2011 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
The inaugural American Thunder Music Festival, a benefit concert for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, made history in front of an audience of 50,000 fans this past weekend (August 13) when Jeff Bridges hosted and performed along with Stevie Nicks and John Fogerty.
The Tucson Safeway massacre has not only affected Arizona, but the the entire USA, including many motorcyclists. Six were killed in the incident, and US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot several times in the head on Sunday.
Police say Jared Lee Loughner, 22, fired at Giffords before killing the six others, and wounding many more.
On Wednesday, October 28, Craig Bramscher, founder and CEO of the Brammo electric motorcycle company, and others will meet with Energy Secretary Steven Chu and other energy officials to discuss energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, and the creation of jobs in similar markets.
Vectrix Hails U.S. Stimulus Bill and Boosts Benefits by Offering Consumer Rebate for Its All-Electric Vehicle.
Vectrix Corporation, the world leader in Personal Electric Vehicles, hailed the American Recovery and Reinvestment bill that President Obama signed Tuesday for including a 10 percent tax credit toward the purchase of all-electric motorcycles. Today, Vectrix announced its own consumer incentive of $750 on 2007 models and $450 on 2008 models to encourage even more consumers to go electric.
Motorcyclists Benefit From Historic Economic Stimulus Bill.
Language that provides a tax credit for the purchase of a motorcycle has been added to the current economic stimulus bill, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The AMA, working in conjunction with other stakeholders, worked diligently to secure the motorcycle provision within the measure. President Obama is expected to sign the bill into law shortly.
Take note President Obama, American motorcycle manufacturing is alive with the new 2009 Victory Vegas Jackpot. Much like the Harley-Davidson Rocker C, at least two American motorcycle manufactures are producing high-quality factory stock motorcycles with a custom look and feel.