October, 2006 Archive

Win a Custom Thunder Saddle

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006
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Win A Custom Thunder Saddle For Your Sled!

This is what you have been waiting for. For the next 8 months we will be giving away a custom Thunder Saddle each month. These saddles are the most exclusive and most comfortable saddles around. They are very cool because each saddle represents your tattoo. Continued »

Hines Wins Vegas Round – Leads Points

Monday, October 30th, 2006
Andrew Hines and the Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Harley-Davidson team win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Hines Rides Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Event Win at Vegas and Takes Over NHRA Pro Stock Lead

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 29, 2006) – Andrew Hines and the Screamin’ Eagle/ Vance & Hines V-Rod Harley-Davidson team now like The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. They really don’t have a reason not to like it now. Sunday was that good for the team. Continued »

The Boulevard Cruiser of NY

Sunday, October 29th, 2006
Suzuki Boulevard C90T

This Boulevard C90T is well dressed for the road!

Attention to detail always makes the bike in my humble opinion. This baby’s got it all… Continued »

Hard Krome Siderburners on an M109R

Saturday, October 28th, 2006
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Randy rides with Metric Thunder!

We were able to snag one of the first sets of Hard Krome 2 into 1 Sideburners for Randy and his silver M109R.

I think those pipes were really built for that bike!

The “Governator” Comes to Cook’s Corner!

Saturday, October 28th, 2006
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Arnold the Governator stopped in at historic Cook’s Corner biker friendly bar in Santiago Canyon, CA on Saturday October 21st.

With only 17 days remaining before election day, Schwarzenegger led a group of riders on his 2003 Indian Chief through the canyon to a crowd of over 1,500 bikers. Continued »

The “Miami” Sound Machine!

Saturday, October 28th, 2006
John Beoto and the Honda VTX1300R

Here’s John “Miami” and his jet black VTX1300R

John really enjoys riding either one of his two bikes, a ’90 Yamaha 600 dirt bike or the VTX above. Continued »

Want More Saddle Time? We can help!

Thursday, October 26th, 2006
Ride more – Call in Sick

Use Technology To Increase Time on Your Motorcycle

Have you ever checked the weather forecast the night before and found out the next day would be a perfect day to spend in the saddle? Well, Team Metric Thunder has found a way for you to take the time off from work that you need and deserve. Continued »

Las Vegas Hosts Big Twin West

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006
Metric Thunder Brings You Big Twin West Information

December is the Annual Big Twin West Show

Santa Ana, California – Advanstar Communications, Inc – a leading provider of print, event and online media for the powersports, off-road and automotive aftermarkets – today announced that Big Twin West, Continued »

2007 Suzuki Boulevard C109, M109RN, and M109RZ Motorcycle Cruiser Models

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006
Suzuki Boulevard review

Following on the heels of its successful M109R launch, Suzuki adds a C109, M109RN, and M109RZ to its 2007 Boulevard cruiser motorcycle line.

At its 2007 dealer meeting, Suzuki announced that it will produce three additional variants of its M109R performance V-twin, all of which will use the same engine and drivetrain. Continued »

New OCC Book Hits In Time For Christmas

Monday, October 23rd, 2006
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How a Dysfunctional Family Creates an Empire

This article is a review of a book called Orange County Choppers: The Tale of the Teutuls by Paul Teutul Sr., Paul M. Teutul, and Michael Teutul with Keith and Kent Zimmerman. This book is available through Warner Books.
from Walter Kern, About.com Continued »

New Thunder Saddle Designs

Monday, October 23rd, 2006
Thunder Seats from Metric Thunder

20 New Thunder Saddle Design For Your Sled

Metric Thunder has a new series of Thunder Saddle designs. Each design is stitched into the saddle in relief. The raised design adds texture and personality. Underneath the design lies Saddle Gel, which increases comfort and riding longevity. Continued »

Video – When Your Tatoo Runs Down Your Chest

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

Not everyone deserves to own a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Funny commercial for the Missouri Lottery and Harley-Davidson. Continued »

Win 2 FREE Tickets to SOCAL Supermoto Championship

Sunday, October 22nd, 2006
2 tickets to Troy Lee’s Dual at the Docks

The Supermoto Championship is Coming to Long Beach – WIN 2 FREE tickets.

