Archive for November, 2015

Samurai Style Harleys Made In Switzerland By Bächli Harley-Heaven

Twenty five years ago, who could have imagined that the Japanese way of customizing v-twin motorcycles would strongly influence the worldwide custom motorcycle scene? Zero engineering, established in 1992 in Okazaki, Japan can be credited for exporting throughout the world their uncompromising style, beauty and details. A vintage style with minimum parts, little or no […]

New From RC Components. The RCX Hellbenders 2 Into 2 Header System.

The RCX Hellbenders are the newest system added to the RCX Exhaust product line. This 2-into2 header system features interesting engineering and design. Unlike anything you’ve seen on the market today it offers smooth radius bends that are surrounded by 2.5″ heat shields that flow into two 3.0” mufflers, The RCX Hellbenders are available with […]

Davida Introduces New Rich Nut Brown Leather Helmet Interiors

Every Davida helmet, whether it’s a Jet, Ninety 2, Speedster or Classic, in every one of the 100 different Davida Colors, can now be fitted with our new beautifully rich Nut Brown leather lining. Davida’s luxurious fully leather lined helmets use only the best aniline through dyed leather hides. Using aniline through dyed leather means […]

Norton Motorcycles. A Solid Come Back Story?

In 2008, entrepreneur Start Garner bought legendary British motorcycle manufacturer Norton. Buying norton took only 4 days from decision to deal completion. Garner got all the bike parts, 4 prototype bikes and all intellectual property rights. Reportly for a price in the single millions from a group of Americans (Norton had 3 different owners between […]

The METZELER Heritage Range

METZELER confirms its heritage by adding vintage and classic tires along with the new SPORTEC™ Klassik to its North American product range, blending a timeless look and modern performance. METZELER, on the road since 1892, re-introduces key tire lines for owners of classic and vintage motorcycles in North America. New this year, the SPORTEC™ Klassik […]

Racing Inspired Adjustable Levers For V-Twins

PSR products are built for performance, inspired by and designed with racers and riders in mind. These levers for Harleys – or any V-Twins using 1” bars – easily adjust lever to the individual more comfortable reach. CNC Machined from high quality aluminum. Available in Black, Chrome, or Contrast Black. Sold in pairs & individually. Single […]

Bonneville Vanishing? Not In Brian Darwas’ New Hot Rod Documentary.

It’s no secret that the salt levels at Bonneville are being rapidly depleted through mineral mining in the area. Brian Darwas wanted to show the hard work, dedication, and passion that goes into not only building a car for Speedwell, but the lengths the drivers go to to get their cars out to the salt […]

Custom Harley Street 750.

Rebuilt by Tony Prust, owner of Analog Motorcycles, this Harley Street 750 looks to me like the type of rugged scrambler that a hipster would love to ride in the city during the week and on country roads during the weekend. The tech sheet below and labor time will probably put the affordable H-D 750 […]

Tank Speed Lines For Victory Baggers

Victory® baggers sport long gas tanks with smooth-flowing body lines, and the all-new Tank Speed Lines from Küryakyn® flaunt the curves to perfection. These distinct accents bring dimensional depth to the tank’s concave sides, enhancing the streamlined profile for a sleek “speed line” effect. Designed to coordinate with the factory chrome trim and the entire line […]

2015-2016 Triumph Bonneville Reborn Tour Schedule

* Denotes an off-site event. All other events will be held at a Triumph dealership.

Happy Thanksgiving

Indian Scout® Sixty Accessories

The entire lineup of existing Indian® Scout® Accessories can be used on the Scout® Sixty along with new model-designed accessories that match the blacked-out frame, further complementing the riding experience. Each accessory produced is only sold after rigorous development and testing equivalent to that done on the production motorcycles. They come with a warranty when […]

New Grips Collection By Precision Billet

Precision Billet rolls out a new line of custom grips. They leave room for customization by allowing the customer to choose the end cap inlay. The initial launch includes the Darkside, Bad Axe and Exotic with 48 more edition to follow in late Spring. Each of the bagger grips will be wrapped in a top-quality […]

Buffalo Chip Challenge™ Custom Motorcycle Build and Scholarship Program Registration Open To Black Hills Students

Black Hills area high school students are invited to apply for a position in the prestigious Buffalo Chip Challenge 2016 custom motorcycle build program with a chance at $8,500 in scholarships. Students accepted will learn valuable mechanical skills and customization techniques through hands-on instruction from industry professionals at Dakota V-Twin and Baggster, both in Spearfish. The class […]

