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Sturgis. Baker’s 2nd Annual “All In To Go All-Out” Drag Days. 1st Annual Drag School.

Do you want to get arrested in Sturgis? For street racing? Sure, spending the night in jail makes for a hell of a story back home but the BAKER jailhouse spies tell us the food is not that good.  You can bypass a face-to-face meeting with the local judge by joining BAKER at the legendary […]


David Mann Art Auction In Sturgis

Join the editors of Easyriders magazine at the world famous Buffalo Chip Campground on Wednesday, August 10th for a chance to bid on and win an original work of biker art by the late, great David Mann. David was the Norman Rockwell of the biker world, known for creating the biker lifestyle paintings in Easyriders magazine for over 30 years! […]

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Roland Sands Design In Sturgis

The Roland Sands Design Crew doing Sturgis. The custom builder will be at the Super Hooligan racing at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip with Indian Motorcycle®, showing parts and apparel at the RSD Moto Shed at Black Hills Harley-Davidson in Rapid City, cooling off in the pool with Bell Helmets at the Pappy Hoel Campground. Wed […]

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Harley-Davidson 2nd Quarter Results. Worldwide Sales Down 1.9%. US Sales Down 5.2%. EMEA Region + 8.2%.

This Thursday morning Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) reported second-quarter earnings of $280.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Milwaukee-based company said it had net income of $1.55 per share. Harley-Davidson shares have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has increased 6 percent. The stock has decreased […]

Harley-Davidson Recalls 27,000 Motorcycles For Clutch Issue

Harley-Davidson Inc. is recalling 14 different 2016 models, a total of 27,232 motorycles, for a clutch issue hat could result in a crash. If a bike has been parked for an extended period of time, the clutch could malfunction with bike unexpectedly moving forward. As a warning sign, riders may notice a large amount of […]

Land speed racer Sam Wheeler Killed While Racing At Utah’s Salt Flats

Sam Wheeler, was testing his streamliner racing motorcycle at Utah’s famed Bonneville Salt Flats when his bike fish-tailed, went airborne and crashed at 200 mph falling on the cage section where he was seated. Wheeler was alive when emergency crews extracted him from the car but died from traumatic injuries at the hospital about four […]

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2017 Victory Motorcycles Lineup. Increased Power. More Standard Features.

Victory Motorcycles® is focusing on performance. The very first Victory motorcycle brief was simple: build a motorcycle that’s more powerful and handles better than any other American cruiser. Eighteen years later, Victory remains dedicated to the pursuit of performance. For 2017, after achieving a 2nd place podium position at the Isle of Man TT with […]

2017 Indian Motorcycle Lineup

Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its lineup of Model Year 2017 bikes. The 2017 family carries forth all 2016 models including the recently released Scout® Sixty, Indian Springfield™, and Chieftain Dark Horse® models, while featuring an array of new features, new color choices, awe-inspiring infotainment, and much more. Ride Command™ Infotainment System […]

Motus Motorcycle Brand Featured On Jay Leno’s Garage

Alabama made Motus Motorcycles, America’s only premium brand of sport-touring motorcycles with proprietary V4 engines, is announcing that their 2 models (the MST and more premium MSTR) are now featured on the Emmy-winning series “Jay Leno’s Garage” hosted by Jay Leno (watch episode below this feature) Motus founders Lee Conn and Brian Case were invited […]

2016 Sturgis Rally Bike Shows

Full Throttle Bike Show & Awards. August 6, 2016 – August 7, 2016. When: 12:00pm – 5:30pm. Buffalo Chip – 20622 Fort Meade Way FXR Forever Bike Show. Sunday August 7, 2016. Registration at 10:30 AM. Show starts at 12 pm. Awards presentation at 3pm. At the Sturgis Dragway 3.7 miles East of Sturgis on Hwy 34 […]

Indian Motorcycle At 76th Sturgis Rally. Motorcycle Racing, American Craftsmanship, Entertainment And The All-New 2017 Lineup

For the 76th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which formally runs August 8 – 14 in Sturgis, South Dakota Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, is proud to announce its power-packed itinerary The brand that started the rally in 1938 through legendary dealer J.C. “Pappy” Hoel, is excited to offer demo rides on three diverse and […]

34th Edition Of The War And Peace Revival July 19-23

Held in Kent, United Kingdom, it’s the largest and greatest celebration of military vehicles and vintage lifestyle on the planet. Displays and rides on war tanks, cars, motorcycles, planes and helicopters. Demonstrations and training on the use of WW1 and WW@ weapons. A village with shops and displays to demonstrate the important roles that women […]

Original Series “Harley And The Davidsons” On The Discovery Channel

Received from Rich Ross, President of Discovery Channel, my invitation to the premiere in Los Angeles on August 1st of “Harley And The Davidsons” The series tells the story of the birth of the iconic brand launched in 1903 by two friends from Milwaukee, William Harley and Arthur Davidson. In the series, Michael Huisman (Daario Naharis […]

Polaris Second Quarter 2016 Results. Motorcycle Sales Up 23%. ORV/Snowmobiles Down 6%.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) today reported second quarter net income of $71.2 million, or $1.09 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2016 compared to $100.9 million, or $1.49 per diluted share reported in the second quarter of 2015. Sales for the second quarter of 2016 totaled $1,130.8 million, up one percent from […]

Harley-Davidson Ready To Roll Into South Dakota Black Hills. Activities Planned Aug. 6-13.

