is a motorcycling
magazine in the United States. It was founded in 1962 by Joe Parkhurst, who was inducted to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame
as, "the person responsible for bringing a new era of objective journalism" to the US.
As of 2001 Cycle World
was the largest motorcycling magazine in the world.
The magazine is headquartered in Irvine, California
. Regular contributors include Peter Egan
and Nick Ienatsch
. Occasional contributors have included Hunter S. Thompson
and professional riding coach Ken Hill
Parkhurst sold Cycle World to CBS in 1971. CBS executive Peter G. Diamandis and his associates bought CBS Magazines from CBS in 1987, forming Diamandis Communications, which was acquired by Hachette Magazines the following year, 1988. In 2011, Hachette sold the magazine to Hearst Corporation, which in turn sold Cycle World to Bonnier Corporation the same year.
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