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Christmas Care Car, Truck & Bike Show
November 8, 2014; Ft. Myers, FL



Saturday, November 8th
Sam Galloway Open Car, Truck & Bike Show
 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, GulfShore Mustang Car Club will be hosting an Open Car, Truck and Bike Show at Sam Galloway Ford, 1800 Boy Scout Drive, Fort Myers.  All Makes and Models are Welcome!  Music by Tommy Tunes and the FLHRH Sound Machine!  Dash Plaques.  50/50 to benefit Lee Builder's Care.  Florida Hot Rods & Hogs is proud to be a sponsor of GulfShore Mustang Club and Lee Builder's Care.
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blank 10/16/14 11:37AM Biketoberfest, Daytona Beach, Indian Motorcycles, Road Trip

INDIAN MOTORCYCLE RUMBLES INTO DAYTONA BEACH FOR BIKETOBERFEST
WITH THE INDUSTRY’S BADDEST LINE-UP OF 2015 BIKES

Enjoy entertainment and demo rides of the new 2015 Indian Scout, Indian Roadmaster and Indian Chief models throughout grand opening weekend of Indian Motorcycle Daytona Beach

2015 Indian Scout, Indian Roadmaster and Indian Chief Models

DAYTONA BEACH, FL — October 16, 2014 — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company announces the features for Biketoberfest 2014, running today through Sunday, October 19 in Daytona Beach Florida. On the heels of its recent launch of the 2015 Indian Roadmaster and the historic unveiling of the new Indian Scout at the 2014 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Indian Motorcycle rolls into the last big rally of the season with motorcycling’s hottest line-up of bikes for enthusiasts with a passion for legendary high-performance American motorcycles.

 

Indian Motorcycle is also proud to celebrate the grand opening of its new Indian Motorcycle Daytona Beach dealership, one of the newest in the country, which will serve as the brands home base during the weekend’s festivities. Located at 290 North Beach Street, the dealership will host a variety of activities throughout Biketoberfest, including demo rides of the entire 2015 Indian Motorcycle line-up and an Indian Scout giveaway on Saturday night at 6p.m. Demo rides are available Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Indian Motorcycle Daytona Beach. To demo ride, a valid motorcycle endorsement and appropriate riding gear are required.

 

“We have a lot to celebrate this weekend at Biketoberfest as we participate in the grand opening of our impressive new Indian Motorcycle dealership where we’ll host demo rides of our incredible new 2015 models,” said Steve Menneto, vice president of motorcycles for Polaris Industries. “This is one of the first opportunities for riders to experience the all-new Indian Scout, and I know they’ll be blown away by its potent performance, nimble and precise handling and its aggressive starting price. The weather looks perfect for this weekend, so we’re looking forward to hosting everyone at our amazing new Indian Motorcycle Daytona Beach dealership.”

 

2015 Indian Scout

The all-new Indian Scout represents the return and future of one of motorcycling’s most iconic and recognized models with an unrivaled reputation for quickness, maneuverability and overall balance. With a starting MSRP of $10,999 and superior handling and performance that will appeal to even the most experienced riders, the 2015 Indian Scout is also attracting the attention of younger riders, female riders and those looking to step up from a starter bike to a powerful and affordable, all-purpose middle-weight cruiser. The Scout is available in Thunder Black, Indian Motorcycle Red, Silver Smoke (matte finish) and Thunder Black Smoke (matte finish). For details please visit http://www.indianmotorcycle.com/en-us/scout-silver-smoke.


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ABOUT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE®

Indian Motorcycle, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is America’s first motorcycle company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship. To learn more, please visit www.indianmotorcycle.com.

 

ABOUT POLARIS® INDUSTRIES

Polaris is a recognized leader in the powersports industry with annual 2013 sales of $3.8 billion.  Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER® and RZR® side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles.

 

Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory and Indian Motorcycle brands.  Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), Goupil Industrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered parts, accessories and apparel, Klim branded apparel and ORV accessories under the Kolpin and Cycle Country brands.

 

Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII”, and the Company is included in the S&P Mid-Cap 400 stock price index.

 

Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicle accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com.

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Indian Motorcycle Las Vegas

Get rebates up to $2,000 and financing as low as 2.99% — on a new Victory Motorcycle.


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blank 10/14/14 02:56PM Promotion, Strider Bikes, Strider Rider Fund, Training Bikes

Strider Gives Back
Special Needs Bike Giveaway



 
Rapid City, SD (October 10, 2014) - Teenagers with huge smiles, parents with tears streaming down their cheeks and spectators clapping and cheering. That is the scene when a person with special needs learns to ride for the very first time on two wheels - on a STRIDER Balance Bike.

Strider Sports is excited to announce a holiday campaign kicking off today: the STRIDER GIVES BACK Promotion. Between October 13th and December 12th, the company has committed to giving away seven balance bikes per day - every day! That is 490 Balance Bikes in the next two months! The application process for a chance to win is extremely simple. Interested families need to go to www.StriderBikes.com/StriderGivesBack and complete three simple steps: submit a photo, write a brief story and name the special needs organization to which the applicant belongs.

As the leading manufacturer and marketer of No-Pedal Balance Bikes for people of all ages and all abilities, Strider Sports has been inspiring riding and confidence for over seven years. STRIDER balance bikes are the best option for a person with special needs because they break down the overwhelming task of learning how to ride into a safe and natural progression. Riding a STRIDER is as easy as walking. With feet safely on the ground, a rider is easily able to maneuver and ride the lightweight bikes. Although not originally designed as adaptive bikes, STRIDER bikes have turned individuals with Down syndrome, autism, low muscle tone, poor balance, arthrogryposis, and cerebral palsy into bike riding enthusiasts!

