Ridewright Wheels, a manufacturer of premium spoke and recently forged billet wheels is introducing a 3-Piece Modular Billet Hub. The idea is to offer the flexibility of keeping a wheel and fitting it on multiple bikes required different spacing and offset. Just change the hub ends as needed. Dealers don’t have to stock nearly as […]
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New for 2014, Custom Chrome just released the HYDRO line featured here, one of their 6 designs of Modular RevTech Wheels. Seen in the new 2014 Custom Chrome Catalog with wheel sizes and hub fitments. Available in Midnight Series Black or Chrome. CNC-Matching Rotors and Pulleys. Machined in the USA. At your local Custom Chrome […]
For those who need to change their tires and are faithful to Harley-Davidson rubber brand recommendation, it’s the time of the year when you can do it and receive a 40 H-D Gift Card. Participating Harley-Davidson® dealers and Dunlop® are teaming up to offer a $40 consumer mail-in rebate on a set of Harley-Davidson-branded Dunlop […]
The 2014 Harley-Davidson touring models surprised many aftermarket vendors and customizers by the number of modifications made by the factory versus previous model-year. Along with the introduction of the first European-manufactured and TÜV-approved 30-Inch front wheel in 2013, the Rick‘s Motorcycles team has developed a number of innovative and Europe homologated system components for 21 […]
On March 11, I announced the “Follow Your Dream Contest” where 2 iconic brands, Metzeler and builder Indian Larry, come together to build a priceless custom motorcycle, uniquely built with input from fans via the METZELER USA Facebook® Page. As promised, you can be part of the customization process, watch the building process all evolve […]
Bob Seeger Jr, from Indian Larry did this testimonial for the ME888 Metzeler tire.
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 […]
During Daytona Bike Week Renegade Wheels will show off to the public for the first time it’s 4 new 2014 wheel styles at the Bruce Rossmeyer’s lot in Ormond Beach. With storm damage from the previous season, Renegade’s 53′ Semi-Trailer tour truck “Big Red” get’s a new vinyl wrap. Be the first to see it. […]
New Harley-Davidson®-exclusive Michelin® Scorcher tires are now available as the only Harley-Davidson-validated alternative to the original-equipment tires for the Fat Boy® and Fat Boy® Lo motorcycles. The Michelin Scorcher 11(P/N 43100016, 17-inch Front $230.95; P/N 43200022, 17-inch Rear, $269.95) fit 2007-later Fat Boy and 2110-later Fat Boy Lo models. They are exclusively designed, tested and […]
Below is the low down on low pressure and tired tires. A patch of tire rubber no larger than a credit card is what connects a motorcycle to the road, and maintaining those tires is critical to motorcycle performance and to the safety of your ride. The motorcycle tire experts at Harley-Davidson have put together […]
They are brand new designs for 2014 from Renegade Wheels and will be unveiled to the dealers visiting the Cincinnati V-Twin Expo this coming Saturday February 8 (booth 433) The 4 new models are: 1- The Warwick, one tough looking swept 5-spoke wheel. Every spoke appears to be three uniquely layered blades on top of […]
A new twist (pun intended) for the big wheel lovers. After “who is going to make it taller”, the industry is going in the direction of “who is going to make it invisible?” Kind of… Engineered and machined in Toronto, Canada by Steve Schuller of Schuller Cyclewerks, this 30” hubless wheel will be fitted on […]
If you wondered if a company would up the ante, here is the answer. You are looking at the world’s first 32” motorcycle wheel to be officially introduced to dealers by Metalsport on February 8, 2014 at the Cincinnati V-Twin Expo. The model featured here, named the “Corleone” is a collaboration with custom builder Matt […]
In 2013, Rick’s Motorcycles was the 1st company offering a European-manufactured and TÜV-approved 30-Inch front wheel. It is now followed with the development of a number of innovative and fully homologated system components for 21 to 30″ wheel equipped Baggers. At 37.5 lbs (17 kg) Rick’s 30” x 4” CNC aluminum wheel is stated by the […]
Choosing the wrong tire can lead to tire failure or worse…Replacing your tires just requires to copy down the numbering of your current tires. Problems may arise, and it happens more often that you can think, when upgrading to a new brand or size. First things to do is to match your tires to the […]
Roaring Toyz released 2 new fender styles to compliment the tall size front wheels that many install on their baggers, The “Classic” (left picture) which is exactly that, classic in design and the “Wraparound” (right) which follows the radius of the wheel perfectly. The “Classic” is for Harley-Davidson Touring Models with a 21″ front wheel […]
Harley-Davidson® Touring model riders can roll some bling with the new Enforcer Custom Wheels (P/N 43300336 19-inch Front, P/N 40900346 16-inch Rear; $649.95 each) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories. These wheels are brilliant polished and chrome-plated versions of the split five-spoke cast aluminum wheels featured as Original Equipment on the 2014 Harley-Davidson Street […]
Will have the opportunity very soon, but until now I never rode a 30 inch front wheel bagger. But moto journalist and friend of the industry Horst Roesler did it for me. And for this test ride, both in the Blackwood Forest mountain roads next to Baden-Baden and on the German autobahn, he borrowed the […]
Misfit Industries has a new line of custom Harley Davidson wheels now available and in stock. This means when you order there is no waiting, the product ships immediately. Misfit Industries has teamed up with Mad Wheels to produce great designs for custom Harley touring and cruisers. The Misfit Ardent Wheel (top) and the Misfit […]
New Triple Tree Kit To Install A 23” Front Wheel On A 2014 Harley-Davidson Touring Model While Still Keeping The Stock TrailPublished by Cyril Huze November 19th, 2013 in Chassis, Customs, Editorial and Wheels.
Succeeding the X23 kit for 1997 to 2013 touring model bikes with a 23” front wheel, Hawg Halters is launching the X23 triple tree kit for 2014 models. The new kit maintains the stock trail geometry, ease of installation and performance of the earlier version for a clean and safe mounting of a 23” and […]
For all the 3-wheel riders HDW (HD Wheels) started to manufacture rear spoke wheels for Harley-Davidson Trike models that will allow you to fit either motorcycle or car tires. As always, wheel looks can be customized from almost any aspect: spokes count, lacing styles, color and finishing options for spokes and rim. Bolt pattern on […]
Jesse James Re-Introducing The AllState Tires In The US. West Coast Choppers Is Exclusive Distributor..Published by Cyril Huze October 3rd, 2013 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Wheels.
This morning, Jesse James informed me that he just became the exclusive seller in the US of all AllState motorcycle tires. For the youngsters among you who never heard about ALLState, the brand was very popular in the 1940′s and 50′s for cars, bicycles and motorcycles and was distributed by Sear & Roebuck. The AllState […]
Hawg Halters Inc, a.k.a. HHI, one of the leaders in braking systems, is launching a brake kit (disc and brake) conceived for Bagger tall wheels. Objective is of course to offer the correct disc size and the right number of pistons to slow and stop these big wheels equipping big machines (above 21″ to very […]
Renegade Wheels will be in Sturgis (at Black Hills Harley-Davidson, exit 55 on I-90) to present all the 2013 wheel line-up and a brand new line of derby covers matching their wheel designs. The Renegade derby covers are engineered in a two-piece design (derby base and derby cover), allowing customers to mix and match different […]