Medaza Cycles’ Rondine – a new World Champion

Medaza Cycles' Rondine wins FreeStyle Class

Medaza Cycles’ Rondine wins FreeStyle Class

While innovation has always been a hallmark of the World Championship of Custom Bike Building, the 10th anniversary of the show reached a new level. Held for the first time in Europe, at the Big Bike Europe Expo in Essen, Germany, the Championship showcased motorcycles, scooters, trikes and sidecar outfits. Among the power units being employed by the 105 competitors were not only American V-twins, but also Italian singles and V-twins, Japanese multis and singles, a diesel, an engine from a Honda generator and even a 1920’s boat engine. With entries from 23 countries there were a total of 122 machines in five classes. [Read more…]

ROAD 2 SMOKE OUT FILM IS LIVE

ROAD 2 SMOKE OUT Our friends @ the Smoke Out 14 are out crowdsourcing for their new lifestyle film, which is called The ROAD 2 SMOKE OUT and is a new film from Zack Coffman, Producer of Choppertown. It’s highlighted on the Indiegogo site. [Read more…]

Polaris’ First Quarter Profit Jumps 26 Percent

1104-hbkp-01-z+polaris-acquires-indian-motorcyclei+polaris-logoSnowmobile and ATV maker Polaris Industries Inc. announced that its first quarter profit rose 26 percent as a huge jump in snowmobile and rising off-road vehicle sales offset weaker sales of on-the-road vehicles.

Despite concerns about customer “timidity” because of U.S. payroll tax increases, as well as economic risks in North America and Europe, Polaris raised its outlook for the year. It said new products should help fuel growth in the second half of the year.

The Minneapolis company’s net income from January through March was $75.5 million, or $1.07 per share, compared with $60.1 million, or 85 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue grew 11 percent to $745.9 million.
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Motorcycle Industry Council Launches ‘Revive Your Ride! Win Big Spring Giveaway’

112355micrevive_00000062762The Motorcycle Industry Council has announced the launch of its Fourth Annual Revive Your Ride! Win Big Spring Giveaway.

From now through June 30, the powersports promotion offers customers a chance to win one of 50 aftermarket prizes and gift certificates — worth a total of more than $30,000.  To enter, customers must visit a participating dealership or retailer, get a unique entry code that can be posted on Revive Your Ride! posters, and enter online at reviveyourride.org. There are eight gift certificates totaling [Read more…]

Saddlemen Releases 2013 Catalog for Harley-Davidson Applications

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Saddlemen has released its 2013 Catalog for Harley-Davidson applications. The catalog features Saddlemen seats, luggage, and accessories for most Harley-Davidson models.

The 2013 catalog features a multitude of new additions to the Saddlemen family. In addition to several updated applications for 2012 and 2013 bike models, the catalog covers [Read more…]

2013 AMD WORLD & EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP CONFIRMED ENTRANTS

AMD World Championship of Custom Bike BuildingBig Bike Europe sees the acclaimed AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building coming to Europe for the first time. The Championship is featuring over 130 of the year’s finest custom bikes from 23 countries, this unique and never to be seen again display will showcase some of the world’s greatest motorcycle design and engineering. It is a ‘must-see’ for any trade professional or rider who is serious about motorcycle modification and performance.

Big Bike Europe is the all-new expo concept dedicated to the large displacement motorcycle [Read more…]

Custom Bikes on Pinterest

Custom Bike Shows on Pinterest

Custom Bike Shows on Pinterest

Want to see more pictures of custom bikes? Biker Pros produces the Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show, Ultimate Builder, Bike Time Extreme Custom Bike Show and Harley-Davidson’s AMD Invitational Custom Bike Show. Check them out at http://pinterest.com/custombikeshows/

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Ridewright Wheels Awards

50 SPOKE “Fat Daddy” Awards

Ridewright Wheels

50 SPOKE “Fat Daddy” Awards

Ridewright Wheels is awarding a set of The Original 50 SPOKE “Fat Daddy” Wheel to one lucky contestant at the 2013 Muskegeon Bike Time, and the Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show.

Ridewright Wheels has been on a steep ramp of innovation, customization and market acceptance. Their signature product and best seller is the Fat Daddy spoke wheel, now called the Fat 50.

Their wheels are [Read more…]

Harley-Davidson Sturgis Ride-In Motorcycle Show Cancelled

Harley-Davidson Ride-In Show Canceled

Harley-Davidson Ride-In Show Canceled

Sturgis Bike Show Canceled

Just in from Harley-Davidson, they are cancelling their ride-in show in Sturgis, SD for 2013. The last number of years they have hosted the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building along with their ride-in show and now the custom bikes are going quiet on Lazalle Street.

Event: Harley-Davidson Sturgis Ride-In Motorcycle Show
Location: Lazalle St, Sturgis, SD
Description: Harley-Davidson Sturgis Ride-In Motorcycle Show. Held at the Harley display area on Lazalle Street in downtown Sturgis.

What is Happening at the Smoke Out 14

The DIY Chopper Show

The DIY Chopper Show

The 14th Anniversary Smoke Out comes together at “The Rock” in North Carolina. The Smoke Out is about choppers, about builders, from professional builders to those bloody-knuckled guys (and ladies) burning the midnight oil in an unheated shed to build a chopper they can call their own.

Chops of all makes are featured, American, British, Metric, everything. The event is about riders, cross-town to cross-country in a rainstorm.

Mark your calendars [Read more…]