Solving The Victory Saddlebag Problem

Occasionally motorcycle manufacturers build bikes with minor defects in design that they are slow to, or in some cases, never correct.  Sometimes it is left up to aftermarket manufacturers, or the motorcycle owners themselves to solve the problem.  A case in point is the current issue with the Victory Cross Roads/Cross Country right hand saddlebag … More Solving The Victory Saddlebag Problem

How To: Replacing A Throttle Position Sensor

In our last “Diagnosing a Bad TPS” we discovered  a faulty throttle position sensor on a 2012 Victory Cross Country.  In this article we will cover the steps taken to replace the TPS with a new one.  Of course the steps shown here are specific to this model, but, they should be similar on your motorcycle.  Anyone that … More How To: Replacing A Throttle Position Sensor

The Rattler Short Film

I love this….  short film?  Or is it a video?  Whatever this thing is, it’s by filmmaker Paolo Asuncion.  I would have never thought it possible to distill the experience and classic blunders of a first time build into fifteen minutes of laughs, but he has. The story begins when Paolo and his friends get … More The Rattler Short Film

Editorial: The Dirtbag Challenge Motorcycle Build Off

I found an interesting documentary film about an annual “build off” event in the San Francisco area that ties in with Stevie Ming’s build “The Skirmisher.”  It’s called “The Dirtbag Challenge,” they bill themselves as a “Low Rent Chopper Build Off.”  The challenge is to build a custom motorcycle within a set overall budget and … More Editorial: The Dirtbag Challenge Motorcycle Build Off

Featured Bike: Ron Stupart’s A Tale of Two Vincents Part Two

Sometimes things just find you… THE STORY OF MY CHINESE RED RAPIDE I very much missed owning, riding and showing my Black Shadow and had decided that I would like to somehow acquire another one.  This is easier said than done as the prices of Vincent twins had skyrocketed.  I then came up with what, … More Featured Bike: Ron Stupart’s A Tale of Two Vincents Part Two