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Indian Motorcycle unveils Long Beach International Motorcycle Show plans

Indian Motorcycle unveils Long Beach IMS plans News release Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its itinerary for the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, Calif., which takes place November 14-16 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Riders … Continue reading

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On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter’ set for movie theaters

News release Red Bull Media House in association with Freeride Entertainment announced it will release a new motorcycle documentary “On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter” in theaters nationwide on November 7th. From director Dana Brown (“Step Into Liquid,” “Dust to … Continue reading

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Western Power Sports acquires Marshall Distributing

Western Power Sports acquires Marshall Distributing November 5, 2014 WPS (Western Power Sports, Inc.) and MDI (Marshall Distributing, Inc.) have agreed to terms by which WPS will acquire MDI, effective immediately. CEOs Craig Shoemaker (WPS) and Roger Marshall (MDI) have … Continue reading

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Industry calls for action against side-by-side regulations

Industry calls for action against side-by-side regulations November 6, 2014 Last week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission voted 3-2 to push forward a proposed rule for mandatory product standards for recreational off-highway vehicles. Now the industry is asking for … Continue reading

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T bike 1 Crashed on Interstate 5

Thunderbike 1 Takes a Lickin’ and kept on Tickin’ !!! (Story Re-posted from Metric Thunder Facebook Page) My Guardian Angel was working overtime and I only suffered a small scrape on my forearm! THe bike took a beating on all … Continue reading

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Suzuki recreates the VL1500 Intruder as a totally new 1500T Intruder

Suzuki announces new 1500T Intruder for Euro Market. This bike shares the same engine/frame combo as the USA M90 but that is where the similarities end. Thanks to bolt-on parts the 1500T is a totally differant look/feel than the M90. … Continue reading

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Thunderbike Wins “Sickest Cruiser” at RollinHardRiders “2 Foster Independence” Rally!

Metric Thunder is proud to support Foster Independence for at risk Teens and Foster Youth in our local community. The organizers stuck the Tbike in the bike show and it WON! Great day was had by all and for a … Continue reading

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Thunderbike 1 makes centerfold of June Roadbike Mag!!!

Once again RoadBike Magazine Features Metric Thunder in a 4-page spread commemorating the legacy of the first Thunderbike built by Bob Osias and Stuart Hamilton. It’s a tribute to Stuart (AKA “Limey”) who passed away shortly after the build. The … Continue reading

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Check Out GMAN’s Bully fuel injection controller M109R

With optimal performance and user friendliness in mind GMan has developed the Bully Fuel Injection Controller M109R. Metric Thunder Motorcycle Accessories is now carrying the Bully-M109R/M109RT, available in three pre-programmed Stages for your ease of Plug-n-Play operation. The GMan Bully … Continue reading

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Metric Thunder is Growing!!

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We are moving the showroom to better serve our Customers

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Metric Thunder Now Features GMan Industries Products

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Ducati Unveils Two New Monsters

Ducati unveiled two new bikes destined for dealer show floors in 2009 ­ the Monster 1100 and 1100 S.

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Hey Crime Fighter – Lock Up Your Stuff

Make The World a Better Place – Keep Sticky Fingers Off Your Sled

Thunder Bob has the Helmet Lock for your Kuryakyn ISO Grips in stock and ready to rock. Metric Thunder has everything you need and nothing you don’t.

Look to Kuryakyn for the ultimate in style and comfort. Because they’ve set their sights on making your ride a richer experience on short commutes or the long haul. Stiletto End-Caps are an easy way to jazz up your ISO-Grips and the Kewl Metal locks keep your helmet @ home.

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ROAD BURNER – Latest Answers 2 Exhaust Pipe Questions

The Team @ Metric Thunder will answer some of the questions most commonly asked about Road Burner exhaust pipes. If you have a question not on this list feel free to contact us at sales @ metricthunder.com or by calling … Continue reading

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Midweek Sturgis Report

Goldammer Crowned World Champion again! For an unprecedented third time, Canadian Roger Goldammer got the top honors being named the World Champion and overall winner of the Freestyle Class. After three and a half days of competition the Official World … Continue reading

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Sturgis Bike Week in the Black Hills

Sturgis Bike Week 2008 was one for the books!

We have some outstanding pictures from the rally. The girls were hot and the bikes were cool. The Brouhaha! provided some great entertainment from dawn to dusk.

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The Italian Job

If you like the Moto Guzzi look then you will find the California Vintage a blend of retro and modern. It uses Moto Guzzi’s 1100cc 90° V-Twin, which is the company’s signature design.

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Roadhouse Rumbles Back!

