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Harley-Davidson York Plant Is Hiring 400 Seasonal Workers. Harley-Davidson York Vehicle Operations is hiring approximately 400 seasonal workers for its upcoming surge period. Surge enables Harley-Davidson to increase its manufacturing capacity to produce more bikes in anticipation of increased customer demand in the spring and summer riding months. Recruiting for these positions is starting now. Seasonal positions […]

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Breaking News. A New American Motorcycle Brand Is Born. Vanguard To Launch The Roadster In New York December 9.

Vanguard is a new brand with a premium motorcycle designed and built in Brooklyn, NY. The company is led by renowned designer Edward Jacobs and serial entrepreneur Francois-Xavier Terny. They partnered a couple years ago with the intention of “ building, with a fresh perspective and unique approach, a premium motorcycle brand of revolutionary effect.” […]

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UK Project Indian Scout Contest Winner

Indian Motorcycle dealerships across the UK were invited to build a customized Indian Scout or Scout Sixty in just 90 days in a partnership with the UK’s national motorcycle show, “Motorcycle Live”. Ten dealers took up the opportunity to show off their creations to an audience of 113,172 visitors with 1,905 of these voting for their favorite Project Scout by […]

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Polaris Slingshot. What’s Going On?

Again, I try to answer your email questions. This explanation regarding what you heard about the Polaris 3-wheel Slingshot. No doubt that it is has been, to the surprise of many, a hit as soon as it has been launched 2 years ago. The classification of the Slingshot, either as a motorcycle or an autocycle, […]

World’s Fastest Monowheel Motorcycle. 61.18 MPH.

A Monowheel motorcycle is one large wheel revolving around a track, inside which the engine and rider are housed. The driver has to control the vehicle using careful control of throttle and perfect balance. UK Monowheel Team and Kevin Scott recorded a staggering speed of 98.464 km/h (61.18 mph) on their incredible monowheel WarHorse, at […]

Bonhams Las Vegas Auction. A Strong Line-Up Of Pre-World War II Motorcycles With Extremely Rare Flying Merkel And Feilbach LTD.

The Bonhams’ seventh annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction is scheduled for January 26th at the Rio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Leading the strong line up of pre-World War II motorcycles, and leading the auction list is one of the most sought after early machines in the world – an original, unrestored 1913 Flying […]

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Ducati North America Debuts Four New Motorcycles At This Weekend Long Beach International Motorcycle Show

Ducati North America Debuts Four New Motorcycles at the 2017 Long Beach International Motorcycle Show After unveiling its newest 2017 motorcycles at EICMA in Milan, Italy, Ducati will showcase its newest flagship Superbike, the 1299 Superleggera, for the first time in North America at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show (IMS) from November 18 to […]

Chris Carr Named Chief Competition Officer of American Flat Track

With an expanded 18-race calendar and a re-envisioning of the class structure and event format on the horizon in 2017, American Flat Track has named seven-time Grand National Champion Chris Carr as Chief Competition Officer (CCO) as the sport enters the dawning of a bright new era. “We’re delighted to have Chris join the American […]

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Erik Buell Motorcycles (EBR) To Debut “Black Lightning” Model November 18 In Long Beach, California. The new Black Lightning will be introduced at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show. The Black Lightning retains the quality and performance of the 185HP 1190cc V-Twin found in the SX and RX versions. The revised gearing has improved the […]

Just Unveiled. The Vespa Electric Scooter.

Whether you think that’s happening now or in 10 years, electric motorcycles and scooters models get more attention…and sales. At last week Italy EICMA trade show, Vespa unveiled the Vespa Elettrica Electric Scooter. It will be available second half of 2017. Latest 2-wheel electric power technology is promised, but no details so far.

Postcards From 2016 EICMA In Milan. November 8-13.

The 74th EICMA in Milan (Esposizione Internationale Ciclo & Motociclo)is still going on at time of this publication. The 1st EICMA was in 1914 and today the event is one of the largest platforms in the world, illustrating all the different aspects of the two-wheeler world. The exhibition fulfills both B2B and B2C objectives with […]

2017 Ducati Superleggera. The Most Powerful Production 2-Cylinder Motorcycle. Only 500 Units.

215 hp. A carbon fiber frame, sub-frame, swingarm and wheels for a total weight of 344 lbs. Ohlins upside-down fork and rear shock, Akrapovic titanium exhaust, and Brembo brakes that Ducati Motor Holding Co. CEO Claudio Domenicali described as the most powerful brakes ever fitted to a two-wheeled production motorcycle. The most advanced technology and […]