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blank 10/13/14 01:55PM AMA, Greg Hancock, Speedway World Championship

U.S. Speedway legend Greg Hancock wins 2014 FIM Speedway World Championship

U.S. Speedway legend Greg Hancock wins 2014 FIM Speedway World Championship

October 13, 2014

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association congratulates Greg Hancock on his third world title, the 2014 Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme Speedway World Championship.

Greg Hancock

"It's our pleasure to congratulate U.S. rider Greg Hancock for proving himself once again to be the world's greatest speedway racer," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. "Greg came through with the right mix of talent and perseverance to excel at the highest level of his sport, further inspiring America's next generation of speedway champions." 

Hancock secured the title with a fifth-place finish at the final round in Torun, Poland, on Oct. 11. Poland's Krzysztof Kasprzak finished second in the title chase with 132 points to Hancock's 140. 

The 44-year-old Hancock, from Whittier, Calif., also won the FIM Speedway World Championship in 2011 and 1997. He has competed in FIM Speedway since 1995. 

The history of American Speedway competition dates to the mid-1920s. One of the sport's early stars was America's first world champion: AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Jack Milne, who won the 1937 Individual Speedway Championship in London. 

Speedway is known for its fast action and tight racing. A meet features numerous heats of four riders each, power-sliding single-speed bikes with no brakes counter-clockwise around a dirt oval. 

For more information about AMA-sanctioned speedway competition, see www.americanmotorcyclist.com/racing/speedway.

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Suzuki MotoGP Returns Aboard the GSX-RR

Suzuki Motor Corporation has produced this short promotional video for its MotoGP return in 2015 aboard the GSX-RR.

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blank 10/09/14 01:38PM Benefit, Bike Show, Bikers for Babies, Car show, Events, Florida Hot Rods & Hogs, March of Dimes, Truck Show

Bikers for Babies - Car, Truck & Bike Show
Saturday, November 15, 2014; Fort Meyers, FL


Bikers for Babies - March of Dimes Car, Truck and Bike Show 2014


Florida Hot Rods & Hogs is a proud sponsor of  the Bikers for Babies - March of Dimes Car, Truck and Bike Show at Six Bends Harley-Davidson, 9501 Thunder Road, Fort Myers, Florida 33913 on November 15th, from 11am to 3pm. 

Florida Hot Rods & Hogs will donate 100% of the trophies, and 100% of the Car, Truck and Bike registration money goes straight to Bikers for Babies - March of Dimes. If you would like your logo on the trophies, please contact Taylor Loethen, tloethen@marchofdimes.com. 100% of your donation will also go to Bikers for Babies - March of Dimes.
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blank 10/07/14 11:03AM Motorcycle Repair

Seven Essential Motorcycle Repair Maintenance Tips

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You own the road. That's why you bought a motorcycle in the first place. The freedom that comes with riding is unlike any other; the open sky, the wind between your knuckles, the escape from society. However, with greater freedom comes even greater responsibilities. Read on for important tips on DIY motorcycle repair, maintenance, and how to keep your bike rollin' forever.

Follow Ownership Manual Recommendations

I'd be willing to bet that the people who built your sled know a little more than you when it comes to the inner workings of your bike. You wouldn't deprive a horse from water during a long ride, would you? The same principles apply when it comes to maintaining a healthy bike. Always refer to the manual's recommendations, which advise you on oil type (weight), service procedures, maintenance schedules, and more. Use it or lose it, man!

Break Your Engine In Right

The most critical miles on your horse are the first few hundred. If you mishandle or abuse your bike during these early stages, you'll regret it later. Each bike comes with its own set of procedures for engine breaking. Some may be as ambiguous as "Take it easy," while others may be more specific with complex directions that involve RPM limits and the like. Nevertheless, chill out and let the wind do the talking.

Change The Oil

This one's a no-brainer, right? Wrong. So many riders become so busy staring at the endless sky that they forget to regularly change their oil. See your sled's manual for specific instructions on how to do this and for scheduling intervals.

Air Em' Up

Keeping the right tire pressure will help save your bike's chassis. It'll also help save you money at the pump. Who doesn't want that? But the most important reason why you need to maintain the correct tire pressure is because it's downright dangerous to ride on soft tires. Soft tires mean less traction, and less traction could lead to an accident. Be safe and keep those tires checked!

Grease Your Bearings

Some riders think that only motocross bikes need greasy bearings. That is not true! Whereas the sealed bearings are relatively maintenance free, exposed areas like suspension linkages need regular care. Keep em' greasy, and your ride stays sleazy.

Check Your Drivetrain

Oiling your bike and greasing your bearings make up two-thirds of your sled's overall health. But to keep your bike running smoothly at optimum performance, you need to keep up on the drivetrain (the chain, belt, or shaft that connects the engine to the transmission). A worn out chain, tethered belt, or beat up shaft can ruin your bike. Check these for excessive oil deposits regularly; if you're not sure what to look for, take it in to a motorcycle repair shop for a checkup.

Ride Right, Ride Smart

Gunning the engine in order to feel your sled's awesome power race through your spine is one thing, but blatantly breaking local speed laws and general rules of safety doesn't make you cool. Nobody wants to share the road with a clown. Additionally, you'll get years more of pleasure out of your bike by treating it good. Always obey traffic laws and just ride smart. Your motorcycle repair shop will love you for it.

Are you in need of motorcycle repair? Brighton, MI residents can trust Brighton Harley-Davidson for quality service. Visit http://www.brightonhd.com/express_lane_service.htm.

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