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Harley-Davidson Recalls 46,000 Models For Clutch Issue And 9000 Street Models For Possible Missing Reflector.

Harley-Davidson is recalling 45,901 model-year 2014-15 motorcycles manufactured between from April 28, 2014 to October 24, 2014 because the clutch may not fully disengage. The models affected are Electra Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Electra Glide Ultra Classic – Twin Cooled (FLHTCU TC), Ultra Limited (FLHTK), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), Street Glide (FLHX), Street Glide Special […]

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Laconia Motorcycle Week®. 92nd Edition June 13-21, 2015.

After record-breaking heaps of snow for months, the small town of Laconia, New Hampshire located along the Winnipesaukee River between lake Opechee Bay to the north and lake Winnisquam to the southwest, is getting ready to welcome bikers from the east coast and Canada to the Laconia Rally’s 92nd year. Thanks to the region excellent […]

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Breaking News. S&S Cycle Flathead Power Brand Goes Back Home In Sweden To Anders Nygren.

You can bet that there is one happy man in Sweden… S&S Cycle Inc. announced today that they are transferring ownership of the Flathead Power® brand back to Anders Nygren, the original founder of the Flathead Power company in Sweden free of charge. “We decided to discontinue using Flathead Power as a brand for our […]

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The Relation Between Erik Buell Racing And Hero MotorCorp. What You Need To Know.

Following Erik Buell Racing ceasing operations on April 15, 2015, 5 points you need to know. 1- Erik Buell Racing (EBR) was created in November 2009 in East Troy, Wisconsin following the shutdown of his previous company, Buell Motorcycle Company, by parent company/majority stakeholder Harley-Davidson. EBR was an independent venture by Erik Buell from Harley-Davidson, […]

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Ace Cafe Orlando. The under-construction Ace scheduled to open this Fall is organizing a media event at 3:00pm on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at its location 100 W. Livingston Street in Orlando, Florida. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has confirmed his appearance and will officially welcome the famous Ace Cafe brand to the USA with a […]

Polaris Reports Record First Quarter 2015 Results. Global Sales + 16%. Motorcycle Sales + 74%

This morning Thursday April 23, 2015 Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) reported first-quarter earnings beating Wall Street expectations. Polaris reported record first quarter net income of $88.6 million, or $1.30 per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, an increase of nine percent from the 2014 first quarter net income of $80.9 million, or […]

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Join The S&S Team As A Full Time Apprentice Level Race Engine Builder.

S&S Cycle is known for racing heritage as well as vast performance products from intakes and exhaust, all the way to complete engines that compete in the NHRA Pro-Stock motorcycle class. That being said, we are looking for someone with initiative, commitment and a desire to make history! We are hiring a full-time apprentice level race […]

Harley-Davidson Reports First-Quarter Earnings. Profit Rises. Lower Sales Outlook Due To Competition.

This morning April 21, before Wall Street opening, Harley-Davidson Inc posted a higher quarterly net profit, but lowered its sales forecast for 2015 citing aggressive price discounting by its competitors. After the results were announced, at 8.45 a.m. ET shares of Harley-Davidson (HOG) fell 7.80% in pre-market trading The company’s results were aided by cost […]

Italian Style Motorcycle Tour. August 23-31, 2015.

Dreaming of riding some of the most scenic roads of Italy? Motorcycle Tours Italy offers am 8-day motorcycle adventure customized to the taste of Harley-Davidson riders. The tour starts and ends in the beautiful city of Rome, bringing you to the most gentle roads of Umbria and Tuscany in central Italy, with enough time to visit Siena […]

Save The Date. American Victory Rally In Colorado Springs June 25-28, 2015

Victory riders will carve roads to scenic peaks, valleys, and vistas of Colorado during the 2015 American Victory Rally (AVR) in Colorado Springs June 25-28. Registration for the event can be found HERE. The new location was chosen so riders can enjoy the power and performance of their motorcycles alongside other Victory owners as they […]

Race To The Clouds. A Joint Project Victory Motorcycles And Roland Sands.

Dubbed “Project 156”, from this illustration the joint program looks to me like some kind of Pike’s Peak Run on a Victory machine prepared by Roland Sands to reach the clouds at high speed. But what do I know… Answer with details will be published here on May 28th. Stay tuned.

