Harley-Davidson to Live Stream Indoor Races

Harley hosts Live Stream Indoor Races Free on Facebook

Grassroots indoor motorcycle racing action returns to Milwaukee and Harley-Davidson will be live-streaming the action from Mama Tried’s Flat Out Friday. Racing will take place on the concrete floor of the BMO Bradley Center arena on an oval circuit soaked with sticky Dr. Pepper syrup, and race fans can catch every lap on a Harley-Davidson Facebook Live broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. CST on Friday, Feb. 17. Rusty Butcher (of…

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1300 Vintage Bikes at Las Vegas Auctions

Mecum Vintage Motorcycle Auction in Las Vegas

The world’s largest antique and vintage motorcycle auction convenes today in Las Vegas, as the first gavels fall on the 26th annual Mecum Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction. The four-day sale is likely to be a record-setter. Last year’s three-day Mecum event, which saw an 80% sell-through rate on the 646 bikes offered, generated $9 million in total sales. This year’s offerings total more than 1,000 bikes. The event will be…

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Rare Ducati Bikes to be Auctioned at Bonhams

38 Ducati's to be Auction at Bonhams Las Vegas in January 2017

For Ducati collectors, the seventh-annual Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction may cause serious heart palpitations. The event, set for Thursday, January 26, at the Rio Casino & Hotel, will offer 38 of the rarest Ducati bikes built from 1948 through 2001, including 125 GP singles, Scramblers,  Supersports, and Works Racers. Included in this collection, which should bring in over $1 million, are 15 Ducati motorcycles from the Silverman Museum Racing…

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Long Beach Motorcycle Show Starts Today

Long Beach International Motorcycle Show 2016

Shrinking motorcycle sales are forcing manufacturers to think small. In an effort to attract women, minorities and riders of smaller size to the sport, some of the industry’s biggest companies are building smaller bikes. Several will make their U.S. debut at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show, which opens Friday at the Long Beach Convention Center. Among them are downsized machines from Honda, Kawasaki, Ducati and BMW. An estimated 50,000-plus attendees…

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EBR Motorcycles Debuts Black Lightning Bike

Erik Buell Racing Motorcycles Black Lightning 1190

EBR Motorcycles will debut the new Black Lightning motorcycle on Friday November 18, 2016 at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show. The Black Lightning is an “accelerated” version of the 1190 platform, designed for superior street performance with improved rider ergonomics, higher torque delivery, and improved performance handling for all rider styles. “When you combine the upright seating with intense acceleration, you have the ultimate all around superbike. It has striking looks…

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2016 Victory Octane Custom Build Contest

Victory Octane Motorcycle Custom Build Contest

Victory Motorcycles is excited to launch “Operation Octane,” a contest that has Victory dealers competing against each other by turning wrenches to create the ultimate custom Victory Octane motorcycle. You’ve seen Victory Octane customs built by motorcycle industry icons like Zach Ness, Aaron Colton and Rick Fairless. Now, over 20 Victory dealers from around the world have created their own interpretations of the light, fast and affordable Octane. Dealers participating…

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Harley Davidson Cafe Las Vegas Closeout Auction

Harley-Davidson Cafe Las Vegas

After over 20 years, the Harley Davidson Café in Las Vegas is closing, and Nellis Auction is holding an online auction for 350+ pieces of historical memorabilia. Collectors who seek to own a piece of Harley Davidson and Las Vegas’ legendary history have until Friday, October 28 to place a bid on desired items. Bids will begin to close at 6:00 PM (PST). Auction items include signed fuel tanks, framed…

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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The American Motorcyclist Association has welcomed American Honda’s and Indian Motorcycle’s support for the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame’s 2016 induction ceremony, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 13, during the American International Motorcycle Expo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. “Numerous AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famers, from engine tuners to ambassadors to champions, made their marks with Honda motorcycles,” said AMA Chief Operations Officer Jeff Massey. “The Class…

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NHDRO Finals at Lucas Oil Raceway

Turbo Hayabusa

This weekend at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Raceway, the world’s quickest streetbikes will heat the tires to compete on the quarter mile with no less than $5000 on the line in the Big Money Pro Street Shootout, followed by regular purse winnings in Sunday’s eliminations. Each NHDRO event shines a spotlight on a different class, and on September 23-25 at the World Finals, it’s McIntosh Machine & Fabrication Pro Street’s turn….

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Motorcycle Safety Summit in Portland, OR

Skid Bike at the State Motorcycle Safety Summit

Traffic fatalities are increasing this year in Portland, including deaths in motorcycle crashes. City officials are hoping to reduce the trend with Vision Zero policies that call for no traffic fatalities or serious injuries in the future. By coincidence, the State Motorcycle Safety Administrators annual summit meeting is being held this week through Saturday at the Red Lion Hotel at Jantzen Beach. Motorcycle safety professionals from all regions of the…

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