April, 2007 Archive

YouTube Tuesday: Big Dog Motorcycles

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Big Dog Motorcycles Break the Leash – Continued »

Ok, You’ve Seen It, What Do You Think?

Thursday, April 19th, 2007
Before the Nightster, I would have said it was impossible to create excitement around a bike that’s been around for 50 years,  but with a english wheel here, a ginder tere, and a few tried-and-true upgrades fom the H-D parts bin, Harley’s got something here… Or not?

Everyone has seen the new sporty from Harley. It’s Harley-Davidson’s latest, the XL 1200N Sportster 1200 Nightster. They’re calling it an “iron fist in a soft-bellied world, with enough grit to put the edge back on a knife.â€? Continued »

If You’ve Got the Need for Java

Thursday, April 19th, 2007
This unique, top-of-the-line drink holder mounts on the handlebar of most cruisers.

At Metric Thunder, we’re customizing cruisers with sheen, right down to the coffee cup that sits on your handlebar. Now, we’ve all been on the road with miles to go without a place to put your java. Event tried to hold it with my thighs… not a good choice, especially if it’s a little nippy out! What to do? Continued »

Kuryakyn Ride Guides

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Ready to cruise the world–or at least the United States? Then consider a collection of Kuryakyn Ride Guides. Continued »

Got To Have Cushion

Thursday, April 19th, 2007

Trust us–a little extra cushion makes for a much sweeter ride. Prevent back pain and add comfort to your Sissy Bar with a cushioned backrest pad. Offered with or without stylish buttons, these pads include everything you need to clamp directly to your backrest. Continued »

YouTube Tuesday – R6 Insanity in Hawaii

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

Do not try this at home. Continued »

2000 Intruder 1500, a Nod to Todd

Friday, April 13th, 2007

Todd Chiddister has updated his 2000 Intruder 1500 into a fine looking and riding machine. The goodie bag Continued »

J.D. Power Numbers Are In

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

Owners of new 2006 model-year motorcycles are reporting fewer problems with their bikes than they have in the past, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2006 Motorcycle Competitive Information StudySM released today.

The study, now in its 9th year, measures Continued »

YouTube Tuesday: World’s Greatest MC #6

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007
John Britten was a maverick genius of motorcycle design on YouTube Tuesday from Metric Thunder

John Britten was a revolutionary motorcycle designer whose home-brewed machine won international acclaim with its stunning design and performance. Continued »

YouTube Tuesday – The Most Expensive Commercial

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

Turn your speakers up! In what was reported to be the most expensive television commercial ever created, Shell filmed a variety of historic Ferrari Formula 1 cars blasting through the streets of some of the world’s greatest cities. Continued »

Matt Hotch on Thunder Video!

Friday, April 6th, 2007
Match Hotch Custom Motorcycle Builder

Thunder Bob checks in at the Dealer Show in Indianapolis with world renown custom builder Matt Hotch. Don’t miss the interview. Continued »

The Metric Marvels – Metric Revolution on ESPN2

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Series Schedule
Here is the full schedule (EST). March 31 Sat. 11 a.m. April 4 Wed. 5 p.m. April 8 Sun. 11 a.m. April 9 Mon. 5 p.m. April 15 Sun. 12:30 p.m. April 16 Mon. 5 p.m. April 22 Sun. 11:30 p.m. April 23 Mon. 5 p.m. April 28 Sat. 12:30 p.m. April 30 Mon. 5 p.m. Continued »

LoJack – Annual Motorcycle Theft Study

Thursday, April 5th, 2007
70,000 motorcycles were stolen in 2005

LoJack Corporation announced the results of its first annual Motorcycle Theft Study, which documents facts and trends derived from LoJack’s stolen motorcycle recovery reports for the calendar year 2006. Continued »

Ergo Engine Guard for all VTX 1800 C/R/S/F/N

Thursday, April 5th, 2007
Kuryakyn Ergo Engine Guards for VTX 1800C/R/S/F/N

You ask, Metric Thunder listens and delivers. Introducing the all-new Ergo Engine Guard for the VTX 1800C/R/S/F/N, from Kuryakyn. Continued »

March’s Tattoo Contest Winner is Here

Thursday, April 5th, 2007
Metric Thunder Tattoo Contest winner for March

We have a winner… Dana R. Gelinas has won march!

Win $649 of Custom Saddle
Continued »

MotoCzysz C1 Highlight

Thursday, April 5th, 2007
Metric Thunder

An American Builder Builds a Racer and it’s an amazing piece, the MotoCzysz C1! Michael Czysz has a running prototype that’s getting coverage in the motorcycle press and it deserves a lot of attention. Continued »

April’s Tattoo Contest

Thursday, April 5th, 2007
April’s Tattoo Contest

Our Thunder Saddle Contest, sponsored by Saddlemen, for April is on! Check out February’s winner here.

Continued »

YouTube Tuesday – Nicky Hayden Playing Supermoto

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

Want to see the world’s best Supermoto rock video? Ok, how about some of the world’s best racers like Nicky hayden, Continued »

YouTube Tueday: $55,000 Wrath at Speed

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007

You spend your money and you get a bike like no other. But, does it look like the guy is riding on a tractor seat? Continued »