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The One And Only Authentic “Captain America” Motorcycle From Pop Culture Easy Rider Movie To Be Auctioned. Going, Gone For $1,000,000.00? More?

$1,000,000 to $1,200,000 is what somebody will pay for the ownership of one of the world’s most iconic motorcycles, predicts “Profiles in History” ww.profilesinhistory.com, Hollywood leading entertainment auction house. We will see when the bidding war starts this October 17th until October 20th for this Peter Fonda’s famed “Captain America” from the 1969 classic movie […]

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You Use A Smart Phone? You Must Watch This.

A Hong Kong movie theater asks its patrons to leave their cell phones ON when they enter the movie. Then, spectators watched an eye opening commercial. After viewing, please forward this post. You could save a life.

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New 2015 Motorcycle & PinUp Model Calendars

It is the time of the year when next year’s calendars are made available. Especially those covering 16 months from September of this year to December 2015. These premium calendars are photographed and produced by Jim Gianatsis and feature different type of bikes with and without models. They are printed in full color on 15×15-inch […]

Progressive Suspension

Holy Moly. Custom Honda CB450.

In his small shop in Owensboro, Kentucky, Mike McFadden of M&M Customs has built a few notable customs and cafe racers that have captured my attention. I always admire custom bikes made to be ridden, especially when they look like rolling art pieces. Something uniquely beautiful making you proud wherever you ride it. “Holy Moly” […]

Progressive 944-Series Ultra And Ultra-Low Shocks For Harley Touring Models 1980-2014

Progressive Suspension is offering bagger riders shocks that sit up to 2” lower than a stock Harley-Davidson touring model (1” lower on Street Glide) The 944 ULTRA TOURING: Specifically designed to deliver a comfortable ride at a 1″ lowered stance. Built around Progressive latest FST technology (Frequency Sensing Technology), The Ultra Touring shocks utilize all […]

Keanu Reeves And Gard Hollinger Unveil The Custom Production KRGT-1. Now Taking Reservations.

On october 3, 2012 I reported on actor Keanu Reeves and Custom Builder Gard Hollinger partnering to create the Arch Motorcycle Company . “We started with the idea of a performance-based modern machine. Once the prototype bike was complete, it looked like a production motorcycle but unlike anything we had ever seen” said Gard at […]

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Harley-Davidson And The “Fattening The Tails” Strategy

Recently, John Olin, Harley-Davidson’s Chief  Financial Officer talked about the company “Fattening The Tails”strategy. What does it mean? Simply, to increase the number of customers at both ends of its core clientele. According to the Social Security Administration more than 70 million Baby Boomers will retire before 2030. Many have already put the kickstand down, […]

Cannonball Vintage Motorcycles Endurance Run Update. Rules And Ranking.

Today September 12, is Rest Day in Junction City, Kansas for all riders and supporting crew members of the 3rd Cannonball Coast to Coast Endurance Run. Since they left Daytona Beach on September 5, those who completed the first 7 stages have ridden 1585 miles on their pre-1937 antique motorcycles. Still 2353 miles to go […]

The Return Of British Brand Matchless Motorcycles. Model X Reloaded To Be Unveiled November 6, 2014.

The British brand Matchless is back in business and released a couple of sketches of the new model to be unveiled at the EICMA  Milan show, November 6 to 9. Matchless is one of the oldest brands of British motorcycles, manufactured near London between 1899 and 1966. A wide range of models were produced under […]

Custom Seat For The Harley-Davidson Street 750 And 500 Models

If the buyers of the new 2015 Harley Street models don’t like the shape and feel of the factory seat, they already have another choice. Corbin released the Street Gunfighter & Lady Saddle featuring a “neutralized seating platform” curbing the tendency to slide towards the tank under braking which also helps reduce fatigue. Corbin’s patented […]

Spectro Performance Oils Answer Your Questions

Question. What does the API rating mean and how do you tell what is needed for your application, i.e.; Harley motorcycles, Truck etc.? Answer By Spectro Performance Oils. To ensure quality levels and compatibility oils have a “rating” system to help consumers decide what oil is right for their vehicle. There are several organizations that […]

Give Some Love To Your Front Suspension. Fork Spring Preload Adjusters By Burly

Often neglected, front suspension rarely sees any love when it comes to rider setup. Too soft or too firm? There wasn’t much you could do without gutting the forks and replacing many of the internals. Burly Brand took notice of the Harley factory oversight and created a simple to install and set up preload adjuster. […]

Eva Hakansson. World’s Fastest Woman On An Electric Motorcycle.

