2011 Honda Fury Giveaway

Posted on December 6th, 2011 by Biker under Biker Friendly, Coming Soon, Events, Honda, Iron Biker News.

MotorcycleUSA.com is giving away a customized 2011 Honda Fury as part of the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show, an elite-level custom motorcycle builder competition taking place nationwide. The winner will be announced at the end of the 2011-2012 Progressive International Motorcycle Show nationwide tour.

Attendees who vote for the “People’s Choice” award at the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show are automatically entered to win the custom-built Honda Fury, sponsored by MotorcycleUSA.com. Coated in old-school gold metal flake paint, provided by Cutting Edge Illusions in Eugene, Oregon, the MotorcycleUSA.com Honda Fury has an extensive list of custom upgrades. A bigger bark is provided by a set of Cobra Speedster Swept Pipes assisted by better air flow courtesy of a Cobra PowrFlo Air Intake System. This bike also has custom fenders from Low and Mean to go along with a few other custom touches.

Motorcycle fans are encouraged to check out the bike up close as it travels with the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows nationwide tour and vote in the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show for a chance at owning this black and gold beauty. The customized Honda Fury built by MotorcycleUSA.com will be featured at each of the tour stops nationwide, located at the MotorcycleUSA.com Voting Center, next to the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show.

The Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show will host four classes of competition including Hot Bike’s Modified Harley, Super Streetbike’s Performance Custom Sportbike, Freestyle and, new this year, Retro Mod. Judging will be conducted by the competitors themselves, with the top builders in each class receiving awards, in addition to a special “People’s Choice” award given to the builder who receives the most votes from show attendees. Voters are automatically entered to win the customized MotorcycleUSA.com Honda Fury. An awards ceremony will take place at the end of each show where winners
will receive cash prizes and trophies followed by a short interview so attendees can learn the story behind the award-winning bikes. Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show coverage and results will be posted after every show at www.MotorcycleUSA.com.

Contestants are encouraged to enter at any and all of the remaining shows for a chance to win a piece of the $90,000 cash purse, more than any builder competition in the world. Four cash prize winners will be chosen at each show and at a special United States Championship finale set to take place at the Daytona Progressive International Motorcycle Show during Daytona Bike Week, March 14-17, 2012. With more than 500 custom-built bikes on display across the country, the Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show sets itself apart as the world’s largest touring custom bike competition. MotorcycleUSA.com 2011 Honda Fury Giveaway Official Rules: http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/679/Motorcycles/Contest-Terms.aspx. Space at each Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show is limited. Interested custom builders should log on to www.motorcycleshows.com or call Biker Pros at 919/450-5060 for more details.

About Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows®
From New York to California, the 12-city nationwide tour of the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® offers more than 500,000 consumers and 900 exhibitors from all powersports lifestyle interests an all access pass to the world of motorcycling. With hundreds of the latest street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters and ATVs for both new and experienced riders, the world’s largest traveling powersports event gives enthusiasts of all ages the opportunity to check out the latest gear and aftermarket accessories. The show also offers hours of entertainment including a thrilling trials stunt show from The Smage Bros, made famous by their top 10 finish in a nationally televised talent competition; a custom bike competition offering over $90,000 in prize money and featuring $20 million worth of motorcycle machinery; an all-new exclusive Kawasaki Design-A-Bike digital light painting experience; information tailored for women riders; learning experiences; and more. Show attendees are nine times more likely than the average motorcyclist to purchase a new powersports vehicle and related parts, products, and accessories, offering exhibitors exclusive access to the largest audience of potential buyers. For more information, visit: www.motorcycleshows.com.

About MotorcycleUSA.com
MotorcycleUSA.com is the most advanced and diverse motorcycle content site on the Web. For more than a decade, MotorcycleUSA.com has provided breaking industry news, comprehensive motorcycle tests, product reviews as well as race coverage for both street and dirt. We have more photographs, motorcycle specifications, rider impressions and online
videos than any Internet publication. www.Motorcycle-USA.com – Climb On.

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The Smage Bros Stunt Show gets Progessive

Posted on October 21st, 2011 by Biker under Iron Biker News.

