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2008

December 2008 ~ December 31, 2008  Start your New Year out with a clean soul.  The Passage bike church will open it's doors January 6, 2009 with pastor Bill "Moe" Moore officiating.  If you're in the North Texas/Newark, TX area please stop in for worship.  

December 2008 ~ December 31, 2008  Make a difference this New Year - Crickett Lanham of the Steel Horse Cowgirls in Lexington, KY is organizing a national event to raise awareness of child abuse in memory of KateLynn Stinnett who was brutally beaten/raped December 3rd, 2008 and died from her injuries.  Help organize a local version of the KateLynn Stinnett National Memorial Ride

December 2008 ~ December 30, 2008  Check out the quality motorcycle brakes available from 360 Brake.  Now available in a 6" size they not only will make your ride safe, but they are customizable, too!  Get the details here on the release of the 6" brake...

December 2008
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December 29, 2008  Going to the V-Twin Expo February 6-9, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio?  Here are the Seminars at the Expo that can't be missed.  Here is a schedule of the V-Twin Expo Seminars...

December 2008
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December 29, 2008,
Harley-Davidson recently announced it will guarantee the value of its legendary Sportster motorcycles by backing their trade-in value
Dubbed "We Ride Free", the promotion is sure to generate some interest.  Find more details on this new Harley Davidson promotion here..

December 2008 ~
December 24, 2008, Top 1 Oil Goes To Extremes At 2009 Dakar Rally.  Top 1 Oil Products Company has again joined America's premier motorcycle rally team, Rally Pan America, for the world's most grueling and challenging endurance race, the 2009 Dakar Rally.  Details on this extreme motorcycle rally here..

December 2008 ~
December 23, 2008, Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse 2008 Finale Helps Raise Money and Toys for Children.  Read more about the Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse's final stop for 2008 here...

December 2008 ~
December 23, 2008, Put the 33rd Annual Vintage Motorcycle & Bicycle Rally & Show presented by the Idaho Vintage Motorcycle Club on your calendar for March 21-22, 2009.  Further info on the 33rd Annual Vintage Motorcycle & Bicycle Rally & Show here...

December 2008 ~
December 23, 2008, Industry great Bob Le Pera passed away this past November.  His custom made motorcycle seats were sought after by many. 
Here is a brief biography sent to us by his daughter Christine Le Pera...

December 2008 ~
December 23, 2008, Strip Club Choppers announces CAN roadhouse tour. Check out the hot happenings from Strip Club Choppers...

December 2008 ~
December 23, 2008, Robbie Knievel to jump his motorcycle over manmade volcano in Las Vegas New Year's Eve. Robbie Knievel's stunt information here

December 2008 ~
December 17, 2008, Second owner of Titan Motorcycles Dan Proudfoot was killed early Monday morning December 15. Information on this tragic event..

December 2008 ~
December 17, 2008, Harley Davidson CEO James Ziemer will retire in 2009.  James Ziemer will resign in 2009 and here are the details...

December 2008 ~ December 15, 2008, Sturgis Bike Week has some great Christmas gift ideas at extremely good prices for that favorite biker in your family. Take a look at these Sturgis Bike Week motorcycle gifts here


December 2008 ~ December 15, 2008,  Join in on this fun Christmas Eve motorcycle ride benefiting the Orangewood Children's Home in Santa Ana, CA.  It's the 9th Annual Santa Ride.  The ride starts at Fitzgerald's in Huntington Beach, CA.  All the information is here..

December 2008 ~
December 15, 2008, NMC (Nash Motorcycle Co.) has a new fuel sling available for those long rides where you don't quite make it to the next gas station. Details on this handy motorcycle accessory here...

December 2008 ~
December 15, 2008, Big Dog Motorcycles has a new website for 2009.  There is also an introduction to the 2009 Wolf!!  Preview here and link to the new site..

December 2008 ~
December 15, 2008, Schnitz Racing has three new products available on their website.  Check out the Fender Eliminator, Progressive Nitrous Controller, and Air Injection Block Off Plates...

December 2008 ~
December 12, 2008, Ben Affleck and Patricia Heaton Join Operation Gratitude. Academy and Emmy Award Winners Support Deployed Troops  Get the latest update on Operation Gratitude's 400,000th care package celebration

December 2008 ~
December 12, 2008, put this on your biker events to attend calendar!  Corey Ness's 'Narrow Minded' Headlines Ness Family Bike Display at the 9th annual San Francisco Rod, Custom and Motorcycle Show, which runs February 20 - 22 2009 at the San Francisco Cow Palace.  Custom Motorcycle and Ness Family Fans will find all the scoop here...

December 2008 ~
December 12, 2008, Nationwide Announces New Holiday Contest for Riders.  Does your ride get included in all the yuletide festivities?  Nationwide Insurance has a contest for you!  Details on this holiday contest...

December 2008 ~
December 11, 2008, Just in time for Christmas!  Desert Trailers LLC is offering a great deal on one of their Legend design motorcycle trailers  Check out this unique custom motorcycle trailer...

December 2008 ~ December 10, 2008, Following the assembly of over 50,000 care packages in just seven days, Operation Gratitude Director of Operations, Charlie Othold, announced today that the organization will reach a major milestone on Saturday, December 13, 2008 --  the shipment of its 400,000th CARE PACKAGE!!  Get the details on Operation Gratitude and their dedication to our troops...

December 2008 ~ December 10, 2008,  J.D. Power and Associates Reports:
Shoppers Cite Dealer-Related Issues among the Top Reasons for Rejecting Motorcycle Brands Get all the details here...

December 2008 ~ December 10, 2008, Accutronix motorcycle products "NIGHT SERIES" COMPLETE LINE OF CUSTOM PRODUCTS Accutronix presents their hot, new "NIGHT SERIES" forward controls, triple trees, pegs, grips, and accessories! Get all the details here...

December 2008 ~ December 6, 2008, Milwaukee, WI. ~Harley Davidson is recalling 349 2009 FXDB, FXDC, FXDF, AND FXDL Motorcycles. These motorcycles have a fuel tank vent tube assembly, Part # 27389-04A, which may have been produced with a defective ultrasonic weld on the anti-slosh valve. Get all the details on recall...

December 2008 ~
September 2008 ~ AFT Customs Girls, a division of AFT Customs, the 2005 and 2008 World Champion metric builder, recently announced that they are building a custom metric V-Twin.  The motorcycle, under the guidance of AFT Custom's Jim Giuffra, will be built by the models proving to the world that bike building is not just for men while increasing the models knowledge of motorcycles and the industry as a whole.  Take a look at the story and check out the sponsors...

December 2008 ~
Over the last couple of years Paughco has been on a steady, well focused expansion.  With the addition of a huge collection of new products and joint ventures with numerous specialized manufacturers, Paughco colors are flying higher than ever.  Most recently Paughco president and the founder of Yankee Engineuity, announced that Paughco will assume all rights to YE products and process.  Get all the details on the Paughco / YE merger...

December 2008 ~
Why not get your bike what it really wants this holiday season?  How about a custom exotic skin seat from Jeffrey Phipps Custom Saddles?  They customize and hand tool skin from elephants, ostriches, sharks, stingrays, and more.  Take a look at what Jeffery Phipps can offer you...

December 2008 ~ Motolight
has introduced a new "Mini" version of its popular auxiliary riding lights.  The Mini features a sleek, compact new housing, and is available in either a brushed metal or black powder coat finish.  The durable lights come complete with either a caliper or fender mounting kit that includes everything needed to attach to virtually any motorcycle.  Check out the new Motolight "MINI"...

December 2008 ~
Roland Sands Design, Ride for Kids® and the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows are on a "Mission" to cure childhood brain tumors. You can join the fight and get the chance to win a sweet new ride in the process!  Check out "The Mission" bike...

December 2008 ~
Following the assembly of over 50,000 care packages in just seven days, Operation Gratitude Director of Operations, Charlie Othold, announced today that the organization will reach a major milestone on Saturday, December 13, 2008 --  the shipment of its 400,000th CARE PACKAGE!!  Get the details on Operation Gratitude and their dedication to our troops...

December 2008 ~
Inspired by the XP-750, the most dominating American dirt track racing motorcycle of all time, the Harley-Davidson XR1200 is now poised to boost adrenaline levels on streets, roads and highways around the world.  Check out the new H-D XR1200...

NOVEMBER

November 2008 ~ Sucker Punch Sally's announced the launch of the limited edition "Destination Duo" motorcycle, build exclusively for Bruce Rossmeyer's Destination Daytona.  Equal parts old-school and modern, the Destination Duo bike celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first fully suspended American motorcycle, while capturing the bold, no nonsense style of a true Sucker Punch Sally's one-off.   Take a look at the SPS Destination Duo...

November 2008 ~
STRIP CLUB CHOPPERS announces the addition of a new tour rig.  The new customized trailer, appropriately titled "Strip Club Choppers - Side Stage II" will hit the road at the beginning of the 2009 rally season. The owners of "Side Stage II" are Charlie and Dee Stewart, long time successful sunglass vendors. The licensing agreement was struck between the two companies in order to fill avoid at the motorcycle rallies that "Strip Club Choppers" main stage rig could not fulfill.  Find out more about Strip Club Choppers - Side Stage II...

November 2008 ~
Advanstar Communications, a leading worldwide media company, announced today that they have joined forces with GEICO Powersports as the presenting sponsor of the all new Scooter Pavilion.  The pavilion is set to be featured at every stop on the 13-city Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows present by Toyota national tour.  Read more about the Scooter Pavilion...

November 2008 ~ 
Hollister Council members voted 4-0 against sanctioning a 2009 Hollister Motorcycle Rally unless an outside group fronts law enforcement costs.   Their decision came Monday night before a crowd of citizens who spoke for or against city sanctioning of the annual July event.  Read all of the details regarding the Hollister Motorcycle Rally cancellation...

November 2008 ~ CHOPPER COLLEGE
will be offering the final Bike Building Bootcamp course of 2008 December 5th - 7th in Chicago.  Now is the time to invest in your bike building future by learning from trained professionals.  Check out the Chopper College details...

November 2008 ~
The 2009 edition of the Pirelli Calendar, cult object for more than forty years among connoisseurs of photography, beauty and cultural evolution was unveiled today at its world premier held at The Station in Berlin.  Get the details on the 2009 Pirelli Calendar...

November 2008 ~
The Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota rolls its 13-city nationwide tour into the Reliant Center in Houston, Texas this Friday, November 21 through Sunday, November 23. Don't miss your chance to meet racing legend Colin Edwards...