2015 Poland “Poznan Motor Show”. The Custom Motorcycle Style Of Central Europe.

The Poznan Motor Show sponsored by Motorcycle Storehouse is Poland’s biggest automotive automotive showcase with four halls dedicated only to motorcycles, of which one is hosting the “Custom Festival” of Polish magazine “Custom”. In this country of 39 million people, there are only 7 official Harley-Davidson dealers, but there is an emergent custom scene with builders […]

Inaugural Harley-Davidson® Flat-Track Racing At X Games Austin On June 4, 2015

Last year, Harley-Davidson sponsored two flat-track exhibitions, and thousands of fans took to social media to express their excitement for the sport. So, now it’s official. A new motorcycle racing competition will throw dirt June 4 during the inaugural Harley-Davidson® Flat-Track Racing at ESPN’s X Games Austin. The inaugural race is an invitational format, with athletes […]

Breaking News. Erik Buell Racing Closed Its Doors With $20 Million In Outstanding Liabilities

Erik Buell Racing closed its business this Wednesday April 15, 2015 and filed for protection from its creditors  in Walworth County Circuit Court, Wisconsin. With outstanding bills of more than $20 million and unable to pay them Erik Buell Racing had no other choice than to close the doors of its facility in East Troy. […]

Auctions America’s Auburn Spring Collector Car Weekend, May 7 – 9, 2015

The 29-lot collection, which features bikes from the former esteemed Arthur P. Sigal Collection, is comprised of both original and beautifully restored motorcycles. The weekend event (May 7-9) will be held at the Preston Evans Collection at Indiana’s historic Auburn Auction Park. The auction will include a 1902 Marsh (top picture) predating Harley-Davidson, and believed […]

Leesburg Bikefest April 24- 26, 2015. The US Largest 3-Day Motorcycle Rally Announces New Features.

The 19th Annual Leesburg Bikefest, the largest free 3-day motorcycle rally and music event, keeps its growing audience coming back and is bringing new entertainment and activities: 3 headline concerts, 75+ regional concerts, vendors, demonstrations, shows and 5 hot body contests. There is something for everyone… The event is estimated to draw a quarter-of-a-million-plus riders […]

Triumph Motorcycles Claiming To Be Now Number One European Brand In North America

A record setting first quarter by Triumph Motorcycles America, which included the highest single day retail sales ever on March 31st, resulted in the company stating as being the top selling European brand in North America. The ranking is based upon motorcycle unit sales in the 500cc-plus on-road and dual-sport categories for the U.S. and […]

Win This 1974 Restored Honda CB750

Brass Balls Bobber (BBB) brought back to life an original 1974 Honda CB 750 now in excellent condition so that Pros 4 Vets can raffle it to fulfill their mission of supporting our US troops. To win this bike, each ticket is only $10.00 and only 2000 tickets will be sold. So you chance of […]

Öhlins Racing AB Safety Recall Notice For TTX 36 Shocks

Öhlins has determined that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain batches and part numbers of aftermarket TTX36 (TTX GP, TTX RT & TTX36 MKII) MC shock absorbers produced between 11-06-2013 and 02-19-2015. Therefore you are strongly urged to stop using the motorcycle until the shock absorber has been removed or […]

Motorcycle Reliability And Owner Satisfaction. A Survey By “Consumer Reports”

Faithful to its mission to empower consumers with the knowledge they need to make better and more informed choices, Consumer Reports just published the results of a new study on to find out two things: how reliable top-selling brands are in terms of frequency of repair and how happy those brands make their owners. Let’s […]

Discovery Channel Unveils A New Series About Harley-Davidson

Rich Ross, the new Chief of the Discovery Channel, unveiled new programming for season 2015-2016. Among the new tv shows, a scripted series about the history of Harley-Davidson. Based on a true story, the series will tell how Milwaukee schoolyard pals William S. Harley (left) and Arthur Davidson (right) built and rode the machines, then […]

Allstate Motorcycle Chopper Story Presented By J&P Cycles Exhibit

The exhibition will be opening June 20 at National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.The National Motorcycle Museum is assembling the first-ever exhibit comprehensively documenting the evolution of the American Custom Motorcycle; the cut-downs, bob-jobs, show bikes and choppers, from the late 1920s to the mid-’70s. Opening in June 2015, the Allstate Motorcycle Chopper Story presented […]

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A Tesla Motorcycle? Last Monday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted mysterious news. He revealed in his tweet that Tesla is working on a new product, which isn’t a car and will be made public on Thursday 8pm, April 30 in Hawthorne Design Studio. Analysts were quick to share their perspectives regarding the announcement. They guessed […]

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