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Progressive Insurance Shares Its Claims Data.

The summer travel season is peak time for passionate motorcycle riders and after a brutal winter, they’re anxious to make the most of every mile. Progressive’s 2014 motorcycle claims data revealed that: • Four of the top 10 days with the highest claims for Progressive motorcycle customers fall in June. • Summer months – June, […]

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Marlon Brando’s 1969 Harley-Davidson FLH Electra-Glide Sells For $256,000

Marlon Brando’s 1969 Harley-Davidson FLH Electra-Glide sold over the weekend, and the original estimates were right on target. The bike was estimated to sell from $200,000 to $300,000 and was sold at Julien’s Hollywood Legends auction for $256,000. Marlon Brando purchased the bike in 1970, after playing Johnny Strabler in The Wild One, the beginning […]

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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Opens New “My First Ride” Exhibit. The exhibit features motorcycles many riders will recognize as that first motorcycle they ever rode. In addition, the exhibit features stories by people from all over the country detailing the first time they climbed on a motorcycle. So often, we hear visitors comment that we have […]

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Victory Project 156 At Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Agressive Pace But Crash.

Victory Racing experienced some highs and lows with racing this weekend after Project 156, ridden by Cycle World Editor Don Canet, crashed in the second section of the mountain course and stopped running less than 2 miles from the summit of the Pikes Peak’s finish line following an aggressive starting pace that proved the potential […]

Sixth Annual Indian Motorcycle Day At The Springfield Museums Is July 26, 2015

The event will take place at the Springfield Museums on July 26. and will feature vintage Springfield-built pre-1953 Indian motorcycles manufactured in the city from 1901 to 1953. Visitors will be able to admire collectors owned old Indians from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Indian Day tradition was started in 2010 when Esta Manthos […]

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Indian Official Motorcycle Brand Of 2015 Hollister Freedom Rally. Indian Motorcycle is named the Official Motorcycle of the 2015 Hollister Freedom Rally, which takes place July 3-5 in downtown Hollister, Calif. Kevin Reilly, Director of Sales for Indian Motorcycle, says “Indian Motorcycle is very proud to be the official motorcycle of the Hollister Freedom Rally […]

Paid By Allstate Insurance To Ride All Over The US To Spread Motorcycle Awareness

Nate Hudson is currently in the middle of a 17,000-mile ride all over the US with gas money (and a little bit more, I suppose) paid by Allstate Insurance to spread motorcycle safety for riders and awareness from car drivers. He visits the Department Of Motor Vehicles office in every state’s capital, where he hand delivers […]

Just In Time For The 75th Sturgis Rally. Ape Hangers Legal In South Dakota.

Starting July 1st, ape-hangers are now legal in South Dakota. The $20 fine for riding with your hands too high was wiped off the books as governor Dennis Daugaard signed Senate Bill 85, effectively abolishing South Dakota codified law that prohibited such handlebars. Until now it was a petty offense in South Dakota if you […]

Orange County Choppers and Rusty Coones Team Up For New TV Series On A&E To Premiere August 22, 2015

They are back on your tv screen! Orange County Choppers and Rusty Coones from “Sons Of Anarchy” team up for an all new 13 episode daytime series, “OCC American Xtreme,” premiering on A&E on August 22 at 4pm EST. “OCC American Xtreme” is being announced as a lifestyle and build series that features Paul Teutul […]

Steve Piehl Is Retiring From Harley-Davidson

Steve Piehl wants all his friends in the motorcycle industry and media to know that after 35 years at Harley-Davidson, he has decided to retire. “I’ve been blessed with a wonderful career at Harley-Davidson with great assignments like HOG, the launch of harley-davidson.com, leading the team that created Jumpstart, the Project LiveWire Experience Tour and […]

Freedom Rock Parody. 2015 Sturgis Buffalo Chip Band Lineup.

Bike Building Championship Of The Americas At 2015 AIMExpo. Win A Free Trip To Europe To The World Championship.

