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Sixth Sturgis Annual FXR Show & Dyna Mixer Brings Friends Back to Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Aug. 5

Snap Fabrication’s Joe Mielke brings the custom culture charity event of the season back to the Buffalo Chip® CrossRoads to benefit LifeScape of South Dakota. The sixth annual FXR Show & Dyna Mixer is a unique social opportunity to hang out and talk motorcycles with friends while admiring what some consider the best-handling Harley-Davidsons ever […]

Cyril Huze. I Will Retire May 15.

Due to a health issue discovered in 2017 requiring all my attention, I can no longer focus 100% on writing the Cyril Huze Post and traveling intensively in the US and abroad. Consequently, I plan to retire and turn a new corner in my life to see what it has in store for me. The […]

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering. 1913 Flying Merkel Twin Named “Best Of Show”.

Attended by more than 3,000 people from around the world, the annual event included appearances by icons of motorcycle racing and design, a stunning display of the rarest, fastest and most beautiful motorcycles in history, an array of artisanal local cuisine. More than 350 bikes on display Four featured classes Arlen Ness Private Collection (not […]

Indian Names Three Finalists for Scout Bobber Build Off Competition

Indian Motorcycle announced the three finalists for The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off, a custom motorcycle competition that spotlights amateurs who build bikes purely for the love of turning a wrench. Following a two-week fan vote, the three highest vote getters include a mechanical engineer for NASA (Alfredo Juarez), an OSHA safety inspector (PJ Grakauskas) […]

Save the Date For Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary in Milwaukee. August 29- September 2, 2018

Ride into Milwaukee on Labor Day Weekend for what is supposed to be the Motorcycle Party of the Year. Milwaukee will be the center of the motorcycle universe over Labor Day weekend when Harley-Davidson riders and fans gather for the culmination of a year-long celebration of 115 years of riding freedom and the city’s most-iconic […]

MarketWatch. Millennials’ Student Loan Debt Is Hurting The Motorcycle Industry

Student loan debt has been hindering millennials for years; now it’s causing harm to the motorcycle industry. According to MarketWatch, the motorcycle industry has been increasingly struggling due to millennials’ disinterest in purchasing motorcycles in light of financial burdens. Over the past year, Harley-Davidson Inc. has been dropping in stock by as much as 29%. […]

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Petersen Museum’s Custom Revolution Recognizes Imaginative Motorcycles

Each year a group of inspired bike builders create fantastical yet functional works of art as unique as the personalities behind them. The new Peterson exhibit pays tribute to 25 of creative bike builders and their mesmerizing machines. “This is the first-ever hand-built [motorcycle] exhibition in a museum, and we’re very proud of that,” said […]

New Ownership For World’s First Indian Motorcycle Dealer

Mark Moses, founder and general manager of the award-winning Indian Motorcycle Charlotte announced two new owners of the World’s First Indian dealership. Tim Sutherland, owner & general manager of Coastal Indian Motorcycle of Myrtle Beach SC and Lloyd Greer, founder and owner of Lloyd’z Motorworkz of Pine Bush, NY signed the new ownership agreement today, […]

Vote Now For Indian Motorcycle’s The Wrench Build-Off Semi-Finalists

The Scout Bobber build-off is a competition for non-professional bike builders, those building for passion, not for a paycheck. In a first step 3 builders must be selected by their renderings explaining the one of a kind Scout Bobber then want to build. Winners will be selected using a combination of fan votes (until April […]

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering On May 5, 2018

On May 5, 2018, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering http://signatureevents.peninsula.com presented by GEICO Motorcycle, a Peninsula Hotels’ Signature Event, will display 300 pre- and post-war bikes along with three new classes representing revolutionary innovation and creativity in the sport of motorcycling. Event guests will discover custom builds from three generations of the iconic Ness family, an […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Pappy Hoel Campground Named Official Campground Of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally. Sturgis City Manager Daniel Ainslie stated “Our partnership with the Pappy Hoel Campground is a win – win. We all want the very best for our attendees and we are confident that those who choose to enjoy the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally while staying at […]

Recall Of Some After Market Harley-Davidson Softail Detachables Saddlebags

Certain Harley-Davidson Detachables Saddlebags sold as accessories through Harley-Davidson dealerships may contain a defect. The saddlebag wall thickness may be inadequate, causing improper latching. The saddlebag latching arm may disengage, potentially allowing the saddlebag to separate from the motorcycle while riding. Dealers will install a kit onto the affected saddlebags that prevents the arm from […]

