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Happy Halloween. A Story…

A cabbie picks up a Nun. She gets into the cab, and notices that the VERY handsome cab driver won’t stop staring at her. She asks him why he is staring. He replies: “I have a question to ask you but I don’t want to offend you.” She answers, “My son, you cannot offend me. […]

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Picture Of The Week. 1913 Indian E 7HP Twin.

Will be offered by Bonhams Auction House at Las Vegas Motorcycle auction January 8, 2015 at Bally’s Hotel And Casino.

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Victory Motorcycles And Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans Of America Combine Forces in New York City On Veteran’s Day November 11, 2014

Victory Motorcycles and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) will continue their partnership supporting the men and women of the armed forces by joining together at America’s Parade in New York City on November 11. This nationally televised parade is the largest Veteran’s Day event in the nation. The theme for this year’s Parade […]

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Wheels Of Liberty. A Non-Profit Group To Help Mobility-Challenged individuals in America Attain Or Regain Motorcycle Freedom.

Davis Zien, former Senator for Wisconsin and member of Motorcycle Hall of Fame since 2000 – and Marc Anthomy – both amputated above the knee have created “Wheels Of Liberty” a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the mobility-challenged individuals use motorcycles as a unique therapy tool to empower them, live better with their disability and […]

Brammo Electric Motorcycles Turns To Crowdsourcing To raise US$ 3 Million

Brammo Inc. has selected a Miami-based crowdsourcing site to raise $3 million in convertible debt as a prelude to a larger funding round. The electric motorcycle manufacturer has raised more than $70 million to date with investors such as Polaris, Team Industries, Best Buy and Chrysalix. The funding round is open to accredited investors only […]

Polaris 3rd Quarter Earnings Jump 26% On Strong Sales Gains Due In Part To Its Indian Motorcycle Line

Early this Wednesday morning, Polaris (NYSE:PII) roared ahead of third-quarter earnings estimates due in part to its reinvigorated Indian motorcycle line. Earnings per share minus items climbed 26% to $2.06 on an 18% rise in revenue to $1.3 billion. Polaris has beaten quarterly earnings estimates for more than two years in a row. Wall Street […]

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Harley-Davidson Pink Label Program To Fight Against Breast Cancer

Pink is more than a color. For many brands, including Harley-Davidson, it’s an ongoing pledge to those affected by breast cancer. For Harley, its family of riders, dealers and enthusiasts, the pink label program is a way, through clothing sales, to help those women affected by breast cancer, making sure that nobody rides alone through […]

Lone Star Rally. November 6-9, 2014.

With more bike shows, all new truck, jeep & classic car shows and, more free concerts on two stages. The Lone Star Rally is jam packed with entertainment for all ages, day and night, all weekend long. For up to the minute information and special offers, download the FREE, official Lone Star Rally smartphone App from […]

Dennis Hopper, From His grave, Is Telling You. “That Ain’t The Captain America’ bike.”

Veteran actor Michael Madsen, a pal of Dennis Hopper that he met while making the Quentin Tarantino-produced biker movie ‘Hell Ride, was so outraged when he read the LA Times story about the sale for 1.35 million (1.62 million with auction fees) of the reportedly authentic Captain America motorcycle used in the “Easy Rider” movie, […]

First Indian Roadmaster Trike By Roadsmith

Following on the heels of Roadsmith’s already popular Indian Chieftain trike, the Minneapolis company unveils the new Indian Roadmaster trike with the addition of its large trunk, passenger backrest, adjustable floorboards and heated seat, promising the larger storage capacity and passenger comfort necessary for serious two-up trike touring. Known for their many original innovations in […]

Harley-Davidson Third Quarter Earnings Beat Expectations But Revenue Misses Forecast.

Harley-Davidson Inc. (HOG) this Tuesday morning October 21, 2014 reported net income of $150.1 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Milwaukee-based company said it had profit of 69 cents versus 73 cents a share, a year ago. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts was for earnings […]

The Reportedly Authentic Easy Rider Movie “Captain America” Chopper Sold For $1.3 Million At Auction

Michael Eisenberg, owner of the reportedly only original and authentic Captain America chopper still existing from the Pop Culture Easy Rider movie was auctioned this last weekend in Calabasas for US $1.3 million. The story of the “Captain America” bikes (at least 2 versions of the motorcycle have been used in the movie) is a […]

Seen At Daytona Biketoberfest (Part 2)

Before this fad dies (it’s already dying…), the type of ultra baggers flashing at you when you walk the different bike shows. Not at all my taste, but I am pretty certainthe builders and owners are very proud and happy.

