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THE BORN FREE BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS from June 22, 2017

THE BORN FREE BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS from June 22, 2017

News from the Coast, the NRA, Le Pera, Vard, Brass Balls, Top Gear, Avon, Barnett, NCOM, and far, far, away By Bandit, Bob T, Rogue, Sidehack Jerry, Gearhead, Ed, EL WAGGS, Uncle Monkey and the rest of the Bikernet crew 6/22/2017

Sturgis Rally 2017 Grand Marshall Announcement

Sturgis Rally 2017 Grand Marshall Announcement

Sturgis SD – Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ Names Jessi Combs as Grand Marshal for 2017 Mayor’s Ride. Known as the Fastest Woman on Four-Wheels, Black Hills native, Jessi Combs has been named the Grand Marshal for the 15th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride scheduled to take place on Monday, August 7, 2017 during the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. […]

Indian Motorcycle Racing Remains Undefeated with 1-2 Finish at Springfield Mile

Indian Motorcycle Racing Remains Undefeated with 1-2 Finish at Springfield Mile

 Indian Motorcycle racing REMAINS UNDEFEATED WITH ‘1-2’ FINSH AT SPRINGFIELD MILE Reigning Grand National Champion Bryan Smith Extends Win Streak to Four   SPRINGFIELD, ILL (MAY 30, 2017) – In its return to flat track racing in more than 60 years, and on an all-new race bike, Indian Motorcycle Racing and the Scout FTR750 are […]

Indian Motorcycle Pays Tribute to 50th Anni of Munro Land Speed Record

Indian Motorcycle Pays Tribute to 50th Anni of Munro Land Speed Record

“The World’s Fastest Indian” to be Memorialized with 2017 Bonneville Land Speed Record Attempt by Munro’s Nephew MINNEAPOLIS (May 24, 2017) – It’s been 50 years since Burt Munro took his Indian Scout Streamliner to the Bonneville Salt Flats and made history – a story immortalized by the feature film, The World’s Fastest Indian, starring […]

An Original Jesse James Sled before he was Jesse James — On the Sin-Central Pod-E

An Original Jesse James Sled before he was Jesse James — On the Sin-Central Pod-E

Pat Jansen interviews Bob Kay about his original Jesse James build before Jesse James was Jesse James as well as the Kustom Kulture Artisan Show. Got Question on: Marital issues Telling a Bro “Get the f*$%K off my bike Bob and Pat take you down the road of riotousness. All on the Pod-E Podcast.     […]

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Features Inaugural Year For Youth Vintage National Championship Classes

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Features Inaugural Year For Youth Vintage National Championship Classes

Hare scrambles, motocross, exhibition races among weekend events  PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Youth competitors will be able to vie for national championships in vintage hare scrambles and motocross at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, on July 7-9 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “We are really focused on expanding AMA vintage racing,” said AMA Racing […]

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Announces Entertainment, Bike Show

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Announces Entertainment, Bike Show

Old Bike Barn Crossroads features vendors, music, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Bike Show PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Fans of country music, rockabilly and high energy party rock are in for a treat at the 2017 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, scheduled for July 7-9 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The Old Bike Barn […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2017 Biker Belles® Welcomes All To “My Motorcycle Life”

Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2017 Biker Belles® Welcomes All To “My Motorcycle Life”

The Buffalo Chip’s Biker Belles tradition of honoring women in motorcycling continues with special guests, new features and old friends. Buffalo Chip, SD (May 2, 2017) – An inclusive opportunity to celebrate women in motorcycling and connect with those who are shaping the industry, driving change and breaking long-held traditions will take place Tuesday, Aug. […]

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Makes its Texas Debut at Revival Cycles The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Makes its Texas Debut at Revival Cycles The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Carmel, Calif. – April 26, 2017 – For the first time in its 9-year history, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering took the show on the road with an appearance at Revival Cycles’ The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. Guests of this annual festival in Austin, Texas were treated to a special preview of some of the bikes that […]

