Texas Motorcycle News

Recent Motorcycle Survey Finds that a High Number of Youth Plan to Start Riding

The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS), the industry leader for connecting powersports’ top brands with enthusiasts and buyers, today announced data gathered from survey feedback provided by participants of IMS’ Discover The Ride initiative, which found that 81 percent of currently non-motorcycle-licensed consumers who experienced the thrill of two-wheels on the program’s New Rider Course plan to get their motorcycle license. Of those non-licensed riders, 64 percent were under the age of 35. The combined findings…

50-year-old Michael Barnes Wins Moto America Twins Cup!

The MotoAmerica Twins Cup class has had a major influx of entrants this season, and there is a large disparity in the age of the competitors: from 16 all the way to 50. In Saturday’s race one, those riders at the upper end of the age range showed their prowess, and the oldest of the group won the race. Fifty-year-old Michael Barnes, whose motorcycle road racing career has spanned three decades, won the race aboard…

Discover the Ride partners with Dallas-Fort Worth Auto Show.

Santa Monica, Calif. (March 8, 2019) – The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS), today announced its immersive show feature, Discover the Ride, is expanding to reach a broader audience of non-riders, joining the 2019 Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Auto Show March 27-31. Introduced to a community of motorcycle enthusiasts at the previous 2018/2019 IMS tour, Discover the Ride became the industry’s first and foremost program breaking down the high barriers to entry. An exciting addition to the DFW Auto Show,…

Support Texas Senate Bill 653 to prohibit the use of Photo Cameras

On March 20, 2019, the Senate Transportation Committee will discuss SB 653 beginning at 8:00 AM in E1.016. Please contact committee members to ask them to support the bill. If you can make the meeting, I encourage you to attend. 10 Reasons to Oppose Red Light Cameras: https://www.motorists.org/blog/10-reasons-to-oppose-red-light-cameras-2/ Chair: Sen. Robert NicholsVice Chair: Sen. Kelly Hancock Email these members if they are your State Senator: Members:Sen. Carol AlvaradoSen. Juan HinojosaSen. Lois W. KolkhorstSen. Charles PerrySen….

RIDE TEXAS Spring Issue is OUT!

Volume 21, Issue 2 has new writers, new photographers and a whole new look! Get your copy today! Ask for your sample copy at these locations: Frio Canyon Motorcycle StopAlamo Cycle PlexDestination CycleAF1British USA – Gulf Coast BMWWoods Fun CenterMission City Indian MotorcyclesKilleen PowersportsDucati AustinKent PowersportsD’Moto PowersportsThe Motorcycle ShopHorny Toad Harley-Davidson of Fort HoodHorny Toad Harley-Davidson TempleCentral Texas Harley-DavidsonWoodlands Premium MotorcyclesHill Country MotorheadsMoto LibertyEuropean Cycle SportsPlano Kawasaki

HARLEY-DAVIDSON HOPES THE FUTURE OF TWO-WHEELS IS LIVEWIRE

Many dealers are riders are sceptical of Harley’s new move to electric motorcycles but as you can is from this press release that The Motor Company is certainly bullish on their potential. The market will be able to judge them soon as the release is near. HD Press Release: GENEVA (March 5, 2019) Harley-Davidson is displaying the highly anticipated 2020 LiveWire™ along with three lightweight EV future concepts at the Geneva International Motor Show. In addition…

Events

$40

Realities Ride, the World’s Largest Poker Run

May 25 - May 26

  Realities Ride, the world’s largest poker run and fundraising vehicle for Realities For Children charity, will host it’s annual rally and ride for the kids on Memorial Day Weekend, May 25th and 26th, 2019. Advance tickets are now on sale. Celebrating those who’ve served in our armed forces and helping Northern Colorado children in need, Realities Ride has been bringing people together on Memorial Day weekend for the past 18 years. This year’s event kicks off Saturday,…
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Free

2019 Basics for the Best

May 25 @ 7:45 am - 10:45 am

2019 BASICS FOR THE BEST This is to honor those that served and can no longer get out and about. To let them know they are not forgotten. It cost nothing but your time for the ride. But we are taking donations either with money or with items the vets are in need of. Tshirts-colored with pockets, slippers military themed hats and t-shirts, blankets and throws. There will be a collection point and the items…
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Yamaha Off-Road Motorcycle Demos

May 25 @ 8:00 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm

Yamaha has teamed up with 6-time AMA National Champion Jason Raines and his first-class Raines Riding University to bring you FREE motocross and off-road motorcycle demos for all ages and skill levels! Join us May 25th – 26th at Village Creek Motocross Park! A special course will be laid out specifically for the program and riders will be able to demo several different 2019 models like the TT-R 50E, TT-R 110E, TT-R 125LE, YZ65, YZ85,…
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$3

Fredericksburg Vintage Motorcycle Show

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DATE CHANGED 3rd Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet Free admission to the public with a donation of 3 cans of food or cash donation for the local food bank. Thanks for your support. Ride out. We have Motorcycle Only parking in the lot. 12-9:00pm Bike show, Swap meet, Vintage ride, Live music, food and drink. Open class Vintage Bike Show $20 entry fee per bike. For more info call: 830-990-4433. Registration will be…
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$20.00 – $25.00

16th Annual Big Bike Run for the Little Tryke Fund

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

GRAPEVINE HERITAGE AMBUCS CHARITY POKER RUN INSPIRING MOBILITY AND INDEPENDENCE Registration: $25.00 per rider/ $20.00 per passenger per poker hand ($20.00 for additional poker hand). 1st Stop/Registration (2 cards) 9:00am-11:00am at Willhoite’s in Grapevine, TX. (Bikes out by 11:00am) 2nd Stop (1 card) at Roanoke ChopShop Live in Roanoke, TX. Final Stop and HUGE PARTY (2 cards) 12PM – 4PM at American Eagle Harley-Davidson in Corinth, TX. Party featuring live music by Lone Star 92.5‘s…
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