Last weekend May 19-22, Italy Biker Fest celebrated its 30th anniversary. Epicenter of the event is Lignano Sabbiadoro, one of the main beach resorts in northern Italy and on the Adriatic Sea coast. A few postcards of this Italian major motorcycle event.
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Maryland Becomes Second State to Pass Motorcyclist Anti-Profiling Law.The motorcyclists of Maryland counted a major victory last week when Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill into law that would expressly prohibit the profiling of motorcyclists within the state. Maryland is now the second state to pass a motorcycle anti-profiling law. Washington state passed related legislation in […]
Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, is proud to announce its partnership with the Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride, a cross-country group ride that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Augusta and Adeline Van Buren’s courageous and unprecedented motorcycle journey across the United States. In 1916 the Van Buren Sisters were the first women to traverse the […]
Victory Thunder Versus Victory Lightning. Victory Racing Gas Project 156 And Electric Empulse RR At Pikes Peak Hill Climb.Published by Cyril Huze May 21st, 2016 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
Victory Motorcycles®, positioning its models as the “Modern American Muscle” brand will be racing up the mountain with two very different motorcycles in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), an event that marks its 100th anniversary in 2016. In an epic gas vs. electric battle in the experimental class, Victory Racing’s® Project 156™ […]
Pabst Brewing Company Auctioning This Custom Bike Valued At $25,000 To Benefit Non-Profit Operation HomefrontPublished by Cyril Huze May 20th, 2016 in Builders, Customs, Editorial and Events.
Past Brewing Company, established in 1844, and whose Pabst Blue Ribbon beer sales are experiencing a revival after a 2 decade-long slump, got the good idea to ask Brandon Holstein of The Speed Merchant to build a custom bike to benefit Operation Homefront and military families during the month of May, Military Appreciation Month. Starting […]
Victory Motorcycles is returning with the Victory Racing team to compete in the Isle of Man TT Zero race with an all-new electric race bike called the Victory RR. The Victory RR has been developed over the past year using data gathered during last year’s TT Zero and will be ridden by William Dunlop. Victory’s […]
The Swiss town of Basel is located where the Swiss, French and German borders meet. The city is a multi-cultural pocket-size metropolis with 40 Museums in a small geographical area. Basel’s residents are crazy about art and maybe there is no better place in western Europe to organize an event blending traditional and motorcycle art. […]
Harley is debuting a new strategy, going to the streets to recruit younger riders of competitive brands…The company created its first-ever free motorcycle-share pop up so everyone (at least through Friday) can test ride a new motorcycle and feel the difference of the nimble Roadster’s air-cooled 1200cc V-Twin engine in urban environments. From today Wednesday to […]
To the bands already announced, the Sturgis Buffalo Chip is adding 2 new ones to celebrate its 35th Anniversary. Find out in this video.
The Slingshot Blue Fire SL Limited Edition is the most exclusive vehicle yet of the Slingshot lineup. The vehicle is currently available, in limited quantities, at Polaris Slingshot dealers nationwide. Polaris has listened to its customers and is offering the most requested color to date – Blue Fire, with a first-from-the-factory White Lightning muscle stripes. […]
Victory Motorcycles Launches “The Road Home Challenge” To Raise Awareness And At Least $100,000 For Iraq And Afghanistan VeteransPublished by Cyril Huze May 17th, 2016 in Editorial and Events.
