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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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Matt Hotch and Rocky Robinson at Corbin’s 3rd Annual Rider Appreciation Day

Published on June 25, 2012 under Born To Ride
Biker Build-off Champion Matt Hotch and World Speed Record Holder Rocky Robinson will Headline Corbin’s 3rd Annual Rider Appreciation Day Hollister, CA-Discovery Channel’s Two-Time Biker Build-Off Champion Matt Hotch is coming up from Southern California to attend Corbin’s 3rd Annual Rider Appreciation Day as well as the world land speed record holder Rocky Robinson and his twenty-one foot record holding streamliner Ack Attack. In addition to being an author and lifetime member of the 300mph club, Rocky is the current holder of the Unlimited Motorcycle World Land Speed Record... a distinction he's earned more than once! For those who don’t…
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Semper Fi

Published on June 22, 2012 under Born To Ride
  Every now and then, in the middle of the constant barrage of crap that’s just pissing us all off these days, we come across a story, a feat, an event that just makes us stop in our tracks. This was one for me. Cody Green was a 12-year-old kid in Indiana who was diagnosed with leukemia at 22-months-old. He loved the Marines, and his parents said he drew strength and courage from the Marine Corps as he bravely fought the battle into remission three times. Although he was cancer-free at the time, the chemotherapy had lowered his immune system…
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Military & Motorcycles June 22, 2012

Published on June 22, 2012 under Born To Ride
MIAP Is an acronym for ‘Missing In America Project’ (www.miap.us). What this project does is locate military personnel who have passed away and their cremains are sitting on a shelf in a back room somewhere awaiting the burial with the respect and honor they deserve. I received a call from a friend of mine by the name of Jim Scollen who is the Florida State Coordinator for MIAP and he related a story to me regarding a gentleman by the name of Lemon Troy Hopkins whose cremains were discovered sitting in a back shed in Wewahitchka, Florida which is in…
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Craig Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge set for AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Published on June 22, 2012 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Motorcycles have always pushed the boundaries of fuel economy, but American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Famer Craig Vetter knows they can do better. On July 20, at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, Vetter is issuing a challenge to help test the energy-conserving limits of motorcycles. The Craig Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge is a 100-mile ride through the countryside surrounding the Mid-Ohio grounds. Competitors will ride their motorcycles under real-world conditions while attempting to consume the least fuel. "Motorcycles can help us live better with less energy, and that is…
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ABATE Press Release Julne 21, 2012

Published on June 22, 2012 under Born To Ride
Volusia County, Florida, June 21, 2012 - It seems to be very popular the past few days to point fingers at motorcyclist and shout, “If only they were forced to wear a helmet thousands of lives and billions of dollars would be saved each year”. Bolstered by a study here and a newspaper column there, many of the “I know what's best for you” crowd will try to rally others into forcing a small minority of our society into losing what precious bit of personal freedom we currently possess. The eye of the recent motorcycle helmet hurricane revolves around a…
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AMA Thanks Members of Congress for Protecting the Motorcycle Lifestyle

Published on June 21, 2012 under Born To Ride
Fifty U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Motorcycle-only Checkpoints PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, Indian tribe, municipality or other local government for use by any program to check safety equipment use or create arbitrary checkpoints for motorcycle riders or passengers. "The AMA thanks these members of Congress for protecting the…
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Corbin’s New Saddle Offers A More Sculpted Seating Platform

Published on June 19, 2012 under Born To Ride
Corbin Introduces Front and Rear Saddles for 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere Hollister, CA- Yamaha created an awesome adventure machine and naturally Corbin has perfected the ergonomics. Corbin’s new saddle offers a more sculpted seating platform that conforms to the shape of your body for better support and greater square inches of body contact. Corbin's rear seat offers the same ergonomic improvement for your passenger's comfort and also includes the option of a removable passenger backrest. Corbin's backrests are available in several styles to meet your needs for support and visuals. For maximum versatility, Corbin designed the components to interchange with the…
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RIDE TO WORK DAY

Published on June 18, 2012 under Born To Ride
Motorcyclists Nationwide to Celebrate Ride To Work Day on Monday   The Motorcycle Industry Encourages all Riders to Gear Up and Get Riding   IRVINE, Calif., June 15, 2012 - If you notice less traffic congestion on Monday, you'll most likely be able to thank the thousands of commuters everywhere who will be ditching their cars, trucks and SUVs and riding their motorcycles or scooters to work for the 21st annual Ride To Work Day on June 18th. According to the Ride To Work organization, Ride To Work Day has been organized annually since 1992 to increase public awareness of…
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