Moto Stampede(R) Race Series Expands Diverse Schedule

Moto Stampede(R) Race Series Expands Diverse Schedule

Sturgis, SD — More adrenaline-packed racing events have this year been added to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Moto Stampede race series at the premier action center of the rally. Six of the motorcycle and music festival’s nine days offers thrilling racing from American Flat Track and RSD Super Hooligan to street drags, Dirt Riot Off-Road, and […]

Find It Now

Find It Now

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine As summer 2011 rolls into full swing, plans are in motion for the second Hoka Hey Challenge. I fondly recall all of the buzz that took place this time last year here at Cycle Source home base as Chris Callen, […]

Fire & The Wheel

Fire & The Wheel

Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Here at Wheels Through Time Museum, we have a little saying, and it goes like this: Everything is American, and everything runs! For years now, we’ve been hunting down, preserving, and displaying hundreds of America’s rarest two and four wheel vehicles, and like the […]

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis® Announces Third Annual Motorcycle Therapy Adventure

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis® Announces Third Annual Motorcycle Therapy Adventure

Nomination Program to Award Post-9/11 Veterans With Epic Adventure via “Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime” Scottsdale, Ariz. & Minneapolis (April 5, 2017) – — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, has again joined forces with “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis,” a nine-day journey that provides veterans a chance to use motorcycle therapy as a way […]

Hooligan Dirt Dash

Hooligan Dirt Dash

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Horny Toad Harley-Davidson of Temple, TX will host the Hooligan Dirt Dash, featuring a full day of pulse-pounding flat track motorcycle racing, live music, FXR, Dyna and Chopper bike shows and much more. The FREE event kicks off at 12 Noon and runs throughout the day until 6pm. Horny Toad […]

Paul Yaffe Celebrates 25 Years Of Custom Motorcycle Building At Arizona Bike Week

Paul Yaffe Celebrates 25 Years Of Custom Motorcycle Building At Arizona Bike Week

Phoenix, AZ (March 29, 2017) – A retrospective exhibit celebrating legendary custom motorcycle builder Paul Yaffe’s storied career will be on display at the Legends Pavilion for the duration of Arizona Bike Week 2017. Yaffe Through the Years, presented by Chuck Franklin Law, will showcase some of the most spectacular bikes and parts that Paul […]

Willie G. Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Willie G. Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award For Legendary Harley-Davidson Brand Ambassador Willie G   Sturgis, South Dakota, March 28, 2017 – Considered the patriarch of motorcycling by bikers around the globe, William G. Davidson’s artistic vision and passion for riding have not only shaped Harley-Davidson’s® identity for more than 50 years, they have transformed the entire motorcycle world. […]

Kuryakyn, Sturgis Buffalo Chip Debut Signature Build At Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show

Kuryakyn, Sturgis Buffalo Chip Debut Signature Build At Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show

SOMERSET, WIS, MARCH 29 — Kuryakyn® and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® kicked off the Midwest’s biggest bike show with a bang, debuting the 2017 Rock, Rumble & Rebellion signature build in front of a packed house at the 30th annual Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show. Representing seven days of electrifying racing in August at […]

Jared Mees Captures Victory For Indian Motorcycle Racing In American Flat Track Season Opener At Daytona TT

Jared Mees Captures Victory For Indian Motorcycle Racing In American Flat Track Season Opener At Daytona TT

Armed with the Indian Scout FTR750, America’s First Motorcycle Company Makes Triumphant Return to Flat Track Racing Taking 1st and 2nd Place Podium Positions   DAYTONA BEACH, FL.  – After a 63-year hiatus, Indian Motorcycle returned to flat track racing in grand fashion, as Jared Mees outclassed the field to take top honors at the Daytona TT American […]

Jared Mees Wins Inaugural Harley-Davidson DAYTONA TT Presented By Politis & Matovina

Jared Mees Wins Inaugural Harley-Davidson DAYTONA TT Presented By Politis & Matovina

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – History was made under the lights at Daytona International Speedway as the American Flat Track series entered its new era at the Harley-Davidson DAYTONA TT presented by Politis & Matovina. Jared Mees took home a dominant AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines win in to become the first rider to win an American […]

