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Get Your Spook On at West Coast

As the nights draw in and the spooks come out to play its time to get your outfits ready for our annual Harley-ween bash. 

Werewolves, Witches, Vampires, Ghouls, Ghosts, Banshees and Frankenstein Monsters, re-dust your outfit and drape your best cobwebs as we get our spook on at West Coast. We've got all the thrills of the night in store for you with Freakish face painting and terrifying tunes throughout the day. 

But thats not all - we welcome from the shadows two Harley-ween inspired West Coast Dealer Teeshirts - A webbed ladies V neck and the mens stacked webbed special. These great "Spooky" options for rallies and evenings. With our signature West Coast Glasgow Scotland backprint - you'll be sure to stand out from the crowd in this hauntingly good teeshirt - Shop Webbed Ladies Here and Mens Here before they disappear!

To find our more about our Harley Halloween check out the events section of our website - HERE

Happy Haunting! 

Have you Checked your Helmet?

All lids have a shelf life - so before you hit the road again for peak riding season, make sure yours is in tip top condition.

After all, your head depends on it.

Explore our helmets here If it is time for a change head in to store for the latest lines, deals and advice. Getting the right fit is so important with a motorcycle helmet - you really don’t want to leave it to chance. Our Motorclothes Team has a wealth of expertise and plenty of time to assist in finding the right Helmet and the best fit so you can ride for another 4-5 years in comfort.

Contact the team today for more information on 0141 883 1450 or clothing@westcoastharley.com Our expert Team are here to help! We can ensure your helmet fits just right, pop in to see us and get fitted for the road. 

Simpson Helmets Now In Stock

Let's take you back to the 90's and those sool riders who used to ride about on streetfighters and cruiser bikes.... yeah we remember seeing them in Back Street Heros and Streetfighter Magazine. . . .

 

We'll we're not getting stuck into too much nostalgia. . .  but we're thrilled to be stocking the New Simpson Venom! These helmets have come on a long way in recent years and the Venom is no exception. 

 

The Venom combines an aggressive street-fighter look with first-class comfort and technical specs, evolved fit the needs of the modern rider. Its shell is designed for both noise reduction and aerodynamics. The MaxVision visor is Pinlock ready and the drop-down sun visor covers the whole field of view for a comfortable ride.

Mroe colours will make their way online in the next few weeks - so stay tuned for some cool colours and designs. Want to know more? Check the Venom out right here or give the team a call on 0141 8831450.

 

Please note that due to safety, we cannot accept returns on helmet purchases

The Carnival of Speed Arrives at West Coast this July!

A full throttle experience awaits you at The Carnival of Speed here at Pit Lane, Hillington, Glasgow. Join us for a weekend celebrating the best of two wheels and Kustom Kulture over the weekend of 30th & 31st of July. 

We present The Ken Fox Wall of Death, touring since the 1920's with vintage Indian Scouts and a 20ft High vertical wall - it's a show that need to be seen to be believed! The world watched in awe as Guy Martin took to live TV in his attempt to break a world record for the fastest wall of death - taught by the Fox Troupe Guy smashed the challenge and reached 70.33mpm -now it's your turn to watch the show. 

Previously unseen in Scotland we're welcoming a selection of custom Harley-Davidson builds exclusively on loan to us by Harley-Davidson UK. These motorcycles will be joining our own West Coast Custom builds in the Harley-Davidson showroom floor. 

2022 see's the return of Triumph Motorcycles back to Glasgow and our Triumph Glasgow Experience Truck will be situated here on Pit Lane showcasing the latest models and classics available from West Coast Triumph Glasgow.  

If high voltage danger is how you get your kicks - we're joined by Dr Diablo and his side show of danger, escapology and variety. A traditional side show feature which will leave you in wonder. 

Pinstriping has always been an integral part of Kustom Kulture and we're thrilled to have live demonstrations of hand pinstriping taking place throughout the day by Ross Hastie Designs. Attention to detail and an eye for classic lines, Ross is inspired by a broad spectrum of traditional and contemporary design. This is your chance to watch designs come to life stroke by stroke.

We're joined by our friends at Hard Grind barbers who are on hand to keep you looking sharp. A multi award winning Barbershop Group - your personal styling couldn't be in better hands. Barbering will be available on site throughout the weekend for a donation to our chosen charity. 

Keeping you fed throughout the day our Junction 26 Café will be open throughout the weekend service tasty burgers, paninis and much more. The Junk Yard folks are back with their dirty fries and tasty treats too. 

Live music will taking place throughout the weekend and there's plenty more to follow - so stay tuned for all the latest updates by signing up to our news letter. 

It wouldn't be a West Coast Weekend without you! So fire up your ride and get down to Pit Lane for this adrenalin fuelled weekend!

