Archive for April, 2015

7th Quail Motorcycle Gathering. May 16, 2015.

I repeat it since the inaugural edition. The Quail Motorcycle Gathering is one of the finest events featuring some of the rarest collections of vintage and modern motorcycles displayed on the stunning green grasses of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California. A very short event, Saturday, May 16, 2015  |from 10:00 am […]

New Rushmore Road Glide iPhone/GPS Mount

The Rushmore Road Glide iPhone/GPS Mount by Iron Aces positions virtually any electronic device within the riders’ field of vision for added safety while maintaining the sleek, unobtrusive lines of the redesigned Road Glide instrument panel. A companion to the Road Glide Mount for ’13 & older Road Glide models, the Rushmore Road Glide Mount […]

Another Very Faulty Concept Motorcycle

Concept motorcycle renderings are always entertaining. These ones by Alex Padwa and Davidi Gilad, 2 designers who don’t pretend to know about motorcycles, just about lines. Maybe this type of work could be the pretext for a game of the 7 errors to find in less than 1 minute (there are more than 7 making […]

Bling. An Indian Chief Covered In Swarovski Crystals.

Just for your entertainment (huh…) Angelica Ganea, a Canadian Pop & Classical, singer and songwriter imagined her beloved Indian Chief covered with Swarovski Crystals. Gifted with crystal application engineering skills (a side business), and confident with her craft, she created the “blingest” Classic Indian Motorcycle known to man. As I say all the time, every […]

Hands Up With New Tall Boy And Fat Ape Handlebars From Harley-Davidson For 2015 Road Glide

Add High-Rise Style to 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Models. Riders can hang ’em high with two new tall handlebars from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories designed specifically for the 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide® model motorcycles. The Road Glide Tall Boy Handlebar (top picture) P/N 55800550 Chrome, P/N 55800551 Satin Black; $279.95) features an optimized […]

Erik Buell Racing. A 1 Hour Movie About What Was Supposed To Be An American Comeback Story.

In October 2009, Harley-Davidson shut down the Erik Buell manufacturing. 2 months later Erik Buell created his independent company EBR for Erik Buell Racing, the only American sport bike company. In 2010, Joseph Sousa and Matt Sienkiewicz began to film Erik Buell to document his daily fight to grow his new company and to find […]

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Don Mahoney & Partner Lars Roulund Acquire AIRHAWK®

On April 22, 2015, Don Mahoney of Carlsbad, CA along with partner Lars Roulund of Santa Ana, California based High End Seating Solutions (HESS), the makers of Danny Gray Seats acquired the AIRHAWK® Comfort Seating Systems brand and product line. AIRHAWK, a brand of seat overlays serving motorcycle enthusiasts, and HESS, a high-end motorcycle seat design and […]

Corbin Introduces Dual The Touring Saddle for 2015 Indian Chief Roadmaster

Corbin’s new Dual Touring Saddle is designed to maximize the seating area by positioning the rider bucket in the sweet spot to offer the best possible ergonomics and long range comfort. Sculpted seating platforms conform to the shape of your body to give more square inches of even support and eliminate hot spots and pressure […]

J&P Cycles 36th Anniversary Open House. June 27-28 In A New Location.

J&P Cycles is experiencing growing pains. The 36th annual J&P Cycles Open House Rally, scheduled for June 27-28, is being moved to a different location than the usual J&P headquarters. This year, the rally is moving to the Jones County Fairgrounds, located in Monticello, Iowa, just 10 miles north of Anamosa. The size of the […]

Sinister Floorboards

Looking a little bit weird to me and certainly for high tech looking bikes, these new floorboards are a direct stock replacement for Harley-Davidson touring models. Machined from 6061 T6 aluminum with rubber padding to reduce vibrations. Available in chrome or black & machined style. Matching passenger floorboards, brake pedals and bag latches. Made In […]

Custom Harley Dyna By Rough Crafts

With the People’s Republic of China to the west and Japan to the east and northeast, Winston Yeh will tell you that his Taiwan shop Rough Crafts benefits from the best of both countries, respectively machining expertise and motorcycle manufacturing know how. So, is Taiwan a great place to build custom motorcycles? Maybe, except Taiwan […]

Custom Spring Struts

Custom motorcycles look very RAD when equipped with a set of Spring Struts for rear suspension. These ones for Harley XL, FX or FL models and all custom frames with 1/2” shock mounting stud. They are 11” long from center to center eye mounts and are built with top and bottom silent blocks. They can […]

Joke Of The Week

The Deaf Italian Bookkeeper. A Mafia Godfather finds out that his bookkeeper Guido has cheated him out of $10 millions. His bookkeeper is deaf. That was the reason he got the job in the first place. It was assumed that Guido would hear nothing and would therefore never have to testify in court. When the […]

Harley-Davidson Recalls 46,000 Models For Clutch Issue And 9000 Street Models For Possible Missing Reflector.