November 2008 ~
Mark your calendars and rev your engines -- the Bruce Rossmeyer's Harley-Davidson Bikers Bash is just around the corner with an exhilarating line up of events, celebrity appearances and mass motorcycle rides -- all to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.  Find out the schedule of events surrounding Bikers Bash 2008...

November 2008 ~
FRESH from our R&D department at our Horsepower Headquarters in Ft. Worth , TX, D&D Performance Enterprises has completed the BOSS kit, an economy and performance package for the 2009 Kings of the American Road, the Harley-Davidson Touring motorcycles.  Check out D&D Performance Exhaust news...

November 2008 ~
In response to the growing demand for the signature old-school customs, Sucker Punch Sally's today announced the addition of Alex McClelland to its staff.  McClelland will serve as Sucker Punch Sally's dealer operations manager and will focus on sales and growth, adding new dealers to the network and developing marketing assets for existing dealers. Read more about SPS's new Dealer Operaton Manager...

November 2008 ~
Celebrity motorcycle builder Billy Lane is set to go to trial in December, more than two years after a fatal head-on crash that left one man dead.  Lane, 38, is charged with one count of DUI manslaughter in connection with the fatal Labor Day 2006 traffic accident.  Read more about Billy Lane's trial...

November 2008 ~
The Harley Owners Group announced that it has selected Oklahoma City as the host of the 2009 CLUB H.O.G. OKC, an annual gathering for H.O.G. members worldwide. The event will be held June 26-27, 2009, at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.  Check out more  Harley Owner Group  information...

November 2008 ~
The owner of Hell Bent Custom Motorcycles, Ray Shott, shut his doors last week. He said he was forced out not by the tough economic times, but by a city hall that said this business doesn't conform to the city's general plan.  Find out more about Hell Bent Custom Motorcycles in San Juan Bautista, CA...

November 2008 ~
The J T Hall song "Ride With Me" featuring the creative use of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, is available to motorcycle organizations to promote charitable events that are being planned for the 2009 season.  Check out the music of J T Hall, some good tunes for biker enthusiasts...

November 2008 ~
W8less Products, a manufacturer of composite rotors and brake pads for the motorcycle industry, today announced that its popular composite rotors are now forged instead of cast.  These forged rotors are proven to have twice the tensile strength and far greater ductility than earlier cast rotors. These 4th Generation (G4) rotors are still approximately 60% lighter than a stock OE brake rotor and offer all the benefits of the original cast rotors .  The G4 rotor is D.O.T. compliant and is currently shipping to the public.  Get all the information on the W8less G4 Rotors here...

November 2008 ~
The Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse will be making its final stop for 2008 at the 21st Annual SFPC Christmas Toys in the Sun Run, touted to be the worlds longest motorcycle parade.  The ride will be held Sunday, December 14, 2008, with all proceeds going to benefit the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Foundation.  Read more about the Christmas Toys in the Sun Run...

November 2008 ~ Stillwater, OK
- Wheeldock,  announced the release of the 2009 EZ-Up Center Stand for Harley-Davidson Touring Bikes (FLs).  The EZ-Up Center Stand features a durable chrome foot lever and black epoxy powder coating. The 2009 center stand has been a much anticipated product and was released 3 months earlier than expected. The new version for the new '09 frame is available in standard or lowered heights.  Check out the EZ-UP CENTER STAND available from MOTO-XPRESS...

November 2008 ~
Think of a robot that looks like an animal about to roar and jump and you'll see the unconventional Travertson V-REX. These futuristic type motorcycles are designed, created and assembled in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Designers Christian Travert and Tim Cameron use Harley-Davidson parts including the V-ROD motor, the speedometer, the transmission and wiring harness as well as the switches. Find out more and see pictures of the Travertson V-REX...

November 2008 ~
Each fall automotive manufacturers share their latest vehicles with consumers through auto shows, often unveiling cars and trucks with new technologies designed to make roads less dangerous.  Not only do drivers and their fellow motorists benefit from these advances in safety technology but motorcycle and scooter riders reap rewards as well.  Read why Nationwide Insurance salutes two-wheel friendly automotive technologies...

November 2008 ~
The first-ever laps for charity event ridden solely by kids will take place the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows Friday, December 5 through Sunday, December 7 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Youth Road Racing USA, in partnership with the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows, is proud to announce the event in which youth, with the support of sponsors, will complete laps on a road-racing course to raise money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, supported by Ride for Kids.  Read more about this Cycle World International Event...

November 2008 ~ Las Vegas, NV
-- When the eighth annual Las Vegas BikeFest cruised into downtown Las Vegas October 2-5, 2008, more than 30,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world enjoyed four days of all things related to the exciting world of custom motorcycles.  Read about the Las Vegas BikeFest results...

November 2008 ~ The Next Great American Builder
has launched a new website featuring builder interviews from Billy Lane, Paul Cox and more.  Come back weekly for updates on the show, the builders and watched all the new posted videos and photos.  Click for the new Great American Builder Website...

OCTOBER

October 2008 ~ Sucker Punch Sallys announced today it is taking it's old school style to Scandinavia.  SPS has partnered with Tailormade V-Twins Corporation, a Denmark-based company that will serve as the SPS distributor in Denmark, Norway, & Sweden. Get the details on the SPS - Tailormade V-Twins partnership here...

October 2008 ~ Ride for Kids
announces its 2009 ride schedule including new events coming to Indianapolis, Jacksonville, and Nashville.  Take a look ...

October 2008 ~
The KillaCycle, ridden by Scotty Pollacheck, made drag racing history AGAIN at Bandimere Speedway October 23rd, 2008. 7.89 seconds @ 168 MPH is a new official NEDRA record and makes KillaCycle the world's quickest electric vehicle of any kind in the quarter mile!  Check out the details on the Killacycle's world record ride...

October 2008 ~
Former boomtown Iron City, Tennessee is experiencing a much-needed economic boost from tourism thanks to a new documentary that sheds light on its lawless reputation. The award-winning documentary 'Iron City Blues' has introduced the nation to an obscure Southern town where, as one local puts it, there's no law except for "mother-in-laws, in-laws, and outlaws."  Click for more Iron City Blues news...

October 2008 ~
The Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse was once again the hangout of choice for motorcycle enthusiasts during Biketoberfest 2008.  Set up at the Doghouse Bar and Grill on Main Street, the Roadhouse hosted the week's top builders, hottest bikes, and best events.  Click for Biketoberfest and Biker Fusion news and pictures...

October 2008 ~
The Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® presented by Toyota kicks-off its 13-city nationwide tour at the University of Phoenix Stadium Friday, October 31 through Sunday, November 2. This motorcycle extravaganza is an all access pass to the world of motorcycling with hundreds of the latest street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters and ATVs for both new and experienced riders. Get all the Cycle World International Motorcycle news here...

October 2008
~ Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Director Pepper Massey has resigned, effective immediately.  City Manager David Boone announced the resignation, adding that Massey has decided to pursue other career interests.  Click for more...

October 2008 ~ Chopper College is pleased to announce the new 100% Motorcycle Engine Class.  This class covers the theory, design, and function of motorcycle engines. As a participant you will be provided a comprehensive understanding of engines, beginning with the basics of converting fuel to motion and more.  Find out more about Chopper College's  100% Motorcycle Engine Class...

October 2008 ~
When you join hundreds of other motorcyclists for a scenic ride through the Louisiana countryside, you'll have a great time while raising funds for the PBTF's medical research and family support programs.  Join Ride for Kids this Sunday and help save a life!

October 2008 ~
You won't want to miss this testosterone fueled biker-action film loaded with Quentin Tarantino's trademark style.  HELL RIDE blazes to DVD and Blu-Ray October 28th under the Dimension Extreme label from The Weinstein Company and Genius Products.  Counterculture icon Dennis Hopper and Vinnie Jones star as tough-as-nails bikers avenging the death of a loved one by the hands of a sadistic, rival motorcycle gang.  We have the exclusive video, "The Choppers of Hell Ride", featuring the bikes used in the movie.  View "The Choppers of Hell Ride"...

October 2008 ~ Sucker Punch Sallys
is throwing a party down in Daytona during Biketoberfest.  It's on Saturday, October 18th, at Saints & Sinners out at Destination Daytona.  There will be live music, and a calendar girl contest.  Get the details here...

October 2008 ~
Take a look at the winners from Las Vegas BikeFest's Custom Bike Show sponsored by Ego Tripp Wheels.  Jim Giuffra of AFT Customs was the big winner in both the Radical and Metric classes.  Click for all of the Las Vegas BikeFest Custom Bike Show winners...

October 2008 ~ BlackLine GPS Inc.,
a leading location based services company, announced a new list price and service plans for its GPS Snitch vehicle security and real time tracking product.  The Snitch gives consumers the power to protect their vehicle and track it using the internet or text messaging.  Find out how you can protect your bike...

 October 2008 ~
The 2008 Phoenix Ride for Kids® on Oct. 12 attracted 350 motorcyclists and supporters and raised $62,277 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's medical research and family support programs.  Desert Ridge High School in Mesa hosted the event, which took place under beautiful blue skies. The riders and their police escort toured the desert roads and red rock formations around Saguaro Lake.  Read more about this Ride for Kids event...

October 2008 ~ Gathering of Warriors
is a salute to our men and women in uniform.  Don't miss out on all the military displays, patriotic motorcycle contest, and even a Nascar Simulator.  So wear your red, white, and blue and get your flags out and ready for this Veterans Day weekend celebration.  Click here...

October 2008 ~ Milwaukee, WI
-- To emphasize the non-traditional pairing of sophisticated style and brute strength, Harley-Davidson chose to launch the new 2009 V-Rod Muscle in a distinctly non-traditional way—by teaming up with American Supermodel Marisa Miller.  Check it out...

October 2008 ~
Cary Aspy, a top mechanic at Schnitz Racing, was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident Monday evening while on his way home from a weekend riding trip to Tennessee.  His Kawasaki KLR650 was a source of pride and was used to develop many aftermarket performance enhancing products for other owners in recent years.  Read More...

October 2008 ~
Oklahoma City, Darwin Motorcycles, manufacturer of Brass Balls Bobbers & Choppers is sticking it to the man by providing a relief package for Bobber & Chopper enthusiasts that includes a $500 off on 5 speed and $1,000 off on 6 speed motorbikes, which runs through December 31, 2008.  For More...

October 2008 ~
Brett Smith is stepping down as president of S&S Cycle Inc. in La Crosse and Viola, effective Dec. 1, the company said Friday.  Smith, who has been president of the family-owned business since October 2003, said in an interview he voluntarily is stepping down for personal reasons.  Click for more...

