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  • Vanguard Roadster Motorcycle - Like No Other

    The Vanguard Roadster is a Motorcycle Like No Other Debuting at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in New York, the Vanguard Roadster is a fully functioning concept bike like no other production motorcycle. What makes the Vanguard Roadster different then other motorcycles is that the e...
  • Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program Announces Grant

    Grant funding totaling $97,730 has been awarded to the Georgia Motorcycle Safety Program (GMSP) by the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). The approved funding will be used to increase motorcycle safety awareness and outreach by encouraging all motorists and motorcyclists to Share the ...
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  • Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

    2017 Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® Kick-Off this Weekend in Long Beach with Brand New Attractions to be Introduced    Headlined by a Brand New Stunt Show Featuring Jimmy Fitzpatrick and the Metal Mulisha Fitz Army   Santa Monica, Calif. (Novem...
  • New Improved CycleFish Garage

    Your CycleFish Garage is More Than Just Pictures     As most CycleFish users know the Garage feature that is attached to your profile is a great way to share photos and information about your motorcycle(s)...       What a lot of users don't know is that the Service ...
  • BMW Unveils Self-Balancing Concept Motorcycle

    BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100: The Great Escape   Munich/Los Angeles. In 2016, its centenary year, the BMW Group is looking further into the future than ever before and developing a series of Vision Vehicles to address people’s mobility needs in about three decades from now. Its soluti...
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  • Daytona Biketoberfest to Go On as Scheduled

    Despite the passing of Hurricane Matthew, Daytona Biketoberfest 2017 will go on as scheduled   The City of Daytona Beach along with 100s of local businesses anxiously await 1000s of motorcycles to roar into town this Thursday for the 24th Annual Daytona Biketobersfest which will run as schedu...
  • National Motorcycle Ride Day

    National Motorcycle Ride Day Second Saturday in October   The Registrar of National Day Calendar has designated the second Saturday in October of each year as National Motorcycle Ride Day. This day is designated to get all motorcyclists in the USA and the world out and on their motorcycles fo...
  • EBR Motorcycles; Looking Ahead to 2017

    EBR Motorcycles (Erik Buell Racing) announces the release of their 2017 model year American Sportbikes and progress with the rebuilding of the iconic motorcycle brand. “It has been an amazing summer since the new EBR was launched. You can imagine the challenges of restructuring the new compan...
  • Harley Giveaway for Service Members in Middle East

    Military AutoSource launches annual Harley-Davidson giveaway for service members in the Middle East   From now until November 20, 2016, U.S. military members stationed or deployed in the Middle East region can enter the Military AutoSource Thanksgiving Day Bike Giveaway. The winner of the giv...
  • Indian Motorcycle Announces 2017 Wrecking Crew Team

    INDIAN MOTORCYCLE ANNOUNCES 2017 INDIAN WRECKING CREW TEAM MEMBERS IN BOLD BID IN RETURN TO AMA PRO FLAT TRACK     MINNEAPOLIS (September 26, 2016) — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, today announced the all-star members of its 2017 Wrecking ...
  • Harley-Davidson Launches All-New Milwaukee-Eight Engine

    MILWAUKEE (Aug. 23, 2016) – More Power. More Comfort. More Control. Today, Harley- Davidson unveils the all-new Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, the ninth Big Twin in its history, plus all-new front and rear suspension for its Model Year 2017 Touring motorcycle lineup.   “These ar...
  • New Ohio license regulations for 3-wheel “autocycles”

    WILMINGTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A new Ohio law is making it easier for people to drive three-wheel vehicles.     House Bill 429 went into effect on September 1th. Among other things, it changes the license requirements for three-wheel bikes called .autocycles”.   Instead ...
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  • 2016 MV Agusta F4Z

    Chantilly Arts & Elegance 2016: The MV Agusta F4Z goes beyond traditional customization to become a collectible Atelier motorbike   Chantilly, September, 2016. At the third international Concours d’Elegance Chantilly Arts & Elegance, the F4Z is the first Atelier motorbike t...
  • Paughco Returns to Las Vegas BikeFest

    Paughco Returns to Las Vegas BikeFest as Sponsor of Artistry in Iron, Master Builders Championship Las Vegas, NV - PAUGHCO, the industry leader in cool parts for Harley-Davidson, returns as 2016 sponsor for Las Vegas BikeFest - Artistry in Iron, Master Builders Championship. For the second year P...
  • Las Vegas BikeFest & Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

    Las Vegas BikeFest Teams Up With Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation for the 12th Year LAS VEGAS, August 25, 2016 - For the 12th year in a row, Las Vegas BikeFest is teaming up with Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation at this year's rally. Las Vegas BikeFest will have three Poker Walks and two Poker ...
  • New Oklahoma Motorcycle License Law

    Oklahoma laws regarding obtaining a motorcycle license will be changing next week for those under the age of 17   As of August 26, 2016, riders age 17 or younger who are seeking a license with an M endorsement (motorcycle license) will be required to complete a certified state approved motorc...
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  • California to Pass Law Making Motorcycle Lane Splitting Legal

    For years many motorcyclists (including myself) have thought that there was a law on the books making it legal for motorcycles to split/share lanes in the state of California because it is a common practice for riders in California to move through traffic between the other vehicles.  As of now ...
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  • Yuichi Yoshizawa dominates at 2016 Los Angeles Motorcycle Show

    Japanese Builder Yuichi Yoshizawa dominates at 2016 Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show & Calendar Girl Music Festival       The Sagebrush Cantina, Calabasas, CA, USA, Saturday July 23rd 2016 - The 2016 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show with sponsorship support by Russ Brown Att...
  • Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Created

    Las Vegas BikeFest in partnership with Branscombe Richmond, famous actor, band leader and a force in the motorcycle world announce the formation of the Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame.   "The Hall of Fame will honor iconic ambassadors and influential heroes who put their interest above and...
  • Polaris® Slingshot® Lineup Expands With All-New 2017 SLR

    New accessories - featuring the new Slingshade™ - take customization to the next level   MINNEAPOLIS, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Slingshot® has introduced its 2017 lineup which includes a new premium SLR model, an expanded line-up of accessories focused on rider comfort and cus...
  • Harley-Davidson Revving Up For 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    Join the H-D Crew for Action-Packed Parties, Racing and Free Demo Rides   MILWAUKEE, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With a rockin' beat and a rolling rumble Harley-Davidson is set to take over the 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally®. As the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, H...
  • David Silver Opens Honda Motorcycle Museum

    Honda parts tycoon David Silver opens the Largest All Honda Motorcycle Museum outside of Japan.   Located in Leiston, a town in eastern Suffolk, England, the motorcycle museum features over 150 classic Honda motorcycles produced between the 1950s and 1990s. The collection is based within our ...
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  • Indian’s Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Bikes Sold Out in a Day

    INDIAN MOTORCYCLE’S LIMITED EDITION JACK DANIEL’S INDIAN SPRINGFIELD AND CHIEF VINTAGE SOLD OUT IN A SINGLE DAY #1 Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Chief Vintage reserved for charity auction in October     MINNEAPOLIS (March 7, 2016)   — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first...
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  • Motorcycle Ownership by Women Doubled During the Past Decade

    More Female Riders Than Ever According to Latest Motorcycle Industry Council Owner Survey Irvine, Calif., Dec. 17, 2015 - Female motorcycle ownership is at an all-time high according to the latest data from the Motorcycle Industry Council. The MIC's latest Motorcycle Owner Survey foun...
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  • Indian Motorcycle Unveils the Versatile and Affordable All-New 2016 Scout Sixty

