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1938 Triumph Speed Twin.

British Motorcycle Owners Club celebrates 80 Years of Triumph Speed Twin at All-British Field Meet

On May 19, 2018 at the All-British Field Meet (ABFM) in VanDusen Garden, Vancouver, the British Motorcycle Owners Club will feature “80 years of Triumph Twins.” However, all British motorcycles are welcome to join the Club display. In 1938, Triumph introduced a new model—the Speed Twin— that revolutionized the British motorcycle industry and influenced motorcycleRead Full Story

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Carl J Reese broke the solo cannonball motorcycle record driving a BMW K 1600 GT.

Planned documentary to showcase record-breaking solo cannonball LA to NYC motorcycle trip

Last year, Carl Reese of Santa Clarita, California broke the solo cannonball motorcycle record from Los Angeles to New York City in 38 hours, 49 minutes. Reese completed the 4,552-kilometre feat on a 2015 BMW K 1600 GT six-cylinder motorcycle, breaking George Egloff’s previous record of 42 hours set in 1983. No one in history,Read Full Story

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    Mason Kenneth Glyzewski removes bricks from the Harley-Davidson facility, which will be placed at a Harley-Davidson plaza in Sturgis, South Dakota. Photo: CNW Group/Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada.

Harley-Davidson plans 75-year agreement with Sturgis

Harley-Davidson Motor Company and the city of Sturgis, South Dakota, are setting their sights far into the future. In the spirit of this year’s 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Sturgis city officials are finalizing an agreement covering the next 75 years, making Harley-Davidson the official motorcycle of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. “Harley-DavidsonRead Full Story

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Tom Mellors with his 200mph record-setting motorcycle.

Record-setting Vancouver man chases triumph on his homemade, two-wheeled masterpiece

By Brendan McAleer, Driving At 170 miles an hour, the bike feels like it’s going to come apart at the seams, frame sundered, fairing shredded, its rider flung into oblivion. The pitted and rutted surface of the salt looks smooth only from a distance; at this speed, everything shakes violently, blurring vision. There’s little tractionRead Full Story

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Harley from Tsunami

Harley-Davidson Museum unveils Tusnami motorcycle that landed in BC

The Harley-Davidson Museum has unveiled a special display featuring Ikuo Yokoyama’s Harley-Davidson motorcycle that drifted for more than a year across the Pacific Ocean following the tragic tsunami that devastated parts of northern Japan last year. The 2004 Harley-Davidson FXSTB Softail Night Train, recovered off the coast of British Columbia by Peter Mark, is beingRead Full Story

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