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Motorcycle News – Our mission statement is to document the biker lifestyle in a proper manner. Our local, national and international journalists explore and report the adventures of the motorcycling experiences in our motorcycle news section.

ATLANTIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS HOSTS 145TH ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE

Published on May 7, 2012 under Born To Ride
Atlantic Center for the Arts Hosts 145th Artists-in-Residence Dates: MAY 14 – JUNE 3, 2012 Atlantic Center for the Arts hosts its 145th  artists-in-residence program with Master Artists: PAUL DRESHER- composer, JOANNE GREENBAUM- visual artist, GREGORY ORR- poet, and 24 Associate Artists from across the globe.  Selected through a competitive application process, the arriving artists will have the opportunity to work and collaborate with their contemporaries for three weeks. Each residency gives the public five free opportunities to interact with artists over a three-week period. From opening receptions, to outreaches at universities and other cultural institutions, and an opportunity to…
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Born To Ride Reviews “Psychomania”

Published on May 4, 2012 under Uncategorized
This month Born To Ride reviews the 1971 film “Psychomania.” If you like old British horror films, then this one’s for you. Maybe I should have said horrible old British films. Either way, Psychomania has a lot to like or dislike, depending on your level of intoxication. The long story short: The film centers around the life of “Tom” who is the leader of a ‘motorcycle gang’ called the Living Dead. Tom and his ‘gang’ ride authentic period Triumph motorcycles, and meet in a field with several large vertical stones which somewhat resemble Stonehenge. When they gather there, they often…
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ROLLING THUNDER XXV

Published on May 3, 2012 under Born To Ride
Rolling Thunder XXV “Ride for Freedom” Washington DC   Rolling Thunder, Florida Chapter 11 from Brandon will be participating in this year’s Rolling Thunder XXV “Ride for Freedom” demonstration in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, May 27, 2012 . Rolling Thunder’s Ride for Freedom started out in 1988 with 2,500 participants. Now approximately 900,000 participants and spectators are involved with this annual demonstration. Bikers and spectators from as far as California, Canada and Australia come to Washington D.C. to ride to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall, referred to as the “Ride to the Wall.” Rolling Thunder members are Veterans, non-veterans and/or…
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CYCLE GEAR PARTNERS WITH AMA ON MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Published on May 3, 2012 under Born To Ride
Join the AMA at a Cycle Gear store and get a special gift  PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) announced it is collaborating with Cycle Gear and its 95 brick-and-mortar stores across the country on an AMA membership drive in the month of May. Cycle Gear, with stores in 26 states, will be conducting an in-store promotion featuring a $100 gift package for shoppers who join the AMA, with a gift card for use at Cycle Gear stores or online at CycleGear.com, as well as special promotional gifts from Cycle Gear product sponsors. "We're proud to be working…
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ROB DINGMAN IS POWERSPORTS BUSINESS EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

Published on May 3, 2012 under Born To Ride
  Rob Dingman, AMA president and CEO, named 2012 Powersports Business Executive of the Year PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- PowerSports Business has named American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) President and CEO Rob Dingman its "2012 Powersports Business Executive of the Year." PowerSports Business -- which publishes news, features and profiles for powersports dealers, manufacturers and suppliers -- honored Dingman for the intensive efforts by the AMA to successfully overturn provisions of the federal Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), known as the lead law, that effectively banned the sale of kids' dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). "Dingman's leadership during the…
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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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