Archive for the 'Editorial' Category

New 32” El Loco Steel Front Fender By Fat Katz

Wheel manufacturers ask tire vendors to create new rubber for their ever taller donuts. And logically, builders creating big wheel Baggers ask vendors to provide them with the matching size enders. So, Fat Katz. rushed to create the El Loco 32” front fender in 2 different designs, the El Loco wrap fender and the El […]

Barnett Harley-Davidson

Viking Concept V-Twin By Fisker Unveiled

Yesterday, at the “Top Marques Brands” show in Monaco, a Danish custom motorcycle manufacturing company that I didn’t know and called Lauge Jensen, unveiled the Viking Concept bike featured here. It is a collaboration between industrialist  Anders Kirk Johansen (whose family invented LEGO™)  and designer Henrik Fisker who has been a chief designer both at […]

Spectro Oils

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

US military To Develop Hybrid-Electric Stealth Motorcycle. The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has recently given a small business innovation research grant to Virginia-based Logos Technologies to develop the bikes. Logos has developed an hybrid-electric power system, that can be run in a near-silent electric mode. The plan is to put that system […]

Progressive Suspension

Parker Brothers Move Shop To Port Canaveral, Florida. Hope To Become A Tourists Attraction…

The Parker Brothers who specialize in movie and television cars and motorcycles are moving their operations from Melbourne, Florida to Port Canaveral, FL hoping their shop will become a new attraction to locals and cruise passengers. Local residents and tourists will be able to come into the shop to see a display of 10 to […]

New Quiet Harley-Davidson Bagger Power By Thundermax. Install. Ride. Smile

Zippers Performance released a new Quiet Power Bagger Zip Kit powered by Thundermax. It includes a trifecta of electronic improvements to make your Harley-Davidson Bagger more powerful while running cooler and smoother, and all this without drowning out your sound system… (see the video after the jump) A propriatery high flow air filter let your […]

Thrifty Rent-A-Car System, Inc.

Wrench Bracelet

Even if you think you can take one of your wrenches and do it – I doubt if you are not a professional – it will not be as valuable as this one out of Sterling silver. If you want one, Blitz Motorcycles did the job for you. Hand hammered, it weighs a little over […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

Brass Balls Cycles Job Opportunity. Rush To Apply.

Brass Balls Cycles (a.k.a. Darwin Motorcycles) is currently accepting applications for a Fabricator / Bike Builder / Welder position. The person needs to be proficient in welding & fabrication. He needs to know how to run a mil & lathe and have knowledge and experience in bike building. Pay is relative to quality of experience. If […]

Johammer Electric Motorcycle. Going Green In Pastel Colors.

I felt the urge to publish the Johammer Electric Motorcycle because of its very unusual aesthetics and setup, more than for its performance somewhat in the range of many of e-competitors. It may appear weird to many – looking like (irony?) a snail on wheels – or visually appealing to those with an open mind […]

Fall TV

The Rain Scarf May Be A Good Idea

A very simple concept. One side of the scarf is wool or cashmere, soft to the skin. The other side is padded with a water repellent material tp prevent rain to run on your chest, neck, back, a not so pleasant feeling. A magnet keep the scarf closed at all times, whatever your speed…It’s sold […]

iTunes & App Store

Joke Of The Week

Apple does it again! Apple announced today that the company has developed a breast implant that can store and play music. The iTit will cost from $499 to $699, depending on cup and speaker size. This is considered a major social breakthrough because women are always complaining about men staring at their breasts and not […]

Auto Parts Warehouse

On May 1st 2014 Indian Motorcycle Will Have Again A Dealership In Sturgis.

Bruce Eide, who is already selling Indian motorcycles in Sioux Falls, is about to open an Indian dealership downtown Sturgis at 2106 Lazelle Street. Indian Motorcycle considers Sturgis its “home” away from home. The reason? The first Sturgis rally was held on August 14, 1938, by the “Jackpine Gypsies” motorcycle club who still own and […]

April Is Helmet Month

If you use one, when was the last time you evaluated the condition of your helmet? Helmet industry guidelines for helmet life are: 1- Replacing your helmet every 3 to 5 years, depending on use, to ensure optimal helmet performance 2- Over time, UV rays, internal adhesive and component aging can deteriorate a helmet’s protective […]

Wedding Cake Toppers For Bikers!

