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“Vagabond Chopper is Once Again!”

Published on April 24, 2017 under Blog
“Vagabond Chopper is Once Again!”
April 22, 2017 – It is with great excitement to announce the re-opening of Vagabond Choppers. Vagabond was a thriving custom build and full service center for American V-Twins located in Pompano Beach, Florida from 2004 until 2011. Athena “ Chickie” Ransom and her sidekick (husband) Donnie Ransom tagged by Cycle Source Magazine as “ The Bonnie and Clyde” of the South Florida motorcycle scene, created custom builds for customers, charities and corporations alike, as well, serviced the community with many of their motorcycle needs. Due to an unfortunate motorcycle accident Chickie had to close the shop and begin physical…
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Harley-Davidson Releases First Quarter 2017 Results

Published on April 18, 2017 under Blog
Harley-Davidson Releases First Quarter 2017 Results
Harley-Davidson Releases First Quarter 2017 Results Share Gains in the U.S., Reduced Shipments Improved U.S. Dealer Inventory MILWAUKEE, April 18, 2017– Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) first quarter 2017 diluted EPS decreased 22.8 percent to $1.05 compared to $1.36 in the same period of 2016. First quarter net income was $186.4 million on consolidated revenue of $1.50 billion versus net income of $250.5 million on consolidated revenue of $1.75 billion in the first quarter of last year. “First quarter U.S. retail sales were in line with our projections and we remain confident in our full-year plan despite international retail sales being down…
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The Gulf Coast Diva Angels will be cleaning up their stretch of Lockwood Ridge Road

Published on April 12, 2017 under Blog
The Gulf Coast Diva Angels will be cleaning up their stretch of Lockwood Ridge Road
The Gulf Coast Diva Angels will be cleaning up their stretch of Lockwood Ridge Road on Saturday, April 22nd on EARTH DAY & Day 2 of Keep America Beautiful / The Great American Cleanup Day as part of Keep Sarasota County Beautiful Program. The Divas Angels will meet at Demetrios Pizza on corner of Lockwood Ridge & University Parkway at 8:30 a.m. and head south from there. Come on out and help us! www.divaangels.org
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THE WILD GYPSY TOUR

Published on April 11, 2017 under Blog
THE WILD GYPSY TOUR
Women’s only festival during The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally at the legendary Buffalo Chip (Sturgis, SD)- Experience the first-ever all-women’s camping and motorcycle festival at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip kicking off the 77th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally on August 4-7, 2017 in South Dakota. Women from all over the world will gather in the mecca for motorcyclists to launch the historical event with live entertainment, private campgrounds, exclusive moto-related classes taught by industry experts, all women-led group rides through the landmarks of the country, and various activities including shooting guns on the range and racing on the flat track. “It’s a…
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Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Announced Dave Nichols as Inductee into the 2017 Class

Published on April 10, 2017 under Blog
Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Announced Dave Nichols as Inductee into the 2017 Class
Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame announced Dave Nichols as inductee into the 2017 class An avid motorcyclist since the age of 15, Dave is the editor-in-chief of Easyriders and V-Twin motorcycle magazines since 1998 currently overseeing ten automotive, motorcycle and tattoo-related magazine titles for Paisano Publications. Nichols was the on-camera host of V-Twin TV, a 26 episode motorcycle-related television series seen on SPEED Channel. He is also the best-selling author of Top Chops; Indian Larry: Chopper Shaman; One Percenter; One Percenter Code; and One Percenter Revolution published by Motorbooks/Quarto Publishing. Dave worked closely with TV producer Hugh King to…
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“The Rally at the Railroad” Supports Anthony Fowler Foundation

Published on April 6, 2017 under Blog
“The Rally at the Railroad” Supports Anthony Fowler Foundation
"The Rally at the Railroad" Supports Anthony Fowler Foundation Parrish, FL -- April 3, 2017 -- The Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish is hosting the inaugural Anthony Fowler Foundation fundraiser on April 29th, commemorating the tragic accident that took 11-year-old Anthony's life. This fundraising effort will help support families of children that have faced or are facing a life-ending tragedy, and will fund the Anthony Fowler Sports Equipment Grant Fund for youth residing in Parrish. "The Rally at the Railroad" will run from 12 noon to 6:00 pm at the Florida Railroad Museum (FRRM) on Route 301 and will feature…
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Take the bus to Bikefest: LakeXpress offers 160 special bus stops to Leesburg Bikefest

Published on April 5, 2017 under Blog
Take the bus to Bikefest: LakeXpress offers 160 special bus stops to Leesburg Bikefest
LEESBURG –LakeXpress, Lake County’s fixed route public transit service, is offering 160 special stops throughout Leesburg, Fruitland Park, The Villages, Mount Dora, Eustis, and Tavares during the 21st Annual Leesburg Bikefest, to be held in downtown Leesburg April 28-30. Lake County Public Transit, which operates LakeXpress, is encouraging Bikefest revelers to safely travel to and from the three-day festival via bus. Contained within a 30-block radius, Leesburg Bikefest’s streets are pedestrian and bike-friendly and walkable within ten minutes.   Passengers can catch the bus at any of the designated stops along the LakeXpress Villages, Eustis, and Tavares/Mount Dora shuttles, as…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON DOMINATES NHRA PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE OPENER IN GAINESVILLE

Published on March 20, 2017 under Blog
HARLEY-DAVIDSON DOMINATES NHRA PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE OPENER IN GAINESVILLE
Krawiec Defeats Hines in All-Harley Final Round GAINESVILLE, Florida (March 19, 2017) – The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team dominated the opening round of the 2017 Pro Stock Motorcycle series at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Screamin’ Eagle teammates Ed Krawiec and Andrew Hines tore through the field in Sunday eliminations to meet in an all-Harley final. Krawiec defeated Hines to take the win and the first points lead of the season. “This weekend put the real potential of these Harley-Davidson drag bikes on display,” said Krawiec, who has now won five times at the Gatornationals,…
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HARLEY FACTORY TEAM XG750R RUNS STRONG IN FLAT TRACK DEBUT AT DAYTONA

Published on March 20, 2017 under Blog
HARLEY FACTORY TEAM XG750R RUNS STRONG IN FLAT TRACK DEBUT AT DAYTONA
Jake Johnson Charges to Fourth Place in American Flat Track Season-Opener DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (March 17, 2017) – Harley-Davidson® Factory Flat Track Racing Team rider Jake Johnson rode the all-new Harley-Davidson XG750R competition motorcycle to fourth-place finish at the Harley-Davidson Daytona TT presented by Politis & Matovina, the season-opening race of the 2017 American Flat Track (AFT) Twins series. Piloting the new XG750R in its first racing action, Johnson battled on a tight-and-technical 0.6-mile TT course constructed in the infield of Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Starting from eighth place in the 25-lap main, Johnson charged through the…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON SCREAMIN’ EAGLE DRAG TEAM THUNDERS INTO GAINESVILLE SEASON OPENER

Published on March 16, 2017 under Blog
HARLEY-DAVIDSON SCREAMIN’ EAGLE DRAG TEAM THUNDERS INTO GAINESVILLE SEASON OPENER
Ride to the Race to See World Champions Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec Blister the Track MILWAUKEE (March 15, 2017) – The grandstands will quake to a ground-pounding Harley-Davidson® V-Twin cadence when the Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team lines up to open the Pro Stock Motorcycle season at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 17-19. The weekend of racing at Gainesville Raceway in Gainesville, Fla., kicks off the 2017 Pro Stock Motorcycle season on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Winners of eight NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championships, the Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines team…
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