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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.

Wire Plus Introduces Power, Lighting Control Modules and Wiring Harnesses for Most Custom Production Bikes

Published on November 19, 2012 under Born To Ride
Winfield, KS - Many of the custom production bikes that were made over the last 15 years are now experiencing electrical problems due to a variety of reasons. Bike owners can now go to a one-stop company for all of their electrical needs. Wire Plus produces a wide variety of power modules and wiring harnesses at the dealers and consumer’s requests for all those “extinct” custom bikes. Each kit comes complete with Wire Plus’ proven power module and switch control module configured to work with the ground input switches used on the factory bike. Their modules are submersible waterproof and very compact…
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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Inducts Seven Motorcycling Greats

Published on November 19, 2012 under Born To Ride
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Presented by KTM, Inducts Seven Motorcycling Greats LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Seven historic figures took their places among motorcycling's greatest legends Friday, Nov. 16, at the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by KTM. The ceremony is part of the American Motorcyclist Association Legends Weekend, powered by Paul Thede's Race Tech, held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa. Hosted by actor motorcyclist Perry King, the event honored the Hall of Fame Class of 2012: the late Rod Bush, KTM North America president and industry visionary; world championship roadracing…
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Military & Motorcycles November 16, 2012

Published on November 16, 2012 under Born To Ride
  What does SEAL Team 8, a Navy Four Star Admiral, an Army Colonel, a MOH, a parade and hundreds of tiny legs have in common? And the answer is simple, absolutely the best Veterans Day Weekend for me ever.   As I mentioned last week I was headed to Fort Pierce to spend a couple of days with the members of Navy SEAL Team 8 who were giving demonstrations at the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum for ’Muster XXVII.’   If you ever want to learn more about the Navy’s most elite teams the SEAL Museum is the place to…
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Paul Thede’s Race Tech powers AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legends Weekend

Published on November 16, 2012 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Paul Thede's Race Tech, innovative leaders in motorcycle suspension since 1984, will be the weekend sponsor for the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legends Weekend, Powered by Paul Thede's Race Tech. The two-day event takes place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. "The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame is very pleased to have Paul Thede and Race Tech come aboard to power the best weekend in motorcycling," said Jeffrey V. Heininger, chairman of the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation. "Paul and his company have long been…
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Terry Longpre … Patriotism

Published on November 15, 2012 under Born To Ride
Patriotism Thursday, November 1, I rode to Derby Lane Greyhound Track not to bet on the dogs but to take time to honor those who served in Vietnam and lost their lives doing so. I met with men and women who either had served in Vietnam or had family members who had. Our mission for the day was to escort the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall over 42 miles of Pinellas County roads during which time we passed twelve schools where students were waiting for our arrival, waving, yelling with small American flags in hand. Along our route, we passed folks…
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3rd Annual Tampa Bay Area U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Toy Run

Published on November 14, 2012 under Born To Ride
TAMPA, FL - The Marine Corps League Detachment 1226 (Riverview), with help from 10 local motorcycle groups, presents their 3rd annual motorcycle Toy Run Sunday November 25, 2012 in support of the Marine Toys for Tots 2012 campaign in Tampa Bay.   The Toy Run starts at the Toys for Tots warehouse, 4479 West Gandy Blvd, Tampa with rider registration from 9:30am to 11:00am. The riders will depart as one group at 11:30am, escorted by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. The toy run ends at Uncle Mike’s Smokehouse & Grill at Brandon Harley Davidson, 9841 East Adamo Dr, Brandon. A $10…
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Harley Dealers are a Biker’s Holiday Wish List Headquarters

Published on November 14, 2012 under Born To Ride
Receive a Limited Edition 110th Anniversary Tin and Membership with a $300 Purchase MILWAUKEE(November 13, 2012) Harley-Davidson® dealers are the source for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts you won’t find at the mall. Get a head start by visiting the Gift Ideas website to a great selection of leather jackets, touring luggage, and collectibles like the popular Hog Bank. Many Harley-Davidson dealers host special holiday events and offer a wide selection of gifts for any rider, from a huge selection of genuine MotorClothes® apparel to Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories®. Harley-Davidson dealer staff can help with gift suggestions to match any rider…
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Hines Wins at Pomona, Krawiec Earns Third Championship

Published on November 13, 2012 under Born To Ride
Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle® Teams Takes 15th Win of Season at NHRA Finals POMONA, Calif. (November 11, 2012) – The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racing team wrapped up a historic season by earning a win and a championship at the 48th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway. Team rider Andrew Hines rode a Harley-Davidson® V-Rod® to his sixth win of the season, defeating his teammate, Ed Krawiec, in the seventh all-Harley final of the season. The win by Hines caps a season that saw the Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines…
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American Motorcyclist Association Salutes Veterans

Published on November 12, 2012 under Born To Ride
  PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association thanks American veterans the world over this Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, for their willingness to serve to protect and defend the United States and the American way of life.   "There has long been a special relationship between motorcyclists and veterans," said Rob Dingman, AMA president and CEO. "Today, on Veterans Day, we honor that relationship, and salute America's veterans for their devotion to serving our country." "The patriotism, dedication and valor of American servicemen and women is unmatched anywhere in world," Dingman said. "Our veterans have put their lives on…
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California Air Resources Board says E15 Ethanol-gas Blend Won’t Appear in California for ‘Years’

Published on November 12, 2012 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The California Air Resources Board has told the American Motorcyclist Association that even if it approves the sale of the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend in California, the blend wouldn't appear in the market for several years. CARB made the comment in response to a letter from AMA Vice President for Government Relations Wayne Allard, who expressed concern about potential misfueling of E15 into motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles. E15 is a gasoline formulation that contains up to 15 percent ethanol, and the federal Environmental Protection Agency hasn't approved its use in motorcycles or ATVs. To avoid misfueling, the…
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