Archive for February, 2016

The Gang Star Chopper

Those who have attended the 75th Sturgis rally and who visited the Michael Lichter’s “Naked Truth” exhibition got a chance to see up close this chopper beauty stripped down to its mechanical essence. Modeled after the 70’s choppers, it features some new “classic” modern parts that builder Ken Nagai is currently introducing as part of […]

2016 Daytona Bike Week. The Main Bike Shows And Custom Bike Exhibitions.

Sunday March 6, 2016. True Grit. Exhibition of pre-1970 motorcycles. At Jester Live Pavilion at Bruce Rossmeyer Destination Daytona in Ormond Beach. Sunday March 6, 2016. Indian Customer Appreciation Bike Show. At Indian Motorcycle parking lot. 290 N. Beach Street, Daytona Beach. FL. Wednesday March 9. Harley-Davidson Bike Show. Editor choice at Broken Spoke. 1151 North […]

Stretched Stainless Steel Saddlebags And Side Covers By Misfit Industries

Misfit Industries is the first company offering 304 20 gauge U.S. stainless steel Harley OEM replacement stretched saddlebags and side covers. For many builders, steel is the real thing because paint on steel, unlike on fiberglass or plastic, will not be affected by intense sun heat.

Jeremy Cupp From LC Fabrications Named “King Of Builders” At J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Competition.

The largest traveling motorcycle builder competition in the U.S. featured the largest tour wide offering of cash and prizes and attracted nearly 400 custom motorcycles from coast-to-coast. The Inaugural U.S. Championship Round drew a big crowd at Chicago IMS on Valentine’s Day. Builders traveled from across the country, including select winners from past IMS Shows, […]

Victory Motorcycles At 75th Daytona Bike Week. The New Victory Octane. Demo rides. Performance Demonstrations. Daytona 200 Race. Tours. Parties.

“Bike Week kicks off the riding season and serves as the perfect place to showcase our modern American muscle with the all-new Victory Octane – the lightest, most powerful and quickest Victory Motorcycle ever produced,” said Steve Menneto, President of Motorcycles for Polaris Industries. “Victory’s goal this year is to highlight the outstanding performance of […]

Motorcycle USA Closing Digital Publication

Effective today February 26, 2016, Motorcycle USA, with offices in Medford, Oregon and Irvine, California is winding down operations for the digital publication. The process commences with today being the last day of production and employment of all team members associated with the business. The magazine states that “digital publishing has faced growing obstacles in […]

New For 2016. Up To 240 mm Tire On Rubber Mounted Harley Sportsters.

Are wide tires dead? Not yet. Mostly in Europe where bikers have a strong drag DNA, but also in the USA, you still see quite a large number of bikes featuring massive rubber. Even on Sportsters! It may surprise you, but at the opposite of the skinny naked look, there is a Sportster compact and […]

During Daytona Bike Week. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® To Salute 35 years of “Rock, Rumble & Rebellion” With Custom Harley Road Glide Road Glide® And Matching Epiphone Guitar.

The Rock, Rumble & Rebellion Tour to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the largest Music Festival at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip kicks off at Daytona Bike Week with a public unveiling of a custom 2015 Harley-Davidson® and Epiphany guitar by Kuryakyn. Daytona Rally goers will have 2 chances to get an up-close and personal look […]

RCX Tormentor Headers By RC Components. Not The Traditional True Dual System.

Something new from RCX Exhaust has just hit the streets. The new RCX Tormentor Headers may look like a traditional true dual system, but hidden underneath the smooth and seamless heat shields is a large multi-chambered collector that creates big power and incredible torque as soon as you crack the throttle The placement and design of […]

RSD SuperHooligan Indian Scout Sixty Racers In Daytona And Across The US

Indian Scout Sixty Flat Trackers roll from Oregon and Wisconsin to Daytona then prepare for events in California and Texas. Indian Motorcycle® invites fans of motorcycle racing to see the Roland Sands Design SuperHooligan Indian® Scout® Sixty dirt trackers in action during the 75th Anniversary of Daytona Bike Week. The RSD SuperHooligan Indian Scout Sixty […]

Misfit Industries To unveil Two New GEICO Custom Motorcycles For 75th Anniversary Of Daytona Bike Week

Misfit Industries will be unveiling not one, but two GEICO show bikes to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Daytona Bike Week. The custom-built GEICO motorcycles are Harley-Davidson Road Kings, donated through a partnership with Shelly Rossmeyer of Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson. The bikes were being assembled in Dallas, Texas, and took three months to be completed […]

Arlen Ness Torque Box For Indian Scout

Increasing airflow will increase any motorcycle horsepower and torque. After extensive engineering and testing, Arlen Ness just released a Torque Box for the Indian Scout. It provides a massive airflow improvement over the factory air cleaner assembly. Dyno results have shown an average of 10% gains in horsepower and torque when installing it with slip-on […]

