Monthly Archives: February 2009

1st ANNUAL BIKE WEEK NEW ORLEANS: May 6th – 10th, 2009

Imagine a huge Broken Spoke Saloon with hot barmaids and biker contests and four days of non-stop headliner entertainment transported from Sturgis to the heart of ‘The Big Easy,’ the one and only New Orleans.

Add one of the biggest Easyriders Shows and “authentic” New Orleans cooking and culture, including charity plantation and riverfront rides and famous chefs mixing it up with famous bike builders in the “Chrome Kitchen.”

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Mertile Beach Horry County ponders higher outdoor event fees

Mertile Beach Bike Week Horry County Council members discussed beefing up regulations for large outdoor events to address some residents’ concerns over the area’s motorcycle rallies on Thursday, but also decided to make it cheaper for nonprofit groups to get the required event permits. Continue reading

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Yamaha Motor Posts Quarterly Loss on Lower Motorcycle Demand

Yamaha Motor Co., the world’s second- largest motorcycle maker, posted its first quarterly loss in at least four years as the global recession hammered demand. The company had a fourth-quarter loss of 41.65 billion yen ($467 million) compared with a net income of 3.73 billion yen in the year-earlier period. Bloomberg calculated the loss from preliminary full-year figures released by the company today. Continue reading

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Harley-Davidson Introduces New Iron 883

Harley-Davidson Introduces New Iron 883 With a defiant attitude embracing the pure essence of riding, the new Iron 883 model is the latest Harley-Davidson® Dark Custom™ motorcycle.
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