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5.3 gallon conversion kit for 02-06 Vrods

by Editor on 10/21/17

If you have a 2002-2006 Harley-Davidson Vrod this is your last chance to get your hands on a 5.3 gallon kit for your bike. Unlimited Engineering has made one last batch of these tanks and once they're gone, that's it because they will be discontinued!!!!

I got mine, so get yours while you still can!

here's the direct link:

In my opinion this is one of the very best upgrades to do for the 02-06 Vrods and there is nothing better than riding past gas stations that I used to have to stop at... beep beep : )

UE vrod fuel tank

Parking lot fail

by Editor on 10/21/17

Sweet lil old lady backs into my parked car, I'm sure glad it wasn't on my bike....

The folks at the Gas Station were kind enough to give me the surveillance video of the Sweet little old lady that backed into the front of my parked car.



Ladies Night in Vancouver

by Editor on 10/13/17

Mark your calendars ladies, you don't want to miss this Ladies Night event hosted by Trev Deeley Motorcycles in Vancouver!!!!

Here's the details:

Ladies Only Shopping Night
Wednesday, November 22 at 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM PST

1875 Boundary Road, Vancouver, British Columbia V5M 3Y7

Shopping, Wine, Appies, Chocolate, Double Rewards Points, Tons of Prizes, Motorcycle Photo Booth for Movember, and much more. Details to be updated here soon. Must RSVP by phone 604-291-2453, email - events@trevdeeley.com, or in person with your name, # & email. 18+ only please. Let's make Christmas Shopping Fun!!!

direct link to this event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/177439029498193/

ladies night at tdmc

Rukka Motorcycle gear in the Rockies

by Editor on 10/12/17

We put our Rukka motorcycle riding gear to the test in the Canadian Rocky Mountains and it passed with flying colours!!!!! We threw every thing at it from hot temps to sub zero temps, and then a ridicules amount of rain on the way home

We've posted 40 pictures of our Rukka gear from our ride to the Rockies here: http://www.vridetv.com/rukkariders.html

Rukka motorcycle riding gear

Happy Thanksgiving long weekend

by Editor on 10/07/17

Happy Thanksgiving Canada & thank you for watching VRIDETV.

Enjoy your time with family and friends : )

(Pic from our Tour in Turkey)

motorcycle ride in turkey

Motorcycle ride in the Canadian Rockies

by Editor on 10/03/17

Diane and I are back safe and sound from our eight day ride to the Rockies, we are back a little early due to Mother Nature flexing her muscles... Motorcycles and snow don't mix well.. At least not for me : ) The little bit shown in this picture didn't concern us, it was the forecast predicted by the Weather Network that had us concerned, I'm sure if you watch the news you would agree it was the right choice.

Rocky mountain motorcycle ride

Rocky Mountain motorcycle ride map

We had an incredible trip, we would like to thank everyone for all the well wishes and for following our posts in social media. We rode 2, 204 kilometres, took 4,416 pictures and shot over 32 hours of footage using 4 different camera angles. Now that i'm back in the office I'll start transferring all the video footage from our cameras into Final Cut Pro and fill up some hard drives.

We are looking forward to sharing our images and videos with our viewers!

Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Ride

by Editor on 09/22/17

As many of you know, we have been planing our return to the Canadian Rockies for sometime now... Due to British Columbia's wildfires / smoke and the Provincial Government declaring a State of an Emergency for an unprecedented 8 weeks we had to change our departure dates twice, and most recently it was snowing in Jasper and Lake Louise.

A window of opportunity has opened up and the dates are set for Sept 23 - Oct 5 2017. We will be posting images and videos from Jasper / Lake Louise and the surrounding areas and of course the legendary Icefields Parkway!

We invite you to follow our journey to this world renowned travel destination in social media.

We will have our inReach Explorer with us and be dropping pin points every 30 seconds on this map http://www.vridetv.com/tracker.html

There are also videos from a previous trip posted on that page too. 

Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Trip

Vancouver Toy Run Afterburner Party

by Editor on 09/21/17

Trev Deeley Motorcycles is the place to be after the Vancouver Toy Run.

Sunday, October 1 at 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
1875 Boundary Road, Vancouver, British Columbia

"Join us after the Vancouver Toy Run for Trev Deeley's famous Afterburner Party.

The soups on us! Come hang out and show your 2017 Toy Run pin for a bowl of homemade chicken soup & in-store specials.

We're also collecting un-wrapped educational toy donations for the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau!"

here's the direct link to this event on Facebook;
TDMC Vancouver toy run party

MIDWEST THUNDER 14 VROD RALLY 2018

by Editor on 09/19/17

Attention all Harley -DavidsonVrod owners, the date has been set for the greatest Vrod rally ever!!!

 Midwest Thunder VRod Rally will be hosted by the Vrod Guru himself, Scott Fitzgerald on June-28-30 2018 at Fitzgerald Motorsports located at 1045 Stater St. Greenville Ohio, USA

Here is the direct link to this event on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/282086928862792/

Midwest Thunder VRod Rally

Demo Day weekend at Trev Deeley Motorcycles in Vancouver

by Editor on 09/12/17

Mark you calendars for weekend of September 16th & 17th to test ride a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
Where: Trev Deeley Motorcycles at 1875 Boundary Road, Vancouver, British Columbia.

