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Harley-Davidson Declares Third Quarter Dividend. The Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) Board of Directors has approved a cash dividend of $0.365 per share for the third quarter of 2017. The dividend is payable Sept. 22, 2017 to the shareholders of record of the Company’s common stock as of Sept. 12, 2017. Tucker Rocky | Biker’s Choice […]

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Attention To All Custom Bike Builders. Team America Seeks A New Member.

The famous international Intermot trade show in Cologne, Germany will once again host the 2018 AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building The 2017 Championship of the Americas @ AIMExpo in Columbus. Ohio ((September 21-24) presents the last opportunity on this side of the big pond to earn expense money and a pre-paid entry into […]

2017 Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials. Hiro Koiso Raced The Fastest Open Bike On The Salt

At the annual Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials AMA Land Speed Grand Championship, Hiro Koiso – builder and rider – set three new land speed records on a 2006 FXD-I based race bike. The JIMS 135″ TWIN-CAM engine was topped off with billet cylinder heads from T-Man Performance. A C1-R ProCharger was custom fit for assaulting the […]

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The Future Starts Here. Keynotes From Harley-Davidson And Polaris CEO’s To Address The Critical Topic Of Acquiring New Riders.

A softening industry environment, many aging baby boomers being no longer active customers, are adding to the the 2 US manufacturer’s woes. Developing new riders who will become future customers is the big issue they both face. On September 21st, from 8.30 a.m. to 9.45 a.m. at the AIMExpo at the Greater Convention Center, Matt Levatich (left) President […]

Motorcycle-Themed Events To Remember Rock Legend Gregg Allman And Celebrate Allman’s Final Album, “Southern Blood”

Gregg Allman, frontman of the Allman Brothers Band, passed away May 27, 2017 in Richmond Hill, GA. Gregg loved motorcycles although Duane, his brother, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Macon, Georgia in 1971. So in celebration of the late Allman Brothers Band frontman’s final studio album, “Southern Blood”, a special event called “The […]

Motul Is Announcing The 100% Synthetic TWIN Line Of Products Developed Specifically For V-Twins

Motul, the leader in synthetic oil technology, announced today the TWIN line – a 100 percent synthetic line of products designed to achieve a new level of performance and protection for V-Twins and twins of all kinds. Developed specifically for V-Twins, Café Racers and cruisers found on the canyon roads and highways of North America, […]

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Facing The Risk Of Some Serious Backlash, Confederate Motors Change Its Name To Curtiss Motorcycles

Evidently, when President Matt Chambers created his company in 1991 in Louisiana (headquartered inAlabama), he picked up on purpose the name of Confederate for whatever reason and meaning it has for him… But today, after the events of Charlottesville, Virginia where protests turned violent as white supremacists clashed with counter-demonstrators, and a car hit a crowd […]

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India Is Now The World’s Largest Motorcycle Country. India sold 17.59 million motorcycles during the 2016-2017 financial year. Ok, they are smaller displacement machines (mostly 125 cc) than those ridden in the US and Europe. In India, a small motorcycle may be the only mode of transport that an entire family has. In the last […]

Indian Motorcycle Introduces A New Experience Centre At Its Spirit Lake Manufacturing Factory

Indian Motorcycle just opened an Experience Center at its Spirit Lake manufacturing facility. Based in America’s heartland, the Spirit Lake Experience Center is a free offering for motorcyclists looking to connect with the iconic American motorcycle brand. The Indian Motorcycle Spirit Lake Experience Center will showcase current and historic Indian motorcycles and offer complementary behind-the-scenes […]

Harley-Davidson. Celebrating 115th Anniversary

You know the story. In 1903, four young men in Milwaukee put a motor in a bicycle frame, and riders from all walks of life have been coming back to cut loose ever since. One hundred and fifteen years later, it’s time to celebrate and Harley-Davidson is building Anniversary metal. Two Limited Edition 115th Anniversary […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Models. Death Of The Dyna Line-Up Merged Into 8 All-New Softail Models

To celebrate Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary year, the Motor Company is launching  a custom revolution: Eight all-new Softail® models that merge the hard-riding performance of the Dyna® line with the unparalleled custom look of the Softail line. It is Harley’s largest-ever product development in company history. The new bikes compared to prior year models feature a […]

The Indian Wrecking Crew & Scout FTR750 Obtain the 2017 AFT Manufacturer’s Championship. 11 Victories & 30 Total Podiums Through 14 Races.

After more than 60 years away from professional flat track racing, Indian Motorcycle has won the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Championship after a second-place finish at the Peoria TT. Indian Wrecking Crew rider Jared Mees locked in the title for Indian Motorcycle with a strong second-place finish. Teammates Bryan Smith and Brad Baker finished […]

AIMExpo. CEO’s of Harley-Davidson and Polaris To Offer Keynote Addresses

The future of the powersports industry lies with new riders, and how to develop these new riders is a tough yet intriguing challenge the industry must face together. To help address that challenge, AIMExpo presented by Nationwide invites dealers, media and all industry attendees to the show’s opening program, where leaders of iconic American manufacturers […]

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Swiss Luxury Watchmaker Baume & Mercier And Indian Motorcycle Signed Agreement That Will Lead To Limited Edition Watches. The first limited edition watches emerging from the partnership will be revealed later this year. The companies are promising watches enriched with exceptional details that will please watch enthusiasts and Indian fans seeking uniqueness. The partnership was unveiled at the historic […]

Tickets Now on Sale for Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival September 28 – October 1, 2017.

