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NEW - S&S Cycle Horsepower Stimulus Package

S&S Cycle has weathered its fair share of storms. In spite of any unforeseen challenges, they've never failed to express their gratitude to the shops and riders who support their passion for performance. That being said, they've expanded their Horsepower Stimulus package and are offering a special thank you in the way of a 15 percent price reduction on their most popular cam products. This includes performance cams, cam kits, and their complete cam chest kits (cam, pump, plate, pushrods, etc.) for M8, Twin Cam, Evo, Sportster, and other models. Beginning August 1st and lasting through the end of September, purchase S&S Cycle cams from your local dealer or favorite reseller. You'll automatically see a 15 percent price reduction as their small way of saying thank you. Check out their site for more details.

HOT AUGUST NIGHTS TT SHOOTOUT

Support our friends at Hell On Wheels on August 15th for a night of racing under the lights. 
Click here to register to race.
Good times! Good people

NEW FOCUS FEATURE

Check out Daniel Venditto's coverage for The Independents Show here. We appreciate Dan's time and ongoing support!

New Alpha Camp Blanket From Abel Brown

"When it's time to crash, make sure your tent feels like a cozy home to get a good night sleep before another day pounding the pavement. When a full heavy big sleeping bag is overkill, the Alpha Blanket is perfect to keep you warm and cozy on the chilly nights. With snaps at all corners you can even wrap it around you, or snap yourself up like a taco. 

Made with our engineered Synthetic down, it has great puffy loft, and dries much quicker then down in case it ever gets wet. It also compresses down nice and tight just like down and unlike other synthetic sleeping bags or blankets."- Mike Fischer at Abel Brown

Limited availability - Weight: 1lb, 6oz. - Full Size: 80" x 51" - Compressed size: 8" long, 6" diameter

Nor Cal Cycle and Car Swap 8/2/2020


You have until midnight tonight PST to reserve your vendor spot. They also accept cash on Sunday, vendor gates open at 7 AM.

Steel Primary Adjuster Shoe

The early primary chain adjusters didn't have the "nylon shoe" on the adjuster pad...it just had this soft metal pad, permanently attached.  The pad wore just a tiny bit(where the chain grooves started to show) and you didn't want to run your chain over tight..  The face of the adjuster was a bit narrower to fit a KR(XLCH type) tin primary cover.  The clutch basket was narrower, so the shoe had to be a bit narrower too.  I've found those nylon pads aren't always the best since the retainers often come loose, and the nylon shavings from the pad can clog your countershaft needle bearing oiler.

Iowa's Island City

Did you know my late aunt was the mayor of this town once...?
The good 'ol days !
Rollin' on the River !

Nathan's Shop (he's on the right)

Full Moon Cycle in Dubuque, Iowa.  I stopped for a quick visit one year on my way to the Meltdown Drags in Byron, Illinois.  My chopper was packed !  Still runnin' that old, vintage square air cleaner.  PS. I'm not in this photo...I'm better lookin' than these two blokes...

I built this motor...tuning by Hartman...

Hartman's mill.  I went thru this ripper years ago - and it still runs pretty good.  You do your best, try not to skip steps or cut corners...and sometimes you get lucky.  He runs 2 carbs on everything - and he's good at it.  Tuning, jetting - he makes it work.  This bike is insane with details !

From Russ Brown's Blog - Meet Ben Zales

Take a moment to meet Ben "The Boog" Zales, he's been shooting all the coolest bikes in California.
Article by Becky Goebel / Photos by Ben Zales
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