10 Best Motorcycle Companies in the World

by Qasim Aslam from Which big players are ruling the motorcycle industry? This article is going to tell you about the 10 best motorcycle manufacturers in the world right now. 10. Indian Motorcycle/Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) Polaris claims to be America’s first motorcycle company as it traces its origin back to 1901. It was established by an accomplished Bicycle racer George M. Hendee with the name of Hendee Manufacturing Company and established its first factory in downtown Springfield, USA in 1901. The company produced motorcycles for US Army during World War I. The name Hendee Manufacturing Company was changed to ‘The Indian Motorcycle Company’ in 1923. The company was closed in 1953 and several attempts failed to restart production until it was reborn with the name ‘Indian Motorcycle’ when Polaris Industries acquired it in 2011. It has over 300 international dealers in addition to a network of over 200 dealers in North America. Total sales of Indian Motorcycle and Polaris Slingshot in 2020 totaled 330,000 units. North America is the biggest market for them, where they sold 190000 units. Indian Motorcycle currently competes only in three segments of the motorcycle industry that are cruiser, touring, and standard motorcycles and so far they do not offer sports bikes. Their bikes are known for heritage-inspired designs, premium suspension, and beautiful styling. The most popular model of Indian Motorcycle is no other than ‘Scout’ as currently it is the finest cruiser bike in the motorcycle market. 9. KTM Industries AG Inhaber-Aktie (XSTU: KTMI.SG) KTM is currently the largest producer of motorcycles in Europe. The Austrian company which traces its origin from an engine repair shop in Austria made its first motorcycle in 1953. KTM went bankrupt in 1991 and was restructured in 1992. Now, KTM is jointly owned by Pierer Mobility AG […]

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The Best Times Bikernet Weekly News for July 9, 2020

And It’s Just Getting Better Hey, This week was tough. I had some interesting interactions with folks in the industry. I won’t go into them except to throw some of my adages out there. First, other than the Covid nightmare, we are living in the best of times. The edges may be rough, but think about it. I have always supported our Presidents, I don’t care what party they came from. When a man or a woman is President of the United States, they have the toughest job on the planet. In this case he’s trying to make America Great again, while fighting the worst Pandemic in almost 100 years. Before you know it, there will be a vaccine and the world will rock again, until the next time. Think about the best of times. We couldn’t possibly be able to move as fast with efforts to curb disease without the technology we have. I just moved to Deadwood, and I had a tough time finding a town without franchise joints on every corner. I turned the lights on, and the heat worked. There was food in walking distance and medical support in Sturgis with a considerable VA hospital. Life is incredible. Motorcycle parts are delivered every day, amazing. CLICK HERE TO READ THE WEEKLY NEWS ON BIKERNET Join the Cantina today

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The Top 3 Best Motorcycle Brands in 2020

Did you know that the ownership of motorcycles in America has increased by 2.5 million since 2009? This isn’t all that surprising since motorcycles are a fast and fun way to commute. Maybe you already know the joys of owning a motorcycle, or perhaps you’re looking to buy your first. Below, we’ll give you a list of what we believe are the top three best motorcycles brands in 2020. By the end of this post, you’ll be headed to your nearest dealership to test-ride one of these 2020 motorcycles yourself. 1.) Harley-Davidson When you think of top motorcycles, Harley-Davidson most likely comes to mind. This iconic brand is the Mustang of motorcycles and has been a top brand in the industry since 1903. They are one of the only motorcycle brands (along with Indian) to have survived the Great Depression, which has got to say something, right? Harley-Davidson is recognized for being an all-American brand that produces high-quality motorcycles that are ideal for long rides across the country. Their motorcycles redefined the industry with their heavy-weight chopper-style bike, and their smooth, durable engines. 2.) Yamaha Yamaha Corporation has been around since 1887, making it one of the oldest brands in the world. Although they originally started as a piano and reed manufacturer, they now offer a variety of automotive products and services. These Japanese motorcycles are one of the leading and most recognizable brands in the industry and are widely known in international racing for their rugged sportbikes. Unlike Harley-Davidson, who is notorious for long-distance riding, Yamaha motorcycles are built for speed performance and are great for riding on trails and technical terrain. In fact, they were the first motorcycle brand to introduce a trail bike in 1968 and have been the best in the business since. If you’re looking

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