Official 2018 Daytona Bike Week Build: Twin Power Chain Conversion and BikeMaster 530 BMZR Chain

“Changing from belt to chain drive is a must for high load, high horsepower and racing applications,” stated Twin Power’s Brand Manager James Simonelli. Now we don’t want anyone to take the Chaos Cycle street tracker racing per se, but we’re hoping you at least load it up and romp on the clutch a time […]

Mobbin’ in Malibu: 2018 Polaris Slingshot SLR LE Review

(Photos by Barry Hathaway/Polaris Industries) “This is just the beginning. You’re going to see a lot more from Slingshot.” So said Polaris Industries’ Vice President of Product Management Gary Gray at the launch of the 2018 Slingshots. Considering Polaris trimmed Victory Motorcycles from its portfolio last year, the role of the Slingshot takes on even […]

2017 The Motorcycle Year in Review

“Should old acquaintance be forgot” Corks will soon be poppin’, bubbly will be flowin’, and people will be making up their own slurry slush of mumbo jumbo to Robert Burns’ Auld Lange Syne as the ball drops on a new year. It’s time to do one last nasty burnout on 2017 as we leave it […]

Roland Sands Design Stoddard Flannel Review

Winter is here in southern Oregon but I still gotta ride. Just means it’s time to layer up. Which means I finally get to rock the RSD Stoddard Flannel I’ve been itching to wear all summer long. Now, a good flannel is already fairly warm, but Roland Sand Design’s Stoddard is next level stuff. What […]

Official 2018 Daytona Bike Week Build: Ridewright 40-Spoke Motorcycle Wheels

When it came time to decide what wheels we wanted to run on the Official Motorcycle of Bike Week 2018, the choice wasn’t that difficult. Ridewright makes some of the sharpest spoked wheels in the business. And we definitely wanted to run spokes on the custom Dyna street tracker. Sure, the stock 2010 Harley Super […]

Road Race Motorcycles and Muscle Cars Celebrated at World of Speed Motorsports Museum

Speed. Performance. Horsepower. Be it two wheels or four, these words set gearheads blood on fire. These tenets are also celebrated at a splendid motorsports museum in Wilsonville, Oregon. Walk inside the World of Speed Motorsports Museum and gratification is instant as a 700 horsepower Dodge Challenger Hellcat sits just inside the doors. The museum […]

Give a Shift – The Future of Motorcycling Deliberated at Long Beach Roundtable

The future of motorcycling has been a hot topic lately. Motorcycle sales are down, ridership has been declining, and the enthusiasm for motorcycles as a whole has been waning. The need to foster the next generation of riders was directly addressed by 25 motorcycle industry professionals and representatives during a meeting of minds November 16 […]

Bikers Bring Holiday Cheer to 37th Annual Southern Oregon Toy Run

“But this sound wasn’t sad! Why, this sound sounded glad!” – How the Grinch Stole Christmas The glad sound thundering around southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley came from the pipes of hundreds of motorcyclists who showed up to support the 37th annual Southern Oregon Toy Run. They arrived at Touvelle Lodge, a favorite watering hole of […]

Official 2018 Daytona Bike Build: Memphis Shades Cafe Fairing

  Chaos Cycle’s head honcho George Stinsman is the man with a plan. That plan is to transform a stock 2010 Harley Dyna Super Glide into a super ride. That ride will serve as the 2018 Official Bike Week Motorcycle. Someone is going to win this custom Dyna during the official drawing March 17, 2018. […]

Happy HarleyDays: Extended Length 2-in-1 Neck Tube

Temperatures hovered in the low 40s this weekend. Then the rain came. But it was the 37th annual Southern Oregon Toy Run and toys for kids in need had to be delivered. Time to buck, layer up, and ride through the storm. Want to know the first piece of gear I reached for? My Harley-Davidson […]