Motorcycle News

Holley Performance Emerges From Chapter 11

Holley Performance Products Inc. announced that it has significantly improved its capital structure and liquidity through a successful voluntary bankruptcy reorganization that became effective on June 22, 2010.  As a result of the reorganization, the Company reduced its debt by over $59 million and obtained new credit arrangements, including a revolving credit facility which provides […]

Lawmakers to Focus on Crash Prevention

U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) has introduced a resolution urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to concentrate on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education instead of lobbying state lawmakers to enact mandatory helmet laws. The resolution is in response to a statement made by NHTSA Administrator David Strickland in May reemphasizing Congressional testimony […]

Hells Angel Sonny Barger’s guide to motorcycling

The Los Angeles Times did a pretty cool story on Sonny Barger, who has a new book coming out about riding and riding correctly.  Haven’t read the book yet, but Susan Carpenter from the LA Times did a great article… Sonny Barger is not a religious man. But riding motorcycles is “as good a religion as […]

More Motorcycle Noise Nonsense…

Maine is now in the mix as another state with nonsense motorcycle noise laws.. From MyFoxMaine: A new law taking effect July 12 will give police in Maine expanded powers to stop and write citations to bikers who have altered their motorcycles to make them louder. The law was written following numerous complaints to Maine […]

Buffalo Chip fall sent Aerosmith lead singer on right path

Steven Tyler’s notorious South Dakota stage dive last summer was not the culmination of a wild rock ’n’ roll bender – but a freak accident that scared the injury-plagued, pill-popping rocker straight, Tyler told the Herald yesterday. Read Full Story Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share […]

New American Chopper – Senior vs Junior

Ironically enough – I found this in the Fox News Home and Garden Section of a news search… Thought it was pretty funny. Here’s the link to the full story To quote Junior: “American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior,” debuts August 12th. Separate crews are shooting at Paulie’s new design and bike shop as well as […]

Indian Day is Back!

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Springfield Museums have revived Indian Day, the long-standing celebration and rally of the classic motorcycles that were manufactured in the city from 1901 to 1953. Indian Day will take place on Sunday, July 18, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the grounds of the Springfield Museums at the Quadrangle. From 1970 until […]

Harley-Davidson Rides to Sturgis Rally

MILWAUKEE, WI – June 24, 2010 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Harley-Davidson will share the road with its customers this summer when Motor Company executives and employees enjoy the ride from the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee to Sturgis, S.D. for the 70th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. The Harley-Davidson Ride to Sturgis starts in Milwaukee with […]

CA Motorcyclists Might Face Exhaust Fines

From KCRA: SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Senate bill has some California motorcyclists making a lot of racket. An overflow crowd gathered Monday at the state Capitol to hear debate about SB 435 that, if passed, would require new motorcycles to undergo muffler noise restrictions starting in 2011. Some motorcycle enthusiasts said they consider the bill unfair. “I […]

Jesse James Officially Divorced

Sandra Bullock and Jesse James are no longer legally married. The couple’s divorce was finalized in Travis County, Texas, TMZ reports. Bullock filed papers on April 23, describing the marriage as “insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities.” Just days after taking home her first Academy Award, Bullock learned her husband had been having several […]