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EarthX Batteries Feature Battery Management System

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EarthX' newest generation Battery Management System (BMS) in their ETX series of lithium motorsport batteries!

The newest generation BMS now comes complete with over discharge protection in addition to over charge protection, short circuit protection and cell charge balancing!

Would you buy or sell a motorcycle without brakes? Then don’t buy or sell a lithium battery without a BMS! EarthX has patent-pending technology that makes it the most advanced lithium battery; the highest cranking amp cells; and the only one with a built-in BMS for performance, safety and longevi- ty! This is not an upgrade or optional feature but a REQUIREMENT for a lithium battery to operate correctly!

Don’t settle for a lithium battery that is not complete, overstates the cranking amps and doesn’t have built in safety or performance features. 

The cells are designed specifically for a motorsports battery with the highest rated cells in the industry ; 4,000 charge cycles or 8 year life. The cells have a low self discharge rate. (2% per months vs. 30% for a lead acid) so you’ll spend more time riding and less time charging. Cells work in temperatures from Artic temps of –30F to desert temps of 120F. Can not freeze or boil over

Battery Management System (BMS) features:

Cell charge level is balanced 100% of the time for performance. Over charge protection for safety. Over discharge protection for battery life. Short circuit protection. No special charger needed.

Hit the logo below to visit the EarthX website. 

Klock Werks Speaker Grille Covers

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Cover that factory cloth with these mesh cut aluminum speaker grille covers to dress up your inner fairing, or rear speakers. Mesh cut aluminum speaker grille covers install using your stock hardware, and are a great addition, placed directly over the factory cloth. Sold in pairs. Made in the USA.

FRONT Speaker Grille Covers fit 96-2012 FLHTC, FLHX, H-D FL Trike Models

REAR Speaker Grille Covers fit 99-2012 FLHTCUI/FLHTCUTG Models

Dress up your inner fairing or rear speakers with these replacement speaker grille covers

Mesh-cut aluminum grilles use stock hardware

Made in the U.S.A.

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How Wheels Are Designed At Performance Machine

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Go behind the scenes at Performance Machine and see what all the fuss is about with our custom motorcycle wheels. We are sure you will understand how and why we have been a leader in the aftermarket motorcycle industry for custom wheels. It's about providing innovative wheel designs, strict engineering principals with high quality manufacturing for the last three decades of our four decade existence. We're in the business of making motorcycles perfect. 

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Broken Spoke Saloon Gearing Up For Laconia Motorcycle Week 2013

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The Broken Spoke Saloon, the world’s biggest biker bar, will celebrate its 25th anniversary and the 90th anniversary of Laconia Motorcycle Week, June 8-16, in Laconia N.H. with great music and entertainment. 

Featured on stage this year will be:

Grammy nominee blues artist James Montgomery & Friends, Thursday, June 13.

Grammy nominee Jon Butcher Band, Friday, June 14.

Legendary multiplatinum rock band Foghat, Saturday, June 15.

Farrell Webber, Jasmine Cain, 7 Bridges Road (Eagles tribute), The Peacheaters (Allman Brothers tribute), Houses of the Holy (Led Zeppelin tribute) and many more throughout the week.

Celebrate in style with emcee Jack Schit as he guides you through Spoke event favorites such as, Jason Grimes of Northeast Chop Shop’s live bike build, the Broken Spoke’s female oil wrestling with some of the area’s hottest ladies (one lucky volunteer from the audience will get to help the ladies get oiled and ready) and of course, mechanical bull rides along with fantastic drink specials.

The Broken Spoke Saloon – Laconia is located at 1072 Watson Road (On Route 2) and has been hard at work during the off-season. The Spoke has improved the property for the very best party in Weirs Beach with an outdoor entertainment area, music indoors every weekend, all summer long – and still no cover!  

Check out the Broken Spoke website for the full music schedule, menu and more!  www.BrokenSpoke.com

Bill to protect California's Johnson Valley from takeover advances in U.S. House

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 A bill to block a U.S. Marine Corps takeover of California's Johnson Valley off-highway vehicle recreation area was approved by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources on May 15, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. 

The bill, H.R. 1676, introduced by Rep. Paul Cook (R-Calif.), now goes to the full House for consideration.

The measure would designate Johnson Valley as a national off-highway vehicle recreation area, protecting it from a takeover, but would authorize limited military use of the area. 

Several years ago, the U.S. Department of the Navy began the formal process to take over some 365,906 acres of public land near San Bernardino to use for live-fire training for the Marines. 

The move threatens the Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Riding area, a long-standing and popular area that is across the San Bernardino Mountains from Los Angeles. 

The Navy filed an application with the U.S. Interior Department seeking control of the public land in question, which is now under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. The Navy also is seeking to control some 72,186 acres of non-federal land in case one day it is acquired by the federal government. 

The land, which equals about 658 square miles, borders the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms, and includes a large portion of land in the 189,000-acre Johnson Valley area. 

Ultimately, Congress will decide whether the Navy should get control of the land.

