Archive | December, 2017

Harley law dawgs on the prowl

Harley-Davidson is suing California-based clothing company Affliction, alleging the company has sold t-shirts and other items with images that resemble the Harley bar-and-shield logo. The lawsuit, filed by an affiliate of Harley-Davidson Inc. in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Wisconsin, says a Harley dealer allegedly received a wholesale shipment of Affliction products in October. […]

Demand for an American-made alternative to Harley-Davidson continues to run hot

Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) might not have anything to worry about yet from Indian Motorcycle, but those objects in its rearview mirror are getting closer than they appear. The big bike rival from Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) crossed over into double-digit market share in September, and there doesn’t appear to be many obstacles in its way to continue gaining ground on the industry […]

Harley-Davidson Is Spending a Half-Million Dollars to Win the Racing Crown Back From Indian

From the Motley Fool After dominating the sport of flat-track racing for so many years, Harley-Davidson(NYSE:HOG) was dealt a stunning upset last year, after Indian Motorcycle returned to the circuit following a more-than-60-year absence and swept the top three positions. With the Indian Wrecking Crew sitting astride the purpose-built Scout FTR750 bike, Jared Mees, Bryan Smith, and […]

Harley-Davidson files lawsuit against clothing company over logo

  MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Harley Davidson has filed suit in federal court against a clothing company it says is stealing part of its brand. The suit alleges California-based Affliction Clothing Company is using Harley’s “bar and shield” logo without proper permission. Harley argues the clothing line infringed on the rights to the logo, which […]

President of Outlaws MC killed by rival club in Florida

ODESSA (FOX 13) – Thursday evening, two men on motorcycles pulled up to a truck on the off-ramp of the Suncoast Parkway, got off their bikes, shot and killed the truck’s driver, and then took off. Twelve hours later, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office says the motorcyclists and the truck’s driver were in rival motorcycle […]

Motorcycle industry is in deep trouble and needs help fast, panel agrees

FROM L.A. TIMES  A group of two dozen concerned motorcycle veterans has published a comprehensive research document that addresses the question, “Can this industry be saved?” Maybe, it concluded, but it’s not going to be easy. Former Indian Motorcycle executive Robert Pandya formed the Give A Shift group this fall, hoping to find a consensus of […]

Florida Motorcyclist injured in crash

A motorcyclist is in critical-but-stable condition after he was injured in a crash early Friday, Gainesville police said. Police spokesman Ben Tobias wrote in an email that the motorcyclist, Eric V. Ramos, 30, was driving south on Southwest 62nd Boulvard at a “high rate of speed” about 2 a.m. when a Toyota Yaris, driven by […]

Craigslist transaction ends in carjacking of a motorcycle

Two men accused of carjacking a motorcycle from a Cumming resident while holding him at gunpoint remain at large after leading deputies on a chase down Ga. 400 south Tuesday night. Around 10 p.m. Nov. 28, two men came to the victim’s house, located on Flowers Drive in Cumming, in response to a Craigslist advertisement […]

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