50/50 Chance

Vanilla Cycles 50/50

The 50/50 Chance bike is finally completed literally after a couple of years.  And I have to say, “It was worth all the waiting! This Frisco-style chopper reflects the characteristics of the builders here at Vanilla Cycles.  This bull began with immediate change in frame spec’s due to engine size and what we had visioned…

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American Flat Track – I70 – Odessa, MO

Ferran Cardus

I70 Half-Mile – Odessa, MO             We were back in action this past weekend at the FAST Half Mile, I70 Motorsports Park, in Odessa, MO.  We arrived Friday for practice to see another dry, dusty, and slick track. We were discouraged our first few rounds of practice.  Ferran Cardus doesn’t have much experience on larger…

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Vanilla Cycles Chopper AKA “The Lipstick Lover”

Vanilla Cycles Chopper

The Lipstick Lover is shipping out tomorrow.  And not that we don’t want her to go and bring joy to another – it’s just she has a bit of our soul! This bike really says a lot about who we are at Vanilla Cycles, LLC.  It started many months ago while wondering how to fill…

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Daytona Disaster 2020

Vanilla Cycles Racing

            Daytona 2020 will go down as a big what if for us this year for racing. This off season, Kevin Anderson, our lead man behind Vanilla Cycles Racing took a different approach to this season in hopes we would have even greater success. Instead of fielding the team on our own, we decided to…

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Sturgis 2018 – By Kevin Anderson

Vanilla Cycles Motorcycles Racing

Sturgis is always one of my favorite weeks of the year. Not many times I can take a few days off work and do any kind of motorcycle riding I want to. Friday before the rally my brother and I loaded up and pointed out sprinter van west. We arrive in Nimo around midnight. We…

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Flat-Out Friday

Vanilla Cycles Motorcycle Racing

Well, it was another amazing race in Milwaukee, WI for Flat Out Friday. This event was a solo event, meaning it didn’t have the Mama Tried Show attached so it was a one night only race. The logistics of this race got a little crazy. A good friend of mine, Scott T Bone Jones from Noise…

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Flatout Fargo 2017

Vanilla Cycles Shovelhead

The 1st Flat Out Fargo is in the books. Flat track racing in the Schollander Pavilion for the first time since the 70’s was a blast. The venue was great; the stands were literally packed. I heard an announcement during the first intermission–the beer stands were sold out but since it was so early in the…

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Chopper Rant

Vanilla Cycles Racing with S&S Exhaust

The retail world is changing by the minute. Today we have everything accessible at our fingertips, literally! With cell phones and apps, we can access anything we want in a matter of seconds, and with an additional click, we can purchase just about anything we want. It’s that fast and that easy. That has created…

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