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Moto Beach Classic At Sea Legs Live

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The team at Roland Sands Design has partnered with with Sea Legs Live, a legendary concert venue on the sand, to bring a day of reggae with Black Uhuru and Wargirl and a night of punk rock with Lit and Unwritten Law. If that wasn’t enough, we’re also taking Super Hooligan Flat Track and motorcycle drag racing to the beach. Throw in a West Coast Board Riders Surf Comp, art show, demo rides and unique vendors, and you have an incredibly entertaining day at the beach with something for everyone. The Moto Beach Classic is on Saturday, October 14th at Sea Legs Live. Presale tickets start at $29. Limited VIP tickets are available. Kids under 10 are free.

Indian Motorcycle presents the RSD Super Hooligan Bolsa Banzai Championship Race

Roland Sands Design and Indian Motorcycle are bringing beachfront flat track motorcycle racing to Southern California. A specially built 110 x 300 ft. track will accommodate sideways flat track racing action next to the surf. This will be the penultimate round of the Super Hooligan National Championship race series, where a $50K Indian FTR race bike will be awarded to the series Champion. Dirt flat track classes being featured are: Super Hooligan, Open Pro, Run What Ya’ Brung, Cycle Zombies Degenerate Choppers & Tank Shift Vintage. Plus mini bike roadracing on an asphalt course. This is the Bolsa Banzai!

BMW presents the Salty Sprint Races

BMW Motorrad will be presenting man on man (or woman) Drag Racing action, pitting bike on bike in a straight line next to the surf at Bolsa Chica. A paved 1/8 ish’ mile sprint course will be fashioned next to the flat track parallel with the beach. BMW will be presenting a Boxer on Boxer Cup, featuring invited riders as well as a drag race free-for-all, pitting bikes of all types against each other for the Salty Sprint Crown.

West Coast Board Riders Surf Comp

Board Rider Clubs are united through West Coast Board Riders competition up and down the West Coast and for the first time will be competing at Bolsa Chica. These Board Riders Clubs include the best non-pro surfers from Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Seal Beach, Dana Point, Ventura and San Clemente. The energy is pumping and the competition is fierce as the teams hit the water to claim which city will stand on the podium and hoist the crown.

Fast Surfboards Surfdrags

Brian Bent and Fast Surfboards will bring the speed and grace of handmade kookbox surfboards to the WCBR competition at Bolsa Chica. Part floating artwork and part wave-dragster, the kookbox epitomizes the smooth sliding style of surfing’s early years, giving us a peek into history and the art of trimming.

Architects of Inspiration Art Collective and Bike Show brought to you by Iron & Air

Iron & Air Magazine brings a collection of unique installations inspired by surf and motor culture. Experience unconventional visions in 3D which combine music, art, surfing and moto life into a visual exploration. A feast for the eyes and ears, surrounded by breaking tides and the vibrations of motorcycle racing and great music.

Sea Legs Feasts and Frosty Drinks

A specialized food and drink menu will be provided by Sea Legs at the Beach, cultivated for the event bringing the coastal spirit and motor culture together, with kind grinds and tasty libations. Full-service bar, beer, wine and high-end eats, will be sure to keep the crowd fed and fueled.

Vendor Village 

Local style makers will gather in the Vendor Village to show off and sell their creations and wares to attendees. Jewelry, custom bike companies, stylish one off t-shirts, custom leather, furniture and housewares will be included to bring a unique taste of the local community to fans and spectators.

Presale tickets and VIP packages are going on sale Wednesday, September 13th at 10am. VIP ticketing tiers are available for limited edition items, premium access, rooftop aerial viewing and reserved parking with shuttle service. Limited tickets available.

Don’t miss out on the inaugural Moto Beach Classic event. TICKET INFORMATION AVAILABLE HERE.

The Momentum Luggage Line From Kuryakyn

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 Three new additions are now available in the Kuryakyn Momentum luggage collection, all of which showcase versatile packing capabilities, hassle-free mounting, and rugged utilitarian styling. All Momentum bags are constructed from UV-rated, weather-resistant 1200 denier textile material. A variety of quick-mount designs offer easy mounting and removal on virtually any motorcycle. Each bag includes rain covers, glove-friendly zippers, heavy-duty D-Rings, removable shoulder straps and low-profile carrying handles, plus MOLLE modular attachment points commonly found on tactical and recreational equipment.

 

Momentum Wanderer Touring Seat Bag, P/N 5286

The Momentum Wanderer is ideal for solo touring nomads with destinations unknown. The Wanderer fits like a glove on the passenger seat of most tour trunk-equipped motorcycles, and the spacious main compartment boasts 3,700 cubic inches of storage with unique integrated mesh dividers for optimum organization. What’s more, this do-it-all bag also doubles as a backrest, allowing riders to kick back in the saddle and rack up the miles.

