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The entire lineup of existing Indian® Scout® Accessories can be used on the Scout® Sixty along with new model-designed accessories that match the blacked-out frame, further complementing the riding experience. Each accessory produced is only sold after rigorous development and testing equivalent to that done on the production motorcycles. They come with a warranty when […]
Precision Billet rolls out a new line of custom grips. They leave room for customization by allowing the customer to choose the end cap inlay. The initial launch includes the Darkside, Bad Axe and Exotic with 48 more edition to follow in late Spring. Each of the bagger grips will be wrapped in a top-quality […]
Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Custom Motorcycle Build and Scholarship Program Registration Open To Black Hills StudentsPublished by Cyril Huze November 25th, 2015 in Builders, Customs and Editorial.
Black Hills area high school students are invited to apply for a position in the prestigious Buffalo Chip Challenge 2016 custom motorcycle build program with a chance at $8,500 in scholarships. Students accepted will learn valuable mechanical skills and customization techniques through hands-on instruction from industry professionals at Dakota V-Twin and Baggster, both in Spearfish. The class […]
No week passing by without getting some strange, weird or xxxx emails. Below an example. Cyril “ Hi I am David originally from Seattle, retired and living in my wife’s home town, Chiang Mai, Thailand. I need some expertise in how to do something for my Motorcycle. First let me explain Harley’s or anything of […]
Bleeding the brakes from air. Easy or a pain… JIMS® Master Cylinder Bleeding Solution is designed to allow the technician to draw a vacuum on the hydraulic system. This is accomplished by using specially designed lids with an air fitting which, when connected to a vacuum bleeder, pulls air out of the hydraulic system. The […]
Because most of you has shown interest in these Super Hooligans Flat Track Race last Saturday November 21 in Las Vegas in which for the 1st time 5 slightly modified Indian Scouts were on the starting line, below are the results.
Yesterday, Circuit Judge Jerome Eckrich denied an application for a Writ of Mandamus filed by a group opposing completion of Fort Meade Way. The Meade County road project offers an alternative route between I-90 Exit 37 and Highways 34 and 79, connecting Fort Meade Veterans Hospital, Bear Butte, and the rally campgrounds and concert venues […]
Vic Jefford and wife Lin are well known throughout the European custom building world. After 15 years of wrenching one-off bikes, of crisscrossing the old continent to show them and collecting shelves of gold trophies, their most recent creation featured here may be the one giving their UK Destiny Cycles shop an international notoriety. Most […]
As a prototype, this setup was adorning Ken Nagai’s most recent winning custom bikes. And now the Neo-Fusion style One-Piece Riser Clamp and Billet Dog Bone Risers s available for purchase. Old, tried and true meets new and improved. The Neo-Fusion One-Piece Riser Clamp for stock H-D ‘Glide model applications with 1” bars. Featuring • […]
1971. The first year of the Harley FX Series. FX meant. “Factory Experimental” Harley-Davidson styling director Willie G. Davidson designed it as the first factory custom motorcycle..” Because of the weird Bobtail section ) borrowed from the Sportster , the experimentation got a cold reception from the press and from Harley fans. This model was […]
To complete the look of your Bagger or FLH Harley-Davidson model 94-to present, Covingtons Customs manufactures a Front Frame Filler Grill and Firewall Plates to fill the the unsightly gap under the seat. The front grill is sold in chrome. The plates are sold in several design: finned, diamond or dimpled designs, in chrome or […]
In Nepal, an Annapurna 2-way road between Besisahar and Manang with the reputation to be the most dangerous in the world. People with vertigo issues should not think about trying to ride it.