    Newest addition to the lineup shares many elements of the award-winning Indian Scout, with a price point that brings legendary Indian Motorcycle craftsmanship and world renowned Indian Scout performance within reach of every rider MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indian Motorcycle®, America’s firs...
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  • Indian Recalls Over 7,000 Motorcycles to Fix Brake Issue

    Indian recalls 7,611 motorcycles to fix problem with rear brake assembly WASHINGTON, D.C. - Indian Motorcycle Co. is recalling certain 7,611 motorcycles from the 2015 and 2016 model years to replace the rear brake master cylinder piston assembly. Affected are 2015-16 Chief Classic, Chief V...
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  • 2016 Victory Empulse: Electric Motorcycle

    2016 Victory Empulse: Electric Motorcycle Returns With New Name   Fresh off a strong showing at the Isle of Man TT electric motorcycle race, Victory Motorcycles has announced the 2016 Victory Empulse TT.  This is the first foray into electric bikes by an established motorcycle man...
  • What Goes Wrong on Motorcycles

    Just saw this survey posted on Consumer Reports Survey highlights common problems Published: April 13, 2015 08:00 AM Motorcycle riding is all about escapism. Freedom, adventure, friends, and travel. The last thing a motorcyclist wants to worry about is a breakdown out on the open road. Ch...
  • Indian Introduces the 2016 Chief Dark Horse

    INDIAN MOTORCYCLE INTRODUCES FIRST MODEL YEAR 2016, THE INDIAN CHIEF DARK HORSE Newest model on Indian Chief platform brings bold, aggressive new styling to Indian Motorcycle line-up MEDINA, Minn. — February 13, 2014 —  Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced...
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  • ConvExx to Produce Hollister Motorcycle Rally

    ConvExx Selected to Produce Hollister Motorcycle Rally for 2015 and Beyond   Las Vegas, Nevada, January 23, 2015: The Hollister Downtown Association of Hollister, California has selected ConvExx to produce the iconic Hollister Motorcycle Rally starting in 2015. Known as the "Birthplace of t...
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  • Polaris Stops Slingshot Sales to Fix Defects

    Polaris Industries has issued a "Stop Sale and Stop Ride, for the Slingshot for two issues found on the three-wheeled Slingshot. The first issue involves the ball bearings on the steering rack, which have been deemed faulty by Polaris. Due to the faulty ball bearings, the steering system coul...
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  • Rotary-powered hybrid military motorcycle can run on diesel or gas

    Logos Technologies Wins Second Darpa Award to Continue Development of Hybrid-Electric Military Motorcycle in Partnership with Alta Motors FAIRFAX, Va. – Jan. 6, 2015 – Logos Technologies has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from DARPA (the Defense Advanced Res...
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  • Polaris Acquires Electric Motorcycle Business from Brammo

    Acquisition Includes Certain Assets, Technology, and Trademarks   MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it has acquired the electric motorcycle business of Brammo Inc. In addition, Polaris is acting as a leading investor in a recapitalization of Bra...
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  • Harley / Sturgis to Cement Partnership through 2090

    Harley-Davidson announces agreement to become the official motorcycle of the Sturgis rally   Harley-Davidson Motor Co. and Sturgis, S.D., are looking 75 years into the future as the company and the city are finalizing an agreement that would make Harley the official bike of the Sturgis Motorc...
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  • When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds

    Shift to lower-cost transportation carries a hefty price   MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As gas prices rose in recent years, so did motorcyclist injuries and deaths, a new study suggests. In times of gas increases, more people start using motorcycles and many of those riders ...
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  • Owner of Motorcycle Maker Sucker Punch Sallys Accused of Fraud

    Gerie Leigh Clayton, the owner of Scottsdale-based custom motorcycle maker Sucker Punch Sallys, has been arrested on felony theft charges.   Scottsdale police say Clayton, 64, defrauded at least two people by taking money for custom bikes that were never made. "They had placed orders fro...
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  • Feds Fund CHP to Promote Motorcycle Safety

    California continues to see a growth in the number of motorcyclists on its roadways. With increasing numbers of both cars and motorcycles, educational efforts and motorcycle safety awareness continue to be an important issue for the California Highway Patrol. With an overall goal of reducing motorcy...
  • World's First Electric Street Legal Superbike Delivered

    Lightning made history once again by delivering the world’s first street legal electric superbike. San Carlos, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2014 Lightning made history once again by delivering the world’s first street legal electric superbike. Until November 11, 2014 electric motorcycles were a...
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  • Lone Star Rally a Huge Success

    Motorcycle rally swamps Island   GALVESTON - Motorcycles clogged downtown Galveston on Friday, jammed parking spaces at nearly every restaurant on the Seawall and were parked two and three deep for blocks near the Pleasure Pier. The horde of bikers that seemed to have taken over th...
  • Buddy Holly's Motorcycle back in Lubbock, Texas

    Buddy Holly Center gains motorcycle from rock, country legends Museum is new home of motorcycle owned by Buddy Holly, then given by Crickets to Waylon Jennings   1958 Ariel Cyclone motorcycle owned by both Buddy Holly and Waylon Jennings    Waylon Jennings was stunned speec...
  • Dealernews Announces The Top 100 Motorcycle Dealers For 2014

      Powersports industry's largest, longest running and most prestigious retail competition will celebrate dealer excellence at Dec. 4 awards dinner and gala during Dealer Expo in Chicago SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealernews, the premier business information r...
  • Motorcycle Lane Splitting Study in California

    Motorcycle lane-splitting study finds: the more speed, the more danger A motorcyclist splits lanes during the afternoon commute on southbound Highway 99 in Sacramento last year. A study has found motorcyclists who adhere to the speed limit and the speed of surrounding traffic are not in gre...
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  • Easy Rider's Captain America Bike Sold for $1.35 million

    "Captain America," the iconic chopper featured in the 1969 movie "Easy Rider," was sold at auction, though some question the bike's authenticity.  Despite reports that cast doubt on its provenance, a "Captain America" chopper purported to be the last remaining motorcycle used in the f...
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  • If You're Older, Male, and Riding A Motorcycle — You Could Hurt Yourself

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Motorcycle injuries requiring a trip to the hospital have increased in recent years among older male riders, while injury rates for women and younger men haven’t changed, according to a new study from Canada. The spike in injuries among men over 45 suggests that more...
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  • Daytona Motorcycle Cops Trade Harley-Davidson for Victory

    DAYTONA BEACH — As tens of thousands of bikers roll into the city for Biketoberfest, Daytona Beach motorcycle cops will be rolling up for duty on new sets of wheels, which are already turning heads. Daytona Beach police motorcycle Officer Cody Cassidy is shown Tuesday with one of the department...
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  • Motus - New American Sport-Touring Motorcycle

    Motus developed its bike while motorcycle sales were collapsing around the country. Between 2008 and 2010, new on-road motorcycle sales fell by nearly half.   BIRMINGHAM – Alabama entrepreneurs Lee Conn and Brian Case are out to prove that American-made motorcycles shouldn’t all have ...
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  • Today's Motorcycle Riders Older Than Ever

    Sons of Anarchy? Motorcycle riders more likely to be retired boomers Their first date, a road trip to Truckee in the early 1980s, was on the back of his motorcycle. Then marriage and busy careers kept Mark and Molly Korb too busy to spend much time on his bike, and a minor accident on Auburn Folsom...
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  • Stolen Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Found After 42 Years

