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CIRO Shock & Awe 2.0 Engine Starter Kit

By | New Product News

CIRO Shock & Awe 2.0 Engine Starter Kit

Shock & Awe 2.0 takes your LED lighting kit to the next level. We’ve packed the new app full of exciting features such as a racing mode to track your speed, music and microphone integration, 3 channel output, brake function, and more! With the Ciro Bluetooth app you are able to choose from millions of colors to find the perfect match for your bike or any other vehicle you choose to accessorize.

Features & Benefits:

  • NEW race mode (quarter mile times, 0-60 time, top speed, G-force)
  • NEW music mode
  • NEW brake mode (turns all LEDs red when brake is applied)
  • NEW color match via smartphone camera
  • NEW 3 channel output
  • Choose from an infinite color selection
  • Create, save, and load custom color sequences
  • Monitor motorcycle battery voltage in app (low voltage protection)
  • Bluetooth Controller Kit (2040-0321) (included in Shock & Awe 2.0 Engine Starter Kit) is compatible with all Ciro Shock & Awe LEDs (including the original Shock & Awe)

Please note: if you have the original Shock & Awe, you still get all the standard features in addition to the color match, and race mode. To get the complete 2.0 features, upgrade to the 2.0 Controller Kit!

41031 Shock & Awe 2.0 Engine Starter Kit $299.95

41030 Shock & Awe 2.0 Lighting Expansion Kit (everything you need to light up your saddlebag rails) $99.95

Fits: Any motorcycle or vehicle with a 12 volt power source.

Indian Motorcycle’s FTR750 Takes 1-2 At So-Cal Half-Mile

By | Racing News

Indian Motorcycle’s FTR750 Takes 1-2 At So-Cal Half-Mile 

Indian Privateer Brandon Robinson Wins Second Race of Season Aboard FTR750; Wrecking Crew Rider & Points Leader Briar Bauman Continues Perfect Podium Streak With Second-Place Finish

Indian Motorcycle Racing, presented by Progressive Motorcycle Insurance, and its championship-winning FTR750 earned its fourth win of the 2019 season at the So-Cal Half-Mile in Perris, Calif. Indian Privateer Brandon Robinson (Kennedy Racing/Armbruster Racing Indian FTR750) secured his second win of the season, while Wrecking Crew Rider and current points leader Briar Bauman continued his 2019 perfect podium streak with a second-place finish.

The 2019 So-Cal Half-Mile will best be remembered for a red flag restart that occurred eight laps into the Twins Main. Starting from the front, Robinson was able to maintain his lead and bring home the win. Bauman, who started deep within the lineup, strategically took an inside line and passed a pack of riders to slide into second as he exited turn one.

“Briar took full advantage of the restart, as he was able to escape a log-jam of riders and slide into second by taking that inside line,” said Gary Gray, Vice President – Racing, Technology & Service for Indian Motorcycle.  “It was a great night of racing with outstanding competition, and we’re extremely proud of all the hard work and effort from the Indian privateers and our factory race team.”

Fellow Wrecking Crew Riders, Jared Mees and Bronson Bauman, finished in fifth and sixth place, respectively. Mees, the defending AFT champion, showcased determination as he bounced back in the Main to finish fifth after starting in position 15. Bronson Bauman was fast all night, though, he experienced adversity from the restart and had to battle his way to sixth place.

Robinson’s victory keeps him placed second in the season standings with 89 points behind Briar Bauman’s dominating 102 points. Mees maintains third with 78 points, while Bronson Bauman is ninth with 50 points.

The season continues on May 18 with the legendary Sacramento Mile at the Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento, Calif. For more information on Indian Motorcycle Racing, visit IndianMotorcycle.com and follow along on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

For more information Indian Motorcycle Racing’s sponsors, visit their websites: Progressive Motorcycle Insurance, S&S Cycle, Indian Motorcycle Oil, Parts Unlimited, Drag Specialties, Alpinestars, Bell Helmets and J&P Cycles.

 About Indian Motorcycle
Indian Motorcycle is America’s First Motorcycle Company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship. To learn more, please visit www.indianmotorcycle.com.

ProBEAM Accessory Mounting Clamps

By | New Product News

ProBEAM Accessory Mounting Clamps

Aluminum mounting brackets wrap around engine guards to provide hassle free mounting of Custom Dynamics Driving Lights with 5/16-inch mounting hole. Available with 1.25-inch inside diameter for mounting around OEM Harley-Davidson® engine guards in choice of Chrome or Gloss Black finish. Each clamp is designed with a set screw for secure mounting. Allen Wrench Included. Fits 1.25-inch Harley-Davidson® engine guards. For more information call Custom Dynamics toll free at 1-800-382-1388, visit www.customdynamics.com, or contact your local Drag Specialties dealer.

