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Harley-Davidson World Ride June 27-28, 2015. Two Days. Millions of Miles.

Just ride. It’s a simple idea that expresses the passion that unites motorcycle riders around the world, regardless of age, location, or brand. It’s also all anyone needs to do to join the thousands of Harley-Davidson® motorcycle riders and Harley Owners Group® members who are flexing their freedom and hitting the open road during the […]

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U.S. Transportation Regulators To Crack Down On Novelty Motorcycle Helmets

U.S. transportation regulators on Wednesday called for stronger rules for motorcycle helmets, proposing additional safety requirements in an effort to crack down on “novelty” helmets that do not meet federal standards. The Department of Transportation said such uncertified helmets are unsafe and do not protect riders in crashes despite being sold and marketed for use […]

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5 Of The Best Of The 2015 Quail Motorcycle Gathering

Last Saturday May 16, 2015 The Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California was a chance to admire 400 of the world’s finest vintage, classic, and modern dern motorcycles motorcycles from both pre- and post-war eras. Motorcycles as Art celebrated with a fine lunch and offerings from local wineries and breweries. A selection of 5 of the […]

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Three-Ring Circus On Steroids Coming This August To The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Daring acrobats, death-defying stuntmen, fire-breathing women, theatrical performances and side-show oddities are all part of the spectacle guests of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® will watch this August in a three-ring Circus. In ring number one the Air Sex Championships will merge real life with imaginary sex twice daily on the Buffalo Chip’s showcase stages. Comedian and […]

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Motorcycle Clubs Violence Illustrated

In 1995, Cartoonist, Illustrator and faithful reader Paul Jamiol did a cartoon to denounce biker violence. Last Sunday’s deadly shootout in Waco, Texas between motorcycle clubs inspired him to rework his cartoon. In this new version Jamiol pens his comment on the incident, showing the dark cloud and negative effect it has on all motorcyclists […]

Indian Motorcycle Partners With Zac Brown Band For U.S.O. Program

Indian Motorcycle, in recognition of Armed Forces Day, today announced it has signed an ambassador agreement with Grammy® award winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band. The band, an avid group of motorcycle and power sports riders, will promote the Indian Motorcycle brand through various brand initiatives, most notably lending support to the company’s new […]

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Harley-Davidson Kansas City Plant Makes List Of US Best Factory Tours. CNN interviewed one of the authors of “Watch it Made in the U.S.A.: A Visitor’s Guide to the Best Factory Tours and Company Museums,” who shared her top 9 favorites from across the U.S., which included the Kansas City Harley-Davidson plant. Visitors can view […]

Five More Hot Rock Bands To Perform At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip

The roster for the Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® continues to grow as five more of the hottest rock bands in the world are slated to perform. The undisputed king of shock-rock, Alice Cooper, will take the headline position on the Wolfman Jack Stage on Saturday, Aug. 1, following a performance by […]

The Inspiring Story Behind The Sturgis Rally Deserves To Be made Into A Major Documentary Film. Please Help.

The film makers encourage everyone to pledge at least $5 to help produce a new Motorcycle movie about Sturgis named “I AM STURGIS”. In hopes of galvanizing viewers to donate on any level to their Kickstarter campaign to raise the funds to produce this new Film, a free on-line screening of “WHY We RIDE” is […]

20th Anniversary Republic Of Texas (ROT) Biker Rally. June 11-14, 2015.

It’s Texas’ largest event on 2 wheels and has grown to one of the largest biker rallies in the U.S. In the great city of Austin with a picturesque Texas Hill Country, backdrop, a star studded lineup of custom bike builders, iconic rock bands and entertainers . The ROT Rally is responsible for generating more […]

Breaking News. Victory Motorcycles To Race Prototype Electric Motorcycle At The Isle Of Man TT On June 10, 2015

Victory Motorcycles is announcing their intention to race at the iconic International Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) event on a prototype Victory electric race motorcycle piloted by William Dunlop of the legendary Dunlop dynasty and by Lee Johnston known in the racing world as “General Lee”. Victory Racing will compete in the Isle of […]

From Germany To The French Riviera On A Victory Magnum

The 2015 Harley-Davidson Euro Festival was held May 7th to 10th in the city of Grimaud (it’s very close to St Tropez) on the French Riviera. Motojournalist Horst Rosler rode a Victory Magnum from Frankfurt, Germany to the event. And to torture me (because he knows I would have liked to ride with him on […]

Zero Motorcycles Confirms Returns To AIMExpo. Will Offer Demo Rides of the Latest Electric Motorcycles.