5-Time Land Speed Record Holder Valerie Thompson plans first competition at El Mirage

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One of the world’s fastest females on two wheels makes rookie debut for 61st Anniversary of racing on Southern California’s famed dry lake

Valerie Thompson, 5-time land speed record holder and owner/driver of Valerie Thompson Racing will make her first appearance at the Southern California Timing Association’s (SCTA) El Mirage Speed Trials May 18-19, near Antelope Valley, California.

The SCTA sanctions the world’s fastest speed trials and will be celebrating the 61st anniversary of land speed racing activities at the famed dry lake. El Mirage was a popular destination for hot rodders in the early 1950’s when few sanctioned racetracks were available in the US and is well known as the birthplace of both the SCTA and National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), drag racing’s largest series.

“This will be my first visit to El Mirage and racing on a dry lake bed surface. As an ‘El Mirage rookie,’ the rules are clear that I can only run for ‘time only,’ so I won’t be allowed to race for new speed records until I fulfill all the SCTA competition requirements,” said Thompson. “I’m confident our BMW S 1000 RR will run well due to dramatic performance enhancements we’ve made with BMW Motorrad HP Race Parts and MS Production carbon fiber race bodywork. Since this is a test session of sorts, we look forward to evaluating the performance of our new Avon Tyres on this type of racing surface,” added Thompson.

Thompson earned membership to the ‘Texas Mile 200 MPH Club’ in March with a 1000 cc event record and personal best top speed of 212 mph.  She also turned in a strong preliminary performance at the East Coast Timing Association’s Hot Rod Magazine Top Speed Challenge in April before the event was postponed due to weather. Her future plans include racing at both of the SCTA’s land speed trials to be held at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah later this year.

For event details and records, visit http://www.scta-bni.org/.

Victory And The 'Gunny' To Salute U.S. Military

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Victory Motorcycles & ‘The Gunny’ to Salute U.S. Military on Rolling Thunder Ride in Washington, D.C. on Memorial Day Weekend

Victory Motorcycles and actor, avid Victory rider and retired U.S. Marine R. Lee Ermey – best known as “The Gunny” – are taking part in Rolling Thunder XXVI, the Memorial Day weekend motorcycle ride honoring U.S. military personnel who have sacrificed all for the sake of our freedom. The annual Rolling Thunder demonstration will take place Sunday, May 26, in Washington, D.C.

The Gunny – best known for his role as a Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant in the film, “Full Metal Jacket” – is deeply involved in advocating for the rights of active and retired or discharged members of the U.S. armed forces. He will attend Rolling Thunder XXVI as an official representative of Victory Motorcycles, saluting U.S. military personnel and their families on behalf of Victory employees and the community of Victory riders.

“We enjoy the freedom to ride because of the service and sacrifice of our nation’s military personnel, and we’re honored to have the Gunny represent our brand at this Memorial Day weekend event,” said Steve Menneto, VP of Victory Motorcycles.

On the Saturday of Rolling Thunder XXVI weekend, motorcyclists will have the opportunity to ride with Gunny to support the U.S. military. Gunny will make appearances on Saturday, May 25, at four Washington, D.C., area Victory Motorcycle dealerships and riders can join him as he rides between dealerships. Visit the Victory Motorcycles Facebook page for details on where and how to ride with Gunny.

Rivera Primo – All Made In The U.S.A.!

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So now you know that our primo drives are made in the u.s., there is nothing to stop you from buying the best engineered, best quality belt drives in the known universe, right?

Take our 2016-0170 black matte brute iv extreme 2008 touring 2" 8mm electric start open belt drive with modular heel toe shifter linkage support. Fits 2008-2012 touring models. A absolute thing of beauty, right? And made in america..WOW!

Or look at its companion piece, the 2016-0169 polished brute iv extreme 2008 touring 2" 8mm electric start open belt drive with modular heel toe shifter linkage support. Fits 2008 & later touring models. Yup…Made In america!!!

Rivera primo represents whats best in american manufacturers, from our innovative designs to our world class quality. We are proud to be an american manufacturer and we proudly make all our primo belt drives in the good ole' u.s.a!  

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Pan, Shovel & XL Head Bolts

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Top engine builders demand quality fasteners! Secure your engine with complete confidence with these Feuling® cylinder head bolts for Pan, Shovel & XL engines. The quality hex head are made from hardened stainless steel with a “SHOW” corrosion-resistant finish. They also have a tensile strength rated @ 180,000 psi – Superior & Stronger than OEM & stronger than grade 8 fasteners. They also feature precision-rolled threads for optimum engagement, to prevent galling and promote more consistent torque loading.

Wide underhead flange bolts and hardened chamfered washers provide even load distribution for optimum sealing of surfaces – preventing leaks.This eliminates thread problems associated with chromed and soft stainless steel hardware. These bolts carry a lifetime warranty and are  manufactured by ARP® to Feuling’s exact specifications.

Kits include moly assembly lubricant for installation

Go to www.FeulingParts.com to find out more.