October 2008 ~
The Ami James Jewelry Collection will be available for sale for the first time during Biketoberfest.  Ami and his partner Benj will be located at Destination Daytona, set up with the Sucker Punch Sally's trailer close to the Arlen Ness Daytona store.  For more...

October 2008 ~ Ride for Kids
events in California, Texas and Nevada raised more than $341,000 yesterday for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.  Read more...

October 2008 ~
One of the highlights of the upcoming Hall of Fame Weekend, scheduled for Friday, October 10, and Saturday, October 11, at the AMA's Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pickerington, Ohio, is the Museum's 7th Annual Concours d'Elegance.  Find out more...

October 2008 ~
In a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) earlier this week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) set forth its proposal to modify the current safety standard for helmets, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 218 (FMVSS 218). The proposal focuses mostly on the least important part of any helmet, the DOT label.  Read more...

October 2008 ~
Looking for a bike with a lower seat height and easily reachable hand and foot controls?  Then take a seat on the new-for-2009 Victory Kingpin Low.  Check out all the new features in 2009.  Take a look...

October 2008 ~ Columbus, OH
- The arrival of cold weather doesn't mean the departure of the desire to ride.  Many motorcyclists in cooler climates refuse to retire their favorite motorcycle or scooter to the storage shed.  Here are ten tips from the experts at Nationwide Insurance if you - and your bike - are on the road when the temperatures dip.  Read the tips...

October 2008 ~
Denver 81 is proud to announce today that their sixth annual Chopper's Art Show raised over $2500 for the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver. The show featured several nationally known artists and motorcycle builders, and an art signing by featured artist Sara Ray.  Find out more...

October 2008 ~
When you join hundreds of other motorcyclists for a scenic ride through the countryside this weekend, you'll have a great time while raising funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's medical research and family support programs!  Find out about upcoming Ride for Kids events in your area.  Click Here...

October 2008 ~ Topeka, KS
- Heartland Park Topeka is pleased to announce that Motorcycle Hall of Fame Inductee Gary Nixon will be the Grand Marshal of the Big Twins Season Finale presented by Topeka Harley-Davidson and Briggs Auto Group.  For more click here...

SEPTEMBER

September 2008 ~ Las Vegas BikeFest is coming up this weekend...and Biker Hotline will be there.  Take a look at some pictures from Las Vegas BikeFest 2007 to get yourself geared up for the 2008 LV BikeFest.  Click here...

September 2008 ~
It's time to find the one person who will become the next legend.  The Next Great American Builder is a new "take no prisoners" television program from the creator of MTV's Fast, Inc. They are looking for amateur builders interested in coming on the show to compete for a cash prize. Find out more...

September 2008 ~ Rocky Robinson
...the man who rides the world's fastest streamline motorcycle, Ack Attack, tells his record breaking story, read it here.  Check it out in his own words...

September 2008 ~
Last week eight of the most elite Land Speed Racing teams on the planet gathered at the Bonneville Salt Flats for one purpose: To set new World Land Speed Records on two wheels, and four. And they did.  Read more...

September 2008 ~
After five days of pushing their streamliner motorcycle to new limits on the salt flats of Bonneville, the Top 1 Ack Attack team achieved what it came to do - topple the existing absolute FIM motorcycle land speed record.  Check it out...

September 2008 ~
Monte Moore of Maverick Custom Paint will be at the 2008 Las Vegas BikeFest where he hopes to take home his 3rd straight win for Best Paint.  This year he will be entering "The Black Knight" in the Custom Bike Show sponsored by Ego Tripp Wheels.  The Las Vegas BikeFest Custom Bike Show is a display of some of the coolest bikes in the country stretched along four blocks of the Fremont Street Experience.  Click for more...

September 2008 ~ Doug Horne
captured an impressive 4th win in a row in the AHDRA Pro Fuel class at Virginia Motorsports Park in Petersburg this past weekend.  Read the complete story...

September 2008 ~
Ribbon Riders would like to invite you to show off your motorcycle at the Sanford Bikefest Bike Show on October 11th and 12th.  There are going to be tons of trophies and prizes.  Find out more...

September 2008 ~
Media, PA -- John McCain picked up a surprise gift Tuesday, an Orange County Chopper motorcycle, courtesy of the stars of the "American Chopper" reality TV series who roared in to present it to the Republican presidential hopeful.  Check it out...

September 2008 ~
The "go-to-guy" at Central Coast Cycles motorcycle repair shop, Harry Cournoyer, died Friday night after crashing his bike into a power pole. According to the Monterey County California Highway Patrol, Cournoyer, 56, was riding his motorcycle east on San Juan Road when he apparently lost control at a curve approaching Murphy Road and slammed into the power pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene.   Read more...

September 2008 ~ Get ready for North Carolina's only major downtown bike rally and music festival.  The 4th Annual Ray Price Capital City Bike Fest is hitting the streets of Raleigh on Friday the 26th.  You don't want to miss this.  Click for more...

September 2008 ~ Star Bright Chrome Plating,
the king of custom chrome since 1980 is pleased to announce the addition of a new business, Enviro Technologies, Plastic Media Blasting.  Check it out...

September 2008 ~
If you haven't checked out Colorado Custom Cycles, now is the time!  They carry Swift, Proper Chopper, Travertson, and more.  Find out more...

September 2008 ~ STURGIS, SD
-- Organizers of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally say the estimated attendance this year was down 18 percent from 2007, likely because of higher gas prices and economic uncertainty nationally.  Read more...

September 2008 ~ S & G Custom Cycles
of Columbia, Tennessee will bring national attention to Columbia this weekend with their debut on the Spike TV network's "Horsepower" show.  Find out more...

September 2008 ~ Saxon Motorcycle Company
is proud to announce the release of its newest model, the Henchman.  This new addition offers Saxon's signature styling, a factory warranty and an impressive parts list all at a reasonable price point.  Take a look...

September 2008 ~ Delaware American Motors,
DAM, has brought home the prestigious world championship cup from the AMD World Championship of custom bike building at the Annual Sturgis, South Dakota Rally.  After two grueling weeks on the road and over 4,000 miles traveled the DAM team arrived back at their Paterson headquarters weary but satisfied by the great accomplishment they just achieved. Click HERE...

September 2008 ~ The Airstream Bike
, a custom sidecar-equipped chopper built by master metalworker Jesse James and his crew at West Coast Choppers in Long Beach, California, made its debut earlier this year at The Legend of the Motorcycle in Half Moon Bay, California. After some minor tuning, the bike was officially delivered to Airstream headquarters in Jackson Center this week.  Read more...

September 2008 ~
Vintage and classic motorcycles will fill the Wally Parks NHRA Museum parking lot for its 2nd Annual Indian Day event on Saturday October 25.  Indian Day is now part of California Bike Week.  Read all about it...

September 2008 ~ W8less Products
, a manufacturer of composite rotors and brake pads for the motorcycle industry, today announced that its latest full floating brake rotors for sports bikes have exceeded all Department of Transportation's (D.O.T.) testing criteria. W8less Products is now shipping the sports bike rotors to riders worldwide and beginning conversations with motorcycle manufacturers to have the full floating rotors considered as original equipment.  For More...

September 2008 ~ Martell, California
AFT Customs Girls, a division of AFT Customs, the 2005 and 2008 World Champion metric builder, today announced they are building a custom metric V-Twin.  The motorcycle, under the guidance of AFT Custom's Jim Giuffra, will be built by the models proving to the world that bike building is not just for men while increasing the models knowledge of motorcycles and the industry as a whole.  Find out more...

September 2008 ~
The Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse announced today it will host a second BIKER FUSION event to benefit Soldiers' Angels, an organization committed to increasing the morale of deployed troops, helping veterans return home healthy, and bringing comfort to wounded soldiers. Read more...

September 2008 ~
The Motorcycle Charity Associates are proudly presents the Hollywood Experience Motorcycle Ride & Leather Meets Lace at the Playboy MansionThe events will take place on October 3rd and 4th.  Get more details and see pictures from the 2007 event  HERE...

September 2008 ~
The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum invites enthusiasts to gear up for Hall of Fame Weekend.   Renowned riders and celebrated cycles will shine at the museum.  The weekend celebrates the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2008, as well as all the men and women whose accomplishments have shaped the sport and business of motorcycling.  Check it out...

September 2008 ~
Enthusiast who haven't yet made the trip to the AMA's Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pickerington, Ohio to see the all new milestone exhibit "MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles" will want to tune in to 2Xtreem TV on September 14.  Read More...

September 2008 ~  Harley-Davidson
105th Anniversary fundraising for the Muscular Dystrophy Association reached $6.7 million surpassing its original $6 million goal for 105th Anniversary fundraising. The 2008 total brings cumulative 28-year fundraising for MDA to more than $71 million.  Read more...

September 2008 ~
With the holiday season around the corner, it's time to start thinking about those gifts and stocking stuffers.  Duane Ballard Custom Leather has made this year's special gift search a little easier with its new line of custom wallets.  For More...

September 2008 ~ Cliff Gullett 
a 47-year-old record-setting motorcycle racer from Montana died when he lost control and crashed while traveling at 239 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats.  Investigators weren't sure what caused him to lose control of the motorcycle Wednesday during a time trial.  Read more...

September 2008 ~
The 14th Annual March of Dimes Bikers for Babies event will be held in Kansas City.  Bikers for Babies began in 1995 with 130 riders raising $3,000 for the March of Dimes. In 2007, more than 6,500 participants raised a record $723,000, bringing the 13-year Kansas City event total to $3.1 million.  Find out more...

September 2008 ~
Wolf Haven International's Run With the Wolves Charity Ride is a five-stop motorcycle ride that starts at Little Creek Casino in Shelton, WA, and ends at The Junction in Grand Mound, WA.   It is not to late to join this September 13th ride.  Check it out...

September 2008 ~
Don't miss out on the Chopper College Fabrication Course!   Students are taught the fundamentals of TIG and MIG welding, are taught how to weld both ways, and then proceed to demonstrate on their own.  Join the October class.  Find out more...

September 2008 ~ Rome, GA:
With three Harley-Davidson motorcycles fitted with Pirelli's new Night Dragon tires, Salvo Pennisi, Vincenzo Frisina and Domenico Oliveri of the Pirelli Motorcycle Testing operation based at Giarre, Sicily, left the city of Anchorage, Alaska this weekend, beginning a test ride of over 6,000 miles from corner to corner across the North American Continent.  Read More...