Harley-Davidson is recalling 45,901 model-year 2014-15 motorcycles manufactured between from April 28, 2014 to October 24, 2014 because the clutch may not fully disengage. The models affected are Electra Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Electra Glide Ultra Classic – Twin Cooled (FLHTCU TC), Ultra Limited (FLHTK), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), Street Glide (FLHX), Street Glide Special […]

Laconia Motorcycle Week®. 92nd Edition June 13-21, 2015.

After record-breaking heaps of snow for months, the small town of Laconia, New Hampshire located along the Winnipesaukee River between lake Opechee Bay to the north and lake Winnisquam to the southwest, is getting ready to welcome bikers from the east coast and Canada to the Laconia Rally’s 92nd year. Thanks to the region excellent […]

Breaking News. S&S Cycle Flathead Power Brand Goes Back Home In Sweden To Anders Nygren.

You can bet that there is one happy man in Sweden… S&S Cycle Inc. announced today that they are transferring ownership of the Flathead Power® brand back to Anders Nygren, the original founder of the Flathead Power company in Sweden free of charge. “We decided to discontinue using Flathead Power as a brand for our […]

New Chopper Or Bobber Style LED Headlight

This new CNC machined billet 6061-T6 aerospace grade aluminum LED chopper/bobber headlight features 3 LED lights behind the 2.5″ lens, that put out 2100 lumens. It offers Hi/Low beam capability and comes with a completely contained heat sink to remove any extra heat that these lights might put out. There is also a choice of […]

The Relation Between Erik Buell Racing And Hero MotorCorp. What You Need To Know.

Following Erik Buell Racing ceasing operations on April 15, 2015, 5 points you need to know. 1- Erik Buell Racing (EBR) was created in November 2009 in East Troy, Wisconsin following the shutdown of his previous company, Buell Motorcycle Company, by parent company/majority stakeholder Harley-Davidson. EBR was an independent venture by Erik Buell from Harley-Davidson, […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Ace Cafe Orlando. The under-construction Ace scheduled to open this Fall is organizing a media event at 3:00pm on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at its location 100 W. Livingston Street in Orlando, Florida. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has confirmed his appearance and will officially welcome the famous Ace Cafe brand to the USA with a […]

Streamliner Motorcycle Concept

Some industrial designers work for a corporation for a specific project intended to be produced. Some, use their industrial design skills to promote their skills to an entire industry. This motorcycle concept rendering belongs to the category of dreamy designs that probably will never be produced. It was created by a designer named Mehmet Doruk […]

Drifting. Do Not Attempt This With Your Victory Bagger

They do things with Baggers you never thought possible. Tony Carbajal and Joe Vertical from the Victory Stunt Team go full throttle with their supercharged Victory Baggers.

Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2015 Results. Global Sales + 16%. Motorcycle Sales + 74%

This morning Thursday April 23, 2015 Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) reported first-quarter earnings beating Wall Street expectations. Polaris reported record first quarter net income of $88.6 million, or $1.30 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, an increase of nine percent from the 2014 first quarter net income of $80.9 million, or […]

Classic Solo Seats For Harley FL Models 2008-2015

Very few aftermarket Classic solo seats are offered for recent 2008-2015 Harley FLHT,FLHR,FLHX and FLTR models If you are into retro minimalist style for your bagger , you may like these solo low profile seats offered in black (2 styles) or brown. A removable passenger pad is available separately They are a direct bolt-on and […]

Only Long-Legged Riders Need To Read

If you have long legs and ride one of the new Dyna models, either the FX “Street Bob”, Fat Bob or Wide Glide you probably have some issues with finding a comfortable and relaxed riding position. Reason is of course the forward controls. No mass manufacturer can produce a motorcycle perfect for all biker morphologies. […]

New Indian Motorcycle 2015 Spring & Summer Collections Of Rider Wear And Casual Wear, Gifts & Personal Accessories

The new collection is available now from Indian Motorcycle dealers and at Indian Motorcycles. It includes rider wear, casual wear, gifts, and personal accessories. All of these items feature premium materials and iconic Indian Motorcycle branding. The Men’s Rocker Jacket (MSRP $499.99), a leather jacket that features a soft and supple distressed leather and contemporary styling […]

Join The S&S Team As A Full Time Apprentice Level Race Engine Builder.

S&S Cycle is known for racing heritage as well as vast performance products from intakes and exhaust, all the way to complete engines that compete in the NHRA Pro-Stock motorcycle class. That being said, we are looking for someone with initiative, commitment and a desire to make history! We are hiring a full-time apprentice level race […]

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