Archive for the 'Customs' Category

2016 Bike And Music Weekend In Germany

While many of you were enjoying the 2016 Sturgis Rally, many others on the other side of the Atlantic were participating to the Germany Bike And Music Weekend, a wild event combining crazy and insane vehicles on 2. 3 and 4 wheels, drag racing open to all, around the clock heavy metal music on 2 […]


The Rogue Rear Fender. A Bolt-On Replacement For Custom Harley Panhead And Shovelhead Motorcycles

The Rogue rear fender is a heavy-gauge steel fender that is bolt-on fitment to 1958 – 1984 Harley-Davidson Big Twins using the included chrome plated fender struts and mounting hardware. Instead of the typical choice to run a stock rear fender or a repop, it is a great custom alternative. “Built right! The UPS man […]

Spectro Oils

BMW Titan Motorcycle Concept For Breaking Land Speed Records

Never to reach a BMW dealer and only a concept motorcycle to inspire the final design of a machine intended to break land speed records, it was designed by Turkey based designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem. Although the Titan looks like a the 2-wheel version of a Batmobile, some features hint at its true purpose. Of […]

Progressive Suspension

2016 European Bike Week At Lake Faak, Austria. September 6-11.

120,000 participants in 2015, 13,000 v-twins parading around Lake Faak and riding the narrow Alpine mountain roads, a complete language confusion due to the fact that many european countries are represented, an official Harley Bike Show and another big one organized by Custom Chrome Europe, plethora of custom bikes shown for the 1st time by […]

Speedster. A Drag Style Sportster.

To look like a full blown custom when you do a bolt-on job is not easy task and most fail at this customization exercise. The merit is even greater when your platform is a Sportster, Harley-Davidson longest continuously manufactured model whose signature styling has remain almost the same since its introduction in 1957. Close to […]

Majestic Series Floorboards From RC Components

These Majestic floorboards by RC Components fit 1986-2015 Harley Touring & FL Softail models and bolt on the factory mounting brackets. They are shipped pre-assembled with the pivot mounting blocks attached to each floorboard. Set screws can be used to adjust the angle of each floorboard for proper clearance and comfort. Available in chrome or […]

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Getting The Custom Parts You Imagined From An Online Machine Shop

eMachineShop is a leading online machine shop that enables any company, or individual to design, price, and instantly order custom parts via the web. You can use your favorite CAD program or ask for the support of eMachineShop’s own CAD software system. The company offers Laser cutting, CNC milling, CNC Plasma Cutting, Waterjet Cutting, Metal […]

Driving lights For Harley-Davidson And Victory Models

Light the way to enhanced nighttime riding and visibility with new Kuryakyn fairing-mounted driving light kits for select Harley-Davidson® and Victory® baggers. Powerful DOT-compliant H3 halogen bulbs offer intense, focused illumination, while sharp factory-styled housings provide an additional upgrade in style. Fairing-Mounted Driving Lights w/ Turn Signals for Harley. These Kuryakyn Fairing-Mounted Driving Lights with […]

Harley-Davidson Unveiled 27 Custom Motorcycles Inspired By Iconic Marvel Characters

Inspired by some of the most powerful and iconic Marvel characters ever to grace a comic book, Harley Davidson and Marvel have revealed 27 custom motorcycles, each one uniquely designed to reflect the personality and traits of a Marvel Super Hero. For example, a Thor-inspired Breakout Softail, a Black Widow-inspired Iron 883 Sportster, a Groot-inspired […]

9TH Annual Cafe Racer Magazine Bike Show Winners

Around 700 guests and 60 motorcycles entered the 9th annual Cafe Racer Reader’s Ride-in Custom Bike Show in Sewickley, Pennsylvania on Saturday, August 13. The field was slightly thinned by rain, but the entries covered everything from vintage British bikes to modern retro customs and even a BMW sidecar rig. The show’s top winners were: […]

New Electra Glo™ Keystone Auxiliary LED Run/Brake/Turn Lamps

The new Electra Glo™ Keystone Auxiliary LED Run/Brake/Turn Lamps (P/N 67800589, $299.95*) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories add brilliant LED visibility to the rear fender strut opening on 2014-later Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycles. These lamps emit a soft-red glow when the ignition is on, and the center row of LED lamps burn brightly when the brakes […]

Mecum Monterey Motorcycles Auction. August 18-20, 2016 (Part 2)

Among the 50 motorcycles to be auctioned, this C-01 Lotus motorcycle designed by Daniel Simon, if you really want to own a functional movie prop… Specifications are pretty good: KTM sourced 1195 cc v-twin, lifted from the RC8R super bike delivering 200 hp, carbon fiber wheels by BST, 320 mm racing Brembo brakes, twin Ohlins […]

Zombie Killer

When Harley-Davidson introduced the Street model, the company described it as a nimble urban machine with an aggressive and rebellious “Dark Custom™ attitude that youngsters would love for its low price. But the company never mentioned that the Street would be the perfect Zombie Killer machine… So, what was the zombie-inspired rationale for this 2016 […]

Postcards From The 76th Sturgis Rally. Part 4.

