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  • Indian Motorcycle Announces 2017 Wrecking Crew Team

    Posted Tue at 7:04 AM by BikerNews

    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

    Posted September 23 by BikerNews

    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”

    Posted September 20 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Facts Instead of Fiction on Michigan’s Helmet Law Modification

    Posted September 17 by RevBigJohn

    Lawmaker killed by motorist, “right of way violation.” Facts Instead of Fiction on Michigan’s Helmet Law Modification   In recent months many advocates of mandatory helmet laws have attacked Michi...

  • State Legislator in Fatal Motorcycle Crash;

    Posted September 16 by RevBigJohn

    State Legislator in Fatal Motorcycle Crash; Details Raise Questions About Strategies to Address Motorcycle Safety   WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Pete Pettalia, a lawmaker who served in the Michigan S...

  • 2015 Crash Data Released; Increase in Motorcyclist Fatalities

    Posted September 2 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC – This week, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) released 2015 data concerning motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. This data also included information on motorcyclist fatalities. The data comes from NHTSA’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System...

  • 2016 MV Agusta F4Z

    Posted September 2 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Bikers Riding to the Rescue of Abused Children

    Posted September 2 by thecheapplace

    Bikers Against Child Abuse A surly looking group of bikers rides into an unsuspecting suburban neighborhood. The throaty rumble of the engines and the unmistakable smell of gasoline exhaust fill the air — windows rattle, and residents begin to peek out their windows. Bikers! They are t...

  • Paughco Returns to Las Vegas BikeFest

    Posted September 1 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Government Study Announced on Motorcycle Conspicuity

    Posted August 30 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC – The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) held its annual meeting this week in Seattle, WA. The theme for this year’s event emphasized the importance of safe driving behavior in an era of rapid technological advancement. More than 500...

  • Las Vegas BikeFest & Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation

    Posted August 29 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Newest Safety Features of Motorcycles

    Posted August 26 by thecheapplace

    Newest in Motorcycle Safety Trends Motorcycle sales have increased more than 90 percent since 1991. There is a greater need for safety features for riders based on cutting edge technology.   Helmets New models of helmets are available now that have a built-in GPS system and cameras to sho...

  • The RFS Standard and the Next President

    Posted August 19 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC– Over the past several years, motorcyclists have shown an increasing interest in the politics surrounding ethanol, and more specifically, the Renewable Fuel Standard. Congress adopted the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) in 2005 and expanded it in 2007. Th...

  • MOTM Early Registration Deadline is Rapidly Approaching

    Posted August 16 by RevBigJohn

    Washington, DC - Have you registered yet?  The early registration deadline is only one week away.  You must pre-register by August 22nd to receive the early member registration rate of $80.  We hope that you will join us in Oklahoma City, OK for the 2...

  • New Oklahoma Motorcycle License Law

    Posted August 16 by BikerNews

    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...

  • PennDOT Wants to Hear from You

    Posted August 12 by RevBigJohn

    PennDOT Wants to Hear from You  PennDOT is seeking motorists’ input on highway safety, traffic safety enforcement and driving behaviors through an online survey at www.penndot.gov/safety. The brief survey focuses on highway safety issues such as seat belts, impaired driving, speed...

  • CORRECTED: MRF’s Jay Jackson Elected to Serve on Executive Comm

    Posted August 11 by RevBigJohn

    MRF’s Jay Jackson Elected to Serve on Executive Committee for State Motorcycle Safety Administrators Association   WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the State Motorcycle Safety Administrators (SMSA) annou...

  • Jay Jackson Elected to Serve on Executive Committee for State M

    Posted August 10 by RevBigJohn

    MRF’s Jay Jackson Elected to Serve on Executive Committee for State Motorcycle Safety Administrators Association WASHINGTON, DC - This week, the State Motorcycle Safety Administrators (SMSA) announced the resul...

  • New Law Gives Drivers Safe Option to ‘Ride on Red’ in PA.

    Posted August 5 by RevBigJohn

    Motorcyclists and other drivers who are stuck at unresponsive traffic lights will soon have the option to proceed with caution through the intersection. Originally intended only for motorcycles, which often fail to trigger traffic lights due to their smaller size, the law was expanded to apply ...

  • Driverless Car Manufacturers Await Guidance from Agency,

    Posted August 5 by RevBigJohn

    Driverless Car Manufacturers Await Guidance from Agency, Motorcyclists Raise Concerns, Questions WASHINGTON, DC – Over the last several months, we’ve seen more and more companies announce plans ...

  • California to Pass Law Making Motorcycle Lane Splitting Legal

    Posted August 5 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Yuichi Yoshizawa dominates at 2016 Los Angeles Motorcycle Show

    Posted August 2 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted July 29 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted July 26 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Vision Zero & The Motorcyclist

    Posted July 22 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC– In the late nineties, Europeans saw a flurry of activity surrounding a new concept referred to as “Vision Zero,” which was intended to achieve a highway system with no (or ‘zero’) fatalities or serious injuries. While the object...

  • Harley-Davidson Revving Up For 76th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    Posted July 18 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Motorcyclist Governor Mike Pence as Running Mate

    Posted July 16 by RevBigJohn

    Presidential Candidate Donald Trump NamesMotorcyclist Governor Mike Pence as Running Mate WASHINGTON, DC – Speculation on who would be Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s possible Vice-Presid...

  • More Women than Ever are Bikers

    Posted July 13 by thecheapplace

    According to a story in the L.A. Times, more and more women are riding motorcycles.  These ladies are joining women-only biker clubs and roaring down the streets on motorcycles that make a number of men jealous.  Surveys and other research show that these are not always the type of women...

  • David Silver Opens Honda Motorcycle Museum

    Posted July 13 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • June’s Supreme Court Decision & Motorcycle Profiling

    Posted July 7 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC– As many Americans are recovering from 4th of July festivities – unpacking their picnic baskets, traveling back home after a long weekend, or putting their red, white and blue away until Labor Day. So it’s ironic that a week prior to the day that millions of A...

  • Happy Independence Day

    Posted July 3 by RevBigJohn

    Freedom. The word will be invoked this weekend all across America. Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence signed July 4, 1776. The signing of this document embodies this very word. Freedom from the British Empire, freedom from total...

  • The ‘Connected’ Motorcycle & its Place in Future Technology

    Posted July 1 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC – As cities around the nation continue to experience increases in commute times, accidents, and fatalities, we are seeing more policymakers turn to technology as a potential solution. Over the next thirty years, America’s population is projec...

  • ABATE OF MICHIGAN SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT

    Posted June 22 by RevBigJohn

    Facts Instead of Fiction on Michigan's Helmet Law Modification In recent weeks, many advocates of mandatory helmet laws have attacked Michigan’s ADULT CHOICE motorcycle helmet law passed in 2012.  In these &ldq...

  • What Might Happen if Every Day Was ‘Ride to Work’ Day?

