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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.

Jesse James Book, American Outlaw, Out Soon

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Jesse James, the custom bike builder who built West Coast Choppers into an empire, has a new book coming out soon titled 'American Outlaw.'

'The Great Ride' to Premier on Fox Sports Net

Thursday, March 24, 2011
The Great Ride show, set to premier Tuesday March 29th on Fox Sports Net, will feature all the latest inventions and toys and is a must-watch for any motorcycle enthusiast.

2011 Custom Chrome Dealer Show

Thursday, March 24, 2011
The 2011 Custom Chrome Dealer Show featured one of the biggest lineups yet with 80 vendors and hundreds of authorized dealers in attendance.

Custom Chrome Aids Buffalo Chip Challenge

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Custom Chrome aims to give Western Dakota Technical Institute students the upper hand by sponsoring them in the 2011 Buffalo Chip Challenge.

See Michael Lichter's Slant Artist at Buffalo Chip

Monday, March 21, 2011
The Legendary Buffalo Chip recently announced the name of famed photographer Michael Lichter's 11th Annual Motorcycles as Art Exhibit - Slant Artist, An Eccentric View on Motorcycles and Art.

Sturgis Road Show Comes to Pennsylvania

Friday, March 11, 2011
The Sturgis Road Show will be making its way to the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA on April 15th and will feature concerts, food and motorcycle vendor displays.

Inaugural Office Depot Foundation Poker Run

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Inaugural Office Depot Foundation Poker Run will cover 180 miles of scenic south Florida highways to help raise funds supporting programs serving children, families and communities.

Öhlins Limited-Time Discount for Metric Cruisers

Monday, February 28, 2011
Öhlins shock upgrades for Metric cruisers are available for a limited time, from Öhlins USA, with pricing at a totally unbelievable almost 50% off.

Ride for Kids Donations Top $4.5 Million

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Ride for Kids donations top 4.5 million for Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation in 2010; 2011 season opens April 3 in South Florida.

CustomChromeBikeShows.com Launches

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Custom Chrome launched a new website, CustomChromeBikeShows.com, to support its international bike show series.

Viper Motorcycle Co. Launches New Website

Thursday, January 13, 2011
Viper Motorcycle Co., manufacturer of one of the most potent V-Twins on the market, the 152 cubic-inch Viper V-Twin, has launched a new website and is now selling Viper apparel.

3-Day Breast Cancer Motorcycle Raffle

Friday, January 7, 2011
On October 14th-16th, 2011 thousands of women and men will join together to walk 60 miles through Philadelphia, PA for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure to help raise awareness for breast cancer.

Custom Chrome to Carry Cycle Visions Parts

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Custom Chrome International announced it has reached an agreement with Cycle Visions and will be offering a line of its aftermarket parts.

IMBBA to Hold World Cup of Bike Building

Wednesday, January 5, 2011
The International Master Bike Builders Association will be conducting a World Cup Competition pitting the best custom bike builders from around the world against one another for cash, prizes and prestige.

Riding Nova Scotia Fan Report

Monday, January 3, 2011
Our fan reporter and some friends take on the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia where they encounter some thrills and a close call.

Win SPS Custom in Arizona Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Four Arizona-based businesses are combating the bad economy with a unique promotion, a statewide scavenger hunt for the keys to a custom Sucker Punch Sally's motorcycle priced at $35,000.