Pappy Hoel Speed Classic

Pappy Hoel Speed Classic

Flat Track Racing In Sturgis Comes Full Circle Sturgis, South Dakota, March 16, 2017 – On a dusty summer day in 1938, local Indian motorcycle dealer J.C. Hoel set the wheels of history in motion when he promoted a flat track race at the Sturgis Fairgrounds. History comes full circle this year as the Pappy Hoel Speed […]

Hill Climbs Return To Laconia Bike Week

Hill Climbs Return To Laconia Bike Week

Gunstock To Again Host Motorcycle Event By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN GILFORD — After a hiatus of five years, the hill climb, long a signature feature of Laconia Motorcycle Week, will return to the ski jump at Gunstock Mountain Resort during the 94th running of the “World’s Oldest Motorcycle Rally” in June. The Gunstock […]

Venture Heat Saves the Daytona Ride

Venture Heat Saves the Daytona Ride

The weather in Daytona Beach during Bike Week is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’ll get. I did get a pretty good hint when leaving Columbia, SC as it was 30 degrees and snowing. The week before Bike Week it had been 80 degrees. So our initial plan was camping on […]

HARLEY-DAVIDSON SCREAMIN’ EAGLE DRAG TEAM THUNDERS INTO GAINESVILLE SEASON OPENER

HARLEY-DAVIDSON SCREAMIN’ EAGLE DRAG TEAM THUNDERS INTO GAINESVILLE SEASON OPENER

Ride to the Race to See World Champions Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec Blister the Track MILWAUKEE (March 15, 2017) – The grandstands will quake to a ground-pounding Harley-Davidson® V-Twin cadence when the Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team lines up to open the Pro Stock Motorcycle season at the Amalie Motor Oil […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® To Give Away Indian Scout Sixties Customized By Roland Sands And Carey Hart

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® To Give Away Indian Scout Sixties Customized By Roland Sands And Carey Hart

Moto StampedeTM giveaway bikes come complete with hooligan race battle scars and wild stories Sturgis, SD (March 14, 2017) – Creative motorcycle madmen Roland Sands and Carey Hart are molding identical 2017 Indian Scout Sixty motorcycles into wicked racing machines for the Sturgis Buffalo Chip’s Moto Stampede Bike Giveaway. Before being given to two fans […]

Indian Motorcycle’s 2017 Roadmaster Classic Blends Vintage Styling With Modern Touring Amenities

Indian Motorcycle’s 2017 Roadmaster Classic Blends Vintage Styling With Modern Touring Amenities

Rich in leather and luxury features, the Roadmaster Classic reimagines what a heritage-inspired American touring motorcycle can be MINNEAPOLIS (February 21, 2017) — Welcome back, Americana. Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, is proud to present the newly crafted Roadmaster® Classic, a bike that reimagines what a heritage-inspired American touring motorcycle can be by blending […]

New Harley-Davidson Street Rod Is Tuned For Dynamic Urban Performance

New Harley-Davidson Street Rod Is Tuned For Dynamic Urban Performance

 High-Output Revolution X Engine and Refined Chassis Deliver More Power and Nimble Handling MILWAUKEE (March 9, 2017) – The new Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ motorcycle is a muscular middle-weight built to blitz the city streets. An addition to the Harley-Davidson®Street™ model family, the Street Rod is agile, powerful and tuned for maneuvering through traffic and congestion. […]

Indian Motorcycle To Sponsor Six American Flat Track Races, Partner on NBCSN, FansChoice.tv Broadcasts

Indian Motorcycle To Sponsor Six American Flat Track Races, Partner on NBCSN, FansChoice.tv Broadcasts

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 9, 2017) – Indian Motorcycle – making its return to major competition after a 64-year hiatus – will sponsor six American Flat Track events in addition to partnering with the NBCSN television and FansChoice.tv broadcasts of all 18 races on the expanded 2017 schedule. The Minnesota-based manufacturer will be the presenting sponsor […]

