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NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON STREET ROD DRAG BIKES READY TO RACE AT ENGLISHTOWN

Published on June 7, 2017 under Blog
NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON STREET ROD DRAG BIKES READY TO RACE AT ENGLISHTOWN
Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Team Set to Roll Out All-New NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycles MILWAUKEE (June 7, 2017) – The Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ will hit the drag strip this weekend when the Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines drag racing team debuts all-new Street Rod-inspired bodywork for its Pro Stock Motorcycle competition bikes at the NHRA Summer Nationals, June 8-11, at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J. Powered by the liquid-cooled High Output Revolution X 750 engine with suspension tuned for maneuvering through traffic and gritty urban streets and steeped in tough Harley-Davidson® Dark Custom™ styling, the Harley-Davidson® Street Rod inspires…
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Harley-Davidson Recalls 57,000 Motorcycles

Published on June 6, 2017 under Born To Ride
Harley-Davidson Recalls 57,000 Motorcycles
DETROIT (AP) -- Harley-Davidson is recalling about 57,000 motorcycles worldwide because an oil line can come loose, spewing oil into the path of the rear tire. Harley-Davidson recalls 57,000 motorcycles Oil line can detach and cause crash Dealers will inspect the clamps and fix them free of charge Harley-Davidson The recall covers certain 2017 Electra Glide Ultra Classic, Police Electra Glide, Police Road King, Road King, Road King Special, Street Glide, Street Glide Special, Road Glide and Road Glide Special motorcycles built from July 2, 2016 through May 9, 2017. Harley says a clamp on an engine oil cooler line…
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AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will Celebrate Riders of Kawasaki

Published on May 31, 2017 under Blog
AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will Celebrate Riders of Kawasaki
Kawasaki history, riders and Hall of Famers will take center stage July 7-9 at Lexington's Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course   PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- On July 7-9 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of Kawasaki, will showcase the riders and machines that have made Kawasaki motorcycles famous for more than five decades in America. "Since 1966, Kawasaki has delivered on its promise to provide American motorcyclists high-performance fun, sensible transportation, the keys to two-wheeled adventure and everything in between," said AMA Chief Operations Officer Jeff Massey. "AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, featuring Riders of…
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American Motorcyclist Association Saddened by news of Former MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden’s Passing

Published on May 22, 2017 under Born To Ride
American Motorcyclist Association Saddened by news of Former MotoGP World Champion Nicky Hayden’s Passing
Condolences offered to Hayden's fiancé, family, friends PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association extends its deepest sympathies to the fiancé, family and friends of MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden, who died today in a hospital in Italy. Hayden, 35, was injured May 17 when he was struck by a car while riding a bicycle during a training exercise along Italy's Rimini coast. He had competed in the Superbike World Championship races at Imola the previous weekend. "The loss of Nicky Hayden will be felt across the racing world, on the track and off," said AMA President and CEO Rob…
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American Flat Track California Bound For The Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile Presented By Cycle Gear

Published on May 18, 2017 under Blog
American Flat Track California Bound For The Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile Presented By Cycle Gear
Bryan Smith looks to score seven-straight Sacramento Mile wins; Harley-Davidson's Factory Flat Track Team ready to fire back   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 18, 2017) – American Flat Track is approaching Turn 2 on its dash around four Miles in four weeks as the series heads to the Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile presented by Cycle Gear at the Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento, Calif., on May 20.   Located in one of flat track’s traditional hotbeds, the Sacto Mile is rich with Grand National Championship history and has been the site of many thrilling down-to-the-wire battles. The dominant force over the…
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The American Motorcyclist Association Congratulates Ryan Dungey on Successful Career

Published on May 17, 2017 under Born To Ride
The American Motorcyclist Association Congratulates Ryan Dungey on Successful Career
2017 AMA Supercross Champion Retires After Nine Professional AMA Titles PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Newly crowned 2017 AMA Supercross Champion Ryan Dungey announced his formal retirement from motorcycle racing today at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., just 10 days after the conclusion of the 2017 AMA Supercross Championship. "The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates Ryan Dungey on his incredible racing success and thanks him for his many years as an outstanding member of the AMA," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. "Ryan is truly one of the rare talents who rise to the top in motorcycle racing and maintains that excellence…
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