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Marlin’s Quest Compass

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Quest Compass w_shadowA Modern Popular Convenience You Want

Press Release: Quest Compass does not rely on traditional magnetic feedback to display direction. It uses state of the art GPS technology to gather data from orbiting satellites – processes that information in nanoseconds and gives you a precise 8 point display of your current direction of travel. This technology makes it perfect for motorcycles and vehicles with radios and speakers that create magnetic fields interfering with traditional compasses.

  • Superior performance and unparalleled good looks are the hallmark of this gauge.
  • You can clearly see the super bright LED face in the day light as well as at night.

The Compact 1 ¾” diameter face matches Marlin’s popular line of high-end clocks and thermometers and the unit is water and shock resistant. A simple single button controls four levels of brightness including “off” and a system reset when held for ten seconds. Read More

Harley-Davidson Scores A Clean Sweep In NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Norwalk Drag Races

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NHRA Drag Racing

Ed Krawiec Defeats Andrew Hines in all-Harley Final Round

Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines racer Ed Krawiec swept the Pro Stock Motorcycle field at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Aboard a thundering Harley-Davidson V-Rod drag bike, Krawiec was the top qualifier for the event and then blasted through Sunday elimination rounds, defeating his Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines teammate, Andrew Hines, in an all-Harley-Davidson motorcycle final round.

“Any time I race Andrew in the final it’s fun because we can line up and know that the Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle team has already won,” said Krawiec, who leads in Pro Stock Motorcycle points with three wins in four final-round appearances after five events this season. “As a team we had a great weekend. I set a quick qualifying time on Friday night when it was about 20 degrees cooler than it was Sunday, and we were able to adjust our tune-up and maintain that V-Rod motorcycle power through the weekend.”

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Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation Universal Chop Chop Tour Paks

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Chop_Chop2Press Release: We’ve taken our popular Chop Chop Tour Paks and made them even
better! The completely redesigned product now fits ALL touring models through 2017. The added beveled sides create a dramatic racy profile from front to rear and provide needed saddlebag lid clearance for the new Rushmore saddlebag lid design.

You also now have two tour pack lid designs to choose from, our classic lid or our NEW Wail Tail Lid! Paul had created the Wail Tail on a bike he built a few years ago and our customers have been asking  for it ever since! Well, that time has arrived and the all-new Wail Tail Tour Pak is available for your Bagger! The look of this totally unique winged pack is nothing short of sexy and it looks like it’s doing 100 mph sitting still! Read More

Friday Funny

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A biker went to the race track and noticed a priest making the sign of the cross over horse’s head. The horse went on to win the race. So the biker watched the priest and every time he made the sign, the biker would bet on the horse and the horse would win. By the time the last race came up the biker was ahead by $18,000. He bet the whole bundle on the horse he saw the priest approach. The starting gates opened, the horses were off, and the one he bet on took three steps and dropped dead. Finding the priest, the biker demanded, “Man, what the hell happened?”

The priest looked him over and replied, “You bikers just don’t know the difference between a blessing and last rites!”

The Kid
Madras, Ore.
Witty Willies Revenge
Easyriders, April, 1982

Easyriders Motorcycle Rodeo Returns to Fowlerville, Michigan August 19-21

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300_4961-HDRThree-Day Motorcycle Rally and Festival Features Concerts by The Fryed Brothers Band and Rev Theory, All New Attractions: Circus Una Thrilling Motorcycle Highwire Act and Crowd-Participated NTC Drift Trike Races, Ride-In Bike Show, Classic Motorcycle Rodeo Events, and On-Site Campout

Easyriders Events announces its annual Motorcycle Rodeo at the Fowlerville Fairgrounds from August 19th through the 21st where more than 5,000 motorcycle enthusiasts will converge for three days of on-site camping, dirt track motorcycle rodeo competitions on 2-wheeled steel ponies, live concerts from biker blues to hard-hitting rock, death-defying performances by the ladies of Circus Una Thrilling Motorcycle Highwire Show, the best motorcycle-lifestyle related vendors in the country, ride-in bike show and more.

ad662a788d776a4a804c274d4ad09f53From 50 feet above the crowd and without a safety net, watch the fearless women of Circus Una perform their motorcycle highwire thrill show as they perform trapeze acrobatics while suspended from a motorcycle in truly death-defying fashion! When the sun goes down, the party gets started at the stage. Coined as “America’s Greatest Biker Band”, the Fryed Brothers Band will set the tone for a rockin’ weekend on Friday night, followed by Saturday night’s heavy rock stylings of Rev Theory as heard on WWE! A weekend wristband grants the holder access to all event areas, while a day pass will allow one-day access to the venue, limited to the event’s midway (excludes campsite). All are able to view concerts and attractions at no additional charge.

