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S&S Reveal KN-Kone Flathead Engine

Friday, June 18, 2010
Retro never gets old. The new KN-Kone motor combines the look of a knuckle, with the bullet-proof design and charging system of the 1970-'99 style alternator lower end.

Hot Leathers Headed to Laconia Bike Week

Thursday, June 10, 2010
Hot Leathers is headed to Weirs Beach, New Hampshire for Laconia Motorcycle Week 2010 in celebration of its 25th consecutive year of attending one of the oldest motorcycle rallies around.

2010 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show July 18

Wednesday, June 9, 2010
The 2010 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show & Calendar Girl Music Festival, one of America's premier custom, sportbike and performance motorcycle events, takes place July 18th at the Queen Mary Event Park in Long Beach, CA.

S.C. Court Overrules Myrtle Beach Helmet Law

Wednesday, June 9, 2010
The South Carolina Supreme Court struck down the city of Myrtle Beach's helmet law on the grounds that it preempts state law.

2010 Legends Ride to Kick Off 70th Sturgis Rally

Wednesday, June 9, 2010
The third annual Legends Ride through the Black Hills of South Dakota will help kick-off the 70th Sturgis Rally while raising money for the Children's Home of the Black Hills and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum.

Biker Chicz TV Series Begins Filming at Laconia

Friday, June 4, 2010
Filming for a new reality TV series featuring Boston's East Coast Biker Chicks Motorcycle Club is scheduled to start at Laconia Bike Week.

AFF/Oshkosh Rumble With a Cause Winners

Wednesday, June 2, 2010
The Armed Forces Foundation in conjunction with Oshkosh Defense announced the two lucky people of its Rumble With a Cause Sweepstakes who won custom painted Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

Hot Leathers Heading to Lake George Americade

Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Hot Leathers summer tour is kicking into high gear as it heads to Lake George from June 7-10 to take part in Americade 2010.

ATK to Offer New Line of Motorcycles for 2011

Wednesday, June 2, 2010
American motorcycle and ATV manufacturer ATK Motorcycles is partnering with S&T Motors of Korea (also known as Hyosung) to import motorcycle hard parts for assembly and sale by ATK in the U.S.

Buffalo Chip's 2010 Sturgis Schedule of Events

Friday, May 28, 2010
The Legendary Buffalo Chip will once again be the place to be as it has more motorcycle rally fun planned than ever before for the 70th anniversary of Sturgis Rally Week.

Ken Griffey Jr. Buys $50K Raider for B&G Club

Thursday, May 27, 2010
Baseball star Ken Griffey Jr. purchased a custom Star Raider for $50,000 with the money going to benefit his favorite charity, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Low and Mean Offers Honda Fury Reaper Fender

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Low and Mean is offering its Honda Fury Reaper front fender which gives the 2010 Honda Fury a cleaner, custom motorcycle look.

Hot Leathers at Red River Rally Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Hot Leathers is heading to New Mexico to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the 27th Annual Red River Rally.

Motorcycle Sales Down First Quarter 2010

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
More bad news for the industry as the MIC numbers reflects another decline in first quarter sales for 2010, down 22.7% from 2009 numbers.

South Texas Three Day Adventure - Fan Report

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
This week's fan report comes from Travis Blythe as he takes a trip through central Texas with his brother and father for a family cruiser ride.

Pee-wee Herman To Kick off Chip's Sturgis Party

Tuesday, May 25, 2010
The lovable funny man Pee-wee Herman will help get the party started at the Legendary Buffalo Chip for Sturgis 2010 as he embarks on a 'Big New Adventure.'

Victory Moving Engine Production to Spirit Lake

Friday, May 21, 2010
In response to concerns over yesterday's announcement that Polaris Industries is closing its Osceola, Wisconsin plant, Victory Motorcycles states that engine assembly will be moved to its Spirit Lake, Iowa facility.

Michele Smith Joins Strip Club Choppers Tour

Thursday, May 20, 2010
Michele Smith, former hostess of 'American Thunder,' has joined her AT co-host Jay Barbieri on the Strip Club Choppers Roadhouse Tour.

Pinstriper Dave 'Letterfly' Knoderer Feature

Thursday, May 20, 2010
Dave 'Letterfly' Knoderer shares his story about his 'purple benches' and how he became a free-hand pinstriping and mural artist in the motorcycle industry.

Diamond Posse's Journey Begins in Texas

Thursday, May 20, 2010
The brave and inspired troupe of women motorcyclists known as the Diamond Posse has embarked on their journey to Milwaukee from San Antonio as they attempt to bring awareness to the plight of American veterans.