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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.

Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-Myra McElhaney, Story By: Myra McElhaney

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-Myra McElhaney, Story By: Myra McElhaney
Riding My Own By Myra McElhaney When I first met my husband Phil, I was excited that he had a motorcycle. I loved riding with a neighborhood guy during high school and looked forward to being on back of a bike again. Phil had a Yamaha 650. He later upgraded to a Goldwing then eventually a Harley-Davidson Tour Glide. We loved riding in the mountains of North Georgia on weekends and occasionally we’d take a longer trip. We rode and camped with another couple on the Natchez Trace. A few years later, with the same couple, we rode from Atlanta…
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Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-Joan Krenning-Founder, Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities, Story By: Myra McElhaney

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-Joan Krenning-Founder, Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities, Story By: Myra McElhaney
Smokey Mountain Women’s Motorcycle Summit By Myra McElhaney Photo Credit Ken McCurdy Transformational! Inspiring! Life changing! Amazing! These are some of the adjectives I heard as women were preparing to leave the Women’s Motorcycle Summit – Smokey Mountain Edition in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The summit, held October 6th through 8th, was hosted by the Steel Horse Sisterhood Charities (SHSC), a recognized 501c3 charitable organization. SHSC’s mission is “to provide opportunities for women to develop and refine their skills while encouraging the art of women mentoring women and serving people in the motorcycle community.” After hosting several summits in the Rocky…
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Mees and Carlile Win Thrillers at AFT Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile Presented by Cycle Gear

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
Mees and Carlile Win Thrillers at AFT Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile Presented by Cycle Gear
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2018) – The fabled history of the Harley-Davidson Sacramento Mile presented by Cycle Gear saw another outstanding entry added to its annals on Saturday night at Cal Expo Fairgrounds, with three of American Flat Track’s all-time greats taking center stage. Following an initial feeling-out stage in which a handful of AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines competitors made their presence felt at the front, defending Grand National Champion Jared Mees (No. 1 Indian Motorcycle Rogers Racing SDI Scout FTR750) and retiring legend Kenny Coolbeth Jr. (No. 2 Nila Racing, Columbia Avionics Indian Scout FTR750) broke…
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Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-June Cline, Story By: Myra McElhaney

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-June Cline, Story By: Myra McElhaney
Make It a Great Ride! By Myra McElhaney When June Cline was about ten years old her mama’s brother, ‘Uncle James’ picked her up, sat her on back of his bike and said, “Hold on!” Off they went! June was terrified, excited and hooked. She loved it! Unfortunately, at the end of that short ride, June’s mama was furious. “If I ever catch you on the back of a motorcycle again I’ll beat you half to death,” her mama admonished. “You can die on those things!” As a teen, June’s first boyfriend William had a bike. (A secret from Mama!)…
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Terry Longpre 05-21-18

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
Terry Longpre 05-21-18
American Patriots Welcome Home After missing for 47 years the remains of Army Maj. Donald G. Carr (Texas) were recovered and identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. Major Carr was assigned to Mobile Launch Team 3, 5th Special Forces Group, Republic of South Vietnam. There are still 1,598 American service personnel as well as civilians declared missing from the War in Vietnam. We will keep looking and bring them all home. Medals of Honor Retired U.S. Navy SEAL, Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (Sea, Air, and Land) Britt K. Slabinski, will receive the Medal of Honor on May 24…
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Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-Sandy Weaver, Story By: Myra McElhaney

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-Sandy Weaver, Story By: Myra McElhaney
Riding Fearlessly By Myra McElhaney Sandy Weaver rode on her brother’s dirt bike when she was a kid. When riding at the dirt track with the boys she hit a patch of sand and dumped the bike. Her dad rescued her, and despite the fall she still thought riding was cool! At age nineteen Sandy moved to Washington, DC where she had a sports car and sometimes rode on back of a boyfriend’s bike. She really wanted to drive her own! When that boyfriend was history and she was just about to buy a motorcycle, Sandy met a new man.…
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THE WOMEN’S COALITION OF MOTORCYCLISTS (WCM) ANNOUNCES THE “SJ” HARRIS LEGACY FUND

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
THE WOMEN’S COALITION OF MOTORCYCLISTS (WCM) ANNOUNCES THE “SJ” HARRIS LEGACY FUND
The Women’s Coalition of Motorcyclists (WCM) is dedicated to doubling the number of female riders by 2020. In pursuit of this goal, we have teamed up with SJ’s management team Threader 24 Racing and Porsche Taylor for Black Girls Ride Magazine to create the SJ Harris Legacy Scholarship Fund. Joi “SJ” Harris, was the first African American female licensed by both the Champion Cup Series (CCS) and the American Sportbike Racing Association (ASRA) in the United States. She lost her life shooting a scene for the upcoming Deadpool 2 film. SJ Harris was a brilliant and fierce rider who set…
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Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-SSGT Michelle Adams, Story By: Myra McElhaney

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-SSGT Michelle Adams, Story By: Myra McElhaney
Have you ever thought that taking a motorcycle safety class could change your life? It did for Michelle Adams! A couple years ago Michelle was an army veteran working as a therapist and going to graduate school for an advanced degree in social work. Her boyfriend had moved and in addition to having a long-distance relationship, working and going to school, Michelle’s two beloved dogs had both been diagnosed with terminal illness. It was a rough year, to say the least! Michelle said she wanted to do something, “just for me.” She loved riding on the back of her boyfriend’s…
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Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-Sarah Andrea, Story By: Myra McElhaney

Published on May 21, 2018 under Blog
Born To Ride Women’s World Open Road Girl-Sarah Andrea, Story By: Myra McElhaney
Sarah Andrea from Strasburg, Ohio remembers riding in a car as a teen and seeing a woman on a motorcycle. “That’s so cool!” she thought. Growing up in a strict religious family she learned traditional family roles so when she married, she rode on back of her husband’s motorcycle without giving thought to riding her own. After Sarah started working for a motorcycle dealership, others encouraged her to take a safety riding class. She passed the class, got her license and bought a Honda Shadow as her first bike. She’s been riding for eleven years now and has a Harley-Davidson…
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