When: Saturday & Sunday September 16 & 17 between 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Details: Come try out some of the all new 2018 Softails
Group rides leaving every 30 minutes on your choice of 8 bikes we are showcasing each day. Invite your friends and compare notes...
Food will be available on site, and of course the store and museum are open for your viewing & shopping pleasure.
Demo Rides: Based on 1st come 1st served basis. (no pre-registration)
*Please bring your own riding gear & DOT approved helmet. 
*Must have & bring a valid B.C. motorcycle license. 
*Road must be dry on event day.

here's the direct link to this event on the TDMC Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/137166546895326/

Trev Deeley Motorcycles Demo day weekend

LAST CHANCE for a Unlimited Engineering 5.3 Gallon kit for 02-06 VRODS

by Editor on 09/09/17

If you have a 2002-2006 Harley Davidson Vrod this is your LAST CHANCE to get an Unlimited Engineering 5.3 gallon kit for your bike...

Unlimited Engineering has a limited number of these available right now and they will be discontinued after this batch is gone....

SO GET THEM WHILE YOU CAN!!!!!!!!!


I just ordered one for the RedRod, our 2003 Harley Davidson Vrod and happy to have one on its way, I think it's one of the best upgrades that can be done to these bikes.

UE tank for Vrods

Rukka Motorsport introduces VRIDETV to their Facebook followers

by Editor on 09/07/17

Logging into Facebook this morning I was happily surprised to have gotten a notification that Rukka Motorsport has introduced VRIDETV to their Facebook followers. Diane and I, are very proud to be brand ambassadors for Rukka, the makers of the most technologically advanced motorcycle riding gear in the world. We have only had their gear for a short period of time but are amazed at the quality, comfort and the engineering that went into Rukka gear!!!!

Visit our review page to see some of the detailed images we have taken and read the specs on each of the items we are wearing.

Photo credit: Diane Pennock co founder of VRIDETV

rukka facebook announcement

Motorcycle trip to Rockies postponed

by Editor on 09/05/17

We were supposed to be leaving today for a 10 day motorcycle ride to film the Icefields Parkway between Jasper and Lake Louise. We have had to postpone this ride due to the wildfires, smoke and air quality advisories in British Columbia. There are more than 100 fires burning in BC and as a result the Province of British Columbia has extended the State of Emergency for a fourth time until the end of the day on Sept 15.

We are both disappointed but very hopeful that we will be able to reschedule our ride for a later date.

Now we wait....

Motorcycle trip Postponed

Labour Day long weekend

by Editor on 09/01/17

Have a great Labour Day long weekend everyone, ride safe and enjoy your time with family and friends.

rukka motorcycle jacket pants gloves

2018 Harley Davidson motorcycles at Trev Deeley Motorcycles in Vancouver British Columbia Canada

by Editor on 08/29/17

What's in the box???

We had great timing today during our visit to Trev Deeley Motorcycles today,
the all NEW 2018 Harley Davidson Softail motorcycles were being delivered!

Get down to 1875 Boundary Road in Vancouver, British Columbia and check them out!!!!


More outstanding customer service from Trev Deeley Motorcycles in Vancouver British Columbia Canada

by Editor on 08/29/17

A BIG huge THANK YOU to the TDMC Customs team at Trev Deeley Motorcycles for checking out my battery & charging system.

The TDMC Express Lane can take care of tires, batteries, oil changes and more!!!

harley davidson battery charger




New camera angle on our motorcycle. test footage

by Editor on 08/27/17

Testing out a new camera angle using a carbon fiber monopod, Sony HXR MC1 Professional HD video camera and a super fisheye lens.


Rukka Energater jacket and pants testing

by Editor on 08/25/17

Loving my new Rukka gear!

I've posted detailed images and product information on the links below:

Energater Jacket here

Energater Pants here

Argosaurus Gloves here

Rukka motorsports and VRIDETV

Sasquatch caught in Harrison British Columbia

by Editor on 08/24/17

While out riding and filming yesterday we spotted the reining hide and seek champion sitting on a bench in Harrison! Diane dashed over and grabbed the allusive Sasquatch by the ear and I was able to grab a quick pic before he got up and disappears back into the trees...

Sasquatch caught by Diane of VRIDETV

50 Details images of the Rukka Energater jacket posted

by Editor on 08/22/17

I am so impressed with this Rukka Energater jacket, the engineering, craftsmanship and the attention to detail is mind blowing! Rukka makes the most technologically advanced motorcycle riding gear in the world and it is certainly obvious when it's sitting in front of me. I've taken 50 detailed images of the key features and posted them here: http://www.vridetv.com/rukkaenegaterjacket.html

I've also included a video review done by Anthony from RevZilla cause in my opinion, nobody does it better than him!

rukka energater jacket

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