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Polaris Second Quarter 2014 Results. EPS Increased 26%, Net Income Increases 21%. Motorcycles Division Increased 107% Versus Same Period.

Shares of Polaris (PII) jumped more than 5% in pre-market trading after the company announced its second quarter results and increased its full year guidance for year 2014. Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today reported record second quarter net income of $96.9 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, up 21 percent from the prior […]

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Friday Fest At Sturgis Buffalo Chip To Kick Off Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling

The first Friday of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s® nine-day Motorcycle and Music Festival, Aug. 1, will host “Friday Fest,” a party chocked full of exciting events, specials and hot performances leading up to the headlining performance by Loverboy on the main stage. Guests with Friday Fever will have the chance to see performances from six […]

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Marketing Company Advanstar Exploring Sale That Could Fetch More Than $900 Million. Privately held U.S. company Advanstar, which puts on 54 trade shows in industries such powersports, fashion, healthcare, etc is looking for a buyer. Advanstar produces the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows, a 10-city nationwide tour offering 600,000 consumers and over 900 exhibitors from all […]

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Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Introduces Sturgis Rider Daily

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, in partnership with the Rapid City Journal, introduces the brand new Sturgis Rider Daily to provide this year’s Sturgis Rally riders with daily comprehensive news and information. Stepping up to edit the tabloid-sized, full color newspaper is long-time moto-journalist Marilyn Stemp. Stemp is known in the motorcycle industry for her decades […]

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Street 750 And Street 500 Models. Harley-Davidson Aggressive Move To Find Its New Sweet Spot.

How many years before baby-boomers stop riding? How many years before legislation force manufacturers to produce liquid-cooled motorcycles? Not many. The world changes. Change with it. Here and abroad, markets disappear, others are born ready to be conquered. It’s easy to figure out that future motorcycle sales growth will not come from the big, heavy […]

2014 CrossRoads Events At Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads destination will host countless new events, activities and attractions during the upcoming 2014 Sturgis Rally. Five new bike shows will offer motorcycle enthusiasts the chance to see some of the best in custom bike building. In addition, CrossRoads guests may demo new 2015 Victory Motorcycle models, see new 2015 […]

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In Sturgis Jesse James Will Trade Two Wheels For Four To Race The Off Road Championship At The Buffalo Chip

As announced on June 26, Motorsports fans will get more than their fair share of extreme engines, insane speed and colossal crashes at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s newly constructed PowerSports Complex this August. The Sturgis Rally entertainment destination has planned a jam-packed week of high-powered competition including TORC (The Off Road Championship), the Nitro National […]

Fifth Indian Motocycle Day. In Springfield, MA July 20th.

The 5th Indian Day, a revival of a long-standing celebration  of the classic motorcycles that were manufactured in the city Of Springfield, MA from 1901 to 1953 will be held on July 20th on the grounds of the Springfield Museums. Indian Day is about showing people the great variety of Indian Motocycles made and telling […]

Indian Motorcycle Reveals Two-Tone Paint Schemes For 2015 Chief Models

Indian Motorcycle® announced that two-tone paint schemes, starting at $19,799, will be offered for the upcoming model year Indian Chief line of motorcycles. The iconic vintage paint palettes were revealed over the weekend for fans of classic motorcycles at Vintage Motorcycle Days 2014, which took place at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. […]

The Slingshot By Polaris. To Be Revealed July 27th.

With the slogan “Ignite Your Senses”, Polaris is about to launch The Slingshot on July 27th. The company states that “The Slingshot connects both driver and passenger to the sights, sounds, and smells of the open road. It will make you feel the rush of pavement under your seat and in your chest.” Via 2 teaser […]

Sturgis 6th Annual Biker Belles Celebration Is Tuesday August 5, 2014

The Sturgis Biker Belles Celebration is a day for real women who ride or want to, of women riding stories, of women having fun together. Presented by Harley-Davidson, the day begins at the Lodge in Deadwoodwith an inspiring symposium of leading industry women, including Cat Hammes, motivational speaker and safety expert, Diva Amy Skaling, Team […]

Harley-Davidson Is Recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring Motorcycles 2014 Model Year . Will The Stock Get Punished?

