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Multi-Piece Motorcycle Wheels

These spinning wheels by a company called My Movement should not be called Spinners. They feature a patented technique called E.C.R.T. for ” Encapsulated Center Technology. Basically, the wheel is build with a structure allowing the center component to spin freely. The six separate components can be custom finished with painting, anodizing, plating or powder […]

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Polaris Industries. Did You Know?

Polaris Industries Inc. is headquartered just outside of Minneapolis in Medina, Minnesota. Polaris engineering, US manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Roseau, Minnesota; Osceola, Wisconsin; Spirit Lake, Iowa; Vermillion South Dakota. 1- Polaris was founded in Roseau, Minn., in 1954 as a snowmobile manufacturer. 2- Polaris expanded to a line of watercrafts discontinued about […]

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Custom Motor-Head Lamp

Those who want to convey their motorcycling lifestyle inside their homes can park their bike in their living room, or turn motorcycle parts into pieces of furniture. If you look for a lightning fixture an industrial designer and motorcycle enthusiast by the name of Eran Peled offers the TORO motor-head constructed from genuine but modified motorcycle […]

Progressive Suspension

Harley-Davidson World Ride June 27-28, 2015. Two Days. Millions of Miles.

Just ride. It’s a simple idea that expresses the passion that unites motorcycle riders around the world, regardless of age, location, or brand. It’s also all anyone needs to do to join the thousands of Harley-Davidson® motorcycle riders and Harley Owners Group® members who are flexing their freedom and hitting the open road during the […]

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Motorcycle Surfing At 50 MPH

Standing on your motorcycle while riding is called motorcycle surfing. I don’t recommend you try it. But it’s such a beautiful movie you all will enjoy. Film and music by Scott Winn.

U.S. Transportation Regulators To Crack Down On Novelty Motorcycle Helmets

U.S. transportation regulators on Wednesday called for stronger rules for motorcycle helmets, proposing additional safety requirements in an effort to crack down on “novelty” helmets that do not meet federal standards. The Department of Transportation said such uncertified helmets are unsafe and do not protect riders in crashes despite being sold and marketed for use […]

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New Café Inspired Solo Seat Hugs Your Harley Sportster Frame

This new seat from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories gives your Sportster a kind of lean, classic “ton-up” look. This Solo Seat (P/N 52000200, $349.95) features a high back pad that holds the rider in place and confidently in the motorcycle with hands and feet reaching naturally to the controls. The seat’s low-slung lines, narrow […]

5 Of The Best Of The 2015 Quail Motorcycle Gathering

Last Saturday May 16, 2015 The Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California was a chance to admire 400 of the world’s finest vintage, classic, and modern dern motorcycles motorcycles from both pre- and post-war eras. Motorcycles as Art celebrated with a fine lunch and offerings from local wineries and breweries. A selection of 5 of the […]

Race To The Clouds. Victory Racing Project 156. Part 2.

The Project 156 Victory prototype race engine. Maximum power for extreme conditions at Pikes Peak. Watch Part 2 of the Project 156 build as VictoryRacing, Roland Sands Design & Cycle World bring you a prototype built for 156 corners of fury and an epic race to the clouds.

Three-Ring Circus On Steroids Coming This August To The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Daring acrobats, death-defying stuntmen, fire-breathing women, theatrical performances and side-show oddities are all part of the spectacle guests of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® will watch this August in a three-ring Circus. In ring number one the Air Sex Championships will merge real life with imaginary sex twice daily on the Buffalo Chip’s showcase stages. Comedian and […]

Performance Indian Thunderstroke 111”Air Cleaners By Lloyd Greer

LLOYDZ Motor Workz has long been the leading name in high performance products for Victory Motorcycles. In fact, LLOYDZ has been developing and producing performance parts for Victory’s since they started coming off the assembly line back in 1999. Ever since the announcement that Polaris Industries purchased the Indian Motorcycle name, LLOYDZ Greer Motor Workz […]

Motorcycle Clubs Violence Illustrated

In 1995, Cartoonist, Illustrator and faithful reader Paul Jamiol did a cartoon to denounce biker violence. Last Sunday’s deadly shootout in Waco, Texas between motorcycle clubs inspired him to rework his cartoon. In this new version Jamiol pens his comment on the incident, showing the dark cloud and negative effect it has on all motorcyclists […]

29th Edition Italy Biker Fest May 14-17. Rumble On The Beach.

