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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.

ECEA PROMOTES LONG SCHEDULE OF HARE SCRAMBLES

Published on March 1, 2013 under Born To Ride
  PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The East Coast Enduro Association's off-road competition season brings a long list of hare scrambles and enduro competition to AMA members in the eastern United States. As an AMA Featured Series for 2013, the racing kicks off on March 2-3 in Port Elizabeth, N.J., with the Tri-County Hare Scrambles. "These are great races with a loyal following that fosters a family-friendly atmosphere while providing exceptional competition," said AMA Off-Road Racing Manager Chuck Weir. "Add in the fact that many of these races boast histories that stretch back decades, and it's a great mix." The enduro schedule…
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MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION RELEASES “MOTORCYCLE PILOT” VIDEO

Published on February 28, 2013 under Born To Ride
New Public Service Announcement Compares Piloting an Airplane to Riding a Motorcycle  IRVINE, Calif., February 2013 – What do airplanes and motorcycles have in common? More than you may think, according to instructor pilot and motorcyclist Major James Boddy. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation® has released a new public service announcement featuring Major Boddy, in which he cites the many parallels between taking to the air and taking to the road. Some of the common themes mentioned are the importance of training, pre-flight/pre-ride inspection, wearing the proper safety gear, and maintaining awareness of one's surroundings. "Major Boddy trains fighter pilots and…
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AMERICAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOCIATION TELLS CONGRESS MORE E15 STUDY NEEDED

Published on February 28, 2013 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association expressed concern to a U.S. House subcommittee about possible damage to motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle engines caused by the inadvertent use of E15 when the new fuel becomes widely available. In testimony to the House Subcommittee on the Environment during a hearing on "Mid-Level Ethanol Blends: Consumer and Technical Research Needs" on Feb. 26, Wayne Allard, AMA vice president for government relations, said that motorcycles and ATVs should be part of any scientific study into the effects of E15 on engines to ensure that the new fuel blend won't damage those engines. He…
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CORBIN INTRODUCES FRONT AND REAR SADDLES FOR 2013 KAWASAKI NINJA 300

Published on February 27, 2013 under Born To Ride
Hollister, CA- Corbin introduces a newly designed and engineered seating platform for the new 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300. Constructed out of Comfort Cell foam for greater comfort and support, Corbin's front saddle is shaped like your body to create a greater area of body contact and proper weight distribution. The saddle eliminates pressure points, increases riding range and is built firm to stay resilient and support your body all day. Corbin’s rear seat is built to give “race bike” looks with a shape like a race cowling. On the inside, the rear saddle is built with the same high quality…
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CALIFORNIA LAWMAKER WITHDRAWS BILL THAT WOULD HAVE RESTRICTED LANE-SPLITTING BY MOTORCYCLISTS

Published on February 27, 2013 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The sponsor of a California Senate bill that would have restricted the current practice of lane-splitting by motorcyclists will withdraw the bill from consideration, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.  Lane-splitting by motorcyclists in California is recognized by the California Highway Patrol and helps ease traffic flow. An aide to state Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose), who sponsored S.B. 350, confirmed in an email to the AMA Tuesday afternoon that the bill would be withdrawn, pending the results of a University of California-Berkeley safety study expected later this year. The bill, introduced Feb. 20, would have allowed lane-splitting…
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MILITARY & MOTORCYCLES_FEBRUARY 22, 2013

Published on February 22, 2013 under Born To Ride
I Did Build It I am almost 66 years old. I grew up here in Manatee County and “I did build my own life” through the teachings of God, my parents, neighbors, teachers, and supervisors over the years. I don’t need Washington to tell how to be a better person by my helping everyone else in the United States. I have hunted and owned weapons for the vast majority of my life, that doesn’t make me a bad person. However, it does make me feel safer insomuch I can protect myself and my family and others around me should the…
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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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