    Posted June 21 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC– Today is the 25th anniversary of “Ride to Work Day.” For those unfamiliar, this is an annual event that promotes motorcycling as an option for commuting to work. It’s estimated that a very small sliver of the population uses moto...

  • Members of Congress Call on DOT to Include MRF & SMRO Participa

    Posted June 18 by RevBigJohn

    Members of Congress Call on DoT to Include MRF & SMRO Participation on the Newly Reestablished Motorcyclist Advisory Council WASHINGTON, DC– This week, twenty elected officials from eleven different states issued a letter addressed to the Federal Highway Administration housed under the ...

  • The MRF Supports Ride to Work Day

    Posted June 15 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC– Next Monday will mark the 25th anniversary of “Ride to Work Day,” an annual event that promotes the motorcycle as an option for commuting to work. Since 1992, this event has been organized by the Ride to Work organization aiming to increase public awareness o...

  • EPA Holds Public Hearing on Renewable Fuel Standard; MRF Testif

    Posted June 9 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC– Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public hearing in Kansas City, MO concerning the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), also referred to as ethanol mandates, and allowed interested parties the opportunity to testify regarding how t...

  • TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY TESTIFIES ON HIGHWAY BILL IMPLEMENTATI

    Posted June 8 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Senator John Thune (R-SD), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation convened a hearing concerning the implementation of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act or FAST Act. The FAST Act is a bi-part...

  • U.S. Department of Transportation Reminds People to ‘Share the

    Posted June 3 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC – Though this week marked the end of May’s “Motorcycle Awareness Month” the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Assistant Secretary Greg Winfree reminded everyone to keep an eye out for motorcyclists.   Assistant Secr...

  • Motorcycle Safety Tips from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

    Posted May 6 by RevBigJohn

     http://www.justdrivepa.org/Traffic-Safety-Information-Center/Motorcycle-Safety/?utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=http%3a%2f%2fwww.justdrivepa.org%2fTraffic-Safety-Information-Center%2fMotorcycle-Safety%2f&utm_campaign=Budget+Reform+Would+Benefit+Students+%7c+Helping+You...

  • 70 mph Speed Limit Expanded on PA Highways, Turnpike

    Posted May 6 by RevBigJohn

          The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced this week they would increase the speed limit to 70 mph on 396 miles of the turnpike and 400 miles of five state highways.  T...

  • Federal Funds Available for Distracted Driving Programs

    Posted April 15 by RevBigJohn

      Did you know tha...

  • Motorcyclists Unite

    Posted March 27 by RevBigJohn

      Consistent with ...

  • Report of Motorcycle Curfew Completely False

    Posted March 12 by RevBigJohn

      A recent report ...

  • 27th Annual Heartland Steam is Fast Approaching, Register Now!

    Posted February 24 by RevBigJohn

      Heartland S.T.E....

  • Motorcycle Ownership by Women Doubled During the Past Decade

    Posted January 20 by BikerNews

    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...

  • EPA Raises Ethanol Blend Levels

    Posted December 8, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      The Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) reports that the Obama administration, along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), last week raised the a...

  • MAC Membership & NHTSA Ban

    Posted December 7, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      MAC Membership and NHTSA Ban Targets on the MRF Radar As previously reported by the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF), the U.S. ...

  • Legislative Strategy Agenda 2016

    Posted December 7, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      The Motorcycle R...

  • Federal Highway Bill headed to the President's Desk

    Posted December 4, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      The U.S. Senate approved the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act by an 83-16 vote within a few hours of the U.S. House voting 359-65 in favor of the highway bill compromise -  one day before the current funding extension was set to expire. It now heads to the Presiden...

  • CONGRESS BUYS MORE TIME TO PASS HIGHWAY BILL

    Posted November 21, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      In an effort to allow more time to pass a long-term highway bill, Congress has passed an extension that allows for more negotiation time for this importan...

  • Indian Motorcycle Unveils the Versatile and Affordable All-New 2016 Scout Sixty

    Posted November 18, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Veteran's Day

    Posted November 11, 2015 by RevBigJohn

     The Motorcycle Riders Foundation would like to thank all of our veterans for their service.  As we observe Veteran's Day the MRF is thankful for all of our veterans this day and every day. Without the sacrifice of our service members what we do at the MRF would simply not be pos...

  • Indian Recalls Over 7,000 Motorcycles to Fix Brake Issue

    Posted November 10, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • US House Passes Long-Term Highway Bill

    Posted November 10, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      The United State...

  • Waco police bullets hit bikers in May

    Posted September 19, 2015 by RevBigJohn

     FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Evidence reviewed by The Associated Press confirms that police bullets hit bikers in the deadly shootout involving two rival motorcycle clubs that clashed last spring outside a Waco restaurant, though it isn't clear whether those rifle shots caused any of the nine...

  • Meeting of the Minds

    Posted August 14, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      We hope that you will join us in Milwaukee, WI for the Motorcycle Riders Foundation’s 2015 Meeting of the Minds conference, September 24-27th hosted by our partners, ABATE of Wisconsin, Inc. Have you registered yet? The early registration ...

  • 2016 Victory Empulse: Electric Motorcycle

    Posted August 5, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Senate Passes Highway Bill

    Posted July 31, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      The United Stat...

  • Highway Bill Advances in Senate

    Posted June 26, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      Wednesday, June ...

  • Possible Interstate Tolling Expansion

    Posted June 17, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      As a member of t...

  • (NHTSA) issues a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

    Posted June 9, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 218, which concerns motorcycle safety helmets. NHTSA proposes to modify the existing...

  • Your Action Pays off

    Posted June 5, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      On June 4th the ...

  • URGENT CALL TO ACTION

    Posted June 4, 2015 by RevBigJohn

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  • Slashing Ethanol Production

    Posted May 30, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      May 29, 2015 ...

  • Washington Weekly Updates May 28, 2015

    Posted May 29, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      From Jeff Hennie Motorcycle Rider Foundation, Vice President Government Relations and Public Affairs  ...

  • Washington Weekly Updates

    Posted May 22, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      May 22, 2015 From Jeff Hennie Motorcycle Rider Foundation, Vice President Government Relations and Public Affairs  ...

  • Bikers Inside the Beltway - 2015

    Posted May 19, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      This year was an...

  • National Lobby Day

    Posted April 22, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      The Motorcycle Riders Foundation is pleased to report that the 7th annual Michael “Boz” Kerr Bikers Inside The Beltway will be held Thursday, May 14th, 20...

  • What Goes Wrong on Motorcycles

    Posted April 18, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Motorcycle Only Checkpoint Ban Legislation Introduced

    Posted April 17, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      April 16, 2015 ...

  • Transportation Blueprint and US Senate Privacy Bill

    Posted April 4, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      April 4, 2015   Transportation Preside...

  • NTSB Board Members & National Motorcycle Lobby Day

    Posted March 25, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      The Senate recen...

  • Congress looks at Vision Zero

    Posted March 12, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      Vision Zero is the concept that it is possible to drop the fatalities within the road transportation community to zero and that it should be done at all c...

