The annual Las Vegas BikeFest, which is the biggest biker party in the West, is now taking registrations and hotel reservations at If you’re planning on going to Vegas for the 14th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest, October 2-5, you can now get packages at early bird prices.

Party Passes go for $30 and that gets you into Rally Central at Cashman Center all weekend, an event t-shirt, a 2014 Las Vegas BikeFest rally pin, and tickets to the headline concerts on both  Friday and Saturday night. Yeah, we said it, the concerts are INCLUDED! If you don’t want to take your bike or you’ve had a few too there will be free shuttle rides between Fremont Street and Rally Central every day, all day.

For $25 you can get the Ultimate Pass which includes everything in the Party Pass plus entry into the poker runs, poker walks, VIP Parking and chances to win big bucks and prizes in Vegas. Now if you think your ride is the coolest in town, the Ultimate Pass also gives you automatic entry into the Custom Bike Show and a chance to take home some cash or a trophy.

Official Las Vegas BikeFest hotels include the Golden Nugget Las Vegas (Headquarter Hotel), the D, Downtown Grand, Golden Gate, and Plaza. Room rates start as low as $69 and will fill up quickly as those hotels are accepting reservations now. Las Vegas BikeFest 2014 will be held October 2 – 5 at the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North, Las Vegas, Nevada. If you register early you can pick up your swag and your entry passes at the Golden Nugget on the world-famous Fremont Street Experience. For more info:, or call 1-866 -BIKEFEST (1-866-245-3337).

Source and images: Las Vegas BikeFest
Posted by Sam Kanish

Start ‘Em Early, Real Grass Roots Racing

Everyone has to have someplace where they started riding motorcycles. Some do it earlier than others. For those youngins’ out West who want to try their hand at road racing the ‘Why We Ride Minimoto USA Championship Series’ will kick off it’s schedule this weekend, April 5-6 2014, at the Willow Springs Raceway in Rosamond, California.


The partnership between Minimoto USA (Minimoto USA is a racing organization that provides a place for kids to race Minimoto, MiniGP and asphalt only Supermoto machines) and Why We Ride (the #1 motorcycle film in America) will help young American road racers develop their skills and teach them to ride safely and responsibly. The Why We Ride Minimoto USA partnership will feature 10 races, including the championship, and will conclude with the presentation of the Why We Ride Championship Trophy in each youth class at Buttonwillow Raceway in Buttonwillow, California on October 26th.


Producer/Director Bryan H. Carroll: “Why We Ride has always been more than just a movie, it’s a lifestyle. Why We Ride is dedicated to inspiring, educating, and celebrating riders and their motorcycles. By partnering with Minimoto USA we plan on helping to solidify America’s road racing future by training future champions.”


For more info about Minimoto USA  go to . To see the trailer for Why We Ride:

Source and images: Why We Ride
Posted by Sam Kanish

Weld Done, Lincoln…

Inspired by the fabrication work of respected personality Jessi Combs, Lincoln Electric has released a Ready-Pak of welding accessories tailored especially for women. With a welding jacket and two pairs of gloves sized to fit without having to adapt to generic men’s sizes, it’s a progressive step towards showing the world what’s really possible when you offer everyone equal rights and opportunities…in the fab shop, at least! Learn more on Lincoln’s website HERE.

Jessi Combs' Women's Welding Gear Ready-Pak

The Lighter Side of American Made Parts

Brass Balls LED

We love American made motorcycle parts, and here’s a really trick one from the folks at Brass Balls Cycles. These LED headlights have been rigorously prototyped, developed and tested on all kinds of Brass Balls creations, and are now available for your own custom or project.

Brass Balls LED 2

The best news is that the first 25 orders will save $100! So head over to the Brass Balls Cycles website for more info HERE!

Clean Workbench, Clean Mind…

Take it from someone who once spent a whole day looking for a shifter ratchet spring: working on your own motorcycle is just easier when you’re clean an organized. While plastic bags, old coffee cans and empty egg cartons have certainly done their time, these hardware organizers from JIMS are designed specifically for our motorcycles. The right tools make a world of difference, you know…find out more on JIMS’s website, HERE.