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Stocking Stuffing

It’s almost boot season, but are your socks up to it? H-D Footwear has
a selection of great socks with features that you’ll appreciate on or
off the bike. With a blend of high-tech fabrics to be tough, fast
drying and low-friction, they’ll make a long ride or a long day that
much more comfortable. Plus, they have embedded arch supports and
reinforced heel and toe panels for durability. Put some stockings in
the stocking this year! harley-davidsonfootwear.com Continue reading 2017 ITN HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

George Thorogood-Autographed Guitar and Shopping Spree Will Give One Lucky Buffalo Chip Fan a Happy Holiday

Rock the HolidaysTM Sweepstakes winner to receive “Bad to the Bone” prize: a George Thorogood-autographed guitar and a $200 Hot Leathers shopping spree!


Sturgis, SD (November 8, 2017) –The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has teamed up with one of the biggest names in music and the hottest name in apparel to offer fans the chance to win a unique holiday prize. The winner of the 2017 Buffalo Chip Rock the Holidays Sweepstakes will receive a sleek Epiphone Les Paul Special II guitar signed by none other than the legendary George Thorogood, and a $200 Hot Leathers shopping spree. Fans may enter to win this exclusive collectible prize package at RockTheHoliday.com. Continue reading George Thorogood-Autographed Guitar and Shopping Spree Will Give One Lucky Buffalo Chip Fan a Happy Holiday

Iron Trader News Gift Guide 2017

gg-01-brass-balls-pegsIf you know someone who likes to get all the lean angle they can, then
these Knee Dragger Pegs from Brass Balls Cycles would make a great
gift. Machined from T6 billet aluminum with a handsome design and
knurled for maximum rider grip, they’re available from Brass Balls
Cycles at brassballscycles.com


Who doesn’t love Hot Wheels? And with this new PlayTape Track by
InRoad Toys, kids and gearhead adults alike can have fun. These tracks
stick to any flat surface over and over again without adhesive or
residue. Get out those toys out this season and make some memories!
Find them at local Toys “R” Us stores nationwide.


Not all gifts show up as boxes under a tree. Veterans Charity Ride USA
is a charity that works to get wounded and amputee veterans out on two
or three wheels. Motorcycle therapy makes a positive difference in the
lives of riders everywhere, and it can make an even bigger difference
to vets. Consider making a donation in someone’s name this year at

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With the weather getting colder, your favorite hog rider will be
looking for ways to stay warm. Help them keep the chills out with the
Iron Block Pullover Hoodie from Harley-Davidson. 100-percent cotton
and prewashed for a natural look and feel, it’s got hand warming
pockets and contrast stitching to look as awesome as it works. Find it
at harley-davidson.com


You know a rider who’s bike wears custom paint, so why not give them a
watch with the same style? PoundFoolish is a boutique maker of
individually CNC-machined watches that make a solid statement. Limited
edition, hand painted faces by Pete Finlan of Hot Dog Kustoms grace
just one of several hefty, bold styles developed by avid riders and
co-owners Gene Farris and Bryan Simica. Check them out online at


So many options! That’s what Harley-Davidson Footwear offers. The
Black Label collection takes on a heritage-driven look and feel,
combining well-crafted silhouettes with modern details. Styles like
Inkwood and Stonebrook lend an urban edge to sophisticated style.


The Performance Collection is ready for adventure and built to stand
up to the demands of the open road. These essential styles incorporate
riders’ needs resulting in protective, durable and comfortable boots
that live up to the iconic Harley attitude.

gg-06cgg-06dgg-06eH-D Footwear also offers a lifestyle collection that lets you show
your gearhead inclinations even when you’re not riding. To locate the
nearest dealer or to view the Harley-Davidson® footwear styles online,
visit www.harley-davidsonfootwear.com. You can also connect with
Harley-Davidson® footwear on Facebook at www.facebook.com/


Thanks to the brands revival, we see more and more Indian motorcycles
on the road all the time. That means more Indian riders, so check out
Indians website for gift ideas like this shot glass set. Tons more
cool Indian gift ideas at indianmotorcycle.com


You probably know a biker with a project bike. If you’re really
feeling like Santa, help them get it rolling with a set of spool hubs
and rims for a top-quality set of rolling stock. Made with the best
components, they come with spacers and bearings for a ¾” axle. To
place an order just call 855-456-9276 or click over to


A garage is too big to fit under a tree and probably too expensive,
but Speed-Way Motorsport Shelters come in three sizes to make
someone’s holiday awesome! They’re quick to assemble and portable for
flexibility, and are built with durable, waterproof polyester with
taped seams and a UV protective coating. Check them out and get your
own at speedwayshelters.com


