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90th Anniversary of Laconia Motorcycle Week

Written by: Motorcyclist on April 26 2013 10:53 AM Laconia-Harley-Davidson Laconia Harley-Davidson is commemorating the 90th anniversary of Laconia Motorcycle week from June 8th – 16th in Laconia, New Hampshire by launching a campaign to raise $30,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region. A one-of-a-kind customized …

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Harley-Davidson sees consumer rebound

REUTERS Bikers ride through the desert on Harley-Davidson motorbikes. Chicago – Harley-Davidson Inc sounded an upbeat note about the state of the global consumer on Thursday with a 34 percent increase in quarterly profit and a big jump in shipments of its iconic motorcycles ahead of the traditional spring selling …

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Bar fight involving biker cops baffles sheriff

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Whiskey Row in the Arizona mountain town of Prescott has seen its share of bar fights, biker gangs and rowdies. But the bar fights aren’t supposed to involve a biker gang made up of police officers carrying brass knuckles and knives. The …

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Nevada bill allows motorcycles to cut traffic

By MATT WOOLBRIGHT, Associated Press Updated 4:39 pm, Friday, April 26, 2013 Nevada Assemblyman Skip Daly, D-Sparks, testifies in committee at the Legislative Building, in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, April 26, 2013. Daly presented a measure that would allow motorcyclists to drive up to 30 mph between lanes of …

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Motorcyclists welcomed on Battleship New Jersey on Sunday

Veterans Ride To Battleship in Ride For Pride by Peg Quann CAMDEN — Attention, motorcyclists: The Battleship New Jersey is inviting you on the “Ride for Pride Motorcycle Run” on Sunday. The ride will begin at Eckenhoff Motorcycles on Church Road in Cherry Hill, travel through South Jersey, and end …

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NYPD Offers Anti-Theft Advice for Motorcyclists

NYPD’s Community Affairs Bureau has issued a set of guidelines for bike theft prevention. With a motorcycle being stolen every 11 minutes in the US, one does not need to be a genius to figure out that it’s much easier to prevent theft than to find the stolen, and most …

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Harley-Davidson profit climbs on higher shipments, efficiencies

Harley-Davidson profit climbs on higher shipments, efficiencies By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel Harley-Davidson Inc.’s first-quarter profit climbed nearly 34% on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies, the company said Thursday. Harley said net income rose to $224.1 million, or 99 cents per share, from $172 …

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Harley-Davidson 1st-quarter profit jumps 30%

Harley-Davidson 1st-quarter profit jumps 30% By Saabira Chaudhuri Harley-Davidson Inc.’s HOG +2.09% first-quarter profit jumped 30% as the company benefited from lower restructuring charges, while revenue and shipments logged strong growth. Harley-Davidson had recently seen shipments decline amid disruptions to production amid upgrades at its largest plant. However, Chief Executive …

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Court reprimands police for banning bikers during Holocaust memorial – Hungary

Court reprimands police for banning bikers during Holocaust memorial The Budapest police’s recent ban on a far-right motorcycle demonstration which would have coincided with the March of the Living was illegitimate, according to a Wednesday decision by the municipal court of labour and administration. In its justification, the court said …

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