  • Indian Introduces the 2016 Chief Dark Horse

    Posted March 3, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Motorcycle Checkpoints - Action Needed

    Posted February 13, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      United States House of Representatives Address Motorcycle Checkpoints   February 13, 2015 ...

  • Polaris Stops Slingshot Sales to Fix Defects

    Posted January 22, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Rotary-powered hybrid military motorcycle can run on diesel or gas

    Posted January 21, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Polaris Acquires Electric Motorcycle Business from Brammo

    Posted January 16, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Harley / Sturgis to Cement Partnership through 2090

    Posted January 15, 2015 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

    Posted January 8, 2015 by RevBigJohn

      Bipartisan Senate Bill would Ban Federal Funding for Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints    January 8, 2015 MRF media contact: Jeff Hennie Phone...

  • When Gas Prices Go Up, So Do Motorcycle Accidents, Study Finds

    Posted December 16, 2014 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Owner of Motorcycle Maker Sucker Punch Sallys Accused of Fraud

    Posted December 5, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • New NHTSA Administrator Nominee Announced

    Posted November 21, 2014 by RevBigJohn

     It may have taken nearly a year, but President Barack Obama has finally made his choice for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) administrator. The White House announced it was nominating Mark Rosekind , currently a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) board member,...

  • Important message from ABATE of Colorado

    Posted November 19, 2014 by RevBigJohn

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  • Feds Fund CHP to Promote Motorcycle Safety

    Posted November 18, 2014 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted November 13, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Legislative Strategy Agenda

    Posted November 10, 2014 by RevBigJohn

    The Motorcycle Riders Foundation Releases its Legislative Strategy Agenda for 2015    At the 2014 Motorcycle Riders Foundation’s (MRF) 30th Anniversary Meeting of the Minds Conference held in Septe...

  • 2014 Elections and Beyond

    Posted November 7, 2014 by RevBigJohn

     From: Jeff Hennie,  Motorcycle Riders Foundation Vice President Government Relations and Public Affairs   Now that the dust has settled on the 2014 election ,the Motorcycle Riders Foundation issues its reflections on what just happened. As you probably already know, it was a go...

  • Buddy Holly's Motorcycle back in Lubbock, Texas

    Posted November 7, 2014 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted October 30, 2014 by BikerNews

      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

    Posted October 23, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Easy Rider's Captain America Bike Sold for $1.35 million

    Posted October 21, 2014 by BikerNews

    "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...

  • Daytona Motorcycle Cops Trade Harley-Davidson for Victory

    Posted October 15, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Motus - New American Sport-Touring Motorcycle

    Posted October 8, 2014 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Today's Motorcycle Riders Older Than Ever

    Posted October 7, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Stolen Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Found After 42 Years

    Posted October 3, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Harley-Davidson Recall: Clutch May Not Remain Disengaged

    Posted September 30, 2014 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted September 30, 2014 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted September 26, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Keanu Reeves' Arch Motorcycle Company Releases First Bike

    Posted September 25, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Harley motorcycle from 'Easy Rider' to be sold at auction

    Posted September 23, 2014 by BikerNews

      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

    Posted September 19, 2014 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted August 1, 2014 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted August 1, 2014 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted June 19, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • TomTom Rider Selected by EagleRider Motorcycle Rentals and Tours

    Posted April 19, 2014 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted April 14, 2014 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Harley-Davidson Recalls Some 2014 Touring Models for Clutch Issues

    Posted October 17, 2013 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Harley-Davidson Unveiling Eight New Models for 2014

    Posted August 19, 2013 by BikerNews

    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...

  • 2014 Indian Chief Motorcycles

    Posted August 6, 2013 by BikerNews

    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...

  • New APP for your safety

    Posted May 18, 2013 by Bar

    Record the Police for YOUR safety and evidence in COURT... they won't be able to get away with saying "I don't recall/remember" !!!   http://www.myfoxlubbock.com/news/local/story/New-app-by-ACLU-keeps-police-power-in-check/3HmUEAmr0U-r5UyuOHcXvw.cspx   You name it, there is an app for ...

  • April 2013 Newsletter

    Posted April 7, 2013 by Newsletter

    We apologize that we have not had a newsletter since November 2012. Things have been super busy around here coming off our best year ever in 2012 and starting out even bigger in 2013. We now have more visitors, users and advertisers than ever before!!! Spring is here and I know most of you are enjo...

  • Look forward to this every year!!!

    Posted March 8, 2013 by Tweek

     Ahhh...it's finally here.  Daytona Bike Week, 2013.  I look forward to this every year, even if I don't still have another bike.  Came close, & will come closer again, before it's over with.  There's somethin' in the wind.  But, lest I rock...

  • Sexy Riding & Rally Wear Collection from BikerCrap.com

    Posted February 8, 2013 by BikerCrap

    The BikerCrap.com web site was first introduced in 2004 and has since provided some of the most unique women’s biker apparel to those that like to bare a little more than the main stream biker chick! The popularity of the offerings of BikerCrap.com grew quick as free spirited biker ladies...

  • November 2012 Newsletter

    Posted November 12, 2012 by Newsletter

      Well another summer has come and gone. For some of us that means we need to dig out our gloves with fingers (sorry not trying to rub it in), and for others it means that soon it will be time to put the bike away for a while and break out the winter toys. For those who do need to put their bi...

  • Honda the Most Stolen Motorcycle - Harley the Least

    Posted October 8, 2012 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • ABATE Michigan Says Repeal of Helmet Law Hasn't Hurt

    Posted October 5, 2012 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Sept/Oct 2012 Newsletter

    Posted September 28, 2012 by Newsletter

      Well summer has officially come to a close as far as the calendar is concerned, but for most there is still some riding left and for many the riding goes all year. We here at CycleFish had a GREAT summer with plenty of riding. Two of our favorite events were the Redwood Run where we had prob...

  • riding the US part iv

    Posted September 2, 2012 by Jonesy1340

    so like I usually say...I'm riding with Rob, a mate from Georgia, (jorja) he's got one of those FLH deals with the fairing bolted to the frame...he's just got it and has put some 12,ooo miles on it...already. AND to think a fair percentage of those miles were completed riding with a damn aussie...

  • A giggle...

    Posted August 27, 2012 by Bitchy

     Things said to me that made my LOL.... 1) You really should get that motorcycle riding stuff out of your systeam....  like that is going to happen while I am still breathing, hell given up breathing would be easier...   2) Your the first girl to ever pass me on a bike!   &n...

  • It's a cryin' SHAME!

    Posted August 25, 2012 by Tweek

    Just got done readin' Geezer's post about his lady friend.  About bein' hit and left by two guys in trucks who were "racing".  About bein' laid up in the hospital, with severe injuries.  And these two f**ks are walkin' around free???  What the hell is wrong with people?  I'l...

