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The Call's Been dies of heart attackupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 01:11:00

Michael Been of the 1980s alt-rock band The Call -- and father of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's Robert Been -- died Thursday. He was 60. David Epstein: Roethlisberger acts like person with frontal lobe damageupdated: Wed May 05 2010 14:18:00

Dr. Jordan Grafman has never examined nor met Ben Roethlisberger, and yet listening to him talk about the people he studies, it's as if he's describing the troubled Steelers quarterback.

Harleys in Sinaiupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 12:35:00

Egypt's first international H.O.G rally brought together bikers from all over the Middle East and a handful of Europeans.

Harley owners storm the desertupdated: Thu Apr 08 2010 12:35:00

It was my first time on a Harley Davidson and I'll admit I was more than a little nervous. Deadliest Catch's Phil Harris Will Be Remembered on Land and Seaupdated: Fri Feb 26 2010 14:13:00

Half of the captain's remains will be buried with his mother and the other half cast into the ocean

Fortune: Harley's amazing downhill rideupdated: Wed Feb 03 2010 10:45:00

Today is an anniversary for motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson that it would just as soon not remember. Italian motorcyclist gravely injured in Dakar crashupdated: Thu Jan 07 2010 16:44:00

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Italian motorcyclist Luca Manca was critically injured Thursday in the sixth stage of the Dakar Rally and placed in an induced coma after falling from his bike.

Will e-bikes be the new 'commuter cool'?updated: Thu Oct 15 2009 23:00:00

Keith Felch is admittedly a big guy, but more than a few super-fit cyclists in Southern California have been left wondering how that dude just went flying by.

Shocking jewel heistupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 16:45:00

Two men walk out of a London jewelry store having pulled off the biggest jewel heist in British history. From ITN.

Man arrested over $65M jewelry heistupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 16:45:00

London police have arrested a man in connection with a brazen daylight robbery of a jewelry store last week, they announced Wednesday.

Sharp-suited London jewel robbers grab $65Mupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 09:10:00

Two men are being sought for questioning in the brazen daylight robbery of a jewelry store last week, in which some $65 million in merchandise was stolen, authorities said Tuesday.

India: School lets motorbike run over karate kidsupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 09:35:00

A government school in southern India has tested pupils' karate skills by running over their outstretched arms with a motorcycle.

Invisible refugee crisisupdated: Mon Jun 22 2009 03:18:00

Two and half million people are displaced, but as CNN's Nic Robertson reports, many are largly invisible.

Hidden crisis haunts Pakistan fightingupdated: Mon Jun 22 2009 03:18:00

Piled high with food, Minhaj Bahdar rides a rented motorbike back to his family's temporary sanctuary away from the fighting between Pakistan's army and the Taliban.

Confessions of a movie stuntmanupdated: Thu Jun 18 2009 11:59:00

It had never been done before, but as Monte Perlin gunned the engine of his Harley motorbike and prepared to land it in an open boxcar of a moving train, he was strangely calm.

Rolling Thunder comes to Washingtonupdated: Mon May 25 2009 13:21:00

It was the annual revving of the engines Sunday at the Lincoln Memorial as thousands of motorcyclists converged on Washington to honor those who have served the country.

Sample the vibrancy of Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh Cityupdated: Wed May 06 2009 23:17:00

To feel the vibrancy of Ho Chi Minh City, all you have to do is step out onto a bustling city street. Sarah Palin to Appear on American Chopperupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 13:22:00

The Alaska Governor meets with Paul Teutul Sr. about a bike he's building to honor the state

Electric scooter hoping to spark eco two-wheelersupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 13:02:00

Much has been made of the electric car driving to the rescue of ailing automobile manufacturers and saving the planet at the same time. But what if that eco-savior came on two wheels instead of four?

Race of the Eco-carsupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 13:02:00

Japan's top two automakers in a worldwide battle for the eco-minded consumer. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.

Fortune: Harley-Davidson: Bears vs. bullsupdated: Thu Apr 16 2009 13:25:00

Weak consumer spending and frozen credit markets are making a rough ride for Harley-Davidson.

Indians line up to drive away Nano carupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 06:56:00

Suraj Suroj uses his motorcycle for all of his family's transportation needs. In his case, that means transporting himself, his wife and his two sons to and from work and school. Typically, all four of them squeeze onto the motorbike together on the crowded streets of Delhi, India.

World's cheapest car ... againupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 06:56:00

After a series of setbacks, Tata Motors announces that its much-anticipated Nano is ready. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

Robbers caught on camera by CNN crewupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 22:23:00

A motorcycle gang carried out a bold smash-and-grab raid on a jewelry store in the center of London -- right in front of a CNN camera.

