Archive for November, 2015

Harley-Davidson Extends Offer Of Free Riding Academy Training To All U.S. Military Starting Jan. 1, 2016

Harley-Davidson announced the extension of free Riding Academy motorcycle training to all current and former U.S. military. The program is now available to active-duty, retired, reservists and veterans starting Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2016. Tomorrow November 11, to continue its salute to the military, Harley-Davidson Managing Director and former U.S. Army Officer, Christian Walters, will escort […]

Harley New Distressed Black Leather Saddlebags For Sportsters

Looking for a rugged style? Certain to gain character with each road trip, the new Black Distressed Leather Saddlebags (P/N 90201306, $659.95) from Harley-Davidson® are designed to add rugged style and luggage capacity to most 1994-later Sportster® models. The combination of heavy die-cast buckles and rich black leather with a distressed finish give these bags […]

Indian Motorcycle Title Sponsor Of The RSD Indian Scout Super Hooligan Flat Track Races In Las Vegas

Five Roland Sands Design (RSD) custom Indian Scout Hooligan bikes will compete in the race piloted by Roland Sands, Red Bull racer Aaron Colton and special guest riders. Hooligan racing is a throwback to post-war era where riders took virtually any available motorcycle to race in the spirit of seeking adrenaline and camaraderie. Indian Motorcycle […]

The World’s Biggest Running Motorcycle. The Gunbus 410.

One I forgot in my files… You may have seen bigger that the Gunbus 410, but probably it was not a true running motorcycle, riding like a real life motorcycle… It is manufactured by a company located in the south-west of Germany. Giant toy or not, all components are made using a mix of traditional […]

The “Hate Tank” By Chaos Cycle

In their own way, some custom builders are philosophers. And their philosophy defines who they are, or who they want to be, or at least how they want to be perceived… Entering George Stinsman website the splash screen is not displaying the latest custom of Chaos Cycle but instead a bold red letters statement “Without […]

New Edge Cut Mirrors From Harley-Davidson

Add a touch of Dark Custom detail to your Harley with the new Edge Cut Dome Mirrors (P/N 56000090, $229.95) from Harley-Davidson. These compact billet mirrors feature glass-smooth domed shells and gloss-black surfaces. A precision machined edge exposes three bands of satin aluminum for a brilliant contrast. Sleek round stems position the mirrors close to the […]

The All-New Antics Of Full Throttle Saloon’s Michael Ballard On TV. Will Announce If Whether Of Not He Plans To Rebuild After Devastating Fire.

Beginning Tuesday, December 1 at 10/9c, 4 all-new episodes about the Sturgis Full Throttle Saloon will run on a new TV network I never heard about called Destination America. Destination America defines itself as an American digital cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Discovery Communications. The channel features lifestyle, historical and travel […]

2015 US Motorcycle Retail Sales Up 6% Through September

The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) reported US retail motorcycle sales for the 3rd quarter 2015. Number of sold motorcycles include those reported by all MIC member manufacturers: BMW, Can-Am, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, the Piaggio Group, Suzuki, Triumph, Victory,, and Yamaha. So, it includes On and Off-Highway motorcycles, Dual and Scooters. Total for year […]

Joke Of The Week

No Speaka de English… A Russian woman married a Canadian gentleman and they lived happily ever after in Toronto . The poor lady was not very proficient in English, but did manage to communicate with her husband. The real problem arose whenever she had to shop for groceries. One day, she went to the butcher […]

Ribster Cam Cover for 1999-Up Twin Cam Engines

You started giving your Twin cam engine a vintage vibe by switching the HD factory rocker covers for those offered by EMD. You can extend its retro look by installing this ribbed Cam Cover. It is manufactured in die cast aluminum with a CNC milled gasket surface. OEM mounting hardware reusable (order seal kit separately) Finish […]

S&S Cycle Looking To Create 100 Jobs

If it can secure assistance from Wisconsin State and from La Crosse County for a $8 million investment, S&S Cycle intends to create about 100 new jobs between its 2 locations in Viola and La Crosse. The Viola plant in Vernon County would get more than $5 million in upgrades, adding about 57 new jobs […]

