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Rumble for the Heartland

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Rumble For The Heartland (RFTH) is a family-friendly signature charity motorcycle tour, founded Lorenzo Lamas, and veteran television producer, Chad Greulach, as an effort to raise funding and awareness for veterans and active duty military.

Love Ride Returns for 2011

Monday, August 8, 2011
Tonight Show host, Jay Leno, will lead thousands of bikers to Castaic Lake for the 28th annual Love Ride on October 23, 2011.

Performance Machine Acquires Xtreme Wheels

Monday, August 8, 2011
Performance Machine recently acquired Xtreme Machine Motorcycle Wheels USA, but will continue to manufacture products under the Xtreme Machine brand name.

Measures Being Taken to Lighten Sturgis Traffic

Friday, July 22, 2011
A conversation with the owner of the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground revealed traffic in and around Sturgis this year should be lighter thanks to the involvement of the Dept. of Transportation and the support of South Dakota's governor.

Broken Spoke Saloon's 2011 Sturgis Concerts

Friday, July 22, 2011
The Broken Spoke Campground and Saloon has released its full 2011 concert line-up for Sturgis, a list that includes .38 Special, Foghat and the Little River Band.

Royal Enfield to Open New Manufacturing Plant

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Royal Enfield announced it is building a new manufacturing facility to meet the worldwide demand for its iconic motorcycles.

American V-Twin Dealer Show to Launch in Indy

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Advanstar Communications announces the launch of a new American V-Twin Dealer Show with the Indy Dealer Expo to create a one-stop-shopping experience for the industry.

Big Dog Performance Products New Website

Friday, July 1, 2011
Big Dog Motorcycles may have ceased production but the company is still producing aftermarket parts and accesories for its motorcycles in addition to offering other V-Twin parts.

MDA Benefit Rides Raises Over $200,000 in WI

Thursday, June 30, 2011
Thousands of motorcyclists rallied in Wisconsin this month to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. With the help of local HOG chapters and motorcycle dealerships, MDA hosted two benefit rides, raising over $200,000 for the Association.

TrikeRidersNow.com $3000 Giveaway

Friday, June 10, 2011
TrikeRidersNow.com (TRN), online magazine serving the three-wheel motorcycle market, is launching a TRN Ultimate Giveaway. The contest's grand prize is a set of custom trike wheels furnished by Performance Machine valued at $3,000.

2011 Royal Enfield at Jay Leno’s Garage

Monday, May 16, 2011
When one of the oldest motorcycle brands in the world returned to California, it didn’t take long for one of California’s most famous automotive enthusiasts, Jay Leno, to take notice.

Farmers Recognized for Motorcycle Safety

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Farmers Insurance welcomed Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson to their Caledonia campus on Thursday, May 12th, 2011 to receive a recognition award from the State of Michigan for Outstanding Performance in Motorcycle Safety.

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Attempts a Comeback

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The South Carolina Supreme Court struck down Myrtle Beach's helmet law last year and now the rest of the Grand Strand is trying to return Myrtle Beach Bike Week to a semblance of its former glory.

Cobra USA Offers Exhausts for Star Stryker

Friday, May 6, 2011
Cobra Engineering released four full exhaust systems and one new slip-on muffler for the Star Stryker.

Black Falcon, More at Quail Motorcycle Gathering

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Falcon Motorcycles will debut The Black, the Bathing Suit Bike will be on display, and the auction of Steve McQueen's 1971 Husky 400 highlight the upcoming Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California.

Buffalo Chip Celebrates 30 - Win Custom Victory

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The Legendary Buffalo Chip thanks its customers, both past and present, with the '30 Years Strong - Sturgis Buffalo Chip" Bike Give-Away during the 71st annual Sturgis Rally.

It's Official - Intrust Forecloses, Big Dog Closes

Friday, April 8, 2011
After initially denying it was going under, Intrust Bank has officially foreclosed on Big Dog Motorcycles and the company has closed its doors.

IMBBA Announces US World Cup Competitors

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The International Master Bike Builder Association announced the names of the American custom motorcycle builders who will represent our country in the IMBBA World Cup Competition next year.

Bruce Rossmeyer's Harley Museum/Store

Monday, April 4, 2011
Bruce Rossmeyer's announced it is going to open a Bruce Rossmeyer Harley-Davidson museum and store at its Beach Street location in Daytona Beach.

Performance Machine's New Trike Wheels Line

Thursday, March 31, 2011
Performance Machine introduces its new line of 2011 trike wheel designs for various OEM three-wheeled motorcycles.