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July 21, 2005 Part 3

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DON'T GIVE THE MAN YOUR CASH-- Doug Keim Creative Cycles (D.K.C.C.) has come out with a baffled version of the incredibly popular L.M.F. pipes, M.M.F.s, which stand for Muzzled Mother Fu**ers. Yeah, you heard right baffles in the Loud Mother Fu**ers. It doesn't make anybody happy to do it but with EPA requirements continuing to get tighter combined with a growing number of state and local officials ticketing bikes with open exhaust, D.K.C.C. knew it was time to offer pipes that will ultimately save riders from a lot of unwanted as well as expensive attention from law enforcement.

The new M.M.F. pipes feature the same wicked external appearance of the L.M.F., fitting all H-D Big Twin models and most custom applications including right-side-drive models as long as the bike has forward controls. The only difference with the M.M.F. is the added steel non-removable baffle. So in the end, with Muzzled Mother Fu**er pipes, you can keep the Loud Mother Fu**er looks while at the same time staying unfamiliar with your local law enforcement.

For more information, contact: Doug Keim Creative Cycles, (732) 751-1403,


SCHNITZ/TEAM MUZZY WIN WITH S&S PROSTOCK ENGINE DENVER, CO (July 17, 2005) - Ryan Schnitz, aboard the S&S powered Team Muzzy Buell, defeated Antron Brown, aboard the Army Suzuki, to win the Pro Stock Motorcycle title at the 26th annual NHRA Mopar Mile-High Nationals in Denver.

Team Muzzy's Ryan Schnitz is the first repeat winner of the season for the highly competitive NHRA Prostock Motorcycle class. His previous win was at the Pontiac Performance Nationals in Columbus , Ohio where he defeated Andrew Hines. Chip Ellis also posted a win this season using the S&S power plant at the CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals in Joliet , Illinois .

Schnitz is now third in the NHRA POWERade point standings for Pro Stock Motorcycle with 516 points; just 49 points behind the leader and only 1 point behind Antron Brown for second. Chip Ellis, of G Squared Motorsports, is currently in sixth with 479 points.

The continued success and consistency of the S&S Prostock 160" engine is obvious this year as four teams including Team Muzzy, G Squared Motorsports, Mohegan Sun, and Rocklin H-D all qualified this weekend in the top half of the 16 Prostock Motorcycle field. Three of these teams made it to the second round with Schnitz defeating Chip Ellis in the semi-finals to advance to the finals where his 7.513 at 184.37 mph was enough to take the win.

Four of the eight races have seen S&S powered bikes in the final, three of which have won. Wins have been posted by Chip Ellis and Ryan Schnitz with Chris Rivas not far behind with an appearance in the final round in May at the Summit Racing Equipment Nationals in Commerce , Georgia .


LEOPOLDSBURG RALLY, BELGIUM-- Our thanks to Jimmy Janssens-Middendorp of Harley Buell Service (HBS) in Belgium for news concerning the 2005 bike show and rally at Leopoldsburg in Belgium on August 5th to 7th this year.

Leopoldsburg is in North Eastern Belgium and this 10th annual rally sees the organizers stepping up the status and international reach of the rally's bike show. Classes will include Chopper, Old School, Custom, Radical and Sportster, with judging by an international panel of independent experts.

Jimmy told AMD: "The Rally is a European milestone. It has been growing steadily since it started and we already have many international entries for the bike show, including Chicara Motorcycles of Japan who are intending to enter two bikes after their visit to the Blue Beach Bike Show in Southern France."

The guest judges panel is expected to include Sportster exhaust pipe specialist Ben Franklin of Pipe Dreamz (, Thierry of Time Killer Products in France, Charly of Red Baron Choppers (a custom shop and bike builder in Belgium), Rainer auf der Mauer from HBS Germany (, Danny Franssen (Belgian custom bike builder and freelance reporter for Big Twin magazine) and Jimmy himself.

Full details are available from Jimmy at HBS (Tel: +32 (0)16535 368; e-mail: or by contacting the organizing club at:

Leopoldsburg, Belgium
Tel: +32 (0)11 666007


JAY LENO CONFIRMED AS "THE VOICE"-- for the Orlando Museum of Art's World-Class Exhibition The Art of the Motorcycle January 22-July 23, 2006.

ORLANDO, FL -- The familiar voice Americans hear greeting them with "Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to 'The Tonight Show,' " will soon be welcoming guests to the Orlando Museum of Art's (OMA's) world-class exhibition, The Art of the Motorcycle, on view January 22 through July 23, 2006.

Jay Leno, famous comedian and host of "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," is confirmed as the narrator for the audio tour guides for the exhibition. Based on the landmark exhibition that opened in 1998 to record crowds at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, The Art of the Motorcycle explores the motorcycle as both cultural icon and design achievement and offers a thought-provoking challenge to conventional assumptions about art and popular culture in the modern age. It was organized by Wonders, The Memphis International Cultural Series, in association with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York.

Well known for his passion for collecting motorcycles and classic cars, it's no surprise that Leno saw the exhibition at the Guggenheim Las Vegas in 2001. When he was approached to do the audio guide for the presentations in Memphis and Orlando he "thought it would be a cool thing to do.

"Not all art has to hang there -- sometimes it can roll, explode and make noise," says Leno. He compares motorcycles to the back of a watch, "because all the mechanical parts are exposed to see."

His collection occupies three football-field-size warehouses and includes approximately 80 cars and 80 motorcycles. Leno is constantly working on his collection in his spare time at home and routinely drives cars from his collection to his studio. He is also a promoter of the mechanical crafts through his columns in Popular Mechanics and his educational activities. Leno recently auctioned off a Harley-Davidson Road King signed by his celebrity guests to help raise money for the victims of the tsunami that affected South Asia.

