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VROD fork stem cap

by Editor on 07/25/17

Details.... It's all about the details....
A friend gave me a Harley Davidson Vrod 100th anniversary secondary clutch actuator cover but it had a large dent on the top. There was no way to repair the dent so I cut out the centre and now use it as a fork stem cap.

VROD fork stem cap

Happy Birthday to VRIDETV's co-founder

by Editor on 07/21/17

Happy Birthday to my lovely wife and co-founder of VRIDETV, you're an incredible women!

#DiRocks

Diane birthday

Vrod exhaust bracket

by Editor on 07/19/17

Love my Suckerpunch exhaust system from Fitzgerald Motorsports, it looks, sounds and performs so much better than the Screamin' Eagle pipes I had on before. I really like how the entire swingarm is now visible but the one thing that looked unfinished to me was where the previous system bolted to the frame.

I grabbed a piece of pop can cardboard, rough cut a triangle, pressed it up against the 3 bolts & tapped it with a hammer, pressed the cardboard over the edges of the bracket, then cut it out to make a template. Next step was to trace it onto a piece of aluminium, drill, cut, file, sand, polish and well-la.

VROD exhaust bracket cover

Giant Marshmallows

by Editor on 07/14/17

Who wants smores?

It's a bumper crop of giant marshmallows this year, now I just need to find a chocolate river and a graham wafer highway... ; )

GIANT MARSHMALLOWS

2003 Vrod Facebook group

by Editor on 07/12/17

On July10th, 2017 we started a Facebook group exclusively for 2003 Vrods, if you have one and would like to join here's the link https://Facebook.com/groups/2003VRODS

2003 VRODS Facebook group

Facebook Friends

by Editor on 07/11/17

A Big thank you to all our Facebook friends for helping us reach this milestone, you guys and gals are awesome!!!

Facebook 60,000

Trev Deeley Motorcycles customer service

by Editor on 07/10/17

I've been talking my motorcycles to Trev Deeley Motorcycles in Vancouver since I bought my first vrod from them in 2003. I've experienced Outstanding customer service and highly recommend them to take care of all your Harley Davidson sales, service, parts and clothing needs. The techs at TDMC Customs have done all the work on our Project Vrod including a 5 gallon fuel tank conversion from Unlimited Engineering and the installation of the SuckerPunch exhaust system from Fitzgerald Motorsports and tuner from Daytona Twin Tec.

Thank you for all your hard work, I appreciate the tlc you've shown my bike.

Happy 100th Birthday!

Trev Deeley Harley Davidson customer service

Solving the Vrod small fuel tank problem

by Editor on 07/07/17

Project Vrod update: Red Rod edition

Our second 2003 Harley-Davidson V-rod still has the stock 3.7 gallon fuel tank in it and the fuel gage is unreliable. I'm waiting for a larger 5.3 fuel tank from Unlimited Engineering but they are out of stock, so until then I'm using a 1 1/4 gallon gas can as a reserve. I made a 3 piece base plate out of 1/4 inch aluminium flat bar and attached it to the saddlebag mount and held it in place with 3 ROK Straps. This of course is temporary but it kills two birds with one stone, the fuel capacity issue and it balances out the missing left saddlebag that I'm still searching for.

RED VROD

Vancouver Flat Track Club

by Editor on 07/06/17

FLAT TRACK MOTORCYCLE RACING AT PEMBERTON SPEEDWAY

FRIDAY JULY 7th UNDER THE LIGHTS NIGHT RACE! Gonna be a blast.

And it is a Pemberton Speedway DOUBLE-HEADER RACE WEEKEND!!
Be sure to stick around Saturday for the Pemberton Stockcar Association race!!

Free camping all weekend

Gate 3:00pm
Riders Registration 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Practice at 8:00pm
Racing 9:00pm

Classes:
Youth 1 under 16yrs, 50-80cc
Youth 2 under 16 years, 81cc+
Ladies over 16 years, any displacement
Vintage 1 up to 249cc/2stroke or 399cc/4stroke, model year 1984 or earlier
Vintage 2 250cc/2stroke or 400cc/4stroke and above, model year 1984 or earlier
Beginners first timers, any displacement, any tires
Novice over 16 years, any displacement
Open Intermediate any displacement
Open Expert any displacement ( Pros Only)
Hooligan 750cc+, stock frame
Knobbies knobby tires only
4 bikes makes a class

Directions:

Go to vancouverflattrackclub.com or flattrackbc.com for more information.

Vancouver ftc VRIDETV post

4th of July

by Editor on 07/04/17

Happy 4th of July to all our American friends, viewers and sponsors.

Enjoy your time with family & friends.

july 4th

Canada's Birthday

by Editor on 07/01/17

I am, have been, and always will be, proud to be Canadian.

