Thursday, 17 August 2017

Corbin Gunfighter Saddle for 2012 - 2017 Harley-Davidson Night Rod

Corbin Gunfighter Saddle for
2012 - 2017 Harley-Davidson Night Rod

Comfort and style together in one package is what made the Corbin name famous worldwide. Delivering a quality product constructed of the finest materials available has made Corbin the number one manufacturer of motorcycle saddles for over forty years! Our Gunfighter saddle for the Night Rod is a perfect example of this combination of form and function.



Up front the seating area has been ergonomically designed to distribute body weight over a greater area. This provides long-range support and eliminates hot spots. Neutralized seating platform helps to hold your body in place and curbs sliding in the saddle. Bucket shaping gives an unprecedented amount of body support. Notice how it curves up at the back to provide support to your lower back. Towards the front of the bucket we design the saddle narrower to allow for ground reach.


Passenger area is built to look good on the bike and flow with the fender. We use our high density Comfort Cell foam to provide reasonable comfort despite the low profile. There was not

Saturday, 12 August 2017

All New Hypercharger ES by Kuryakyn

Kuryakyn Hypercharger ES: Reinventing a Revolution

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KURYAKYN HYPERCHARGER ES AIR CLEANER: REINVENTING A REVOLUTION

An unbridled dose of modern style & technology injected into a legendary bloodline.
SOMERSET, WIS, AUG 2— When you hear Hypercharger™, you think Kuryakyn®. After the hot rod-inspired intake was introduced to V-twin enthusiasts more than 25 years ago, it arguably became the industry’s best-selling aftermarket air cleaner with hundreds of thousands of units sold to-date worldwide. Now, the journey has come full circle with the official introduction of the revolutionary Hypercharger ES.

Representing the evolution of one of the industry’s most iconic products, the Hypercharger ES showcases modern updates in both style and performance. The radical new design features state-of-the-art electronic butterfly engagement, delivering precise butterfly movement compared to vacuum-operated fluttering. An integrated servo motor that connects to the coil actuates and opens the butterflies with every twist of the throttle, creating an interactive experience between rider, air cleaner and motorcycle unlike anything available. 



Air delivery is maximized through an all-new Kuryakyn-designed high-flow K&N® filter element. The larger surface area combined with an internal stinger design on the filter’s end cap results in approximately 10-percent more airflow, improved CFM rating, and increased horsepower and torque versus previous Hypercharger models. Third-party dyno tuning performed on a stock Harley-Davidson® 107-cubic-inch Milwaukee-Eight® Touring model

Parts Europe High Flow Intake and Exhaust for the HD Street and Street Rod

High Flow Intake and Exhaust for the HD Street and Street Rod
Now available at Drag Specialties Dealers

The Street and new Street Rod present a new take on the v-twin market and a solid platform for performance. Naturally, S&S Cycle saw the opportunity and created a tunable slip on that fits both models. 


The Grand National muffler (Retail price: 292,57 € & VAT) wakes up the Street (and Street Rod) with a genuine v-twin exhaust note and includes a removable stainless steel dB reducer that allows the user to tune the sound and performance. 



Also new is the Stealth intake system for the Street (Price 132,37 €  + VAT). 



Easy to install, Stealth high flow air filter and Grand National Muffler are the trifecta of power, sound and looks: up to 6.7% more horsepower and 11.6% more torque (with AC and Grand National Muffler). S&S products are available at Drag Specialties Dealers. 

You will find your stores in your area easily online: https://www.partseurope.eu/dealer-search.
  
Part # 1801-1169: 4” Grand National Slip on Muffler  
Part # 1010-2183: Air filter Kit Stealth

Stealth air cleaner covers are available in different styles. Please ask your dealer.



World's first tattooed motorcycle awarded at Sturgis Rally 2017

World's first tattooed motorcycle awarded at Sturgis Rally 2017

During the 77th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, the biggest motorcycle rally in the world organized in the American city of Sturgis, built by the Polish Game Over Cycles company motorcycle called The Recidivist won 1st place in „Most Unusual” class in the  Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show, the oldest and most prestigous custom bike show in the world.