One lucky person will win 2 tickets to the Duel at the Docks, Continued »

Video – Brad Ruel (Custom Metric Motorcycle)

Thursday, October 19th, 2006

You might have seen Brad Ruel in Las Vegas at the 2006 LV Bike Fest. He did his gig with Metric Revolution and we have a clip of his slammed sled. Metric Revolution TV held their build-off finale at Hooter’s Hotel and Casino. Great music, vendors, bikes, entertainment, wrestling and bikini contests all came together in an outstanding package.

Video – Attention Organ Donors

Thursday, October 19th, 2006

Checkout this video. It will hurt ya!

Metric Thunder is a 2 Time Winner in Palm Springs!

Thursday, October 19th, 2006
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Metric Thunder and McIntyre take home trophies during American Heat in Palm Springs

Metric Thunder Bob and Bill McIntyre, (a good friend of Metric Thunder). hit the road for the American Heat bike rally in Palm Springs last week. Great weather, hot bikes, babes and great music were on tap in the desert for the three day event. Continued »

Bikernet Is Having a Bikini Contest

Wednesday, October 18th, 2006
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I found a fun Bikini Contest over at our friends at Bikernet.com. The winner of the contest gets a free set of D&D Performance Exhaust Pipes. I like the pipes and the dyno results look good. Continued »

T-Ball’s Road Star

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006
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Tom Ball Rides with Metric Thunder!

This Road Star is built for the long and winding road. Continued »

Tennessee Flame Custom

Monday, October 2nd, 2006
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Lugem1 Rides with Metric Thunder

This is one great looking custom 1500LC! Wayne has really given this cruiser some serious TLC. Check out what he’s done to this motorcycle… Continued »

3 Wheels, 4 Cylinders, 5 Speed, 150 HP

Monday, October 2nd, 2006
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When 2 wheels isn’t enough and 4 is too many… The Stallion trike from Thoroughbred Motorsports, a subsidiary of trike converters Motor Trike, features a frame and suspension designed completely in-house by Motor Trike engineers, and a 2.3-liter Ford Continued »

The Blues Trike

Monday, October 2nd, 2006
Jim JC’s trike.

Jim JC really has all the bases covered!

He owns cars, trucks, motorhomes, horses, motorcycles and now this eye-catching baby blue trike.

Jim recently dropped by the shop to pick up a set of whitewalls for his son’s 1500LC. When he turned up on this three wheeled machine I bolted for the camera. Continued »

Metric Thunder Survey

Monday, October 2nd, 2006
Thank You for taking our Survey

Thanks For Completing the Survey


Thank you for taking time and answering our survey. We appreciate your input. Your opinions and insights will allow us to build a resource that entertains, informs and provides great products for your motorcycle.

If you have additional suggestions please call Thunder Bob directly at (866) 744-7900. Continued »

Water Cooled Sportster? E Gads, Is the World’s End Near?

Monday, October 2nd, 2006
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October’s issue of Motorcyclist Magazine reports on a new Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle being tested in the Arizona desert. A reader of Motorcyclist saw a water cooled pushrod V-Twin with the word “Sportster� embossed into the engine cases.

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Motorcyclist Reports on Victory’s Touring MC

Sunday, October 1st, 2006
2008 Victory Models Announced

Next Motorcycle Series from Victory

Motorcyclist magazine’s Senior Editor Tim Carrithers reports on the next series of motorcycles coming out of Victory Motorcycle. Carrithers met with Victory Vice President Mark Blackwell, who outlined the company’s plan to enter the luxury-touring market with something entirely new, entirely American and entirely cool. Look for the bike to come out next year as a 2008 model.

Click here to review the Victory concepts.