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Light Rider. World’s First 3D Printed Motorcycle That You Can Buy And Ride.

APWorks, a subsidiary of airplane maker Airbus, unveiled the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle that can actually be used as a daily rider. Thanks to  3D printing giving the geometrical freedom to realize such complex shapes, the Light Rider (name given to the fact that it weights only 77 lbs or 35 kg) features an “exoskeleton design” […]


National Cycle Offers 3 New VStream Windscreens For The Redesigned Harley FLRT Road Glide

Harley-Davidson redesigned the FLTR Road and National Cycle now offers the triple-vented shark nose fairing for a perfect complement. The VStream’s cutting-edge aeroacoustic contour features a wider profile at the top, which pushes turbulent, noisy airflow to the side and away from the rider’s helmet. This extra width creates a quiet pocket of air with […]

Spectro Oils

Barnett Clutch Spring Compression Tool For 2001 & Later Victory Models

Barnett Clutches & Cables just released a new clutch spring compression tool for 2001 & later Victory motorcycles . It is designed to compress the diaphragm clutch spring making it easy to remove and re-install the retainer ring. This clutch tool makes working on the clutch much easier and efficient and is a “must have” […]

Progressive Suspension

Jamesville Atypical Shovelhead Cafe Racer

All custom builders may get a little bit tired of working on the same type of motorcycles. In the case of James Roger-Caldbeck, he needed a refresh after working exclusively on Bobbers & Choppers. The opportunity came up when he was proposed to build a Cafe Racer. And since James loves the late 70’s XL’s […]

Brooks 150th Anniversary Saddle

With the philosophy “Quality First – Price Afterwards”, since 1866 Brooks of England, has produced the most iconic seats for bicycles. With designs so close to those of motorcycle solo seats that I can’t resist showing you their very special 150 anniversary saddle. And I bet the custom frame will be the inspiration of some custom […]

New Formula Wheel By Performance Machine

Eliminating the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak is the objective of custom building. This new Formula wheel design from Performance Machine looks simple, the ultimate sophistication, but is not simpler to manufacture: notice the engineering details to produce the tapered and pocketed 5-spoke design. This lightweight and race inspired design will for sure […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

“Up Yours” Exhaust For 2000-Up Harley Touring Models

John Shope’s Dirty Bird Concepts released the all-black version of their “Up Yours” exhaust system. Previously offered only in chrome, riders now have this new option. The all-black exhaust comes equipped with the all-black standard tip. The chrome exhaust comes with your choice of either the standard tip or the diamond tip for those looking […]

Pabst Brewing Company Auctioning This Custom Bike Valued At $25,000 To Benefit Non-Profit Operation Homefront

Past Brewing Company, established in 1844, and whose Pabst Blue Ribbon beer sales are experiencing a revival after a 2 decade-long slump, got the good idea to ask Brandon Holstein of The Speed Merchant to build a custom bike to benefit Operation Homefront and military families during the month of May, Military Appreciation Month. Starting […]

LED Bullet Turn Signal Insert Kit To Replace Harley Original Equipment Incandescent Bulb And Reflector.

You can grab some more attention in traffic with the new LED Bullet Turn Signal Insert Kit (P/N 67800639 Amber, P/N 67800640 Red; $139.95) Designed as an easy, drop-in replacement for the Original Equipment bulb and reflector in a bullet turn signal housing, installation does not require a control box or load equalizer for correct operation. […]

2nd Edition Art And Wheels Basel Switzerland

The Swiss town of Basel is located where the Swiss, French and German borders meet. The city is a multi-cultural pocket-size metropolis with 40 Museums in a small geographical area. Basel’s residents are crazy about art and maybe there is no better place in western Europe to organize an event blending traditional and motorcycle art. […]

Crusher Maverick Pro Air Cleaner For Twin Cam

A new modern twist of the classic teardrop air cleaner, this all-new Maverick Pro Air Cleaner from Crusher® is slim and available in three finish options to enhance air flow of ’99-’16 Harley-Davidson® Twin Cams. Covers are crafted from forged and machined 6061 aluminum offered in Chrome, Satin Black, or Satin Black Machined finishes. Slotted […]

King Of Ireland Iron 883 Sportster

From all over the USA and Europe, H-D dealers send me pictures of the Iron 883 Sportsters they customized for the “King Of Custom: Battle Of The Kings”, competition organized by the mother factory. Impossible to feature them all, but if you wonder why I feature this one built by Kenny Roetsch at Dublin Harley-Davidson […]

New for 2016. S&S Cycle MK45 Slip-On Mufflers For Harley Touring Models.

