Archive for December, 2013

Walt Siegl Leggero Series Ducati

I already featured the custom work of Walt Siegl, always a very labor intensive and very high end job on Ducatis. As all custom builders know, many are going to drool on high end bespoke motorcycles, but very few will be able to afford them. Staying in business and making a living from your passion almost […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Indian Motorcycle Coming To India. Indian Motorcycle to follow Harley-Davidson, Triumph, Ducati in India in late January 2014. The new Indian Chiefs will be the 3 other choices in the high-end cruiser market for Indians with deep pockets. The first dealership should be in Dehli, followed by 2 more outlets in Mumbai and Bangalore. Polaris […]

Happy Holidays To All Bikers Around The Globe

New S&S Cycle 111″ And 124″ Long Block Engines For Touring Chassis 2007-Up.

Owning a Bagger and wanting to go faster? Good news coming from S&S Cycle with these T111, T124 and T124LC Long Block Engines that will bolt into your stock touring chassis (Special Head machining – Fits stock length intake manifolds) They are sold without the fuel system so you can use what you have and […]

DMD Decorative Vintage Helmets

DMD makes awesome decorative vintage helmets. It’s an Italian brand, whose products can be ordered directly from their distributor in New Jersey. All their helmets are fiberglass with 2 different shells for perfect fit and maximum compactness. Removable and Washable Liner. Integrated Snaps for Visors/Shields. Padded chin strap with Double D-ring closure. Expect to pay […]

A Harley Motorcycle Rendition Of The Old Holiday Classic, Silent Night…

A Harley playing the notes of the Christmas classic “Silent Night”…

Boat Tail Kit For Harley Sportsters

The very distinctive Boat Tail fender/seat/taillight combo rear section was produced by Harley-Davidson only in 1971 for its Super Glide and Sportster models. Today it’s a highly sought after part and because Sportsters are trending again, several after-market vendors propose their own improved version. This one comes from Japan and can be adapted to current […]

Nod To Formula One Racing. The New Hesketh 24 Motorcycle With Fuel Tank Below Engine.

Most of you never heard of Hesketh Motorcycles. So, a little bit of history. In the 70’s, Hesleth Racing was a Formula 1 team with famous British pilot James Hunt at the wheel. Strong of his F1 racing experience, team owner Lord Hesketh decided to cross over to motorcycling to create a new high end […]

Zero Motorcycles Unveiled The 2014 Line-Up, The High-Powered Zero SR.

Accelerating harder and going faster, the Zero SR is the new flagship e-bike of the company. The Zero SR ($16,995) features a larger 660 amp motor controller that provides 24% more power and 56% higher torque, delivering 106 ft-lbs. Going to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds. All 2014 models can use an optional $2,495 Z-Force […]

Joke Of The Week

The doctor said, ‘Joe, the good news is I can cure your headaches. The bad news is that it will require castration. You  have a very rare condition, which causes your  testicles to press on your spine and the pressure creates one hell of a headache. The only way to  relieve the pressure is to […]

Postcards From Germany 2013 Custombike And Aftermarket Parts Show

Held last December 6 to 8 in Bad Salzuflen, Germany and filling up 3 big halls, with the participation of 320+ exhibitors showing about 1000 motorcycles to which you add 260 custom bikes competing for bragging rights and prizes, this event is now Europe’s biggest. All the big names were there. A few postcards of […]

Holiday Gift. Nimbus Personal Dashboard.

All your digital life in a clean dashboard displaying the numbers that matter to you. From the number of emails that landed in your mailbox and that you will have to read or trash, to the number of comments posted on your social networks, to the number of miles you have run this week, to […]

Motorcycle Bluetooth Boomless Helmet Communication System

UCLEAR, a company specializing in advanced audio solutions for communicating in high-noise and mobile environments, introduces the industry’s first boomless Bluetooth helmet communication system with multiple user intercom and unlimited range capabilities for the motor sports, snow sports, outdoor, and cycling communities. UCLEAR’s products eliminates boom microphones and analog communication found in most helmet communication […]

New Logo For World’s Largest Rider Club H.O.G.

Members of the Harley Owners Group®, the official riding club of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, have chosen the new visual element of one of the most recognized symbols in motorcycling, the logo of H.O.G.® membership. More than 100,000 H.O.G.® members around the world voted online and overwhelmingly selected the winning logo over several proposed designs. Major […]

A Custom Motorcycle With Nothing More Than Its Vital Organs.

