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J&P Cycles Awards $20,000 and Crowns Eight U.S. Vets as Kings of Custom Motorcycle Builders

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2018 – J&P Cycles, the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories retailer, awarded the title of Kings of Custom Motorcycle Builders to eight U.S. military veterans from Texas. They earned the title at the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show, the world’s largest elite-level motorcycle building competition. The final stop on the tour was part of the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Chicago. The $20,000 grand prize was presented to Motorcycle…

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Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2018 Motorcycles as Art® Exhibit Michael Lichter Curates “Passion Built – Garage to Gallery”

  Buffalo Chip, SD (Feb 13, 2018) The pure love of art and motorcycles will bring together a stunning collection of masterpieces for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s 2018 Motorcycle As Art exhibit, titled “Passion Built – Garage to Gallery.”  The exhibit, curated by Michael Lichter, will feature the work of over 40 builders and artists who demonstrate incredible passion and have built motorcycles especially for this show. All support themselves…

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KURYAKYN INTRODUCES NEW FINNED COLLECTION FOR H-D

  SOMERSET, WIS, FEB 13 — The new Finned collection from Kuryakyn® echoes the classic era of custom culture where simplicity and minimalism held sway on the streets. The complete line of covers and accents delivers a clean, old-school aesthetic to areas of the engine, outer primary, and transmission, among others.   Available for a wide variety of Harley-Davidson® Twin Cam and Milwaukee-Eight models, the Finned collection is designed to…

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Calling All Artists: Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum Is Giving You The Chance To Customize A Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Through The “My Work Speaks For Itself” Contest

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2018 – Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, a brand born to honor the father of American old-school tattooing, Norman “Sailor Jerry” Collins, continues its multi-year partnership with the iconic motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson in the “My Work Speaks For Itself” contest. This first-of-its-kind design competition invites old pros and fresh faces to submit their boldest sketches and bravest concepts for a shot at becoming one of six lucky winners to have their artwork emblazoned…

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DENSO Sponsors Angie and Matt Smith for 2018 NHRA Season

    LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 7, 2018  DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., will serve as the primary sponsor for Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Angie Smith in the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. DENSO also will serve as an associate sponsor of racer Matt Smith, Angie’s teammate and husband. Only one of a handful of women to ever compete in the class, Angie…

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INDIAN SCOUT FTR750 QUICKLY BECOMING THE BIKE OF CHOICE FOR GROWING LIST OF AMERICAN FLAT TRACK PRIVATEERS FOR 2018

  Kenny Coolbeth Jr., Henry Wiles, Jeffrey Carver, Jake Johnson, Chad Cose & Jay Maloney to Run Flat Track’s Most Dominant Motorcycle MINNEAPOLIS (January 22, 2018) – Following one of the most dominant seasons in flat track history, American Flat Track privateers are turning to Indian Motorcycle Racing’s Championship-winning Scout FTR750 for 2018. The Scout FTR750 captured the 2017 American Flat Track Manufacturer’s Championship and swept the 2017 standings with…

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Harley recalls nearly 175K bikes because brakes can fail

  DETROIT (AP) — Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 175,000 motorcycles because the brakes might fail. The U.S. recall covers more than 30 models from the 2008 through 2011 model years. Harley says deposits can form on brake parts if the fluid isn’t changed every two years as specified in the owner’s manual. That can cause a valve in the antilock brake control unit to…

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New Book, Victory Motorcycles 1998-2017, Chronicles the Rise and Fall of Victory Motorcycles – Available in April 2018

  Austin, Texas – February 4, 2018 – Victory Motorcycles 1998–2017 is a complete history of the underdog cruiser motorcycle brand that challenged the dominance of Harley-Davidson by producing superior cruiser motorcycles—bikes that were more innovative, reliable, and powerful—but ultimately could not compete with the Milwaukee brand’s status as a global cultural icon. This book features an insider’s view of how Victory developed its first model, the V92C, along with…

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