August, 2006 Archive

Pics of Jesse Rooke and his Snarling Darla

Friday, August 25th, 2006
Jesse Rooke poses for Metric Thunder

I saw “Darla� at the first race of the 2006 AMA Supermoto Championship at Fontana, CA. I met with Jesse Rooke and conducted an interview with him for Bkernet Radio. This was the day before Jesse and Roland Sands headed off for the Discovery Channel’s “Biker Build-Off� series.

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Larry Nagel of Dreamcraft Motorcycles on Bikernet Radio

Friday, August 18th, 2006
Larry Nagel of Dream Craft Studios

Larry Nagel of Dreamcraft Motorcycles

2005 & 2006 LA Calendar Show Winner

Dreamcraft Motorcycles is a unique partnership between Larry Nagel , a renown motorsports fabricator for the Hollywood movie studios, and Paul Yang , an Art Center College of Design graduate who brings his own fresh ideas to the custom motorcycles scene.

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2006 LA Calendar Bikini Contest Winner

Thursday, August 17th, 2006
2006 La Calendar Bikini Contest Winner

Bikini Central – LA Calendar Show

2006 LA Calendar Show Bikini Contest Winner
Like the short skirt, tight top and micro shorts? Well, Candice Curtis knows how to wear them. She even knows what to print on them… Sin a Little. Continued »

Christy Hemme, Playboy Covergirl On Bikernet Radio

Thursday, August 17th, 2006
Christy Hemme Playboy Playmate Talks with Bikernet Radio

Playboy Covergirl – LA Calendar Show

Christy Hemme was on Howard Stern this year, twice, and Howard didn’t ask her to get naked. What was Howard thinking?

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Thunder Bob 1 on 1 with Jesse Rooke

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006
Thunder Bob talks with Jesse Rooke on Bikernet Radio

Jesse Rooke builds innovative motorcycles. One of his most unique v-twin comes from a KTM mil. Thunder Bob caught up with Rooke at the La Calendar show. Bikernet Radio has the broadcast.

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Russell Mitchell Talks with Thunder Bob

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006
Thunder Bob Talks with Russell Mitchell of Exile

Russell Mitchell is the president of Exile Cycles, now in its tenth year of doing business. The company has grown from its modest beginnings into a multi-million dollar corporation. In the beginning Exile Cycles consisted of Russell whittling one-off motorcycles in his own garage.

Thunder Bob sits down with Mitchell and posts pics of the Babes at La Calendar Show… Don’t miss it!

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Metric Thunder Sponsors BUB Speed Trials

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006
Metric Thunder Sponsor Speedtrials by BUB

Metric Thunder is proud to announce it’s participation and sponsorship in the 2006 International Motorcycle Speed Trials in Bonneville, Utah. Continued »

Bub Streamliner Goes 300mph on Metric Thunder Radio

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006
Bub Streamliner Goes 300mph on Metric Thunder Radio

Bub Enterprises Streamliner hit 300mph mark in a recent run on the Salt Flats in preparation for next month’s Speed Trials in Bonneville. Continued »

Honda VTX 1800C Rinehart Flush

Monday, August 7th, 2006
Metric Thunder, your ONE STOP shop for motorcycle accessories.

These performance-oriented exhausts are loaded with features. The Rinehart line of exhausts are second to none in both torque and overall horsepower.

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Honda VTX 1300C Rinehart Staggered

Monday, August 7th, 2006
Honda VTX 1300C Rinehart Staggered

The Rinehart line of exhausts are second to none in both torque and overall horsepower.

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Honda VTX 1300 with Jug Huggers

Monday, August 7th, 2006
VTX 1300 Jug Huggers

Jug Huggers have stepped header design comes standard with an 02 sensor port for after market fuel management. Fits- All years (Call for 2006 model fitment details)

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Has Sturgis Gone to the Dogs?

Sunday, August 6th, 2006
Has Sturgis Gone to the Dogs?

No, but I would like to be this Lucky Dog!

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BUB Makes the Big Willy – We Got Them!

Sunday, August 6th, 2006
Metric Thunder has got the BigWILLY

Honda Sabre 1100 Big Willy

Long fat drag pipes with attitude. These larger than life pipes give a long smooth fat look.

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Kawasaki Mean Streak 1600 Jug Huggers

Sunday, August 6th, 2006
Kawasaki Mean Streak 1600 Jug Huggers

Performance pipes with a twist, Jug Huggers have the right mix of air flow and back pressure to make for increased performance and incredible sound. The stepped header design comes standard with an 02 sensor port for after market fuel management.

The oversized removable heat shield gives the Jug Huggers a 2 1/2″ fat look. Max-Flow performance baffles and chrome billet aluminum end caps are standard.

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Got the Blues Baby – Metric Thunder T-shirt

Saturday, August 5th, 2006
Blue T-Shirt Girl from Metric Thunder

Get Your T-Shirt On! Heavy weight cotton t-shirt with Metric Thunder logo front and back. Latest biker color: Thunderblue. 100% cotton in adult sizes: S,M,L,XL,XXL and XXXL.

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Pretty in Pink

Friday, August 4th, 2006
Metricthunder.com Thunder Riders

What do you say about a gal that starts riding and then gets captivated about the sport and begins customizing? When a bike looks this good with ghost flames Continued »

Danielle Spandau of Metric Revolution

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006
Danielle Spandau, Executive Producer for Metric Revolution

Danielle Spandau, Executive Producer for Metric Revolution. Builders from the TV reality show Metric Revolution talks with Thunder Bob.

Coming soon to a TV near you is a brand new bike series called Metric Revolution. This is a show that is all about metric cruisers!

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Chris Carr Goes 300 MPH

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006
Chris Carr Goes 300 MPH

Carr pilots the BUB #7 streamliner in excess of 300 mph at Bonneville Salt Flats for the first time during the practice sessions for the upcoming FIM Motorcycle International Speed Trials by BUB.

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Checkout the Pics at the LA Calendar Show

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

Thunder Bob sacrificed his body and weekend to plant himself at the stage of the 2006 LA Calendar show to make sure he got the pictures of the show. Where the girls as hot as the summer weather in Long Beach? You betcha!