Friday, December 20, 2013
Friday, November 29, 2013
Boomer has been a busy guy with winter hitting Michigan. I've tried to keep up with him and get things on the blog as quick as I can but he is a fast one. Any who here are a few of his finds we've been working on. Remember if you are ever looking for a bike or a hard to find part please call us at Boomers Bike Shop, we are always buying and selling. We also can ship items out to you, even if you are not in the USA.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Friday, November 1, 2013
Its fun to work at a motorcycle shop, I think its one of the best jobs a guy can have. But even being around bikes all day, I still cant get my mind off riding though some un-know roads. Its a feeling I think most people, who ride, share. Its a feeling of freedom.
Found this a little while ago never got it to the blog. It is a true 68FL shovelhead. The frame is a Panhead wishbone frame and the back half is a servi-car. Pretty cool and looks like something finch would have built. and a 4 speed to drive it down the road
Friday, October 18, 2013
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Monday, October 7, 2013
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Things have been so busy at the shop lately, I've had a hard time getting things to the blog. Boomer found a new shovel which I think is going to turn into a new build. At the shop we have been switching gears to fall mode so new coats and chaps have been coming in. the online store has been very busy, getting new parts up, and we are shipping all over the world now. Check us out if your looking for some hard parts for Shovelhead. We got some cool new stickers out. Next time your out in our area stop on by!!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Picked up some cool old scoots yesterday, One is a 50's servi car. It needs some work, but a cool old bike. And a 1970 XL Chopper from the original owner. This guy bought it in 1970 chop'd it and let it sit in his garage. Crazy! I snap a shot of Boomer with his new scoots.
Monday, August 26, 2013
We all rode our Chops to the shop that morning. The day seemed to go by so slow but then the time came. We hit the rode and rode down to Oily Souls. Brad had a great party at Two James in Corktown. The bikes were awesome and the people were even cooler. Met some cool people, made some new friends and seen old friends. We ended up riding home with Fab Kevin and got cony's on the way home, always a great time with Kevin. I can tell you this I wont ever miss this show!!! If you weren't there you miss out!
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Friday, August 2, 2013
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
This year the sportsman run didn't have the best weather, as we have had in years past. But that didn't stop people from coming out and riding with us. I sure the steak dinner at the end of it helped out too. I didn't get to take many picture but Bobby Stanly did.( thanks Bobby!!!! Great shots!!) We left the shop at about 11:30 am and it wasn't long before the rain hit. But all in all it was a great day with a lot of friends. Thanks for everyone that came out!!!!
Monday, July 29, 2013
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Monday, July 22, 2013
Yesterday was the McPete Run. Pete owns a McDonald's in our town, and every year he does a run to raise money for the Ronald McDonalds house of Detroit. It is a great cause. We as a shop, sponsor the ride every year, and like every run we go on we made our own route as we went. Boomer never likes going off the map. This year we had a ton of people ride with us. I think about 60. It was cool to see that many people come out and ride with my uncle. As we rode Boomer, with his wife sandy next to him leading the way, would point at which road to block as the group roared down the road. we never stopped at one light. We rode all the way up to Fostoria, Michigan. Boomer and his follower, lined the streets with our bikes. It looked like something out of a 70's Biker B movie. As we all hung out at the local bar, a guy from the local cycle club walk in and invited us to have a beer at his club which was two buildings down. Very cool place and I wish I could of got more pictures if it. The Tribesmen were awesome guys and I hope we can go hang with them again, I know they are always welcome at our shop. Boomer being who is, in the middle of all this finds a 59 Panhead for sale. Never a surprise, that guy can smell a deal from a mile away. The day ended at our bar, back in Waterford. Boomer help Pete raise a little more money and every one had fun. Couldn't think of a better way to spend a Sunday.
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
On Sunday Boomer, Sandy and myself, loaded in the shop van and headed out to the east coast of Michigan, to check out some bikes. A very nice lady named, Lucy, had called Boomer and told him about some bikes she came into. Well Boomer being who he is, thought it would be a nice outing for his family and maybe make some money as well. The day started out ok, I lost a dealer plate and was half asleep form being at the bar all night (good times lol). Boomer drove Sandy and I out there to pick up four bikes. When we got there, I finally woke up and was stoked!!! A kick ass 53 Pan, 80 FXE shovel, one of the prettiest Ironheads I had ever seen, and a 72 FL Shovelhead that was on a lift being made in to a crazy FL with a 103 Shovel and a Baker 6 into a 4 speed case. Lucy told us her brother had passed and he loved racing and Harleys. He had a great collection of bikes and she wanted them to go to someone that would love them as much as he had. We loaded up the FL, Ironhead. Sandy jump on the FXE and I on the pan. We hit the road. We didn't get far be for we hit a wall of rain, it was fun considering I forgot my helmet in my haze that morning. But we rode on always, as real bikers had done before us on these old bike. Riding something that was made in 1953 though rain and though cities, gave me a cool feeling of being in a different time. A simpler time, easy going, were your word was all you had and you kept it no matter what. We rode for over an hour before getting them home. It was a blast!
I heard about this run last year thought it looked sweet. It looked like old biker party's I seen in old Easy Riders my uncle had laying around the shop. When I seen they were looking for sponsors I knew boomer would be just as amp'd as I was to get in to it. If your out that way I say go check it out!!!!
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Wow it was crazy week last week. Bike Night was nuts, what started out as a bike/car wash turned in to a girl on a bed of nails and blowing fire. That was a party. Saturday morning we packed up and headed down to Lowbrow Customs swap meet. It was an awesome swap. So many good parts, it was the best I've seen in a long time. Met a lot of cool people and had some friends meet us down there, Matt and Carter.