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American Motorcyclist Association Announces 2012 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year

Published on December 6, 2012 under Born To Ride
  PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association announced today its AMA Motorcyclist of the Year: AMA member and president of KTM North America Jon-Erik Burleson. Awarded annually, the AMA Motorcyclist of the Year designation recognizes the person or persons who had the most profound impact within the motorcycling community in the previous 12 months. "Jon-Erik's innovation and leadership have positioned his company to take full advantage of what could only be described as a challenging environment in the motorcycle industry-an industry that is fighting back from its worst downturn in history," said AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman. "It…
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Give Back Ride Sunday, December 1

Published on December 4, 2012 under Born To Ride
Friends ... we had a great ride Sunday to the Joshua House. The Joshua House is a Residential Care Facility for abused, abandoned, and neglected children removed from their homes by law enforcement for their safety. They remain at the Joshua House until the judicial system decides what to do. Some of the children will go home but many remain in foster care indefinitely. As we arrived, we were greeted by many of the children as well as the local Corvette Club. We were given a tour of 1 of the 5 housing facilities recently remodeled by IKEA. The staff…
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Short History of Wreaths Across America

Published on December 3, 2012 under Born To Ride
Morrill Worcester, owner of Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington, Maine, was a 12 year old paper boy for the Bangor Daily News when he won a trip to Washington D.C. His first trip to our nation’s capital was one he would never forget, and Arlington National Cemetery made an especially indelible impression on him. This experience followed him throughout his life and successful career in business, reminding him that his good fortune was due, in large part, to the values of this nation and the Veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for their Country. In 1992, Worcester Wreath found themselves…
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Harley-Davidson Women’s Juneau Functional Jacket

Published on November 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Boldly-Styled and Loaded with Ride-Friendly Features   MILWAUKEE (Nov. 16, 2012) – The new women’s Juneau Functional Jacket  (P/N 98215-13VW, starting at $195) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line combines bold styling with ride-friendly features. It’s constructed from waterproof 600 denier polyester that’s lightweight yet comfortably withstands the elements. Zippered vents on the shoulder and back offer custom core-climate control to complement its pre-curved sleeves and adjustable waist tabs. Pockets at the elbows and shoulders accept accessory armor for increased protection, while 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material delivers enhanced visibility in low light conditions. Available in XS – 3W sizes. The Juneau Functional…
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AMA Ice Race Grand Championships Kick off 2013

Published on November 29, 2012 under Born To Ride
AMA Ice Race Grand Championships Kick off 2013 National Championship Racing   PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association will crown the first amateur champions of 2013 at the Feb. 9-10 AMA Ice Race Grand Championships. This event, promoted by North American Action Sports LLC, will take place at the Mitchell State Park in Cadillac, Mich. "The winter season is no reason for racers to shut down," said AMA Track Racing Manager Ken Saillant. "In fact, this is when some of the most hard-core racers on the planet converge on the Ice Race Grand Championships. Once again, we're excited to…
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Championship Schedule Announced for Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship

Published on November 28, 2012 under Born To Ride
    2013 Area Qualifier and Regional Championship Schedule Announced for Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association, in partnership with MX Sports, is pleased to announce the 2013 Area Qualifier and Regional Championship schedule that will be the first steps to the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at the Loretta Lynn Ranch on July 28-Aug. 3 in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. "It's every amateur motocross racer's dream to win an AMA national No. 1 plate at Loretta Lynn's," said AMA Motocross Manager Kip Bigelow. "Whether you are a returning superstar or…
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Harley-Davidson Men’s Rumble Mesh with Leather Accents Jacket

Published on November 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
Matching Allover Mesh with Perforated Leather and a Quilted Liner MILWAUKEE  – Accented with perforated leather on the shoulders, sleeves, chest and back, the new men’s Rumble Mesh with Leather Accents Jacket (P/N 98203-13VM, starting at $295) from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line is a modern twist on traditional mesh jacket construction. The 100 percent polyester allover mesh construction provides maximum airflow yet is bolstered by a removable zip-out, full-sleeve quilted twill liner that battles cooler temperatures. Adjustability is offered via snap sleeve tabs and waist, plus six spacious pockets deliver ample storage space. Its pre-curved sleeves and padded back waist…
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Museum of Florida Art 19th Annual Teddy Bear Brunch

Published on November 26, 2012 under Born To Ride
The Guild of the Museum of Florida Art invites you to attend the magical 19th Annual TEDDY BEAR BRUNCH   Saturday, December 15, 2012 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   600 N. Woodland Blvd. DeLand, FL 32720 (386)734-4371   Become a Teddy Bear Sponsor. For $25 your donation will pay for a child to attend the brunch and benefit the Children's Scholarship Program at the Museum of Florida Art. (Reserved seating $10) * * *  Children, parents, grandparents and teachers alike will experience a fun-filled day they won't soon forget * Sparkling Christmas Tree with Teddy Bear ornaments * Photo taken…
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Military & Motorcycles – November 21, 2012

Published on November 21, 2012 under Born To Ride
A Country Divided Even after the worse election in this country’s history, we are still at odds with each other through party lines.  A person would think we as a nation could get along enough to be able to do the bidding of the voter’s who are the real bosses of those in Washington, the state, counties and cities. Personally, I am a little upset that grown men and women seem unable to respond to their voter base. Take a deep breath and get it together for the sake of this country. There is always a little give and take…
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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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