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All Of Erik Buell Racing In Liquidation Again Beginning June 7.

I am not sure if the saga of American motorcycle sport company EBR which produced street and racing motorcycles, is going to end on June 7, or will continue under a new form/ownership that nobody in the industry can predict. The only thing we know for sure is that EBR shut down beginning of the […]

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Burt Munro 50th Anniversary World Speed Record Celebrated This Year In Bonneville By Burt’s Great Nephew Lee Racing A Current Day Indian Scout Streamliner

Fifty years ago a motorcyclist from New Zealand entered the record books in a never-to-be-forgotten moment on the Bonneville Salt Flats on his Indian Scout Streamliner. Celebrated in the featured film, “The World’s Fastest Indian,” Burt Munro transcends motorcycling and is an icon for pushing personal boundaries and rising above conventional limitations. To commemorate Burt’s […]

Harley-Davidson Building A Factory In Thailand To Serve Its International Customers. United Steelworkers (USW) Strongly Condemns.

The Milwaukee-based company said that this new factory will not affect its U.S. operations. “Asia Pacific is a growth market for Harley-Davidson because of its expanding economy, growing middle class, positive consumer spending trends and increasing market demand for larger motorcycle sales,” a spokesman for the company said. But United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo […]

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2017 Harley Dome Cologne Germany

For the 4th year, Harley-Davidson welcomed bikers May 20-21 downtown Cologne near the famous Church and around for festivities, a parade of 2500 riders to the Rhine river. It was followed by a 2-daybike show sponsored by Metzeler and Custom Chrome Europe. The event is free of access for the public at large, but each […]

The Motorcycle Community Mourns The Loss Of Nicky Hayden

Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden died in hospital on Monday, five days after he was hit by a car while training on his bicycle. Hayden was training on the Rimini coast following a motorcycle race at nearby Imola. He was 35. Hayden won the MotoGP title in 2006, finishing narrowly ahead of Italian great […]

“Moby Dick” Brough Superior SS100 Is Back To Auction

Kmown as one of the most valuable motorcycles in the world, the Brough Superior SS100. nicknamed in 1931 “Moby Dick” by UK Motor Cycling is going again to auction in Italy on May 27. The SS100 was proclaimed as “the fastest privately owned machine in the world” at that time. At its last auction the […]

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In Memory Of Client And Friend Paul Gren 1964-2017

“About 10 years ago, Cyril created the bike you see here for a man who became a great friend to me. We met after the bike was delivered to Paul Gren, here in Longwood, Florida. There were some teething pains, and Cyril asked if we could sort them out for Paul, which we did. The […]

Harley-Davidson And Wounded Warrior Project Surprise Veteran With New Bike To Launch Mission “Thank you”

Harley-Davidson has teamed up with Adam Sandoval – the founder of ScootinAmerica, an initiative that focuses on giving back to our military members – to launch MISSION: “THANK YOU”. MISSION” “THANK YOU” launched at San Diego Harley-Davidson yesterday morning. Harley-Davidson and Sandoval worked with Wounded Warrior Project to honor a WWP alumnus and veteran from […]

KTM Reveals World’s First Fuel-Injected Two-Stroke Motorcycles

KTM has unveiled two new two-stroke Enduro bikes. Both bikes use transfer port injection technology and are the world’s first (not road legal) fuel-injected two-stroke motorcycles. The new Transfer Port Injection is a system which essentially uses two injectors to feed fuel into the transfer ports of the cylinder, mixing it with the flow of […]

Avon Tyres North America Sponsors Vintage Racer Brittany Olsen

Avon Tyres North America is sponsoring vintage motorcycle racer and Spirit of Sturgis Vintage Festival organizer Brittany Olsen throughout 2017. Olsen started the year right with a win at Billy Lane’s Inaugural Sons of Speed Vintage Races in Daytona, Florida, and will ride her 1923 Harley-Davidson Board Track Racer outfitted with Avon Speedmaster-MKII and GP tires at various […]

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Harley-Davidson And Urban Outfitters Settle The T-Shirt Fight. Shoppers won’t be seeing the Harley-Davidson emblem in Urban Outfitters any more. Harley has agreed to drop its lawsuit against Urban Outfittersso long as the Philadelphia-based retailer never again sells merchandise that bears any symbols that resemble Harley’s logos. Zero Motorcycle’s new “Don’t Wait for Washington” Program. The […]

Spy Shot Of The Royal Enfield Continent GT 750

Expected to go on sale this year, it will be a direct competitor of the Harley Davidson Street 750. Powered for the first time by a 750 cc twin-cylinder engine, the chassis Instead of liquid cooling, plans to use an oil-cooler. The Royal Enfield Continental GT 750 has the chassis from the Royal Enfield Continental […]

Pop Evil Will Pair With Ozzy Osbourne On The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Wolfman Jack Stage

Top rockers with pockets full of hits will set the stage on fire for the Prince of Darkness on Wednesday, Aug. 9.  What already was shaping up to be an unforgettable day at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip®has may become the hottest ticket in town, as the venue has secured chart-topping hard rock band Pop Evil to open for Ozzy Osbourne […]

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J&P Cycles Set A Company Record in April 2017 With Over 100,000 Customer Online, Phone And Retail Transactions.

