Three top racers will pilot the all-new Indian Scout FTR750 race bike in historic return to racing with one goal — winning. Named after the famed Wrecking Crew of the 1940s and 1950s, the three riders will make history in 2017 as Indian Motorcycle continues its bold and aggressive return to AMA Pro Flat Track […]
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Three World Class Flat Track Racers Chosen For The 2017 Indian Wrecking Crew. First Factory Racing Effort Since 1953.Published by Cyril Huze September 27th, 2016 in Builders, Editorial and Events.
AMA Pro Racing has announced the official rebranding of the all-new American Flat Track (AFT) series – formerly known as AMA Pro Flat Track. The rebranding of the series coincides with the dawn of a new era for America’s favorite motorcycle sport, which includes a restructured class system as well as a re-envisioning of the […]
Yesterday Sunday, the last day of the Motorcycle Cannonball included 101 miles, a dust storm, warm temperatures and several breakdowns. But they made it. Carlsbad, California residents rolled out the red carpet and stood cheering as 67 worn and weary riders made history on Sunday afternoon. The end of an epic journey across our great […]
With the collaboration of Felicia Morgan. Yesterday was the last full day of riding for the Cannonballers who are still able. There are several who no longer have the ability, including #22, Jeff Lauritsen from Nebraska. He was hit by a guy in a Dune Buggy yesterday as he was coming into Lake Havasu, Arizona. […]
In parallel to Daytona Biketoberfest, the 2016 Orlando AIMExpo at the Orange County Convention Center will be held October 13-16 (Oct 13-14 is for trade & media. October 15-16 open to the public) and is the single most important motorcycle and powersports event of its type in the US and the North America. About 500 […]
The New Indian Scout FTR750 Will Turn Some Demo Laps For The First Time This Weekend. Indian Motorcycle will kick off an exciting weekend at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, California this weekend with Short Track Hooligan Racing featuring the Indian Motorcycle SuperHooligan class as well as featuring the Indian Scout FTR750 that […]
For stage 12, riders arrived yesterday in Williams, Arizona. Today Friday September 23rd, they ride 232 miles to Lake Havasu City, Arizona. Ranking after the jump. The Grand finish is Sunday in Carlsbad, California.
Last series of postcards from Faaker See, Austria where was held the 2016 edition of European Bike Week (photos @ H. Roesler)
With the contribution of Felicia Morgan. It’s getting real out here, folks. With just 769 miles left in this coast-to-coast pilgrimage, the gypsies are looking bedraggled. Constant night time rebuilds have taken their toll on man, machine and stockpiled parts bins. The Indian guys have begged, borrowed and shared all they have and there’s not […]
Jody Perewitz took her all new 120”, turbo charged V-Twin down the salts in blistering fashion. Initially she and her team worked speeds up to 200 mph. Then Jody made a first run of 199 mph which was backed up with a 206 mph one. Later she hit the mile at 202 and exited at […]
After 9 days on the road, the Motorcycle Cannonball riders were staring down what they considered the most crucial day of the 16-day run. Realizing the altitude could effect riders as much as the steep inclines would affect the engines had crews and pilots concerned as they hit the road for the 264-mile day into […]
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. Classic Vintage Style Motorcycling Event And Charity Ride. Sunday September 25, 2016Published by Cyril Huze September 21st, 2016 in Editorial and Events.
Since 2013, this international event of classic and vintage styled motorcycles is that raising awareness and funds for the “November Foundation’s” men’s health programs. On Sunday September 25th, more than 50,000 dapper riders in over 500 cities across 90 countries will unite for the world’s largest motorcycling charity event. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride was founded in […]
With the contribution of Felicia Morgan. A thick fog enshrouded the starting line for the Motorcycle Cannonball on Monday morning, the 9th day into the a 16 day trek across these great United States. Riders were anxious to hit the road after the day off and were milling about when out of the dampness stepped […]
(with the contribution of Felicia Morgan) Nobody on the Cannonball ever wakes up and says, “You know, I think I’ll call in sick today.” Even when it rains; which it has. Or when it’s hot; which it has been and will be again. Or when the horizon seems unobtainable since, well, that is the best […]
Friday’s ride out of Missouri included a trip along Historic Route 66 through small rural communities nestled between corn and soybean crops/ Then riders found themselves in the midst of a deluge. Again. For the seventh day on the road, 71 Cannonball warriors took to the field and charged headlong into the wind, rain, thunder […]
Breaking News. American International Motorcycle Expo Announces Move to New Host City For 2017. Columbus, Ohio.Published by Cyril Huze September 16th, 2016 in Editorial and Events.
