Ultimate Builder Update: Sturgis

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The 2013 Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show

The 2013 Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show

1st Annual Sturgis Custom Bike Show

The 2013 Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show runs through 13 major metropolitan from the fall through the winter. In 2013 the show series started early with a the kicked off of the season in Sturgis. And the show was held outdoors under Chamber of Commerce picture pefect blue skies and warm weather.

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This Sunday: Saddle Up & Ride to Garage Coffee

Get Your Garage Coffee Java Hit this Sunday & Ride

Get Your Garage Coffee Java Hit this Sunday & Ride

Enjoy the Sunday Special

There’s something about a garage that invites you in and makes you want to stay a while. Join the Cool Car Cruise this Sunday Fueled by Garage Coffee.

A place to hang out, a down to earth spot to connect with your buddies. Add to that an incredible cup of freshly roasted and brewed coffee with no gimmicks, no bitter or sour aftertaste…the real deal! That is “Garage Coffee Company Nashville”. Marrying the Garage lifestyle with that needed cup of coffee, Garage Coffee serves its signature handcrafted “Road Rage” blend. Continue reading

Toby Keith / Brass Balls / Garage Leathers

Dar Holdsworth & Toby Keith in Partnership

Dar Holdsworth & Toby Keith in Partnership


Brass Balls Swings for the Next Level

Tuesday evening, August 6, 2013, Dar Holdsworth invited the media and suppliers to meet with Toby Keith for the official announcement that they are partnering in his Oklahoma City-based shop Brass Balls Cycles. Media included Chris Maida of American Iron, Cyril Huze, Chris Callen of Cycle Source, Penny Osiecki, Bean’re “The Mayor of Fun” and Marilyn Stemp of IronWorks.

A longtime motorcycling enthusiast, Keith met Continue reading

Mike Wolfe, American Pickers, Comments on the New Indian

 Mike Wolfe with his Indian motorcycles in Antique Archeology at Marathon Village in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mike Wolfe with his Indian motorcycles in Antique Archeology at Marathon Village in Nashville, Tennessee.


Mike Wolfe in Sturgis

Our friend and neighbor Mike Wolfe, American Pickers creator, is as interesting as the characters he picks on his hugely popular History Channel show. Wolfe (antiquearchaeology.com), has teamed up with Indian Motorcycle as a spokesperson for America’s first and most iconic maker of motorcycles. Continue reading

Motorcycle Saddlebag History: The Dispatch Rider

Dispatch Rider

Dispatch Rider

Motorcycle Saddlebag History – Where Solo Bags Come From

A despatch rider is a military messenger, mounted on horse or motorcycle. Despatch riders were used by armed forces to deliver urgent orders and messages between headquarters and military units. They had a vital role at a time when telecommunications were limited and unsecure.

Riders rode into close encounters with enemy fire and the aftermath of battle. Riders experienced extreme boredom, shattered nerves, cold, wet, loneliness, and hunger.

Modern touring motorcycles often have Continue reading

Results @ Bike Time in Muskegon

Winners from the Muskegon Bike Time Extreme Custom Bike Show

Winners from the Muskegon Bike Time Extreme Custom Bike Show

The city of Muskegon, MI celebrated the 7th Annual BIKE TIME on the July 19th weekend and saw over 90,000+ Harley-riding enthusiasts. Muskegon is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and the breezes coming off the lake provide a welcome contrast to the summer heat and sizzling bikes at the Muskegon Bike Time Extreme Custom Bike Show.

Winners from the custom bike show emerged onstage to Continue reading