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Helmets: D.O.T. APPROVED HELMETS ARE REQUIRED IN GEORGIA

Published on January 7, 2020 under Born To Ride
Helmets: D.O.T. APPROVED HELMETS ARE REQUIRED IN GEORGIA
Georgia requires protective headgear for both passengers and riders of motorcycles and trikes, regardless of age or insurance coverage, unless they are riding within an enclosed cab. According to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) §40-6-315 (sections a and d): (a) No person shall operate or ride upon a motorcycle unless he or she is wearing protective headgear, which complies with standards established by the commissioner of public safety. (d) The commissioner of public safety is authorized to approve or disapprove protective headgear and eye-protective devices required in this code section and to issue and enforce regulations establishing standards…
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World’s first custom Niken – unveiling and award

Published on December 16, 2019 under Blog
World’s first custom Niken – unveiling and award
Polish manufacturer of custom motorcycles Game Over Cycles (GOC) in cooperation with Yamaha Motor Poland is pleased to announce the unveiling of a unique vehicle created from a Yamaha motorcycle. Based on the revolutionary Niken tricycle Game Over Cycles built a unique custom bike, which is world's first fully customized Niken. Its first public presentation took place between 06-8.12.2019 in the German town of Bad Salzuflen during the CUSTOMBIKE-SHOW 2019, the largest trade fair for modified motorcycles in the world, where in the custom bike competition GOC Niken won the "Craziest Bike" award. Niken debuted on the global market in…
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American legion remembering our veterans during the holidays

Published on December 16, 2019 under Born To Ride
American legion remembering our veterans during the holidays
What a wonderful time of the year indeed! Thanks to the American Legion 138 the Veterans that reside at Liberty Manor for Veterans enjoyed a spectacular holiday feast with all of the trimmings. The veterans also received a benevolent donation by the American Legion Post, the Riders, the Auxiliary and American Legion Sons. The event boast of a fabulous holiday feast with all the trimmings, gifts galore, food and a van full of toiletries. Liberty Manor for Veterans, Inc, is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the developmental and social needs of veterans who have served our country, fought for…
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Trikes & Bikes Industry Report

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Trikes & Bikes Industry Report
Haus of Trikes is one of the largest trike conversion company’s in Florida. “I grew up with trike companies like Motor Trike, California Sidecar, Hannigan, and Road Smith. We all met each other on the manufacturing/distribution-side because I did shows with my trikes and these guys tried to push the conversion trike market. They knew me from day one as a manufacturer and importer and that I already had an established shop. That’s when I became I dealer for them.” Manfred went through all the trainings at these manufacturer’s factories. “We are all trained, got certified, and became specialized trike…
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Christmas and The Spirit of Resilience – Night Train

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Christmas and The Spirit of Resilience – Night Train
12-20-19 By Florida Night Train In the spirit of this holiday season, I dedicate this column to all of those whose internal struggle persists to balance the notion of the Christmas spirit of giving with that of finding ones-self in a sea of sadness. If this resonates with you, then I confess we are one and the same. However, today I write this knowing that and hoping that the spirit of thinking of others before yourself brings you some measure of peace and happiness as it has for me. My intention behind this is a blessing three-fold, for my children…
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Born To Ride Presents CHOPPORAMA Chopper Show

Published on December 6, 2019 under Born To Ride
Born To Ride Presents CHOPPORAMA Chopper Show
Held in conjunction with Gibtown Bikefest on January 17th, 18th 19th 2020, Born to Ride Media presents the Chopporama Chopper Show! A three-day chopper extravaganza of some of the most talented known (and unknown) builders around the U.S. This ain’t a competition, just a gathering of chopper lovers young and old alike dedicated to those carbed custom machines of years gone by. Don’t worry there will still be Ride In Bike Shows Saturday & Sunday. You ask who are these Builders? For the most part, these builders are what I call the ‘new generation of builder’. The thought process of…
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Then Came Bronson – BTR Movie Review

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Then Came Bronson – BTR Movie Review
Nineteen sixty-nine was a pivotal time in American history. It was also a beginning of sorts for my love affair with motorcycles, begat in large part by a short-lived television series starting that year—Then Came Bronson. I was 12 years-old and devoured every episode of the lonely stranger and his eye-emblazoned Sportster wandering across the country. This movie introduced Jim Bronson (Michael Parks) to the world. The film begins with Jim’s friend, Nick (Martin Sheen) in crisis and disillusioned with life — as so many young men are. Part of the “Stompers” motorcycle club, Nick had settled down with a…
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Christmas by Craven Moorehead

