South Dakota played host to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from August 6-12, and for the 72nd year the event was a success.
Every year, charity motorcycle rides are held across the country, and the Ithaca Journal recently reported that hundreds of bikers are gearing up for a summertime event in New York. This June, bikers will embark on a 240-mile trip around the state after taking part in a fun send-off event in Big Flats, New York. […]
The Great Southern Motorcycle Expo in Jackson, Mississippi, was held over the weekend, and riders and motorcycle enthusiasts came from around the region to check out the custom bikes, riding showcases and motorcycle accessories. WLBT reports that along with a “Wall of Death” and the Budweiser Clydesdales, the event hosted a number of customized bikes […]
Bo Jackson, a former Heisman trophy-winning professional football player, is hosting a five-day charity motorcycle ride in his home state of Alabama to help the victims of tornadoes that devastated the state last year. His goal, according to the Tuscaloosa News, is to raise $1 million for the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund. This charitable organization […]
The Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana, recently opened the doors to its latest exhibit, Steel Ponies. The show centers around the art, history and culture of motorcycles, and the opening night event drew a crowd of about 300 bike enthusiasts, according to IndyStar.com. There are 23 motorcycles on display, including one of the bikes Evel […]
TV’s American Chopper custom bike building team recently designed a cruising motorcycle to benefit the March of Dimes on their latest show “American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior.” The Huffington Post reports the bike’s soft purple hues reflect the nonprofit organization’s color scheme and give the motorcycle a gentle appeal. The bike’s overall design is a […]
Joerg Grossman, a German motorcycle enthusiast, decided that a traditional hearse would not cut the mustard for a biker funeral and designed a motorcycle-based funeral vehicle. The Associated Press reports that Grossman started with a Kawasaki and added a sidecar fit to carry a coffin. He now has a patent for his design and 10 […]