Monthly Archives: December 2006

Bliss in Black & White

Officer Bliss Rides With Metric Thunder. When Traffic Control Officer Brock Bliss traded out his police issue Kawasaki for this Royal Star Venture, his partner couldn’t figure out what he was looking at.

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The Serpent Takes December’s Thunder Saddle Contest

The Serpent Wins December’s Thunder Saddle Contest – We have received tremendous participation in the Metric Thunder Thunder Saddle Contest sponsored by Saddlemen. Don Kralis took home the leather and will receive a Thunder Saddles with his tat embroidered into his saddle. These saddles are high quality and look great. A $650 value.

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All Chopper All the Time

Turbo gives you some of your favorite Biker Build-Off moments like 360-degree views of some winning bikes. American Chopper, currently on Mondays at 10 p.m. on Discovery, will move to TLC January 18, 2007.

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Metric Thunder Headquarters for M109R

Metric Thunder offers the Power Commander as an electronic tune up for the Suzuki’s M109R Power Cruiser

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How to Modify Your Metric Cruiser

Cruisers are about style, and the booming aftermarket is as focused on appearance as it is on performance. Every cruiser sold is modified, period. Get the book with all the details on how to modify your cruiser.

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Wagner’s Black Beauty

Wagner Rides with Metric Thunder! He also works for the company. Wagner began with Metric Thunder a couple of months ago and rode a Honda VLX 600 at the time. After following the V2K to Cook’s Corner a few times, … Continue reading

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Stratoliner & Patrick Racing

Larry Rides With Metric Thunder. Yamaha offers two models of their flagship bike that comes in three flavors: 1. Roadliner/Roadliner Midnight/Roadliner S 2. Stratoliner/Stratoliner Midnight/Stratoliner S The Midnight versions are blacked out, while the “S” versions are chromed out.

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Metric Thunder Tracks Santa via NORAD

Metric Thunder Holiday Report: NORAD tracks Santa Claus. The North Pole is getting ready to rock.

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V2K Rumbles Down the Road

Dan Rides With Metric Thunder. Dan really likes the massive torque of this muscle cruiser. He recently added hand painted pinstriping in Kawasaki Green against the black paint background.

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Road Rubber is Important when Cruiser Customizing

Metzeler has been renowned for years for innovation, high quality and technical expertise. Advanced Silica Compound reduces rolling resistance, which increases mileage. Advanced Silica compounding allows softer compounds to be used, while retaining High Mileage. Most consumers get 2000 (or more) miles than O.E. tires.

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Road Star Custom Build

Custom Builder Jim McLain Rides with Metric Thunder. This Roadie is truly a custom build from the ground up. Jim McLain, along with the help of Jim Travis, put a lot of sweat equity into this bike.

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Illusion Blue Rune

Jim McLain rides with Metric Thunder. Truly a one-of-a-kind bike, the Honda Rune is is like no other ride on the road. Jim is a real motorcycle enthusiast.

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From the Land of the Tattoo

Johnnie Gutierrez’s tat is based on the Yin Yang and has three swirls that stand for Johnnie and his two boys. Johnnie hails from Freer, Texas and runs a 2000 Harely-Davidson Fatboy sled.

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Pimp Your Ride

Metric Thunder provides motorcycle parts and accessories. If you have questions about the Thunder Design process or just want more information in general, call us to get started at (866) 744-7900 TOLL FREE or browse by your bike make and model. We have the motorcycle parts and accessories to get you down the road.

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The Ink Flows – December Thunder Saddle Contest

We have received tremendous participation in the Metric Thunder Thunder Saddle Contest sponsored by Saddlemen. One lucky winner in December will receive one of our Thunder Saddles with their tattoo embroidered into their saddle seat. These saddles are high quality and look great. A $650 value.

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Confederate Motor Company Gallery Images

The decision to settle in Alabama arrived after a nationwide search, and the new Confederate plant opened in January on Birmingham’s Southside. Founder and Managing Director Matt Chambers credits George Barber and the Barber Motorsports Park and Vintage Motorcycle Museum as key reasons for choosing the city.

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Slammed 2005 C50

Tim rides with Metric Thunder. I hadn’t seen this bike for a while, probably the reason I didn’t recognize it when Tim rode in today. He’s really done some nice one-of-a-kind mods to his ’05 C50.

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C50 Beach Cruiser

Gilbert rides with Metric Thunder. Talk about clean lines…this 2005 C50 sure looks sharp! Vance & Hines Straightshots with Fishtail tips, Cruiser Performance Beach bars, Cobra Engine guards and white walls all fit together just right.

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A Custom Thunder Saddle is Perfect for XMAS

Create your own design and experience a show stopping feature on your motorcycle. No other rider will roll with your own personal design.

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Nothing Like Leather for XMAS!

Metric Thunder has a full line of Saddle Bags from Saddlemen.

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Free Shipping on Qualified Orders of $249 or More

You asked for it. We heard you. Now we are delivering it. Get free shipping on orders that total over $149.99.

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Thunderbike II Latest Mods

The muscle cruiser needed some more stuff… Like Thunderbike I, T-Bike II has also been modified in several phases. We made a few small changes over the summer that really added to the overall look of the bike.

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Get a Grip on the Holiday Season

Kuryakyn designers are constantly working to improve the look and performance of your bike. Metric Thunder has all the goodies that you need for the holiday season. If you want to see the latest releases from Kuryakyn – regardless of what bike you may or may not ride – this is the place.

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“World’s Fastest Motorcycle” on Speed Channel 12/3/06 and 12/10/06

Metric Thunder was a proud sponsor of Denis Manning and his team SPEED Channel will broadcast the WORLD’S FASTEST MOTORCYCLE in 2 one hour segments on December 3, and 10th 2006 at 3:00 PM eastern time. Check your local cable … Continue reading

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2007 Victory Kingpin Tour Review

Victory turns the Kingpin into a tourer Victory calls this version of the Kingpin motorcycle a “soft tourer.” It offers a medium-sized windshield and clear plastic lowers alongside the fork legs for wind protection.

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For Christmas Give a Cushy Tushy

Metric Thunder’s Thunder Saddles provide panels of Saddle Gel that are placed under the seat’s top cover and eliminate that tingly feeling you get after a few hours on the road.

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Roland Sands Meets Kenny Roberts

The King Asked Roland To Build A Bike With His KRV5 Engine The KRV5 Tracker is a creative collaboration between motorcycle designer Roland Sands and racing legend “Kingâ€? Kenny Roberts. Roberts’ had the idea to utilize one of his KRV5 … Continue reading

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