Archive for August, 2012

Baddest Bagger Of Las Vegas. Saturday September 29th, 2012

New this year during Las Vegas Bikefest (September 27-30), the first annual “All Bagger” competition! Don’t miss your chance to claim your share of over $5,000 in cash and prizes a chance to have your Bagger featured in Urban Bagger and American Bagger Magazines! Check-in/Register for the Baddest Bagger Contest on Saturday, 8:00am – […]

Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run Defending Champion. Interview.

In one week, Bradford Wilmarth will be on the starting line of the Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run with his 1913 Excelsior Model 7 Twin Cylinder (only one gear.) Having won the first edition of the Cannonball in 2010, his machine will carry the number 1. The defending champion, a professional antique motorcycle restorer near Richmond VA, […]

Custom Honda KT-600 Motorcycle

This bike was featured in a recent episode of Discovery/Velocity Channel’s Cafe Racer TV Show and think it is a quite interesting contraption. It was built for actress Katee Sackhoff (both a tomboy and girl-girl personality) by a small shop I never heard about with the unexpected name of “Moto Classified”. It is based on a 1987 Honda […]

Big Bear Choppers Today

California based manufacturer of custom motorcycles Big Bear Choppers got its assets and trademarks (name and model designs) bought a few months ago by Simon Scott from Rage Hard Choppers. Simon Scott is an international businessman with interests in the USA, and Indonesia. The new company, now in San Bernadino, CA continues to manufacture Big […]

The New Harley-Davidson Burst Collection Of Contrast Tuxedo Black And Machined Aluminum

The new hard-edged Burst Collection from Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories presents a combination of tuxedo black and machined-aluminum finishes to create contrasting edges and light-enhancing machined patterns. The result is a visual statement that complements both classic and contemporary customizing styles. The Burst Collection components create an impact all by themselves, but can also be […]

Full Service. The New Pin-Up Painting By David Uhl.

David’s newest addition to the Pin-Up series is titled “Full Service”. This marks the first new Pin-Up piece since “Catch of the Day” was released and immediately sold out last October.      “Full Service” is now available as a hand-signed, numbered canvas giclee print edition.  Each print comes beautifully framed with a Certificate of Authenticity.  As […]

ZZ Top Is First Band Announced to Perform At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip 2013 Music Festival

The 2013 Sturgis Rally is so far away… But not for Buffalo Chip® owner Rod Woodruff who is already planning major acts to perform during his Sturgis annual musical festival set for August 2 -11, 2013. The Buffalo Chip® welcomes the legendary band ZZ Top as the first act confirming their appearance the Rally. Rock […]

The 2013 Victory Baggers Lineup

2013 Victory offerings thave been broken down into three categories, Victory Cruisers, Baggers, and Touring models. The Victory Baggers line is made of 4 different models. The Cross Country (with A Zach Ness version), the Cross Roads Classic and the Hard-Ball. The all feature: A strong two-piece, sand-cast, hollow aluminum frame that runs along the […]

Carl Brouhard Designed

These floorboards measures 18″ x 5″, are available in chrome or black and are also available as passenger floorboards in size 11.5″ x 3.5″. Can be mounted on all FL and FLST factory mounts. To perfectly complement these floorboards, these custom brake pedal pads replace the stock on 1980 and newer Touring models and 1986 […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Tax Revenue From Sturgis Rally Is Up.  Overall tax revenue from this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is up 4.9 percent compared to this time last year. Total revenue from the sales tax and tourism tax collected so far during the rally period is $1,183,042, compared to $1,127,552 a year ago. The South Dakota Revenue Department […]

Cool Custom Motorcycles And Hot Centerfolds In 2013 Iron & Lace Calendar

Again, the 2013 edition of the Iron & Lace Calendar features a 16-month look at some of the top custom motorcycles photographed by photographer Jim Gianatsis. In it, the winners of the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show’s Bike Championship winners: Jim Giuffra and the AFT Customs Girls’ Best of Show winner ‘Sentoh” based on a legendary […]

2012 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run

This year, participants to the coast to coast Cannonball Endurance Run are going to prove the capabilities of pre-1930s motorcycles that laid silent for decades. They are going to re-affirm the pioneering spirit of America by traveling across the country as they did nearly a century ago. The endurance run will begin September 7 in Newburgh, […]

Harley-Davidson EZ Tour-Pak Lid Catch

The new EZ Tour-Pak® Lid Catch (P/N 53000195, $14.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® self-aligns the Tour-Pak lid on Harley-Davidson Touring models for more convenient closure. This easy-to-install kit eliminates the need to shift the position of the lid because the latches line up perfectly every time. Simply close the lid and latch it down. […]

