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Classic Style Fender Rails For Your Harley Bagger

Restore your rear fender to the classic look of early Glide models with Fender Rails. Available in chrome or black finishes, these heavy-duty rails are constructed from steel and mount easily with existing hardware. Designed to fit 84-08 FLT, FLHS, FLHT, FLHTC, FLHTCU, FLHR, FLHRC and 98-03 FLTR models, as well as 09-15 FLHR, FLHRC, […]

Zipper's Kits For New Bikes

Brat Style Yamaha XS650

Another bike illustrating what young people who want to ride can build in their garage while still being able to pay their student loan and/or first car. “Bolas Púrpura” (Purple Balls!) is a 1981 Yamaha XS650 Special rebuilt in the Japanese Brat style. The factory bike was completely disassembled and everything was sand blasted and […]

Spectro Oils

Joke For The Holidays

Progressive Suspension

Akrapovič Exhaust Systems For Harley-Davidson. Performance Built Into Custom Designs With Adjustable Sound Levels.

Akrapovič was founded in Slovania in 1990 by former racer Igor Akrapovič, when he found there were no exhausts readily available to meet the high technical demands of motorsport. Akrapovič rapidly achieved a string of race successes across all motorsport disciplines, first with motorcycles then with cars. It is from this success that Akrapovič started […]

A Robot Turns Into A Norton Commando

8 months of computer animation work from concept to completion to make this robot turn into a Norton Commando ready to ride. Brilliant.

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Allstate To Donate Warning Signs To Be Installed At Most Dangerous Intersections For Motorcyclists. Allstate and its engineering partners work closely with local traffic authorities to review available crash data and to identify intersections with a high number of multi-vehicle crashes involving motorcycles. Allstate then donates warning signs to be installed at the site with […]

Motorcycle Parts Website

New Harley-Davidson Red Brake Calipers To Make A Bold And High Performance Statement

You see them on expensive sport cars. And I must say that it is a good idea fro Harley-Davidson to offer them as a direct replacement for original equipment calipers. Manufactured from the same components, these calipers are finished in brilliant red high-temperature paint that looks great on a stock motorcycle, or adds the finishing […]

Postcards From Custombike 10th Anniversary Show In Bad Salzuflen, Germany

During the weekend of December 5-7, Publisher Huber-Verlag Group (5 motorcycle magazines) held its 10th anniversary trade fair and bike show at the Messe of Bad Salzuflen in Germany. A record triple record of attendance for exhibitors, visitors and builders with 900 custom bikes spread on 4 halls competing for 16 trophies. A few images […]

Motorcycles, Apparel, Props Of TV Series “Sons Of Anarchy” Being Auctioned.

The 7-season “Sons Of Anarchy” series is over with the last episode getting the largest number of viewers of the TV show’s entire run. A couple of motorcycles (Knucklehead and Dyna Glide), an Airstream trailer, several jackets, boots, helmets, accessories used by the most famous characters of the cast are currently being sold to the […]

Mini Bolt-On Turn Signals With Powerful LED Lights

We all want turn signals as small and as visible as possible when they are used. And the possibility to install them wherever we want without altering the aesthetics of our bikes. These ones are discreet, clean looking, and can be bolted on your forks, or fender struts or … without spacers or adapters necessary. […]

Jerry Lee Lewis 1959 Harley-Davidson Hitting The Auction Block

In January, Mecum, the world’s largest seller of antique motorcycles. is going to auction Jerry Lee Lewis’1959 Harley-Davidson. Particularity. The enduring rebel of Rock’ n’ Roll has owned it continuously since 1959, a total of 55 years. Sam Murtaugh, Mecum’s director of marketing, says that Lewis told him that Harley=Davidson gave away 2 motorcycles, the […]

Book For The Holidays. Bettie Page, Queen Of Pinups And Of Curves.

