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The 2016 Coast To Coast Race Of The Century Cannonball On 1916 Or Earlier Motorcycles

3304 miles in 15 stages from Atlantic City to Carlsbad , California. This 2016 coast to coast Race Of The Century Cannonball run will probably be the most difficult ride since the inaugural event in 2010. Isam, Jr., owner of Jurassic Racing in Sturgis, South Dakota, and founder of the Motorcycle Cannonball Run announced today […]

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Hunter Klee Joins S&S Cycle As Director Of Exhaust Development

S&S Cycle of Viola, Wisconsin welcomes Hunter Klee to its Exhaust Design/ Manufacturing team in the role of Director of Exhaust Development. Hunter brings a decade of powersports exhaust design and manufacturing expertise and will help manage the recently created state of the art facility in the La Crosse, Wisconsin facility. Most recently Klee was […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Milwaukee-Eight™ 107” And 114” Engines. Images and Sound.

The MilwaukeeEight 10&” and 114” V-Twin Engines are equipping the 2017 Touring line. For sure, they are stronger, offer a crisper throttle response and truer, cleaner sound. Four valves per cylinder, single chain-driven cam, dual spark plugs, counterbalanced and rubber-mounted. Below, 2 videos introductions about the engine itself and its styling. • More Power – […]

Sons Of Speed” Vintage Motorcycle Racing To Debut At 2016 Daytona Biketoberfest

Eight daring riders will put everything on the Line at Sons Of Speed inaugural race Saturday, October 15, 2016, during Biketoberfest at the  New Smyrna Speedway half-mile, banked racetrack just south of Daytona Beach. Imagined by Custom Builder Billy Lane and Inspired by early 20th-century board-track racers, the Sons of Speed races hearkens back to a […]

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Breaking News. Harley-Davidson Unveiled The All-New Harley-Davidson Milwaukee Eight Engine 107’ And 114”.

The all-new Harley-Davidson® Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines, delivers more power and an improved motorcycling experience for riders and passengers while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its predecessors. An all-new design, the Milwaukee-Eight engine offers quicker throttle response, more passing power, purer sound, a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Picture Of The Week

He was the first to be riding the streets of defeated Germany on a Harley-Davidson at the end of WWI. His name was Roy Holtz from Wisconsin, a corporal with the US army entering Germany through Belgium on November 12, 1918. This picture was published first in American magazines and newspapers, then much later in […]

Do You Really Know The Story Of Indian Motorcycle?

Yes, you probably know that the original Indian nameplate died in 1953, that many devoted enthusiasts worked hard at maintaining the old bikes, that several companies tried to resurrect the brand (the most serious have been CNC in Gilroy, CA and Stellican Limited in Kings Mountain, NC) and that in 2011 Polaris Industries took over […]

California Just Became The First US State To Legalize Lane-Splitting

Lane Splitting, the maneuver to cut between cars, became legal yesterday Friday August 18 after California governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 51 into law . Until now lane splitting was not legal or illegal, just a tolerated riding practice. Since 2013, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) just had relatively vague guidelines for lane-splitting. They said […]

Rick’s Harley-Davidson Roadster

A brand new Harley Roadster by South Germany dealer Rick’s Motorcycles featuring many new cool propriatary bolt-on parts to do a complete rubbermount Sporty makeover. Rick’s billet aluminium Y-Wheels, a speedometer Housing (special version for the Roadster Model) a rear Fender kit, a high tech air cleaner (available in many designs), custom foot pegs and […]

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 […]

Dougie Lampkin To wheelie The entire Way Around The 37.7-mile Isle of Man TT course

British trials motorcycling superstar Dougie Lampkin, a 12-time trials world champion, is training to wheelie the entire way around the storied Isle of Man TT course ((37.7 mile, 60.6 km) Throttle against rear brake, with body positioned for balance and steering with hundred of corners. The stunt will be performed on a lightweight trial bike. It […]

Harley-Davidson Settles US Government Lawsuit Over Numerous EPA Violations

The suit was alleging that Harley-Davidson sold more than 12,000 motorcycles not covered by a certification ensuring the engines meet federal standards, according to a statement from the EPA. The suit also accused the company of selling 340,000 after-market engine tuners that, once installed, “caused motorcycles to emit higher amounts of certain air pollutants than […]

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 […]

S&S Cycle Adds Savannah Rose To Marketing Team As Social Media Coordinator

S&S Cycle of Viola, Wisconsin welcomes Savannah Rose in the newly expanded position of Social Media Coordinator. Savannah is an avid rider, not afraid to wrench and a market leader in the evolving digital media environment. Savannah brings a renewed enthusiasm and diverse skill set to S&S. In addition to being well versed in digital […]

Joke Of The Week

A blonde gets home from work early and hears strange noises coming from the bedroom. She rushes upstairs only to find her husband naked lying on the bed, sweating and panting. ‘What’s up?’ she asks. ‘I think I’m having a heart attack,’ – cries the husband. The blonde rushes downstairs to grab the phone, but just as […]

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 […]

Triumph Streamliner Piloted By Guy Martin Broke Triumph 46 year Old Record. 274.2 MPH (441 km/h)

On August 8, at the Bonneville Salt Flats, the Triumph Rocket Streamliner powered by 2 turbocharged Rocket III engines became the world’s fastest ever Triumph to clock a speed of 274.2 mph (441.28 km/h) The salt flats at Bonneville offered near perfect conditions during the land speed practice week. The streamliner was piloted by TT […]

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 […]

JIMS® Sportster Sprocket Nut Socket

Working on your Sportster? This short socket is designed specifically for Sportster models to remove, install, and properly tighten the final drive sprocket/pulley nut. Although the much longer Big Twin socket will fit the nut, the mainshaft on XL models does not extend through the main drive gear for the guidance collar to ensure correct […]



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