Is there a youngster in your family with a budding interest in
motorcycling? Share your passion with a younger generation with The
Adventures of Mimi and Moto: The Motorcycle Monkeys. This hardcover
children’s book helps build reading skills while reinforcing safety,
equality, and two-wheeled fun. It’s available at mimiandmoto.com


The 13th annual Chopper Fest is this December, but what if you or a
riding buddy can’t make it? Stick one of these cool hoodies under the
tree and they’ll forgot about it! You might have to miss out on the
moto art and culture, but these hoodies will keep you warm anyway!
Check them out at chopperfest.bigcartel.com


Want to give a gift that will make an impression for years to come? By
making a donation to the Kickstarter project for Standard Motorcycle
Co-Op, you can help build a digital video library of motorcycle repair
and customization information for riders today and in the future.
Learn more and donate at


Do you know a rider with a messy Tour-Pak? Do them a favor and send
them a message this holiday season with this new Tour-Pak Lid Fitted
Lining with Organizer from Harley-Davidson. With a six-pocket
organizer, it’s a great way to keep smaller items safe and accessible
without having to rummage around. Find it at harley-davidson.com


If you know a rider who demands as much performance from their gear as
style, they might be excited to find this Carson jacket by RSD under
the tree this year. The main body is constructed from premium buffalo
leather that’s unique to RSD and offers a unique look as well as great
abrasion protection. Check it out at rolandsands.com`


A great piece for the desk or workbench, this handsome “Denver” cigar
ashtray from Boyd Motor Company is machined right here in the USA from
billet aluminum. More than an ashtray, it’s a piece of art that your
favorite cigar-smoking rider will appreciate. Available in limited
quantities at touchofmodern.com


Do you worry about your favorite rider staying visible while blasting
around at night or during a busy commute? The Moonshine Performance
Wear vest is a light, bright flourescent vest that provides 360 degree
visibility as much as 600 feet away. It’s breathable and comfortable
for year-round wear, and comes in four adjustable sizes. Find it
online at trainwithmoonshine.com


With long hours out on the road, bikers can get thirsty. That’s why
Leader Motorcycle Accessories makes a wide range of drink holders and
bar-mounted accessories. And they’re a fun loving bunch, who make
their gear right here in the USA. Check out the full range at
leadermotorcycle.com, and check out this video for some tips on biker
gift-giving, see the VIDEO HERE.


Add an easy-to-install touch of class for your favorite biker this
season. These Tapered Mirrors with Slotted Stems from Drag
Specialities. They’re created from die-cast chrome aluminum with a
sleek, tapered design. Check them out and tons of other biker gift
ideas at dragspecialties.com


Know an Indian rider? These great gas cap medallions from Kiwi Indian
are designed to fit all Indian gas caps, classic and modern. Available
in several styles, they’re great stocking stuffers and come in several
styles to boot. Check them out at kiwiindian.com


As anyone can tell you, a well-wrought custom bike is a work of art.
And if you know a biker with a taste for art, check out the work of
George Sedlak. His works include custom paint work for Evel Knievel’s
helmets and motorcycles. Now, you can order his stunning limited
edition canvas prints based on classic motorcycling themes such as the
famous Indian Wrecking Crew. Find his work on facebook at
facebook.com/Sedlakstudio, or by calling 563–639–5575


Every biker knows the value of utility and function, and these
handsome jackets from SCOTTeVEST are perfect. They’re loaded with
pockets and storage to be a whole piece of luggage unto themselves!
Available in traditional and modern styles, they’re a great way to
keep your gear organized on and off the bike. Check them out at


Some gifts are fun while they’re new, but lack staying power. Dodge
the problem with an heirloom gift like this Breitling Transoceanic
watch. Epitomizing the classic elegance reminiscent of the original
Transocean launched in 1958, this exclusive Transocean Day & Date U.S.
Limited Edition is as resolutely functional as it is sophisticated.
Find out more at breitling.com


There’s a ton of gift options for riders, but those of us at Iron
Trader News always know where to find quality ideas: at Aerostich!
From small gifts like multi-tools or cool stickers to big bow items
like their famous Roadcrafter riding suits, they have a selection for
any budget. Check out their whole catalogue online at aerostich.com


Nothing makes the winter fly by like a good book. And if you know a
rider who owns or likes CVO Harley-Davidsons, we’ve got a read for
you! With 224 pages of photos and information about the factory’s
top-shelf machines, it’s sure to get the gears turning and excite your
biker for the spring. Find a copy wherever fine books are sold. CLICK HERE

Holiday Gift Ideas from ITN!

