Archive for November, 2016

New 2017 Wheel Designs From RC Components

RC Components just added 3 new designs to their 2017 wheel lineup: Clutch, Maverick, Illusion). Each design is truly unique in both styling and innovation and also carries a full Lifetime Warranty. The intricate details and craftsmanship of these new designs goes to prove why since 1989 RC Components has remained one of the industry […]

Joke Of The week

Two  rednecks are out hunting, and as they are walking along they came upon a huge hole in the ground. They approach it and are amazed at the size of it. The first hunter says, “Wow, that’s some hole; I can’t even see the bottom. I wonder how deep it is?” The second hunter says,” […]

Knee Dragger Pegs For Those Diving Into Corners

You should not challenge the maximum lean angle of your street or highway motorcycle. But in some circumstances… If you do or even if you don’t, you may like these “Knee Dragger Pegs” shaped for a little bit more ground clearance when diving into the corners. Machined from aircraft grade 6061,T6 billet aluminum and knurled […]

New Linea Two-Up Seats For Sportsters 2004-Up

This 2-up seat has been designed to fit all 2004 and up Sportster models regardless of the tank size, with the exception of the XR 1200’s. To achieve this broad fitment, Don La Rosa began by designing a seat pan to fit the rubber mounted frame that was introduced in 2004. He then modified it […]

Ducati North America Debuts Four New Motorcycles At This Weekend Long Beach International Motorcycle Show

Ducati North America Debuts Four New Motorcycles at the 2017 Long Beach International Motorcycle Show After unveiling its newest 2017 motorcycles at EICMA in Milan, Italy, Ducati will showcase its newest flagship Superbike, the 1299 Superleggera, for the first time in North America at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show (IMS) from November 18 to […]

USA Made Chopper And Flat Track Spool Wheels

60’s chopper style spool wheels are popular again. Lowbrow Customs recognized that while there were plenty of imported spool wheels available, there weren’t many options made in the USA. Lowbrow Customs started out but designing both a ribbed ‘chopper’ style spool hub and a smooth ‘flat track’ style spool hub, which were then machined out of […]

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Chris Carr Named Chief Competition Officer of American Flat Track

With an expanded 18-race calendar and a re-envisioning of the class structure and event format on the horizon in 2017, American Flat Track has named seven-time Grand National Champion Chris Carr as Chief Competition Officer (CCO) as the sport enters the dawning of a bright new era. “We’re delighted to have Chris join the American […]

Victory Motorcycles And Polaris Slingshot On The IMS Show Tour

Victory Motorcycles® and the Polaris® Slingshot® set to launch the 2016-2017 Progressive® International Motorcycle Show® (IMS) series by roaring into Long Beach, Calif., November 18-20, with the entire line of Victory motorcycles, Slingshot roadsters, a custom bike display, new parts & accessories, a bike give-away, demo rides and much more. The entire line of 2017 […]

S&S Cycle Releases Black Edition Evo And Twin Cam Engines In 111”, 124” and 143”

Combining the subtle contrast of gloss and satin black powder coat, the new Black Edition from S&S Cycle is great option to those wishing to replace their dull factory motor with a powerplant that looks great and makes substantial power. Engines are available for most 1984-2017 Harley-Davidson® big twins in V111, T111, T124 and T143 […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Erik Buell Motorcycles (EBR) To Debut “Black Lightning” Model November 18 In Long Beach, California. The new Black Lightning will be introduced at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show. The Black Lightning retains the quality and performance of the 185HP 1190cc V-Twin found in the SX and RX versions. The revised gearing has improved the […]

Women’s Genuine Classic Denim Shirt

Crafted in soft denim that’s faded in all the right places, the Women’s Genuine Classic Denim Shirt from Harley-Davidson (P/N 99159-17VW, $75.00*) is a long-sleeve top that goes with everything. The 100-percent cotton denim fabric has a distressed appearance and the shirt is detailed with pearlized snaps on the front and cuffs, a snap-down collar and […]

JIMS® Compensator Bolt Torx® Socket For Late Models Harley Big Twins

On 2014-present Big Twins, Harley-Davidson® changed the compensating sprocket fastener to an internal drive, very large Torx® bolt. The socket for this bolt can be difficult to find and most likely is not in your tool box. Often it can only be purchased in an expensive set. Don’t be caught stranded – JIMS® now offers a […]

Twin Power Shows You How to Install Their Tension Reliever Manual Primary Chain Adjuster

An overtightened primary chain is known to cause premature failure of the engine, transmission and primary bearing as well as to cause other complications” says James Simonelli, Brand Manager for Twin Power. This video gives step-by-step instructions on how to install the tension reliever manual primary chain adjuster  on your bike. It’s really easy to […]

Triumph’s Brutal Beauty Tour To Showcase Its 2017 Lineup

Triumph Motorcycles America announced the Brutal Beauty Tour. The tour will make over 50 stops at Triumph dealerships and unique venues across the U.S. and Canada to showcase the iconic Bonneville Bobber, Street Scrambler, Street Cup, T100 and T100 Black. The tour kicked off in downtown Los Angeles, Calif. with the North American unveiling of […]

Just Unveiled. The Vespa Electric Scooter.

