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Harley-Davidson unveils the ultimate social media summer internship

Global #FindYourFreedom internship offers college students, recent grads cash, riding lessons, and a motorcycle to hit the road this summer Milwaukee, Wis., Apr. 20—No cubicle will cage these interns: to celebrate the 115th anniversary of the founding of Harley-Davidson, the Motor Company is turning an often-mundane rite of passage, the summer internship, into the experience of a lifetime. Instead of ...

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De-winterizing your bike!

For those of you that have been impatiently waiting for riding weather, S&S Cycle has put together a comprehensive checklist to get your bike in condition for the riding season. From cleaning, checking, charging and everything in between, Savannah Rose takes you through her very thorough process, step by step. http://info.sscycle.com/performance-times/post-winter-checklist

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Farewell to The Gunny

Apr. 16—Many Thunder Press readers may remember when R. Lee Ermey, known as The Gunny, was the face of Victory Motorcycles. We’re sad to share with you that he passed away yesterday. Statement from R. Lee Ermey’s long time manager, Bill Rogin: “It is with deep sadness that I regret to inform you all that R. Lee Ermey (“The Gunny”) ...

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AMA Land Speed Grand Championship scheduled for August

Iconic event slated to return to Bonneville Speedway   Pickerington, Ohio—The AMA Land Speed Grand Championship returns to the Bonneville Speedway near Wendover, Utah, on Aug. 25-30, offering ambitious competitors a shot at setting world records and capturing AMA National No. 1 plates. Also known as the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials, the event features both American and international amateur land ...

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Engina—the Indian Motorcycle café racer

Smashing the competition at custom bike shows across Europe Germany, Apr. 13—Europe’s market leader for motorcycle clothing and accessories, Detlev Louis Motorrad, celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. To mark the occasion they’ve taken an Indian Chief Vintage and transformed it into the hot-blooded café racer Engina. Last September, Engina had its grand premiere at Glemseck 101 and immediately blew away ...

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ChopperExchange announces average selling prices for motorcycles sold in 2017 and 2018

  St. Petersburg, FL — ChopperExchange, the largest niche motorcycle classifieds website in the United States, released its average selling prices for units sold on its website in 2017 and 2018. Numbers suggest that ChopperExchange is the leading online destination to resell American made V-twin motorcycles for the most money, with the average selling price of $12,076 for all units sold ...

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Bikers Inside the Beltway

Motorcycle Riders Foundation friends, supporters and allies: Last chance to register! Washington, D.C., Apr. 12—We are one month out from our 10th Annual Bikers Inside the Beltway event. And this is your very last chance to tell us you are coming. Registration closes Friday, April 13. Why are we closing registration? We have a lot going on this year—new materials, ...

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Celebrate Milwaukee Day at the Harley-Davidson Museum

The world’s only Harley-Davidson Museum opens its doors to all those who wear Milwaukee on their sleeve Milwaukee, Wis., Apr. 12—Harley-Davidson has been proud to call Milwaukee its hometown for all of its 115 years. The Motor Company’s roots run deep in Mil-town, and the love affair with the city is still going strong after more than a century. Come ...

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Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary news: #MotorcycleMonday

Social media takeover Milwaukee, Wis., Apr. 10—To help celebrate Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary and to kick off riding season, one Monday of every month leading up to this coming Labor Day party in Milwaukee, Harley-Davidson will hand over the reins of its social media channels to an H-D fan. To start it off, next Monday, April 16, actor and rider Milo ...

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Indian names semi-finalists for Scout Bobber build-off competition

Vote for your favorite until April 19! Apr. 6—Indian Motorcycle has announced the semi-finalists of The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off contest. Sketches and renderings from 12 non-professional builders are posted and available for a fan vote until April 19. Fans can vote daily. After voting closes on the 19th, three finalists will be announced on April 24. The three ...

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