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C-47 ARRIVING HOME TODAY!

Published on May 2, 2012 under Born To Ride
After a thrilling flight across the Atlantic last summer followed by several months at the EAA Museum in Oshkosh, this D-Day veteran aircraft is scheduled to arrive home today! Kermit is estimating arrival time to be 1:30pm - just in time for our daily aerial demonstration!
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MAY IS MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS MONTH

Published on May 2, 2012 under Born To Ride
The American Motorcyclist Association urges extra precautions during May: Motorcycle Awareness Month  PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging all road users to look around, check your mirrors, and consciously watch for motorcycles during Motorcycle Awareness Month in May 2012. Through legislative and gubernatorial proclamations around the country, May has been declared Motorcycle Awareness Month. The outreach to remind road users to share the road with motorcyclists and make a conscious effort to look for them is an annual effort by the motorcycling community, particularly since in many states few motorcycles were on the road in the winter and early spring…
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AMA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN & MOTORCYCLING CONFERENCE

Published on May 1, 2012 under Born To Ride
 Early registration deadline extended for AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that the deadline for early registration for the 2012 International Women & Motorcycling Conference has been extended through May 15 due to popular demand. The conference will take place July 26-29, in Carson City, Nev. "We have been thrilled with the response to the conference thus far," said AMA Marketing Manager Tigra Tsujikawa. "The extended deadline means that AMA members can still rack up significant savings for the next two weeks during member-only pre-registration." The discounted price of…
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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR 2012 AMA LEGENDS WEEKEND

Published on May 1, 2012 under Born To Ride
Two-day gala showcases motorcycling heroes and classic bikes in Las Vegas, Nev., on Nov. 16-17 PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that online registration is open for the AMA Legends Weekend, Nov. 16-17 at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. The AMA Legends Weekend includes the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours d'Elegance. Attended by scores of motorcycling luminaries and hundreds of fans of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, the AMA Legends Weekend is…
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HINES RIDES HARLEY V-ROD TO HOLE-SHOT NHRA WIN AT HOUSTON

Published on April 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Screamin’ Eagle Riders Hines and Krawiec 1-2 in Pro Stock Motorcycle points   BAYTOWN, Texas – A perfect reaction time at the starting line earned Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Andrew Hines a 0.0077-second, hole-shot victory over Lucas Oil Buell rider Hector Arana Jr. in the final round at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Riding a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® motorcycle, Hines scored his first win of the season and the 26th of his career, and now leads the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class in points. It was also the third consecutive win for Hines…
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MILLION DOLLAR MOTORCYCLE MAKING

Published on April 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Zen and the Art of Million Dollar Motorcycle Making by Todd Halterman This video is a profile of custom motorcycle builder Chicara Nagata, and Nagata has it going on. Nagata has won numerous awards for his custom motorcycles, some of which take him over 7000 hours to build, which, I guess, elevates them to the level of art, at least the kind of art people pay for these days. And they pay a lot for them. They sell for over $1 million each and can be seen at the Ippodo Gallery in NYC.     Retrieved April 30, 2012; from…
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KURT SUTTER’S NEW DOCUMENTARY SERIES

Published on April 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Kurt Sutter Takes A Real Walk on the Wild Side With New Documentary Series by Todd Halterman Kurt Sutter, the man behind the creation of the FX Network series and biker drama Sons of Anarchy has unveiled his unscripted series on Discovery Channel which profiles the world’s most notorious gangs and crime families. Entitled Outlaw Empires, the series focuses on outsider organizations like the Crips street gang, the Irish Mob, a Latin American crime family, the Aryan Brotherhood and the real outlaw bikers. Writer-producer Kurt Sutter is making his first leap into unscripted TV, and he handles the executive producer…
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LARRY MOORE: SENSU NATURAE

Published on April 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Exhibition dates: May 5 - 26, 2012   Opening: Saturday, May 5, 4-7 pm Artist’s Talk: Friday, May 11 at 11 am   This May, Arts on Douglas Fine Art and Collectibles in Smyrna Beach, FL will be featuring an exhibition that captures the natural splendor of Florida in “Larry Moore: Sensu Naturae”. With subjects painted in natural light, Moore conveys the sensory experience of being outdoors: the sounds, the smells, temperature, wind, and the challenges of color and design. “To paint the great outdoors is to give homage to nature and maybe give the viewers of my paintings a…
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GOLD STAR MOTHER’S DAY

Published on April 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
A Gold Star Weekend    Last Saturday Patriot Guard Ride Captain ‘Vinnie” Dryer, his  trusty companion and co-pilot Kristin Greenlund and I rode up to a very pretty and well maintained bed and breakfast in Ruskin called ‘Southern Comfort’. We didn’t go for a meal or to stay the afternoon, no we went to meet with six Gold Star Mothers and their husbands who were on a retreat. For those of you who may not know who the Gold Star Mothers are I’ll try to explain in my simple way. The group is made up of mothers who have lost…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON LAUNCHES POWER TRIP SWEEPSTAKES

Published on April 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
Harley Riders Can Win Trip of a Lifetime and Share it with a Non-Harley Riding Friend   MILWAUKEE - Harley-Davidson® motorcycle owners can share their passion with a friend who rides a competitive brand motorcycle when entering the Harley-Davidson Power Trip Sweepstakes, which runs now through July 31, 2012. Harley owners will get a chance to invite a non-Harley riding friend along with them to experience one of Harley-Davidson’s legendary Authorized Tours. The winners get to choose from six iconic rides around the globe and show their friend the true feeling of riding a Harley-Davidson. Entries in the Power Trip…
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