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St.Patrick's Day

by Editor on 03/17/18

Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone, have a great day and Ride Safe : )

st patrick

Vrod Rally. Midwest Thunder 2018 at Fitzgerald Motorsports

by Editor on 03/16/18

The itinerary for MWT2018 has been posted, don't miss out on this 13th annual event, book your time off right meow!

fitzgerald motorsports

This event is free to all attendees thanks in part to our amazing sponsors, volunteers, and last years efforts which is making the 13th Annual MWT / VRod Rally to be one of the best to date. So with that said here is the lineup.

Thursday Night Buckeye Harley Davidson Bike Night Dayton Ohio
-Invade their bike night and show the haters how we roll!
-We will eat dinner while we are there and enjoy some live music.
-Kickstands up and heading south at 530 pm.

Friday Drag Racing at Muncie Dragway Sponsored by Vreelands HD! 1-5pm
-Meet at Fitzgerald Motorsports first bike out at 11am, last bike noon.
-$20 per bike to race, free to spectate 
-1/4 mile timed, Grudge style racing this insures we get as many passes as possible.

Friday night 630pm is pizza at Fitzgerald Motorsports from our friends at Teaford's Dairy store Saturday Dyno Day/ Shootout 11am Sponsored by Fitzgerald Motorsports! 
-Free two pulls on our in house dyno. 
-We will have classes and award prizes for top of each class.

Saturday afternoon 1pm we will have a ride heading south to Hueston Woods State Park in Oxford Ohio so if you don't want to run your VRod on the dyno you can head out for a nice ride.

Saturday night 5pm at Fitzgerald Motorsports -HOG Roast, Awards Ceremony, and Raffle Prizes! 
-We have a STRONG table of raffle prizes this year and this is how we pay for the event so bring some.

Saturday 7pm live entertainment until 11pm
-We will have a Beer trailer on site and operated by the Greenville Boys Baseball with all proceeds going to their organization which also happens to be our neighbour.

We will have transportation available if you have a few too many drinks $5 per person this will get you back to your hotel. This is being operated by some high school boys.

I'm sure I have left something out feel free to call the shop during business hours if you have any questions about the event or you can email us at

We hope to see as many people as possible and have planned a kickass event.

Here's the direct link to this event on Facebook

Rocky Mountain motorcycle ride

by Editor on 03/10/18

New Video: Motorcycle ride on the scenic Maligne Lake road in Jasper National Park to Medicine Lake, Jasper Alberta Canada. Four SONY professional HD video cameras were running as we rode our Harley-Davidson Vrod camera bike & a fifth SONY camera was used on a tripod to capture the finally. Click here for more info, images & map.

International Women's Day

by Editor on 03/08/18

Happy International Women's Day to all the women around the world!

Diane captured this stunning image just outside Banff, Alberta Canada.

international womens day

Four camera angles in Final Cut Pro

by Editor on 03/02/18

Here's a screen shot of the video we are currently working in Final Cut Pro of Maligne Lake Road in Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada. We ran four different camera angles while riding and then a fifth camera was used on our tripod once we arrived at Medicine Lake. 

final cut pro screen shot

Red's Famous Garage Sale & Swap Meet

by Editor on 02/24/18

Tomorrow's the day we've all been waiting for: February 25 is Red's Famous Garage Sale & Swap Meet at Trev Deeley Motorcycles located at 1875 Boundary Road, Vancouver, British Columbia.

"Come on down to Red's annual Garage Sale and Swap Meet on Sunday February 25 from 10:00AM till 3:00PM. Whether it's a cylinder from a Pan Head to an engine crank for your Evo, you're sure to find something. There's no need to worry about the Winter weather as it's INDOORS!! That's right our service department will be completely shut down for the weekend so we can bring you this incredible event indoors with over 65 individual tables/vendors.
Entry Fee: $2.00 donation to a local charity."

trev deeley sale


by Editor on 02/22/18

The TDMC Customs team at Trev Deeley Motorcycles in Vancouver have posted their latest project: 2018 HARLEY-DAVIDSON FXBB SOFTAIL STREET BOB

This bike features: Custom Black Fat Mini Ape Hanger Handlebars, 
a 21 inch One Piece Rigid Mount Tall Sissy Bar, and a Bobber spring Solo Seat.

