Kawasaki Ninja Nights, Laguna Seca, Only Two Days Away!

We’ve posted about this before, but we thought it was time for a quick reminder about the first ever Kawasaki Ninja Nights which will be happening this Saturday July 12, 2014 from 4:00–9:00pm next to the Kawasaki display in the Marketplace of Mazda Raceway. Festivities will include a three category bike show, featuring one class sponsored by Motorcycle.com. Voting for the show takes place […]

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“The Meet” Vintage Motorcycle Show Scheduled for August 22–24 in Tacoma, WA.

From August 22–24, 2014, The 3rd annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival (also known as The Meet) will take place at the LeMay – America’s Car Museum ( ACM) in Tacoma, WA. Event planners expect to host more than 450 vintage and used motorcycles from 25 states in their displays. Attendees can see prime examples of motorcycles manufactured between the early 1900s through […]

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S&S Cycle CEO to Retire

After 35 years as a member of the Board and 12 years is its Chairman, S&S Cycle Chairman of the Board and CEO, George B. Smith will step down on July 15, 2014 to become the Chairman Emeritus. Although Smith will continue to work with the famed aftermarket engine company, John McGinnis, an S&S Board Director since 2007 and Vice-Chairman the past three […]

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Updated: Kawasaki Ninja Nights Revving Up for Laguna Seca SBK

With Tom Sykes and his Kawasaki Ninja ZX–10R holding a comfortable lead in his title defense of the World Superbike Championship and Loris Baz standing in third place aboard his ZX–10R, you might expect that Kawasaki would have some important plans for celebrating 30 years of Ninjas during the 2014 SBK season. And you’d be right. Following much of the same format as its successful Bike […]

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Tickets for West Coast Premier of Penton Go on Sale

On Tuesday, June 17 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, CA, the West Coast premier of PENTON: The John Penton Story will take place at 7:00 PM. The movie covers the life of AMA Hall of Fame inductee John Penton, who may not have the same name recognition as some other motorcycle legends from the 50s and 60s, but is an essential player in history of […]

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Shayna Texter Looks Towards 2014 Sacramento Mile

Even a month-and-a-half out, 23-year-old factory Triumph rider, Shayna Texter, has her eyes on the Sacramento Mile scheduled for July 26, 2014. Although Sacramento is a continent away from her Willow Street, PA home, Texter has the momentum of having won the Pro Singles class events at the Cal Expo for the past two years. For 2014, Texter has stepped up to the premier class, […]

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Victory Announces the Victory Across America Mileage Challenge

If you want to buy a new Victory motorcycle and really love to rack up the miles, Victory has announced an activity just for you. TheVictory Across America Mileage Challenge asks long-distance-minded potential Victory owners to step up for the chance to have Victory Motorcycles pay for their new bike. Riders who buy a new Victory Motorcycle between June 1, 2014, […]

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AMA: U.S. House Votes to Retain NHTSA Motorcycle Lobbying Ban

Late Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve a bill reaffirming Congress’ intent to prevent the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) from lobbying states and their legislators over the issue of motorcycle safety. Originally, in a revocation of a ban in place since 1995, Section 102 of H.R. 4745, the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, […]

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Why We Ride Says, “Thank you, Dad.” + Video

  One of the primary themes in the movie, Why We Ride, is the role family plays in motorcycling. So, we shouldn’t be surprised that the producers have put together a collection of excerpts from the film to honor the primary force behind most motorcycling families, Dad. (Although we’d love for the average to swing towards […]

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