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  • Russ Brown Dies at age 86

    It is with profound sadness, love, and immense respect that we announce Russ’s passing last night, Jan. 10, 2021. Words cannot express how much he will be missed, but the world is a better place for his time on this earth. We continue his legacy with pride, purpose, and gratitude. Thanks to hi...
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  • Motorcycle Theft Down in 2019

      Although there were still almost 41,000 motorcycles stolen in 2019 motorcycle theft in the US has dropped 12% from 2016 to 2019, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.  Many industry experts believe this four-year drop in motorcycle theft can be partially attributed to...
  • BikerDown Needs Your Support

    Dear Supporters of BikerDown Foundation , As COVID-19 continues to spread and impacts our everyday life, it is clear that these are challenging times for us all. We thank you for your continued support. Right now BikerDown faces new challenges and we are adapting to these unprecedented times. We a...
  • Missouri Eases Motorcycle Helmet Requirements

      HB1963T Passed and was signed by Governor Parson on July 14th. Effective Aug 28th. Below is the wording pertaining to the NEW Modified Helmet Law . MOTORCYCLE HELMET LAWCurrently, every person operating or riding a motorcycle or motortricycle is required to wear protective headgear (Secti...
  • Sturgis Rally 2020 - COVID-19 Update

      STURGIS, SD - April 23, 2020 - The Sturgis City Council has prepared a set of protocols that will be used when making the decision to hold or cancel the upcoming City of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally scheduled for August 7-16, 2020. This decision will be under consideration because of the ...
  • Motorcycle Fundraisers Being Canceled

      These are unique times where many motorcycle events are being cancelled in the interest of public safety. For many riders, this means missing a fun event, not getting to ride and not seeing old friends at the rallies. However, for many organizations it is a lot more than not being able to...
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  • Indian Motorcycle New New FTR Rally

    Indian Motorcycle’s New FTR Rally Combines Scrambler Styling With Modern Performance MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, today announced the North American retail availability of the 2020 FTR Rally, a scrambler-inspired FTR 1200 that co...
  • Missouri's Helmet Restrictions Up for Debate

      Bill to repeal Missouri's motorcycle helmet restrictions back up for debate   By Andrew Havranek of KY3   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- "About every state around the state of Missouri right now is helmet free," said Joe Widmer, Legislative Coordinator with Freedom of Road Riders. &...
  • Hot Springs NC Motorcycle Weekend Canceled for 2020

      Here is a message from the event organizers...   The Buncombe County NC Concerned Bikers Association is very sad to have to announce that there will NOT be a Hot Springs Motorcycle Weekend in 2020. Due to factors out of our control, we were not able to secure a contract with the Hot...
  • Club EagleRider Joins the CycleFish Network

      Club EagleRider Joins the CycleFish Network   December 16, 2019 – Los Angeles, CA – Recognizing CycleFish.com as one of the premier go-to websites for Biker & Motorcycle Networking and Information, Club EagleRider is excited to work with CycleFish to promote the benefits...
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  • MountainFest will Pause in 2020

      An announcement from the organizers to MountainFest fans! Due to a variety of factors, MountainFest, held annually Morgantown, VA, will officially pause in 2020 in order for the team to re-evaluate the event to ensure continued success and quality experiences for you, our long-time support...
  • Roar on the Shore 2020 Suspended

      Roar on the Shore® Suspends Charitable Bike Rally for 2020   Organizers to Host Memorial Ride to Honor Late Executive Director Ralph Pontillo in July   ERIE, PA – Following significant research, analysis and discussion, the Roar on the Shore Board of Directors ...
  • 2020 Havoc 127 Voodoo

      Canadian Motorcycle Manufacturer Havoc Motorcycles Announces New 140 HP Model 2020 Havoc 127 Voodoo With Special Pre-Order Pricing CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Havoc Motorcycles, the makers of Canada's Performance Supercruisers, has announced details ...
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  • A New Way to Rent Motorcycles

      Riders Share is the Airbnb of motorcycles. It is the largest peer-to-peer rental platform for street legal motorcycles. Since its launch in February 2018, over 7,000 motorcycles have been shared and completed 15,000 trips. Riders Share uses top notch machine learning technology to predict ...
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  • Lego Releases Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

      (July 9, 2019) – Today, The LEGO Group revealed its latest LEGO® Creator Expert model – a Harley-Davidson® Fat Boy® that will cruise into LEGO Stores globally on August 1, 2019. Developed in collaboration with Harley-Davidson, this detailed LEGO interpretation of t...
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  • Harley-Davidson XG Model Brake Recall