After Weathering a Tough Transition, the Classic Exhaust Manufacturer Returns

I hopped in the truck and took the 45 mile ride down to Lake Elsinore, CA to meet the new management team, tour the manufacturing facility and pick of a couple sets of pipes for our customers earlier this week. What I saw and heard first hand was very encouraging.

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It’s Springtime…Time to Customize!

Our Thunder Design Process Helps You Build Your Dreams Save money, save time and get a better end result in creating that custom look for your cruiser by having a plan in mind before you begin. Although lots of chrome … Continue reading

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Speed TV Promotes Bikernet Metric!

Speed TV likes high performance 2 and 4 wheel machines. They also like online magazines that are into performance cruisers. That’s why they profiled Thunder Bob and his newest endeavor, BikernetMetric.com.

BikernetMetric.com is live with weekly news columns, bike features, event coverage, tech articles, new bikes & product introductions and reviews. Click on Speed TV to view the article.

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Kuryakyn Triple Whammy Now in Stock!

Make sure you are seen on the open road!

This new kit allows you to change your stock turn signals into Run-Turn-Brake lights with easy Plug and Play installation. The optional flash mode flashes the taillights when the brakes are hit, catching the attention of anyone behind you.

This kit includes Plug and Play Run-Turn-Brake Controller and replacement lenses or bulbs to update turn signals to Red. Click here to find a kit for your bike.

Note: Triple Whammy includes everything you need for installation on motorcycles equipped with OEM turn signals.

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Roadliner Memphis Shades in Stock!

Now you can get this great windshield in clear, solar or several different gradient colors to match your bike. Just click on Memphis Shades for the Roadliner, find your size,then click on the drop down menu to pick a color. Mounting kits are sold separately under “Related Items.”

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Vote For Miss Sturgis 2008

Final Voting Round for Miss Sturgis – The final voting round ends and the final three will move to the finalists on March 29. Miss Sturgis will be chosen by April 19th. CLICK HERE to make your vote.

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Biker Urban Legend?

A man was working on his motorcycle on his patio and his wife was in the house in the kitchen. The man was racing the engine on the motorcycle and somehow, the motorcycle slipped into gear. The man, still holding the handlebars, was dragged through a glass patio door and the motorcycle dumped onto the floor inside the house.

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New Suzuki M109R Windshields

National Cycle VStream Windshields

At Metric Thunder we found an outstanding wind screen from National Cycle. These shields are designed specifically for the M109R to provide excellent wind protection for the rider’s chest and shoulders, along with an aggressive profile that matches the styling of this bike.

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Just In From Bikernet Metric – Suzuki Lineup

Suzuki 2008 Cruiser Lineup

By El Jeffe

Since 1963 Suzuki has been importing innovative motorcycles into the United States, providing riders new levels of value and reliability. The 2008 cruiser edition is a blend of traditional and innovative technology and styling.

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Bikernet Metric News

MARCH-ONLINE-NEWS

To see the latest news including McQueen, Legends Posters, New Parts and 2008 Rides at Bikernet-Metric click here. (Opens a New Window) – Latest Report: Dunlop Motorcycle Tires is offering a series of high-quality collector edition Legends posters, with the net proceeds benefiting injured riders through the Clayton Memorial Foundation.

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A New Biker Flick From Quentin Tarantino

HELL RIDE is a raucous throwback to the days of the Sergio Leone spaghetti western, with a heaping helping of testosterone-fueled chopper action thrown into the mix.

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RED TAG SALE FEATURES ROADBURNER EXHAUST!!

Click here for incredible savings on great stuff for your ride!

THIS MONTH FEATURING SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICING ON TOP QUALITY ROADBURNER EXHAUST!

So if you are looking for the best deals around, you just found ’em in our RED TAG sales department.

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Make Your Stock License Plate “Lay Down”

Here’s a low cost way to add some custom to your ride.

Kuryakyn’s Lay Down License Plate, is made to replace your stock license plate on a Honda VTX1800R, VTX1300R and most Harley-Davidsons with a 3 bolt mounting pattern.

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Baron’s Risers Increase Comfort

More Comfort Makes You More Happy

Eliminate neck, shoulder and back pain, and make your bike feel like it has power steering because of greater leverage. They look good and are made with show-quality chrome.

BTW – Check out our new red tag sale area now!

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Kuryakyn Pro-R Hypercharger

Got The Need For Speed


Increase speed & performance with the Hypercharger from Kuryakyn. The Hypercharger has been widely recognized as one of the most cost effective performance modifications available today.

Thunder Bob talks about the need for more speed with the Hypercharger from Kuryakyn.

