Friday 13th March 2015
PERF-FORM Filters has announced the introduction of its new HD-CXS2 oil filter/cooler. Designed as a an updated, new
lightweight easy-change version of their popular HD-CXS, it is a spin-on replacement oil filter/cooler for Harley-Davidson Twin Cam and Sportster '88-'12 engines.
It features a high efficiency disposable filter cartridge mounted in a finned aluminum housing that stays permanently mounted to the engine - meaning that there is only need to remove the easily accessed end cap to change the filter for mess-free filter changes. The company says their design and filter delivers superior oil filtration with more filter surface area than stock filters for highflow and low differential pressures.
Tuesday 10th March 2015
THE second annual Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials (aka The AMA Land Speed Grand Championship) will be staged from August 29 to September 3.
The event is building on the legacy of AMA Hall of Famer Denis Manning's 10 years of operating the Bub Exhausts sponsored Motorcycle Speed Trials.
This AMA and FIM sanctioned event offers AMA national and FIM world record opportunities. The event caters for all
contenders, from the 'Run Watcha Brung' vintage, street legal and class records, right through to the streamliners. Indeed last year's 241 mph fastest time was set by Eva Hakansson on KillaJoule - an electric motor powered streamliner.
Monday 2nd March 2015
S&S Cycle has announced industry veteran Paul Langley as its new President.
Having held senior positions at Dynojet, SuperTrapp, Vance & Hines Motorsports and Vance & Hines Inc, Langley moves to S&S from the Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG) where he most recently has been serving as Vice President of International Strategy and OEM Relations.
"It is truly an honor to be welcomed into the S&S family, and it is my pledge to work each day to live up to the responsibility I have been entrusted with," said Langley.
Monday 23rd February 2015
Following the launch of one of the largest volume production aftermarket engines ever seen, S&S is unveiling the 'DRAGON143' - the torquey tourer that will showcase the 162 bhp beast on the dragstrip...
The unforgiving ten seconds of truth that awaits the latest "Proven Performance" demonstrator to emerge from the Viola 'skunk works' - a 'bagger' that features S&S Cycle's new T143 45 degree v-twin, a 162.1 bhp/151.6 ft/lb of torque beast that the company are billing as the "Biggest & Baddest" bolt-in yet offered as a volume production unit.
First seen late last year, the T143 is aimed at experienced owners/riders for who available bolt-in options haven't kept pace with the evolution of the 'Bagger' market.
Thursday 19th February 2015
The ninth biennial Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show is being staged from 27th February to 1st March at the RDS (Royal Dublin Society) in Dublin, Ireland, this year.
Regularly attracting 27,000 visitors, the organizers say that there is strong recovery in the small but growing Irish market, and that with over 2,000 sqm
(approx.10,000 sqft) of booth space already sold, the show is destined to be a sell-out and the biggest for many years.
Wednesday 18th February 2015
Best known for their popular exhaust wraps, Avon Lake, Ohio based Design Engineering were founded in 1995 and have become one of America's major manufacturer and suppliers of heat and sound control products for a wide range of powersport applications.
The company is a regular exhibitor at the V-Twin Expo and it is the now almost ubiquitous status of their exhaust wraps, boot and wire protectors and thermal sleeving products that keeps them coming back.
Monday 16th February 2015
This year's Moscow Custom & Tuning Show, a custom bike show that has always provided highly competitive entries at the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building, is being staged at the 12th annual Moto Park Expo, the leading annual motorcycle show in Russia, at Moscow's IEC "Crocus Expo" facility.
Moto Park regularly sees some 100 exhibitors and close to 80,000 visitors. Many of the leading manufacturers are represented at Moto Park, and these have included Harley-Davidson, Polaris (Victory and Indian), Honda, Yamaha, BMW, Triumph and Peugeot.