Archive for July, 2015

Harley-Davidson Opens Harley-Davidson Rally Point And Kicks-Off The 75th Annual Sturgis Rally.

Choosing steel and torches over ribbons, Harley-Davidson ignited its presence for the grand opening of the Harley-Davidson Rally Point and the official kick-off to the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Today July 31, 2015 marks the first of a 75-year partnership between Harley-Davidson and the city of Sturgis as the rally’s official motorcycle. The event was sparked […]

Upcoming 75th Sturgis Rally. Five Things People Are Talking About.

1- How Many Will Be In And Around The Black Hills? 1 Million As Announced? Most say that 1 million people are expected to converge on western South Dakota. Why is it that some anniversaries ending in 0 andr 5, like this year’s 75th Sturgis Rally edition, are perceived as being more important than other […]

Norton Motorcycles To Receive $6.2 Million Funding From UK Government

The £4 million ($6.2 million) funding announced by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will support 600 new jobs in a major boost to help British motorcycle manufacturing.. Of the new jobs, 159 are direct employment at Norton Motorcycles, with the company expected to expand to 600 across Norton and its partners including 200 […]

Sturgis Rally. Free Motorcycle Parking Downtown Rapid City August 1-8.

Downtown Raid City. Motorcycle parking is free in downtown Rapid City ifrom August 1 to 8. In all blue sections on the map (parking for cars and motorcycles) and red sections (designated motorcycle parking only) Regular parking rules apply to other vehicles. Local businesses will be able to provide location information if asked. At rapid […]

Schuller Cycle Werks Dual Stromberg

For those wanting something a little more exotic for their custom builds, Schuller Cycle Werks machines custom single and dual Stromberg intake manifolds for both Evo and early style V twins. All manifolds are custom machined from billet aircraft aluminum to customers specifications for carb spacing, engine type, engine offset carb height etc. These manifolds […]

Sturgis Dirt Track Racing Is August 4 At Black Hills Speedway In Rapid City

The perfect tie-in to the all-American Sturgis rally is of course Flat Track racing.  Mark your calendars for August 4, 2015 for the Black Hills Half-Mile at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, SD. “Dirt track racing is uniquely American,” says Black Hills Harley-Davidson® GM/Co-Owner and event promoter Terry Rymer. “The AMA Pro Flat Track […]

Confirmed. Hero MotoCorp Proposal To Acquire All Erik Buell Racing Assets For 2.8 Million.

Erik Buell Racing (EBR) abruptly ceased operations last April. At that time Hero MotoCorp, through its US-based wholly owned subsidiary HMCL (NA) Inc, owned 49.2% of EBR, shares that the company acquired in 2013. As I announced last week, India based MotoCorp Hero proposed a settlement to acquire all the tangible and intangible assets of […]

2015 Sturgis. Legend Suspensions During The 75th Rally

The Legend Suspensions manufacturing facility will be open to the public for product sales, service, and installations during the 2015 75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Legend Suspensions is takes appointments via phone or email and walk-ins when availability allows. Legend Suspensions is located at 3461 Whitewood Service Road, Sturgis, SD 57785 and is open Monday […]

Victory’s New Electric Motorcycle. The 2016 Victory Empulse TT. Triple-Digit Speeds In Relative Silence.

Polaris sees electric as an important part of the company and is in the future of all their vehicles. As a proof, after working with Brammo for three years Victory is launching the 2016 Victory Empulse TT, a road-legal electric motorcycle featuring race proven electric power with the quickest charging battery on the market and […]

First of David’s Commemorative Paintings Of The 75th Sturgis Rally

Since 2005, artist David Uhl has created each year a special piece for the Sturgis rally. Titled “Free Spirit”, this piece features Betsy Huelskamp in a beautiful setting with Bear Butte in the distance. David’s hand-signed, numbered, canvas giclee prints are now available. Beautifully framed with a commemorative plaque documenting the Sturgis 75th, each print […]

75th Sturgis Rally E-Guide

Rally and party smarter with a 104-page downloadable E-Guide of the must-do 75 things in and around Sturgis. This comprehensive guide (hangouts, routes, parties, events and more) by Biker Incite is delivered in the ubiquitous Adobe PDF format so it can work anywhere on your smart phone, online or offline. Download (about 1 minute) for […]

Indian Motorcycle To Debut 2016 Models At Sturgis Rally. Preview.

Indian Motorcycle® announced its lineup of Model Year 2016 motorcycles. Sturgis attendees are invited to experience the new bikes at the Indian Motorcycle factory display on Lazelle St. through the rally, or to experience them firsthand with a factory demo ride at 2100 Whitewood Service Road (I-90 at Exit 30) from Saturday, August 1 – […]

Metzeler Tires Promotion. $75 At The 75th Sturgis Rally.

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis Rally, Metzeler is offering a $75 mail-in rebate (pre-paid Visa card sent to you by mail) on the purchase of a set of Metzeler motorcycle tires .  The offer is only valid for purchases from today to August 10. Tires must be purchased from participating dealers in […]

MagnaFlow New Line Of Performance Exhaust Systems For Harley-Davidson.15 Seconds Of Sound.