September 2008 ~ The
2008 Fireball Run, an automobile rally with a purpose, will include a non-automotive vehicle in its event for the first time. Art In Motion, LLC, will be driving the first-ever V-twin powered Tuk Tuk Trike in the charity event - a transcontinental adventure to recover America's missing children.  Read the story and check out the build pictures.  CLICK HERE...

September 2008 ~
With two locations and almost their entire staff dispatched to Sturgis, Sucker Punch Sally's showed that the motorcycle industry is anything but dead.  The SPS crew had booths at both the Legendary Buffalo Chip and Thunder Road and was the host to some of the hottest events in Sturgis.   Check it out...

AUGUST

August 2008 ~ Calera Elks Lodge Biker Rally & Battle of the Bands will take place on October 11, 2008.  Come and join in the fun while helping out the Christmas Charities Fund.  Learn more...

August 2008 ~ Milwaukee, WI
-- Harley-Davidson and the Muscular Dystrophy Association have teamed up to present an online auction featuring an array of special Harley-Davidson items, with all proceeds benefiting MDA.  Check it out...

August 2008 ~ Thunder Road
, the custom capital of Sturgis, lived up to its name for the sixth year in a row.  With more world class bike shows that anywhere else, they had over 350 custom bikes entering bike shows over six days.  Official overall traffic numbers for Sturgis were down this year but vendors at Thunder Road saw an increase in sales and traffic.  Click for more...

August 2008 ~ Jesse James
takes on the role of a modern-day daredevil in "Jesse James Is A Dead Man," a new, original weekly series on Spike TV premiering in February 2009, announced today by Sharon Levy, senior vice president of original series for Spike TV.  Read more...

August 2008 ~ The Shasta Salute to America Motorcycle Rally
is this weekend!  Come and enjoy live music, veterans tributes, and tons of biker events.  Salute our troops and the freedom to ride.  Check out more...

August 2008 ~
The legendary black hills of South Dakota will become host to the region's largest ever vintage motorcycle swap meet, show and auction this fall. Slated for September 5th, 6th, and 7th this event will draw from a six state region including North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado and Minnesota.  Find out more...

August 2008 ~
Denver 81 announced today that their sixth annual Chopper's Art Show will take place September 13th at Jazz B Studio in Denver.  This one-day show will include motorcycle art of  various media, one of a kind customs, a ride-in chopper show and a silent auction to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver.   Click for more...

August 2008 ~
With an increased interest in motorcycle, states often times see the number of fatalities increase on roads.  This is an opportunity to provide a real-life example of what Rescue Riders can do after a crash to help reduce injuries and fatalities.  Take a look...

August 2008 ~
Do you think you have what it takes to become the next great bike builder?  You could be one of 13 people chosen for an amazing new TV show in search of The Next Great American BuilderFind out more...

August 2008 ~ Pinkerington, OH
-- This holiday season the AMA's Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum is making it easy to choose a high-octane gift for friends and family members.  The museum's 5th Annual Leather and Ice Online Auction, features hundreds of rare and distinctive holiday gift ideas.  Check it out...

August 2008 ~
Great Lakes Dragaway's Harley/Buell Shootout Rally is approaching.  You don't want to miss this rally!  There will be live bands, freestyle stunt shows, and a bikini and wet T-shirt contest. Check out the details...

August 2008 ~ The Heartland Road Race Series Battletwin and Superbike Shootout presented by Hooters drew national level racers to compete at Hearland Park Topeka.   Read more...

August 2008 ~
Results from the Legend Top 50 Custom Bike Show in Sturgis August 7, 2008.  This exclusive event once again celebrated the awesome imagination and sculpting capability of the best-known and unknown builders in the industry.  Take a look at some pictures and find out more HERE...

August 2008 ~
The No. 8 Bruce Rossmeyer's Daytona Racing Buell 1125R of Oconomowoc, Wis. rider Shawn Higbee and Boca Raton, Fla.'s Michael Barnes won its second SunTrust MOTO-ST Series race of the season in the Level 5 Heartland Park 500 presented by Hooters at Heartland Park Topeka on Sunday.  Read More...

August 2008 ~
Top 50 Rally Park, Independent Cycle Inc., and Legend Air-Suspension once again joined forces to celebrate and honor women bikers by continuing the new Sturgis tradition of Top 50 Rally Park's Women's Day.  Take a look...

August 2008 ~
Ty Howard on the No. 1 Tuono 1000R claimed the Destination Daytona Pole Award in qualifying for the Level 5 Heartland Park 500 presented by Hooters on Sunday morning.  Check it out...

August 2008 ~ Topeka, KS
-- Ty Howard of Weatherford, Texas set the fastest time in practice for the fifth round of the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series.  Howard turned in a time of on minute, 41.530 seconds around the 2.5 mile circuit for an average speed of 88.644 miles per hour.  Read more...

August 2008 ~
Primed for a good run at Heartland Park Topeka, Ty Howard, Mike Himmelsbach and the entire Aprilia USA/Lloyd Brothers Motorsports crew are set to challenge the field.  Click for more...

August 2008 ~
Fresh from a doubleheader triumph at Barber Motorsports Park, Touring Sport Ducati has every intention of making it a two in a row when the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series thunders into action.  Read More...

August 2008 ~ Register now for the 2nd Annual RideNow Golf for Kids tournament benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Find out more...

August  2008 ~ The 11th Annual Great Teddy Bear Run will benefit "KIDS by the SEA", a local Sarasota non-profit angency, serving children with cancer since 1982. Bring your bike and your teddy bear and head out to The Shoppes at University Center, November 16. GET THE DETAILS...

August 2008 ~ Sucker Punch Sallys of St. Louis
is proud to offer the complete line of SPS Bikes, Package Bikes, Accessories and Apparel.  They also have several different packages available for those of you who prefer to build your own bike.  Check out the details...

August 2008 ~
The Level 5 Heartland 500 presented by Hooters featuring the SunTrust MOTO-ST Endurance Racing Series, on August 16 and 17 is turning out to be a weekend full of racing and fun for fans of all ages.  Click for more...

August 2008 ~ Pontiac, MI -- Guidepoint Systems today announced the launch of a newly designed unit for its stolen vehicle tracking system for motorcycles. The self-contained unit comes standard with Guidepoint's signature security features while utilizing an internal antenna and advanced GPS chipset for optimal performance.  Check it out...

August 2008 ~
Two weeks remain in the regular season for the Friday Night Drags at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  Motorcycles have been added to the Friday Night Drags lineup for the remainder of the regular season.  Get the details...

August 2008 ~ Topeka, KS
-- Non-stop action-packed racing will definitely abound when the SunTrust MOTO-ST Series makes its debut at Heartland Park Topeka on August 16-17.  Check it out...

August 2008 ~
TOP 1 Oil has teamed with the record-setting Land Speed Racing veterans at Cook Motorsports to form the TOP 1 Oil World Land Speed Shootout, the first single competition ever to decide the fastest of the fast wheel driven cars and motorcycles on the planet.  Find out more...

August 2008 ~ Performance Machine
announces the availability of PM products for 2009 Bagger applications.  The factory has made some big changes to the Bagger models in 2009.  Check it out...

August 2008 ~
Motorcycle owners are invited to the AMA's Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum on August 23, 2008, for the third annual British & European Motorcycle Saturday.   Find out more...

August 2008 ~
Located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Twisted Kustoms is a signature auto restoration and customizing facility, equipped to handle every detail of your auto or bike restoration project.  Take a look at the custom paint department...

August 2008 ~ Sturgis, SD
-- An off duty Seattle police officer was involved in the shooting of a Hells Angels motorcycle gang member in a Main Street Sturgis bar.  Read More...

August 2008 ~
Monte Moore of Maverick Custom Paint was at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally!  His Black Knight custom painted motorcycle was a part of the Dave Perewitz Custom Paint Bike show,  4 bikes painted by Monte were entered into the AMD World Bike Building Championship, and his #1 Sturgis Rally T-shirt design was on the backs of thousands!  Take a look...

August 2008 ~
Harley-Davidson, Inc. announced the completion of its purchase of the privately-held Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta Group. The Company has acquired 100 percent of MV Agusta Group shares for total consideration of approximately $108 million, which includes the satisfaction of existing bank debt for approximately $69 million.  Read the story...

August 2008 ~
Check out Dust Bandit's Sturgis location.  Don't worry if you aren't headed there...you can get America's Favorite Bandana online too! CLICK HERE...

August 2008 ~
Showcase your bike at bike shows with Digital Photique.  Digital Photique can create a show stopping custom showboard or montage of your bike.  Check it out...

August 2008 ~ Chopper College
announces summer Bike Building Boot Camp schedule.  Find out how you can acquire the skills that it takes to build a one of a kind custom chopper.  CLICK HERE...

August 2008 ~
The New York and Wisconsin Ride for Kids events topped $245K last weekend.  The Ride for Kids program benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.  Read more...

August 2008 ~
Thousands of motorcyclists greeted Republican presidential candidate John McCain with an approving roar Monday as he sought blue-collar and heartland support by visiting Sturgis Motorcycle RallyRead MORE...

August 2008 ~
The AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building RESULTS!  AFT Customs  did it again...winning first place in the Metric Class!  Take a look at the winners from the 2008 Sturgis Rally. CLICK HERE... 

August 6, 2008 ~ Sturgis Motorcycle Rally...
what's happening today and tomorrow and Saturday?  CLICK HERE to find out....

August 2008 ~
Topeka, KS -- Heartland Park Topeka is proud to announce the formation of the Heartland Road Race Series with the first Battletwin and Superbike Shootout presented by Level 5 and Hooters.  Read More...

August 2008 ~ Heartland Park Topeka
is proud to present the Heartland 500, featuring AMA Hall of Famers Gary Nixon, Jay Springsteen and Gary Nixon.  Check it out...

August 2008 ~ Ride for Kids
this Sunday, August 10th, and help save a life.  The ride starts in Cranberry Township, PA and ends at Slippery Rock University.  Take a look...

August 2008 ~
What's happening at Sturgis Motorcycle Rally today and tomorrow?  CLICK HERE to find the schedule of events for the next two days.

August 2008 ~
The long-anticipated introduction of the all-new 2009 Indian Chief motorcycle is approaching.  This is seriously a beautiful bike.  Find out more HERE...

August 2008 ~ Harley-Davidson
puts an all-new chassis under its popular Touring models for 2009, redesigned from the tires up for a responsive ride and enhanced capacity and comfort. The seven 2009 Touring models ride like new motorcycles, but the iconic styling of each has been carefully preserved.  Take a look...