For the first time in custom motorcycling history there will be a world class bike show competition at the Orlando AIMExpo (October 15-18, 2015) focused on builders from all of the Americas – from Canada to the tip of South America – that will serve as a path to compete in the 2016 World Championship […]

Victory Motorcycle 156 Practice Crash At Pike’s Peak. But On Starting Line On June 28th.

The Victory Motorcycles Project 156 suffered a setback on Saturday June 13th in a practice accident on the Pikes Peak race course. Cycle World Editor and Project 156 rider Don Canet did not suffer any serious injuries, and was immediately up from the crash. However the motorcycle was damaged enough to require a complete strip-down […]

One man. One Victory Motorcycle. To Ride Around The World In Under 100 days.

His real name is Urs Pedraita. But to the motorcycle distance riding community, the Swiss motorcycle fanatic is “Grisu Grizzly.” is preparing to ride a Victory Cross Country motorcycle around the world in the fastest time possible. The current record for riding in all continents (not just through two antipodal points) stands at 120 days […]

Waco Shootings. Forfeiture Motions Filed For Motorcycles And Vehicles Belonging To 25 Individuals.

The McLennan County District Attorney’s Office has filed civil motions naming 25 individuals arrested in the May 17 Twin Peaks motorcycle gang shootings seeking forfeiture of hundred of thousands of dollars’ worth of motorcycles and vehicles impounded after the shootout that left nine bikers dead and 18 others injured. Texas state law requires that forfeiture […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Opens New “My First Ride” Exhibit. The exhibit features motorcycles many riders will recognize as that first motorcycle they ever rode. In addition, the exhibit features stories by people from all over the country detailing the first time they climbed on a motorcycle. So often, we hear visitors comment that we have […]

Veterans To Ride For Charity From Los Angeles To Sturgis On Indian Motorcycles

The “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis” is a ride and campaign to raise awareness and support for wounded and severely injured veterans across the nation.In addition to their recent partnership with the USO and to honor veterans for their courageous service, Indian Motorcycle is stepping up their commitment to Veterans and Active Service members by […]

At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® PowerSports Complex in 2015

Race fans will want to prepare for an action-packed week of powerful motor battles at the Buffalo Chip PowerSports Complex the first week in August. From 4x4s and jet-powered tractors to flying trucks and one-wheeled drag races, spectator excitement will be running high all week. The AMA Extreme Dirt Track National ATV Championship Series starts the […]

Waco Bikers Shootout. New Official Police Statement.

Almost one month after the biker shootout in Waco, Texas the Waco Chief Police Brent Stroman made a more in-depth public information about the May 17 incident that left nine dead, 18 wounded and 177 jailed on charges of engaging in organized criminal activity. Below are his statements. – Three officers opened fire during the […]

Bare Knuckle Choppers Business Destroyed By Storm

Yesterday Saturday June 13 at 7 p.m., a strong storm – possibly a tornado – went through the city of Hawk Point, MO (it’s 65 miles north west of St Louis) where the custom shop Bare Knuckle Choppers is located. About 50 homes were damaged, with the custom shop being completely destroyed. It is still […]

Laconia Motorcycle Week. June 13-21. Big Opening Of Chrome Hill.

Laconia Motorcycle Week® starts the real riding season in New England. Riders are ready to roll into Laconia for another year of the country’s most scenic  and diverse riding. From the White Mountains to the Lakes Region and from rolling, rural farms to the quaint, historic towns The Laconia Rally kicks off with the 9th annual […]

14th Edition Magic Bike Event in Ruedesheim, Germany.

Magic Bike Ruedesheim is both a touring and custom motorcycles event with a bike show competition in a city directly on the Rhine River where the eldest remember that it’s here that in 1958 Elvis Presley spent his time when he was drafted into military service serving in the the US 3rd Armored Division. His […]

New York State Unveiled New I LOVE NY Custom Plates Designed For Motorcycles

Yesterday, New York State Governor Cuomo unveiled the newest license plates in the I LOVE NY Adventure Custom Plates series, which will make available for motorcycles nine designs that include hunting, fishing, and parks insignia. Like the original passenger and commercial class plates released last year, the motorcycle class plates are available to anyone holding […]



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