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My Street Glide’s stock OEM horn had finally given up the ghost for good. What had at least passed for a lame flock of ducks had deteriorated into the bleating of a lone ewe then finally a frog and then … Continue reading
Gasket Installation Techniques and Considerations In these tough economic times, many riders are choosing to service their bikes at home rather than take them to their local shop or dealership. This can be a way to save a few bucks … Continue reading
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A check of the paperwork revealed that a few weeks ago, literally 13 years to the day that I first got the front end for my FXR back from Race Tech, I ‘d sent it in again – for the … Continue reading
Installed back in 1994, the 22amp Cycle Electric charging system on my 1986 FXR had finally given up the ghost by the end of the 2010 riding season. The packing in the regulator had started to melt and drip from … Continue reading
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Pete Hilton of Hilton Guitars…… I moved around a bit and played lots of music. It wasn’t until the late 90′s when I was living in Washington D.C. that I started researching more about the instrument and also doing a … Continue reading
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With all the part’s and accessories available today, you might wonder who makes some of this cool stuff? A lot comes from the big manufacturers, but a large percentage comes from entrepreneurs, like Tom Hinderholtz, owner of AutoGem. For over … Continue reading
Not that I needed to upgrade Project FLHX’s rear suspension bits mind you. I had installed a fine set of shock absorbers on the Shiny Penny earlier in the year courtesy of Suspension Technologies. They worked well, looked outstanding in … Continue reading
If you’ve got a bike with a 39mm Narrow Glide front end (Dyna or Sportster) and want to have a proportionate fairing that has the capability of providing musical entertainment and protection from the elements, Hoppe Industries has just what … Continue reading
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A crossover helmet for street……. A student of human habits and behavior, I’ve noticed full-face helmets are increasingly the choice of protection many riders choose when riding an unfaired bike.
These foot pegs were made by a guy I considered a friend, who passed on a few years ago. Johnny Chop was a motorcycle builder/fabricator i met back when he worked for Chica Custom Cycles and I worked for American … Continue reading
I like my old comfortable junk. There are some things that just kind of mold themselves to your person after years of contact and develop the patina that can only be achieved through use, abuse and time. You can’t buy … Continue reading
Another unique product from DOUGZ Custom in La Crosse, Wisconsin, the ‘Donster’ skull is a direct bolt-on for H-D touring models. Now you can replace that plain backrest mounting plate with the ‘Donster’ skull. It comes to you with a … Continue reading
Due to the overwhelming success of JIMS® new Welded Handcrafted Covers, these RawCut & Welded designs are now available in black! Born from the same precision-machined quality you would expect from JIMS, these covers will update your bike to a … Continue reading
Milan, Italy, May 17, 2012 – Pirelli brings around 1800 tires to each grand prix, but the destiny of these tires is mapped out long before they arrive at the circuit. The tires for each race are made in a … Continue reading
We know two riders, friends, who both travel long distances, both of whom had never expressed any interest in windshields. When Windvest came out with these low key affairs, I was intrigued and asked them if they’d pick out units … Continue reading
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To learn more about Pete Hilton and his instruments, you can visit his website: Hilton Guitars…
Pingel Enterprise now offers Fuel Injection to Carburetor Conversion Gas Tank Fitting Kits.
Super-Secret Operative Holdsworth relayed this mission critical information from France, home of the Freedom Fries. This is written in Franco_English, so excuse the accent….read on!
yep, it’s sexy, it’s the.….. JIMS Touring Model Steering Head Lock Nut Wrench …the new JIMS® Steering Head Lock Nut Wrench No. 977 designed for H-D Touring models.
Add some style and performance to your Harley-Davidson® with a set of mufflers from Python. These 4” slip-on mufflers have billet tips and use an innovative baffle technology that features 2” baffles which provides free-flowing exhaust.
Luke sends us this from Feuling, good news for those of us with fiscal blues! FEULING has designed its Econo performance Beehive valve springs to handle up to 585in lift camshafts, while costing less than other comparable springs. The Feuling … Continue reading
The Eastwood Company has engineered a revolutionary, new Spot Weld Kit that produces professional spot welds using just a MIG welder. This first-of-its-kind kit combines Spot Weld Pliers and a unique Spot Weld Nozzle to help do-it-yourselfers produce full-penetration, OE-look, … Continue reading