Bikernet Weekly News

Bikernet Weekly News

THE MYSTERIOUS BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS for February 16, 2017 Strange News from the Capitol, Paughco, Petersen Museum, Sturgis Museum, India, Lindby, Dolly Parton, MRF, EPA, and mo’ By Bandit, Bob T, Rogue, Sidehack Jerry, Uncle Monkey and the rest of the Bikernet crew 2/16/2017

Harley-Davidson Road King Special Delivers All-New Style And Attitude Powered By The Milwaukee-Eight Engine

Harley-Davidson Road King Special Delivers All-New Style And Attitude Powered By The Milwaukee-Eight Engine

MILWAUKEE (Feb. 9, 2017) – Swapping chrome for black and powered by the muscular Milwaukee-Eight™ 107 engine, the new Road King Special motorcycle pushes Harley-Davidson’s touring line in a dramatic new styling direction, expressing a contemporary perspective on the classic Road King model. “The Road King Special pounds down the boulevard like a gleaming locomotive […]

Bikernet Weekly News

Bikernet Weekly News

Perfect News from Mama Tried, Hand Built, Harley, S&S, Rogue, the Government, Texas, Trikes, Baggers, LowBrow, Cycle Source and Speedy Valerie Thompson By Bandit, Bob T, Rogue, Tony Pan Sanfelipo, Buckshot, Uncle Monkey and the rest of the Bikernet crew. Check it out for yourself! www.bikernet.com

The Compression Jacket From Black Brand – Great Look, Right Price

The Compression Jacket From Black Brand – Great Look, Right Price

Fort Worth, TX (January 9, 2017) – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE If you’re looking for a jacket that offers plenty of function and style, take a look at the Black Brand Compression jacket. Made from top-grain leather with an asymmetric leather racing stripe overlay, this sleek jacket offers plenty of hidden pockets and vents to give […]

Triumph North American Dealer’s Record December Caps Off Record Year

Triumph North American Dealer’s Record December Caps Off Record Year

ATLANTA (January 10, 2017) – The final sales numbers for December are in and we have some incredible news to announce: 2016 will officially go down in the record books as the best year of retail sales for Triumph Dealers in North America in Hinckley Triumph history! For the month of December, Triumph dealers literally […]

Danger To Jump Pit Of Deadly Rattlesnakes At Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Danger To Jump Pit Of Deadly Rattlesnakes At Sturgis Buffalo Chip®

Evel Knievel’s 1972 Harley Davidson XR750 will again fly as Doug Danger fearlessly pilots it over a 120-foot pit filled with venomous prairie rattlers.   EVEL Sturgis, SD (January 5, 2017) – An already crazy attempt by stuntman Doug Danger to make an underpowered vintage motorcycle sail 120 feet through the air across the Buffalo Chip […]

Wild Ride Radio Expands: KLFD Has Added Wild Ride Radio To Their Weekend Lineup

Wild Ride Radio Expands: KLFD Has Added Wild Ride Radio To Their Weekend Lineup

Nationally syndicated radio talk show Wild Ride Radio has partnered with Mid-Minnesota Media, LLC in Minnesota on KLFD AM 1410 and FM 95.9 “We’re so happy to be partnering with the great people at KLFD in Minnesota.” Dallas Hageman, Host said Tuesday. “It’s an honor and privilege to be part of the ridership in Minnesota […]

Kiwi Indian Motorcycle News – The Trades VS. Technologies

Kiwi Indian Motorcycle News – The Trades VS. Technologies

Kiwi Mike has become one of my most trusted advisors over the years and one of my very best friends as well. Kiwi has so much to offer in conversation and I find myself looking to his words for direction quite often. He has done this personally for a long time for many of us […]

Polaris Drops The Hammer on Victory Motorcycles!

Polaris Drops The Hammer on Victory Motorcycles!

It’s never good news to report the end of a brand, however with the direction that Polaris has been taking with Indian Motorcycles and the similarities in the two product lines It makes sense that they would leave the one with sluggish performance behind in favor of the one that has such huge potential. None […]

Xavier Is On Vacations..So No Drums Today…But We’ve Got Some Wranglers For Ya!