A total of 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year are recalled because their front wheels can lock up without warning. These motorcycles with antilock brake system were built between July 1, 2013, and May 7, 2014. Harley-Davidson says the front brake line can get pinched between the fuel tank and […]

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2015 Harley-Davidson Lineup Will See The Return Of A Fully Updated Road Glide And The Introduction Of A New Trike Model. Absent in the 2014 model year lineup, the Harley-Davidson Road Glide is set to make a return as a 2015 model with important styling revisions. A very popular model with the Street Glide, the […]

Breaking News. CEO Of S&S Cycle George B. Smith Retires. Becomes Chairman Emeritus.

Effective July 15, 2014 George B. Smith (71), current Chairman of the Board and CEO of S&S Cycle, will retire from regular involvement and become Chairman Emeritus. In his new role, he will continue to work with the S&S Cycle Board of Directors on strategic initiatives and other critical issues. With Smith’s retirement John McGinnis, […]

Dottie Is Ready To Ride Coast To Coast In The 2014 Cannonball Endurance Run

The Cannonball Endurance Run has already proven that antique motorcycles can be put to the ultimate test of being ridden coast to coast across the United States. The 2014 edition will start September 5 from Daytona Beach, FL for a 2-week 4150 miles ride arriving September 21 in Tacoma, WA. And, as you can imagine, […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip Top Builder Competition In Partnership With Hot Bike Magazine On August 5, 2014

Two bike shows will combine, but only one ultimate winner will emerge.  The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® and Hot Bike Magazine converge to roll out one big, bad bike show. Finalists from the Buffalo Chip online bike show competition in the “Kinetik Pro Audio” and “Adventure Power” Classes will be part of the Hot Bike Magazine’s Sailor Jerry […]

Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials Set For August 23-28, 2014

The six-day event during which motorcyclists compete for their place in history with national and world records will be held Aug. 23-28. “The Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials“, also known as the AMA Land Speed Grand Championships, is one of the most unique competition events that they sanction,” said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. “Land-speed […]

Did You Step Up Your Bike Performance With S&S Cycle Products? Show How On Facebook And Win Prizes.

S&S Cycle just started The “Step Up Contest And Giveaway.” All bikers in the v-twin community are invited to send to pictures and details of the S&S performance upgrades that they have performed to their motorcycles. How did you step up to the performance game may be illustrated by pictures showing your bike with S&S […]

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Actor Peter Fonda Wants To Recreate Easy Rider Trip On Electric Harley Motorcycle

Peter Fonda, whose Wyatt character in the 1969 movie Easy Rider travelled across America from California to Louisiana. says he is a fan of the new electric Harley and wants to take it on a road trip across the USA. When asked about opposition to an electric engine powered motorcycle from traditional hard-core bikers, his […]

Sturgis Bike Belles® Event. David Uhl’s “Jessi” Painting To Be Auctioned For Charities.

The annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s® Biker Belles presented by Harley Davidson®, will be bolstered this year by a generous auction donation from famed artist, David Uhl. Uhl’s painting, “Jessi” is one of the most popular of his “Women of Harley” series and is valued at $4850. In addition to the auction, the Biker Belles symposium. “Ride On,” will feature a lineup of […]

Victory Motorcycles to Contribute To Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Of America for Every New Motorcycle Sold Until July 6th

Victory Motorcycles is celebrating the Fourth of July, a special date in Victory brand’s history, and honoring the men and women of the armed forces by making a donation to the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) for every new Victory motorcycle sold between June 30-July 6, 2014. Victory will contribute $50 for each […]

George Barber Elected To The AMA Motorcycle Hall Of Fame

George Barber is the former dairy magnate and real estate developer who built Birmingham’s Barber Motorsports Park and Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Barber was elected in the AMA Motorcycle Hall Of Frame in the Ambassador/Industry category for the Class of 2014. The museum had been recognized by Guinness World Records as the largest motorcycle museum […]

Postcards From The 13th Edition Of Germany Magic Show In Ruedesheim

The time of a long weekend, the Germany Ruedesheim Magic Show in the Rhine Valley looks a lot like our Laconia event. In this city, there are memories of Elvis Presley who was stationed not too far away in Frieberg and who shot several scenes of the “GI Blues movie in Ruedeshelm.” A parade, vendors, […]



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