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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.

Help Needed November 17 – 18 at James A. Haley VA Medical Center

Published on November 8, 2012 under Born To Ride
  To all: The James A. Haley VA Medical Center durable medical equipment for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games was received from Richmond, VA. We need volunteers to assist with inventory. Inventory will be held November 17 – November 18.   The location is: American Medical Dept 8130 Anderson Road Ste 302 Tampa, FL 33634   If we are able to get enough volunteers we can probably get this completed in one day. If you know someone or organization that would like to volunteer please let me know. I would like to track how many volunteers will be coming.  …
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ATV Safety Institute Honors Veterans, Urges Enthusiasts to be Safe over Long Weekend

Published on November 8, 2012 under Born To Ride
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 – The ATV Safety Institute and its members extend their gratitude and respect to all of our country’s veterans this Veterans Day weekend. With many other Americans also honoring and remembering our veterans while taking Monday off, ASI and the major manufacturers and distributors of ATVs encourage ATV enthusiasts who choose to ride over the long weekend to be safe and responsible. Those enthusiasts can minimize their risk while increasing their fun by taking the ASI’s hands-on ATV RiderCourse and interactive E-Course to better understand and enjoy their ATVs. Taking the hands-on ATV RiderCourse is…
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Don Emde, Frank Esposito and Steve Johnson Re-Elected to Motorcycle Industry Council Board

Published on November 8, 2012 under Born To Ride
MIC Board Benefits from Consistency   IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012 –Don Emde, Frank Esposito and Steve Johnson were all re-elected to the MIC Board of Directors at the most recent election concluded in late October. With powersports backgrounds that range from magazine publishing and aftermarket manufacturing to distribution, all three returning members bring a wealth of experience and diversity to their respective roles on the MIC board. Emde has served on the board since 2001 and sits on the Aftermarket/Allied Trades Committee, the Marketing and Public Policy Committee and Discover Today’s Motorcycling Subcommittee. Esposito has been on the board…
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MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY COUNCIL BOARD MEMBER AND DISCOVER TODAY’S MOTORCYCLING INNOVATOR RAY BLANK RETIRES

Published on November 7, 2012 under Born To Ride
MIC Grateful for Blank’s Years of Service, Dedication and Enthusiasm   IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2012 – After devoting more than 25 years to supporting, promoting and growing the motorcycle industry through the Motorcycle Industry Council and Discover Today’s Motorcycling, MIC Board of Directors member Ray Blank announced his retirement, effective Oct. 1. Blank’s MIC retirement comes closely on the heels of his corresponding retirement from American Honda, where Blank was senior vice president of the Motorcycle Division. Blank has been an avid motorcyclist and passionate supporter of the motorcycle industry for more than 25 years. He has also been…
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BIKE WEEK RADIO SHOW COMING TO AMA LEGENDS WEEKEND

Published on November 6, 2012 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Bike Week Radio Show, a weekly source for motorcycling news broadcast on San Diego's Sports Radio Leader XX1090 AM and at www.bikeweekradioshow.com, will be on location at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa during the Nov. 16-17 AMA Legends Weekend in Las Vegas, Nev. Program hosts Broc Glover, Paul Carruthers and Bobby Wooldridge will be on stage during the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d'Elegance on Saturday, Nov. 17, interviewing Hall of Famers, notable bike builders and presenters, and interacting with the audience. The following day, Bike Week Radio Show will broadcast live from Las…
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FREE PROMOTION OFFERS MOTORCYCLISTS AND ATV RIDERS $13,500 IN PRIZES

Published on November 2, 2012 under Born To Ride
Revive Your Ride! Year-End Giveaway Starts November 1st  IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 – Attention all motorcyclists, ATV riders, ROV drivers and other powersport enthusiasts. Visit your participating powersports retailer now through December 31 for a chance to win one of thirteen great prizes: Grand Prize: $2,500 Ten First Place Prizes: $1,000 Two Second Place Prizes: $ 500 The Revive Your Ride! Year-End Giveaway starts today and runs through December 31. The promotion is free and is designed specifically to build excitement for two-wheeling and to bring the riding community back to the many retailers of motorcycles and ATVs. All…
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MILITARY & MOTORCYCLES – NOVEMBER 1, 2012

Published on November 1, 2012 under Born To Ride
You Lied! WARNING – I am a liberal’s worst nightmare. I carry a Bible, a copy of The Constitution of United States, hunt, fish, pray, salute the American Flag, been in the military and law enforcement and believe the United States is the greatest county on the face of the Earth, bar none. If you are okay with that then continue reading. My comments a couple of weeks ago regarding the Benghazi TERRORIST attack seems to have finally come to light by everyone with the exception of the main stream media outlets. First of all it was not a spontaneous attack it…
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HARLEY-DAVIDSON IS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF AMA MOTORCYCLE HALL OF FAME LEGENDS RECOGNITION FOR MERT LAWWILL

Published on November 1, 2012 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Harley-Davidson, whose motorcycles helped write the history of American dirt-track racing, will be the presenting sponsor of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame's Legends recognition for Mert Lawwill. Lawwill, a 1998 inductee, will be honored at the annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nev. Each year during the induction ceremony for the new class of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, existing members of the Hall of Fame are recognized as Legends. The 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legends are Lawwill,…
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MIC COMMUNICATIONS SYMPOSIUM PROVIDES ECONOMIC ADVICE, INNOVATIVE GROWTH STRATEGIES TO POWERSPORTS INDUSTRY

Published on October 31, 2012 under Born To Ride
Presenters See Potential for Market Growth, Stress Social Media  IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 – The evolving state of the economy and the expansion of the powersports industry were the corresponding topics of the day at the 14th Annual MIC Communications Symposium, held at the Carson Center in Carson, Calif., last Wednesday. Representatives of the MIC’s nearly 300 member companies gathered together to hear thought-provoking presenters and participate in spirited discussions at the event, titled “Inroads to the Future XIV.”   “The annual MIC Communications Symposium is always a high point in our year,” said MIC President Tim Buche. “Not…
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HARLEY TEAM CLINCHES NHRA TITLE AS KRAWIEC WINS IN VEGAS

Published on October 29, 2012 under Born To Ride
Krawiec Also Wins Rain-Dealyed Reading Final on Saturday LAS VEGAS, Nev. (October 28, 2012) – The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team clinched the 2012 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship as rider Ed Krawiec roared to his ninth Pro Stock Motorcycle win of the season and third in a row at the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champion now leads the class by 111 points with one event left on the schedule. Only his teammate Andrew Hines remains in contention for the title. “What a…
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