  • Win A FREE Tachyon Biker Cam

    Posted August 15, 2012 by Newsletter

    We are Giving Away A Tachyon Biker Cam Kit! (value: $189.99) Tachyon’s new BikerCam delivers exceptional audio and video quality and utilizes a wide-angle lens which captures a wide swath of the rider’s surroundings. While plugged into your bike’s electric system, it makes use ...

  • Riding Without A Helmet In Michigan

    Posted August 10, 2012 by BuckfireLaw

    On Thursday, April 19, 2012, Governor Rick Snyder signed the Michigan motorcycle helmet law repeal (Senate Bill 291.) The new bill allows motorcyclists to choose whether to wear a helmet if they are at least 21 years of age, carry additional insurance, and have passed a motorcycle safety course or h...

  • Federal Officials Mandate Fuel Purchase Quantities When E15 Is Released

    Posted August 7, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Do Bike Helmets Prevent Serious Injury In A Motorcycle Accident

    Posted July 23, 2012 by BuckfireLaw

      The Michigan Motorcycle accident attorneys would like to raise awareness that two months ago Governor Rick Snyder repealed the law that required all motorcyclists in Michigan to wear helmets. Since repealing this law, making wearing a helmet optional, there have been 719 motorcyclists and th...

  • Motorcycle Racer's Premature Celebration

    Posted July 11, 2012 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • unwelcome feeling

    Posted June 24, 2012 by Pat

     Has this ever happened to you ??  Find a posted event and when you get there you feel unwelcome right a way. Well this happened to my wife and I yesterday at a bike wash, the loco MC that held it made us feel that way. Why becouse I don't have a club patch on my back or that my wife are d...

  • 2012 Harley-Davidson Voltage Regulator Recall

    Posted June 15, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • click click vii

    Posted June 6, 2012 by Jonesy1340

    Gates fled outa, town like a man possessed. He turned down onto 476 and opened up the shovel clearing his head and the cobwebs from his motror has he shortened the distance between the bar. Withing 10 minutes he could see the sign in the distance, as he closed on the bar, he saw an unusual amount of...

  • click click iv

    Posted June 3, 2012 by Jonesy1340

    The rider just sat there pondering what had just gone on...a siren across town broke him from his thoughts. Shaking his head clear, he fired his bike he clicked again and was off into the night. He pulled down into the darkened driveway. A solitary light lit up the porch. Pulling up on the grass, h...

  • look out for us

    Posted June 1, 2012 by Pat

     Praying for the 11 motorcycle riders and the family of the one rider who passed in the accident on hwy 151 In Wisconsin today   1 dead, 9 hurt in Fond du Lac Co. crash  www.bikerspost.com  TOWN OF TAYCHEEDAH - One person is dead and nine others injured following a crash ...

  • Welfare Office - Humor

    Posted May 21, 2012 by MarkNTexas

    A WOMAN WALKS INTO THE DOWNTOWN WELFARE OFFICE, TRAILED BY 15 KIDS. 'WOW,' THE SOCIAL WORKER EXCLAIMS, 'ARE THEY ALL YOURS?" 'YEP, THEY ARE ALL MINE,' THE FLUSTERED MOMMA SIGHS, HAVING HEARD THAT QUESTION A THOUSAND TIMES BEFORE. SHE SAYS, 'SIT DOWN TERRY.' ALL THE CHILDREN RUSH TO FIND SEATS. ...

  • What Riders and Drivers Think of Motorcycle 'Lane Splitting'

    Posted May 7, 2012 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Dammit Dammit Dammit!

    Posted May 1, 2012 by Edgewalker54

    Ya know, sometimes things just kinda gang-up on ya, don't they? Now, this ain't no dam snivel-fest... I know where to find sympathy in the dictionary... It's somewhere between sh*t and syphilis, right? "No use whining cuz everbuddy gots 'der own problems" right? So, I guess I'm just sharing the lo...

  • April 2012 CycleFish Newsletter

    Posted April 12, 2012 by Newsletter

    This is our first newsletter since the official start of spring and we hope everyone has had a chance to get out and do some riding. Even though we are lucky enough to have year-round riding weather, I am always happy to finally get out and ride without all of the cold weather gear.   And if ...

  • South Dakota Motorcycle Safety

    Posted April 6, 2012 by Brewer

    SD Launches Motorcycle Education, Safety Website Published: April 6, 2012, 10:34 AM PIERRE, SD - State officials in South Dakota have launched a website as part of a campaign to promote motorcycle education and safety. Gov. Dennis Daugaard, Public Safety Secretary Trevor Jones and Tourism Secret...

  • Willie G. Davidson To Retire After 49-Years

    Posted April 5, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Repeal of Michigan Motorcycle Helmet Law Goes to Governor

    Posted March 28, 2012 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Big Bear Choppers are Back

    Posted March 26, 2012 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted March 15, 2012 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Legendary Motorcycle Builders Collaborate for First Time

    Posted March 12, 2012 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted March 7, 2012 by BikerNews

    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. ...

  • Mecum to Offer Extraordinary Motorcycle Collection

    Posted March 5, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • 2011 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Nets $240,000

    Posted March 4, 2012 by BikerNews

    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. ...

  • Bill to Repeal Tennessee's Motorcycle-Helmet Requirement Stalls

    Posted February 29, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Hero MotoCorp Forms Strategic Partnership Erik Buell Racing

    Posted February 28, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Hardcore Choppers to Launch Custom Chopper Kits and Rollers

    Posted February 22, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    Posted February 17, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Tennessee Bill to Repeal Mandatory Helmet Law

    Posted February 15, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Ducati For Sale - $1,320,000,000.00

    Posted February 13, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • February 2012 CycleFish Newsletter

    Posted February 12, 2012 by Newsletter

    Well here we are in February and the holidays are finally behind us and things are getting back to normal. For some the riding season never ends and they are out enjoying the "early spring" riding weather, for others there may still be a short wait before the bike is back on the road. Whether you ar...

  • Stolen Antique Motorcycle

    Posted February 9, 2012 by Wooly

      Los Angeles ABC affiliate KABC-TV reports that a vintage motorcycle collector was robbed of his 1914 overhead cam Cyclone and a Honda CR110 racer when a pair of intruders broke into the man’s house, tied him up and made off with the two race bikes, which are valued at approximately $1 ...

  • Hey Movin,,,,My winter

    Posted February 2, 2012 by Edge

    The winters here in the Southern Tier are usually crap, and long. This year however is a bit different. Not having a garage I stored my bike elsewhere for the winter.  Have not rode since the beggining of Janurary.  Now mind you when the temps drop, the snow piles up, and the gloom lasts...

  • HEY...

    Posted January 30, 2012 by Bitchy

     For all the 2%  Wooly entered the Trophy wife in the bike of the month contest on forms so get your butts over there and vote...

  • ABATE of FL's Stiffer Penalties Bill Passes 1st Committee

    Posted January 28, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Missing it!

