The Way-Back Machine

RIDE TO WORK by Steve Lita, Editor …some of Harley’s bike styles are similar to its forebears of almost 30 years ago… While considering images for this month’s cover, Creative Director Tricia found a dynamic shot of the custom Sportster featured on page 40 coming straight at the camera. We loved the shot and actually mocked […]

A Bike At A Car Show?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I have met a lot of great people at car shows, many of them riders like you and me I just got back from a car show. But, being the wild, rebellious biker that I am, I rode over on a motorcycle. I often find that motorcycles are of […]

Magazine Review Big Dog’s 2010 Ridgeback

As far back as I can recall, I remember people referring to me as a chubby kid. As I got older, those comments turned harsher, and I was called fat, especially by other children. So it’s no wonder that I have grown up to be thick skinned. Over the years, I have also gathered a […]

Red Shovel Holds Strong Sentiment

Long Island rider and builder Woody Pierre likes his custom Harley-Davidsons stripped down to the essentials. With a background in sport bikes, drag racing, and road racing, his focus when putting together a machine for the street is to keep it as light as possible with only the bare necessities required to make it go. […]

Flat Out Friday Powered By Harley-Davidson

Flat Out Friday Powered By Harley-Davidson Motor CO. On August 31st OFFICIAL EVENT OF THE 115th ANNIVERSARY Rider Registration is Open & Tickets are On Sale Now (MILWAUKEE – June 6, 2018) – Harley-Davidson presents Mama Tried Motorcycle Show’s Flat Out Friday, an indoor, flat track, motorcycle race, on Friday, Aug. 31 at the UWM […]

Tuning a CV Carb Part 2

How to adjust the jet needle on an Evo or Twin Cam Sportster or Big Twin’s stock CV carburetor By Chris Maida As stated in Part I of this carb tuning series, though all modern Harleys are fuel-injected, not so long ago Harleys came fitted with a CV carburetor, the best carb H-D ever put […]

Keino Cycles Custom Harley Motorcycle, Blazing Saddle

Sure, he’s got a last name (Sasaki). So does Madonna. And Bono. And Sting. And Cher. (Well, maybe not her). But who cares? If you’re reading this magazine and the name Keino doesn’t ring-a-ding-ding in your skull, then you probably shouldn’t be reading this magazine. Mr. Sasaki. No, that’s not right. Keino is known as […]

Sam’s Led Sled Custom Harley Sportster

If you think this little golden beast is absolutely stunning, you should have seen it before. Way before. “Yeah,” notes Pat Patterson, the guru behind Dayton, Ohio’s Led Sled Customs. “Most people bring us new or almost new bikes. In terms of how they usually look when they’re brought to us, yours was kind of […]

Barn Find Treasures?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher These rare antique motorcycles were even more exciting in person… Have you heard the urban legend about some lucky guy who stumbles onto an amazing antique bike? It’s usually stashed away in a barn, shed, or basement, hidden away from the world for decades. It’s usually pretty complete, rare, […]

Indian & Carey Hart Bring V-Twin Armed Forces Day to Garrison Stuttgart

Indian Motorcycle Takes Hart’s “Good Ride” Fund-Raising Platform Overseas as Part of Iconic American Brand’s Broader Efforts to Support Active U.S. Military & Veterans Indian Motorcycle and freestyle motocross icon Carey Hart have partnered to take Hart’s Good Ride fund-raising platform overseas to active soldiers based at US Army Garrison (USAG) Stuttgart in Germany. On […]