Tag Archives: 2018

SEMA 2018

By Sasha Johnson I’ve been to many a convention in my amazing city of Las Vegas. However, I can honestly say I have never been to anything like SEMA. The Specialty Equipment Market Association was developed in 1963 by a group of small manufacturers that supplied performance equipment for premier hot rods. Over fifty years later, it has become the ...

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U.S. Senate passes motorcyclist anti-profiling resolution by unanimous consent

Survey: Half of motorcyclists say they have been profiled by law enforcement PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association expresses its deep appreciation to the U.S. Senate, which adopted a resolution Tuesday promoting awareness of motorcyclist profiling and encouraging collaboration and communication with the motorcycling community and law enforcement officials to prevent instances of profiling. Senate Res. 154 also urges ...

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Motorcycle Ownership Among Women Climbs to 19 Percent

Motorcycle Industry Council Survey Reveals Continuing Shift in Rider Demographics IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly one in five motorcycle owners is now female, compared with one in 10 less than a decade ago, and the data suggests that women could soon make up one quarter of owners, which would be a major shift in motorcycling demographics, according ...

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December 2018 Quick Throttle Magazine

CALIFORNIA/SOUTHWEST EDITION: In the December issue of Quick Throttle Magazine, we test the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special and do some in-depth reporting on Las Vegas Bikefest and Hogs & Heifers’ Rally in the Alley. Plus, we check out Thunder Valley Rally, Operation Restoration and share deals in our QT Holiday Gift Guide. Plus more!   NORTHWEST EDITION:  In the December issue of ...

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Kick-Start The Holidays: Stuff The Stocking Of A Motorcycle Enthusiast With Harley-Davidson Gifts

MILWAUKEE (November 20, 2018) — Dominate your gift exchange by putting more Harley into your holidays, there’s something for everyone, whether they ride or not. With the season’s hottest gifts, from classic-cool leather to the latest tech and audio toys, be sure also to take advantage of special Black Friday prices. If you’re last-minute shopping, don’t fret use the helpful ...

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The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® Announces the Long Beach J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Winners

Santa Monica, Calif. (November 20, 2018) – The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS), an industry leader on connecting powersports brands with highly qualified enthusiasts and buyers, today announced the winners of the first round of the 2018-2019 J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show (UBCBS), which took place at IMS Long Beach last weekend. The winners will move on to ...

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Harley-Davidson Teams with Foo Fighters for Limited-Edition Merchandise

Collection Exclusively Available at Participating Harley-Davidson Dealerships Worldwide MILWAUKEE (Nov. 7, 2018) Harley-Davidson is pleased to announce the launch of a special collection in conjunction with the internationally-acclaimed rock band, Foo Fighters. Available in early November, the limited-edition line of men and women’s apparel will be sold exclusively at Harley-Davidson dealerships around the world. “We are excited to partner with ...

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Suzuki to Kick-Off IMS Tour with North American Debut of the KATANA

The Icon Returns at Long Beach along with Suzuki’s Full 2019 Model Lineup Brea, CA (November 15, 2018) – As one of the original exhibiting partners of the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (IMS), Suzuki Motor of America (SMAI) is excited to return for all seven stops of the show’s 30th consecutive year, beginning with an exciting North American debut of ...

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2018 FIM International Six Days of Enduro – Day Three

Australia pull clear as ISDE reaches halfway point Australia extend their lead at the close of day three of the FIM International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) as the race in Chile reaches the midway point. Delivering another winning result, Australia further strengthen their advantage in the ninety-third edition of the FIM ISDE over the United States and Italy. Italy once ...

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Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines Team Closes Another Season Of Drag-Racing Excellence

Krawiec Defends His NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Title to the Final Round POMONA, Calif. (November 11, 2018) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines riders Ed Krawiec and Andrew Hines capped another successful season on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series with a strong run in Pro Stock Motorcycle final eliminations at the 2018 Auto Club NHRA Finals in ...

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