    After 42 years, a stolen classic Harley-Davidson was found at the L.A./Long Beach seaport, and it's being returned to its rightful owner. CARSON, Calif. (KABC) -- After 42 years, a stolen classic Harley-Davidson was found at the L.A./Long Beach seaport, and it's being returned to its ri...
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  • Harley-Davidson Recall: Clutch May Not Remain Disengaged

    Touring Models Clutch may not Remain Disengaged   Report Receipt Date: SEP 05, 2014  SUMMARY:   Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014 touring motorcycles with a hydraulic clutch. In the affected motorcycles, a component in the cl...
  • Harley-Davidson Recall: 2015 XG500 and XG750 Fuel Cap Not Sealing

    2015 XG500 and XG750 Fuel Filler Neck And Cap Not Sealing Properly SUMMARY: Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2015 XG500 and XG750 motorcycles manufactured June 11, 2014, to August 14, 2014. The fuel tank filler neck may be insufficiently flat, ...
  • End Scourge of Motorcycle Noise

    I just read this story and all I can say is WOW!!!  Could this guy be any more against motorcycles? He did nothing but site individual instances and tie them to ALL motorcyclists. And where did he get facts like... "Both bikers and auto/truck drivers with modified exhaust mechanisms were more a...
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  • Keanu Reeves' Arch Motorcycle Company Releases First Bike

    Actor Keanu Reeves has teamed up with bike builder Gard Hollinger to launch the Arch Motorcycle Company to release their first bike, the KRGT-1.  The sleek and VERY EXPENSIVE Sport Bike will be selling for a cool $78,000 !!!  (Guess he will be selling most of them to his Beverly Hills neig...
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  • Harley motorcycle from 'Easy Rider' to be sold at auction

      Captain America Bike from the movie Easy Rider could bring $1,000,000 + When you think of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, the 1969 movie classic "Easy Rider" often comes to mind and Peter Fonda’s "Captain America” motorcycle used during the filming of the movie, which will soon be auctioned ...
  • Celebrity Motorcycle Builder Billy Lane Freed from Prison

    Billy Lane is a free man!!! The celebrity motorcycle builder, whose custom work earned the Melbourne-based designer several spots on reality television, has been formally freed from an Orlando work release program today as part of the completion of his sentence on a vehicular homicide charge, t...
  • Harley-Davidson Recall - 2014 Touring & CVO Models

    At the height of riding season, Harley-Davidson has ordered up a big recall of near-new motorcycles. Harley is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year. It warns that the front wheels can lock up without warning. The recall applies to bikes with anti-lock br...
  • Harley-Davidson Recall - FXDL 2014 Dyna Low Rider

    Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from “on” to “accessory.” The recall covers motorcycles from the 2014 1/2 model year. If the motorcycles have been modified to rev higher than 5,600 rpms, an engine mount bracke...
  • Harley-Davidson Introduces Electric Motorcycle

    MILWAUKEE — Jun 19, 2014, 7:59 AM By M.L. JOHNSON Associated Press Harley-Davidson will unveil its first electric motorcycle next week, and President Matt Levatich said he expects the company known for its big touring bikes and iconic brand to become a leader in developing technology and standar...
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  • TomTom Rider Selected by EagleRider Motorcycle Rentals and Tours

    TomTom Rider now official navigation device available for EagleRider Motorcycle Rentals and Tours   Our good friends at TomTom have been selected by Eagle Rider as the official navigation device for their motorcycle rentals Burlington, MA and Los Angeles, CA, April 18, 2014 - TomTom (TOM2...
  • Largest Motorcycle Poker Run: Realities for Children breaks Guinness World Record

    On May 26th, 2013 a rumble was heard in Northern Colorado.  In response to a cry for help from local children suffering abuse or neglect, thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts rallied together…. and set a new world record in the process.  Nearly 3,000 riders joined the annual poker run (1,53...
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  • Harley-Davidson Recalls Some 2014 Touring Models for Clutch Issues

    Harley-Davidson issues voluntary recalls of certain 2014 Motorcycles MILWAUKEE (October 16, 2013) - Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) is acting quickly to address  potential safety issues by voluntarily recalling certain 2014 Touring motorcycles equipped with a hydraulic clutch system that may pos...
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  • Harley-Davidson Unveiling Eight New Models for 2014

    Come Together: Harley-Davidson Works With Riders To Re-engineer World's Most Popular Line Of Touring Motorcycles    Company Makes Monumental Shift in Product Development Approach with Project RUSHMORE DENVER, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) unveil...
  • The History of the Indian Motorcycle Name

    With the purchase of the Indian Motorcycle brand name by Polaris and the release of the new line of Indian Chief motorcycles there has been lots of discussions as to whether or not it is still an Indian Motorcycle or a new Polaris line using an old name.  Well if you want to be a true tradition...
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  • 2014 Indian Chief Motorcycles

    INDIAN MOTORCYCLE ANNOUNCES THE ALL-NEW LINE OF 2014 INDIAN CHIEF MOTORCYCLES CHOICE IN AMERICAN MOTORCYCLES IS HERE   Indian Chief Classic cruiser, Indian Chief Vintage soft bagger, and Indian Chieftain hard bagger models make powerful debut and light up Sturgis, South Dakota STURGIS...
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  • More Women Riding Motorcycles Than Every Before

    More women of every age and from every walk of life are beginning to ride motorcycles than ever before.  Some, like a groning number of all riders are doing it for an economical and environmentally friendly means of transportation, but most, like their male counterparts are doing it for recreat...
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  • Motorcycle Deaths Climbing in Tennessee

    NASHVILLE (AP) — As the number of motorcyclists killed in crashes continues to climb in Tennessee, an audit shows that federal grants used to increase motorcycle safety is too restrictive. The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/TFU4KL) reports the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that there we...
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  • Honda the Most Stolen Motorcycle - Harley the Least

    California Leads the States with the Most Stolen Motorcycles Honda Leads the Brands Motorcycle thefts were down last year in the U.S., despite increased sales, according to an insurance industry group. A report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau released today said 2011 motorcycle thefts ...
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  • ABATE Michigan Says Repeal of Helmet Law Hasn't Hurt

    Motorcycle Group Says Michigan's Helmet Law Change Hasn’t Hurt Sheriff Still Urges Caution A motorcycle activist group recently unveiled statistics that suggest the amending of Michigan’s helmet law earlier this year to allow rider choice in wearing a helmet has not resulted in an increase ...
  • Federal Officials Mandate Fuel Purchase Quantities When E15 Is Released

    Federal officials mandate consumers must buy at least four gallons of gasoline from certain ethanol-blend pumps Contact your senators and your representative today! The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will require all consumers to buy at least four gallons of gasoline from certain gas pum...
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  • Motorcycle Racer's Premature Celebration

    The auto-racing equivalent to spiking the football at the 5-yard line occurred in hilarious-- yet tragic -- fashion at the Italian CIV championship motorcycle race. Riccardo Russo of Yamaha Team Italia SFI was leading by about three bike lengths as he crossed the start-finish line of the Stock ...
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  • 2012 Harley-Davidson Voltage Regulator Recall

    Purpose Due to supplier quality issues, Harley-Davidson Motor Company has chosen to replace voltage regulators on certain 2012 motorcycles. In order to ensure the highest level of ownership experience, we are releasing a product program to replace the suspect voltage regulator on affected motorcycl...
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  • What Riders and Drivers Think of Motorcycle 'Lane Splitting'

    Survey Shows What Riders and Drivers Think of Motorcycle 'Lane Splitting' "Share the Road" is the Message During Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 03, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today released results of the first-ever ...
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  • Willie G. Davidson To Retire After 49-Years

