Archive for the 'Customs' Category

2-Stroke MIG Bike. No Afterburner.

Recently, I ran a feature called “The Way They Do It In Poland” in reference to the Poznan Motor Show. One of the custom bikes I published was intriguing enough for some of you to request its specs. Info that I got easily from Motographer Horst Roesler who was on location at the Polish event […]

Giappone Vintage Racer

Even if you are not into Japanese motorcycles, you may be familiar with the Kawasaki KZ 1000. The two main reasons are that they were ridden by California Highway Patrol officers Ponch and Jon of the 1977–1984 TV show CHiPs and 14 of them were used in the 1979 Mad Max movie. With the Giappone […]

Large Touring Double Diamond Stitch That Accepts Frame Mounted Backrests

Very versatile seat with a few customization options. Accepts driver backrest assembly (sold separately). Also works with H-D OEM frame-mounted backrest mechanism and backrest pad. Solar-reflective leather in the seating area and automotive-grade vinyl on the sides. Solar-reflective leather is made using a patented process and it reduces surface temperature by as much as 25° […]

Sportster For Her

The nimble Sportster® remains one of the favorite for ladies looking for an easy and fun ride. A good rear suspension travel, a low comfortable seat and easy-reach handlebars in a small package give them the confidence they need. And when men gift a bike to their significant other, chances are that one of the […]

Zipper’s High Performance Headwork

Looking for a trusted source for your performance cylinder head work? For 37 years , Zipper’s Performance has been known for reliable, high quality performance components, and its headwork has always been considered top notch. Over the last several years, “we have made investments in technology and equipment that has allowed us to lower cost […]

New Harley-Davidson Helmets: 
New School Technology, Old School Style 

Ride with Unmistakable Harley-Davidson Style  

Enjoy the latest comfort and performance features in new helmets for men and women from the Harley-Davidson® Riding Gear & Apparel line.  Ideal for the avid rider, the new Mason’s Yard Sun Shield S05 3/4 Helmet $300*) offers a combination of coverage and freedom. Giving this 3/4 helmet a sporty look, a matte colorblock design is […]

Born For The Street

The small Indian Scout cruiser has enjoyed the largest media coverage of any new factory motorcycle launched during these last years. Inevitably, to personalize their new ride, many buyers were tempted to go to the “preppy route” of a theme bike that most of the time has nothing to do with…Indian legacy or even with […]

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering. 1913 Flying Merkel Twin Named “Best Of Show”.

Attended by more than 3,000 people from around the world, the annual event included appearances by icons of motorcycle racing and design, a stunning display of the rarest, fastest and most beautiful motorcycles in history, an array of artisanal local cuisine. More than 350 bikes on display Four featured classes Arlen Ness Private Collection (not […]

Fresno Riding Shoe By RSD

The Fresno Riding Shoe by Roland Sands DesignSD blends the classic look and feel of an old-school skateboard shoe with modern motorcycle functionality and protection. Only the finest quality top grain cowhide is used to construct the upper and the reinforced ankle, toe box and heel cup will keep you protected. A fully waterproof membrane […]

NEW –  Grand National and Slash Cut Slip-ons for 05-17 Dyna Models

The Dyna platform may have ceased production, but they remain an important part of the custom scene and companies like S&S Cycle continue to make cool parts for them! Their latest includes slip on mufflers in two different formats designed to look good and make big power. The Grand National version is styled after their […]

Nexo 4.00 Inverted Adjustable Front Fork

Rebuffini has designed and developed the new innovative Nexo 4.0 inverted front end to offer supreme performance to Harley-Davidson™ motorcycles. With 46 mm diameter inner tube and 58 mm clamps. Adjustable with almost innumerable settings in order to personalize any need such as spring preload (on the cap), compression (on the leg) and extension (on […]

Easy To Fit Solid Brass Exhaust Tips

Manufactured by Paughco as precision fit into 1 ¾” and 2” straight cut drag pipes, the tips are easily installed in minutes. Simply slip the tip into your pipe, drill a hole for the retaining screw and secure in place. That’s it! With 2 styles to choose from, the tips give a classy Old School […]

Cafe Racer Magazine’s Reader’s Ride-In Bike Show Is A Go for 2018

For ten consecutive years, Cafe Racer Magazine has staged the country’s only outdoor, ride-in custom motorcycle show for 21st Century cafe racer enthusiasts. This year marks the 11th staging at Sewickley’s War Memorial park located 12 miles from Downtown Pittsburgh. The Saturday, August 11 event will attract the nation’s top custom speedbike builders showcasing motorcycles […]

