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American Flat Track mourns the loss of Barry Boone

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 11, 2017) – The American Flat Track community is deeply saddened by the passing of Barry Boone, legendary race announcer, longtime motorcyclist and motorcycle racing enthusiast. A third-generation motorcyclist, Boone was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, a city with deep roots in racing. His passion for the sport was unmatched, and his […]

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Garage-Girls Ultimate Biker Makeover

Allstate Motorcycle Insurance Announces 2017 Winner! (Manheim, PA) August 30, 2017 – Garage-Girls and Allstate MotorcycleInsurance are proud to announce this year’s Ultimate Biker Makeover winner; Patricia Thurston!  Patricia was selected among over 61 entries to this years contest. Contestants (Girls and Guys) were asked to submit a 600 words or less essay – describing why they […]

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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall Of Fame Rocks The 77th Rally

WHAT A RIDE! Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall Of Fame Rocks The 77th Rally Sturgis, South Dakota, August 21, 2017 – Between the standing room only Class of 2017 Hall of Fame induction ceremony, the Pappy Hoel Speed Classic races and the brand new block party with bands going live at five on the Glencoe […]

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Bill Werner selected as 2017 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend

Ceremony on Sept. 22 in Columbus honors Werner and inducts five new Hall of Famers   PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Each year at the ceremony inducting a new class into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, an existing Hall of Fame member is honored as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend. For 2017, the recipient […]

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Carey Hart Gets Tattooed with Ink from Indian Motorcycle

Motorcycles are in his blood. To prove it in grand fashion, self-described rebel and third generation motorcycle rider, Carey Hart used a unique ink to permanently inscribe his son’s name on his neck. Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, has created the world’s first tattoo ink composed of the carbon from freestyle motocross icon Carey Hart’s […]

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AMA Hall of Famer Bill Baird passes away

    Services scheduled for July 21-22 PICKERINGTON, Ohio — AMA Hall of Famer Bill Baird passed away early Wednesday, July 12, as a result of injuries he sustained from a previous fall. He was 88.   Mr. Baird was the leading AMA National Enduro Rider from the mid-1950s to the late 1960s and won […]

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J&P Cycles Named “Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

IRVING, Texas — July 12, 2017 — J&P Cycles, the world’s largest aftermarket motorcycle parts and accessories retailer, announced a multi-year partnership with the City of Sturgis, South Dakota to be the “Official Motorcycle Aftermarket Retailer” of the legendary Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ held each August. This year’s Rally is Aug. 4-13, 2017. The partnership is […]

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A Life Built on Swap-Meeting

In advance of the Donnie Smith Show this year, I had the good fortune to speak with John Parham about his swap meet days and the origins of the DS show. See, the current Donnie Smith Show was originally a J&P Parts Extravaganza, started by Parham himself 30 years before! Now, as we mourn the […]

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