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S&S Offers Special Anders Nygren V-Twin

Monday, April 30, 2012
S&S Cycle pays tribute to the founder of Flathead Power, Anders Nygren, with a limited edition signature series engine.

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.

Harley-Davidson 19th Annual Black-N-Blue Ball

Friday, April 27, 2012
Harley-Davidson teams up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association for the 19th annual Black-N-Blue Ball in support of MDA programs and services.

MIC Welcomes Eight New Member Companies

Friday, April 27, 2012
Motorcycle Industry Council continues to increase membership with innovative and esteemed powersports businesses.

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.

H-D Launches LED Lighting Website

Thursday, April 26, 2012
The new Harley-Davidson website highlights LED lighting products. The 'Own the Night' website demonstrates the advantages of LED lighting accessories.

Bacon Brothers at MDA Ride for Life

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Bacon Brothers are to perform at the Ride for Life 25th Anniversary to benefit the MDA with an exclusive concert for event participants with a special finale moment planned.

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.

2012 Arizona Bike Week Report

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Contributing editor J. Joshua Placa heads to the 16th Arizona Bike Week in Scottsdale, and not surprisingly, has an amazing time.

Win Bike and World Superbike VIP Package

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Miller Motorsports Park is offering the winners VIP experience packages to the World Superbike Utah USA round, including hotel accommodations.

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.

Cycle News April 24 Issue Available

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The April 24, 2012 digital edition of Cycle News is available online and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

MIC Reports Motorcycle Sales Up 6.7% in Q1

Monday, April 23, 2012
The Motorcycle Industry Council delivers some positive news on new motorcycle sales, reporting a sales increase of 6.7% for the first quarter of 2012.

California, Florida Riders Join Forces for Kids

Monday, April 23, 2012
Dual sport, road riders in California and Florida join forces to help kids with brain tumors.

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.

AMA Flash Tours Offers Prizes for Road Riders

Saturday, April 21, 2012
AMA Flash Tours promote fun themes, prizes for road riders.

AMA Starts AMA Get Out and Ride Smart! Week

Saturday, April 21, 2012
AMA kicks off AMA Get Out and Ride Smart! Week.

Rare Crockers in Bonham Quail Lodge Auction

Friday, April 20, 2012
Extraordinary american motorcycles from a private european collection to be offered at Quail Lodge with an unheard of three Crocker road models that will headline exquisite assembly.

Harley-Davidson World Ride Starts June 24

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Harley-Davidson announced its World Ride will start June 24 and Million Mile Monday is expanding to two days this year.

Quail Gathering Adds Marketplace, Magni Debut

Thursday, April 19, 2012
The fourth annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering keeps getting better, adding The Quail Marketplace and the US debut of Magni Motorcycles 1972 Magni Rocket 3.

Sturgis Stunters - Ewing/Friesen at Buffalo Chip

Thursday, April 19, 2012
World Record motorcycle stunt riders Clint Ewing and Kane Friesen to perform at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip this summer.

Flow Wall System Garage Review

Thursday, April 19, 2012
The MotoUSA garage gets organized! Check out how a Flow Wall System cleaned up our act.

Win a Custom Low and Mean V Star 950

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Custom V Star 950 Sweepstakes bike is to be unveiled at the annual Laughlin River Run.

Roland Sands Design Grand Opening 2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The folks at RSD host a grand opening party to celebrate its new line of apparel.

Camp at the Spoke - Sturgis Discount

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Broken Spoke Campground is offering the best camping value at Sturgis which is just a few short months away.

Motorcycle Icon Terry Pratt Dies at 67

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Motorcycle industry icon and media figure Terry Pratt died at the age of 67 from liver and pancreatic cancer.

Memorable Motorcycle: Ducati 450 Scrambler

Monday, April 16, 2012
For this edition of Memorable Motorcycles, our man Melling presents the 450 Ducati Scrambler - which featured a beautiful Italian Single, and its fair share of quirks...

Mustang Wide Tripper Solo Seat for Harley FLs

Friday, April 13, 2012
Mustang Motorcycle Seats introduces its latest product for Harley FL models, the Mustang Wide Tripper Solo Seat.

Black Ice Nine-Spoke Wheel for Harley Tourers

Friday, April 13, 2012
Harley-Davidson is releasing its Nine-Spoke Cast Wheel in Black Ice for 2009-later touring motorcycles.

AMA Get Out and Ride For a Cause! Week

Friday, April 13, 2012
The AMA Get Out and Ride For A Cause! Week kicks-off this weekend as part of the month-long AMA Get Out and Ride! campaign.

Nugent, Skynyrd to Rock Thrills in Irish Hills

Friday, April 13, 2012
Michigan's latest motorcycle rally, Thrills in the Irish Hills, is kicking off with a stellar music lineup of Ted Nugent, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ace Frehley and Paul Rodgers.

MIC Recognizes Senator Amy Klobuchar

Friday, April 13, 2012
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) received the MIC Chairman's Award for her efforts in stopping a ban on youth ATVs and dirt bikes and saving the Recreational Trails Program.

Oldest American-Made Motorcycle for Auction

Friday, April 13, 2012
One of the oldest known, unrestored American-made motorcycles around, a 1903 Indian, will go on the auction block Saturday, April 21.

RSD Retail Store Grand Opening

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Roland Sands Design is set to open an on-site retail store in Los Alamitos, California on Saturday April, 14th 2012.

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.

Eric Church in Concert at Sturgis Buffalo Chip

Thursday, April 12, 2012
The Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground in Sturgis announced the latest addition to its summer concerts, with country star Eric Church scheduled to take the stage August 8.

