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Avon Tyres Introduces 13 New Cobra Model Sizes For Cruisers And Tourers

Avon Tyres will introduce 13 new 15” to 21” sizes in the popular Cobra tire line designed for the power cruiser, touring and custom market. With all sizes scheduled for availability by the end of September, each new Cobra AV71 and AV72 size will soon replace the corresponding size in the Venom tire line. “The […]

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Legends Built Memorial Custom Motorcycle For SPC Cody Towse Killed In Afghanistan

Last week I introduced you to Legends Motorcycles, the Utah based museum/gallery/workshop to let you know about its fabulous exhibition of motorcycle art. But Legends Motorcycles is also dedicated to helping serious riders create custom vintage bikes they can be proud of by making handcrafted vintage parts available to anyone who wants to turn their […]

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BSA 500 By Hazan Motorworks

Is there a better definition and illustration of a “Rolling Piece Of Art” than this BSA 500 by Hazan Motorworks? The kind of custom motorcycle that doesn’t need any explanation or tech sheet. So, I will limit my copy to reproducing Maxwell Hazan philosophy. Admire and enjoy the photography. “Motorcycles are an artistic medium. I […]

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Aluminum Scoop For Harley V-Rod Muscle

In Sturgis, saw quite a few V-Rods, a model positioned in Harley-Davidson’s lineup as the “power cruiser with a dash of intimidation.” Europeans love this model much more than the Americans. Logically, it’s in the old continent (especially Germany & Switzerland) that those who want to customize this model will find a lot of V-Rod after-market […]

Pan Style Board Tracker By Rods And Rides

During the Sturgis Rally, the latest one from T.D. Ward got a lot of attention and quite a few trophies in the bike shows to which it participated. A custom bike that I will put in the category of a crossover from the Hot Rod world. Ward’s car genes were acquired a long time ago […]

Kuryakyn Has Launched A Performance Division Named Crusher. New Maverick Exhaust System.

In Sturgis on August 2nd, 2014, Crusher -the all-new Performance Division of Kuryakyn, launched its first series brand-new and made in America, Maverick 4” Slip-Ons mufflers and 2-Into-2 exhaust systems. They are offered for the Harley Sportster, Dyna, Softail and Tourer. They feature precision machined billet aluminum tips with a matte black high-temp ceramic coating […]

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Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials Start Today Sunday August 24th, 2014

They arrived from all over the world to find out that 2/3 of the Salts are salt, the other 1/3 being a lake 1/4 mile wide and several miles long. But the dedicated team of volunteers from the 1st Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials (that you could also call the 11th BUB Bonneville Speed Trials) had […]

CV Performance Choke Bracket For Better Access To The Choke Knob

CV Performance, a company specializing in tuning and improving Harley-Davidson CV carburation for over 25 years, offers the Harley Choke Relocation Bracket to help Harley-Davidson owners have quick, easy access to their choke knob, while giving the carb and engine a better look. The CV Performance Choke Bracket moves the CV Carburetor Choke knob from […]

Legends Motorcycles. Museum. Art Gallery And Vintage Motorcycle Workshop.

Not far from the Bonneville Salts where the Speed Trials are going to begin this Sunday August 24, a museum/gallery with a vintage motorcycle workshop that I recommend you pay a visit to. In a superb building, owner Of Legends Motorcycles Rick Salibury has turned his lifelong passion for vintage motorcycles into a full-time business […]

The Bishop By Bandit9 Studio.

At the Bandit9 Shop, Bandit Chief Daryl Villanueva will tell you that he doesn’t and will never play by the rules followed by most custom builders. He works without any constraint – certainly not any from clients – his professional joy being to create kinetic art and to build moving sculptures. His latest work is […]

Custom Heel Shifter For Indian Chiefs

As expected, the custom motorcycle industry is seriously focusing on creating after-market accessories for the new Indian models. Vendors who have seen the Scout in Sturgis tell me that can’t wait to get one to see what they can create for it. For the Chief, many custom accessories are already available in complement of those […]

Harley-Davidson Museum® Celebrates Motorcycle Art At Annual Custom Bike Show Weekend

