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Technical School To Offer Digital Custom Bike Classes

A small technical school based in Minneapolis will be offering a new set of digital courses to help students learn how to build their own choppers. Chopper College has hired Oncall Interactive to update its website so that the video courses can be offered. The focus of the Chopper College video curriculum will be on…Continue Reading

Triumph Motorcycles Experiences Big-Time Sales Increase

Triumph Motorcycles Group saw its global sales increase by 7% for the 2011 fiscal year. That increase brought global sales to 48,684 units, up from 45,501 in 2010.  Company executives are optimistic for 2012, and sales projections are mixed with caution over the global economic turmoil. So as not to be caught off guard, the…Continue Reading

Christmas Incentives For Ducati Motorcycles

Ducati USA wants to see you riding one if its quality motorcycles by year’s end. To spur your decision making along, the company is offering a special year-end financing program on all brand new Ducatis. Dubbed ”Freedom of Choice”, the sales event ends on December 31, 2011. The program offers qualified customers financing that can…Continue Reading

What To Expect From Honda Motorcycles In 2012

Honda is adding five street models to its 2012  lineup. The added models are the CB1000R,  CBR250R, Silver Wing scooter, the Ruckus, and the VFR1200F. Read on for a little bit on each new bike from the team here at Motorcycle Insurance Quote. Let’s start with the VFR1200F. This ride is a V4 screamer featuring…Continue Reading

Harley Recalls Quarter Million Bikes

Harley Davidson has issued a recall for 250,000 of its 2009-12 motorcycles. The recall addresses possible rear brake issues on the Touring, CVO Touring, and Trike models. The main issue is that excessive heat from the exhaust system can cause a malfunction in the rear brake light switch. ”The excessive heat may cause the switch…Continue Reading

Dual-Sport, Scooter Sales Are Up

Image via Wikipedia The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) releases pertinent numbers related to industry wide sales trends on a quarterly basis. There are 19 manufacturers who release their numbers to the MIC for compilation. For the third quarter, the MIC announced that sales of dual-sport motorcycles jumped 14.3 percent and scooters increased 17.2 percent. Over…Continue Reading

Harley-Davidson CEO Plotting A New Course

Image via Wikipedia Harley-Davidson is an iconic brand around the world. CEO Kieth Wandell acknowledges that fact, but points out that the company can not survive on its core customers alone and must launch on a new marketing course to increase its customer base and remain viable in the years to come. ”We can’t survive…Continue Reading

Motorcycles Harder On the Environment Than Cars?

The team from the television show Mythbusters were at it again. This time, with the help of Dr. Kent Johnson of UC Riverside, the team has shown that motorcycles emit more environmentally harmful gasses than cars. Here is some of the data gathered. Motorcycles use less fuel than cars. Duh…no brainer there. Motorcycles produce less…Continue Reading