Archive | November, 2017

Yamaha’s Radical New Three-Wheeled Sportbike

Yamaha has been on a product tear over the past few years. The FZ-07, -09, and -10 Hyper Naked sportbikes are fantastic, and the sub-liter FZs are a screaming value to boot. The tuning-fork brand is gunning for Harley with its humongous Star Venture, a full-dress tourer that combines Japanese refinement with a stonking huge […]

Why Indian Motorcycles Is Growing While Competition Struggles

It’s hard to talk about the motorcycle industry in 2017 without talking about Indian Motorcycles. Sales for the Polaris-owned brand have been soaring with double-digit growth while another American cruiser brand which will remain nameless is struggling. Motorcycle sales in the States are down overall but that hasn’t stopped Indian from growing its market share in big bikes from three percent to ten percent […]

Motorcycle rider killed in collision with tanker truck

37-year-old man was killed when he crashed his motorcycle into a tanker truck early Monday near Naval Base San Diego, police said. The motorcycle rider was traveling west on Harbor Drive near West Eight Street around 5:50 a.m. when the driver of the truck going east turned left into a gas station, police Officer Robert […]

Pregnant motorcycle rider, not wearing a helmet, killed in Palm Bay crash

A pregnant woman died and her husband was critically injured after a motorcycle crash in, Palm Bay Fl. police said. The womans husband Anderson Premoo, 41,  was operating the motorcycle with his wife, Morgan Premoo, 33, as the passenger. Neither wore helmets, officers said. The motorcycle struck a silver Volkswagen that pulled out in front of it and […]

INDIAN MOTORCYCLE CELEBRATES BURT MUNRO’S LEGACY

By Press Release BONNEVILLE, UTAH  (August 16, 2017) – This past weekend, Indian Motorcycle kicked off the 69th annual Bonneville Speed Week by paying tribute to its iconic heritage and the 50th anniversary of Burt Munro’s historic land speed record in grand fashion. The tribute was highlighted by commemorative land speed runs by Munro’s great nephew Lee […]

INDIAN ANNOUNCED THE OPENING OF AN EXPERIENCE CENTRE AT ITS SPIRIT LAKE MANUFACTURING FACILITY.

By Press Release Spirit Lake factory to offer current and historic Indian Motorcycle displays and Factory Tours featuring robotics assembly processes SPIRIT LAKE, IA (August 17, 2017) – Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company founded in 1901, today announced the opening of an Experience Centre at its Spirit Lake manufacturing facility. Based in America’s heartland, the […]

New Fat Bob Pipes from Vance and Hines

Vance & Hines is pleased to announce the introduction of the all new Fat Bob Hi-Output Slip-Ons for 2018 Models. Give your Milwaukee-Eight Fat Bob the hot rod rumble tomatch its hot rod performance with Hi-Output Slip-ons. Stepped, stacked and staggered, these blacked-out slip-ons are right on point for the radically styled Fat Bob. • […]

MOTORCYCLE DUI may cost woman her $35k Harley

That’s the question the Illinois Supreme Court is pondering. Petra Henderson says she paid $35,000 for her Harley-Davidson in 2010, and was still paying it off when it was seized in 2014. She argues that taking it is an “excessive fine,” prohibited by the U.S. Constitution. “I would submit, your honor, the thing that Petra did […]

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