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Katja and Miracle Mike (the Nitrous-breathing Indian Scout named after a headless chicken)

Published on June 23, 2017 under Born To Ride
Katja and Miracle Mike (the Nitrous-breathing Indian Scout named after a headless chicken)
Former Grand Prix rider Katja Poensgen only signed on to ride for the resurrected Indian brand on June 10, but in the following week she has taken two spectacular wins and generated more race-winning publicity than the brand has had in Europe for a century. And just to add flavor to the story, the 39-year-old's Nitrous-Oxide-burning 185-hp Indian Scout motorcycle is named "Miracle Mike", after a headless chicken of the same name. You couldn't make this stuff up. Read more Retrieved June, 23 2017 from; http://newatlas.com/katja-poensgen-indian-scout-nitrous-miracle-mike/50147/
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U.S. Trade Representative is ‘Sympathetic’ to Motorcyclists, but Won’t Take Action

Published on June 23, 2017 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
U.S. Trade Representative is ‘Sympathetic’ to Motorcyclists, but Won’t Take Action
Lighthizer tells House committee negotiations continue in Bikes for Beef dispute PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told a congressional committee Thursday that he is "sympathetic" to American motorcyclists, dealerships and others, but he cannot remove small-displacement European motorcycles from a proposed import tariff while negotiations continue in a dispute with the European Union over U.S. beef imports. "While we appreciate Ambassador Lighthizer's sympathy, we need action, not sympathy," said Rob Dingman, president and CEO of the American Motorcyclist Association. "He has chosen the U.S. beef industry over American motorcyclists and Americans who own and operate motorcycle dealerships."…
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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Skip Van Leeuwen Passes Away

Published on June 22, 2017 under Born To Ride
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Skip Van Leeuwen Passes Away
American Motorcyclist Association extends condolences to family, friends   PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Skip Van Leeuwen, one of the best Tourist Trophy riders in the history of AMA racing, passed away today, June 21. He was 78. "The American Motorcyclist Association extends heartfelt condolences to the Van Leeuwen family and to all of Skip's friends inside and outside the motorcycling community," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. Mr. Van Leeuwen was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999. Mr. Van Leeuwen dominated AMA TT competition in the mid-1960s, winning four nationals on the small dirt-track circuits that…
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American Flat Track Hits The Pea Gravel For The Lima Half-Mile Presented By Indian Motorcycle

Published on June 21, 2017 under Born To Ride
American Flat Track Hits The Pea Gravel For The Lima Half-Mile Presented By Indian Motorcycle
Jared Mees and Shayna Texter look to take another win and expand their points lead at Lima   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 21, 2017) – This weekend, American Flat Track arrives in Lima, Ohio for the Lima Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle, on June 24. One of the fan-favorite events on the calendar, the series can count on a huge gathering of loyal and knowledgeable fans to turn out for the Lima Half-Mile and provide a spectacular atmosphere at the Allen County Fairgrounds. Following a stretch of five Miles in six weeks, the Lima Half-Mile presents a different sort of…
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USA Today Features Motorcycle Industry Council’s Snapshot Infographic for Ride To Work Day

Published on June 19, 2017 under Blog
USA Today Features Motorcycle Industry Council’s Snapshot Infographic for Ride To Work Day
USA Today Features Motorcycle Industry Council's Snapshot Infographic for Ride To Work Day   IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2017 – America’s national newspaper USA Today features a Ride To Work Day infographic on the front of the Life section today, as motorcyclists everywhere commute to their jobs, saving fuel and parking spaces while enjoying the trip. This is the 26th annual Ride To Work Day, with motorcycle and scooter clubs across the country encouraging riders to commute on two wheels. According to Ride to Work, a non-profit advocacy organization, “adding motorcycles and scooters helps traffic flow better” and two-wheelers “consume…
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DARE TO GET LOST

Published on June 19, 2017 under Blog
DARE TO GET LOST
A bivouac, your reliable companion on your journeys, providing the necessary shelter and let you enjoy the outdoors the purest way possible. The bivouac uses the motorcycle as a part of the supporting structure to reduce the package size to a minimum.
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TOP 1 ACK ATTACK: MIKE AKATIFF, THE MAN BEHIND THE WORLD’S FASTEST MOTORCYCLE

Published on June 14, 2017 under Blog
TOP 1 ACK ATTACK: MIKE AKATIFF, THE MAN BEHIND THE WORLD’S FASTEST MOTORCYCLE
Motorcycle Racer, Avionics Expert, Land Speed Record Holder! San Mateo, CA — TOP 1 ACK ATTACK became the world's fastest motorcycle when it set the Land Speed Record of 376.363 mph/605.697 km/h back in 2010. Although no one has beaten his twin-engined streamliner in the better part of a decade, builder Mike Akatiff is not the type to rest on his laurels. Rather than retiring, he is going after 400 mph on the Salar de Uyuni salt flats in the Andes mountains August 3-8, 2017. “I’ll never retire,” he says. “The day I retire, I’d be dead. I always need…
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FIN® RECOVERS HONDA CBR1000RR, 2 THIEVES ARRESTED, 2ND MOTORCYCLE RECOVERED

Published on June 13, 2017 under Blog
FIN® RECOVERS HONDA CBR1000RR, 2 THIEVES ARRESTED, 2ND MOTORCYCLE RECOVERED
LYNN HAVEN, FL - The Find It Now USA theft recovery team was notified of a stolen 2014 Honda CBR1000RR motorcycle. Utilizing the FIN® GPS security device installed at purchase, a FIN® theft recovery expert was able to immediately start tracking the location of the motorcycle, relaying GPS coordinates and movement information to Lynn Haven Police Department responding deputies. With the location of the stolen Honda showing near Center Point, Alabama, the Jefferson County, Alabama Sheriff's Office was forwarded location information, which led to not only the recovery of the FIN customer's motorcycle, but 2 arrests, and an additional motorcycle…
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TC Road Gear – Eclectic Ladies Chaps

Published on June 9, 2017 under Blog
TC Road Gear – Eclectic Ladies Chaps
I love the opportunity to talk with people who are successful motorcycle clothing entrepreneurs. It’s enlightening to see the focus, the drive, the vision, and the purpose as to why they start a company to produce a product that motorcyclists love, enjoy, and want to wear everytime they are out on the bike! Well, I had the delightful opportunity to speak with two incredible businessmen that have the unique vision and purpose that I just adore!   Konstantin Dolgan and Tommy Gay are visionaries in their respective field of profession. Konstantin started the LA New Product Development Team. It is…
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