Eva Hakansson set a new record at the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials 2014. She is now the world’s fastest woman on an electric motorcycle with a top speed of 241.901 mph (241.802 mph average on 2-way run) In this category for this type of vehicle, it is the first time in over a century that […]

Joke Of The Week. English Lesson.

On his 70th birthday, a man was given a gift certificate from his wife. The certificate was for a consultation with an Indian medicine man living on a nearby reservation who was rumored to have a simple cure for erectile dysfunction! The husband went to the reservation and saw the medicine man. The old Indian […]

Paul Teutul Sr. Selling Biker Jeans

The design team of Diamond Gusset Jean Co., the American-made denim label known for its gusseted apparel construction, has partnered with Paul Teutul Sr. to create an exclusive jean collection for motorcycle riders. The Defender V2 Motorcycle Jean is primarily made from 100 percent cotton ring spun denim fabric, which is tinted with a special […]

Wrenches. Did You Know?

Wrenches have existed for many centuries, but saw a great blossoming in development starting in the 19th century. The first patent for a wrench was granted in 1835 to Solymon Merrick. Today, size is usually determined by dimensions such as across-flats distance (inscribed-hexagon size). In the 19th and early 20th centuries, it was common to […]

2014 European Bike Week. Faak See, Austria.

Heavy rain perturbed most of the Austrian event, the Harley parade around Lake Faak and Custom Chrome Europe bike show. Scott Sjovall of S&S Cycles (last picture after the jump) checked out for the 1st time the European Bike Week. Based on the Custom Chrome Europe booth, he visited the area around and judged the […]

The Midual Type 1. Custom Luxury For Only 35 Owners.

The story of Oliver Midy, designer and engineer of the Midual Type 1, is the one of a child acquainted very young with motorcycles, who become obsessed with them, who at the age of 14 succeeds in accomplishing the restoration of a gorgeous Monet-Goyon and who spent all his adult life until now dreaming then creating […]

Inflated. AirHawk Seats By Danny Gray

The technology, already used medically for over 35 years, to distribute your weight equally over an entire seating area, is integrated in Danny Gray’s AiHawk seat series. The comfort seat system reduces tissue pressure and noticeably improve comfort by minimizing those hot spots during long rides. A pump and bleeder valve are integrated to each […]

Facebook Scam. Win A Harley Davidson Campaign Is A Hoax.

The newest Facebook scam claims that buyers can win a free Harley Davidson, just by liking and commenting on a page that features a picture of a Road King. The campaign is being run by the Facebook page HarleySweepstakes, a page that is not associated with Harley Davidson or any of its subsidiaries. The contest is […]

New Elegant Auxiliary Lightning For Harley Street Glide Models

This Auxiliary Lightning Kit (P/N 67800367 Chrome, P/N 67800366 Gloss Black; $429.95) provides extra lighting output and includes new mounting brackets that flow with Batwing-Shaped fairings. Designed for the 2014-later Harley-Davidson Street Glide® and Street Glide® Special models. The elegant cantilever brackets serve as stylized mounting points for the lamp and turn signal housings, and eliminate […]

Thought Of The Day

    “Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.” Andrew Carnegie.

Cannonball Endurance Run. Racers Briefing And Green Flag (Part 3)

Yesterday evening, all Cannonball riders and supporting crews had a social gathering, then received a briefing regarding the Endurance Run rules, the way to read their paper maps (GPS is forbidden) and the security measures they all must follow. Participants get one point  given for each mile ridden during each stage. By the way, let […]

New Two Brothers Racing V-Twin Comp-S Exhaust System For Harley Sportster & Dyna

With nearly three decades of championship winning performance behind them, Two Brothers Racing is taking their products to the V-Twin market with the introduction of the all-new Comp Series. The Comp-S system provides increased horsepower and torque (dyno charts are on their website), with swept-up muffler for ground clearance allowing riders to maintain higher speeds. […]



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