$44.95 (Pair)

DRAG PN: 2040-2345, 2040-2346  

Indian Motorcycle Launches Company’s First-Ever Rental Program 

By | General News

Indian Motorcycle Launches Company’s First-Ever Rental Program 

‘Indian Motorcycle Rentals’ Available Through Select Dealers Around The Country

Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its first-ever rental program, Indian Motorcycle Rentals. Available now at select dealers around the country, Indian Motorcycle Rentals provides local residents and those traveling the opportunity to rent a new Indian motorcycle for as short as four hours or as long as several weeks. 

Indian Motorcycle Rentals is currently available through ten dealers around the country, with plans to continue to expand throughout the year. Participating dealers will have a rental fleet with various models available. Each dealer’s rental fleet will be updated out every 12-18 months to ensure riders have the opportunity to ride Indian Motorcycle’s current model year lineup. Riders with a valid motorcycle license can go online to book their Indian Motorcycle experience in advance to ensure bike availability at the Indian Motorcycle Rentals’ web page. 

“Whether local or from out of town, Indian Motorcycle Rentals provides a premium experience for riders in need of a bike,” said Reid Wilson, Sr. Director Marketing and Product Development for Indian Motorcycle. “With a rental fleet featuring the current model year lineup, riders will have the opportunity to experience the latest and greatest from Indian Motorcycle.”

Each motorcycle rental will include insurance as part of the rental fee. Riders will also have access to helmets, if they do not have their own. In addition to helmets, riders are required to have additional safety gear including long pants and close toed shoes.  Additional protective gear, such as gloves, riding jacket and high-visibility or reflective clothing, is also recommended.  

Riders can visit indianmotorcycle.com/indian-motorcycle-rentals/ to find Indian Motorcycle Rentals locations and book reservations. To learn more about Indian Motorcycle visit IndianMotorcycle.com and follow Indian Motorcycle on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Indian Motorcycle
Indian Motorcycle Company is America’s First Motorcycle Company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship. To learn more, please visit www.indianmotorcycle.com.

NEW STUFF ALERT: S&S 550 Cam Chest Kits for the Milwaukee-Eight® Engine

By | New Product News

NEW STUFF ALERT: S&S 550 Cam Chest Kits for the Milwaukee-Eight® Engine

Adding to their collection of complete cam chest kits, S&S Cycle recently launched a version featuring their monster 550 cam. Designed for 114 and larger M8 powered HD®’s, the 550 cam is good for 120hp and 128 lbs of torque on a 114’ motor with only a high flow air cleaner and header!. Kits include Cam, Outer Drive Gears for Gear Drive Kits, Cam Plate, Tappets, Tappet Cuffs, High Flow Oil Pump, Quickee Pushrod Kit, tappet cuffs (mandatory for high lift cams), heavy duty valve springs and all bearings and gaskets needed for installation. Each package is designed to work with everything around it and create optimum power and reliability for 2017-2019 114 and larger M8 powered big twins. The S&S cam chest kits includes their new oil pump with a best in the market 44% increase in flow, a 58% increase in scavenge paired with a chain or gear drive cam and pushrod tubes. More importantly, the kits are comprised of parts designed to work perfectly together and make serious and reliable power! Check out the details on their site at  https://www.sscycle.com/550-cam-chest-kit-for-m8

Chart-Topping Rock Stars Pop Evil to Boost the Buffalo Chip on Aug. 8

By | Events

Chart-Topping Rock Stars Pop Evil to Boost the Buffalo Chip on Aug. 8 

Pop Evil will join Toby Keith, one of the most recognizable voices in country music, during the Freedom Celebration on the Wolfman Jack Stage on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

A strong knockout punch from chart-topping, alternative metal-rockers Pop Evil will crank up the “The Best Party Anywhere!” as the band opens for the legendary Toby Keith on Thursday, Aug. 8. The band’s crunchy guitars and propulsive rhythms will boost the party at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip into high gear for a night of entertainment dedicated to American freedom and those who protect that right. Special tributes to active duty military and veterans will take place between the evening’s performances. See the announcement video here: BuffaloChip.com/BANDS.

“Pop Evil’s blend of metal and alternative badassery is just perfect for our Freedom Celebration on Thursday night,” said Rod Woodruff, Sturgis Buffalo Chip President, “Their explosive performance will be a great lead up to Toby Keith and another incredible night at the Chip.”

Pop Evil began the climb to rock stardom with its second album titled “War of Angels.” The single “Last Man Standing” rose to Billboard’s Active Rock Chart Top 20 and “Boss’s Daughter,” released on the same album, co-written and performed with Mötley Crüe guitarist Mick Mars, hit Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Top 10. Subsequent albums propelled singles such as “Footsteps,” “Trenches,” “Deal with the Devil” and “Torn to Pieces” all to no. 1 on the same chart.

