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2017 Daytona Bike Week. Harley-Davidson Festivities.

As a new riding season kicks off in Florida during the 76th annual Daytona Bike Week.76th Harley-Davidson welcomes riders with warm sunshine and cool motorcycles Once again Harley-Davidson is the official motorcycle of Daytona Bike Week, and the Motor Company is ready to host all riders March 11-18 with special events, parties and free demo […]

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Postcards From Swiss-Moto. February 16-19.

Swiss Moto is Switzerland’s biggest motorcycle industry event. For 4 days, the focus is on new vehicle models, on custom bikes, on new accessories and innovation in the clothing sector. Add some spectacular shows and you will attract in Zurich 75,000 visitors from Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Italy. The bike show is very international and […]

The Doobie Brothers Return To The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

After five fruitful decades The Doobie Brothers have produced a bedrock of classic hits that resonate with Sturgis Buffalo Chip® fans. Now, this long-time fan favorite will be bringing their powerful live performance to the venue’s Wolfman Jack main stage on Monday, Aug. 7. The band is just the second of many world-class performers yet to […]

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The New 2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic. Vintage Styling With Modern Touring Amenities.

Indian Motorcycle’s newly crafted Roadmaster Classic is designed to bring back the splendor of touring across the open road. The new Roadmaster Classic has eye-catching vintage style, but is blended with cutting-edge technology and comfort. The Roadmaster Classic is rich in leather and luxury featuresIt features: the industry-leading Ride Command infotainment system, along with heated […]

Valerie Thompson Named First Female Member Of Bonneville 200 MPH Club Board of Directors

Professional Motorcycle Driver & Team Owner Valerie Thompson, the world Fastest Female Motorcycle Racer was appointed to the prestigious Bonneville 200 MPH Club board of directors during their recent meeting at the National Hot Rod Association Museum in Pomona California. Thompson is a seven-time land speed record holder, team owner/driver and member of six different […]

Carl Reese To Attempt Breaking The Motorcycle Endurance Record Of 2,023.50 Miles In 24 Hours

In 10 days, Carl Reese will try to break this motorcycle endurance record riding a BMW K1600GT. He is the current unofficial holder of the solo motorcycle “cannonball” record from LA to New York City in 38-hours and 49-minutes. The new solo motorcycle 24-hour distance record will be attempted on a 8.5 mile oval track […]

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3rd Edition Custom Show Emirates. March 30 – April 1, 2017

The event is scheduled for March 30 – April 1st, 2017 at the huge Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) in Abu Dhabi. It will host again the prestigious “Middle East Biker Build Off” and a Bikes Show organized by renowned motorcycle journalist and promoter Frank Sander. In this competition the best bike builders of […]

Daytona Bike Week. Inaugural Sons Of Speed Vintage Motorcycle Race. March 17-18.

Last October, due to the damage caused to the New Smyrna Speedway by Hurricane Matthew, the inaugural Sons of Speed vintage motorcycle racing had to be postponed. The event is now scheduled during Daytona Bike Week with practice on Friday March 17 and racing on March 18. Imagined by Billy Lane, Sons of Speed is […]

Excelsior Henderson Looking For A Partner For A Full Relaunch

Aaron, Bell International is retained as the exclusive agent for Excelsior-Henderson Motorcycles to seek a strategic relationship for the reintroduction of the brand to the marketplace. “We look forward to working with Excelsior-Henderson during this exciting time in America, with the resurgence of manufacturing pride and interest in motorsports,” states Ralph Bellizzi, founder and president […]

Harley-Davidson Flat Track Racing Team Will Use The New XG750R For The 1st Time In Daytona

The Harley XG750R replaces the well known XR750. It is a racing-only machine developed around the Revolution X liquid-cooled V-twin engine powering the Street 750 production model. The purebred racing engine will be available at the dealer in Street 750 motorcycle. It is assembled in Kansas at the at Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operations. The […]

2017 Roland Sands Hooligan Flat Track Races. Thrills And Spills.

Organized by RSD and nicknamed the “Thrills And Spills” of Flat Track Racing, the 2017 Super Hooligan National Championship Series is a 10-round competition. It gets started this Sunday in Oregon and will end the weekend of October 13-14 in California. The races have been located in parallel to some of the best events in […]

4th Edition Of The Mama Tried Motorcycle Show. February 18-19, 2017.

For those who don’t know the Mama Tried Motorcycle Show. presented by Harley-Davidson is an indoor invitational founded for one reason: to connect motorcycles, builders, fans, and riders in the heartland and beyond. It features over 100 motorcycles from builders of all calibers—flat-tracker, hill climber, chopper, and bar hopper.The show will hold its fourth annual exhibition […]

Harley-Davidson Is Introducing A New King Of The Road. The Road King® Special.

