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Custom Rigid Frame for 1970-1982 Yamaha XS-650 Engines

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Old school cool comes in all shapes and sizes, and Mr Luckys has teamed up with Paughco to design and produce a vintage inspired rigid frame that accepts an XS 650 Yamaha powerplant. Manufactured from 1970 thru 1982, these engines/donor bikes are abundant, cheap, and have that retro styling reminiscent of early Triumphs/BSA’s that looks oh-so cool!

Frame features a 30 degree rake, heavy-duty 1 1/2 in. steel front downtube & backbone, 1 1/8 in. side rails, all drawn over mandrel for smooth, clean bends, Mig welded for a stronger weld without all the heat, and fully welded in a secure fixture keeping the frame straight and lined up perfectly during welding.

Accessories: Order neck cups # ML139FCY if you wish to run your stock Yamaha front end, wheel and brake as we did on our “Mr Luckys” XS-650 Bobber. Or, order neck cups # ML139FCH to run HD style front ends with 1" stems as included with our springer front-end in the El Loco XS-650 Rolling Chassis kit (check the Kit out # ELROLLER). You can use your stock OEM Yamaha rear axle if utilizing the stock Yamaha OEM rear wheel. If running an HD type rear wheel, order # ML26BK axle kit and our special 34 Tooth Rear Sprocket for 530 chain that has the HD bolt pattern matching the HD wheel, # KS34TRS. (these Yamaha engines use a 530 rear drive chain, same as HD's). Frame comes with Manufacturer’s Statement of Origin (MSO) for registration when bike completed, and made exclusively for Mr Luckys by Paughco up in Carson City, NV. Check it out on the Mr Lucky's page, here.

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Reduced Price On The SAS Air Suspension

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Custom Cycle Control Systems has reduced the price of their SAS/Simplified Air Suspension by 15% at both the dealer and consumer levels and is now offering FREE SHIPPING on all SAS units….MSRP is now $1,395.00 and dealer cost is only $1,116.00.

Butch Yaple, president of Custom Cycle Control Systems stated, "We have lowered the price on our SAS system in order to stimulate sales at the dealer level during these tough economic times. Additionally, we are offering a 30 day money back guarantee and also a lifetime warranty on all machined parts on our newly engineered SAS unit", Butch concluded. If a rider ever experiences any problems, take off the SAS (it only take a few minutes), send it back and you'll receive a reconditioned or new unit…no questions asked. If you have any problems with (most) other units on the market, (you have to take your bike in to a shop to have them find the leaks in the airlines or fittings, which is where 90% of the leaks are found). 

The SAS is super easy to install and comes complete with mounting instructions. The SAS has no compressor to mount, no pressure hoses to run, no fittings to fail…All you have to do is replace your old shocks with a new SAS unit and wire an on/off switch directly to the battery. Stay EPA Compliant on stock HD's by not having to move canisters to make room for an ugly compressor. Fits all soft tail Harley-Davidson's as well as custom production bikes. Its water-resistant design is perfect for those that ride in inclement weather and they are manufactured right here in the USA.

Raise and lower your rear end at the touch of a button.  Add air pressure to improve ride quality during changing road conditions or while hauling added weight.  Also improving the ride quality is a "pre-set factory" dampening valve. At approximately 150 psi, the bike will be fully raised and the suspension will be resting on its piston bumpers at *maximum ride height*. After that your height will not change, but you can continue to increase air pressure for improved riding during cornering or with a passenger.

For those interested in obtaining more information on Custom Cycle Control Systems new SAS system, you can reach them at 866-438-2129, or 702-438-2129. Check them out online at or email them at



Tuesday Flashback Bike Feature — Arrow Space KIWI Indian Custom

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No one in the world is as passionate, talented, knowledgeable, and driven when it comes to Indian Motocycles, than KIWI Mike Tomas. He's a warrior when it comes to the competition between Indian and Harley-Davidson. He's an Indian restoration expert, an engine manufacturer, a machinist, a welder, designer, you name it. Not only does he cherish every element of the old Indian heritage, but he's developed an entirely new vintage Indian product line, so anyone can ride a vintage-styled, ground-up Indian build around new technology and state-of-the-art components.