The Recidivist is world's first tattooed motorcycle. The bike, which was unveiled in 2014, in Sturgis was displayed for the first time in America and it came to the US with its new construction element – a fully tattooed sidecar which in the USA had its world premiere. Sturgis rally (South Dakota) is the biggest motorcycle event in the world. This small town with popluation just under 7000 people, once a year turns into the bike capital of the world and gathers hunderds of thousands of motorcyclists, together with the biggest media and personalities of the industry. According to the organizer's data, in 2016 over 448 000 people took part in the rally.  Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show is world's oldest custom bike show. First event of the series took place in 1973 and today in this most prestigous event in the industry, bikes from all over the world compete for the famous Rat trophy.


 „Sturgis rally and Rat’s Hole show are legends. The biggest rally in the world and the legendary custom bike show organized in the birthplace of the customizing, so the USA. We are proud, that during our first visit to the USA with one of our bikes we were awarded in such a prestigous competition” - commented on his company’s achievement Stanisław Myszkowski, founder and the owner of GOC. 

The Recidivist is a machine inspired by the art of permanent body adornment. Motorbikes are commonly adorned with tattoo motifs using an airbrush, however the uniqueness of The Recidivist lies in the fact that the bike's entire construction is covered in tattoed skin branded directly onto the bike's tires, tanks, seat, rear fender, lamp and many other smaller elements. Light colored cow hide leather - similar to the color of human skin - is engineered onto the bike. Artists from Polish tattoo studios applied traditional works of tattoo art onto the bike using. All

Friday, 11 August 2017

FREEDOM PERFORMANCE with the E-approved Thor Cat RetrofitSystem installed.

Completely legal! 
Freedom Performance Exhausts, EU Approved!

New in the range of Zodiac products are FREEDOM PERFORMANCE exhaust systems and slip-on mufflers with the E-approved Thor Cat RetrofitSystem installed. 


Zodiac already has an extensive range of Thor Cat E-approved Freedom Performance exhausts slip-on mufflers and complete systems for Harley-Davidson Sportster, Dyna, Softail and Touring models. Approval for Milwaukee Eight powered Tourings is in progress. E-approved systems are also available for Indian Chief, Chieftain, Classic, Dark Horse, Roadmaster, Scout, Springfield, and Vintage models.


Zodiac

The 2018 Indian Chieftain Limited

 The 2018 Indian Chieftain Limited

They're earned. The 2018 Chieftain Limited.
Indian Motorcycle. America's First Motorcycle Company.

A bagger with aggressive styling – featuring a 19” front wheel and chrome highway bar.

 There’s one in every pack. At the front.

Equipped with Ride Command® - the largest, fastest, most customizable 

Thursday, 10 August 2017

25th Anniversary V-Max Meeting Belgium

25th Anniversary V-Max Meeting
Welcome Vmaxxers all over the world !

And this one will be different !  A new venue in the Southern Part of Belgium !  A super luxury site with all the comfort and the all time Belgian Vmax Ambiance ! Click on the banner below to have all the information about the camping and lodging !


Reservations can be made by clicking on the button below, and are directly managed by the camping.  We have negociated special rates for lodging (IF BOOKING DONE BEFORE 1ST OF AUGUST '17) and drinks.  As this is our 25th anniversary, we want to celebrate this with you and that's why the ENTRANCE IS FREE !!!!.  We also changed for the first time in our existance, the date of our meeting !  NOW NO ONE HAS AN EXCUSE TO NOT BE THERE !  The Belgian Vmax Club members will spread the Belgian Ambiance all through the meetings this season.  We would appreciate it a lot if we can see all our friends and Vmax fans in September

THURSDAY - JEUDI - DONDERDAG  07 / 09 / 2017

18.00 hr - Early Birds Welcome
Starting at 18 hr, we will welcome the people who arrive on  thursday, the bikini bar will be open and drinks are available.  You can set up your tent or have a bed in the chalets if reserved in advance

FRIDAY - VENDREDI - VRIJDAG  08 / 09 / 2017

10.00 hr - opening Vmax Village - check in guests
(for early birds : Road book trips)
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11.00 hr - opening Bikini Bar & Swimming pool
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16.00 hr - Silly watergames
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18.00 hr - BBQ at 50's  diner (only with reservation)
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21.00 hr - 0.00 hr : Dj Alain

