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Kuryakyn L.E.D. Rear Fender Strip Lights for Indian

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Increased rear light output and elegant styling are just two of the attention-getting features packed into the new L.E.D. Rear Fender Strip Lights from Kuryakyn. Designed for ’14-’16 Indian Motorcycle models (except Scouts), these attractive and practical accents provide additional run-brake lighting to markedly enhance the motorcycle’s visibility from behind.
       L.E.D. Rear Fender Strip Lights hug the rear fender lines for a classic appearance on Indian models with or without saddlebags. Factory-matched chrome housings feature subtle grooved accents and smooth contours that flow with the stock fender and trim. Three red lenses per accent coordinate with the stock taillight lens, and each contain multiple ultra-bright L.E.D.s that function as added brake and full-time running lights. Made from durable chrome-plated ABS with polycarbonate lenses, installation is hassle-free with plug-&-play wiring and high-strength 3M VHB application.

Fits: ’14-’16 Indian Chief, Chieftain, Roadmaster and Springfield models
• P/N 5690 Rear Fender Strip Lights, MSRP: $169.99

Look Cool And Ride Cooler In The Harley-Davidson Triple Vent System Passing Link Leather Jacket

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Ride with rugged style and customizable comfort in the new  Men’s Passing Link Triple Vent System Leather Jacket (P/N 98074-14VM, $495.00) from the Harley-Davidson MotorClothes Collection. This midweight distressed cowhide leather motorcycle jacket has an oiled-canvas patch and embroidered graphics for vintage appeal. Using the Triple Vent System a rider can adjust ventilation to suit conditions, and achieve a cooling upward air current from front to back even when behind a full fairing. Two front vertical vents with snap tabs, underarm zipper vents, and two back exit vents with snap tabs combine to enable versatile airflow options.

      This jacket also features body armor pockets at the elbows and shoulders, plus an action back, slightly pre-curved sleeves, and snap waist tabs for better mobility. Polyester mesh body lining and polyester taffeta lining the sleeves makes it easy to slip this jacket on and off. Interior pockets include one horizontal, one zipper vertical, and one zipper MP3 player pocket with a headphone tab. 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material piping enhances visibility. Available in S to 5XL plus Tall sizes.

Harley-Davidson MotorClothes apparel are available at more than 750 authorized retail locations in the United States and online.

Essential Styling For Softail Slim

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The Harley Davidson Softail Slim, with its minimalistic design and engine focus, is already a stand-out. Add some attitude to yours with Klock Werks new, direct bolt on, Softail Slim Front and Rear Fenders.
        The Softail Slim fits a wide range of riders, and Klock Werks can appreciate the want to kustomize yours to make a statement. Choose from two rear fender lengths that are both longer than stock to give a stretched look. Pre-drilled to use stock mounting locations and hardware, there is no better way to achieve kustom so easily. Choose the “Smooth” style for a super clean back fender, or “Frenched” with a recessed license plate pocket that provides a flush finish when used with a Klock Werks License Plate Frame. The standard length is longer than stock, and the extended version is another 4” longer than that. You pick the amount of stretch you want.

        Klock Werks also offers the new “Knuckler” style stamped steel front fender for your Softail Slim (will also fit Heritage, Fatboys and any other FLST model except Springer). This direct bolt-on replacement fender uses stock mounting locations and hardware too. Paint it to match, bolt it on, and you have a kustom-looking Softail Slim that isn’t like everyone elses, and this level of kustom is easy enough to achieve in your own garage. 

        Painters love Klock Werks sheetmetal – one coat of fill primer and they are ready to paint (which saves YOU money at the shop.). All Klock Werks Fenders are stamped from 14 gauge steel using precision deep-draw stamping technology that ensures a consistently smooth and flawless finish that minimizes bodywork. They are then e-coated to prevent rust and corrosion. Precision laser cut technology ensures accurate fitment. 
        Klock Werks always seeks to make parts that make sense, fit right out of the box, look great, and are made of the best quality, right here in the USA. Fenders are available online at getklocked.com or through your local Drag Specialties dealer.

Crusher Street Sleeper III Air Cleaner for H-D

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Think of the all-new Street Sleeper III Air Cleaner from Crusher as a heavy-breathing wolf in sheep’s clothing. The high-flow intake kits deliver significantly enhanced airflow to all ’99-’16 Harley-Davidson Twin Cam motors, while lurking discreetly under the factory air cleaner cover for a deceiving stock appearance.
       Street Sleeper III Air Cleaner kits include a Crusher-designed lifetime-warrantied K&N filter element that’s washable and reusable. Full perimeter and outer-end breathing provides unrestricted airflow for greatly improved performance versus the stock filter element. A unique internal crankcase breather design eliminates the need for external hoses or fittings for a clean appearance. The cast aluminum back plate features a large, curved entry to the throttle body for smooth and precise air delivery to the motor. 