Lowbro Customs Released Volume 5 Of Its Weirdo Parts Catalog

The 5th installment of Weirdo, Lowbrow Customs’ periodical that features new motorcycle parts and accessories from around the world in addition to customer bike photos, tech tips, and underground motorcycle event coverage, is now available. With a publication schedule of one issue every 4 – 16 months, in the words of owner Tyler Malinky “fans […]

El Carmen Triumph Bonneville

The Triumph Bonneville is one of the most customized motorcycle model, especially in Europe. And the US will follow because Bonnies are fun and easy to modify. This 2006 Bonneville is roaming the streets of Lisbon, Portugal re-dressed with a modern and elegant look without denying its classic roots. It was built by a great […]

Arlen Ness By Magnaflow F-Bomb Exhaust. For Harley Sportster, Dyna And Softail Models.

For those looking to give their bike a mean, aggressive and nasty look. This Arlen Ness by Magnaflow F-Bomb 2 into 1 exhaust system is engineered for performance with an an inverted end cap. It is described as producing a deep, powerful sound. 1 3/4” head pipes and 2 1/2” heat shields. 12mm and 18mm […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Sturgis And Black Hills Trademark Dispute Update. SMRI Awarded Total Of $912,000. Wal-Mart And Rushmore Photo & Gifts To Appeal. Publication of last Friday November 30th judgment reads as follow. “Wal-Mart, Rushmore Photo and Gifts and its officers, were found liable for infringement of SMRI’s trademarks Sturgis, Sturgis Bike Week, Sturgis Composite Design Mark, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, […]

Küryakyn Saddlebag Top Trim Accents And L.E.D. Curved License Plate Frame For Indian Models

Indian Saddlebag Lids are begging for some attention. Answering the call is Küryakyn’s all-new Saddlebag Top Trims for ’14-later Chieftain and Roadmaster models. Kuryakyn Saddlebag Top Trim accents pick up where the factory trim left off by creating a continuous strip of chrome that runs up and over the saddlebag and lid. The two-piece accent […]

Screaming’ Eagle Stage Kits For Harley-Davidson Engineered High Performance

Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle® accessories offer more than 25 different street-performance stage kits that can increase the power and performance of Harley-Davidson® Twin Cam and Evolution® engines. Designed with components engineered to work together as a system, these kits eliminate the trial-and-error testing often required when making engine modifications. A rider simply defines a performance goal […]

Motorcycle Theft And Recovery Report By National Insurance Crime Bureau

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its 2014 United States Theft and Recovery report for 2014 and 2015 (through 6/30/2015) Nationally, the report is better than in 2013. There were 42,856 motorcycle thefts recorded in 2014 (17,757, or 41% of motorcycles were recovered) which is a 6% decrease from the year prior. Considering motorcycle sales […]

Laced Wheels For The New Indian Scout

Want to give your new Scout a more classic look? Replace the factory pair of 16” cast wheels with a laced steel set offered by Indian in chrome or black. These wheels install in place of your stock wheels and are of the same size: 16” x 3.5” front, 16” x 5” rear. So you […]

World’s Largest Harley Dealership To Open In Scottsdale November 7, 2016.

World’s Largest Harley Dealership To Open In Scottsdale November 7, 2016. Well-known entrepreneur and philanthropist Bob Parsons who owns Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale and also GO AZ Motorcycles and Spooky Fast Customs has announced the grand opening for Nov. 7, 2015. The event will coincide with the 4th Annual Bob’s Biker Blast. “This year, I can’t […]

2015 Orlando AIMExpo Overview By TC Bros

At the October AIMExpo, I met for the 1st time Tyler and Tim Cobb, the brothers at TC Bros who where displaying their latest custom parts. They got the good idea to shoot this short video to highlight some of the great new things happening at this show.

Custom Norton Atlas

Not well known yet in the US, but with a great notoriety and excellent image in his native Australia, Matt Darwon is an architect by formation who found happiness in making things with his hands. He was close to become a carpenter but eventually chose to rebuild and customize old motorcycles from a shed lost […]

Hi-Output Grenade Mufflers By Vance & Hines

Are they inspired by the hand grenades used by the German army? These new three step mufflers with tapered CNC machined billet end caps from Vance & Hines will make your bike being noticed. For their aesthetics but also because of their strong deep tone. Available in chrome or chrome with Black Tip, Black with […]