Random Ideas

Posts on ideas that don’t fit neatly into the main categories.

December 10, 2019

New Ironhead Harley Sportster Parts Mail Order

While Harley Ironhead Sportsters have not been made or sold new since the mid 1980s, a number of companies still sell new parts for them. Some are original and some aftermarket.

1957 First Year Harley Sportster XL

If you have an Ironhead Sportster, check out the offerings at Dennis Kirk and other mail order motorcycle parts companies.

Ironhead Sportster motorcycles were built from 1957 until 1984.

Filed under Classic Harley History, Random Ideas by Staff Report

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February 20, 2019

Mix & Match 1940 Indian Scout Motorcycle

Here is a brief look at Pickle, my green 1940 Indian Scout.

Last year with a rigid frame, should be the first year for full skirted fenders (but Pickle has older ones).

Light handling, great power and so much fun!

Filed under Random Ideas by Buzz Kanter

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February 9, 2019

Land Speed Racer Harley Knucklehead Motorcycle

Here is a crazy mix and match Harley Land Speed Racer. Harley Knucklehead engine in a single down tube VL frame. Split Sportster gas tanks, total loss battery in the tool box.

Modern Harley Springer front end, rigid rear frame and wide car wheel. And check out that creative handlebar set up!  This bike has made a number of passes on the Maxton Mile race course.

Filed under Classic Harley History, Competition Motorcycles, Random Ideas by Buzz Kanter

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