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Articles By Bryan Harley - Cruiser Editor

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.

Big Bear Choppers Talks - From Boom to Bust

Friday, July 6, 2012
Motorcycle USA gets an exclusive interview with the new and former owners of Big Bear Choppers to talk about the motorcycle manufacturer's rise, fall, and resurrection.

AMA Pro Flat Track Lima Half-Mile Results 2012

Monday, July 2, 2012
Slammin' Sammy Halbert lived up to his name by slammin' the door on Henry Wiles on the last turn of Lima's 25-lap Half-Mile National to win his first GNC race of the season.

Champion Investments Acquires Lehman Trikes

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Champion Investments, Inc. has come to the rescue of Lehman Trikes after announcing it has acquired the 'Leader of the Three World's' assets and trade name.

Phil Collen - Def Leppard, Manraze, Motorcycles

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Phil Collen, lead guitarist for Def Leppard, promotes the motorcycle lifestyle through his side project Manraze, the band who laid down the title tracks for director Mark Sloper's "I, Superbiker" documentaries.

Icon 1000 Shorty Jacket Review

Thursday, June 21, 2012
With temperatures rising, the Icon 1000 Shorty Jacket provides a happy median between a big, bulky biker jacket and a vest.

Ducati Issues Recall for 2012 1199 Panigale

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Ducati has issued a recall for certain model 2012 1199 Panigale for an improper screw which may have been used to connect the swingarm to the rear suspension linkage.

Laconia Motorcycle Week 2012 Review

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Motorcycle USA looks back at some of the highlights of Laconia Motorcycle Week 2012, from cruising Weirs Beach to partying lakeside at the NAZ to watching the pro hillblimbers in Canaan.

Jody Perewitz Laconia Bike Week Interview

Saturday, June 16, 2012
During the Laconia Motorcycle Rally we caught up with the fastest woman on an American V-Twin, Jody Perewitz, land speed record holder and member of the prestigious 200 mph club.

AMA Pro Hillclimbs Storm Laconia Bike Week

Thursday, June 14, 2012
AMA Pro Hillclimbers brought the action to Canaan, New Hampshire for the second round of the 2012 season, thrilling fans with their daring runs in an event held in conjunction with Laconia Motorcycle Week.

Laconia Biker Build-Off 2012 Pits 5 for $5000

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The competition at the Laconia Bud Light Biker Build-Off 2012 is heating up as five custom motorcycle shops work diligently to complete a ground-up build in one week and win people's votes for a chance at five-grand.

Custom V Star 950 - A Low and Mean Machine

Friday, June 8, 2012
Low and Mean lives up to its name by slammin' and stretchin' a V Star 950, dropping it via Platinum Air Ride Suspension and stretching it with 8-degree VTX-treme triple trees.

Laconia Motorcycle Week Preview 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012
From the Lobster Pound to Weirs Beach, motorcyclists from around the East Coast will soon be taking over the New Hampshire Lakes Region for the 89th Laconia Motorcycle Week.

Hogslayer The Unapproachable Legend Review

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
We review Jim Cutting's documentary called 'Hogslayer The Unapproachable Legend,' a movie about a drag bike with twin Norton engines that dominated the quarter-mile scene in the '70s.

2013 Victory Judge vs 2012 Harley Fat Bob

Monday, June 4, 2012
With their drag bars, beefy front tires and big V-Twins, we pit two heavyweight American cruisers against one another in our 2013 Judge vs 2012 Fat Bob comparison.

Motorcycle Superstore Bagger Project - Part II

Friday, June 1, 2012
The Motorcycle Superstore Road Glide Project Bagger is really taking shape with a totally revised front end and a new BDL open belt primary drive.

McGuinness Breaks 130 Barrier at 2012 IOM TT

Thursday, May 31, 2012
On a cloudy, grey Wednesday at the Isle of Man, Honda TT Legends rider John McGuinness became the first rider to average over 130 mph a lap around the Mountain Course in the Superbike class.

Guy Wins Motorcycle USA Custom Honda Fury

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Motorcycle USA is pleased to announce Guy Fernandez of Berthoud, Colorado, as the lucky winner of our custom 2011 Honda Fury giveaway, held in conjunction with the Ultimate Custom Bike Show series.

Icon Elsinore Motorcycle Boots Review

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Blending motocross styling in a motorcycle boot built for the street, we've been wearing the Icon Elsinore Boots over the last few months to see how they handle the abuse of miles in the saddle.

2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe First Ride

Monday, May 14, 2012
The 2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe, Star Motorcycles big bagger with a fork-mounted fairing and a potent powerplant, returns for its third rendition with improved resources for riders.

Magni R3 Makes World Debut at Quail Gathering

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Italian motorcycle maker Magni teamed up with Triple Tecs to build the Magni R3 'Rocket' featuring the first British engine mated to Magni's signature double cradle chrome-moly race frame.