Texas Motorcycle News

WINTER 2020

The 22nd year of RIDE TEXAS starts now! We look forward to meeting all our readers in Dallas at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in January.

Motorcycle Thefts Down in US

Texas 3rd in stolen bikes, 2 Texas Cities in Top 10 DES PLAINES, Ill. – Motorcycle thefts in the United States fell about 6 percent in 2018, according to a report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau. In 2018, 41,674 motorcycles were reported stolen, compared with 44,268 in 2017. The states reporting the highest number of thefts in 2018 California were (7,035), Florida (4,279), Texas (3,073), New York (1,777), South Carolina (1,743), North Carolina (1,466), Indiana…

Win a Free Trip to Sturgis!

Law Tigers, one of our advertisers, has a fantastic sweepstakes offer for riders looking for an all expense paid vacation in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The reported value is over $21,000 and entry is free. It billed as “10 days and nights of riding, food, and music that you do not want to miss.”Free airfare, cabin & motorcycle rental plus exclusive prizes and products. See their website for details. Click Here to enter

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…

Events

$20

LUTZapalooza2020 – Florida

February 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

JOIN US IN BRINGING TOGETHER BROWARD COUNTY SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2020! Kicking it off will be a 37-mile motorcycle honor ride with MCs and riders from all over the country starting at Alligator Alley Harley-Davidson. The ride ends at Markham Park where the LUTZapalooza Community Festival will take place. $20 donation for ride entry, $75 donation for VIP rider entry, & $20 donation for entry into the community music festival. VIP Breakfast & Registration begins…
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$30

Motorcycle Grand Tour of Texas

March 1 - November 1

This tour is a self-guided motorcycle tour that has stops throughout the state of Texas. The tour is open to all types of motorcycles (as defined by Texas Law) and riders/passengers. All riders must be at least 18 years old and licensed to operate a motorcycle. Riders are to be safety conscience and obey traffic laws. Participants in the tour will visit tour stops that include roadside attractions, historical sites, memorials, unique geography, and biker friendly businesses. For…
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$15 – $20.00

Motors, MUSIC & Mayhem

March 13 - March 15

Motorcycle rally, complete with a Bike, Truck, Car Show. Miss Mayhem Pinup Girl contest, bike and people games. Venders. Live Entertainment. Bringing the commoradity of bikers together show support for Polk County Peace Officers Association and Center of Hope.
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$10

Texas Vintage Motorcycle Fandango

April 3 - April 5

The “Best Little Vintage Bike Event in Texas”. Texas Fandango is a Vintage Swap Meet, Vintage Bike Show and Vintage Races all rolled into one fun-packed weekend, April 3-5. Fandango will be held in the beautiful Texas Hill country at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds in historic Fredericksburg. Race day is Saturday, April 4. We will have something for everyone who is a vintage motorcycle enthusiast or just likes to have fun! The $10 general admission…
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$60

Hill Country Run Motorcycle Rally

April 30 - May 3

24th Anniversary– Rally held in Luckenbach Texas. Weekend activities include rides through the beautiful hill country, Cowboy Breakfasts, bike show. Brew & BBQ Saturday evening, weekend entertainment. Thursday opening weekend Social at Hondo’s on Main– live music and other surprises for participants attending.
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