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Out Of Ideas For The Perfect Six-Figure Christmas Gift For A Biker?

You heard about the annual Neiman Marcus Christmas Book and its 6-figure exclusive gift ideas. The 89th edition was released this week with its list of gifts that 99% of us can’t afford. For example, for the very lucky biker, a motorcycle ride down the California coast from Seattle to San Diego with actor Keanu […]


Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show Joins Forces With Sturgis Buffalo Chip® In Strategic Partnership

The Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show is the largest single-weekend show of its kind in the United States, featuring a unique mix of moto-celebrities, retail vendors and entertainment, along with the some of the best custom motorcycles and cars. The annual event has entered into a partnership with the Legendary Buffalo Chip, the Sturgis […]

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Confederate Motors, Inc. Announces $1 Million 506(C) Private Placement Offering To Produce 2 Motorcycles Per Week

Via PR. Confederate Motors, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) (OTCBB:CFED), makers of exotic American motorcycles, announced that it has initiated a $1,000,000 USD private placement offering solely to accredited investors (the “Offering”) under Rule 506(c) of Regulation D promulgated by the SEC under the Securities Act. The Company intends to use the proceeds from […]

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Harley-Davidson Recalls Soaring To 312,000 In 2015. U.S. government data (NHTA) compiled by The Wall Street Journal show recalls affecting 312,000 motorcycles so far in 2015, 210,000 in 2014 and that compares with an average of 69,000 annually in the 10 years through 2013. Although Harley-Davidson doesn’t communicate how much these recalls cost the company, […]

Triumph Sets An All-Time Record For Motorcycle Sales In September In North America

Triumph Motorcycles America based in Atlanta, Georgia and its dealer partners had a tremendous month as they set a new, all-time record for motorcycle unit retail sales for the month of September in North America. Retail sales records were set both by U.S. and Canadian dealers, selling 1,063 and 103 motorcycles, respectively, eclipsing the previous September […]

Steve McQueen’s 1934 Indian Sport Scout To Be Auctioned

In addition to the Gary and Keeley collections, the Bonhams Autumn Stafford Auction will offer a McQueen’s 1934 Indian Sport Scout. This Indian model, introduced for the 1st time in 1934, features girder forks, improved carburation and alloy cylinder heads. The two-piece frame, with the front and rear halves bolted to each other is stronger […]

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Thunderbike 30th Anniversary New Old School Chopper

Thunderbike was founded in 1985 by Andreas Bergerforth as a Suzuki dealer in western Germany. Then, Thunderbike became an official Harley-Davidson dealer and in 2003 started to customize Harleys and to create self-produced frames, custom-wheels and other parts. It is today one of the most successful European customizers. Last August 1st, to celebrate the business […]

Iconic Harley-Davidson Dealer Philip Peterson Has Died

He was during the last 60 years a biker icon of Florida where everybody riding a Harley knew him, the owner of several Harley-Davidson dealerships, famous for his philanthropic works and for creating the huge attendance Key West Poker Run. He died at his Miami home on September 25 at the age 91. A memorial […]

Havoc Motorcycles. A New Custom Shop Featuring A Mike Tyson Special Edition.

In Prince Edward Island, a province of Canada, a new custom shop is born. Havoc Motorcycles is trying to leverage its launch by featuring a flagship model, the ”Iron Flight, Mike Tyson Special Edition” produced under trademark license from iconic boxer and entertainer Mike Tyson. It features a 124” S&S engine, a 6-speed Baker transmission, […]

The 2016 Ducati Diavel Carbon

An evolution of the intoxicating design of the Diavel, the Carbon model is clad with carbon fiber, a new exhaust and forged wheels with exposed machine finish and a new seat. A weight reduced to just 452 lbs (205 kg) is enhancing the performance of this extraordinary machine that has literally won over the world’s […]

Sturgis Full Throttle Saloon Destroyed By Fire. And Now?

On Tuesday September 8, 2015, in less than 4 hours, the Sturgis Full Throttle Saloon, claiming to be the world’s largest bikers bar,  was burned to the ground. One week later, an investigation concluded that the fire was accidental with the blaze starting from a pinched power cord to a keg refrigerator overheating and igniting […]

Liquidation Of 25 Million Of Motorcycles Parts. Everything Must Go October 12, 2015.

What was supposed to be a one lot auction of all the inventory of Dixie Distributing, has transitioned to a public liquidation of $25 million worth of British bikes, Harleys, Hondas, Cafe Racers motorcycle Parts. Tell your fellow dealers and bikers. All the lots are offered at a huge discount (A 15% Buyers Premium will […]

Online Auction Of 2 Collector Vehicles.

Two interesting screen-used collector vehicles that you can bid on in person, by telephone, fax, submit absentee bids or participate online in real time from anywhere with Internet access across the globe. Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham’s custom Triumph “Sunset Tripper” chopper, inspired by the legendary “Captain America” chopper from Easy Rider. Actor Ron Howard […]

Harley-Davidson To Hire 100 For Its Powertrain Operations In Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Harley is hosting an orientation session on October 10 at the Pilgrim Road plant in Menomonee Falls where are manufactured engines and transmissions for the final assembly plants in York, Pennsylvania, and Kansas City, Missouri, for Touring, Softail,® Dyna® and Sportster® model families. The 100 positions are seasonal work will have full-time hours with potential […]

Flash Back To The Sturgis 75th Rally. International Custom Builders Mix & Meet.

