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Police Officer Maneuvers 800-Pound Patrol Bike Through Obstacle Course

(Video Link) Sure, a light trial bike can be turned sharply and quickly, but how about an 800-pound Harley-Davidson Road King? Here’s a video of Donnie Williams of Grand Prairie, Texas, taking his patrol motorcycle through a series of precise, tight turns. He doesn’t knock over a single cone. -via MArooned

All-Leather Harley

This all-leather chopper was made in 2000 by Japan’s Red Moon, a company that specializes in leather products. This ¾-scale replica took 20 craftspeople more than two years to complete. Wheels, frame, headlight, spark plug boots, chain, fuel valve, even the tools in the tool bag are all made of leather! You can see this and other motorcycling [...]

The Harley-Davidson Scooter

In the 1960s, Harley-Davidson was struggling. Honda, with its line of popular scooters, was not. So Harley-Davidson tried to break into this market starting in 1960. The “Topper”, powered by a 165cc two-stroke engine, was marketed as a recreational and utility vehicle, useful for fun excursions and package delivery. It even came with a sidecar [...]

The Coolest PC Case Mods on the Planet

“QUANTUM SHOT” #675Link – article by Radhika Seth and Avi Abrams Cool, Eccentric and Electrifying Beauties – PC Computer Case Mods Redefined This is the era where what kind of a computer you use literally defines your personality. It’s no longer the question of using a Mac or a PC; you are likely to find people who [...]

Magnificent Motorcycles, Part 2

“QUANTUM SHOT” #664Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Behold! The Fearsome Knight on an Iron Horse… or rather, 500 Horses Earlier this year (see Part 1), we examined some of the cool, the fascinating, the unusual and the utterly weird designs for motorcycles that have appeared for over the last century or so. Here’s [...]