The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) welcomes a new OEM partner to the 2014 event this October 16-19 in Orlando, Florida, as California-based Zero Motorcycles, maker of high performance electric motorcycles, will be exhibiting and hosting its 2015 National Dealer Convention at AIMExpo. Zero’s assessment of last year’s inaugural AIMExpo led them to the conclusion […]
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Zero Motorcycles To Exhibit And Host National Dealer Convention At 2014 American International Motorcycle ExpoPublished by Cyril Huze July 24th, 2014 in Builders and Events.
I am heartbroken to have to announce that Ross Tomas, the 20-year old son of friends of the industry Mike and Carolyn Tomas from Kiwi Indian, passed away yesterday evening Wednesday July 22, 2014 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was wearing a helmet. Ross had an inherited passion for motorcycles and I […]
Polaris Second Quarter 2014 Results. EPS Increased 26%, Net Income Increases 21%. Motorcycles Division Increased 107% Versus Same Period.Published by Cyril Huze July 22nd, 2014 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In Sturgis Jesse James Will Trade Two Wheels For Four To Race The Off Road Championship At The Buffalo ChipPublished by Cyril Huze July 15th, 2014 in Editorial and Events.
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 […]
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® 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. […]
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 […]
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?Published by Cyril Huze July 10th, 2014 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, 2014Published by Cyril Huze July 8th, 2014 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 6thPublished by Cyril Huze July 1st, 2014 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
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 […]