       Street Sleeper III Air Cleaner kits are compatible with Crusher Maverick Air Cleaner Trims (coming soon), Kuryakyn Quantum Air Cleaner Covers (P/N 8414 – Gloss Black, P/N 8417 – Chrome), and all ’99-’16 stock H-D round and oval center-bolt air cleaner covers. 

• P/N 9605 – Crusher Street Sleeper III Air Cleaner, MSRP: $159.99
Fits: ’99-’16 Twin Cam with CV Carb or Delphi EFI 
(except ’08-’16 Touring/Trike, ’16 Softail, ’11-’12 FLSTSE, ’13-’14 FXSBSE, ’14-’15 FLSTNSE)

• P/N 9606 – Crusher Street Sleeper III Air Cleaner, MSRP: $159.99
Fits: ’08-’16 Electra Glides, Road Glides, Road Kings, Street Glides; Trikes, ’16 Softail, ’11-’12 FLSTSE, ’13-’14 FXSBSE, ’14-’15 FLSTNSE


National Cycle Announces Three New VStream Windscreens For The Harley-Davidson FLTR Road Glide

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Harley-Davidson’s newly redesigned FLTR Road Glide represents the latest in touring comfort, and the triple-vented shark nose fairing is perfectly complemented in both form and function by National Cycle’s VStream Windscreens.
       VStream’s cutting-edge aeroacoustic contour features a wider profile at the top, which pushes turbulent, noisy airflow to the side and away from the rider’s helmet. This extra width creates a quiet pocket of air with significantly reduced helmet buffeting for a calmer and quieter ride compared to the stock screen.

       VStream windscreens are made from tough 4.5mm Quantum hardcoated polycarbonate. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques combined with this high quality material provide outstanding clarity and strength characteristics unmatched by any windscreen maker worldwide. Our exclusive Quantum hardcoating makes the VStream 30x more scratch resistant than acrylic, and 10x more than standard hardcoated polycarbonate — ensuring that your windscreen will stay clear and strong for many years to come. 
National Cycle’s Polycarbonate Windscreens Are Protected By a 
3-Year Warranty Against Breakage and Are Proudly Made in the U.S.A.
       Available in three configurations: the Low Windscreen with a Dark Tint (Part #N20433), the Touring Windscreen with a Light Tint (Part # N20432), and the Tall Touring Windscreen with No Tint (#N20431).

About National Cycle 

From our premium quality, quick-release SwitchBlade windshields to our universally renowned VStream sport/touring windscreens, National Cycle has earned its reputation as the Worldwide Leader in Windshield Technology. No other company comes close to the range of innovative products made for your motorcycle and the way you ride.

For more information contact National Cycle Inc. at 877-WSCREEN or 708-343-0400 or visit them on the web at www.NationalCycle.com

Victory Motorcycles Factory Race Team Launches Into 2nd Season Of Drag Competition

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Matt & Angie Smith prepare Victory Gunner for NHRA Mellow Yellow Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Racing Series
Victory Motorcycles Factory Race Team is ready to light ‘em up again in 2016, its second year participating in one of the fastest, most intense sports on the planet: the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mellow Yellow Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Racing Series.
        Showcasing Victory’s commitment to deliver Modern American Muscle, the Victory Motorcycles Factory Race Team is comprised of NHRA power-couple Matt and Angie Smith, who are back racing their tricked-out, custom Victory Gunner drag bikes in this series fit for adrenaline junkies.

        Matt boasts two World Champion titles and seventeen career wins, ending the 2015 season – his first with Victory Motorcycles Factory Race Team – 4th in points with three runner-up finishes as well as a No. 1 qualifier. Angie, Matt’s wife and Victory Motorcycles Factory Race Team partner, last year blasted down the strip to three quarterfinal appearances.
        Both riders say they got more comfortable aboard the Victory Gunners as their inaugural year atop the bikes progressed, and say off-season gains during testing should see them much improved in 2016.

        “We did really well in testing and we know we have great horsepower,” Angie says of their off-season work in Bradenton, FL. “When you do really well in testing, that makes you want to go to the first race even more just to see how you stack up with everybody. We’re very eager to get there.”
        The NHRA Mellow Yellow Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Racing Series, which kicked off March 17-20 at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla., is scheduled to make 16 stops in 2016. Race attendees can meet the fan-friendly Smiths and their Victory Gunner drag bikes in person, as NHRA racing allows fans to get close to the action to experience the raw power of the Victory Racing Team in the heat of competition.
        “The excitement that is created at an NHRA event is matched by the energy that Victory brings to every one of its motorcycles,” said Steve Menneto, President of Motorcycles for Polaris. “With these Gunners, and these riders, we’ve got the muscle to make history happen.”
        After stops in Gainesville, FL, Charlotte, N.C., Atlanta, GA, Englishtown, NJ, Norwalk, OH, Chicago, IL, Denver, CO, Sonoma, CA, Brainerd, MN, Indianapolis, IN, Charlotte, SC, St. Louis, MO, Reading, PA, Dallas, TX and Las Vegas, NV, the NHRA Mellow Yellow Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Racing Series season ends Nov. 10-13 at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif.

