INDIAN MOTORCYCLE REACHES PRE-ORDER CAPACITY FOR LIMITED EDITION JACK DANIEL’S INDIAN CHIEFTAIN IN 10 MINUTES

March 17, 2017

Iconic Brand Collaboration Drives Record-Setting Demand for Show-Stopping, Custom-Inspired Bagger, Designed by Brian Klock   MINNEAPOLIS (March 16, 2017) – On Monday at Noon Eastern, Indian Motorcycle dealers began accepting pre-order deposits for the company’s recently unveiled Limited-Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Chieftain. By 12:10 p.m. Eastern, pre-order capacity of 100 units was filled. The new limited-edition offering is the latest collaboration between America’s first motorcycle company and the iconic Tennessee…

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NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON STREET ROD IS TUNED FOR DYNAMIC URBAN PERFORMANCE

March 9, 2017

High-Output Revolution X Engine and Refined Chassis Deliver More Power and Nimble Handling   MILWAUKEE (March 9, 2017) – The new Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ motorcycle is a muscular middle-weight built to blitz the city streets. An addition to the Harley-Davidson® Street™ model family, the Street Rod is agile, powerful and tuned for maneuvering through traffic and congestion. Steeped in tough Harley-Davidson® Dark Custom™ styling, bearing a stance that’s poised and…

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INDIAN MOTORCYCLE’S 2017 ROADMASTER CLASSIC BLENDS VINTAGE STYLING WITH MODERN TOURING AMMENITIES

February 23, 2017

Rich in leather and luxury features, the Roadmaster Classic reimagines what a heritage-inspired American touring motorcycle can be   MINNEAPOLIS (February 21, 2017) — Welcome back, Americana. Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, is proud to present the newly crafted Roadmaster® Classic, a bike that reimagines what a heritage-inspired American touring motorcycle can be by blending iconic styling with the ultimate in modern touring amenities.   Paying homage to the…

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Photos from the 2017 Minneapolis IMS

February 7, 2017

This past weekend the Progressive International Motorcycle Show rolled into Minneapolis, MN and The V-Twin Blog was there to take pictures and get you close to the action. Hope you enjoy the photo gallery. Ride or Die!

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Harley-Davidson Reports Fourth Quarter, Full-Year 2016 Results

January 31, 2017

  Market Share Gains in the U.S. While Industry Sales Decline   MILWAUKEE, Jan. 31, 2017 – Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) fourth quarter 2016 diluted EPS increased 22.7 percent to $0.27 compared to $0.22 in the same period of 2015. In the fourth quarter of 2016, net income was $47.2 million on consolidated revenue of $1.11 billion versus net income of $42.2 million on consolidated revenue of $1.18 billion in the year-ago period….

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Polaris Shutting Down Victory Motorcycles

January 9, 2017

Victory Motorcycle Important Announcement   MINNEAPOLIS (January 9, 2017) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it will immediately begin winding down its Victory Motorcycles brand and related operations. Polaris will assist dealers in liquidating existing inventories while continuing to supply parts for a period of 10 years, along with providing service and warranty coverage to Victory dealers and owners. Today’s announcement does not affect any other Polaris business…

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5 ways motorcycles have made my life better

December 26, 2016

  As we close out 2016 I am here reflecting on how motorcycles have made my life better, below I have compiled a list of 5 ways owning and riding a motorcycle have made my life better: 1. Better driver Recent studies conducted revealed that motorcyclists have a better knowledge of the rules of the road than people on four wheels.  In 2012 Equity Red Star compared car drivers to…

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5 things I wish I’d known when I started doing my own motorcycle maintenace

December 21, 2016

Youtube is your shop hand Back in the day you would have to either call up a buddy that knew how to work on bikes, quiz the mechanic at the local shop or dealership on how to do the work, or just through trial and error hope you get it right. In the information age, YouTube has become a great how-to resource. A channel like Delboys Garage brings a huge library of repair…

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