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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
This gallery contains 17 photos.
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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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.
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
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
BillB, Prideful West Coast Operative writes in and shares….. Just spreadin’ a little west coast pride. Yeah, I know the article says that the #1 pizza comes from Staten Island BUT – the second best is about 4 miles from … Continue reading
Background: I didn’t like always having to take my DSLR out if I wanted decent quality images. I always walk around with a camera and was looking for an alternative to my DSLR or having to resort to using my … Continue reading
Because of the many unique and powerful benefits of Pine Pitch, Montana Pitch-Blend has been the professional’s choice in premium leather care for nearly 30 years now…. so says the Montana Pitch-Blend Company
Manufacturer’s are learning that when a product is submitted to 45dgree for use & review – it gets used & reviewed. We are not going to simply tell our viewers that the part/product was installed with “no problem ” and … Continue reading
Progressive says: Finally an inexpensive and easy to install solution to the handling challenges faced by most touring models. Does not hang below the frame or impede ground clearance. Keeps motor/swingarm assembly aligned with chassis without introducing unnecessary vibration to … Continue reading
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Whats the best accessory you’ve gotten for your shop this winter? Did you buy it direct from the manufacturer, did you buy it online? How did you hear about it?
Crossing from Long Beach to Las Vegas on a hot dusty, dry day in August- by the time I got to Barstow I felt I was going blind. My eyes had dried out, something fierce and I couldn’t seem to … Continue reading
As time has gone on, I think we’d all agree – Trikes have become more numerous on the road for a whole host of reasons both demographic and engineering based. There are both a lot more people considering trikes as … Continue reading
I said, “Yes, please, I’d like a big bike, with a tourpak and hard bags.” To which Jen Gruber, Harley-Davidson’s Product Communications Manager, responded, “Not a problem. We can do that.”
I had my first GPS experience this past Spring, and I have to admit that it was a positive one. Having to navigate around Northern California for a week is a daunting task for an East Coaster without GPS. Having … Continue reading
Recording the activities we pursue has never been more popular. Cell phones that shoot both stills and video (the iPhone for example) are pretty commonplace and many of us who are digitally oriented support our own “content streams”: blogs, web … Continue reading