The Smage Bros Stunt Show is set to bring exhilarating motorcycle action to 12 cities across the country as part of the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows nationwide series. Made world famous by their popularity as Top 10 Finalists on a nationally televised talent competition, the Wisconsin brothers will take motorcycle trials stunt riding to the next level with a brand new, never-before-seen stunt show that will make eyes pop and jaws drop.

Professional motorcycle riders Phil and Pat Smage (ages 26 and 21) won America’s hearts as fan favorites on reality tv this past summer with their unbelievable gravity-defying performances. In their first public tour since the popular televised talent competition, they will continue to entertain fans across the country at the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows several times a day with their heart-pounding trials stunt show featuring wheelies, aerial acrobatics, and stoppies all while climbing up, balancing on, and jumping over various obstacles, adding even more entertainment value for attendees to the overall show experience.

In addition to their television accomplishments, the Smage Bros are champion motorcyclists. Rider Pat Smage holds four AMA National MotoTrials Championship titles, and his brother Phil Smage is a Wisconsin State Trials Champion, Pitbike Champion and top 10 ranked National Endurocross rider. For fans curious about what it takes to become a trials rider, the Smage Bros will be available after every show to answer questions about the sport, pose for pictures, and sign autographs.

“We are thrilled to join the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows cross country series,” said Phil Smage. “This will be the first tour we have ever been a part of and we can’t wait to get things started out in San Mateo, California. Entertaining fans on our motorcycles is what we love to do, so to have this opportunity is amazing. We’re ready to get crowds pumped from coast to coast!”

In addition to the Smage Bros Stunt Show, Progressive International Motorcycle Shows attendees will enjoy hundreds of the latest sportbikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters, customs, ATVs, an abundance of aftermarket parts and accessories and more all under one roof. From new riders and hard core enthusiasts to women riders and motorcycle fans who aspire to ride someday, this show is the place for motorcycles riders to immerse themselves in bike culture, talk to experts, learn new riding techniques and more. For more information visit www.motorcycleshows.com.

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1987 Harley Custom Chopper

Posted on August 19th, 2010 by Biker under Iron Biker News.

Came across this beauty in Pearl River, NY today. Pictures don’t do it justice.

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Thank A Vet Ride in CT

Posted on June 15th, 2010 by Biker under Iron Biker News.

Don Clady is Working on the final stages of the Veterans Unite Rally Bike N Car Show & Shine coming up this Sunday June 20th At Bennett Automotive & Webster Bank Route 7 New Milford, Ct. Looking for items for goodie bags for the first 300 Veterans, Door Prizes, Additional Sponsors & Vendors. email donclady@ctcruisenews.com if anyone can help.

Admission FREE * NO Registration FEE for the Car & Motorcycle Show * Plenty of Free Spectator Parking Available.

All Veterans & General Public Welcomed * Not A Veteran? Then Just Come Down And Thank A Vet.

1. For more event information visit our web site at www.ctcruisenews.com or on facebook.

2. Any Veteran Organization can set up no charge, just email Don.

3. Limited Vendor Space Available.

4. All Motorcycles & Cars Welcomed. No Year Cut Off.

5. Over flow Motorcycle & Spectator Parking Available at Webster Bank on the corner next to Bennett Automotive.

6. Set up time for the event begins at 8am. Event starts at 10am to 5pm.

Thank You Hope to See You There.
Don Clady
Connecticut Cruise News

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Cycle Sport Show Dates Released

Posted on June 10th, 2010 by Biker under Biker Friendly, Coming Soon, Events, Iron Biker News.

Cycle Sport Show Dates Released
Irvine, Calif. (June 10, 2010) – Reinventing itself for the 30th annual nationwide tour, the International Motorcycle Shows® is set to take over 12 cities across the country. From New York to California, powersports fans from all lifestyles will be treated to a 21st century experience designed to invoke more passion, excitement, sense of belonging and product selection than ever before. Whether you’re a sport bike, street bike, dirt bike, cruiser, scooter, ATV or UTV enthusiast, or a supplier of vehicles and aftermarket parts and accessories, the 2010-2011 International Motorcycle Shows tour will deliver more value than ever before.

The 2010-2011 International Motorcycle Shows 12-city tour schedule is as follows:

November 12-14, 2010 Dallas Convention Center Dallas, TX

November 19-21, 2010 San Mateo County Event Center San Mateo, CA

December 10-12, 2010 Qwest Field & Event Center Seattle, WA

December 17-19, 2010 Long Beach Convention Center Long Beach, CA

January 7-9, 2011 Rock Financial Showplace Novi, MI

January 14-16, 2011 Washington Convention Center Washington D.C.

