Getting ‘Sleeping License Holders’ Back on the Road

Jul 27, 2017 View Comments by

There’s one area of the motorcycling world that doesn’t get a lot of attention: “sleeping license holders,” the nearly eight million Americans who have a motorcycle designation on their license but don’t own a motorcycle. Motorcycle manufacturers like Harley-Davidson and Indian are looking to get them back out on the road. In a recent story […]

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Harley-Davidson Museum Wild Ones: Vintage Motorcycle Rally

Jul 06, 2017 View Comments by

The Harley-Davidson Museum is preparing to host its annual birthday celebration as the Wild Ones: Vintage Motorcycle Rally takes over the campus on July 8. Though Saturday is the main celebration, the museum will be holding events throughout the weekend. Thursday, July 6 Bike Night, 5 – 9 p.m. Thursday’s Bike Night serves as the […]

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City Escape: Milwaukee

Jun 13, 2017 View Comments by

When selecting a route near Milwaukee, it often pays to follow the hometown iron. Highway 67 is very popular with Milwaukee Harley riders, as they take this twisting route through Kettle Moraine State Forest. A bonus is the small town of Eagle, which offers various pub and grill establishments and a gas station. While traversing […]

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New Events Kicking Off at the Harley-Davidson Museum

May 11, 2017 View Comments by

Outdoor Bike Nights are set to return to the Harley-Davidson Museum today, along with a variety of other events. With extended hours (9 a.m.-6 p.m., daily; 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursdays), freebies for Mom, and the annual Armed Forces Day Celebration, the H-D Museum campus provides the perfect backdrop to welcome back warm, sunny days and riding […]

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Harley-Davidson Museum to Celebrate Milwaukee Day

Apr 05, 2017 View Comments by

With more than 114 years of history tied to Milwaukee, Harley-Davidson has been an integral part of the city’s fabric since Serial No. 1 rolled out of the Davidson family shed in 1903. Come this Milwaukee Day (April 14), the Harley-Davidson Museum campus will be the epicenter for all Brewtown festivities as the company looks […]

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Harley-Davidson Announces 2017 Factory Flat-Track Racing Team

Feb 03, 2017 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson is unleashing a three-rider flat-track squad in 2017. Former AMA Grand National champions Kenny Coolbeth, Jr., and Jake Johnson, and young flat-track star Brandon Robinson will make up Harley-Davidson’s 2017 Factory Flat-Track Racing Team. This announcement comes about a week after the company announced that its XG750R motorcycle will be the only bike raced […]

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Indian’s Return to Racing: The “War” is On Again in 2017

Dec 26, 2016 View Comments by

Indian Motorcycle announced in June that after a 64-year absence the company would soon be returning to the AMA Pro Flat Track series. Indian has an all-new liquid-cooled, 750cc flat track race bike under development assisted by Jared Mees, the defending AMA Grand National Champion. Mees is also signed to be Indian’s factory team rider […]

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Christmas and My Harley-Davidson

Dec 23, 2016 View Comments by

It was close to the Christmas of 1947. I was helping to support the family, a mom and dad who didn’t work, and two sisters who did. I was working part-time for my brother-in-law in his body shop in Ohio City and commuted back and forth from Ft. Wayne by bus on the cold days. The distance […]

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Harley-Davidson Unveils the Milwaukee-Eight

Aug 26, 2016 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson is rolling out an all-new big twin engine for its 2017 lineup of touring motorcycles. The Milwaukee-Eight is the ninth big twin in its history, promising riders more power and an improved experience on the road. According to the brand, the Milwaukee-Eight retains the classic 45-degree V-twin cylinder angle but produces 10 percent more torque and […]

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Harley-Davidson Reaches Settlement in EPA Suit

Aug 22, 2016 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson has been in the news recently for racing tuners it manufactured that caused its motorcycles to emit illegal levels of air pollution. According to the Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the company has sold approximately 340,000 Screamin’ Eagle Pro Super Tuners since 2008, which allowed riders to modify their motorcycle’s emissions control […]

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Sturgis 2016 Event Lineup

Aug 05, 2016 View Comments by

The 76th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is just days away! Whether you’re already there or packing up your gear for the ride, take a look at some of the events that will be happening during the rally. And don’t forget to stop by the many locations where we’ll be giving away FREE maps! Indian Motorcycle Indian […]

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Harley-Davidson Offers Free Riding Academy for Service Members

Nov 11, 2015 View Comments by

HD Honors Military – The Motor Company from Milwaukee recently announced that they will once again be offering free Harley-Davidson Riding Academy training for all active and retired members of the U.S. military as well as reservists and veterans. The offer will now extend from January 1 to December 31, 2016. Harley-Davidson’s Managing Director, Christian […]

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Chrome Thunder Canyons & Cacti Tour

Oct 07, 2015 View Comments by

Luxury in the Desert – Chrome Thunder’s five star motorcycle journeys are unique in the motorcycle-touring world. These VIP tours feature only the best food, accommodations, and perks—read on for a taste of what they offer. The Canyons & Cacti tour winds its way down some of the most spectacular roads in Arizona, Utah, and […]

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Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson

Sep 24, 2015 View Comments by

Not Your Average Motorcycle Dealership – Most motorcycle dealerships, particularly in predominately rural areas, are small and low-key. Not so with Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson in Maryville, Tennessee. Owner and founder Scott Maddux bought an abandoned Lowe’s Home Improvement store and converted the 60,000 square foot building into a one of a kind Harley-Davidson dealership some […]

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Chrome Thunder Motorcycle Tours

Sep 22, 2015 View Comments by

Five Star All the Way – Luxury isn’t a word often associated with motorcycle touring or tour companies. By nature, motorcycles just aren’t that opulent, which is part of their appeal. Being out in nature, feeling the wind and the weather is an incomparable and wonderful, if hardly luxurious, experience. While there’s not a whole […]

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