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Christmas by Craven Moorehead
Well, I made it through Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and most of Cyber Monday. This was an easy task largely because I had no money to waste on things that I don’t really need. Although the desire is there to spend on the people I care about, it is an impossible feat without the necessary funds. Commercialism aside, there are a lot of valid reasons to enjoy this time of year. If you ignore all the ads, come-ons and deals you can’t live without and then simply focus on what you do have – and not what you…
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Ramble On Harley-Davidson Falcons Fury

Published on December 6, 2019 under Blog
Ramble On Harley-Davidson Falcons Fury
DECEMBER 2019 Veteran’s Day. I am writing this column on Veteran’s Day. After waking up to a quiet morning, nestled in my comfortable bed, in a warm house, on a safe street, with a hot cup of coffee waiting to warm up my insides. No drama. And I usually take it all for granted. Today I say, “Thank you, veterans!” The sun is shining, my neighbors are out walking their dogs before going off to work, and my two dogs sit in the window barking “good morning,” or maybe they’re actually barking “time to go for our walk,” Either way,…
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Travel & Adventure, the RV Lifestyle Coincides with the Biker Lifestyle

Published on December 5, 2019 under Blog
Travel & Adventure, the RV Lifestyle Coincides with the Biker Lifestyle
Creative RV – Atlanta, Georgia As a youngster growing up, we were so fortunate to experience the joy and fun of camping. Every summer, my parents would take us on an adventure to places we would read about in school. Now that I’m older, the thought of getting back into camping – AND taking my motorcycle along – is more intriguing, thanks to my conversation with Marc McAdams of Creative RV Atlanta! Creative RV is an amazing company whose headquarters are located in Chino, California. “We are technically the largest bus sales company in the nation. We specialize in buses…
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Bikes, Bluetooth and Banter – Women’s World

Published on December 5, 2019 under Born To Ride Women's World
Bikes, Bluetooth and Banter – Women’s World
By Myra McElhaney As you may remember from a previous column, I’m still a new rider and I live and ride in the city. I know! Most people learn on the open road, way before taking their bike into a city with heavy traffic. Living in the city when I got my license and bought my bike made the reverse more logical. Especially when I could practice during the few times when the streets were almost empty, like early Saturday and Sunday mornings before the malls open and the church services start. I’ve practiced enough riding in my familiar surroundings…
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Born To Ride Lensman Erick Runyon

Published on December 2, 2019 under Front Page
Born To Ride Lensman Erick Runyon
Behind every great custom motorcycle build, you’ll probably find a great photographer. So when many builders from around the U.S. need the perfect lensman to show off in print or online, they call upon the services of commercial motorcycle photographer Florida’s Erick Runyon. After nearly 20yrs behind the lens, shooting lifestyle, glamour and fitness for several national men’s publications, women’s fitness publications as well as swimwear and activewear clothing companies, Erick combined his passion for photography with his lifelong love for motorcycles and found his true calling.“ Full time motorcycle photography came to me as a ’happy accident’ about seven…
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Born To Ride Pin-Up Girls – April Lynne

Published on December 1, 2019 under Blog
Born To Ride Pin-Up Girls – April Lynne
April Lynne as featured in the Born To Ride PIN-UP Girls magazine – Premier issue Social Media Links https://www.facebook.com/april42280 https://www.instagram.com/aprils_yams https://www.modelmayhem.com/april42280 https://borntoride.com/2016/06/born-to-ride-pin-up-girls-magazine-premier-issue/
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Born To Ride Pin-Up Girls – Blaize La Roux

Published on November 21, 2019 under Born To Ride
Born To Ride Pin-Up Girls – Blaize La Roux
Blaize La Roux as featured in the Born To Ride PIN-UP Girls magazine – Premier issue Social Media links: https://www.instagram.com/blaize_la_roux/ https://www.facebook.com/BlaizeLaRoux/ https://borntoride.com/2016/06/born-to-ride-pin-up-girls-magazine-premier-issue/
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Building a Life You Love AFTER Losing the Love of Your Life

Published on November 6, 2019 under Blog
Building a Life You Love AFTER Losing the Love of Your Life
There are so many of us that have lost people close to us. From a spouse, partner, best friend, and family, it doesn’t seem to get any easier. I had the pleasure of speaking with Myra McElhaney who many of you have read her articles in Born To Ride magazine. Well, we are turning the tables and interviewing her about her successful book, “Losing the Love of your Life.” Why did she decide to write this book? “It’s been 10 years since I lost my husband. At this stage in life, I’m meeting more and more women who have lost…
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