Seen At Daytona Biketoberfest (Part 1)

2014 American International Motorcycle Expo Opens In Orlando With More Than 500 Exhibitors

For its second edition, the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) – October 16 to 19 -has reached the landmark 500-exhibitor mark with a 50-percent larger floor space inside the Orlando Orange County Convention Center. The expansion is highlighted by the inclusion of eight original equipment manufacturers (OEM), each of who will provide global and North […]

The New Las Vegas Harley-Davidson Dealership

As announced last week, the new Las Vegas Harley dealership has opened on the famed Las Vegas Strip, steps away from the Welcome to Las Vegas sign at 5191 S. Las Vegas Boulevard. The new store will commemorate its grand opening with an all day celebration and custom motorcycle raffle on Saturday, Nov. 1. The s65,000-square-foot […]

2014 Biketoberfest. 3 Bike Shows At Bruce Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona.

In addition to the bike shows I announced HERE last week, Bruce Rossmeyers’s Daytona is hosting 3 bike shows starting tomorrow Thursday October 16 (photography @H. Roesler of Covington Cycles custom bagger) Thursday – October 16. Full Throttle Magazine Ride-in Show. 9:00-11:00 am. Registration. Awards 1:00 pm Southern Biker Magazine – Ladies Ride-In. 2:00-4:00 pm Registration. Awards 5:00 pm Friday – […]

OCC Chopper To Be Raffled To Benefit Military Disappears. So Does OCC’s Client.

I had several times the opportunity to warn you about some motorcycle raffle events where nothing is raffled. Here is another example. Dave Goodwin Jr. from Amarillo, Texas, owner of “Goody’s World Famous Pop Corn”. commissioned Paul Teutul Senior to custom build a chopper with a theme incorporating his popcorn shop (!) and the military. […]

Motorcycling Celebrities At 2014 Orlando AIMExpo

Check out who’s going to be at the 2014 Orlando AIMExpo. Autograph & photo opportunities… For Industry Trade & Media. Indoor Exhibits. Thursday, October 16 – 10am-6pm. Friday, October 17 – 9am-6pm. Saturday, October 18 – 9am-7pm. Sunday, October 19 – 9am-5pm. AIMExpo Outdoors. Thursday, October 16 – 10am-5pm. Friday, October 17 – 9am-5pm. Saturday, October […]

2014 Daytona Biketoberfest. October 16-19.

The annual october motorcycle rally in Daytona Beach gets underway this coming Thursday. Biketoberfest is a key tourist draw in the otherwise slow autumn season. Having attended all the previous editions, I have witnessed the event struggling to grow since 2008 in the face of national economic woes, changing demographics and other competing motorcycle events […]

2014 Orlando AIMExpo. Free Rockabilly Concert With “Stray Cats” Bassist Lee Rocker And Band Saturday October 18.

The Ace Cafe, in conjunction with legendary powersports brands Bell Helmets, Kawasaki, Metzeler, AIMExpo, and MOTOTV, have jointly announced that “Stray Cats” bassist Lee Rocker and his band will perform a free concert on Saturday, October 18, just outside of the AIMExpo show floor at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). As the doors close […]

2014 World Championship Of Bike Building. The Top Winners.

The 11th annual AMD World Championship Of Bike Building was held during the INTERMOT expo in Cologne, Germany (October 1- 5). There were 5 custom bike classes. The now traditional and internationally respected FreeStyle class, from which the 11th annual AMD World Champion Custom Bike Builderwas chosen, plus 4 other classes to recognize specific sectors […]

Can’t Get Financed By Harley-Davidson To Purchase One Of Their Bikes? Lease A Used One From Chrome Capital.

A company named Chrome Capital of Naples, Florida is offering a new concept that Harley-Davidson’s Financial Unit doesn’t propose. If you don’t qualify for a loan on new Harley model, Chrome Capital will write you a lease on a used one. The company works with about 400 Harley dealers (but not with the Harley-Davidson company) […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley Davidson Seeking Cut In India Import Duty For Better Pricing Of Its Motorcycles. Reduction in import duty on vehicles will open up the Indian market for several players and attract more foreign investment. And of course, Harley-Davidson is very interested in convincing India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reduce these taxes and eliminate most […]



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