S&S Cycle just released 4.5” slip-on mufflers for 1995-2016 Harley Davidson touring models. Mk45 4.5″ Slip-On Mufflers are the result of decades of riding, racing and tuning. They combine both a stainless steel perforated core baffle with RaceTEX cartridge packing to create a deep rumble along with improved horsepower and torque all while adding a […]

New Sportster Tallboy Handlebar Offers A Better Fit For Long-Armed Riders

Designed specifically for riders who sit tall in the saddle, the new Sportster Tallboy Handlebar (P/N 55800580 Chrome, P/N 55800587 Gloss Black; $109.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories enables long-armed riders to more comfortably fit and maneuver a Harley-Davidson Sportster® motorcycle. Designed by a panel of riders 5-feet 11-inches to 6-feet 4-inches tall, this […]

The Redeemer. First Customized Chieftain Dark Horse By Hollister Powersports.

Utilizing the new Indian® Chieftain Dark Horse® motorcycle, Hollister Powersports of Hollister, Calif., created this custom Bagger with modifications that would be easy to perform for any owner who wants to recreate this type of look. “When I saw the bike, I knew right away that it had a ton of potential to customize,” says Rey […]

Saint Unbreakable Denim

Unbreakable denim? It’s true that the most well known fabric may not stand up the abuse of a biker on the road. What about a denim certified 133 times tougher than the standard denim? A toughness coming from a space age material from the space age known as UHMWPE or Dyneema® offering 360º torsional strength, motorcycle […]

Kuryakyn Spear Collection For New Generation Indian Motorcycles

The all-new Spear Collection of grips and foot control accessories is designed specifically for the new generation of Indian motorcycles. It puts an emphasis on form and function using the latest in vibration-reducing technology. All products are cast from chrome-plated A380 aluminum with coordinating accented features. Premium EPDM soft rubber inserts help carry the traditional […]

30th Anniversary Of Italy Biker Fest May 19-22, 2016. Double The Fun Riding There.

Nicknamed “Italy’s Daytona” Biker Fest is celebrating this year 30 years of biker lifestyle and of custom bikes innovation. It’s one of Europe biggest party and it will happen May 19-22 in and around the city of Lignano-Sabbiadoro on the Italian Adriatic coast. 4 days of demo rides, bike shows, stunt shows, Classic cars and […]

Slotted Wide Blade Levers Set For 15-16 Harley Softail

Simple and sleek, this Slotted Wide Blade Lever Set is a great addition to your 15-16 Harley Softail. Forged from high-quality aluminum for strength, these levers feature CNC-machined slots for added detail. Anti-rattle clip and clutch lever pivot bushings are included. Available in pairs in both chrome and matte black, the suggested retail price is $69.95. At […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip Awards Challenge Scholarships

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® continues its commitment to education and the growth of South Dakota’s motorcycle industry with its sixth annual Buffalo Chip Challenge. The program utilizes award-winning veteran custom builders Keith Terry, Randy Cramer and Chris Malo to serve as instructors and mentors to students customizing two stock motorcycles. In an ongoing effort to […]

Slim Up Your 2006-2016 Harley Dyna

Slim up the profile on your 2006-2016 Dyna with this new Continental seat. Better style, lots of comfort, none of the factory bulk. It features: a vacuum-formed ABS plastic pan, a chrome-plated tail bracket fitting stock H-D mounting points on most stock and select aftermarket fenders, an injection molded closed-cell polyurethane foam padding and a Hand-stitched […]

New Harley Electra Glo™ Stealth Auxiliary Run/Brake/Turn Lamps Hug The bottom Edge Of Hard Saddlebags

These new Electra Glo™ Stealth Auxiliary LED Run/Brake/Turn Lamp (P/N 67800554 Red Lens, P/N 67800555 Smoke Lens; $149.95) from Harley-Davidson® hug the bottom edge of the hard saddlebags and emit a subtle band of red light beneath the bike whenever the ignition is on. The fast-acting LED lamps increase with brilliant intensity when the brakes […]

Postcards From The 2016 Emirates Custom Show

For the second year Abu Dhabi on the northeastern part of the Persian Gulf in the Arabian Peninsula is hosting the Emirates Custom Show. The city is well known for being the horsepower capital of this part of the world with the region population sharing a strong taste for everything bling. The Emirates Custom Show […]

The W By DP Custom Cycles

Bros Justin & Jarrod Del Prado work together 6 days a week without fighting, just discussing ideas, have very complementary skills and share the same taste regarding custom motorcycles (they are always race inspired), the way they should be built and perform. They are both fanatical about details, always making sure each square inch of […]

Illuminated Windshield Trim For Your 2014-Up Touring Harley

Looks, visibility and safety. This Harley illuminated windshield trim features smoked lenses over amber LED lams working as running lights when your touring bike ignition is on. On each side, the 2 outer clusters work as directional indicators when you activate your turn signals. When installed, the trim wiring is invisible fully concealed inside the […]

Raising The Bar

Details create style… Bringing simplicity and strength with details of style. Ken’s Factory risers come in heights of 2″, 4″, 6″ and 8″ in 2 different finishes. In polish, or back cut finish. All 1/2-13UNC thread. MSRP $240.00. Online at Ken’s Factory USA




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