Not all custom builders play by the same artistic rules. Bandit 9, a Chinese builder like no others in the world is breaking new ground, building one-of-a-kind motorcycles on the edge of kinetic art. Even if you put the Bandit 9 Eve Concept motorcycle in the category of moving sculptures, you can’t not admire the […]
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Great idea from S&S Cycle. The S&S Cycle website has a great new feature called “My Garage.” A place where you can put your bike or bikes. In S&S Garage, S&S will know and remember what you ride. It’s an easy way you will be able quickly find the parts or performance upgrades for your specific […]
Iconic Brand METZELER And Indian Larry Motorcycles Offer You The Chance To Win A Once In A Lifetime Dream Ride.Published by Cyril Huze March 11th, 2014 in Builders, Customs, Editorial, Videos and Wheels.
METZELER, the first name in quality motorcycle tires since 1892 is kicking off the 2014 riding season in partnership with legendary custom bike shop Indian Larry Motorcycles. The two iconic brands have come together to build a priceless custom motorcycle, uniquely built with input from motorcycle fans via the METZELER USA Facebook® page. The entire […]
Evolution Industries introduces these all new super tough race quality steel Power-Drive Sprocket Kits. Sprockets are available in hard to find 47,48,49,51,52 and 53 teeth and have the ID to accept most late model Harley and aftermarket wheels. All sprockets are manufactured from quality USA made 1045 steel and are heat treated after machining to […]
Not all good custom builders are professional builders in the sense that they don’t make enough money to practice their art full time in their own business. It’s the case of Jeremy Cupp from LC Fabrications. Jeremy’s dream is to have enough money to put a down payment to buy a humble little building known […]
For those living in the US, it’s quite surprising to learn that Shaw Speed And Custom , the custom wing of UK based Shaw Harley-Davidson, has built over 80 modified Harley-Davidson bikes since opening its doors only five years ago. And I am not talking about fast “decorative bolt-on” jobs, but full customized Harleys requiring […]
Saturday evening March 8, Indian Motorcycle invited all owners, past, current and future, to be the first to hear an exclusive announcement from Mike Wolfe, star of “American Pickers” at the Indian Motorcycle Daytona Beach Kick-Start Party hosted by the Full Moon Saloon on Main Street. Owners of any Indian Motorcycle (they had to show […]
Saturday March 8 is the second day of Daytona Bike Week and the day when the city of DeLand, just west of Daytona Beach, gets its big share of bikers rumbling through the historic downtown. Under blue skies with temperature in the low 70’s, about 8,000 riders participated to the 10th annual one day rally. […]
Daylight Saving Time is a system to reduce electricity usage by extending daylight hours. Sunday, March 9, 2014. Daylight Saving Time begins at 2am. Set clocks ahead one hour. Exceptions in the U.S. And US Territories. In the US, Hawaii and most of Arizona do not follow DLS. The U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, […]
Harley-Davidson Ride-In Bike Show. To be held Wednesday March 12 at the Speedway. Registration is 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a $15 MDA donation. Trophies will be awarded at 3 p.m. in eight classes. Victory Custom 5th Annuak Bike Show. To be held Wednesday, March 12 at Volusia Motorsports at 1701 State Road 44, […]
Last week, we took some friends to a new restaurant, and noticed that the waiter who took our order carried a spoon in his shirt pocket. Then I looked around and saw that all the staff had spoons in their pockets. When the waiter came back to serve our soup I inquired, ‘Why the spoon?’ […]
Daytona Bike Week. Allstate Insurance Just Unveiled A New Custom Motorcycle By Rick Fairless. And You Can Win It!Published by Cyril Huze March 7th, 2014 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
This morning Friday, March 7, Allstate Insurance Company and motorcycle builder Rick Fairless unveiled to the crowds at Daytona Bike Week a new custom creation named “Sweeps”, a re-imagined Victory Vegas 8-Ball. This custom-built motorcycle is part of this year’s grand prize for the Allstate Motorcycle Sweepstakes and feature interesting design ideas by Rick Fairless. […]
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Breaking News. Harley-Davidson Unveils 2 More New Models To The Harley-Davidson 2014 Line-Up. The SuperLow 1200T and the Low Rider.Published by Cyril Huze March 6th, 2014 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Fresh off the unveiling of the new Harley-Davidson Street™ 750 and the launch of Project RUSHMORE, the company unleashed today two new motorcycles that expand its diverse line-up of street bikes, and put more models for more riders on the showroom floor of each Harley-Davidson dealer. The mid-year release of the retro-cool Low Rider® and […]
It will help you get noticed when it counts with the new Loud Side-Mount Horn Kit (P/N 69060-90G, $44.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories. A direct replacement for the original equipment side-mount horn on most 1991-2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle models, this horn is 5 dB louder (at two meters) – or almost twice as […]
There are 80 million people in Japan with a car driver’s license. And since you just need a car driver’s license to ride a trike (categorized as a car), it’s a huge potential market for any 3-wheel manufacturer. Japan is already Harley’s second largest market (5 million people hold a motorcycle license), but thanks to […]
Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary During 2014 Daytona Bike WeekPublished by Cyril Huze March 6th, 2014 in Editorial and Events.
Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson, one of the nation’s top Harley-Davidson dealerships, will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its founding by the late Bruce Rossmeyer. In January 1994, Bruce Rossmeyer, a business and marketing mogul, opened the doors of Daytona Harley-Davidson on Beach Street and unknowingly set out to become a pioneer and legend in the […]
Lonnie Hannah, Sr. Layout Designer for Indian Motorcyclei is part of the Polaris team that built the all-new 2014 Indian® Chief® from the ground up. Although he is a very long time Harley-Davidson rider, he mentioned to the Indian crew that he wanted to get an Indian logo tattooed on his arm to show his […]
The European manufacturer is well known for the unmistakable deep resonant sound and fine craftsmanship of its exhaust systems developed on the racetrack. Manufactured to the highest standards from stainless steel, these pipes are available in chrome or black-coated versions. All of the Akrapovič Open-Line exhaust systems include headers, mufflers, and heat-shields, and an optional […]
Since 2005, artist David Uhl has offered each year a special piece for Daytona Bike Week. This year, David is offering two different pieces for Bike Week. And one of them is “Daytona Dollies” (discover the other one at Uhl’s display at Destination Daytona Harley-Davidson in Ormond Beach, right outside the front door from March 6 […]
Will bad girls adopt the white-hot look? The new Spring Brook Leather Jacket (P/N: 97002-14VW, starting at $350) from Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® is constructed from lightweight goatskin leather with polyester twill lining and features pre-curved sleeves plus padded back waist and shoulders for extra comfort.
Victory Motorcycles At Daytona Bike Week With New Display, Demo Rides, Appearances by Gunny, the Nesses & More…Published by Cyril Huze March 5th, 2014 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Victory Motorcycles has advice for riders heading to Daytona Bike Week: Get some sleep in advance and keep your fuel tank full. Victory has a busy week of activities planned for all motorcyclists who plan to kick off the new riding season at Daytona Beach from March 7-15. And if you’re a Victory rider, you’ll […]
Edward Joel Pennington from Indiana (1858-1911) is often credited with having invented the word “motorcycle”, using it for the 1st time in 1893. Inventor of many things – ignition systems, balloon tires, airship, etc – he basically was the first person to invent a gas-powered motorcycle, demonstrating his original motorcycle design in Milwaukee in 1895. […]