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Burt Munro 50th Anniversary World Speed Record Celebrated This Year In Bonneville By Burt’s Great Nephew Lee Racing A Current Day Indian Scout Streamliner

Fifty years ago a motorcyclist from New Zealand entered the record books in a never-to-be-forgotten moment on the Bonneville Salt Flats on his Indian Scout Streamliner. Celebrated in the featured film, “The World’s Fastest Indian,” Burt Munro transcends motorcycling and is an icon for pushing personal boundaries and rising above conventional limitations. To commemorate Burt’s […]

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Harley-Davidson Building A Factory In Thailand To Serve Its International Customers. United Steelworkers (USW) Strongly Condemns.

The Milwaukee-based company said that this new factory will not affect its U.S. operations. “Asia Pacific is a growth market for Harley-Davidson because of its expanding economy, growing middle class, positive consumer spending trends and increasing market demand for larger motorcycle sales,” a spokesman for the company said. But United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo […]

2017 Harley Dome Cologne Germany

For the 4th year, Harley-Davidson welcomed bikers May 20-21 downtown Cologne near the famous Church and around for festivities, a parade of 2500 riders to the Rhine river. It was followed by a 2-daybike show sponsored by Metzeler and Custom Chrome Europe. The event is free of access for the public at large, but each […]

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New Paint Color Options For New Indian Chieftain Limited

Indian Motorcycle announced an expanded range of paint color options for the new Chieftain Limited, the fastest-selling bagger in Indian Motorcycle history launched April 4, 2017. The new options are: Silver Smoke, Wildfire Red over Thunder Black, White Smoke, and Star Silver over Thunder Black. .At the same price point of $24,499. The will be available […]

Hipster Chic Forty-Eight Sportster

Continuously produced since 1957, the Sportster, with all its successive models under the product code XL, may be one of the truest representation of Harley’s DNA. Easy to handle light bikes, with attitude and able to race against the best brands with very few modifications. Far from the “beginner” bike image that some try to […]

“Moby Dick” Brough Superior SS100 Is Back To Auction

Kmown as one of the most valuable motorcycles in the world, the Brough Superior SS100. nicknamed in 1931 “Moby Dick” by UK Motor Cycling is going again to auction in Italy on May 27. The SS100 was proclaimed as “the fastest privately owned machine in the world” at that time. At its last auction the […]

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Electric Motorcycles. How Should They Sound?

All major brands have spent the last decade focused on bridging the generation gap between loyal boomer customers and new millennial fans by offering customized bikes like the Harley “Dark Customs” line up. More or less successful at it, at least they have proved that they can grow simultaneously in multiple generational directions . And because […]

In Memory Of Client And Friend Paul Gren 1964-2017

“About 10 years ago, Cyril created the bike you see here for a man who became a great friend to me. We met after the bike was delivered to Paul Gren, here in Longwood, Florida. There were some teething pains, and Cyril asked if we could sort them out for Paul, which we did. The […]

KTM Reveals World’s First Fuel-Injected Two-Stroke Motorcycles

KTM has unveiled two new two-stroke Enduro bikes. Both bikes use transfer port injection technology and are the world’s first (not road legal) fuel-injected two-stroke motorcycles. The new Transfer Port Injection is a system which essentially uses two injectors to feed fuel into the transfer ports of the cylinder, mixing it with the flow of […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson And Urban Outfitters Settle The T-Shirt Fight. Shoppers won’t be seeing the Harley-Davidson emblem in Urban Outfitters any more. Harley has agreed to drop its lawsuit against Urban Outfittersso long as the Philadelphia-based retailer never again sells merchandise that bears any symbols that resemble Harley’s logos. Zero Motorcycle’s new “Don’t Wait for Washington” Program. The […]

Indian Scout Sprint Racer By The Young Guns

It’s been in the making for six months and this weekend at an art and motorcycle show in Switzerland, Indian Motorcycle and the Young Guns Speed Shop unveiled their Scout sprint racer called “Miracle Mike”. From their workshop in Rapperswil, just south of Zurich, the Young Guns have completely rewired and reshaped a standard Indian Scout […]

Spy Shot Of The Royal Enfield Continent GT 750

Expected to go on sale this year, it will be a direct competitor of the Harley Davidson Street 750. Powered for the first time by a 750 cc twin-cylinder engine, the chassis Instead of liquid cooling, plans to use an oil-cooler. The Royal Enfield Continental GT 750 has the chassis from the Royal Enfield Continental […]

Industrial Design Harley Softail By One Way Machine

Mechanical engineer, innovative thinker, designer and owner Julian Of Oheimb at One Way Machine is quite obsessed at the idea of climbing each year the podium of the AMD World Championship of Bike Building, and this as long as this show competition exists… Starting in 2013, it happened to him 3 years in a row, quite […]

Harley-Davidson And EagleRider Join Forces To Create Premier Motorcycle Rental Program. Offering Now current Model Year Harley-Davidson motorcycle Fleet.

