Pit Pass: MotoGP Hits Wine Country

The fine folks at Doffo Winery started hosting Moto GP watch parties this season in their newly remodeled barrel room and launched their new MotoDoffo wines.

Taiwan International Motorcycle Industry Show

Organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the Motorcycle Taiwan show has quietly become one of the key trade events in the region during the past decade.

Pit Pass: Trilobites Take Over

Fusing old school values with timeless styling and cutting edge technology, Solar created the Trilobite motorcycle jeans line a couple years ago and has since expanded the range from riding pants to entire collections of ADV, Urban and Retro wear.

Royal Enfield Himalayan Ready to Conquer U.S. Middle Weight Market

Compared to the massive pavilions and runway models from hometown heroes like Ducati and the Aprilia/Moto Guzzi/Vespa team, the low key unveiling of the little Himalayan was on a pile of dirt… literally.

OEM UPDATE: Vanderhall Ready to Win The Trade Wars

With a healthy power-to-weight ratio and 4.5-second 0-60 mph acceleration, the Vanderhall Venice offers plenty of bang for the buck (MSRP under $30K) and decent dealer margins. Did we mention Vanderhall is made in the USA, so it won’t become a casualty of a trade war?

Vanderhall vehicle
UTV UPDATE: Sportsman Country

Retailers and the media were brought deep into the heart of Texas for the first Sportsman Country National Dealer Meeting. CEO Johnny Tai played host as the group saw the assembly lines, spare parts inventory and massive 325,000 sq.-ft. facility with their own eyes.

All Access Pit Pass: Malcolm Smith Hosts A Tribute To Bruce Brown

The families of Bruce Brown and On Any Sunday co-star Malcolm Smith celebrated the life of the man who not only introduced us to our biggest and most enduring love – motorcycles, but who changed the shape of surfing and motorcycling through his cinematic efforts.

Malcolm Smith and Larry Huffman
King of the Motos/King of the Hammers Conquers Competitors

Billed as the toughest extreme enduro race in the United States, the King of the Motos motorcycle competition kicked off the week-long King of the Hammers (KOH) event in Johnson Valley, California.

Printing All The News That Fits (October)

Former KTM Hard Equipment stalwart Lowell Anderson is now the head wrangler for Tucker Rocky’s brands. “I’m very excited to be part of the Tucker Rocky | Biker’s Choice family,” says Anderson. “As director of brands, I am looking forward to working with our brand team members to create a compelling assortment of products that

Shifting Gears: Printing All The News That Fits (Sep.)

After 15 years Vance & Hines VP John Potts has shifted gears. “It has been a great ride, but it is time to change my road,” said Potts. “It has been an incredible life experience working with the team at Vance & Hines. From Japan to Australia, this is truly one of the best brands

Copart & NPA Join Forces

Big News, Small Headlines On June 12, 2017, the business newswires ran a small snippet on some company called “Copart” acquiring another outfit known as Cycle Express LLC. Mergers and accusations happen every day and most of the financial folks glossed over this. However, hidden behind the innocuous headline was the fact that the world’s

Where’s The Beef?

Trade Dispute Could Gut U.S. Off-Road Industry “What’s the game plan? Well… there is none if that tariff comes into play,” admits Gravity TM Racing USA’s Ralf Schmidt. As the exclusive U.S. importer of hand assembled competition off-road motorcycles, TM is set to be the real loser in a trade war that has nothing to