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Royal Enfield Presents The “Art OF The Motorcycle” During Art Basel Miami

Royal Enfield, the oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production, goes beyond motorcycles; it is a motorcycling sub-culture, a culture of explorations and adventures that artists try to express through their art. Royal Enfield presents “The Art of the Motorcycle”, a series of four exhibitions taking place at select venues during Art Basel Miami Beach, from […]

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Harley-Davidson Motor Company is hiring. Starting pay is $15.50/Hour.

A press release indicates that the motor company is looking to fill positions with temporary full-time hours and potential overtime wages starting at $15.50. Those wages increase based on experience. The available positions include: Entry-level machine operators, Assemblers, Fork lift operators, Experienced CNC machine operators. Harley-Davidson says the positions require a passing score on a […]

BSA Has Been Acquired. It’s The Return Of A Legendary British Motorcycle Brand.

Automotive giant Mahindra from India has purchased outright the British BSA brand name and all the rights attached to it for $4.1 million in an exclusive arrangement through its subsidiary, Classic Legends Private Limited, to build new BSA and Jawa motorcycles. It seems that the company plans to up its motorcycle game by producing new BSAs and Jawas […]

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Hercules Model By New Curtiss Motorcycle Co. To Be Launched In May 2018

Confederate Motors, through a press release, confirmed their name change, effective January 8,  2018 to Curtiss Motorcycle Co., inc. The company explains that the foundation for their new models will be an all-new Twin-Engine powertrain supplied by Zero. “The all-new powertrain packages in a classical proportion, lower, narrower, and with superior weight management than any […]

Parts Unlimited/Drag Specialties Signs Two Year Commitment To Exhibit At AIMExpo In 2018 & 2019

The American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide, (AIMExpo) will welcome Parts Unlimited/Drag Specialties as an exhibitor at the 2018 event in Las Vegas (October 11-14) and in 2019 when the show makes its return to Columbus, Ohio. The global parts and accessories distributor will join the greater powersports industry as a vital addition to […]

American Flat Track Strengthens Management Team

With an amazingly successful 2017 racing season behind it and the promise of more intense action, event popularity and dirt track growth for 2018, American Flat Track has bolstered its communication and event promotion efforts with key hires. Longtime motojournalist, racer and industry insider Mitch Boehm has been named Communications Director, effective immediately, while motorsports […]

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All Motorcycles To Be Connected?

During the latest EICMA show in Milan, the Vodafone Group, a British multinational telecommunication company with networks in 26 countries, was displaying this concept bike with the intention to attract attention to their mobile communication black box. Next to the bike, a lettering panel explains that this Vodafone black box is a high-performance platform designed […]

Indian Army World Record

The Indian Army set a world record by carrying 58 men on a single bike. Members rode a 500 cc Royal Enfield motorcycle for a distance of 1,200 meters to make this new world record. The ‘Tornadoes’ broke the previous record of 56 men set in 2010 by the Army Signal Corps (Daredevils) from the Indian […]

Norton Motorcycles Working On A 650cc Urban Tracker To Compete In Surging Midsize Market

In July 2017, Norton entered into a 20-year Design and Licence agreement with Zongshen Manufacturing of China for a new, 650cc twin-cylinder engine. The midsize market is surging all over the world and the twin-cylinder 650 cc segment is the most promising in the US, Europe and Asia. Norton just revealed a 650 cc, a […]

Rock the Holidays Sweepstakes. Winner To Receive “Bad to the Bone” Prize. A George Thorogood Autographed Guitar and $200 Hot Leathers Shopping Spree.

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® has teamed up with one of the biggest names in music and one of the hottest name in apparel to offer fans the chance to win a unique holiday prize. The winner of the 2017 Buffalo Chip Rock the Holidays Sweepstakes will receive a sleek Epiphone Les Paul Special II guitar […]

Motoauct.Com. A New Online Auction Platform Dedicated To Vintage Motorcycles.