SATERDAY - SAMEDI -ZATERDAG 09 /09/ 2017

8.00 - 10.00 hr Breakfast at 50's diner
(only with reservation)
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10.00 hr - opening Vmax Village, bars & shops
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10.30 - 13.30 hr Bike promenade - Ballade moto - Rondrit
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15.00 - 17.00 hr Dragracing contest (professional system !)
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18.30 - 20.30 hr Diner 
(only with reservation)
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21.00 - 21.45 hr  Results Dragrace and Bikecontest and strongest club contest
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22.00- 02.00 hr : Dh Alain & Friends

SUNDAY - DIMANCHE - ZONDAG  10 /09/ 2017

8.00 - 10.00 hr Breakfast AT 50's diner
(only with reservation)
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10.00 hr - end of meeting and farewell

More info: www.vmax-club.be

Geiselwind, Germany - Bike and Music Weekend Bikeshow 2017

Bike and Music Weekend Bikeshow 2017 
August 3rd to 6th, Geiselwind/Germany 

The Bikeshow you should know: Have a hot time at Germany's wildest Motorcycle, Custombike, Streetfighter and US Car Meet!


Text and photography by Horst 'Motographer' Roesler

The event that "rocks" in Germany is "Bike and Music Weekend" in Geiselwind, running the first weekend in August. With all the Dragracing, burnout, live music and stunt action, it is often forgotten that the eventsite also hosts one of the most interesting and long-time bikeshows in Germany: running for 22 years and 16 at the Strohofer Truckstop, the organisers take great care to create a scenic presentation to tribute the craftmanship of the customizers that exhibit here. Germany and Franconia in particular have been one of the "birthplaces" of German Harley customizing, for it was here that American GI's rode and customized their Harleys during the "Cold War" years from the Sixties to Eighties. Some of them are still around – and so are the customizers they inspired: Like Steve Schneiderbanger from SSC and others that pass on "the flame" to the next generation. Bike and Music Weekend is one of their "Showcases" and also calls in the current customizers well beyond Franconia and Bavaria. But it is also true that this well-organized and cool bikeshow deserves more.




One of the main "Showparts" of Bike & Music are the Custombike and US-Car Shows, both show parts for some years under "covered" halls which are weatherproof and especially the Bikeshow hall decorated for superb view on the custombikes and classics exhibited. 14 classes plus special awards and "Best of Show" grant a wide variety of excellent custombikes and often rare classics that can only be seen at Bike & Music Weekend. 


Tuesday, 8 August 2017

American Tukkerday 2017

American Tukkerday 2017

Ook dit jaar staat Vroomshoop op 1, 2 en 3 september 2017 voor de 14e keer het in teken van de American Tukkerday!


Net als voorgaande jaren is de toegang tot de American Tukkerday geheel gratis voor zowel kijkers als bezitters van Amerikaanse voertuigen. We hebben een zeer gevarieerd programma met o.a.:

Pro Wrestling Showdown (WWE) worstelen
Op zaterdag 3 september is deze unieke vorm van Amerikaans entertainment te zien op de American Tukkerday in Vroomshoop; dit jaar zal er een Nederlandse kampioenschap plaats vinden!

Burnout Team Spinning Wheels 
Een bijzondere show met een rokende Amerikaanse politieauto en bijzondere voertuigen.

Fastdraw Duel shooting
Duelschieten met orginele/replica wapens uit het Wilde Westen. Hoe snel kunnen de Cowboys hun wapen trekken en schieten?

Greyhound/schoolbus
Altijd al mee willen rijden in een schoolbus? Maak een rondrit door Vroomshoop in een echte Amerikaanse schoolbus/Greyhoundbus.

Show & shine contest
De mooiste Amerikaanse auto, motor en truck worden gekozen en winnen een leuke prijs!

Stands
Diverse stands met allerlei American Lifestyle producten: o.a. kleding, food, auto- en motoronderdelen.

Pinstripe-artiest
Pinstripe EP zal live zijn bijzondere artwork laten zien en live plaatsen.

Tattoo-artiest
Altijd al een tattoo willen hebben of zien hoe een tattoo geplaatst word? Kom kijken naar deze needle-art van Eastside tattoo.

Kidscorner
Voor de kids is er de speciale Kidscorner met allerlei gratis activiteiten en natuurlijk een springkussen.


