In addition to all the usual fun and adventure at the Sturgis rally we look forward to seeing our readers and your motorcycles, some of which we want to photograph and feature in our magazines. Also Indian is planning on unveiling the all new Indian Chief. And I would not be surprised if other manufacturers unveil new bikes too.
Buzz Kanter, of American Iron Magazine, and his 1936 VLH classic Harley flathead motorcycle that he plans to ride cross country on the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball.
This AMA Fuel for Thought Lobby Day (June 19, 2013) is a grassroots effort by the AMA to make a difference at the federal level in Washington, D.C. If one of your concerns is untested levels of ethanol in pump gasoline, then lobby for change in Washington, D.C. All AMA members may attend the “AMA Fuel for Thought Lobby Day” on Wednesday, June 19, in Washington, D.C. We will educate lawmakers about the need to research the possible harmful effects of E15 fuel on motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle engines.
Daredevil “Mad Mike” Hughes will attempt a world record in support of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s 2013 daredevil extravaganza during the Sturgis motorcycle rally by jumping his outrageous steam powered rocket cycle as far and high as Evel Knievel once attempted over Snake River Canyon, Idaho. Hughes contends his rocket will hit 275 mph and propel him over 1000 feet high for a ¼ mile with no guidance system, clearing the distance that will be required to successfully accomplish Evel Knievel’s failed Snake River Canyon Jump. Hughes intends to make his Snake River Canyon attempt in 2014. Hughes’ world record 2013 Sturgis Buffalo Chip hosted jump will take place Tuesday, August 6.
The May 2013 Kickstart Classic was a great success and lots of fun. We want to thank our sponsors – Spectro Oils, GEICO Insurance, Wheels Through Time, and Wrench Ride Repeat, as well as all the Harley dealers who welcomed and fed us along the way. The ride from Charleston, SC to St. Augustine, FL […]
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 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.
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.