When motorcycle aficionados Mike Davis and Grant Peterson conceived their Born Free experience, they had no idea their little bike show would grow into the grandest and most eagerly anticipated celebration of custom motorcycle style and culture in the world. Born Free’s location in Southern California – the heart of American motorcycle customizing – only intensifies this event’s impact and allure. “Born Free 4” gives a behind-the-scenes peek into the planning and craftwork required to bring hundreds of motorcycle-industry players, 3,000 show bikes and over 10,000 bikeriders and rabid fans to the rolling hills and green pastures of SoCal’s beautiful Santiago Canyon for a day of music and machinery among great friends. Featuring: Cro Customs, Garage Company, Gilby Clarke, Lowbrow Customs, Dave Polgreen, Matt Olsen, Gasbox, Tyler Lepore, Andy Carter, and more. In addition to producing some great motorcycle films, our buddies at Lowbrow Customs are well known for their custom motorcycle parts for Harley-Davidsons and Triumphs.
Sportster Maintenance can also bring comfort. Here’s any easy way to get more hours in the saddle. Our experts also walk through proper belt services and adjustment on Harley rear shocks. Next Video: Belt DeflectionWatch Now >>
Bob and Mark demonstrate the best way to empty Harley fork oil from your Sportster’s front fork sliders and replace it with new oil. It can be a two-man job, so try to complete the service with a friend. Newer bikes mostly use 39-millimeter forks, but most bikes are preset with varying levels of spring in the sliders, so consult your manual before you begin this service. Like any other service, you should clean all of the parts that you remove with parts cleaner to ensure that your bike operates smoothly between services.Watch Now >>
Harley tools are not only specialty tools like JIMS and Kent Moore but many that you have in your garage already. Bob LaRosa gives us a great overview on some of the basic tools we need to service our Harley-Davidson from oil-change to custom part install. Bob shows us that tools are only part of…Watch Now >>