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AMA WELCOMES WELLARD GROUP AS THE JERSEY SPONSOR

Published on June 14, 2012 under Born To Ride
American Motorcyclist Association welcomes Wellard support for U.S. ISDE teams PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes Wellard Group Holdings as the jersey sponsor for the U.S. national team at the International Six Days Enduro in Saxony, Germany, Sept. 24-29. Wellard will also be the title sponsor of a U.S. club team at the event. "Contesting the ISDE is a major undertaking," said AMA Director of Racing Joe Bromley. "The support of Wellard in the form of team jerseys as well as direct financial support to three riders on a club team, composed of three qualifying riders, represents a…
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MIC DEVELOPS PROTOCOL TO HELP DETERMINE RANGE OF ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES

Published on June 13, 2012 under Born To Ride
  MIC Offers Ongoing Support for Electric Vehicle Market IRVINE, Calif., June 12, 2012 – The Motorcycle Industry Council continues to extend its support to the growing electric vehicle market by adding “Highway” range test procedures to the previously adopted MIC recommended practice for determining the “City” riding range for electric highway motorcycles. Additionally, the MIC received agreement from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Motorcycle Technical Steering Committee to consider an SAE standard protocol for electric motorcycle range, based on MIC’s recommended practice. The new MIC recommended practice adds a “Highway Commuting” range test procedure and two constant speed…
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RIDERSWRAPS NEW ROAD WARRIOR HEADGEAR 2-PACK

Published on June 12, 2012 under Born To Ride
RidersWraps Launches New Road Warrior Headgear 2-Pack Due to Consumer Demand Great Bend, KS - DesignWraps BrandsTM, the world leader in superior quality Made in the U.S.A headwear has announced the addition of the “Road Warrior HeadGear” 2-Pack. Marketed under their RidersWrapsTM  brand line of products, the Road Warrior HeadGear pack containing two of their top-selling headwraps, was developed to better assist the dealers with sales and profits and to give the riders what they want...functional all-weather headwraps. The headgear styles featured in The Road Warrior Pack™ are designed specifically for today’s riders to combine comfort and function with good…
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DEREK ‘NOBBY’ CLARK INDUCTED INTO AMA MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME

Published on June 12, 2012 under Born To Ride
  Prolific world championship winning tuner Derek 'Nobby' Clark inducted into AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the third member of the induction class of 2012. World championship tuner Derek "Nobby" Clark, whose bikes claimed 17 FIM world titles in multiple displacements from the 1960s through 1980, 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. "I first saw Nobby Clark in 1967 at the Grand Prix of…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON REFLECTIVE PERFORATED LEATHER JACKET

Published on June 11, 2012 under Born To Ride
All-Weather Versatility with Classic Leather Construction  MILWAUKEE (May 23, 2012) – When the weather changes, so can the Reflective Perforated Leather Jacket (P/N 98141-10VM, starting at $425) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line. It’s constructed from midweight cowhide perforated leather for maximum airflow in the heat, yet offers wet-weather dryness thanks to a 100 percent nylon windproof and waterproof liner that’s removable and packable. Pre-curved sleeves, action back, adjustable waist tabs and snap-tab cuffs increase overall comfort, while two-way zippered cuff vents offer custom cooling. Two zippered pockets complement the dedicated MP3 player and cell phone pockets. And 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective…
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TERRY LONGPRE – VETERAN AFFAIRS JUNE 8, 2012

Published on June 8, 2012 under Born To Ride
Sometimes it’s Personal One afternoon back in February of 2009 the drone of rumbling motorcycles could be heard in the distance, growing ever louder riding into a quiet east county neighborhood. Who were these invading people, a large motorcycle gang? No, they were Patriot Guard, CMA (Christian Motorcyclists Association) and other motorcyclists escorting a man by the name of Aaron Cornelius to his home from a long stay in Walter Reed Army Medical Center and a VA Rehabilitation Center in West Palm Beach. As the procession entered the quiet neighborhood people came outside or looked out windows to see what…
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BIPARTISAN GROUP SEEKS TO OVERTURN A CONTROVERSIAL FEDERAL PROGRAM

Published on June 8, 2012 under Born To Ride
  Bipartisan Congressional Letter Seeks to end Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints  PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and Tom Petri ((R-Wis.), together with 29 additional members of Congress, have sent a letter to the leadership of the House-Senate Surface Transportation Reauthorization Conference Committee requesting the inclusion of language in the conference report that 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, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Responding to a nationwide appeal issued by the AMA on May 29,…
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WEREWOLVES ON WHEELS

Published on June 7, 2012 under Uncategorized
This film borders on the edge of, well, I’m not sure. Possibly a horror movie, and certainly a classic example of “biker exploitation” pieces, Werewolves on Wheels has it all for those of you who seek the alternative to ‘A’ List films.
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DEDICATION OF SCULPTURE BY LEGENDARY ARTIST DORIS LEEPER

Published on June 7, 2012 under Born To Ride
Dedication of Sculpture by Legendary Artist Doris Leeper  marks beginning of New Smyrna Beach’s 125th Birthday celebration A sculpture by legendary artist, environmentalist, and visionary Doris Leeper is being dedicated as part of the City of New Smyrna Beach’s 125th Anniversary Celebration. Garden Sculpture 1 is the first public sculpture in the City by Leeper, who has been a central figure to the area not only for her artistic achievements, but for her community impact as well. “This sculpture is symbolic of the timeless quality of her work,” said Clay Henderson, Environmental Attorney and friend of the late Leeper. “She…
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