Erik Buell Racing Closes. Motorcycle Builder Files For Receivership

Erik Buell Racing, an East Troy motorcycle manufacturer previously owned by Harley-Davidson Inc., has ceased operations. The company, with 126 employees, also is filing for court protection from creditors, Buell said Wednesday. Erik Buell Racing is the sequel to Buell Motorcycle Co., which was owned by Harley-Davidson Inc. for more than a decade before Harley […]

Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Motorcycle Racing At X Games

MILWAUKEE, (APRIL 14, 2015) – It’s official. A new motorcycle racing competition will throw dirt June 4 during the inaugural Harley-Davidson Flat-Track Racing at ESPN’s X Games Austin. Harley-Davidson sponsored two flat-track exhibitions last year, and thousands of fans took to social media to express their excitement for the sport. “This June, fans in Austin […]

Sturgis Motorcycle News: City To Appeal Buffalo Chip Incorporation

STURGIS, S.D. – Sturgis city leaders approved spending money Monday night to appeal the Meade County Commission decision to approve an amended petition allowing the Buffalo Chip to hold an election to incorporate. The city last week filed a notice of appeal with the Meade County Auditor that states several reasons why the commission acted […]

ACTION NEEDED NOW. Ethanol E15 Fuel Threat To Motorcycles

Last year, the American Motorcyclist Association succeeded — with your help — to insert language in the Farm Bill inhibiting distribution of E15 fuels into the marketplace. The language prohibited the use of Rural Energy for America Program grant money to buy and install special ethanol blender pumps for use at the retail level. This […]

Rinehart Racing Sold. Harley Performance Exhausts.

Rinehart Racing, manufacturer of high-performance exhaust products for Harley-Davidson, announces the purchase of the company by its current CEO, Judd Hollifield. Company founder Gerald Rinehart will retire from an active role as Hollifield becomes its sole owner. Hollifield will remain CEO. “I’ve been in the exhaust business for over 30 years and it’s time for […]

S&S Cycles Names New President

VIOLA, Wis. – Industry veteran Paul Langley is the new president at S&S Cycle Inc., the company announced. “Paul’s sterling qualifications include a wealth of leadership experience in the powersports industry, having held executive positions with industry mainstays, Dynojet, SuperTrapp and Vance & Hines. He comes to S&S directly from the Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG), […]

New Laws May Put Motorcyclists At Risk – Contact Congress Today!

On Feb. 10, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced S. 424, the Wi-Fi Innovation Act . The bill would require the Federal Communications Commission to open the reserved spectrum to unlicensed devices in the upper 5.8 GHz and lower 5.9 GHz band, eliminating the FCC and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s […]

TAM’s Motorcycle Magazine News & Big Changes For 2015

STAMFORD CT: After publishing motorcycle magazines for more than 25 years, Buzz Kanter feels 2015 will be the year of big change. “We have studied the motorcycle magazine field,” he explained. “And we’re convinced there is simply no longer enough reader interest or advertisers to support them all.” In response, TAM Communications is optimizing its […]

Harley News Levatich To Become CEO Of The Motor Company

Harley-Davidson announced that its current president and chief operating officer, Matthew S. Levatich, will take over as chief executive officer when Keith Wandell retires May 1. Levatich also was elected to the Motor Co.’s board of directors. “We have accomplished a lot to reposition Harley-Davidson for a bright future,” said Wandell, “and the most important […]

Daytona Bike Week Antique Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet in Eustis, FL

DESTINATION EUSTIS;   The VMA has previously publicized the 4th Annual “International Vintage Motorcycle Swap Meet and Show” with the VJMC. We now proudly announce book signings by renowned author BRUCE PALMER with his second edition of “How to Restore Your Harley Davidson” and CHRIS PRICE with his compilation “Georgia Motorcycle History, the First 60 Years” from […]