Motorcycle News

Indian Motorcycle Engineers Take on El Mirage in “Passion for Speed”

At Indian Motorcycle, designing and building exceptional motorcycles doesn’t end after an eight-hour workday. Melding their careers with a shared fervor for going fast, a team of Indian Motorcycle engineers continues to practice their art on two-wheeled skunk-works type projects after-hours in the office and at home. Now, in a seven-episode video series titled “A […]

New Streamliners Exhibit Opens at National Motorcycle Museum June 4

The Story of MOTORCYCLE LAND SPEED RECORD COMPETITION A Call for Motorcycles for this New Exhibition The great Vincent tuner Rollie Free taught us that in Land Speed Record runs, streamlining is of the utmost importance even if that means simply “tucking in” one’s head, torso, arms and legs. Land Speed Record competition is focused […]

Move Over XR750: Harley Debuts Liquid-Cooled XG750R Flat Tracker for Springfield Mile

The cat is officially out of the bag. Harley-Davidson has added a new engine to its repertoire, a race-modified, liquid-cooled V-Twin based on the 750 Revolution X of the Street 750. Developed with the help of Vance & Hines, the new platform is a race-only engine powering Harley-Davidson’s XG750R, the successor to the 44-year-old XR750. […]

Indian Motorcycle Teams with Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride

Event marks the 100th anniversary of the Van Buren Sisters’ courageous cross-country motorcycle journey on 1915 Indian ‘Motocycles’ Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, is proud to announce its partnership with the Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride, a cross-country group ride that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Augusta and Adeline Van Buren’s courageous and unprecedented motorcycle […]

J&P Cycles’ Open House Rally Returns to Anamosa

J&P Cycles’ annual Open House Rally customer appreciation event will return to its original location, the J&P Cycles retail center in Anamosa, Iowa off US Highway 151, on June 25th and 26th where it was founded and held for more than 20 years. J&P Cycles continues the commitment to Anamosa and moving the Open House […]

Buffalo Chip to Host 1st Christian Bikers “Light up the Hills” Rally

As many as 5,000 Christian bikers from across the world will be coming together to communicate, worship and coordinate their missions and work during the first annual Light Up the Hills motorcycle rally. The event, organized by the non-denominational Fellowship of Motorcycle Ministries, will be hosted at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip July 6-9, 2017. This […]

Should Harley Build This Standard Motorcycle?

Harley-Davidson has carved out its niche in the cruiser motorcycle segment by sticking to its guns when it comes to motorcycle manufacturing. As the adage goes, “If it ain’t broke…” Sure, every now and then The Motor Co. ventures out of its comfort zone, but its bread-and-butter are cruisers and tourers. It’s helped them be […]

Victory Doubling up at Pikes Peak, Will Race Project 156 & Empulse RR

Riders Jeremy Toye and Don Canet preparing to ‘Take Back the Hill for America’ June 26 Victory Motorcycles, a brand that delivers Modern American Muscle by producing motorcycles with head-snapping acceleration, power and handling, will be racing up the mountain with two very different motorcycles in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), an […]

Six-in-a-Row: Bryan Smith Wins Again on Sacramento Mile

After a thrilling nose-to-tail battle at the Cal Expo Fairgrounds on Saturday night, Kawasaki-mounted No. 42 Bryan Smith claimed the Sacramento Mile victory for the sixth consecutive year. The Michigan native started from pole position, led every lap in the Main and topped Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle rider No. 2 Kenny Coolbeth, Jr. in a photo […]

2016 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse First Impressions

Perched beneath the big guns on the deck of the mighty battleship USS Iowa, Indian Motorcycle was flexing a little muscle of its own, the 2016 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse. The blacked-out treatment suits the big bagger well, injects it with a little more “rock & roll.” If Indian’s seeking to broaden their customer base […]