Following a successful first year involvement, the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) and Zero Motorcycles, currently the world’s leading manufacturer of electric motorcycles, have announced that the pioneering OEM will return for its second year of exhibiting this October 15-18 at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). Highlighting the product lineup from Zero will be […]

Happy Mother’s Day To All Women Who Ride

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Harley-Davidson Offers Free Riding Academy To Those Who Serve And Have Served Our Country

From the flight deck of the USS Yorktown, Harley-Davidson today announces it is offering all current and former U.S. military free Riding Academy motorcycle training. The new “Learn to Ride” program, open to active-duty, retired, reservists and veterans, begins on Armed Forces Day, May 16 and runs through Sept. 13. Harley-Davidson teamed up with U.S. […]

Sturgis Biker Belles Event. Tuesday August 4, 2015 At The Buffalo Chip.

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s Biker Belles event will celebrate women and the role they play in shaping the culture, sport, art and history of motorcycling on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Buffalo Chip CrossRoads VIP Center. Created by the Buffalo Chip seven years ago to raise awareness of the passion, diversity […]

V-Twin Leader S&S Cycle Becomes Newest Exhibitor At AIMExpo. Will Sponsor AIMExpo Championship of the Americas Bike Build-Off

The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced that S&S Cycle will become the newest exhibitor for the 2015 show, scheduled for October 15-18 at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). The addition of S&S Cycle further expands the growing contingent of V-Twin exhibitors in the show’s third year. Established in 1958, the Viola, Wisconsin-based S&S […]

Ducati Dealerships Top Satisfaction Index Of Motorcycle Shoppers In The USA.

For the second-consecutive year, Ducati  tops the rankings of the “Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index U.S. Motorcycle Industry Benchmarking Study.” Ducati took the top ranking with 116 points, which was up 2 points from its 2014 score. Following 4 points back is Harley-Davidson. Together, Ducati and Harley-Davidson have ranked either first, second or third for […]

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Harley Davidson York Plant Responsible For Recent Recall Of 45,900 Touring Motorcycles. Harley-Davidson Motor Co.’s plant in Springettsbury Township produced the kits containing the part that was the subject of the company’s voluntary recall of, a company spokeswoman said. The part involved in the recall was made by Hayes Brake Performance Systems. First Female Biker […]

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” Movie Stunts. The Best One Is Performed Riding A Harley LiveWire.

One scene steals the show in a film that is overloaded with special effects and robotic action. Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow drops from Iron Man’s jet onboard the all-electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire and hits the ground running, careening through South Korean traffic, drifting through turns and speeding up staircases. “We did things with that bike that […]

AIMExpo Organizing Custom Building Championship Of The Americas

All Custom Bike Builders of the Americas, from Greenland and all the way south to the tip of South America, are invited to join The AIMExpo Championship Of The Americas, a showcase of design, engineering and creativity. During the 2015 AIMExpo and for the first time in motorcycling history there will be a world class […]

7th Quail Motorcycle Gathering. May 16, 2015.

I repeat it since the inaugural edition. The Quail Motorcycle Gathering is one of the finest events featuring some of the rarest collections of vintage and modern motorcycles displayed on the stunning green grasses of the Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California. A very short event, Saturday, May 16, 2015  |from 10:00 am […]

Don Mahoney & Partner Lars Roulund Acquire AIRHAWK®

On April 22, 2015, Don Mahoney of Carlsbad, CA along with partner Lars Roulund of Santa Ana, California based High End Seating Solutions (HESS), the makers of Danny Gray Seats acquired the AIRHAWK® Comfort Seating Systems brand and product line. AIRHAWK, a brand of seat overlays serving motorcycle enthusiasts, and HESS, a high-end motorcycle seat design and […]

J&P Cycles 36th Anniversary Open House. June 27-28 In A New Location.

J&P Cycles is experiencing growing pains. The 36th annual J&P Cycles Open House Rally, scheduled for June 27-28, is being moved to a different location than the usual J&P headquarters. This year, the rally is moving to the Jones County Fairgrounds, located in Monticello, Iowa, just 10 miles north of Anamosa. The size of the […]



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