    Posted January 27, 2012 by Diek

    Awaken early on a Saturday morning,the sun is starting to show it self.You find yourself smiling because you know what you have in mind.Crack open the closet,dig out the boots,and holiest pair of levis and the Tshirt sporting the HD,and of course the jacket,ah the smell of that jacket that you ...

  • A evil giggle...

    Posted January 26, 2012 by Bitchy

    Okay I am going to get my typing fingers wet over on my new play ground.  For those that don't know me I joke alot, okay amost always...and every once in a while I type a little blog about some thing tht made me laugh, I call them my giggles ...  Never serious and usually it is just a simp...

  • Bitchy and Wooly

    Posted January 24, 2012 by Wooly

          ....My name is Wooly.  Damn glad to meet Ya!!!!!   How do ya like me so far?  (Ok... stole that from Freddie E...But loved it!). Bitchy and I reasently joined here along with a few of our cohorts...  Many we have had the pleasure to have met in p...

  • Vegas Motorcycle Auction Brings in $4.1 Million

    Posted January 19, 2012 by BikerNews

    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.

    Posted January 18, 2012 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • GO NINERS

    Posted January 15, 2012 by blurplebuzz

    NINERS BABAY !!!! A BIG SHOUT OUT TO ALL MY NINER FRIENDLY FANS !!!! LOVE YA GIANTS,WE HAVE TO HOST YOU HERE !!! AND WE WILL WELCOME YOU THEN ITS SUPER BOWL TIME BABY ; )  GO FORTY-NINERS !!!!!

  • ABATE of Florida's Stiffer Penalties Bill Filed

    Posted January 11, 2012 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted January 11, 2012 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted January 9, 2012 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted January 4, 2012 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Big Bear Choppers' Owners Could Face Criminal Charges

    Posted January 3, 2012 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Motorcycles in Illinois Can Now Run Red Lights

    Posted December 29, 2011 by BikerNews

    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�...

  • Motorcycle Thefts Decline

    Posted December 27, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • December 2011 CycleFish Newsletter

    Posted December 21, 2011 by Newsletter

        Laura and I would like to wish each and every member of the CycleFish Familya Very Merry Christmas, and a Happy and Safe Holiday Season!   Thanks to all of our members, sponsors and advertisers, 2011 has been the Greatest Year ever at CycleFish!   Congratulations to Our...

  • Overall Motorcycle Customer Satisfaction is UP

    Posted December 16, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Viper Motorcycle Coming to Europe

    Posted December 15, 2011 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted December 13, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Thoughts

    Posted December 11, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

    On our headstone its not the date were born thats important or the date we die its the dash in between that represents the years we lived. Make your dash count!

  • When you drink

    Posted December 11, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

    When you drink vodka over ice, it can give you kidney failure, When you drink rum over ice, it can give you liver failure, When you drink whiskey over ice, it can give you heart problems, When you drink gin over ice, it can give you brain problems. Apparently, ice is really bad for you. Warn all you...

  • Dear Santa letters lmao

    Posted December 11, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

    Dear Santa, I wud like a kool toy space ranjur for Xmas. Iv ben good boy all yeer.   YeR FReND,BiLLy Dear Billy,   Nice spelling. You're on your way to being a career lawncare specialist. How 'bout I send you a freaken book so you can learn to read and write? I'm giving your older bro...

  • The "hidden helmet law" in Arizona

    Posted December 9, 2011 by JypsyJim

    I just read an interesting book entitled "The Arizona Motorcyle Accident Guide." It was  written by Arizona attorneys Alexis and Mark Breyer. This might be of interest to those riders in AZ who choose not to wear a helmet, such as myself. In the book they state: "...there is some...

  • Oil change women vs men

    Posted December 9, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

        Oil Change instructions for Women:     1. Pull up to GM Dealership when the mileage reaches 3,000 miles since the last oil change. 2. Drink a cup of coffee. 3. 15 ...

  • Honda Recalls 126,000 Goldwing Motorcycles

    Posted December 8, 2011 by BikerNews

    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, ...

  • My Census

    Posted December 7, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

    My Census My Census form has been sent back to me, again, in response to the question: "Do you have any dependents?" I replied: "12 million illegal immigrants, 3 million crack heads, 42 million unemployable lazy people, 2 million people in over 243 prisons, 535 more in the U.S. House and Senate,...

  • A LETTER FROM THE BOSS

    Posted December 7, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

     Dear employee: As the head of this organization, I have resigned myself to the fact that Barrack Obama is our President and that our taxes and government fees will increase in a BIG way. To compensate for these increases, our prices would have to increase by about 10%. But, since we can...

  • Biker Wisdom

    Posted December 7, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

    Midnight Bugs taste Best Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they CAN hold everything you need. NEVER argue with a woman holding a torque wrench Never try to race an old Geezer, he may have one more gear than you. Home is where your Harley sits still long enough to leave a f...

  • Ole Biker A must read

    Posted December 7, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

    When it comes to bikes and barroom fights,Well I guess I've seen me a few.I've straddled the Hogs and run after the broads And swilled down an ocean of brew.It took me some years to dry behind the ears and learn to keep my mouth shut.To not lose my coo land not act like a fool Over some drunken, ...

  • New "Noise Snare" Targets Loud Bikes & Hot Rods

    Posted December 7, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Is Big Bear Choppers Gone?

    Posted December 4, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • YOU THOUGHT YOU HAD A BAD DAY!

    Posted December 3, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

      YOU THOUGHT YOU HAD A BAD DAY   A man was working on his motorcycle on his patio and his wife was in the house in the kitchen. The man was racing the engine on the motorcycle and somehow, the motorcycle slipped into gear. The man, still holding the handlebars, was dragged thro...

  • Confederate Motorcycles Unveils Third Generation Hellcat

    Posted December 3, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Biker Beware

    Posted December 2, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

    BIKER BEWARE I saw you; hug your purse.. close..r to you in the grocery store.. line... But you didn't see me put an extra.. $10.00 in the collection.. plate.. last Sunday I saw you change your mind about.. going.. into the resturanant.. when you saw my bike parked out front... But you didn't see ...

  • Why Carry a Gun?

    Posted December 2, 2011 by Cherokeebearclawlady

    Why Carry a Gun?     My old grandpa said to me 'Son, there comes a time in every man's life when he stops bustin' knuckles and starts bustin' caps and usually it's when he becomes too old to take an ass whoopin.'     I don't carry a gun to kill people. I carry a gun ...

  • New Triumph Motorcycles for 2012

    Posted December 2, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Anniversary of Evel Knievels Death

    Posted November 30, 2011 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted November 22, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Victory Motorcycles and Gunnery Sergeant, R. Lee Ermey at Show

    Posted November 17, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Ural Introduces 70th Anniversary Edition Motorcycles

    Posted November 16, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • New Michigan Helmet Law Moving Forward

    Posted October 28, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Harley-Davidson Recalls Over 250,000 Motorcycles

    Posted October 24, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Sturgis (Black Hills Rally) Attendance Down in 2011

    Posted October 24, 2011 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Initial Viper Diamondback Rolls Out of New Auburn, AL Facility

    Posted September 29, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • More Women Riding Motorcycles

    Posted September 26, 2011 by BikerNews

    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. ...

