Archive for November, 2012

New 18″ Road Winder Wheel In Cut Black Gloss Finish For Harley-Davidson Touring Models.

The new 18-inch Cut Back Gloss Black Road Winder™ Custom Wheel (P/N 43300064, $749.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® features directional spokes for the look of forward motion even while standing still. The slim spokes open the wheel visually, and showcase the available matching brake rotors and sprocket. The durable gloss black finish is cut […]

Hard Work Video. The Gear Heads.

In Austin, Texas at Revival Cycles  2 guys find expression in the realm of motorcycling, customizing mainly vintage European and Asian bikes in an out-of-use former commercial kitchen turned into a custom fabrication shop… They were approached by a small company called Helm whose business is to handcraft classic boots with an historic design inspiration. […]

Bluetooth Enabled Motorcycle Gloves

This post about Bluetooth technology to help bikers answer calls, play their music, etc without removing their gloves. Inside this professionally designed glove is the removable Bluetooth control module that serves as the “brain” that pairs to phone and music devices, allowing motorcycle enthusiasts to become real-time controllers of Bluetooth smart products such as iPhones […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® To Be Featured On The Travel Channel In 3 Hour Long Specials

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, legendary mega camping resort and world class entertainment complex, will be featured in 3 new hour long specials premiering on the Travel Channel over the next three weeks beginning this Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 9:00PM Eastern Standard. During the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally the Buffalo Chip hosts the majority of […]

US Government Report. Motorcycle Death And Injuries Cost $16 Billion. But Helmet Laws Dropped From The List On 10 Most Wanted Safety Improvements.

While 439,678 motorcycles were sold in the U.S. 2010, the report states there were 82,000 injuries and 4,502 deaths. The average cost for a fatal crash was estimated at $1.2 million, while the cost for injuries ranged from $2,500 to $1.4 million depending upon the severity ( In 2011, approximately 440,899 motorcycles and scooters were […]

If You Are Into Antique Motorcycles

An address you must know if you are looking for authenticity and high quality workmanship for your antique bike, including Harley-Davidson, Indian, Thor, Yale, Pope , Flying Merk, Sears, etc. Located in Oregon, Antique Moto Smith makes faithful reproduction , tanks, saddles and toolboxes for early motorcycles. And their work is superb. Check them out.

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame Unveiling Extension Concept Drawings

The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is excited about the initial response to concept drawings of an expanded museum that were released at a public meeting in Sturgis on Monday. The concept drawings were created by Forefront Design, a Rapid City firm hired by the City of Sturgis, the Sturgis Area Chamber of […]

Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration Tickets

The 110th Anniversary Celebration in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is set for August 29-Sept 1, 2013 and tickets are for sale on Monday December 17, 2012 beginning at 8 a.m. Central time. HOG Members can get their tickets early Monday December 10, 2012 at 8 a.m. also Central Time. Events include fan-organized rides to Milwaukee, a parade, […]

Get The Exact Performance Exhaust Sound You Want For Your Motorcycle. Just Read And Listen Before Buying.

Choosing a custom motorcycle exhaust. Easy from an aesthetic point of view. Relatively easy from a performance point of view if you deal with a major manufacturer who will give you very reliable data for your Harley-Davidson model. What about the sound? In its new website S&S Cycle gives you the opportunity to listen to […]

The Halcyon. A New Stylish Small Displacement Motorcycle Celebrating One Of Last Century’s Best Design.

Founders of Janus Motorcycles Devin Biek and Richard Worsham are absolutely right when they state than many men & women who may not see themselves as “bikers” love the freedom, joy, and mobility that a moped or small motorcycle allows. They also think that small displacement 2-wheelers, ranging from 125 to 250 cc’s, may progressively bring […]

Highway To Hell By Artist Larry Grossman

A new art print titled “Highway to Hell” from the mad creative mind of artist Larry Grossman. The setting is Vic’s Bar on Highway 666 (in the Twilight Zone perhaps…), where bad-ass bikers and hot babes look on in astonishment as a crazed, hell-bound undead dude on a smokin’ chopper blazes right past them Sized […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

In India Harley-Davidson Launches Its Locally Assembled Fat Bob Model. It’s the 6th Harley model assembled in Indian under the completely knockdown (CKD) program. Bikes are imported in parts and assembled in India at the company’s facility at Bawal province of State of Haryana. This method of importation with local assembly allows for a more […]

Mustang Seats. How They Are Made.

Al Simmons, who founded Mustang in 1980, tells a brief history of Mustang Seats and how they are made in New England.