January 21-23, 2011 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center New York, NY

January 28-30, 2011 I-X Center Cleveland, OH

February 4-6, 2011 Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, MN

February 11-13, 2011 Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Chicago, IL

February 25-27, 2011 Carolina First Center Greenville, SC

March 9-12, 2011 Ocean Center Daytona Beach, FL

The International Motorcycle Shows will feature gear, accessories, stunt shows, demo rides, new rider programs, must-attend seminars, kid’s activities, Media Previews and more. Additional opportunities will exist for licensed riders to test ride new motorcycles at five locations including Dallas, San Mateo, Long Beach, Greenville and Daytona Beach. An added Media Preview in Chicago will supplement existing media events in Long Beach and New York, showcasing the latest new vehicles and product debuts.

“We are thrilled to bring an electrified and eye-popping all-new International Motorcycle Show to 12 cities across the country where long-time bikers, potential new riders, friends and family can immerse themselves in the world of powersports,” said International Motorcycle Shows Director Jeff D’Entremont. “This year’s tour will feature a fresh new experience from the minute you arrive and deliver value unlike anything we’ve ever provided before to all types of powersports enthusiasts nationwide. Long time fans of the show can’t miss it this year and for those who’ve never been, this will be the year to attend!”

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Back Alley Cycles

Posted on April 15th, 2010 by Biker Bill under Biker Friendly, Coming Soon, Iron Biker News.

Mr.Magoo here, just wanted to introduce the Tampa area of Florida to a new shop. Back Alley Cycles has been around the Tampa area for a few years now, fixing and detailing motorcycles. They do good work and are extremely reasonable with their pricing.

Back Alley Cycles

Back Alley Cycles

They’ve got a new home it’s 5154 Commercial Way, Springhill, Fl 34606 the phone# is 352-610-4448.

If you find yourself in the Tampa Bay Area of Florida and need something for your bike or if you are looking to clean it up to a showroom finish give a call. Again the phone# is 352-610-4448 ask for Walt or Mike and they’ll hook you right up.

See you on the Highway, Mr. Magoo

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The Start Of A New Riding Season

Posted on April 14th, 2010 by Biker Bill under Iron Biker News.
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Well I don’t know about you guys, but I’m ready for spring.This is probably the best time of the year for riding.The weather is great just cold enough to wear the leathers and not have tears freeze on your face. I think with the gas prices on the constant rise we’re gonna see record numbers of people converting to motorcycles. I personally think it’s a good thing,figure the more motorcycles the less a chance of the old excuse(I Didn’t see you!) for the cagers. The only downside I see to this is the people young & old who take motorcycling to lightly. You guys know who they are their the ones wearing flip-flops while riding a motorcycle or shorts and no shirt.That’s just for the ones that proclaim that they know how to ride. Then you have the other ones that rode a bike once or twice in their lives,(some have never been on a motorcycle at all) jump on the motorcycle and try to drive away. I’ve been around motorcycles my whole life and have seen people go down in various ways.(Even experienced riders) I guess what I’m trying to get at is be careful.Just because you’ve been riding for years don’t let your guard down.By this I mean don’t take motorcycles for granted. A Roadking, a Goldwing, a sportster, even a little 250cc Rebel, are all a whole lot different then that “mini bike” or “dirt bike” that you had. Or even better your friend had it and you rode it all the time when you were younger. Sorry but being in motorcycle sales for the last 20 years you would be surprised at some of the answers I get when I ask If they have ever ridden before. Motorcycles aren’t dangerous, but motorcycling sure is. Even if you’ve been riding for years a little refresher course couldn’t hurt. No matter where you are I’m sure your local dealer will know where classes are being held. And don’t be afraid to tell someone if you think they need some training or practice.The worst thing you can do is let someone ride a motorcycle, that is not used to,or prepared to ride a motorcycle. Before you jump on that motorcycle this year be prepared. Check in with Art from time to time and see if some of his tech tips are helpful,also if there is any doubt whatsoever with your ability to operate the motorcycle, get proper training. Be safe.Be smart!! See Ya on the Highway, Mr. Magoo


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Watch out for Bikers

Posted on March 21st, 2010 by Biker under Biker Friendly, Iron Biker News.

