You can bet that there is one happy man in Sweden… S&S Cycle Inc. announced today that they are transferring ownership of the Flathead Power® brand back to Anders Nygren, the original founder of the Flathead Power company in Sweden free of charge. “We decided to discontinue using Flathead Power as a brand for our […]
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Following Erik Buell Racing ceasing operations on April 15, 2015, 5 points you need to know. 1- Erik Buell Racing (EBR) was created in November 2009 in East Troy, Wisconsin following the shutdown of his previous company, Buell Motorcycle Company, by parent company/majority stakeholder Harley-Davidson. EBR was an independent venture by Erik Buell from Harley-Davidson, […]
Ace Cafe Orlando. The under-construction Ace scheduled to open this Fall is organizing a media event at 3:00pm on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at its location 100 W. Livingston Street in Orlando, Florida. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has confirmed his appearance and will officially welcome the famous Ace Cafe brand to the USA with a […]
Some industrial designers work for a corporation for a specific project intended to be produced. Some, use their industrial design skills to promote their skills to an entire industry. This motorcycle concept rendering belongs to the category of dreamy designs that probably will never be produced. It was created by a designer named Mehmet Doruk […]
They do things with Baggers you never thought possible. Tony Carbajal and Joe Vertical from the Victory Stunt Team go full throttle with their supercharged Victory Baggers.
This morning Thursday April 23, 2015 Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) reported first-quarter earnings beating Wall Street expectations. Polaris reported record first quarter net income of $88.6 million, or $1.30 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, an increase of nine percent from the 2014 first quarter net income of $80.9 million, or […]
New Indian Motorcycle 2015 Spring & Summer Collections Of Rider Wear And Casual Wear, Gifts & Personal AccessoriesPublished by Cyril Huze April 22nd, 2015 in Builders and Merchandise.
The new collection is available now from Indian Motorcycle dealers and at Indian Motorcycles. It includes rider wear, casual wear, gifts, and personal accessories. All of these items feature premium materials and iconic Indian Motorcycle branding. The Men’s Rocker Jacket (MSRP $499.99), a leather jacket that features a soft and supple distressed leather and contemporary styling […]
S&S Cycle is known for racing heritage as well as vast performance products from intakes and exhaust, all the way to complete engines that compete in the NHRA Pro-Stock motorcycle class. That being said, we are looking for someone with initiative, commitment and a desire to make history! We are hiring a full-time apprentice level race […]
Harley-Davidson Reports First-Quarter Earnings. Profit Rises. Lower Sales Outlook Due To Competition.Published by Cyril Huze April 21st, 2015 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
This morning April 21, before Wall Street opening, Harley-Davidson Inc posted a higher quarterly net profit, but lowered its sales forecast for 2015 citing aggressive price discounting by its competitors. After the results were announced, at 8.45 a.m. ET shares of Harley-Davidson (HOG) fell 7.80% in pre-market trading The company’s results were aided by cost […]
You can expect custom Indian Scouts to be built in all styles, from Cafe Racers to Bobbers to Board Trackers to … Off-Roaders… I am not convinced that this one has any true off-road abilities, but it rolls on military Jeep Willy tires. making it at least very different from what I have seen until […]
Victory riders will carve roads to scenic peaks, valleys, and vistas of Colorado during the 2015 American Victory Rally (AVR) in Colorado Springs June 25-28. Registration for the event can be found HERE. The new location was chosen so riders can enjoy the power and performance of their motorcycles alongside other Victory owners as they […]
Dubbed “Project 156”, from this illustration the joint program looks to me like some kind of Pike’s Peak Run on a Victory machine prepared by Roland Sands to reach the clouds at high speed. But what do I know… Answer with details will be published here on May 28th. Stay tuned.
The Poznan Motor Show sponsored by Motorcycle Storehouse is Poland’s biggest automotive automotive showcase with four halls dedicated only to motorcycles, of which one is hosting the “Custom Festival” of Polish magazine “Custom”. In this country of 39 million people, there are only 7 official Harley-Davidson dealers, but there is an emergent custom scene with builders […]
Last year, Harley-Davidson sponsored two flat-track exhibitions, and thousands of fans took to social media to express their excitement for the sport. So, now it’s official. A new motorcycle racing competition will throw dirt June 4 during the inaugural Harley-Davidson® Flat-Track Racing at ESPN’s X Games Austin. The inaugural race is an invitational format, with athletes […]
Erik Buell Racing closed its business this Wednesday April 15, 2015 and filed for protection from its creditors in Walworth County Circuit Court, Wisconsin. With outstanding bills of more than $20 million and unable to pay them Erik Buell Racing had no other choice than to close the doors of its facility in East Troy. […]
The 29-lot collection, which features bikes from the former esteemed Arthur P. Sigal Collection, is comprised of both original and beautifully restored motorcycles. The weekend event (May 7-9) will be held at the Preston Evans Collection at Indiana’s historic Auburn Auction Park. The auction will include a 1902 Marsh (top picture) predating Harley-Davidson, and believed […]
A record setting first quarter by Triumph Motorcycles America, which included the highest single day retail sales ever on March 31st, resulted in the company stating as being the top selling European brand in North America. The ranking is based upon motorcycle unit sales in the 500cc-plus on-road and dual-sport categories for the U.S. and […]
When Harley-Davidson introduced its 2 Street models (750 & 500), the maker described them as “coming from the street, born out of the custom tradition of tearing down a motorcycle to its raw, minimal essence and letting the pure rebellion inherent in the lines of the machine come screaming through”… Corporate narrative aside, it’s true […]
This weekend in Austin, Texas, Brian Case, the Co-founder, Design Director of MOTUS Motorcycles, is presenting at the “Handbuilt Show” a very special supercharged Motus. A short 4-week project, it started with a stock Motus MSTR Sport Tourer stripped away as much as Brian could. Then a supercharger from Procharger was added and the engine […]
Some of you are familiar with AMC’s “The Walking Dead” tv series with all episodes describing a post apocalyptic in which a band of survivors find themselves on the road, surviving day to day and trying to hold on to their shredded humanity and dwindling hope. Stripped of security and without a direction for the […]
This 1948 James Comet belongs to the Art Busman Collection. It will be featured in the 2016 edition of the Paul Oxman Publishing Motorcycle Classics Calendar. Photography @ Doug Mitchel
Faithful to its mission to empower consumers with the knowledge they need to make better and more informed choices, Consumer Reports just published the results of a new study on to find out two things: how reliable top-selling brands are in terms of frequency of repair and how happy those brands make their owners. Let’s […]
Rebuilt by Gasser Customs in the spirit of the Hot Rods & Gassers of the 1950’s & 60’s but with some modern technology.Hheavy frame mods for added strength and functionality. The engine has been bored up to an 836cc with a twin carb set-up and has various other Go Fast mods giving the ability to […]
You know that Ural sidecars are made for rocks, mud, snow and rivers. They will not take you fast to your destination, but they will take you to impossible places. Ural sidecar motorcycles are built since 1941 in Siberia, Russia. Originally they were destined to be used as battle bikes for the Soviet Red Army. […]