Guys! It’s April 7th, and do you know what that means? It’s National Beer Day! Cheers! Celebrate the day with your favorite brew, and this awesome BON post, because we’re celebrating the day with a photo gallery of tiny beer cap motorcycles. You read that right. There’s an awesome lady named Pamela Smith, who owns and operates Beer Cap Motorcycles, a business out of De Soto, MO. She creates motorcycle models, by hand, out of actual beer caps, and sells them for $15.00/EA or as a pair of two for $20.00.
Have you found yourself wondering if motorcycle clubs are just for men and their old ladies? Times are changing in the motorcycle community, as more and more women are taking charge of the iron horse, and with those times, motorcycle clubs exclusively for ladies are becoming more and more popular of a concept. Today, we’ll be telling you about just 5 of the many motorcycle clubs for women that are out there today.
Have you ever listened to motorcycle slang and wondered what it means? Can you differentiate between a bobber and a bar hopper? Do you know what a rat bike is? If you answered no to any of the above questions, don’t sweat it, because at BON today, we’re hashing out 10 funny, yet accurate motorcycle terms, that’ll give you the upper hand on knowing what all the crazy motorcycle slang means. Are you ready?
As bikers, bacon is a huge, huge part of our lives. It is the staple for any and every get together or barbecue we attend with our brothers and sisters. It is a versatile part of every meal – it can be used for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and even desserts. So today, we thought it’d be fun here at BON to test your bacon knowledge – check out the many different types of bacon, below.
To look at the incredible, one of a kind Lamborghini Motorcycle is to take a look into the mind of a man who is quite one of a kind himself, Chuck Beck. He is a living look back into the do-it-yourself speed culture that we knew to be the 1960’s, and the creative engineering that is his mind has developed literally anything and everything that you could imagine. He was a master fabricator for Shelby in his earlier days, building a supercar destroyer from a Ford Fiesta, and he made his career by building fiberglass replicas of both Lister and Porche racing cars. More recently, Beck built a motorcycle using a Lamborghini V-12 powered engine.
As a Harley-Davidson enthusiast, you may think you know everything there is to know about the American motorcycle manufacturer. Today, we’re here to put that knowledge to the test – we’re hosting a Harley-Davidson Q&A – and we’d like you to see how many of the 5 Harley-Davidson facts below that you can get right.
The Harley-Davidson MT500 was manufactured way back in 1990’s – only in the United States. It is an incredibly rare Harley-Davidson motorcycle model, and a killer collectible item for Harley-Davidson enthusiasts. Fewer than 500 Harley-Davidson MT500 motorcycles were made, and one of these extremely hard to get bikes just went to auction at the Los Angeles Motorcycle Auction, selling for a whopping $18,400.00. This bike is so badass, we just have to share it with you here at BON today.
Life is entirely too serious these days. You can’t log on to any of your social media accounts without having something political being shoved down your throat. And if that’s not bad enough, all of your friends are fighting about if they’re on the left, or the right, why what they’re saying is more correct than what someone else says….enough already, right? Well, today we’ve gone on a mission to lighten up the internet, and we’re doing it with 15 motorcycle funnies.
While motorcycle clubs aren’t for everyone, being a member of one can be rewarding and enriching experience. When riding a motorcycle is about having freedom – the freedom to go where you want, when you want, however you want – why would one consider restricting their activities within an organized club? There are several reasons, actually, and today, we’re outlining 5 of the many benefits to joining a motorcycle club or organization.
Chase Ohm is a biker from El Paso, TX who is making a plea to the motorcycle community – to help him locate and recover his stolen motorcycle. He’s Motor Transport Operator with the US Army, who has recently returned from an overseas deployment, and considering the service and sacrifice he is making for his country, we feel compelled here at BON to help him out.
We’ve all dreamed, as motorcycle riders, to wear the one helmet that’ll turn heads. There are some pretty amazing custom made motorcycle helmets – if you can dream up a design, there is an artist out there who will make it come to life – and today we’ll be showcasing some of the most unbelievable custom motorcycle helmets out there. Helmets don’t just have to be about safety; they can also serve to make every other rider on the road jealous of the one you have.
Nothing says you’re a lover of motorcycles like a beautiful motorcycle topiary being parked right out in front of your house. If you’re unfamiliar with the concept of topiary, it is the art of clipping trees, shrubs, and bushes into intricate ornamental shapes. It’s a horticultural practice that dates way back to European times, and modern day topiary arts have expanded to include our favorite item – the motorcycle. Today, we have an exclusive gallery for you, of some of the most impressive topiary motorcycles out there.
