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Norton Motorcycles Working On A 650cc Urban Tracker To Compete In Surging Midsize Market

In July 2017, Norton entered into a 20-year Design and Licence agreement with Zongshen Manufacturing of China for a new, 650cc twin-cylinder engine. The midsize market is surging all over the world and the twin-cylinder 650 cc segment is the most promising in the US, Europe and Asia. Norton just revealed a 650 cc  ‘an […]

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Rock the Holidays Sweepstakes. Winner To Receive “Bad to the Bone” Prize. A George Thorogood Autographed Guitar and $200 Hot Leathers Shopping Spree.

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has teamed up with one of the biggest names in music and one of the hottest name in apparel to offer fans the chance to win a unique holiday prize. The winner of the 2017 Buffalo Chip Rock the Holidays Sweepstakes will receive a sleek Epiphone Les Paul Special II guitar […]

Motoauct.Com. A New Online Auction Platform Dedicated To Vintage Motorcycles.

Founded by two vintage motorcycle enthusiasts, Jason Delacroix and Jason Williams, the site Motoauct.Com went live in October 2017 and started gathering its first users immediately. With over forty years of experience with vintage bike auctions, restoration and sales between them, the two founders wanted to make things easy for buyers and sellers while also […]

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Postcards From Milan EICMA Show (November 7-12)

EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori), annual trade show in Milan, Italy features a lot of custom motorcycles. is frequently used by manufacturers to debut new models.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 2100 Motorcycles For Headlight Issue

Indian Motorcycle is recalling up to 2,100 of certain-model 2017-2018 Indian Chief, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles. Some of these motorcycles may be equipped with a European-market E4 compliant, not US-market, halogen headlight assembly. Consequently, these vehicles […]

99 Years Ago Today. The First American Enters Germany On A Harley. The Iconic Picture Re-Created In Original Location.

“99 years ago…, …on November 12th 1918, a photographer walked out of his studio, awoken by the sound of German military boots walking on cobblestones. Not in unison, as coming in the past four years, but slow and out of marching step. War was over November 11th at 11 a.m. The “Great War” came to […]

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The New Panigale V4. The First Mass Produced Ducati Motorcycle With A 4-Cylinder Engine

Ducati revolutionary Panigale V4 world premiere was at the Milan EICMA Show. It is called Panigale V4 and it marks a new and important chapter in Ducati’s history, a “symphony” of performance and emotions that’s 100% Italian. The Paanigale V4 is the first mass-produced Ducati motorcycle to be equipped with a 4-cylinder engine, closely derived […]

Royal Enfield Unveiled Its New 650 cc Parallel Twin To Equip Two New Models

Royal Enfield has unveiled a new 650 cc parallel twin engine at the Royal Enfield UK Technical Center at Bruntingthorpe in United Kingdom. The 2 new models running on this engine are expected to be unveiled at the EICMA Show in Milan today 7 November. It is clear that Royal Enfield, with a stronger engine, […]

Victory Motorcycles Recalling Certain 2010-2017 Models

Polaris Industries owner of the now discontinued Victory Motorcycles is recalling 26200 motorcycles (model years 2010-2017): Victory Magnum, Cross Country, Cross Roads, Tour and Hard Ball. The issue is regarding the engine potentially misfiring and and resulting in heat from the catalytic converter melting the rear brake line and nearby wiring. Damage to the brake […]

Harley-Davidson Refuses Military Wife’s Late Payment…

When Harley-Davidson dealership owner Dennis Packee wrote a letter to a soldier’s wife, he never expected it to go viral. He was only trying to reach out to an individual who he knew was going through a struggle. And although he wrote the letter from his heart, he could never have guessed that it would touch […]

CEO Matthew S. Levatich Sold 19,447 shares Of the Harley-Davison Stock

In a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th Harley-Davidson CEO Matthew S. Levatich sold 19,447 shares of the business stock HOG. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.36, for a total transaction of $940,456.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the Chief Executive Officer now directly owns 88,646 shares of the […]

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The Very Appealing 2018 Softail Street Bob

Your first reactions show me that it may be for most of you the most attractive model of the 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail lineup. Harley describes the brand new Street Bob as a “bare-bones bike with a go-anywhere DNA, a fists-in-the-wind attitude and nothing extra to weigh it down.” It has the lowest MSRP in the […]

Polaris 2017 Third Quarter Results. Return To Profitable Growth.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) this morning reported third quarter 2017 sales of $1,478.7 million, up 25 percent from $1,185.1 million for the third quarter of 2016. Adjusted sales, which excludes the impact from Victory Motorcycles® net sales for the third quarter of 2017, were $1,480.3 million for the 2017 third quarter, up 25 percent. […]

The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. Tour Dates.

