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X-Rays Reveals Inner Beauty Of Classic Motorcycles

Beauty is more than skin deep. The inner beauty of classic motorcycles is revealed in this series of x-rays by photographer Nick Veasy. How did it do it? Borrowing vintage motorcycles from a local bike club. Bringing them to his studio to be x-rayed via a powerful machine requiring for protection from intense radiation, to […]


Motorcycle Wheels. Is Royal Blue The New Black?

Although blue wheels have been used since a long time by many custom builders, blue production wheels were almost nowhere to be found until recently. After years of black wheels with “contrast cut” polishing, it looks like blue is the new color of the day for several wheel manufacturers. Of course it will never be […]

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Picture Of The Week

Custom by Bike-Farm Melle. Photo @ Horst Roesler

Progressive Suspension

The Wedge. A New Frame-Mount Fairing Designed for Mid-Size Motorcycles.

Finally, a frame-mounted fairing sized for mid-size motorcycles. No longer do riders of bikes like Harley-Davidson Dynas, FXRs and Sportsters; and Triumph Bonnevilles and Thruxtons, have to settle for a fork-mounted fairing. No more trying to adapt a full-size Bagger fairing to a smaller motorcycle. The Wedge Fairing Kit offers the advantages that only a […]


Yes, You Can Climb This Wall. Vertical Motorcycle Challenge.

You can try more than one time. This video doesn’t reference when and where it was shot. Doesn’t matter. Enjoy the 2-wheel vertical challenge.

2015 Poland “Poznan Motor Show”. The Custom Motorcycle Style Of Central Europe.

The Poznan Motor Show sponsored by Motorcycle Storehouse is Poland’s biggest automotive automotive showcase with four halls dedicated only to motorcycles, of which one is hosting the “Custom Festival” of Polish magazine “Custom”. In this country of 39 million people, there are only 7 official Harley-Davidson dealers, but there is an emergent custom scene with builders […]

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Inaugural Harley-Davidson® Flat-Track Racing At X Games Austin On June 4, 2015

Last year, Harley-Davidson sponsored two flat-track exhibitions, and thousands of fans took to social media to express their excitement for the sport. So, now it’s official. A new motorcycle racing competition will throw dirt June 4 during the inaugural Harley-Davidson® Flat-Track Racing at ESPN’s X Games Austin. The inaugural race is an invitational format, with athletes […]

Breaking News. Erik Buell Racing Closed Its Doors With $20 Million In Outstanding Liabilities

Erik Buell Racing closed its business this Wednesday April 15, 2015 and filed for protection from its creditors  in Walworth County Circuit Court, Wisconsin. With outstanding bills of more than $20 million and unable to pay them Erik Buell Racing had no other choice than to close the doors of its facility in East Troy. […]

Primary Cover For Recent Triumph Models

EMD now offers the Cooler King, a cast aluminum finned primary cover for the 2001-Up Triumph Bonneville (T100), Thruxton, Scrambler, America and Speedmaster models. Developed as a collaborative effort with The Speed Merchant, the Cooler King was designed to match the style of Speed Merchant’s existing Stator Covers and Sprocket Covers for Triumph. The Cooler […]

Auctions America’s Auburn Spring Collector Car Weekend, May 7 – 9, 2015

The 29-lot collection, which features bikes from the former esteemed Arthur P. Sigal Collection, is comprised of both original and beautifully restored motorcycles. The weekend event (May 7-9) will be held at the Preston Evans Collection at Indiana’s historic Auburn Auction Park. The auction will include a 1902 Marsh (top picture) predating Harley-Davidson, and believed […]

Leesburg Bikefest April 24- 26, 2015. The US Largest 3-Day Motorcycle Rally Announces New Features.

