Used Or New: The 1st Bike Question Investigated

New or Used Motorcycle – It’s still the same old story, a fight for love and glory, a case of do or die.

Your first motorcycle is a huge commitment, and perhaps the first — and biggest — question is, “Used or new?”

New or Used Motorcycle

New or Used Motorcycle


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A Sit Down with Atomic Bob

An Interview with Atomic Bob

An Interview with Atomic Bob

Atomic Bob Interview

Question: What drew you to the whole motorkulture scene?

Atomic Bob: I’d say what drew me in to the entire scene falls on history. my ol’ man is my dealer that also got me hooked as a kid. he had me hooked on alcohol, nitro, and methanol at a young age! ha!! We spent weekends at the drag strip, flat track, road courses, dirt drags, go kart races. I was exposed to all types of motorsports, and even today cant say i like one facet of the gearhead lifestyle more than any other….bikes, cars, planes even! just gimme, all the time. [Read more…]

Meeting Kirsh Helmets at AIMExpo

Kirsh Helmets at AIMExpo

Atomic Bob stripes a Kirsh Lid at AIMExpo

Every so often you see something that pops out at you. At AIMExpo, it wasn’t just the Paint Slinger Shootout lids and the Championship of Americas‘ custom sleds, it was also the NEW American-made motorcycle helmets by Kirsh Helmets. [Read more…]

CARP DIEM Camping or Camping with your Motorcycle

A Grease + Gears Presentation from Commander Edge

Camping with your Motorcycle – This is everything you need (actually more) to camp or even crash on a hotel room floor when the hotel prices have doubled during popular motorcycle rallies.

CARP DIEM Camping or Camping with your Motorcycle

From a Grease + Gears Presentation from Commander Edge – This is everything you need for a comfortable night under the stars.

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The Flying Piston Builder’s Breakfast

SuspensionTechnologies & New-Line Engraving

Silent Auction: Custom Shock Jewelry by New-line Engraving and Suspension Technologies

The Flying Piston Builder’s Breakfast is a fund raiser with the proceeds going to vets with PTSD. The breakfast kicks off the first Sunday of the Sturgis rally on August 6th at 9:30am in the Buffalo Chip.

A silent auction produces the greatest part of the fund raising efforts. This year we have something special from New-line Engraving and Suspension Technologies shocks.

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New Logo: Kustom Kulture Artisan Show

Special thanks to Atomic Bob and Scout for producing the Kustom Kulture Artisan Show logo. Coming to a custom bike show near you. The Austin edition Kustom Kulture Artisan Show kicked off on June 7-11.

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Get the Broom Out – Indian Sweeps Sacramento Mile

May 21, 2017 – American Flat Track Twins presented by Vance & Hines. Bryan Smith Wins Again! He demonstrated his mastery of the Mile with a tactically brilliant victory aboard his No. 1 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by Allstate Scout FTR750.

The 5th round of this year’s 18-race American Flat Track Twins presented by Vance & Hines saw Bryan Smith passing the stripe 1st with Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750) and Brad Baker (No. 6 Indian Motorcycle Racing backed by Allstate Scout FTR750) following in succession.

Almost immediately, the Indian-mounted teammate/rivals ripped away from the rest of the Main Event field. They then waged an intra-team battle that alternately required pace, patience, slipstreaming and strategy for practically the entirety of the 25-mile distance.
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Indian Sweeps Arizona Mile

Indian Sweeps Arizona Mile

Indian Sweeps Arizona Mile

PHOENIX (MAY 15, 2017) – Indian Motorcycle Racing continued its dominance of the flat track with its second podium sweep of the season. Indian Motorcycle’s “Wrecking Crew” is living up to its legendary moniker as Bryan Smith, Brad Baker and Jared Mees finished 1-2-3, respectively.

After two red flags, and as the sun began to set, the AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines Main Event was reconfigured into a dramatic five-lap shootout. At the second and final restart, Baker again resumed his place at the front of the field and appeared well on his way to grabbing his first victory of 2017. Smith earned his second consecutive victory by ducking inside Baker with two laps remaining – edging him out by .057 seconds.

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Doug Danger jumps an Evil Kneivel’s Failed Jump – On the Sin-Central Pod-E

Marilyn Stemp helped get the Evil Knievel museum together. She knows everyone in the industry and helped to put the pieces together. Once Pat finds out that Marilyn has a direct line on t-shirts, he wheedles a Knievel t-shirt from Stemp. She talks about Knievel’s snake pit jump being recreated by Doug Danger at Buffalo Chip.

Interview with Marilyn Stemp

Marilyn Stemp is the publisher of the online magazine http://irontradernews.com/. She knows everybody and is at all the major rallys working her magic.

Questions for M. Stemp

We have a few questions:

  • You are instrumental in getting the Evil Kneivel revival happening – What’s going on with the museum?
  • Doug Danger will be on a EK bike. What are the details of the Buffalo Chip Jump
  • You are doing a benefit breakfast in Sturgis / Where will the proceeds go / Who will be attending

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Does Biker’s Choice Really have Brass Balls?

Why Yes, Biker’s Choice Really does have Brass Balls Parts!

Biker’s Choice Really have Brass Balls

Biker’s Choice Really have Brass Balls

Brass Balls Cycles has been honored with numerous awards for their customized motorcycles, including the AMD World Championships of Custom/Production Bike Building in 2011 and 2012. Dar Holdworth, President of Brass Balls Cycles, has taken his award winning motorcycle design and applied it to motorcycle parts and accessories.

In addition to the motorcycles they have built and customized for their customers, they have also crafted several bikes to support the troops.
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Joe Leonard, a 3-time AMA Grand National champion, 1932-2017

Joe Leonard passed away on April 27, 2017Joe Leonard passed away on April 27, 2017 in a San Jose, California, nursing home at the age of 84. A three-time AMA Grand National champion, he was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 1991 and in 1998 he was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

Leonard’s racing accomplishments were extremely rare, as the San Diego native won national championships on both two and four wheels.

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2017 Charlotte AFT Race Update – Indian takes Win

2017 Charlotte Race Results

Baker took pole position

Indian takes 1st & 2nd

2017 Charlotte AFT Race Results – Jared Mees captures victory for Indian Motorcycle Racing in American Flat Track Season opener at Daytona and then again took 1st in Atlanta but his teammate, Bryan Smith, took his Scout FTR750 to the top of the box on Saturday night in Charlotte.

Indian racer, Brad “the Bullet” Baker took the hole shot and held point for a total of 5 laps. But by lap 10 he was out.
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