The motorcycle builder competition will be stopping at 7 cities across the USA. As usual, at each tour stop, it will feature the talents of of dozen of local professional and amateur builders competing for cash and product prizes valued at $50,000, the largest purse of any competition in the United States. Classes include Freestyle, […]

Postcards From 25th Daytona Biketoberfest

The Baby Boomers Generation Has A Much higher Risk Of Fatalities Riding A Motorcycle, AAA Says

The baby boomers who made motorcycles cool are also dying on them at a higher rate than other motorcycle riders, according to a new report from AAA. The organization, analyzing federal crash data, says Baby Boomers make up a disproportionate number of motorcycle fatalities. The mortality rate for riders who are 60 or older is […]

Michelle Kumbier Named COO of Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

Harley-Davidson Inc. said Tuesday that Michelle Kumbier has been appointed Chief Operating Officer Of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. with responsibility for overseeing the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer’s U.S. and international markets in addition to her current responsibilities leading product and operations, effective immediately. Kumbier most recently served as senior vice president, Motor Company product and operations. In […]

Harley-Davidson 3rd Quarter 2017 Results. Lower Retail Sales. Revenue And Margin Down Due To Weak Industry Conditions.

Harley-Davidson worldwide retail motorcycle sales were down 6.9 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period in 2016. Harley-Davidson U.S. retail motorcycle sales were down 8.1 percent compared to the year-ago quarter, with the overall U.S. industry down 9.2 percent for the same period. Harley-Davidson’s U.S. market share for the quarter was 53.1 […]

Daytona Biketoberfest Shows And Exhibitions

Willie’s Chopper Show Old School Chopper Show. Thursday October 19, 2017. At Willie’s Tropical Tattoo 825 S Yonge St, Ormond Beach, FL 32174 From 11 am to awards at 4 pm. Most bikers and builders present in town and belonging the old school chopper scene will spend an afternoon of fun & camaraderie while showing […]

Roland Sands Presents Moto Beach Classic At Bolsa Chica (Huntington Beach, CA)

Tomorrow Saturday October 14, founder Roland Sands presents Moto Beach Classic, an event at the intersection of surf, moto and music. Roland has been dreaming about a beachfront moto event for years. Finally it’s going to happen tomorrow October 14. He has been given the keys to the kingdom at Bolsa Chica State Beach (Huntington […]

The Excelsior-Henderson Motorcycle Brand Is For Sale.

It includes the intellectual property, all federally registered trademarks, the previous motorcycle frame and engine designs, as well as the expired patents that can only be effectively exploited by the owner of Excelsior-Henderson. The brand will be auctioned off by Mecum Auctions in Las Vegas on January 27, 2018 at the South Point Hotel & […]

2017 Biketoberfest. Sons Of Speed Races And Motorcycle Car Show On October 21 St.

In addition to the Billy Lane’s Sons Of Speed races at the New Smyrna Speedway, New Smyrna FL, spectators will be entertained for free on the parking lot with “Old Speed Show:, an exhibition of race and competition-based motorcycles, cars and trucks of all ages, as well as classic hand-crafted vehicles. The exhibition is free […]

Daytona Biketoberfest 25th Anniversary. October 19-22, 2017

“Not too hot, not too humid, October is an amazing time of year in the Daytona Beach area, just perfect for putting those knees in the breeze…” says the official Daytona Beach website. More than 100,000 motorcyclists are expected for the 25th anniversary celebration of Biketoberfest®, an extended weekend, annual event. Bike shows, live music, scenic […]

Lowell Anderson New Director Of Brands at Tucker Rocky | Biker’s Choice.

Tucker Rocky | Biker’s Choice is pleased to announce the addition of Lowell Anderson as Director of Brands. Anderson comes to the company with an extensive background in the powersports industry. “I’m very excited to be part of the Tucker Rocky | Biker’s Choice family,” says Anderson. “As Director of Brands, I am looking forward […]

The All-New 2018 Bonneville Speedmaster. Cruiser Awesomeness.

It was unveiled last Tuesday, and after the huge success of the Triumph Bobber launched one year ago – the fastest selling model in Triumph 115-year history – one could wonder if Triumph would be able to create another hit in such a short time. And the company didn’t disappoint, offering a Cruiser with brutally […]



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