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Hearts On Big Bikes
Trust a woman to make sweeping
changes for the better.
For years, motorcycle riders have
always had a certain infamous reputation. Especially when they travel in
packs, motorcycle riders are feared by others. They are often depicted
by media, particularly in films, as the proponents of massive brawls and
unprovoked violence. Furthermore, bikers are often stereo typed as
people who are uneducated and have nothing better to do than terrorize
people as they move from bar to bar, transported by their big bikes.
The Metric System BMS Chopper Style
In the world of custom motorcycles, good old American standard has more then enough builders to keep even the most patriotic reveler riding in glory. However, there is another dog in the yard nipping at the heels of the all-American chopper; that dog is called Metric.
All about choosing custom chopper kits
By Chris Martin
Choosing right parts for your custom chopper bike can be very confusing,
mainly when we consider the large numbers of custom chopper bike kits available
on the market today. Chopper innovators like Biker’s Choice, Phantom Cycle and
many more sell choppers in a box kits, accessible for people hunting for
choppers. And in fact, these kits of custom choppers have become
LEFT SIDE TIRE WEAR:
"LEFT"& "RIGHT" are herein referred as
one is sitting on the bike.
Ron Fentress who provided me with a '98 Valkyrie which
exhibited excellent wear patterns after some 7,000 miles of
mostly city driving on the OEM Dunlops D206's. Many
thanks go out to Marty Rood who first imparted to me the
theory of "left side wear" the explanation of
which and the details of cupping are my own.
There has probably been more misinformation and speculation
concerning this common wear pattern on motorcycle tires than
just about anything else. Why do the front tires show wear on
the left side early? (Of course, that is a USA question as you
will come to see.)
What Makes A Good
Dirt Bike Rider?
There are a great many attributes that make for a good
dirt bike rider and the best dirt bike riders are those who can combine the skills it takes. One of the most important things
you need to become one of the few good dirt bike riders is the right
CONTINUES EPIC RIDE WITH
ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME CONCERT EVENTS
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band,
Daughtry, Black Crowes, ZZ Top, Buddy Guy and More to Perform During the
Motor Company's 105th Anniversary
When you hear about
"Harley-Davidson rider", what is the first thing that comes to
Although this may generate several
different answers, most of you would say: "A bearded man wearing a
black leather jacket, black leather pants, a pair of leather boots,
black helmet and a bloated tummy." Right?
HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY ANNOUNCES "GET DOWN TO DAYTONA" CONTEST
Women Riders to Submit Videos for Their Chance to Win
MILWUAKEE (October 2, 2007) - Harley-Davidson announced today a new contest for women riders, "Get Down to Daytona", in which women can submit videos about their greatest motorcycle mentor story for a chance to win an expense paid road trip from Atlanta to Daytona Bike Week with Karen Davidson, great-granddaughter of William A. Davidson, one of the Company's founders.
What The Motorcycle Helmet Law States Per State
Motorcycle helmets may not seem all that important when you think about it. It is heavy, hot and even suffocating. The material may even cause break-outs on the skin and even allergies. Motorcycle helmets also keep you from enjoying the wind on your face as you ride. So why the hell should people wear them? The answer is actually fairly simple. It can keep you from having a permanent disability or even keep you from dying.
By: Trevor Maxwell, Staff Writer
Portland Press Herald
March 25, 2008
Sixteen people have been arrested, and three more are wanted by federal agents, in a drug trafficking sweep that targets one of the largest motorcycle clubs active in Maine, the Iron Horsemen.