Archive for July, 2012

Middle East Custom Bike Building Championship In Dubai Is October 20, 2012

Custom bikes are being built, ridden and shown all around the world, including in Dubai both an emirate within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and a city (Dubai City) On October 20, 2012 a lot of European builders and locals are going to travel to the southeast of the Persian Golf on the Arabian Peninsula […]

5th Annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip Legends Ride® For Charity Nearly Sold-Out

A few tickets still available for the 2012 Legends Ride, the charity annual ride kicking off the Rally. The Legends Ride on Monday, August 6, pairs Rally-goers with celebrities and top-bike builders on a 55-mile scenic, escorted ride from historic Deadwood to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip, and the 5th annual Ride is on the verge […]

Best Of Shaw Harley-Davidson Sportster

Another very nice XR 1200 Sportster from the boys at Shaw Speed & Custom, the custom department of Shaw Harley-Davidson Of Brigthon, UK. All their heavily modified Harley Sportsters are so cool that each could be part of a high end CVO line offered by the Milwaukee factory. The quality and originality of their custom […]

EagleRider Launches Eusedmotorcycles To Locate And Buy Certified Pre-Owned Motorcycles At the Best Price

EagleRider, the world’s largest motorcycle rental and tour company, officially launched this week its newest business venture Eusedmotorcycles  to meet the growing demand of customers and dealers seeking to purchase certified, pre-owned motorcycles. The new site will enable customers to view hundreds of motorcycles online, and either purchase directly and have the bike shipped, or […]

Looking For Motorcycle Club Wives, Girlfriends, Bad Ass Ladies For Major Documentary TV Project

A television production company (produced American Idol, America’s Got Talent, X Factor, Price is Right, Family Feud, Total Blackout, etc) is currently working on a new project about motorcycle clubs and the women who belong to them. The goal for the show is to authentically and organically document their life as a vital part of […]

Support American Vets In Bidding For This Covingtons Custom Harley Davidson Road Glide

To raise money to help disabled veterans, Jerry Covington & crew at Covingtons Cycle City is auctioning this gorgeous 2012, 103″ custom Harley Road Glide. The funds raised to win this custom built will help The MobilityWorks Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, with funds going to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) to ensure that physically disabled […]

Paul Teutul Senior To Unveil New Old School Chopper At Sturgis Thunderdome On August 8, 2012

On Wednesday, August 8th at 7:30 p.m. Paul Teutul, Sr from Orange County Choppers will unveil a custom old school motorcycle at the Sturgis Thunderdome located 12976 SD Highway 34, Sturgis. The unveil will be filmed for an upcoming episode of American Chopper and of course the Discovery Channel will not let me publish the […]

Go Solo. Drag Specialties Mount Kit For Solo Seats. No Welding.

For all of you who want to avoid hours of tinkering and fiddling around and just ride, this mount kit allows you to mount Drag Specialties® Large or Small Spring Solo Seats with no welding or any modifications to your bike.

Daily Ride Custom Chopper

Although you tell me you enjoy the radical motorcycles I am featuring, you also suggest that I publish more often custom bikes built for the “average” rider. Although I don’t don’t know how to define an average biker, nor do you you mean an average quality bike, I understand that you would like to see […]

Harley-Davidson Activities At 2012 Sturgis Rally

Harley-Davidson riders and motorcycle enthusiasts will revel in one of America’s most unique and exciting cultural events at the 72nd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota’s legendary Black Hills region. The Harley-Davidson Road Tour will run from Saturday, August 4 through Saturday, August 11 at the intersection of 3rd and Lazelle streets in downtown […]

John Nasi Named Central US Factory Representative At Performance Machine

John Nasi (yes, he is the brother of Custom Builder Jim Nasi) is now in charge at Performance of traveling abroad researching and expanding upon a network of dealers that properly represent the Performance Machine line, of developing and maintaining professional relationships with vendors, dealers, and customers, of supporting the company at trade shows exhibitions […]

Corbin Warbird Treatment On Harley-Davidson Dyna-Glide

After featuring Corbin’s Warbird Body Kit for the Harley venerable FXR model, it was just a matter of hours before the requests came in for a new version for the Dyna-Glide. Warbird components are designed to work together for a unified look or can be used individually to convert a stock Dyna-Glide into a very […]

Motorcycle Trade Show War. Alliance Between Dealer Expo And International Motorcycle Show To Offer Exhibitors Both B2B And B2C Weekend.