Calling all groom and bride bikers. They are made by a father and son to clients’ specifications. Of course, they will also create these biker figurines even if you are not getting hitched. Birthdays, anniversaries, or any event pretext for eating a cake. At Magic Mud.

La Chica Bonita

Maybe one day I will launch a discussion on the reason(s) why so many builders of custom motorcycles and cars name their creations with Spanish names. “”La chica es bonita” means “The girl is pretty” and nobody knows if builder Fabian Muller is talking about “her”, his bike, or “her” at his side on the […]

New Velocity Stack From Bare Knuckle Choppers

Since almost a decade now, retro is the favorite theme of most factory and custom bikes. One more way to look classic or vintage is offered by Bare Knuckle Choppers with this new very nice looking velocity stack conceived to fit the very popular S&S Cycle E & G and also Linkert 4-bolt carburetors (no […]

Fine Artist Scott Jacobs Introduces New Paintings. Opens Studio Art Gallery.

Internationally known motorcycle artist, Scott Jacobs unveiled his most recent paintings at an opening reception of the first Scott Jacobs Studio Art Gallery in San Marcos, California. His latest creations included an ongoing lifestyle series with wine and spirits along with classic automobiles and new Harley-Davidson works, including a vintage champion hill climber.  For over […]

Harley-Davidson Road Zeppelin® Seat Pads

The Road Zeppelin® Seat Pads (P/N 52000084 Rider, P/N 52400060 Passenger Pillion; $119.95 each) are equipped with a patented air bladder system that distributes weight evenly across the entire seating surface, removing pressure points while also providing shock absorption which reduces vibration. The mesh cover allows air circulation, reducing the air temperature between the rider […]

Vintage Custom Motorcycle Of The Month

Vintage Custom Triumph, copyright Owen Howells Photography UK.

Losing Weight At The Pulley. BDL Launches Ultra Light Transmission Pulleys.

Regarding automative matters, weight is often the enemy. True for transmissions. So, Belt drives LTD. just released a collection of new super duty, light weight transmission pulleys. for both stock and high performance applications. These high tech pulleys are precision machined to aircraft quality tolerances from super tough 7075 aluminum. Weighing in at just 2 […]

Safety Issue. Send Your Jeans To Have Them Kevlar Protected

Riding in regular jeans may be dangerous. The friction of a fall – even at low speeds – tears through denim in less than a second, leaving your legs exposed. The solution offered by businesses selling ready-made protective jeans satisfies very few bikers because these companies sell styles and cuts which are not yours. A […]

New And Interesting. Modular Wheel Hub Ends.

Ridewright Wheels, a manufacturer of premium spoke and recently forged billet wheels is introducing a 3-Piece Modular Billet Hub. The idea is to offer the flexibility of keeping a wheel and fitting it on multiple bikes required different spacing and offset. Just change the hub ends as needed. Dealers don’t have to stock nearly as […]

The 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Run. Update.

Scheduled for 17 days in September, the 3rd edition of the coast-to-coast Cannonball Run on antique motorcycles has its roster full and the route set. This unique and grueling ride will probably be again historic. According to Lonnie Isam, Jr., owner of Jurassic Racing in Sturgis, South Dakota, and promoter of the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball […]

New RevTech Hydro Design Wheels, Pulleys And Discs From Custom Chrome

New for 2014, Custom Chrome just released the HYDRO line featured here, one of their 6 designs of Modular RevTech Wheels. Seen in the new 2014 Custom Chrome Catalog with wheel sizes and hub fitments. Available in Midnight Series Black or Chrome. CNC-Matching Rotors and Pulleys. Machined in the USA. At your local Custom Chrome […]

Your Helmet. Soon To Be Custom Made To Fit Your Shape Head. And Be Safer?

The biggest problem of helmet makers is not only to convince more bikers to wear helmets or to wear non-novelty helmets. It’s also to manufacture safer ones for your protection and be less prone to lawsuits. These companies will admit that helmet technology didn’t progress very much since the turn of the century. But a […]



Indian Motorcycle

Subscribe

Socialize

Facebook Google+ Twitter
S&S
AfflictionClothing.com