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34th Edition Of The War And Peace Revival July 19-23

Held in Kent, United Kingdom, it’s the largest and greatest celebration of military vehicles and vintage lifestyle on the planet. Displays and rides on war tanks, cars, motorcycles, planes and helicopters. Demonstrations and training on the use of WW1 and WW@ weapons. A village with shops and displays to demonstrate the important roles that women […]

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Original Series “Harley And The Davidsons” On The Discovery Channel

Received from Rich Ross, President of Discovery Channel, my invitation to the premiere in Los Angeles on August 1st of “Harley And The Davidsons” The series tells the story of the birth of the iconic brand launched in 1903 by two friends from Milwaukee, William Harley and Arthur Davidson. In the series, Michael Huisman (Daario Naharis […]

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Polaris Second Quarter 2016 Results. Motorcycle Sales Up 23%. ORV/Snowmobiles Down 6%.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today reported second quarter net income of $71.2 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 compared to $100.9 million, or $1.49 per diluted share reported in the second quarter of 2015. Sales for the second quarter of 2016 totaled $1,130.8 million, up one percent from […]

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Harley-Davidson Ready To Roll Into South Dakota Black Hills. Activities Planned Aug. 6-13.

Harley-Davidson is revving up for the 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. As the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Harley-Davidson plans to pack more fun and pure riding experience than ever into this week-long celebration of freedom and the open road. Just a few of the activities making this Sturgis one of the best yet […]

Late-Model Indian Motorcycles Recalled For Fire Risk Due To Excessive Exhaust Temperature

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)filed on June 17 a report regarding elevated exhaust temperatures on late model Indian motorcycles that may result in an increased risk of fire. In the event of an engine misfire, unburned fuel may pass through parts of the exhaust system, raising the exhaust temperatures. The number of motorcycles […]

Students Build 2 Electric Touring Motorcycles For ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ Ride.

2 students of the High Tech Campus Eindhoven (“the smartest square km in Europe”) in the Netherlands developed 2 electric motorcycles and will set off in August on an 80-day round-the-world ride to demonstrate the potential of electric transport. The STORM Eindhoven team members have been working since 2014 on designing and building their long-distance […]

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The Greasy Hands Preachers

So, you want to be a mechanic? To build motorcycles? This 1 hour 27 minutes film (with subtitles to chose from in 6 languages) explores the revival of manual work through the passion of motorcycle enthusiasts who have found happiness through their work. Shot in retro Super 16, Greasy Hands takes you all over the […]

Rock, Rumble & Rebellion. A Custom Harley Road Glide, Matching Epiphany Guitar And Sturgis Buffalo Chip VIP Treatment For Life.

To salute the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s® 35 years of Rock, Rumble & Rebellion, Kuryakyn has built a custom performance bagger that pays tribute to the annual merging of motorcycle and rock ‘n’ roll cultures at The Best Party Anywhere®. This one-off commemorative 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide and its matching Epiphone Sheraton II guitar are up […]

Craig Scanlon Named Chief Marketing Officer of Polaris

Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) announced that Craig Scanlon, Vice President of Slingshot and Chief Retail Officer (CRO) of the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) division, has been named Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Polaris. Scanlon will report to Scott W. Wine, CEO and Chairman of Polaris. Scanlon joined the company in 2004 in a Field Sales Role. […]

Hand-Built Motorcycle Throne Chairs For Upcoming Progressive Motorcycle Ads

You thought the throne in Game of Thrones was cool? Check out these custom built Motorcycle Thrones from Progressive Insurance made of motorcycle parts, representing distinct bike types, including cruisers, touring and sport bikes. Working with Buffalo Art Co. and custom motorcycle builder/expert, Chase Stopnik in LA, Progressive Insurance created these unique hand-built works of art. […]

Arlen Ness To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

A special “Lifetime Achievement” award has been added to the Class of 2016 induction ceremonies. Already a Sturgis Museum Hall of Fame member circa 1992, Arlen Ness was a unanimous choice to receive the first Lifetime Achievement honors. “Arlen truly is the ‘Godfather’ of the custom bike movement,” says Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall Of […]

2016 Sturgis Motorcycle and Stunt Shows At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® CrossRoads

A lot of the 2016 Sturgis bike shows are set to happen at the Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads in 2016. As always some of the best, most creative, weirdest, outrageous and sometime quite ugly bikes will compete in no less than 5 bike shows in 5 days from Saturday August 6 to Thursday August 11. In […]

Women’s Empowerment. Biker Belles In Sturgis. Industry Leaders Take Seats For Symposium “Two-Wheeled Transformation”

A panel of luminaries representing women from a broad cross section of today’s motorcycle industry will take a leading role in the Buffalo Chip’s 2016 Biker Belles® “Two-Wheeled Transformation” symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Taking seats on the panel moderated by Marilyn Stemp of the Sturgis Rider Daily and Iron Trader News are – BMW Motorrad’s […]

A Short Visit To The American Police Motorcycle Museum Of Meredith, New Hampshire

The American Police Motorcycle Museum Of Meredith, New Hampshire (another Police Hall Of Fame And Museum is located in Titusville, Florida) is a private museum owned by Douglas Frederick. It is the concretization of his dream to honor police officers that rode the primitive motors of old and to bring their history to the general […]

Two 360-Degree Videos Of Victory Racing At The 2016 Pikes Peak International.

