Bagger Nation – Motorcycle Media

Paul Yaffe's Bagger Nation

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Paul Yaffe’s Bagger NationYou, the reader, might be used to turning to this page to find motorcycle-esque books and DVDs-until this month. The media before you is a website belonging to worldrenowned bike builder Paul Yaffe. Why his Bagger Nation website? As its name implies, the American motorcycle industry is and has been in a bagger craze; simply put, baggers are hot.

This means is navigating between parts catalogs and the Internet trying to find cool-looking custom components for your Harley touring model just got a little easier. Now you can go online and take a look around Paul’s Bagger Nation website. The site is devoted to custom bagger parts and to baggers themselves.

As owner of Paul Yaffe Originals (PYO) in Phoenix, Arizona, Paul has been filling more and more orders for custom parts that fit H-D touring models. Bagger Nation was launched in November 2007 to “be the bagger enthusiast’s one-stop location for custom products and performance information for your bagger,” Paul said. And although PYO is still building customs and has been for the past couple decades, the company is addressing a need in an industry where touring bikes are popular.

One of Paul’s goals in the creation of Bagger Nation is to alter some of the perceptions of the touring bikes. “I’m trying to break the mold that ‘This is your dad’s bike’ and turn it into something custom and make it badass,” Paul said. “We want the wonderful convenience and ride of Harley’s touring bikes, but to make them more badass and custom-looking.”

So if you’re out and about on the information super highway, stop in and take a look around Bagger Nation at , or you can access it through .