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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Trump Relocates Harley Visit to White House

Trump Meets Harley-Davidson Executives at the White House

Five Harley-Davidson motorcycles rolled onto the White House’s South Lawn Thursday afternoon, where they were greeted by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. He praised the riders – Harley-Davidson executives and union members – for building their bikes in the United States. “Harley-Davidson is a true American icon. One of the greats,” Trump said of the Milwaukee-based company. “You’ve given me tremendous support, your workers in particular.” But…

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Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Sales Slump

Harley Sales Numbers Slump

Harley-Davidson on Tuesday revealed gloomy sales ahead after soft results last year, due to weakness in the American market. The chief of the iconic motorcycle brand said he hopes to turn the company’s fortunes around by drawing in new, younger, fans, and introducing dozens of new models. Net profit for 2016 fell eight percent to $692.1 million, as motorcycle sales dropped nearly two percent, faltering especially hard in the fourth…

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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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Motorcycle Shop Scams Customer on $10,000 Bike

Harley-Davidson Road King Consignment Scams Motorcycle Shop Owner

A Granville motorcycle shop owner faces three felony charges after he allegedly scammed a man out of a $10,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle and forged documents to get the bike’s title in his name, police said. Donald A. Connolly, 41, of Granville, was charged with third-degree grand larceny and two counts of second-degree forgery after an investigation by State Police, authorities said. He said Monday that the case was the result of…

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AMA to Re-Brand Amercian Flat Track Series

AMA American Flat Track Series Race

 AMA Pro Racing has proudly announced the official rebranding of the all-new American Flat Track (AFT) series – formerly known as AMA Pro Flat Track. The rebranding of the series coincides with the dawn of a new era for America’s favorite motorcycle sport, which includes a restructured class system as well as a re-envisioning of the event format. While holding true to the legacy of a sport rich in history, the modifications…

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Harley-Davidson to Lay Off 200 Employees

Harley-Davidson Engine Plant

Harley-Davidson plans to cut 115 jobs at the Springettsbury plant, according to Harley spokeswoman Bernadette Lauer. Harley-Davidson Inc. plans to cut 200 regular and casual union employees in the fourth-quarter at plants across the United States, Lauer said. At the Springettsbury plant, it affects 100 regular union positions and 15 casual union positions. The plant is located at 1425 Eden Road. “We continually evaluate industry and market changes to provide…

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