Pop Evil’s no. 1 hit singles include:

  • “Trenches”
  • “Footsteps”
  • “Deal with the Devil”
  • “Walking Lions”
  • “Torn to Pieces”

Top Ten hit singles include

  • “Ways to Get High”
  • “Be Legendary”
  • “Take it All”
  • “If Only for Now”
  • “Monster You Made”
  • “Last Man Standing”
  • “Beautiful”
  • “A Crime to Remember”
  • “100 in A 55”
  • “Boss’s Daughter”

The 2019 Growing Lineup of Entertainment Announced So Far Includes:

Friday, Aug. 2             Skid Row

Saturday, Aug. 3         Keith Urban

George Thorogood and The Destroyers

Hunks The Show

Sunday, Aug. 4           Godsmack

American Flat Track Grand National Championship Races

Monday, Aug. 5          Styx

Collective Soul

Tuesday, Aug. 6         Disturbed

Dee Snider

Hunks The Show

Wednesday, Aug. 7    Snoop Dogg

Thursday, Aug. 8        Toby Keith

Pop Evil

Friday, Aug. 9             Volbeat

Saturday, Aug. 10       Zakk Sabbath

Reverend Horton Heat

The Buffalo Chip’s motorcycle and music festival will open with a pre-rally party July 29 – Aug. 1, 2019, with official festival dates running Aug. 2-11, 2019. Concerts and races are free with camping. More information and reservations are available at BuffaloChip.com

About the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling. It is the world’s first and leading entertainment destination for the motorcycle enthusiast, awarded AMA Track of the Year in 2016, American Flat Track Event of the Year and South Dakota Excellence in Tourism Innovation award winner in 2017. Since 1981, the venue’s high-profile, nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers six stages of entertainment, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, cabins, RVs, camping and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts and races are free with camping. The Motorcycles as Art exhibit curated by Michael Lichter showcases the works of the world’s best bike builders. Numerous bike and stunt shows and all shopping, live music and events at the CrossRoads are free and open to the public. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com.

Indian Motorcycle – Racing Forward

By | General News, Racing News

Indian Motorcycle – Racing Forward

With the American Flat Track Season in full swing, we wanted to share with you a video highlighting Indian Motorcycle Racing’s Brad Baker and the journey he has been on since suffering a significant spinal cord injury during a crash in last year’s X-Games that left him rendered him to a wheelchair. As you’ll see, Baker has been hard at work on the road to recovery and what’s been most impressive has been his outlook on his recovery and his life which has remained unmitigated. Baker has showed the same determination and work ethic in his recovery that made him such a successful rider. Along the way he has even found new ways to continue supporting the Indian Wrecking Crew without being on the track, including serving as a coach for team’s newest members.

To learn more and donate to the Wings for Life foundation which helps injured athletes, visits https://www.wingsforlife.com/us/

For more information, visit: https://www.indianmotorcycle.com/en-us/

45“ Flathead Transmission 3-Speed to 4-Speed Conversion Gear Kit 

By | New Product News

45“ Flathead Transmission 3- Speed to 4-Speed Conversion Gear Kit 

Press Release: New addition to our “NO ONE HAS THE V-TWIN SELECTION”  product line; V-Twin’s  10-piece Transmission kit is for use on 1941-1952 W model. Great for restoring those oldies but goodies and be able to take it for a spin and get those heads turning! Transform your 45” gear box from a 3-SPEED into a 4-SPEED transmission. This kit includes all gears and shifter drum side cover and re-uses the stock type mainshaft, countershaft, shifter forks, and hardware. Give your old Servi-car some new life with the 4-speed gear kit!   Just keep in mind that with the 4-speed conversion in a 45” transmission, the reverse gear option CANNOT be installed.  This kit does require a 4-speed shifter gate.   

For more information on VT No. 49-0683 45” WL Transmission 4-Speed Gear Kit, visit our website at www.vtwinmfg.com.

V-Twin Manufacturing/Tedd Cycle, Inc
436A Robinson Ave
Newburgh, NY 12550

11th Annual Biker Belles Celebrates Women in “Forward Motion” during Premier 2019 Charity Event

By | Events

11th Annual Biker Belles Celebrates Women in “Forward Motion” during Premier 2019 Charity Event

Join the Peace, Love and Happiness and Wild Gypsy Tour riders in honoring women in motorcycling with a Morning Ride and symposium with catered lunch.

Celebrate the fastest growing segment of motorcycle enthusiasts while raising funds for worthy local charities during the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s 11th annual Biker Belles celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 6. This moto-centric event is an opportunity to connect with women who are shaping the motorcycle industry, driving change and breaking long-held traditions.

