Paul Teutul, Sr. brings a classic theme bike back to Orange County Choppers

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With great power comes great responsibility, and it looks like Wyclef Jean (you know, the “Singin’ dollar, dollar bill ya’ll” song) has relinquished that power when Paul Sr. made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. Enough movie puns for ya? Seems fitting when the subjects a super hero themed motorcycle built by Orange County Choppers. […]

Küryakyn ECE-Approved Torpedo L.E.D. Lights

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Hit the mark on style and functionality with Küryakyn’s all-new Torpedo L.E.D. Indicator and Run-Turn-Brake Lights for all Universal 12v Applications. The streamlined torpedo-shaped housing measures in at 70mm long with a 45mm diameter (2.75” x 1.75”), and comes in two versions. Single-function amber versions are designed to serve as turn-signal indicators either up front […]

HOAX: Orange County Chopper Paul Teutul Sr In Serious Motorcycle Accident

There is a serious hoax floating around the Internet that goes something like this: Paul Teutul Sr., most known for his leading role on Discovery Channel’s American Chopper, was seriously injured after a crash involving two other vehicles on New York State Thruway (I-287) near Spring Valley, New York Tuesday morning. Reportedly, Teutul, co-founder of […]

Harley-Davidson Financial News – Sales and Profits Drop

Harley-Davidson’s third-quarter profit fell nearly 8 percent on a planned reduction of motorcycle shipments for the quarter. But its earnings topped Wall Street expectations, and its shares climbed more than 6 percent in this afternoon’s trading. The Motor Company said today that its net income was $150.1 million, or 69 cents per share, from July […]

Captain America Panhead Chopper Sold at Auction For Over $1.6 Million. Real of Fake?

There are serious questions about if it is real or a reproduction. But what might or might not be the last remaining ‘Captain America’ chopper from the 1969 movie “Easy Rider” sold at auction Saturday night for $1.35 million. According to the LA Times, with auction fees, the final cost was more than $1.6 million. […]

More American-Made Motorcycles Hitting The Market

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Halloween is right around the corner, but looking at the latest issue of American Iron Magazine, I don’t feel we have a trick or treat deal going on. I can’t think of any specific trick in the motorcycle world, but lots of treats. Let’s start with the growing assortment of terrific American-made motorcycles hitting the […]

Neglected Pre-Ride Motorcycle Maintenance Part 2

TAKING AIM by Chris Maida, Editor

In the last issue, I wrote about how many owners routinely neglect their bike’s tires. This time around, we’ll look at the second important area I see many owners overlooking: their brake systems. Checking the brake pads, brake lines, and rotors takes only a few minutes, since they’re out in the open. Thankfully, these components […]

2015 Indian Scout Ride Review – Preview

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NEW BIKE REVIEW • by Dain Gingerelli Noah Webster and company can add a new definition to the word overachiever to their lexicon. And the definition is exactly three words long: Indian Motorcycle Company. Consider that less than three years after mother ship Polaris Industries purchased the left-for-dead carcass of a company in early 2011, […]

74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Preview

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EVENT • by Dain Gingerelli To borrow from the late Rodney Dangerfield’s comedy shtick: I tell you, I went to the Buffalo Chip to watch a rock concert and a bike rally broke out. Of course, I exaggerate, but as one of the most famous motorcycle rallies in America approaches its 75th anniversary next year, […]

2015 Victory Motorcycles New Bike Specs – Preview

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NEW BIKE SPECS • by Steven Wyman-Blackburn The fact that Polaris industries’ first venture into the motorcycle world turned 15 years old last year is a pretty big deal. Victory’s base of operations is rooted in a country that prides itself for developing some of motorcycling’s firsts (some argue best) products, and putting them on […]