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Advanced Custom Motorcycle Chassis

Whether you are building a bike from the ground up, adding a 300 mm rear tire to a stock Harley or just tinkering with a few chrome parts, you must read this new how-to book. I did, and in my opinion, it’s one of the best written (meaning explained in plain language) book to understand […]

Santee Auctions All Its Equipment

Renowned manufacturer of custom motorcycle frames and wheels Santee Industries is auctioning all its equipment Thursday June 21 at its location in Valencia, California (preview June 20 from 8 am to 4 pm). I have used many Santee frames, and it’s sad to see such a great company disappear. But as always during this type of event some are […]

New Double Down Frame

Frames By Wild West in Texas introduces the Dusold Designs "Double Down" frame. It features a single sided swingarm with a very comfortable 5 1/2" rear wheel travel, accepts a 300 or 360 mm rear tire. Completely Tig welded, it is available in many different rakes and stretches. A wild frame for a very wild project. […]

Creepster Fill Cup Kit

On a custom bike I like to have matching caps on gas tank & oil bag. In the new retro style, a young company called Nash Motorcycle offers this brass caps sold with weld-on vent fittings for venting tank into frame. Cap bung are machined out of mild steel for easy welding. You can order […]

A Pro-Street Frame Engineered To Endure

Mike Beland of A1 Cycles in Florida builds unusual bikes with a tendency to go to the extreme by putting in the same frame 2 engines and of course 2 drivelines (and making them work). From this experience Mike has a taste for frames with fat tubes and extra heavy wall thickness. So, no surprise […]

Independent Gas Tank Acquired By Bad Toys Holdings

Bad Toys Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: BTYH) announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire the assets of Independent Gas Tank Co. of Gilbert, AZ. Kyle Krejci, the former owner of Independent Gas Tank, will accept the position of General Manager of the newly acquired tank company as well as General […]

B’Cool Steel Fenders

Not all steel fenders are born equal. B’COOL Products is now offering their new FCF 200 Rigid Series fenders. They are CNC spun from 11 gauge cold rolled steel, fully TIG welded and metal finished. At 8.5" wide they offer exceptional fit and a look that will make others envious. Like all B’COOL fenders they are guaranteed not to split, spring, […]

Zeel Design 300 MM Tire Left Side Drive Kit

              Us, custom builders, we try all kind of new things, and each time we do it we create a new trend generating a new style of bikes. Remember the start of the fat tire kits craze with the 180 mm Avon tire? It’s not so long ago. Now, […]

New Vintage Brass Motorcycle Parts

            Italy has produced some of the best designs in the world. And it’s still happening because Italians are born with an extra designer gene. I love to go there and always keep an eye on everything new on their motorcycle scene and beyond. Alessandro Pacelli (ex OMP) from Kustom Tech based […]

SAS Simplified Air Suspension 2007 Innovation Product Winner.

CCCS Inc. (the company creator of the original Concealed Hand Controls Systems) has just finished the first round of production of the very innovative “Simplified Air Suspension” (SAS). As you can see the design is extremely clean, and the new features offered are going to ease installation and improve the riding experience.  The SAS doesn’t […]

ChopperShox Seat Shock System.

Yes, you can improve the riding experience on your Chopper or Bobber. A company in Nevada offers a patented Chopper “Air-Shox” system that has the look of an air bag but is a rubber cushion shock with an air reserve without the hassle of on-board compressor. This “Air Shox” system features an aluminum body that is 4" eye […]

Skintite Pro-Builders Fenders

How did you do these fenders? With some imagination and working from blanks to be able to cut our own wild ideas into metal. A company called B’COOL  Products manufactures cut or uncut fenders for all popular large tire applications up to and including the 330 mm Avon as well the new 280/40-20 and also […]

Hardstreet Saddle Bags For Fatboys And Softails

Since not many of us can own at the same time both a street bike and a dresser for the long trips (depending of where you live) to Daytona or Sturgis I think it’s a pretty good idea to offer saddle bags that you can mount on a Harley Fat Boy or Softail. A company called […]

Exclusive: New Air Suspension With No Compressor To Hide. No Hose To Run. Wow.

It’s called S.A.S. and it stands for “Simplified Air Suspension”. And it comes from the people of CCCS (Custom Cycle Control Systems, Inc), the ones who designed and created the first concealed handlebar controls with hidden master cylinders & cables inside good looking bars.  The name “Simplified Air Suspension” says it all & CCCS does […]

Rare Tikki Rigid Frame

Warning: shameless plug ahead. There are only 2 frames in existence with this configuration and a twisted curved downtube (look closer to see it). And you can only get this one because I keep the other one to build a custom bike for a (repeat) client. I know what to do with mine. A lot of different […]

Your Handlebar Vibration Free. Maybe.

  Every week, land on my desk a lot of weird, funny, sometime useful samples or objects (to all manufacturers, please stop sending me the best chrome polisher in the world). About this one, I don’t know. It’s called Vibe Free by a company called Ride Vibe Free. The promise is to cut handlebar vibrations […]

How To Make A Custom Motorcycle Seat

Every day, I receive numerous calls with requests about custom seats. Can you do one for me? (no, if I don’t have the bike with me). Can you do the seat pan? (no again, if I don’t have your bike with me). How much? (I don’t know because I don’t know what you want). Can you tell […]



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