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Buy American Or Die!

Buy American Or Die!

Article By: Paul Wideman Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Ahh….everyone’s favorite retailer. It’s the place where you can go to find most anything, at most any time of the day. The story of the beloved Sam Walton was one that warmed the hearts of countless souls and motivated the […]

Buy American Or Die: Led Sled Spins USA Made Custom Fenders

Buy American Or Die: Led Sled Spins USA Made Custom Fenders

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The July 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine At this point, Led Sled Customs is well known for their custom hand spun steel fenders, but I’m not sure everyone knows exactly where they come from or the history behind the whole deal. Now, there is nothing that completes […]

Buy American Or Die: Kiwi Indian

Buy American Or Die: Kiwi Indian

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The July 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Sometimes the sentiments of the American made way comes from those individuals who look to produce a new quality item while also producing an American made component. By keeping control of the construction from start to finish they are finding […]

Buy American Or Die: Hot Leathers

Buy American Or Die: Hot Leathers

Article And Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The July 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Each and every July Cycle Source dedicates an issue to the American Manufacturers of this country under the title Buy American. Now, we don’t believe that this will bring upon enormous change, it’s surely not a ploy to […]

Buy American Or Die – Chinese Steel: Part One

Buy American Or Die – Chinese Steel: Part One

Article By: Paul Wideman Originally Published In The May 2011 Issue Of Cycle source Magazine China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in December 2001. Upon joining the WTO, member countries are expected to abide by a set of agreed upon principles. Among these expectations are nondiscrimination principles, reciprocity principles, binding and enforceable commitments, maintain […]

Buy American Or Die!

Buy American Or Die!

Niedwick Machine Originally Published In the February 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Nichole and I have known Russ Niedwick for a while now. Russ owns and operates Niedwick Machine in Orange, CA. While getting to know Russ and building a bike for him, we naturally started talking shop. Russ’ shop is very capable, and he […]

Buy American Or Die

Buy American Or Die

Protectionism Or Fair Trade? Article By: Paul Wideman And Nichole Grodski www.bareknucklechoppers.com Originally Published In The January 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine It would seem that any American that still holds dear the tenants of the U.S. Constitution would believe in free trade. Free trade means that any American company or individual is free […]

Buy America Or Die!

Buy America Or Die!

Article By: Paul Wideman – Bare Knuckle Choppers – www.bareknucklechoppers.com Originally Published In The July 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine A little more than a year ago, if your sentiments on China’s economy were less than optimistic, you may have been called crazy. The country with the highest GDP growth for the last few decades […]

Buy American Or Die!

Buy American Or Die!

A Lot Changes In 15 Years Article By: Paul Wideman And Nichole Grodski – www.bareknucklechoppers.com Originally Published In The April 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Cycle Source has always prided itself on being the working man’s cycle mag. For 15 years, The Source has been based in Pittsburgh, PA, once the steel capital of the world. […]

Buy American Or Die

Buy American Or Die

Originally Published In The July 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine With all the changes in the climate on the topic of the Buy American issue in the United States, it really gets people’s blood pumping when you start to talk about it. The fact that the boundaries of what is and or isn’t made […]

Leatherworks and Battery Tender

Leatherworks and Battery Tender

Two of the most reliable names in motorcycling team up to keep you on the road. The Leatherworks have customized their entire line of solo bags to accept Deltran’s “Battery Tender” 5V charging unit. A fuse-protected direct connection to your battery lets you get a quick boost at a campsite, or a fast and full […]

Grease & Gears Talks with Pat Patterson from Led Sled on Being Ripped off??!!!

Grease & Gears Talks with Pat Patterson from Led Sled on Being Ripped off??!!!

Grease & Gears takes a little different format to make people aware of something that happens  more often that it should. Pat from Led Sled Customs  has taken a lifetime of knowledge and built a business around the Sportster and has built a kicker that his exact idea has recently been stolen by a big […]

StrongArm

StrongArm

Bare Knuckle Choppers “Strongarm” Risers In the constant quest to offer new ways to streamline and strengthen your custom motorcycle, Bare Knuckle Choppers has proudly developed these new handlebar risers, aptly named the Strongarm Risers. Aside, from looking killer, the Strongarm Risers offer many other benefits, such as allowing you to run very narrow bars, […]

Still made in the USA!

