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Cigar Heritage Festival

Published on November 15, 2018 under Born To Ride
Cigar Heritage Festival
Cigar Heritage Festival In 2017 Cigar City announced that the Ybor City Cigar Festival is back to its original name, the Cigar Heritage Festival. The was name originated by Tampa's most famous radio personality, Mr. Jack Harris of WFLA back in 1996. Harris wanted to bring back the cigar festival from its heyday of the 1930s cigar festival called Viva La Verbena, Tampa's Original Cigar Festival. This four-day event included a cigar making contest, the rolling of a world-record-setting cigar, a cigar factory open house where members of the community were invited to tour local factories, and a daytime parade…
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Genuine Scooters Launches First Motorcycle, The G400C

Published on November 15, 2018 under Born To Ride
Genuine Scooters Launches First Motorcycle, The G400C
Genuine Scooters Launches First Motorcycle, The G400C • The Genuine G400C offers distinctive classic looks with numerous accessorization options • Perfect sizing to appeal to large demographic of two-wheel enthusiasts, including first-time motorcycle buyers • Industry-leading warranty CHICAGO, November 14, 2018 – Genuine Scooters today announced their entrance into the motorcycle arena in grand style with the release of their G400C motorcycle. “Genuine Scooters has built its reputation selling high-quality scooters that are both affordable and fun to ride,” said Dorothy Hanley, President of Genuine Scooters. “We’re hoping to achieve that same reputation as we enter a new two-wheeled segment…
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The Splitters at Sisters

Published on November 14, 2018 under Blog
The Splitters at Sisters
The Splitters at Sisters   FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: Marta Rose-Thorpe mialibu@knology.net (850) 814-3822   November 6, 2018 – Panama City Beach, FL – The community is coming together for an art benefit and evening of laughter, giving, food and drink. On Thursday, November 29, Sisters of the Sea & The Dive Bar, Grand Lagoon Life and Intellaclaim Public Adjusters bring you “The Splitters at Sisters,” a comedy dinner show with arguably the most hilarious, quick-witted improv troupe in the area, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. From 6:00 to 7:00 a special Cocktail Hour and Silent Auction will take place, benefiting…
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EICMA 2018 Unveilings

Published on November 13, 2018 under Blog
EICMA 2018 Unveilings
EICMA 2018 Unveilings The 76th EICMA motorcycle show was held in Milan, Italy this past weekend. The Esposizione Internazionale del Ciclo, Motociclo, Accessori (loose translation: International Expo of Cycles, Motorcycles, Accessories) is the world’s largest moto show, and every year witnesses the unveiling of many upcoming models and technologies from the various brands around the world. This year’s show was no different. This year’s show showcased horsepower. Three European marquees displayed 2019 models that all make over 200hp, a level of power for years only known to professional superbike racers. Aprilia announced their 217hp RSV4 1100 Factory before the show,…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON SCREAMIN’ EAGLE/VANCE & HINES TEAM CLOSES ANOTHER SEASON OF DRAG-RACING EXCELLENCE

Published on November 13, 2018 under Blog
HARLEY-DAVIDSON SCREAMIN’ EAGLE/VANCE & HINES TEAM CLOSES ANOTHER SEASON OF DRAG-RACING EXCELLENCE
Krawiec Defends His NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Title to the Final Round    POMONA, Calif. (November 11, 2018) – Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines riders Ed Krawiec and Andrew Hines capped another successful season on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series with a strong run in Pro Stock Motorcycle final eliminations at the 2018 Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif.   Winners of nine of the last 16 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing world championships, the Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines team scored four wins in 11 final-round appearances during the 2018 season racing Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ competition motorcycles. Both factory riders qualified for the Countdown to the Championship playoffs.   In one of…
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Italian Angels Motorcycle Brotherhood Raise Money for Tampa Homeless Outreach

Published on November 13, 2018 under Blog
Italian Angels Motorcycle Brotherhood Raise Money for Tampa Homeless Outreach
On Sunday, November 11, the Elks Lodge in Tarpon Springs hosted the Italian Angels Motorcycle Brotherhood who presented a check for $4000.00 to the Tampa Homeless Outreach, Inc., to Thomas “T-Man” Brown, army disabled veteran and outreach coordinator of the TPA Crossroads, Inc.   On September 30, 2018, the Italian Angels facilitated a well-attended Spaghetti Dinner Benefit, raising the $4000 in only 3 hours, for the Tampa Homeless Outreach, Inc., also in attendance was Thomas “T-Man” Brown representing the Homeless Outreach organization. The Italian Angels Motorcycle Brotherhood is a local and National organization of Italian descent members from all walks…
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Harley-Davidson Releases Further Details on 2019 LiveWire at EICMA Show

Published on November 7, 2018 under Blog
Harley-Davidson Releases Further Details on 2019 LiveWire at EICMA Show
Harley-Davidson Releases Further Details on 2019 LiveWire at EICMA Show   MILWAUKEE (November 6, 2018) Today the all-new electric Harley-Davidson® LiveWire™ made its European debut at the Milan press conference of the EICMA show. Today’s announcement reveals eagerly-awaited specification and details about LiveWire, which was unveiled in Milwaukee during the company’s 115th Anniversary this past Labor Day weekend. Due for release in 2019 and being shown at the event as a production-ready motorcycle, LiveWire was first confirmed during the announcement of the company’s “More Roads to Harley-Davidson.” On July 30, 2018, Harley-Davidson shared plans to accelerate its strategy to build the…
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Adventure Motorcyclist Travels Into Philanthropy

Published on November 6, 2018 under Born To Ride
Adventure Motorcyclist Travels Into Philanthropy
Adventure Motorcyclist Travels Into Philanthropy Neale Bayly Rides Keeps On Riding! Nov 5, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Adventure motorcycling mixed with the kind of feel-good stories the world needs more of is the domain of Neale Bayly, a longtime journalist and photographer who is using his skills as a storyteller in video form. “As a motorcycle journalist, I liked the idea of showing motorcycling in a positive light,” explains Bayly. “My idea was to bring people on amazing journeys through the developing world to really experience the true beauty of these countries from the saddle of a motorcycle, to really…
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Milwaukee’s “Other” Motorcycle Company

Published on November 6, 2018 under Born To Ride
Milwaukee’s “Other” Motorcycle Company
Milwaukee’s “Other” Motorcycle Company   Harley-Davidson has a neighbor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and it’s older than the iconic American brand. Royal Enfield established their U.S. headquarters there about three years ago and has been rapidly growing their dealer network across North America. With dealerships now in 34 states and Puerto Rico, the brand has come a long way (literally) since first arriving stateside in 2015, from zero to nearly 90 dealerships in America and Canada, and more opening and/or joining the brand monthly. Celebrating their 115th anniversary this year as a motorcycle company, Royal Enfield established itself in England in…
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Royal Enfield Sets Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Record

Published on October 29, 2018 under AMA
Royal Enfield Sets Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Record
Royal Enfield Sets Bonneville Salt Flats Speed Record   Royal Enfield Motorcycles set a new land speed record with a modified Continental GT 650, piloted by 18-year old pro motorcycle racer Cayla Rivas. The bike was the product of Royal Enfield’s partnership with American S&S Cycle, who designed and tuned the powerplant, as well as Harris Performance, builder of Superbike chassis and frames. The pairing with Rivas produced a potent (wo)man & machine combination, which resulted in a class record-shattering speed of 157.053 mph for the week of speed trials. According to reports, she set a record on her first…
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