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AIMExpo. CEO’s of Harley-Davidson and Polaris Offered Keynote Addresses Focusing On New Riders

We all know that the future of the power sports industry lies with new riders. How to discover and develop these new riders is a tough challenge. On this topic, on Thursday morning at the AIMExpo in Columbus, Ohio at the Greater Columbus Convention Center,  Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Polaris Industries CEO’s shared their ideas. […]

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Royal Enfield’s 750cc Bike Rivaling Harley-Davidson Street 750 Likely To Debut At EICMA Show. The parallel twin 750cc engine will be fitted in Continental GT’s double-cradle frame for the new Royal Enfield bike. It is the only a double-cradle frame with Royal Enfield at present that can handle 750cc engine. The parallel-twin 750cc mill is […]

Postcards From 20th European Bike Week. Faaker See, Austria. September 5-10.

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American Flat Track To Return To Daytona International Speedway’s Legendary Tri-Oval for the second annual DAYTONA TT on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Following the sport’s hugely successful debut event inside the world’s only motorsports stadium this past March, American Flat Track will be back under the lights in 2018. Fans attending Bike Week At DAYTONA festivities can look forward to another action-packed evening as the top dirt track motorcycle racers in the world battle on a custom […]

Bill Dodge To Swim Or Sink. Help!

Hurricane Irma affected Floridians from Key West to Jacksonville. Because of wind, but mainly flooding in Daytona Beach where is located Bling’s Cycles, the shop of well known custom builder Bill Dodge. During the passing of Irma, Bill spend the full night with Buddy, Bill’s dog. defending his shop against the flooding coming from the […]

Two labor Unions End Partnership With Harley-Davidson

Two labor unions ended a two-decade long partnership agreement with Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) on Tuesday, citing issues with senior management. Union leaders belonging to the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the United Steelworkers (USW) said they were concerned with the way Harley’s management was handling staffing related to seasonal production. (In […]

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2017 AIMExpo In Columbus Ohio. September 21-24.

The show will boast its highest number of OEMs and bike demos to date.

Fred Kodlin Racing KR 300 Unveiled During 20th Edition Of European Bike Week

As a yearly tradition, Fred Kodlin introduces a new custom during the European Bike Week (September 3-10) at Lake Faak, Austria This year, on Wednesday Sepy 6,the unveiling was done ar the Velden Casino on the west side of the lake with Fred Kodlin rolling out on a turbo charged 300 hp Speed Bagger named […]

Cyril Huze Post Interrupted By Hurricane Irma

Palm Beach County. 09-10-17. 8.30 am. In 11 years, my daily news website has never been interrupted by any event, even hurricanes crossing my state of Florida. But here comes category 4 Irma entering Florida with winds up to 165 mph and gusts up to 205 mph. At this time, we still have electricity and […]

Jared Mees Takes the win And The Title At The Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile

Jared Mees (No. 9 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing Scout FTR750) put on another masterclass performance to take the win and clinch the American Flat Track AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines crown two races early at the Harley-Davidson Williams Grove Half-Mile presented by Appalachian Harley-Davidson. After nearly a quarter-century absence, it was a welcome return […]

New Attraction At European Bike Week. Harley-Davidson XG 750 Street Rod Hooligan Races.

This year, European Bike Week at Lake Faak, Austria is celebrating its 20th Edition. Harley-Davidson has come up with a new attraction that gets fresh wind and very cool action into the event. In record time, a Short Track oval was prepared in one of the most scenic locations that Faak has to offer,. Harley […]

ACK Ehret Vincent Black Lightning To Headline Bonhams’ Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction

Bonhams is very pleased to announce the consignment of one of the most important Vincent motorcycles in the world – the Australian speed record making and multiple race winning 1951 Vincent Black Lightning owned and ridden by Jack Ehret. Built by special order and imported new into Australia by Tony McAlpine, the Vincent Black Lightning […]

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Harley-Davidson Declares Third Quarter Dividend. The Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.365 per share for the third quarter of 2017. The dividend is payable Sept. 22, 2017 to the shareholders of record of the Company’s common stock as of Sept. 12, 2017. Tucker Rocky | Biker’s Choice […]

Attention To All Custom Bike Builders. Team America Seeks A New Member.

The famous international Intermot trade show in Cologne, Germany will once again host the 2018 AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building The 2017 Championship of the Americas @ AIMExpo in Columbus. Ohio ((September 21-24) presents the last opportunity on this side of the big pond to earn expense money and a pre-paid entry into […]

2017 Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials. Hiro Koiso Raced The Fastest Open Bike On The Salt

At the annual Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials AMA Land Speed Grand Championship, Hiro Koiso – builder and rider – set three new land speed records on a 2006 FXD-I based race bike. The JIMS 135″ TWIN-CAM engine was topped off with billet cylinder heads from T-Man Performance. A C1-R ProCharger was custom fit for assaulting the […]

The Future Starts Here. Keynotes From Harley-Davidson And Polaris CEO’s To Address The Critical Topic Of Acquiring New Riders.

