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Twin Power Launches New Website

Twin Power is pleased to announce the launch of their brand new website. The site is packed with features, including new products, a blog with news and informative content, and more. Since 1982, Twin Power has been designing and producing quality parts and accessories for the Harley-Davidson® enthusiast. “We are really excited about the site […]

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14th Sturgis Mayor Ride. Monday August 8, 2016

Ben Bostrom, renowned U.S. motorcycle racer, has been named the Grand Marshal of the 14th edition of the Sturgis Mayor Ride. Bostrom started his career out strong by winning the AMA National 600 Dirt Track Championship in 1993 and quickly turned to road racing in 1995. Bostrom has won numerous races atop a variety of […]

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2nd Annual Indian Motorcycle Veterans Charity Ride Supported By Mark Wahlberg

The 2016 Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis is a 1,776-mile, multi-state tour that uses Indian motorcycles as therapy for wounded and amputee veterans. Veterans are hand selected from all branches of the military to experience motorcycle therapy on Indian motorcycles, trikes and Champion sidecars while riding from Los Angeles to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in […]

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Battle Of The Kings Contest. Winner Of Region Of Europe, Middle East and Africa.

211 Harley dealers from 12 countries participated in the contest consisting of customizing a Sportster Iron 883. The catch, each bike must ultimately be offered for sale for a maximum of 16660 euros or $18,600. A total of 65,000 fans voted online to choose the 12 best projects. At the Wheels & Waves event in […]

Surgis Buffalo Chip. The Full 2016 Band Lineup And Poster Artwork.

In addition to the legendary artists the Buffalo Chip has already announced such as Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson and Lynyrd Skynyrd, some of the planet’s top party bands have now made the list including Buckcherry, Cheap Trick, Pop Evil, RATT, Texas Hippie Coalition, ONE – The Only Tribute to Metallica and others. Pop […]

13th Annual Las Vegas BikeFest. Announcing Builders To Participate To Artistry In Iron Championship.

The annual invitation only competition “Artistry In Iron“, sponsored by Steve Soffa Enterprises and Paughco, will include 19 award winning builders. A limited number of builders are invited to participate annually. “Each year we invite those on the cutting edge as well as some past participants and they never cease to amaze us with the […]

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Postcards from The 93rd Laconia Motorcycle Week June 11-19

Laconia is the world’s oldest motorcycle rally. As those who visited know, the epicenter of the rally is Laconia Weirs Beach, Lakeside Avenue and the boardwalk that skirts it. But many bikers come to ride throughout the state, crossing into Maine or Vermont. It’s what motorcycle touring expert Suzanne Boxberg and Monographer Horst Roesler did, […]

AIMExpo Orlando October 13-16, 2016. Custom Bike Showcase.

The 4th annual AIMExpo will highlight again the ingenuity of the entire American powersports industry in Orlando June 13 to 16. Among the many reasons for attending the show, The Championship Of The Americas will be a showcase of design, engineering and creativity by custom bike builders from as far north as Greenland all the […]

2016 AMD World Championship Of Custom Building. Call For Entries.

The 2016 AMD Championship Of Custom Building is being staged for the second time at the INTERMOT Expo in Cologne, Germany, on October 4th to 9th 2016. Currently 41 custom bikes are registered by 32 competitors from 14 different countries, with over four months still to go before move-in day. A list of current entrants can […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Matchless To Issue 6% Yield Bonds To Produce New Motorcycle Models. Until now the Malenotti family, owner of the Matchless brand, is only licensing the brand name for a motorcycle/casual clothing line. But the Malenottis are looking for funding to produce 2 motorcycles. At least a £5 million or about US $7 million budget, which […]

J&P Cycles’ Open House Rally June 25-26. Back To Where It Started, In Anamosa.

There’s No Place Like Home… J&P Cycles’ annual Open House Rally customer appreciation event will return to its original location, the J&P Cycles retail center in Anamosa, Iowa off US Highway 151, the weekend of June 25-26. It’s where it was founded and held for more than 20 years. The yearly event is a way […]

Official. Indian Motorcycle Returns To AMA Pro Flat Track With Proprietary New Scout Engine.

Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company just announced its re-entry into the AMA Pro Flat Track series with its first full-factory racing effort since the 1950s. Indian Motorcycle Racing will utilize a new and proprietary Scout FTR 750 liquid-cooled 750cc four-valve V-Twin competition engine specifically designed for flat track and engineered into a specially built […]

25th Annual Motorcycle and Scooter Ride To Work Day Is Monday June 20, 2016

“Ride To Work Day” advocates and supports the use of motorcycles and scooters for daily transportation, and to provide information to the public. It increases public and governmental awareness about the societally positive values of motorcycle riding. Ride to Work is a 501 c4 nonprofit, worldwide all-volunteer effort. Don’t forget to ride on Monday June […]

Already 5 Fatalities At Isle Of Man TT Races.

