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For all at Mooneyes Hot Rod and Custom show… I’m well jell

My two consecutive trips to Yokohama in 2010 and 2011 are amongst my favourite memories. In those days, bikers came from all over Japan to attend the Mooneyes show on their machines… and the car park at the conference centre where the event’s held was chocka with exotic vintage cycles. (Nowadays the show is strictly indoors only… shhh.) Both times I went, I was asked to present an award; a great honour… especially in 2011 when sculptor and all-round cool…

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Memphis Batwing Fairing Review

https://www.jpcycles.com/product/240-2746/memphis-shades-batwing-fairing First Look: While online looking at the details and structure of this fairing, I thought this fairing was going to be a huge waste of time and money, but I was completely wrong. Looking at it online, it seemed flimsy like it would shake and deform with any kind of wind resistance and that it would just look awful on the bike. Once I received it my thoughts completely changed it was so well made you could feel it…

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Four alleged stolen motorcycles recovered

Four allegedly stolen motorcycles have been recovered and 118 people charged on 342 offences following a four-day police operation in Logan, south of Brisbane. This follows similar police operations in Victorian and NSW last month where police seized 11 stolen motorbikes under investigations into motor vehicle theft and rebirthing. In Queensland, Operation Romeo-Velodrome ran over two weekends (May 10-11 and May 15-16) and involved officers from Logan District Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), Logan Tactical Crime Squad, General Duties police, Dog Squad,…

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2018 Honda CB1000r Review – Motorcycle Reviews Australia

I recently had a quick ride on the 2018 Honda CB1000r, so just a few initial impressions. Reading the news release and seeing the pics, even though I’m not a big Honda fan – I was intrigued.I had to see it in the flesh, and I wasn’t disappointed. This bike looks amazing and is adorned with a stack of great details and high-quality materials. The Honda CB1000r is by far the most impressive Honda I’ve seen in the showroom for years.…

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Motorcycles, Electronics, and Upgrades — Considerations and “How to do it Right”

This entry started from a posting I contributed to on the HDForums site. I decided to expand upon the various talking points there into a more full-fledged discussion about the hows, whys, and considerations of adding electronic gadgets to your ride. My experience involves a 2016 Harley-Davidson Heritage, so specific examples in this post may involve this particular maker and model. Let me add here, early, that I welcome suggestions or criticisms of any of the information I’ve posted here.…

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Regional Championship Registration Now Open – Motocross Article

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kayla Bolton(304) 284-0101[email protected] 2019 Regional Registration Now Open! Unlike the Area Qualifiers, to confirm your guaranteed spot or Alternate status at the Regional Championship, riders must pre-register with MX Sports by the deadlines below. The pre-registration processing fee for each class is $50 and is separate from the gate admission and race entry fee the track will require. If a rider does not pre-register, including riders with guaranteed positions, it will be assumed the rider is not…

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How Many Miles Is A Lot For A Motorcycle?

Your motorcycle has traveled a lot of miles. You’ve taken it through every highway and byway you can imagine. But how many miles is considered a lot for a motorcycle? And could it also be time to make a change (i.e.–oil change).? Let’s dive in a little deeper about your motorcycle’s mileage, what you can do when it reaches a certain point, and exactly how many miles constitutes “a lot” for a motorcycle. How Many Miles Is A Lot For…

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The Existential Pleasures of Fixing Things

Defective oil pressure sensor. An inexpensive part that sidelined an expensive standby generator, but if you replace it yourself, you save the service call charges and there’s no waiting for the repairman. Recently, our power went out. About ten seconds later the lights came back on when our standby generator fired up, so I went about my business working on The Kneeslider. Then a couple of minutes later, the lights went out again, but this time, they stayed out. That…

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Ducati Riding Experience Is Coming To America

Ducati is calling all of you Multistrada and adventure riders who would like to be a part of the legendary Ducati Riding Experience (DRE) Enduro program. The DRE, which has been held only in Europe up to this point, will be coming to the Flying Iron Horse Ranch in Utah this June, and space is limited so sign up fast because you never know if or when it will be back in the States again. This two-day, hands-on training program…

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EPPD: Dozens of arrests made during motorcycle gang crackdown on Cinco de Mayo weekend — Bikernet Blog

  EL PASO, Texas – El Paso Police made 35 arrests and issued 118 citations during a Cinco de Mayo crackdown on motorcycle gangs. Police released the figures Tuesday in response to an ABC-7 request for information. Several ABC-7 staffers and viewers noticed police pulling over groups of motorcyclists during the entire Cinco de Mayo holiday weekend. The three day operation from May 2nd to May 5th was “conducted in response to the large number of outlaw motorcycle gang members…

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Beautiful Day In Flagstaff Arizona • 05-18-2019

Taking a break and a nap in my ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters – DoubleNest hammock from the Overland Expo on a beautiful day at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff Arizona! Overland Expo: https://www.overlandexpo.comMap: https://goo.gl/maps/NrxHkkt7c1Yits3U9 Fort Tuthill County Park:http://coconino.az.gov/279/Fort-Tuthill-County-ParkMap: https://goo.gl/maps/BdyhjGmywVtZCtEE7 ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters – DoubleNest hammock:https://amzn.to/30sNfCx Riding For A Cure Where In The Hell Is Lone Star Rider? • Get a T-Shirt • Blog • Youtube • Photography Lone Star BBQ Trail • FaceBook • Twitter • Instagram • Pinterest • Google+ • Patreon Roadtrippers • Find Me Spot • All Trails • My Amazon Shop Send Stuff To My Address: Rex…

