Bryan Smith Scores 1st Win of AFT Season at Charlotte Half-Mile

Defending American Flat Track Grand National Champion Bryan Smith scored his first victory of the season in the AFT Twins class presented by Vance & Hines on Saturday evening at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It was a dominant win for Smith (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle backed by Allstate Scout FTR750) beating fellow […]

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2017 FLTRXS Road Glide Special Review

by Dain Gingerellli I was highballing north on US 395 along california’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Harley’s cruise control doing most of the work, when the slow-moving tractor-trailer up ahead forced me to reduce speed. I should point out, too, that this was no ordinary Harley-Davidson. I was riding a 2017 FLTRXS Road Glide Special, […]

Indian Motorcycle’s Gary Gray Talks Flat Track & Early Success of the FTR750

To say Indian Motorcycle Racing has exceeded expectations so far in the 2017 American Flat Track season is an understatement. Two races, two wins. Five out six podium positions. Be it TT or short track, the FTR750 has been a dominant force so far regardless of what type of track it’s competing on. As the […]

1st Ever Boogie East Chopper Show a Big Hit at Bike Week 2017

Chemical Candy Customs’ Scott Hoepker credits Pete LaBarbera for his appreciation of old iron. “Pete had a couple of old Shovelheads and Panheads back then and he would always throw some wild ass parties for his biker buds,” explains Hoepker. When Hoepker was a teenager, he worked for LaBarbera’s masonry company bricking houses. One year […]

The Week That Was – Daytona Beach Bike Week 2017 Photo Review

It came in like a lamb and went out like a lion. While Daytona Beach Bike Week 2017 started off a little slow thanks to a couple rainy days followed by a few abnormally cold days, it finished with a flurry by the final weekend. Did you catch the Sons of Speed races? Billy Lane […]

Sons of Speed From A Racer’s View

Most journalists hang around the pits or track looking for a good story, I wanted to experience racing Sons of Speed for myself.

Brittney Olsen Wins First-Ever Sons of Speed Boardtrack Race

Brittney Olsen has etched her name in the record books as the first winner of the Sons of Speed boardtrack races. Riding her 1923 Harley “J” Model boardtracker, Olsen was fast all day on the banks of New Smyrna Speedway, the 20th Century Racing rider using her experience and finely tuned machine to rocket to […]

Ghosts and Dopplegangers at Willie’s Tropical Tattoo Chopper Show 2017

“Damn, dude, I thought I saw a doppleganger.” The randomness of this comment directed at me fit the randomness of Willie’s Tropical Tattoo Chopper Show. Because there’s no rhyme or reason, no sense of order or conformity at Willie’s, it’s just a good old fashioned bro-fest. Come chill out, wedge your bike in the parking […]

Jared Mees Wins Inaugural Daytona TT, Indian Goes 1-2

Mees secures first Grand National Championship win for Indian Motorcycle History was made under the lights at Daytona International Speedway as the American Flat Track series entered its new era at the Harley-Davidson DAYTONA TT presented by Politis & Matovina. Jared Mees took home a dominant AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines win in […]