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DUCATI NORTH AMERICA EXPANDS PRESENCE IN FLORIDA WITH DUCATI SANFORD GRAND OPENING

Published on February 15, 2019 under Born To Ride
DUCATI NORTH AMERICA EXPANDS PRESENCE IN FLORIDA WITH DUCATI SANFORD GRAND OPENING
DUCATI NORTH AMERICA EXPANDS PRESENCE IN FLORIDA WITH DUCATI SANFORD GRAND OPENING • World’s Most Powerful Production Motorcycle, Ducati Panigale V4 R, shown in Florida for first time • Ducati North America CEO in attendance for grand opening event • New dealership in Sanford offers expansive showroom space and VIP amenities to serve the Orlando-metro community Mountain View, Calif. (February 14, 2019) – Ducati North America has opened its newest dealership in the United States, with a grand opening gala last night in Florida, coinciding with their cross-country “Ready For Red” tour. The stop at Ducati Sanford in the Orlando…
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Track Drying Compound Burns Motocross Riders

Published on February 13, 2019 under AMA
Track Drying Compound Burns Motocross Riders
Track Drying Compound Burns Motocross Riders Multiple Monster Energy AMA Supercross racers sustained severe rashes and burns due to a lime compound added to the track sand last weekend at the San Diego Petco Park race round. At least 20 riders suffered from painful, widespread rashes and 2nd-degree chemical burns following the races last Saturday, say AMA Supercross sources. The culprit appears to have been a substance called QuickLime, a granulated lime that is mixed with track sand to help absorb moisture and maintain the consistency specs necessary for indoor Supercross racing. San Diego experienced heavy rainfall leading up to…
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Women’s World_Stilettos on Steel_2-19

Published on February 8, 2019 under Born To Ride
Women’s World_Stilettos on Steel_2-19
Women's World Stilettos on Steel Greetings Lady Riders! Did you know that 27% of motorcycle riders are women? That percentage just keeps increasing! Are you ready to make the move from the back seat to the front? 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. I am here to help you! Stilettos on Steel provides membership and networking services to female motorcycle riders all over the United States. Our driving desire is to help women who dream of riding to take the…
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11th Annual Shriners Hospitals for Children Ride_Sunday, March 10, 2019

Published on February 8, 2019 under Born To Ride
11th Annual Shriners Hospitals for Children Ride_Sunday, March 10, 2019
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Apopka to Sanford, Florida - Rain or Shine! The Ride will be here March 10! If you've already registered, THANKS and we look forward to seeing you! If you haven't, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?? Don't get left behind! Register today and secure your spot in this great Ride! We start with breakfast at our Shrine Center in Apopka (8:30 am -10:30 am) and end at Seminole Harley! Food, Entertainment, Auctions and more await you there! Sign In: 8:30 am - 10:30 am Donations: $30.00 Per Person (Day of the ride) Start: BAHIA SHRINE, 3101…
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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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Kawasaki Confirms 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

Published on January 24, 2019 under AMA
Kawasaki Confirms 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program
Kawasaki Confirms 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 23, 2019) – Kawasaki announced today its 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $424,850 – boasting a 19% increase over its 2018 program. The per-race and championship contingency payouts are available to riders in all three classes, broken down as follows: Finishing Position AFT Twins AFT Production Twins AFT Singles 1. $5,000 $1,500 $1,500 2. $4,000 $1,000 $1,000 3. $3,000 $750 $750 4. $1,000 $500 $500 5. $750 $250 $250 6. $500 $200 $200 7. $300 $150 $150 8. $200 $100 $100 9. $150 $100 $100 10.…
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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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