Visit NHRA.com for up-to-date news about the NHRA Mellow Yellow Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Racing Series. Learn more about Victory Motorcycles at VictoryMotorcycles.com or follow on Twitter and Facebook.

Victory Motorcycles designs, engineers, manufactures and markets a full line of cruisers, baggers and touring motorcycles. Every Victory model delivers industry-leading performance, comfort, style, storage and reliability. The first Victory was produced on the Fourth of July, 1998, in Spirit Lake, Iowa, where every Victory motorcycle continues to be produced today. Information about Victory motorcycles, apparel and accessories is available at www.victorymotorcycles.com and on Facebook at facebook.com/VictoryMotorcycles

Austin Handbuilt Motorcycle Show & Super Hooligan Racing 2016

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Press Release: Sponsored by Indian Motorcycle
Austin, Texas is definitely the place to be April 8th-10th. With the The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show, MotoGP & AMA Pro Flat Track 1/2 mile racing already going down, RSD decided to up the ante even more and throw in a dirt oval short track race on Friday April 8th, right across the street from the Handbuilt Show. We will be featuring 4 classes including: Super Hooligan (stock-framed street bikes over 750cc), GNC Pro Twins with a $5k purse (presented by Indian Motorcycle) & Dash for Cash (presented by K&N), Air-cooled Vintage and Costume Run What Cha Brung. Classes are open to anybody that wants to enter, except Pro Twins class which is reserved strictly for professional racers.

       For more information, the full racing schedule and online rider registration, please visit Super Hooligan Heads to Austin. Rider Pre-entry will be open until 5PM PST, Wednesday 4/6/16. Post entry also available at the races.
        Keep up with Roland Sands Design at RolandSands.com. Learn more about Indian Motorcycle by visiting IndianMotorcycle.com and Facebook, Twitter and Instagram social media channels.
       For additional information, please email info@rolandsands.com.

El Diablo Cross Streamline Chin Spoiler

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Press Release: John Shope’s Dirty Bird Concepts is proud to announce The El Diablo Cross Streamline Chin Spoiler now available for your Harley-Davidson raked or non-raked Big Wheel bagger motorcycle; 1997 to present.
       The El Diablo chin spoiler was designed for not only looks but also increased maximum air cooling to the motor.  Although the El Diablo is the newest member of the Dirty Bird chin spoiler line, you’ll recognize our other popular Harley models including the Diamond, the Stripe, the FU and the Accent.

       Like other Dirty Bird Concepts parts, the El Diablo is made from injection molded NYP Polymer and built to last.  Not only is the part strong and durable, but it is ready for paint and easy to install.  Each chin spoiler ranges in style and year so; we invite you to check out our website to find the right chin spoiler for you. 

Dirty Bird Concepts

How Officers Get Away With False Arrest

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The latitude given officers in cases of false arrest is often troubling. Take the case of Adam Miller, a motorcyclist from Richland, Washington, that was recently arrested based on an officer’s false identification of Miller. An officer was looking for a black motorcycle that he claims he had clocked at 126mph multiple times throughout the day. Miller was riding a red motorcycle and exiting a parking lot when he was detained and then arrested by a Washington State Patrol trooper. Although Miller was found not guilty based on this obvious detail in traffic court, what recourse does Miller have to recover costs related to his seemingly false arrest?
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29th Annual Donnie Smith Bike and Car Show Kicks Off Season

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The Midwest’s largest custom bike and car show will kick off the new riding season April 2-3 at the St. Paul RiverCentre. The 29th annual Dennis Kirk’s Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show will offer over 200,000 square feet jam packed with some of the country’s best custom motorcycles, cars, trucks, and, free entertainment and a swap meet billed as the largest parts extravaganza on the planet. Gear-heads, enthusiasts, and their families and friends can enjoy abundant eye-candy from 35 classes of motorcycles, including baggers, choppers, retro bobbers and cruisers and 22 classes of vintage and antique cars, hot rods and rat rods.

       “There truly is something to see and do for everyone,” said Donnie Smith, famed customizer and show namesake. ”People travel from all over the country to enjoy the weekend, checking out award-winning cars and bikes, talking to famous builders, shopping and having a great time. St. Paul is a great community, and with all of its hotels, restaurants and bars, it’s the perfect setting for this show.”

       Families and friends are encouraged to come together to share their passions for bikes and cars, discover the latest products and services and enjoy free live entertainment. The Lamont Cranston Blues Band takes the stage in the exhibit hall on Saturday, April 2, doors open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 3 doors open 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Awards ceremonies for all classes will take place on Sunday, April 3 at 4 p.m.

       Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-745-3000 or in person at the RiverCentre box office at 175 West Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN. Children under the age of 12 get in free. Additional information can be found at www.DonnieSmithBikeShow.com.
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