The Road King® Special is the transformation that no one saw coming. The first-ever blacked-out Milwaukee-Eight® 107 V-Twin engine for an all-new style and attitude Road King. “The Road King Special pounds down the boulevard like a gleaming locomotive rolling through a train yard at midnight,” said Brad Richards, Harley-Davidson Vice-President of Styling and Design. […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson CEO Matt Levatich Announced Roll-Out Of 50 new “high impact” Bikes Over The next 5 years. It will probably include production of Harley’s first-ever electric bike called Livewire which was originally unveiled in 2014. Because foreign bike makers use currency exchange fluctuations to offer discounts in the US, Levatich also said that he is […]

Why Harley-Davidson Can’t Benefit From Victory’s Demise

I reproduce below what I think is a great analysis by Rich Duprey for the Motley Fool. In it, he explains why the demise of Victory Motorcycles will not help Harley-Davidson, quite the opposite. I agree with him that the exit of Victory is only going to intensify the competition against the industry leader. Read, […]

First Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 2017 Concert Announced. George Thorogood & The Destroyers.

George Thorogood and the Destroyers will be performing for fans at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® on Thursday, Aug. 10 and they’re still “Bad to the Bone.” The band’s show will follow Doug Danger’s Rattlesnake Jump, an attempt to jump Evel Knievel’s 1972 Harley-Davidson 120ft. over a pit filled with live rattlesnakes. George Thorogood And The Destroyers […]

The Forged Invitational Caffeine and Octane At The Beach. Jekyll Island, Georgia March 17-19.

This coming St Patrick weekend (March 17-19) one of the country’s largest and most nationally recognized cars and coffee event heads to the beautiful and idyllic setting of Jekyll Island, Georgia. During the Caffeine and Octane At The Beach event will be held the inaugural Forged Invitational featuring some of the best builders in the country. […]

This 1912 Henderson Four Sold For $490,000 At Last Weekend Las Vegas Auction

It was known as the Duesenberg of motorcycles. This unrestored Henderson Four born in 1912, the first year of Henderson’s existence, with original paint and tires, was hammered for $490,000 at last weekend Mecum Las Vegas Auction. Its original price was $325. Its four cylinders were arranged in a row and placed longitudinally in the […]

Vintage Motorcycles Racing Is Back In Australia

Vintage motorcycle racing returns in many countries around the world. In Australia, it’s beach racing on the south coast, where races will be held for the first time since 1953. The Levis Motorcycle Club will host a two-day classic event at Sellicks Beach on February 18 and 19 featuring competitors from every mainland Australian state. […]

Would You Like To Become a Vanguard Roadster Test-Rider For A Day?

Starting at $29,995, the Vanguard Roadster was introduced last December in New York City as “a premium motorcycle within reach”. Vanguard Moto is currently developing and testing the prototype, a multi-month process with input from vendors, experts, specialists…and of riders like you. Before a new motorcycle can be put in the hands of customers, a […]

President Donald Trump Canceled Visit To Harley-Davidson Factory Amid Planned Protests

President Trump’s planned Thursday visit to the Harley factory has been canceled because the White House was not comfortable with likely protests because of his controversial immigration executive order. He was supposed to tour the facility and planned to sign executive orders related to American manufacturing. Instead, tomorrow Thursday morning, a couple of Harley executives will […]

Harley-Davidson Reports Fourth Quarter, Full-Year 2016 Results.

For the full-year 2016, worldwide Harley-Davidson retail motorcycle sales were down 1.6 percent compared to 2015. U.S. retail sales decreased 3.9 percent, partially offset by international growth of 2.3 percent. In the fourth quarter, worldwide retail sales of new Harley-Davidson motorcycles declined 0.5 percent versus the prior year behind modest declines in some international markets […]

Recall For 2016-2017 Triumph T120 Bonneville

The Triumph Bonneville T120 and T120 Black models come with heated grips. When turned on, these heated grips can expand and cause the throttle to stick open, creating a risk of crash. Under number SB 546, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a recall for 1390 units of these 2016-2017 models. Triumph will […]

The Best Custom Motorcycles From Europe At Italy Motor Bike Expo (Jan 20-21-22)

Verona, Italy is famous for being the setting of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” with a lot of tourists visiting a 14th-century residence with a tiny balcony overlooking a courtyard said to be “Juliet’s House.” But each January Verona is the epicenter of the custom culture thanks to the Motor Bike Expo attracting 160,000 visitors eager […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson York Plant Temporarely Closed. Regional news station WGAL, Harley confirmed Harley temporarily closed its plant in York, Pennsylvania, which it says it does from time to time. No official reason was officially provided. The York facility is where Harley assembles its Touring, Softail, CVO, and Trike motorcycles, as well as performs various manufacturing operations […]

Breaking News. Erik Buell Racing To Shut Down Again

Sad news again, this one from Erik Buell Racing (EBR) The company announced that it is winding down its operations. The decision was taken due to the company’s difficulty at finding new dealers in a very soft US motorcycle market. Without distribution, 2016 sales were very weak and year 2017 was presenting an even greater […]



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