SuperHooligans Steamroll Austin’s Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Steamrollers mashed the malleable soil into submission until it compacted just enough so the SuperHooligan sideshow could take place a stone’s throw from the front doors of the 2016 Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. Despite their best efforts, track conditions were very rock and roll. The races were haunted by a hero, famed flat tracker Dave Aldana […]

Big Dog Motorcycles Attempts Comeback with 2016 K9

Big Dog Motorcycles (BDM) was once a juggernaut when motorcycles with 300mm back tires, monster V-Twins, and showroom-quality paint were the rage. Over the course of 17 years, 30,000 motorcycles came off its production line. But the company got hit hard by the most recent recession, and ultimately Intrust Bank foreclosed on its motorcycle division […]

20th Century Racing Seeks to Save Historic Sturgis Half-Mile

It has a history said to stretch back 100 years. Once upon a time the thunder of horse’s hooves filled the air around the dirt oval as they barreled down its back straight full-tilt. It was born from pioneering spirit, an avenue for settlers from nearby Ft. Meade outpost to prove who was the best […]

Harley Downtube Bag for Sportsters/Dynas Review

While our 2004 Sportster XL1200C project bike has served us well, it’s always good to have a few basic tools with you when you ride for those unpredictable roadside emergencies. And while we wished we could bring a few along, we’ve spent a lot of time hot roddin’ the Sporty up and didn’t want anything […]

The Final Ride – Paughco Offers Gas Tank Urns for Biker

While Vikings had ocean-going vessels for their final funeral pyres to usher them to Valhalla, good old-fashioned funeral pyres are frowned upon these days. And while it might not be quite as glorious, those crazy cats at Paughco are offering bikers a unique vessel to take residence in during the after-life – motorcycle gas or […]

And Then There Were Four – Harley Custom Kings Contest Final 4

And then there were four. The NCAA Men’s basketball tournament isn’t the only one creating a little “March Madness.” Harley-Davidson Custom Kings contest is generating its own buzz as the field of 64 customized Sportsters that kicked off the contest have been narrowed down to four. The premise was simple. Harley challenged dealerships across the […]

Guy Martin Sets Speed World Record on Wall of Death

For those of you who don’t know Guy Martin, he’s one crazy son-of-b*tch! Anybody who races the Isle of Man TT has to be a little off. Not only is he a regular at the Isle and North West 200, the Grimsby, Lincolnshire native has a wide following of fans for his insane antics and […]

Vet Whose Motorcycle Run Over by Would-Be Thief Gifted New Bike

Last week a video dubbed “Grand Theft Arizona” created an internet buzz when it showed the moment a man on the lamb from Phoenix police jumped out of the truck he was driving, swung the motorcyclist in front of him off his bike, and tried to jack the man’s sportbike at a stoplight. The motorcyclist […]

2016 Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin April 8-10

Austin, Texas, will soon be the center of the moto universe as MotoGP riders prepare to attack the Circuit of the America’s track, the best dirt trackers around get ready to battle it out in the Harley-Davidson Lone Star Half-Mile, and the crew at Revival Cycles gears up for its third annual shindig, The Handbuilt […]

A Harley Adventure Bike? Meet the Stealth 750

While most custom builders have chosen the café or street tracker route for Harley-Davidson’s Street 750, Richy Wilson opted for an alternate route. “Harley-Davidson corporate wanted us to build a 750 Street custom (for a dealership build-off) to be displayed at the Bangkok International Motor Show. So after looking at all the 750 Street customs […]