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Georgia Good Samaritan Law

Published on March 15, 2019 under Born To Ride
Georgia Good Samaritan Law
Georgia Good Samaritan Law All 50 states have some form of the Good Samaritan Law. These laws are designed to encourage people to render emergency aid at the scene of an accident without the concern of liability or civil damages. O.C.G.A. §51-1-29 lays out Georgia’s Good Samaritan Law: (a) Any person, including any person licensed to practice medicine and surgery pursuant to Article 2 of Chapter 34 of Title 43 and any person licensed to render services ancillary thereto, who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an accident or emergency to the victims thereof without making…
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THE FASTEST MAN IN THE WORLD … GLEN H. CURTISS

Published on March 14, 2019 under Born To Ride
THE FASTEST MAN IN THE WORLD … GLEN H. CURTISS
An American Hero Slips the Surly Bonds of Earth: Glenn H. Curtiss By Paul Garson Photography courtesy of the Smithsonian  Air and Space Museum, The Glenn H, Curtiss Museum, Roy Kidney and Jack Carpenter "The fastest man in the world ... bullets are the only rivals of Glenn H. Curtiss of Hammondsport." - 1907 newspaper headline Wearing a leather cap, a well-manicured, and a steely gaze, Glenn Hammond Curtiss stares out of a time-worn black and white postcard-like photo. In the background, frothy waves splash the beach, the very hard packed sands upon which his experimental V-8 powered motorcycle will…
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DOING THE FIRST 1200

Published on March 12, 2019 under Born To Ride
DOING THE FIRST 1200
Born To Ride TV Celebrates 1200th Episode BY ERIC VICIAN As Born To Ride prepares to celebrate their 1,200th television episode with a mega bash on March 31st in Plant City, they reflect on what has gone into making the world’s longest running biker and motorcycle TV show that reaches millions of viewers every week. To help put this accomplishment into perspective, consider that Born To Ride has been on television for nearly a quarter century while some of the most popular TV shows of all time ran for a couple of hundred episodes. For example, the 1970s gave us…
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Boaterz n Bikerz of America Prepares to Slay the Dragon

Published on March 4, 2019 under Born To Ride
Boaterz n Bikerz of America Prepares to Slay the Dragon
Boaterz n Bikerz of America Prepares to Slay the Dragon Photos by Jim Krueger Photography For the fifth year, a group of marine industry executives and their friends will shift gears, moving from the familiar waters and helms of their favorite boat brands to navigating some of the best backroads in America aboard a nimble fleet of sleek, two-wheeled machines. Boaterz ‘n Bikerz of America: Hull of a Tour 5 is revving up to slay the beast during its May 5 – 10 adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains. This year’s event, dubbed “The Dragon’s Roar,” will headquarters at the…
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Woman’s World_March 2019

Published on March 1, 2019 under Born To Ride
Woman’s World_March 2019
Woman’s World By Myra McElhaney   Recovering, Riding and Raising Funds In her High School yearbook, Danielle Bosser Dahm had lots of comments from friends about her dark suntan. Tanning became an addiction for her. Not only did she enjoy the compliments on her skin tone, but studies show that tanning raises endorphins. Although she tanned easily, Danielle began tanning daily at lunchtime. She felt like it was a form of therapy from her teens into her twenties. Danielle and her Airforce husband, Chris lived in California until he was given orders to go to Germany. In 2000, she was…
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Stilettos on Steel_March 2019

Published on March 1, 2019 under Born To Ride
Stilettos on Steel_March 2019
Greetings Lady Riders! Did you know that 27% of motorcycle riders are women? That percentage just keeps increasing! My name is Wendy LaForce. I am the Sun Coast District Coordinator for Stilettos on Steel and Public Relations/Marketing Representative/Good Will Ambassador for Born To Ride and Born To Ride Women’s World. This is an amazing opportunity for me to share my love for motorcycle riding with the female element of our biker community. I am here to help you! Life's too short to let dreams sit idle. Make every day count. Take the course. Learn how to ride. Make your dreams…
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Motorcycle Riding Good For Health, New Study Shows

Published on February 26, 2019 under Born To Ride
Motorcycle Riding Good For Health, New Study Shows
Motorcycle Riding Good For Health, New Study Shows Milwaukee, WS- An old motorcycling adage asserts, “You never see a motorcycle parked outside a psychiatrist’s office,” and now medical science proves it true. In a recent neurobiological study conducted by a team of researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and funded by Harley-Davidson, it was found that motorcycling “increased metrics of focus and attention, and decreased relative levels of cortisol, a hormonal marker of stress.” Dr. Don Vaughn and his research team outfitted 50 experienced motorcycle riders with mobile EEG monitors, then turned them loose to go…
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American Brands Issue Latest Sales Reports

Published on February 6, 2019 under Born To Ride
American Brands Issue Latest Sales Reports
American Brands Issue Latest Sales Reports Harley-Davidson and Indian motorcycle companies both issued their 2018 earnings statements last week, and their reports were a mixed bag. Harley’s statement showed sales down 10.2 percent in 2018 and down 6.1 percent worldwide, and their 4th-quarter profit was less than half a million dollars, compared to $8.3 million a year before.   Polaris, the owner of Indian Motorcycle, also posted 4th quarter sales drops in their motorcycle division to the tune of 15 percent, mostly due to the plummeting sales of their three-wheeled Slingshot roadster. Their Indian sales were a bit more encouraging,…
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2019 Great American Motorcycle Show

Published on January 28, 2019 under Born To Ride
2019 Great American Motorcycle Show
2019 Great American Motorcycle Show Born To Ride joined motorcyclists from across the southeast for the Great American Motorcycle Show at the Cobb Galleria Convention Center in north Atlanta January 26-27, for the chance to browse the latest bikes, gear, accessories, and miscellaneous farkles. Dealerships and bike shops from across the South debuted the latest in two-wheeled wonders from Harley-Davidson, Indian, BMW, Ducati, and the Japanese "Big Four", but also newer and/or lesser known brands such as MV Augusta, Moto Guzzi, Hyosung, and one of the oldest moto companies in the world, Royal Enfield- among the largest manufacturers on the…
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Triumph Bonneville Icons Tour

Published on January 21, 2019 under AMA
Triumph Bonneville Icons Tour
Triumph Bonneville Icons Tour   Triumph North America has been busy this winter, offering press releases and first looks of their new 2019 Bonnevilles, set to hit dealerships soon. The company has set a precedent of touring their “Bonneys” across America every winter since the complete remodel of the line for 2016, and now other motor companies have begun doing the same thing, Ducati being the most notable. Dubbed the “Bonneville Icons Tour” this year, Triumph has been giving up-close and personal encounters with their all-new Speed Twin models, their new Scrambler XE and XC, the Speedmaster cruiser, and the…
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