CNN crew films jewel heistupdated: Fri Mar 06 2009 22:23:00

A CNN crew filming a story in London records robbers fleeing the scene of a jewel heist. CNN's Sasha Herriman reports.

Tour Down Under holder Greipel crashes outupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 12:01:00

Defending champion Andre Greipel quit the Tour Down Under on Thursday after crashing during a dramatic third stage won by Rabobank rider Graeme Brown. The Bonus: The tragic tale of Evan Tannerupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 15:45:00

The Colorado Desert is seven million acres of scorched earth in the southeast corner of California, along the borders of Mexico and Arizona. Evan Tanner arrived there around noon on Sept. 3 after riding his motorcycle 200 miles east from his home in Oceanside. Ducking under the gnarled branches of ironwood trees, he turned off the road and into the mountains, up one of the many washes carved by flash floods. He found the spot he'd pinpointed days earlier using Google Earth and parked his bike on a starkly beautiful plateau above the wash. He set up a cot and folding canvas chair facing a sea of pebbly mounds dotted with creosote bushes, and then he put up his shelter, a beige nylon tarp held up by metal poles -- critical protection from the sun on a day the temperature reached 117°.

French motorcyclist killed on Dakar Rallyupdated: Wed Jan 07 2009 15:45:00

Missing French motorcyclist Pascal Terry has been found dead -- organizers of the Dakar Rally said on Wednesday.

Marine motorcycle deaths top their Iraq combat fatalitiesupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 16:34:00

Motorcycle accidents have killed more Marines in the past 12 months than enemy fire in Iraq, a rate that's so alarming, it has prompted top brass to call a meeting to address the issue, officials say.

Marine motorcycle deaths riseupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 16:34:00

Marine motorcycle deaths over the last 12 months have topped the number killed in Iraq. CNN's Barbara Starr reports. Mongols Motorcycle Gang Arrested in Federal Sweepupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 16:00:00

Dozens of burly, tattoo-covered members of the Mongol motorcycle gang were arrested Tuesday by federal agents in six states following a three-year investigation in which undercover agents infiltrated the group William & Harry to Rough It in South Africaupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 13:16:00

The two princes are setting out on cycles with 80 others on behalf of a charity

CNNMoney: Scooter sales skyrocket 66%updated: Tue Sep 23 2008 14:07:00

The scooter is becoming the new must-have set of wheels in a lot of American cities.

Long lines for $1 gasupdated: Thu May 15 2008 13:00:00

A radio station teams up with a gas station to briefly sell gasoline at 99 cents a gallon. WTNH's Kent Pierce reports. Keith Urban: Motorcycle Accident Caused by Paparazziupdated: Tue Oct 02 2007 11:04:00

Keith Urban was en route to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in Sydney on Monday when he got into a motorcycle accident while being followed by a photographer, he said in a statement. George Clooney On the Mend from Motorcycle Accidentupdated: Mon Sep 24 2007 21:24:00

George Clooney is doing well in the wake of the motorcycle accident in which he was injured on Friday.

CNNMoney: Harley-Davidson lowers forecastupdated: Fri Sep 07 2007 08:32:00

Harley-Davidson said Friday it expects its full-year earnings to come in below year-ago results as consumers reduce spending.

Corrales killed in motorbike crashupdated: Tue May 08 2007 04:33:00

Diego "Chico" Corrales, who won titles in two weight classes and was involved in one of the most memorable fights in recent times, has died in a motorcycle accident.

ATF agent says he faked murder to get into Hells Angelsupdated: Mon Feb 05 2007 15:03:00

In a parched, secluded desert, a brutal killing is caught on videotape. A member of the feared and violent Mongol motorcycle gang is shot in the head at close range. His body is dumped in a shallow grave.

Second motorcyclist dies in Dakarupdated: Sat Jan 20 2007 12:07:00

French motorbike rider Eric Aubijoux became the second fatality of this year's Dakar Rally on Saturday during the 14th stage between Tambacounda and Dakar.

Motorcyclist killed in Dakar crashupdated: Tue Jan 09 2007 09:31:00

The death of South African motorcycle rider Elmer Symons overshadowed the fourth day of the Dakar Rally in Morocco on Tuesday.

CNNMoney: A new twist to the 'mom and pop'updated: Wed Jul 26 2006 12:13:00

The notion of a typical "mom and pop" business is getting a makeover, the government reported Thursday.

Top 10 driving pet peevesupdated: Thu May 04 2006 09:55:00

Drivers who leave their turn signals on for miles? That's nothing ... it's those juggling their cell phones that irritate their brethren the most, according to a recent insurance company survey.

Business 2.0: Softening a motorcycle's crash landingupdated: Fri Apr 28 2006 15:36:00

The Seemingly Unsolvable Problem: Kenji Takeuchi used to drive his car every morning to Mugen Denko, the electrical services company he founded in Nagoya, Japan.

