3304 miles in 15 stages from Atlantic City to Carlsbad , California. This 2016 coast to coast Race Of The Century Cannonball run will probably be the most difficult ride since the inaugural event in 2010. Isam, Jr., owner of Jurassic Racing in Sturgis, South Dakota, and founder of the Motorcycle Cannonball Run announced today […]
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While many of you were enjoying the 2016 Sturgis Rally, many others on the other side of the Atlantic were participating to the Germany Bike And Music Weekend, a wild event combining crazy and insane vehicles on 2. 3 and 4 wheels, drag racing open to all, around the clock heavy metal music on 2 […]
The MilwaukeeEight 10&” and 114” V-Twin Engines are equipping the 2017 Touring line. For sure, they are stronger, offer a crisper throttle response and truer, cleaner sound. Four valves per cylinder, single chain-driven cam, dual spark plugs, counterbalanced and rubber-mounted. Below, 2 videos introductions about the engine itself and its styling. • More Power – […]
Eight daring riders will put everything on the Line at Sons Of Speed inaugural race Saturday, October 15, 2016, during Biketoberfest at the New Smyrna Speedway half-mile, banked racetrack just south of Daytona Beach. Imagined by Custom Builder Billy Lane and Inspired by early 20th-century board-track racers, the Sons of Speed races hearkens back to a […]
Harley-Davidson 2017 Touring Motorcycles Lineup. All-New Milwaukee Eight Engine. All New Front And Rear SuspensionPublished by Cyril Huze August 24th, 2016 in Builders and Events.
More power. More comfort. More control. Today, Harley-Davidson redefined its touring lineup by unveiling the all-new Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, the ninth Big Twin in its history, plus all-new front and rear suspension. “These are the most powerful, most responsive and most comfortable Touring motorcycles ever offered by Harley-Davidson,” said Scott Miller, Vice-President of Styling and Product […]
Internet Expansion Reaches The Powersports Industry With Launch of .Motorcycles Domain Names. Dominion Registries opens registration for new .Motorcycles domain names exclusively for the powersports industry. Only verified entities in the powersports community can register these industry defining domain names, making the online space safe and highly relevant for consumers seeking reliable information about Motorcycles. […]
Breaking News. Harley-Davidson Unveiled The All-New Harley-Davidson Milwaukee Eight Engine 107’ And 114”.Published by Cyril Huze August 23rd, 2016 in Builders, Editorial, Engines and Events.
The all-new Harley-Davidson® Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines, delivers more power and an improved motorcycling experience for riders and passengers while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its predecessors. An all-new design, the Milwaukee-Eight engine offers quicker throttle response, more passing power, purer sound, a […]
Never to reach a BMW dealer and only a concept motorcycle to inspire the final design of a machine intended to break land speed records, it was designed by Turkey based designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem. Although the Titan looks like a the 2-wheel version of a Batmobile, some features hint at its true purpose. Of […]
120,000 participants in 2015, 13,000 v-twins parading around Lake Faak and riding the narrow Alpine mountain roads, a complete language confusion due to the fact that many european countries are represented, an official Harley Bike Show and another big one organized by Custom Chrome Europe, plethora of custom bikes shown for the 1st time by […]
Alta Motors, formerly known as BRD Motorcycles, is a small electric motorcycle startup based in Silicon Valley that managed to raise over $17 million in funding, including from Tesla co-founders Marc Trapanning and Martin Eberhard This week, the startup started the full production of its 2 motocross models, both with a 2 hour range, the […]
To look like a full blown custom when you do a bolt-on job is not easy task and most fail at this customization exercise. The merit is even greater when your platform is a Sportster, Harley-Davidson longest continuously manufactured model whose signature styling has remain almost the same since its introduction in 1957. Close to […]
He was the first to be riding the streets of defeated Germany on a Harley-Davidson at the end of WWI. His name was Roy Holtz from Wisconsin, a corporal with the US army entering Germany through Belgium on November 12, 1918. This picture was published first in American magazines and newspapers, then much later in […]