The holidays are right around the corner, but there’s plenty of options for the rider or gearhead on your shopping list. We’re brought together a few of our favorites, so take a look at our guide to gifts big and small for that special two-wheeled someone!

Tin Signs from Scott Jacobs Studio

Scott Jacobs Tin Signs

The holiday’s are right around the corner so show your loved ones how much they mean to you by giving them signed and dedicated Scott Jacobs tin signs! Contact: 760-471-9913,
www.scottjacobsstudio.com, facebook.com/scottjacobsstudio93

White Wall Cobra Tyres from Avon

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Everyone who rides wears out tires, so put the Avon AV71 cobra on your list with features like excellent grip, wet weather performance and impressive mileage. Contact: 800-624-7470, www.avonmoto.com

Custom HSR Carburetor Black Tops from Mikuni

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Add some class to a Mikuni HSR carburetor with these handsome black powder coated top kits. At just $29.99, they make a great stocking stuffer! Contact: www.MikuniPower.com

Peristyle Gloves from Roland Sands Design


Inspired by classic motocross gloves, the new Peristyle combines top grain cowhide uppers and palm panels with an ergonomic fit and classic motocross styling. Stocking and gloves belong together this holiday season! Contact: 562-493-5297, www.rolandsands.com

On-Board Storage from Motopocket


Made in the USA, these organizers attach to your windshield, top or side cases, handlebars, and more for more useful, organized space on your motorcycle. Great for touring or commuting, they’ll help keep your disorganized biker together on the road. Contact: www.motopockets.com

Caldwell Performance Boot from H-D Footwear

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With a weatherproof lining and shock-absorbing soles for the walk after the ride, these boots from H-D Footwear are sure to keep your favorite rider’s feet happy all year long! Contact: a href=”http:///www.harley-davidsonfootwear.com”>H-D Footwear

Smooth Longtail Pipes from Samson Exhaust


Now you can get the smooth look of the non-removable Samson Longtail exhaust tip with the convenience of a removable or replaceable baffle. The sound your favorite rider loves with the option to tone it down! Contact: 605-720-7676, ww.samsonusa.com

MX-9 Adventure Helmet from Bell

BELL Mx-9 Adventure Matte black

Does your favorite rider like the street and the dirt? The new Bell MX-9 offers the best of both worlds. DOT certified, it’s even priced around $200 to fit under the tree! Contact: www.bellhelmets.com

Hooded Sweat Shirts from Hot Leathers

Hot Leathers

Every biker loves a good sweat shirt! Printed with original Hot Leathers artwork, these hoodies will look great ride after ride as well as off the bike. Contact: www.hotleathers.com, facebook.com/hotleathers

High Tail Hi-Vis Rain Suit from H-D MotorClothes

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If your favorite biker loves to hit the road regardless of weather, temperature, or time of day, this reflective reflective rain suit from H-D might be in order to keep the season warm and dry. Nothing says “love” like dry pants, trust us! Contact: www.h-d.com/store

Dual Touring Saddle from Corbin

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Designed to maximize the long range capabilities of your ride, this saddle is shaped to offer support for rider and passenger on the long haul. Backrests are available, as well as seat heaters! It’s a gift that keeps giving, mile after mile. Contact: 800-538-7035, www.corbin.com

Emergency Kits from Adventure Medical Kits

Emergency kits

If you worry about a rider you love this holiday season, consider getting them one of these emergency kits. They include a first aid kit, survival bivvy, and other survival supplies like fire tools, a compass and a signal mirror. Contact: www.adventuremedicalkits.com

Sportster Hop-Up & Customizing Guide from Wolfgang Publications


Get your favorite Sportster rider something just for them like this info-filled book on modifying, building and customizing H-D Sportster motorcycles. 144 pages of advice, help, resources and inspiration should get that project moving! Contact: www.wolfpub.com

Burst Collection Fuel Tank Door from H-D Parts & Accessories

Burst fuel tank door

A great touch for ’08 and up H-D Touring bikes, this edgy Burst Collection fuel tank door contrasts nicely between a black anodized finish and machined aluminum areas. Sized great for your favorite H-D fan’s stocking! Contact: www.h-d.com

