Archive for November, 2013

Breaking News. Harley-Davidson Reveals The Street 750 And Street 500 On An All-New Platform (Part 1)

A few minutes ago, in Milan, Italy on the eve of the EIMCA Show opening, Harley-Davidson revealed 2 new Dark Custom™ motorcycles designed for young urban riders around the world. The Harley-Davidson Street™ 750 and Street™ 500 motorcycles – the first all-new platform from Harley-Davidson in 13 years – are built for urban environments with […]

Custom Harley Blackline By Shaw Speed & Custom

You already know through my features that South Of England based Shaw Speed & Custom is not your average official Harley-Davidson dealer. Now in its 11th year, the dealership has won the prestigious Bar and Shield 6 times with the Shaw Speed Custom division collecting gold in many important European bike shows and even a […]

Custom Chrome Europe To Move In 2014 To New Headquarters With Ultra Modern Parts Warehouse

While Custom Chrome USA remains discreet, Custom Chrome Europe, the European market leader for the distribution of aftermarket custom parts and accessories for Harley-Davidson, continues its expansion by building near Bingen, Germany new headquarters and a much larger warehouse to offer better logistics to its clientele. The idea and concept behind the new corporate structure […]

LED Headlamp With Incorporated Front Turn Signals

With its incorporated LED front turn signal, the 7″ Phase 2 HedLED is looking like no other competitor headlamp. Because of high tech in technology – LED’s are drawing less current than an incandescent lamp – it will work as well on the high output system of a new Bagger than on an older Panhead […]

Nero MKII By Chinese Custom Builder Bandit 9.

When last February I published for the 1st time the work of Chinese Custom Builder Bandit 9, I expected quite a few negative or at least skeptical reactions regarding the quality of the featured bike. None… Proving that the negative attributes attached to Chinese manufacturing doesn’t necessarily affect its individual craftsmen. Since its creation in […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

US Motorcycle Sales Sharply Up in September. Only 1% For Year To Date. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) September on-highway motorcycle sales jumped 16.1% versus same month last year for a total of 26,110 units. Year to date (September 30), motorcycle sales are up only 1% for a total of 274,578 sold units. […]

Psychotic Batwing Fairing

A new twist for the iconic Harley-Davidson Batwing fairing. Custom Builder Greg Rice incorporated to it his own “Psychotic Hood Scoop” with LED lighting , then added 2 sets of bright LED’s turn signals for the result you see here. Fiberglass construction, white gel coated and ready to finish to your specifications. Sold complete with […]

Aluminum Chassis Kits For Sportster And Triumph. Made In Indonesia At Unbeatable Prices.

When you think custom motorcycles outside the United States, Indonesia is probably not a region coming to your mind. Surprise: in this 238 million people country, the world’s fourth most populous, there are custom builders with a passion for American V-Twin motorcycles, aftermarket part vendors and even a big show, the Kustom Show of Yogjakarta. […]

Harley-Davidson Screaming Eagle Tappets May Increase Durability By 25%

New Screamin’ Eagle® Tappets (P/N 18572-13, $249.95) from Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Accessories® are designed to deliver superior tappet life in high-performance Harley-Davidson Twin Cam and Sportster engine applications. Large, high-capacity needles in the roller bearing assembly improve reliability when operating with high-lift cams, high-pressure valve springs, and in high-RPM applications. The needle bearings are 25 […]