Stellan Egelund of Sweden was commissioned by Triumph to build a cafe racer out of the…wait for it…Rocket III. Triumph is going to make five of these motorcycles, and all five of them will be sold in Sweden.
This is what Egelund came up with.
All right. I admit it. I’m not that much of a chopper guy. Some of them look OK, and have fantastic paint jobs. On the whole, though, they strike me as inconvenient with their tiny little gas tanks. And they don’t seem very maneuverable, with… Continue reading
The dark custom movement isn’t restricted to the cruiser set, apparently. Buell is introducing a dark custom version of the XB9, right along with HD’s rollout of the Iron 883. It’s an all-black version of the Lightning, and it’s aimed for the low-priced cycle market, coming in somewhere near $8,400.… Continue reading
Kelly Yahr at Harley-Davidson has emailed me again, this time with some pics of the newest Dark Custom motorcycle offering from the MoCo: The Iron 883.
It’s not a bad-looking bike:
Kelly writes, “Not sure if you’ve seen it yet, but I wanted to let you know… Continue reading
North County House of Motorcycles has presented me–and the insurance adjuster–with the estimate for the repair of my FJR. $6,500.
At that price, I doubt the insurance company will total it. But the adjuster said that the payment would be coming quickly, so the repairs can be completed… Continue reading
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