Founded by two vintage motorcycle enthusiasts, Jason Delacroix and Jason Williams, the site Motoauct.Com went live in October 2017 and started gathering its first users immediately. With over forty years of experience with vintage bike auctions, restoration and sales between them, the two founders wanted to make things easy for buyers and sellers while also […]

Postcards From Milan EICMA Show (November 7-12)

EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori), annual trade show in Milan, Italy features a lot of custom motorcycles. is frequently used by manufacturers to debut new models.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 2100 Motorcycles For Headlight Issue

Indian Motorcycle is recalling up to 2,100 of certain-model 2017-2018 Indian Chief, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles. Some of these motorcycles may be equipped with a European-market E4 compliant, not US-market, halogen headlight assembly. Consequently, these vehicles […]

99 Years Ago Today. The First American Enters Germany On A Harley. The Iconic Picture Re-Created In Original Location.

“99 years ago…, …on November 12th 1918, a photographer walked out of his studio, awoken by the sound of German military boots walking on cobblestones. Not in unison, as coming in the past four years, but slow and out of marching step. War was over November 11th at 11 a.m. The “Great War” came to […]

The New Panigale V4. The First Mass Produced Ducati Motorcycle With A 4-Cylinder Engine

Ducati revolutionary Panigale V4 world premiere was at the Milan EICMA Show. It is called Panigale V4 and it marks a new and important chapter in Ducati’s history, a “symphony” of performance and emotions that’s 100% Italian. The Paanigale V4 is the first mass-produced Ducati motorcycle to be equipped with a 4-cylinder engine, closely derived […]

Royal Enfield Unveiled Its New 650 cc Parallel Twin To Equip Two New Models

Royal Enfield has unveiled a new 650 cc parallel twin engine at the Royal Enfield UK Technical Center at Bruntingthorpe in United Kingdom. The 2 new models running on this engine are expected to be unveiled at the EICMA Show in Milan today 7 November. It is clear that Royal Enfield, with a stronger engine, […]

Victory Motorcycles Recalling Certain 2010-2017 Models

Polaris Industries owner of the now discontinued Victory Motorcycles is recalling 26200 motorcycles (model years 2010-2017): Victory Magnum, Cross Country, Cross Roads, Tour and Hard Ball. The issue is regarding the engine potentially misfiring and and resulting in heat from the catalytic converter melting the rear brake line and nearby wiring. Damage to the brake […]

Harley-Davidson Refuses Military Wife’s Late Payment…

When Harley-Davidson dealership owner Dennis Packee wrote a letter to a soldier’s wife, he never expected it to go viral. He was only trying to reach out to an individual who he knew was going through a struggle. And although he wrote the letter from his heart, he could never have guessed that it would touch […]

CEO Matthew S. Levatich Sold 19,447 shares Of the Harley-Davison Stock

In a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 25th Harley-Davidson CEO Matthew S. Levatich sold 19,447 shares of the business stock HOG. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.36, for a total transaction of $940,456.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the Chief Executive Officer now directly owns 88,646 shares of the […]

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The Very Appealing 2018 Softail Street Bob

Your first reactions show me that it may be for most of you the most attractive model of the 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail lineup. Harley describes the brand new Street Bob as a “bare-bones bike with a go-anywhere DNA, a fists-in-the-wind attitude and nothing extra to weigh it down.” It has the lowest MSRP in the […]

Polaris 2017 Third Quarter Results. Return To Profitable Growth.

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) this morning reported third quarter 2017 sales of $1,478.7 million, up 25 percent from $1,185.1 million for the third quarter of 2016. Adjusted sales, which excludes the impact from Victory Motorcycles® net sales for the third quarter of 2017, were $1,480.3 million for the 2017 third quarter, up 25 percent. […]

The J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. Tour Dates.

The motorcycle builder competition will be stopping at 7 cities across the USA. As usual, at each tour stop, it will feature the talents of of dozen of local professional and amateur builders competing for cash and product prizes valued at $50,000, the largest purse of any competition in the United States. Classes include Freestyle, […]

Postcards From 25th Daytona Biketoberfest

The Baby Boomers Generation Has A Much higher Risk Of Fatalities Riding A Motorcycle, AAA Says

The baby boomers who made motorcycles cool are also dying on them at a higher rate than other motorcycle riders, according to a new report from AAA. The organization, analyzing federal crash data, says Baby Boomers make up a disproportionate number of motorcycle fatalities. The mortality rate for riders who are 60 or older is […]

Michelle Kumbier Named COO of Harley-Davidson Motor Co.

Harley-Davidson Inc. said Tuesday that Michelle Kumbier has been appointed Chief Operating Officer Of Harley-Davidson Motor Co. with responsibility for overseeing the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer’s U.S. and international markets in addition to her current responsibilities leading product and operations, effective immediately. Kumbier most recently served as senior vice president, Motor Company product and operations. In […]



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