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Sure, it’s Car Shit, but it’s Cool

By Bob Clark with photos from the BDL crew
In an unprecedented expansion move that is sure to have a resounding and positive impact on Hot Rod and other automotive enthusiasts worldwide Belt Drives Limited (BDL) in Anaheim California has announced the purchase of Blower Drive Service (BDS).
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A Cult Bike From India Takes On The World

The Continental GT - A Mid Size Cafe Racer

By SAMANTH SUBRAMANIAN from a New York Times Article
Royal Enfield’s newest model, a midsize “cafe racer” called the Continental GT, was introduced at an elaborate event in London in September.
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The Derringer Cycle Dream Needs a Kick Start

Another Motorcycle Dream Shifting Gears to Electric for Success

By Bandit and Bryce, photos from Derringer Factory
I stumbled into a little classy shop on Melrose, in Hollywood one day a few years back. It contained a half dozen Whizzer styled bicycles with two-stroke motors attached. The bikes were designed to look like something out of the ‘30s. They had a style Whizzer missed, details, and looked very clean. The shop contained elements of art-deco styling and although the brand and the products were not ant...
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ARCH Motorcycle Official Update Report

From the masters of Indian Food and LA Chop Rods

By Bandit with photos by Simon and Wrench
It’s a motorcycle inspired both by the machines of old and the shapes of the future. Now nearing completion, the first production model will soon be available to a select few.
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All American Products meet the Saddlemen Crew

Saddlemen Rejuvinated the Line of American Made Saddlebags and More

By Bandit and Ron Benfield
A new era of All American began in 2010, when it was purchased by Saddlemen Seats and Luggage and relocated to the brick manufacturing plant in Rancho. Big things were in store.
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Behind Indian Larry, Harrison Ford, The Rat, Walt, and the Chicken Man

By Bandit and Jake, with photos by Jake Walvern
And maybe Timothy White, a New York celebrity photog started is all. The Story ain't over yet...
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Into the Winners' Circle

Text and Photos by Prince Najar
Since then Ridewright Wheels has been on a steep ramp of innovation, customization and market acceptance. Their signature product and best seller is their Fat Daddy spoke wheel, now called the Fat 50. And by looking at it, one would be surprised by the amount of technology pumped into building this wheel.
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Garage Coffee Builds a Man Cave in Nashville

And Sells Cups of Road Rage

By Prince Najar, Bikernet Culinary Editor Supreme
So who starts a business in this economic environment? I still haven’t figured it out, but it could be a gonzo caffeinated-addled serial entrepreneur. Rob decided to add a retail component to his business and found a perfect place in Nashville.
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