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY "BB KING" KEEP ROCKIN ON

    Posted September 16, 2011 by blurplebuzz

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY BB KING !!!! MY ALL TIME FAVORITE BLUESROCK ARTIST!!! GO AHEAD CALL ME A GROUPIE..LOL.. WHEN LOVE COMES TO TOWN YEAH  ITS ALL GOOD !!!! STAY SAFE N ENJOY THE RIDE YOU OL TIMER !!!!

  • September 2011 Newsletter

    Posted September 8, 2011 by Newsletter

      I know I'm late on getting the newsletter out, it has just been so busy around here... but that's a good thing. So we're gonna keep the newsletter real short and sweet this month!   I'm sure I really don't have to remind anyone that this weekend is the 10th anniversary of the 9-11 a...

  • Left Turn on Red for Motorcycles in Illiniois

    Posted August 3, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • August 2011 Newsletter

    Posted August 2, 2011 by Newsletter

    Seems like it was just the other day when there was forum post after forum post from people wanting the cold weather to go away...Well it has and the heat has come on with a vengeance. I just read that for the first time ever in a single month at least one area in all 50 states had a record high tem...

  • Indian Motorcycles Celebrating 110 Years in Sturgis

    Posted July 29, 2011 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • New Dyna® Switchback is a Custom Touring Convertible

    Posted July 28, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Three Dead in Shooting at Too Broke for Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

    Posted July 23, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Homeowner & Condominium Associations and Motorcycles

    Posted July 20, 2011 by BikerNews

    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. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • July 2011 Newsletter

    Posted July 6, 2011 by Newsletter

    Well we can finally say Welcome to Summer, and what a great summer this is turning out to be... We have been riding and attending rallies and events almost every week and meeting more and more CycleFish members and fans everywhere we go! But that isn't really a big surprise because CycleFish is grow...

  • These are some of my favorite Quotes

    Posted June 8, 2011 by Blondie

     "Even monsters are divine creatures and in some way they too belong to the providential order of nature, without the darkness how can we ever have light?" ~St. Augustine   Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.  Mark Twain      “What is love? ...

  • May 2011 Newsletter

    Posted May 12, 2011 by Newsletter

    I can't believe it's already May!!! We have been so busy both here at work on CycleFish and trying to get out and ride as much as possible (which explains why the newsletters are getting later and later each month). But busy is good...at least for us. Last month was another record month here on Cycl...

  • May 2011 Business User Newsletter

    Posted May 9, 2011 by Newsletter

    First of all we want to thank you for creating your Business Profile here on CycleFish.com! It's been a while since we have communicated with our CycleFish Business users... that's because we have been so busy promoting and growing the site the site, and creating new ways for you to promote your bus...

  • BMW Motorcycles to Offer Antilock Brakes (ABS) on all Models

    Posted April 25, 2011 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted April 23, 2011 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted April 19, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Nevada Helmet Law Repeal Bill Approved by Transportation Panel

    Posted April 15, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • April 2011 Newsletter

    Posted April 8, 2011 by Newsletter

    Well spring is finally here and we are seeing more and more bikes on the road every day. We hope that all of our Cyclefish members are finally getting some nice weather and are able to get out and ride! And if you are looking for somewhere to ride, remember to check out our Event Calendar. We now ha...

  • Big Dog Motorcycle Production Halted

    Posted April 6, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • March 2011 Newsletter

    Posted March 17, 2011 by Newsletter

    March means Daytona Bike Week, which to many is the Official Kick off to the 2011 Rally Season.  In talking to a number of the rally and event promoters, the feedback we are getting from most is that things are already looking a little better for attendance in 2011.  Of course no one is ex...

  • Motorcycle Expos Beat Slump

    Posted March 10, 2011 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted March 1, 2011 by BikerNews

    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,...

  • Motorcycle Industry Council Sends Over 135,000 Messages from Riders to Congress

    Posted February 25, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Riders Asked to Oppose Georgia Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

    Posted February 23, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Motorcycle Checkpoints in Georgia During Daytona Bike Week

    Posted February 20, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Riding Season coming Get your insurance together

    Posted February 20, 2011 by castellilaw

    It's getting closr to ring season. Make sure your motocycle insurance is current and you have plenty of coverage. In Ohio minimum limits are $12,500. that's nothing. At least get $100,000.00 -$300,0000 across the board . I know too many folks hurt bad that could not get compensated because the cager...

  • Harley-Davidson to Be A Sponsor of the 2011 Hoka Key Motorcycle Challenge

    Posted February 17, 2011 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted February 16, 2011 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted February 15, 2011 by BikerNews

    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....

  • OREGON: Bill Would Relax Motorcycle Helmet Law

    Posted February 14, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Motorcycle Wind Chill Chart

    Posted February 13, 2011 by RoadCaptain

    Ever Wonder What The Temperature Is At Riding Speeds...    

  • Company Says It Owns Daytona Beach Bike Week Name

    Posted February 11, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Motorcyclists Seek to run 'Stuck' Red Lights

    Posted February 11, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish February 2011 Newsletter

    Posted February 8, 2011 by Newsletter

    Even though it’s only February, we can already tell that riding season is just around the corner.  For some there has already been a few breaks in the weather allowing for short rides and for others it may still be a ways off.  But they are already thinking about getting the bike rea...

  • Harley-Davidson Recalling Certain Softail Models

    Posted February 4, 2011 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted January 31, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Recession Takes Toll on Harley Dealers & HOG Chapters

    Posted January 30, 2011 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • New Harley-Davidson® Blackline™ is Softail® stripped to the core

    Posted January 23, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Victory Motorcycles offers up a High-Ball

    Posted January 20, 2011 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Bill Would Stop Young Children From Riding On Motorcycles

    Posted January 18, 2011 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • CycleFish January 2011 Newsletter

    Posted January 6, 2011 by Newsletter

    First of all, we want to wish everyone a Very Happy New Year! 2010 was a great year here at CycleFish and we’re looking forward to an even better 2011.  We started out 2010 with right around 4,000 registered users, and activity was starting to pick up with 100 or so user actions every da...

  • Beautiful Dry Day

    Posted December 23, 2010 by hypno

     Ah, it was a beautiful day to take the Electra Glide out for a put around town to see how the new Vance & Hines pipes and Screaming Eagle Heavy Breather does.  Man oh man does it sound good.  And according to the print out I got a boost of about 15% horse power, which makes it a lot ...

  • Motorcycle Noise Ordinance Proposed for Rye & New Castle, NH

    Posted December 22, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted December 16, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Biker Buddies Open Old Route 66 Motorcycle Museum

    Posted December 14, 2010 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - December 2010

    Posted December 8, 2010 by Newsletter

    Well it must be almost Christmas, because my lights are up... and I am far from the first one on the block to get the Christmas lights up.  This always seems to be a busy time of the year for everyone including myself, so I'm going to keep the newsletter real short. I do want to remind everyon...