Street Bob on VRIDETV

Flat track Racing

by Editor on 02/20/18

Congratulations to Sam Villanueva for winning the 2017 NW Championship!!! 

I wanted to share his instagram post:

"I worked my buns off for this award. I told myself at the beginning of the season that I was going to win it, and I did! I've now spent the winter racing with the big boys and don't plan on turning back. It sure is different going from being at the front of the pack, to getting smacked around at the back of the pack, and its only about 50 times scarier. Big love to everyone who helped me out last year! See you all at the track this Spring."

You can follow Sam on Instagram at


Sam is a man of many talents, he's also a top level Harley-Davidson tech at Trev Deeley Motorcycles in Vancouver and has done a lot of work on our camera bikes. Thank you Sam for all your hard work on my Vrod and all the very best to you in the 2018 Flat Track circuit!!!!

BC wind storm snaps tree

by Editor on 02/18/18

Wind storm casualty... 

This is the top of a fir tree that broke today. It's appropriately 80-100 feet and it luckily fell parallel to the house... We saw the whole thing happen, heard the CRACK, then it was if it fell in slow motion...

watch the video here:

Happy Valentine's Day

by Editor on 02/14/18

Ever wonder what a big horn sheep says to his lady on Valentine's Day?

Big horn sheep love

MotoVlogger selfiecam at Medicine Lake

by Editor on 02/12/18

Working on our editing our next video is certainly helping pass the winter, having four camera angle quadruples the work load...
I pulled this image from our selfie cam as we rode alongside Medicine Lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada.

motorcycle rider at medicine lake jasper national park


by Editor on 02/09/18

The TDMC Customs team at Trev Deeley Motorcycles have posted their latest custom build,

  • Custom Parts:
  • Bassani Road Rage Exhaust
  • Defiance Air Cleaner
  • Defiance Grips
  • Defiance Derby Cover & Shift Peg
  • Side Mount License Plate
  • Edge Cut Levers (hand controls)
  • Screaming Eagle Spark Plug Wires

tdmc customs

Camera mount bracket for motorcycle

by Editor on 02/06/18

Final touches completed on this camera mount bracket for Project Vrod, RedRod edition. This two piece bracket started off as a piece of 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 inch aluminium angle and a 3 x 3 inch piece of aluminum angle. Using only hand tools it was cut, filed, drilled, filed, sanded and polished to this finished stage. Now to finish off the second one.

camera bracket for motorcycle

Medicine Lake motorcycle ride

by Editor on 02/05/18

Rounding the last corner as we rode alongside Medicine Lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.
 I pulled this still image from the video footage captured by our monopod cam. More images from the Rockies at

motorcycle ride at Medicine lake alberta canada

Vrod exhaust bracket

by Editor on 02/02/18

It's all about the details...
ProjectVrod exhaust mount cover made for the RedRod.
This will be a nice detail once the SuckerPunch pipe from Fitzgerald Motorsports arrives and is installed on our VROD.

I think the iconic Harley Davidson bar and shield logo was a nice addition.