Still made in the USA!

AEROMACH BILLET MOTORCYCLE ACCESSORIES – STILL MADE IN THE USA As the holiday season approaches, and shoppers hit the web for gift ideas for their favorite biker,  it’s easy to spend some hard earned US dollars on some products made by some hard working US workers.  Aeromach still manufactures mirrors, arms, levers, patented Cruisin’ Pegs […]

Question of the day?? Would you pay more for USA Made??

Question of the day?? Would you pay more for USA Made??

So, this is something that I wonder. Owning a business is hard and then you want to help support your own, but then you have to deal with the people who want everything for nothing. Everyone says that they want to support their own country and buy USA made products but then you have the […]

Baker on How It’s Made

Baker on How It’s Made

Baker Drivetrain on How It’s Made – re-air times on the Science Channel – find the best time in your local listings! Here’s how!

Small Business support week!

Small Business support week!

Since 1963, National Small Business Week has been celebrating the accomplishments of small businesses in America. Recognizing the impact of outstanding American entrepreneurs, the week of May 20th through 26th is a time to reflect upon and support the efforts of these companies, their role in the American economy, the jobs they provide for their […]

USA Really……….

USA Really……….

So I was out and about doing some shopping and there is a huge display in our local Meijer’s of USA shirts and swimsuits, flip flops etc. So I thought hey cool I might get a few and I picked them up and looked at where the shirts were made. Well guess what it says […]

Buy American Locator Map…….?

Buy American Locator Map…….?

Credit has to be given to Diane Sawyer and the people at ABC News for the work they are putting behind “Made In America” and the movement that is going on in our country right now. I got a lead on this from the Genuine Motorworks site and was blown away by how much info […]

White Wednesday Sale …..

White Wednesday Sale …..

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, 20% OFF BLACK FRIDAY SALE HAS BEEN CONTINUED TO WHITE WEDNESDAY! Ok…so here you go folks…we’ve decided to extend this sale thru CYBER MONDAY and go till WEDNESDAY for those of you who haven’t thought about gifts for the chopper freaks in your life! Or maybe you just deserve to treat […]

When you HAVE to watch the clock……

When you HAVE to watch the clock……

eCaddy Motorcycle Clock Gets Bigger and Better When you HAVE to watch the clock while riding…there’s no better way than the eCaddy Clock. The eCaddy Clock has a HUGE face (a full 2 inches in diameter!), and you can choose from black or white. A new feature holds the clock’s face firmly in place so […]

“Strap Down” By Kiwi

“Strap Down” By Kiwi

  Check this out we all know that Tying down Baggers safely and securely for transportation is a cumbersome exercise at best. Kiwi Motorcycle Co has devised a method to safely and easily secure your bike. The Strap Down bracket fastens to the 2 lower front tank bolts and captures the top front crash bar […]

Looking for a Mount for your gadget on your bike well Leader Motorcycle is the place to go!

Looking for a Mount for your gadget on your bike well Leader Motorcycle is the place to go!

The eCaddy™ Diamond was designed with today’s rapidly-changing GPS cradles in mind, and offers the most versatile way to mount GPS on a motorcycle. The cornerstone of the eCaddy™ Diamond is the NEW Ultra-Swivel feature. Ultra-Swivel gives the rider unlimited positioning ability in not one but three ways (rotational, left-right/up-down and clockwise). So you’ll never […]

At last and by popular demand, all billet aluminum 7/8" handlebar risers from Joker

At last and by popular demand, all billet aluminum 7/8" handlebar risers from Joker

Check out the sweet risers from Joker Machine. Fully CNC machined Racing styled design is made from solid 6061-T6 bar stock for maximum strength. Special alloy "Gold Zinc" top clamp mounting bolts are included. Lightweight, yet heavy duty, "DUAL" design top clamp gives your bike a unique "CAFE" racer look. Universal, internal mounting bolt design […]

JIMS Twin Cam Engine and Trans Plug Kit

JIMS Twin Cam Engine and Trans Plug Kit

Finally, the solution is here! Eliminate the entry of dirt, dust and unwanted parts during an engine or transmission re-build with the new JIMS® Twin Cam Engine and Trans Plug Kit No. 764. You no longer have to hunt for random rags and tape to protect your open ports, bores, holes, fittings and passages. You […]

New Air Cleaners from Spitfire Motorcycles

New Air Cleaners from Spitfire Motorcycles

Spitfire Motorcycles new line of air cleaners are now available! Made from 6061 T6 aluminum, and machined in our shop right here in the USA. They feature a 4? round filter element, and are available for stock CV, or S&S carbs. Get yours now!