August 2008 ~ Fear This 4 Life
deals in two important issues...Teens and driving.  They have created a defensive driving and accident avoidance training course for teens in Georgia.  CLICK HERE to find out how you can help this cause, and get 1,000 gallons of FREE GAS!.

August 2008 ~ Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is HERE! 
Check out the daily schedule of events. Take a look...

August 2008 ~ AMSOIL
has announced a new Synthetic 10W-30 Motorcycle Oil for the special needs of motorcycles including maximum protection for extended service life. As fuel economy has become increasingly important, more equipment manufacturers have begun recommending lighter viscosity SAE 30 oils.  Read more...

August 2008 ~ Victory Motorcycles 
is "celebrating 10 years of looking ahead" with the introduction of its 2009 model year bikes.  Check them out...

JULY

July 2008 ~ Monte Moore of Maverick Custom Paint will be in Sturgis, if you would like to meet him and get a consultation on painting your bike.  His work is amazing.  You will not want to miss the "Black Knight". Find out more...

July 2008 ~ Abate of Pennsylvania
wants you to know about your motorcycle rights and make you aware of some motorcycle issues that may affect you.  Click here...

July 2008 ~ Sucker Punch Sally's
will be giving away a SPS Original Octane Bobber at  Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  You won't wanna miss out on this one.  Check it out HERE...

July 2008 ~
Friday Night Drags at the Atlanta Motor Speedway will feature a full slate of drag racing in all divisions.  The speedway will allow a motorcycle competition this Friday night.  Bikers are invited to bring out their machines to compete in two separate divisions of interstate bikes and the wildly fast crotch rockets. Find out MORE...

July 2008 ~
Motorcyclists at Ride for Kids® events in Ohio and Kansas broke fundraising records over the weekend in support of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.  Take a LOOK...

July 2008 ~ The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Harley Owners Group (HOG) recently donated $1,200 to the Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida. The amount represented the net proceeds from the Chapter's recently completed 5th Annual Easter Bunny Toy Run. Take a LOOK...

July 2008 ~
Besides the uncrowded roads and spectacular scenery of the Pacific Northwest, bikers at the Shasta Salute to America Motorcycle Rally will enjoy hanging out and listening to high octane music that is a reflection of the biker lifestyle. Find out about all of the music you will be hearing at the rally...CLICK HERE

July 2008 ~ The 2008 Fireball Run
, an automobile rally with a purpose, will include a non-automotive vehicle in its event for the first time. Art In Motion, LLC, an Orlando area custom trike builder, will be driving the first-ever V-Twin powered Tuk Tuk Trike in the charity event - a transcontinental adventure to recover America's missing children. Read the complete story HERE...

July 2008 ~ Join the Horny Helmet Hunt!
While out and about at your favorite bike shows, rallies, and rides, be on the lookout for the hottest motorcycle accessory to hit the United States! You could win a free Silly Helmet Cover! Check it out...

July 2008 ~
The restyled Street Bob leads a 2009 Harley-Davidson Dyna line that blends bold, custom styling with exhilarating, raw-boned street performance. Take a look at the new Dyna Lineup...

July 2008 ~ Harley-Davidson
puts an all-new chassis under its popular Touring models for 2009, redesigned from the tires up for a responsive ride and enhanced capacity and comfort. The seven 2009 Touring models ride like new motorcycles, but the iconic styling of each has been carefully preserved. See all Touring Models...

July 2008 ~
The refreshed styling of the Harley-Davidson FLSTC Heritage Softail Classic highlights the eight-model Harley-Davidson Softail line for 2009. No single line of motorcycles offers more diversity in styling and attitude. See 2009 Softail Models...

July 2008 ~
The evolution of the Harley-Davidson hot rod continues for 2009, as most Sportster models roll into the new year on retuned suspension. Five Sportster models retain the raw, soulful styling that represents the uninhibited essence of motorcycling. See More...

July 2008 ~ Harley-Davidson
brings original-equipment design, quality and service to the three-wheel motorcycle segment with the introduction of the 2009 Tri Glide Ultra Classic motorcycle. Click Here...

July 2008 ~
Milwaukee, WI – With sculpted bodywork stretched taut over a powerful new physique, the 2009 VRSCF V-Rod Muscle rides its way onto the Power Cruiser scene with a broad-shouldered presence. Take a LOOK...

July 2008 ~ Hollister, California -
The "Birthplace of the American Biker," swelled again to capacity as bikers from all over the world paid homage to their fellow bikers. Take a look at the wrap up from the Hollister Bike Rally. CLICK HERE...

July 2008 ~ Hopkins, MN - Tom Fritz
will be featured at the Velocity: The Art of Motion exhibit from now through August 3rd. This is a special automotive art exhibit. Read more...

July 2008 ~
Thunder Road, known as the "Custom Capital of Sturgis," is home to some of the motorcycle industry's hottest customs during Sturgis Bike Week. This year will be no exception as Thunder Road prepares to host the Dave Perewitz Custom Paint Bike Show, on Wednesday August 6th. Click here for more details...

July 2008 ~ Starbright Chrome Plating
has been the industry leader in chrome plating since 1980. Starbright can plate steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Find out more...

July 2008 ~
Motorcycle entrepreneur and owner of the world's largest dealership, Destination Daytona, Bruce Rossmeyer has teamed up with the preeminent manufacturers of "Old School" Sucker Punch Sally's to create a limited edition series of motorcycles. Find out more...

July 2008 ~ Rock'n the Rally
producers are cutting Sturgis Bike Week fans a break! Tickets to the KISS, Kenny Chesney with Pat Green and John Fogerty/Larry The Cable Guy shows are being offered at a 2-for-1 price! Read More...

July 2008 ~ Kustom Koncepts
has been building award-winning hot rods and muscle cars for years and now they have entered the custom motorcycle marketplace. Kustom Koncepts has some awesome motorcycles under their belt! Find out more...

July 2008 ~
Check out the results from the LA Calendar Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, CA! Biker Hotline Vendor AFT CUSTOMS took home the Best of Show Trophy! Click HERE...

July 2008 ~
To help consumers maximize their fuel economy and also improve their tires' performance and efficiency, Goodyear is offering its National "Free Air" Campaign. Motorists can have their tires – regardless of brand or where they were bought – inspected for free at any of the 750 Goodyear-owned and at participating independently owned and operated locations across the country. Read More..

July 2008 ~ STURGIS, S.D. -- After the success of last year's inaugural show, The Horse Backstreet Choppers will bring its second annual The Horse Backstreet Choppers Bike Show to Thunder Road during Sturgis Bike Week 2008. Check it out...

July 2008 ~
The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Diva Angels will hold their next monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. They will prepare for their 4th Annual Baby-Shower to benefit the Mothers & Infants Program at First Step in Sarasota, FL. Read MORE...

July 2008 ~
WATERFORD, MI -- American Road Shop today announced it will hold a grand re-opening on Saturday, July 19, 2008 after completing extensive renovations to make the shop a true destination place for Michigan's motorcyclists. Find out MORE...

July 2008 ~
July is Women's Motorcycle Month, and Nationwide Insurance has teamed with the AMA's Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum to salute female riders and support all women who enjoy the open road on two wheels. Read More...

July 2008 ~ Harley-Davidson Inc.
today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase the Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta Group. Under the agreement, Harley-Davidson will acquire 100 percent of MV Agusta Group shares. Read the story...

July 2008 ~
Master motorcycle designer and builder Arlen Ness will visit the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pickerington, Ohio, on July 24 to open "Awesome-Ness", a new exhibit honoring his legendary career and featuring 11 of his custom motorcycles. Read the complete story...

July 2008 ~ Check out the great deals on builder's combos from Jireh Cycles. They are back by popular demand. Check it out...

July 2008 ~ The Next Great American Builder OPEN CASTING CALL!
Stop by Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse at Thunder Road (STURGIS), August 2nd for your chance to show your bike building skills on TV! Read more...

July 2008 ~ Bozzie Custom Performance
and Big Inch Racing are going to Bonneville again with the desire and intention of a Land Speed Record to be set by Dave Bozzie and his team. Together, the team, better known for last year's "Green Bagger", will build and ride several motorcycles down the historic salt track. Sponsorship is needed. Find out more...

July 2008 ~ Heartland Park Topeka is proud to announce the addition of a motorcycle class to the E.T. Bracket Race Series. The Pro Bike Electronic class will follow the same rules as NHRA Division V Summit Racing. Read the complete story...

July 2008 ~ Heartland Park Topeka
announces winners from the Firecracker Extravaganza. The event featured world-class racing from American Motorcycle Association Grand National Championship Flat Track Racing Series. Check it out...

July 2008 ~ Shasta Salute to America Motorcycle Rally
...not your corporate biker show or biker boo-teeeek! Come and celebrate with real bikers and support our American soldiers. Read more...

July 2008 ~ 100 Years of Motorcycles Rally & Concert Series
is coming to the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center July 25-27. You don't want to miss out on this one. Read the story...

July 2008 ~
The Thunder of the big twins from American Motorcyclist Association and Grand National Championship Flat Track Racing Series returns to Heartland Park Topeka for the first time since 2000. The AMA GNC Flat Track Racing Series will take center stage in a special Fourth of July Firecracker Extravaganza. Check it out...

July 2008 ~ Heartland Park Topeka
is pleased to welcome volunteers of Aid to Injured Riders (AIR) to our July 4th Firecracker Extravaganza. HPT will be setting up their racing simulator and will be collecting donations from that to be given directly to AIR. Read the complete story...

JUNE

June 2008 ~ Today, Performance Machine, Inc. (PM) announced the Performance Machine Edition Showroom Program. The new program is designed to help improve profit margins, eliminate pricing comparisons between dealerships, and increase accessory sales for authorized Performance Machine dealers. Read More...

June 2008 ~ Tom Arnold
will join fellow riding enthusiasts at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pinkerington, Ohio on June 27th and 28th to celebrate the grand opening of the Museum's newest exhibit MotoStars. MotoStars features Celebrities + Motorcycles. Click HERE...

June 2008 ~ Rock'n the Rally
adds more headliners to the already incredible schedule. Larry the Cable Guy and John Fogerty will join KISS and Kenny Chesney at the 68th Annual Sturgis Rally! Read More...

June 2008 ~
The Big MO Biker Bash sponsored by Jireh Cycles is this weekend at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro, MO. This is a huge event that includes cage fights, sled pulls, and live music. Check it out...

June 2008 ~
In April, Harley-Davidson introduced the new XR1200 to the roads of Europe, combining great street performance with purposeful motorcycling style and presence inspired by Harley-Davidson's successful XR750 Flat Track racing bike. Read the story...

