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Blog Posts By Bryan Harley

Victory Motorcycles Bike Week Schedule

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Victory Motorcycles Bike Week Schedule
Victory Motorcycles is busy packing up its big rigs and is preparing to escape the chilly climes of its home in Minnesota for the warm, sandy shores of Daytona Beach. Victory’s got a ful...
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Post Tags: Victory Motorcycles, Bike Week, Daytona Beach Bike Week, Victory Bike Week plans

Big Bear Choppers Opens New SoCal Shop

Monday, February 21, 2011
Big Bear Choppers Opens New SoCal Shop
Big Bear Choppers is opening up a new authorized dealership and shop so it can better serve its customers in the LA area and the Inland Empire. Big Bear Choppers is opening a new dealershi...
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Post Tags: Big Bear Choppers, BBC, Kevin Alsop, Big Bear Choppers Perris shop

Slash's Harley Night Rod up for Auction

Thursday, February 17, 2011
Slash's Harley Night Rod up for Auction
This is the picture Julien's Auctions posted on its site of Slash's 2007 Night Rod. There's one bid right now for $8000. I love the story behind this old motorcycle jacket of Slash, who claim...
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Post Tags: Slash, Harley-Davidson, Night Rod, Harley Night Rod, Slash's Night Rod

There's an App for That - iPhone Bike Week App

Friday, February 11, 2011
There's an App for That - iPhone Bike Week App
Need help mapping out your plan of attack for 2011 Daytona Beach Bike Week? Then this iPhone App is for you! All right, Daytona Beach Bike Week 2011 is almost here. It’s the motorcycle ral...
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Post Tags: iPhone Apps, Bike Week, Daytona Beach Bike Week, iPhone Bike Week App

OCC Raffles Bike for Center of HOPE

Thursday, February 10, 2011
OCC Raffles Bike for Center of HOPE
Here's a few pics of the Orange County Choppers production bike, Greenie, that's being raffled off to benefit the Center of HOPE in Newburgh, NY. Whether you love them or hate them, sometim...
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Post Tags: Orange County Choppers, OCC, Center of HOPE, Paul Teutul Sr.

Film on Dual Engine Norton Hogslayer in Works

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Film on Dual Engine Norton Hogslayer in Works
Not too long ago I wrote a story about The Thing, a 1954 Twin Knucklehead Drag Bike and the men who built and rode it, John Bozzie and his partner Walter Ross. The Thing was a monster on the C...
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Post Tags: Hogslayer, dual engine Norton drag bike, Norton Motorcycles, Hogslayer The Unapproachable Legend

Win Brass Balls 69 Chopper at Bike Week

Friday, January 28, 2011
Win Brass Balls 69 Chopper at Bike Week
Brass Balls Bobbers built the official 2011 Daytona Beach Bike Week motorcycle. The bike is being raffled off for $50 bucks-a-shot and only 4500 tickets will be sold. Bike Week's a little over a ...
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Post Tags: Brass Balls Bobbers, Brass Balls 69 Chopper, bobbers and choppers, Bike Week, official Bike Week motorcycle

Forum Reader's American Pickers Find

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Forum Reader's American Pickers Find
This old motorcycle engine was found in a barn by a friend of a Motorcycle USA message board member. Can you identify it? Checking out the Motorcycle USA.com message boards, ran across what may...
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Post Tags: American Pickers, Motorcycle USA message boards, 1912 Harley engine, Harley

BAKER, S&S Head V-Twin Expo Seminar List

Thursday, January 13, 2011
BAKER, S&S Head V-Twin Expo Seminar List
Bert Baker (L) received the New Product of the Year Award for his BAKER Drivetrain 4-speed at last year's V-Twin Expo and his company, BAKER Drivetrain, heads the list of seminar presenters for t...
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Post Tags: BAKER Drivetrains, S&S Cycle, V-Twin Expo, Cincinnati V-Twin Expo, Dynojet

Downtown Laconia Lobbies to Keep Harley

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Downtown Laconia Lobbies to Keep Harley
For the past several years, Harley-Davidson has set up in downtown Laconia, which is about seven miles from the action on Lakeside Ave. and Weirs Beach (above). Reports from the Laconia Citizen s...
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Post Tags: Laconia Motorcycle Week, Laconia Bike Week, Harley-Davidson, H-D, Harley-Davidson Road Tour

