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Motorcycle News – Our mission statement is to document the biker lifestyle in a proper manner. Our local, national and international journalists explore and report the adventures of the motorcycling experiences in our motorcycle news section.

BIKEBANDIT.COM AMA VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE DAYS CELEBRATES THE CHAMPIONS AND RIDERS OF HUSQVARNA

Published on May 29, 2013 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Husqvarna's legacy in North America is impressive. It started with Torsten Hallman taking 23 of 23 race victories in 1966, simultaneously introducing modern motocross and the Husqvarna brand to American riders. Farther south, Malcolm Smith and JN Roberts started an era of Husqvarna domination on the Baja peninsula. John Penton bucked conventional motorcycle wisdom on a Husqvarna, winning the first of many AMA National Enduro Championships for the fledgling brand. Each rider is a stellar Husqvarna champion who shaped the future off-road racing in America. The champions of Husqvarna will be celebrated at this year's BikeBandit.com AMA…
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MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS GETS ATTENTION ON CAPITOL HILL

Published on May 28, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
  PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The importance of drivers watching for motorcycles, and motorcyclists riding safely, got some much-needed attention in Washington, D.C., on May 22. U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin (R-Ark.), co-chairman of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus, made a statement for the record noting May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and stressed the importance of motorcycle safety. "Drivers' failure to see motorcycles is one of the leading causes of motorcycle crashes, and the prevalence of distracted and inattentive driving poses a significant threat to motorcycle riders," Griffin said. "I urge vehicle drivers to check mirrors and blind spots and actively look for…
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MILITARY & MOTORCYCLES_MAY 24, 2013

Published on May 24, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
In God I Trust Recently we as a Nation have been besieged by what appears to be an attack on media outlets, taxpayers and the military by the administration.   I want to address each area with my personal opinion.   Benghazi It appears the government knew prior to the attack U.S. Consulate in Benghazi it was coming and still failed to protect those inside the ending with the deaths of four U.S. Americans, one of which was an Ambassador.   The basic gist of the hearings involving this incident is who knew, when and why wasn’t Chris Stevens and…
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AMA PRO FLAT TRACK RIDERS HEAD FOR SPRINGFIELD AND THE RUNNING OF THE FAMED SPRINGFIELD MILE

Published on May 24, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
  Daytona Beach, Fla…Ready for action, teams now head to Springfield, Ill and the running of Round 4 of AMA Pro Flat Track presented by J&P Cycles, May 26th at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.   Steeped in history, the famed Springfield Mile is considered one of the fastest miles on the AMA Pro Flat Track presented by J&P Cycles circuit and every rider wants to lay claim to the glory of taking the checkered flag. Going full bore from start to finish, this spectacular race showcases the best dirt track racers in the world in unparallel non-stop action.   The…
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AMERICAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOCIATION HONORS FALLEN VETERANS

Published on May 24, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association expresses its deepest gratitude to the families and friends of loved ones who have given the ultimate sacrifice in service to the United States, and honors their memories on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. "Motorcyclists everywhere salute the sacrifices of America's armed forces and the U.S. citizens who have perished in service to our country," said Rob Dingman, president and CEO of the largest member-based motorcycling organization in the country. "We know that the very freedoms we enjoy, including the freedom to ride and travel freely throughout this great nation, are defended daily…
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THIRD MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION IBOOK TARGETS PROSPECTIVE MOTORCYCLISTS, THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILIES

Published on May 23, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
  MSF’s “Rider Choices” Now Available on iTunes   IRVINE, Calif., May 22, 2013 – The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has launched its third iBook on Apple’s iTunes as part of an ongoing effort to promote motorcyclist safety on the roadways to a broader riding and non-riding audience.   Released exclusively for iPads, “Rider Choices” specifically addresses the questions and concerns of prospective motorcyclists, their families and friends. The interactive 32-page “Rider Choices” iBook is priced at just 99 cents.   “At MSF, we believe ‘Rider Choices’ is the smartest way to consider motorcycling or to help someone else consider riding,”…
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SENATOR KLOBUCHAR HIGHLIGHTS RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM AT FOXX CONFIRMATION HEARING

Published on May 23, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
  WASHINGTON, D.C., May 22, 2013 – Senator Klobuchar (D-MN) highlighted the importance of the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) at the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing for Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx who has been nominated by President Obama to become Secretary of Transportation.   Senator Klobuchar used some of her limited time to ask questions of the nominee to address the RTP asking, “I worked hard with several of my colleagues to ensure that the RTP was maintained in MAP-21. This program is very important in my state as well as other northern states. RTP funds off-highway…
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CORBIN ANNOUNCES NEW DUAL TOURING SADDLE FOR 2013 HARLEY-DAVIDSON SOFTAIL BREAKOUT FXSB

Published on May 23, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
Hollister, CA- Corbin announced today that they have designed a new seat specifically for the 2013 Harley-Davidson Softail Breakout FXSB. This new Dual Tour Saddle will improve the comfort, feel and looks of your new Harley. It will also greatly increase your long distance range capabilities due to the incredible comfort…both for rider and passenger. The only reason you'll find for stopping is the need for fuel. Corbin has a long history of designing saddles that look as good as they perform and this Dual Tour is no exception. Designed to give riders the next level of comfort, this saddle…
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THINGS MY MOTORCYCLE HAS TAUGHT ME

Published on May 22, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
Things My Motorcycle has Taught Me The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rear view mirror. People ask us why we ride a motorcycle. For those who have experienced the joy, no explanation is necessary; for those who have not, no explanation is possible. Four wheels move the body; two wheels move the soul. Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle. Life may begin at 40, but it doesn't get real interesting until about 80 mph! You start the game of life with a full pot o' luck and…
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CORBIN INTRODUCES DUAL TOURING SADDLE FOR 2013 HONDA GOLD WING F6B

Published on May 20, 2013 under Born To Ride LifeStyle
Hollister, CA - Designed to provide custom looks and big comfort gains, Corbin’s new Dual Touring Saddle is the most generously sculpted seating this side of your Barcalounger. Ergonomically designed perfection with wide, sculpted seating positions to eliminate pressure points and give long lasting support that will keep you in the saddle all day. Corbin's rigid Fibertech basepan provides a perfect fit and is built low to hug the frame. Deep, supportive bucket design gives eight inches of vertical support (or 21" with #02-T backrest installed). All of this adds up to a very relaxed posture and comfortable ride. Saddle…
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