Check out more progress pic at

vrod exhaust bracket cover

Harley Davidson 100th Anniversary emblem

by Editor on 02/01/18

It's all about the details..
Project Vrod the RedRod edition just got a new Harley Davidson 100th anniversary emblem for its horn. These emblems are getting harder to find so I couldn't resist it when I saw it online. Check out more progress on the RedRod at

harley davidson 100th anniversary horn


by Editor on 01/31/18

road king special CUSTOM

The TDMC Customs team at Trev Deeley Motorcycles is at it again creating motorcycle magic with their latest custom build, a 2018 HARLEY-DAVIDSON ROAD GLIDE SPECIAL

The 2018 Road Glide Special mixes aggressive style with increased control. Start commanding the road today with the help of its Milwaukee-Eight 107 engine.
  • Features may include:
  • Mini-Ape Handlebars
  • 9-inch tall, 1.25-inch wide mini-ape handlebars so you can sit taller, feel more assertive, and ride more aggressively.
  • Milwaukee-Eight V-Twin Engine
  • A powerful, cool-running engine with crisp throttle response and a pure, soul-satisfying rumble.
  • Blacked-Out Custom Styling
  • This machine is end-to-end blacked-out, stripped-down bare muscle from the aggressive turbine wheels to the tapered mufflers.
  • Stretched Saddlebags
  • A sleek look on the outside and roomy on the inside with more than enough space to stash your riding essentials. The lids open with a single touch of a hand.
  • Custom Black Turbine Wheels
  • 19-inch of head-turning style in the front, 18-inch in the rear. Powerful blades extending all the way to the rim create an eye-catching impact.
  • Black Headlight Nacelle with Matching Trim Ring
  • Big and commanding, boasting a darkness-defying headlight that ensures you’ll have no trouble seeing everything out there that needs to be seen.
  • Responsive Suspension
  • High-performing front and rear suspension with easily hand-adjustable rear shocks put you in control of a plush ride.
  • Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with Standard ABS
  • The front and rear brakes are electronically linked to provide exactly the right amount of brake to each tire no matter the road condition. With ABS, you'll never have to worry about a locked-up front wheel or rear wheel skid.


by Editor on 01/29/18


We have started a Facebook group exclusively for Canadian V-Rod owners, all models and years welcome.

VRIDETV & LIBERTY SPORT online Show & Shine

by Editor on 01/22/18

Show and shine

VRIDETV & LIBERTY SPORT online Show & Shine. 

How to enter:

Post a pic of your motorcycle in the comment box below.
All makes & models welcome.


One pair of LIBERTY SPORT sunglasses: Three styles to choose from.
($240 USD retail)

Here are the style choices:
  • PHANTOM Sunglasses: The Phantom's larger fit and eye size provides full coverage and a wide field of vision for optimal vision performance. The versatile frame features Powered by Switch Magnetic removable side cups offer wind and debris protection and is Z87 impact rated for impact protection while riding.
  • PISTON Sunglasses: The Piston protective motorcycle sunglasses are Z-87 certified and built for speed with their magnetic technology. With the ability to have a pair of active lifestyle shades in a matter of seconds, the Piston's removable Powered by Switch magnetic eyecups helps protect the eyes from wind, dust, and light flying particles. They also increase the Piston's comfort, grip, and durability, making them the ideal motorcycle eyewear choice.

  • You must be the registered owner of the entry.
  • Age requirement 18 and up
  • No residence restrictions, world wide contest.
  • A complete release of Facebook by each entrant or partisipant.
  • This contest / promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or assoiation with Facebook.
  • Winner is responsible of covering the cost of shipping
  • Contest starts now & closes the first day of Spring 2018.

All entries names (first name & last initial) will be placed into: Mini Web Tool's: "Random Name Picker"  
On March 21, 2018 at 6pm PST we will push the "Pick a random name" button to determine the Show & Shine winner. 

The winner will be announced on this posting and have their choice of the LIBERTY SPORT Chopper, Piston, or Phantom glasses.

Winner will be responsible for the shipping cost of the glasses.

Please note: We are abiding by all of the Facebook contest rules and regulations as outlined in section E of the Facebook Page Terms.

Best motorcycle camera mount

by Editor on 01/21/18

Over the past twelve years I've built a number of camera rigs for our motorcycle and this version is by far the best one. Here's a birds eye view of the recent modifications.
(the extra holes are for the monopod attachment & zap straps)

BEST motorcycle camera mount

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