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Will You Rethink What You Thought About The Ural Sidecar?

I rode one Ural sidecar a couple of years ago. My impression was: loud, shaking more than quite a bit, requiring effort to activate the rear drum brakes, uncomfortable position and seating and getting scary when reaching 70 mph… Still, many liked it the way it was. Are they bikers passionate about military history or […]

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Sturgis Buffalo Chip Music Festival. 35 Bands In 9 Days.

35 bands in 9 days. Price of concerts increases today Wednesday April 23 at 5 pm (Mountain Time) Concerts are free with camping. Reservation concerts and camping by going HERE.

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EPA Acknowledges That Ethanol 15 Damages Motorcycles And ATV Engines.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures, the American Motorcyclist Association (EPA) reports. The EPA statement is contained in a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rule proposal about a new label for pumps that supply fuel […]

Progressive Suspension

18TH Annual Florida Leesburg Bikefest. 100,000 Bikers Expected April 25-27.

The 18th Annual Leesburg Bikefest, a fast growing and already a very large 3-Day motorcycle rally and music event, will be held April 25th-April 27th, 2014 in the city of Leesburg in Lake County, Florida. Touted as “Lake County’s Crown Jewel of Entertainment,” Leesburg is once again prepared to welcome over 300,000 bikers and music […]

Happy Easter Weekend To All Bikers

And if you are more interested by the bike than by the Bunny, know that this Bagger is part of the “Bolt-On And Ride” motorcycle series built with custom parts out of the catalog of Custom Chrome Europe. It was built by Harley Factory Frankfurt dealership. (yes, the front wheel is a reasonable size 26”) […]

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Viking Concept V-Twin By Fisker Unveiled

Yesterday, at the “Top Marques Brands” show in Monaco, a Danish custom motorcycle manufacturing company that I didn’t know and called Lauge Jensen, unveiled the Viking Concept bike featured here. It is a collaboration between industrialist  Anders Kirk Johansen (whose family invented LEGO™)  and designer Henrik Fisker who has been a chief designer both at […]

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Parker Brothers Move Shop To Port Canaveral, Florida. Hope To Become A Tourists Attraction…

The Parker Brothers who specialize in movie and television cars and motorcycles are moving their operations from Melbourne, Florida to Port Canaveral, FL hoping their shop will become a new attraction to locals and cruise passengers. Local residents and tourists will be able to come into the shop to see a display of 10 to […]

On May 1st 2014 Indian Motorcycle Will Have Again A Dealership In Sturgis.

Bruce Eide, who is already selling Indian motorcycles in Sioux Falls, is about to open an Indian dealership downtown Sturgis at 2106 Lazelle Street. Indian Motorcycle considers Sturgis its “home” away from home. The reason? The first Sturgis rally was held on August 14, 1938, by the “Jackpine Gypsies” motorcycle club who still own and […]

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Paul Junior Building Cystom Motorcycles In A New Web Series

I am pretty certain that you wonder what Paul Junior Teutul is up to… Right? He has been building motorcycles for World of Warcraft, the famous game launched in 2004. More precisely 2 custom bikes inspired by the 2 game warring faction, the “Horde” and the “Alliance.” The building will be documented in several episodes […]

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Fine Artist Scott Jacobs Introduces New Paintings. Opens Studio Art Gallery.

Internationally known motorcycle artist, Scott Jacobs unveiled his most recent paintings at an opening reception of the first Scott Jacobs Studio Art Gallery in San Marcos, California. His latest creations included an ongoing lifestyle series with wine and spirits along with classic automobiles and new Harley-Davidson works, including a vintage champion hill climber.  For over […]

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The 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Run. Update.

Scheduled for 17 days in September, the 3rd edition of the coast-to-coast Cannonball Run on antique motorcycles has its roster full and the route set. This unique and grueling ride will probably be again historic. According to Lonnie Isam, Jr., owner of Jurassic Racing in Sturgis, South Dakota, and promoter of the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Largest Harley-Davidson Store In The World Being Built In Scottsdale, Arizona. It will be a 146.000 sq-ft facility built on 4.28 acres northeast of Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale’s current 26,000 sq-ft dealership. It is expected to be completed in late Spring of 2015. The new dealership will include a 20,000 sq-ft service department, 87,000 sq. feet […]

Las Vegas BikeFest Opens Registration And Hotel reservations.