This is the 4th and last series of my postcards from the 76th Sturgis Rally. Many taken at the Rat’s Hole Bagger Show on Thursday August 11 and on the road. As usual, the awesome, the wild, the pretty and everything between was everywhere to be seen. Regarding attendance, I would guess that numbers are […]

Retro Style New Indian Scout Floorboards

These new Indian Scout retro style floorboards from Rocky Mountain Performance are precision machined aircraft aluminum with rubber diamond-tread inserts. Called the “Gortboards” they are available in satin finish raw aluminum, or powder coat satin black. They come complete with mounting brackets and fasteners, mount in one of two fore-aft positions, and fit ABS and non-ABS […]

Brass Your Engine With These Pushrod Covers

Made from solid brass the clips are available either in a knurled and 3 or 4 Hole designs. They are guaranteed to be a perfect fit for these applications: 1940 thru 1947 Knuckleheads, 1970 thru 1984 Shovelheads and 1984 thru 1999 EVO engines. 4-hole style (P/N STF440) $47.95. Knurled $72.95. (P/NTFK40). 1948 thru 1965 Panheads and […]

Postcards From The 76th Sturgis Rally. Part 2.

“Heavy Industry” Lineup Of Custom Control Parts

“Heavy Industry” is now a full lineup of control parts inspired by the Kuryakyn Heavy Industry Mirrors that beat sales expectations. It’s a collection of coordinating grips and foot controls featuring sturdy aluminum construction, knurled surfaces and vibration-dampening EPDM rubber compound. Exposed socket head fasteners blend toughness with control and long-haul comfort. Heavy Industry Grips. […]

9th Annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip Legends Ride

A tradition to start the Sturgis Rally, on Monday August 8 thousand of bikers gathered at the Silverado-Franklin Gaming Complex in Deadwood, SD, to raise significant funds for local charities. The event starts with an industry press conference and is followed by a live custom motorcycle auction right on Deadwood’s historic main street. The 2 […]

Solo Touring With The New Brawler Harley-Davidson Seat

Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycle riders can go solo in style on the new Brawler Seat (P/N 52000268, $349.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories. This one-up saddle features a quality cowhide surface and a smooth, sleek design that hugs the frame rails for a custom look. Shaped to place the rider in a low-slung riding […]

Vanquish Touring Mufflers

If you like fancy details to create your own tourer style, these mufflers by Ken Nagai feature an evident hot-rod nostalgia look that you may looking for. The Vanquish slip-ons provide a deep, lower tone that the factory ones. Offered in chrome or black, with either black or polished end caps. Ken’s Factory USA offers […]

Michael Lichter’s Annual Motorcycles As Art exhibition “Skin & Bones” Is Open At The Buffalo Chip

For 16 years world-famous photographer Michael Lichter has curated motorcycle exhibits at the Buffalo Chip art gallery. Motorcycles from the best and upcoming great custom builders whose woks are not only visual pieces of art but also engineering masterpieces. This year, 34 of these builders have accepted the challenge to build a bike befitting the theme […]

Unveiled In Sturgis. New K&N Intake System.

With exhaust, air cleaner is one of the first modifications that Harley riders do on their factory motorcycles. An after-market business with many participants, including K&N, a company worldwide famous for its filters used in many automotive applications. The K&N forward intake system (the company use the term Air Charger) is of course filtering air […]

A Behind The Scene At Custom Motorcycle Builders Getting Ready For The Born Free Show

The video is a behind the scenes look at the motivation behind some of the top custom vintage bike builders in the country. The builders make sure that the bikes they build maintain their vintage feel, even though they are being built in 2016. The video is also a look at one of the largest […]

John Shope Indian Scout Signature Series By Kuryakyn Launched In Sturgis

Looks like Kuryakyn® has decided to join forces with some top builders to develop high-quality custom parts to meet the demand for personalized styling on today’s hottest motorcycles. First in the artist lineup is Dirty Bird Concepts® founder and owner, John Shope, and the Sprint Signature Series for Indian® Motorcycle Scout models. The Sprint Scout […]

Dirty Bird Concepts Indian Saddlebags Anti-Theft Hardware

Are you an owner of an Indian motorcycle model with saddlebags? If so, you may have heard a few complaints surrounding the stock mounting hardware. You also know that it’s extremely easy to steal saddlebags. John Shope just released a safe option in mounting hardware that will greatly reduce the chance of loss or theft. […]




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