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Upgraded Fan Experience Planned for 2019 Law Tigers Sacramento Mile

Published on May 1, 2019 under Born To Ride
Upgraded Fan Experience Planned for 2019 Law Tigers Sacramento Mile
  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 30, 2019) – As the American Flat Track season prepares for its highly-anticipated west coast swing, SDI Racing announces some exciting additions to its programming for the 2019 Law Tigers Legendary Sacramento Mile presented by Cycle Gear powered by Estenson Racing. The event - taking place at Cal Expo Fairgrounds on May 18 - will include Grand Marshal Mert Lawwill, an expanded Motion Pro Legends of Flat Track Meet & Greet and additions aimed to improve fan accessibility to and around the track. Lawwill won his first of 15 career Grand National wins at the Sacramento…
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Red Bull Athlete Tyler Bereman Named Grand Marshal of Arizona Super TT

Published on April 24, 2019 under AMA
Red Bull Athlete Tyler Bereman Named Grand Marshal of Arizona Super TT
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 24, 2019) – Former Supercross racer turned freestyle motocross phenom - Tyler Bereman - will make the trip down to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. for the first-ever Law Tigers Arizona Super TT presented by RideNow Powersports this Saturday, April 27. The Red Bull athlete and central-California native won an AMA Amateur National Motocross championship in 2010. After switching gears to freestyle motocross, Bereman won two X Games gold medals and is known for being a strong contender in the highly-competitive Best Whip category. Bereman is no stranger to flat track - his…
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Road Construction – Work Zone Safety

Published on April 22, 2019 under Born To Ride
Road Construction – Work Zone Safety
Road Construction/Work Zone Safety   As anyone living in the Southeast knows, there are actually 5 seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, and Road Work. Considering recent developments in Metro Atlanta, the Road Work Season has begun in a brutal fashion.   Work zones are hazardous for all drivers, more so for motorcyclists. With less stability, the rider must be alert for potential danger. Some work zone road hazards include:   Gravel/Sand on Pavement. Slow down, no sudden turns, and brake lightly in a straight line.   Grooved Pavement. Keep your head up. Keep a steady throttle, go slow, and don’t…
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THUNDER BY THE BAY SUCCESSFUL FOR LOCAL CHARITY & ECONOMY

Published on April 18, 2019 under Born To Ride
THUNDER BY THE BAY SUCCESSFUL FOR LOCAL CHARITY & ECONOMY
THUNDER BY THE BAY SUCCESSFUL FOR LOCAL CHARITY & ECONOMY Thunder By The Bay’s relocation to the Sarasota Fairgrounds, $5 gate admission, and a date change to mid-February proved to be very successful this year raising over $180,000 for Suncoast Charities for Children. This is the most money the event has ever raised for the charity which supports five local non-profit agencies in Sarasota County (Children First, The Florida Center, Loveland Center, The Haven, and Sarasota County Special Olympics).   A report received from Research Data Services indicated that the three-day music and motorcycle festival yielded an economic impact of…
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Danny Eslick to Ride Black Hills Harley-Davidson XG750R at Texas

Published on April 16, 2019 under AMA
Danny Eslick to Ride Black Hills Harley-Davidson XG750R at Texas
Danny Eslick to Ride Black Hills Harley-Davidson XG750R at Texas Eslick Returns to Race in AFT Production Twins Class DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 16, 2019) – Four-time DAYTONA 200 winner Danny Eslick makes his return to American Flat Track as part of the Black Hills Harley-Davidson/ProBEAM Racing Team. Eslick will compete at the Al Lamb's Dallas Honda Texas Half-Mile presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys - aboard the No. 64 Black Hills Harley-Davidson/ProBEAM Harley-Davidson XG750R in the AFT Production Twins class. Eslick, whose roadracing achievements have him ranked third on the all-time DAYTONA 200 wins list, has consistently made appearances…
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What’s New at This Year’s 23rd Annual Leesburg Bikefest?

