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New Ignition Wires From Twin Power

“These new Twin Power Ignition Wires won’t cure cancer, but they will deliver good, reliable spark at a fair price,” says James Simonelli, Brand Manager for Twin Power. “V-Twin motorcycles are the heart and soul of America’s motorcycle industry. There’s no better way of showing the pride you put into your motorcycle than by using […]


Swedish Style Chopper Frame For Twin Cam Engine

Whatever the motorcycle trends, the old school high neck Swedish Chopper will continue to have its fans. Even if you power it by a modern post-1998 Twin Cam engine. Paughco’s Straight Leg Swedish Style chopper frames for Twin Cam powerplant are available in a variety of configurations from 2”, 3”, 4” or 5” backbone stretch […]

Harley-Davidson Planning 115th Anniversary Celebration For Labor Day Weekend 2018

“Mark your calendars for Labor Day weekend in Milwaukee,” Levatich said. “We’ll have a big celebration.” Additional details will likely be announced in August, he said. Previous Harley-Davidson anniversary celebrations in Milwaukee have been huge, multi-day events attracting thousands of Harley riders from all over the world for numerous activities around town. The event provides […]

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The Blacktrack BT-02 Thruxman. Inspired By The Iconic Manx Norton.

I have always been convinced that the best custom motorcycle builders would be as talented at designing very different types of products belonging to different industries. Sacha Lakic is a designer pursuing simultaneously, with international success, different projects in the area of transportation, architecture, contemporary furniture, photography, etc. But his lifelong personal obsession with motorcycles […]

New Bronze 3.25″ Exhaust End Caps From Harley-Davidson

This bronze ceramic finish is the ideal color complement in contrast to black coated mufflers, and sets your ride apart from the crowd. Because the color is ceramic coated it is extremely durable and it will not disolor. Very easy to install. Sold in pairs with mounting hardware included. Fits ’14-later XL and ’07-later Softail® […]

Thought Of The Day

        “The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.” Amelia Earhart

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New Cobra Speedster 909 Exhaust System

It’s quite rare to find a full exhaust with a crossover and a Lifetime Warranty for under $400 dollars… This new Cobra Speedster 909 system combines traditional styling and modern performance technology. As a matter of fact it is an updated version of the already popular Speedster Short offering over stock performance. In part those […]

The Adventures Of Sparky And Clutch. Episode 12.

RSD Concept Board Tracker Build. Illegal. Inconvenient. But It’s A BMW And Will Fire Up Every Time And Run Forever…

A huge fan of everything BMW Mottorad wants a top of the line bike for display in one of his business stores. He ordered it to Roland Sands, mentioning that it doesn’t matter if the bike is not completely legal or practical. Most importantly, gorgeous, with a boardtracker inspiration design and firing up and running […]

Jessi Combs Named As Grand Marshal For 2017 Sturgis Mayor’s Ride.

Black Hills native, Jessi Combs has been named the Grand Marshal for the 15th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride scheduled to take place on Monday, August 7, 2017 during the 77th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally. Her fans know her from TV shows such as “1001 Car Things to do Before You Die”, “All Girls Garage”, “Overhaulin’” […]

Harley-Davidson To Debut All-New Street Rod-Inspired Drag Bikes For NHRA Nationals

The Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ will hit the drag strip this weekend when the Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines drag racing team debuts all-new Street Rod-inspired bodywork for its Pro Stock Motorcycle competition bikes at the NHRA Summer Nationals, June 8-11, in Englishtown, N.J. Powered by the liquid-cooled High Output Revolution X 750 engine with suspension […]

Joke Of The Week

Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles. As we grow older, it’s important to keep mentally alert. So, it’s time again for Baby-Boomers to take our annual senior test. Here is a very private way to gauge how your memory compares to your last test. Some may think it is too […]

New Leather Wrapped Grips

They start out being CNC machined from billet aircraft grade aluminum with a recessed knurled surface to ensure the leather will not slide or turn. The leather is laser cut to shape then the pattern embossed. Next the leather is dyed & airbrushed. Finally the grips and leather have bonding agent applied. The leather is […]

Autotalks. A New Bike-To-Vehicle (B2V) Technology to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents.

