Probably Could Have Skipped the Helmet: Ohio Man Takes ’67 Electra Glide to His Grave

Mechanicsburg, Ohio resident Bill Standley loved his ’67 Electra Glide so much he literally wanted to be buried on it. The shot above is a picture of his “coffin,” which was constructed by his sons and sat in his garage for the last few years. Apparently, Standley was fond of showing off his custom casket to visitors, which I’m sure wasn’t uncomfortable for any of his house guests.

  Comments | By - January 31, 2014

Save the Motorcycles: One of the Funniest Things I’ve Seen in a While

If you’ve watched television in the past decade, you’ve probably seen those painful abused animal commercials with the weepy Sarah McLachlan soundtrack. And while abusing sentient creatures is infinitely worse, it’s important to remember that every day, right here in the United States and all around the globes, motorcycles are horribly disfigured in the name of making them into a “cafe racer.”

  Comments | By - January 31, 2014

Is Harley Pushing for Ice Racing in the X Games a Good Idea?

I didn’t see the Harley-sponsored exhibition ice racing event at the X Games in Aspen—I was glued to the Rolex 24 at Daytona, but I like the idea of ice racing Harleys in the world’s premier extreme sports competition. Given that the games already feature snowmobile jumping—which looks batshit insane—ice racing would dovetail right in with the rest of the events.

  Comments | By - January 30, 2014

Harley Hits the Beach in ’33

In 1933, Harley-Davidson designers created a one year only paint job which is arguably the best that has ever come out of Milwaukee. Even back in the 30’s, Harley knew that nothing looks better on a motorcycle than beautiful women and if you throw in some sand and sun, you’ve got a recipe for success. So, Harley trucked a couple of their new ’33 models down to Bradford Beach in Milwaukee for a photo shoot.

  Comments | By - January 30, 2014

What Would You Do With a 2/5 Scale Running Panhead Engine?

Wow—how cool is this! Building a regular engine—from like, you know, engine parts—is tricky enough. But to actually create a scale model from scratch? That’s some seriously next-level shit. Take a look at the amazing creation RonsModelEngines posted on YouTube!

  Comments | By - January 29, 2014

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