Hogswipe® Waterless Detailer

Hogswipe® Waterless Detailer

We would like to welcome HOGSWIPE to the blog!!!!!! Proudly Produced In The Good ‘Ol USA, 99.8+% Biodegradable, (An *Official GREEN Product), Aircraft, Marinecraft & Automotive Certified and Now Available at… www.hogswipe.com as well as Harley-Davidson of Palm Beach, Sunrise Harley, Riva Motorsports, Cherokee Custom Cycles, Chopper Zoo & Other “Wise-@$$” Automotive Stores! With our […]

Wimmer Custom Cycle Introduces the TriSucker Air Cleaner

Wimmer Custom Cycle Introduces the TriSucker Air Cleaner

The latest introduction to the ever-growing line of quality intakes and products from Wimmer Machine is the TriSucker Air Cleaner. It was designed to work with all V-Twin (USA) motors, both with carburetors and fuel injection systems including DBW. The TriSucker provides provide better airflow and is part of the world famous line up of […]

Aluminum XS650 Foot Pegs!

Aluminum XS650 Foot Pegs!

Check out theses new Aluminum XS650 Foot pegs from Deep Six Cycles. Made from Solid 6061 Aluminum, this over sized peg is 1.25" in diameter and knurled with his roughest knurling pattern for extra "Gription". Extra deep grooves, Deep Six Cycles signature reverse dished ends, and a brushed finish make these a killer addition to […]

Pass More Gas Fuel Valves

Pass More Gas Fuel Valves

We would like to welcome Pingel Enterprise, Inc to our blog!!!! Pingel Enterprise, Inc., a supplier of high-quality parts to both the drag and street bike enthusiast for over forty years is introducing the polished brass fuel valve to its lineup of high flow fuel valves which flow nearly three times the amount of a […]

LIGHT UP YOUR RIDE!

LIGHT UP YOUR RIDE!

We would like to welcome Headwinds to our blog! Headwinds®, the leader in custom headlights, introduces their new fork mounted spotlight kit for FLST, 39mm FXD (05 & earlier), 41mm FXDWG (05 & earlier), FXST and XLH. You will ride safer with a “triangle of light” provided by your headlight on top and spotlights on […]

JIMS Transmission Case Shifter Shaft Seal Installer

JIMS Transmission Case Shifter Shaft Seal Installer

JIMS Transmission Case Shifter Shaft Seal Installers No. 767 and No. 768 put you in control and make installing the shifter seal precise and effortless. Designed in conjunction with Hiro Koiso, one of JIMS sponsored Bonneville racers, these brand new installers align, center and place the seal at the correct depth on all EVO, Twin […]

HourGlass Pegs from DeVille Cycles

HourGlass Pegs from DeVille Cycles

Your friends at DeVille Cycles just added these custom foot pegs to their growing line of parts. HourGlass Pegs are made in USA from your choice of solid brass or aluminum. The unique contoured shape and fine satin machined finish matches their HourGlass Grips, while the heavy knurl offers improved grip. Foot pegs are sold […]

LA Choppers introduces Evenflow Handle Bars

LA Choppers introduces Evenflow Handle Bars

Looking for an old school handle bar with flowing lines and classic looks? LA Choppers has what you’re looking for. The new LA Choppers Evenflow handle bar is a sure fire way to add comfort and class to any bike. Exit hole drilled on the bottom for internal wiring. The bars come with a lustrous […]

New Tail light from Tail End Customs

New Tail light from Tail End Customs

We would like to present our new tail light from Tail End Customs It’s called "The Power Piston" and is super bright with 25 Red LED’s. Comes with Tail/Brake lighting option. Hard wired so you can add to any bike. The piston is made of Quality Aluminum and can be polished if you like the […]

CCCS Offers 30 Day Money Back Guarantee on New Improved Simplified Air Suspension for Softails

