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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.

Corbin Introduces Front Saddle for 2008-2012 KTM RC8

Published on September 4, 2012 under Born To Ride
Hollister, CA- The Corbin design team came through with a saddle hat fits the exciting KTM RC8 Superbike perfectly. This seat was specifically designed to provide additional support in the rider area with more width and a dished seating platform. Corbin kept the nose of the seat narrow so you still have good ground reach. This seat was a complete ground up design starting with our Fibertech basepan and when combined with the correct shaping gives your body firm support for longer riding range without hot spots. This seat was intentionally designed with less slope towards the tank to help curb…
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MSF’s Dr. Sherry Williams Appointed to Chair Transportation Research Board’s Motorcycles & Mopeds Committee

Published on September 4, 2012 under Born To Ride
IRVINE, Calif – The Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Dr. Sherry Williams, the MSF’s director of quality assurance and research, was recently appointed to chair the prestigious Transportation Research Board Motorcycles and Mopeds Committee. This accomplishment, along with presenting peer-reviewed papers at the upcoming VTTI International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving and ifz/MSF-International Motorcycle Safety Conference, is one of the many ways Dr. Williams contributes to the MSF’s goal of developing and maintaining high-quality, innovative motorcycle-safety research. According to the TRB, its mission is to promote innovation and progress in transportation through research, and to this end, it incorporates more than 200 committees…
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Military & Motorcycles – August 31, 2012

Published on August 31, 2012 under Born To Ride
Things to Ponder   As anyone can imagine the summer months are slow as far a motorcycle runs and events due to obvious reasons, heat, rain, and sometimes high winds.   As a writer I find myself drifting off track of my responsibility in so much as I have to find interesting areas to write about. I was at a “Bike Night” at one of the local Harley-Davidson dealers this last Saturday evening. As I looked around, I saw numerous riders who had been in the military at one time or another.   A few days ago, I received an…
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ATV Safety Institute Encourages Enthusiasts to Work Hard, Have Fun and Always be Safe

Published on August 31, 2012 under Born To Ride
 ASI Continues to Support Responsible Riding as Labor Day Approaches IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 29, 2012 – As the Labor Day weekend nears, ATV enthusiasts all over the country are gearing up to trade their pavement-bound daily commuter for their favorite off-highway vehicle to take advantage of the three-day weekend. The ATV Safety Institute, along with the nation’s major ATV manufacturers and distributors, urges the 35 million riders currently operating more than 10 million ATVs across the U.S. to ride safely and responsibly this weekend and every weekend.   “Labor Day weekend represents the heart of the riding season for millions…
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Corbin Introduces Newly Engineered Dual Tour Saddle

Published on August 30, 2012 under Born To Ride
Hollister, CA- Corbin announced today that they have re-engineered their classic Dual Tour Saddle which is now available for the entire range of Harley-Davidson motorcycles to add touring class support and comfort. Corbin has a long history of designing saddles that look as good as they perform and this Dual Tour is no exception. Designed to give riders the next level of comfort, this saddle features genuine leather, a new seat cover design and ergonomically designed seating for maximum weight dispersion. Each seating area is sculpted for proper weight distribution which allows long range capability. Generously contoured platforms eliminate hot…
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Museum of Florida Art is Launching the Gallery Talk and Tour Series

Published on August 29, 2012 under Born To Ride
Gallery Talk and Tour Series  August 30, 2012 6:30-8:30 p.m.   This Thursday, August 30th, the Museum of Florida Art is launching the Gallery Talk and Tour Series. This series will feature guest speakers and artists to discuss the museum's exhibitions. Purvis Young's paintings are filled with symbolisms, floating heads with halos, figures with upraised arms, all painted on reclaimed materials. Known as an "Outsider Artist" Purvis painted continuously throughout his career producing thousands of paintings. We are excited to announce our first guest speaker, Ms. Wendy M. Blazier who will be discussing the current exhibition, From The Outside In,…
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MSF to Host Two International Motorcyclist Safety Conferences in Fall of 2013

Published on August 28, 2012 under Born To Ride
IRVINE, CA – The Motorcycle Safety Foundation will hold two MSF International Motorcyclist Safety Conferences in an effort to further the non-profit organization’s goal of creating and supporting motorcyclists of good riding character and, ultimately, saving lives. Although both conferences are scheduled for the Fall of 2013, the exact dates and locations of the U.S. conferences will be announced at a later date.   Both MSF conferences will have a decidedly scientific focus, with heavy emphasis placed on the successful delivery of safety training and improved student outcomes. MSF’s own Dr. Sherry Williams will present results from the Safety Renewal…
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NEW HYDRATION HEADWEAR FROM HARLEY-DAVIDSON

Published on August 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
Evaporative Crystal Technology for Cooling Comfort MILWAUKEE – The new line of men’s Hydration Headwear from the Harley-Davidson® MotorClothes® line delivers air-conditioned cooling in higher temperatures. Each item is lined with polyacrylite crystals that, when soaked in water for five minutes, slowly evaporate the water to create a cooling effect against the skin. The result is the comfortable cooling of your head during hot weather. Each Hydration Headwear item is cotton lined and features printed graphics. The Hydration Headwrap (P/N 97875-12VM, $30) offers fitted styling while the Hydration Baseball Cap (P/N 97874-12VM, $30) and Hydration Flat Top Cap (P/N 97876-12VM,…
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Motorcycle Safety Foundation First to Sponsor Unprecedented 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study

Published on August 27, 2012 under Born To Ride
  IRVINE, Calif.– Last August saw the Motorcycle Safety Foundation launch the unprecedented, one-year-long MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study in conjunction with Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. It was designed to track comprehensive, real-time routine riding that likely included near crash, pre-crash, and actual crash data that had heretofore been unavailable. The study is yielding preliminary results that will be released at a later date.   “This field research provides the opportunity to observe motorcyclists in their natural day-to-day experiences,” said Dr. Sherry Williams, MSF director of quality assurance and research. “We were interested in what riders do on a natural…
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Military & Motorcycles – August 24, 2012

Published on August 24, 2012 under Born To Ride
The Cost of Voter Apathy On August 14, 203, four hundred eighty-one registered voters in Manatee County had the freedom to make a difference in the electoral process. Sadly only 21.02% of them took advantage of the process. There are numerous reasons for such a dismal showing at the polls.   One being most people have become upset with the mudslinging which is worse this time than any time in our history. The mud is so deep at this point that a voter has to wear chest waders just to trudge to the polls.   Secondly is the vast amount…
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