Archive for August, 2015

New Old Style Speedster. Begging For Dirt Or Grass.

No doubt that this new old iron is going to provoke a lot of reactions that I hope will be positive because of its originality and superb detailing. When I discovered it, I just wished that German artist, craftsman and builder Uwe Ehinger from Ehinger Kraftrad had chosen a less common name than Speedster for this […]

2015 American International Expo In Orlando (October 15-18) My Interview With V-Twin Director Bob Kay.

There is no doubt that just after a couple of years, The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) has changed the way The Powersports Industry does business with dealers and consumers. As a matter of fact, in 2015, it’s now the only B2B and B2C North American Powersports Trade Show. For its anticipated return to the […]

MagnaFlow 2 Into 1 Rockstar Exhaust For Touring Harley-Davidson

You can set yourself apart from the crowd in Rockstar style. The 2 into 1 performance Rockstar performance exhaust features MagnaFlow’s exclusive non-bluing, Magna-Black coated, 1 ¾” stainless steel head pipes. The 2 ½” heat shields and precision laser cut junction cover add major style points to this head turning system. The Hi-Flow louver core […]

Thought For The Day

    “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination”. Albert Einstein.

Harley-Davidson And The Dark Custom Movement. Iron 883, The Forty-Eight, The Street 750 And 500.

Stirring the rebel soul in all of us, especially the youngsters is a Harley philosophy. The Harley-Davidson Dark Custom movement strips a motorcycle to its mechanical essence and the motorcycling experience to its rebellious core – the quest for freedom and self-expression. For 2016, Harley-Davidson asserts Dark Custom attitude with the new Iron 883™, Forty-Eight®, […]

Cast Aluminum Is Back For Custom Motorcycle Parts

Of course, not to the point to replace any time billet aluminum machining. But if you are into the retro look, the old methods of casting (die, permanent mold and sand casting) are appropriate to produce parts reminiscent of the old days of motorcycling. Cast aluminum has a timeless soulful look that is hard to argue […]

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Joke Of The Week

On their way to the church to get married, a young Catholic couple were involved in a fatal car accident. Being good Catholics the young couple find themselves sitting outside the Pearly Gates waiting for St. Peter to process them into Heaven. While waiting, they begin to wonder: could they possibly get married in Heaven? […]

Details Create Style

This headline is builder and custom parts designer Ken Nagai’s motto. To crown your gas tank with style, these Neo-Fusion gas caps (a best seller) that you could only order from his shop in Japan, until he opened a second shop in California. They are now in stock at Ken’s Factory USA and can be […]

15th Anniversary Las Vegas BikeFest. October 1-4, 2015

For its 15th edition, Las Vegas BikeFest has a new home in the heart of downtown Las Vegas on Fremont Street East between 7th and 10th street. As usual, a ton of Activities, about hundred vendors, demo rides, several bike Shows, the Artistry in Iron competition, celebrity Appearances, a $10,000 poker run, lots of entertainment […]

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New Mufflers For Indian Scout

“War Horse” is the name of these new mufflers by Rush Racing Products. The company claims that they are high performance slip-on muffler designed to give your Indian Scout a nice deep rumble, more torque, and more horsepower than any other slip-on mufflers. They feature show quality chrome or black finishes along with the ability […]

Most Motorcycles Driven Over The body While Laying On A Bed of Nails

For your entertainment. Unearthed from The Guinness World Records video library. With a time limit of 2 minutes, Australian Chayne Hultgren, aka The Space Cowboy, set a record for most motorcycles driven over his body while laying on a bed of nails, enduring the weight of 20 motorcycles for the TV broadcast.

Triumph Motorcycles America Unveils New Consumer Visa Platinum Credit Card

The memory of 2008 is fading away. Affinity credit cards offering its members and supporters—those who have an “affinity” for a company or brand – a bonus for each new account generated, plus a percentage of every transaction charged to the card, are back with a revenge. Latest example is Triumph Motorcycles America introducing the […]

Harley-Davidson Recalls 10,580 Street 500 and Street 750 Due To Faulty Fuel Pump

The affected Street motorcycles were manufactured between January 20, 2014 and June 24, 2015, (Street 500) between May 12, 2014 and June 24, 2015 Street 750) The fuel-pump issue is in regard of a a poor seal at the inlet that can cause an interruption of fuel supply. It it occurs, it creates an hesitation […]