Yes, you probably know that the original Indian nameplate died in 1953, that many devoted enthusiasts worked hard at maintaining the old bikes, that several companies tried to resurrect the brand (the most serious have been CNC in Gilroy, CA and Stellican Limited in Kings Mountain, NC) and that in 2011 Polaris Industries took over […]
Inspired by some of the most powerful and iconic Marvel characters ever to grace a comic book, Harley Davidson and Marvel have revealed 27 custom motorcycles, each one uniquely designed to reflect the personality and traits of a Marvel Super Hero. For example, a Thor-inspired Breakout Softail, a Black Widow-inspired Iron 883 Sportster, a Groot-inspired […]
Around 700 guests and 60 motorcycles entered the 9th annual Cafe Racer Reader’s Ride-in Custom Bike Show in Sewickley, Pennsylvania on Saturday, August 13. The field was slightly thinned by rain, but the entries covered everything from vintage British bikes to modern retro customs and even a BMW sidecar rig. The show’s top winners were: […]
On August 8, at the Bonneville Salt Flats, the Triumph Rocket Streamliner powered by 2 turbocharged Rocket III engines became the world’s fastest ever Triumph to clock a speed of 274.2 mph (441.28 km/h) The salt flats at Bonneville offered near perfect conditions during the land speed practice week. The streamliner was piloted by TT […]
Harley About To Introduce The New 2017 Touring Models Lineup With An All-New Engine. The Milwaukee Eight. As I wrote 3 weeks ago, it should be a 107” with 4 valves per cylinder. A lot of speculation is going on about other features. It will be the 8th generation of Harley engines and will replace the […]
Among the 50 motorcycles to be auctioned, this C-01 Lotus motorcycle designed by Daniel Simon, if you really want to own a functional movie prop… Specifications are pretty good: KTM sourced 1195 cc v-twin, lifted from the RC8R super bike delivering 200 hp, carbon fiber wheels by BST, 320 mm racing Brembo brakes, twin Ohlins […]
This year, the Mecum Monterey Auction will be limited to 50 rare hand picked motorcycles. Pre-auction estimated values for the motorcycles this year range from $10,000 to $450,000, with quite a few great bikes available at the lower price range, many of them British bikes from such popular brands as Triumph and BSA. But the most […]
When Harley-Davidson introduced the Street model, the company described it as a nimble urban machine with an aggressive and rebellious “Dark Custom™ attitude that youngsters would love for its low price. But the company never mentioned that the Street would be the perfect Zombie Killer machine… So, what was the zombie-inspired rationale for this 2016 […]
This is the 4th and last series of my postcards from the 76th Sturgis Rally. Many taken at the Rat’s Hole Bagger Show on Thursday August 11 and on the road. As usual, the awesome, the wild, the pretty and everything between was everywhere to be seen. Regarding attendance, I would guess that numbers are […]
Dirt Track Racer Jared Mees And Indian Motorcycle’s Gary Gray Talk About The New Indian Scout FTR750.Published by Cyril Huze August 11th, 2016 in Builders, Editorial and Videos.
A tradition to start the Sturgis Rally, on Monday August 8 thousand of bikers gathered at the Silverado-Franklin Gaming Complex in Deadwood, SD, to raise significant funds for local charities. The event starts with an industry press conference and is followed by a live custom motorcycle auction right on Deadwood’s historic main street. The 2 […]
Hamsters USA Raise $285,395 For Special Kids At LifeScape Children’s Care in Rapid City, South DakotaPublished by Cyril Huze August 9th, 2016 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Proving again that bikers have big hearts for kids, the international motorcycle group Hamsters USA raised a record $285,395 for LifeScape Children’s Care of Rapid City in fundraising events this year, culminating with their annual gathering in Spearfish during the Sturgis Rally on Monday, August 8th. Funds raised will provide physical, occupational, and speech therapies, […]
Sunday evening, Indian Motorcycle unveiled the new FTR750 for AMA Flat Track competition. Indian Motorcycle Wrecking Crew Living Legends, Bobby Hill and Bill Tuman were on-hand to celebrate the historic return of Indian to professional racing. The Indian Scout FTR750 was revealed at the “Motorcycles as Art” industry event that took place at the famed […]