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Cannonball Characters: Frank Westfall #49

1912 Henderson Hailing from Syracuse, New York, Frank Westfall is well versed in competition rides. Having competed in the famous Great Race long before the Motorcycle Cannonball was launched, Frank shares tales of rebuilding his motorcycle in a hotel bathtub while entered in the cross-country races that included cars as well as motorcycles so it was evident that he was ...

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31st annual Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show

31st annual Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show

Twin City takeover Saint Paul, Minn., Mar. 24–25—When Neil Ryan took over as promoter of the one-day Donnie Smith Bike Show and Swap Meet nearly two decades ago, I wonder if he knew it would be such a remarkable success story. When I asked, his response was, “I did have a vision when I bought the show. I knew I ...

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Community garage, premier displays featured at 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Skidmark Garage, vintage clubs to be in Old Bike Barn Crossroads Pickerington, Ohio—Skidmark Garage, a Cleveland-based community garage for motorcyclists, is setting up a three-bay workspace that attendees can use during 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 6-8, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Skidmark Garage will be in the Old Bike Barn Crossroads, along with premier displays ...

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Partz: Slick shifter

Partz: Slick shifter

For those owners who have already swapped out the stock shift linkage on their bagger but want to further accent that side of the bike, recently developed by Baker Custom Inc. is the company’s BCI Front Trans Lever with Rear Trans Lever Cover for 2017–Later Touring Model Harleys. This kit includes a sleek aluminum front shifter arm and a two-piece, steel-stamped, interlocking clamshell cover for the rear transmission arm (shifter ...

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Partz+: Bozeman Riding Boot

A perfect mix of style, comfort, and durability, the men’s Bozeman 6-inch lace-up riding boot is a must-have addition to your performance riding wardrobe. The Bozeman features an abrasion-, oil-, and slip-resistant rubber outsole and a rugged Goodyear Welt construction for added durability. The inside locking YKK zipper improves ease of wear while the lace-up design ensures a snug fit ...

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Partz: Two-wheeling networking

Partz: Two-wheeling networking

The original RISER was released two years ago as a platform suitable for digitally connecting enthusiasts for a magnified riding experience. Expanding their concept the company has just launched RISER PRO. This upgrade includes additional intelligent features especially in regard to navigation and route planning and includes smart navigation, live tracking and offline maps. As with the basic version, the PRO enables users to log routes and share them with others both within the app and via ...

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Partz: Snazzy slip-ons

Partz: Snazzy slip-ons

Available with no less than eight different style and color custom billet tip selections, the latest from RC Components is the 3.0″ RCX Slip-On Mufflers for 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Models. Along with the 3″ diameter muffler body housing is a large 2″ louvered core baffle that promises to deliver a deep, throaty resonance. The 3″ RCX slip-ons include all required m ounting hardware for an easy off-and-on install. These mufflers come ...

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Motorhead Memo: Intelajet install

Remember the Intelajet install article intended for last month? Well… here it is… sorta. Only it’s done on a S&S Super E, rather than the CV Keihin or HSR Mikuni. Why pick the carb H-D never sold, rather than the two they have? To paraphrase what flow guru Jerry Branch once said, “Butterfly carburetors are like having a five-speed transmission ...

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Partz: Easy-open access

Partz: Easy-open access

The Project RUSHMORE Harley-Davidson models introduced several innovations in 2014 with one of the favored being the “toilet handle” saddlebag lever—finally no more fumbling with awkward OEM side latch hinges. The latest upgrade to that particular device comes from eGlide Goodies with their new LH-92 and LH-93 Saddlebag Latch Handles. A direct replacement for the stock unit, this handle is manufactured from A380 aluminum and features a nifty EPDM ...

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