June 2008 ~
The world's largest motorcycle show series features hundreds of new bikes and entertainment for the whole family. Check out the listing of the upcoming Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows for 2008 and 2009. CLICK HERE...

June 2008 ~ Saxon Motorcycle Company
is pleased to announce the appointment of Dustin Jair Petty as its plant manager. In this position, Petty will manage the production team and oversee research and development with a specific focus on process improvement and partnership development. Read More...

June 2008 ~ Ralph Randolph of Knockout Motorcycle Company
announced the debut of his entry into The Chopper Challenge on CMT. Check out his awesome Jim Beam chopper. CLICK HERE...

June 2008 ~ Sucker Punch Sally's will be hosting a motorcycle giveaway at the legendary Buffalo Chip in Sturgis as a way to celebrate the launch of their new beverages, Sucker Punch Original Octane and Sucker Punch Shine. Check it out...

June 2008 ~
The 17th Annual Motorcycle and Scooter Ride to Work Day is Wednesday, July 16th. Every year on the 3rd Wednesday in July, over a million workers commute via motorcycle and scooters to demonstrate the positive benefits of these efficient vehicles. Read More...

June 2008 ~ Elkhart Lake, WI
-- The No. 8 Bruce Rossmeyer's Daytona Racing Buell 1125R ridden by Shawn Higbee and Steve Crevier clinched pole and took the overall and Buell Motorcycle Company SuperSport Twins class wins at the MOTO-ST Road America 500K in Elkhart Lake on June 7. Read the complete story...

June 2008 ~ Heartland Park Topeka
is pleased to announce their partnership with Topeka Harley-Davidson and BriggsAuto.com to present the Firecracker Extravaganza featuring American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Grand National Championship (GNC) Flat Track Racing Series. Together, they are planning a memorable holiday weekend that cannot be missed by motorsport fans. Read More...

June 2008 ~ Sucker Punch Sallys
teams up with harcore hot rod artist Sara Ray to bring you ten brand new custom bikes hand painted by Sara Ray. Read the story...

June 2008 ~
Over in Oakland they like it loud - so loud that all 45 of the Police Department's Harley-Davidson motorcycles have been equipped with shiny new tailpipes, at a cost of $500 apiece, to rev up their roar. Read the complete story HERE...

June 2008 ~ Deco Rides,
the firm that produces fiberglass hot rod versions of coachbuilt classics in kit car form and sells steel frames for the bodies, is pleased to announce a totally new body kit. The '39 Lincoln Zephyr Sedan Delivery, designed to carry a chopper motorcycle, has finally been developed. Check it out...

June 2008 ~
Motorcycle riders across the country are getting ready to hit the road for the first time this spring but before they do, they may want to give their bike a thorough cleaning to make their ride easier this summer Read More

June 2008 ~ STURGIS, S.D. --June 7, 2008--Thunder Road, known as the "Custom Capital of Sturgis," is home to some of the motorcycle industry's hottest customs during Sturgis Bike Week. This year will be no exception as Thunder Road prepares to host the Dave Perewitz Custom Paint Bike Show, on Wednesday August 6th. Read More

June 2008 ~ Join South Bay Biker Productions in Tulelake, California for the Shasta Salute to America Motorcycle Rally a patriotic adult event (18+) held over Labor Day weekend, Thursday, August 28th - Monday, September 1st ... More

June 2008 ~ Limpnickie
Crew is back to do it again, this time at The Broken Spoke Campground just outside of Sturgis on the county line. Click Here for More...

June 2008 ~ Malcolm Smith
from the legendary biker film On Any Sunday will join Brenda Fox in leading the Bike For Breast Cancer Awareness event at the Top 50 Rally Park. Check it out...

June 2008 ~
More than 1,100 motorcyclists and supporters joined Ride for Kids events in Atlanta, GA and Richmond, VA, to raise over $314,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Read the whole story...

June 2008 ~ Saturday June 7th
is the Mike Jones Benefit Poker Run! A car T-boned Mike in Crystal River, FL on May 13, 2008. He was riding his brand new motorcycle. He remains in the ICU at St. Joe's Hospital. Mike and his wife Terrie could really use your help with the mounting expenses. Read the story...

MAY

May 2008 ~ The Road Rage Bike Show will be on Saturday, May 31st from 10am - 4 pm. Proceeds benefit the victims of the May 22nd Windsor Colorado Tornado. This is a special event honoring True Kustom's Grand Opening. Check out the details...

May 2008 ~ Newport Beach California
-- More than 1,000 fans of the classic motorcycle film "On Any Sunday" filled the largest theater west of the Mississippi on May 21, making the 2008 OAS reunion a huge fundraising success for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Read about it...

May 2008 ~ Keith Urban
is the latest rider to contribute an exclusive machine and personal memorabilia to MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles. The new exhibit opening at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum on June 28th, continues to add motorcycle enthusiasts from music, screen and industry. Read the complete ARTICLE...
May 2008 ~ Portland, OR -
Portland's only dedicated new motorcycle and Powersports expo returns to the Rose City, November 22-23, 2008. "After a favorable response to the inaugural Portland Motorcycle Show by dealers and consumers in 2007, we are returning to Expo Center on November 22-23 to bring an expanded event for 2008," said Jason Wilson, the show's producer. Find out more...

May 2008 ~ Glen Allen, Virginia
-- Come ride with us this weekend to help find a cure for childhood brain tumors! When you join hundreds of other motorcyclists for a scenic ride through rural Virginia, you'll have a great time while raising funds for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation's medical research and family support program. Check it out...

May 2008 ~ Nationwide Insurance
recently released the results of its second annual Driving While Distracted (DWD) survey and the findings highlight the need for motorcyclists to ride defensively. Read more...

May 2008 ~ Pittsburgh, PA
-- A man who operated a chop shop that sold reconstructed motorcycles using parts from stolen Harley-Davidson's was sentenced to five years in prison. Read the complete story...

May 2008 ~ Idaho Vintage Motorcycle Club Retro Rocket Rally
will be held June 28th in Nampa, Idaho. IVMC celebrates race bikes, cafe racers, flat trackers, and sport bikes from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Find out more...

May 2008 ~ Dapper Dan's Real Biker Etiquette
- This is an incredible guide for all motorcycle enthusiasts. Real life biker tales that are essential for anyone who wants to become a "real" biker. Click here for more...

May 2008 ~ Chopper College
announces summer Bike Building Boot Camp schedule. You can learn to build a chopper with your own two hands in just one weekend. Check it out...

May 2008 ~ The University of Nottingham
has created a state-of-the-art motorcycle simulator that is capable of giving us valuable information on rider and road safety. The project is still under construction. Find out MORE...

May 2008 ~
The new Buell Ulysses Police XB12XP offers government agencies and private security firms a quick and very nimble "special duty" patrol vehicle that is capable of travel over a variety of terrain, from open highways to city streets to unpaved back-country roads. Check it out...

May 2008 ~ The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum
will be having a charity auction to kick off the premiere of their MotoStars: Celebrity + Motorcycles Exhibit. The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) will benefit from the auction. Take a look at some of the items that you can bid on. CLICK HERE...

May 2008 ~ KISS
will headline at Glencoe Nation's Rock'N the Rally, during Sturgis Bike Week - August 4, 2008! In the midst of a sold out European Tour, KISS will take a stateside pit stop, to thrill the folks with a performance at Sturgis. You don't want to miss this. READ MORE...

May 2008 ~ May is Motorcycle Awareness Month
! Here are some stories and tragedies to be aware of. In the news, just during the month of May, there have been hundreds of motorcycle accidents. Find out MORE...

May 2008 ~ A.B.A.T.E. of Louisiana
is asking all motorcyclists to read this very important message. Find out about different House Bills, and see what you can do to help. Check out the details...

May 2008 ~ Duane Ballard Custom Leather
announced the release of their new line of handmade tool bags. Famous for producing the finest handcrafted leather motorcycle seats, DB Custom Leather is now crafting tool bags that retain their shape, come in a variety of dimensions, and hold everything from iPods to rain jackets. Check it out...

May 2008 ~ Top 50 Rally Park Celebrates Women!
Thursday, August 7, 2008 is "Women's Day" at the Sturgis Rally. The highlight of the day is the Bike for Breast Cancer Awareness Charity Ride. This year's event will benefit Brenda Fox, a motorcycle journalist and spokesperson for women in motorcycling. Brenda has been battling with breast cancer issues and rising medical bills. READ MORE...

May 2008 ~ MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles
Grand Opening will kick off with a charity auction. The auction will include items donated by notable athletes, musicians, actors, artists, bike builders, and industry leaders. See the FULL ARTICLE...

May 2008 ~ The Diva Angels
are preparing for their 4th Annual Charity Ride. They have chosen 3 new charities to benefit this year: Special Olympics, Susan G. Komen Foundation, and Second Chance-Last Opportunity. Read the STORY...

May 2008 ~ Amy Pickholtz,
needs your support to hold her husband's murderer accountable. In October 2007, Amy and her husband Jim were riding their motorcycle when Mayor Brenda Melancon, pulled out of a private driveway, injuring Amy and killing Jim. Read the story and find out how you can help. CLICK HERE

May 2008 ~
Registration has begun for the 2nd Annual High Desert Motorcycle Rally. The rally will be held June 27-29 in Ontario, Oregon. The scenic location provides a beautiful backdrop for the weekend charity ride and events. CLICK FOR MORE...

May 2008 ~
Master bike-builder, Arlen Ness, has influenced many of the custom bikes you see today. With his help, Victory has created the 2008 Arlen Ness Signature Vegas Jackpot. Check it out...

May 2008 ~ The 11th Annual Great Teddy Bear Run
will benefit "KIDS by the SEA", a local Sarasota non-profit angency, serving children with cancer since 1982. Bring your bike and your teddy bear and head out to The Shoppes at University Center, November 16. GET THE DETAILS...

May 2008 ~
Heading into its 5th anniversary year, 2008 sees the "AMD Official World Championship of Custom Bike Building" once again bringing together an outstanding collection of the year's best engineered custom bikes from around the world. Join us at Champions Hall on Lazelle Street in STURGIS. Check out the complete story HERE...

May 2008 ~ Ace Cafe London
will be in Sturgis this year. The Ace Cafe will be open the entire week of the Sturgis Rally - Sunday, August 3rd through Saturday August 9th, from 10am - 6pm. Ace Cafe will be located at 3rd and Lazelle Street. Read More...

May 2008 ~ Cardo Systems
announces the launch of Scala Rider Multiset. One for you, one for a friend; two ready to use wireless headsets packaged together enable bike-to-bike communication up to 540 yards. Check out the details...