The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) has revealed its plan to move North America’s premier powersports trade show to a new host city in 2017, with Columbus, Ohio, set to welcome the industry next fall. The Greater Columbus Convention Center (GCCC) will open its doors to hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of dealer and consumer […]
Thursday’s start found riders anxious to hit the road with high spirits. Milling about to greet one another is a favorite way to start the day, regardless of the overcast skies. There’s plenty of sunshine among our crowd. There are 9 riders who have come off the list and at least 3 of those have gone […]
Discovery’s Miniseries “Harley And The Davidsons” Delivered 4.4 Million Viewers. It was the most watched single-network cable miniseries in 3.5 years (since “The Bible”) This was also Discovery’s highest-rated rookie series ever among 25-54. Airing 3 consecutive nights from September 5-7, HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS was the #1 cable program across P/M25-54 (excluding sports) and […]
Wednesday’s ride was incredible for those who were roadworthy. Morning’s sunlight filtered through a slight mist and smokey mountain glens that made for the kind of moments to dream of. Temps were cool, which also pleased the ancient engines. The highlight of the day was the trip across the Wabash bridge which caused a few […]
Metzeler Tires and Indian Larry Motorcycles Raffling Off Famous Metzeler Custom Bike to Benefit Aidan Jack Seeger FoundationPublished by Cyril Huze September 15th, 2016 in Builders, Customs and Events.
Metzeler Tires and Indian Larry Motorcycles will be holding a raffle to benefit the Aidan Jack Seeger Foundation, a charity established to help fight Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD). One lucky winner will receive an incredible prize: the world-famous Indian Larry custom METZELER custom bike that is used in METZELER’S “follow your dream” contest. The bike will be fitted with ME 888 […]
(With the contribution of Felicia Morgan) Tuesday morning’s starting line in Chillicothe, Ohio saw 70 Motorcycle Cannonball riders anxious to hit the wind and change their ranks on the score sheet of daily miles across these great United States. Seeing the country one State Route at a time is exciting enough, but on the back of […]
Last weekend, the 19th edition of the European Bike Week attracted be crowds of bikers around Lake Faak in Austria. In addition to the traditional entertainment and to rows of vendors, 2 major bike shows organized by Harley-Davidson and Custom Chrome Europe. These 2 ride-in shows are the highlights of the week and were blessed […]
More disaster plagued the Motorcycle Cannonball riders as they covered another 218-miles of their 3,304 transcontinental ride across America. Even the sweep trucks are groaning under the pressure and one gave up entirely along the backroads of West Virginia. German rider #61 lost his engine when the cylinder top blew off. A whopping 25 riders […]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) released 2015 data concerning motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. This data also included information on motorcyclist fatalities. The data comes from NHTSA’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) as well as the National Automotive Sampling System and General Estimates System. The information provides an overall measure of highway safety, […]
Yesterday September 11, rider #93, Scott Jacobs crashed his 1915 H-D after hitting gravel on the pavement along the route. He will need surgery and his wife Sharon is at his side (photo of Sharon & Scott before start). Riders pull out of Morgantown WV on day 3. There are only 30 riders left in […]
They are born again brands. Triumph, Norton, Indian, MV Augusta among others. And now Brough Superior. The renaissance can be the effort of a few men or of a big corporation. It doesn’t matter. As motorcycle lovers we can only wish them success. After 3 years of designing, of prototyping, of road testing, of jumping […]