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The top ten V-Twin Blog posts of 2017

Happy New Year from The V-Twin Blog!     2017 was an interesting year for the American v-twin motorcycle industry, we witnessed Polaris shutting down Victory Motorcycle, the return of Indian Motorcycle to American flat track, Harley-Davidson really embracing new technology and engineering with the release of its 2018 model line. We also saw the embrace of technology the motorcycle industry both good and bad with self-balancing motorcycles, electric motorcycles becoming…

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Paul Teutul Jr., Karlee Cobb and Laura Klock to Captain 2018 Buffalo Chip®Rides

Limited number of FREE VIP Buffalo Chip® premium ride upgrades available for the first to sign up for Legends Ride® and Biker Belles®! Sturgis, SD – The star of the Discovery Channel’s “American Chopper” TV series, Paul Teutul, Jr., will lead riders in the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s 2018 Legends Ride presented by GEICO Motorcycle and Laura Klock and Karlee Cobb will lead the Biker Belles ride. To make the rides…

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World’s leading motorcycle company reveals risks of NOT riding in Cuba

    MIEMING, AUSTRIA: Edelweiss Bike Travel, the world’s leading motorcycle touring company, has launched 8- and 11-day tours of Cuba for U.S. motorcycle riders beginning in March 2018, to be led by acclaimed moto-journalist and Cuba expert Christopher P. Baker. Hailed by National Geographic as “one of the world’s leading experts on Cuba travel and culture,” Baker has twenty years’ experience motorcycling in Cuba and will guide a number…

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Motorcycle Rental Market Forecast to Grow at 7.74% CAGR by 2021 | ReportsnReports

Commenting on the Global Motorcycle Rental Market 2017-2021 report, an analyst says the latest trend gaining momentum in the market is General trend of renting utilitarian items through e-commerce. In 2016, more than 45% of the global population was estimated to have access to the internet. With the current growth rate, more than half of the global population would have the internet connection by 2018, with maximum penetration in the…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Brings Southern Rock to Buffalo Chip® in 2018

  A Buffalo Chip tradition at its best.   Sturgis, SD – Traditions are a major part of the Sturgis Buffalo Chip experience. One of the longest standing includes feeling the amphitheater shake with the roar of V-twins while hearing Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Free Bird” blast through the main stage speakers. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, wildly popular with Chip fans, will bring their hits home to the Wolfman…

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Kuryakyn Saddlebag Hinges for Indian Motorcycle

SOMERSET, WIS, DEC 13 — New Kuryakyn® Saddlebag Hinges for Indian® Motorcycle completely alter the appearance of the stock hard bags on Chieftain®, Roadmaster® and Springfield® models. The industry’s only one-piece hinge design available for Indian hard saddlebags is constructed from durable, lightweight A380 single aluminum casting that replaces the “hockey puck”-styled hinges. Full range of motion for the lids is maintained, and features include smooth polished outer edges contrasted by…

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Dark Side of the Moon: Motorcycle Deaths Linked to Full Moons

Findings Show How Small Distractions Can Have Outsized Effects PRINCETON, N.J.—Distracted drivers, like those who text behind the wheel, are a danger to themselves and to others. Even a brief, momentary glance away from the road can result in life-threatening consequences. Research published Dec. 11 in The BMJ points toward another potential distraction for motorists: the full moon, gracing the sky with its brightness around 12 times a year, and…

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Celebrities Helped Raise Nearly $40k at Buffalo Chip’s Legends Ride

Hollywood and Motorcycle Celebrities Helped Raise Charity Funds at Buffalo Chip®’s 10th Anniversary Legends Ride® Some of Hollywood’s brightest stars and motorcycling’s top industry leaders joined in the 2017 Legends Ride and Lunch to raise nearly $40,000 for charity.      Sturgis, SD (December 11, 2017) – Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars joined with the Buffalo Chip and Legends Riders at 2017’s 10th Anniversary Legends Ride presented by GEICO Motorcycle…

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