Live Muziek vrijdagavond
The Old Time hayride   De Old Time Hayride is een van de weinige duo's in het Europese Bluegrass circuit. Simon Rick (vocals and guitar, uit Hamburg, D) and Erwin van de Ven (vocals, mandolin and guitar, uit Enter, NL) delen een gezamelijke passie voor traditionele Bluegrass muziek.
Het duo is gespecialiseerd in een repertoire van "brother duet" stijl samenzang van oude traditionele songs als bijvoorbeeld The Stanley Brothers, Bill Monroe, Skaggs and Rice en The Hunger Mountain Boys.
The Dirty Denims   The Dirty Denims zijn geïnspireerd door bands als The Donnas, AC/DC, The Hellacopters en Joan Jett en speelden o.a. op: Zwarte Cross (2010 en 2012), Bospop (2011), Popronde (2011) en Rockin’ Park (2012) en Lowlands (2012) en stonden ze twee keer in het

Monday, 7 August 2017

Moto Guzzi Open House 2017

Moto Guzzi Open House 2017 verwelkomt duizenden Guzzisti 

Viering van de 50ste verjaardag van de V7-legende in Moto Guzzi Village
Live optredens van de beste Italiaanse customizers
Moto Guzzi Clan telt inmiddels meer dan 16.000 leden
Breda, 7 augustus 2017 – Moto Guzzi Open House, het evenement dat geen enkele liefhebber van het merk met de adelaar mag missen, is terug bij de historische fabriek in Mandello del Lario. Verleden jaar streken 25.000 fans in Mandello del Lario neer, waardoor de verwachtingen voor de editie van 2017 hoog gespannen zijn. Van vrijdag 8 tot en met zondag 10 september wordt de 50ste verjaardag van de legendarische V7 gevierd met een buitengewoon gevuld eventprogramma. 


Het Moto Guzzi Open House wordt een evenement waarbij de liefhebbers van het merk samenkomen en Mandello del Lario duizenden Moto Guzzi’s verwelkomt op de plek waar al sinds 1921 elke motorfiets van het merk met de adelaar wordt geproduceerd. Dit is ook een reden waarom Moto Guzzi alle deelnemers uitnodigt om hun belevenissen tijdens hun 'terugkeer' naar Mandello te delen op sociale media, verrijkt met foto's, video's en verhalen: #ridebackhome is de hashtag die iedereen kan gebruiken op Facebook en Instagram om het verhaal te vertellen van de trip die hen voert naar de rode poort aan de via Parodi.


De 2017-editie van Moto Guzzi Open House begint op vrijdag 8 september om 15:00 uur met de opening van het museum en de shop. Op zaterdag 9 september is het vanaf 9:30 uur mogelijk om de productielijnen, de motorassemblagelijn waar de legendarische tweecilinders worden gemaakt, en de historische windtunnel van Moto Guzzi te bezoeken.
De Moto Guzzi Village, in het centrum van de historische fabriek in Mandello, fungeert het hele

Friday, 4 August 2017

Zaterdag 9 september Triumph Fox Hunt

Win een reis naar de Triumph fabriek, 
doe mee met de Triumph Fox Hunt! 

Op zaterdag 9 september organiseert Triumph de Triumph Fox Hunt; een nationale Ride Out die start vanaf je eigen huis. Tijdens deze unieke zoektocht wordt de kennis van de deelnemers over het legendarische Britse merk op de proef gesteld. Wie alle vragen en opdrachten goed heeft weten te beantwoorden maakt kans op een geheel verzorgde reis voor twee personen naar het nieuwe bezoekerscentrum bij de Triumph fabriek inclusief rondleiding! 


Om deel te kunnen nemen dient men de Triumph Fox Hunt app te downloaden, welke beschikbaar is voor zowel Android als IOS (Apple) toestellen. Op zaterdag 9 september om 11:00 ontvangt iedere geregistreerde deelnemer de eerste coördinaten en is de tocht gestart. Aangekomen bij de eerste locatie ontvangt men een meerkeuzevraag of een opdracht, welke uiteraard gerelateerd zijn aan Triumph. Zodra deze beantwoord is ontvangt men de coördinaten van de tweede locatie, enzovoort. Wanneer alle vragen zijn beantwoord arriveren de deelnemers op de eindlocatie om samen na te genieten met een hapje en een drankje. 