• Dims: 22” wide x 12” deep x 18.5” tall
• Cubic Inches: 3,700
• Internal adjustable mesh dividers partition the main compartment, creating three separate storage spaces
• Padded front provides back support for the rider
• Padded media storage for up to a 15″ laptop or tablet
• External bungee storage system for coats, bedrolls or other items
• Two external stash pockets, plus forward-facing bottle pocket
• Includes rain cover
• MSRP: $189.99

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6lX6M9_6eI

 

Momentum Road Warrior Bag, P/N 5284

The Momentum Road Warrior’s customizable storage options meet the demands of any rider. A wide center hatch opening and two side swing-access doors offer convenient cargo access even when mounted. With eight external stash pockets, two bottle pockets and three separate openings to the main storage compartment; the Road Warrior is the epitome of convenience.

• Dims: 19” wide x 12” deep x 16” tall
• Cubic Inches: 3,648
• Padded media storage pocket for up to 15″ laptops or tablets
• Quick-mount sissy bar strap design, plus full mounting strap kit for a variety of mounting options
• External bungee storage system for coats, bedrolls or other items
• Durable structure maintains shape even when empty
• Includes tethered rain cover
• MSRP: $199.99

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ud1ENrAW6Q

  

Momentum Vagabond Bag, P/N 5285

Utilitarian by nature, the Momentum Vagabond has enough carrying capacity for any road trip. A separate top compartment offers easy access to frequently needed items while on the road without disrupting the contents of the main storage. The Vagabond’s versatile organization capabilities also include three interior zippered mesh pockets, plus two exterior zippered stash pockets and bottle pockets.

• Dims: 18” wide x 12” deep x 15.5” tall
• Cubic Inches: 2,820
• Padded media storage pocket for up to 13″ laptops or tablets
• Quick-mount sissy bar strap design, plus full mounting strap kit for a variety of mounting options
• External bungee storage system for coats, bedrolls or other items
• Durable structure maintains shape even when empty
• Includes tethered rain cover
• MSRP: $179.99

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07hwoTxLWLY

To view Kuryakyn’s complete range of luggage offerings, visit www.kuryakyn.com/c/luggage. 

Krawiec In The Lead At NHRA Finals Face-Off with Teammate Hines

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In an all-Harley final round, Krawiec defeated his Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines teammate Andrew Hines in the first head-to-head face-off of the new Harley-Davidson Street Rod competition drag bikes. Krawiec scored the 40th win of his career on Sunday while setting the low ET (6.826 seconds) and fastest top speed (197.74 mph) of the event for Pro Stock Motorcycle eliminations.

“We are racing a couple of great Street Rod drag bikes right now,” said Krawiec, who won for the fourth time in five final-round appearances this season. “They are handling well, they are fast and most importantly they are smooth and consistent. We can race round after round and know exactly how these bikes will react. If we maintain this performance we will be a force through the playoffs.”

In a weekend dominated by the two Harley racers, Hines secured the top qualifying position with a best elapsed time (ET) of 6.825 seconds at 196.50 mph. Krawiec qualified his Street Rod drag bike second at 6.836 seconds and 195.00 mph. On Sunday, Krawiec and Hines battered the Pro Stock Motorcycle field, and for the 20th time the two former champions lined up to face each other in a final round battle. On this afternoon, Krawiec prevailed with a 6.850-second blast to better the 6.911-second pass posted by Hines.

After the first of six rounds in the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs, Krawiec leads the Pro Stock Motorcycle class with 2,202 points. Hines is in fourth place with 2,144 points.

The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing team returns to action September 22-24 at the Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, Pa.

RELIEF SUNDAY POST for September 17, 2017

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Hey,

Interesting week ahead, but first consider anything you can do to help disaster victims in our various states. I always trust the American Red Cross, but there are lots of valid agencies. Support our brothers and sisters everywhere, quick.

Dave Mann and Mary.
Dave Mann and Mary.

I can’t imagine what it would be like to lose your home. I’m catching stories about tons of drywall and everything valuable moved up stairs. Then there are the unrelenting government agencies demanding their cut while your house is in shambles. That’s not to mention insurance agencies and dealing with legal shit you have never dealt with before.

Anything we can do will help immensely. Let’s hit the news.

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BLUE BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS for September 14, 2017

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Hey,

What are you thinking about today? Are you pondering the fight over the wall, Korea and the punk who runs it, Syria, hurricane victims, or the latest government intrusion into our lives.

I donated to hurricane relief, and I quit watching commercial television, so I dodge much of the misery.