Business 2.0: Engineering a Soft Landingupdated: Sat Apr 01 2006 00:01:00

The Seemingly Unsolvable Problem: Kenji Takeuchi used to drive his car every morning to Mugen Denko, the electrical services company he founded in Nagoya, Japan. One day in 1994, he witnessed a mot...

CNNMoney: Fewer helmets leads to surge in deathsupdated: Mon Aug 08 2005 12:23:00

When states eliminate laws requiring motorcycle riders to wear helmets, the likely result is a 50 to 100 percent increase in motorcycle fatalities, according to a report released Monday.

The art of motorcycle managementupdated: Tue Apr 19 2005 11:05:00

The Harley Davidson plant in Kansas City, Missouri is a bike lover's paradise, where iconic motorcycles such as the Dyna Glide and V-Rod are born.

CNNMoney: Report: Motorcycle sales rev upupdated: Thu Jan 20 2005 06:42:00

Motorcycle sales jumped to their highest level in 25 years in 2004, according to a published report.

CNNMoney: Hog Heaven?updated: Wed Jan 19 2005 12:09:00

Vroom vroom!

CNNMoney: Have it your way on the highwayupdated: Thu Dec 30 2004 09:51:00

In a scene from "Pulp Fiction," a gang leader orders Bruce Willis' character, Butch, to get out of Los Angeles right away and stay out forever. Butch steals some wheels to pick up his girlfriend, who asks where he got "the motorcycle." He's in a huge hurry. But he takes the time to correct her. "It's a chopper, baby, hop on."

Smart helmet for motorcyclistsupdated: Wed Sep 29 2004 11:31:00

A British design graduate has come up with a way to make the road a safer place for motorbike riders, using technology originally developed for jet fighter pilots.

Janklow sentenced to 100 days in jailupdated: Wed Jan 21 2004 19:43:00

Bill Janklow, a blunt-spoken political titan from South Dakota, will serve 100 days in a county jail for the death of a motorcyclist who slammed into his speeding car last August.

Money Magazine: Harley's top easy riderupdated: Fri Sep 12 2003 14:38:00

If the world seems to have surrendered to its inner Easy Rider lately, take note: Harley-Davidson is turning 100, and everyone's invited to the party.

Money Magazine: Harley's Easy Rider Jeff Bleustein talks about the delicate art of maneuvering one of America's most beloved updated: Mon Sep 01 2003 00:01:00

If the world seems to have surrendered to its inner Easy Rider lately, take note: Harley-Davidson is turning 100, and everyone's invited to the party. Shareholders are already celebrating. As of Ju...

Money Magazine: Harley-Davidson's top easy riderupdated: Thu Aug 28 2003 16:14:00

If the world seems to have surrendered to its inner Easy Rider lately, take note: Harley-Davidson is turning 100, and everyone's invited to the party.

Business 2.0: How Harley Revved Online Sales The company first had to strike a balance between dealers and brand managers.updated: Sun Dec 01 2002 00:01:00

KEN OSTERMANN Manager of electronic commerce, Harley-Davidson

Fortune: Will Harley-Davidson Hit The Wall? It redefined the motorcycle industry as it roared through 16 years of growth. updated: Mon Aug 12 2002 00:01:00

Wearing black leather and riding huge Harleys, a motorcycle gang thunders through northern Georgia as if en route to a rumble. But the only rumble for this gang--the Atlanta Harley Owners Group (HO...

FSB: A Sweet Triumph Nineteen years ago John Bloor bought a defunct British motorcycle firm. (What was he thinking?) updated: Mon Apr 01 2002 00:01:00

Back in 1983, when John Bloor visited a shuttered factory in Coventry, England, the housing developer was looking for his next building site. What he found instead was an idea for a new business. A...

Fortune: Hogs Run Wild On Wall Street Is Harley-Davidson worth nearly as much as GM? The stock market thinks so.updated: Mon Sep 03 2001 00:01:00

Not every bubble, it seems, has burst. The market capitalization of motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson, for instance, is expanding faster than the waistline of a beer-bellied biker. Its shares have s...

Money Magazine: Motorcycles For Grown-Ups Bikes aren't just for teenagers and Hell's Angels anymore.updated: Tue May 01 2001 00:01:00

Dennis Bovin, vice chairman of investment banking at Bear Stearns, remembers when "biker" was another word for outlaw. The proud owner of two Harleys--a 1200 Sportster and a 1,365cc FXR3 factory cu...

Fortune: Gearing Up for the Cruiser Wars Upstarts with new factories are invading the hot market for low-slung motorcycles, where Harley-updated: Mon Aug 03 1998 00:01:00

Gleaming two-tone in black set against Antares Red or KYSO Blue (for "knock your socks off"), big Victory V92C motorcycles are coming off a new assembly line in the prairie town of Spirit Lake, Iow...


