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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.

AMA WELCOMES ROADRACING SERIES

Published on February 20, 2013 under Motorcycle News
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that the American SportBike Racing Association and U.S. Grand Prix Riders Union Championship Series have joined the AMA sanctioned events calendar as AMA Featured Series. The events, which feature some of the country's most competitive amateur roadracing, run March through October. "Each of these series brings an exciting and unique flavor of competition to the AMA-sanctioned calendar," said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. "We're looking forward to working with both ASRA and the USGPRU to advance the roadracing discipline and bring greater awareness to the top-notch competition that…
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PUT FREEDOM TO THE TEST WITH HARLEY-DAVIDSON RENTALS

Published on February 19, 2013 under Motorcycle News
Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals Help Riders Answer Adventure’s Call MILWAUKEE (Feb. 18, 2013) – Every one of the approximately 18.4 million miles of paved roads around the world mile represents an adventure that’s waiting to happen, and as the largest provider of motorcycle rentals in the world, Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals can provide the ride for those inspired to answer the call.   With 224 Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals locations in the United States and Canada, 121 international locations in 18 countries, and the largest fleet of late-model Harley-Davidson motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Authorized Rentals last year alone helped fulfill 80,000 dreams over the course…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON EXPANDS NHRA DRAG RACING SERIES CLASSES

Published on February 18, 2013 under Motorcycle News
Pro Dragster to Join Top Fuel and Others in New Sportsman Racing Series MILWAUKEE, Wis. (February 18, 2013) – Harley-Davidson Motor Company is pleased to announce that it has worked with NHRA to include the popular nitromethane-burning Pro Dragster class in the newly formed NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series.   Pro Dragster joins the previously announced classes that will compete at all 10 rounds of the series: Top Fuel, Pro Gas, Draggin’ Bagger, Street Pro and Hot Street. The NHRA Harley-Davidson Drag Racing Series begins in March at Royal Purple Raceway in Houston.   With quarter-mile elapsed times in the…
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Military & Motorcycles_February 15, 2013

Published on February 15, 2013 under Born To Ride
Welcome Home Soldier Monday was a day long awaited by family members of Robert W. Scott who has been missing since December 1, 1950. Robert was assigned to the 31st Regimental Combat Team - Heavy Mortar Company who were engaged along the eastern banks of the Chosin Reservoir near Sinhung-ri, South Hamgyong Province, in North Korea against a vastly superior number of enemy forces. On December 1, 1950, Robert was reported MIA (Missing in Action) along with others in his unit. Officially, on the 31 of December, 1953 Robert was declared dead by the DOA (Department of Army) however, he was still…
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EPA WANTS SEPARATE E10 FUEL PUMPS AT CERTAIN GAS STATIONS THAT SELL E15 ETHANOL-GASOLINE BLEND

Published on February 14, 2013 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- In response to concerns expressed by the American Motorcyclist Association and power equipment makers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued new guidelines to help ensure that motorcyclists and others don't inadvertently use E15 fuel. E15 is a new fuel blend of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline that the EPA has approved for use in 2001-and-newer passenger vehicles. The blend isn't approved for use in motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, boats, lawn mowers and other engines, and may even damage them and void warranties. E10, which is commonly found at gas stations, contains 10 percent ethanol. E0…
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MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY COUNCIL EXPANDS MEMBERSHIP TO POWERSPORTS DEALERS

Published on February 13, 2013 under Born To Ride
  New Class of Membership Supports Market Expansion and Enhanced Consumer Experience Irvine, Calif., Feb. 2013 – Powersports dealers and retailers can now take advantage of proprietary market research and technical data, local, federal and state regulatory support, and other benefits of membership in the Motorcycle Industry Council to grow and protect their businesses and enhance the customer experience.   The MIC today announced it has expanded its membership to dealers and has already begun signing up charter members.   “Powersports dealers are impactful businesses on Main Street throughout the United States and are a direct link to consumers,” said…
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H-D MUSEUM’S UNTOLD STORIES PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS RACING HISTORY

Published on February 11, 2013 under Born To Ride
2013 Factory Racing Motorcycles Will be Unveiled in Milwaukee Feb. 22 Milwaukee, Wis.(February 11, 2013) – Harley-Davidson has a rich history in motorcycle racing and on Friday, February 22, some of today’s top motorcycle racers will be at the Harley-Davidson Museum®. Untold Stories: Built for Speed: The History & Evolution of Harley-Davidson Racing will explore the company’s involvement in the sport, both past and present, from company founder Walter Davidson’s two-day endurance run victory in 1908 to Eddie Krawiec’s dominating 2012 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship.   Featured guests include: Three-time and defending NHRA Pro Stock…
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Military & Motorcycles_February 8, 2013

Published on February 8, 2013 under Motorcycle News
Military and Music I would like to extend my personal condolences to Chris Kyle’s Family and his SEAL Team family along with Chad Littlefield’s family for their tragic loss. On Saturday, February 1, Chris Kyle (Navy Chief Petty Officer), age 38 was shot and killed along with Chad Littlefield, age 35. Kyle, Littlefield, and Eddie Ray Routh (the shooter) were at the Rough Creek Lodge, which is approximately 90 minutes from Dallas, Texas. According to news reports, Chris Kyle was volunteering to assist both Littlefield and Routh with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) issues resulting from their stints in the…
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HURLBURT SPECIAL FORCES AIR COMMANDOS MARCH TO TAMPA

Published on February 7, 2013 under Motorcycle News
Fifteen Hurlburt Special Forces Air Commandos are marching 455 miles this week from Hurlburt Field to MacDill in Tampa to raise awareness and raise money for the Special Warriors Foundation to assist the families and children of Fallen Heroes and to help with funding and college expenses for the children of the Fallen. They are requesting that the Patriot Guard Riders assist in escorting them to MacDill Air force Base in Tampa. For more info: http://destin-emeraldcoast.com/2013/01/hurlburts-air-commandos-ready-to-ruck-to-tampa/ ****Flag bikes are strongly encouraged to participate**** Date: Friday, February 8 Staging:  1115 hrs. Corner of W. Bay Ave. and Bayshore Blvd in Tampa Map: …
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AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE RECREATIONAL ACCESS URGES INDY DEALER EXPO ATTENDEES TO SIGN UP TO HELP PROTECT ACCESS

Published on February 7, 2013 under Motorcycle News
  ARRA Helps Enthusiasts Effect Change in Public Lands Access Debate   Washington, D.C., Feb. 06, 2013 – Americans for Responsible Recreational Access will be available at next weekend’s 2013 Dealer Expo in Indianapolis, Feb. 15 – 17, to help register dealers and other industry professionals to join its efforts in preserving trail access for off-highway vehicle use. A grassroots organization representing millions of outdoor recreation enthusiasts in the fight against unnecessary land closures, ARRA urges all enthusiasts to register for free by stopping by the Motorcycle Industry Council’s Business Center (Wabash Room 3) or by visiting www.arra-access.org.   “Dealer…
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