  • Feds Want National Helmet Law

    Posted November 16, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - November 2010

    Posted November 3, 2010 by Newsletter

    I'm not sure about you, but I am sitting here wondering what happened to 2010.  It seems like it was just the beginning of summer, and now we're rolling into Holiday Season again.  We already have our Thanksgiving plans in place, and I have started looking through the garage making sure I ...

  • Stolen Susan G. Komen Motorcycle Found

    Posted October 30, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted October 29, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted October 20, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Another Day in Savannah, GA

    Posted October 20, 2010 by mikeschratz

    Aloha to all, I have moved the Prayer List to the top of the page and my dialogue to the bottom of the page. That is how important this is!Prayer Energy List, send you prayer energy to these folks. I know it works if enough of us send our Spiritual Energy their way, Miss Elle, Fighting Breast Cance...

  • Massachusetts Motorcycle Insurance Refunds

    Posted October 14, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - October 2010

    Posted October 6, 2010 by Newsletter

    As I sit here writing this newsletter, I look outside at the first real rainstorm here in Southern California.  Our indication that summer has officially come to an end.  For some that does not mean the end of riding season, it just means we have to break out the winter gear.  For oth...

  • Myrtle Beach Fall Bike Rally Leaves Some Hard Feelings

    Posted October 4, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • New California Law Governing Motorcycle Exhaust & Sound

    Posted September 30, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Sturgis Rally Recap 2010 - Numbers & Stats

    Posted September 23, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted September 14, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - September 2010

    Posted September 1, 2010 by Newsletter

    Wow, I can't believe that summer is winding down already...it seems like it just got here.  But luckily for most there is still plenty of riding season, and still lots more events coming up.   This year we had more events than ever listed in our Event Calendar, and we still have over ...

  • California Passes Bill to Quiet Motorcycles

    Posted August 31, 2010 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - August 2010

    Posted August 2, 2010 by Newsletter

    This is going to be a very brief newsletter because we are heading out for Sturgis in the morning, and I still have 3 days worth of stuff to do.  Most importantly I wanted to congratulate the Bike of the Month Winners and fill you in on a couple of new things going on. Bike of the Month Winne...

  • Lets make a change

    Posted July 25, 2010 by TazzmastersGirl672

     Dear Friends, I have just read and signed the online petition:    "Kill a Biker, Go To Jail" hosted on the web by PetitionOnline.com, the free online petition service, at:    http://www.PetitionOnline.com/sabiker/ I personally agree with what this petition says, and I ...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - July 2010

    Posted July 1, 2010 by Newsletter

    Wow, what a month June has been here at CycleFish...Not only did we have record numbers of visitors and activity on the site, we also had two very successful CycleFish Meet & Greet Parties, one on the West Coast, and one in Central U.S.  Laura and I just couldn't be any more excited about what ...

  • Harley-Davidson rides to Sturgis for 2010 Rally

    Posted June 29, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted June 22, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - June 2010

    Posted June 3, 2010 by Newsletter

    Well here we are in June and just a few days away from the official start of summer.  I hope everyone is getting some nice riding weather, and of course finding the time to ride.  I know Laura and I have been doing lots of riding, mostly local stuff while meeting some of our GREAT CycleFis...

  • CycleFish Business Newsletter - May 2010

    Posted May 12, 2010 by Newsletter

    To All CycleFish Business Users, The riding and rally season is finally here for just about everyone, and with that comes many new users, visitors, and activity on CycleFish.  What does that mean for you?  It means a lot more riders seeing you profile, and becoming aware of your business...

  • Wisconsin Officials Mobilize to Retain Harley-Davidson

    Posted May 11, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted May 5, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - May 2010

    Posted May 3, 2010 by Newsletter

    Wow, I can't believe it's already May!  But that's a good thing because at least everyone is getting some nice riding weather, and there is some type of motorcycle event happening in every area of the country almost every weekend.  We know this for a fact because Laura (HDBeech) is working...

  • Harley-Davidson May Leave Wisconsin

    Posted April 30, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • ABATE of Florida, Inc. Welcomes Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month

    Posted April 29, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CEO Keeping Harley Rolling Through Tough Times

    Posted April 27, 2010 by BikerNews

    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?

    Posted April 22, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Harley-Davidson Changing Locations at Sturgis Rally

    Posted April 19, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Business Newsletter - April 2010

    Posted April 14, 2010 by Newsletter

    To All CycleFish Business Users, Once again we would like to thank each and every one of you for being a part of the CycleFish community.  And we want to especially thank those of you who have upgraded your business accounts, and/or purchased advertising on our site.  In addition to rec...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - April 2010

    Posted April 10, 2010 by Newsletter

    I know I'm late getting the April newsletter out, but it's April which means we have been busier than ever with the site, and of course trying to get in a little riding ourselves.  Once again we had a record month last month with the most users ever logging in, and the most new signups for a on...

  • CycleFish Business Newsletter - March 2010

    Posted March 16, 2010 by Newsletter

    To All CycleFish Business Users, First of all, we want to thank each and every one of you for creating a profile for your business here on the CycleFish.com website.  Whether you have been with us since the beginning or just recently signed up, you have probably noticed a very rapid growth of ...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - March 2010

    Posted March 10, 2010 by Newsletter

    Daytona Bike Week has come and gone, so that means we have officially kicked off the 2010 Rally Season.  As you probably know Laura (HDBeech) is in charge of the Event Calendar and working hard to make sure we include as many of the 2010 rides, rallies, and runs as we can.  But we could al...

  • Smaller Crowds at Daytona Bike Week

    Posted March 8, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted February 15, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Nebraska Helmet Law Repeal

    Posted February 12, 2010 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Women Riders to Rev for a Cure at Daytona Bike Week

    Posted February 10, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - February 2010

    Posted February 1, 2010 by Newsletter

    Well here we are in February, and if you look real close, you can see spring coming not too far down the road.  And we all know what that means, riding and rally season is almost hear. Laura (HDBeech) has been working hard to get our Event Calendar up to date with all of the 2010 event listing....

  • Older Motorcyclists Staying in the Saddle Longer

    Posted January 30, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Newest Harley Davidson Dark Custom - Forty-Eight

    Posted January 23, 2010 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Personal Motto

    Posted January 22, 2010 by IrishmanOhio

     Some times I can be a dumbass, some times I can be a jackass, and still other times I can be a pain in the ass, BUT if you are one of those misguided individuals that thinks you can stand in judgement over me YOU can KISS MY ASS!

  • know your bikers

    Posted January 22, 2010 by Rick71

    know your bikers I saw you hug your purse closer to you in the grocery store line.But you didn't see me put an extra $10.00 in the collection plate last Sunday   I saw you pull your child closer when we passed each other on the sidewalk.But you didn't see me playing Santa at the local mal...