Harley V-Rod Muscle Headlight Adaptor

In case you didn’t know, the way the Harley V-Rod Muscle is conceived, you can’t just remove the stock headlight and bolt-on an after-market one. Thanks to Headwinds, a leader in custom headlights, now you can choose and install a new custom headlight from the very wide selection available for other Harley models. Easy-to-install, this […]

Speed Demon By Abnormal Cycles

They are cool, they are very friendly, they are enthusiast, they are loud, they work very hard, they have a ton of talent, they possess the extra gene of quality design and an extraa sense for detail finesse, they sing in group to celebrate all their bike show victories on the European & American bike […]

New Rider Footboard Heel Guard From Harley-Davidson

The new Rider Footboard Heel Guard (P/N 50500225, $64.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® can help riders avoid damaged boots and hours of cleaning melted rubber scuff marks from the exhaust shield. Mounted to the right-side rider footboard, the curved shape of the Rider Footboard Heel Guard keeps the boot heel away from the exhaust […]

Confederate Returns to Bonneville Armed With X132 Hellcat Combat Prototype

This X132 Hellcat Combat prototype was commissioned by and handcrafted for James Hoegh of Sunbury, Pennsylvania.. Hoegh will pilot this machine in his quest to set a land speed record this weekend in the APF 3000 category at the 2012 BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials on the Bonneville Salt Flats. The prototype X132 Hellcat Combat is […]

Antique Motorcycle Club of America and Antique Motorcycle Foundation Come Together to Support Education

The Antique Motorcycle Club of America Inc. (AMCA) and the Antique Motorcycle Foundation Inc. (AMF) have announced the establishment of the Old Iron Grant Program to promote the preservation of antique motorcycles. The AMCA will administer the grant approval process, while the AMF will provide funding of up to $5,000 per year. The program is […]

Like A Harley Rider In A Candy Store

The big news in the 2013 Harley-Davidson lineup may not be the new Street Bob, CVO Breakout or CVO Road King, but the Hard Candy Custom™ colors (Lucky Green Flake, Coloma Gold, Red) that you can now order as original equipment paint. Harley got inspired again by custom builders who during the last 10 years […]

New 2013 CVO Road King. First Road King With Factory-Installed Audio System.

The CVO™ Road King® combines the largest displacement V-Twin engine offered by Harley-Davidson (Twin Cam 110″) with the innovative Vented Wind Splitter windshield and the first audiosystem offered on a Road King® model, for unmatched touring performance, comfort and custom exclusivity. Production will be limited to approximately 3,650 units assembled at the Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations […]

A Letter From Keith Terry At Terry Components.

“We are pleased to announce a recent change within the Terry Components Company. As resident of Terry Components Inc, on August 7, 2012 I officially concluded the sale and transfer of the Terminal Velocity -3 Fuel Management System product line to Rick Ball, President of RC Components Inc. The Terminal Velocity-3 (TV-3) brand name will […]

Joke Of The Week

A newlywed farmer and his wife were visited by her mother, who immediately demanded an inspection of the place. The farmer had genuinely tried to be friendly to his new mother-in-law, hoping that it could be a friendly, non-antagonistic relationship. All to no avail though, as she kept nagging them at every opportunity, demanding changes, offering […]

Saddlemen Motorcycle E-Pak. A Pouch Letting You Operate Your Personal Electronic Device.

Saddlemen just released the new E-Pak, a specialized pouch designed to house your personal electronics device on the go. The E-Pak holds your device in a sleek pouch with a large plastic window that allows you to operate a touch screen with a bare finger or electrostatic-transmitting gloves. While designed to fit most modern smart […]

Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Paint Scheme And Commemorative Badges

To continue a tradition of commemorating the history of the Motor Company and to celebrate 110 years of classic motorcycles and as a rolling tribute to this milestone, Harley-Davidson is producing a limited run of 110th Anniversary Editions of select 2013 models. Each 110th Anniversary Edition model Harley-Davidson is serialized and feature the exclusive paint […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson’s Holiness In The Motorcycle World.  The company’ announced Monday that Pope Benedict XVI will bless its bikes at the Vatican next June as part of the Milwaukee manufacturer’s 110th anniversary. Amen. Less Harley-Davidson Anniversary Motorcycles To Celebrate 110th Anniversary. The number of limited 110th Anniversary edition bikes is about half what it was for the 105th […]

Harley-Davidson Artist Scott Jacobs To Run The 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run

Officially-licensed artist Scott Jacobs will be participating to the 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Race on his fully-restored 1926 Harley-Davidson J. He will join over 70 other riders of pre-1930 motorcycles from 22 states and 10 foreign countries to Attempt the 3956-Mile run that begins in Newburgh, NY on Friday, September 7, 2012 and finishes in […]