The International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Races is a motorcycle event that has been traditionally run in a time-trial format on public roads closed for racing The event consists of one week of practice sessions last week of May followed by one week of racing first week of June. Between 1907 and 2015 […]

Indian Motorcycle Celebrates Its 115th anniversary

This year marks 115 years since George Hendee and Oscar Hedstrom started working together to make Indian motorcycles. In 1897 George Hendee was already manufacturing push bikes with the name ‘American Indian’, but this was shortened to ‘Indian’. Three years later in 1900, Oscar Hedstrom joined the firm. Both Hendee and Hedstrom were former bicycle […]

Artist David Uhl Tribute To American Racing Heritage.

Last year, artist David Uhl visited for the 1st time The Race of Gentlemen in Wildwood, NJ. The yearly event was created to celebrate that rich and exciting history of Americans “can do” spirit that made this country so great. The festivities include an automotive carnival known as TROG. David  was blown away by the […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson May Reintroduce A Dyna Sport Glide Model. US and European trademark registrations have been filed by Harley-Davidson for the name Sport Glide. Harley ceased production of the FXRT Sport Glide in 1993 after a 10-year run. It’s possible that a new Dyna Sport Glide would be a mid-weight tourer with fairing. Although there is […]

2016 Sturgis Rally. Moto Stampede At The Buffalo Chip.

Roland Sands Design’s Super Hooligan Showdown. Interested in watching unruly Flat Track Racing? Come to see this crazy crew of unruly racers in a series of Super Hooligan events. It will happen Wednesday August 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Buffalo Chip Amphitheater. See the dirt fly and experience a serious adrenaline spike […]

Ahead Of TT Zero Race Willian Dunlop Powers To 115.431 mph The Electric Victory RR

The new Victory RR electric motorcycle has been developed over the past year using data gathered during last year’s TT Zero and is ridden by William Dunlop. Victory Racing has successfully run its new Victory RR bike in the practice sessions ahead of the TT Zero race, achieving a 115.431 mph lap. It was also Victory […]

‘Grizzly’ On Time To Set New Motorcycle World Record Around The World

“Grizzly” is 50 riding days into setting a world record atop a Victory Cross Country Tour. After traveling 29,888 miles over 46 days and 15 hours, Swiss endurance rider Urs “Grizzly” Pedraita is well on his way to achieving his quest to set a new world record by circumnavigating six continents in less than 100 […]

Motorcycles As Art By Michael Lichter. Skin & Bones Tattoo Inspired Motorcycles To Be Exhibited At Sturgis Buffalo Chip.

Custom motorcycle builders and artists prove beauty isn’t just skin deep in the Skin & Bones Sturgis exhibition curated by Michael Lichter. The one-time “Skin & Bones” motorcycles will be exhibited at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Russ Brown Events Center (entrance near the east gate) from Sunday August 7 to Friday August 12, from 2 […]

Harley-Davidson Back To Flat-Track Racing At X Games Austin. Race Is Live Tonight On ESPN & ABC.

Flat-Track Racing is set to open ESPN’s X Games Austin this evening Thursday June 2. In its second year as an X Games medaled event, Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing will feature top motorcycle racers from around the world going head-to-head on the challenging Circuit of The Americas dirt half-mile. Competitors will race for the first gold […]

Record At El Mirage

Forwarded by From Jay Allen. At the unforgiving legendary El Mirage, home to Land Speed Racing for more than half a century, motorcycle history was written again on May 19 when Chris Rivas & S&S Cycle, racing in the 3000 APS-PBG Class, did a pass at the extraordinary speed of 228.264 mph.

FXR Forever. Sturgis 4th Annual Harley FXR Show. on Sunday August 7, 2016.

During the 76th Sturgis Rally. the 4th Annual FXR Show will be held on the grounds at the Sturgis Dragway, no more at the Sturgis City Park. The format of the show will be much the same as it has been for the first three years. Creator of the show Joe Mielke said “If you’re […]

2016 Magic Bike Germany On The Rhine River

Last weekend May 26-29 motorcycle madness in Germany was at Magic Bike Ruedesheim on the Rhine river. The German tourist destination out of Frankfurt has been a popular destination for decades, but nothing prepared the town for what was rolling into town for the 15th anniversary of the event that started as a local meet […]

Polaris To Acquire Majority Stake In Italian Sport Motorcycle Manufacturer MV Agusta?

The rumor started about one month ago when an Italian newspaper published an article mentioning that Polaris was interested to become a majority shareholder in legendary Italian sport bike maker MV Agusta. MV Agusta’s President and CEO Giovanni Castiglioni has just confirmed the news to Cycle News while mentioning at the same time that no […]



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