    Harley-Davidson Styling Chief Willie G. Davidson To Retire After 49-Year Legendary Design Career MILWAUKEE (March 16, 2012) - Willie G. to Remain Involved as Brand Ambassador, and in Special Design Projects as Chief Styling Officer Emeritus Motorcycle Industry Visionary Built Unrivaled Motorcy...
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  • Repeal of Michigan Motorcycle Helmet Law Goes to Governor

    Legislation giving some motorcyclists in Michigan the right to ride without a helmet in Michigan passed in the state Senate this morning 21-14 and is on its way to Michigan's Gov. Rick Snyder. Under the new law riders 21 and older who purchase an additional $20,000 insurance rider would not ...
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  • Big Bear Choppers are Back

    Well not the company, but the bikes are.  In a recent press relaese from Ragehard Choppers of San Bernadino they announced they will manufacture and distribute some of the original Big Bear Chopper designs as well as some new models to come.  Ragehard Choppers has retained the services of ...
  • Audi in Talks to Buy Ducati Motorcycle Company

    Sources close to the company say Audi (NSUG.DE) is in discussions to purchase the Ducati Ducati Motor Holding SpA (DMH). Audi, which has the right of first refusal on a purchase until mid-April, is considering a total price of about 850 million euros ($1.12 billion) for the Italian company, said ...
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  • Legendary Motorcycle Builders Collaborate for First Time

    Three Legendary Motorcycle Builders Collaborate for First Time, Unveil Four New Creations at Daytona Bike Week Arlen Ness, Rick Fairless and Dave Perewitz each to unveil custom creations inspired by Allstate NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in partnership with three of t...
  • Victory Motorcycles Military Priority Demo Program

    Victory Puts the Nation’s Defenders First with New Military Priority Demo Program Victory has introduced the Victory Military Priority Demo Program to invite active members of U.S. military branches and the U.S. Coast Guard to move to the front of Victory demo lines at major summer 2012 events. ...
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  • Mecum to Offer Extraordinary Motorcycle Collection

    Mecum to Offer Extraordinary Collection of MV Agusta Motorcycles at Monterey Auction Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa, Aug. 16-18, 2012 WALWORTH, Wis., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mecum Auctions has consigned the impressive MV Agusta Collection to their 2012 auction in Monterey, Californ...
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  • 2011 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Nets $240,000

    by Associated Press March 04, 2012 9:41 PM As organizers gear up for the 2012 Sturgis motorcycle rally, the final tally is in on the 2011 edition.   The city of Sturgis netted nearly $240,000 for last year's rally. The income was $1.4 million, while expenses were about $900,000. ...
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  • Bill to Repeal Tennessee's Motorcycle-Helmet Requirement Stalls

    The push to allow motorcyclists to ride helmet-free in Tennessee has been set aside for another year. The proposal would have ended the requirement that adults must wear helmets to ride, but it was idled today in a state House committee. Cyclist argue that when states make motorcycle helmets o...
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  • Hero MotoCorp Forms Strategic Partnership Erik Buell Racing

    New Delhi, February 22, 2012: In a landmark development, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Hero MotoCorp Ltd. (HMCL), today announced forging a strategic partnership with Erik Buell Racing (EBR) of the US, encompassing multiple areas of collaboration.   As part of the partnership...
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  • Hardcore Choppers to Launch Custom Chopper Kits and Rollers

    Custom Motorcycle Manufacturer Hardcore Choppers Announces Launch of Custom Chopper Kits and Rollers With 16 years of experience building high-end custom choppers, Hardcore Choppers is now expanding their production to include customizable bike kits and rolling chassis kits. Sterling, VA (PRW...
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  • Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Reach Sponsorship Agreement Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Announced as Official Attorney Sponsor of the 2012 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Sturgis, South Dakota (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Sturgis, South Dakota, home of the large...
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  • Tennessee Bill to Repeal Mandatory Helmet Law

    The current law in Tennessee now requires that a helmet must be worn by everyone who rides a motorcycle.  A current bill - House Bill 2661 - would make helmet-wearing optional for Tennessee Motorcycle Riders 21 or older if the bill is passed. However sources close to the Tennessee government...
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  • Ducati For Sale - $1,320,000,000.00

    When I read the headline on the press release "Ducati for Sale at 1 billion euros", my first thought was Ducati really out did themself this time with the release of a new outrageously overpriced high-performance motorcycle.  However, after reading further I realized it was the entire company t...
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  • ABATE of FL's Stiffer Penalties Bill Passes 1st Committee

    Tallahassee, FL January 27, 2012 - ABATE of Florida, Inc.'s Stiffer Penalties Bill, Senate Bill 1754, has passed it's first committee today.  The Senate Transportation Committee passed the Bill with 7 yes votes and zero no votes. Doc, ABATE of Florida's Lobbiest, spoke before the...
  • Vegas Motorcycle Auction Brings in $4.1 Million

    AUBURN, Indiana (Jan.17, 2012) – Auctions America by RM enjoyed a successful debut in Las Vegas this past weekend, selling more than $4.1 million* worth of vintage motorcycles, with an impressive 82 percent sell-through of all lots offered. Held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, the Jan. 1...
  • Nash Motorcycle Company to Open Garage in L.A.

    NASH MOTORCYCLE COMPANY TO OPEN GARAGE IN LOS ANGELES COMING SPRING 2012: "NASH SICKLE GARAGE" AT THE PERRI INK. CARTEL JANUARY 2, 2012 - NASH Motorcycle Company announced today that a full service garage will be coming to Los Angeles this spring. The garage will be located in the back of the ...
  • ABATE of Florida's Stiffer Penalties Bill Filed

    Senator Evers Files ABATE of FL's Stiffer Penalties Bill Tallahassee, FL, January 11, 2012 - Senator Greg Evers has filed FL Senate Bill 1754 "Traffic Offenses", on behalf of ABATE of Florida, Inc.  This Bill is designed to require penalties more severe than the $166 some drivers have ...
  • Vegas Motorcycle Auction Could Draw Six-Figures on Bikes

    Auctions America by RM Revs Up for Vintage Motorcycle Weekend in the City of Lights • Auctions America by RM’s debut Vegas auction to feature more than 450 collector motorcycles, Jan. 12-14 • Celebrity bikes from Criss Angel MINDFREAK Collection and Michael Jordan Motorsports to cross the block ...
  • Northeast Motorcycle Expo Kicks Off 2012 Season

    BIKES + CELEBRITY APPEARANCES = FUN AT THE NORTHEAST MOTORCYCLE EXPOS Kev-Marv Productions Presents 16th Season of Motorcycle Shows More than 100,000 bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to fill the aisles of five different venues as Kev-Marv Productions launches its 16th season produ...
  • South Carolina Considers Mandatory Helmet Law

    South Carolina Considers Mandating Motorcycle Helmets for All Riders South Carolina State Senator Ralph Anderson (D-Greenville) is sponsoring a bill that would require all motorcyclists in the state wear protective headgear. Under current state law, only riders under the age of 21 are required to w...
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  • Big Bear Choppers' Owners Could Face Criminal Charges

    Well if things weren’t bad enough for Big Bear Choppers' owners - Keven & Mona Alsop - they may be getting even worse.  The company who apparently shut their doors back in November 2011and is filling for bankruptcy, may now also be facing criminal charges including fraud. According ...
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  • Motorcycles in Illinois Can Now Run Red Lights

    A new law in Illinois that will allow motorcyclists to run red lights takes effect Jan 1, 2012. The law is a response to complaints that some road censors that change stop lights don't detect the presence of motorcycles because their lighter weight. The new law says if a red light hasn�...
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  • Motorcycle Thefts Decline

