Archive | January 23rd, 2009

Harley and Victory Downsize

January 23, 2009

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Harley-Davidson Incorporated, the leading American motorcycle manufacturer, and Polaris Industries Incorporated, the company behind Victory Motorcycles and Harley’s best capitalized competitor in the heavyweight motorcycle market, both announced significant layoffs Friday. In a cautiously worded statement, Harley said it will eliminate 1,100 jobs. The motor company also announced it will close two engine plants near […]

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Ride Loud Ride Free

January 23, 2009

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Bikers in New Hampshire are fighting a proposed law that would lower the allowable noise limit for motorcycles. Representative Judith Day, a Democrat from North Hampton, is sponsoring House Bill 95 which would lower the noise a motorcycle can make from the current limit of 106 decibels down to 99 decibels. Day says she introduced […]

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