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DUST STORM MESH JACKET FROM HARLEY-DAVIDSON

Published on May 21, 2012 under Born To Ride
Switchback Technology Reveals Mesh Jacket for Ultimate Versatility MILWAUKEE – With removable textile outer panels that zip-off to create a mesh jacket, the new men’s Dust Storm Switchback Functional Jacket (P/N 97273-12 VM, starting at $350) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line delivers ultimate versatility for varying temperatures. It’s constructed from water-resistant 600-denier polyester with lightweight, removable body armor at the elbows and shoulders. A removable, full-sleeve waterproof liner accentuates its climate-controllable versatility, while pre-curved sleeves with adjustable snap sleeve tabs increase comfort. 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material provides superior reflectivity in low-light conditions, and five available pockets deliver ample storage space.…
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REPORT ON BASE EXPANSION IMPACT ON OFF-HIGHWAY RIDING SOUGHT

Published on May 21, 2012 under Born To Ride
Report on California base expansion impact on off-highway riding sought The U.S. House has approved legislative language that would require the Marine Corps to produce a report on how a proposed base expansion would affect off-highway riding near San Bernardino, Calif. The language is in an amendment that was offered by Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) and included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (H.R. 4310). The House passed the bill by a 299-120 vote on May 18. The measure now goes to the Senate for consideration. The report would focus on the proposed expansion of the…
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CASEY STONER RETIRING

Published on May 18, 2012 under Born To Ride
Stoner to Retire at End of MotoGP Season SARTHE, France — Two-time and reigning MotoGP champion Casey Stoner says this will be his final season racing in MotoGP and he will retire at the end of the season. Stoner confirmed his retirement Thursday at Le Mans for this weekend’s round of the World Championship. “After a long time thinking, a lot of time talking with my family and my wife, this has been coming for a couple of years now but at the end of this 2012 season I will be not racing in the 2013 Championship. I will be…
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MEANING OF MEMORIAL DAY

Published on May 18, 2012 under Born To Ride
Meaning of Memorial Day I have approached this subject several times over the years, Memorial Day is not the official start of summer, nor should it be the reason for a three day long weekend of parties, barbecues or car sales. Memorial Day has had several names over the 150 years of its existence however the reason for Memorial Day stays the same. The day is for honoring and showing respect for those who have been killed while serving in the military, beginning with the Civil War through current military engagements. Over the years Memorial Day has diminished as a…
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NEW PURELL ADVANCED INSTANT HAND SANITIZER

Published on May 18, 2012 under Born To Ride
New PURELL Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer Formulations Deliver Next-Generation Skincare AKRON, Ohio - GOJO(r) announces the new PURELL(r) Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer - a next-generation family of products designed to offer unprecedented germ-fighting qualities and a skin-friendly formulation. PURELL Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer combines leading antimicrobial and skin care science with advanced germ-fighting protection in a formulation that's gentle and nurturing to hands. According to research, PURELL Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer formulations outperform other hand sanitizers ounce for ounce - even those with higher levels of alcohol. "Taking advantage of more than 60 years of skin health and hand hygiene…
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AMERICADE: AMA NATIONAL CONVENTION

Published on May 18, 2012 under Born To Ride
Americade: AMA National Convention comes to Lake George, N.Y., June 4-9 PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to recognize Americade as an AMA National Convention for 2012. The AMA Premier Touring Series event will run June 4-9 in Lake George, N.Y. Attracting motorcyclists on all types of bikes, especially tourers, sport-tourers and cruisers, Americade offers some of the best riding in the country in addition to a full slate of events and entertainment. "Americade is one of America's grandest motorcycle vacations, and draws thousands of true motorcycle enthusiasts who enjoy having a great time on two wheels,"…
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AMA VINTAGE DIRT TRACK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Published on May 17, 2012 under Born To Ride
AMA Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series sets sights on historic Peoria TT PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Fans of all eras of dirt-track competition will get a special treat this Aug. 24 and 26 when the period-correct vintage race bikes of the American Motorcyclist Association Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series converge on one of the country's most historic dirt-track venues in Peoria, Ill. "You don't get much more classic or unique than the Peoria TT, and we are excited that the rolling thunder of the AMA Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series will visit the famed track," said AMA Director…
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KAWASAKI GOOD TIMES™ STREET DEMO DAYS

Published on May 16, 2012 under Born To Ride
Kawasaki Good Times™ Street Demo Days headed for sixth AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference Early bird AMA member registration pricing ends today PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that Kawasaki Good Times Street Demo Days will be part of the demo ride program at the sixth AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference in Carson City, Nev., on July 26-29. "Kawasaki motorcycles have a reputation for being sporty, trendy and well-engineered vehicles that every rider can appreciate," said Tigra Tsujikawa, AMA marketing manager. "We are excited that Kawasaki will be part of the demo…
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AWARD-WINNING ATV, DIRT BIKE AND SXS WHIP MOUNTS

Published on May 16, 2012 under Born To Ride
  Award-Winning ATV, Dirt Bike and SXS Whip Mounts Now on Shelves in 5 States   TRABUCO CANYON, Calif., May 15, 2012 – Celebrating its two-year anniversary, Wash-15 Offroad is pleased to announce its partnership with Chaparral Motorsports as its 30th retailer. The Wash-15 Whip Mount, the company’s signature product that has redesigned the traditional method of mounting and dismounting safety flags, is now available to riders in Chaparral’s San Bernardino superstore, online and through its catalog.   “The whip mount has been reinvented, and riders and dealers across the country are taking notice,” said Scott Shaffstall, co-founder and President…
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KYMCO USA DEMO RIDES AT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN & MOTORCYCLING CONFERENCE

Published on May 15, 2012 under Born To Ride
KYMCO USA Demo Fleet Headed to AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that powersports distributor KYMCO USA will provide scooter demo rides at the sixth AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference. The conference will take place in Carson City, Nev., July 26-29. "KYMCO scooters are fun, practical and easy to ride," said Tigra Tsujikawa, AMA marketing manager. "With their automatic transmissions, they offer riders with little or no shifting experience a great opportunity to participate in the sport, and for more-experienced riders, they are an enjoyable and sensible approach…
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