The Advanstar Dealer Expo in Indianapolis, a trade show, and a new Progressive International Motorcycle Show, a consumer event, will be held in parallel in Indianapolis Feb. 15-17, 2013. During these last years, the Advanstar Dealer Expo in Indianapolis, like the Easyriders V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati (to be held 2 weeks sooner on Feb 2-3, […]

Free Fuel At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip To Highlight The Benefits of Ethanol

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) is announced their continued partnership with the Legendary Buffalo Chip at the 72nd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, SD, August 6-12. This event is an opportunity to promote the use of ethanol fuel to motorcycle enthusiasts from across the country. The RFA sponsorship will feature one of a kind, free […]

New Black-Cut Mercury Grill Style Headlight By Headwinds

Looks like retro Grill Style headlights are getting as popular as matte black for your bike paint job. This one from Headwinds, one of the leaders in headlight manufacturing, is quite stunning with a black anodized bezel and highly polished shiny vertical bars. Outside diameter is 7″ with a 2-3/4” long convex front grill to […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Conrad Nicklus Funeral Arrangements. A Celebration of the Life of Conrad Nicklus Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2012 starting at 3 pm at the Forest Park Funeral Home and Cemetery at 18000 I-45 South, The Woodlands, Texas 77384  936-273-4922 At the conclusion of the services a reception will be held. For […]

At The Sturgis Thunder Dome Jay Allen Will Donate Vintage BSA Lightning To The Troops

Jay Allen of Jay Allen’s Road Show has donated a 1967 BSA Lightning motorcycle to be restored and customized by Dar Holdsworth of Darwin Motorcycles.  The bike will then be given away live at the Thunder Dome in Sturgis on the evening of August 8th. “It makes me proud to be a part of a […]

LA Calendar Show Update. Live Musical Performances by Nylon Pink, Rachel McGoye, Marina V

The 2012 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show continues its now 21-year tradition on Sunday July 22nd 10am-6pm as the premier outdoor street bike event in America with the Calendar Bike Building Championship & Concourse d’ Elegance featuring top Celebrity Builders, World Bike Premiers, live Calendar Girl Music and the 2013 Calendar premier with the Calendar […]

2012 World Championship Of Custom Bike Building In Sturgis

A must visit while you participate to the 2012 Sturgis Rally is to the World Championship Of Custom Bike Building organized by AMD. This high level exhibition of custom motorcycles competing for the title of World Champion is staged at Lazelle Street and 3rd in Sturgis (under the big white tent just behind the Official […]

Victory Motorcycles To Reveal The 2013 Victory Boardwalk Model on July 30, 2012. Teaser Video

While In Sturgis Win A Collector’s Edition Buffalo Chip-Themed Epiphone Guitar

For the 2012 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has expanded its partnership with Epiphone Guitars. Epiphone will give away a collector’s edition Buffalo Chip-themed Coronet guitar every night between August 5 to 10 live on the on the main stage of the Buffalo Chip at the end of each night’s headlining concert. The […]

Medallion Premium 5” Console Gauges

For those who want to get at all times a maximum of info about their bikes, these Medallion Premium 5” Console Gauges have all the features you wished: a large digital ribbon tachometer, gear position 1 to 6, programmable shift telltale, 1-time programmable odometer, 2 trip odometers, low fuel/low voltage/cruise/security/check engine and ABS telltales. Dash […]

Tragic Death Of Conrad Nicklus Son Of Custom Builder Jeff Nicklus.

“Cyril. It is with extreme heartbreak and disbelief that I let you know that our beloved son Conrad, passed away last night in a tragic incident. He was only 25 years old. Cindy and I are struggling to cope with it right now. We are totally lost, I don’t know what we are going to […]

Custom Harley Blackline Beauty

If you are wondering why the Harley-Davidson Blackline model is becoming a favorite for customization by both professional custom builders and individuals, the reason is twofold: 1- it’s the cheapest and most pared to the bone new Softail offered by the factory. Less parts (that you already paid) to throw away… 2- of course, its […]

Should You Dismiss Anti-Lock Braking System When You Buy A New Motorcycle?

A new study by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HDLI), an organization doing scientific studies of insurance data representing the human and economic losses resulting from the ownership and operation of different types of vehicles and supported by auto insurers, shows that anti-lock brakes, despite their unpopularity, reduce motorcycle crashes.  The study demonstrates the benefit […]

Bean’re Motorcycle Nomad. The Real Meaning Of Being Free.

Bean’re is a well known character in the motorcycle industry and beyond. If you still don’t know him, don’t count among his many friends around the world, here is your opportunity to discover the man before you meet him in one of the many motorcycle events he attends all year long (just look for his […]