JimJC Rides with Metric Thunder as the new owner/operator.
1999 was the only year that Suzuki produced a Red & White Intruder 1500LC and Jim’s done a great job with his…Here’s just a few of the mods he’s added to the bike: Continued »
Mike Martin Rides with Metric Thunder
Mike got a steal of a deal on this two-tone, clean as a whistle power cruiser. He’s done quite a few upgrades to this classic bike from Honda: Continued »
It’s been nearly two years since Nikki & her V-Star appeared as a Thunder Rider.
We caught up with Nikki and about 300 other riders during the 10th annual Star B Q in San Diego recently. Although her bike looked really great two years ago, she made some new modifications that took her V-Star to another level. Continued »
Dale Hines Rides with Metric Thunder!
One of the latest in a growing line of classic crusiers from Yamaha Star is the new V-Star 1300. Check out Dale’s Blue Beauty below and some of the mods he’s done so far: Continued »
Steve “Dillo” Katz Rides with Metric Thunder
This Suzuki 1500LC is ready to rock ‘n roll! Check out the short list of Steve’s mods on his Legendary Classic: Continued »
Bryan Gregg Rides With Metric Thunder
Although he’s obviously done a lot of modifications to the bike, Bryan has requested that we be “discrete” in listing his purchases due to the “approval process” in his residence… Continued »
By day Greg works the counter at Metric Thunder, when he’s out of the shop you’ll either find him on his Bandit 1200 or this Volusia.
This bike has seen better than half the USA, and just this summer alone. Greg’s family likes to ride…they hopped on their bikes and rode from SoCal to Sioux Falls, South Dakota this past summer. Continued »
Dennis rides with Metric Thunder!
If your riding in back roads and highways in upstate New York and you see a black blurr passing by, that just could be Dennis on his VTX1300R. This baby is built with for the long haul and ready to burn the blacktop too! Continued »
Rod Rides With Metric Thunder!
This sharp looking VTX1300RS is constantly evolving. Continued »
Todd Chiddister has updated his 2000 Intruder 1500 into a fine looking and riding machine. The goodie bag Continued »
Ruben Rides with Metric Thunder!
From top to bottom, this Shadow Aero 750 has just about everything you can imagine. Here’s the short list of what Ruben’s done to his ride: Continued »
Carlo Rides With Metric Thunder!
If you ever find yourself in the Troy, New York area, you just might see a blurr of orange, blue and chrome flying down the highway. Continued »
Here is a picture of my 2005 C50 Boulevard with a custom touch. It’s almost done!Note: Ken uses his wife’s email address and we mistaken identified him as Jennifer Torres. Sorry Ken, still really like your bike though! Continued »
– Ken Carter
John Sharhon Rides With Metric Thunder!
If you ever have the chance to get up to eastern British Columbia, Canada, you just may spot this great looking Vulcan Classic on the road. I really like that 2-toned paint job with the whitewalls. Continued »
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. Continued »
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, he knew he needed to step up to something with a bit more punch. Continued »
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. Continued »
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. Continued »
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. Continued »
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. Continued »
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. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 order. Continued »
This Boulevard C90T is well dressed for the road!
Attention to detail always makes the bike in my humble opinion. This baby’s got it all… Continued »
Randy rides with Metric Thunder!
We were able to snag one of the first sets of Hard Krome 2 into 1 Sideburners for Randy and his silver M109R.
I think those pipes were really built for that bike!
Here’s John “Miami” and his jet black VTX1300R
John really enjoys riding either one of his two bikes, a ’90 Yamaha 600 dirt bike or the VTX above. Continued »
Tom Ball Rides with Metric Thunder!
This Road Star is built for the long and winding road. Continued »
Lugem1 Rides with Metric Thunder
This is one great looking custom 1500LC! Wayne has really given this cruiser some serious TLC. Check out what he’s done to this motorcycle… Continued »
Jim JC really has all the bases covered!
He owns cars, trucks, motorhomes, horses, motorcycles and now this eye-catching baby blue trike.
Jim recently dropped by the shop to pick up a set of whitewalls for his son’s 1500LC. When he turned up on this three wheeled machine I bolted for the camera. Continued »
Fans from Across the Pond
Here is a pic of my Kawasaki Nomad with the new pipes, great looks and great sound, very good!
What do you say about a gal that starts riding and then gets captivated about the sport and begins customizing? When a bike looks this good with ghost flames Continued »
The Illusion red color changes from burgundy to red to copper, depending on the light. Truly a chameleon sled.
Metric Thunder really knows their stuff. They had everything I needed for my V-Star 1100 Classic. – Robin
“The Road Queen” rides with Metric Thunder!
Here’s a great looking Road Queen with her great looking Road King!
Benny rides with Metric Thunder!
So you say you like a classic studded bagger?