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Blog Posts By Bryan Harley

Baker Smoke-Down Showdown Sturgis 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014
Baker Smoke-Down Showdown Sturgis 2014
Two bikes in, one bike out. It will be survival-of-the-quickest at the Easyriders Saloon Wednesday night, August 6, during the annual Baker Sturgis Smoke-Down Showdown. In a drag-style, head-to-hea...
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Post Tags: Baker Smoke-Down Showdown, Sturgis 2014, Baker Drivetrain, Sturgis Smoke-Down Showdown, Sturgis motorcycle burnout

'Aristry in Iron' Las Vegas Builder List Loaded

Thursday, July 3, 2014
'Aristry in Iron' Las Vegas Builder List Loaded
This year's 'Artistry in Iron' competition, held during Las Vegas BikeFest, is loaded with talent with show-winning custom bike builders top-to-bottom. Received an e-mail earlier this week ...
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Post Tags: Artistry in Iron, Las Vegas BikeFest, Las Vegas BikeFest 2014, biker build-off

2015 Polaris Slingshot 3-Wheeler Teaser Video

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
2015 Polaris Slingshot  3-Wheeler Teaser Video
It's coming. Polaris released a couple of teaser images and a short video on its three-wheel roadster, the 2015 Slinghot, which will be publicly unveiled July 27. Using “It&rsqu...
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Post Tags: Polaris, Polaris Industries, 2015 Polaris Slingshot, Polaris Slingshot, 2015 Slingshot

Win $1000 in RSD Parts Giveaway

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Win $1000 in RSD Parts Giveaway
We’re big fans of Roland Sands Design, from the ground-up customs they build to the slick aftermarket parts they create. We’ve featured several of them on our 2004 Sportster Custom pr...
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Post Tags: Roland Sands, Roland Sands Design, RSD, RSD 1000-dollar giveaway

Buy Ricky Graham T-Shirt, Help Family to Hall

Friday, June 13, 2014
Buy Ricky Graham T-Shirt, Help Family to Hall
Flat track legend Ricky Graham is being inducted into The Motorsports Hall of Fame August 6 and would like to take his family along for the momentous occasion. The Graham family is selling these ...
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Post Tags: flat track racer Ricky Graham, Ricky Graham, The Motorsports Hall of Fame, Graham inducted into Motorsports Hall of Fame

'Why We Ride' Honors Dads on Father’s Day

Thursday, June 12, 2014
'Why We Ride' Honors Dads on Father’s Day
Motorcycling has its roots in family. The passion to ride is often passed generation to generation. How many out there took their first ride on a bike with their father? I’ll bet a lot. T...
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Post Tags: Why We Ride, motorcycle documentary, Father's Day, Why We Ride says Happy Father's Day

Canadian Adaptive MX Challenge Seeks Aid

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Canadian Adaptive MX Challenge Seeks Aid
I’ve amassed a fairly broad network on LinkedIn. One of the people I’ve connected with is a gentleman named Curtis Connor. Like too many others we know, Connor was seriously injured in ...
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Post Tags: Canadian Adaptive Motocross Challenge, Canadian Adaptive MX Challenge, Curtis Connor

Vets Road Warrior Ride on Can-Am Spyders

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Vets Road Warrior Ride on Can-Am Spyders
With the goal of raising awareness and funds to support Special Operation vets who have been wounded or are ill, a group of riders has been trekking across the country on Can-Am Spyders on the Ro...
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Post Tags: Road Warrior Ride, Project Road Warrior, Can-Am, Can-Am Spyder, Spyder

Caselli Fundraiser, 'Why We Ride' at Doffo Sat.

Friday, May 30, 2014
Caselli Fundraiser, 'Why We Ride' at Doffo Sat.
The Kurt Caselli Foundation is holding a fundraiser at Doffo Winery Saturday, May 31 at 10 a.m. The event will be held at the winery, home of the wonderful MotoDoffo collection shown in these pic...
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Post Tags: Kurt Caselli, Kurt Caselli Foundation, MotoDoffo, Doffo Winery, Why We Ride, motorcycle documentary, Bryan H. Carroll

Readers - Submit ??'s About Harley Street 750

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Readers - Submit ??'s About Harley Street 750
We lucked out and by the good grace of Harley-Davidson got to spin a few miles on a pre-production 2014 Harley-Davidson Street 750 back in March. Now the first production units are rolling off the ...
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Post Tags: Harley-Davidson, Harley, 2014 Harley Street 750, Street 750

