’s newly crafted Roadmaster Classic is designed to bring back the splendor of touring across the open road. The new Roadmaster Classic has eye-catching vintage style, but is blended with cutting-edge technology and comfort. The Roadmaster Classic is rich in leather and luxury featuresIt features: the industry-leading Ride Command infotainment system, along with heated […]

Millennium Chopper. Crafted In Metal. Wrapped In Leather.

Bryan Fuller’s hand-crafted artistry is always very unusual and of course it’s a compliment. It can be because of the frame he conceives or modify, the powerplant he uses, the bike’s overall architecture that he designs, the final finish or treatment that he decides, or all of them together in the same creation. I have […]

The 2017 Slingshot SLR. The Boldest Slingshot Yet.

The three-wheeled motorcycle is now offered in a new race inspired SLR version, the boldest Slingshot yet. 173 horsepower, a 305 mm rear tire, a two-tone high-gloss paint with a Sparco-inspired interior. This exhilarating ride is priced at US MSRP $28,499. In silver or orange. Slingshot Racing. Last month, the USA hosted the Race of […]

3rd Edition Custom Show Emirates. March 30 – April 1, 2017

The event is scheduled for March 30 – April 1st, 2017 at the huge Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi. It will host again the prestigious “Middle East Biker Build Off” and a Bikes Show organized by renowned motorcycle journalist and promoter Frank Sander. In this competition the best bike builders of […]

Daytona Bike Week. Inaugural Sons Of Speed Vintage Motorcycle Race. March 17-18.

Last October, due to the damage caused to the New Smyrna Speedway by Hurricane Matthew, the inaugural Sons of Speed vintage motorcycle racing had to be postponed. The event is now scheduled during Daytona Bike Week with practice on Friday March 17 and racing on March 18. Imagined by Billy Lane, Sons of Speed is […]

Nick Beaulieu Named “King of Custom Motorcycle Builders”In J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show

J&P Cycles, the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories retailer, celebrates the naming of a new King of Custom Motorcycle Builders, Nick Beaulieu of Windham, Maine earned this title during the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show, which announced the winners at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Chicago on Sunday March 12th. […]

Excelsior Henderson Looking For A Partner For A Full Relaunch

Aaron, Bell International is retained as the exclusive agent for Excelsior-Henderson Motorcycles to seek a strategic relationship for the reintroduction of the brand to the marketplace. “We look forward to working with Excelsior-Henderson during this exciting time in America, with the resurgence of manufacturing pride and interest in motorsports,” states Ralph Bellizzi, founder and president […]

The Cancun 240. A Sportster Forty-Eight On A Budget.

If I had a message to deliver to Millennials, it would be that indoor is overrated. In participating in the Harley-Davidson “Battle Of The Kings” custom Sportster competition, all official dealers work for the future of the brand and at of course for themselves, promoting their shops to youngsters  susceptible to access to the sport […]

Harley-Davidson Flat Track Racing Team Will Use The New XG750R For The 1st Time In Daytona

The Harley XG750R replaces the well known XR750. It is a racing-only machine developed around the Revolution X liquid-cooled V-twin engine powering the Street 750 production model. The purebred racing engine will be available at the dealer in Street 750 motorcycle. It is assembled in Kansas at the at Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operations. The […]

Harley-Davidson Is Introducing A New King Of The Road. The Road King® Special.

The Road King® Special is the transformation that no one saw coming. The first-ever blacked-out Milwaukee-Eight® 107 V-Twin engine for an all-new style and attitude Road King. “The Road King Special pounds down the boulevard like a gleaming locomotive rolling through a train yard at midnight,” said Brad Richards, Harley-Davidson Vice-President of Styling and Design. […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich Announced Roll-Out Of 50 new “high impact” Bikes Over The next 5 years. It will probably include production of Harley’s first-ever electric bike called Livewire which was originally unveiled in 2014. Because foreign bike makers use currency exchange fluctuations to offer discounts in the US, Levatich also said that he is […]

Why Harley-Davidson Can’t Benefit From Victory’s Demise

I reproduce below what I think is a great analysis by Rich Duprey for the Motley Fool. In it, he explains why the demise of Victory Motorcycles will not help Harley-Davidson, quite the opposite. I agree with him that the exit of Victory is only going to intensify the competition against the industry leader. Read, […]

The C88. A Sportster With Hard-Edged Attitude.

North Of Phoenix, in their New River shop, brothers and best friends Justin & Jarrod Del Prado are becoming one of the USA choice teams for a precision re-built Sportster with great class and extra OMPH. No big crew at DP Customs, just the 2 of them doing what they love to do. No corporate […]

This 1912 Henderson Four Sold For $490,000 At Last Weekend Las Vegas Auction

It was known as the Duesenberg of motorcycles. This unrestored Henderson Four born in 1912, the first year of Henderson’s existence, with original paint and tires, was hammered for $490,000 at last weekend Mecum Las Vegas Auction. Its original price was $325. Its four cylinders were arranged in a row and placed longitudinally in the […]

Project “Indian Chieftain Build A Legend”. You Vote For The Best And You Can Win A Brand New One.

During 10 months, 11 North America Indian dealers worked hard to build the most badass Chieftain bagger they could imagine. Indian has put these bikes up for a vote HERE. The top three bikes will be unveiled at an Indian VIP party in Daytona Beach during Daytona Bike Week in March. And when you vote […]

Harley-Davidson Vs Indian Motorcycle. 2017 Prices.

This year, many among you are going to buy a brand new motorcycle. And many are going to compare the features and prices of each model of our 2 main American manufacturers.  You are on your own to make the right decision. As of today, below are the price of each bike in the 2017 […]

Words Of The Week

You all know that Harley-Davidson is focused on promoting motorcycle riding in the U.S. Harley CEO Levatich told analysts on a conference call Tuesday January 1st. “Now more than ever, we’re not only in the business of building great motorcycles. We’re in the business of building riders”



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