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Italian Motorcycles Manufacturer Mondial Is Back With The Hipster Model

With the slogan “Get Going Again”, Italian brand FB Mondial is back in business and is launching The Hipster, a 4-stroke motorcycle offered in 125 cc and 250 cc. The original FB Mondial (FB stands for the 2 brothers Fratelli and Boselli) was a motorcycles manufacturer (1948-1979) well known for its high-quality sporting motorcycles and […]


All 18 rounds Of 2017 American Flat Track To Air Weekly On NBC Sports

American Flat Track just announced an exclusive television partnership with NBC Sports (NBCSN) for the 2017 season. All 18 rounds, from the season-opening DAYTONA TT to the American Flat Track Finals in Southern California, will air in one-hour, tape-delayed telecasts on Thursday nights throughout the summer and fall. Entering its 64th consecutive season, American Flat […]

Triumph Celebrates Its Best Ever Year Of Retail Sales In North America

The final sales numbers for December are in and 2016 will officially go down in the record books as the best year of retail sales for Triumph Dealers in North America in Hinckley Triumph history. For the month of December, Triumph dealers literally smashed the previous sales record with retails up a stunning 39% over […]

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Polaris Shuts Down Victory Motorcycles. Effective Immediately.

It may be a huge surprise to most. Not so much for some insiders of the motorcycle industry who started to wonder after Polaris bought the Indian brand, how the company would be able to position the Victory brand versus Indian. And it appears that Polaris never succeeded to give Victory its own identity and […]

What Will Be Trending In 2017

1- Change Of US Leadership Makes Predicting Anything Much More Complicated. Americans can’t recall a time when a change of leadership in Washington had the potential for such large and diverging effects on the U.S. economy. If you believe that the economy is going to be stimulated through new legislation and less regulation, for example […]

Bonhams Ducati Auction. Multiple Factory Racers And Dozens Of Rare Classic Models.

Nearly 40 examples from Ducati, the most legendary name in Italian motorcycling, will be offered by Bonhams at the seventh annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction that will take place Thursday, January 26th at the Rio Hotel & Casino. From street singles and scramblers to twins and works racers, spanning the decades from 1948 to 2001, […]

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At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip In August. This Could be Deadly…

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has always been the epicenter of wild, outrageous and sometime dangerous entertainment during the Black Hills Rally. This year, motorcycle stuntman Doug Danger is back to try another one of Evel Knievel’s legendary jumps. But this time rattlesnakes will be involved…

2016, A Record Year For Triumph Motorcycles

The Hinckley, UK manufacturer announced bike sales increasing 4.5 percent, from 53,800 to 56,300 units. Profits doubled from $10.5 million to $20.5 million. A Triumph spokesperson stated :“Triumph has performed strongly against a backdrop of challenging currency, economic and motorcycle market conditions. Triumph has a long-term vision which requires ongoing investment in people, facilities, and […]

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Italian MV Agusta Out Of Money. No New Models In 2017.

MV Agusta has been struggling during these last few years and is now in survival mode. Although MV Agusta Holdings received some funding by selling a large part of its shares to an Anglo-Russian group called Black Ocean, the company officially announced that it has not enough available money to develop new motorcycles, and consequently […]

Is This The End Of The Electric Vehicle Federal Tax Credit?

On December 31, 2016, the Electric Motorcycle Federal Tax Credit – a 10% federal tax refund for new and used vehicles – is set to expire. Other “plug-in” State incentives would also disappear. Will they be renewed under the new administration? Electric vehicle manufacturers, cars and motorcycles, are worried. ZERO Motorcycles, the global leader in electric motorcycle sales […]

Florida Motorcycle Expo & Bike Builders Invitational. Feb. 17-18 In Clearwater.

There is another reason to complete your new custom bike before Daytona Bike Week. The 2017 Florida Motorcycle Expo & Bike Builders Invitational organized by Florida Full Throttle Magazine is set for February 17-18 in Clearwater. The event eatures numerous activities, contests, exhibitor booths, live music and the Bike Builder Invitational that showcases top custom motorcycles. […]

Lowest numbered Crocker Ever To Be Auctioned At January’s Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction

This 1937 Crocker Small Tank – serial number 36-61-8 – comes from the renowned collection of Dale Walksler’s Wheels Through Time Museum. Called as the “Duesenberg of motorcycles,” Crocker is the definitive American motorcycle – handmade, powerful and fast. What makes Crocker #8 even more special is the fact that this is one of the […]

Enjoy Your Holidays With Your Loved Ones

And remember that spending time with children is more important than spending money on children…  

American Flat Track. Superprestigio Live Stream Today At Noon Saturday December 17, 2016.

Sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, American Flat Track is the world’s premier dirt track motorcycle racing series and one of the longest-running championships in the history of motorsports. The excitement is building for the 2016 Superprestigio in Barcelona, Spain. This evening (Spain time is 6 hours ahead of US east coast) Saturday, December 17 , […]

12th Edition Of Custombike Show In Bad Salzuflen, Germany

The Trade Fair/Exhibition Center at Bad Salzuflen (Dec 1-3), had a record participation of vendors, part distributors, spectators and the largest ever exhibition of custom motorcycles. 300 exhibitors and 350 bike show competitors, 800+ of modified or customized motorcycles were squeezed in the 3 halls of the Bad Salzuffen Fair Center. A few shots of […]

Indian Motorcycle Recalls Certain 2014-2017 Models For Potential Fuel Leak

Indian Motorcycle is recalling 2014-2017 models for a potential fuel leak. Are concerned: Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftan, Chieftan Dark Horse, Springfield and Roadmaster manufactured from April 15, 2013 to July 15, 2016. The very popular Scout and Scout Sixty are not affected. In the US, 23,746 motorcycles are recalled with more to […]

Campagna Motors Looking For Retail Investors To Expands Across The United States

Canadian Campagna Motors, the maker of the T-Rex and V13R trikes, is launching a crowdfunding campaign under the Title III Regulation, offering retail investors to join the company for a market expansion in the US. “Campagna is an innovative vehicle manufacturer that has been the reference in the trike market for the last 20 years […]

1949 Indian-Vincent Factory Prototype Offered For 1st Time At The Bonhams January’s Las Vegas Auction

In 1948 the manager of Indian Motorcycles, Ralph Rogers, and the director of Vincent HRD, Philip Vincent, agreed on a joint venture to manufacture and sell a hybridization of their machines to the American market. Two prototypes were created as a result: the better known Vindian – essentially an Indian Chief with Vincent motor, and […]

9th Annual The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Is Set For May 6, 2017

The Peninsula Signature Events has announced May 6, 2017 as the date of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering. The 9th Annual event at Quail Lodge & Golf Club will feature an expansive selection of the finest and rarest vintage and modern motorcycles as well as leading motorsports and lifestyle vendors, food and beverages, live music and […]

Kevin Bean’re To Attempt A Coast To Coast Mini Bike World Record

Going after a 50cc mini bike long distance world record? Why not. Kevin Bean’re intends to ride coast to coast from Daytona to San Diego to add his name to the Guinness World Records. Kevin will ride with friend Tim Ford (not on the same bike!) for what is expected to be a 9-day 3000-mile […]

Winners Of Victory Motorcycles’ Operation Octane Dealer Custom Build Conrest

26 Victory dealers from around the world participated to the Operation Octane custom built contest to create their own interpretations of the light, fast and affordable 2017 Victory Octane. Online voting public has decided the winners. “Evil Ethel” from Strokers Dallas and “Desert Racer” from IWAN-BIKES GmbH pick up 1st place prizes, “King Octane” from […]

New Motorcycle Brand Vanguard Showing Its Running Roadster Prototype All Weekend At New York IMS

Vanguard is showing this weekend the first running prototype of the Roadster during the New York IMS Show at the Javits Center in Manhattan. Vanguard is an entirely new and distinct premium motorcycle brand. with its first model designed, engineered and to be built in Brooklyn, NY. Vanguard Moto Inc. is conducting an equity crowdfunding […]

2017 Verona Motor Bike Expo. January 20-21-22.

The upcoming international Motor Bike Expo will feature 670 exhibitors from all over the world with visitors expected to pass last year’s number of 155000. During 3 days, Verona in Italy becomes the capital of the motorcycle world with exhibitions by the largest manufacturers, the best custom parts vendors, the top custom builders, guests from […]

Triumph Infor Rocket To Be Featured Tonight December 8 On Velocity Network

Triumph Motorcycles endeavour to reclaim the motorcycle land speed record in 2016 was thoroughly documented for Guy Martin’s hit TV show ‘Guy Martin: Fastest Man On Two Wheels’. The 45-minute special episode will air on the Velocity network tonight Thursday, December 8 at 10:00pm EST (7:00pm PST), giving viewers a chance to see the inside […]

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Harley-Davidson York Plant Is Hiring 400 Seasonal Workers. Harley-Davidson York Vehicle Operations is hiring approximately 400 seasonal workers for its upcoming surge period. Surge enables Harley-Davidson to increase its manufacturing capacity to produce more bikes in anticipation of increased customer demand in the spring and summer riding months. Recruiting for these positions is starting now. Seasonal positions […]

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