The 19th Annual Leesburg Bikefest, the largest free 3-day motorcycle rally and music event, keeps its growing audience coming back and is bringing new entertainment and activities: 3 headline concerts, 75+ regional concerts, vendors, demonstrations, shows and 5 hot body contests. There is something for everyone… The event is estimated to draw a quarter-of-a-million-plus riders […]

JIMS Creates The Lift Wheel Guide

Today’s larger and heavier motorcycles, especially those with fairings, can be difficult to safely load onto a bike lift by only one person.  To solve this problem, JIMS now offers a guide to help the front wheel track into the correct position. For use with Handy lift or equivalent, this device becomes the “buddy” that […]

Triumph Motorcycles Claiming To Be Now Number One European Brand In North America

A record setting first quarter by Triumph Motorcycles America, which included the highest single day retail sales ever on March 31st, resulted in the company stating as being the top selling European brand in North America. The ranking is based upon motorcycle unit sales in the 500cc-plus on-road and dual-sport categories for the U.S. and […]

2015 Daytona Bike Week 2015. Video Footage.

Shot by Joey Rocket, a.k.a. Adrian Laboy, a collaborator of Indian/Victory of Daytona Beach, a few shots of the event and some interesting aerial views (yes, from a Drone) giving you a different perspective…

Win This 1974 Restored Honda CB750

Brass Balls Bobber (BBB) brought back to life an original 1974 Honda CB 750 now in excellent condition so that Pros 4 Vets can raffle it to fulfill their mission of supporting our US troops. To win this bike, each ticket is only $10.00 and only 2000 tickets will be sold. So you chance of […]

Öhlins Racing AB Safety Recall Notice For TTX 36 Shocks

Öhlins has determined that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain batches and part numbers of aftermarket TTX36 (TTX GP, TTX RT & TTX36 MKII) MC shock absorbers produced between 11-06-2013 and 02-19-2015. Therefore you are strongly urged to stop using the motorcycle until the shock absorber has been removed or […]

A Harley Street 750 Goes Off-Road

When Harley-Davidson introduced its 2 Street models (750 & 500), the maker described them as “coming from the street, born out of the custom tradition of tearing down a motorcycle to its raw, minimal essence and letting the pure rebellion inherent in the lines of the machine come screaming through”… Corporate narrative aside, it’s true […]

Gain Rider Leg Clearance With New Harley Passenger Mini Footboard Mounts

Gain leg room with the new Passenger Mini Footboard Mount Kit (P/N 50500403 $99.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories. This mount kit replaces the Original Equipment passenger footboards of 1993-later Harley-Davidson Touring models with more-compact footpegs or mini footboards. The passenger’s feet are moved rearward and inward to create more space between the rider […]

Around The World On A Motorcycle In 1932

In 1932, 23-year-old Englishman Robert Fulton Jr set off on a 40,000-mile solo motorcycle trek from London to Japan. His incredible footage of the journey is one of a selection of films being shown in England at The Adventure Travel Film Festival (17-20 Aug). It captures a Middle East still under British rule, India under […]

Joke Of The Week

A 65 year old woman had a heart attack and was taken to the hospital. While on the operating table she had a near death experience.. Seeing God, she asked “Is my time up?” God said, “No, you have another 33 years, 2 months and 8 days to live.” Upon recovery, the woman decided to stay in the […]

Post Apocalyptic Motorcycle

Some of you are familiar with AMC’s “The Walking Dead” tv series with all episodes describing a post apocalyptic in which a band of survivors find themselves on the road, surviving day to day and trying to hold on to their shredded humanity and dwindling hope. Stripped of security and without a direction for the […]

Zipper’s Performance MaxFlow and HighFlow Premium Air Cleaner Kits Now Available And Ready to Ship

Zipper’s Premium Air Cleaner Kits for Twin Cam®​ Engines Here’s a nice power increase that’s easy to install! These USA-Made Premium Air Cleaner Kits feature internal-breather backing plates CNC-machined from solid billet for strength, performance and beauty. The included cleanable/oil-able, pleated gauze element is available in standard 2-1/4″ width or Zipper’s 5/8″ wider MaxFlow unit […]

RSD Custom Gauge Mount And Top Triple Set Up

Roland Sands Design (RSD) is Introducing the RSD Gauge Mount and Top Triple Set Up for Softail, Dyna, Sportster & 48 models. The idea is to move any stock Harley-Davidson 3-1/4” gauge from the gas tank or risers to the front of the forks. The RSD Top Triple Clamps also allow for use of standard risers […]

Picture Of The Week. 1948 James Comet

This 1948 James Comet belongs to the Art Busman Collection. It will be featured in the 2016 edition of the Paul Oxman Publishing Motorcycle Classics Calendar. Photography @ Doug Mitchel




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