May 2008 ~ Northside Choppers
has designed a digital converter called the "Hot Box" which allows your motorcycle to produce cleaner air by using E85 (ethanol) gasoline. Motorcycles that run on E85 will increase awareness that alternative advanced fuel is technically possible. Read the story...

May 2008 ~
The new Dake Power Hammer will stretch, shrink, plannish, dome, jog, bead, and shape sheet metal using standard dies. Louie Shefchik, J and L Fabricating founder and owner, discovered an economical solution for fabricating one-of-a-kind sheet metal parts on the new Dake Power Hammer. Check it out...

May 2008 ~ Leroy - Thompson
announces a new date and location for the raffle of LA CHICANA, to benefit the City of Mentor SWAT Team. Find out the details...

May 2008 ~ Japanese Motorcycle Saturday
, Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum. Two-wheel devotees are invited to the third annual Japanese Motorcycle Saturday, June 7, 2008. Check it out...

May 2008 ~ Dust-Bandit --
America's favorite bandana, can be found at this years Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Dust Bandit is designed as a multipurpose bandana and helmet liner that protects face, neck, and head from dust, dirt, mud, bugs weather, and sweat. Find out more HERE!

May 2008 ~ The Hollister Motorcycle Rally
know worldwide as "the birthplace of the American biker" is experiencing some super growth. July 11th, 12th, and 13th will be the dates for this annual pilgrimage of bikers from all over the world. Check out the details HERE...

May 2008 ~ "Divas Only" Bike Show
is the largest all female bike show in the United States. The Bike Show supports the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Find out more information HERE...

May 2008 ~ Shasta Salute to America
is offering a little more information as far as the events taking place at their Labor Day rally. Check out the details HERE...

May 2008 ~ Harley-Davidson Museum
announces grand opening date. Nearly 105 years in the making, the HD Museum, located near downtown Milwaukee, will open its doors to the public on Saturday, July 12. CLICK HERE to find out more about the Harley-Davidson Museum.

May 2008 ~ Touchstone Energy Kentucky Cooperatives
is sponsoring a family run to benefit WHAS Crusade for Children. It is a family oriented open ride starting in Bowling Green or Jamestown, Kentucky, and ending in Elizabethtown Kentucky. Read the details...

May 2008 ~ Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse announces events for Sturgis Bike Week 2008. In keeping with Thunder Road's reputation as "the custom capital of Sturgis," this year's line up will feature some of the industry's best custom bikes, builders, and special events. Check it out...

May 2008 ~ The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum
announces the addition of Jimmie Johnson's 2008 Star Motorcycles Warrior to the "MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles" exhibit. Following its pit stop at the Museum, the motorcycle will be auctioned off at the Jimmie Johnson Foundation Annual Golf Tournament in San Diego. Read More Here...

May 2008 ~ Sturgis Bike Week -- "Rock'N the Rally"
will culminate with a performance on August 6th by one of the biggest and baddest touring country acts in the world, Kenny Chesney! Check it out...

May 2008 ~ Los Angeles, Triangle Ride for Kids
- Motorcyclists in southern California and eastern North Carolina teamed up over the weekend to raise more than $401,000 for childhood brain tumor research. Both Ride for Kids® events set individual fundraising records for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Read More...

May 2008 ~ May is Motorcycle Awareness Month
- The following recent news reports involve motorcycle accidents. Includes 26 stories. CLICK HERE...

May 2008 ~ The Diva Angels
Gulf Coast Chapter were presented with an award from S.M.A.R.T. at their last meeting. Diva Angels Inc. is a non profit organization of female motorcycle enthusiasts that enjoy riding together, comaraderie, doing good in the community and building strong friendships along the way. Check out their story...

May 2008 ~ Pinkerington, OH
- The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is please to announce the selection of six individuals to be inducted. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2008 includes Vaughn Beals, Rod Coates, Scot Harden, Larry Huffman, Terry Poovey, and Rolf Tibblin. Read the complete story HERE...

May 2008 ~ Del Mar, CA -- MotoExpo San Diego
announces the 2008 MotoExpo Motorcycle Show. The show will take place Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. READ MORE...

APRIL

April 2008 ~ Stockton, CA - Bozzie Customs announced the availability of its new performance V-Twin motors for Harley-Davidsons. The motors combine the best in street racing motors and are available in numerous displacements. CLICK HERE to read the news.

April 2008 ~ Vancouver, WA -
Star Bright Plating, Pro Caliber Motorsports, and Bunch Construction announce the Ochards Neighborhood Car and Motorcycle Show. May 17, 2008 from 10am to 6pm. Catergories of bikes include: Bobber, Chopper, Custom, Antique, Sportster & more. Check out the details...

April 2008 ~ Aspen, CO --
Aspen City Council is being asked to approve a $2000 spending package that would be used to launch a campaign against motorcycle noise in Aspen. City residents have become fed up with motorcycle noise over the years. Read the story...

April 2008 ~ Sturgis S.D
. --Thunder Road will once again be home to the annual Custom Motorcycle Art Exhibition during Sturgis Bike Week 2008. Under the direction of Michael Lichter, and with the blessing of the late Johnny Chop's family, this year's exhibition, titled "Stay Gold," is being held to honor Johnny Chop and will feature builders who approach their work with the same passion that Johnny demonstrated in each bike he built throughout his short life. Click here for details...

April 2008 ~ Berdoo Bikes & Blues Rendezvous
announces former American Idol Finalist, Amanda Overmyer to perform at this years event. Amanda will sing her version of the Star Spangled Banner at the opening ceremonies, and will make a personal appearance for photo opportunities and autographs. Check it out...

April 2008 ~ Norm Dober
, founder of WindVest Motorcycle Products, passed away recently as a result of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Read about a motorcycle industry legend. Click here...

April 2008 ~ Sonny Barger
, a Hells Angels founder sues HBO over a biker series he claims he helped develop. Check out the details...

April 2008 -- Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum will display classic bikes from a
new perspective when the photography exhibit "Red Bikes" opens on July 24, 2008. The installation will feature nine large photographic prints by artist and motorcycle aficionado Dawn Deppi. Read the story...

April 2008 ~ HackerPipes
and E'Ville Twin Inc. have signed an exclusive Canadian Distribution Agreement. This collaborative effort has brought HackerPipes Performance Exhaust into the Canadian Market. Read More...

April 2008 ~
Motorcyclists top $87,000 at PBTF's Albuquerque Ride For Kids. Check out the details...

April 2008 ~
Santa Maria Fairpark will be on fire with tons of new stuff happening this May 16th, 17th, and 18th. News regarding Motorcycle Madness 2008. Click here...

April 2008 ~
"Rogue" John Herlihy has some information for Florida residents regarding a bad piece of legislation pending in the Florida legislature. This Bill will effect all Florida motorists and motorcyclists. View his opinions of Senate Bill 1992. More Info...

April 2008 ~ Top 50 Rally Park
announces EXCLUSIVE Sturgis Motorcycle Rally SCHEDULE OF EVENTS. Check it out HERE!

April 2008 ~ Top 50 Rally Park, Independent Cycle Inc., and Legend Air-Suspension
present the 5th annual Legend Top 50 Custom Bike Show. The show has expanded once again, this time to include a division specifically for world-class women builders. Read more...

April 2008 ~ Top 50 Rally Park
has announced Boss Hoss Owner's Appreciation Day. Held at Top 50 Rally Park, during Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the day features a Boss Hoss owner's group ride, a Boss Hoss Ride in Bike and Trike Show, and owner's reception. For more...

April 2008 ~ Garrick Opie, designer and builder of custom, one of a kind motorcycles, discussed the features of the highly customized Ducati commissioned by basketball superstar Michael Jordan with Jason Britton of Speed TV's Superbikes! during Daytona Bike Week 2008. The bike, nicknamed Torello, features nickel-plated carbon fiber on the body and six LED headlamps made by Visteon. Get the details!

April 2008 ~ Springfield BMW RoadRiders Motorcycle Club
are preparing for their 36th Annual Missouri State BMW Motorcycle Rally to be held at Crane City Park in Crane, Missouri. The event will take place rain or shine June 20-22, 2008. Click for more details.

April 2008 ~ Bike Dreams TV
announces a new V-Twin Motorcycle series for television. Bike Dreams is a new show focusing on customizing V-Twin motorcycles. The show will take an average V-Twin rider and show them how to build a custom motorcycle from start to finish without the drama of other shows and without having to have a mechanics' background. READ MORE

April 2008 ~ Cliff Shold
is searching for a bike he customized quite a while ago. It started life as a 1959 XLCH. See the wanted poster and read his story. Maybe you can help find this bike. Check it out...

April 2008 ~ Harley-Davidson
Pacific Grove CA -- Harley-Davidson dealerships ranked highest in the newly released 2008 Pied Piper Prospect Satisfaction Index® U.S. Motorcycle Industry Study, one of a series of unique national benchmarking studies which measure how consumers are treated when shopping for a new car, motorcycle, RV or boat. The independent study evaluated and benchmarked shopping experiences at 830 motorcycle dealerships nationwide, representing all major brands. Read More...

April 2008 ~ Los Angeles, CA
-- Canvas Los Angeles is proud to showcase Skull & Sword, a highly anticipated group show that features new original works by an elite group of modern artists with roots in tattooing, graffiti, painting, and graphic design. Check out this modern art.

April 2008 ~ Red Lodge, MT
-- The Beartooth Rally brings Red Lodge thousands of motorcyclists and millions of dollars each summer, but some residents think the infusion of cash is not worth putting up with noise, crowding, litter and a strain on city services. Read about Mayor Betsy Scanlin's concerns... For More

April 2008 ~ Cheney, WA
... Roger Pritt loves the challenge of building working machines. He builds everything from the ground up and scouts for the rare parts to make these custom motorcycles. Check out his unique bikes.

April 2008 ~ Leroy-Thompson
is raffling off their Horse Smoke-Out VII entry: "La Chicana". Odds of winning are 1 in 400 as only 400 tickets will be sold! All proceeds will benefit the Mentor, Ohio S.W.A.T. team. Click Here to find out more.

April 2008 ~ Daytona Beach, Florida
....This Daytona Bike Week saw two segments of biker culture align for the benefit of both. For those who say that the motorcycle industry has lost its way, that everyone involved is just interested in making a buck, this story shows that there are still old-school values that people live and work by. Click Here for the full story.

April 2008 ~ Pacific Coast Dream Machines
announces the Half Moon Bay's Festival of Magnificent Machines. It's a whimsical, fascinating, amusing, curious and absolutely unique show and tell spectacle featuring 2,000 magnificent driving, flying, and working machines from the 20th and 21st centuries. Click Here for all of the details.