    Reports from the National Crime Bureau indicate that motorcycle thefts are down 24% from 2007 to 2010. In 2007 65,678 motorcycles were reported stolen, while in 2010 the number of motorcycles stolen was down to 49,791.  Honda was the most popular motorcycle to be stolen in 2010 12,600 fol...
  • Federal Helmet Legislation Narrowly Averted

    Due to the quick actions of concerned motorcyclists across the country, a major federal transportation measure narrowly avoided becoming a bill to encourage states to enact helmet laws nationwide. On Monday, December 12 Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) filed an amendment to S.1449 the "Motor Vehicle...
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  • Overall Motorcycle Customer Satisfaction is UP

    J.D. Power and Associates Reports: The Sales Experience, Product and Cost of Ownership Help Drive Improvement in Overall Motorcycle Customer Satisfaction Owners Spending More on New Motorcycles, Including Parts and Accessories WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Overall mot...
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  • Viper Motorcycle Coming to Europe

    Viper Motorcycle Company Announces Head of Agreement Signed with AMV Motorcycles for European Distribution AUBURN, Ala., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Viper Motorcycle Company, a wholly owned division of Viper Powersports, Inc. (OTCQB: VPWI) announced today that it has signed a Head of Agreement ...
  • New 2012 Victory Hard Ball

    Victory Motorcycles unveils it's new 2012 Hard Ball model at the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach.  Not really a complete new motorcycle, but more of a beefy version of the popular Victory High Ball. Setting it apart from the High Ball are Factory Ape Hangers, Saddle Bags, Be...
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  • Honda Recalls 126,000 Goldwing Motorcycles

    126,000 Honda Goldwing Motorcycles Recalled for Brake Problems Honda and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have issued a recall of approximately 126,000 Honda Goldwing motorcycles because of problems with secondary brake master cylinders that may cause the rear brakes to drag, ...
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  • New "Noise Snare" Targets Loud Bikes & Hot Rods

    Hey Canada!  Feel free to continue sending Molson Beer and Seagrams products... but you can keep this one to yourselves! According  to a report in the Calgary Herald the Calgary Police are testing a new sound activated traffic camera that can photograph and ticket loud vehicles automati...
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  • Is Big Bear Choppers Gone?

    Rumors are in the air that Big Bear Choppers has shut down their operations.  The company based in Big Bear Lake California and run by hasband and wife team Kevin and Mona Aslop is one of the few small manufacturers of custom motorcycles still operating in the US.  Similar rumors regarding...
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  • Confederate Motorcycles Unveils Third Generation Hellcat

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Confederate Motors, Inc. (OTCBB:CFED), makers of handcrafted heirloom motorcycles, unveiled their anticipated third generation Hellcat today. Drawing on the first and second generations' distinctive drag race architecture, the company's new X1...
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  • New Triumph Motorcycles for 2012

    Triumph introduces three new motorcycles for 2012 Fresh from recording record sales in 2011, Triumph Motorcycles will celebrate its 110th anniversary in 2012 with its strongest ever line-up, boosted by three new models which were officially unveiled at the EICMA show in Milan, on November 8. T...
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  • Anniversary of Evel Knievels Death

    It was 4 years ago today that the worlds most popular daredevil Evel Kenievel died. Here is a article from the news that day... --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
  • Zero Motorcycles Delivers 2012 Model Line

    Zero Motorcycles Delivers 2012 Model Line With Over 100 Miles Range, More Power And New “Life Of Motorcycle” Power Pack – Game-Changing New Motorcycles to Begin Shipping in February 2012 – SANTA CRUZ, CA, (Nov. 8, 2011) – Zero Motorcycles, today announced its 2012 model line that includes a rev...
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  • Victory Motorcycles and Gunnery Sergeant, R. Lee Ermey at Show

    VICTORY MOTORCYCLES DISPLAYS AT THE 2011 PROGRESSIVE INTERNATIONAL MOTORCYCLE SHOW LONG BEACH WEEKEND Victory Motorcycles display features The History Channel's Mail Call host Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey aka "The Gunny", as well as the Gunny's Toys For Tots Saddlebag Challenge charity...
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  • Ural Introduces 70th Anniversary Edition Motorcycles

    Ural, the legendary Russian manufacturer of sidecar motorcycles, celebrates its 70th anniversary with two special edition models. Seattle, Wash. and Irbit, Siberia (PRWEB) November 13, 2011 Ural, the legendary Russian manufacturer of sidecar motorcycles, celebrates its 70th anniversary with t...
  • Love Ride 28 Recap

    Big-Hearted Bikers Work In Concert for Worthy Cause GLENDALE, California – November 2, 2011 – Warm sunshine, hot music and an important cause lured more than 3,000 warm-hearted fans to America’s longest-running charity motorcycle event, when Love Ride 28 rolled into Castaic Lake on Sunday, Octo...
  • New Michigan Helmet Law Moving Forward

    A bill that would allow some Michigan motorcyclists to ride without a helmet is moving forward in the state legislature. Yesterday the House Transportation Committee signed off on the plan that would allow riders at least 21 years old to go without a helmet if they meet certain training or exp...
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  • Harley-Davidson Recalls Over 250,000 Motorcycles

    Summary: Harley-Davidson is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 touring, CVO touring and trike vehicles manufactured from june 6, 2008, through september 16, 2011. See the below list for the models included in the recall. The rear brake light switch may be exposed to excessive heat from the exh...
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  • Sturgis (Black Hills Rally) Attendance Down in 2011

    At an event as large as the Black Hills Rally in Sturgis the attendance is bound to go up and down year to year for a number of reasons.  However the 2011 Sturgis Rally showed some of the lowest attendance numbers in over eleven years.  City officials estimate that the 2011 attendance was ...
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  • Initial Viper Diamondback Rolls Out of New Auburn, AL Facility

    Viper Motorcycle Company Announces Initial Viper Diamondback Rolls Out of New Auburn, AL Facility AUBURN, Ala., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- (otcqb:VPWI) Viper Motorcycle Company, a wholly owned division of Viper Powersports, Inc. (otcqb:VPWI), announced today that it has sold the fi...
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  • More Women Riding Motorcycles

    It doesn't seem all that long ago when it was an unusual site to see a woman riding her own motorcycle.  For the most part women rode on the back of their ol' man's bike... or if they did ride, they were typically seen on a smaller bike and limited their riding to local trips. ...
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  • Left Turn on Red for Motorcycles in Illiniois

    If a bill sitting on Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk gets signed soon, motorcyclists sitting at red lights that won’t turn green will be able to proceed as if at a stop sign — if no other cars are nearby or going through the intersection, of course. Many of us have been at a red light that won’t turn green...
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  • Indian Motorcycles Celebrating 110 Years in Sturgis

    MINNEAPOLIS (July 26, 2011) -- Indian Motorcycle’s entire Indian Chief Motorcycle lineup will be displayed in Sturgis, South Dakota for the 71st annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally (August 8-14, 2011). Indian Motorcycle accessories will also be on display and apparel will be available for purchase. The ...
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  • New Dyna® Switchback is a Custom Touring Convertible

    New Harley-Davidson Dyna® Switchback is a Custom Touring Convertible Motorcycle MILWAUKEE (July 20, 2011) - The new Dyna® Switchback motorcycle from Harley-Davidson® is a quick-change artist. With its color-matched hard saddlebags and a fork-mounted windshield in place, the Switchback is a custom t...
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  • Three Dead in Shooting at Too Broke for Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    Well, we just got back from a shortened trip to the Too Broke for Sturgis Biker Rally in Mormon Lake, Arizona.  The rally was canceled this morning after a fatal shooting late Friday night.  Here is the story as reported by the news... FLAGSTAFF, AZ. (AP) — Three people were killed and on...
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  • Homeowner & Condominium Associations and Motorcycles

