Texas Motorcycle News

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…

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….

Events

Johnson County Peach Festival – Clarksville, AR

July 18 - July 20

Peaches on Bourbon Street The longest running festival in the state! Terrapin derby, frog jump, peach pit spitting contest, parade, bicycle obstacle course, egg toss, barbershop quartet music, gospel sing, craft booths, concessions, banana split contest, street dance, greased pig chase, peach cobbler/jam & jelly bake-off, 4-mile run, water balloon toss, bass tournament, Miss Arkansas preliminary pageants, Princess Elberta pageant. So Much going on! Free Live Music by Funk Factory • Trey Johnson & Jason Wilmon • Johnson County…
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Viva Big Bend Music Festival

July 25 - July 28

Every summer, Viva Big Bend music festival brings an impressive line-up of over 50 bands to far West Texas towns including Marathon, Alpine, Marfa and Fort Davis. Join the fun this year July 25th – 28th. Visit vivabigbend.com for tickets and schedule information.   See the lineup here: http://vivabigbend.com/lineup.html
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Bike Night

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join the Caliente Harley-Davidson crew at Whiskey Tree Bar & Grill the first Thursday of every month for Bike Night. Music, food, cold brew, giveaways, friends, and good times.
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GRILLING AT THE GAGE WITH DEAN FEARING

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on August 10th for a special dinner created by Chef Dean Fearing followed by a Q&A and live music under the West Texas stars. Creator of Fearing’s Restaurant and the author of The Texas Food Bible, Chef Dean Fearing is known as the “Father of Southwestern Cuisine” and has spent his life cooking for people who love good food. Following 20-plus years at the acclaimed Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dean opened his own…
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Route 66 Biker Rally – 2019 Oklahoma After Sturgis Party

August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 18 @ 5:00 pm

If you missed Sturgis, or if you are just back and still looking to party… the RT 66 After Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and Biker Party is where you want to be. Great Live Bands and Entertainment, Bike Games, People Games, Wild Contests, Vendors, Food and More There is an Air Conditioned Bar with Pool Tables, Stripper Pole and a Stage with Catwalk On-site Camping with a Swimming Pond, Sandy Beach, Hot Indoor Showers, Outdoor Showers…
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