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Motorcycle Riding 'Angels of Help'

Next time you see, <i>and</i> hear, a bunch of burley guys, sporting black leather jackets blazoned with all kinds of intriguing patches, roaring down your quiet street on their Harley- Davidson "hogs," don't be nervous.<p>These fearsome looking men could be on their way to perform some work for their …

Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles due to ignition problem | Reuters

(Reuters) - Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) is recalling more than 3,000 motorcycles to fix an ignition switch issue that can cause the bikes to stall and crash, the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said on Friday.<p>Various models of motorcycles are shown at Harley-Davidson of …

Indian Motorcycle roars back into business

When 92-year-old Bobby Hill was a young man, he raced Indian motorcycles in Dodge City, Kan., and other tracks across the country, going toe-to-toe with Harley-Davidson bikes in a fierce rivalry.<p>But the Indian motorcycle company, an iconic brand that counted movie stars and racing fanatics among …

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Famed Indian Scout Finds Its Way Back To Modern Motorcycle Market

In the early 1920s and 30s, a popular carnival attraction was the Wall of Death, a barrel-shaped wooden track, or motor drome, in which daring motorcycle riders would gradually climb the inside walls until they were riding horizontally, circling the lip of the barrel, thrilling spectators peering …

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally by the numbers

The 74th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is underway in the Black Hills of South Dakota.<p>As many as half a million motorcycle enthusiasts are arriving for six days of riding, racing, rallies, exhibitions, concerts, bike shows and a vivid public display of leather and tattoos.<p>If past Sturgis meets …

Harley, Indian show off new motorcycles at Sturgis

The battle for the American highway heated up late last week as road king Harley-Davidson and challenger Indian Motorcycles used the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally to reveal smart-looking new motorcycles.<p>Indian fired the first round. On the run-up to the 74th annual South Dakota motorcycle …

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