Archive for March, 2009

Krista Marie to Lead Women’s Ride in Milwaukee

Mar 24, 2009 View Comments by

Recording artist and NHRA spokes-singer Krista Marie has connected with Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Screamin’ Eagle racing in support of Harley-Davidson’s efforts to encourage women to ride.

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Ride Virginia and Win

Mar 24, 2009 View Comments by

Get that bike out, welcome Spring, and celebrate your passion for riding by participating in the Motorcycle Grand Tour of Virginia. Join Motorcycle Virginia! on Saturday, April 4th for the official kick-off celebration of the 2009 Grand Tour at the Kings Dominion theme park, just north of Richmond.

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Young Motorcyclists Join State Lawmakers To Seek Lead-Law Exemption

Mar 14, 2009 View Comments by

Young riders, parents, state lawmakers and others concerned about the current federal ban on selling youth dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) rallied on the steps of the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Wednesday, March 4th, to support an exemption to the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports.

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Victory Announces Industry Leading, Five-Year Warranty Program

Mar 14, 2009 View Comments by

Victory Motorcycles is offering the motorcycle industry’s only full-line, five-year limited warranty and it’s available on all new Victory Motorcycles through its national dealer network. Low-maintenance, high-horsepower and enduring reliability have been the backbone of the Victory Motorcycle brand for a decade. With more than 50,000 Victory Motorcycles sold, the brand has proven itself in the marketplace and is poised for continued growth.

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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Announces Second Annual Dream Team Challenge

Mar 13, 2009 View Comments by

NULL The 15th Anniversary Chick-fil-A Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America is challenging community members along the 2009 Ride route to take part in a grassroots awareness and fundraising effort. The funds raised through the second annual Charity Ride Dream Team Challenge will support Victory Junction, a year-round camp for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses, as well as other children’s charities.

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Important Reminder: RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend

Mar 10, 2009 View Comments by

Only a few weeks left to receive the discounted group rate of $129/night at Wisp Resort. Any reservations made after March 31st, 2009, will be subject to prevailing front desk rates.

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American Motorcyclist Association Rides With LifeLock

Mar 10, 2009 View Comments by

The AMA is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with LifeLock, the industry leader in identity theft protection, to offer a 10 percent discount to all of its members. The LifeLock discount is effective immediately.

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Indian Motorcycles Dealership Grand Openings and Demo Schedules Released

Mar 10, 2009 View Comments by

The Indian Motorcycle show truck is packed with 2009 Indian Chiefs and on its way to an event near you.

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Mini-Bikes Are On the Government’s Hit List

Mar 10, 2009 View Comments by

Robert Pandya of Victory Motorcycles and the “voice” of the International Motorcycle Shows recently spoke with MIC (Motorcyle industry Council) representative Paul Vitrano regarding concerns with the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Comission) and Powersports products aimed at children 12 and under.

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More New Events At Americade 2009

Mar 09, 2009 View Comments by

In a strong contrast to most other events this year, Americade announces more new events than ever for 2009.

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Bruce Ogilvie Legends Poster Now Available

Mar 02, 2009 View Comments by

The annals of Baja racing history hold one name that stands above all others: Bruce Ogilvie. Ogilvie is the only rider to achieve overall race victories in Baja over the course of four decades, 11 in all including the “triple crown” of Baja races, the San Felipe 250, the Baja 500 and the Baja 1000.

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Camp GEARS 2009

Mar 01, 2009 View Comments by

The BMW MOA Foundation, the educational arm of the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America, is pleased to announce Camp GEARS 2009. Camp GEARS (Gaining Early Advance Riding Skills) is designed for young motorcyclists age 16-26, and is a two-day event held in conjunction with the BMW MOA’s ‘Mountain Magic – Southern Style’ 2009 International Rally in Johnson City TN. Camp GEARS, a ‘rally within a rally,’ is held the two days prior (July 14-15) to the beginning of the actual Mountain Magic Rally.

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Zen and Now

Mar 01, 2009 View Comments by

In 1974, Robert Pirsig released the unlikely bestseller Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Do a quick “Google” search on the title. There are college courses, international conferences, even groups of followers called “Pirsig Pilgrims,” all corollaries of the book’s unique philosophical investigation of life and motorcycles. Mark Richardson is one of the more […]

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Motorcycling Across Michigan, Motorcycling Across Indiana, Motorcycling Across Ohio

Mar 01, 2009 View Comments by

When people think of great motorcycling, the Midwest doesn’t often come to mind. And dispelling that misperception is precisely why Bill Murphy wrote three books about riding in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. Calling upon the 35 years of experience he’s gleaned while roaming these regions, Murphy meticulously highlights numerous tours that feature maps and mileage […]

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BMW ProWinter 2 Gloves

Mar 01, 2009 View Comments by

In winter riding, few things are more demoralizing than cold, soggy hands. BMW’s ProWinter 2 gloves defeat the wet and chill in two important ways. First, they’re made from wind- and water-proof Gore-tex® with a toasty microfiber lining and a layer of aluminum. Second, they keep wind and water out with Velcro® wrist closures and […]

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