Texas Motorcycle News

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…

The 1st RIDE TEXAS Rally

What’s the perfect motorcycle rally? We want your input because RIDE TEXAS is in the planning stages for our first event. What should we do? What do you think of The Big Bend area as a location? What about a timed on and off-road sports car type Road Rally? A scenic drive with a purpose and checkpoints? What sort of entertainment? Email me reyn@ridetexas.com

Arlington Supercross

If you missed Saturday night’s Supercross in Arlington, you missed one of the best races of the season and the closest finish in Supercross history. It was an incredible night for Cooper Webb who set the fastest Qualifying time and took 3rd in his Heat. In the Main, Coop had a lackluster 7th place start and after a few laps he caught fire, pushing past each rider until he had first place (Roczen) in his…

Researchers Find Motorcycling is Good for You!

Does riding a motorcycle really relieve stress?  A recent study funded by Harley-Davidson found that riding a motorcycle might be good for your mental health. The researchers found that motorcycling increased focus and attention, and decreased relative levels of cortisol, a hormonal marker of stress.  The results of the study conducted by a team researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior yielded scientific evidence of the potential benefits of riding. Researchers recorded participants’ brain…

DUCATI ISLAND CONFIRMED FOR MOTOGP @ COTA WITH NEW TRACKSIDE EXPERIENCE

 Ducati Island is the #1 Ducati fan experience location during the MotoGP races at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. This year Ducati will be returning to COTA with new activities, including more than 74,000 square feet of event space offering fun and interactive experiences, such as an exhilarating Zip Line ride over Turn 1, a Ducati Parade Lap on the track, Italian inspired lunch and hospitality suite for Ducati owners, live music…

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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