Harley-Davidson is revving up for the 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. As the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Harley-Davidson plans to pack more fun and pure riding experience than ever into this week-long celebration of freedom and the open road. Just a few of the activities making this Sturgis one of the best yet […]

Late-Model Indian Motorcycles Recalled For Fire Risk Due To Excessive Exhaust Temperature

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)filed on June 17 a report regarding elevated exhaust temperatures on late model Indian motorcycles that may result in an increased risk of fire. In the event of an engine misfire, unburned fuel may pass through parts of the exhaust system, raising the exhaust temperatures. The number of motorcycles […]

Students Build 2 Electric Touring Motorcycles For ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ Ride.

2 students of the High Tech Campus Eindhoven (“the smartest square km in Europe”) in the Netherlands developed 2 electric motorcycles and will set off in August on an 80-day round-the-world ride to demonstrate the potential of electric transport. The STORM Eindhoven team members have been working since 2014 on designing and building their long-distance […]

The Greasy Hands Preachers

So, you want to be a mechanic? To build motorcycles? This 1 hour 27 minutes film (with subtitles to chose from in 6 languages) explores the revival of manual work through the passion of motorcycle enthusiasts who have found happiness through their work. Shot in retro Super 16, Greasy Hands takes you all over the […]

Rock, Rumble & Rebellion. A Custom Harley Road Glide, Matching Epiphany Guitar And Sturgis Buffalo Chip VIP Treatment For Life.

To salute the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s® 35 years of Rock, Rumble & Rebellion, Kuryakyn has built a custom performance bagger that pays tribute to the annual merging of motorcycle and rock ‘n’ roll cultures at The Best Party Anywhere®. This one-off commemorative 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide and its matching Epiphone Sheraton II guitar are up […]

Craig Scanlon Named Chief Marketing Officer of Polaris

Polaris Industries Inc. (PII) announced that Craig Scanlon, Vice President of Slingshot and Chief Retail Officer (CRO) of the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) division, has been named Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Polaris. Scanlon will report to Scott W. Wine, CEO and Chairman of Polaris. Scanlon joined the company in 2004 in a Field Sales Role. […]

Hand-Built Motorcycle Throne Chairs For Upcoming Progressive Motorcycle Ads

You thought the throne in Game of Thrones was cool? Check out these custom built Motorcycle Thrones from Progressive Insurance made of motorcycle parts, representing distinct bike types, including cruisers, touring and sport bikes. Working with Buffalo Art Co. and custom motorcycle builder/expert, Chase Stopnik in LA, Progressive Insurance created these unique hand-built works of art. […]

Arlen Ness To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award From Sturgis Motorcycle Museum

A special “Lifetime Achievement” award has been added to the Class of 2016 induction ceremonies. Already a Sturgis Museum Hall of Fame member circa 1992, Arlen Ness was a unanimous choice to receive the first Lifetime Achievement honors. “Arlen truly is the ‘Godfather’ of the custom bike movement,” says Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall Of […]

2016 Sturgis Motorcycle and Stunt Shows At The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® CrossRoads

A lot of the 2016 Sturgis bike shows are set to happen at the Buffalo Chip’s free-access CrossRoads in 2016. As always some of the best, most creative, weirdest, outrageous and sometime quite ugly bikes will compete in no less than 5 bike shows in 5 days from Saturday August 6 to Thursday August 11. In […]

Women’s Empowerment. Biker Belles In Sturgis. Industry Leaders Take Seats For Symposium “Two-Wheeled Transformation”

A panel of luminaries representing women from a broad cross section of today’s motorcycle industry will take a leading role in the Buffalo Chip’s 2016 Biker Belles® “Two-Wheeled Transformation” symposium on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Taking seats on the panel moderated by Marilyn Stemp of the Sturgis Rider Daily and Iron Trader News are – BMW Motorrad’s […]

A Short Visit To The American Police Motorcycle Museum Of Meredith, New Hampshire

The American Police Motorcycle Museum Of Meredith, New Hampshire (another Police Hall Of Fame And Museum is located in Titusville, Florida) is a private museum owned by Douglas Frederick. It is the concretization of his dream to honor police officers that rode the primitive motors of old and to bring their history to the general […]

Two 360-Degree Videos Of Victory Racing At The 2016 Pikes Peak International.

Victory Racing earned 2 places on the podium at the 2016 Pikes Peak International Climb with the gas-powered Project 156, pilot Jeremy Toye, and electric Empulse RR, pilot Don Canet. Now, Victory gives you the opportunity to ride along with the racers and see the 360-degree video captured from both bikes. “These are angles that […]



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