A northern Italian beach whose name is Lignano Sabbiadoro where, as in most summer resorts, activities are limited to swimming, tanning and shopping. Except in May during Biker Fest International when entertainment expands the time of a weekend to watching bikes cruise the Adriatic Sea coast, demo riding the latest models from motorcycle manufacturers and admiring […]

Dominatrix. A Chopper Kulture Panhead.

Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, white-marble domes and a lively nightlife scene. And probably will never for its yearly 3-day Dubai Motorcycle Biker Build-Off…Doesn’t matter to Abu Dhabi, UAE based Mario Kypriandes from Chopper Kulture. Until now, he’s got no problem finding clients from all over Europe […]

Motorcycle Engine Catastrophic Failure Prevention

Engine destruction rarely happens suddenly. An early warning can potentially save thousands of dollars in repair costs. JIMS® new Damage Control Engine Failure Detection System provides an early warning of catastrophic engine failure by detecting ferrous debris within an engine’s oiling system. Using state of the art technology, the special drain plug monitors ferrous particles […]

Indian Motorcycle Partners With Zac Brown Band For U.S.O. Program

Indian Motorcycle, in recognition of Armed Forces Day, today announced it has signed an ambassador agreement with Grammy® award winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band. The band, an avid group of motorcycle and power sports riders, will promote the Indian Motorcycle brand through various brand initiatives, most notably lending support to the company’s new […]

Vintage Style Blackbird Gas Tank For 1986-2015 Harley-Davidson Sportsters

The Blackbird Gas Tank completely changes the look of your bike, and the best part is, it bolts on right in place of your stock gas tank, no modifications or welding required. The knee indents are reminiscent of early British motorcycles and add a touch of raw speed and class to your Sportster. To further […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson Kansas City Plant Makes List Of US Best Factory Tours. CNN interviewed one of the authors of “Watch it Made in the U.S.A.: A Visitor’s Guide to the Best Factory Tours and Company Museums,” who shared her top 9 favorites from across the U.S., which included the Kansas City Harley-Davidson plant. Visitors can view […]

Ness Black Motor Dress

Of course, you will find these Ness 10-Gauge Covers available in traditional chrome. But black being my preference, it’s the black anodized finish that I have decided to feature. All pieces carved from 6061 T-6 forget billet aluminum. The 10-Gauge Top Rocker Boxes replaces the OEM covers on all 1999-1015 Twin Cam models. They are […]

Five More Hot Rock Bands To Perform At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The roster for the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® continues to grow as five more of the hottest rock bands in the world are slated to perform. The undisputed king of shock-rock, Alice Cooper, will take the headline position on the Wolfman Jack Stage on Saturday, Aug. 1, following a performance by […]

New Badlands Lightning Modules By NAMZ For 2014-Up Harley And Victory Models.

Since NAMZ Custom Cycle Products Inc. purchased Badlands Motorcycle Products Inc., (before the acquisition, NAMZ already designed and manufactured all Badlands wiring harnesses), the crew has been busy at at creating new lightning modules for 2014-up models for Harley and Victory motorcycles. For Harley. On the left, the new 100% Plug-n-Play IHL-04 Badlands module. This […]

Customizing A Street. Harley Dealers Show You Their Way.

A factory motorcycle is only the beginning. A blank page on which every rider can dream and print his own personality. The biker custom spirit will never die and all motorcycle manufacturers benefit from it. So, Harley-Davidson is inviting its dealers to get their hands dirty and transform a stock Harley-Davidson Street motorcycle into a […]

Muscle Up. S&S Big Bore Kits Just Got Bigger. Now In 98” And 107” Sizes.

When it comes to big bore kits, the bigger the better. That’s the idea behind S&S Cycle’s 98” and 107” bolt-in big bore kits. S&S has offered 97” and 106” kits for a while, but these new kits are bigger. Aside from the additional cubic inch of displacement, the new 98” and 107” kits are […]

The Inspiring Story Behind The Sturgis Rally Deserves To Be made Into A Major Documentary Film. Please Help.

The film makers encourage everyone to pledge at least $5 to help produce a new Motorcycle movie about Sturgis named “I AM STURGIS”. In hopes of galvanizing viewers to donate on any level to their Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds to produce this new Film, a free on-line screening of “WHY We RIDE” is […]



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