Archive for July, 2012

Harley-Davidson Nuremberg Gets Homologation Of Jim’s 131″ Racing Motor For Legal Use On All European Roads

Harley-Davidson Nuremberg gets Europe Street Legal Homologation For Jim’s 131″Racing Motor. A very big deal for European bikers on a continent where motorcycle regulations are extremely tough with very few authorized stock modifications, much less than in the USA. The Harley-Davidson & Buell Nuremberg dealer in Bavaria, Germany, succeeded in fighting European Economic Community (EEC) red […]

Bikemaster Revolver Grips

A new twist in grips design with these Revolver Grips to give a sport note to your bars. These ones should not leave your hands thanks to a high traction rubber surface. Both tips are anodized billet aluminum in black, red, blue, grey and silver. 2 models for 1″ & 7/8″ handlebars. Value prices starting […]

The 2013 Victory Boardwalk. Official Launch Video.

Sturgis Buffalo Chip Welcomes Warrior Foundation

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, a longtime supporter of the military is pleased to welcome the Warrior Foundation to the Buffalo Chip® during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Warrior Foundation was founded to assist, honor and support military men and women who have bravely served and sacrificed for our country. The Warrior Foundation display will include […]

2013 Victory Boardwalk. From Classic Laid-Back Cruiser To Light Bagger.

The new Boardwalk model joins the Victory Judge, High-Ball, Jackpot, Vegas 8-Ball & Hammer 8-Ball in the line of Victory Cruisers. Low, comfortable, versatile along with an impressive collection of accessories that make it a comfortable 2-up cruiser for quick get-aways across town or down the open road. A bike for unstressed cruising, with a […]

Tough Deluxe Softail By Exile Cycles

Quite difficult to title a custom bike built from the ground with after-market parts and to insure it in a state like California. A much safer approach is to own a street legal factory Harley (or other brand) and to have it customized, finding the right balance between bespoke and the legality and comfort of […]

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The Brand New 2013 Victory Boardwalk Cruiser Here Tonight July 30 At 8 P.M. Eastern (5 P.M. Pacific)

Come back this Monday evening July 30, 2012  to see and read about the new Victory Boardwalk Cruiser. Pictures and tech sheet will be posted at at 8 p.m. Eastern (5 p.m Pacific time)

Russell Mitchell Got Married

Yesterday Saturday the 28th of July 2012 at 6.30 p.m. Pacific Time, Russell Frank Mitchell and Rachel Diane Reza got married on a beach in Malibu. The following reception was held at the Sunset Restaurant in Malibu, California with family and friends in elegant beach attire. Russell & Rachel are going fto spend their Exile honeymoon in […]

Huge Early Torque Increase On 2007-Up Harley Twin Cams®

The new Red Shift® 525 Cams deliver an impressive gain in HP, with a HUGE increase in early torque – right where you accelerate around town and cruise on the highway! Perfect for 96” and 103” Touring models, this Red Shift Cam was developed to deliver immediate passing power. Mountains? Passengers? Heavy Trikes? No Problem! […]

Sturgis Easyriders Saloon Litigation Update. Easyriders Name To Be Kept While Litigation Is Pending.

Alleging that Paisano didn’t fully performed all conditions and obligations required under the License Agreement and failure by Paisano in finding vendors to rent space around the property during the 2012 Sturgis Rally, the Saloon owners had removed the Easyriders signs inside and outside the Saloon & Steakhouse and also all branded for sale merchandise […]

Paughco Linkert Style Brass Cover For Late Model S&S Carburetors

Harley-Davidson Flatheads and Knuckleheads were using the “hair dryer” shaped Linkert carburetor cover. Thanks to a little bit of re-design of this Linkert cover by Paughco, it’s now possible to add the same old school charm, this time in brass, to your bike equipped with a late model S&S E or G carburetor. Sold with […]

UFC Champion Frank Mir Joins Annual H.O.G. Event At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip.

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® home to the official Harley Owners Group® (H.O.G®) event on Wednesday August 8, 2012 is pleased to announce the addition of former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir to the annual H.O.G.® Buffalo Chip Experience. Frank Mir will join other dignitaries onsite at the Buffalo Chip® and participate in the exclusive Harley-Davidson […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Erik Buell Racing Gets $20 million In Investment Funding. Erik Buell Racing has received $20 million in foreign investments to allow the upstart OEM to expand its motorcycle production and create about 200 jobs. The $20 million in investment funding comes from investment fund manager FirstPathway Partners LLC and will help EBR produce additional models […]

So-Cal Electric Ride

New businesses are often born out of frustration. In the case of Marrs Cycles, its young founder Kacy Marrs was unable to ride, recovering from an injury sustained doing a half-time freestyle motocross show for the NHRA. Then, it struck him. Why others are building hotrods and custom motorcycles, why not incorporate the Southern California […]

