Monthly Archives: October 2006

Win a Custom Thunder Saddle

Win A Custom Thunder Saddle from Thunder Bob at Metric Thunder. Just send in a picture of your Tattoo and you have a chance to win.

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Hines Wins Vegas Round – Leads Points

Andrew Hines and the Screamin’ Eagle V-Rod Harley-Davidson team win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Hines rode his way back into the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock Motorcycle points lead with a victory Sunday during the ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals. Hines started the event with a 27-point gap between him and first place rider Antron Brown.

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The Boulevard Cruiser of NY

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…

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Hard Krome Siderburners on an M109R

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!

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The “Governator” Comes to Cook’s Corner!

The Governator wasn’t the only well known Arnold on the ride…Tom Arnold of the “Best Damn Sports Program” followed the Gov on his Victory Hammer and introduced his True Lies co-star to the biker crowd at Cook’s.

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The “Miami” Sound Machine!

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.

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Want More Saddle Time? We can help!

Metric Thunder has a service recommendation for those of you that would like to increase the time you spend on your motorcycle. It easy to use and can increase your motorcycle usage by as much as 8 hours a day or more!

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Las Vegas Hosts Big Twin West

Advanstar Communications, Inc announced that Big Twin West, a leading custom motorcycle industry trade show, will be held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center in Las Vegas on December 1–3, 2006. This should be a good show. Arlen Ness is providing bikes from his custom motorcycle museum.

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

It seems likely that Suzuki will follow up the basic C109 with a C109T model, that is, a C109 fitted with a windshield and saddlebags. It’s possible that as its flagship classic cruiser, the C109T might get hard saddlebags instead of the less practical leather bags fitted to other T-suffix Boulevard models.

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New OCC Book Hits In Time For Christmas

How a Dysfunctional Family Creates an Empire – ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPERS BOOK – The Teutuls combine family history with a behind-the-scenes tour of their renowned motorcycle shop.

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New Thunder Saddle Designs

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.

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Video – When Your Tatoo Runs Down Your Chest

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

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Win 2 FREE Tickets to SOCAL Supermoto Championship

One lucky person will win 2 tickets to Troy Lee’s Dual at the Docks, the season finale of the AMA Supermoto Grand Prix Championship Final. Plus an autographed posters of the Factory Team Red Bull KTM HMC team

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Video – Brad Ruel (Custom Metric Motorcycle)

2006 Las Vegas Bike Fest – Great music, vendors, bikes, entertainment, wrestling and bikini contests all came together in an outstanding package. A number of metric builders like Brad Ruel made some outstanding sleds.

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Video – Attention Organ Donors

Ouch… This is going to hurt.

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Metric Thunder is a 2 Time Winner in Palm Springs!

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 … Continue reading

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Bikernet Is Having a Bikini Contest

I found a fun Bikini Contest over at our friends at Bikernet.com. Check it out.

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T-Ball’s Road Star

Tom Ball Rides with Metric Thunder! This Road Star is built for the long and winding road.

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Tennessee Flame Custom

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…

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3 Wheels, 4 Cylinders, 5 Speed, 150 HP

Ford is in the Trike business, sort of. The Stallion is Ford powered from a 2.3L Focus engine making 150 horsepower and 160 ft/lbs of torque, which translates to a power-to-weight ratio rivaling a Corvette.

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The Blues 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 … Continue reading

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Metric Thunder Survey

Metric Thunder Survey

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

NEW SPORTSTER SPIED: 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

Next Motorcycle Series from Victory – luxury-touring market… Motorcyclist magazine’s Senior Editor Tim Carrithers reports on the next series of motorcycles coming out of Victory Motorcycle.

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