MagnaFlow, one of the global leaders in performance exhaust products just announced their new line. propriety line of performance exhaust systems for Harley-Davidson® motorcycles under the MagnaFlow badge. Made in the USA, MagnaFlow will debut their new line of innovative designs and performance features such as tuned length stainless steel head pipes, Pro-Flow 3 step […]

The Green Chicano Chopper

The experience of the Mexican-Americans in the United States, their cultural, ethnic and community pride forged the “Chicano” identity. And a style applied to many forms of art easily identifiable since many years on custom cars and bicycles and more recently on motorcycles. It is my opinion that it would take only 8 to 10 […]

75th Sturgis Rally. The 7 Bike Shows At The Sturgis City Park.

The Sturgis City Park will host no less than 7 Bike Show Competitions! The City Park is located at 599 Lazelle St. Sturgis, SD. Saturday August 1. 1st Annual RSD “Built For The Ride” Bike Show. 1 p.m 4 p.m. For bikes that are built to haul ass on the street, the dirt, the racetrack […]

75th Sturgis Anniversary Limited Edition Points And Derby Covers. Only 100 Sets Available.

Limited edition 75th Anniversary everything will be for sale all over South Dakota during the upcoming rally. If you want something more original than a tee-shirt or mug or coffee bag, and lasting longer, you may want to get this 75th set of Derby and Points covers. They are machined from two pieces of 6061-T6 […]

Custom Motorcycle Builder Taber Nash

B’COOL 26” Steel Front Fender Kit For Harley FLH Models

If you want to make the transition to a 26” wheel you better off forgetting about using a fiberglass front fender. The way to go is steel and B’Cool Products offers this cool looking model in strong 14 gauge. Cut on a 5 axis laser for perfect lines and alignment of the mounting holes. B’Cool […]

Darker Than Dark. Making the Indian Dark Horse Even Darker

Black, the new Indian Motorcycle Red? The factory Indian Dark Horse has silver metallic parts (for ex. high flow air cleaner, the fender trim, the fuel gauge and fuel cap) asking for a darker treatment for those looking for an even more agressive and meaner machine. Owners can switch to black Ape Hanger handlebars giving […]

Heavy Duty Motor Stands To Rebuild Your Harley Twin Cam Or Triumph

Adding to their existing line of heavy-duty engine stands, Lowbrow Customs just released 3 designs for the Harley-Davidson Twin Cam A, Twin Cam B, and Unit Triumph motorcycle engines. The heavy gauge steel construction and durable black powder coat will stand the abuse of garage tinkerers and of professional shops alike. Perfect for cradling your […]

Billy Lane Creates Sons Of Speed. Early 20th Century Board-Track Racing. Bikes Preview In Sturgis.

Sons Of Speed is a motorcycle race inspired by early 20th century board-track racing featuring stripped-down bikes with pre-1925 American V-Twin engines and a steeply banked racetrack, Sons Of Speed hearkens back to a wide-open, full-throttle, thrilling style of motorcycle racing. The inaugural Sons Of Speed race will take place at New Smyrna Speedway half […]

Conflicting Official Statements About The Bonneville Salt Flats Condition

Email Received July 21st. 2015 Speedweek Has Been Cancelled. The SCTA President and Race Director, Bill Lattin, along with the BNI Chairman, Roy Creel, spent this morning (July 20th) on the salt. The most they could find was 2 ¼ miles of salt suitable for a safe race course. The rest of the salt flats […]

All-New 2016 Indian Motorcycle Lineup And Activities At 75th Sturgis Rally

Indian Motorcycle® is announcing its power-packed itinerary for the upcoming 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Started in 1938 by Indian Motorcycle dealer J.C. “Pappy” Hoel, close to 1 million attendees are expected this year  in recognition of this important milestone for the Rally, which formally runs August 3 – 9 in Sturgis, South Dakota. During […]

Polaris Reports Record 2nd Quarter 2015 Results. Motorcycle Sales Increased 57% Compared To Same Period Last Year.

Sales, Net Income and Earnings per Diluted Share Increased Year-over-Year. Second Quarter Highlights: • Sales increased 11% year-over-year to a record $1,124.3 million • North American retail sales increased 11% year-over-year • Net income increased 4% to $100.9 million. Gross profit margin declined 166 basis points due to currency impacts and incremental manufacturing costs of […]

Custom Motorcycle Builders To Mix With Fans At Charity Breakfast During Sturgis 75th Rally

On August 2nd from 9 to 11.30 a.m during the 75th Rally, you are invited (limited number of tickets available) to join renowned U.S. and international custom builders and industry luminaries for a Meet & Greet Breakfast at the Buffalo Chip’s Motorcycles As Art Exhibit, curated by Michael Lichter. On Augiust 2nd, 30+ custom builders […]