In My Mailbox

No week passing by without getting some strange, weird or xxxx emails. Below an example. Cyril “ Hi I am David originally from Seattle, retired and living in my wife’s home town, Chiang Mai, Thailand. I need some expertise in how to do something for my Motorcycle. First let me explain Harley’s or anything of […]

The Brake Master Cylinder Bleeding Solution By JIMS®

Bleeding the brakes from air. Easy or a pain… JIMS® Master Cylinder Bleeding Solution is designed to allow the technician to draw a vacuum on the hydraulic system. This is accomplished by using specially designed lids with an air fitting which, when connected to a vacuum bleeder, pulls air out of the hydraulic system. The […]

Super Hooligans Flat Track Race In Las Vegas. Results.

Because most of you has shown interest in these Super Hooligans Flat Track Race last Saturday November 21 in Las Vegas in which for the 1st time 5 slightly modified Indian Scouts were on the starting line, below are the results.

Polaris Chairman & CEO Scott Wine Receives IAVA Award For Ongoing Support Of Newest Generation Of Military Veterans

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) presented Polaris Chairman and CEO Scott Wine, a U.S. Navy veteran, with the 2015 IAVA Civilian Leadership Award in recognition of Victory Motorcycles’ contributions as a strategic partner to IAVA. Wine, a 1989 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, received the award at the ninth annual IAVA Heroes […]

Sturgis. Judge’s Ruling Clears The Road for Fort Meade Way Construction

Yesterday, Circuit Judge Jerome Eckrich denied an application for a Writ of Mandamus filed by a group opposing completion of Fort Meade Way. The Meade County road project offers an alternative route between I-90 Exit 37 and Highways 34 and 79, connecting Fort Meade Veterans Hospital, Bear Butte, and the rally campgrounds and concert venues […]

Old Speedway Racer Inspired Triumph

Vic Jefford and wife Lin are well known throughout the European custom building world. After 15 years of wrenching one-off bikes, of crisscrossing the old continent to show them and collecting shelves of gold trophies, their most recent creation featured here may be the one giving their UK Destiny Cycles shop an international notoriety. Most […]

Ken’s Factory Neo-Fusion One-Piece Riser Clamp and Matching Dog Bone Risers

As a prototype, this setup was adorning Ken Nagai’s most recent winning custom bikes. And now the Neo-Fusion style One-Piece Riser Clamp and Billet Dog Bone Risers s available for purchase. Old, tried and true meets new and improved. The Neo-Fusion One-Piece Riser Clamp for stock H-D ‘Glide model applications with 1” bars. Featuring • […]

Flashback. 1971 Harley FX.

1971. The first year of the Harley FX Series. FX meant. “Factory Experimental” Harley-Davidson styling director Willie G. Davidson designed it as the first factory custom motorcycle..” Because of the weird Bobtail section ) borrowed from the Sportster , the experimentation got a cold reception from the press and from Harley fans. This model was […]

Frame Filler Grill and Firewall Plate For Your Touring Harley

To complete the look of your Bagger or FLH Harley-Davidson model 94-to present, Covingtons Customs manufactures a Front Frame Filler Grill and Firewall Plates to fill the the unsightly gap under the seat. The front grill is sold in chrome. The plates are sold in several design: finned, diamond or dimpled designs, in chrome or […]

Riding On The Most Dangerous Road

In Nepal, an Annapurna 2-way road between Besisahar and Manang with the reputation to be the most dangerous in the world. People with vertigo issues should not think about trying to ride it.

Reveal Of The RSD-Built Indian Scout Sixty Super Hooligan Racers

Yesterday evening November 19 at 7.30 p.m. at the Port Of Los Angeles, in the presence of top Indian executives, of members of the press and of select VIP’s, 5 Roland Sands Design (RSD) built custom Indian Scout Sixty Hooligan bikes were revealed. It was followed by a live demonstration of the 5 Scout Sixty […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley Davidson CEO Wants Net-Zero Greenhouse Emissions By 2050. Many influential CEO’s have already committed to a global goal of net-zero greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 and urged other business leaders to match this ambition by committing to bold long-term targets. Harley-Davidson joined the group of the world’s biggest car and motorcycle makers who promised to make bold […]