During the same time period J&P Cycles received a Bizrate customer rating of 9.2 (out of 10) in “likelihood to recommend” J&P Cycles to others. Bizrate is the leading source of online retail customer satisfaction data. “To achieve this level of growth and trust from riders means a great deal to us, especially as we approach […]

9th Annual Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2017 Biker Belles®

The Buffalo Chip’s Biker Belles continues the tradition of honoring women in motorcycling with special guests, new features and old friends. An inclusive opportunity to celebrate women in motorcycling and connect with those who are shaping the industry, driving change and breaking long-held traditions. The event will take place Tuesday, Aug. 8 during the Buffalo Chip’s ninth […]

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Strong Rumor Of The Week. Royal Enfield Trying To Buy Ducati. Royal Enfield would have approached Ducati Motor SPA owned by German auto conglomerate Volkswagen AG. Royal Enfield is the second Indian manufacturer after Hero MotoCorp, that is rumored to be in consideration to acquire the Italian motorcycle brand. While neither Ducati nor Royal Enfield […]

Harley-Davidson And EagleRider Join Forces To Create Premier Motorcycle Rental Program. Offering Now current Model Year Harley-Davidson motorcycle Fleet.

Harley-Davidson Motor Company today announced an exclusive alliance with EagleRider, the world’s largest motorcycle rental, travel and tour company. Motorcycle enthusiasts and travelers will now be able to rent and tour on the most current Harley-Davidson Touring and Cruiser motorcycles at EagleRider locations around the country. Customers will also benefit from an expanded network of […]

Polaris To Exhibit Model Year 2018 Indian Motorcycle & Slingshot Lineup At AIMExpoi Columbus, Ohio

The Polaris Motorcycle Division announced it will make its American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) debut in September at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The appearance of both Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, and Polaris Slingshot, the bold three-wheeled roadster, will allow the motorcycle industry and consumers alike to be one of the first to view […]

Harley-Davidson And Jeep Brand Together Again For 2017 In EMEA

Harley-Davidson and the Jeep brand have renewed and strengthened their European partnership for the fourth consecutive year. The Jeep brand will now be a key partner and official sponsor of major Harley-Davidson events and rallies throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Brands don’t come much more iconic than either Harley-Davidson or Jeep and both […]

2017 Sturgis Rally. Michael Lichter Will Present “Old Iron-Young Blood” Exhibition.

For his new ”Motorcycle As Art’ exhibition at the Buffalo Chip in August during the Sturgis rally, Custom Builders and Artists under the age of 36 Display will display their creations. In addition to the age limit imposed on participants, every bike you’ll see in the display will have been completed within just a few […]

Ace Cafe Orlando Grand Opening Is May 19 Weekend

Ace Cafe Orlando, the first North American location of the celebrated London-based cafe, makes its world debut on Friday, May 19. Guests are invited to kick-start the grand opening weekend of the all-new, full-throttle, rock ‘n roll destination Ace Cafe with a cuppa coffee and tea when the Ace officially opens its doors to the […]

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Polaris Working On Indian Branded e-Bike To Replace Former Victory ‘Empulse. Objective, to create a fun Indian model with long distance range on a single charge, the accepted standard in the industry being about 120-140 miles on a single charge. short-cycle urban mobility market that has largely been the province of E-bikes so far. To […]

Reminder. The 2017 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Takes Place May The 6th

The 9th Annual Celebration of the Motorcycling will be held May 6th at the California and Lodge & Golf Club and will feature an expansive selection of the finest and rarest vintage and modern motorcycles as well as leading motorsports and lifestyle vendors, food and beverages, live music and family entertainment. Below, a video from […]

11th Pied Piper’s Annual Industry Benchmarking Study Of U.S. Motorcycle Dealerships. BMW Ranked First. Harley Second. Indian And Ducati Third.

Helping brand dealers understand how motorcycle shoppers become buyers is the objective of this annual Pied Piper’s Study. BMW ranks first in Satisfaction Index of shoppers. The study measured treatment of motorcycle shoppers who visited a dealership, with rankings by brand determined by the Pied Piper PSI process, which ties “mystery shopping” measurement and scoring […]

May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month

The riding season begins across America and the month of May is highlighted as The Motorcycle Awareness Month to alert the non-riding public to be on the lookout for motorcyclists. The Motorcycle Awareness Month, launched by AMA in the early 1980s and adopted by many state motorcycle-rights organizations, government entities and AMA-sanctioned clubs, is observed […]



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