The Acoustiguide? recorded tour also features the voices of actors Dennis Hopper, Jeremy Irons, Lauren Hutton and Laurence Fishburne.




son of liberty

SONS OF LIBERTY RIDERS E-NEWS-- IF MOTORCYCLISTS DO IT-- "Deaths will sky rocket It will cost Billions; insurance rates will spiral out of control" Article By; Uncle Rock

I hate to be the one to inform you, but they were right. Everything that they have been saying all along is true. The numbers for 2004 are in for PA and it is Very Grimm Indeed. I think our elected officials should do something about this carnage and needless waste of lives.

No I'm not talking about helmet usage here, I'm referring to: MURDER BY MEDICINE.

For years doctors have fought to keep you from having freedom of choice concerning helmet usage. While they quietly kill multiple thousands each year. "There are no comparable benchmarks nationwide, but some federal agencies estimate that hospital-acquired infections afflict more than 2 million people and kill more than 100,000 every year." (Luis Fabregas Tribune Review)

More than 11,600 patients contracted infections during hospital stays in Pennsylvania last year. The first-of-its-kind report issued yesterday by the council shows nearly 1,800 hospital patients who developed infections -- or just about 15 percent - died.

Now compare that with the REVISED PA-DOT numbers for motorcycle deaths for 2004, which increased by 1. No that is not a misprint ONE, even though motorcycle registration went up by 22,835 during the same period.

Lets see 1800-157(MC deaths) = 1643 people killed by Grimm Reaper health care services, in PA 2004. Incidentally that number 1643 lives taken by GR health care in just 1 (ONE) State, equals half/50% of all MC deaths nationwide.

MOTORCYCLE EMMISIONS TEST PROCEDURES-- Adopted by World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations. On June 30, 2005, protocols for modernizing and harmonizing the emission testing procedures for on-highway motorcycles were adopted in Geneva, Switzerland, by the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations. EPA welcomes this major step forward in improving motorcycle testing worldwide because it will enable more robust emission control over a wider range of motorcycle speeds and accelerations.

If you need more info on this or any other subject just go to the Sons of Liberty Riders Info Zone

ICQ 34668186

KLOCK SPORTSTER KIT DISCOVERED-- I wanted to reply, on Brian Klock's behalf, to the Bikernet news article for the week of 7/14/05 on custom Sportster choppers -- RIT STUDENTS CREATE CUSTOM . The article states that there are no conversion kits to create Sporty-Chops "since no similar product exists". The fact is that there is a modern kit available. Please view Brian's production Buell/Sportster Chopper on his web site at Frames & rollers are coming to a popular catalog soon!

STURGIS RIDE UPDATE, LAST CALL FOR ROOMS-- Congratulations on winning a free breakfast at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductions. They had better have some Jack and hot hard-bellies sunny side up!

See you in the wind on the ride to Sturgis. --Dawson


BIKERNET RUN TO STURGIS-- I'll give you a brief rundown: The charity efforts are to support the Crazy Horse Monument in the Black Hills. We leave from Phoenix on Wednesday the 3rd of August and ride along warm twisting highways, ducking interstates wherever possible to Durango, Colorado for the night. Then it's up Thursday morn and down the terrific mountain roads into Aspen, Colorado for the night. Both these towns are knock-outs for terrific restaurants and nightlife. Friday morning we cut a dusty trail north again into Cheyenne and we're almost home. Saturday we meander up killer roads into the Badlands and Deadwood, but we won't stop until we reach the Full Throttle Saloon for our first party of the Rally.

Each day will cover 250-300 miles so we'll roll into town in time to hang out by the pool, hit the gym, shop in town then have a killer meal.

Just today we found that a national non-motorcycle mag will be covering the ride and the celebrity ride to the Crazy Horse Monument during the rally with Branscomb Richmond. We may even have a film crew along for the Sturgis Run. We've already collected a check for $250 from Biker Attorney and Bikernet Sponsor Mike Hupy, Thanks Mike. Let's ride.

That's it, you cover the hotels and your expenses, we make all the arrangements and you make a donation to Crazyhorse.

To get hooked up you need to contact Joerlene, our travel agent and line up hotels. She will have rooms booked from Phoenix to Cheyenne and if you're not hooked up in Sturgis, she'll try to help. Her contact info is:

(808) 638-8550
fax 808- 638-0171
email -


DIGITAL IGNITION MODULE FOR 2004-UP HARLEYS CARBURETED MODELS-- Zipper's Performance Products has joined with Thunder Heart Performance Corporation to offer you our New Digital Ignition Module for 2004-up carbureted Harleys?. Offering cutting edge technology in a simplistic design, this is one ignition you will never outgrow!

Features include:
*Simple installation, mounts directly in place of the OEM module.
*Set the RPM limit and the spark timing right on the module with just a push of a button. Settings are digitally displayed for fast and accurate set up.
*Pulse tachometer output allows you to use aftermarket tachometers
*Programmable shift light activation output.
*Programmable auxiliary "2-Stage" rev limiter for consistent launches, easily set with just a push of a button

Using the available Smartlink Software offers you additional features:
*Fully Programmable front and rear spark curves
*Adjustable dwells to take advantage of performance coils
*Real-time diagnostic features assist in troubleshooting and tuning Fitment includes all models of carburetor equipped H-D's from 2004-up.

For more information, contact:
6655-A Amberton Drive
Elkridge, MD 21075
Phone 410.579.2828 Fax 410.579.2835

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