Bringing back a rally tradition in Sturgis and Daytona Beach, as a kick-off of the Sturgis 75th rally on August 2nd, there was a successful re-ignition of the breakfast meet & greet, bringing together custom builders and fans. The event organized by “Flying Piston” brought together in one place the custom builders whose bikes appeared […]

Malcolm Smith Named 2015 “AIMExpo Champion”. Hall of Fame Racer and Business Owner Releases New Autobiography.

The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced today that off-road racing legend and pioneer Malcolm Smith has been named “AIMExpo Champion” for its third-annual gathering at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center, October 15-18. Smith, an AMA Hall of Famer and a true off-road motorcycling pioneer, follows fellow Hall of Famers Kenny Roberts (2013) and Kevin […]

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Polaris Plans To Assemble Indian Motorcycles in India. You all know that India is a key emerging market for motorcycle brands. Indian Motorcycle is planning to set up an assembly plant by 2018. “We are looking at a time horizon of about three to five years to set up an assembling plant in India,” Pankaj […]

1927 Harley-Davidson 8-Valve Racer Sold $600,000 At Auction

This 1927 Harley-Davidson is believed to be one of less than 50 FHA 8-Valve racers built from 1916 to 1928 It sold last Monday for $600,000 to an Australian bidder after a fiercely competitive bidding war at the Shannon’s Melbourne Spring Auction. Initially it was expected to sell for around $100,000. This 1927 Harley was […]

Actor Brad Pitt Buys Rare Nazi Sidecar For $385,000

The actor, 51, got a passion for World War II memorabilia since starring in the 2 blockbuster movies “Fury” and “Inglorious Basterds. And since he’s got a love for motorcycles, he bought a 1942 sidecar for £250,000 ($385,000) used by a German reconnaissance unit in Crete. The German Nazis left Crete in 1945 and the 3-wheeler […]

Harley Racers Grab First And Third Place At Roar On The Shore Flat Track Race

Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle® Wrecking Crew rider Kenny Coolbeth Jr. dominated the field and a difficult Delaware Speedway race track to score his second win of the season in the AMA Pro Harley-Davidson GNC1 presented by Vance & Hines flat track series. On a night when Coolbeth needed a win to keep his 2015 season championship […]

Sister’s Centennial Motorcycle Ride. Then, 2 Women. Now 100 Women Riding Cross Country.

Alisa Clickenger of Motorcycle Adventure Group, LLC announces plans for the Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride, July 4-24, 2016, a cross-country motorcycle ride for women. The event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Adeline and Augusta Van Buren’s historic ride across the United States from New York to San Francisco. In 1916 Adeline and Augusta Van […]

Count Down To Las Vegas BikeFest Bike Shows October 1- 4, 2015

All these 4 Bike Shows will be on Fremont East at Rally Central during Las Vegas BikeFest Thursday, October 1. Ride In Bike Show. Registration will be open from 2:30pm-6:00pm with the awards presentation at 7:30pm. $20 Entry Fee. Bike Show Classes: Bagger – Antique – Ladies – Stock – Trike – Chopper / Bobber – Metric – Paint  – Custom / Pro […]

Online Auction Of Hollywood Memorabilia

Profiles In History, an auctioneer of original Hollywood memorabilia, is offering two of the most iconic film and television used motorcycles in their upcoming September 30th and October 1st 2015 live and online auctions. Evel Knievel’s “Stratocycle” from his only feature film Viva Knievel. Henry Winkler “The Fonz ” Happy Days Television Series used Triumph […]

AMA Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Is October 17 During Orlando AIMExpo

The Class of 2015 includes road racing champion John Kocinski, off-road racing champion Rodney Smith, former Harley-Davidson CEO Richard Teerlink, entrepreneur and industry patron John Parham, dirt tracker Alex Jorgensen and longtime Yamaha Motor Corp. U.S.A. race team manager Keith McCarty. The event also will honor three-time road racing World Champion Wayne Rainey as the […]

Best Of Custom Chrome Europe Bike Show At European Bike week In Austria

Following a week of great sunny weather, of riding and partying, the Custom Chrome Europe Ride-In Bike Show exceeded all expectations with 62 participants. The CCE show is one of the highlights of European Bike Week at Faak. Craftsmanship and manufacturing quality of all bikes exhibited was outstanding. And the winners are…(Photography @ H. Roesler) […]

Full Throttle Saloon Fire Ruled Accidental. Reason For Absence Of Water Systems Explained.

The U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives national response team in Sturgis has completed its investigation and ruled that the cause of the September 8 fire at the Full Throttle Saloon on highway 34 east of Sturgis was accidental. Investigators stated that the fire originated in the main part of […]



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