Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hines Rides Harley V-Rod to Hole-Shot NHRA Win at Houston

BAYTOWN, TX (April 29, 2012) - A perfect reaction time at the starting line earned Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines a 0.0077-second, hole-shot victory over Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. in the final round at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Riding a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle, [...] Continue reading

Triumph Big Kahuna Atlanta Recap: AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 27, 2012) – The M1 PowerSports-promoted Triumph Big Kahuna Atlanta presented by Dunlop Tire and LeoVince showcased amazing races in all four AMA Pro Road Racing classes, and the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series contained some of the weekend’s most compelling action. Bartel’s Harley-Davidson [...] Continue reading

XR1200 rider Nick Hansen

Nick Hansen XR1200

Courtesy of AMA Pro Racing:
Up and coming rider Nick Hansen talks about his first time at Road Atlanta and how he may ride dual classes in both the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 and AMA Pro SuperSport classes this year.
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Laughlin River Run Starts This Week

“Riding the River for Thirty Years”, the Laughlin River Run starts this week on Wednesday, April 25 and runs through Saturday, April 28. The Vance & Hines Show Truck will be setup in front of the Edgewater right in the middle of Casino Drive along the Colorado River. This year, Vance & Hines will be [...] Continue reading

O’Hara Wins XR1200 Race at Road Atlanta

Courtesy of Cycle News BRASELTON, GA (April 22, 2012) – Bartel’s Harley-Davidson’s Tyler OHara took advantage of the problems of some of his rivals to race to victory in the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson XR1200 final on a cool, windy and sunny day at Road Atlanta. The complexion of the race would be determined on [...] Continue reading

Wyman Shows Champion Mettle with Gutty Third-Place Finish on KLR Group Harley

Courtesy of Geiger Media, on behalf of Kyle Wyman BRASELTON, GA (April 22, 2012) – Road Atlanta wasn’t kind to KLR Group rider Kyle Wyman, but the 22-year-old from Macedon, N.Y., managed to overcome a Lap 1 crash — caused by an unknown fluid on the racing surface — and ride to a heroic third-place [...] Continue reading

AMA Pro Road Racing Roars to Road Atlanta This Weekend

BRASELTON, Ga. (April 19, 2012) – AMA Pro Road Racing roars back to the Northern Georgia countryside this weekend to take on Road Atlanta’s 2.55-mile natural road course for the M1 PowerSports-promoted Triumph Big Kahuna Atlanta presented by Dunlop Tire and LeoVince. Considering the intense racing witnessed during last month’s opening round at Daytona International [...] Continue reading

Project Mu Announces Contingency Awards for Vance & Hines XR1200 Series

April 17, 2012, Santa Fe Springs, CA – Motorsports brake technology leader, Project Mu, is pleased to announce contingency awards for use of its sintered brake pads by competitors in the AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series. Headquartered in Saitama, Japan, Project Mu has been producing quality high performance brake components for the street [...] Continue reading