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Kuryakyn’s Faith Ahlers sets sights on world record

2018 Women’s World Record race: Kickstands up May 6 Somerset, Wis., Apr. 25—On Sunday, May 6, four women hailing from four different countries will embark on an epic journey to rewrite the record books. The 2018 Women’s World Record Race, organized by Urs “Grisu Grizzly” Pedraita and the Grizzly Race Team, will decide which rider claims the Guinness World Record ...

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Mees and Bromley take AFT points leads to Texas Half-Mile

Bike displays, fun zone, live music, swap meet and Grand Marshal Bubba Shobert offer Texas-sized fun Daytona Beach, Fla, Apr. 24—Round number 3 of the 2018 American Flat Track season, the Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys Texas Half-Mile presented by Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda, happens this Saturday—April 28—at Texas Motor Speedway. Last year’s Texas Half-Mile – the penultimate race of the ...

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Indian Motorcycle announces three finalists to battle head to head in “The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off” Competition

The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off Finalist

Judges and Fans vote NASA Engineer, OSHA Safety Inspector, and a Mining Equipment Engineer to put their skills to the test in amateur build off competition Minneapolis, Minn., Apr. 24—Indian Motorcycle today announced the three finalists for The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off, a custom motorcycle competition that spotlights amateurs who build bikes purely for the love of turning a ...

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Harley-Davidson announces first quarter 2018 results

Milwaukee, Wis., Apr. 24—Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) today reported first quarter 2018 results and confirmed its 2018 outlook. The company also announced it is accelerating its strategy for growth, anchored by its objective to build the next generation of riders globally. First Quarter 2018 EPS of $1.03 ($1.24 excluding manufacturing optimization costs) Consolidated revenue up 2.7% HDFS operating income up 20.8%, year-over-year ...

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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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