A considerable proportion of the drivers involved in an accident with a motorcycle claimed that they did not even see the motorcycle approaching. Motorcycles are characterized by their relatively small size, high speed and maneuverability, which make it difficult to identify them and predict their movements. Autotalks, the world leader in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication solutions, […]

RSD 2-Up Boss Dyna Seat

More than another custom  seat for Harley Dyna, this one features triple features high end upholstery with painfully detailed triple stitch sew lines and raised perforated diamond pattern coupled with a unique distressed vinyl. At Roland Sands Design.  

Flat Track Racing. Indian Motorcycle Racing And The Scout FTR750 Remain Undefeated After 7 Races.

Jared Mees’ first place finish now ties him with fellow Indian rider Bryan Smith at the top of the points pole with 152 apiece, and continues Indian’s streak of securing at least two podium placements in each race this season. The Scout FTR750 and Indian Wrecking Crew proved resilient during the first race in which Indian […]

2017 Super Rally In The Czech Republic. May 31-June 4.

Something to know for those who like the story behind all major rallies. The official name ]is the FH-DCE Super Rally®, is a trademark owned by 35,000 members and 120 totally independent Harley clubs from all over Europe. The rally/organization is even the only one in the world allowed to use the name and logo […]

Riding Into motorcycle History

On Friday and Saturday, May 19 and 20, 2017, the 18th Annual Riding Into History event took place at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida. Hundreds of antique, vintage, and custom bikes from all over the country were on display. Faithful reader, master photographer John E. Adams whose work has always involved everything […]

Made To Order Girder Front End And Wheels By Ken Nagai From Ken’s Factory

For the most radical private and professional builders among you looking for high class craftsmanship motorcycle parts, Ken Nagai offers his own made-to-order Girder billet front end in 2, 4, 6 or 8” lengths and produced in the custom finish of your choice. Following his philosophy that “Details Create Style”, Ken also offers one-off  like-no-others […]

Thought Of The Day

      “Bad News: You’re not going to fit in with everyone. Good News: The great ones never do.” Author Unknown

Harley-Davidson Recalls 45,589 Touring Motorcycles Model Year 2017 For Potential Oil Leak

The touring models affected all feature the new Milwaukee-Eight platform. A clamp used to secure the engine oil cooler line may have been improperly installed with a potential for the line for being detached and creating a sudden loss of engine oil. Oil on the rear tire also may result in loss of motorcycle control, […]

The Adventures Of Sparky And Clutch. Episode 11.

High Tech Velocity Stacks With Retro Vibe

Most of Vity’s collection is a CNC machined high end line of custom parts with a retro vibe. Maybe be not very different looking from the competition, but always extremely well produced with a great understanding of the materials used. Like this billet aluminum elegant and sporty line of velocity stacks in raw, polish, brass, […]

Harley-Davidson Teaching An Entire Town How To Ride A Motorcycle

A small town of North Dakota named Ryder. Population 84. Qualifying residents across generations, from grandparents to grandchildren, will receive the opportunity to learn the basics of motorcycle riding and experience firsthand how easy – and fun – it can be to learn to ride. An initiative of Harley-Davidson to attract new riders to experience […]

Custom LED Light Front Fender Tip For Your Harley Tourer

A direct replacement for the stock front fender tip light on your 14-17 FLHTCU, FLHTK, and FLHTCUTC models, the strong white LED will give your bike a modern look compliant with both DOT and ECE regulations. This front fender tip light is available with a smoke, clear or amber lens for the suggested retail price […]

Harton CR 1200 Cafe Racer

Mix the spirit of Harley-Davidson with the one of a Norton racer and you get a HARTON (also called a NORLEY), a superb creation by an Italian custom shop called Stile Italiano. This Cafe Racer uses a Sportster 1200 motor cradled in a custom made featherbed frame. Typical ergonomics and equipment of a racer are […]

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