“THE MORNING RIDE” KICKOFF
The event’s trademark “Morning Ride” from Deadwood to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip will be a show of force and solidarity this year, as it’s joined by the Wild Gypsy Tour and Peace, Love & Happiness riders.

“FORWARD MOTION” AT THE LUNCH, WOMEN AND WHEELS BIKE SHOW
The festivities will continue following the ride with a pampering in the Comfort Zone by Team Diva, a catered lunch and a symposium titled “Forward Motion,” all to be held in the brand-new air-conditioned Sturgis Rally Information Center at the Buffalo Chip’s CrossRoads. All women are also invited to enter their bikes in the Women and Wheels Bike Show presented by the Wild Gypsy Tour that will be free to the public just outside the reception area.

THE CHARITIES
One hundred percent of rider fees will benefit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame, the Strider Education Foundation’s “All Kids Bike” program, and Helping with Horsepower, an organization that empowers and encourages women and girls who are at risk or victims of abuse.

THE EVENT SCHEDULE

8:00 am               Rider Registration at The Lodge at Deadwood opens

8:30 am               Registration at the Crossroads opens for non-riders

                            Registration opens for the Women & Wheels™ Bike Show presented by

                                     Wild Gypsy Tour at the CrossRoads

8:50 am               Ride Group Photo

9:00 am               Kickstands up for the escorted Morning Ride™ at the Lodge at

                                     Deadwood

10:30 am             Arrive Sturgis Buffalo Chip Crossroads

                             Biker Belles Silent Auction opens

                             Comfort Zone by Team Diva opens

     Women & Wheels Bike Show presented by Wild Gypsy Tour begins            

             (Biker Belle Entry not required – open to the public)

12:15                    Biker Belles catered Luncheon and “Forward Motion” Symposium

1:45                      Bike Show Ends and Awards announced

                             Group photo

Passes are available at BikerBelles.com or by calling 605-347-9000.

About Biker Belles
The annual Biker Belles charity event is a celebration of women in the world of motorcycling that centers on “Real Riders, Real Stories, and Real Passion”. Whether one rides his or her own bike or prefers being the passenger, this Sturgis Buffalo Chip-hosted event offers a great opportunity to meet new friends and gain inspiration from pioneering women who continue to influence the world of motorcycling today. Biker Belles support worthy local charities. To date Buffalo Chip programs have raised over $750,000 for charity. For more information and to join the 2019 Biker Belles celebration visit www.bikerbelles.com or call (605) 347-9000.

About the Sturgis Buffalo Chip
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling. It is the world’s first and leading entertainment destination for the motorcycle enthusiast. The Buffalo Chip was awarded AMA Track of the Year in 2014, American Flat Track’s 2017 Event of the Year and was South Dakota Excellence in Tourism Innovation award winner in 2017. Since 1981, the venue’s high-profile, nine-day festival, known as The Best Party Anywhere, remains one of the world’s most televised and longest running independent music festivals. Located three miles east of Sturgis, SD on 600 creek-fed acres, it offers six stages of entertainment, a swimming hole, bars, mouth-watering food, showers, cabins, RVs, camping and more to visitors traveling from all corners of the world. The Chip’s concerts and races are free with camping. The Motorcycles as Art exhibit curated by Michael Lichter showcases the works of the world’s best bike builders. Numerous bike and stunt shows and all shopping, live music and events at the CrossRoads are free and open to the public. More details are available at www.BuffaloChip.com.

Kuryakyn L.E.D. Accent Strip Lights

By | New Product News

Kuryakyn L.E.D. Accent Strip Lights

Functional ultra-bright rear lighting for Street Glides and Road Glides.

New Kuryakyn L.E.D. Accent Strip Lights deliver attention-grabbing rear run-turn-brake functionality when illuminated, and are virtually invisible when off. The ultra-bright L.E.D. accents feature advanced chip-on-board technology, which offers greater packing density for higher intensity output, more uniform light production and superior longevity compared to standard L.E.D.’s. The durable injection-molded ABS housings (9-1/2” long x 1’ wide) are formed to mount discreetly behind the filler panel between the fender and saddlebags via automotive-grade 3M® adhesive. 

Kits are available for fitment on all ’09 Street Glides and ’10-‘19 Street Glides and Road Glides. Sold as a pair, each kit includes a run-turn-brake controller for convenient plug-&-Play wiring. 

• P/N 5417: ’09 Street Glides

• P/N 5418: ’10-’13 Street Glides & Road Glides

• P/N 5419: ’14-’19 Street Glides & Road Glides
MSRP: $179.99

For more information, visit www.kuryakyn.com/products/5138/led-accent-strip-lights.

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