Triumph Presents The All-New Street Scrambler

The all-new Street Scrambler has been developed to deliver more purposeful and beautiful Scrambler style with unique features and detailing. Sharing the same contemporary custom styling principles as the Street Twin, the new Street Scrambler has the iconic Bonneville silhouette combined with clean lines, minimal bodywork and modern finishes such as the elegant fuel tank […]

S&S Cycle Launching Power Terms Financing Program

S&S Cycle, in conjunction with Nextep Funding is proud to release Power Terms Financing. It’s a first of its kind financing tool designed to help riders start enjoying S&S Performance with minimal cash outlay. Partnering exclusively with S&S Cycle dealer network, S&S is now offering customers the financial services they need to get started today. […]

The 2016-2017 Progressive Motorcycle Show Tour Will Visit 7 Cities

The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows Tour is now a seven-city tour (no more Miami) starting in Long Beach California November 18, 2016 and ending in Chicago February 10, 2017. A celebration of bikes, apparel and gear and featuring custom builds, vintage machines and related attractions. At each city tour stop. custom builders and amateurs are going to […]

The Victory “Thank A Hero” Program To Donate Up to $100,000 To US Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans

Victory Motorcycles® is proud to launch the “Thank A Hero” program, which invites the public to thank a military veteran or active service member with a personalized note posted to the Victory Motorcycles Website. Victory will donate $100 to IAVA for every “Thank A Hero” note submitted on behalf of a U.S. military veteran or active […]

Polaris Recalls 2016-17 Slingshot For Possible Brake Issue

Polaris Industries, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured between Dec. 28, 2015 to April 27, 2016. In the affected units, the brake pressure switch may have been over tightened in the affected motorcycles. Over tightening of the brake pressure switch may damage the seal, allowing brake fluid to leak, resulting in reduced […]

Is Law Enforcement Training To Terminate Bikers?

I publish below the highlights of a just written set of remarks and comments made by David “Double D” Devereaux. He is the Spokesperson for the Washington State Council of Clubs, Founder of the Motorcycle Profiling Project, and works with motorcyclists at the national level. Below are the highlights. The full article is HERE. Practice […]

At Las Vegas SEMA Show, Polaris Debuted Turbocharged Kid Rock SS-R Concept Slingshot

As a featured vehicle at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, and paying tribute to Detroit’s bad-boy rocker, Polaris introduced the turbocharged Slingshot Kid Rock SS-R concept. A collaboration between Slingshot® and Bob Fehan Motorsports, the SS-R concept pushes approximately 400 horsepower through the signature three-wheeler’s rear wheel, thanks to a custom intercooled turbocharging system […]

Buffalo Chip “Rock The Holidays” Sweepstakes. Win Autographed Guitars and Shopping Sprees

The Buffalo Chip, the largest Music Festival in Motorcycling™ is teaming up with some of the biggest names in music and apparel to give away two very cool collector’s guitars and two hefty holiday shopping sprees. The Members of rock bands Buckcherry and Pop Evil each added their signatures to an Epiphone Les Paul Special guitar while […]

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Royal Enfield New bikes Will Be Powered By New Family Of More Poweful Twin Cylinder Engines. Enfield wants its models to be compared to big brands like Harley, Indian, Triumph, etc. and in 2017 plans to increase the number of variants and compete with the best in business. One such larger cc Royal Enfield motorcycle […]

Operation Octane. Dealers Compete For The Best Custom Built Victory Octane. You Decide The Winners.

Victory Motorcycles® has launched “Operation Octane,” a contest that has Victory dealers competing against each other by turning wrenches to create the ultimate custom Victory Octane®motorcycle. You’ve seen Victory Octane customs built by builders like Zach Ness, Aaron Colton and Rick Fairless. Now, over 20 Victory dealers from around the world have created their own interpretations […]

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Touring RCX Hellbender Headers By RC Components

This 2-into-2 header system is designed with smooth radius bends that are surrounded by a 2.5? heat shield that flow into two 3.0” mufflers. Just like many other RCX Exhaust products, the RCX Hellbenders are available with your choice of multiple tip designs and each header system is available in a chrome or ceramic black […]

Las Vegas Harley-Davidson Cafe Has Closed. All Memorabilia Being Auctioned.

To be located on Las Vegas Boulevard within walking distance from major hotel and casino resorts must not be enough to do good business. The Las Vegas Cafe has closed with all memorabilia being auctioned by Las Vegas auctioned Nellis Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Harley-Davidson Café opened September 27, 1997 on the famous Las […]

Norton Motorcycles To Unveil Brand-New V4 Superbike In November

On November 16, British manufacturer Norton Motorcycles will finally unveil a production sport bike with a brand new 1200 cc V4 engine and a tubular aluminum frame, both built in-house. The new Norton V4 is based on the Isle of Man SG5 racera. This high-end model is designed, developed and built in its Donington Hall […]



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