Whether you think that’s happening now or in 10 years, electric motorcycles and scooters models get more attention…and sales. At last week Italy EICMA trade show, Vespa unveiled the Vespa Elettrica Electric Scooter. It will be available second half of 2017. Latest 2-wheel electric power technology is promised, but no details so far.

Blue 40 Two. Never A Custom Harley Bagger Looked So Clean.

The craftsmanship behind many radical baggers is often incredible, for the best … or the worst final result. And I don’t fear stating that this new creation from German builder Fred Kodlin is probably at the top of the most beautiful examples of what can be done when using a Harley-Davidson touring chassis. A custom […]

New RSD Radial Masters

These new race inspired radial master cylinders with a built-in reservoir are classic RSD styling. They offer fully adjustable levers and clearance for stock switch housings. This versatile system will drastically improve your brake/clutch system from the master cylinder down. • Race driven radial technology gets the most out of your stock or aftermarket brake […]

Thought Of The Day

      “There is a crack in everything. that’s how the light gets in..” Leonard Cohen (1934-2016)

Postcards From 2016 EICMA In Milan. November 8-13.

The 74th EICMA in Milan (Esposizione Internationale Ciclo & Motociclo)is still going on at time of this publication. The 1st EICMA was in 1914 and today the event is one of the largest platforms in the world, illustrating all the different aspects of the two-wheeler world. The exhibition fulfills both B2B and B2C objectives with […]

Joke Of The Week

A friend of mine has two excellent tickets for the 2017 Super Bowl, box seats. He paid $1,700 for each ticket. He didn’t realize when he bought them that this was going to be on the same day as his wedding. So now he can’t go. If you are interested and would like to go in […]

New Tool-Free Adjustable Harley Tour-Pak Relocator

Now you can easily provide additional room to improve passenger comfort on ’14-later Harley-Davidson® Touring models. The new Adjustable Tour-Pak Relocator from Kuryakyn® allows quick adjustment of fixed and detachable Tour-Paks up to 3” back or 1” forward from the stock position. The tool-free slider and latch system features durable interlocking aluminum support plates that […]

New Brass Toe & Foot Pegs

How can you have a name like Brass Balls Cycles and not sell brass parts? The company is introducing its own Ripple Brass Foot and Toe pegs. They are made from solid brass (not colored) with the foot pegs machine-knurled for good grip. Toe pegs are smooth, as to not tear up your foot wear. […]

The Adventures of Mimi and Moto. The Motorcycle Monkeys.

There are a few – too few – motorcycle books for very young children. They are ideal for parents and grandparents who want to share their passion for riding motorcycles with their children and grandchildren. Authors Nancy Gerloff and Mark Augustyn were inspired to create this book when their infant daughter began looking through The […]

New Harley 180-Degree Steel Front Fender For 19” Wheel

Show off the full profile of a Harley-Davidson 19-inch front wheel with this new Custom Wrapped Front Fender (P/N 58900196DH Vivid Black, $699.95*; P/N 58900196BEO Primed, $449.95*) from Harley-Davidson® This all-steel fender wraps almost 180 degrees around the front tire for a clean, custom appearance. The low-profile, cutaway design exposes the wheel from hub to […]

2017 Ducati Superleggera. The Most Powerful Production 2-Cylinder Motorcycle. Only 500 Units.

215 hp. A carbon fiber frame, sub-frame, swingarm and wheels for a total weight of 344 lbs. Ohlins upside-down fork and rear shock, Akrapovic titanium exhaust, and Brembo brakes that Ducati Motor Holding Co. CEO Claudio Domenicali described as the most powerful brakes ever fitted to a two-wheeled production motorcycle. The most advanced technology and […]

Polaris Versus Harley-Davidson. Some Numbers.

You often ask me about the size of Polaris Motorcycles division (Indian, Victory and Slingshot brands) versus Harley-Davidson and how each American brand is growing in relation to each other. First, as a corporation (meaning including all its products, motorcycles, snowmobiles, ATV’s, etc) Polaris had a tremendous growth during the last 10 years. Revenue is […]

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