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Drag Specialties® Led Running Light/Brake Light Assembly

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If you're looking for the perfect finishing touch for your bike, Drag Specialties® LED running light/brake light assembly is just what you're looking for. The light assembly is specifically designed to fit neatly under the rear edge of OEM chopped rear fenders on 07-13 XL 883N/1200N/1200X/1200V models.


This dual-function designed light assembly is available with a red lens or a smoke lens and includes the light, wire harness adapter and reflector. Check with your local Drag Specialties dealer for more information. The suggested retail starts at $78.95.

New Men’s Top Wing Mesh & Textile Jacket From Harley-Davidson

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The new men’s Top Wing Mesh & Textile Functional Jacket (P/N 98200-13VM, starting at $195) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line is engineered for ultimate versatility. It delivers maximum airflow via its 100 percent polyester allover mesh and 600 denier polyester construction, plus a removable windproof and waterproof polyester liner for cold and rain. Adjustability is built into the sleeves, cuffs and waist tabs, while body pockets at the padded elbows and shoulders accept accessory armor for even greater protection. Four pockets offer ample storage space and 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material delivers enhanced reflectivity. Available in S – 5XL and Tall sizes. 

Enter Your Custom Bike At The Long Beach IMS Bike Show $90,000 Prize Purse

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The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows steers the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Competition, an elite-level custom motorcycle builder competition, into the Long Beach Convention Center, Friday December 7 to Sunday, December 9. Southern California bike builders are encouraged to enter custom motorcycle creations for a chance to win a piece of the $90,000 cash purse, more than any builder competition in the world. Five cash prize winners will be chosen in Long Beach, leading up to the United States Championship finale set to take place at the end of the tour. With more than 500 custom-built bikes on display across the country, the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Competition sets itself apart as the world’s largest traveling custom bike competition.

The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Competition will host five competitive classes, including Freestyle, Modified Harley, Retro Mod, Performance Custom and, new this year, Modified Street. The custom bikes will be judged by the competitors themselves, as well as industry veterans, with the top builders in each class receiving awards. A ceremony will take place at each show where winners will receive cash prizes and trophies followed by a short interview so attendees can learn the story behind the award-winning bikes.


New this year, the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows will also host a J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Photo Booth where builders will pose for photos in a professional studio with their competition bikes. Space at each J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Competition is limited. Interested custom builders should log on to or call 919/450-5060 for more details.



LA Calendar Motorcycle Show Kitten Releases Song

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LA Calendar Motorcycle Show performer and singer songwriter Katie Cole has just released her latest new song and video called 'I Can't Wait' which is now blasting up the American music charts. A native of Melbourne, Australia, Katie migrated with a pack of Koala Bears to Los Angeles some 5 years ago to pursue her career as a singer song writer in pop rock music.  The talent and beautiful Aussie was introduced to LA Calendar Show and Calendar producer Jim Gianatsis by Elizabeth Nicole, another very talented singer songwriter performing at the Show, with Jim then signing Katie to perform in the Calendar Girl Music Festival at the annual bike event the last 2 years. When not performing around the country, you can also find Katie playing at local clubs venues in the Los Angeles area.

Katie introduced her first music album and video 'Lost Inside the Moment" two years ago with the help of acclaimed record producer Howard Willing to much critical praise, followed by 3 Nominations at this year's prestigious LA Music Awards. Her sophomore album featuring the new song 'I Can't Wait' is named "Lay It All Down" and will be released shortly. Katie's current music and videos can be found and purchased on YouTube, iTunes and Amazon, as well as on her website with a schedule of upcoming live performances at

For more information on the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show and Motorcycle Calendars go to: