The Wall That Heals, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, along with a mobile education center, will be in Cookeville-Putnam County, Tenn., April 19-22, 2018. As the only display in Tennessee, the exhibit is expected to welcome guests from across the Southeast, will be open 24 hours a day and is free to the public. The Wall That Heals honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces in the Vietnam War and bears the names of the more than 58,000 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam. Cookeville-Putnam County will be among the first to host a new, larger exhibit which includes a three-quarter scale Wall replica that is 375-feet in

2018 AMA Pro Hillclimb Schedule Released

AMA Pro Hillclimb is pleased to announce its 2018 event schedule, which includes 10 events, four more than in 2017, and two new venues. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Jay Sallstrom This unique form of motorsport, which dates to the early part of the 20th century (Harley-Davidson literature from 1910 mentions Motor Company hill climb victories), and was immortalized in the late Bruce Brown’s On Any Sunday motorcycle documentary, has advanced quite a bit in the last two decades. Attendance is up, and the machinery being used in the Extreme and Unlimited classes is as radical as it comes – with 300-plus-horsepower, multi-cylinder nitro-burning engines and wildly extended swingarms offering up crazed

Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson No. 1 dealership in US

Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson is the top Harley-Davidson dealership in the United States as determined by the company’s Bar and Shield Awards. The corporate recognition evaluates the more than 700 Harley-Davidson dealerships across the country in 12 categories, including customer service, motorcycle sales, service competency and operating margins, to decide the year’s best performing location. This year that was at 1820 W. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. “It’s sort of a comprehensive scorecard,” Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson owner Scott Maddux told The Daily Times on Friday. “Sometimes there’s a tendency to be really good at just one thing, but this really requires you to be a pretty f

Area qualifiers kick off 2018 Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship

The first step to qualify for the 37th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, presented by Lucas Oil, begins this weekend in the Southwest region. Arizona Cycle Park in Buckeye, Arizona will play host the first of 57 different Area Qualifiers, this weekend, February 10 and 11. Arizona Cycle Park in Buckeye, Ariz., will play host the first of 57 different Area Qualifiers this weekend, Feb. 10 and 11. Photo courtesy of Arizona Cycle Park "This is perhaps the most exciting time of the year as racers get to dust off their motorcycles and get back onto the dirt on their Road to Loretta's," said MX Sports Director Tim Cotter. "The organizers for the AMA Area Qual

Slingshot® Introduces the Ultimate in Comfort, Style & Technology with New Grand Touring LE

So much for slipping out of town unnoticed. Today, Slingshot®, the bold three-wheeled roadster, introduced a new premium limited-edition model, the Grand Touring LE. Fully loaded and accessorized straight from the factory, the Grand Touring LE is the ultimate in comfort, style and technology. Fully outfitted from the factory with everything you need to make your escape, the Grand Touring LE features the most ergonomically-friendly Slingshade roof, which offers superb rider comfort and sun protection. Additionally, drivers will sit comfortably with Slingshot's Quilted Comfort Seats and experience the industry-leading Ride Command® infotainment system with turn-by-turn navigation. Adding to th

Harley Davidson to offer electric motorcycle within 18 months, says CEO

Harley Davidson president and CEO Matt Levatitch said Tuesday an electric motorcycle “is an active project we’re preparing to bring to market in 18 months.” Clearly the its Livewire Project, shown in the U.S. in 2014 and Europe in 2015, gave Harley the positive feedback it needed to dedicate resources to developing an electric motorcycle for production. While this may be surprising news to many—it came during a routine earnings call—it 's in line with what Harley Davidson has said for several years. In June 2016, Sean Cummings, the company's senior vice president of global demand, told the Milwaukee Business Journal that Harley-Davidson planned to produce an electric motorcycle within five y

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