Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Big Dog Motorcycles Announces Debut of Lower Cost Model

Big Dog Motorcycles has announced today the upcoming introduction of a lower price model based on its popular chopper-style platform.

Photo Credit: Big Dog Motorcycles

With production planned for May, 2010, the new model, simply called the Big Dog Chopper, will provide a high-style, high-quality Big Dog motorcycle experience with an MSRP in the $21,000 range.

Sheldon Coleman, founder and CEO of Big Dog Motorcycles, made the announcement to a select group of dealers at the Big Dog display at the annual Indianapolis-based trade show. “We are excited to participate in this price range with an uncompromised motorcycle of this caliber”, Coleman stated. “The new Big Dog Chopper is loaded with high-quality components and performance specifications, and will appeal to a wide range of riders. Our dealers are very enthusiastic about this strategy”, he continued.

Specifications of the motorcycle include a wide range of upscale components, starting with a 111 cubic inch S&S engine and a six speed transmission. In addition, components include chrome handlebar controls, a new handlebar array, chrome forward controls, the new BDM multifunction speedometer, machined aluminum wheels, a new rear suspension, a 42 degree rake, a beefy 250 mm rear tire and a full line of passenger-friendly accessories.

Source: Big Dog Motorcycles

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Harley-Davidson Museum Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Hollywood Motorcycles

Photo Credit: Harley-Davidson

The Harley-Davidson Museum has rolled out the red carpet for some very special guest appearances as it showcases "Harleys & Hollywood," an exclusive, limited-time exhibit running February 12 to March 14.

According to Harley-Davidson, visitors to the Museum will have the chance to see, live and in person, some of the famous Hollywood motorcycles that have defined pop culture over the years. Bikes on display include those seen in the films G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (pictured above), Star Trek, and Wild Hogs, as well as those owned by stars Clark Gable, Steve McQueen, Ludacris, and Jesse James.

Source: Harley-Davidson