Thought this was a good video to share considering the weather is about to turn to “Biker Perfect”. Pass this along to those you know and spread the word to Watch Out for Bikers. Copy and Paste this link and send it on..  Save A Life and a Bike.  http://www.ironbikernews.com/watch-out-for-bikerswatch-out-for-bikers-210/

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The Ultimate Wind in Your Hair Band. Enjoy Your Summer and Please Ride Safe !!!

Posted on March 20th, 2010 by Biker under Tunes.

See More Great Dead at DeadShowPodcast.com

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New Motorcycles Models Unveiled

Posted on February 13th, 2010 by Biker under Biker Friendly, Chicago, Events, Iron Biker News, Travel Friends.

American Honda to unveil the all new Moto2 bike, the MD600 at the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show in Chicago –on Friday, February 19, at 3:45 p.m., Honda will unveil this Morowaki - CBR600RR Honda-powered bike which will be the new bike used by all competitors in the 2010 Moto2 series, the class that leads into Moto GP as it replaces the old 2 stroke 250cc class. Don’t miss this exciting world debut of a motorcycle that will change the face of Moto GP.

The Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows® brings the hottest rides on two wheels to Chicago, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Friday, February 19 through Sunday, February 21. This 12-city nationwide tour is an all access pass to the world of motorcycling with hundreds of the latest street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, scooters and ATVs for both new and experienced riders. Several manufacturers will showcase hot new models including the 2010 Kawasaki Z1000 Street Supersport, 2010 Ducati Hypermotard, 2010 Star Raider, 2010 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Lo, 2010 Honda VRF1200F and more. Showgoers will also enjoy the latest fuel efficient transportation options with hundreds of vehicles that get 50-plus miles to the gallon - there has never been a better time to ride! From the thrilling Ducati Freestyle Team to autograph signings with top TapouT-sponsored Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC) Fighters, the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show offers something for everyone.

“Chicago locals will be treated to an up-close look at hundreds of the latest motorcycles under one roof and access to the best on-site show discounts on apparel, gear accessories and more,” said Group Show Director Jeff D’Entremont. “In addition to checking out all the latest motorcycles, gear and accessories, the Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows is the best place to get a deal on the great place to spend the day hanging out and taking in bikes with thousands of local riders.”

Following is a brief description of the exciting features coming to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center:

  • New 2010 Motorcycle Unveilings - Catch several bikes being unveiled for the first time ever, live at the show.
    • Custom Builder Dave Perewitz to unveil 2010 Pro-Street Allstate Sweepstakes Custom Motorcycle on Friday, February 19, at 5:30 p.m., on The Hub stage.
    • American Honda to unveil the all new Moto2 bike, the MD600 in the Honda display on Friday, February 19, at 3:45 p.m. This Morowaki - CBR600RR Honda-powered bike will be the new bike used by all competitors in the 2010 Moto2 series, the class that leads into Moto GP as it replaces the old 2 stroke 250cc class.
    • Ducati to unveil the 2010 Hypermotard 1100EVO SP in the Ducati display on Friday, February 19, at 4 p.m.
    • Custom Builder Nick Anglada, Yamaha, Silver Star Clothing and World Renowned Tattoo Artist Franco Vescovi have collaborated to create a Southern California Rat Rods and Low Rider inspired bike to pay tribute to Silver Star Clothing - a bike you have to see to believe! This one-of-a-kind piece of art will be unveiled on Saturday, February 20, at 11 a.m., in the Yamaha display. Immediately following the unveiling, MMA Professional Fighter Clay “The Carpenter Guida will be in the display signing autographs.
  • Ducati Freestyle Team - Motorcycle fans are sure to be thrilled by performances from 2008 XDL Freestyle National Champion Nick Brocha. This action-packed stunt show will feature dazzling stunts on a Ducati Monster motorcycle including synchronized wheelies, power slides, endos, headstands and more.
  • TapouT Friday Night Fights - TapouT’s counterculture will come alive at the show where attendees can meet and get autographed photos from TapouT-sponsored UFC fighters Brock Larson and Patrick Barry, watch previous UFC fights and select episodes of TapouT’s original reality TV-series on big screens and check-out the custom TapouT tribute Suzuki Hayabusa built by VooDoo Industries.
  • Bikes & Beats presented by TapouT - This all-new lifestyle entertainment element mixes music and motorcycles like never before. The latest in moto-fashion will be showcased by hot models and dancers during a high-

energy fashion show hosted by 2008 BusaBeat Champion MC Jason Pigg. Bikes & Beats will also feature a collection of the hottest, never-before-seen custom sportbikes and v-twin motorcycles.