      Harley-Davidson has issued a recall on the XG500 and XG750 manufactured between 2016 and 2019 for issues that may effect the brakes on these motorcycles. The total number of motorcycles worldwide is around 44,000, however only 12,871 are in the U.S.   Here is the official National H...
  • Legislation to Repeal New California Exhaust Noise Law

      By SEMA Washington, D.C., Staff   California Assembly members Jim Frazier and Tim Grayson introduced SEMA-supported legislation (A.B. 390) to repeal a 2018 law (A.B. 1824) that amended how California law enforcement officials issue citations for exhaust noise violations. Both assemb...
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  • New Texas Motorcycle Helmet Law Proposed

    Lawmakers in Texas are currently considering a Bill (House Bill 748) which would make wearing a helmet mandatory for anyone riding a motorcycle in Texas.   The current Texas motorcycle helmet law requires that all motorcycle riders under 21 years of age must wear a helmet. For riders older th...
  • Harley-Davidson Hydraulic Clutch Recall

      DETROIT (AP) — Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 178,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they can get stuck in gear due to a clutch problem.   Documents posted Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say clutches can leak fluid internally, making it so ...
  • Indian Motorcycle Announces 2019 Scout┬« Lineup

      MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, today announced its 2019 Scout lineup with new paint options on Scout Sixty, Scout and Scout Bobber. Key feature upgrades for 2019 include an expanded ABS offering and a new USB charg...
  • Laconia Motorcycle Week a Success

    Organizers & Merchants Call Laconia Motorcycle Week a Success   By RICK GREEN, THE LACONIA DAILY SUN Jun 19, 2018   LACONIA — Organizers and merchants proclaimed the 95th Laconia Motorcycle Week a success, saying crowds were large and sunny skies allowed the Lakes Region to ...
  • U.S. Motorcycle Thefts Decreased in 2017

      NICB: U.S. Motorcycle Thefts Down in 2017Thefts down five percent from 2016   DES PLAINES, Ill., June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual report on motorcycle thefts in the United States for 2017. A total of 44,268 ...
  • PA Offers Motorcycle Safety Program

      The Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program offers FREE training to all Pennsylvania residents and active duty military with a class Motorcycle Learner’s permit or motorcycle license.    Training is offered for motorcycle drivers of all levels and includes: aspiring new ri...
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  • Indian Motorcycle┬« Opening Experience Centre

        Indian Motorcycle® Opening Experience Centre at its Spirit Lake Manufacturing Facility   Spirit Lake factory to offer current and historic Indian Motorcycle displays and Factory Tours featuring robotics assembly processes   SPIRIT LAKE, IA – Indian Motorcycl...
  • Harley Davidson Recalls Touring Bikes for Brake Issues

      Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 250,000 motorcycles because the brakes might fail.   The voluntary recall includes CVO Touring and VSRC bikes — model years 2008 through 2011 — equipped with anti-lock brakes.   Worldwide it includes more than 251,000 motorcy...
  • Rebirth of Curtiss Motorcycle Co.

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 1903, Glenn H. Curtiss invented the venerable American v-twin motorcycle engine. Confederate Motors, Inc. invested 20-plus years perfecting his invention. Four generations of patented architecture were created.   Seven years ago, in our twentieth year, ...
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  • Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Title Sponsor

    Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced as the Title Sponsor of the 2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame   LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas BikeFest announces the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) as Title Sponsor of the 2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame.&nb...
  • Harley Davidson Touring Model Recall

    Harley-Davidson recalls 57,000 motorcycles due to oil clamp problem   Harley-Davidson is recalling about 57,000 motorcycles worldwide because of an oil line clamp the may have been improperly installed. This could possibly leak oil into the path of the rear tire causing dangerous riding con...
  • Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies in Bicycle Crash

    The former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden died in a hospital in Cesena, Italy on Monday, five days after he was hit by a car while training on his bicycle. Hayden was 35.   Hayden was training on the Rimini coast after a motorcycle race at nearby Imola. The front windshield of the black P...
  • Polaris to Exhibit New Models at 2017 AIMExpo

    Polaris Motorcycle Division to Exhibit & Showcase New Model Lineup at 2017 AIMExpo   Indian Motorcycle & Polaris Slingshot to Showcase its Model Year 2018 Lineup at American International Motorcycle Expo in Columbus, Ohio   MINNEAPOLIS, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Polaris Motorcy...