Beyond the stage, Rodeo attendees will be able to camp on-site for the duration of the event, with early bird camping beginning on Thursday, August 18 at 12pm. Easyriders Events offers all amenities on-site for guests including shower and bathroom facilities, allowing enthusiasts to maximize their time on-site throughout the weekend. “Easyriders Rodeos are strictly 18 and over events that offer unparalleled opportunity for participants to transcend their normal everyday lives and really let their hair down. For many, these events are an annual getaway from work, the kids and the stresses of everyday life,” said Kari Roben, Event Manager. Read More

Motorcycle Racing Legend Ben Bostrom Named Grand Marshal For 14th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride

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logo-sturgis-motorcycle-rallyBen Bostrom, renowned U.S. motorcycle racer, has been named the Grand Marshal for the 14th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride on August 8, 2016, during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Bostrom started his career out strong by winning the AMA National 600 Dirt Track Championship in 1993 and quickly turned to road racing in 1995. Bostrom has won numerous races atop a variety of bikes, including Ducati, Honda and Harley-Davidson. He and his brother, Eric, quickly rose to fame in the racing world and have won numerous races in the States and internationally. The Bostrom Brothers are making their return to Sturgis to continue their tradition of riding with people from around the world in the annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride.

“The City of Sturgis is very excited to team up with Ben Bostrom as the Grand Marshal of the 14th Annual Mayor’s Ride,” said Sturgis Mayor Mark Carstensen. “His lifelong love and dedication to the sport of motorcycling is exactly what the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is all about.”

The City of Sturgis teamed up with Harley-Davidson, the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and Carey Hart, the 2015 Grand Marshal, to officially pass the torch to Ben in a visit to Sturgis this Spring. Check out the video on YouTube. Read More

Kuryakyn & Mustang To Support Sisters’ Centennial Ride

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SistersRideLogo_NoSponsorKuryakyn  and Mustang Motorcycle Products, two leading brands in the aftermarket motorcycle industry, are proud to announce their support of the Sisters’ Centennial Ride. The historic group ride pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of Augusta and Adeline Van Buren’s remarkable two-wheeled expedition from Sheepshead Bay, N.Y., to San Francisco, Calif., aboard their 1916 Indian motorcycles.

The Sisters’ Ride will depart from Brooklyn, N.Y., on July 3, with official registration held at the Launch Party in Springfield, Mass., on Independence Day. On July 6, more than 100 female riders will begin their epic trek across the United States, arriving in San Francisco on July 23 for the Grand Finale celebration.

On the Trail RevA“For almost 40 years, Mustang has been proudly handcrafting seats in a renovated, historic mill building near Springfield,” said Mustang Director of Business Development Marilyn Simmons. “We are very excited that the Sisters’ Ride Launch Party is here in the original home of Indian Motorcycle. I remember how rare it was to see a fellow woman rider back in 1968 when I got my license, so I have the greatest respect for the accomplishments of the Van Buren sisters over a half-century earlier. I look forward to meeting the riders and giving them a great sendoff as they head out on their historic ride.”   Read More

ASA Electronics New Replacement Stereo For Harley-Davidsons

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HD1BT650ASA Electronics has released the all new, HD1BT650 Harley-Davidson Replacement stereo package. It replaces the 5.25” speakers in the HD1BT525 by adding over an inch of booming sound with 6.5” speakers. Both the HD1BT stereo and the speakers fit into the existing fairing holes with the included adapter kit so there is no need to cut larger holes. Featuring Bluetooth, Sirius XM capabilities and a USB port, to name a few, this kit will not only look and sound excellent, it also has all of the features needed to make this summer on the road one to remember.

For more information, contact Fred Roetker at FRoetker@ASAElectronics.com.

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Hit The Road With The Premium Tour-Pak Luggage Rack Bag From Harley-Davidson

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Premium Tour-Pak Rack BagMake it a one-night stand or a weekend get-away with the new Premium Tour-Pak Luggage Rack Bag (P/N 93300006, $199.95) from Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories. This bag is sized to perfectly fit a Harley-Davidson Tour-Pak luggage rack, secured with quick-release straps. A built-in plastic reinforced tub maintains the bag’s shape and protects belongings.

Designed specifically for long-distance motorcycle touring, the Luggage Rack Bag has three large exterior pockets with glove-friendly, ergonomically contoured zipper pulls and an oversize custom handle. The bag and its integrated rain cover feature 3M Scotchlite reflective piping and graphics for added visibility in low light conditions. For additional versatility, this bag can be equipped with an optional Premium Shoulder Strap (P/N 93300014, $14.95).

These and other Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Parts & Accessories are available at more than 750 authorized retail locations in the United States and online. Read More

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