VIDEO: Ed Dumppstad Custom Sled

A Tale of an Ultimate Builder…
If you have the cash, an understanding wife and a mad desire to create, then the ten million dollars’ worth of custom motorcycle parts that was sold in bankruptcy liquidation looks like a godsend. Ed Dumppstad picked up a bunch of gear on the cheap and built a sano custom bike.

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Christian Dotson takes Dallas Ultimate Builder World Champs Affiliate Win

Corsicana, Tx. based custom bike builder Christian Dotson scooped top honors in the FreeStyle class at the weekend in the first round of this winter’s Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show World Championship affiliate competition, hosted at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show series opener at Dallas, Tx.

Dotson won with ‘Swingshot’, the radically styled project built around a 93 inch Accurate Engineering ‘Panhead’ style engine with which he announced himself on the custom scene by scoring an impressive 10th place in the AMD World Championship in 2007.
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More Businesses use Twitter, Facebook

By Jon Swartz, USA TODAY

A surge in social-media use by small businesses reflects a shift in how they operate and their comfort with increasingly easy-to-use technology.

In growing numbers, small-business owners are adopting social-networking services, location-based services, Twitter and online video to promote products and services, according to a new study by MerchantCircle, a social network for small businesses. It polled a fraction of its more than 1.3 million members.

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Maximizing your web presence is key to building your small business

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FROM SMALL BUSINESS

Q: Hi Steve! I listened and watched a webinar you did today and have a question: Do I really need to use Web 2.0 tools on my site? It is a simple site that explains my business and not much more. I don’t see the need. — Todd

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SEMINAR: Steve Sullivan Talks Sales & Leadership

Steve Sullivan – Author, Teacher & Executive

Motivational Resources, founded by Steve Sullivan in 1994, enhances the effectiveness of individuals in leadership and sales positions by delivering multi-faceted, high performance training programs that can be easily understood and quickly adapted.

Listen to Bob Kay & Steve Sullivan on the Biker Pros Podcast.

Each month Biker Pros hosts a teleconference with executives that are in and out of the Powersports marketplace.

2010 Rick Fairless Show

Rick Fairless 2010 FLYER

Biker Pros is out at the Rick Fairless Bike Show in Dallas, Texas.

Everything you can imagine, Pro-Street, Chopper, Bobber and custom sleds are located at the Bike Show. Guys from Texas and the Metro have come in to showcase their latest creations.

This adrenaline-producing show offers a pro class and over 30 bike categories. Rick’s bikini contest never disappoints.

Plastic Logic’s New Que Business E-Reader

Plastic Logic’s Que e-reader has executive touch

Several big-name newspapers, magazines, and blogs teamed with Plastic Logic on Thursday to support its effort to establish its new e-reader, called Que, as the first such device for business professionals. Barnes & Noble will carry the Que in its stores.

… Excerpts from the Brier Dudley and Microsoft blogs

Plastic Logic’s Que electronic reader is billed as a “paperless briefcase” aimed at executives and business travelers. Segmentation of the electronic book market has begun in earnest with the arrival of the Que, a reader aimed at executives and business travelers.

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Client News: 2009 Boss Fat Cat – 2:1 Concentric Baffle Pipes

D&D 2:1 Concentric Baffle Boss Fat Cat
D&D 2:1 Concentric Baffle Boss Fat Cat

More Power / Less Bark

The new 2009 Boss Fat Cat – 2:1 Concentric Baffle drops 10db at full throttle and moves the peak torque down about 1000 rpms, thus making it more usable and enjoyable.

The Concentric Baffle pipes are designed for stock Harley-Davidson Baggers and FLH/FLT motorbikes.

Dyno Video – Hear the Difference – Click here to hear the new 2:1 Concentric Baffle Pipes.

The D&D Concentric Baffle is now shipping as the standard baffle in all 2009 Boss Fat Cat 2-1 pipes.

I selected the midnight black BOSS Fat Cat for my 2009 Street Glide and like the reduced sound when I am cruising and really like the satisfying roar when I get-on-it.

– Jacob Watson, Ft. Worth

Check out D&D Performance Enterprises or call 817-834-0996 for more information.

Building the 69 Chopper: The 2010 Edition

Building The New Custom Bike

Sneak a peek- 69 Chopper – Brass Balls Bobbers is building a new motobike called the 59 Chopper. It’s got the good stuff… Baker, S&S, D&D, Crime Scene Choppers… the list goes on and on…

1. Start with a Powerdercoat Frame

Powdercoat 69 Frame

2. Add Some Drivetrain

69 Choppa Frame

Building The New Custom Bike

BBB has added the S&S and Baker Drivetrain to the build. At Brass Balls Bobbers they are showing the build up of their 69 Chopper for the 2009 Sturgis rally. Each day they are adding to the bike build at brassballsbobbers.com.

Details: 3″ up 1″ out 36 degrees rake… It looks choppa, but will handle great!

Debut: The 69 Chopper will be hitting the road at the 2009 Sturgis.

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Enter To Win

Keep Our Freedom Secure

Bandit of Bikernet.com and Dar Holdsworth, Brass Balls Bobbers’ BossMan, has something special for all motorcycle enthusiasts… A chance to win a $30,000 custom Brass Balls Bobbers’ sled for just $10.

Click here to enter. Proceeds go to the Intrepid Fallen Heros Fund. Drawing at Biketoberfest. Need not be present to win.

It is the least expensive way to put a custom motorcycle in your garage.