Victory Motorcycles® invites everyone to take “The Road Home Challenge” and make a contribution to Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), an organization committed to providing support and resources to the newest generation of U.S. military veterans. The goal of The Road Home Challenge is to raise $100,000 for IAVA by the end […]
Goodbye Star Motorcycles. Yamaha created the Star Motorcycles sub-brand about 20 years ago to attract US consumers not inclined to buy Japanese motorcycles. In other countries, the same Star motorcycles were sold under the Yamaha name. Although Star Motorcycles became a separate company in 2006, the strategy had little success and sales remained poor. Yamaha […]
27-year old Brittney Olsen must be the youngest vintage motorcycle racer. After finding out the Sturgis city’s plans to close down the old track for good, Brittney began to think of a way to revive the Sturgis half-mile and its glorious motorcycle racing. In 2015 she founded 20th Century Racing and claimed two of her […]
Nicknamed “Italy’s Daytona” Biker Fest is celebrating this year 30 years of biker lifestyle and of custom bikes innovation. It’s one of Europe biggest party and it will happen May 19-22 in and around the city of Lignano-Sabbiadoro on the Italian Adriatic coast. 4 days of demo rides, bike shows, stunt shows, Classic cars and […]
A new level of darkness has arrived. Indian Motorcycle introduced the Chieftain Dark Horse, a blacked-out hard bagger that allows riders to easily customize their ride and hit the highway in head-turning style. The 2016 Chieftain Dark Horse offers a ton of matte black, a flicker of chrome, and a wealth of features to roll […]
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® continues its commitment to education and the growth of South Dakota’s motorcycle industry with its sixth annual Buffalo Chip Challenge. The program utilizes award-winning veteran custom builders Keith Terry, Randy Cramer and Chris Malo to serve as instructors and mentors to students customizing two stock motorcycles. In an ongoing effort to […]
For the second year Abu Dhabi on the northeastern part of the Persian Gulf in the Arabian Peninsula is hosting the Emirates Custom Show. The city is well known for being the horsepower capital of this part of the world with the region population sharing a strong taste for everything bling. The Emirates Custom Show […]
Women know about the preconceived perceptions most people still have about them riding a motorcycle. The Annual International Female ride Day is about changing these perceptions, empowering women, igniting female rider camaraderie and recruiting new participants to the sport of motorcycling. The International Female Ride Day (IFRD) is a global ride day occurring yearly on the […]
Inspired by early 20th-century board-track racers, the Sons of Speed races hearken back to a stripped down, wide-open approach to motorcycle riding. The inaugural races are set to be held at New Smyrna Speedway’s half-mile banked racetrack 3939 Florida 44, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168 on Saturday October 15, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. […]
8th Annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Biker Belles® Event. Under The Theme Of “Two-Wheeled Transformation”Published by Cyril Huze May 4th, 2016 in Editorial and Events.
You all know that the sport of motorcycling has witnessed considerable changes over the years. The bikes themselves have become more reliable, comfortable and safer. Not only have the bikes and attitudes about bikes and bikers changed, but the act of riding itself transforms the attitude of the rider. The eighth annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s […]
Swiss endurance Rider Urs “Grizzly” is on his fourth of six continents in 100-day ride challenge. He is 25 riding days and 16,932 miles into his quest to set a new world record by circumnavigating six continents in less than 100 riding days aboard his Victory Motorcycles® Cross Country Tour. The Victory Cross Country Tour […]
Formally known as the Bub 7 Streamliner, a motorcycle that set in 2009 on the Bonneville Salt Flats the all time world Land Speed Record with a two-way average speed of 367.382 mph, this exceptional machine could reclaim its title with the right pilot and sponsors. The number 7 is tunnel tested with tires tested […]
Starting today Sunday, May 01, 2016 until Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 10:00 AM Central, Erik Buell Racing is selling excess assets of machinery, equipment, motorcycle parts and personal Property. Financing is available. You can preview all machinery & parts May 9 & 10 from 9am to 5 pm. Removal has to be done May 12 to […]
The 2017 Victory Motorcycles® Octane® is set to make its television debut Saturday, April 30, at 10 AM CT / 11 AM ET, in the season premiere of Velocity’s Car Fix http://www.velocity.com/tv-shows/car-fix/ the essential “how to” automotive series that features the talented dynamic duo of Lou Santiago and Jared Zimmerman. In each episode of “Car […]
Sturgis Full Throttle Saloon To Be Located At The Broken Spoke Campground Property Now Called Pappy Hoel Campground and Resort. In September 2015, The Sturgis Full Throttle Saloon burned to the ground in an overnight fire. The proprietors Michael & Angie Ballard and partner Jesse James Dupree will re-build the Full Throttle Saloon on the […]
Not a motorcycle but a 2-wheeler, you must respect a company (Italy’s Piaggio & C. SpA) that has introduced the Vespa seven decades ago ans sold over 18 million units worldwide since 1946. With for objective to compete with the motorcycles of the time by offering a 2-wheeler easier to ride and to maintain, Corroding […]