Jesse James will restart his “No-Love Party” on November 14th. Well, it is is Long Beach, full of rods, rads, smoke and fun the Jesse’s way – Despite the dwindling of leisure dollars and maybe due to the cancellation of The Love Ride, Las Vegas Bikefest (Oct 1-4) got relatively good attendance numbers with an estimated 30,000 participating bikers – Consumer spending is a key indicator of how well motorcycles, considered a luxury item by many financial experts, sell.
The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index rising again in September, to a recent record high can generally be considered good news for motorcycle manufacturers, including Harley-Davidson -It’s years that I say watch what’s happening in Brazil, soon to be the 4th world economic power in the world. Confederate Motors, Inc. announced their plans to expand their operations to South America. Forming an exclusive partnership with Fun Time Tools Do Brazil, Confederate will provide their prestigious motorcycles for Brazilian distribution – The 2009 Tokyo Motor Show open tomorrow to the public has 50% less motorcycle exhibitors than last year. Absent: Kawasaki (like in Daytona) and all European manufacturers. Instead big presence of electric mobility vehicle manufacturers from all over the world (scooters, engine powered bicycles)..