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

Events

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Independence Day Pro Cup

June 28 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

The newest annual Pro/Am race to hit the Texas motocross scene. Now sanctioned by the AMA, featuring factory contingency money and hosted at Oak Hill Raceway. The event includes a fireowrks display and live entertainment. Visit their website for more info. Sponsored by Law Tigers, Maxim Motorsports and others
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Route 66 – Family Freedom Motorcycle Rally

July 4 - July 7

Route 66 – Family Freedom Motorcycle Rally Family Friendly Motorcycle Event – Everyone Welcome Bike Games, People Games, Kids Games, Fireworks Display, Fishing Derby Bands, Vendors On-Site Camping and a whole lot more A motorcycle event you can bring the entire family to! Dry RV and Tent Camping FREE – Full RV Hookup AvailableLocation Located between Bristow and Stroud Oklahoma on Old Route 66 Highway. 26101 Milfay Road Depew OKLAHOMA 74028 C(918) 645-9029 – Charlie
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Desert Storm & Desert Shield Memorial Honor Ride 2019

July 6

This is a Motorcycle Ride hosted by VFW Motorcycle Group of Texas in support of the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial – a new Memorial to be built in Washington D.C. This Ride is in conjunction with the Penelope Street Patriot Fest which is also taking place in Belton, Texas on July 6. https://www.facebook.com/events/644965369285881/ All proceeds from this Ride will help to fund the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial. For more…
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Woody Guthrie Folk Festival

July 10 @ 8:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm

The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival is held annually in mid-July to commemorate the life and music of Woody Guthrie. The festival is held on the weekend closest to July 14 – the date of Guthrie’s birth – in Guthrie’s hometown of Okemah, Oklahoma. Daytime main stage performances are held at the Crystal Theater and the Pastures of Plenty day stage. Evening main stage performances are held outdoors at the Pastures of Plenty. The festival is planned and implemented annually by the Woody Guthrie…
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Gage Hotel 92nd Anniversary Party

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Calling on all Gage friends and family to celebrate 92 years of the enduring legacy and rich history of the Gage Hotel with a delightful evening of food and music. Proceeds to benefit the expansion of Marathon Public Library, Museum and community square.
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