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Paradise, California Fire Lawyer to handle your losses Related to the Paradise Fire

November 19, 2018, For Immediate Release. The Law office of Norman Gregory Fernandez, a California law firm, will immediately begin to help victims of the Paradise Fire Disaster that has ravaged Paradise, California, and other areas in and around Paradise, by providing expert legal assistance. It has been reported that PG&E, the utility that handles the local area, reported a fire due to faulty equipment right before the fire broke out, and it is more likely than not that PG&E…

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FAMILY AFFAIR – ‘Zeus’ Drag Bike

Photography by Tadashi Kono Growing up as a kid, Kevin Busch always looked up to his Grandfather. You see, his Grandfather was a mechanic, fabricator and engine builder who had a passion for going fast. He used to build drag bikes in the 1950s and his JAP drag bike was one of his favourite builds, built and raced by him and few of his friends until 1960. “After 1960 the bike was taken apart as they had all moved onto…

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2018 Review Indian Dark Horse Chietain

Another riding season is upon us and needless to say I am super stoked to be riding the Indian Dark Horse Chieftain again and it is time for the 2018 Review Indian Dark Horse Chieftain.I arrived at Cycleworks Motorsports in Calgary on April 28,2018 to pick up the bike, Vince pulled my bike out into the middle of the showroom.I sat on it immediately and noticed the 2018 model had a few different features than the 2017.Vince and I were…

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New Editions | Zen Motorcyclist®

The article New Editions by Bud Miller was originally published on the “RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel” magazine website on 1/10/2019. “Your heart and my heart are very old friends.” —Hafiz A few years ago I wrote a column titled Four Legs, Two Wheels and a Grateful Heart (July/Aug ’15), in which I spoke of a new motorcycle and a new housemate (my dog Spud) that both came to me during a time when I was broken, physically and emotionally.…

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Future West Moto Presents the Friday Flight With Brent Worrall – Motocross Performance Magazine – Motocross Article

For over 20 years, Future West Moto has been committed to promoting and providing a safe place for our riders and families to enjoy the sport of Motocross. Through our outdoor Motocross and Indoor Arenacross riding schools, we are bringing top athletes in the sport to share knowledge, riding tips and instruction to the younger levels and new riders. From the ‘New Kid Beginner’ class to top National level Pro’s, we strive to ensure that our track officials, first aid,…

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Indian FTR 1200 Sport Video Review | | Motorcycle Reviews, Forums, and News

Buzz came back from the FTR press launch in Mexico all smiles. He said this bike was amazing, had a great time riding it and was blow away by the capability of the machine. We’ll be running his full new bike ride & review in issue 377 of American Iron, that hits newsstands on June 25. Here’s a quick video review Buzz did of the FTR 1200 S on location. Yeah, that’s our Editor in Chief putting a knee down…

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Off brief, on trend: A Yard Built XSR700 from Hookie

Any designer knows: sometimes you need to give your client what they need, rather than what they’ve asked for. When Yamaha asked Hookie Co. to customize an XSR700 for the Yard Built program, the brief was “Playful, sporty and classic.” Not feeling the throwback vibe, the Dresden-based team decided to build something modern—even slightly futuristic—instead. So they took inspiration from current motocross and flat track bikes to create the ‘Grasshopper.’ Two out of three ain’t bad, right? They sent a…

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Luggage Rack and Saddlebag Rail LED Light Bars    – Paisano Publications Blog

Luggage Rack and Saddlebag Rail LED Light Bars    Further expanding the product family, new fitments are now available! These hassle-free upgrades add an additional running and brake light that demands attention! Super bright 5mm LEDs are sealed behind a red or smoked lens, offering a seamless and sleek look. The plug and play units are installed with provided mounting hardware to the underside of the Harley-Davidson® Air Wing Luggage Racks/Saddlebag Rails, placing the light bars right at eye…

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Yamaha Joins Forces With American Flat Track for 2019

Yamaha and American Flat Track working together in an offical partnership. That’s great news for everyone involved – including the fans! Begin Press Release Yamaha to Partner with American Flat Track for 2019 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 15, 2019) – American Flat Track and Yamaha Motor Corp.proudly announced today a forging of an official partnership for the 2019 season. This partnership comes just two weeks after a historic night for the Atlanta and Southern California-based industry leader. Yamaha-backed Estenson Racing AFT Twins presented by…

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[Industry News] Why luxury automakers are rushing to make electric cars

What’s with all these luxury electric cars? The news from the Frankfurt Auto Show underway in Germany is that Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen’s Porsche and Audi will join Tesla and BMW in the luxury electric car segment Mercedes already has three electric models but Volkswagen’s plans raised eyebrows among industry watchers as manufacturers usually start off with a mid-priced electric vehicle (EV). However, the German companies had seen U.S.-based Tesla not only enter the EV industry with a luxury car but enter the auto industry that…

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Motorcycle Risk Management | Motorcycle Mojo Magazine

How the author became his own risk manager and started riding again. Story & Photos by John Lewis This is a story about my motorcycling journey: how I started, why I left and how I was able to come back to ride with greater joy and sense of adventure than I’d ever had before. On a sunny day in June, the midday traffic on the Metropolitan Autoroute in Montreal was pretty typical. It was moving along briskly – until it…

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