She was known as the “The Dark Angel”, “Miss Pinup Girl of the World” and “The Queen Of Curves”. Her glamour photography and playfully erotic photos made her an iconic figure in pop culture, influencing sexuality and fashion. She has been and is still is an inspiration for many painters in the custom automotive industry. […]

Indian Daredevil Pulls Yoga Poses On Motorcycle

Most people do yoga at the gym, studio, or in the comfort of their own home. But a 40-year-old farmer from India prefers to do his yoga sessions on the back of his Honda motorcycle…

Ducati Typhoon 900 SS Redesigned In Great Britain

For those not familiar with the Ducati models, until 1997 when sales declined due to the popularity of the Ducati Monster and Ducati Superbike lines, the 900SS was simply considered the best street bike that the Italian manufacturer has ever built. The fastest street-legal twin, not far off the standards set by Japanese 750 fours. […]

What’s New At 2015 Orlando AIMExpo. Interview With V-Twin Director Bob Kay.

Created 2 years ago with for objective to become the catalyst to bring together industry, press, dealers and consumers in a single arena that creates a grand stage for powersports in the U.S., the Orlando AIMExpo has had already a big impact on the way the motorcycling industry is doing business. The 2 main reasons […]

S&S Cycle Hi-4N Ignition. Now Available.

S&S Cycle is ending it’s relationship with the Crane Cams brand effective midnight December 31st 2014, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t still be able to get the HI-4N ignition module. The HI-4N will be available under the S&S brand, along with many of the most popular products formerly offered in the Crane Cams […]

Seen At The New York International Motorcycle Show

Big crowd this weekend at the New York Javits Center for the International Motorcycle Show. On the Indian/Victory display, actor Mark Wahlberg (an Indian rider) stopped by to meet with the staff and photo opportunities with show visitors. (photos @ R. Pandya) From top to bottom and left to right. 1- Mark Wahlberg with Indian/Victory […]

Out Of This World Promo Custom Motorcycle For Exhaust Manufacturer Akrapovic

Akrapovic, the Slovanian company that has made its mark at the highest level of the motorcycle road racing world (Moto GP, super bike, supermoto, motocross, enduro and rally raid) is focusing since a few years on producing cutting edge exhausts for Harley-Davidson models. Exhausts not made of steel like its competitors, but mixing titanium and […]

Filmakers Of Documentary “Why We Ride Named” Named AMA Motorcyclists of the Year

Bryan Carroll and James Walker, the creators of “Why We Ride” have been named as the 2014 Motorcyclists of the Year by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Each year, the AMA Board of Directors presents the Motorcyclist of the Year Award to the person or people who had the most profound impact within the motorcycling […]

Two Custom Indian Scouts Revealed At The New York Progressive International Motorcycle Show

This weekend the New York Javits Center is host to the Progressive International Motorcycle Show (IMS) On the Indian Motorcycle display, 2 custom Indian Scouts by builders John Shope from Dirty Bird Concepts and Karlee Cob from Team Klock Werks were unveiled to the press, then to the public. Following the launch of the Indian […]

Joke Of The Week

A lawyer boarded an airplane in New Orleans with a box of frozen crabs and asked a blonde flight attendant to take care of them for him. She took the box and promised to put it in the crew’s refrigerator. He advised her that he was holding her personally responsible for them staying frozen, mentioning […]

Son Of Revolutionary Che Guevara Offering Harley-Davidson Tours Of Cuba

Ernesto Guevara, a lawyer and youngest son of Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara (1928-1967) has opened a Cuban tour agency named La Poderosa Tours selling Harley-Davidson rides around the island. The different trips offered are called “Motorcycle Diaries” in reference to the 2004 movie about his father riding a Norton 500 from Argentina to Venezuela via […]

Guinness World Records 60th Anniversary. A Video About The Ultimate Land Speed Record.

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Guinness World Records released a YouTube series chronicling the most amazing feats of the past six decades. The staff contacted me with the suggestion that I publish for my readers the video of one of the most coveted world record titles, the fastest land speed. Here it is with an […]

Low Budget Custom Honda 900RR. Only $1070 Plus Sweat Equity.

Tadao Baba, the Japanese motorcycle engineer who conceived in 1992 the fun to ride/easy to control Honda 900RR (although he admitted crashing 4 of them, and not on purpose) must be surprised to see that some young builders not into the Asian bikes custom scene find a sudden interest in customizing his original creation. Paul […]



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