  • Cycle World’s Editor-at-Large Peter Egan to discuss his extensive experience building, riding and writing about motorcycles on The Hub stage, Friday, February 19, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 20, at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • All-New Women’s Center - Both new and experienced women riders will enjoy the Women’s Center with gear from Cortech, Icon, Joe Rocket, Shift, Thor and Tourmaster to try on; motorcycles to sit on; and experts from the Women’s Motorcycling Foundation available to answer questions and introduce new riders to the world of motorcycling.
  • Explore Motorcycling Welcome Center - The Welcome Center is the inviting home to a surplus of information for new riders, as well as a place to ask questions and learn about motorcycle safety, and local riding clubs - the perfect stop for those interested in or new to two wheels. This feature area will also house floor plans, exhibitor lists, show schedules and serve as an ideal introduction to the world of motorcycling.
  • The Hub Brought to you by Allstate Motorcycle Insurance - A high-energy stage will be jam-packed with great speakers presenting a variety of motorcycling topics for both new and experienced riders including advanced riding techniques, dual sport riding, helmet fit, riding schools, long distance touring and more. Seminars will be led by industry experts including Lee Parks, Lee Parks Design; Bruce Porter, Arai Helmet Company; Sue Slate, Women’s Motorcyclist Foundation; and more.
  • 2Wheel Tuner Model Search Presented by LeoVince - Models will compete live, on-stage in a Q&A session, bikini contest and photo shoot for the chance to win a personal feature in 2Wheel Tuner Magazine. Winner will be announced on Sunday.
  • History of Motorcycles - This retro showcase returns with an expanded collection of rare vintage motorcycles including classic dirt bikes, café racers, cruisers and more from various vintage groups throughout the country.

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Harley-Davidson FLHTCU Ultra Classic Electra Glide 2010

Posted on February 5th, 2010 by Biker under Iron Biker News.

2010 Harley-Davidson FLHTCU Ultra Classic Electra Glide

The Ultra Classic® Electra Glide® provides long-haul touring comfort, convenience, and cargo capacity, with unmistakable Harley style. The innovative Harley-Davidson® Touring chassis is based on a single-spar, rigid backbone frame and a stout swingarm developed to withstand the demands of long-haul touring riders and today´s more-powerful engines. Source - Harley Davidson

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Harley Davidson Trade In Offer Expires Jan 31, 2010 **** Offer now extended to February 28,2010****

Posted on January 17th, 2010 by Biker under Harley Davidson, Iron Biker News, Motorcycle Videos, Rallies and Rides, Travel Friends, Trikes, What Ya Got.

Now through January 31- trade in your competitive bike for a new Harley Davidson, plus $500 Cash allowance. That’s a sweet deal.  Offer is now extended to March 31,2010

Terms and Conditions apply but reasonable. Go For It and see you at the Upcoming Cycle World shows.

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How to pick up your Bike

Posted on January 15th, 2010 by Biker under Biker Friendly, How To, Iron Biker News, Just Ask Art, Rides.

Hey, it happens. Look how easy it is to pick up your bike by yourself.

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How Can You Remove A Dent From A Motorcycle Tank ?

Posted on January 14th, 2010 by Biker under Harley Davidson, How To, Iron Biker News.

You may be wondering, “How can you remove a dent from a motorcycle tank?” It’s a good question, and one that has puzzled many people over the years. Specialists in this area of dent removal have got it down to a fine art these days. Their dent removal techniques are just like magic.

How can you remove a dent from a motorcycle tank? By going inside to push out, or by going outside to pull out, either way the dent gets removed.

Motorcycle gas tanks have their caps on the top, usually at the highest point. That way they can be filled to the maximum. Unfortunately, the gas caps on motorcycle tanks are not large openings.