New Arrivals at West Coast

It's time to shine as our latest Jewellry styles have arrived.  

If you're looking to elevate your Biker Jewellry to something a little "extra" - you're in the right place!

Harley-Davidson has always been an icon of style and this collection is no exception. Featuring the iconic Willie G skull, this motif is represented prominantly in this collection.  Want to echo those styling aspects from your bike derby or timer cover? Check out the Double Willie G Cuff , 925 silver and a weighty cuff, its a great piece to accessorise any look. This matches perfectly with the Silver Skull & Stone Ring ideal for finishing off that rock chick look, this ring has Harley styling all over it including bar and shield motifs in the crown of the ring - stunning. 

Why not browse our new collection right here and treat yourself to something special - you can redeem or earn points for each piece too! What's not to love. 

Glasgow Bike Night at West Coast

Us bikers are a social bunch – there’s nothing we love more than getting together, checking out bikes and sharing a story it two. We want to support the biking community with Glasgow Open Bike Night. All bikes, trikes and scooters of all eras are welcome to enjoy an evening of live music and general chat here at Pit Lane, Hillington Glasgow. We’ll be open for beverages, clothing and apparel, and the use of our facilities for all those who are visiting.

April 28th – Our featured band are Skyline – an energetic local band who have a great set of rock covers.

Stay tuned for to learn more about future events HERE

Season Readiness - Gear Check

We rely on our bikes to perform when the time counts, the brakes, good tyres, top fuel, so we keep them serviced. No one likes to be That Guy with the flat battery holding up your Saturday ride out! But how bad would it be if you held them up because of a zipper? So what about your gear? The weather might be  bit changeable right now, so why not settle down with one of your favorite movies, “Easy Rider” is our go to choice and check your riding gear for 2022.

Yeah, I get it, your boots are comfy and you’ve had that jacket for years, it’s just right – but is it? Let’s face it, we all like to look good on our rides, but should the necessary occur for that kit to stand up to an “off” is it going to do the job? Here’s my top tips for checking your riding gear this winter to make sure you’re set for 2022:

Stitching and zips: Take a good look across the seams, are they still holding, is anything fraying, or is the material its stitched through holding well? The stitching of your kit comes under massive stress during an impact or slide, it’s what keeps the integrity of the garment. Any zips are also a part of that, has it bust a couple of times and you’re getting away with a couple more rides? If the rest of your garment is fine, get it replaced with an equally heavy duty, rugged zip if not, replace it. Check your waterproof seams too, are they still sealing, no one likes a cold leak seeping in or a wet arse.

Boots: Ooooh yeah, the ones that are as comfy as slippers, right? How’s that sole looking, has your foot slipped away a couple of times on those loose gravelly roads? Check that just like your tyres to make sure you’re not out of grip!

Gloves: Again, check on your stitching, but also how the leather/material is wearing, particularly on the palms, they’re one of the first things you’ll put out during a spill.

Helmet: So we all know they’ve got a 4-5 year shelf life (cheaper lids only 2!), but if you’ve stored it in your garage you might want to check no beasties decided to nest in there over winter (true story). Also, remember at last years rally when Dave had a few bevvies and bumped your lid from the handlebars, now might be the ideal time to replace it. Although the outside looks good, inside the impact will have already compressed the protective inner and won’t be able to protect that area to the same level.

Protectors: Yup, those wedgy pads we’re counting on to do the job during an impact. At the shoulders, elbows, back, knees and hips, nicely hidden away and we don’t think anything of them. They’re not visible, but certainly have a lifespan! Usually mounted close to your skin and in your protective clothing, these guys are prone to sweat, deodorant, water, heat, chemicals and more, so take your time to look them over. Check for discoloration, cracks, hardening and inconsistency in movement. You can always replace or upgrade without having to replace your jacket or jeans - shop armour upgrades here

We’ve all got kit that could share stories, this rally, that ride out, the time you didn’t actually go home. Riding gear technology is progressing all of the time, and for nostalgias sake you could be missing out on extra protection and comfort. So, kick back, grab your gear, check it over and be ready to ride when you get that Saturday morning call from your mates

Need to check when you bought your lid? If you bought it with us at West Coast we’ll be happy to check that date for you. Discovered something’s not right with your gear – CE approved gear available right here Shop Mens & Shop Womens 

Fall in Love again with West Coast Harley-Davidson - The Valentines Edition

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and we’ve handpicked out top gifts to help you make this Valentines something special. Around 80% of partners get the huff if they don’t get anything for Valentines, so don’t be a statistic this year!