Xavier Is On Vacations..So No Drums Today…But We’ve Got Some Wranglers For Ya!

On the twelfth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Advanced Comfort Jeans and a Wrangler Plaid fleece shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

On The Tenth Day Of Christmas My True Love Gave To You….

On The Tenth Day Of Christmas My True Love Gave To You….

On the tenth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Advanced Comfort Jeans and a Wrangler t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

The Dancing Girls Took The Night Off..But We’ve Got Wranglers To Give Away!

The Dancing Girls Took The Night Off..But We’ve Got Wranglers To Give Away!

On the nineth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Rise and Fly t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

The Maids Milked Enough…We Sent ‘Em Out To The Bar In Their New Wranglers…

The Maids Milked Enough…We Sent ‘Em Out To The Bar In Their New Wranglers…

On the eighth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack or the women with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Women’s short sleeve t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

The Swans Flew South For Winter So Here’s A Wrangler Prize Pack Instead

The Swans Flew South For Winter So Here’s A Wrangler Prize Pack Instead

On the seventh day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Advance Comfort Jeans and a Wrangler branded t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

We Scrambled The Geese Eggs And Are Giving You Wranglers Instead

We Scrambled The Geese  Eggs And Are Giving You Wranglers Instead

On the sixth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a button down plaid shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!  

Golden Rings…No But Wrangler Jeans..YES!

Golden Rings…No But Wrangler Jeans..YES!

On the fifth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Advanced Comfort Jeans and a Plaid Fleece shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

No Calling Birds Here..Wrangler Is Giving Cool Gifts

No Calling Birds Here..Wrangler Is Giving Cool Gifts

On the fourth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack for the women with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Women’s short sleeve t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

On The Third Day Of Christmas Wrangler Gave…

On The Third Day Of Christmas Wrangler Gave…

On the third day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Wrangler plaid flannel shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

New Exhibition At The National Motorcycle Museum

New Exhibition At The National Motorcycle Museum

“AMERICAN BARN FIND”          New Exhibition at the National Motorcycle Museum – Anamosa, Iowa; Opening June 3, 2017 You can be part of it, the new AMERICAN BARN FIND exhibition that’s in planning stages, set to open Spring 2017 at National Motorcycle Museum, Anamosa, Iowa. It’s probably a favorite past-time of yours; while riding America’s country roads, […]

Wrangler 12 Days Of Christmas Give-A-Way! – Day 1

Wrangler 12 Days Of Christmas Give-A-Way! – Day 1

On the first day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Wrangler Plaid fleece shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!

Wrangler 12 Days Of Christmas Give-A-Way!

Wrangler 12 Days Of Christmas Give-A-Way!

12 Great Give-A-Ways From Cycle Source Magazine Tis the season of giving! To prove just that, Cycle Source Magazine and Wrangler have teamed up to put a little something in your stocking this year. For twelve days, starting on December 13th, readers and followers of Cycle Source Magazine will have a chance to win great […]

New Stuff From S&S!

New Stuff From S&S!

Replace your old stock powerplant with a new dark heart that is all business. S&S Black Edition engines feature a gloss black finish and are now available in Dyna fitments with our Dyna install kit.. Engines are available for most 1984-2017 Harley-Davidson® big twins in V111, V124 , T111, T124 and 143 cubic inch displacements […]

Voting Public Chooses Winners Of Victory Motorcycles’ ‘Operation Octane’ Dealer Custom Build Contest

Voting Public Chooses Winners Of Victory Motorcycles’ ‘Operation Octane’ Dealer Custom Build Contest

“Evil Ethel” from Strokers Dallas and “Desert Racer” from IWAN-BIKES GmbH pick up 1st place prizes, “King Octane” from Coastal Victory and “Grifter” from Brisan Motorcycles named runner-ups MINNEAPOLIS — December 9, 2016 —Victory Motorcycles® is thrilled to announce that custom Victory Octane® motorcycles built by Strokers Dallas of Dallas, Texas, and IWAN-BIKES GmbH of […]

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