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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2012 AMA LEGENDS WEEKEND

Published on May 1, 2012 under Born To Ride
Two-day gala showcases motorcycling heroes and classic bikes in Las Vegas, Nev., on Nov. 16-17 PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that online registration is open for the AMA Legends Weekend, Nov. 16-17 at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. The AMA Legends Weekend includes the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours d'Elegance. Attended by scores of motorcycling luminaries and hundreds of fans of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, the AMA Legends Weekend is…
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HINES RIDES HARLEY V-ROD TO HOLE-SHOT NHRA WIN AT HOUSTON

Published on April 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Screamin’ Eagle Riders Hines and Krawiec 1-2 in Pro Stock Motorcycle points   BAYTOWN, Texas – A perfect reaction time at the starting line earned Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines a 0.0077-second, hole-shot victory over Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. in the final round at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Riding a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle, Hines scored his first win of the season and the 26th of his career, and now leads the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class in points. It was also the third consecutive win for Hines…
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MILLION DOLLAR MOTORCYCLE MAKING

Published on April 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Zen and the Art of Million Dollar Motorcycle Making by Todd Halterman This video is a profile of custom motorcycle builder Chicara Nagata, and Nagata has it going on. Nagata has won numerous awards for his custom motorcycles, some of which take him over 7000 hours to build, which, I guess, elevates them to the level of art, at least the kind of art people pay for these days. And they pay a lot for them. They sell for over $1 million each and can be seen at the Ippodo Gallery in NYC.     Retrieved April 30, 2012; from…
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KURT SUTTER’S NEW DOCUMENTARY SERIES

Published on April 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Kurt Sutter Takes A Real Walk on the Wild Side With New Documentary Series by Todd Halterman Kurt Sutter, the man behind the creation of the FX Network series and biker drama Sons of Anarchy has unveiled his unscripted series on Discovery Channel which profiles the world’s most notorious gangs and crime families. Entitled Outlaw Empires, the series focuses on outsider organizations like the Crips street gang, the Irish Mob, a Latin American crime family, the Aryan Brotherhood and the real outlaw bikers. Writer-producer Kurt Sutter is making his first leap into unscripted TV, and he handles the executive producer…
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LARRY MOORE: SENSU NATURAE

Published on April 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Exhibition dates: May 5 - 26, 2012   Opening: Saturday, May 5, 4-7 pm Artist’s Talk: Friday, May 11 at 11 am   This May, Arts on Douglas Fine Art and Collectibles in Smyrna Beach, FL will be featuring an exhibition that captures the natural splendor of Florida in “Larry Moore: Sensu Naturae”. With subjects painted in natural light, Moore conveys the sensory experience of being outdoors: the sounds, the smells, temperature, wind, and the challenges of color and design. “To paint the great outdoors is to give homage to nature and maybe give the viewers of my paintings a…
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GOLD STAR MOTHER’S DAY

Published on April 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
A Gold Star Weekend    Last Saturday Patriot Guard Ride Captain ‘Vinnie” Dryer, his  trusty companion and co-pilot Kristin Greenlund and I rode up to a very pretty and well maintained bed and breakfast in Ruskin called ‘Southern Comfort’. We didn’t go for a meal or to stay the afternoon, no we went to meet with six Gold Star Mothers and their husbands who were on a retreat. For those of you who may not know who the Gold Star Mothers are I’ll try to explain in my simple way. The group is made up of mothers who have lost…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON LAUNCHES POWER TRIP SWEEPSTAKES

Published on April 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
Harley Riders Can Win Trip of a Lifetime and Share it with a Non-Harley Riding Friend   MILWAUKEE - Harley-Davidson® motorcycle owners can share their passion with a friend who rides a competitive brand motorcycle when entering the Harley-Davidson Power Trip Sweepstakes, which runs now through July 31, 2012. Harley owners will get a chance to invite a non-Harley riding friend along with them to experience one of Harley-Davidson’s legendary Authorized Tours. The winners get to choose from six iconic rides around the globe and show their friend the true feeling of riding a Harley-Davidson. Entries in the Power Trip…
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MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY COUNCIL CONTINUES TO INCREASE MEMBERSHIP

Published on April 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
  Association Welcomes Eight New Member Companies   IRVINE, CA – The Motorcycle Industry Council recently welcomed eight innovative, diverse and well-respected powersports businesses as new member companies. Christini Technologies, Inc.; Duo Web Solutions; Innovative Motorcycle Research (IMR); KLIM USA; Modern Tire Company; Pied Piper Management Company, LLC; Rinehart Racing; and Vroom Network all were approved as new members by the MIC Board of Directors. “As MIC membership grows, so do the benefits that we are able to provide for all of our partners,” said MIC President Tim Buche. “These eight new member companies will enjoy access to our extensive…
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NEW PERFORMANCE EYEWEAR FROM HARLEY-DAVIDSON

Published on April 26, 2012 under Born To Ride
High-Technology Delivers Crystal-Clear Focus for Men and Women MILWAUKEE  – Engineered with a new anti-fog technology and the Enhanced Vision System (EVS) from Carl Zeiss Vision, the 2012 line of Performance Eyewear from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line delivers superior optics for all riding conditions. The patented EVS technology increases visual accuracy in straight-ahead and peripheral vision, providing 20 percent wider field of vision compared to traditional lenses. New anti-fog technology minimizes the moisture condensation on the lenses to nearly eliminate fogging in most weather conditions. Multiple styles of new Performance Eyewear are available for men and women and include prescription,…
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