Video made with metal flake artist Alejandro Minissale
Harley-Davidson Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has announced the opening of a brand new showroom for its iconic motorcycles in Fujairah, UAE, under the auspices of Khalifa Al Masood the owner of the local dealership Abdulla Al Masaood & Sons Motorcycles LLC. The two day opening ceremony, held on the 27th and 28th of February 2014, saw VIPs and members of the media attend on the first day, with motorcycle aficionados and Harley-Davidson fans flocking in the day after. Live bands entertained attendees at the grand opening, which drew 150 bikes and 200 attendees over two days. There were activities for children, and a showcase of some of Harley-Davidson’s best selling motorcycles. A celebratory cake was cut and a commemorative plaque put up. The new showroom is located near KM Trading in Moh’d Bin Mattar Road, Fujairah. Abdulla Al Masaood & Sons Motorcycles LLC, operating under the umbrella of Al Masaood Group, is Harley-Davidson’s third fully value added dealership in the UAE.
World renowned manufacturer of exhaust systems, Akrapovič revealed their new line-up at Bikers Café on the 28th of February, 2014. Half of the popular Dubai outlet was reserved for displaying the new, cutting-edge products and potential customers also had the opportunity to take away free goody bags. We are especially thankful to Mr. Ahad Samad, who was on hand to answer queries about the new and latest models from Akrapovič. More images below. Continue reading →
David A. Smith is a traditional sign-writer/designer specialising in high-quality ornamental hand-crafted reverse glass signs and decorative silvered and gilded mirrors. David recently produced a wonderful turn-of-the-century, trade-card styled album cover for popular American singer/songwriter John Mayer. This film captures the ‘Behind The Scenes’ creation of the ‘Born & Raised’ and ‘Queen of California’ artwork, as well as 2 unique reverse glass panels, hand-crafted in England by David A. Smith.
It is a cold and miserable day in February of 2014 at the Motor Cycle News, British Custom bike Championships and Motorcycle show in London Docklands at the Excel centre. Shaw Speed & Custom are present with three custom builds on the Harley-Davidson UK stand, two bikes with Mag Europe who look after Roland Sands and Performance machine for the UK and Europe, and three other custom bikes sitting together representing Shaw Speed & custom with a bike built for a prolific British Super bike Champion, and two Rough Craft style Guerrilla bikes based on Sportsters a brand that has worked with SS&C over the past years. It’s a busy show for the team and is the start of another extremely busy year for the Custom wing of the UK Based dealer Shaw Harley-Davidson. Two bikes sit in the Modified Harley-Davidson championship Class, Shaw Speeds focus, and the result is a win for the team with one of their latest customer builds the 1200 Cross, the prize presented by the legendary bike builder Fred Krugger, with their other entry taking the runner up award. Continue reading →
It has just been revealed by Yamaha’s U.S. Road Racing Teams that, during their recent on-track test at Thunderhill Raceway Park, the teams’ riders and crew were under near-constant surveillance by unknown entities throughout the two-day event.
While motorcycles were mostly used by cops and outlaws back in the day, the advent of Honda’s tiny Super Cub changed that to a large extent, enabling millions of people the world over to get on two wheels and enjoy the freedom. About 50 years on and 60 million units later, it’s a no brainer to look back and see what a revolution the Cub was. And then there is this, “The Eyes”, crafted by Minority Customs from Surabaya, Indonesia. Continue reading →
360Fly is a revolutionary lifestyle video camera that lets you capture everything in 360 degree. The camera´s unique lens design captures every angle in full panorama without missing a moment. The camera is also action ready, it features a rugged design, is waterproof(up to 5 meters) and weighs only 120g, making it perfect for mounting on a variety of different sports equipment, such as a helmet or a surfboard. Watch the video below. Continue reading →
The Beach Canteen project, part of the Dubai Food Festival, saw some of the city’s best-known restaurants serving everything from sushi to tacos for 10 days. Bikers Cafe was there at the opening on Wednesday 26th February at Kite Beach, along with sister outlet Loca. During the early hours, prior to the media event at 5PM, we were running a bit late, but successfully managed to bring it all together and complete the set-up with a new vespa 946 arriving on time for the show. Esteemed members of the media started arriving early, and the event was soon packed with numerous restaurants offering food tasting opportunities to those present. It was a great event for Bikers Cafe as we had the opportunity to meet and interact with a large number of people, highlighted by a free foozball table, table tennis games and a host of other fun activities. More images below. Continue reading →
A roadster, reduced to the essentials – maximum performance. 160hp, 112Nm of torque and a power-to-weight ratio of 1.29 kilograms per bhp – and the competition disappears in the rear mirror. Like its superbike predecessor, the S 1000 R sets the benchmark in its segment.