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HARLEY-DAVIDSON 360° ENHANCED VISIBILITY MESH JACKET

Published on June 18, 2012 under Born To Ride
Maximum Versatility Meets 360-Degree Visibility MILWAUKEE (May 23, 2012) – The women’s 360° Enhanced Visibility Mesh Jacket (P/N 98300-12VW, starting at $225) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line combines all-condition versatility with 360-degree reflectivity. It’s constructed from abrasion-resistant 100 percent polyester mesh for maximum airflow with built-in pockets that accept accessory hydration packs for evaporative cooling. A removable waterproof and windproof liner combats cold and wet conditions. Its exclusive 360° Enhanced Visibility Reflective design features 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material, making the rider visible from nearly every angle. Power-stretch at the sides complements adjustable-tab cuffs and waist for an optimal fit, while…
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BOB FLETCHER’S CELEBRATION OF LIFE – SATURDAY, JUNE 16

Published on June 15, 2012 under Born To Ride
  Dear Friends of Fletcher's Harley-Davidson, We are saddened to report that Bob Fletcher passed away Saturday, June 9 at 10:40 p.m. He passed in his sleep with the family by his side. The family is planning a celebration of life service to be held on Saturday, June 16, in Largo, FL. There will be a motorcycle procession from the Fletcher's south property, located at 16485 U.S. hwy 19N in Clearwater, FL to the Anona Methodist church in Largo. The procession participants should start gathering at 11:30 a.m. and will leave the south property at noon. We will ride rain…
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Terry Longpre – Military & Motorcycles June 15, 2012

Published on June 15, 2012 under Born To Ride
Common Sense and Logic Last Wednesday I sent out an email regarding the fact I would no longer be a ‘passer’ of emails, letters, rumors or anything else to do with the upcoming Presidential Election in November. No I’m not giving in or giving up, I’m just going to utilize my time more wisely in educating myself as to who Barrack Obama and Mitt Romney really are. I am personally tired of the constant news 24/7 with smiling faces saying I’m the one who did this or that. I am tired of the constant barrage of ‘It wasn’t me, it…
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OUTDOOR RECREATION TO BE $646 BILLION INDUSTRY NATIONWIDE

Published on June 15, 2012 under Born To Ride
Motorcycle Industry Council & Associations Participate in Study Showing Outdoor Recreation to be $646 Billion Industry Nationwide IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2012 – The Motorcycle Industry Council, along with the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association and Specialty Vehicle Institute of America, collaborated with the Western Governors’ Association and other outdoor industry groups to fund a report on the combined economic impact of motorized and non-motorized outdoor recreation. The findings of this first-of-a kind study show the outdoor recreation industry generated $646 billion in national sales and services in 2011. The joint study was released over the weekend at the WGA Annual…
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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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