Sunbathing on the beach may look sublime in travel ads, but enough of today's multitasking executives want to do more on their weekends away than get a tan, which helps explain the growing populari...


When Richard Teerlink climbed onto the CEO's saddle at Harley-Davidson in 1989, he inherited one of the most storied brands in the history of business. But while Harley still created feelings of fr...


Ask Nike CEO Phil Knight what he likes to do best, and he doesn't hesitate a beat--he likes to break things. Back in the 1960s, he turned the sleepy footwear industry upside down by betting that jo...

Money Magazine: BE REBORN TO BE WILD ON TODAY'S POWERFUL RETRO MOTORCYCLESupdated: Tue Apr 01 1997 00:01:00

Do the open road, the roar of an air-cooled engine and the wind in your face stir memories of a braver time? If so, you're not alone. Thousands of males in mid-life denial have found that today's m...

Fortune: $20,000 WORTH OF HANDMADE ITALIAN VROOMISSIMOupdated: Mon Feb 03 1997 00:01:00

When Sylvester Stallone visited the plant in Rimini, Italy, where each Bimota motorcycle is built and welded by hand, he reportedly asked the company to give him one for free. (MY NAME IS ROCKY AND...


I had an interesting chat the other day with Robert Hagstrom, who runs a mutual fund that invests "the Warren Buffett way." That's the title of Hagstrom's book on the subject. Lately he's found six...


MOST GREAT BLUE-CHIP GROWTH STOCKS OF THE past 20 years share a common trait: rapid international expansion contributed mightily to their success. Think for a moment about three of the world's best...

Fortune: Why do we work? Sure, it's for the money. But more and more people, realizing that's not all there is to life, are embarking on updated: Mon Dec 26 1994 00:01:00

IN THE DAYS of misty towers, distressed maidens, and stalwart knights, a young man, walking down a road, came upon a laborer fiercely pounding away at a stone with hammer and chisel. The lad asked ...

Money Magazine: HOT STUFF Lessons to become a Hell's Angelupdated: Tue Mar 01 1994 00:01:00

LEADERS OF THE PACK. The next Hell's Angel you see could be your sister. Women are now kick-starting 8% of the 400,000 motorcycles that were sold last year, up from 1% in 1960. And even more are re...

Fortune: HOG-WILD IN BREWTOWNupdated: Mon Jul 12 1993 00:01:00

No, they didn't pull up the drawbridge or hide in their root cellars. In fact, the good citizens of Milwaukee welcomed the horde of 75,000 invading bikers. And why not? These motorcyclists -- inclu...

Fortune: COMPANIES TO WATCHupdated: Mon May 31 1993 00:01:00

CUSTOM CHROME Has Nace Panzica changed much since he brought Custom Chrome public 18 months ago? The CEO points to the tie and business suit he is wearing and bursts out laughing. He and most of Cu...

Fortune: THE HELLS ANGELS' DEVILISH BUSINESS While many Angels and other outlaw bikers are just rowdies, a disturbing number are involvedupdated: Mon Nov 30 1992 00:01:00

FIRST you hear the pulsating thunder of three dozen unmuffled Harley-Davidsons snaking around the bend. Then you see them. An outlaw motorcycle gang, maybe Pagan's or even Hells Angels, overlords o...

Fortune: THE PAYOFF FROM A GOOD REPUTATION It's the key to competitive advantage for any company, large or small. You can attract talenteupdated: Mon Feb 10 1992 00:01:00

YOU WON'T FIND IT on the balance sheet, and it's not listed in a 10-K or a proxy. If you ask the wizards on Wall Street exactly how it figures into a company's net worth, be prepared for some might...

Fortune: HOW HARLEY BEAT BACK THE JAPANESE Quality was awful, manufacturing a mess, and the Japanese were gobbling market share. The manaupdated: Mon Sep 25 1989 00:01:00

At the start of the 1980s few people gave Harley-Davidson much chance to survive. The last U.S. motorcycle maker was being battered by the Japanese. Its share of the super-heavyweight motorcycle ma...

Fortune: THE GOOD TIMES FINALLY ROLLupdated: Mon Apr 25 1988 00:01:00

ACROSS THE Rust Belt you can hear the sound of champagne corks popping and beer cans shpritzing open: The FORTUNE 500 had its best year ever in 1987. After half a decade of sitting on the sidelines...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THISupdated: Mon Sep 02 1985 00:01:00

''Export restraints are like opium addiction.'' -EIJI TOYODA, 71, chairman of Toyota Motor Corp. ''It's getting a little mushy underfoot.'' -EDWARD MEYER, 60, chairman of Grey Advertising, on the s...

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