A softening industry environment, many aging baby boomers being no longer active customers, are adding to the the 2 US manufacturer’s woes. Developing new riders who will become future customers is the big issue they both face. On September 21st, from 8.30 a.m. to 9.45 a.m. at the AIMExpo at the Greater Convention Center, Matt Levatich (left) President […]

Motorcycle-Themed Events To Remember Rock Legend Gregg Allman And Celebrate Allman’s Final Album, “Southern Blood”

Gregg Allman, frontman of the Allman Brothers Band, passed away May 27, 2017 in Richmond Hill, GA. Gregg loved motorcycles although Duane, his brother, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Macon, Georgia in 1971. So in celebration of the late Allman Brothers Band frontman’s final studio album, “Southern Blood”, a special event called “The […]

Motul Is Announcing The 100% Synthetic TWIN Line Of Products Developed Specifically For V-Twins

Motul, the leader in synthetic oil technology, announced today the TWIN line – a 100 percent synthetic line of products designed to achieve a new level of performance and protection for V-Twins and twins of all kinds. Developed specifically for V-Twins, Café Racers and cruisers found on the canyon roads and highways of North America, […]

Facing The Risk Of Some Serious Backlash, Confederate Motors Change Its Name To Curtiss Motorcycles

Evidently, when President Matt Chambers created his company in 1991 in Louisiana (headquartered inAlabama), he picked up on purpose the name of Confederate for whatever reason and meaning it has for him… But today, after the events of Charlottesville, Virginia where protests turned violent as white supremacists clashed with counter-demonstrators, and a car hit a crowd […]

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India Is Now The World’s Largest Motorcycle Country. India sold 17.59 million motorcycles during the 2016-2017 financial year. Ok, they are smaller displacement machines (mostly 125 cc) than those ridden in the US and Europe. In India, a small motorcycle may be the only mode of transport that an entire family has. In the last […]

Indian Motorcycle Introduces A New Experience Centre At Its Spirit Lake Manufacturing Factory

Indian Motorcycle just opened an Experience Center at its Spirit Lake manufacturing facility. Based in America’s heartland, the Spirit Lake Experience Center is a free offering for motorcyclists looking to connect with the iconic American motorcycle brand. The Indian Motorcycle Spirit Lake Experience Center will showcase current and historic Indian motorcycles and offer complementary behind-the-scenes […]

Harley-Davidson. Celebrating 115th Anniversary

You know the story. In 1903, four young men in Milwaukee put a motor in a bicycle frame, and riders from all walks of life have been coming back to cut loose ever since. One hundred and fifteen years later, it’s time to celebrate and Harley-Davidson is building Anniversary metal. Two Limited Edition 115th Anniversary […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Models. Death Of The Dyna Line-Up Merged Into 8 All-New Softail Models

To celebrate Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary year, the Motor Company is launching  a custom revolution: Eight all-new Softail® models that merge the hard-riding performance of the Dyna® line with the unparalleled custom look of the Softail line. It is Harley’s largest-ever product development in company history. The new bikes compared to prior year models feature a […]

The Indian Wrecking Crew & Scout FTR750 Obtain the 2017 AFT Manufacturer’s Championship. 11 Victories & 30 Total Podiums Through 14 Races.

After more than 60 years away from professional flat track racing, Indian Motorcycle has won the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Championship after a second-place finish at the Peoria TT. Indian Wrecking Crew rider Jared Mees locked in the title for Indian Motorcycle with a strong second-place finish. Teammates Bryan Smith and Brad Baker finished […]

AIMExpo. CEO’s of Harley-Davidson and Polaris To Offer Keynote Addresses

The future of the powersports industry lies with new riders, and how to develop these new riders is a tough yet intriguing challenge the industry must face together. To help address that challenge, AIMExpo presented by Nationwide invites dealers, media and all industry attendees to the show’s opening program, where leaders of iconic American manufacturers […]

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Swiss Luxury Watchmaker Baume & Mercier And Indian Motorcycle Signed Agreement That Will Lead To Limited Edition Watches. The first limited edition watches emerging from the partnership will be revealed later this year. The companies are promising watches enriched with exceptional details that will please watch enthusiasts and Indian fans seeking uniqueness. The partnership was unveiled at the historic […]



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