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Displaying items by tag: Motorcycle News & Reviews

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 05:59

Summertime sadness

SummertimeThis past long weekend signaled the best and worst of what summer weather often brings. On the one hand, it’s a chance for friends and family to get together and enjoy the sunny skies and warmer temperatures. On the other, it can lead to tragedy.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:52

RideApart sold!

RideApartMotojournalism website RideApart has been sold. RideApart is the descendant of Hell For Leather, the NYC-then-California-based website that caused considerable stir in the industry a few years back. As Jensen Beeler points out in this piece on Asphalt & Rubber, there have been plenty of changes since Hell For Leather’s heyday.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:33

Motorcycle expo rolling into Nyack

Motorcycle expoIf you've spent time in Nyack on a nice day you've no doubt seen cyclists navigating the village's streets.Now the Nyack Chamber of Commerce is making way for two-wheeled vehicles of another variety.

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news feeds icon 150Nine months after rolling out the first police motorcycles in decades, West Lafayette police say they are pleased with the department’s new traffic unit. Chief Jason Dombkowski said the motorcycle units are helpful in his city, considered the most densely-populated community in Indiana.

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U.S. motorcycleMotorcyclist deaths in the United States topped 5,000 last year—a 10 percent increase from 2014, according to a new report. "These sobering findings provide a stark reminder of how susceptible motorcyclists are to fatal and life-threatening injuries," said Richard Retting, co-author of the report from the Governors Highway Safety Association.

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news feeds icon 150Area residents, including those in Cuyahoga Falls, Stow and Munroe Falls and other nearby communities, may see hundreds of motorcycles riding through the area the day before Memorial Day. The 12th annual Firefighters Memorial Ride is scheduled for May 29, with plans to begin in Cleveland at 11 a.m. and end 37 miles and 90 minutes later at Rubber City Harley-Davidson, 1120 N. Main St., near Chapel Hill Mall in Cuyahoga Falls.

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news feeds icon 150One Lexington bar is hosting a huge fundraiser to bring in money to help out children affected by a fire. The Break Room is located in the heart of Lexington’s Distillery District.

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most driversHonda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) on Wednesday signed a pact with IndusInd Bank to offer retail finance to customers in order to boost its domestic growth. The company has signed a memorandum of understanding with IndusInd Bank offering vehicle loans at a rate of interest of 18% on all Honda two-wheeler models, HMSI said in a statement.

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news feeds icon 150Police have crushed about 70 confiscated motorcycles to send a message to what New York City's top cop calls "nitwits" who illegally ride the vehicles. Commissioner William Bratton said the department has been cracking down on unlicensed drivers who operate ATVs, mini-bikes and motorcycles without helmets.

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Wednesday, 18 May 2016 12:28

Toronto gets its first DIY motorcycle workshop

TorontoAs Toronto's revving up for a sunny long weekend, our city's first ever DIY motorcycle garage has opened its doors, enabling tinkerers and motorcycle enthusiasts to create and repair their own bikes. You can find Moto Revere at 1250 Dupont Street.

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