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 – […]
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To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Rally, Metzeler is offering a $75 mail-in rebate (pre-paid Visa card sent to you by mail) on the purchase of a set of Metzeler motorcycle tires . The offer is only valid for purchases from today to August 10. Tires must be purchased from participating dealers in […]
MagnaFlow, one of the global leaders in performance exhaust products just announced their new line. propriety line of performance exhaust systems for Harley-Davidson® motorcycles under the MagnaFlow badge. Made in the USA, MagnaFlow will debut their new line of innovative designs and performance features such as tuned length stainless steel head pipes, Pro-Flow 3 step […]
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 […]
Limited edition 75th Anniversary everything will be for sale all over South Dakota during the upcoming rally. If you want something more original than a tee-shirt or mug or coffee bag, and lasting longer, you may want to get this 75th set of Derby and Points covers. They are machined from two pieces of 6061-T6 […]
If you want to make the transition to a 26” wheel you better off forgetting about using a fiberglass front fender. The way to go is steel and B’Cool Products offers this cool looking model in strong 14 gauge. Cut on a 5 axis laser for perfect lines and alignment of the mounting holes. B’Cool […]
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 […]
Adding to their existing line of heavy-duty engine stands, Lowbrow Customs just released 3 designs for the Harley-Davidson Twin Cam A, Twin Cam B, and Unit Triumph motorcycle engines. The heavy gauge steel construction and durable black powder coat will stand the abuse of garage tinkerers and of professional shops alike. Perfect for cradling your […]
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 […]
Email Received July 21st. 2015 Speedweek Has Been Cancelled. The SCTA President and Race Director, Bill Lattin, along with the BNI Chairman, Roy Creel, spent this morning (July 20th) on the salt. The most they could find was 2 ¼ miles of salt suitable for a safe race course. The rest of the salt flats […]
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 […]
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 […]
Will the tall wheel trend mainly seen on full customs built from the ground up and on baggers extend to the Harley Softail and Dyna lines? Until now, there was nowhere to order a classic style Springer front end to fit wheels from 23” to 26”. A young shop called Backbone Built Bikes and Three Two Choppers […]
Avon Tyres & Renegade Wheels continue their partnership with four billboards placed around Sturgis for the 75th anniversary motorcycle rally. Avon & Renegade are going to be selling wheels & tires at 2 locations-Downtown: In Sturgis at Lazelle & 5th. In Rapid City at Black Hills Harley-Davidson, exit 55 off of the I-90. The new […]
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 […]
Because no two riders have the same exact morphology or share the same exact riding position, these adjustable “Klip Hanger” handlebars for 2015 Road Glide.,let you adjust the control/grip portion to be positioned exactly where you want your hands to be. Then you lock this position into place with the same system clip-on race bars […]
The first annual Aidan’s Ride Sturgis, a charity motorcycle ride organized to fight ALD, will take place August 6, 2015, during the 75th anniversary of the iconic Sturgis Motorcycle Rally®. It will consist of a 75-mile ride starting from 1801 Lazelle St. Sturgis, SD around Bear Butte and ending at the Buffalo Chip Crossroads with […]
A young French company created by brothers Philippe and Thomas Blot just released a series of clear velocity stacks made of billet aluminum and of “borosilicate”, a kind of Pyrex, but even more resistant to shocks, heat and dilatation. Available for CV, S&S and Mikuni carburetors. At Bullet Air Corporation or contact Thomas.
Six years in the making, an introduction to the tribute painting created by MotoMarc (a.k.a. Marc Lacourciere) for the Sturgis 75TH Rally. A public unveiling and traditional Pow Wow blessing of this commemorative artwork is scheduled July 22, 2015 at 3 p.m. at the Sturgis Motorcycle & Hall Of Fame 999 Main Street, Sturgis, SD.
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 […]
Evel Knievel Collection And Mack Trucks At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip CrossRoads during The Entire 75th RallyPublished by Cyril Huze July 18th, 2015 in Editorial and Events.
Mack Trucks announced at a press conference in Topeka, Kansas, a partnership that brings new life to the enduring legend of one of America’s greatest daredevils and showmen. The heavy-duty truck manufacturer is partnering with the Historic Harley-Davidson dealership in Topeka, and Lathan McKay of Evel Knievel Enterprises and collector of Knievel memorabilia, to revive […]
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 […]