Category Archives: Harley Davidson

Iron Lung by Icon

18 Dec 2013 12:36 pm | Bikes, Harley Davidson

The Iron Lung is part racing bike, part rat bike. It takes us back to a long-gone road racing era, when bikes were powerful, but almost impossible to ride, when the riders were considere superheros by the eager kids watching them race on TV. The Iron Lung is a speed machine, basically built for being ridden as hard as the pilot dares to, based on the 1991 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883. But the Iron Lung got a bore job, and the…

Zephyr by Bull Motorcycles

26 Sep 2013 12:00 pm | Bikes, Harley Davidson

That time again, when I get the opportunity to enjoy tell you about another Harley-Davidson bike, a custom built one – obviously. The truth is that few brand names and custom bikes are considered more than “OK”. Bull Motorcycles is definitely one of those brands, not to mention their latest project: the Zephyr. I don’t know why, but the second you look at the bike, you realize the Zephyr is a suitable name; it just is. With almost nothing remaining…

Harley Sportster “Bomb Runner” by Rough Crafts

23 Dec 2012 11:27 pm | Bikes, Harley Davidson

The Bomb Runner is a staggering 2-wheeler which was recently put together by an acclaimed Taiwan-based manufacturer of custom motorcycles, Winston Yeh, from Rough Crafts.  This comes as a secondary bike in the “Guerilla” series, boasting the signature of Rough Crafts, all sorts of parts and a blacked-out look, but a somewhat different design. The bike which stands at the base of the Bomb Runner is a 2011-model Sportster Forty-Eight 1200, but with a distinctive silhouette, tail section and higher…

Harley Knucklehead by Rough Crafts & Zero Engineering

18 Nov 2012 1:57 pm | Bikes, Harley Davidson

The Taiwan-based guys at Rough Crafts have recently come up with a stunning project based on an S&S Harley Knucklehead engine, which has been fitted a tuning kit from Zero Engineering, the creators of the famous Samurai Chopper. This bike eludes some rather gothic appearance, with what seem to be Victorian accents. Winston Yeh of the Taiwan-based brand is an enthusiastic lover of Zero, as he describes: “The Zero Style created by Mr. Shinya Kimura has always been amazing to…

1951 Harley-Davidson Panhead by Thunderbike

19 Oct 2012 6:33 pm | Bikes, Harley Davidson

The German Harley-Davidson specialists at Thunderbike are renowned for their PainTTless bike which won the last AMD Championship, as well as a plethora of other custom made motorcycles. They have now focused their attention on a 1951 Harley, fitting it with part of their expertise. This 1951 Harley-Davidson EL, known as the FlyingPan, is a Hydra-Glide with a stunning high compression Panhead engine. Thunderbike have rebuilt its engine and fitted it with a brand new S&S manifold, Custom Cycle Engineering…