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Yuri Shif Celebrates The 30th Anniversary Of The World Premiere Of The Terminator Movie

That you like or despise theme custom motorcycles, you must respect and admire the fabrication skills and dedication demonstrated by Belarus/Russia custom builder Yuri Shif. Like most his of his compatriots of East Europe, especially from Poland, Lithuania & yes Ukraine, Shif is into over-extreme bikes characterized by complicated steel and aluminum structures. Terminator, his […]

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The Reportedly Authentic Easy Rider Movie “Captain America” Chopper Sold For $1.3 Million At Auction

Michael Eisenberg, owner of the reportedly only original and authentic Captain America chopper still existing from the Pop Culture Easy Rider movie was auctioned this last weekend in Calabasas for US $1.3 million. The story of the “Captain America” bikes (at least 2 versions of the motorcycle have been used in the movie) is a […]

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Harley Color-Matched Vented Fairing Lowers For 2014 Later Road King And Street Glide Models

You can now add adjustable comfort and custom style to your 2014 and later Harley Road King or Street Glide Models using these Color-Matched Vented Fairing Lowers (P/N 57100257 Painted $699.95; P/N 57100258 Unpainted $449.95.) They feature an adjustable venting system that controls the amount of air circulating across the engine. On hot days, the […]

Progressive Suspension

Seen At Daytona Biketoberfest (Part 2)

Before this fad dies (it’s already dying…), the type of ultra baggers flashing at you when you walk the different bike shows. Not at all my taste, but I am pretty certainthe builders and owners are very proud and happy.

Wicked Horn Cover

Greg’s Custom Cycles introduces the Wicked Horn Cover as the newest addition to his tough, Deepsickness brand of custom accessories. Make a statement with this 3-pointed fiberglass design offering a quick, edgy update to your ride. Greg’s Wicked Horn Cover fits all Harley’s® with a standard cowl bell horn cover. Hand-laid fiberglass construction, gel coated, […]

Custom Radius Fork Tube Caps And Steering Stem Bolts For 39 MM Narrow Glide

Details, details…Tighten up the appearance of your 39 mm narrow glide front end with these 2 sets of hardware. A set of Radius Fork Tube Caps ($74.95) and a set of Radius Stem Bolts ($39.95). Precision machined, steel with the square broach accepting any standard 3/8″ drive ratchet for easy install. Run the full set […]

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Halloween Special. S&S Cycle Frankenstein Engines. A Few Still Available.

For the month of October, S&S Cycle is once again offering paranormal prices on monstrous Frankenstein engines, in honor of Halloween. They’re built with first quality, non-current components so you save a bundle! Just the thing for a budget performance upgrade or a custom build. 
Grab yours today! Quantities are limited – when they’re gone, […]

2014 Biketoberfest. 3 Bike Shows At Bruce Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona.

In addition to the bike shows I announced HERE last week, Bruce Rossmeyers’s Daytona is hosting 3 bike shows starting tomorrow Thursday October 16 (photography @H. Roesler of Covington Cycles custom bagger) Thursday – October 16. Full Throttle Magazine Ride-in Show. 9:00-11:00 am. Registration. Awards 1:00 pm Southern Biker Magazine – Ladies Ride-In. 2:00-4:00 pm Registration. Awards 5:00 pm Friday – […]

Cafe Racer Buell X1 Lighting

Not much I know about this custom X1 Lightning, a Buell model produced between 1999 and 2002 when it succeeding the better known S1 Lighting. It was rebuilt in Italy by a shop called Sartorie Meccaniche whose philosophy or manifesto is “We believe in beauty and noisy twins…” Named Belva (meaning Wild Beast) it’s another […]

2015 New Designs From Metalsport Wheels

The Bridge Wheel (on the left). Comes in sizes 16” to 32”. Finish: Black with 2nd Cut to make polishing reappear. The impression Wheel. Comes in sized 16” to 30”. Finishes: all black or chrome. More info at Metalsport Wheels. 562-776-9594

OCC Chopper To Be Raffled To Benefit Military Disappears. So Does OCC’s Client.

