Motorcycle Events

Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix Contract Extended to 2010

Dorna, the worldwide holders for the MotoGP world championships, has agreed to extend its contract with Sepang International Circuit (SIC) to host the Malaysian round for another two years until 2010. Read more »

AMA Motorcycle Museum Gearing Up For 2008 Hall of Fame Event

The AMA 2008 Hall of Fame inductions and Concours d’Elegance weekend will be held October 10 and 11th. The event takes place on the grounds of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in Pickerington, Ohio. Read more »

Harley Davidson Announces Final Entertainment Line-up For The 105th

MILWAUKEE (August 13, 2008) – Today Harley-Davidson announced the final entertainment line-up for the 105th Anniversary celebration scheduled this Labor Day weekend in Milwaukee. Among those slated to headline the four day event that will feature motorcycles, music and more are Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Foo Fighters, Daughtry and Kid Rock. Read more »

Reading Public Museum To Open New Motorcycle Exhibit

Captain America Motorcycle Photo

The Reading Public Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania will be opening a new exhibit on October 3, 2008. The exhibition is named “Born to Be Wild: Adventures in the Art of Motorcycle Design” and runs through January 4, 2009.

An opening night reception will be held on Friday, October 3 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. and a special “Museum Bike Run” will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2008, at 9:00 a.m.

“This exhibition will examine the art and design of the motorcycle through the lens of classic and contemporary cycles. Forty-six motorcycles will be exhibited including two of the most famous of all time: the Captain America chopper and Billy Bike featured in the 1969 film, Easy Rider. They headline a section of the exhibition featuring early choppers of the 1960s and ‘70s. Read more »

Rare, Vintage, & Classic Motorcycles Up For Auction

1915 Ariel 670cc VEE TwinA collection of rare, vintage, and classic motorcycles are up for auction this week by Webb’s Auction House of New Zealand. The auction is being held in association with Auckland Motor Power Sports (AMPS).

Already consigned for the sale is an extremely rare 1915 Ariel VEE Twin (shown right). This bike, featured in Maureen A. Bull’s publication New Zealand’s Motor Cycle Heritage, represents the height of Edwardian technology and the beginning of New Zealand’s motorcycle history. Read more »

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