So, what am I thinking about? I’m chasing parts for my Panhead Project, trying to reach Lee Clemens about my 45 Engine build, working with the muralist on the side of the building, thinking about a sailing trip to Cuba, and pondering how we can help Wilmington on the Port of Los Angeles shine again.

There’s just one example of the diversity of our thinking and all the shit flying at us daily. So what’s the conclusion, what should you take away from the above. Two basic premises. First, you can see by the above lists a man can think about almost anything including about the Redhead next door and they are just thoughts.

Second, we can think about what could bring us down, negativity or all about creativity and positive outcomes. I like freedom and creative endeavors. There’s one you can help with in the news from the MRF. Let’s hit it.

Click here if you want more.

New Barnett Scorpion Billet Clutch Basket- 2017-18 Harley Davidson FL Touring Models

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Got a broken clutch basket in your 2017-18 FL? The fix is in with the latest Barnett Scorpion “bolt-on” clutch basket! This billet basket is the highest quality and most cost effective replacement for your broken stock basket. Precision machined from tough 2024-T3 billet aluminum and hard anodized, this basket is superior in quality and durability to the stock basket. To install, simply remove the stock basket from the ring gear/primary sprocket and bolt on the new Barnett Scorpion basket. All hardware and instructions are included and, like all Barnett products, it’s proudly made in the USA.

Part # 321-30-02017

MSRP: $399

 

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Watch Buffalo Chip TT American Flat Track Race Tonight On NBC Sports

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It’s been a little over a month since the nation’s top racing athletes went handlebar to handlebar around the brand new track in the Buffalo Chip amphitheater during the inaugural Sturgis Buffalo Chip TT American Flat Track Races.

Whether you were there on Aug. 6 to see it for yourself, or weren’t able to make it, you should know you’ve got another chance to see all the action when NBC Sports Network airs its one-hour encore telecast of the races on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. MDT.

Hot to watch the races: Tune in via the NBCSN cable TV channel, or with NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app on your desktop, mobile device or connected TV.

MRF Call to Action – We Need a Vote on the RPM Act

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MRF Friends and Supporters-

Today I sat in a congressional hearing that considered the Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act (or ‘RPM’ Act).

As you all know, the RPM Act is critical legislation that became necessary after the EPA attempted to sneak in language that would make it illegal for you to make modifications to your motorcycle even if it is for the purposes of racing. Though the Agency withdrew the language, even today they still maintain they have the authority to enforce this.

We MUST get this legislation passed which would ensure our right to modify our motorcycles as we see fit and ensure the EPA can’t fine us for doing what WE HAVE ALWAYS DONE.

This legislation is broadly supported by both Republicans AND Democrats. The only thing it needs now is a chance at a vote.

PLEASE CLICK/SHARE/SEND/POST the following link that will take you to a pre-drafted letter to your elected officials asking them to consider the RPM Act for a vote.

Let’s not just be SAY-ERS, let’s be DO-ERS!

http://cqrcengage.com/mrf/app/write-a-letter?2&engagementId=396073

 

Megan J. Ekstrom

Vice-President, Government Affairs & Public Relations

Motorcycle Riders Foundation

2221 S. Clark Street, 11th Floor

Arlington, VA 22202

Phone:  (202) 725-5471

www.mrf.org

Veterans In Texas and Florida Need Your Help

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The devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey is unlike any I’ve seen before. Flooding… stranded families… lost homes…

And among the affected are our nation’s heroes — men and women who fought for our country that is now in a state of emergency.

Veterans in Texas — and now Florida — desperately need your help. Our disaster relief fund is now depleted, and we need to be able to continue to help in Texas, help victims of Hurricane Irma, and be prepared for any other natural disasters that may occur this year. Please send an urgently needed donation today.

As the storm waters subside, more of the devastation is being revealed. But thanks to supporters like you, we’re there to help. And today your generosity will have 2X the impact, thanks to a generous donor who will match all donations up to $300,000.

Our disaster response team is working across Texas to locate and offer support to veterans and their families. We are handing out relief supply kits complete with blankets and other basic necessities that are normally easily accessible. Additionally, we’re providing financial assistance so veterans and their families can obtain food, warm clothes and shelter to get through this extremely difficult time.

These disaster-stricken veterans are counting on DAV to help. And your gift of $35 to the Disaster Relief Fund will be worth $70 thanks to a generous friend, Living Beach (a company in Myrtle Beach, SC), if you give right now.

When tragedies like this strike, veterans in need turn to DAV because they know that’s just who we are and what we do. Keith, I know your heart goes out to everyone affected by these storms. Today, I’m hoping patriots like you will give a gift from the heart so we can offer even more support to those heroes affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma.

Please do consider a match-eligible, tax-deductible gift right now. These families desperately need it…

Sincerely,

J Marc Burgess

J. Marc Burgess
DAV National Adjutant/CEO