Jay Allen’s Road Show At The Sturgis Thunderdome

A lot of entertainment around the Black Hills during the 72nd edition of the Sturgis Rally. Jay Allen has his own Road Show at the Thunderdome (12976 SD Highway 34, Sturgis.) There will be a INK TATTOO & ARTS FESTIVAL open daily, August 3 – 11, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a […]

Man Accused Of 186 MPH or 300 KM/H Motorcycle Ride On Trans-Canada Highway Turns Self In

A British Columbia man named Randy George Scott, 25, turned himself in Tuesday night charged in connection to a YouTube video of a motorcycle speeding at 186 mph (300 km/h) on a Vancouver Island highway. The video posted in April 2012 sparked a manhunt for the rider of a blue Yamaha spotted weaving a dangerously […]

Collection Of 71 Immaculate Post-War MV Agusta Motorcycles To Be Sold In One Lot!

71 Bikes. One motorcycle brand. To be auctioned in one Lot. Unprecedented and foolish? We will know very soon. These machines represent the life’s work of Gary Kohs, the world’s foremost steward of MV Agusta history, the most titled, championship-ladened motorcycle brand in Italian history. An auction to be held August 16-18 at the Hyatt […]

Highway Hawk USB Charger Plug

Many like the option of charging the battery of their USB connecting devices (Smart Phones, iPhones, GPS, MP3 Players, etc) while on the road. To never run out of power, a very simple and I think the smallest solution is to equip your bike with a device like the Highway Hawk USB Charger Plug. The charger plug […]

10th Annual Ride For School Supplies Organized By Indian Motorcycles Of Twin Cities Is August 19, 2012

Long time reader of my news website Art Welch will be hosting his “10th Annual Ride For Children’s School Supplies “August 19th. The ride will start  at the Indian Twin City’s Dealership, Polaris’s hometown dealership and will be led by Kiwi” Mike Tomas, along with his wife Carolyn and son. “We have people coming from all over for […]

Maximizing Motorcycle Luggage Capacity

Harley-Davidson claims that these Shrink Sacks (P/N 90200719, $15.95 Medium; P/N 90200721, $17.95 Large) will make the most of touring luggage space by collapsing and “shrinking” bulky clothing. Simply load the bag with soft goods, seal it, roll it to evacuate the air and the compressed Shrink Sack occupies a fraction of the space that used […]

Harley-Davidson Air-cooled Twin Cam 110™ engine. Did You Know?

The Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Custom model(FLTRXSE) is equipped with an air cooled 110″ Twin Cam engine (most of rest the lineup uses a 103″.) Anachronistic engine? Yes, for sure, but Harley fans are attached to air cooled engines and don’t want their bikes (EPA permitting) to be equipped with a radiator. Summer heat, triple […]

New Assassin Saber Floorboard

Another brand new floorboard model by Precision Billet Products. This one with more attitude than ever. CNC crafted from 6061-T6 aluminum and hand inlaid with Anti-Skid highly density rubber  giving a look like no other floorboards you have ever seen. Available in show chrome or  Powder Coated  in virtually any color to match your bikes […]

Drag Specialties Will Not Exhibit At The 2013 Indianapolis Dealer Expo. Will Produce Regional Showcases.

A message from Greg Blackwell, VP of Sales Drag Specialties/Parts Unlimited We would like to advise you that we have decided not to exhibit in the 2013 Indianapolis Trade Show. We have been very disappointed with the turn-out of dealers over the past several years and feel that we can no longer justify the cost […]

Polaris Reports Record Second Quarter 2012 Results

Net income increased 43% to $69.8 million, or $0.98 per diluted share, with sales increasing 24% to $755.4 million, setting second quarter sales and earnings records. North American retail sales sustained considerable momentum, rising 17% year-over-year in the second quarter. All product lines experienced increased sales during the 2012 second quarter.  Raising guidance for full year […]

Going Tall. 21″ Front Wheel Fender Adapter

If you go taller with your front stock Harley wheel, you need to move up your fender to keep the correct clearance to the tire. These Drag Specialties by Hotop Designs adapters lift stock front fenders to fit your custom 21” wheel. Made of billet aluminum, sold in pair in chrome or gloss black. Suggested […]

California Scooter Motorcycles Now Available In Canada

“We’re very pleased that Transport Canada has approved our motorcycles in Canada,” said Steve Seidner, President and Chief Executive Officer of California Scooter Motorcycles, of course based in California.  “In addition to the United States, you can now purchase CSC Motorcycles in Australia, Japan, Lebanon, and Cyprus.   As an American manufacturer, it feels great to […]

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