Monthly Archives: November 2006

Win a Custom Thunder Saddle – November Winner

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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Paul Sedley Wins November’s Thunder Saddle

Paul Sedley Wins November’s Metric Thunder’s Thunder Saddle Contest sponsored by Saddlemen.His tattoo will be embroidered in the seat of his saddle.

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Thunder Bob Snags Saddlemen’s Tom Monroe

Saddlemen provides innovative designs and produces industry-leading products that have your comfort in mind. Tom Monroe talks about what is happening at the firm

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Stratoliner – Yamaha’s New Flagship Bike

The Stratoliner is pleasing to the eye and delivers a positive experience in the saddle. Yamaha spent significant time and effort on the components to build an outstanding motorcycle. The air cooled engine delivers horsepower and torque numbers comparable to the established liquid-cooled brethren.

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For the Guy / Gal that Has Everything

Blending the finest in designer faucet technology with an original motorcycle- inspired style, the MFX Classic faucet is a bold & stunning accessory for the passionate biker’s home or business.

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Let the Fun Begin – 3 Motorcycles for Beginners

This Christmas will see a lot of enthusiasts throwing a leg over their first motorcycle. We have selected 3 winners that are great sleds to begin the lifestyle. And Metric Thunder has the goodies to take these bikes to the next level. Let the Fun Begin

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November’s Tattoo Contestants

TATTOO Contest – Win a Thunder Saddle – Take a few minutes and checkout the latest contestants for November. They are looking good! Our winner will be selected next week… You still have time to enter.

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Diggerc’s LC

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.

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Nick’s V-Star & Hard Krome Pipes

Nick rides with Metric Thunder Every biker should have a tool set up like the one behind this sharp looking V-Star! Nick just added a set of Hard Krome American Classic Straights to his bike and they look like they … Continue reading

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The Midnight Star

Richard Davis rides with Metric Thunder Richard recently bought a set of Baron’s Pullback Risers for his Midnight Star and they seem to have been just what the doctor ordered…

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Honda Shadow Spirit 750 Gets a New Look in ’07

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).

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VTX 1800C Muscle Cruiser

Marty rides with Metric Thunder. With those new Hard Krome Sideburners and Kuryakyn Pro-R Hypercharger, this VTX1800C is ready to roll!

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A Pair of Intruders

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!

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T Bike 1 Phase 2 Build

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 … Continue reading

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Carlson Wins Duel at the Docks Unlimited Championship

Team Red Bull KTM HMC’s Ben Carlson was crowned 2006 AMA Supermoto Unlimited champion at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA. It was a great race that had all the drama one could ask for.

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Thunder Bob Visits Bikernet’s World HQ

Thunder Bob checks out the World HQ of Bikernet. Bandit hails from Wilmington, CA and runs the empire from a converted hotel built in the early 1900’s.

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Award Winning VTX1800R/S Bagger

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:

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Mean Looking Mean Streak

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.

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The “Saddleman” Rides with Metric Thunder

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 … Continue reading

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The Tattoo Contest is Heating Up!

Thunder Saddle Contestants are coming in Fast and Furious! We got this entry that will go on a 1968 Triumph TR6C Bobber. The T-Bear is Hot!

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Getting Ready for the Duel

The KTM team is in contention for the Unlimited Championship. They are leading the campaign with ace pilot Benny Carlson who has a slim 4 points lead over Husky mounted David Baffeleuf.

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“Rootbeer” V-Star Classic 1100

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.

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“White” in Shining Armour

Russ Downie rides with Metric Thunder Check out this classic Road Star Silverado. This bagger is reall decked out with all the essentials:

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Yamaha V-Star 1300 First Look

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.

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The Pride of Utah

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 … Continue reading

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Tom Weld Wins the “Duel at the Docks”

Metric Thunder’s 2006 Supermoto Championship Contest is won by Tom Weld

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Tennessee Boulevard C90 Cruiser

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.

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Kawasaki Vulcan 900

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 … Continue reading

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V2K Muscle Cruiser

If you like torque, this is the bike for you. You can claim 2053cc’s or 125 cubic inches, both are accurate in describing Kawasaki’s Vulcan 2000. Introduced in 2004, this muscle cruiser earned Bike of the Year honors in short … Continue reading

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