Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Donald Trump To Paul Teutul Senior. Disinherit Paul Jr. During an episode of “American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior” (Mondays. 9 p.m. Est on Discovery Channel) Donald Trump visited Orange County Choppers. After listening to Paul Senior list of grievances of how the son had tried to destroy his business, including the fact that the fact that Junior stole the bike shop’s manager, who knew — and then divulged — every inside detail about the business, Donald Trump made him this recommendation “Don’t leave him anything. Don’t leave him ten cents…”

Myrtle Beach Spring Rally Controversy. After Myrtle Beach Harley Davidson moved the dates of their Cruisin’ the Coast Spring Rally from May 14-20 to May 18-28, the same weekend as Atlantic Beach Bike Fest, Horry County council members are threatening to revoke all May bike rally vendor permits. Currently, permits last seven days for the Spring Rally, May 14-20 and four days for Atlantic Beach’s Bike Fest, May 25-28. Opponents to rally extension say combining the two rallies will create traffic problems for residents and emergency responders and request that all permits to be revoked. Some are more moderate and ask for a reduction rally vendor permits to only 3 days. Myrtle Beach Council plans to vote on which avenue to take at its next meeting on February 23rd.

John Parham To Receive This Weekend Lifetime Achievement Award at Indianapolis Expo.  J&P. Cycles founder John Parham will receive the  Don J. Brown Lifetime Achievement Award Feb. 17 during the Top 100 Dealer Awards ceremony in Indianapolis. John, with wife, Jill, retired from the company last year, letting their son handle the day to day business, but remain active in the industry by devoting time and efforts to develop the National Motorcycle Museum. The awards ceremony is an invitation-only luncheon event to be held Friday Feb. 17,2012 in conjunction with the 2012 Dealer Expo at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis,

15 Responses to “Fast Motorcycle Industry News”

  1. 1 Jeff Nicklus Feb 16th, 2012 at 9:31 am

    Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach ……. blah, blah, blah!

    Over & Out,


  2. 2 BobS Feb 16th, 2012 at 9:33 am

    A. Congrats to John and Jill P. They’ve done a remarkable job with the museum. B. Donald Trump is a douche. I doubt Paul Sr. Will die with ten cents to his name anyway. Way to stick you nose in someone else’s family Donald.

  3. 3 Zipper Feb 16th, 2012 at 11:18 am

    Donald and Paul Sr. should build a bike and call it the TT Special. The theme could be the Blame Game. When the bike is done Donald will declare Chapter 11 and stiff Sr.. Should make a great show. ..Z

  4. 4 Scotty Feb 16th, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    Wake up bikers F**K Myrtle beach. We used to be welcomed!

  5. 5 Luis Feb 16th, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    The latest commercial implies that JR didn’t even go to his grandmothers funeral. Thats pretty f***ed up of true.

  6. 6 BadMonkeyMW Feb 16th, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    Myrtle Beach Bike Rally, in all it’s forms, has been named the new official definition of “clusterfu*k” in the dictionary. What a joke!

  7. 7 burnout Feb 16th, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    Congrats John Parham! peace

  8. 8 Oldude Feb 17th, 2012 at 7:45 am

    Screw the Donald and Senior! Both are arrogant buttholes. If Paul senior is such a great guy why are all his sons seperated from him. Oh and by the way Paul Sr. you mourned more for your dog than your Mother…..

  9. 9 Mike Tomas Kiwi Indian MC Co Feb 17th, 2012 at 9:36 am

    John and Jill, a class act and well deserved.

  10. 10 LENNY SINNET Feb 17th, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Congratulations John and Jill on major accomplishment’s in our industry and making the Museum a must go to destination and great accomplishment. Anyone that has not been there surely needs to make a trip to the Museum well worth it.

  11. 11 1550tc Feb 17th, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    John & jill are just a class act to even bring or discuss his name up with these two blowers is a waste of time.

  12. 12 Myrtle Beach Bike Week Feb 17th, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    There are not Combined Rally, just rumors. Everything will take place during the normal dates May 11 to May 20 2012!


  13. 13 mdsphoto Feb 17th, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    Feb 17th, 2012 at 7:45 am
    Screw the Donald and Senior! Both are arrogant buttholes. If Paul senior is such a great guy why are all his sons seperated from him. Oh and by the way Paul Sr. you mourned more for your dog than your Mother…..

    i noticed the same thing. he cried for 3 episodes over his dog, but did not shed a single tear for his mother on camera.

  14. 14 Cris Sommer Simmons Feb 17th, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    So happy for John and Jill… They are great people and very deserving. Congrats!

  15. 15 deadwood1783 Feb 18th, 2012 at 9:55 am

    Myrtle Beach has lost my business forever! If I’m not welcome on my motorcycle, I’m not welcome with my family either. There is nothing MB can do at this point to get me back into their town. I wasn’t welcome the last time I was there so I won’t be back, ever. I hope the entire motorcycle community turns its back on them. What they really wanted from us was to stay home but send our money anyway! Find another event that generates the kind of revenue the bike events did.

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