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Hines Victory at Route 66 Keeps Harley Win Streak Alive

Published on July 2, 2012 under Born To Ride
Second Win for Hines is Fifth in a Row for Screamin’ Eagle® Team in 2012  JOLIET, Ill. (July 1, 2012) – The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines team remains undefeated in 2012 as rider Andrew Hines rode his Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® to the Pro Stock Motorcycle win at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway. The win is the second for Hines in 2012 and the fifth in a row for the team in five events this season. Hines defeated GT Racing Suzuki rider LE Tonglet in the final. “I was really feeling the pressure when…
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Harley-Davidson Extends NHRA Official Status

Published on July 2, 2012 under Born To Ride
Naming Rights of Sportsman Motorcycle Series Through 2016 MILWAUKEE (June 28, 2012) – With the Harley-Davidson Museum® in downtown Milwaukee as a backdrop, hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts in the audience, and the Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team in attendance, Harley-Davidson and NHRA officials announced today that the Harley-Davidson Motor Company has extended both its official program with NHRA and its title sponsorship of the NHRA Harley-Davidson Sportsman Motorcycle Series through the 2016 season. “This relationship began in 2006 and this extension represents the strength of the partnership between two iconic American brands: NHRA and Harley-Davidson,” said…
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Military & Motorcyles June 29, 2012

Published on June 29, 2012 under Born To Ride
Food for Thought  Last Saturday three of us were sitting and talking about world affairs and the situation we currently find ourselves in militarily around the world. And before I actually thought about it I blurted “I for one am sorry the country did away with the draft!” After I said it I waited for what I thought would be condemnation from my colleagues, which never came. As it were the other two were in agreement with my statement. Those present represented two Vietnam Veterans and the wife of a career Army Colonel. What actually brought my statement out into…
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ATV Safety Institute Urges Enthusiasts to Enjoy the Freedom of Riding Safely and Responsibly

Published on June 29, 2012 under Born To Ride
IRVINE, Calif., June 28, 2012 – The ATV Safety Institute and the major manufacturers and distributors of all-terrain vehicles encourage all ATV enthusiasts to practice safe riding habits over the Fourth of July holiday, as well as any time they ride an ATV. Because this year’s Independence Day falls on a Wednesday, extended weekends will be an option for the approximately 35 million riders operating nearly 11 million ATVs in this country. All of these enthusiasts can learn to ride safely while increasing their enjoyment by taking the ASI’s half-day, hands-on ATV RiderCourseSM and interactive E-Course to better understand how…
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WanaRyd Motorcycle Introduces the Rollin Starkline Wheel

Published on June 28, 2012 under Born To Ride
Charleston, SC- WanaRyd Motorcycle is pleased to announce the introduction of The Rollin, a unique 5-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 Rollin wheel is a sensational 3D cut 5-spoke wheel…Designed for those that want a simple yet exciting look. This wheel is such a hit that WanaRyd has had several companies in the industry attempt to copy it…but no one can beat the original. This is WanaRyd’s…
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H-D Motor Company Sponsors The Biker Belles™ Charity Event and Ride

Published on June 28, 2012 under Born To Ride
Harley-Davidson Motor Company Sponsors The Biker Belles™ Charity Event and Ride During the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Sturgis, SD (May 23, 2012) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® welcomes Harley-Davison Motor Company as the title sponsor of their Biker Belles™ event and ride. The Biker Belles is an annual event celebrating the passion, diversity and spirit of women in motorcycling held on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. 100% of Biker Belles rider contributions go to benefit two South Dakota Charities, Helping with Horsepower® and Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame.  Tickets for the Biker Belles celebration can…
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AMA Announces U.S. Team Members for 2012 International Six Days Enduro

Published on June 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce the U.S. riders who will contest the 87th International Six Days Enduro. Led by the World Trophy Team of Russell Bobbitt, Mike Brown, Kurt Caselli, Robert Garrison, Charlie Mullins and Taylor Robert, a contingent of 31 U.S. riders will face the best off-road racers from other countries in Saxony, Germany, Sept. 24-29. "The ISDE represents the pinnacle of world off-road competition, and winning this prestigious event has long been an American dream," said AMA Off-Road Manager Chuck Weir. "For 2012, we have taken our program to an entirely new…
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Wyman Wins AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Race at Barber

Published on June 26, 2012 under Born To Ride
O’Hara Second as Barnes Takes Third over Estok Leeds, Ala. (June 25, 2012) – KLR Group/Spyke’s Harley-Davidson’s Kyle Wyman won a thrilling back-and-forth contest with Bartels’ Harley-Davidson/Scrubblade rider Tyler O’Hara Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park to earn his second straight AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 series race by a slim 0.047-second margin. Wyman and O’Hara checked out at the front of the field at the start of the race, with polesitter O’Hara losing the lead to Wyman at the end of the first circuit. O’Hara and Wyman then traded the race lead back and forth over the next three…
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Harley-Davidson Women’s Destination Switchback Jacket

Published on June 25, 2012 under Born To Ride
  Switchback Technology Delivers Cool and Warm Weather Performance MILWAUKEE (May 23, 2012) – Engineered with Switchback Technology, the new women’s Destination Switchback Jacket (P/N 98301-12VW, starting at $275) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line delivers comfort in warm or cold conditions. The water-resistant nylon shell incorporates removable exterior panels that zip-off to reveal a poly-mesh jacket with stretch Cordura® side panels. Additional stretch Cordura® panels at the underarms complement the pre-curved sleeves, while adjustable cuffs and elastic waist straps for maximum comfort. For additional protection, pockets at the elbows, shoulders and back accept accessory body armor, and 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective…
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MIC to Host a Reception and Luncheon for Women in the Industry

Published on June 25, 2012 under Born To Ride
American Motorcyclist Association Welcomes Motorcycle Industry Council luncheon at Women's Motorcycling Conference PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that the Motorcycle Industry Council will be hosting a reception and luncheon for women in the motorcycling industry at the upcoming AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference in Carson City, Nev. The event will take place on the opening day of the conference on Thursday, July 26, at noon in the Juniper Room at the Gold Dust West Hotel. "The Motorcycle Industry Council has been a wonderful advocate for women as motorcyclists in America, and we are…
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