Published on April 12, 2019 under Born To Ride
What’s New at This Year’s 23rd Annual Leesburg Bikefest?
What's New at This Year’s 23rd Annual Leesburg Bikefest? Paul Sr. From Orange County Choppers Appearing   April 11, 2019, Leesburg, FL – The 23rd Annual Leesburg Bikefest will take place on April 26, 27 and 28, 2019, offering its usual full slate of enthusiasm, experiences and much more – and some fresh new events.   This year, the Leesburg Bikefest is pleased to welcome Orange County Choppers to the event. Paul Sr. will be appearing at their tent from 12pm-4pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Come meet Paul and the incredible bikes they are bringing to town.   In addition, the famous 75 Chrome…
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A BIRTHDAY PARTY for Georgia’s Oldest Harley Dealer

Published on April 9, 2019 under Born To Ride
A BIRTHDAY PARTY for Georgia’s Oldest Harley Dealer
A BIRTHDAY PARTY for Georgia’s Oldest Harley Dealer Macon Harley-Davidson hosted a 98th Birthday Party Celebration for its founder Grover Sassaman that no one in attendance will soon forget. Plenty of food, drinks, raffles, prizes and, of course, a huge Birthday Cake for all to enjoy. I didn’t want to miss the party, so riding down from Marietta, GA to Macon was a great Saturday ride.   Upon arriving at Macon H-D and walking in the front door, Trig, their “greeter dog,” gave me a good sniff (looking for more food I suspect), after which I was face to face…
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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Extends Condolences on Passing of Arlen Ness

Published on March 26, 2019 under AMA
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Extends Condolences on Passing of Arlen Ness
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Extends Condolences on Passing of Arlen Ness Hall of Famer was well-known custom motorcycle builder and entrepreneur   PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association offers its condolences to the family and friends of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Arlen Ness, who passed away on March 22 at age 79. He is best known for his innovative and wild custom motorcycle designs and custom parts business, and often was called "The King of Custom Motorcycles." Ness grew up in Oakland, Calif., and started as a custom hot-rod car builder before making the transition in the…
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Georgia Good Samaritan Law

Published on March 15, 2019 under Born To Ride
Georgia Good Samaritan Law
Georgia Good Samaritan Law All 50 states have some form of the Good Samaritan Law. These laws are designed to encourage people to render emergency aid at the scene of an accident without the concern of liability or civil damages. O.C.G.A. §51-1-29 lays out Georgia’s Good Samaritan Law: (a) Any person, including any person licensed to practice medicine and surgery pursuant to Article 2 of Chapter 34 of Title 43 and any person licensed to render services ancillary thereto, who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an accident or emergency to the victims thereof without making…
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Bauman, Janisch Dominate DAYTONA TT

Published on March 15, 2019 under AMA
Bauman, Janisch Dominate DAYTONA TT
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 14, 2019) – Briar Bauman (No. 14 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) kicked off his 2019 AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines championship campaign in front of AFT's largest crowd at the Daytona International Speedway with a statement victory in Thursday night’s American Flat Track season opener, the third annual DAYTONA TT presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys. Bauman went handlebar-to-handlebar with brother Bronson Bauman (No. 37 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) on the opening lap of the 25-lap Main Event under the lights at Daytona International Speedway to secure the lead. Once established, Bauman systematically stretched…
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THE FASTEST MAN IN THE WORLD … GLEN H. CURTISS

Published on March 14, 2019 under Born To Ride
THE FASTEST MAN IN THE WORLD … GLEN H. CURTISS
An American Hero Slips the Surly Bonds of Earth: Glenn H. Curtiss By Paul Garson Photography courtesy of the Smithsonian  Air and Space Museum, The Glenn H, Curtiss Museum, Roy Kidney and Jack Carpenter "The fastest man in the world ... bullets are the only rivals of Glenn H. Curtiss of Hammondsport." - 1907 newspaper headline Wearing a leather cap, a well-manicured, and a steely gaze, Glenn Hammond Curtiss stares out of a time-worn black and white postcard-like photo. In the background, frothy waves splash the beach, the very hard packed sands upon which his experimental V-8 powered motorcycle will…
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DOING THE FIRST 1200