  • biker in black

    Posted January 22, 2010 by Rick71

    BIKER IN BLACK. Some think bikers are mean Some dressed in leathers and others in jeans You don't like our patches or the clothes that we wear You hate our bandannas and you hate our long hair You don't like our scooters and our loud noisy pipes You think we're not loyal to the stars and stripes Yo...

  • Myrtle Beach Area Motorcycle Rallies May Run in Tandem

    Posted January 21, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted January 18, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted January 15, 2010 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted January 11, 2010 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - January 2010

    Posted January 8, 2010 by Newsletter

    2009 was absolutely the best year we could have hoped for here at CycleFish.  After years of thinking about it, and another year of development, we finally converted the CycleFish website into a social network.  I want to especially thank those of you who signed up in the very beginning, w...

  • Ridley Motorcycles settles lawsuit with Harley-Davidson

    Posted January 4, 2010 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Classic Indian Chief Coming to California

    Posted December 24, 2009 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted December 21, 2009 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Anti-Noise Group Blasts Harley Davidson Riders

    Posted December 15, 2009 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Harley Davidson Touring Motorcycle Safety Recall

    Posted December 12, 2009 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - December 8, 2009

    Posted December 8, 2009 by Newsletter

    I don't know about you, but I am having a hard time believing that the Holiday Season is already upon us, and 2009 is almost over.  But what a great year it has been for Laura and I... We are finally realizing our dream of making CycleFish one of the best biker/motorcycle websites on the intern...

  • 5 New Honda Motorcycles for 2010

    Posted November 23, 2009 by BikerNews

    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 ...

  • Harley-Davidson as Official WI State Motorcycle

    Posted November 21, 2009 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted November 13, 2009 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted November 12, 2009 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted November 11, 2009 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted November 10, 2009 by BikerNews

    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

    Posted November 5, 2009 by BikerNews

    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...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - November 4, 2009

    Posted November 4, 2009 by Newsletter

    Can you believe it's already November and the Holiday Season is just around the corner...Where did the summer go?  Hopefully the winter will go by just as fast as the summer did, and everyone will be back on their bikes in no time!  In the meantime you can still stay in touch with all your...

  • Harley-Davidson Recruits Supermodel Marisa Miller

    Posted November 2, 2009 by BikerNews

    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...

  • Study on Motorcycle Crashes to Begin

    Posted October 30, 2009 by BikerNews

    Why the surge in motorcycle deaths?  Federally funded L.A. study seeks answers The first major study of motorcycle crashes in nearly 30 years is underway in Los Angeles, as researchers attempt to pinpoint why resultant fatalities have soared over the last decade to constitute 14% of all roadw...

  • Full Throttle Saloon on TruTV

    Posted October 29, 2009 by BikerNews

    Los Angeles, CA (CNS) - The smell of roughhewn leather and motorcycle exhaust hangs heavy in the air with the newest series from truTV. "Full Throttle Saloon" focuses on the Sturgis, S.D., tavern of the same name, renowned as the "world's largest biker bar." The hour-long series, which will ...

  • Billy Lane's Jail Sentence Stands

    Posted October 28, 2009 by BikerNews

    Judge will not shorten prison term for Lane Victim's family wanted sentence to help cause A judge refused to shorten imprisoned celebrity motorcycle builder Billy Lane's six-year sentence despite his attorneys' claim his fatal crash victim's family thought he could do more good...

  • First International LoneStar Harley-Davidson Semi-Truck

    Posted October 27, 2009 by BikerNews

    Recipient takes first production International® LoneStar® Harley-Davidson™ Special Edition on the road for charity during Truck Driver Appreciation Week and asks fellow drivers for support MILWAUKEE--(Business Wire)-- Chris Hawker, a successful owner-operator truck driver and Harley-Davidson® moto...

  • Motorcycle Sales Down in 2009

    Posted October 24, 2009 by BikerNews

    Motorcycle makers cutting staff and product lines as sales plunge The biggest drops come in cruisers and sport bikes. Sales of scooters also fall sharply. A year ago, it looked as if fuel-sipping motorcycles might be the option for motorists facing increasing gas prices. This year, little seems to...

  • Orange County 9/11 Motorcycle Ride Red Light Scandal

    Posted October 22, 2009 by BikerNews

    Laguna Woods city manager apologizes to 9/11 motorcyclists Council members said city manager overreacted to ride organizers By CLAIRE WEBB The Orange County Register LAGUNA WOODS, CALIFORNIA - City Manager Leslie Keane offered an apology to the organizer of a 9/11 memorial motorcycle ride after ...

  • Harley-Davidson to Discontinue Buell Sport Bikes

    Posted October 15, 2009 by Lucky

    Continuing hard times at Harley-Davidson came to something of a head Thursday with the announcement that the company was killing its Buell line of sport bikes almost immediately and actively looking for a buyer for its MV Agusta and Cagiva machines. Harley, which is based in Milwaukee, also disclos...

  • CycleFish Newsletter - October 8, 2009

    Posted October 8, 2009 by Newsletter

     (Sent to all users October 8, 2009) As summer draws to a close, we hope you all had a fun and safe riding season. We know for some it is getting time to put the bike away for a couple of months and break out the winter toys. For you we recommend taking a look at our tips on Winterizing Your M...

  • About the Wicked Bitch

    Posted September 4, 2009 by AmyWhitetheWickedBitch

            I am Amy Irene White. i grew up in the Arkansas delta and now live in Sheridan. I am 35 yrs old, and have been a freelance journalist contributing to In the Wind, Easyriders, Biker, and V-Twin for about ten years. I am 90 percent deaf, from degeneartive nerve deteri...

  • George's Garage - Specialty Tools for Harleys

    Posted June 24, 2009 by BikerCrap

      For you “Fix Your Own” Harley owners looking for that “Specialty Tool” called out in the Harley repair manual, check out George’s Garage. George is another local guy, out here where I live, and has developed his own line of Harley specialty tools. I&rs...

  • Harley Davidson Sales Dropping in Bad Economy

    Posted June 1, 2009 by Pete817

    I just read this story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about Harley Davidson sales dropping.  I know are local Harley dealer is hurting.  They are doing more and more events at the sealership to bring in new (and existing) customers.  I have even heard about a few H-D dealerships ar...

  • CycleFish Rules For Site Content

    Posted April 2, 2009 by CycleFishAdmin

    Please review these rules prior to posting any public content on the CycleFish.com website.  These rules apply to ALL areas of the website including, but not limited to, your personal profile, photo albums, comments on any profile (including your own) blogs, and the forum. There are two main r...

  • Motorcycle / Biker Event Calendar

    Posted March 17, 2009 by EventMan

    Entering Events   Please read these guidelines before entering Events into the system...   First and foremost - This is a Motorcycle Event Calendar.  Do NOT ENTER EVENTS that are not MOTORCYCLE EVENTS.  Even if you have a motorcycle related business, if the event is not motor...