    I just received this information from ABATE of Florida, and even though it was put together because of some recent issues in Florida, we are sure there could be similar issues in ohter states also. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
  • BMW Motorcycles to Offer Antilock Brakes (ABS) on all Models

    BMW Motorcycles First to Offer Life-Saving Antilock Brakes (ABS) on all Models Motorcycles with ABS 37 Percent Less Likely to Be in a Fatal Crash Woodcliff Lake, NJ – April 19, 2011…  After pioneering the concept of antilock brakes (ABS) on motorcycles 23 years ago, BMW Motorrad USA annou...
  • Indian Motorcycles will be Produced in Spirit Lake, Iowa

    Wisconsin has the iconic Harley-Davidson. Iowa will have the legendary Indian. Polaris Industries plans to bring production of the Indian motorcycle to its Spirit Lake factory, where it already makes Victory cruiser and touring bikes. Polaris bought Indian Motorcycle, America's first moto...
  • Polaris Acquires Indian Motorcycle

    Polaris brings world-class engineering, manufacturing and distribution to Indian’s rich American heritage and historic brand MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Indian Motorcycle. The business was acquired from Indian Motorcycle Lim...
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  • Nevada Helmet Law Repeal Bill Approved by Transportation Panel

    CARSON CITY -- With Democrat John Lee breaking party ranks, a bill to repeal Nevada's 39-year-old helmet law won approval on a 4-3 vote Thursday in the Senate Transportation Committee. Lee also sided with Republicans to kill a bill that would have allowed police to cite motorists for seat be...
  • Big Dog Motorcycle Production Halted

    Big Dog Motorcycles in Wichita is ceasing production and converting into a parts manufacturer and distributor, according to sources in the custom motorcycle industry. Rick Fairless, whose Texas-based dealership, Strokers Dallas, sells Big Dog motorcycles, on Tuesday confirmed with the WBJ comment...
  • Motorcycle Expos Beat Slump

    Show event planner offers big benefits to exhibitors, attendees Talk about an entrepreneurial challenge: Try buying a business, largely tied to luxury spending, right before the recession in the state hit hardest by the slump. Despite the hurdles, event promoter Chad Dutmers has kept his Giant...
  • Georgia Bill Would Let Bikers Pass Legally Through Red Lights

    When Ann Purcell is tooling around the state on her Honda motorcycle, the weight of the sport bike is often not enough to trip the sensors at red lights. Most people would grumble -- and worry about the safety of being trapped in an intersection -- in silence. But Purcell is a Georgia legislator,...
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  • Motorcycle Industry Council Sends Over 135,000 Messages from Riders to Congress

    Campaign Also Delivers Over 3,000 Signed Letters from Powersports Professionals Urging Congress to Stop the Ban on Youth Size ATVs and Dirt Bikes Washington D.C., Feb. 25, 2011 – Today, the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) delivered more than 3,000 letters to Congress signed by motorcycle indust...
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  • Riders Asked to Oppose Georgia Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

    The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging riders nationwide to contact Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting any motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints. Tens of thousands of motorcyclists from around the nation could be subject to Georgia m...
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  • Motorcycle Checkpoints in Georgia During Daytona Bike Week

    Deland, FL, February 17, 2011 – JUST IN FROM THE NATIONAL COALITION OF MOTORCYCLISTS (NCOM) & A.B.A.T.E. OF GEORGIA: The state of Georgia has received a $70,000 federal grant to launch motorcycle-only checkpoints in early March, just as Daytona Bike Week is getting underway. For most traveler...
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  • Harley-Davidson to Be A Sponsor of the 2011 Hoka Key Motorcycle Challenge

    New Sponsor for 2011 Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge Announced The Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge announced today that Harley-Davidson Motor Company will provide marketing and promotional support for the 2011 Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge. The Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge will present the world’...
  • Iraq Confidential Humvee Donated to Soldiers' Angels

    Vehicle Restored by Jesse James to be Sold in Support of the Troops PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military support nonprofit Soldiers' Angels proudly announces receipt of the unique and historic Iraq Confidential Humvee from Jesse James, host of Monster Garage an...
  • The Final Push to Stop the Ban on Youth Motorcycles and ATVs Begins this Week

    Congressional Hearing to Review CPSIA; Grassroots Advocacy at the 2011 Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo IRVINE, Calif. -- Two years of persistent efforts by powersports enthusiasts, dealers and other industry representatives have driven Congress to action. On February 17, the U.S....
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  • OREGON: Bill Would Relax Motorcycle Helmet Law

    ALBANY, Ore. An Albany lawmaker wants to allow Oregon motorcycle riders and passengers to ride without helmets if they’re 21 or older. The Albany Democrat-Herald reports that 20 legislators have signed onto House Bill 3141 sponsored by Republican Rep. Andy Olson. The bill would amend the state...
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  • Company Says It Owns Daytona Beach Bike Week Name

    DAYTONA BEACH -- For a mere $87.50, a little-known New York holding company last year quietly applied for and was granted the state trademark for the name "Daytona Beach Bike Week." Now the business hopes to turn that tiny investment into a potentially huge payday. In recent weeks, the company...
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  • Motorcyclists Seek to run 'Stuck' Red Lights

    TOPEKA, KS — It sounds like the plot of a '50s B movie — leather-clad bikers clashing with police. But Thursday, words were the weapons as motorcycle riders came before a House committee seeking legal relief from red lights that never change. The issue before the House Transportation Comm...
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  • Harley-Davidson Recalling Certain Softail Models

    Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is recalling certain Softail bikes from the 2011 model year to fix a potential electronic problem that could cause their engines to stall. The recall affects 6,964 Softail motorcycles manufactured from June 7 through Oct. 8, 2010, which have had a security system ...
  • ABATE of Florida, Inc. Fights for Stiffer Penalties for Negligent Drivers

    Deland, FL, January 27, 2011 – ABATE of Florida, Inc. once again begins our fight to get stiffer penalties levied upon careless and negligent drivers that hit, injure, and many times kill the motorcyclists on the roadways of Florida.  Our battle begins this year with the filings of Florida Hous...
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  • Recession Takes Toll on Harley Dealers & HOG Chapters

    Store closings place number of U.S. dealerships at about same level as 2002 Downshifting with the economy, 64 Harley-Davidson stores have closed in the United States in the last two years as sales fell and the world's largest maker of heavyweight motorcycles throttled back production. Last ...
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  • New Harley-Davidson® Blackline™ is Softail® stripped to the core

    MILWAUKEE (January 21, 2011) - Lean as wire, hard as iron and dark as a tar road at midnight, the new Blackline motorcycle is a Harley-Davidson Softail model pared to the bone. A rebellious creation of the Dark Custom movement, the Blackline celebrates three fundamental elements of motorcycling: mec...
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  • Victory Motorcycles offers up a High-Ball

    Victory Motorcycles announces a new cruiser model to its lineup: the Victory High-Ball. Victory unveiled the low-slung bobber-styled in New York City prior to the opening of the NYC stop of the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows. The High-Ball features high-rise handlebars, spoked whe...
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  • Bill Would Stop Young Children From Riding On Motorcycles

