Motorcycle News

Jersey Urges Drivers & Riders To Safely “Share The Road”

ROCHELLE PARK – Flanked by a sea of riders and riding instructors, state and federal officials marked the start of New Jersey’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month on Friday by unveiling its “Share the Road” public awareness campaign for 2011. “Riders are everywhere, and in New Jersey alone, we have about 300,000,” said Motor Vehicle Commission […]

Harley Celebrates 3rd Annual Women Riders Month

MILWAUKEE, May 5, 2011 / PRNewswire To recognize the increasing number of women who are hitting the open road on two wheels, as well as inspire even more women to get into the saddle of their own motorcycle, Harley-Davidson celebrates its 3rd Annual Women Riders Month this May. Women riders represent one of the fastest […]

MOTORCYCLE NEWS Fresh Barn Find Motorcycles Needed For Show

The Fairfield County Concours d’Elegance invites America to join in its search for Barn Find automobiles and motorcycles from within the contiguous United States for display at its eighth annual event on Sunday, September 18, 2011, in Westport, Conn.,

Victory Motorcycle Dealers Ranked Highest

MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA – May 2, 2011 – The Victory Motorcycle brand from Polaris Industries, Inc. maintained its top ranking in the newly released 2011 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index® (PSI®) U.S. Motorcycle Industry Benchmarking Study. Harley-Davidson finished second, while Ducati and Triumph tied for third, followed by BMW and Yamaha, all of which scored above […]

Summerfest has announced the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Headliners for 2011

Here’s a quick rundown of the bands performing at the H-D Roadhouse during Summerfest. For more info visit Summerfest.com. June 29 10:00 pm Buddy Guy, June 30 10:00 pm Owl City, July 1 8 Los Lonely Boys, 10:00 pm Los Lobos, July 2 10:00 pm Stephen Marley, July 3 10:00 pm Ben Harper, July 5 […]

Harley-Davidson York Vehicle Operations To Host Open House Event in 2011

YORK, YORK COUNTY— Harley-Davidson York Vehicle Operations announced today that it will once again host its annual factory Open House event in 2011. The three-day event is scheduled to be held Thursday through Saturday, September 29 through October 1, 2011. The event, which has been held annually for 25 years, took a brief hiatus in […]

HARLEY NEWS Harleys made in and for India could launch in 2012

As published on IndianCarsBikes.com: A while ago, we published a piece detailing how India could be Harley Davidson’s savior. Now, here’s proof of that being executed at auto component suppliers’ factories across India. Harley Davidson, in late 2012/early 2013 will come out with a made-for-India, made-in-India motorcycle that will displace anywhere between 500-750cc. The key […]

American Iron’s Harley Bagger Magazine Hits the Newsstand

American Iron‘s new bagger specific magazine Motorcycle Bagger, has just hit the newsstand with their 4th issue. The Magazine is growing in size and popularity, proving along with American Iron, it’s a great addition to your biker library. With Bagger you’ll have all your bases covered. Motorcycle Bagger features American baggers from all the top […]

NEWS FLASH Polaris Buys Indian Motorcycle Company

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the acquisition of Indian Motorcycles. The business was acquired from Indian Motorcycle Limited (“IML”), a company advised by Stellican Limited and Novator Partners LLP, U.K. Private Equity firms. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

First Erik Buell Motorcycle Racer – RR1000R Classic

Ever wonder what kind of motorcycle Erik Buell built in the very beginning? Well, as a Harley factory suspension and chassis engineer AND ex-roadracer, Erik first built a roadracer powered by a dual carb XR1000 Sportster engine. Here, thanks to our friends at Bike EXIF, is a brief write up and some cool photos of one of Erik’s first Harley-powered motorcycles – the Buell RR1000R.