Archive for the 'Customs' Category

Honoring Minerva The Goddess Of War, Wisdom And Arts

Only an Italian can build a custom motorcycle to pay tribute to a Roman goddess. Minerva, the goddess was born from Jupiter. Minerva, the bike featured here, is reborn from a 1971 Ducati Mark III 250 bought by Simone Ceccarelli from a collector. Ceccarelli is a semi professional builder whose name in not unknown since […]

Zipper's Kits For New Bikes

Velocity Leaf Spring Front End By Voodoo Vintage

Voodoo Vintage offers a vintage style Leaf Spring front end that the shop tweaked for modern days. The top trees are machined and feature 1/2” riser mount holes distanced 3-1/2″ apart to allow the use of traditional Harley-Davidson style risers. The top-tree mounts are the same dimension as the early Harley-Davidson Springer front end, permitting […]

Spectro Oils

From Old School To New School EMD Has Your Touring Bike Covered

Esteves Motorcycle Design (EMD) now offers primary covers for ’07-’14 Harley-Davidson touring bikes in two radically different styles. Responding to current demand for old-school themes, the Snatch is a cast aluminum primary cover featuring a raised ribbed design. The Snatch strives to capture and celebrate the soul of those elusive vintage aftermarket pieces that sometimes […]

Progressive Suspension

New Harley-Davidson Detachable Backrest With Three Recline Settings For Touring Models

Your passenger can select a custom fit with the new Premium Detachable Backrest with Adjustable Recline (P/N 52300257 Chrome, P/N 52300258 Gloss black; $299.95) from Harley-Davidson®. By simply turning the glove-friendly locking knobs, the angle of the backrest upright can be adjusted to one of three recline settings, either 8 degrees back or 8 degrees […]


New Sun Ray Seat For Harley-Davidson Rushmore Models To Ride With Warm Buns

Flip a switch and chase the chill with the Sun Ray® Heated Seat (P/N 52000135, $799.95) from Harley-Davidson® Designed for 2014 Harley-Davidson Touring and Trike motorcycle models, this seat is perfect for cool-weather riding in any season. The Sun Ray heated seat features dual-zone rider and passenger positions with separate high/low/off toggle heat controls for […]

Ariel Ace Motorcycle

This kind of contraption does absolutely nothing to me but some of you may appreciate the new Ariel Ace Motorcycle. A spectacular all aluminum alloy billet frame, a 1237cc water-cooled Honda engine good for over 170hp with a top speed of 165mph and acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. No bad… […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

Custom Shovelhead. More Beautiful When Naked.

On June 28th, as soon as I published postcards from the Magic Bike Rudesheim Bike Show, I received an unusual number of emails requesting a feature on “The Virus”, the custom bike winner of both the highly competitive Radical Class and absolute Best Of Show of the competition. Immediately I contacted Bike Show organizer, friend of […]

The 70′s Bars Are Back. The Waybacks By Nash.

As Nash Motorcycle Company, the boys heard your pleas, and are bringing you their interpretation of the 70′s style pullback bars. The new Waybacks mimic the shape and style of their Looky-Looky bars but with a tweak to make them look like the bars so synonymous with the seventies choppers. Available raw or chrome, with […]

S&S Cycle 2nd Annual T124 Engine Demo Days. At Sturgis Dragway August 5-6.

For the second year, S&S Cycle is organizing the T124 Engine Demo Days. If you are at least 21 years old with a valid license, you will be able to demo the S&S 124” engine bike on the Sturgis Dragway located 20523 79 in Sturgis is open to licensed drivers 21 years of age or […]

Extended Cable/Line Install Kits For 2014 Harley-Davidson Models With Batwing Fairing

Burly Brand continues to grow their extended cable/line kits and recently launched a package for the 2014 HD Rushmore touring models. Each kit includes all the components necessary to install tall bars on your Street Glide or other batwing faired baggers. Burly’s cable kits are designed for 13” or 15″ Apehangers, include bar length specific […]

Brothers Of The Weird

Shot in & around Ventura, California these brothers split their spare time between riding motorcycles and surfing waves. A culture where man builds with his own hands and the only thing that counts is living in the moment. It is produced to promote a website and brand called Desillusion paying tribute to today’s youth.

