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Roland Sands Kit - Sportster to Cafe Racer

Monday, September 20, 2010
Custom motorcycle builder Roland Sands offers the RSD line of Cafe Sportster parts for converting a late-model Sportster into a cool cafe racer.

Philadelphia/St. Louis Ride for Kids Benefit

Monday, September 20, 2010
A Ride for Kids event in Philadelphia and St. Louis generated $239,302 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Land Speed Record Set on Big Dog Bulldog

Friday, September 17, 2010
OKC Thunder Cycle's Sam Wills raced a Big Dog Bulldog to a record-setting speed of 158.766 mph during the recent Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats.

2010 Motorcycle Cannonball Passes 1000 Miles

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Four stages of the Motorcycle Cannonball completed; breakdowns, repairs, and rider lead changes a daily event.

Labor Day Weekend Adventure - Fan Report

Monday, September 13, 2010
This week’s fan report documents one reader’s Labor Day ride through the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Motorcycle Cannonball Event Launches

Friday, September 10, 2010
The Motorcycle Cannonball crew officially took to the road on Friday September 10th, launching out of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina and beginning a 16-day trip that will take them to Santa Monica, California.

Ride for Kids Event Raises Over $71,000

Monday, August 16, 2010
A Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Ride for kids event in Utah and Massachusetts raised more than $71,000 for research and family support programs.

Legends Art Gallery at Broken Spoke Sturgis

Monday, August 2, 2010
The Legends Art Gallery, with work by artist David Uhl and photographer Josh Kurpius along with a collection of historic motorcycles, will be located on the second floor of the main saloon at the Broken Spoke Campground in Sturgis.

Wisconsin/New York Ride for Kids Benefit

Monday, August 2, 2010
At a recent Ride for Kids event that took place in Wisconsin and the Hudson Valley, volunteers collected approximately $198,000 that will be put toward the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Low and Mean's Honda Fury 8 Degree Triple Tree

Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Give your Honda Fury even more of a chopper stance with Low and Mean's 8 Degree Billet Triple Trees.

Guns n' Roses, Daughtry to Rock 'n Rev Sturgis

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Guns n' Roses will make its first appearance in four years at the Rock 'n Rev Festival at Sturgis on Friday, August 13 in an ever-expanding concertlineup that now includes the rockin' band Daughtry.

Kansas Ride for Kids Raises Over $109,000

Monday, July 26, 2010
The community of Marysville, Ohio celebrated the 19th Ride for Kids event on Saturday July 24th with over 2010 motorcyclists in attendance.

Michael Lichter's Motorcycles as Art at Sturgis

Friday, July 23, 2010
Famed motorcycle industry photographer Michael Lichter has 30 custom motorcycle builders teamed together for his 10th annual Motorcycles as Art exhibit that will be on display at the Buffalo Chip during Sturgis 2010.

CAO Cigar Announces SPS Lady Liberty Winner

Friday, July 23, 2010
CAO Cigars selected the winner of the Sucker Punch Sally's Lady Liberty motorcycle giveaway in a party at CAO headquarters.

Speed Shop Design 'Best of' LA Calendar Show

Friday, July 23, 2010
Chris Flechtner of Speed Shop Design rode away with the 'Best of Show' award in last weekend's LA Calendar Show & Calendar Girl Music Festival.

Roland Sands Design's New Turbine Air Cleaner

Friday, July 16, 2010
Custom motorcycle builder Roland Sands and crew have been busy creating this cool RSD Turbine Air Cleaner with styling cues straight off a jet engine.

Freedom Ride Celebrates 25 Years Fighting MD

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
This weekend marks the 25th year of the Freedom Ride in rural Wisconsin, an event that raises funds to support the fight against muscular dystrophy.

Santee Bonanza II Bars by Fred Kodlin

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Fred Kodlin of Murdercycles fame designed the new and improved Bonanza II handlebars for Santee.

Big Dog Motorcycles Shuffles Management

Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Big Dog Motorcycles announced that it has promoted several people within the company to new managemant positions.

S&S Donates Engine/Frame for Navy Charity Bike

Tuesday, July 13, 2010
S&S Cycle has signed on to provide the frame and engine for a Naval charity bike being built with help from the people of Steel Anchor, Darwin Motorcycles and Rahal Letterman Racing.