Some motorcycle gas tanks are double skinned. It’s a bit like having a tank inside a tank. This kind of gas tank makes it difficult to remove the dent from the inside as you will be applying pressure to the inside metal skin, and not the outside metal skin where the dent actually is.

However, if the tank has a single wall, or metal skin, then the job becomes very easy. Well, easy in the hands of an expert at least. The first thing done is to attach an object a bit like a flag onto the tank. This has a flexible mounting that can be adjusted to any angle, and at the end is a rectangular flag-like card with parallel black lines running the length of it on a white background.

This is a very clever idea. The “flag” is reflected in the shiny paintwork of the motorcycle gas tank. If the tank is in perfect factory condition, then the reflected black lines will all be smooth. If on the other hand the tank is dented, then the reflected lines will converge, balloon and be distorted where the reflected dent is. This is important!

As the dent is massaged and caressed from the inside, using a special tool designed for removing dents in motorcycle gas tanks, the reflected black lines in the region of the dent will become less and less ballooned and distorted. By the time the technician has completely removed the entire dent, the reflection will be smooth and perfect.

Of course, the actual surface of the motorcycle tank is constantly checked as well for smoothness. But the reflections of the black lines is arguably the best visual and actual guide as to the presence or otherwise of the dent. Properly performed, the dent will vanish completely and the repair will be wholly invisible. That’s the mark of a good motorcycle dent removal - nothing left to see.

The days of answering the question of, “How can you remove a dent from a motorcycle tank?” by removing the tank, rubbing it down, or removing the paint with stripper completely, then applying filler, rubbing that down before re-spraying the entire thing has all but gone.

Today’s expert technicians use paintless dent removal techniques. They attempt to leave the original factory paint exactly as it is. They also attempt to remove the dent with leaving a mark, and more often than not they succeed.

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Triumph’s Triumph

Posted on January 12th, 2010 by Biker under Biker Friendly, Iron Biker News, Triumph.

ATLANTA (January 12, 2010) – Triumph Motorcycles has declared the company’s continued gains in market share and year-end increase in sales were a successful conclusion to a very challenging 2009, which also marked the 15th anniversary that Triumph returned to North America.

Triumph has consistently gained market share in the United States every year for the past five years according to the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC). The sustained growth makes Triumph one of the fastest growing motorcycle manufacturers in country and one of only two marques that never lost market share in that time period.

Sales of Triumph motorcycles in the United States increased 5.49 percent in December 2009 over the same period the prior year, which is significant as most manufacturers reported double digit decreases.

“The Triumph team and our network of dealers did a fantastic job of keeping a positive attitude in 2009, and their efforts have paid off as customers continued to show strong support for Triumph,” said Mark Kennedy, CEO of Triumph Motorcycles North America. “We are really optimistic about the New Year. Our all new 2010 Triumph Thunderbird has great momentum from being named Cruiser of the Year and we’re introducing some exciting new models to Triumph’s line of Urban Sport motorcycles.”

Triumph also did extremely well in Canada by producing a year-long sales increase of more than 20 percent over the same period in 2008. The achievement makes Triumph the fastest growing motorcycle brand in Canada.

This past summer Triumph introduced the all-new 1600cc parallel twin Thunderbird, which earned a number of ‘Best Cruiser’ accolades from the motorcycle enthusiast news media. The Thunderbird complements Triumph’s existing cruiser line that includes the 865cc America and Speedmaster models and the 2300cc Rocket III line.

Triumph also manufactures a variety of standard and sport motorcycles that range from the iconic Bonneville to class-leading sport bikes such as the Daytona 675, Street Triple and Speed Triple.

While Triumph initially gained global notoriety for its motorcycles in the 1950s and 60s, the company encountered difficulties in the 1970s. In 1983, British entrepreneur John Bloor purchased the marque and immediately began working on its return to prominence. Triumph re-emerged to the world stage in 1990 with a new line of classic parallel twin and innovative three-cylinder motorcycles that have become the hallmarks of the Triumph model range.

Kennedy continued, “Triumph has a wonderful heritage. As a company, we understand the importance of perseverance and working toward the future. It’s that culture that has enabled Triumph to be such as strong and resilient company. We’re ready for 2010.”

The full range of Triumph motorcycles are available at authorized Triumph dealers throughout North America. To find your local Triumph dealer, please visit www.TriumphMotorcycles.com.

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