Zipper’s Performance Products Launches A New Website

Accurate website coding, visual design appeal and quality of items cross referencing are a must to give users a satisfying online experience and to get a chance to turn web surfers into customers. Today, if they want to remain competitive in the digital world, most website owners have to revamp their websites at least every […]

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Student Build Challenge Kicks Off It’s 4th Annual Motorcycle Build Educational Program.

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Student Build Challenge™ kicked off it’s 4th annual motorcycle build educational at Brown High School in Sturgis South Dakota. As part of the program, students will transform a 2012 Harley-Davison® Road King donated by Black Hills-Harley Davidson, into a one of a kind, show quality custom bike. The new custom bagger will […]

Just Another New Hand-Built Boardtrack Racer…

The pre 30’s boardtrack motorcycle continues to inspire custom builders. Of course, the objective is not to race on motordromes –  or murderdromes – with 45-degree pitch corners. It’s all about nostalgia and a naked style where a motorcycle is a 2-wheel powerful machine that doesn’t need any add-ons or embelishment to go fast down […]

Christmas Gifts. 10 New Images From The Harley-Davidson Vault. 25% Off On Cyber Monday November 26.

Just in time for the holiday season, and only for a limited time, the Harley-Davidson Museum is releasing 10 new images from its archives and making them available for purchase on Harley-Davidson Images These limited prints are a mix of photographs and vintage advertisements and are available for purchase for the first time ever. On […]

The Sub-Culture Of Custom Bike Building

See custom builders prepare their hand built new machines before competing in last October 2012 Las Vegas BikeFest “Artistry In Iron” competition. The winner was Yaniv Evans with the bike I featured HERE.

Good Bye Larry Hagman (1931-2012)

Actor Larry Hagman, who created one of television’s iconic villains with the treacherous J.R. Ewing of “Dallas,” died Friday November 24. He was 81. Larry was back in his beloved Dallas series, re-enacting the iconic role of J.R. Ewing he loved most. Hagman died at a Dallas hospital of complications from cancer.. Larry loved motorcycles, reason […]

New Street-Legal Harley-Davidson Touring Mufflers Tuned For Deep Tone And Strong Performance

The new Screamin’ Eagle® Street Cannon Performance Slip-On Mufflers (P/N 64900186, $389.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® are tuned to give Harley-Davidson® Touring models an exhaust note with extra-deep bass – a rumble that will enhance that famous Harley sound yet preserve peace with the neighbors.

Spectro Answers Your Engine Oil Questions.

Question: I’ve had a new quart in a never opened plastic quart bottle in my shed for about 6 or 7 years. The shed is in a location with hot summers and cold winters. Can I use it? Does engine have a shelf life? Answer: As long as the bottle is sealed, the oil shelf life […]

Exhaust Tips For 1″ 3/4 Pipes

The little detail that will make a set of pipes go from nice to cool. These tips just slide inside your 1″ 3/4 pipes, then you secure them using the supplied 6-32 stainless steel screws and nuts (drilling required.) Made out of aluminum with a black hi-temperature black powdercoated ring. Made in America. Sold by […]

Steve McQueen’s Husqvarna To Headline Bonhams Las Vegas Auction

Bonhams, the premiere auction house most closely associated with all things Steve McQueen, will be offering the Hollywood icon’s very own ‘Husky’ at its 3rd annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction in January 2013 at the Bally’s Hotel & Casino Through best friend Bud Ekins, McQueen became associated with Triumph in the 1960s. But when the […]

Harley-Davidson Stealth Luggage Rack For Touring Models

The new Stealth Tour-Pak® Luggage Rack (P/N 53000242 Chrome, P/N 53000247 Gloss Black; $239.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® adds flowing style and protects the lid of Harley-Davidson Tour-Pak luggage. Its six cantilevered aerodynamic rails appear to float above the center spar, imparting a lighter-than-air profile. Hidden mounting hardware adds to the clean design. The Stealth […]

New RSD Maven Women’s Leather Jacket

A maven is a trusted expert in a particular field who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. It also proved to be the perfect name for the first women’s leather jacket from Roland Sands Design. The team at RSD has taken all the knowledge gained from producing instant classics for the men’s market with their […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Norton Motorcycles Prepares For Production Of U.S. Models With Receipt of EPA Certificate of Conformity. Norton Motorcycles reached its most important U.S. milestone this week with receipt the EPA’s Certificate of Conformity for its model year 2013 Commando 961 series of motorcycles. With the approval in hand, the EPA’s certification process for the U.S. of the […]

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