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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.

Electric Motorcycle Tax Credit may be Extended

Published on August 10, 2012 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- Buyers of on-road electric motorcycles would continue to be eligible for up to a $2,500 tax credit under a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On Aug. 2, the panel approved bipartisan legislation extending dozens of tax breaks, including language offered by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to preserve the tax credit for buying electric motorcycles designed for the street. "Right now, companies like [electric motorcycle maker] Brammo in Oregon are keeping the American electric vehicle industry on the cutting edge, "Wyden said. "But without an extension of this tax…
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Riders Celebrate at AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference

Published on August 9, 2012 under Born To Ride
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association and the organizing team for the sixth AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference would like to extend their sincere appreciation to the participants, speakers, vendors, sponsors and volunteers of the four-day event that concluded Sunday, July 29, in Carson City, Nev. "This was another fantastic gathering of women motorcyclists," said AMA Board of Directors Vice Chairwoman Maggie McNally. "I am awe-stuck by these women and their inspiring stories. They represent the most exciting development in motorcycling over the last decade." Conference organizer Tigra Tsujikawa agreed: "Women came from all over the country to…
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Minimum Four-Gallon Gasoline Purchase From Certain Ethanol-Blend Pumps

Published on August 8, 2012 under Born To Ride
Federal Officials Mandating Minimum Four-Gallon Gasoline Purchase From Certain Ethanol-Blend Pumps PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will require all consumers to buy at least four gallons of gasoline from certain gas pumps after the new E15 ethanol-gasoline blend is introduced into the market, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA revealed the requirement to the AMA in a letter dated Aug. 1, responding to AMA concerns that E15 -- a gasoline formulation that contains up to 15 percent ethanol by volume -- could be put in motorcycle and ATV gas tanks inadvertently when consumers use blender pumps.…
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NHRA Announces Formation of NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Motorcycle Series for 2013

Published on August 7, 2012 under Born To Ride
  GLENDORA, Calif. (Aug. 6, 2012) – NHRA announced today the formation of the NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Motorcycle Series, a 10-race series that will compete at NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional events beginning in 2013. The NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Motorcycle Series will offer a total purse of $152,800 and will feature five classes: Top Fuel, Pro Gas, Draggin’ Bagger, Street Pro, and Hot Street. The classes will run in addition to the Sportsman ET Motorcycle class that currently competes at various NHRA divisional events. The 10-events scheduled for the inaugural NHRA Screamin’ Eagle Championship Motorcycle Series…
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Harley-Davidson Kicks off 110th Anniversary with Epic Rides Bridging East and West

Published on August 6, 2012 under Born To Ride
Fans Invited to Join Rides to Sturgis and Tibetan Plateau through Social Media MILWAUKEE (Aug. 3, 2012) – Two groups of Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders set off today to explore opposite corners of the globe, tracing routes across the American West and the Tibetan Plateau of China. These adventures kick off a year-long celebration of Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary, and for the first time the iconic American brand is inviting everyone to ride along through social media. “Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary year is about celebrating the experiences of riding and inviting all to join in on the good times, in ways and places…
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Military & Motorcycles August 3, 2012

Published on August 3, 2012 under Born To Ride
2nd Amendment I have watched with great interest as to who says what regarding 2nd Amendment Rights which some want to take away since the shooting in Aurora, Colorado.   To preface this column I just want to say, 'For one, I do believe in the 2nd Amendment, and I’ll try to explain why in the space available.'   My weapon-carrying career started when I was in the military where I carried numerous types of weapons, which were utilized to protect this country while I was overseas and here at home while augmented to Security Police Squadrons to protect several…
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Military & Motorcycles August 1, 2012

Published on August 1, 2012 under Born To Ride
Personal Observation On a recent motorcycle trip I went to several Civil War Battlefields which included Antietam, MD, Gettysburg, PA, Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, VA. I rode from West Virginia through three states and returned to my starting point. My travels took me 800 miles before I completed my ‘bucket list’ ride. When at Antietam I was impressed with I saw and learned not from a history book, but actually standing on the hallowed ground where the battles and skirmishes occurred and in my mind’s eye I tried to imagine what it must have been like. My second stop was Gettysburg…
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Indian Motorcycle to Unveil Two New Custom Bikes on Stage Sturgis Buffalo Chip ® During the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Published on July 31, 2012 under Born To Ride
Sturgis Buffalo Chip Sturgis, S.D. (July 30, 2012) – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® is pleased to announce that Indian Motorcycles and Jack Daniels have chosen the largest stage in motorcycling, the Buffalo Chip, for the world debut of two new, co-branded, custom motorcycles during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Live in the famous Buffalo Chip amphitheater on Sunday August 5, 2012 prior to the Zac Brown Band concert, Indian Motorcycles and Jack Daniels will unveil these two custom creations to the capacity Buffalo Chip crowd. These one of a kind bikes will then tour with Indian Motorcycles and Jack Daniels before…
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Harley-Davidson, UFC Champion Frank Mir and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Team up for Annual H.O.G. Members Event

Published on July 31, 2012 under Born To Ride
Sturgis Buffalo Chip, South Dakota – The Sturgis Buffalo Chip® home to official Harley Owners Group® (H.O.G®) event on Wednesday August 8, 2012 is pleased to announce the addition of two time UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir to the annual H.O.G.® Buffalo Chip Experience. Frank Mir will join other dignitaries onsite at the Buffalo Chip® and participate in the exclusive Harley-Davidson owners only reception and celebration. Join Frank Mir and Harley-Davidson owners from around the world as they come together at the Chip during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for a one-night only celebration. H.O.G.® members can reserve their special event…
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