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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.

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.

2012 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Review

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Vintage motorcycles drummed to life and rumbled through Carmel Valley, then headed to the Quail Lodge for a concours the next day at the budding affair known as the Quail Motorcycle Gathering.

World Superbike Monza Preview 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The World Superbike paddock makes its second 2012 trip to Italy to compete on the historic Monza circuit, highlighted by a big celebration in honor of 25 years of World Superbike racing.

2012 Harley-Davidson Seventy-Two First Ride

Wednesday, May 2, 2012
We were kickin' it old school as we cruised around Bike Week on the 2012 Harley Seventy-Two, the latest Sportster with throwback styling including a peanut tank, spoke wheels, whitewalls, and mini-apes.

Motorcycle Superstore Bagger Project - Engine

Friday, April 27, 2012
Work has begun on the Motorcycle Superstore Road Glide project as Mark Daley of Thunder Struck Customs tears into the engine for us to install an S&S 106" Big Piston Kit and new cams.

Wal-Mart Added to Sturgis Trademark Dispute

Thursday, April 26, 2012
The plot thickens over Sturgis word marks after a U.S. District Judge allowed Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Inc. to name Wal-Mart as a defendant over use of trademarked material.

Profits, Sales up in Harley 1Q Financial Report

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Harley-Davidson posted its best first quarter results in years with profits up 44% and worldwide sales increasing 20% compared to the same time frame last year.

MIC Leak Says Harley US Sales up 25.5%

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing yesterday by Harley-Davidson validates a leaked research update filed by the MIC stating The Motor Company's US sales rose 25.5% in the first quarter of 2012.

2012 Star Raider SCL First Ride

Monday, April 23, 2012
Star Motorcycles chose its muscle cruiser as the first bike in its Star Custom Line. We travel to the green hills of Georgia for our first ride on the 2012 Raider SCL.

Michigan Gov. Signs Bill Changing Helmet Law

Friday, April 13, 2012
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder approved a bill yesterday amending the state's mandatory helmet law, giving riders 21 and older the right to choose.

Icon 1000 Chapter Jacket Review

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Icon recently brought out a stylish new series of gear for its limited edition 1000 collection. We've been testing the Icon 1000 Chapter Jacket over the last couple of months. Here's our findings.

Fairless, Ness, Perewitz Build ONE for Allstate

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Allstate Insurance enlisted the help of custom bike builders, Rick Fairless, Arlen Ness and Dave Perewitz, to promote their motorcycle awareness campaigns like the ONE program.

MotoGP Qatar Results 2012

Sunday, April 8, 2012
The 2012 MotoGP season started with a thrilling race under the floodlights of the Losail International Circuit as a late race pass sealed the deal for one jubilant rider.

Razorback's Petrino Crashes More Than Harley

Friday, April 6, 2012
Arkansas Razorback head coach Bobby Petrino may have wrecked more than his motorcycle after the coach was put on administrative leave yesterday when it was revealed he was riding with a young female administrator he had recently hired.

2012 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim First Ride

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
We take Harley-Davidson's 2012 Softail Slim out for a ride around Daytona Beach for our review of The Motor Company's latest cruiser motorcycle.