It is important to note that Loretta Lynn’s Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival is not associated in any way with any other previous events in the area. The Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival announces tickets are now on sale through the event website Motorcycle And Music. The event will host motorcycle riders of all makes, models and […]

The Sturgis 78th Anniversary Motorcycle Rally Logo Unveiled

The 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is ending and we already know the 78th one. Last Wednesday August 8, Mayor Mark Carstensen, along with City Manager Daniel Ainslie and numerous SMRi board members, were on hand on historic Main Street in downtown Sturgis to unveil the 78th official logo of the Surgis Motorcycle Rally™. As a reminder, the rally was officially created in 1938. […]

Bike & Music Weekend. August 3-6 In Geiselwind, Germany

For its 22nd edition, the legendary biker event took place on the first weekend of August in Geiselwind, Germany. This rally is one of the highlights on the international biker calendar. Top bands on several stages, stunts, a bikes how, some dragster and burnout action plus live music outside and inside, A waterproof event! Four […]

Fast Motorcycle News From The 77th Annual Sturgis Rally (Part 1)

The Black Hills Harley-Davidson Store In Rapid City (I90 exit 55) Is Housing Under A Huge Tent Several Hundreds Of New And Pre-owned Harleys. 70 full-time employees have been joined by 400 part-time employees for all of their locations throughout the Black Hills. Some vendors are already installed on the huge dealer parking lot since […]

Indian Motorcycle At The Sturgis Rally. 2018 Model Lineup, Demos, Flat Track Wrecking Crew, Hooligan Race And More.

A display of Indian’s new 2018 lineup will be available on Main Street and an interactive center on Lazelle Street will be the primary Indian Motorcycle meeting points for Rally goers.  The Indian Wrecking Crew race team will be taking Sturgis by storm on August 7 at the Buffalo Chip TT, presented by Indian Motorcycle. […]

New Slingshot SLR LE And Industry Leading Ride Command® Infotainment Headline Expanded 2018 Model Year

Slingshot®, the three-wheeled, open-air cockpit roadster that has taken the industry to the edge since its introduction in 2014,announced its 2018 model lineup with select offerings boasting its industry-leading Ride Command® infotainment system. Headlining the 2018 models is the all-new Slingshot SLR LE. The 2018 Slingshot lineup consists of Slingshot S, SL, SLR and SLR […]

Harley-Davidson Activities At The 77TH Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

The sound of freedom will rumble through the Black Hills when thousands of motorcyclists join Harley-Davidson, the official motorcycle of the largest motorcycle rally in the United States, at the 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally August 5-12. “The great riding, the motorcycle tradition, and the wide-open fun: That’s what makes Sturgis ‘Sturgis,’” said James Newton, Harley-Davidson […]

2017 AIMExpo. September 21-24. Registration Is Open For Builders Competing In Championship Of The Americas.

The registration for the Championship of the Americas, one of North America’s most prestigious bike competition taking place during the AIMExpo presented by Nationwide this September in Columbus, Ohio is now open. There are a few benefits to early registration. First, you can reserve rooms on the AIMExpo website for a substantial savings. Just go […]

Indian Motorcycle Sets Three Land Speed Records At El Mirage California

According to the Southern California Timing Association (SCTAI) Indian Motorcycle has set three new land speed records,) at El Mirage, California. Indian was out at El Mirage with three machines – a 2015 Chief Classic, a 2015 Indian Scout and the 2017 Spirit of Munro Scout. Two Indian Motorcycle technicians and Burt Munro’s great nephew, […]

10th Annual Cafe Racer Magazine Reader’s Ride In Bike Show.

The event in on 2 days at Sewickley War Memorial Park, PA .  August 11, 7 to 9 pm Rebel Yell Party. At 9.30 pm, Two Wheels On Two Wheels Movie Night with “Screening” of “Quadrophenia” at Tull Facility theater. August 12, doors open at 10 am for Bike Show. 6 judged bike cklasses, $3000 […]

2017 European Bike Week And Custom Chrome International Bike Show Series In Faak, Austria

The 20th edition of European Bike Week (September 5 to 10) and the 15th anniversary of the Custom Chrome International Bike Series will be celebrated at the same time at beautiful Lake Faak in Austria. The first motorcycle meeting at Lake Faak took place in 1998 and was a Harley-Davidson anniversary event at this time. […]

2018 Indian Motorcycle Lineup. Introducing 2 Brand New Models. The Roadster Elite And Springfield Dark Horse.

Unveiled this Wednesday morning July 26 at the Las Vegas Dealer Show along the newly introduced Indian® Scout® Bobber, headlining the 2018 model year are the ultra-premium Indian® Roadmaster® Elite and blacked-out, toughed-up Springfield Dark Horse. Also receiving a noticeable upgrade is the Chieftain Dark Horse, starting at $23,999. Riders will see a 19” ten-spoke […]



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