Archive for October, 2013

Zipper’s Twin Cam® 95″ and 103″ Cylinder Exchange Program. No Wait…

Zippers offers a new exchange program with no wait to have your cylinders sized. Their Twin Cam cylinders are in stock, fitted and ready to ship. Forged Wiseco pistons with moly-coated skirts in three different dome configurations allow you to choose the correct compression for your application. Cylinder kits include rings, pins, clips and a […]

Wayne Pierce Family Collection Of Motorcycles To Be Auctioned In Las Vegas January 9, 2014

It will be the 4th annual Bonhams Las Vegas Auction Of Motorcycles at Bally’s Hotel and Casino. On the block, all offered with no reserve, over 50 motorcycles from the extensive Wayne Pierce family museum collection. Among the machines is a first-year Harley-Davidson Sportster believed to be the 10th XL883 produced in 1957, a 1933 Harley […]

2014 Motus Motorcycles In Motion For Final Validation Test

The 2014 American motorcycles Motus MST and MSTR are undergoing their final validation in Utah, a State chosen  for its range of altitudes, temperatures, surfaces, big-sky roads … and low risk of encounter with road law enforcement. Motus state the testing bikes have 30,000 miles under their tires and that so far it’s all good.

Mustang’s “Think Pink” Limited Edition Seats To Raise Money For Breast Cancer Research

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and one of the motorcycle companies to participate in this campaign is Mustang Seats. The “Comfort For A Cause” campaign, complete with the hallmark pink ribbons, was created to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s efforts to find a cure. Mustang is helping people to “think pink.” “We […]

More Love For Your Harley Sportster. New Progressive Suspension 412 Cruise Series Shocks

The new 412 Cruise is a perfectly balanced recipe of lowered stance, ride quality and modest price point. By combining a flat-wire spring with a progressive main spring the 12.5” shock sits like an 11.5” unit, yet utilizes the full stroke as terrain demands it. The result is a lowered shock that rides like traditional […]

Be “Cooler” With New Triple Vent System Jackets From Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson® is introducing the all-new Triple Vent System (TVS) air management strategy that delivers an all-new level of touring comfort. “When riders asked us for an abrasion-resistant motorcycle jacket that delivered more body cooling venting, our MotorClothes® team went to the ultimate place to engineer maximum airflow: the wind tunnel,” said Christian Walters, Director General Merchandise. “It […]

Good Bye To The Iconic Volkswagen Combi

After 6 decades, Volkswagen is ending the production of the iconic Volkswagen Combi.   Baby boomers among you remember its glory days at the time of the Vietnam war protests, when it became a symbol of the hippie community, synonymous of freedom on the road… The Combi was made in Brasil since 1957 and 1,800,000 […]

Jesse James Re-Introducing The AllState Tires In The US. West Coast Choppers Is Exclusive Distributor..

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 […]

30TH Anniversary Love Ride. October 20, 2013

This year, the Love Ride celebrates 3 decades of great performances to raise money for great causes . The day will begin at Glendale Harley-Davidson (3717 San Fernando Road, Glendale, CA 91204) and ends at Castaic Lake Recreation Area (32132 Castaic Lake Dr, Castaic, CA 91384) First, participants will enjoy a concert series with American […]

Stainless Steel Themed Gauges

For those looking to have a graphic theme extended to their bike’s gauge(s), this company offers offers several standard choices (left) and the option to have your own(s) custom designed and fabricated just for you (right.) They are made out of stainless steel for less trouble than with chrome. To fit all Harley-Davidson dashes. Made […]

S&S Cycle Viola V-Twin Now Offers U.S. Made Cometic Gasket Kits For Vintage And Latest Bike Models

S&S Cycle has added Cometic® gasket kits to its Viola V-Twin (VVT) line of quality service parts for maintenance and repair of American v-twin motorcycle engines. VVT carries engine gasket kits and top end gasket kits for 1948-present Harley-Davidson® big twins and 1986-present Sportster® models. This offering brings superior gasket technology to vintage bikes as […]

Why We Ride. A New Documentary Film.

A new and extremely beautiful film about the passion of the riders and the soul of their machines. “Why We Ride” is the story of who we are, the dream, the discovery of a life outside the daily confinements and the sharing of our road experience with others. Once you let a motorcycle into your […]

In My Digital Mailbox

From Johnny V. September 29, 2013 at 10.14 p.m. “Billy Lane is a changed man. He lives with regret every day but has made peace with the family of the deceased and is in touch with them daily. He has made peace with God and has become a deeply religious and ethical man. Hardest of […]

Jokes Of The week

In Florida A Florida senior citizen drove his brand new Corvette convertible out of the dealership. Taking off down the road, he pushed it to 80 mph, enjoying the wind blowing through what little hair he had left. “Amazing,” he thought as he flew down I-95, pushing the pedal even more. Looking in his rear […]

New Harley-Davidson Chisel Fuel Gauge And Fuel Cap

These parts were released at the recent Harley-Davidson Dealer Summer Meeting. Part of a new Harley Chisel collection, you can top your fuel tank with these 2 new items. The fuel gauge and fuel cap feature a rich black finish, highlighted with complex machining in a radial spoke design that exposes bright, raw aluminum. Both […]

First Report Card On The Inaugural AIMExpo. October 16-20.

Although this post may sound as directed only to the members of the media, I thought it would be of interest for my readers to say a few words about the way motorcycle reporters, journalists, photographers, video crews, etc cover the main motorcycle events, both trade and consumers. Some rallies and trade shows, more than […]

Caught On Video. Bikers Chase SUV Driver For Fender Bender And Attack Him.

The story. In upper Manhattan, NY one biker riding with a large group apparently cut a Range Rover driver off and slammed on the brakes. Consequently, the SUV hits the motorcycle rear tire. Driver stops and bikers start damaging the car. The driver speeds away, striking 3 motorcycles. A long chase begins on the West […]

Harley-Davidson Riders Wear Pink to Raise $1 Million For Women With Breast Cancer

The Harley-Davidson  family of riders and fans has a promise for women affected by breast cancer: You’re not alone, because we ride with you. These riders and fans added extra horsepower to that promise by raising more than $1 million for organizations that support and empower women affected by breast cancer through the purchase of […]

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