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Red Tag Sale – Big Willy VTX 1800

Red Tag on Big Willy – Save $111.00

Long fat pipes that are big on sound and performance. Come complete with full-coverage, plasma-cut heat shields so you don’t have to see any discoloration. Ok, they are quality, sound good and the best price you will see for years… Click here to order a set for your VTX today.

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Red Tag Sale – Studded Max-Pax Tour Pack

Red Tag Sale

As functional as it is good looking – This Willie & Max Gray Thunder Studded Max-Pax Tour Pack is on Red Tag and that means you can take $50 off at Metric Thunder now.

Very limited quantities n stock!

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Hot New Product for Your Hard Krome 3″ Pipes

Made out of solid 100% CNC billet aluminum, the new Slayer End Caps are hot! Slayer flame end caps from Smartpartz. Replaces the end caps on all Hard Krome and Road Burner 3″ diameter exhaust systems

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Race Hoodie – Torian Chopper Leathers

Old Skool Cool – For Guys and Dolls

Torian Chopper Leathers’ jackets look good on and off the lead sled. Featured here is the Race Hoodie. This is Metirc Thunder’s NU 1 leather seller. Check out the Race Hoodie at Metric Thunder for great prices on leather.

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4 Wheels, 375 HP and 1 Handlebar

New for 2008 – The F-80 Shredder comes complete or in a kit form. It utilizes a race motor, race radiator, race shocks, Brembo disc brakes and Porsche bits.

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Christmas Update: Santa’s Village

Ok Boys and Girls, snuggle up to the screen and enjoy some quality time with Santa at his village in the North Pole. Click here to see the Red one.

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Holiday Gift Giving 101

Thunder Bob has your rules for gift giving in 2007 – #1 Rule – Know your recipients. Not everyone drinks Jack Daniels. (Shameful, I know) Be aware of your client’s or employee’s style and interests. This helps you choose an appropriate gift.

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BDRAG on the Loose!!

Check out this GREAT true story from our Texas freelance field reporter, BDRAG… Went for Tuesday night coffee with a few of the Boyz I ride with and my old man. Took the LC since its been 3 or 4 … Continue reading

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Help Santa’s Little Helper

Women need support, comfort and protection on and off a motorcycle. Torian Chopper Leathers has just what you need for Santa’s little helper… a Torian Race Hoodie. It comes in midnight black and is constructed of the softest naked-leather available today. This will be her favorite jacket because it fits well, has plenty of pockets and wears like iron. Checkout the Race Hoodie now and your sweetie will be rewarding Santa all year long.

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Santa’s at Perewitz’s Place – Nobody Cares

What If Nobody Cared About Santa

Famed builder, Dave Perewitz, had an open house this past weekend and a representative from the North Pole was in attendance!

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Cisco Burger – Restaurant Review

On the way to Bikernet World Headquarters I got turned around and passed this 50’s style diner called Cisco Burger that was located across from West Coast Choppers. Turns out this is Jesse James’ newest venture.

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The Wheels Through Time Museum Online

Listen and watch as the history is explained through examples and interviews. Learn techniques to use with your own bike with the click of many how-to technical shows, or just sit back, have fun, and be entertained.

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Just In From the Milan Show

We expect that the Milan Motorcycle Show will host at least 28 new motorcycle models from many European and Japanese manufacturers. We will bring you the latest data as it comes available.

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Schwarzenegger Signs Duvall Bill On Motorcycle Performance Parts

Motorcycles were green before ‘going green’ was fashionable. Most of them get around 50 miles to the gallon and can get even more with the help of custom parts.

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Thunder Bob’s Interview with Roland Sands

“King” Kenny Roberts gave Roland Sands a motor from their MotoGP KRV5 engines; the only MotoGP engine ever to leave their coveted paddock. Sands creates a complete custom with the highly-engineered race engine. Then Roland Sands Design put the build on DVD for all to see.

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Spooky – Halloween Treats

Special Imported Helmets… Almost Free

After donning his very special helmet, Basil is ready to do his part in the neverending struggle for truth, justice and bacon. .. and cheese.

Okay, having donned his special helmet, Basil is ready to do his part in the battle for truth, justice, bacon and cheese…and meatballs.

Have a safe and happy Halloween and keep the rubber side down!

-Thunder Bob

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RoadBike Magazine Features Metric Thunder

Metric Thunder Gets Some Press from RoadBike

RoadBike Magazine did a photo shoot of T-Bike II during Sturgis Bike Week back in 2005. An article appeared in the magazine in April of 2006 and has now been added to their updated Web site.

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