Harley-Davidson’s Head Of Design To Retire Next Month After 49 Years

Harley-Davidson, Inc. will soon bid farewell to longtime employee Willie G. Davidson. Willie G., as he is known to his coworkers, was named after his grandfather and co-founder of Harley-Davidson William Davidson, so his ties to the motorcycling company run deeper than most. The 78-year-old has spent nearly 50 years as the company’s chief styling […]

Electric Motorcycles Gain Popularity As Gas Prices Rise

Rising gas prices have driven many motorists to purchase more fuel-efficient cars, and a similar trend is emerging among bikers. The Los Angeles Times reports this is one of the main reasons there has been a surge in the purchase of electric motorcycles lately. Hollywood Electrics, which specializes in electric bicycles and electric motorcycles, told […]

Die-Hard Motorcycle Enthusiasts Can Ride In Style All The Way To Their Graves

Joerg Grossman, a German motorcycle enthusiast, decided that a traditional hearse would not cut the mustard for a biker funeral and designed a motorcycle-based funeral vehicle. The Associated Press reports that Grossman started with a Kawasaki and added a sidecar fit to carry a coffin. He now has a patent for his design and 10 […]

AMA Announces Six Award Recipients Who Have Made An Impact On Motorcycling Community

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Board of Directors recently announced it would be giving six individuals prestigious awards to acknowledge their impact on the motorcycle community. This includes motorcycle rights activist Jerry Abboud, who will receive the AMA Dud Perkins Lifetime Achievement Award for his effort to protect the interests and rights of motorcycle, ATV, […]

Allstate Debuts Custom Bikes To Promote Safety At Daytona Bike Week

Just in time for Daytona Bike Week, Allstate Insurance announced the details of four custom-built bikes that will be on display during the Florida motorcycle event. These motorcycles are the result of the very first collaborative effort between three famous bike builders – Rick Fairless, Dave Perewitz and Arlen Ness. Each bike has a special […]