Klock Werks 'Tattoos' Victory for Vic/Donors

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Klock Werks customized a 2012 Victory Judge called 'Tattooed for Life' to honor departed employees and to raise organ donor awareness.

Cycle News April 10 Issue Available

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Check out the latest digital issue of Cycle News, MotoUSA’s new media partner. The April 10th issue gets readers up to speed on the MotoGP season opener.

Sonny Barger to Produce 'Dead in 5 Heartbeats'

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Sharpfinger Films announced that the former head of the Hells Angels, Sonny Barger, will help produce an indy movie based on his novel, 'Dead in 5 Heartbeats.'

BikeMaster Magnetic Spark Plug Socket Set

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
BikeMaster presents its Magnetic Spark Plug Socket Set, a 2012 winner of a PowerSports Business Nifty 50 Award.

More Police Depts Using Victory Motorcycles

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
A rapidly growing number of law enforcement agencies across North America are sourcing Victory Police Motorcycles.

Be a Motorcycle Appraiser via IMBBA Course

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The International Master Bike Builders Association will soon be offering a certified motorcycle appraisers course.

Dr. Frazier: Dogs Chasing Adventure

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Dr. Gregory Frazier is running with the Big Dogs again. Our adventure-touring expert files another report from the Big Dog Adventure Ride.

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.

Ribbon Riders Hosts Go Pink 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Ribbon Riders hosts 'Go Pink! 2012' a 5k walk and motorcycle ride event-filled weekend.

New eCaddy Waterproof Phone Mount

Monday, April 9, 2012
New eCaddy Ultra offers a waterproof mounting option for riders with iPhones and iPods.

MIC Revive Your Ride Spring Giveaway

Monday, April 9, 2012
The Motorcycle Industry Council presents the third annual Revive Your Ride Spring Giveaway with more than $25,000 in cash and cool prizes available.

AMA Debuts Seminar List for 2012 AMA IWMC

Monday, April 9, 2012
AMA debuts the seminar lineup for the 2012 AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

AMA News and Notes May 2012

Monday, April 9, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association comes out with the latest News and Notes for May 2012.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Issues New Video

Monday, April 9, 2012
Motorcycle Safety Foundation releases new video, "Fool’s Gear, Cool Gear" that illustrates the benefits of personal protective gear.

2012 AMA Get Out And Ride! Month Week 2

Friday, April 6, 2012
Motorcyclists roll in AMA Get Out and Ride! Month. Get Out And Ride Together! is the theme for week two.

All New Season of Cafe Racer on Velocity

Friday, April 6, 2012
Rebels, Rockers and Renegades ride again on an all new season of Cafe Racer on Velocity. Motorcycle Maestro, Mike Seate, hosts all new episodes premiering April 19.

H-D Creates Buzz with Voices of Women Riders

Friday, April 6, 2012
Harley-Davidson generates buzz around the voices of women riders. Inspirational stories from women who ride, and those who want to learn featured on a new interactive site.

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.

Cobra OmniPro App Makes Fi2000 a Computer

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Cobra USA is releasing an app called the OmniPro App that turns an Fi2000 PowrPro into an advanced onboard computer.

'Hogslayer' Documentary Wins Telly Award

Thursday, April 5, 2012
'Hogslayer: The Unapproachable Legend," a documentary on the dual-engine Norton drag bike that terrorized tracks in the '70s, has won a coveted Telly Award.

Corbin Releases New Warbird Kit for Harley FXR

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Corbin Seats introduces its newly engineered Warbird Kit for Harley-Davidson FXR motorcycles.

New H-D Accessories Demo Program

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Harley-Davidson healers to offer seat and windshield demos with a free test-drive of select seats and windshields on your personal motorcycle.

Carson City NV Weclomes AMA IWMC

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Carson City welcomes AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference with proclamation.

Backmarker: Formula USA Racing

Thursday, April 5, 2012
With road racing season getting into the regular grind, our Backmarker reflects on one of America’s more interesting road racing series – Formula USA.

Wunderlich/Continental's Mad Max S1000RR

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Continental Tire and BMW aftermarket motorcycle accessories specialist Wunderlich have teamed up to build a 'Mad Max' inspired BMW S1000RR shod in Continental TKC 80 studded tires.

Get Educated Baker Style Via PSI Workshop

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The PowerSport Institute is teaming up with Baker Drivetrain to offer a 'How to Workshop' on motorcycle transmissions taught by the man himself, Bert Baker.

Pre-Entry for AMA Dirt Track Championship

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Pre-entry is available for AMA Dirt Track Grand Championships, there has been a women's class added to the amateur national championship dirt-track event.

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.

AMA Pro Racing H-D Flat Track Final Plan Set

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
AMA Pro Racing announces final 2012 schedule for AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship.

Alpinestars XL Transition Gear Bag Review

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Looking for a bag to hold all your gear with room to spare? If so,you should check out our review of the Alpinestars XL Transition Gear Bag.

Cycle News April 3 Issue Now Available

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
MotoUSA readers, make sure to check out the April 3 digital issue from our new media partner – Cycle News.

Videos Celebrate 100 Years of Harley Apparel

Monday, April 2, 2012
'Made of a Hell of a lot More than Just Leather' is the title of a series of videos which commemorate 100 years of Harley-Davidson Apparel.

AMA MHoF Announces 2012 Nominees

Monday, April 2, 2012
The American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation (AMHF) is proud to announce the 2012 nominees for induction into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

MAG Inc. Acquires Motorcycle USA

Monday, April 2, 2012
Motorsport Aftermarket Group, Inc. acquires Motorcycle USA, which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of MAG.