Published on March 12, 2019 under Born To Ride
DOING THE FIRST 1200
Born To Ride TV Celebrates 1200th Episode BY ERIC VICIAN As Born To Ride prepares to celebrate their 1,200th television episode with a mega bash on March 31st in Plant City, they reflect on what has gone into making the world’s longest running biker and motorcycle TV show that reaches millions of viewers every week. To help put this accomplishment into perspective, consider that Born To Ride has been on television for nearly a quarter century while some of the most popular TV shows of all time ran for a couple of hundred episodes. For example, the 1970s gave us…
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2019 SCREAMIN’ EAGLE/VANCE & HINES DRAG TEAM AND HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY FLAT TRACK TEAM SEASON PREVIEWS

Published on March 12, 2019 under AMA
2019 SCREAMIN’ EAGLE/VANCE & HINES DRAG TEAM AND HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY FLAT TRACK TEAM  SEASON PREVIEWS
Harley-Davidson is excited to share a preview of the 2019 NHRA Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines Drag Team and Harley-Davidson Factory Flat Track Team Seasons. 2019 NHRA Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines Drag Team The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team opens its 17th season of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle competition at the 50th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 14-17 in Gainesville, Fla. The team will begin pursuit of a 10th Pro Stock Motorcycle championship with a three-rider squad, as Angelle Sampey joins Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec on Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ competition motorcycles. The trio of veteran riders have won…
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American Motorcyclist Association Announces First AMA-sanctioned Super Hooligan National Championship

Published on March 11, 2019 under AMA
American Motorcyclist Association Announces First AMA-sanctioned Super Hooligan National Championship
New national Championship Features Nine Events, Kicking off March 14 PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The first Super Hooligan national championship sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association -- known as Progressive Insurance Presents the RSD Super Hooligan AMA National Championship Powered by Indian Motorcycle -- starts March 14 in Daytona Beach, Fla. "The hooligan category of flat track racing is quickly gaining popularity," said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. "These events organized by Roland Sands Design provide a unique opportunity for riders to get in on the fun of motorcycle competition." Roland Sands is a former motorcycle racer who won the…
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German FMX Champion Kai Haase lands World’s First during the first show of the Masters of Dirt Total Freestyle Tour in Klagenfurt, Austria

Published on March 7, 2019 under Born To Ride
German FMX Champion Kai Haase lands World’s First during the first show of the Masters of Dirt Total Freestyle Tour in Klagenfurt, Austria
On Saturday 2nd of March 2019, the Masters of Dirt Tour began with a sold-out show in Klagenfurt, as the first stop of thirteen, held throughout March to April in Austria. Kai Haase stole the show with his jaw-dropping worlds first! A special highlight of the Klagenfurt tour opening show was the performance of German FMX Champion Kai Haase. Haase has been training for a uniquely spectacular stunt since April 2018. The world’s first attempt consisted of backflipping off a flat platform of the scissor lift, dropping down a colossal five meters to land on to the airbag. The 27-year-old…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON ELECTRA GLIDE STANDARD DELIVERS AN ELEMENTAL TOURING EXPERIENCE POWERED BY THE MILWAUKEE-EIGHT ENGINE

Published on March 5, 2019 under Born To Ride
HARLEY-DAVIDSON ELECTRA GLIDE STANDARD DELIVERS AN ELEMENTAL TOURING EXPERIENCE POWERED BY THE MILWAUKEE-EIGHT ENGINE
Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard Delivers an Elemental Touring Experience Powered by the Milwaukee-Eight Engine MILWAUKEE (Mar. 4, 2019) –Powered by the muscular Milwaukee-Eight™ 107 engine, the new Electra Glide Standard is a “Dressed down Dresser” that provides a raw, fundamental riding experience inspired by Harley-Davidson’s Grand American Touring roots. Designed for the traditional touring customer, the Electra Glide Standard is for the rider seeking to disconnect from all the noise of the day-to-day through riding. No screens, simply a motorcycle that provides and heightens the experience of the journey. This fundamental experience is a key element in the design and…
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