King Of The Baggers Is Headed To Europe Via New MotoAmerica Partnership MotoAmerica is partnering with MotorSport Vision Racing, a major European racing promoter, to make it happen. MotoAmerica announced a new partnership deal with MotorSport Vision Racing (MSVR), a major promotor of bike and car racing in Europe. It’s part of the larger MotorSport Vision company, which owns and operates five circuits in the UK: Brands Hatch, Donington Park, Oulton Park, Snetterton, and Cadwell Park. MSVR also owns Spain’s Circuito de Navarra as of November 2022, and is the commercial rights holder and promoter of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. “The growth of the MotoAmerica King of the Baggers series has been phenomenal, and its popularity has brought a lot of new spectators to our championship and in turn a lot of those also become Superbike fans. Our relationship with MotorSport Vision Racing and Stuart Higgs makes them the perfect partner to help us get the MotoAmerica King of the Baggers to European race fans,” MotoAmerica president Wayne Rainey said in a statement. According to the official MotoAmerica announcement, the terms of this agreement will see MSVR go through various stages to plan a King of the Baggers racing series at various venues across Europe. The venues and events are under consideration. * * * * * * * * To Stay updated on all Motorcycle News and Events …check the free weekly newsletter.
Vance & Hines Launches New Limited Production Handmade 90-Degree Stainless Steel Air Intake, Inspired by Popularity of Custom, Performance Baggers Santa Fe Springs CA – January 19, 2023 – Vance & Hines today announced the VO2 Falcon Stainless, a limited production, hand-welded, 90-degree stainless steel air intake, inspired by the handmade exhaust systems that are common on the top professional and street race bikes. The intake fits all Milwaukee 8-powered Harley-Davidson motorcycles from 117ci motors down to 107ci, except those with fairing lowers. The VO2 Falcon Stainless is manufactured by Vance & Hines welders in Santa Fe Springs using high grade, 304 stainless steel tube and is hand TIG welded from pie-cut segments. The process yields a striking array of color and pairs perfectly with a stainless steel 2-1 exhaust system, like the Vance & Hines Hi-Output RR. The system includes a precision CNC-machined, billet aluminum winged mounting plate and an integrated breather assembly. It features the same slant-nosed, high volume oil-media air filter that is used across the VO2 Falcon Lineup. “High performance baggers, inspired by King of the Baggers and BRL, are the hottest Harley customizing trend around the world,” said Mike Kennedy, president of Vance & Hines. ” This new limited-production product not only delivers great air flow, but is the finishing touch to a great looking, go-fast bagger.” Refer: www.vanceandhines.com The VO2 Falcon Stainless retails for $749.99 and will be available in February 2023. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Gear up to ride to your favorite Motorcycling Events, in Style – Click Here to view the all-new 5-Ball Racing Shop. We will give you a reason to ride in every season.
The Two-wheeled Lifestyle Overseas No, there isn’t a new seafaring hover-bike unveiled here. We men may be comfortable in same fixed clothing and gear on motorcycles, well-worn, tested & true. However, women have such a range of choices, they often end up selecting a two-wheeler that’s most commonly known and popular, based on their daily clothing. Women in Asia however seem to be on scooters. With options and popularity of light-weight and middle-weight motorcycles gaining ground, many developing nations have found new customers for motorcycles in women population. Previously only seen on scooters, they are now more comfortable straddling the motorcycle and beating the stereotype. Click Here to Read this Article only on Bikernet.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Follow global motorcycling news by checking the Thursday News once every week, visit: https://www.bikernet.com/pages/cantina_bikernet_news.aspx
Prices for classic motorcycles are changing by James Hewitt from Hagerty.com There’s a Hagerty Motorcycle Price Guide that uses thousands of transactions to track values on 9751 motorcycles. Here are five trends that stood out to us in the most recent update, released in June. The smart take in the motorcycle community of late, much like for cars, is that a full-on, concours-level restoration rarely pays — at least financially speaking. Click Here to Read the full Feature Article. See Photos of the Motorcycle Brands & Models. STAY UPDATED With All Motorcycling & Industry Events, News, Updates, Products, Reviews and More. Simply Click & Subscribe to Bikernet’s FREE Weekly Newsletter.
by Geoff Hill from https://www.mirror.co.uk/ Another icon of the American dream It weighs as much as a small tank, goes like stink and handles very nicely for such a beast, so even though it costs more than an average UK hatchback, for Harley fans it’s a metal and rubber incarnation of their mythical aspirations I was having a beer one night in Los Angeles in 2013 with the head of Triumph USA when we got to talking about Harleys. He’d been sent to LA in advance of that year’s launch of the Thunderbird LT, an extremely capable cruiser which Triumph hoped would convince American riders that there was more than one type of bike in the world. On his first weekend there, his Harley counterpart took him to an open day at Bartels, the city’s biggest Harley dealership, where hundreds of riders and their families were enjoying a free hog roast, burgers, raffles, gifts, music, beer or soft drinks and test rides. “See? This is what you’re up against. It’s not just about the motorcycles,” said the Harley guy. I was reminded of it in 2018, when I rode a Harley from Oxford to Prague for a three-day bash to celebrate the company’s 115 th anniversary to find 60,000 Harleys and 100,000 riders and partners, all with leather waistcoats, tattoos and chains, proclaiming their particular allegiances with patches saying Naples Military Chapter, Hanoi Chapter, Jeddah Chapter and so on. It is, of course, all harmless fun – middle-aged men who during the week are Reg in Accounts, but at the weekends become Rebel Reg, King of the Road, riding west on his iron steed into the setting sun for a burger and beer with his sweetheart in a Route 66 diner. And while non-Harley fans who have never ridden one