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SUE FISH STANDS TALL AMONG ALL COMPETITORS

Published on June 5, 2012 under Born To Ride
Pioneering female motocross racer Sue Fish to be inducted into AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the second member of the induction class of 2012. Pioneering female motocross racer Sue Fish, the 1976 and 1977 Women's National Motocross Champion, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of the 2012 AMA Legends Weekend at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas, Nev., Nov. 16-17. "Sue Fish stands tall among all competitors for making a difference in motorcycling as an early pioneer in motocross, and…
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WANARYD MOTORCYCLE INTRODUCES THE REACTOR STARKLINE WHEEL

Published on June 5, 2012 under Born To Ride
WanaRyd Motorcycle was started over 9 years ago and has been committed to producing cutting-edge Charleston, SC- WanaRyd Motorcycle is pleased to announce the introduction of The Reactor, a unique 6-spoke directional 3D wheel that’s part of their Stark-Line Series…a new premium line of 3D forged one-piece billet wheels. The Stark-Line Series features a revolutionary new finish that is totally unique and proprietary to WanaRyd Motorcycle. The Stark-Line Series Reactor wheel is a sensational 3D cut 6-spoke wheel…Designed for those that want a clean yet crazy look. WanaRyd Motorcycle was started over 9 years ago and has been committed to…
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WYMAN WINS AMA PRO VANCE & HINES XR1200 RACE AT ROAD AMERICA

Published on June 4, 2012 under Born To Ride
Top Three Finishers Separated by 0.403-second Margin Elkhart Lake, Wis. (June 4, 2012) – KLR Group’s Kyle Wyman held off Bartels’ Harley-Davidson/Scrubblade teammates Michael Barnes and Tyler O’Hara Sunday in a classic drafting battle at Road America to earn his second AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 series race win of the season by a 0.157-second margin. As has become the pattern in recent XR1200 series races, the trio of Wyman, Barnes and polesitter O’Hara set the pace at the front, furiously trading the lead multiple times per lap of the 4-mile-long road course. O’Hara led the first four of…
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KRAWIEC EARNS A HOME-TOWN WIN AT ENGLISHTOWN

Published on June 4, 2012 under Born To Ride
Screamin’ Eagle Team Stays Undefeated for NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Season   ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 4, 2012) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec rode a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle to an emotional Pro Stock Motorcycle class win at the 43rd annual Toyota NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. A native of the area and the former manager of the racetrack, Krawiec had never scored a Pro Stock win at the venerable New Jersey drag strip. “This is the biggest win of my career,” said Krawiec, the reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion. “This is my home…
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H-D REFLECTIVE SKULL SWITCHBACK JACKET

Published on June 4, 2012 under Born To Ride
Switchback Technology Delivers Ultimate Adaptability MILWAUKEE (May 23, 2012) – The new men’s Reflective Skull Switchback Jacket (P/N 98290-10VM, starting at $325) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line is easily adaptable to changing weather conditions. It’s constructed from water-resistant woven polyester with textile outer panels that zip off to create a mesh jacket. Removable lightweight body armor at the shoulders and elbows offer enhanced protection and can be complemented with additional armor in the back pocket. Pre-curved sleeves with snap tabs work in conjunction with adjustable hook and loop cuffs and adjustable waist tabs for a custom fit. Its removable waterproof…
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INDIVIDUALS AND COMPANIES TO HELP PROMOTE AND PROTECT MOTORCYCLING’S HERITAGE

Published on June 4, 2012 under Born To Ride
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Supporters Invited to Participate in My Hall of Fame Project PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame has introduced a new way for individuals and companies to help promote and protect motorcycling's heritage: My Hall of Fame. "The idea is simple," said AMA Director of Operations and Hall of Famer Jack Penton. "For a small donation, your photo can hang on the wall of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame museum entrance foyer during the campaign year. The image you put in that space can be a photo of you, your…
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Memorial Day

Published on June 1, 2012 under Born To Ride
Memorial Day Sunday I attended the Memorial Day Ceremony at Sarasota National Cemetery along with hundreds of others. As I stood taking photos at the front of the tent I was able to watch crying family members of those who have been killed in action and are interred in the hallowed grounds of the cemetery. As I listened to the speeches given by Governor Rick Scott (four years – US Navy) and Congressman Vern Buchanan (six years -Michigan Air National Guard) and others I begin to think of all those who are buried in National Cemeteries throughout the United States…
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CORBIN SEAT FOR 2012 SUZUKI DL-650 V-STROM

Published on June 1, 2012 under Born To Ride
Corbin Introduces Canyon Sport Saddle for 2012 Suzuki DL-650 V-Strom  Hollister, CA- Corbin announced today the addition of their Canyon Dual Sport Saddle for the redesigned Suzuki V-Strom 650. Corbin designed this ”touring” saddle to maximize comfort and usability while providing a custom look and longer riding range. Corbin's Canyon Dual Sport seat is covered using genuine Italian leather for a perch that breathes with your body. It also features dual ergonomically sculpted seating positions, neutralized posture and optional rider backrests front and rear. The Canyon Dual Sport is also available with optional electric heated seating panels for a luxurious…
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HELP PROHIBIT FEDERAL FUNDING OF MOTORCYCLE-ONLY CHECKPOINTS

Published on May 31, 2012 under Born To Ride
Lawmaker urges committee leadership to include language to prohibit funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints in transportation bill U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) is urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives to sign a letter addressed to the leadership of the House-Senate Surface Transportation Reauthorization Conference Committee to include H.R. 904 in the conference report. As we have reported previously, H.R. 904 would prohibit the Secretary of Transportation from providing grants or any funds to states or local governments to be used for any program to create motorcycle-only checkpoints. Sensenbrenner has placed a June 5 deadline to collect signatures. Therefore, time…
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AMA DIRT TRACK GRAND CHAMPIONSHIPS KICK OFF ON SPRINGFIELD MILE

Published on May 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
The Springfield Mile is one of the most Historic Motorcycle Racing Venues in the World PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The 2012 American Motorcyclist Association Dirt Track Grand Championships fired off the line in a big way today, May 29, with the fastest amateur dirt-track racers in the world running the legendary Springfield Mile at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill. "The Springfield Mile is one of the most historic motorcycle racing venues in the world, and we're thrilled for our amateur racers to have the opportunity to decide national titles on this track," said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley.…
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