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Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Tucker Dealer Show 2019 Part 2

S&S Cycle: Recent new products from the Viola, Wisconsin home of ‘Proven Performance’ include a carbon fiber version of the iconic Teardrop air cleaner; a 50-state legal Sidewinder 2-1 with stainless steel header and 4.5” muffler for Twin Cam and M-8 Tourers; a choice of complete M-8 cam chest kit options; and a 50-state legal and CARB compliant ‘Grand National’ 2-2 full system with hidden crossover for 2018 and up M-8 Fat Bob Softails;


Mustang Seats: Along with Kuryakyn, the Three Rivers, Massachusetts based seat manufacturer is part of MAG’s Accessories Group, under the leadership of Greg Heichelbech. Recent new designs include an updated addition to its popular Fastback series - the all-new HighTail Fastback for ‘06-’17 Dyna and ‘08-’19 Touring models, with marine grade fiberglass seat pan and additional diamond stitched option available as part of the Dave Perewitz Signature Series by Mustang; plus the Wide Tripper for all ‘14-later Chief, Chieftain, Springfield and Roadmaster models;


National Cycle: Recent new products from the Maywood, Illinois based manufacturer include a choice of three aerodynamically tuned 4.5 mm Quantum hardcoated polycarbonate VStream windshield options for Indian Chieftain and Roadmaster models, and a return to inventory for the popular Heritage line of Beaded Heavy Duty windshields with the Heritage and classic styles available for immediate shipping - including the much sought after red and blue Beaded Heavy Duty windshields with separate components. Available options include the National Cycle 5-bolt three- piece beaded construction pattern and vintage style OEM 7-bolt pattern hardware;


Maxima Racing Oil: With inventory now additionally being held locally for dealers and their distributors in Europe, Maxima has developed a well thought out V-twin oil and lubricants range for custom shops and authorized dealers that incudes ‘Oil Change in a Box’ and custom oil filter program options for M-8 and earlier Harleys;


Avon Tyres: The big news from the British custom tire market leader was of the launch of the next generation Cobra, the Cobra Chrome, and associated sponsorship of the Freestyle class and winner at the 2018 AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building, staged at the hugely popular INTERMOT Customized, Cologne, Germany, in October;

Memphis Shades: Recent new products from the Rossville, Tennessee based specialist include additions to its Road Warrior fairings for Touring, Softail, Dyna, Street and Indian Scout applications; Batwing, Gauntlet, Bullet and Café fairings; popular Memphis Fats and Slim windshields; spoiler windshields for FLH fairings and a wide range of options for Sportsters, Indian, Victory and leading metric cruiser models;

Sport Chrome: The big news from the Westminster, California based chroming to wheels to accessories specialist is of a new partnership with Tucker V-Twin for its ‘Reinforcer’ wheel program. CEO Jon Reed told AMD that “beyond the ‘Reinforcer’s’ pleasing aesthetics, these wheels are designed to allow the owner to optimize its factory-equipped braking system. Made specifically for [but not limited to] all 2014 and up Street Glide and Road Glide models, the ‘Reinforcer’ immediately gives the bike that sought-after stance of a 21” front wheel”;


BMC Air Filters: Almost 20 years of experience gained from successful cooperation with the most prestigious teams in Formula 1 and MotoGP makes BMC a “global leader in the design and production of high-performance air filters”. To mark its entry into the Harley-Davidson filters aftermarket, the company has released a limited edition run of 99 individually numbered titanium mesh filters with a hand-laminated autoclave cured carbon fiber custom cover and CNC-machined one-piece machined alloy backing plate. The multi-layered synthetic gauze (no oil needed) is an easy maintenance, airflow-friendly technology that is said to deliver state-of-the-art filtration capability;


Le Pera: The North Hollywood, California seats specialist had a big year in 2018 with three stylish new designs - the ‘Streaker’ for Sportsters; ‘KickFlip’ for ‘06-’17 Dynas and the ‘Sprocket’ Solo for ‘08 and up Baggers - selected options include ‘Smooth’, ‘Diamond’ and ‘Pleated’ stitch finishes. All Le Pera seats have 46 years of handcraftsmanship invested into every detail and feature a powder-coated 16-gauge steel base plate, a specially poured high-density “Marathon” molded foam foundation and double-stitched handcrafted cover with bonded polyester thread for durability;


Daytona Twin Tec: Following the sale by Allen Alvarez, new owner JMS Chip & Performance (of  Debary, Florida, with Vice President Brad Grissom seen here on the right), has big plans for development of the product line with a slew of new products in the making for later this year;

TTS: Steve Cole and his Glendale, Arizona based TTS Power Systems (The Turbo Shop Inc.) is among the best-known V-twin diagnostics and tuning specialists in the industry. His TTS MasterTune2-HD system for V-twin models provides ECM calibration development, toggling between modified MAPs, correct speedo calibration or change primary ratio. Ajustments include AFR target, spark advance front and rear, knock control, injector sizing, engine displacement, rev limit, EITMS settings and more. VTune3-HD calibrates VE tables, Spark tables and EGA correction tables and combines inputs from the DataMaster or FlightRecorder to create a fully custom and optimized calibration;

Arlen Ness Enterprises: Recent new products from the Dublin, California based parts and accessories specialist include the ‘Method’ line of patent pending polycarbonate window air cleaners, handlebar dampening kits, risers and fork braces; Ness 10-Gauge covers for Twin Cams and M-8 models; Rapper, Profile and Pro Steel Short stamped steel fenders (for Harleys and selected Indian applications); an ABS fairing with smoked plexiglass windshield for a fabrication-free easy install on Scout models;