April 2008 ~ Matrix Cycle Works
prices slashed for the 2008 Riding Season! Matrix is the only place where you can purchase the Extended SLANT Bags. When parked, the bags literally sit on the ground! Click Here for details.

April 2008 ~ Berdoo Bikes & Blues Rendezvous Poker Run
has released the route for their 66-mile ride through the green hills of San Timoteo Canyon and curving through the tree lined roads of Live Oak Canyon. For More

April 2008 ~ Thunder Road,
the Custom Capital of Sturgis, Announces Schedule of Events for 2008. For six years running, Thunder Road has become famous as the place to go for anything custom in Sturgis. This years bike show schedule combines some of Thunder Road's favorite custom names ... For More

April 2008 ~ Rucker Performance
announces it's entrance into the Hot Rod and Performance car building and restoration market. The Rucker Performance team manufactures custom motorcycles and this move into the hot rod and restoration field seemed a natural evolution for the business ... For More

April 2008 ~ Custom Design Studios
today announced that its two-wheeled masterpieces will soon be rolling into a city near you. Kirk Taylor, the owner and creative force behind Custom Design Studios, has been asked by DuPont to showcase his custom bikes as part of the DuPont Hot Hues Paint Tour, which will make stops in cities across the west.. .... Click Here for more details.

MARCH

March 2008 ~ The Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse was the place to party in Daytona this year. Located at the Doghouse Bar & Grill on Daytona Beach, the rock n' roll was always playing, the Hog Wild Girls and Hard Rock Models were always rocking and the beer was continuously flowing, once again making the Doghouse the hottest spot on Main Street every night of the week. .... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ Sturgis Chamber sues Sturgis Kentucky~
The Sturgis (SD) Chamber of Commerce has finally hit rock bottom. Like an alcoholic drinking Aqua Velva filtered through a baby's diaper, they can't go any lower. The entirely NON-BIKER Chamber Board of Directors filed a federal lawsuit this week accusing Sturgis Kentucky of infringing on their trademarks. .... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum
, the country's premier showcase of motorcycling heritage and history, has revealed the names of more than 25 significant personalities and groups to be featured in the upcoming "MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles" exhibit. .... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ Rucker Performance
continues to enhance the quality of their motorcycles with their new in-house frame building department. The frames will no longer be outsourced, which will allow complete customization from the earliest stages of production. Designs created by Bill Rucker and his team will be more efficiently transferred to the end consumer through this new business venture. ..... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ The San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau (SBCVB) has just announced the Berdoo Bikes & Blues Rendezvous has secured the Guinness World Records tallest ride-able motorcycle "Dream Big" for their inaugural event being held in the downtown streets of San Bernardino at 2nd and "D" Streets on May 2-3, 2008..... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ Stevenson's Cycle
announced the release of its new Porthole glass oil tank. First featured on Stevenson's Cycle's Smoke Out Chop-off winning bike called Deuce's Wild, the Porthole glass oil tank is now available as the perfect standout feature for any custom ride...... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ Daytona Beach, Florida. Inaugural Biker Fusion Event at the Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse in the Doghouse Bar & Grill on Main Street Raises over $30,000 for Soldiers' Angels..... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ Hollister Motorcycle Rally.
Corbin Seats, House of Thunder Harley-Davidson and Thunderstrike Motorcycles team up to bring you the 61st Hollister Motorcycle Rally..... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ Honda Motor Co.
plans to stop producing motorcycles in the United States next year and will transfer production to Japan, the automaker announced Wednesday..... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum has announced it will host "The Vintage Triumph Roadshow" during 2008 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days and invites the participation of all Triumph owners in this noteworthy event.... Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ The San Bernardino Convention & Visitors Bureau
(SBCVB) has just announced the Berdoo Bikes & Blues Rendezvous tickets are now on sale. Click Here for more details.

March 2008 ~ AFT Customs and Elk Grove Cycle Center
had an open house to celebrate a relationship between the two companies. AFT Customs is a world champion custom metric builder while Elk Grove Cycle Center is a traditional Honda dealership. The two have decided to work together to increase sales and really show metric V-Twin riders what their bikes can morph into.......Click here for more detail

March 2008 ~ Art In Motion, LLC of Kissimmee, Florida entered the World Famous International Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show in Daytona Beach on March 8th with its new custom trike, Flyin'. Flyin' took second place in the 3-wheeler class beating out several other trikes built by nationally recognized builders.......Click here for more detail

March 2008 ~ Harley Owners Group
..Club H.O.G. 25 Concert Change Announced Harley Owners Group Revises 25th Anniversary Entertainment ......Click here for more detail

March 2008 ~ On the Road Again,
Allstate Kicks-off Year Two of National Motorcycle Rally Tour Tour features the return of crowd-favorite Chopper College......Click here for more detail

March 2008 ~ You could own a piece of American history
........ Win "Hall of Famer " Tony Gwynn's 2002 Road King !!......Click here for more detail

March 2008 ~ The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum
has announced that the "Motocross America" exhibit will begin its national tour at the San Diego Automotive Museum. "Motocross America: The Early Years" will chronicle the birth of motocross in 1920's Britain, as well the sport's arrival and expansion in America. Additionally, the exhibit will feature a "Hall of Heroes," which pays tribute to decades of American racing champions. ......Click here for more detail

March 2008 ~ The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum
announces "Awesome-Ness," a new exhibit honoring master motorcycle designer and builder Arlen Ness. An icon in the motorcycling industry, and 1992 inductee into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame, Ness will join prominent colleagues and friends at the Museum in Pickerington, Ohio, on July 24, 2008, for the grand opening of "Awesome-Ness." ......Click here for more detail

March 2008 ~ Harley Owners Group..On Monday, June 30, 2008, Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) members around the world will band together in a singular challenge, to log a cumulative one million riding miles by the day's end. ......Click here for more detail

March 2008 ~ LA Calendar Motorcycle Show...The Calendar Motorcycle Show is America's premier custom, cruiser and high performance street motorcycle event, taking place this year on July 12-13th 2008 at the Queen Mary Event Park in Long Beach, CA. ......Click here for more details.

FEBRUARY

February 2008 ~ Harley-Davidson Museum...First indoor exhibit under way......Click here for more detail

February 2008 ~ The Metric Revolution...
Metric dealers losing the aftermarket parts revenue. Are dealers finally figuring it out? .....Click here for more detail

February 2008 ~ W8Lessrotors exceeds DOT Standards
for its composite brakes. W8Lessrotors announced that the composite brake products have exceeded all DOT testing.....Click here for more detail

February 2008 ~ Matrix Cycle Works
has created an ultra clean looking set of bags.....Click here for all the details

February 2008 ~ Our friend Michael Lichter needs your help...
He is a photographer doing an article for Harley Davidson and he cannot use this picture without identifying the guy in the photo.....Click here for all the details

February 2008 ~ Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse at Daytona Bike Week,
is the place to party during bike week. The hosts for this years Roadhouse is Billy Lane, Russell Mitchell, Paul Cox, Marlowe B, and Ami James of Love Hate Choppers. There will be many great events happening all week......Click here for all the details

February 2008 ~ Unveiling of Trendkill,
a custom bike by Leroy-Thompson Choppers and ProCharger Super Chargers.........Click here for all the details

February 2008 ~ The Next Great American Builder teams up with Paul Cox and Billy Lane for Daytona Bike Week at the Hard Rock Roadhouse on Main Street. See some of the other bike greats. This event is the first official outing for the Next Great American Builder........Click here for all the details

February 2008 ~ Harley-Davidson's
105th Anniversary Celebration in late August is shaping up as the music event of 2008 with today's announcement that Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, along with Billboard 200's top-selling artist Daughtry, will headline separate concerts over the course of the four-day event in Milwaukee. . ......Click here for all the details

February 2008 ~ Arlen Ness
, master bike builder, pioneer of the custom motorcycle industry and industry icon, will share stories from his celebrated career at the 20th Annual Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum "Friendraising" Breakfast. Ness will be trading tales with Russell Mitchell, renowned builder, president of Exile Cycles and star of Speed Channel's "Build or Bust." ......Click here for all the details

February 2008 ~
For their first project of the 2008 season, the 2XTREEM Motorcycle TV crew creates a custom KAWASAKI ZX14 as a tribute to the SATURN APOLLO missions and the 1969 moon landing. ......Click here for all the details

February 2008 ~ Kennedy Space Center ~The echo of launches long past reverberated at Kennedy Space Center when the crew of 2xtreem Motorcycle TV showcased its specially decked-out Apollo Tribute Bike on Dec. 11. ......Click here for all the details.

JANUARY

January 2008 ~ Entries are now being accepted for the GIRLS OF STURGIS BIKE WEEK calendar and one of the lucky girls will be chosen as Miss Sturgis 2008.. . ......Click here for all the details

January 2008 ~ Win This Bike!
Ultra Motorcycles, Speed Motorsports and ABATE of SW Washington are offering you a chance to win a brand new 2008 Ultra "Groundpounder 330" motorcycle. . ......Click here for all the details

January 2008 ~ NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON SOFTAIL CROSS BONES MAKES DARK DEBUT.
The new Harley-Davidson FLSTSB Softail Cross Bones cuts the aggressive profile of an authentic custom bobber, but with some dark twists that deliver a wickedly fun and emotional riding experience. ......Click here for all the details

January 2008 ~ Rucker Performance is proud to introduce the 2008 Predator model. Building on the traditional look of V-Twin's 2007 Custom of the Year, the Predator, features a re-designed, hand-built frame, new billet swingarm, re-designed oil tank, gas tank and rear fender for a more contoured look. ......Click here for all the details

January 2008 ~
The next generation of Bike Builders unite together to give you a true motorcycle experience at the LimpNickie Lot in Daytona Beach, Florida this year for Bike Week 2008 ......Click here for all the details

January 2008 ~ COMP Cams® V-Thunder®
Announces New Harley-Davidson
Beehive™ Valve Spring Kit ......Click here for all the details

January 2008~Howard's Killer Customs
, an East Coast motorcycle builder, reveals their design and engineering take on the hubless rear wheeled motorcycle in their latest creation......Click here for all the details

January 2008
Two brand new products from world re-nowned builder Kirk Taylor at Custom Design Studios .....Click here for all the details

January 2008
Dress up the rear on your 2000-2005 FXDWG with our V-Twin Mfg. Radii Taillight-Signal Assembly. The taillight features a chrome housing with a full LED matrix with built in amber turn signals.....Click here for all the details.




 

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