Rollie Free Vincent Now At The National Motorcycle Museum

Lightning ridden by Rollie Free in 1948 across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah is now on display at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa. If you attend Vintage Rally 2018 on June 23, 2018 you can enjoy a bike show, swap meet, special guests and the Rollie Free Vincent. The famous and […]

The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show Event In Austin Has A New 2018 Location

After 4 years at Fair Market, the show will now take place at 305 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 (Austin American Statesman building) from April 19-22. According to organizers, this not only means a better view of downtown Austin from a riverside venue, it means more bikes, shorter lines, better bars, more parking, and […]

Martin Szlagowski Joins S&S Cycle 



S&S Cycle of Viola, Wisconsin welcomes Martin Szlagowski to its sales team as Manager, EMEA. Martin brings nearly three decades of performance motorcycle expertise and will be point man for S&S Cycle’s EMEA expansion efforts in this key region. Most recently Szlagowski managed the UK/European sales offices of MAG Europe and before that a prominent […]

Italy BikerFest. May 10-13, 2018

A reminder for all our friends in Italy. For the 32nd edition of Italy BikerFest from May 10 to 13 in Lignano  Sabbadioro. Free entry to visitors. Vendors may get a display at stand.bikefest.it Visitors can reserve a camping place at camping.bikefest.it

2018 Daytona Bike Week Postcards (Part 3)

((photos @ Hörst Roesler, Manfred Graf, Michel Graf, Regina Springer)

2018 Daytona Bike Week Postcards (Part 2)

((photos @ Hörst Roesler, Manfred Graf, Michel Graf, Regina Springer)

The Forged Invitational Returns To Jekyll Island, Georgia This Weekend March 16 -18

Right now the cars and bikes are traveling their way from far and wide to make it to the island by this Friday. Organisers have picked an amazing group of cars, motorcycles, and people they feel will provide a fun, learning, and entertaining experience for all involved. The Forged Invitational opens up this Friday at […]

Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show Extravaganza March 24-25.

The indoor show is recognized as launching the riding season in the Midwest. Gear heads and riders will soon be coming out of hibernation to gather and meet fellow enthusiasts and friends at the 31st Annual Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show presented by Dennis Kirk. In addition to the motorcycles, cars and the largest […]

2018 Daytona Bike Week Postcards (Part 1)

From the new Ace Cafe in Orlando to the festivities in Deland to the Volusia County Swap Meet in Daytona, to Rossmeyer’s Harley in Ormond Beach to Main Street, Beach Street and the International Speedway and the multiple bike shows, the 77th Bike Week is going on since last Thursday. No way to know how […]

2018 Daytona Bike Week. Billy Lane’s Sons Of Speed Vintage Motorcycle Races Are March 17th.

Saturday Match 17 will be a full day of “Vintageness” at the New Smyrna Beach Speedway, just south of Daytona Beach. The program is as follow. 11- a.m. Gates Open 12 a.m. Meet & Greet 1 p.m. 45” Shootout 2 p.m. Early Vintage Track Racing 3 p,m, Hot 61 Vintage Track Racing Food, drinks and […]

2018 Daytona Bike Week Shows

Antique Motorcycle Club of America Bike Show Hosted by Sunshine Chapter AMCA.  Monday March 12 at Rossmeyer Daytona Pavilion, Ormond Neach, FL. From 10am. Pre-1986 motorcycles only. Display only.  No formal judging. Show yours! Tropical Tattoo Old School Chopper Show. Thursday March 15. Old School Bikes. 20 classes. From 11 am to 4 pm. MC […]

Harley-Davidson Upset By Potential US Tariffs On Imported Steel And Aluminum And Possible Retaliatory Measures From Other Nations

Harley-Davidson needed to make an official statement in reaction to the potential steel and aluminum tariffs proposed by President Trump. Michael Pflughoeft, one of Harley-Davidson spokesman made yesterday the following statement. “Import tariffs on steel and aluminum will drive up costs for all products made with these raw materials, regardless of their origin. Additionally, a […]

2018 Bike Week. The 14th Annual Motorcycle Swap Meet Extravaganza & Bike Shows At The Volusia County Fairgrounds

10 Big days, Fri March 9th -Sun 18th 2018. Buy-Sell-Trade! Acres of vendors from all over the country will be on display and ready to make deals on everything from frames to fenders, leather, boots, goggles, patches, Jewelry, and even have those hard-to-find vintage parts and accessories. Shovelhead show Sat 10th 3:00pm , Rat Bike […]

Bands Lineup At The 2018 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Music Festival

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