Old School Ribbed Primary Cover For Softail Twin Cam Models

Nothing wrong with the Harley factory primary cover of its Softail Twin Cam models. Except it’s somewhat boring with a “flat” design that has been used since so many years. If you want to add some bad-ass character and old school styling to the left side of your recent Softail, the Snatch cover is an […]

Café Racers: Speed, Style, and Ton-Up Culture. The Absolute Reference Book.

If you didn’t visit Paul d’Orleans’ and Michael Lichter’s exhibition in Sturgis last year, and even if you did, the just released hardcover book “Cafe Racers, Speed, Style and Ton Up Culture” is a must own if you like the Café Racers genre. 224 pages of rich photography by Michael Lichter complemented by the writing […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip Top Builder Competition In Partnership With Hot Bike Magazine On August 5, 2014

Two bike shows will combine, but only one ultimate winner will emerge.  The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® and Hot Bike Magazine converge to roll out one big, bad bike show. Finalists from the Buffalo Chip online bike show competition in the “Kinetik Pro Audio” and “Adventure Power” Classes will be part of the Hot Bike Magazine’s Sailor Jerry […]

Outtalimit Bagger. Out Of This World.

I have known Fred Kodlin since the beginning of the 90’s, competing with him in bike shows, from Daytona to Sturgis. He imposed a custom style that everybody can identify at first glance, making him one of the most recognized builders in Europe, in the USA and beyond. A style characterized by extreme body work […]

New Harley-Davidson Rear Fender System For 2014 Touring Models

Tighten up and brighten up the tail of a 2014 Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycle with this Rear Fender System (P/N 59500246, $999.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories. Originally featured on CVO™ Touring models, this kit includes a fender and fascia to smoothly blend the shape of the rear fender into the saddlebags and hide […]

Custom Harley Sportster Seventy Two

Nothing wrong with custom bikes using only bolt-on parts. When these parts are the right ones… Except a small modification of the factory 2.1 gallon fuel tank, it follows the look that nods to chopper custom motorcycles of the 70’s with a touch of Japanese influence (ape hangers from Easyriders Japan, solid chrome wheels, trumpet […]

Did You Step Up Your Bike Performance With S&S Cycle Products? Show How On Facebook And Win Prizes.

S&S Cycle just started The “Step Up Contest And Giveaway.” All bikers in the v-twin community are invited to send to pictures and details of the S&S performance upgrades that they have performed to their motorcycles. How did you step up to the performance game may be illustrated by pictures showing your bike with S&S […]

4 New Custom Seats From Drag Specialties For Harley, Victory, Custom Models

Solo Seat For Custom Applications. Bring true originality to the road while riding in comfort with this Low Rider Solo Seat. Designed for custom Hardtail frame applications, in particular for Shovelhead and Panhead models or projects. The Low Rider Solo Seat is made from high-quality black leather and features a custom scorpion stitch design. Te […]

Biker Battleground Phoenix. Sneak Peek Video. Tonight On History At 10E/9C

Tonight. New “Biker Battleground Phoenix” TV Series To Debut On History Channel.

The 9-episode new TV reality series aims to take viewers inside the world of custom bike building with 5 shops in the Valley Of The Sun (Phoenix) in a build-off competition for the most radical/badass Bagger. The 5 builders are: John Shope (Dirty Birds Concepts), Len Edmonson who moved from Canada to Phoenix to be […]

Deus SR400 Cafe Racer

The Yamaha SR400, launched in 1978 and still produced today, is a legendary classic that never failed to keep its retro 1970’s styling. Today, this timeless big single remains one of the best performing 399 cc air-cooled engines. A great donor bike to celebrate the art of Cafe Racer via a relatively small customization budget. […]

Go Lower And Look Over With Harley-Davidson New 10-Inch Tall Sport Windshield

At 10-inch tall the new Sport Windshield (P/N 57400213, $159.95) for 2014 Harley-Davidson Touring models is lower than Original Equipment to let you easily look over. It does not create the turbulence usually associated with a short wind deflector. A forward “flip” on the trailing edge deflects the air flow over the rider. The light-smoked […]

Postcards From The 13th Edition Of Germany Magic Show In Ruedesheim

The time of a long weekend, the Germany Ruedesheim Magic Show in the Rhine Valley looks a lot like our Laconia event. In this city, there are memories of Elvis Presley who was stationed not too far away in Frieberg and who shot several scenes of the “GI Blues movie in Ruedeshelm.” A parade, vendors, […]




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