If you live or travel close by, the Harley-Davidson Museum is the place to be this coming Labor Day weekend, when it hosts its annual Custom Bike Show Weekend that kicks off at Bike Night on Thursday, Aug. 28, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 31.  The highlights of the weekend are two of some of […]

New Tsunami Aluminum Rear Fender For Your Sportster

An easy way to change the look of your Sportster is to switch the stock rear fender for this one featuring a nice duck tail. Built from thick aluminum (Heavy gauge 6061 T-6), precision die-stamped & CNC laser cut. The Tsunami fender can be bolted-on directly to your Sportster in place of the factory one. […]

RSD Vintage Headlights

A new version of the vintage headlight by Roland Sands, with the advantage of a DOT rated lens and bulb because a headlight is supposed to let you see correctly the road when traveling at night… The DOT approved H-4 Bulb has twice the illumination of a standard sealed beam. CNC machined with a billet […]

Scorpion V-Rod Trike Kit Project

A kit to turn a Harley V-Rod into a reverse trike in about 4 hours for a budget of $5000.00? The idea seems to interest unite a few Harley dealers and bikers in the USA and abroad. I guess aging V-Rod riders. The idea and conception (2 front wheels) comes from John Kroening from Wisconsin […]

ACCEL Expands Stealth Supercoil Applications To Harley-Davidson Sportsters

As a reminder, ACCEL Stealth SuperCoils eliminate the need For ignition wires by mounting Coils Directly to the spark plugs. The system is an easy cosmetic upgrade for a custom and clean Appearance and requires no cutting or wires splicing. In addition the Accel Stealth Supercoil delivers up to 20% more voltage than the oem […]

New Patriot Series Wheels By RC Components

RC Components released the Patriot Series to commemorate the services of our military men and women. In their honor RC Components has made a commitment to contribute up to $25,000 to select Veterans Service Organizations within the next 12 months. The Patriot Series wheel lineup features 3 clean and unique wheel designs; Sniper, Eagle and […]

Confederate Motorcycles Launching New X132 Hellcat Speedster

The X132 Hellcat Speedster,the new creation from Confederate Motors, represents a design and engineering evolution of the company’s esteemed X132 Hellcat, released in 2012. This new model is also the first Confederate motorcycle penned by the company’s new Head of Design, Pierre Terblanche, acclaimed for his tenure as Design Director at Ducati. In typical Confederate […]

Avon Tyres Introduces New Wide 21” Cobra Whitewall Tire.

Avon Tyres now offers the highly sought after wide 21-inch Cobra in a whitewall. Master builders, dealers and consumers who have long awaited a premium whitewall for custom bikes can now choose the popular Cobra tire in a 120/70-21 size with a full 15-mm whitewall. “We’ve received countless requests for a custom bike tire in […]

Double Down Exhaust Slip-Ons for Harley Touring Models

Customizing your exhaust system… You bought your dream bike.  You installed the perfect custom pipes. It was yours. All yours. Just for you.  And then you saw it.  The same bike in the same color with the same pipes.  And suddenly, it wasn’t quite as special anymore. So, after many months of design and development, for a brand […]

Postcards From 74th Sturgis Rally (Part 3)

All photography copyright Horst Roesler and Cyril Huze

The SSR Harley Breakout. When A 2014 Harley CVO Is Not Exclusive Enough For You. .

The 2014 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Breakout® motorcycle is a beautiful Softail® model that combines the power of the Twin Cam 110B™ engine with a high level of custom chrome-plated detailing and dazzling finish rarely offered on a production motorcycle. It is currently offered in a choice of 3 exclusive paint schemes for the price of $26,900. […]

Bonneville Salts Are Now A Lake. Speed Week Canceled.

Heavy rain on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday turned the Bonneville Salts into a lake. After postponing the tech inspection of the 530+ motorcycles transported from all over the world to attempt land speed records, the SCTA  was obliged to cancel the 2014 event. The right decision, but very sad news for all racers who worked […]

Ness Big Shot 2 Fuel Tuner

Installing a new exhaust or upgrading your bike air cleaner always requires a re-adjustment of your fuel system. It used to be that you had to play with screws and jets to find the optimal fuel power curve. Several systems are now available to let you add or subtract fuel from your bike fuel injection […]

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