Motorcycle Industry

Rise of the Concept Motorcycles

You guys know I’m old-fashioned. Old bike. Old(er) guy. I like stuff that I can understand because that means I can likely fix it. Computers are not always my friend, although they make me my living. Stuff controlled by a computer on a bike makes even less sense to me and just seems like a […]

Modify Your Motorcycle: Key Factors

If you ask any avid biker just what makes motorcycles so sexy, they’ll give you a number of reasons. It’s the truest way to travel, with the open road and the wind in your face, the elegant engineering and rugged wear and tear, and the people and the culture which comes along for the ride. […]

Electric Motocross for Children

There is a new alternative for children who ride dirt bikes or race in Motocross. The Silent Mini Thunder is the first electric motocross bike especially designed for kids. The Silent Mini Thunder only weighs 69 lbs so it is a lot easier for kids to handle and parents to pick up. RAFFE Bikes is […]

Custom Motorcycle Graphics Options

If you want to personalize your bike, there is no better way than adding custom graphics. Whether you want to go for something classic like flames or a design from your club or other modern design, there are many different ways to actually apply the graphics to your motorcycle, which you can either do yourself, […]

What is the Process Behind Hydrographics?

Hydrographics is the process of transferring a print image onto an object in water. It sounds simple, but there’s a little more involved than just that. There are probably some things in your home that have been decorated using hydrographics and you just don’t know it yet. Chances are you’ll go to search them out […]

Indian Motorcycles – An American Motorcycle Icon

Indian Motorcycles was founded in 1901 by George Hendee, a racing legend in his own time, and Oscar Hedstrom, a self-taught engineer dedicated to innovation. From the beginning, the bikes were built for speed and performance and for decades, Indian dominated the racing circuits and was the premier American motorcycle manufacturer. However, how did Indian […]

Harley Davidson 2013 Motorcycles – 110th Anniversary Editions

Are you a Harley enthusiast? Are you considering one of their limited edition 110th anniversary motorcycles? For 2013, Harley-Davidson has a lineup of amazingly beautiful motorcycles for all Harley lovers. All of Harley-Davidson’s 2013 110th anniversary bikes are produced in limited quantities, and give you the opportunity to enjoy exclusive upgrades such as anti-lock brakes, […]

Early History of Indian Motorcycle Company

Although the Indian Motorcycle Company was founded and started two years before the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company, it has not been able to stay on track nearly as long as this legendary company. However, its history is rich and exciting, and even though the motorcycles are no longer being manufactured in the original aspect, Indian continues […]

History of Harley Davidson

One of the most well-known motorcycle companies in the world, Harley Davidson, started from humble beginnings and has become one of the top motorcycle manufacturing companies in the world. This iconic motorcycle brand started in a small wooden shed, where William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson built the one-cylinder engine that started it all, back […]

Motorcycles on the Battlefield and at War

Motorcycles have an interesting past being used in many roles over the years, including being used in warfare and on the battlefield. Motorcycle enthusiasts are sometimes surprised to learn the extent that the motorcycle has changed warfare. Companies such as Royal Enfield, Triumph, Harley-Davidson, and BMW all helped supply motorcycles for troops engaged in war […]

Mythbusters claimed to prove that motorcycles are worse for the environment than cars, how long before the government taxes motorcycle owners?

The following motorcycle-related question was posted on Yahoo! Answers and our answer was voted the best… Question: Now that the Mythbusters proved that motorcycles are worse for the environment, how long before the government starts charging you extra to own one? (Asked by Jay Seven) Our Answer: In order to do a real analysis about this issue, […]

American Motorcycle Industry – Should Newer Players Even Bother?

With Harley Davidson making a comeback towards the success they experienced in the past as America’s motorcycle company, do you think that other American motorcycle manufacturers should try competing with the HD machine?  Back in the days of Harley’s most successful years, bikers that felt strongly about supporting American businesses would march off to the […]