Harley-Davidson Motor Company today announced an exclusive alliance with EagleRider, the world’s largest motorcycle rental, travel and tour company. Motorcycle enthusiasts and travelers will now be able to rent and tour on the most current Harley-Davidson Touring and Cruiser motorcycles at EagleRider locations around the country. Customers will also benefit from an expanded network of […]

Polaris To Exhibit Model Year 2018 Indian Motorcycle & Slingshot Lineup At AIMExpoi Columbus, Ohio

The Polaris Motorcycle Division announced it will make its American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) debut in September at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The appearance of both Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, and Polaris Slingshot, the bold three-wheeled roadster, will allow the motorcycle industry and consumers alike to be one of the first to view […]

The 8-Ball Sportster 1200

Sold by Harley since 1957 under the official moniker XL, about 55,000 Sportsters are leaving each year the mother factory for the city streets and fresh boulevard cruising, and then for multiple pit stops in custom shops and private garages for personalization. I don’t know of any style of bike which was never tried with […]

Harley-Davidson And Jeep Brand Together Again For 2017 In EMEA

Harley-Davidson and the Jeep brand have renewed and strengthened their European partnership for the fourth consecutive year. The Jeep brand will now be a key partner and official sponsor of major Harley-Davidson events and rallies throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Brands don’t come much more iconic than either Harley-Davidson or Jeep and both […]

2017 Sturgis Rally. Michael Lichter Will Present “Old Iron-Young Blood” Exhibition.

For his new ”Motorcycle As Art’ exhibition at the Buffalo Chip in August during the Sturgis rally, Custom Builders and Artists under the age of 36 Display will display their creations. In addition to the age limit imposed on participants, every bike you’ll see in the display will have been completed within just a few […]

RSD 2-Up Indian Scout Seats

2-The Up RSD Scout Boss And Scout Enzo Seats are mixing Indian DNA and comfort. RSD worked meticulously to get the hand shaped 2-Up seats as comfortable as they are stylish. They are factory bolt-on, so re-using stock hardware. They feature controlled density polyurethane fiberglass baseplate. The Scout Boss seat is not just another diamond seat, […]

CCE’s First Customized Harley Milwaukee-Eight

For its new “Bolt-On and Ride” series in which Custom Chrome Europe commissions well known builders to create customs using parts they distribute, CCE just introduced for the 1st time a custom Harley Milwaukee-Eight, the most recent and future generation of Harley-Davidson® V-Twin engines touring line (2 versions 107” & 114”) Named Gotcha, the 10% […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Polaris Working On Indian Branded e-Bike To Replace Former Victory ‘Empulse. Objective, to create a fun Indian model with long distance range on a single charge, the accepted standard in the industry being about 120-140 miles on a single charge. short-cycle urban mobility market that has largely been the province of E-bikes so far. To […]

Reminder. The 2017 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Takes Place May The 6th

The 9th Annual Celebration of the Motorcycling will be held May 6th at the California and Lodge & Golf Club and will feature an expansive selection of the finest and rarest vintage and modern motorcycles as well as leading motorsports and lifestyle vendors, food and beverages, live music and family entertainment. Below, a video from […]

Twist Chopper 650XS

When you build custom motorcycles and get your size and first name written all over the bike press written in a solid word as a Brand, it must means that you are getting recognition, appreciation and respect… I met Jacques Masson, known as GrandJack, during the latest Daytona Bike Week, like me strolling the Boardwalk […]

From Jakarta, Indonesia

Jakarta, the massive 10 million+ capital and most populous city of the Republic of Indonesia is a good starting ground if you want to observe the excitation of young low cc motorcycle riders transitioning in the world of custom. All stating that they are ready to build bikes mixing American DNA with Asian fusion culture. […]

Words Of The Week. Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich.

“By 2027, our objectives are to build 2 million new Harley-Davidson riders in the U.S., grow our International business to 50 percent of our annual volume, launch 100 new high-impact Harley-Davidson motorcycles, deliver superior return on invested capital for Harley-Davidson Motor Company and grow our business without growing our environmental impact,” said during the company’s earnings […]

Republic Of Texas Rally (ROT) In Austin. June 8-11, 2017

The Republic Of Texas Bike Rally brings rally goers some of the best motorcycle acts and attractions in the country. Starting with a Friday Parade, Biker Games By Buda, a Ride In BikeShow, a “Run Watcha Brung” Flat Track racing, a Military Bike Give Away, a world record Doug Danger jump, a Tattoo Show, a […]



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