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Best Tips to Customize Your Motorcycle

(CONTRIBUTED POST FOR NORTH AMERICAN READERS) If you like to customize motorcycles, you should know how to do it properly. Modifications come in many different forms, but you may have to understand a few important basics before you can even start planning a major refinement. Whether it’s adding small details or doing a major makeover, …

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Adelaide Harley-Davidson Bike Works wins Battle of the Kings

ANZ Harley dealers in global custom battle

Aussie and Kiwi Harley-Davidson dealers will compete in the annual global Battle of the Kings custom bike competition for the second year in a row. Last year, Adelaide Harley-Davidson Bike Works represented the countries with a 2018 Roadster they turned into a track racer, complete with mini fairing. Some 26 Australian and New Zealand dealers will again take on dealers …

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DAB Motors customisable motorcycle

DAB offers ‘legal’ custom motorcycle

DAB Motors lets you completely customise your new bike from enduro to motard to scrambler even before taking delivery, with the promise it’s street legal. Meet the LM-S developed by engineer Simon Dabadie who established his company in the Basque region in 2017. Henry Ford once said of his Model T Ford: “Any customer can have a car painted any …

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Win double pass to biggest Throttle Roll

Organisers of the seventh annual Throttle Roll in Sydney next Saturday (18 May 2019) say it will be their biggest yet. To celebrate they are giving away a double pass to a lucky Motorbike Writer reader. Just leave your name and a photo of your bike in the comments section below or on the social …

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Racer X electric motorcycle

Racer X is wildest electric motorcycle yet

We’ve seen some weird and wonderful designs in electric motorcycles, but nothing comes close to the Racer X with its big “X” design. The uncomfortable-looking bike is the work of Mark Atkinson of Speed of the Cheese Racing custom motorcycle company in Utah, the same state that hosts the Bonneville Salt Flats speed records. Fellow …

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BMW big boxer engine reappears

The possibility of BMW releasing a big Boxer engine with a capacity up to 1800cc has increased with the engine appearing in another amazing custom motorcycle. The mystery engine first appeared last year when Japanese custom builders from Custom Works Zon rolled out what they called a the Departed R18. R18 could have been a reference to …

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Arlen Ness - one cool dude

Iconic bike builder Arlen Ness dies aged 79

Iconic American motorcycle customiser Arlen Ness has died, aged 79, surrounded by his family in California. Arlen was known for his wild paintwork as well as his outlandish custom choppers, baggers and cruisers. As well as producing his own customs, he worked with several motorcycle brands, most notably the axed Victory Motorcycles, producing limited-edition production …

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Oil in the Blood custom motorcycle movie

Oil in the Blood custom bike film

A two-hour feature film on the worldwide custom motorcycle phenomenon titled Oil in the Blood is coming to your computer and/or TV screens soon. Australian custom builders and Sydney’s Throttle Roll custom motorcycle festival are featured in the film. It was directed by life-long biker Gareth Maxwell Roberts who tells us he is “currently speaking …

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