CCCS Offers 30 Day Money Back Guarantee on New Improved Simplified Air Suspension for Softails

Custom Cycle Control Systems, Inc. announced today the addition of their New and Improved Simplified Air Suspension System for softails or SAS for short…Now with a 30 day money back guarantee. The SAS is super easy to install and comes complete with mounting instructions. The SAS has no compressor to mount, no pressure hoses to […]

NEW BMX Aluminum Floor Boards

NEW BMX Aluminum Floor Boards

Pearson Customs NEW BMX Aluminum Floor Boards are machined out of aluminum and are one piece including the mounts. The mounting requires new hardware which is included in the kit. The boards are available in Machined or Polished and are available on our web site now! Check out the website here.

Samson Introduces True Dual “Cross Under” Exhaust Systems

Samson Introduces True Dual “Cross Under” Exhaust Systems

Samson is proud to introduce a new line of True Dual “Cross Under” exhaust systems for many makes of motorcycles, including Harley-Davidson Baggers and Dressers. When you need a true dual, there’s only one manufacturer that you can go to…Samson. Samson is the only manufacturer that doesn’t crimp the crossover pipe so you won’t lose […]

JIMS® Dipstick Socket

JIMS® Dipstick Socket

Are you tired of burning your hand while you check the oil level on your Bagger or Dyna? If so, you’re not alone. Gary Smith has teamed-up with JIMS® to develop the Dipstick Socket No. 759. This ingenious new tool, Patent #D630092, allows riders and mechanics alike to quickly and safely remove the engine oil […]

Limited run on new parts from Warren

Limited run on new parts from Warren

    “Just finished my new air cleaner. A morph between a cce deflector and a roth. Cast Aluminum construction. Only have them for the linkert but S&S models are soon to come. $100 shipped. Only have 10. Come and get them. Paypal to chprs4life@hotmail.com “

JAMES CAP AND SENSOR SEAL KIT

JAMES CAP AND SENSOR SEAL KIT

A handy package of assorted cap plugs and MAP sensor seals is a must have for any shop or home mechanic. MAP sensor seals are molded silicone for durability and an excellent seal. Suggested retail is $24.58. For complete details call James Gaskets direct at 775-246-2220 or visit them  @ www.jamesgaskets.com.

Baker Drivetrain Part One

As part of our "Buy American Or Die" we sit down with Bert Baker of Baker Drivetrain.

New Frame from Texas Bike Works

New Frame from Texas Bike Works

TEXAS BIKE WORKS, LLC introduces the new, unique Century-Rocket TM frame model as an addition to its overall line of chopper RetroFrames TM. The Century-Rocket TM frame shown “fuses” the “old-school look” of vintage 1970s small-diameter tubular members with modern-era Sportster motors (1986-2003). This frame is constructed of rugged, 0.120”- wall, AISI 1020 DOM tubing, […]

New Motorcycle Headlight Designed by Cole Foster Exclusively from MOONEYES

New Motorcycle Headlight Designed by Cole Foster Exclusively from MOONEYES

Original design by Cole Foster of Salinas Boyz Custom exclusively for MOONEYES! The housing and trim match flush and smooth for a clean one piece look. Headlight assembly is made from the same high quality aluminum as our MOON tanks. The body of the headlight housing is spun aluminum. The bezel is one piece cast […]

JIMS® Piston Jet Test Stand

JIMS® Piston Jet Test Stand

There is no doubt that the lifeblood of your Harley-Davidson’s Twin Cam engine is its oiling system. Crucial to oiling yet often overlooked are the piston jets. Located deep inside the engine cases it’s hard to verify whether the piston jets are functioning properly…until now! JIMS® new Piston Jet Test Stand No 772, allows engine […]

New from Nash Motorcycles

New from Nash Motorcycles

GREG’S CUSTOM CYLES INTRODUCES THE RECKLESS BARS

GREG’S CUSTOM CYLES INTRODUCES THE RECKLESS BARS

Greg Rice adds to his aggressive line-up of motorcycle parts with the Deepsickness Reckless Bars. These Reckless Bars are offered two ways; pre-drilled for external wiring or internal wiring to give your bike that clean, sleek look. These bitchin’ bars are made of top quality 1½" DOM steel tubing for heavy duty riding. The standard […]

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