    VIRGINIA BEACH Some of Keith Lindgren's best memories with his children were made on long road trips with them straddling the back of his motorcycle. They'd start riding as young as 5 and were always outfitted in protective gear and taught how to hold on, said Lindgren, president of ...
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  • Motorcycle Noise Ordinance Proposed for Rye & New Castle, NH

    More towns taking on the controversial issue of noise restrictions on motorcycles.  RYE — While North Hampton's motorcycle noise ordinance is being challenged in court, similar ordinances are being proposed for the neighboring towns of Rye and New Castle. To promote the efforts, the n...
  • Motorcycle Quality Down, Rider Age Up - J.D. Power Report

    A new JD Power Report says we're getting old, and bike quality is down.  Ok that's a quick summary of the new report just released by J.D. Power and Associates on motorcycle owner stisfaction in 2010.  The report does show a slight increase in problems reported by owners of new m...
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  • Biker Buddies Open Old Route 66 Motorcycle Museum

    Two biker buddies buy historic filling station, open motorcycle museum on State Highway 66, where travelers from around the world drop by.   WARWICK — Gerald Tims likes old motorcycles. Jerry Ries likes anything old. That’s the short version of how two biker buddies ended up owning an old ...
  • Feds Want National Helmet Law

    Feds say all motorcycle riders should wear helmets By JOAN LOWY The Associated Press Tuesday, November 16, 2010; 10:34 AM WASHINGTON -- Federal safety officials want states to require all motorcycle riders to wear helmets, citing a surge in deaths since the late 1990s. The National Transpo...
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  • Stolen Susan G. Komen Motorcycle Found

    Missing Susan G. Komen Motorcycle Found LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB Fox 41) -- A meth investigation turns up an unusual find that has eluded police for weeks. A stolen custom-painted motorcycle that was going to be auctioned-off to raise money for breast cancer research was found. The donated Harley...
  • Kawasaki Vulcan Recall

    Kawasaki Recalls Certain Vulcan Models For Stalling Engines Motorcycle maker Kawasaki Motors Corp. says it is recalling certain Vulcan cruiser models from the 2009 and 2010 model years because of a problem with engine control units, or ECUs, that could cause them to stall unexpectedly. Accordi...
  • Jesse James to Shut Down West Coast Choppers

    Although there has yet to be a press release from Jesse James or West Coast Choppers, many of the news organizations are reporting that it is official that Jesse will be closing West Coast Choppers for good.  Most reports stem from a story broke by TMZ.com.  TMZ said it has the story confi...
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  • Massachusetts Motorcycle Insurance Refunds

    More Massachusetts Motorcycle Riders Get Insurance Refunds The State of Massachusetts has reached settlements with five more auto insurance companies over allegations that they overcharged tens of thousands of Massachusetts residents for motorcycle insurance. As a result, riders will get $12.1...
  • Myrtle Beach Fall Bike Rally Leaves Some Hard Feelings

    SURFSIDE BEACH — Myrtle Beach's helmet law may be history, but the hard feelings that came with it aren't, at least among bikers and some locals. "If you live in a tourist town, you need to be able to put up with tourists," said Mercedes Meyers of Little River, who was introducing he...
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  • New California Law Governing Motorcycle Exhaust & Sound

    California has new statewide law governing motorcycle sound A new California law requires street motorcycles registered in the state and built on or after Jan. 1, 2013, to have an exhaust system label certifying the motorcycles meet federal sound limits. On Sept. 28, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger...
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  • Sturgis Rally Recap 2010 - Numbers & Stats

    The final totals are in for the 2010 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Even in this time of economic uncertainty, and one of the biggest slumps in the motorcycle industry, bikers, motorcycle enthusiasts, and riders of all types still made the trip to Sturgis for Bike Week.  Many went to Sturgis t...
  • Harley-Davidson Will Keep Wisconsin Plants Open

    Harley Board Confirms Wisconsin Plants to Stay Open MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed Tuesday to keep open its two Wisconsin production facilities, saying it gained the cost savings it needed when union members agreed a day earlier to a concession-laden contract. The Milwaukee-based moto...
  • 2010 Recap from Woody at the Buffalo Chip

    Just received this recap of the 2010 Sturgis Rally from Woody at the Buffalo Chip.  since many of you stayed at or visited the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, I figured I would pass it along...   Howdy, It’s difficult to believe the rally was only 2 weeks ago. The entire Chip crew works al...
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  • California Passes Bill to Quiet Motorcycles

    California Lawmakers Pass Bill to Quiet Motorcycles SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California, birthplace of Hells Angels and home to legions of weekend motorcycle warriors, has taken its latest step to subdue the state's boisterous two-wheeled culture. The state Senate on Monday voted 21-16, the ...
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  • Harley-Davidson rides to Sturgis for 2010 Rally

    Milwaukee (June 24, 2010) - Harley-Davidson will share the road with its customers this summer when Motor Company executives and employees enjoy the ride from the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee to Sturgis, S.D. for the 70th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Harley-Davidson Ride to Sturgis...
  • Congressional Motorcycle Safety Caucus Supports Ride to Work Day

    Congressional Motorcycle Safety caucus urges riders to participate in Ride to Work Day From a press release issued by the Motorcycle Industry Council Washington, D.C., June 18 – In an open letter to motorcyclists the Congressional Motorcycle Safety Caucus (CMSC) Co-chairs, U.S. Representatives...
  • Wisconsin Officials Mobilize to Retain Harley-Davidson

    Wisconsin officials mobilize to retain Harley-Davidson Harley-Davidson pulling out its factory out of Milwaukee? That would be like General Motors abandoning Detroit, Kellogg's waving goodbye to Battle Creek, Mich., or Coca-Cola disappearing from Atlanta. But Harley is warning its unions tha...
  • Viper Motorcycle Co. Receives the First Ilmor 152 Inch Production Engines

    Viper Motorcycle Company Receives the First Ilmor Designed 152 Inch Production Engines Viper Motorcycle Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Viper Powersports Inc., announced today delivery of the first re-designed production short stroke engines for the 2011 Viper build. According to Terry N...
  • Harley-Davidson May Leave Wisconsin

    Harley-Davidson may leave Wisconsin if costs don't fall By DINESH RAMDE (AP) – April 29, 2010 MILWAUKEE — Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc. warned its employees Thursday it could move its Wisconsin manufacturing operations to another U.S. state if it can't cut millions of dollars...
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  • ABATE of Florida, Inc. Welcomes Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month

    ABATE of Florida, Inc. Welcomes May 2010 as Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month Deland, FL, April 29, 2010 – ABATE of Florida, Inc., Florida’s largest Motorcyclists’ Rights Organization (MRO), is continually trying to educate the motoring public of motorcycles’ presence on the thousands of mil...
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  • CEO Keeping Harley Rolling Through Tough Times

    Wandell slashes costs, cuts jobs in effort to save motorcycle firm Having climbed aboard an American icon at one of the most difficult points in its history, Keith Wandell has been driven by an overriding thought: Don't let Harley-Davidson become General Motors. Now, nearly a year into...
  • Motorcycle Deaths Down - Due to the Economy?

