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Mederski named AMF president

Lakeland, Fla., Oct. 16—In its recent annual board meeting, the Antique Motorcycle Foundation Inc. unanimously elected longtime industry veteran Mark Mederski as its next president. He is the foundation’s fourth president in its 10-year history. Mederski replaces Jon Radermacher. After many years with the American Motorcyclist Association, Mederski was the executive director of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in ...

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Harley-Davidson announces third quarter 2017 results

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Milwaukee, Oct. 17—Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) third-quarter 2017 diluted EPS decreased to $0.40 from $0.64 in the third quarter of 2016. Third quarter net income was $68.2 million on consolidated revenue of $1.15 billion versus net income of $114.1 million on consolidated revenue of $1.27 billion in the third quarter of 2016. “The continued weakness in the U.S. motorcycle industry only ...

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Tennessee Motorcycles & Music Revival offered a class act event

Hurricane Mills, Tenn., Oct. 11—The Tennessee Motorcycles and Music Revival throttled into Hurricane Mills, TN September 28–October 1, for its inaugural year and delivered an event of top quality production, with a grassroots southern hospitality feel. Guests are saying this was a “class act event” revolving around all things motorcycle, music and camping. The event hosted motorcycle riders of all ...

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American Flat Track names Sturgis Buffalo Chip Best Event of 2017

Sturgis, S.D., Oct. 11—American Flat Track presented the Sturgis Buffalo Chip with a major new “Best Event of the Year” Award Sunday evening at the organization’s annual award banquet held in Temecula, California. A monumental partnership between American Flat Track and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip resulted in the epic, award-winning Buffalo Chip TT presented by Indian Motorcycle. The event electrified ...

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Sons of Speed back for third race during Daytona Biketoberfest

Daytona, Fla., Oct. 11—Billy Lane’s thrilling Sons of Speed boardtrack motorcycle race is back for a third running during the 25th Chrome Anniversary of Daytona Beach Biketoberfest. On Saturday, October 21, at 3:15 p.m., thirteen daredevil motorcycle racers will take to the banked track at New Smyrna Speedway in Daytona Beach.  “We’re coming off the second SOS race, which took ...

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Indian Motorcycle sweeps 2017 American Flat Track Championship

Perris, Calif., Oct. 10—In its return to professional flat track racing after more than 60 years away from the sport, Indian Motorcycle Racing swept the 2017 American Flat Track Championship. Aboard the brand-new Scout FTR750 premier race bike, the Indian Wrecking Crew, consisting of Jared Mees, Bryan Smith and Brad Baker, finished the 2017 season with 14 total wins, 37 ...

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Public Auction of the Late John Parham’s Barn Finds

Anamosa, Iowa, Oct. 6—The lot list for the Parham Barn’s Auction posted online today, and it’s amazing! The family of John Parham, founder of J&P Cycles, has hired Liquid Asset Partners to hold an auction of Parham’s “barn finds”—personal property that’s never been shown in the National Motorcycle Museum. The Live and Online auction will be from John’s “back barns” ...

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Jarod Vanderkooi to ride Indian Scout FTR750 in American Flat Track Finals

Perris, Calif., Oct. 5— Heading into the American Flat Track Finals, Indian Motorcycle Racing today announced Twins rider Jarod Vanderkooi will race Brad Baker’s backup Indian Scout FTR750. The half-mile race in Perris, Calif. will be Vanderkooi’s first time running the Scout FTR750 this season. “Jared, Bryan and Brad have dominated for Indian Motorcycle all season,” said Vanderkooi. “As we ...

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New fall fun at Harley-Davidson Museum this autumn

Milwaukee, Oct. 5—Saying goodbye to summer is a lot easier when you visit the world’s only Harley-Davidson Museum. While riders are still squeezing out a few more miles before cooler temperatures arrive, the good times move indoors at H-D Museum with the return of favorite traditions and the introduction of a few new ones. While outdoor Bike Nights are stored ...

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2018 V-Twin Expo canceled

2018 V-Twin Expo in Cincinnati is being canceled due to factors beyond the control of the organizers which ultimately impact the overall event quality. The event was originally scheduled for January 27–28. 2018. The V-Twin Expo delivered a world-class trade show year after year and helped reignite the industry’s only v-twin focused trade show.

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