There are several options for adding custom lights, including strip lights that improve your visibility to others, focused pencil beam driving lights so you can see for greater distances, clear lenses that have faceted reflectors instead of your headlight lenses and others.
When you are thinking about your windshield, you’ll want to choose one that can help you to stay bug-free while also keeping you warmer at night. A new windshield can add a touch of personal style to your bike, as you can get them, not only in different shapes and size, but also colors. From fully tinted to half-tinted, they look amazing. They are also a great safety feature too. Don’t be mistaken in thinking that your helmet serves as a windscreen, or that they make no difference because your head is above one. The clue is in the name, as the redirect the wind around the bike, protecting the rider. A great investing if you are customizing your bike
Your options can include a simple radio, a satellite radio or a CB radio. Many riders choose to install them in the front of the bike near the handlebars, and others mount them in the rear. Another option is to install them on the frame mounts or under plastic fairings. No matter the location of your speakers, keeping them secure is vital.
Harley riders know how uncomfortable a ride can be sometimes without the proper place to rest your feet. A proper floorboard will increase the comfort of your ride and the kits come with all you need to do the change at home.
Handlebars decide the type of ride you get from your bike; from monkey bars to clip-ons, they make the difference in your riding position. A custom set of handlebars can totally change the look of your bike.
If you are changing your handlebars, it makes sense to also change the levers and the mirrors. You may also want to change the grips. Bar-end mirrors add great style to your look and are an essential part of staying safe, especially because they reduce blind spots. Changing the levers and grips can add color and eye-catching style!
While not truly a modification that changes the look of your bike, it does change the performance. Plus, looking at some stunning new oiled pods under the seat is better than the old box that comes as standard. Increasing air flow into the engine will improve performance.
A new exhaust system changes the look, the sound and the performance of your bike. Note that this is the whole system and not just a slip-on can, as they can often be a waste of money, as they don’t necessarily aid performance, they just change the appearance.
What makes a motorcycle a custom?
A custom motorcycle is a motorcycle with stylistic and/or structural changes to the 'standard' mass-produced machine offered by major manufacturers. Custom motorcycles might be unique, or built in limited quantities.