Happy 150th Birthday Canada we love you : )

Canada 150

New product release from Mustang Seats. Harley Davidson FL

by Editor on 06/29/17

Mustang Introduces Deluxe Super Touring for 1997-07 FL 

Early FL requested a stylish touring seat that allowed them to sit back further, so Mustang re-designed their top-selling Deluxe Super Touring style seat to fit 1997-07 FL models.  Engineered to provide truly uncompromising comfort for both riders and their passengers, the one-piece seat features a unique custom stitch pattern on high quality expanded vinyl, styled along the lines of state-of-the-art automotive interior designs.    
Mustang's new Super Deluxe Touring seat allows the driver to comfortably sit back an extra full inch as compared to the stock seat.  The 19 inch wide front bucket angles the body for long-distance comfort and provides ample lumbar support.  For all-day back support, add the matching driver backrest kit for a fully adjustable and easily removable backrest that can be folded and stored.

mustang seats

Of course, long distance touring is more fun two-up, so the engineering team focused on the passenger seat to make sure it measures up to Mustang's high standards. The generous 14 inch wide rear seat is properly contoured for comfort, providing support across its full width and keeping the passenger firmly in the comfort zone.  Now both rider and passenger will be happy to spend more time in the saddle!

As with all Mustang seats, the marine-grade fiberglass baseplate, proprietary comfort foam and individually sewn covers are proudly handcrafted and assembled in their New England facility (tours are available by appointment).  

For more information, visit www.MustangSeats.com or call Mustang at 800-243-1392 or 413-668-1100.  Feel the Mustang difference!
 

Mustang One-Piece Deluxe Super Touring seat for 1997-07 FLHR/FLHX
#76738   MSRP $539

Mustang  Deluxe Super Touring seat for 1997-07 FLHT/FLTR models :
#76739   MSRP $539  (Shown Above)

Mustang Deluxe Touring Driver Backrest Kit for 1997-07 FLHR/FLHX/FLHT/FLTR models: 
#79659  MSRP $259    

Win a Harley Davidson motorcycle and Gibson guitar. PNE

by Editor on 06/28/17

Harley's and Gibson's could it get any more perfect? Stop by Trev Deeley Motorcycles in Vancouver and check out the custom Gibson, painted to match our 100th Anniversary bike.
Win this combo as part of the PNE Prize Home Lottery this summer!


Harley Davidson and gibson guitar

Loud pipes save lives

by Editor on 06/27/17

This "SuckerPunch" pipe from Fitzgerald Motorsports has exceeded all my hopes and expectations. The performance is outstanding and the sound is phenomenal, It's more than an exhaust system it's a work of art!

loud pipes save lives. Fitzgerald Motorsports

Harley Davidson money

by Editor on 06/24/17

Getting ready to go buy some motorcycle parts at my local Harley-Davidson Dealership...

MAKE IT RAIN

Hopefully they will accept this as currency, I think they might, it does say Harley-Davidson right on it...

Harley Davidson money

SONY Professional video cameras on motorcycle camera rig.

by Editor on 06/20/17

Here's a shot of the new camera rig for Project Vrod, this unit has all the modifications that I have thought about over the last 11 years...
  • Two SONY HXR-MC1 professional High Definition video cameras
  • Four Fancier FT-6664H Ball Head Systems
  • SONY CX700V High Definition video camera
  • SONY SPK-HCG Sports Pack
This unit will allow more camera angle than ever before!!!

Professional motorcycle camera rig VRIDETVcom

Father's Day

by Editor on 06/18/17

Fathers day sunset in british columbia

Happy Father's Day to all the Dad's of the world....

Laconia Motorcycle Rally

by Editor on 06/15/17

mustang seats at meredith motorcycle rally


Mustang Seats is at the Laconia Motorcycle Rally in Meredith New Hampshire right now!!! Be sure to visit visit them and check out their line of motorcycle seats for Harley-Davidson, Victory, Triumph, Suzuki, Honda, Indian, BMW and Yamaha.

Remember, if you buy a seat at Laconia or any other Rally, Mustang Seats will ship your old one home for you FREE of charge!!!

Another great event at Trev Deeley Motorcycles

by Editor on 06/12/17

VROD

Another great event!!!!
We look forward to the Trev Deeley Show n Shine all year and this was the 21st Annual, as well as celebrating their 100 anniversary.
We had a lot of fun and want to 
Thank everyone that stopped by our booth to say hi and check out our Vrod.

You guys and gals are awesome!!!

Vancouver Show n Shine

by Editor on 06/10/17

TOMORROW: Trev Deeley Motorcycles 21st Annual Show n Shine and 100th anniversary celebration on June 11th at 1875 Boundary Road in Vancouver between 10am and 3pm. This premier event attracts riders and motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the lower mainland.

harley davidson vrod show n shine vancouver

We will be there with Project Vrod make sure you stop by our booth and check out what we've done to it since last year!!!!

Here's the direct link to Trev Deeley Motorcycles Show n shine event on Facebook for all the details 

Mustang Seats comfort on a harley davidson. VRIDETV.com
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