2013 AMD WORLD & EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP CONFIRMED ENTRANTS

AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building

Big Bike Europe sees the acclaimed AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building coming to Europe for the first time. The Championship is featuring over 130 of the year’s finest custom bikes from 23 countries, this unique and never to be seen again display will showcase some of the world’s greatest motorcycle design and engineering…. Read more »

The Smoke Out Rally is “the” Chopper Show

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The 14th Anniversary Smoke Out comes together at “The Rock” in North Carolina. The Smoke Out is about choppers, about builders, from professional builders to those bloody-knuckled guys (and ladies) burning the midnight oil in an unheated shed to build a chopper they can call their own. Chops of all makes are featured, American, British,… Read more »

Tracy Harris named SVP of Advanstar motorcycle properties

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Publish Date: Jan 22, 2013 SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Advanstar announced today that Tracy Harris has returned to direct the Powersports Group as its senior vice president. Many in the industry know Harris from her long tenure with the Advanstar Powersports Group, which includes the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows, Dealernews and Dealer Expo. Harris for… Read more »

2013 AMD World Championship Update – CUSTOM: ExCeL London

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THE first of two AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building affiliate events taking place in the UK was held in London in February, when The Custom Show took place as part of the MCN London Motorcycle Show. Over the weekend of February 15-17 an international selection of custom bikes was gathered together in London’s ExCel center as competitors… Read more »

Chillin’ at Willie’s Tropical Tattoo – Daytona 2013

Chillin’ at Willie’s Tropical Tattoo 2013 Old School Chopper Show is a Bike Week tradition

Chillin’ at Willie’s Tropical Tattoo Old School Chopper Show is a Bike Week tradition with the sickest hardcore sleds running down Highway 1 on Ormond Beach. Everyone ends up at Willie’s from TV-star builders to Harley’s designers to patched riders. Bragging rights from this event carry some old-school cred.

The Anniversary Chopper is Awarded at Daytona Bikeweek

Awarding the Anniversary Chopper

The Anniversary Chopper was won by Dallas native, Jordan Cambell. It will be awarded at the Cycle Source Daytona Magazine Party at the Broken Spoke. Cycle Source Magazine and Bikernet.com showcased the build of the Anniversary Chopper. The build team, Chop Docs and Kustoms Inc., fabricated the light weight, fast and seriously fun motorcycle. Each… Read more »

Dublin delivers 2 Winners 2 the AMD World Championship

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TWO custom bike builders won expenses to take their bikes to the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building when the Irish Motorcycle and Scooter Show hosted the Irish affiliate round of the Championship. The event which was held in Dublin, Ireland, over the weekend of 1-3 March had prize packages for both domestic and… Read more »

We Got Your Daytona Magazine, right here…

Free picture motocycle book

Well, actually our photographer, Jack Mcintyre, has a digital magazine with pics of Daytona and events. We gave it the eyeball during production and it seems to be heavy on chicks and light on information. But that is the way Mr. Mcintyre rolls. For him, it’s all about the image. He’s always going for that… Read more »

Race support: Still a viable business strategy?

Win on Sunday, Sell on Monday...

Publish Date: Feb 20, 2013 Source: Dealernews By Bruce Steever WIN ON SUNDAY, sell on Monday. It’s the long-held adage of the performance sector. But in the post-2008 powersports market, OEMs and dealers alike are forced to make critical evaluations on how to spend their constricted budgets. It seems that many business owners in our… Read more »