California Law Says No Vertical License Plates

Friday, January 7, 2011
California Law Says No Vertical License Plates
Excuse me, sir, but that license plate appears to be a little low. Think I'm going to have to write you a citation. Custom bike builders in California, be aware. A new law says no more vertically...
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Post Tags: California motorcycle laws, Vehicle Code 5201, custom bike builders, custom motorcycle license plate

Winter Cure - Sacramento Easyriders Bike Show

Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Winter Cure - Sacramento Easyriders Bike Show
We're looking forward to shaking off the winter blues with a trip down to Sacramento for the 2011 Easyriders Bike Show. Motorcycle USA videographer Eric Novisedlak was all smiles last year (below...
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Post Tags: Sacramento Easyriders Bike Show, Easyriders Bike Show, Easyriders, custom motorcycles

All I Want for Christmas - 2012 C3 X132 Hellcat

Thursday, December 23, 2010
All I Want for Christmas - 2012 C3 X132 Hellcat
I could see myself riding one of these. Of course, I'd have to take out a loan on my house and sell a couple of internal organs, but hey, it's Christmas. Damn the consequences, I just w...
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Post Tags: All I Want for Christmas, Confederate Motorcycles, 2012 C3 X132 Hellcat, Confederate Hellcat

Paul Teutul Jr. Wins Appeal vs Paul Teutul Sr.

Monday, December 20, 2010
Paul Teutul Jr. Wins Appeal vs Paul Teutul Sr.
Once upon a time, the Teutul's ran a burgeoning family business. Happy days are no more, replaced by an ugly court case pitting father against son. The OCC drama continues. A decision in the Ap...
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Post Tags: OCC, Orange County Choppers, Paul Teutul Sr., Paul Teutul Jr., Teutul lawsuit

Icon Launches New Limiter Interactive Site

Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Icon Launches New Limiter Interactive Site
Icon launched its new interactive site called Limiter today. Out with the old, in with the new. Icon is all about the lifestyle, be it stunting or street, canyon carving or cruising. The manufa...
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Post Tags: Icon, Icon Motorsports, Ride Icon, Icon motorcycle gear, Icon Limiter, Limiter

Santa Arrives on Harley at Cook's Corner

Monday, December 13, 2010
Santa Arrives on Harley at Cook's Corner
Christmas came early to Cook's Corner when Santa stopped by on the back of a Harley Saturday and delivered presents to about 100 lucky girls and boys. The crew at Cook's Corner sold raffle ticket...
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Post Tags: Santa, Santa Claus, Harley, Harley-Davidson, Cook's Corner

Harley Thanks Troops w/ Bikes Over Baghdad

Thursday, December 2, 2010
Harley Thanks Troops w/ Bikes Over Baghdad
Harley-Davidson has a long and storied history of supporting the American military. During World War I, almost one-third of all Harleys produced in 1917 were in support of the military campaign. Th...
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Post Tags: Harley-Davidson, Bikes Over Baghdad Tour, Harley, Harley supports military

Roland Sands Project 200 Big Dyno Numbers

Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Roland Sands Project 200 Big Dyno Numbers
Roland Sands Project 200 took a big leap toward reaching its goal of breaking the 200 mph barrier recently after a trip to Lloydz Motor Works. The Lloydz crew spent over 320 hours turbo boosting th...
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Post Tags: Roland Sands, RSD Project 200, Lloydz Motor Works, Victory Motorcycles

Fitness Guru Jillian Michaels Flexes Muscle

Monday, November 22, 2010
Fitness Guru Jillian Michaels Flexes Muscle
Here's a peek at Jillian Michaels' hot new Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle. Fitness guru Jillian Michaels, an avid motorcyclist and advocate for women riders, just got some hot new wheels. The sta...
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Post Tags: Jillian Michaels, Biggest Loser host, fitness expert, Harley-Davidson, Harley Muscle

Oregon Contemplating Allowing Lane Splitting

Friday, November 19, 2010
Oregon Contemplating Allowing Lane Splitting
OK, Oregon is a state known for meeting environmental issues head-on and we may hug a tree or two, but it's so sparsely populated and most of its towns are so small there's not a pressing need fo...
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Post Tags: Governer's Advisory Committee on Motorcycle Safety, motorcycle lane splitting, lane splitting, lane splitting in Oregon