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2010 NW Motorcycle Show - Fan Report

Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Our weekly Motorcycle USA Fan Report comes from Reuben Schaeffer, who attended the Northwest Motorcycle Show in Spokane, Washington.

Lichter's Eternal Combustion 30 in the Wind

Monday, February 15, 2010
Famed motorcycle industry photographer Michael Lichter announced his 10th annual Motorcycles as Art exhibit to be displayed at Sturgis will be called Eternal Combustion 30 in the Wind.

Wizards Intros First 30-Inch Wheeled Bagger

Friday, February 12, 2010
Wizards Products hosted the first-ever 30-inch wheeled bagger, built by Ballistic Motorcycles, at the recent Cincinnati V-Twin Expo.

2010 Minneapolis IMS - Fan Report

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
MotoUSA fan D.p. Setzepfandt submitted his MotorcycleUSA Fan Report for the 2010 Minneapolis IMS Show.

Oshkosh's Rumble With a Cause Sweepstakes

Monday, February 8, 2010
In support of the Armed Forces Foundation, Oshkosh Defence is planning a month of events around the country including its Rumble With a Cause Sweepstakes.

New Road Around Sturgis Nixed by Meade Co.

Friday, February 5, 2010
Meade County Commissioners voted 3-1 to suspend all engineering on a proposed route that could have potentially alleviated traffic down Lazelle Street come rally time.

Polaris Acquires Engine Developer swissauto

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Polaris Industries announced it has acquired engine developer swissauto Powersports, a move that will expand Polaris' engineering capabilities and increase the company's European presence.

Harley-Davidson Donates Bikes to Haiti Relief

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Harley-Davidson is stepping up to the plate by donating 28 motorcycles to help in the Haitian relief effort.

Bongothedude Motorcycle Trading Cards

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Have a trading card made of your custom motorcycle or bike club by Bongothedude.com, a new company that makes personalized, collectible trading cards for motorcycle enthusiasts.

Buffalo Chip Gearing up for Sturgis 2010

Friday, January 29, 2010
The Legendary Buffalo Chip, the epicenter and purveyor of the ultimate Sturgis experience, is already gearing up for 2010 with the announcement that the band Disturbed has been added to its list of entertainment.

Hot Leathers Helping Haiti Earthquake Victims

Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Hot Leathers is donating $1 of every web order between now and February 14 to the American Red Cross Haitian Relief and Development Fund.

Bonhams to Sell Pre-1950's Motorcycles

Monday, January 11, 2010
Bonhams is set to auction 100 pre-1950's Spanish motorcycles on February 27, 2010 at the RAF Museum.

Jillian Michaels, H-D Promote Women Riders

Thursday, December 31, 2009
TV wellness expert, Jillian Michaels, will be teaming up with Harley-Davidson to encourage women riders and to spotlight National Garage Party Month.

Ridley Motorcycles Settles H-D Lawsuit

Monday, December 28, 2009
Ridley Motorcycle Company announced that it has reached a settlement with Harley-Davidson after a seven-year battle over the trade name Auto-Glide.

Win Fat Boy, Support Rumble with a Cause

Monday, December 28, 2009
The Rumble With a Cause campaign, a sweepstakes that gives entrants a chance to win one of two custom-painted Harley Fat Boy motorcycles, has a goal of raising $150,000 for the Armed Forces Foundation.

Indian Motorcycles Pass CARB, Head West

Monday, December 28, 2009
Indian Motorcyles will open two new Californian dealers after passing the strict California Air Resources Board certification.

Vagabond Chopper Promotes Chicks Rule Tour

Thursday, December 24, 2009
Vagabond Chopper Co. is promoting the 2010 Chicks Rule & Boys Drool Tour, a traveling showcase dedicated to women motorcycle riders.

Detroit Bros. Host Motor City Motors Show

Tuesday, December 22, 2009
The Detroit Bros., Dave and James Kaye, will be hosting a new series on the Discovery Channel entitled Motor City Motors where they have five days to build custom hot rods and motorcycles.

Limpnickie Lot Builders Manual 2 Deadline

Friday, December 18, 2009
The 'Next Generation' of custom motorcycle builders known collectively as The Limpnickie Lot are preparing to piece together their second annual Builders Manual.

Bikers Bash and Sun Run Raise Charity $250K

Friday, December 18, 2009
This year's Bikers Bash and Toys in the Sun Run, part of the Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse Tour, raised over $250K for charities in the Ft. Lauderdale area.