Victory Racing earned 2 places on the podium at the 2016 Pikes Peak International Climb with the gas-powered Project 156, pilot Jeremy Toye, and electric Empulse RR, pilot Don Canet. Now, Victory gives you the opportunity to ride along with the racers and see the 360-degree video captured from both bikes. “These are angles that […]

Urs “Grizzly” Pedraita Sets New World Record On Victory Cross Country Tour

The Swiss endurance rider has achieved a new world record by riding across five continents in less than 120 days aboard his Victory Cross Country Tour. Urs “Grizzly” Pedraita covered roughly 47,390 miles in 72 riding days and 13 hours by the time he reached a celebration in his honor at Volusia Motorsports in New […]

The New Custom Culture. Cyril Huze Interviews Bob Kay, Industry Veteran And V-Twin Director Of AIMExpo

Cyril Huze. Baby Boomers have long been the generation that defined how Americans spend, save and borrow money. Now Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, have taken over as the largest living generational group. How do you think Millennials have already started to influence and will continue to redefine the motorcycle industry? Bob Kay.  Well, […]

Sturgis 9th Annual Legends Ride

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® invites you to participate in an exhilarating and unrivaled rally tradition on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016: the 9th annual Legends Ride. Meeting at 11 a.m. then starting from the Historic Franklin Hotel in Deadwood and going to the Legendary Buffalo Chip through the Blck Hills.. This event is dedicated to bringing rally goers […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

“Captain America” Chopper  Designer Cliff Vaughs, 79, Died. Long denied a creative credit for the look and style of what is considered the most iconic motorcycle as featured in the movie “Easy Rider”, Cliff Vaughs died last Saturday at home in California at the age of 79. Cliff Vaughs with friend and bike builder Ben […]

U.S. Government Investigating Complaints About Harley-Davidson Brakes

The U.S. government is investigating complaints from Harley-Davidson riders who say their motorcycle brakes failed without warning. Riders reported that the brakes on the hand lever and foot pedal did not work, causing one driver to crash into a garage door. The NHTSA say it received 43 complaints, three reports of crashes and two reports […]

Artist Scott Jacobs Opened Permanent Gallery In Deadwood, South Dakota

Last weekend, artist Scott Jacobs gave a preview of his new permanent gallery in Deadwood, South Dakota. Open all year long, the gallery features all his photorealistic artwork, from Harley-Davidson lifestyle to motorcycle racing to cars and wine & spirits. And if you make a pit stop during the Sturgis rally, there is a bar… […]

Hooligans Flat Track Racing In Sturgis. Team RSD And Indian Scout Sixty’s Hit The New Buffalo Chip Racetrack.

Indian Motorcycle®,invites racers and fans of motorcycle racing to participate and attend the Inaugural RSD Super Hooligan Flat Track Race at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Main Amphitheater during the 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The RSD Super Hooligan Indian Scout race bikes have been touring the nation and seen in action at races held in conjunction with […]

Sturgis 3rd Annual Sturgis Boz Bros Benefit Ride Is August 10,

AMA National Champions and former World Superbike competitors Ben and Eric Bostrom will host the 3rd Annual Boz Bros Ride on August 10, during the 76th Annual Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. Proceeds from the 2016 ride will be donated to the Sturgis Parks and Recreation Trail System. Riders, including celebrity guests, will begin the VIP experience […]

Baker Drivetrain Launching New Website. Goodies For You Until Sturgis Bike Week.

BAKER Drivetrain just launched a fresh new website providing customers with fast loading, E-commerce, live chat and mobile-friendly features. The sales team is waiting on the site during business hours, ready to chat with visitors that may need some advice on anything that happens to the power between the motor and the rear wheel on […]

Going To Sturgis But No Time To Ride There?

Your therapy involve riding a motorcycle but riding to Sturgis back & forth require extra vacation days. And attending the August rally without riding is a frustrating experience. No shame in shipping your bike and no worry if you pick a great professional shipper involved all year long in transporting some of the most valuable […]

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