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Indian Motorcycles Reveals Two-Tone Paint Schemes
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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — July 12, 2014 — Revealing the first of the 2015 lineup during the Vintage Motorcycle Days event presented by Indian Motorcycle,Indian Motorcycle® announced that two-tone paint schemes, starting at $19,799, will be offered for the upcoming model year Indian Chief line of motorcycles. The much anticipated, awe-inspiring and iconic vintage paint palettes […]

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Harley-Davidson recalling 66421 motorcycles for safety defect
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DETROIT – Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their front wheels can lock up without warning. Motorcycles with anti-lock brakes built between July 1, 2013, and May 7, 2014, are included in the recall. Harley-Davidson Inc. says the front brake line can get pinched between the […]

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Top Five 2-stroke motorcycles
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There’s nothing quite like the smell of two-stroke oil. Or the sound of a swarm of two-strokes hurtling down the track at full tilt. Then there’s that power band—a trait that earned some larger-capacity bikes the title of ‘widow maker’. Whatever the reason, there’s a certain romanticism associated with two-stroke engines. They’ve powered some of […]

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Brothers Riding Their Motorcycles to Every SEC Stadium
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Huntsville, Ala. – (WHNT) John and Tom Adams would ride their motorcycles everyday if it was possible. The two brothers plan long bike trip every summer and this July is no different. “When your on the road on a motorcycle you’re thinking about what to think about. You’re not just thinking about work, you’re watching […]

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The Last Motorcycle Graveyard | Messy Nessy Chic
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This story is both a motorcycle lover’s dream and nightmare. It comes from the depths of the internet, passed around on specialist forums and chat rooms, a tale of an amazing discovery and woeful loss. Our first source is motorcycle enthusiast David Cuff of the website Classic Cycles, who several years ago, came across someone’s […]

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Halo Master Chief Helmet Will Protect You On Motorcycles …
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NECA, which has previously handled portal guns as well as Borderlands and Diablo action figures, has recently unveiled its newest project: a fully functional motorcycle helmet that Master Chief himself would appreciate. The models of the Mjolnir Mark VI-style helmet don’t show any color yet, but if they’re any representation of what the final product […]

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Red Bull tribute to fathers and motorcycles warms the heart!
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Motorcyclists, whether it be road riders or dirt bikers, are a unique sort. Often, the passion that starts with the parents is passed down to the children, becoming a generational hobby that connects parents, kids and in many cases, grandparents. This video, from Red Bull, is from a film called On Any Sunday: The Next […]

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6 Electric Motorcycles Ready to Battle Any Gas Bike
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Here are six motorcycles that give riders all they could want in a battle with gas-powered bikes. Electric vehicles like the Tesla Model S and Fisker Karma changed the auto world’s mind about green cars in a flash. In the motorcycle department, a two-wheeler packing 200 horsepower to move 495 pounds of hardware has done […]

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Fleet Safety Video Tip: Sharing the Road With Motorcycles
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Here is some advice from both the California DMV and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that can help your fleet drivers avoid collisions with motorcycles and bicycles. Since May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, now is a good time to remind your fleet drivers to take extra care to look out for motorcycles. “Motorcyclists […]

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OUR FAVORITE CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES – Bless This Stuff
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OUR FAVORITE CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES Over the past couple of years we have featured some stylish, beastly, clean, and unusual motorbike conversions, today we have decided to make a list of our favorite builds featured here on blessthissstuff. What follows are some examples of the creative work being done around the world, get ready to drool…

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Are women safer than men riding motorcycles?
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More women are strapping on their helmets and hitting the streets on motorcycles. RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Women today are ditching their cars for the thrill of riding on two-wheels. Tawanna Wynn, of Petersburg, said riding motorcycles gives her a sense of control. “Motorcycles have always been a man’s world, and a female coming into […]

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Triumph Bonneville T100 by Renard Motorcycles
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This Triumph Bonneville T100 is the latest build from Renard Speed Shop, the custom workshop from Estonia’s Renard Motorcycles. The custom shop specializes in building cafe racers and here they have given the heritage British Triumph a contemporary twist. Renard slimmed down the chassis, adding off-road tires, a custom tank, new lighting, and a matte […]

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West America’s Adventure Motorcycles
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With all the marketing hype around ‘adventure riding’ these days, many motorcyclists won’t dare go off the beaten track without a large capacity dual-sport, an array of aftermarket parts and a support vehicle. It’s easy to forget that there was a time when this wasn’t an option—and that it’s possible to see the world without […]

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WILL INDIAN MOTORCYCLES RETURN TO STURGIS?
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In 1936, Clarence “Pappy” Hoel purchased the Indian Motorcycle franchise in Sturgis South Dakota and formed the Jackpine Gypsies that same year. Two years later, in 1938, the Sturgis Rally was born with 19 participants. Originally called the “Black Hills Classic” the event was, in its early years primarily centered around racing, hill climbs and […]

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