Yesterday evening November 19 at 7.30 p.m. at the Port Of Los Angeles, in the presence of top Indian executives, of members of the press and of select VIP’s, 5 Roland Sands Design (RSD) built custom Indian Scout Sixty Hooligan bikes were revealed. It was followed by a live demonstration of the 5 Scout Sixty […]
Harley Davidson CEO Wants Net-Zero Greenhouse Emissions By 2050. Many influential CEO’s have already committed to a global goal of net-zero greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 and urged other business leaders to match this ambition by committing to bold long-term targets. Harley-Davidson joined the group of the world’s biggest car and motorcycle makers who promised to make bold […]
Küryakyn® continues to roll out new products for the redesigned Harley-Davidson® Road Glides. In addition to the trim accents lineup for the inner and outer faiting the company offers these Tri-Line Speaker Grills. The factory honeycomb shaped grills are somewhat boring. Refresh your inner fairing by simply popping out the old and snapping in these […]
The Erik buell saga continues. After being dropped in 2009 after 10 years spent with Harley-Davidson , Buell Motorcycles founder Erik Buell started his own independent company Erik Buell Racing (EBR) The new company abruptly shut down in April 2015 with reportedly 20.8 million in assets and 20.4 million in payable bills and other liabilities […]
Pirelli has launched NIGHT DRAGON GT into the US market, a new tire for cruiser/touring/ motorcycles, offering the same performance of the NIGHT DRAGON, but with 20% more mileage. Using an advanced “Full Carbon Black” compound and new carcass materials, the NIGHT DRAGON GT provides an even longer lasting ride. The new NIGHT DRAGON GT […]
Victory Motorcycles Reveals New Production Engine Based On Project 156. Will Power Upcoming 1200cc New Victory.Published by Cyril Huze November 18th, 2015 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
In Milan, at the EICMA international trade and consumer motorcycle show, Victory Motorcycles today revealed the production version of the engine that powered Project 156 up Pikes Peak this summer, and will power an upcoming 1200cc class motorcycle. The liquid-cooled four-valve engine has a 60-degree vee angle, utilizing double overhead cams that promise to make […]
Indian Motorcycle Unveils The Smaller Displacement Scout Sixty. The Most Powerful Motorcycle In Its Class. Only $8,999.00.Published by Cyril Huze November 18th, 2015 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
There is no doubt that all over the world there is a rich appetite for dynamic, smaller displacement bikes. The Scout Sixty joins the Indian Scout family with sixty cubic inches of displacement, the most powerful in its class with a peak 78 hp and 65 ft/lbs of torque in North America and offered at […]
At the ongoing EICMA show ((Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori) in Milano Italy, Ducati just unveiled 7 new motorcycles, included the much anticipated Sixty2, the most affordable model of the Ducati lineup. Much of Ducati’s recent resurgence is attributed to the popular Scrambler. In Milano, 2 new Scramblers were unveiled: the Scrambler Flat Track […]
Triumph America Aggressive Marketing Strategy. No Interest Charges And No Payments Until April 2016 On Select New Triumph Models.Published by Cyril Huze November 17th, 2015 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Triumph Motorcycles America is introducing The “Great Escape” program, offering qualified customers no interest charges and no payments until April 2016 when purchasing select new Triumph motorcycles. This promotional offer is effective immediately and will end on January 31, 2016. Buyers of any new model year 2015 or prior Triumph motorcycle can still enjoy the […]
It is designed to cover and protect the crucial sensor of all 2014 and later Harley Touring models that are equipped with ABS brakes and have Enforcer type wheel rims (2014-2016 Street Glides as well as 2015-2016 Road Glides) Offered in stock or chrome finish. (MSRP $99.95) Patent pending. At Sport Chrome.
Fury Road is a 2015 action film, the fourth installment and the highest grossing film in the Mad Max franchise. It is set in a future desert wasteland where gasoline and water are scarce commodities. Acclaimed by critics who praised it for its acting, direction, screenplay, visual storytelling, score, practical effects, stunts, and action sequences, […]
It’s a one-off custom built bike as a tribute to the old board track racing days of Indian motorcycles. A creation of a shop called Bull Cycles succeeding in achieving a very distressed look as an original would wear. Of course not built to endure racing but you can ride it thanks to a two-stroke […]
This Twin Power Lithium Ion Battery Provides Ultra-High Cranking, Weights 1/3rd And Offers Twice The Service Life Of A Conventional Lead Acid Battery.Published by Cyril Huze November 15th, 2015 in Customs, Editorial and Electrical.
Biker’s Choice just announced the addition of Lithium Ion batteries to the Twin Power line to their high quality parts and accessories designed for the Harley-Davidson rider. Considered one of the most durable and reliable batteries currently on the market, Twin Power’s Lithium Ion battery provides the user with ultra-high cranking power but at a […]