Voor meer informatie, spelregels en het downloaden van de app ga je naar: www.triumphfoxhunt.com 

Over het Triumph bezoekerscentrum
Dit najaar zal Triumph de deuren open van haar nieuwe bezoekerscentrum, dat gelegen is op het fabrieksterrein te Hinckley. Momenteel wordt er hard gewerkt aan de realisatie van het centrum en kan er nog geen exacte datum bevestigd worden waarop het centrum toegankelijk zal zijn voor het publiek. Wel verklapt Triumph dat, naast de rondleidingen door de fabriek, er in het centrum een complete beleving zal zijn met een café, een museum, een shop en meer. Iets om in de gaten te houden dus voor de volgende motortrip naar Engeland.  

Champion spark plugs for the new Harley models

Champion spark plugs for the new Harley models 
Parts Europe/Drag Specialties has the right solution  



Even a Harley with newly developed “Milwaukee-Eight” will need new spark plugs some day. Due to the increased efficiency of the new engines there are special requirements for spark plugs. Good to know that renowned manufacturer Champion has just what you need. 

The Champion spark plugs can be ordered from Parts Europe/Drag Specialties dealers using Part # 2103-0365. Dealers can be found online using the dealer search: www.partseurope.de/haendlersuche


Tuesday, 1 August 2017

22 YEARS BIKE AND MUSIC + 16 YEARS AT GEISELWIND - OMING UP THIS WEEKEND!

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND!
BIKE AND MUSIC Weekend 2017

Burn like hell: 2017 Bike & Music Weekend!

22 YEARS BIKE AND MUSIC + 16 YEARS AT GEISELWIND
August 3rd to 6th 2016, Autohof Geiselwind, Franconia/Germany
Autobahn A3 Wuerzburg-Nuernberg Exit Geiselwind

Germany's best Biker Event is running 22 crazy years and full 16 at the Autohof Strohofer! Bike and Music Weekend in Geiselwind is rampaging at full throttle – this year the 16th edition on the Truck-Stop of the Strohofer Family in Geiselwind/Germany! As usual with a superb Program – and top music acts and live music on several stages all weekend! Add world-class Stunt-, Bikeshow-, Dragster- and Burnout-Action plus the fact that bikeshow and live-music are inside and outdoors, it makes this event „waterproof“ – and a sure highlight of the international biker-event timetable!




Four days of close to non-stop partytime at one of THE best German Biker-Events – that's what you can expect from "Bike and Music Weekend" in 2017: Live Bands on two stages, add Bike- and Car Show, Stunt-Action Dragrace-Show and  the already legendary Burnout-contests and Night-Shows attract thousands of Bikers to visit the Truckstop Autohof-Strohofer just beside the main German Autobahn A3 between Würzburg and Nuernberg. 
No other Event in Europe burn that much rubber in a greater variety! Bike and Music Weekend competitors have developed the "Burnout" into a true form of art! And visitors from all over Europe join the fun! Harley’s, Streetfighter, Dragster, US Cars and "special" vehicles,

Give a good fork to your Bonneville, step-by-step guide from Free Spirits - Italy

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Give a good fork to your Bonneville
This New T120 is very attractive, in its category it fulfills absolutely the mission which is its own; It gives a lot of sensations and its 1200 cc’s completely new bi-cylinder is responding at any rev. The throttle ride by wire offers the possibility of popping out of trafic with a surprising vivacité, the horspower are there, nothing supersonic, we’re not on a Street triple, but frankly there’s an strong answer. Braking system with its double discs is quite correct, that’s what was missing the old versions and will continue to miss the street twin of the low range, but here, everything is ok. The only negative point here could be a very perfectible shock absorbing system and especially a fork that pumps so much and more, for a motorcycle of such power and weight, this may be a handicap. This road test gives us the opportunity to look at an article designed and manufactured in Italy by the company FreeSpirits to remedy this, unfortunately available only for the Bonneville ranges from 2001 to 2015, Thruxton 2004 to 2015, Scrambler 2006 to 2016, America, Speedmaster and then on the new street twin, street cup, street scrambler, the T100 from 2016 and the bobber. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a trick to add a shim on the spring but a complete system, conceived and build in Italy which allows for a much better response from the fork and greater stability of the front end..

We will see, step by step, how to install this device


Unscrew the cap from the fork tube. Remove the spacer, spring and drain the oil.



Pull the fork tube and unlock the allen screw to remove the damping rod. Watch out! If