Las Vegas Bikefest, known as the biggest biker party in the west, just opened registration and hotel reservations. The 14th annual edition will be held October 2-5. “Bikers and their friends can get right now their Ultimate and Party Passes at early bird prices.” says Mindi Cherry, Las Vegas BikeFest organizer. For 30 dollars you […]

Consumer Tire Rebate From Harley-Davidson And Dunlop

For those who need to change their tires and are faithful to Harley-Davidson rubber brand recommendation, it’s the time of the year when you can do it and receive a 40 H-D Gift Card. Participating Harley-Davidson® dealers and Dunlop® are teaming up to offer a $40 consumer mail-in rebate on a set of Harley-Davidson-branded Dunlop […]

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip Presents “The Big Sturgis Gig”

Want to help decide which bands the Buffalo Chip brings for the 2014 Sturgis festival? You can when you visit the Chip’s new interactive band submission platform at Big Sturgis Gig. You can explore bands, cast votes and share with friends. Every time you interact with a band’s page, they earn valuable points. After June […]

Legendary Motorcycle Designer Massimo Tamburini Passes Away

Massimo Tamburini, one of the most revered motorcycles designers, has died yesterday evening. Tamburini was 70 years old and was suffering from lung cancer. Tamburini created stellar motorcycles including the Ducati 916 and the MV Agusta F4.  The legendary Italian designer was also a renowned chassis designer. His fame began in the early ’70s with the MV […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® And Roadsmith Present Second Annual Trike Owners United Ride

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip announces that its Trike Owners United Ride (T.O.U.R.) will return for a second year on Wednesday, Aug. 6 during the Sturgis Rally. The annual all-trike event is sponsored by Roadsmith Trikes, and it includes a 50-mile self-guided ride through the scenic Black Hills leading to a custom trike show and private […]

The HER Project. To Honor, Encourage, Recognize And Salute Women In The Military.

The 1st “Her Project” was held during Daytona Bike week to honor, encourage, recognize and salute all women currently serving or who have served in the military. The event was thought out by Gina Woods – a 15 – year radio talk show host of Open Road Radio, creator of XX Chromes and organizer of several women […]

Erik Buell Racing To Return To 2014 American International Motorcycle Expo With Larger Presence

The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) has announced that American motorcycle manufacturer Erik Buell Racing (EBR) will return to the 2014 show this October 16-19 in Orlando, Fla. EBR was a founding OEM exhibitor at the inaugural AIMExpo last October. EBR took advantage of the exclusive all-in-one platform offered at AIMExpo and received stellar response from […]

Custom 2014 Street Glide Built By Sturgis Students Wins Donnie Smith Bike Show High School Award

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® proudly announces that the custom 2014 Harley-Davidson® Street Glide built by participants of the Chip’s Student Build Challenge received first place in the High School Build Open Class at the 27th annual Donnie Smith Bike Show this past Sunday, March 30. The Sturgis Brown High School students participating in the build […]

The American Motorcyclist Association Has Announced The Dates For 2014 Vintage Motorcycle Days

Every year, tens of thousands enthusiasts join the AMA and the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, and nearly 1,000 independent vendors at vintage motorcycling’s biggest bash. The Vintage Motorcycle Days event includes racing, the country’s largest motorcycle swap meet, seminars, stars from the sports past and present, bike shows and more, all designed to recapture […]

Harley Dealership. In Switzerland Bigger Is Still Better.

Last weekend March 29-30, Baechli Harley-Davidson (a.k.a. Harley Heaven) near Zurich, opened a new giant location, proving that in the fastest growing region of Switzerland, bigger is always better. Baechli is not only the largest dealership in Switzerland (among 18 others), but has been several years in a row a top world performer. In a […]

Former Daytona Racer Don Emde To Ride The 1914 Trek Of Erwin George “Cannon Ball” Baker

One century ago, in 1914, 32-year old Erwin George “Cannon Ball” Baker (March 12, 1882 – May 10, 1960) made history riding an Indian motorcycle for a 3.379-mile trek from San Diego to New York in 11 1/2 days. Don Emde, 63, the legendary former Daytona 200 race winner and member of the Motorcycle Hall Of […]

Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice To Merge With Motorsports Aftermarket Group

The official announcement was made yesterday afternoon. Tucker Rocky/Biker Choice (LDI LLC) has agreed to merge with Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG) owned by majority shareholder Leonard Green & Partners. LDI LLC, the sole shareholder of Tucker Rocky / Biker’s Choice, will become the majority shareholder of the combined company. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., the […]

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