    Motorcycle deaths unaccountably plunge after long rise After rising steadily for nearly a dozen years to set a record in 2008, the number of people killed nationally in motorcycle accidents dropped dramatically last year, according to a report issued Thursday. The report by the Governors High...
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  • Harley-Davidson Changing Locations at Sturgis Rally

    Harley-Davidson changing rally locations, leaving Rapid City Rapid City will not host Harley-Davidson during the 2010 Sturgis motorcycle rally. After more than 20 years, the motorcycle company is moving its corporate presence from its usual location at Rushmore Plaza Civic Center to Sturgis, a...
  • Smaller Crowds at Daytona Bike Week

    Smaller Crowds A Good Thing For Bike Week? DAYTONA BEACH -- Bike Week 2010 is reaching a climax in the Daytona Beach area, but not everyone is impressed with the crowds. Ray Branton has been manning the barber's chair along Beach Street for nearly three decades.     He&...
  • Buell Returns to His Racing Roots

    Erik Buell, whose sport bike company was recently shut down by former owner Harley-Davidson Inc., has started his own company, Erik Buell Racing. Although the liquidation sale of the old Buell Motorcycle Co. hasn't even finished, the company's founder is deep into a new venture: Erik Bu...
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  • Nebraska Helmet Law Repeal

    Still no vote on Nebraska motorcycle helmet repeal The Legislature took the motorcycle helmet law for another spin around the block on Wednesday. After a two-hour ride, senators were back where they started with no first-round decision on whether they'll try to repeal Nebraska's law ...
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  • Women Riders to Rev for a Cure at Daytona Bike Week

    Female Motorcycle Riders Band Together to Raise Money for MDA MILWAUKEE, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- During this year's 69th Annual Daytona Bike Week, hundreds of female motorcycle enthusiasts and Harley-Davidson Motor Company are banding together to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MD...
  • Older Motorcyclists Staying in the Saddle Longer

    Aging Bikers Taking to the Streets on Beefy Trikes Older motorcyclists staying in the saddle longer with comfy, easy to balance 3-wheelers Arthur McCoy didn't let the amputation of a leg because of cancer stop him from riding motorcycles. The solution to his disability came in the form of a...
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  • Newest Harley Davidson Dark Custom - Forty-Eight

    Newest Harley takes riders to Forty-Eight Harley-Davidson Inc. has introduced another bike in its Dark Custom series of motorcycles that have a blacked-out, retro look aimed at younger riders. Named the Forty-Eight, the latest Harley creation has a small solo seat, a fatter front tire and the ...
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  • Myrtle Beach Area Motorcycle Rallies May Run in Tandem

    Myrtle Beach area motorcycle rallies may run in tandem; Harley-Davidson rally trimmed to five days NMB convention to coincide with Cruisin' the Coast event Residents worried about a proposed motorcycle rally in North Myrtle Beach extending the spring rally season to three weeks won'...
  • Buell Motorcycle Factory & Liquidation Sale

    Buell Motorcycle Closes Factory & Liquidation Sale Begins End of January The Buell Motorcycle Company, a subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, has ceased manufacturing motorcycles. On January 28th, 2010 Liquid Asset Partners, a Michigan liquidation firm, will begin the liquidation sale of vehicles a...
  • MA Motorcyclists To Get Insurance Rebates

    Many Massachusetts motorcyclists to get rebates under insurance settlements Three insurers will collectively return more than $11 million to motorcycle owners in Massachusetts who were overcharged for insurance, under settlements the companies reached with Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office...
  • Residents Try to Stop Little Italy Motorcycle Fest

    Residents Revved Up Over Little Italy Motorcycle Fest That Benefits Sick Kids LITTLE ITALY — Some neighborhood residents are trying to put an end to a long-running motorcycle festival that benefits kids with life-threatening illnesses. Gooch's Garlic Run, which has taken place every June ...
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  • Ridley Motorcycles settles lawsuit with Harley-Davidson

    Seven Year Legal Battle with Harley-Davidson Ends in Ridley's Discontinuation of "Auto-Glide" Name Ridley Automatic Motorcycles What's in a name? In this case, an epic legal struggle and a whole lot of marketability. Harley-Davidson, manufacturer of nearly half the bikes sold in Amer...
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  • Classic Indian Chief Coming to California

    Classic Indian Chief motorcycle ready to roll The revived brand, already for sale in 16 other states, clears California's tough emissions standards. But it arrives during the worst motorcycle market in decades. The classic Indian Chief motorcycle, prized for its fanciful fenders and an Americ...
  • Indiana H-D Dealer Fights Sunday Motorcycle Sales Ban

    There are some things you can’t buy on Sundays in Indiana: alcohol, cars, and motorcycles. But a local businessman, along with a state senator, are working for change. There are some things you can’t buy on Sundays in Indiana: alcohol, cars, and motorcycles. One local Harley Davidson dealer thin...
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  • Anti-Noise Group Blasts Harley Davidson Riders

    Anti-noise group raises ruckus over Harley riders A national group opposed to noise pollution has blasted Harley-Davidson riders who ride loud bikes, saying they're bullies who ruin the quality of life for others and inflict senseless pain on our ears. Noise Free America also says the Wis...
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  • Harley Davidson Touring Motorcycle Safety Recall

    Harley Davidson Touring Motorcycle Fuel Tank Mount Recall – Over 111,000 Units Affected The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) has announced a safety recall for 2009 and 2010 Harley-Davidson touring models including CVOs and Trikes. Under certain crash conditions the front gas t...
  • 5 New Honda Motorcycles for 2010

    American Honda Announces Five Additional 2010 Models American Honda Motor Company's Powersports Division announced today its fourth release of 2010 models. The release of these five on-road machines follows the earlier announcements of Honda's 2010 powersports lineup. "These five street ...
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  • Harley-Davidson as Official WI State Motorcycle

    MADISON, Wis. — Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson would become the official Wisconsin motorcycle under a bill proposed in the Legislature. Milwaukee Democratic Rep. Leon Young says the idea came from a family member of Sgt. Jeremy Vrooman, who was killed last year while serving in Iraq. Young ar...
  • Harley-Davidson Extends NHRA Program

    Harley-Davidson extends official status; naming rights on Sportsman Motorcycle series Harley-Davidson Motor Company has extended both its official program with NHRA and its title sponsorship of the NHRA Harley-Davidson Sportsman Motorcycle Series through the 2012 season. Harley-Davidson, the only...
  • Harley-Davidson Announces Women Riders Month 2010

    Harley-Davidson announces plans for Women Riders Month 2010 MILWAUKEE (November 5, 2009) - Today Harley-Davidson announced plans to commemorate the 2nd Annual Women Riders Month in May 2010 by hosting women riders in its hometown of Milwaukee, Wis., on May 22 and 23, 2010. Women Riders Month is des...
  • Viper Motorcycle Company Reveals 2010 Diamondback

    Viper Motorcycle Company Launches Branding Campaign With Motorcycle Displays and Prepares for Formal Launch of Their 2010 Diamondback Motorcycle Viper Motorcycle Company (OTCBB: VPWI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Viper Powersports Inc., is pleased to announce the release of the 2010 Viper Diamondb...
  • International Motorcycle Shows Adds Daytona Bike Week

    International Motorcycle Shows adds Daytona Bike Week to Schedule The Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows will cruise into Ocean Center in conjunction with the 69th Annual Daytona Bike Week Wednesday, March 3 to Saturday, March 6. The final stop on this 12-city motorcycle extravaganza will o...
  • Indian Motorcycles on Good Morning America

    Indian Motorcycles’ resurrection will get national TV exposure with an appearance on Good Morning America. Kings Mountain, NC— On Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, ABC News will film a feature on Indian Motorcycle Company, highlighting the revival of this historic brand amid America’s struggling automotive...
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  • Harley-Davidson Recruits Supermodel Marisa Miller

    Harley-Davidson Recruits American Supermodel Marisa Miller to Salute U.S. Military Personnel During the Month of November - Miller to be Featured in Special Harley-Davidson 'Military Appreciation Month' Campaign - LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Marisa Miller announced that s...
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