Sam’s Led Sled Custom Harley Sportster

If you think this little golden beast is absolutely stunning, you should have seen it before. Way before. “Yeah,” notes Pat Patterson, the guru behind Dayton, Ohio’s Led Sled Customs. “Most people bring us new or almost new bikes. In terms of how they usually look when they’re brought to us, yours was kind of […]

Barn Find Treasures?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher These rare antique motorcycles were even more exciting in person… Have you heard the urban legend about some lucky guy who stumbles onto an amazing antique bike? It’s usually stashed away in a barn, shed, or basement, hidden away from the world for decades. It’s usually pretty complete, rare, […]

Indian & Carey Hart Bring V-Twin Armed Forces Day to Garrison Stuttgart

Indian Motorcycle Takes Hart’s “Good Ride” Fund-Raising Platform Overseas as Part of Iconic American Brand’s Broader Efforts to Support Active U.S. Military & Veterans Indian Motorcycle and freestyle motocross icon Carey Hart have partnered to take Hart’s Good Ride fund-raising platform overseas to active soldiers based at US Army Garrison (USAG) Stuttgart in Germany. On […]

Travis Pastrana Will Jump An Indian Scout FTR750 Over Caesar’s Palace Fountain

The all-around wild man will attempt the Caesar’s Palace jump that left Evel Knievel with 40 broken bones and in a coma for 30 days. Nitro Circus and Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, announced today that Travis Pastrana will be jumping an Indian Scout FTR750 when he looks to pay tribute to Evel Knievel, […]

National Ride Your Bike To Work Day June 18

The name says it all. We encourage everyone who can to ride your motorcycle to work on Monday June 18. Of course, you can also ride your bike to work all other days, but this is the one day that we try to get as many of us on two or three wheels to show […]

Indian Flat Track Rider Bryan Smith Injured in Texas Motor Speedway Crash

Indian Motorcycle Racing Wrecking Crew Rider Bryan Smith suffered a broken left fibula during a multi-rider crash in Semi 1 at the Texas Half Mile on Saturday, April 28. The 2016 Grand National Champion will miss the Calistoga Half-Mile and the Arizona Mile. Following those races, Smith will reevaluate his health and determine his ability […]

Motorcycle Profiling Law Has Momentum in California Assembly

Updating a previous post concerning proposed legislation in California to end profiling of motorcyclists by law enforcement, the California State Assembly Committee on Public Safety held a public hearing and voted 5-2 to give favorable recommendation to AB 2972. Almost the entire room was filled with motorcycle club members and bikers from all over the state, […]

New Blood

…not to worry, the same regulars you know and love will remain with us It’s been an exciting few weeks around here, at least from the point of view from my desk. Not sure you realized it, but we have only four weeks between issues; that’s not a lot of time, and we sometimes can […]

Motorcycles As Art?

SHIFTING GEARS, by Buzz Kanter, Publisher I really enjoy the growing number of talented photographers in the motorcycle industry I can’t be the only one who views motorcycles as a wide-open form of rolling art. Sure, a great motorcycle is designed to carry you from one place to another. But aren’t they so much more […]

AB 2972 Proposed to Stop Motorcycle Profiling In California

Motorycle Anti-Profiling Legislation to be heard in the California Assembly Committee for Public Safety Assembly members Ana Callabero and Kevin Mullin have introduced AB 2972, seeking to prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies from profiling motorcyclists in California. Motorcycle profiling is a pervasive problem in California, where riders are often targeted because of the […]