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2016 Touratech Rally EAST, Aug. 18-21

Feb 05, 2016 View Comments by

In 2015, Touratech hosted its first annual East Coast Adventure Rally—four days of camping and riding around beautiful Huntingdon, PA. In 2016, the adventure touring company is building on this event and making it even better. Touratech Rally EAST will take place in Huntingdon from August 18-21, with even more food, showers, routes, riders, and […]

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Indian & Red Wing Shoes Announce Limited Edition Boot Collection

Feb 04, 2016 View Comments by

America’s first motorcycle company today announced it has partnered with Red Wing Shoes® to create the new limited edition “Red Wing Shoes® Collection” of fine, handcrafted American motorcycle boots. Indian Motorcycle, founded in 1901, and Red Wing Shoes, founded in 1905, share a rich heritage of authenticity, fine handcrafted quality, and products that embody the […]

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2016 Americade Events

Feb 04, 2016 View Comments by

Tens of thousands of riders flock to New York’s Lake George every year for the fun and festivity of Americade, and 2016 is set to be no different. From tours to concerts, cruises, comedy, and more, this year’s rally will have it all. Registration begins in February for the June 7-11 event. For those who […]

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Stayin’ Safe Advanced Motorcycle Training Announces New Programs

Feb 03, 2016 View Comments by

Stayin’ Safe Advanced Motorcycle Training is partnering with highly respected motorcycle safety expert, Ken Condon, a nationally known journalist who used to write for Motorcycle Consumer News (MCN) . Ken’s Riding in the Zone training program provides advanced techniques and coaching in the parking lot, on the track, in the dirt, and on the street. […]

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Vozz Helmets’ Rear-hinge RS.1

Feb 02, 2016 View Comments by

As brands strive to make riding more comfortable and efficient, motorcycle accessories are becoming increasingly high-tech, from heated gear to helmets with tricked-out head-up displays. But sometimes it seems these advancements are heading in the wrong direction, making riding more complicated rather than safer and free of additional distractions. Vozz Helmets is doing it right. […]

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RoadRUNNER Will Be at Timonium, Feb. 12-14

Feb 01, 2016 View Comments by

We’re hitting the road! RoadRUNNER will be at the Timonium Motorcycle Show in two weeks! The mid-Atlantic’s largest motorcycle show is happening February 12-14 at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, MD. Presented by American Recreational Promotions, it’ll feature: > Every foreign and domestic motorcycle manufacturer available in the U.S. > Hundreds of exhibits covering […]

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Carl Reese Breaks Solo Cannonball Motorcycle Record from LA to NYC

Jan 28, 2016 View Comments by

Riding his 2015 BMW K 1600 GT six-cylinder, Carl Reese of Santa Clarita, CA, broke the solo cannonball motorcycle record from Los Angeles to New York City in 38 hours, 49 minutes. Previously, George Egloff had set the record in 1983, making the cross-country journey in 42 hours. According to the Transcontinental Drivers Association, no […]

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Klim Launches Redesigned Adventure Rally Suit

Jan 27, 2016 View Comments by

The Klim Adventure Rally Jacket and Pant set a bench mark for innovation of technical motorcycle apparel when it was launched in 2010. Continually seeking to refine products, Klim’s development team is excited to launched an updated version of this suit for 2016. The major change in the latest generation Adventure Rally is a revised […]

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Toby Price Wins 2016 Dakar Three Years After Breaking Neck

Jan 26, 2016 View Comments by

The grueling Dakar Rally ended a little less than two weeks ago and Toby Price took home the win for the motorcycle division. The first Australian to champion any category, Price finished 39 minutes, 41 seconds ahead of Slovakian KTM teammate Stefan Svitko. Riding motorbikes since he was two years old, Price was raised in a […]

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Harley-Davidson Shines a Light On Racing with 2016 Exhibits

Jan 25, 2016 View Comments by

The Harley-Davidson Museum is going full throttle into 2016 with high-octane exhibits, events and programming that shine a spotlight on Harley-Davidson’s deep ties to the sport of racing. It all kick-starts this week with two new exhibits that will go on display Friday, Jan. 22. The Bridge Gallery will be taken over by Race Day: Photos […]

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Erik Buell Racing Finds a Buyer

Jan 22, 2016 View Comments by

After nearly a year of auctions, Erik Buell Racing has found a buyer: Liquid Asset Partners. The company acquired EBR’s remaining assets for $2 million last week in an auction at Walworth County Circuit Court, and though it’s best known for liquidating and selling off assets that fall into receivership or bankruptcy, CEO Bill Melvin […]

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Vote Now for Indian’s ‘Project Scout: Build a Legend’

Jan 21, 2016 View Comments by

The Indian Scout has been a longtime favorite platform for custom builders, so when the company announced its Project Scout: Build a Legend program last November, dealers from around the world jumped at the chance to get creative and submit their own customized Scout. Designed to give dealers a high-profile forum to showcase their team’s […]

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Yamaha’s MOTOBOT Ready to Push Boundaries

Jan 19, 2016 View Comments by

Earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Yamaha Motor Co. and SRI International introduced a newcomer to the motorcycle industry: MOTOBOT. MOTOBOT is the first autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot, designed to ride like a person. A revolutionary addition to the industry, the robot is meant to aid in the development of future motorcycles […]

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The MSF Introduces Marijuana Awareness Host-an-Event Kit

Jan 13, 2016 View Comments by

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation Introduces its “Riding Straight—Marijuana Awareness” Host-An-Event Kit to Demonstrate the Importance of Riding Unimpaired This is a press release from the MSF. We’re not making this up. Don’t ever ride while impaired! •    New course-in-a-box delivers valuable lessons in a fun, interactive manner •    While not attempting to duplicate a marijuana […]

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Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride

Dec 29, 2015 View Comments by

In 1916 the Van Buren Sisters were the first women to cross the continental United States, each on her own motorcycle. They became the first women to reach the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak each on her own motorcycle. In 2002 the Sisters were inducted into the American Motorcyclists Association Hall of Fame and […]

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