Bonhams Auction Of 60 Incredible Motorcycles

An incredible single-owner collection of 60 rare motorcycles will be offered at Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale, UK taking place October 17-18, 2015. The Lonati Collection consists of mostly American machines, including examples from motorcycle greats Harley-Davidson, Indian, Pierce and Excelsior. The collection is offered from the family of the late Tiberio Lonati, Italy based CEO […]

Competition Style Headlight Mask For Harley Sportster

Even if you don’t race your Harley Sportster, you can give it the competition style with this headlight mask with solid supports, approved projector style lights and aluminum alloy ‘number plate’ board. Quick and easy to mount, does not require any modification and consequently installation is reversible to stock configuration. Headlight wiring is ready to […]

Painted Warning Signs At The Scene Of Deadly Motorcycle Accidents

Coroners in six counties in North Carolina will soon use a stencil to spray paint on the road a cross and message that says, “Look Twice Save A Life” at the scene of all deadly motorcycle accidents. Anderson County Deputy Coroner Don McCown said he hopes this message will increase awareness and decrease the number […]

2016 Harley-Davidson New S-Series. Softail Slim® S And Fat Boy® S Debut With Screamin’ Eagle Twin Cam 110 Engines.

The rush of acceleration never seems to get old. That instant when the light turns green, the throttle snaps open, and torque slams the back tire is a moment most motorcyclists crave. In 2016 Harley-Davidson gives riders more of that feeling with the launch of its most powerful lineup of cruiser models ever, including the […]

Breaking News. 2016 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Reveal. The Darkest And Most Powerful Cruiser Lineup In Harley’s History.

The U.S. reveal was in Portland, Oregon. The new Iron 883 and Forty-Eight Dark Customs follow the sub-brand’s retro aesthetic and add a new suspension package and mag wheels and better seating setup to get more “smooth” in the ride. Harley also revealed the Road Glide Ultra under its Project Rushmore banner. Two new hard-hitting Dark […]

JIMS® Ultimate Clutch Adjusting Tool

Save time with JIMS® Ultimate Clutch Adjusting Tool.  Imagine grabbing just one tool for a clutch adjustment, instead of 3 or 4 separate tools that don’t always work well.  No more open end wrenches that don’t fit due to awkward angles, or multiple attempts to lock the jam nut and adjuster screw in the correct […]

River Crossing In Russian Ural Sidecars

A sidecar isn’t like any other vehicle and Ural sidecars are not like any other sidecars. Watch these 2 tough Russians crossing a raging river. Then explain to me how these completely under water Ural sidecars can continue to run…I guess it’s one of the ways a brand becomes iconic!

75th Sturgis Rally. The South Dakota Department Of Transportation Published Traffic Counts.

Warning. The numbers published by the South Dakota DOT are those of traffic entering the city of Sturgis and are not of those who have attended the 75th Rally. Numbers can be very different because many people don’t enter Sturgis…afraid of traffic, or because their centers of interest (riding, activities, visiting vendors) are outside the city […]

Memories Of The 90’s On A 2015 Harley Softail

The objective of this feature is not to impress you with a custom “tour de force”. Instead, it is to demonstrate that in a short time, with very few custom parts, you can look custom while still preserving the pure Harley DNA … and your factory warranty. “Taildraggers” were quite popular in the 90’s, especially […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

New 2016 Harley Models Unveiled This Weekend. Of course I am on it and you will get all the photos and info Sunday evening or very early Monday morning. Without waiting for the official factory announcement, we already know a couple of things, thanks to the documents that all manufacturers must file with the California […]

Confederate Motorcycles Unveils Limited–Production, Second-Generation P51 Combat Fighter

Confederate Motorcycles has always had as its philosophy to cultivate today’s America’s rebel motorcycle culture. Yesterday, the company released its second generation P51 Combat Fighter, a model fusing primitivism, avant-gardism and minimalism into pure, uncompromised power. This new model rides on a brand new CX4 architecture, a lighter, tougher evolution of Confederate patented, drag racing […]

Motorcycle Parking Protection System

Did it happen to you? A car driver doing some manoeuvring close to your parked motorcycle and  bumping it? The ”D Shield” is a plug’n’play motorcycle parking protection system that detect 360 degrees motion around your bike and sounds an alarm. No installation or wiring required. Just mount it on secure double side tape or magnets to […]

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