Dirt Quake USA III Cometh

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Dirt Quake USA III Cometh
Dirt Quake III Cometh!! There will be spills and thrills soon on Washington’s Castle Rock flat track as a group of misfits and miscreants race motorcycles there that weren’t made for ...
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Post Tags: Dirt Quake, Dirt Quake USA, Sideburn Magazine, See See Motorcycles

To the Quail w/ British Customs n Why We Ride

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
To the Quail w/ British Customs n Why We Ride
Tomorrow we have the tremendous opportunity to embark on an incredible ride to one of our favorite functions. It starts bright and early in Gardena, California, at the headquarters of British...
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Post Tags: British Customs, Why We Ride, Triumph Motorcycles, Quail Motorcycle Gathering, Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2014

Cops Nix Laughlin Booth of SOA/HA Coones

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Cops Nix Laughlin Booth of SOA/HA Coones
SOA actor, business owner, Attika 7 guitarist, and Hells Angels member Rusty Coones had his So Cal Clothing Line booth closed down by police at the 2014 Laughlin River Run. I knew something was...
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Post Tags: Laughlin River Run, Rusty Coones, Sons of Anarchy actor, Hells Angels

Hidden Gem: Temecula's MotoDoffo and Winery

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Hidden Gem: Temecula's MotoDoffo and Winery
I didn't expect much when I heard Honda had arranged for a wine tasting. Imagine my surprise when I found out this is where the wine tasting took place, inside the barrel room of Temecula's Doffo...
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Post Tags: MotoDoffo, Doffo Winery, MotoDoffo motorcycle collection, vintage motorcycles

Bruce Springsteen's Spring Ride Around Florida

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Bruce Springsteen's Spring Ride Around Florida
'The Boss' Bruce Springsteen got a break from performing with a spring ride around Florida on his Harley-Davidson, where he stopped in a local watering hole, enjoyed a cold one, and made a couple...
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Post Tags: Bruce Springsteen, The Boss Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen motorcycle, Bruce Springsteen Harley, Harley-Davidson

Motorcycle Fatalities and Spring Riding Season

Monday, March 17, 2014
Motorcycle Fatalities and Spring Riding Season
I've read about five motorcycle fatalities in the last 10 days, which is five too many. While everybody is excited that the riding season is upon us, be careful out there. Make sure your bike is ...
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Post Tags: motorcycle fatalities, motorcycle accidents, motorcycle riding season

Love of Indian Motorcycle More Than Skin Deep

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Love of Indian Motorcycle More Than Skin Deep
Indian Motorcycles have been a life-long passion for Lonnie Hannah. The Senior Layout Designer for Indian Motorcycle wears his passion openly in the form of his new tattoo. Lonnie Hannah’...
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Post Tags: Indian Motorcycle, Indian Motorcycle Co, Indian Motorcycle tattoo, Lonnie Hannah

Ring My Bell: Helmet Impact Testing Video

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Ring My Bell: Helmet Impact Testing Video
Bell Helmets is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. In its pioneering role as an American motorcycle helmet manufacturer, it recently released an interesting video on the steps the compan...
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Post Tags: Bell Helmets, motorcycle helmets, motorcycle helmet testing

Win a Ride w/ Picker Mike Wolfe on Indian Chief

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Win a Ride w/ Picker Mike Wolfe on Indian Chief
The Indian Motorcycle Co. is holding a contest where 10 lucky people will get a chance to take a spin around Daytona Beach on a 2014 Indian Chief with enthusiast and collector Mike Wolfe of Ameri...
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Post Tags: Indian Motorcycles, Indian Motorcycle Co, American Pickers, American Picker Mike Wolfe, Daytona Beach Bike Week, Indian Motorcycle Bike Week

Soldiers in Afghanistan Seek Help w/ Bike Build

Monday, February 24, 2014
Soldiers in Afghanistan Seek Help w/ Bike Build
A few years back, SSgt. Jeffrey S. McCarty and a group of fellow soldiers restored this Ghazvani motorcycle as a side project and morale booster. SSgt. McCarty is once again back in Afghanistan a...
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Post Tags: PSD Marines, US soldiers boost morale by building bike, US Marines, Marine custom bike build