Polaris sees electric as an important part of the company and is in the future of all their vehicles. As a proof, after working with Brammo for three years Victory is launching the 2016 Victory Empulse TT, a road-legal electric motorcycle featuring race proven electric power with the quickest charging battery on the market and […]
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Victory’s New Electric Motorcycle. The 2016 Victory Empulse TT. Triple-Digit Speeds In Relative Silence.Published by Cyril Huze July 29th, 2015 in Builders and Events.
Indian Motorcycle® announced its lineup of Model Year 2016 motorcycles. Sturgis attendees are invited to experience the new bikes at the Indian Motorcycle factory display on Lazelle St. through the rally, or to experience them firsthand with a factory demo ride at 2100 Whitewood Service Road (I-90 at Exit 30) from Saturday, August 1 – […]
The experience of the Mexican-Americans in the United States, their cultural, ethnic and community pride forged the “Chicano” identity. And a style applied to many forms of art easily identifiable since many years on custom cars and bicycles and more recently on motorcycles. It is my opinion that it would take only 8 to 10 […]
The Sturgis City Park will host no less than 7 Bike Show Competitions! The City Park is located at 599 Lazelle St. Sturgis, SD. Saturday August 1. 1st Annual RSD “Built For The Ride” Bike Show. 1 p.m 4 p.m. For bikes that are built to haul ass on the street, the dirt, the racetrack […]
Black, the new Indian Motorcycle Red? The factory Indian Dark Horse has silver metallic parts (for ex. high flow air cleaner, the fender trim, the fuel gauge and fuel cap) asking for a darker treatment for those looking for an even more agressive and meaner machine. Owners can switch to black Ape Hanger handlebars giving […]
Sons Of Speed is a motorcycle race inspired by early 20th century board-track racing featuring stripped-down bikes with pre-1925 American V-Twin engines and a steeply banked racetrack, Sons Of Speed hearkens back to a wide-open, full-throttle, thrilling style of motorcycle racing. The inaugural Sons Of Speed race will take place at New Smyrna Speedway half […]
Indian Motorcycle® is announcing its power-packed itinerary for the upcoming 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Started in 1938 by Indian Motorcycle dealer J.C. “Pappy” Hoel, close to 1 million attendees are expected this year in recognition of this important milestone for the Rally, which formally runs August 3 – 9 in Sturgis, South Dakota. During […]
Polaris Reports Record 2nd Quarter 2015 Results. Motorcycle Sales Increased 57% Compared To Same Period Last Year.Published by Cyril Huze July 22nd, 2015 in Builders and Events.
Sales, Net Income and Earnings per Diluted Share Increased Year-over-Year. Second Quarter Highlights: • Sales increased 11% year-over-year to a record $1,124.3 million • North American retail sales increased 11% year-over-year • Net income increased 4% to $100.9 million. Gross profit margin declined 166 basis points due to currency impacts and incremental manufacturing costs of […]
On August 2nd from 9 to 11.30 a.m during the 75th Rally, you are invited (limited number of tickets available) to join renowned U.S. and international custom builders and industry luminaries for a Meet & Greet Breakfast at the Buffalo Chip’s Motorcycles As Art Exhibit, curated by Michael Lichter. On Augiust 2nd, 30+ custom builders […]
Harley-Davidson is currently celebrating the strong and confident women who ride a motorcycle by supporting renowned photographer and motorcyclist Lana MacNaughton and the Highway Runaways Ride. Distinguished for her “Women’s Moto Exhibit,” MacNaughton is leading four of her closest female friends on a cross country Harley-Davison motorcycle journey that started July 3 from The Shop […]
Harley-Davidson Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Results. Still Affected By Currency-Driven Competitive Pressures. Beat Wall Street Expectations.Published by Cyril Huze July 21st, 2015 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
This morning before the opening bell, Harley-Davidson reported its second quarter 2015 earnings results. Results are in line with company lower expectations following Harley-Davidson’s decision in April to lower motorcycle shipments from initial projections for 2015 in light of currency-driven competitive pressures in the U.S. and the company’s commitment to manage supply in line with demand. […]
On July 23rd, Triumph Motorcycles will auction the iconic Scrambler ridden by action hero Chris Pratt the global summer blockbuster Jurassic World. The bespoke bike, featured racing alongside Raptors in the film, will be sold by eBay to the highest bidder, with the proceeds going to Triumph’s nominated fundraising partner, The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. Three Scramblers […]
Challenging conventionalism and exploring the unfamiliar to honor individuality should be the motto of all custom builders. On each of their creations… Among those who succeed, project after project, is Jeremy Cupp from LC Fabrications. A builder with a “can-do” attitude, always avid to learn new skills to create his 2-wheel dreams. “Seven”, his latest […]
The Victory Isle of Man TT racer ridden by Lee Johnston to third place in the 2015 Zero TT was stolen from the Brammo Company headquarters where it was on display following the historic race. Victory Motorcycles and Brammo Engineering wish to alert traditional and social media outlets that the historic Isle of Man TT […]
A smart phone can be a handy motorcycle travel companion, offering navigation service or music streaming through Bluetooth to a headset or infotainment system. Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories offers two new handlebar-mount phone carriers designed specifically for motorcycle use that secure the phone near the hand controls. The Universal Handlebar Mount Phone Carrier right […]
75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Harley-Davidson Unifies All Activities In Sturgis. Unveils Rally Point.Published by Cyril Huze July 17th, 2015 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
From a chain cutting-rally kickoff to the last demo ride, Harley-Davidson® wants to take over the city of Sturgis to kick off the 75th Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally® with a new line-up of activities. The start of one of the biggest rallies in U.S. history will be commemorated at a chain-cutting of the new Harley-Davidson Rally […]
Presidential Candidate Scott Walker Endorses Harley-Davidson, But The Company Will Not Endorse Him. Harley-Davidson appears to want to steer clear of presidential politics. Although presidential candidate Scott Walker has made half of his organized campaign stops at Harley dealerships, has talked about his Road King and worn exclusively Harley boots during his speeches, the Milwaukee […]
The RSD Bike Show is August 1st, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sturgis City Park, 599 Lazelle Street, Sturgis SD 57785. No entry fee and 7 different classes with prizes for each class. Bikes will be judged on their ride-ability and fun factor as well as aesthetic. All forms of bikes are […]
I say it right away. On the top of my list of the most beautiful custom motorcycles I have seen so far in 2015. This custom Indian Scout was built by Jeb Scolman, the same hot-rod artisan builder responsible for the Spirit of Munro that was built to celebrate the launch of the ThunderStroke111 in […]
While fat rear tires have almost disappeared from the custom motorcycles currently built in the USA, Europeans (especially in Germany, Switzerland & Netherlands) continue to have a special affection for big rubber. Drag racing heritage? Even in Europe, if a custom like the one featured here continues to win big bike show competitions, it’s probably […]
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The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo)announced the details surrounding the first-ever Garage Party, an all-new interactive show element that incorporates live music, a custom bike building competition, an extensive display of past and present custom V-Twin motorcycles, a wide range of AIMExpo exhibitors, and an entertaining after party at the new Ace Cafe Orlando. AIMExpo […]
Not all bikers want their road trips to be an improvised adventure. Most hit the road with careful planning and thanks to the Harley-Davidson Ride Planner mobile application and website that use the Google Maps APIs they can plan trips, and share them with others and get the most out of their route along the way.