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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 […]

Harley Davidson 1st purchase with BITCOIN

Charles Winkelmann used the most modern of global currencies to buy a classic symbol of America last month when he bought a Harley-Davidson motorcycle with bitcoins. “We know it was the first Harley in the United States, and perhaps in the world, bought via Bitcoin,” said Mike Moffett, president of Old Road Harley-Davidson, which has […]

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 […]

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