Tag: bike week
The famous Laconia Motorcycle Week will celebrate its 90th anniversary this summer with what should be its best running to date. Known as America’s Original Riding Rally, Laconia is one of New Hampshire’s signature motorsports events. The action begins Saturday, June 8 with a memorial ride, a kickoff party, bike building contest and more. All [...]
2014 Yamaha Star Bolt: A New Kind Of Cruiser Daytona Bike Week started off with a bang last weekend, and Yamaha took full advantage of the attention to reveal its newest bike: the 2014 Star Bolt motorcycle. The manufacturer grabbed the headlines right away thanks to the motorcycle’s low price tag – a standard will [...]
Husaberg Factory rider Mike Lafferty took the win at the 63rd running of the Alligator Enduro held during Bike Week in Daytona Beach, FL. Lafferty was the man to beat from the conclusion of the first motorsports test which he won in a dominating fashion. He continued to stretch his lead through each of the [...]
Rockstar Energy Drink And Harley-Davidson Announce Exclusive Partnership During 110th Anniversary Year 2013 marks the 110th anniversary of Harley-Davidson, the world famous motorcycle manufacturer and lifestyle brand. Rockstar Energy Drink is excited to announce an exclusive partnership with Harley-Davidson to commemorate the monumental occasion. The 110th Anniversary is a year-long, global celebration connecting millions of [...]
On Jan. 24, 1937, the first running of the Daytona 200 took place on the hard sand of Daytona Beach, Fla. Since that race, won by AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Ed Kretz of Monterey Park, Calif., the annual event has grown into a motorcycling mecca, packed full of racing and recreational riding events. This [...]
Harley-Davidson revised a year-long celebration to honor its 110th anniversary, and fans in attendance at Daytona Bike Week will now be able to get in on the fun. The manufacturer has announced that it will have special displays of motorcycles, accessories and paraphernalia at the festival, which runs from March 9 to 16 at Riverfront [...]
Harley-Davidson has a full year of events planned to honor its 110th anniversary.
Most motorsports fans consider Ricky Carmichael to be the greatest motorcycle rider of all time, which helps explain his nickname, “The GOAT” (Greatest Of All Time).
Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, [...]
One of the more critical issues for motorcycle lobbyists in recent years has been the dispute over motorcycle-only checkpoints. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and its political allies have been fighting against the funding for these checkpoints at both the state and federal level, as they believe the checkpoints unfairly single out motorcycle riders as [...]