Cobra USA Detachable Backrest Line-up

Announcing new lower pricing from Cobra USA for its detachable backrest line-up for American V-Twins. Cobra has announced a dramatic price reduction. Now the backrests are available for $359.95 for Sportsters and Dynas—and just $349.95 for 2018 Softails! (see below for Bagger pricing). And each part number comes with everything needed for a simple installation. […]

Moto Rocker

We talk a lot about Millennials and about their potential influence on the future of the motorcycle industry. But what about the generations coming after. May be it’s a good idea to replace your kid Classic Rocking Horse with the Motor Rocker, a steel pony with a faux one-cylinder 125ccm engine, complete head light, and […]

Rebuffini Radial Hand Controls

Called the “RRControls” these Rebuffini brake master cylinder, cable or hydraulic clutch for Harley-Davidsons not only look very good but offer the following features: – Improved braking performance and feeling. – Fit all H-D ABS models – Include the brake switch light – Clutch sensor available – Adjustable lever on brake and hydraulic clutch – […]

Light Up The Night

Another option for the lightning combo Lightbars, Visors, Spotlights. Easy to install, each is chrome-plated and formed in the style that fits each bike. Some fitments come with turn signals, others re-purpose the stock signals on our bars. Others leave the stock turn signals in place and position the light bar either above or below. […]

Kuryakyn Cruiser Crusader Air Cleaner Trim

The new Crusher® Crusader Air Cleaner Trim from Kuryakyn® fits a variety of air cleaner kits designed for use on a wide range of Harley-Davidson® models. The Crusader Trim is compatible with air filters included with Crusher Street Sleeper II and III air cleaner kits that utilize full perimeter and outer end breathability. An included […]

Classic Sumax Fender Designs Now Made By Oldy’s Customs in Iowa

Classic Sumax Fender Designs now made by Oldy’s Customs in Hull Iowa. Sumax has been known for the past 25 years for their assorted composite fiber glass products for your motorcycle. Their Street Sweeper, Loboy, Hugger and Pro Comp fenders are timeless in design.They are half the weight and twice the strength as a metal fender. […]

Custom Guzzi Scrambler V7

The V Series from Moto Guzzi, the oldest European manufacturer in continuous motorcycle production, has inspired a lot of custom builders seduced by its successive models mixing tradition and modernism. This 2011 by Venier Customs features hand made aluminum bodywork. Tank has been elongated and reshaped, and the tail section completely redone with a new […]

Ariel Rocket Mufflers

The original design of an Ariel Red Hunter muffler was slightly modified for universal use. Featuring a Rocket style end piece. Individually hand-made by expert craftsmen. Chrome plated, Length: 65 cm, Ø 8 cm, header Ø: 1-3/4”` 360.00 each. WWAG

Enigma. A Lean Cafe Racer.

With the resurgence of the Cafe Racer, some builders, rightly, try to make its shape evolve in many in different directions. First, contrary to what you may think, the platform used for this project is not a lightweigt Indian Scout but an Indian Chief Vintage. This lean Cafe Racer by German accessories company Detlev Louis […]

Klock Werks Cycles Suing Dragonfly Concepts For Selling Copy Of The Flare Windshield

Klock Werks Cycles that develops  motorcycle parts is accusing a rival in California of infringing on a patent for its most popular product. Klock Werks Kustom Cycles and owner Brian Klock say Dragonfly Cycle Concepts of Fullerton, Calif., is selling a knock-off version of the company’s award winning Flare Windshield. The product, released in 2007, […]

Petersen Museum’s Custom Revolution Recognizes Imaginative Motorcycles

Each year a group of inspired bike builders create fantastical yet functional works of art as unique as the personalities behind them. The new Peterson exhibit pays tribute to 25 of creative bike builders and their mesmerizing machines. “This is the first-ever hand-built [motorcycle] exhibition in a museum, and we’re very proud of that,” said […]

Pulsing Brake Module

When it comes to customer requests, this might be the biggest one ever. After much review and some simple engineering, NAMZ has finally produced a Pulsing Brake Module. This module (PBM-01) can be installed as a stand-alone unit on or any motorcycle where it will operate perfectly before any existing Badlands Module. Tiny in size, […]

51- An Authentic Modern Harley. But With Nostalgia Through And Through.

After the excesses of the 90’s, 00’s and the 2008 recession, many Harley riders had to rethink about what they expect from a custom motorcycle. For an official Harley dealer, top of the game is now to prepare modern machines with an old school flair. The platform of this 51 -to celebrate the 51th anniversary […]



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