Kuryakyn Unveils Rebranding, Capitalizes On ‘NXT25’ Program

From a PR Of Kuryakyn® Holdings, LLC Kuryakyn® Holdings, LLC, a leading manufacturer of premium aftermarket motorcycle accessories since 1989, unveiled a new corporate brand identity and logo earlier this month at the V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati. The rebranding represents the ongoing successful transition resulting from the “NXT25” program launched in 2014 by Kuryakyn President […]

2016 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Band Announcement

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip motorcycle and music festival is widely known among bikers and music fanatics as the Best Party Anywhere™. After you watch this video you’ll see why. Rod “Woody” Woodruff is the kind of guy who thinks outside the box. Everyone thought he was crazy for adding comedy to a motorcycle and music […]

New Indian Model To Be Launched Friday March 3rd, 2016

Not much I can tell you until the official launch Friday March 3rd when it it will be featured here. Of course, if you are a little bit curious you can look at the files of CARB (California Air Resources Board) where you can see a model named Indian Springfield listed as using – as […]

Biker’s Choice Adds Chopper Kings Handlebars To Product Line

Biker’s Choice s adding Chopper Kings handlebars to their product line. Fifteen styles of Chopper Kings bars will now be available in the United States by the end of February and exclusively distributed by Tucker Rocky/Biker’s Choice. Biker’s Choice will be carrying the styles in chrome and black as well as the low and high risers. […]

Indian Motorcycle Activities At 75th Daytona Bike Week

Indian Motorcycle®,again has a full schedule of events, including demo rides, new models, vintage & custom bike displays, racing, organized rides and much more during the 75th Anniversary of Daytona Bike Week, March 5-12. “Seventy-five years after Ed Kretz dominated the first Bike Week race, our team is inspired to honor that legacy and showcase […]

New Electronic Components By NAMZ

For professionals. Ever since 2008 when the factory began using throttle-by-wire, NAMZ has stayed on the gas by continuing to come up with harnesses supporting the new technology. But there was one part that the company had a hard time bringing to market and that is the 6-position Molex connector attached to the throttle actuator […]

Standard Edition. A Dark Chop N’ Roll Bolt-On Job By Exile Cycles.

Russell Mitchell’s custom motorcycles fall in 3 categories. The built from-the-ground-up “Special Exile bikes”. The Harley makeovers called the “X-Harleys.” And the bike kits to let you do the work yourself following Exile’s blueprints and using his extensive line of bolt-on parts. “Standard Edition”, Russell’s most recent project and currently his own riding bike – […]

Seen Today At The Daytona 500

There is a new look today at this year’s NASCAR Daytona 500 as both the Daytona Beach Police Department and the Port Orange Police Department are providing motor patrol service on Victory Police Motorcycles (VPM). The officers on the specially equipped VPM bikes are getting a lot of attention as race fans at the speedway […]

About Actor Ryan Reynold’s Passion For Riding With His Custom Triumph Thruxton

Besides being a very successful actor, Reynold happens to be a passionate of British motorcycles. In this video, Reynold talk about his meditative experience while riding, then discovers his Triumph Thruxton Cafe Racer customized by Dustin Kott from Los Angeles shop Kott Motorcycles.

Daytona Bike Week. 2nd Annual Daytona Perewitz Ultimate Custom Motorcycle Paint Show Is Wednesday March 9.

On Wednesday March 9, 2016, at the Jester Live Pavilion (ex. Coca Cola Pavilion) at Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona in Ormond Beach, Dave Perewitz and daughter Jody will host the 2nd annual Daytona Ultimate Custom Motorcycle Paint Show. The paint competition is open to all brands, models and styles of motorcycles with a selected team of […]

ARCH Motorcycle Company’s First Production Model KRGT-1 Is Certified CARB and EPA Emission-Compliant

ARCH Motorcycle Company, the ultra-premium American V-twin motorcycle manufacturer co-founded by Gard Hollinger and Keanu Reeves, has announced that its first production model, the KRGT-1, has been certified emissions-compliant by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Environmental Protection Agency and is legal in all fifty of the United States. “CARB certification was always […]

Thought Of The Day

    “If you are helping someone and expecting something in return, you are doing business, not kindness.” Unknown  

The 2017 Victory Octane. Power Tu Burn. Built To Thrill. Looks To Kill.

This morning, Victory Motorcycles introduced the 2017 Victory Octane, the new modern American Musclebike conceived for adrenaline junkies. Every high-octane horsepower enthusiast is familiar with the muscle car formula: take a big motor, insert it into a lightweight chassis, then delete any creature comforts or other unnecessary accessories. What’s left is just what you need […]

What Is The Best Advice You Ever Got? (Part 3)

Marilyn Stemp. Editor Of Iron Trader News and Sturgis Rider Daily. “The best advice I’ve ever received? There’s no question it came from my father, Frank Weisser, a man of wisdom, patience and humor. His optimistic outlook colored my life as a child and still graces my days as an adult. My dad gave me […]