Professional work or improvised job? Pro or backyard builder? Stop to ask yourself these questions. The only answer to be made is, you have to know much more than the average “tinkering on bikes” guy to build a contraption like that. At least, the builder will please those who hates over chromed, highly polished theme […]

New Front Fenders For 21”, 23”, 26” And 30” Bagger Wheels

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 […]

David Uhl Dedicates Painting To Steven Tyler To Support Charity

Yesterday December 14 at the New York IMS show, rock ‘n’ roll icon Steven Tyler was a featured guest during David Uhl’s unveiling of “The Reckoning”, a stunning oil on canvas to benefit arts and education in public schools. David created a monumental painting of Steven Tyler on a motorcycle riding through a crowd of […]

Last Chance To Win An Autographed Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Epiphone® Guitar

Time is running out. You have until Tuesday december 17, 2013 to register for an opportunity to win the limited edition Epiphone Coronet™ guitar autographed by 2013 Sturgis Buffalo Chip music festival performers, Alien Ant Farm, Fuel and Filter. The Sturgis Rally destination is giving away the collectible guitar through its “Rock the Holidays Guitar […]

New Harley_Davidson High Output Charging System Delivers 30% Power Increase

Designed and thoroughly tested on Harley-Davidson® motorcycles, this High Output Charging System is engineered to provide the generous battery charging performance required by a motorcycle loaded with powered accessories like heated seats and grips, decorative lighting and high-output audio systems. Harley-Davidson claims a 30% power increase (6 additional amps) than the stock charging system at […]

Holiday Gift For Your Kids. Bikers Are Animals. 4th In A Series Of Children’s Books.

I liked very much – and my grand children too – the first 3 “Bikers Are Animals” children’s books by avid motorcyclist, author and cartoonist Paul Jamiol. Each of his books bring young readers into a world of motorcycle-riding animals, breaking down the stereotype that anyone who rides a motorcycle is bad and inspiring a […]

Indian Motorcycle Just Unveiled The Big Chief Custom. First Factory Custom Indian Chief Showcasing New Accessories.

At the Indian Motorcycle display inside the International Motorcycle Show (IMS) at the Javits Center in New York City, Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today revealed a fully customized, Indian Chief Classic conceptualized and designed by Indian Motorcycle’s Industrial Design team. The “Big Chief Custom” is the first custom Indian Chief created around the 2014 […]

Throwback Custom Engine Parts

In the tradition of the way custom parts were designed and fabricated several decades ago, the Santa Clara little shop of Throwback MC Parts is producing these excellent looking Finned Rocker Boxes for Shovelheads and Finned Bird Blocker Cover for S&S E or G carburetors. The rocker boxes feature distinctive fins all over and accept […]

ICON 1000 Iron Lung. A 1991 Custom Harley Road Racer Sportster.

ICON, the motorcycle riding apparel maker, needed a new custom bike to be featured in its 2014 premium ICON 1000 brand Spring catalog. A bike as “70’s racing culture” as some of its gear. So, they took a 1991 883 Sportster that they began to torture with the addition of a subframe attached via a […]

New Internet Address Extension .motorcycles Soon To Be Offered

Most internet addresses (URLs) end with familiar “top level domains” such as .com, .org or .edu. The non-profit ICANN organization (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is in the process of approving up to 1,400 domain extensions from the 22 currently available. Traditionally, technology companies bid for the right to acquire these domain names […]

Larry Little Named 2013 AMA Motorcyclist Of The Year

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) announced that its AMA Motorcyclist of the Year is member Larry Little. Little, vice president and general manager of Marketplace Events, created a U.S. motorcycle show named AIMExpo that debuted in 2013 and brought buyers and sellers together in a bold new way. The AMA Motorcyclist of the Year recognizes […]

F4 Customs Offers 2014 Ultra Classic Electra Glide Replacement Windshields

Claims of better design, of better ergonomics, of less wind buffeting at high speed. Competition between windshield manufacturers intensifies. F4 Customs just released its own offering for the 2014 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic Street Glide. Available in many sizes 6-8-10-12-15” with a choice of clear, light or dark tint. F4 Customs claims that their shields are […]