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Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Project Part 1

Friday, September 28, 2012
We attempt to give the 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom a bit more pop at the throttle with a Forcewinder Air Intake and add a few Low and Mean accessories to add to its hot rod disposition.

H-D Rider's Edge Trains 300,000th Student

Friday, September 28, 2012
Harley-Davidson's Rider's Edge new rider's course is celebrating the training of 300,000 motorcycle riders since its inception in 2000.

Perri Ink Chopper Fest Custom Guitar Giveaway

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Nick Perri of Perri Ink.Cartel has created a handmade custom guitar in honor of the David Mann Chopper Fest that will be given away to one lucky winner of the online promotion.

Ex-Sons of Anarchy Actor Dead, Woman Killed

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Former Sons of Anarchy actor Johnny Lewis, who played Kip 'Half-Sack' Epps on the show, was found dead today in the driveway of the house of his 81-year-old landlady who was also found dead at the scene.

AMA Pro Flat Track Returns to Santa Rosa

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Wheel-to-Wheel AMA Pro Flat Track action returns to Santa Rosa after 42 years.

9th Annual David Mann Chopperfest Dec. 9

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The 9th Annual David Mann Chopperfest will be held Sunday, December 9th 2012 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura CA.

Bob Parsons to Host Bob's Biker Blast

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Bob 'Go Daddy' Parsons debuts a major new party and will host Bob's Biker Blast on Saturday, Oct. 20th.

Recall for Multiple Victory Models

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced a recall of a number of 2012-2013 model year Victory Motorcycles owing to a potentially loose cable retention nut.

Cycle News Issue 38 Available

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The September 25, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Monster Energy U.S. Speedway Championship

Monday, September 24, 2012
We attended the 2012 Monster Energy U.S. Speedway National Championships at Costa Mesa Speedway. Read here to find out who won the annual event.

DC-Area Ride for Kids Raises $141,000

Monday, September 24, 2012
The Baltimore/Washington D.C. are Ride for Kids raises a total of $141,000.

1926 Brough Superior SS100 at RM Auction

Monday, September 24, 2012
A super rare 1926 Brough Superior SS100 Alpine Grand Sports is set to go under the hammer at RM’s London Auction.

2013 Harley CVO Road Glide Custom First Ride

Thursday, September 20, 2012
The 2013 CVO Road Glide Custom is the first production Harley to be equipped with an LED headlight called the Daymaker. A boomin’ audio system, a potent 1803cc V-Twin and killer paint add up to one cool hot rod bagger.

Saliva to Rock Broken Spoke Saloon in Daytona

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Saliva is set to rock the Broken Spoke Saloon’s Biketoberfest events in Daytona.

Cycle News Issue 37 Available

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The September 18, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Law Tigers Sponsor AMA Pro Flat Track Finals

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Law Tigers have been announced as the presenting sponsor for the AMA Pro Flat Track Finals at Pomona Fairplex.

Zero Motorcycles Sponsors AMA MHoF Rings

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Zero Motorcycles sponsors the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame rings for the class of 2012.

CycleWerks 1st to Offer Light Up LumiLor Paint

Monday, September 17, 2012
Cleveland Cyclewerks and Darkside Scientific have teamed up to offer the first motorcycles with LumiLor electroluminescent paint that lights up with the application of electrical current.

Philadelphia & Tulsa Rides Raise PBTF Money

Monday, September 17, 2012
Philadelphia and Tulsa rides raise more than $106,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Pro Flat Track Springfield Mile II Results 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012
AMA Pro Flat Track riders hit the legendary Springfield Mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, with fierce competition in the GNC Expert Twins and AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles classes.

AMA Pro Flat Track Springfield ST Results 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012
The AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com and Lucas Oil returned to Springfield, Illinois for AMA Pro Flat Track, Short Track action.

Bikers Helping Veterans Benefit Ride

Friday, September 14, 2012
Lorenzo Lamas will host the Lorenzo Lamas Bike Show at the 2nd Annual Bikers Helping Veterans benefit ride on September 23, 2012 to help residents of the new Veterans Home of California-West Los Angeles.

Victory for Sturgis Rider Sweepstakes Winner

Friday, September 14, 2012
A local South Dakotan received a custom Victory motorcycle and an Epiphone guitar at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip after winning the Sturgis Rider Sweepstakes.

New Women's H-D Sidewinder Layering System

Friday, September 14, 2012
New jackets, top and gloves highlight Harley-Davidson's Sidewinder RCS Layering System for women motorcyclists.

Chinese Motorcycle Industry Sluggish in 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012
Reports for the first half of 2012 show the Chinese motorcycle industry show output and sales at six year low.

Shanya Texter's Knoxville Raceway Win

Friday, September 14, 2012
Shanya Texter had a number of close family and friends on hand during her AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com Pro Singles win at Knoxville Raceway

Toby Keith to Play Sturgis Buffalo Chip 2013

Friday, September 14, 2012
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip is pleased to announce the return of Toby Keith to 'The Largest Music Festival in Motorcycling' who will play at the Chip during the 2013 Sturgis Rally.

EagleRider Offers NFL Fan Motorcycle Tour

Friday, September 14, 2012
EagleRider announces it is offering a NFL Package Motorcycle Tours as the Ultimate Sports Fan Getaway.

AMA Pro Flat Track Returns to Springfield

Friday, September 14, 2012
AMA Pro Flat Track returns to run to the long awaited Springfield Race weekend.

