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Articles By Bryan Harley - Cruiser Editor

Bryan Harley
By Bryan Harley
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Our resident road warrior has earned his stripes covering the rally circuit, from riding the Black Hills of Sturgis to cruising Main Street in Daytona Beach. Whether it’s chopped, bobbed, or bored, metric to ‘Merican, he rides ‘em all.

2014 Sturgis Rally Review

Thursday, August 14, 2014
It was a crazy eight days in the Black Hills for the 74th annual Sturgis biker rally. We bring you some of the best storylines from the 2014 Sturgis Rally, from the Indian Scout's debut to Biker Battleground baggers.

2014 Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show Sturgis

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The 26th annual Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show went down at The Buffalo Chip's CrossRoads, this year's show featuring the Black Hills Bagger Showdown.

TORC Invades Sturgis – We Take a Lap

Thursday, August 7, 2014
TORC Racing took its high-powered show to Sturgis for the very first time. We take a lap in a TORC truck on the Buffalo Chip's new track then discuss the crossover between TORC and motorcycling.

2014 Sturgis Rally: Pictures Speak 1000 Words

Thursday, August 7, 2014
They say a picture speaks 1000 words, so we've assembled some of our best shots from Sturgis 2014 for you to enjoy.

Roland Sands Rides Sturgis On Indian Tracker

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Roland Sands has been rumbling around Sturgis and the Black Hills on the Indian boardtracker he designed, a wonderful machine stripped to the essentials and powered by an 1811cc Thunder Stroke 111 mill.

TORC/Buffalo Chip Cut Ribbon on Sturgis Track

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
TORC's BJ Biltwell and The Buffalo Chip's Rod Woodruff cut the ribbon on The Chip's new Powersports Complex, bringing the first-ever TORC races to Sturgis.

Burt Munro Breaks Record 36 Years After Death

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Burt Munro's legacy as the 'World's Fastest Indian' continues to grow as 36 years after his death he gets credited with a new land speed record.

2015 Indian Scout First Ride

Monday, August 4, 2014
We channeled our inner Burt Munro during a first ride on the resurrected Indian Scout, tapping into the liquid-cooled V-Twin's claimed 100 horsepower on the roads around Sturgis.

2015 Indian Scout Debuts in Sturgis

Sunday, August 3, 2014
Indian Motorcycle Co is stealing headlines in Sturgis again as it debuts the 2015 Indian Scout, a liquid-cooled V-Twin with a claimed 100 hp and the lightest weight in its class.

2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide First Look

Friday, August 1, 2014
Harley-Davidson confirms the return of its 2015 Road Glide and Road Glide Special in a parade down Main Street Sturgis, bringing back its shark-nosed bagger after a year's absence.

From Buffy to Biker - Kristy Swanson Interview

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
While many recognize actress Kristy Swanson for roles in Hollywood movies, fewer know she loves to ride her big cruiser motorcycle around Sturgis in events like the Legends Ride.

2014 Sturgis Rally Preview

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The 74th annual biker rally in the Black Hills kicks off this weekend, so we've whipped up a preview of the 2014 Sturgis Rally to help you plan out your party schedule.

2015 Victory Magnum First Ride

Monday, July 28, 2014
Victory gives its best-selling bagger the custom treatment, adding a 21-inch front wheel, new LED headlight, lowering the rear an inch to go with top-shelf paint in the 2015 Victory Magnum.

2015 Polaris Slingshot First Ride Review

Sunday, July 27, 2014
The rumors are true - Polaris has built a three-wheeled roadster. With ABS, traction control, and an Electronic Stability Program, we did our best to break it loose during our 2015 Polaris Slingshot First Ride.

Tire Evolution: Metzeler ME888 Marathon Ultras

Monday, July 14, 2014
The ME888 Marathon Ultras continue the evolution of tires for the V-Twin set, the latest Metzelers said to improve overall handling with a longer tread life than the ME880s it replaces.

Spied: 2015 Harley-Davidson Freewheeler Trike

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Motorcycle USA got hold of spy shots of a new Harley trike, what we believe is the 2015 Harley 'Freewheeler' sportier and more solo-minded than the touring-oriented Tri-Glide.

J&P Cycles Hit by Storm, Shipping Delayed

Monday, June 30, 2014
A day after holding its 34th annual Open House Rally, J&P Cycles' Anamosa, Iowa facility was rocked by a powerful thunderstorm causing the company to delay shipping temporarily while it assesses damages.

2015 Yamaha FZ-07 First Ride

Monday, June 30, 2014
We spend a day tapping into the Parallel Twin of the 2015 FZ-07 around Seattle and Bainbridge Island during our first ride on Yamaha's latest budget-friendly street bike.

2015 Harley Street 750 Second Ride Review

Monday, June 23, 2014
We get a second ride on Harley's 2015 Street 750, this time on the first production units out of KC, and compare notes with our first adventure on Harley's liquid-cooled 750 cruiser.

James Stewart Fails Test, Suspended by FIM

Friday, June 20, 2014
Yoshimura Suzuki rider James Stewart has been suspended by the FIM after failing a doping test issued after the Seattle Supercross round April 12.