“Freedom” Riding Boot from Bates Footwear Now In Stock

Jan 23, 2017 View Comments by

The latest offering from Bates Footwear, the Freedom riding boot, is now in stock and available online and through select powersports dealers. The new boots offer motorcyclists premium performance, protection, and all-day comfort, and are 100-percent sourced and manufactured in the U.S. Constructed from water-resistant leather and nylon uppers, the six-inch Freedom boot features Dri-Lex lining to keep cool, […]

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2017 Tour of Honor Motorcycle Ride

Jan 05, 2017 View Comments by

The Tour of Honor is a great reason to hit the open road, honor our nation’s heroes, and contribute to a few good charities. The event is a season-long, self-directed ride to memorials and monuments around the continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii. Beginning April 1, 2017, riders are encouraged to visit as many sites as […]

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Victory Launches the “Thank a Hero” Program

Nov 06, 2016 View Comments by

Victory Motorcycles has launched the “Thank a Hero” program, which invites the public to thank a military veteran or active service member with a personalized note posted to the Victory Motorcycles website. Launched at the beginning of Military Appreciation Month, the program benefits Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), an organization committed to providing support and resources […]

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Zero Motorcycles Offering Discount for Student Riders, Instructors, Military, and First Responders

Aug 19, 2016 View Comments by

Zero Motorcycles is offering up to $500 off the price of a new Zero for student riders, riding school instructors, members of the military, and first responders. Riders can receive $500 off a Zero S, Zero DS, Zero SR or Zero DSR; or $250 off a Zero FX or Zero FXS at the time of purchase. While […]

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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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The 48 for 22 Ride

Aug 10, 2015 View Comments by

Combating PTSD by Visiting the Lower 48 – According to the non-profit organization 22 Needs a Face, 22 United States military veterans attempt to take their own lives every day due to the crippling effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). From September 19 through October 3 three members of the Desert Knights of America […]

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Harley-Davidson Mission Open Road

May 17, 2015 View Comments by

Free Riding Academy Training for Military – To show their appreciation for America’s servicemen and women, Harley-Davidson will offer free Riding Academy motorcycle training to all active duty military, reservists, retirees, and veterans. The “Learn to Ride” program will fittingly start on Armed Forces Day, which is May 16. The program will wrap up September […]

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Motorcyclists Remember Operation Hump

Nov 07, 2014 View Comments by

Few historians have chronicled the battles of the Vietnam War. Like the brutal conflict in Korea, most politicians that made bad decisions would rather forget it ever happened. Returning veterans were scorned and so disheartened many refused to talk about their roles in combat. Time does not heal the wounds of war. Combat veterans carry […]

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Indian Donates Chief Vintage to Operation Ride Home

Dec 20, 2013 View Comments by

Operation Ride Home is a joint effort between Jack Daniels and the Armed Services YMCA. The non-profit is dedicated to helping service men and women return home to their families for the holidays. The program offers vouchers and pre-paid debit cards for gas, food, and lodging to help members of the Armed Forces with financial […]

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Carpe Diem

Sep 24, 2013 View Comments by

It is hard for me to believe that it’s been nearly 20 years since my father passed away at the age of 70. I was the last of six boys and came along a little later in his life. For this reason (and others), growing up we didn’t have what would be called a typical […]

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