2013 Victory Cross Country Tour First Ride

Friday, September 14, 2012
We ride around Sturgis and race a thunderstorm to the Badlands to test the 2013 Cross Country Tour with its class-leading storage and Victory's Comfort Control System.

Motorcycle Accident App from Law Tigers

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Law Tigers launches a free mobile app with useful Ffatures for motorcyclists.

2013 V Star 1300 Deluxe First Look

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Star Motorcycles introduced its 2013 line today, including its new mid-sized production bagger, the 2013 V Star 1300 Deluxe.

Harley-Davidson Sons of Anarchy Premiere

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Harley-Davidson was present during the red carpet premiere of Sons of Anarchy Season 5 to promote a contest for SOA fans and its new custom paint option.

Take the No Texting While Driving Pledge

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
As part of it's "It Can Wait" campaign, AT&T is asking drivers to take the no texting while driving pledge to help make the roadways safer for everyone.

Honda’s Ray Blank Announces Retirement

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Senior Vice President of the American Honda Motorcycle Division, Ray Blank, will retire from his post effective October 1, 2012.

Dr. Frazier: Two Dot Adventure Ride

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Dr. Frazier careens down memory lane and finds the backroad to Two Dot, Montana where he had a brief adventure with a beer-drinking cowboy 25 years ago.

Japanese Classics at Bonhams Stafford Sale

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
A collection of Japanese classics forms a centerpiece of Bonhams October Stafford sale at The Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show.

Cycle News Issue 36 Available

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The September 11, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

H-D Continues "United by Independents"

Monday, September 10, 2012
Harley-Davidson announced the second installment of the United by Independents campaign where one lucky winner will receive a personally customized H-D Street Bob and go to L.A. to visit the set of "Sons of Anarchy."

OGIO Accepting 2013 Rider Applications

Monday, September 10, 2012
OGIO is now accepting rider support applications for the 2013 season.

Motorcycle Officer in Obama Motorcade Killed

Monday, September 10, 2012
A motorcycle officer attempting to shut down an on-ramp for President Obama's motorcade was struck and killed by a pick-up truck yesterday as the president was en route to a campaign stop.

AMA Comments on Brintlinger Tragedy

Monday, September 10, 2012
Statement from AMA Pro Racing on the passing of Dave and Tyler Brintlinger.

Sept. 9 Ride for Kids Events Top $192,000

Monday, September 10, 2012
Sept. 9 Ride for Kids events top $192,000 in Puget Sound, Washington, Birmingham, Alabama and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Motorcycle Make Mark at Bonhams Beaulieu

Monday, September 10, 2012
Motorcycles make their mark at a $2.6 million Bonhams Beaulieu sale.

AMA Pro Flat Track Knoxville Results 2012

Sunday, September 9, 2012
Kenny Coolbeth Jr. took home the win in AMA Pro Flat Track action at Knoxville Raceway.

AMA Pro Flat Track to Knoxville Raceway

Friday, September 7, 2012
The AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Grand National Championship presented by Motorcycle-Superstore.com and Lucas Oil heads to Knoxville Raceway for a one-day Pro Flat Track event on Saturday, September 8, 2012.

Ohlins HD 159 Shock for Harley Tourers Review

Thursday, September 6, 2012
We hitched a leg over a 2009 Harley-Davidson equipped with Ohlins HD 159 shocks during our recent trip to Sturgis to bring back a review of these shocks made for Harley touring motorcycles.

Backmarker: Café Culture

Thursday, September 6, 2012
While at the 'Meet at the Ace' concours and vintage road ride at America's Car Museum, our Backmarker discovered, to his delight, that Café Culture is growing here in the States.

Auctions American Offers Bennett Collection

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Auctions America lifts the gavel on New Hampshire's amazing Terry Bennett collection.

Pope Blessings and More Mark Harley’s 110th

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Harley-Davidson fans around the world embark on a year-long epic celebration of the motor company’s 110th Anniversary.

AMA News and Notes September 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The American Motorcycle Association brings you the next edidtion of AMA News and Notes for September 2012.

Memorable Motorcycle: Honda RS125R

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Our vintage expert gets to sample the latest in cutting edge Grand Prix technology, taking a spin on a Honda RS125R kitted out for rising British racing star Joe Francis.

2013 Honda Fury/ Honda Cruisers Introduced

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Honda broke wraps on its 2013 line of cruiser motorcycles including four variations of the Honda Shadow, the 2013 Honda Fury and the 27th version of the 250cc Honda Rebel.

Marty Smith to Receive Edison Dye Award

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
AMA's first 125cc motocross champion, Marty Smith, has been chosen to receive the 16th Annual Edison Dye Motocross Lifetime Achievement Award.

2013 Harley-Davidson Street Bob First Ride

Monday, September 3, 2012
Harley-Davidson marks its 110th year in the motorcycle business with its 2013 model lineup. MotoUSA samples the refreshed Street Bob during a three-day Canadian tour.

AMA Pro Flat Track Springfield Cancelled

Sunday, September 2, 2012
Heavy rains and tornado warnings forced officials to reschedule the AMA Pro Flat Track races in Springfield for September 15, 2012.

AMA Pro Flat Track Springfield Postponed

Saturday, September 1, 2012
The AMA Pro Flat Track races in Springfield have been postponed due to inclement weather and tornado warnings.