Indian Motorcycle Factory Photos from 1908

It would be another 20 years before the Hendee Manufacturing Company would change their name to the Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Com...

Continue Reading
,

Abandoned Harleys Get New Life in Holland

By the end of World War II, the United States had sent hundreds of thousands of military vehicles to Europe, either for their own troops...

Continue Reading

How to Parkerize Motorcycle Parts

If you've ever looked closely at the fasteners on an old Harley-Davidson, you'll have noticed that many of them are dark grey o...

Continue Reading
,

The First Yank and Harley to Enter Germany

Chances are, you've probably seen this old photo of a Harley-Davidson riding through the streets of a German town at the end of WWI....

Continue Reading

Cape Fear Kick Down 2017

The Cape Fear Kick Down is a bike show & swap meet in Wilmington, NC, featuring vintage, custom, and modern retro motorcycles. The e...

Continue Reading

Jim Davis - Motorcycle Racing Legend

When people talk about early motorcycle racing legends, one of the first names that comes to mind is Jim Davis.  His racing career span...

Continue Reading

Twin Rivers Chopper Camp Out

The event announcements for 2017 are already starting to roll in and while most of us are sitting around the shop staring at our dusty ...

Continue Reading

Panhead Engine Breather Bypass Install

One of the first upgrades I made to my 1964 Harley-Davidson Duo-Glide was to change my primary drive from a chain to a belt. This upgr...

Continue Reading

The Congregation Vintage Motorcycle Show

For those of us who live on the East Coast, we've had to put up with years of hearing about the "custom bike scene" in Cal...

Continue Reading

Carl's Cycle Supply Fuel Valve Install

The fuel valve on my 1964 Harley-Davidson Duo-Glide, tends to leak a little now and then. It’s not a major problem, but I decided it wo...

Continue Reading

1961-1964 Panhead 12 Volt Coil Upgrade

The 1961-1964 Harley-Davidson Duo-Glides used a dual circuit breaker ignition system (often referred to as a dual points ignition) with...

Continue Reading