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TAG : March/April 2017

Norton Manx Featherbed Frames by Legendary Motorcycles

 Manx framesThe café crazy folks at Florida-based Legendary Motorcycles are now making replica Norton Manx Wideline Featherbed frames. Built as designed for the legendary Norton Manx racer, these replica frames are made from lightweight 1040 alloy aircraft tubing and benefit from modern gas ...

Motorcycle Battery Worries

Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

BMW Airhead Ignition Upgrade by Euro MotoElectrics

 BMW airhead ignition upgradeThe stock ignition on BMW’s venerable /5 and up airheads is generally very reliable. But with time — and mileage — hard parts like the mechanical advance unit wear out. Colorado-based Euro MotoElectrics has replacement digital ignition systems that dispense ...

Vapor Blasting by Clean Machine Blasting

 Vapor blastingAs restoration standards move up, the emphasis on originality extends to the engine and transmission cases. Standard media blasting works wonders, but glass beads can alter the surface of aluminum castings at the expense of the original look. Vapor wet blasting will remove dirt ...

1979 Triumph Bonneville T140E Wiring

 Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

Drum Brake Tuning by Race Tech

 Drum brake tuningDid you know that suspension specialist Race Tech offers brake drum and shoe tuning? This used to be a somewhat routine service “back in the day,” but as disc brakes became the norm it fell out of focus. Race Tech takes your complete wheel, cuts the drum so that it’s ...

Racing Transponder Battery Service by Mueller & Sons Toy Company

 Racing transponder serviceVintage racers will want to know about the racing transponder battery service from Texas-based Mueller & Sons Toy Company. AHRMA racers can opt to rent or own required MyLaps transponders, but prior to the new service from Mueller & Sons, the only battery ...

Stuck on a Whitworth

 Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

Diablo Pro Tank Bag by Giant Loop

 Adventure tank bagsOregon-based Giant Loop has made a well-earned name for itself designing and manufacturing adventure-proof saddlebags and gear for the hard-core offroad and ADV camping crowd. Designed with ADV use in mind, the 4-liter Diablo Pro Tank Bag is a high-quality tank bag large ...

Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Getaway Returns

The Ride 'Em, Don't Hide 'Em tour happens Aug. 4-6!The Motorcycle Classics Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Getaway at Seven Springs Resort in Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, is set for Aug. 4-6, 2017. Response to last year’s event completely exceeded expectations, so we’re doing it again!The ...

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