Congratulations to Paul Sedley from Sarnia Ontario Canada. He takes home the first saddle from the Thunder Saddle Contest sponsored by Saddlemen. His tattoo will be embroidered in the seat of his saddle. Continued »
Thunder Bob hooked up with Tom Monroe at the final AMA Supermoto Championship race of the season at Long Beach, CA. Continued »
The Yamaha Star Stratoliner heart is a powerful 1854cc air-cooled, pushrod v-twin engine. It’s the signature model for the new Star brand image. Continued »
You have the bike, tattoo, magazines, posters, die casts, shirts, and leather jackets, but do you have the faucet? Keep the motorcycle theme alive indoors with the MFX Classic Motorcycle-inspired faucet. Continued »
In the cruiser market, in case you haven’t heard, the oft-repeated mantra is that size matters. The Honda Rebel is an ideal first bike because of its good looks, good brakes (disc in front), great mileage and of course Honda reliability. So in this instance, Continued »
Our Thunder Saddle contest for November is hot and just about done for the month! Novemberâ€™s winner will be selected next Thursday on November 30, 2006. The ink is flowing so send us a pic of your tat and show us what you got. Continued »
Stan rides with Metric Thunder
Gotta love that flame paint job! Stan has carried the flame theme to his mirrors and ape hangers. Very unique and nice looking bike. Continued »
For 2007, Honda has radically revamped the popular Spirit 750.
Changes to the Spirit 750 start with a 21-inch front wheel (instead of the previous bike’s 19-incher). Continued »
Ron Prevost rides with Metric Thunder
The VS800 and VS1400 Intruders from Suzuki were two of the first import cruisers to hit the market over twenty years ago. Ron’s VS1400 in this photo is as clean as they come! Continued »
From modified cruiser to custom bagger
Phase 2 of T Bike 1 was a quantum leap from its origin as a 2003 Suzuki Intruder 1500LC stock cruiser. In addition to adding Hard Krome 2 into 1 Sideburners other major modifications included… Continued »
Team Red Bull KTM HMC’s Ben Carlson was crowned 2006 AMA Supermoto Unlimited champion following an unpredictable and hard-fought title fight on Sunday evening at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA. Continued »
The first weekend of November Thunder Bob stopped in at the World Headquarters of Bikernet.com in Wilmington, CA to visit with Bandit and SinWu. For those of you that donâ€™t know, Bikernet is the authoritative voice for the online biker community.
This VTX won in it’s class during American Heat in Palm Springs
Bill has done just about everything you can do to his 2006 1800cc machine. Here’s the short list: Continued »
Joe Watter rides with Metric Thunder!
Kawasaki only made a small number of the 2006 Mean Streak 1600 Limited Edition. Joe pick one up and quickly installed a set of the Bub Jug Huggers exhaust. Continued »
Tom Monroe and his Aprilia Tuomo 1000R
What does a guy who works all week at one of the largest motorcycle seat makers world do on the weekend? He rides…duh!
Tom owns a couple of bikes, the one in this photo is probable the fastest of the bunch, an Aprilia Tuomo 1000R. Continued »
Thunder Bob is riding over to the Duel at the Docks with Ducati mounted Tom Monroe of Saddleman. They will be hooking up with Bandit of Bikernet.com and hanging out at the Factory KTM Transporter with Team Red Bull KTM HMC.
Jim Nadau rides wtih Metric Thunder
This is one bike that has to been seen in person to truly appreciate the yellow/gold flames against the rootbeer pearl basecoat paint. Continued »
Russ Downie rides with Metric Thunder
Check out this classic Road Star Silverado. This bagger is reall decked out with all the essentials: Continued »
The All New V-Star 1300 From Yamaha
With the Road Star and Roadliner, Yamaha has an enviable position in the big-cube metric cruiser category, but its smaller displacement V-Stars have been neglected for several years. Continued »
Brian Burton rides with Metric Thunder!
Some of the best motorcycle riding in the country can be found in the state of Utah. If you have the chance to travel the interstates and backroads there, be on the look out for this great looking V-Star. Continued »
Metric Thunder’s 2006 Supermoto Championship Contest is won by Tom Weld
Tom won 2 tickets to the Duel at the Docks, Continued »
Bob Oden Rides with Metric Thunder!
Cobra Speedster Slashdowns were tough to find, but the wait was worth it. Check out Bob’s silver Boulevard cruiser. Continued »
At the introduction of its new Vulcan 900 Classic during Daytona’s 2006 Bike Week, Kawasaki made it abundantly clear that value drove the bike’s development. Now, value is not a concept that’s particularly difficult to crack. In short, value is all about getting more for your biker bucks. Continued »