Sarah Palin surprised people by riding into DC On the back seat of a Harley bagger for the start of Rolling Thunder this Memorial Day weekend. Some Harley riders were delighted and others felt it was inappropriate of her to mix self promotion/politics and this event.
Archives for May 2011
Last year Dave Roper approached me at American Iron Magazine with an idea of riding a 1911 Indian motorcycle racerbike at this year’s Isle of Man to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the one and only time an American motorcycle won the famed Isle of Man races.
Pro-One’s new Billet Saddlebag Latch Covers are now available in Smooth or Ball Milled style for ’93 and later Touring Models. Features: > CNC machined from solid Billet Aluminum. > Your choice of show-chrome or durable Black Anodized finish. > Your choice of Smooth or Ball Milled style. > Includes chrome mounting hardware. > Fits […]
Saddlemen enlisted custom bike builder Todd Silicato, founder of Todd’s Cycles to apply his unique styling sense to create the ultimate low-profile bagger seat that’s also great for touring. Keeping Saddlemen technology and quality at the center of this new saddle, Todd sculpted the seat to drop down into the bike for a low riding […]
After ignoring my 1949 Harley Panhead bobber (with dual Linkert carbs) for more than two years after the top to bottom engine rebuild I am getting it back on the road. This is a bike I built almost ten years ago and featured in the pages of American Itron Magazine. In addition to the usual break in issues – especially with the modern crappy gasoline, I have to overcome a number of other challenges.
Milwaukee (May 25, 2011) – Two American icons, outlaw country music and Harley-Davidson Motor Company, launch the summer concert season this Memorial Day weekend with Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown tour. This second annual outdoor music tour mixes some of the hottest young artists in country music with the rogue roots of Harley-Davidson and America. “Harley-Davidson […]
The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Doug Polen, a dominant national and world champion roadracer in the late 1980s and early 1990s, will be inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame as part of the 2011 American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Legends & Champions Weekend at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 18-20.
DEADWOOD, S.D. – It’s official. Country stars Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are combining forces for the first time in five years to bring their “Xtreme Music The Tour” to Deadwood Mountain Grand. And they’re bringing with them special guests Cowboy Troy and Two-Foot Fred. The multi-platinum powerhouse will perform on Friday, July 8, […]
North County Customs has just introduced a very serious gear oil for your American V-Twin. LAT oils are designed specifically to provide maximum protection under extreme loads and high temperatures encountered by Cruisers and Baggers alike. LAT provides superior shock load and wear protection under the most extreme conditions and smoother more precise shifting. The […]
With more than 108 years of history, Harley-Davidson is bound to have some interesting pieces buried deep in its Archives. Even the most dedicated motorcycle enthusiast is in for more than a few surprises when the special summer exhibit, Collection X: Weird, Wild Wonders of the Harley-Davidson Museum, opens June 11.