We know you’re already well familiar with Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon, The Walking Dead)’s love for motorcycles; that was just a super hot feature photo (….and it applies, right?)! But there are many more celebrities just like him – actors, actresses, musicians – who all have a love for motorcycles as well. Today, we’ve compiled a list of 5 celebrities that you didn’t know rode motorcycles. Check it out and see which one surprises you the most!
The Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge and Resort is nestled in the beautiful smoky mountain region of Western North Carolina. It boasts 39-acres alongside the edge of the magnificent Stecoah Creek, where the scenery for motorcycle riding has been called some of the best in the world. The resort and lodge is within just minutes of the famous Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap, the scenic Cherohala Skyway, Moonshiner 28, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee, Fontana Dam, and the Nantahala River Gorge.
For decades now, Metallica has been the road music for us bikers. Some of us cruised on our very first motorcycles to Metallica in the 1980’s, back when the heavy metal band was fresh on the music scene. Fast forward several years later, and the band’s lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is now selling his gorgeous oceanside San Francisco, CA home. A life-long rock music career can afford you what this breath-taking home boasts, and Kirk is banking on what this home will profit him when it sells.
Guys, it’s only January. And not all of us are lucky enough to live in a climate that sees warm temperatures and little to no snow all winter long. Do you know what that means? Of course you do. It means that we’re knee-deep in the middle of motorcycle winter blues season, and it’s ok to admit it, or even whine about it a bit – it sucks. Depending on where you live, you have easily another 2 to 4 months before riding season begins again. So today, we’re going to offer you some help on how to make that time pass faster, and beat those motorcycle winter blues.
2017 is fast approaching, and if you’ve been considering a brand new 2017 model motorcycle, today we’re sharing 5 of the best buys in motorcycles for the upcoming year! Motorcycle manufacturers are working hard to bring us the best in what motorcycles have to offer, and the riders of today are having a blast in discovering the daily comforts that come with new bikes that have smaller engines and tighter dimensions. Check out our list of five of the best buys in motorcycles for 2017.
Because you can’t count down to midnight without a drink in your hand!
As we’ve geared up for the Holiday Season here at BON, we’ve come across so many awesome and festive motorcycle themed images for Christmas. Many of them are cards, some of them are created by skillful artists, and others are funny little comics, cartoons, and jokes. We have spent the past few weeks collecting them, and today, we’re excited to tell you all that we’re ready to share them all! We’re now 6 days away from Christmas, and we hope that here at BON, we’ve provided you with all the resources to make this Christmas unforgettable for you and your biker family!
Much like the tree, the wreath is a household staple when it comes to decorating for Christmas. Doors all across the nation are adorned with beautiful wreaths, ranging in several different styles and sizes. Today, we have 20 exquisite Harley Davidson themed wreaths to share, and the best part about them, is that they’re all custom made and handmade by some very talented artists. All of them are available for purchase through Etsy; the site where all things handmade are sold.
Without the Christmas tree, there would quite literally be no Christmas. It is the centerpiece, the staple, the focus for all things Christmas, and today we have 13 Harley Davidson lovers who chose to make the focus of their Christmas all Harley Davidson. Yes, that’s right, we have 13 different Christmas trees decked out to the nines in Harley Davidson decor, and we cannot wait for you to see them!
We’re now just only a week away from Christmas, BON family! And what do we love second best to our motorcycles? That’s right, tattoos. So, in the spirit of Christmas, we’ve found and are sharing 10 of the most badass Christmas themed tattoos we could find. Some of the tattoos in this gallery are simply mind-blowing. The Grinch tattoo is a must see!
You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry, because Santa has visited BON a little early this year, and he’s brought you 10 delicious motorcycle babes on 10 beautiful bikes, all decked out for Christmas. He doesn’t mind if it’ll put you on the naughty list this year, because after seeing these hot motorcycle models, he thinks he may just be on the naughty list himself! Shhh, don’t tell Mrs. Clause.
The tragic, tragic story of an abandoned motorcycle graveyard in Upstate New York begins with motorcycle enthusiast David Cuff. He stumbled across a Flickr account that contained various strange photographs showing a large family of motorcycles that had been abandoned and forgotten in a warehouse somewhere in Upstate New York. He set himself out on a mission to find the motorcycle graveyard and was successful! David and his friends discovered the exact location of the sad, rusty graveyard – 71 Gooding Street, in Lockport, New York.