Tickets from the Sturgis Buffalo Chip


Give someone the gift of good times at the Legendary Buffalo Chip’s Party of the Century. Music, fun, friends about, and with the next rally marking the 75th anniversary, it’ll be the gift they’ll remember forever! Contact: www.buffalochip.com

Bolt-On Sissy Bar from Gasbox


This easy-install sissy bar for ’94-’03 Sportsters makes a great gift. Now your favorite Sportster rider can stash more gear without any fabrication or welding! Available from Lowbrow Customs. Contact: www.lowbrowcustoms.com

Auxiliary Street Glide Lighting from H-D Parts & Accessories

H-D Custom Auxiliary Light Kit black

Your favorite Street Glide rider will love this Auxiliary Lighting Kit, designed to provide extra lighting and elegant style for ’14 and up Street Glide and Street Glide Special models. Contact: www.h-d.com

Air Series Seat Cover from Pro Pad

ProPadMedium Air Seat Cover on Dyna (2)

Keep your favorite bum cool and dry when the hot weather returns with this mesh seat cover from Pro Pad. Available in a range of sizes, these cover feature handy velcro and elastic installation for a cooler ride fast. Contact: 800-403-2714, www.propadinc.com

Magnum Jacket from Victory

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Give your favorite Victory rider something to show off their loyalty with this Victory jacket, which features a removable long sleeve hoodie liner and multiple hidden ventilation panels. Contact: www.victorymotorcycles.com

Wide Blade Lever Sets from Drag Specialties

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These top-quality levers use a late-style, flat design to provide your handlebars with a classic look. They’re available in both a chrome or matte black finish. Contact: www.dragspecialties.com

FairingSheath Fairing Cover from Bike Sheath


Help your favorite bagger rider keep his nose dry. The FairingSheath covers the exterior of the fairing, including the headlight and windshield to protect the sensitive electrical components found in modern touring motorcycles. Contact: www.bikesheath.com

“Motorcycle Drag Racing: A History” from Gear Head Publishing


If you think your favorite biker knows about drag racing, teach him a new trick with this handsome book by John Stein. 250 pages and more than 200 photographs help explain the birth and spread of a craze that grips gearheads to this day. Contact: 310-459-7542, www.gearheadpublishing.com

Summit Touring Seat from Mustang

Mustang Summit Seat

If you know someone lucky enough to own a 2014 model H-D Touring bike, then maybe they need another treat like this Summit seat from Mustang. Designed with passenger and rider comfort in mind, it even offers dual-temp seat heaters. Contact: www.mustangseats.com

FXRG Dual Helmet from H-D Parts & Accessories

Riding Road

This lid offers the best of both worlds: the coverage a full face helmet with the optimization to be used comfortable in open-face mode. Great for that indecisive rider you know! Contact: www.h-d.com

Performance Luggage from Küryakyn

Kuryakyn XKursion

Wish your favorite biker took you along on more two-up rides? Send a not so subtle message with this handsome luggage from Küryakyn. Thermoformed construction ensures durable shape retention and premium materials ensure a long life on the road. Contact: www.Küryakyn.com

Crash Bar Protectors from ProGuard


Protect last year’s gift with this year’s! These handsome black guards install easily to protect your crash bars, for easy cleaning and extra protection for the exposed chrome finish. Contact: www.ProGuards.net

Pinup Calendar from FastDates.com

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Let’s just admit it: most guys like a pinup calendar in the garage. Between the dangerous chemicals, dirt and clutter of spare parts and bikes, a pinup calendar adds a real feeling of home! Makes a great stocking stuffer. Contact: www.fastdates.com

Stout 4″ Bagger Mufflers from Kerker

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Get your biker what he really wants: more power! These Kerker slip-ons offer a claimed 9 hp and 9 ft/lb increase in power, and offering a throatier sound than stock pipes. Contact: 216-265-8400, www.SuperTrapp.com

Biker T-Shirts from Cultured Biker

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Made by bikers for bikers right here in the USA, these T-shirts make a doubly generous gift: for each shirt sold, Cultured Biker gives a shirt to an abused child in partnerships with organizations focused on protecting children. Contact: www.culturedbiker.com

Custom Exhaust Heatshields from Lowbrow Customs


These kits are just want every biker wants: a functional, attractive custom touch they can use as an excuse to play around in the garage. Available in finned, fish scale and smooth designs. Contact: 855-4LOWBROW, www.lowbrowcustoms.com

0.8 Battery Charger from CTEK

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Cheaper than a new battery, this stocking-sized charger from CTEK is automatic and virtually foolproof: just plug and play! Contact: 330-963-0981, www.smartercharger.com