Want to make a real impact with your Valentine's gift this year - why not think West Coast Harley-Davidson? Yeah craft gifts are cool, perfume too, but what about a limited edition Harley-Davidson silver bracelet or wallet? Or maybe you're more of a practical gift giver, we have an comprehensive range of riding gear tested to the highest standard to keep your rider or passenger safe and warm. . . . . aside for awesome collectables, accessories and Gnomes, there’s always a trusty Gift Voucher

Get loved up with West Coast - Shop Valentines here

All fingers and thumbs? We’re offering our Valentines wrapping service too – simply select your chosen gifts, add wrapping to your order and we’ll take care of the rest.

There’s only 3 weekends to go and our last advised posting date is February 9th, so be sure to get your gift order in by then so it arrives on the 11th!

We recently asked our Team what they really fancied for Valentines and we sure got some weird and wonderful answers - amongst the sets of Golf balls, Flowers and chocolates, most of our team said they wanted time away with their partner. So why not check out our ride routes and share the experience with your loved one and make some new memories in 2022.

Next choice was a New Harley - while that might not quite be as easy to arrange - you could purchase a Rentals voucher and gift the New Harley Experience.

Oh, and if you don’t have anyone in mind, you can always treat yourself and get exactly what you want... did we mention you’ll earn reward points on full price purchases too? Go on, treat yourself and earn cash off future purchases.

500 Miles of the West Coast

In late September, the team at West Coast Harley-Davidson set out on a journey of 500 miles crossing the newly coined West Coast 500 route. Not only were the team in search of adventure, but they set out to have a bloody great time too… and with the rain and chill beginning to set in before Autumn arrived, preparation was key and so too was the choice of riding gear.

At West Coast we don’t just sell motorcycles, clothing and riding gear. We RIDE and wear what we sell too! Every year our products continue to raise the bar and, as experts, we want to maintain the highest quality by testing these products on the road, ensuring you get the best information and feedback to meet your needs. 
Newly released for 2021, the Harley-Davidson Outrush R Modular Helmet combines comfort and safety with the ultimate hands-free sound and communication experience that utilises Bluetooth technologies and more, plus a tripled-vented cooling, fully-integrated sound system and internal sun visor. With the West Coast 500 on the horizon our Marketing Lead, Connor, picked up the Outrush R for the long tour ahead. Impressed by its flexibility, style, sound quality and solid construction, he came back with a beaming smile and gave it a strong recommendation to the team.

We spoke to Connor earlier this week and here’s what he had to say:
“In the weeks before the tour I had a gut feeling that the rain was due to pay us a visit and surely enough, the weather forecasts agreed with me! From that moment I began to think about my riding gear and what I would need to make the most of the trip. I’d been using an AGV full face helmet for the past year for short distance street riding. It served me well offering great protection and ventilation, but it wasn’t best suited to full-blown adventure riding over long distances.

During previous staff ride outs I found myself envying colleagues with flip helmets. They could eat a quick snack, easily converse and enjoy complete visibility. So when I discovered the Outrush R helmet it immediately hit the top of my list. It has the advantage of being modular while offering a full-face helmet style and, when speaking to the team to learn a bit more, I discovered it featured an internal sound system. No more embarrassing songs blasting through the BOOM GTS!

The girls quickly dialled in the right helmet size and I was on my way. I’ve used helmet mounted cameras before, the kind that you attach with adhesive, but always found myself worrying they’d fall off and be lost miles down the road. The SENA Bluetooth system you’ll find featured on the Outrush R isn’t going anywhere. Securely fixed, quick to charge and even easier to use. By the time we hit the road the helmet was a natural extension and I could enjoy all of my songs on the fly.

I’m 500 miles in and beyond satisfied with the helmet. It’s quiet, very sturdy and it kept me cool without a hint of humidity. I picked up the matte grey version though I hear there’s a black coming, so I’ll be sure to add that to my shopping basket because after all, who doesn’t like black!?


If anyone is in search of a new helmet I’d really urge them to give the Outrush R a shot. If you can pop in to West Coast just ask for me and I’ll introduce you to my own. It sits beside my desk at all times because I’ll take every opportunity to ride with it on.”

So there you have it folks – our top helmet in 2021! 
Available now in store and online here.

Guns 'N Roses arrive at West Coast Harley-Davidson Glasgow

Take me down to West Coast Harley, where shop is cool and the Tee's are gnarley! 

That's right, forget November Rain, we're all about October style with this exclusive Guns 'n Roses and Harley-Davidson Collaboration. Sweet Child O' Mine we've got some epic designs here! This colleciton features iconic album covers such as Appetite for Destruction, fused with stunning Harley-Davidson designs - but you don't have to be Knockin' On Heavens door to get one. Have a little Patience and Don't Cry, our collection of hoodies, tee's and vests are available online and in store. You'll be lookin So Fine heading to Paradise City rockin' one of these tops but this is a limited edition print run with limited numbers so if you're looking at these thinkin' "You Could be Mine" you'e be right, but not for long, so Live and Let Die get yours today or for the Guns N' Roses fan in your life.