Thousands of Laconia Motorcycle Week attendees are expected to attend the Northeast POW / MIA Network’s Freedom Ride and vigil on June 13th to raise awareness of POW/MIA issues and honor the only current living American Prisoner of War, United States Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, whose hometown is Hailey, Idaho. For the past 20 years motorcycle riders from across the country have commemorated missing and captive American soldiers with a ride and vigil the Thursday of Laconia Motorcycle Week.
The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum is pleased to announce that John Paul DeJoria will be the Master of Ceremonies for the museum’s annual Sturgis Hall of Fame Induction Breakfast this year. John Paul is a Hall of Fame member from the class of 2004. DeJoria is a self-made entrepreneur who started John Paul Mitchell Systems hair care products with a partner in 1980. He is also co-founder of Patron Spirits Company.
In addition to announcing the first model to come out of the Spirit Lake, Iowa production plant, pricing for the all-new 2014 Indian Chief will start at an MSRP of $18,999. Inventory is expected to be available at Indian Motorcycle dealerships throughout North America later in the year. Additional Indian Motorcycle dealerships will be opening across the country this summer to accommodate bike demand and service needs.
Mark Blackwell, a pioneering racer in American motocross, a six-time AMA championship race team manager and a well-respected executive in the motorcycle industry, will be recognized as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend on Friday, Oct. 18, in Las Vegas, Nev. Blackwell, an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer inducted in 2000, will be honored alongside […]
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) first-quarter 2013 diluted earnings per share increased 33.8% on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies, compared to the year-ago period. First-quarter net income was $224.1 million on consolidated revenue of $1.57 billion, compared to net income of $172.0 million in the year-ago period on consolidated revenue of $1.43 billion. First-quarter 2013 diluted earnings per share were $0.99, compared $0.74 in the year-ago quarter.
In 10 years, the annual “Indian Rally on Indian Point” (IRIP), has become the largest Indian Motorcycle centered, motorcycle rally in the nation. Indians lead the way at this rally but all makes and models of bikes are welcome. As usual, the 10th edition will be situated in the Ozark hills on Indian Point Branson, Missouri.
In 2012, for the fifth straight year, Harley-Davidson was the No. 1 seller of new street motorcycles (all engine sizes) in the United States to young adults ages 18 to 34, women, African-Americans and Hispanics, as well as Caucasian men ages 35 and over, according to Polk data cited by The Motor Co.
Rock n’ Roll Hall-of-Famer Aerosmith and superstar Toby Keith will join Kid Rock as headline performers for Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary Celebration in Milwaukee over Labor Day weekend.
Good news for all of us who like in the northeast part of the US. We at [URL="http://www.aimag.com"]American Iron Magazine[/URL] have just announced a second Kickstart Classic ride September 27 & 28.
First off, we’d like to thank Spectro Oils and GEICO for sponsoring the Kickstart Classic May 2013 event, which is now in its third year. This ride is from Charleston, SC to St. Augustine, FL. Secondly, we’d like to remind everyone that this event is open to all make, models and years of motorcycle. Motorcycles with kickers ride up front and electric start only motorcycles ride in the back to pick up any parts that fall off the old ones up front.