I had several times the opportunity to warn you about some motorcycle raffle events where nothing is raffled. Here is another example. Dave Goodwin Jr. from Amarillo, Texas, owner of “Goody’s World Famous Pop Corn”. commissioned Paul Teutul Senior to custom build a chopper with a theme incorporating his popcorn shop (!) and the military. […]

Harley-Davidson H-D1 Fit Shop. To Choose The Right Seat To Please Your Butt

Because we all have different sizes and shapes, choosing a motorcycle seat, as is the task of choosing new bars, is the most difficult thing to do. In the old West a saddle was a cowboy’s most valued piece of gear. Carefully selected for fit and features, worn and molded to provide all-day comfort, a […]

2014 World Championship Of Bike Building. The Top Winners.

The 11th annual AMD World Championship Of Bike Building was held during the INTERMOT expo in Cologne, Germany (October 1- 5). There were 5 custom bike classes. The now traditional and internationally respected FreeStyle class, from which the 11th annual AMD World Champion Custom Bike Builderwas chosen, plus 4 other classes to recognize specific sectors […]

New 2015 Harley-Davidson Parts For Touring And Trike Models

The arrival of a new model year means a host of new Harley-Davidson parts & accessories that have landed in the Big Book and at H-D.com. Here’s 2 of them. New Gloss Black Console Tops Fuel With Dark Custom Style. It is a direct replacement for Chrome Console on Harley-Davidson 2008-later Electra Glide®, Street Glide®, Road Glide® […]

22nd Annual Daytona Biketoberfest. The Bike Shows.

Willie’s Tropical Tattoo. Old Time Chopper Show. Thursday October 16. 825 South Yonge Street in Ormond Beach. The show runs from 11 AM to 4 PM and there are beer, girls, bands, trophy’s and awards. More a Happening than a traditional bike show competition, a meeting place, a gathering of creative old school bikes built mostly […]

The Brass Connection

Brass is the color of retro. Because many of you ask me where to find such and such brass part to complete the vintage look of their bikes, a new address where you could find the missing brass accessory. They also offer a lot of polish and black finish custom parts. All made in the […]

Intermot 2014. Custom Chrome Europe RevTech Engine Equipped Show Winners

During the Intermot Show in Cologne, Germany, there is more to see than the AMD World Championship Of Custom Building. A Custom Chrome Europe judges team walk the halls to look for custom motorcycles equipped with their RevTech engines and parts. FYI, more than 30.000 RevTech V-Twin engines (88, 100, 110, 115 and 125”) have […]

Modern Vintage Style Spark Plug Wires

Modern technology meets classic styling in these 8mm Suppression Core Cloth Spark Plug Wire Sets. They are cotton-braided and lacquered, but have a modern suppression core conductor with silicone insulation for top performance and heat resistance. Each set consists of a full 48″ of 8mm plug wire with finned, rubber, 90-degree spark plug boots, as […]

Drag Specialties Seats For Harley FL And Victory Crossroad And Cross Country Models

For Harley FL Models. This new solo seat with optional EZ Glide backrest system are made with solar-reflective leather and automotive-grade vinyl to reduce the surface temperature by as much as 25°F, feature a flexible urethane foam interior for maximum comfort, and are compatible with EZ Glide II™ backrests (sold separately). They come with two […]

2014 AMD World Champion Of Bike Building. Krugger’s BMW K1600.

This feature was written a couple of days ago. Without knowing for sure that yesterday Sunday October 5th in Cologne, Germany Fred Krugger would be voted the winner of the “Freestyle Class” of the AMD World Championship Of Bike Building.  It’s the second time that Krugger wins the championship, the first time in Sturgis in […]

Harley-Davidson Three-Dimensional Machete Wheel And Sprocket.

Slice through air and light with the new Machete Custom Wheels ($799.95 each) from Harley-Davidson®. Finished in either brilliant mirror-chrome or sinister black ice, this wheel features seven three-dimensional cutting-edge spokes that catch the light and are shaped to imply motion, even when the motorcycle is standing still. Available in 21 or 16-inch fronts and a […]

A Bolt-On Custom Harley Sportster Forty Eight

Few can build, or have a pro-builder create a full one-off custom from the ground up. And for most, a custom using mostly bolt-on aftermarket parts is well enough to express their individualism. So, here is another example of what can be done if you want to give your Sportster a more sporty look and […]

Nomad Seats By LePera For Harley Touring Motorcycles

This year, Le Pera celebrates its 40th anniversary, year after year meticulously handcrafting seats with the highest attention to details. As example, this Nomad seat for 2008-up Harley touring bikes. While providing the wide footprint that riders request for long distance comfort, the Nomad features very clean lines giving any tourer a leaner appearance. Available […]

Winter Is Engine Upgrade Season

Zipper’s Performance is among the couple of US companies able to provide the best solution to all of your engine upgrade and rebuild needs. Your buddies on their new 103’s and 110’s kicking sand in your face?  You don’t have to spring for a new bike to keep up, just breathe some new life into […]



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