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HARLEY-DAVIDSON TEAMS WITH LOCAL TRADE SCHOOLS FOR “BATTLE OF THE KINGS” CUSTOM BIKE BUILD COMPETITION

Published on April 15, 2019 under Born To Ride
HARLEY-DAVIDSON TEAMS WITH LOCAL TRADE SCHOOLS FOR “BATTLE OF THE KINGS” CUSTOM BIKE BUILD COMPETITION
HARLEY-DAVIDSON TEAMS WITH LOCAL TRADE SCHOOLS FOR “BATTLE OF THE KINGS” CUSTOM BIKE BUILD COMPETITION Fans to Help Select Winning Designs by Voting Now   MILWAUKEE (April 15, 2019) – For the first time, local trade school students partnered with Harley-Davidson® dealers for a unique, real-world training opportunity: helping build the coolest custom motorcycles in the world in the “Battle of the Kings” competition.   Now, Harley-Davidson is calling on the public to help select the winner by voting for their favorites from April 15 to May 15 at H-D.com/BattleOfTheKings. The “Battle of the Kings” competition highlights the endless possibilities…
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What’s New at This Year’s 23rd Annual Leesburg Bikefest?

Published on April 12, 2019 under Born To Ride
What’s New at This Year’s 23rd Annual Leesburg Bikefest?
What's New at This Year’s 23rd Annual Leesburg Bikefest? Paul Sr. From Orange County Choppers Appearing   April 11, 2019, Leesburg, FL – The 23rd Annual Leesburg Bikefest will take place on April 26, 27 and 28, 2019, offering its usual full slate of enthusiasm, experiences and much more – and some fresh new events.   This year, the Leesburg Bikefest is pleased to welcome Orange County Choppers to the event. Paul Sr. will be appearing at their tent from 12pm-4pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Come meet Paul and the incredible bikes they are bringing to town.   In addition, the famous 75 Chrome…
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A BIRTHDAY PARTY for Georgia’s Oldest Harley Dealer

Published on April 9, 2019 under Born To Ride
A BIRTHDAY PARTY for Georgia’s Oldest Harley Dealer
A BIRTHDAY PARTY for Georgia’s Oldest Harley Dealer Macon Harley-Davidson hosted a 98th Birthday Party Celebration for its founder Grover Sassaman that no one in attendance will soon forget. Plenty of food, drinks, raffles, prizes and, of course, a huge Birthday Cake for all to enjoy. I didn’t want to miss the party, so riding down from Marietta, GA to Macon was a great Saturday ride.   Upon arriving at Macon H-D and walking in the front door, Trig, their “greeter dog,” gave me a good sniff (looking for more food I suspect), after which I was face to face…
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AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Extends Condolences on Passing of Arlen Ness

Published on March 26, 2019 under AMA
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Extends Condolences on Passing of Arlen Ness
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Extends Condolences on Passing of Arlen Ness Hall of Famer was well-known custom motorcycle builder and entrepreneur   PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association offers its condolences to the family and friends of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Arlen Ness, who passed away on March 22 at age 79. He is best known for his innovative and wild custom motorcycle designs and custom parts business, and often was called "The King of Custom Motorcycles." Ness grew up in Oakland, Calif., and started as a custom hot-rod car builder before making the transition in the…
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Georgia Good Samaritan Law

Published on March 15, 2019 under Born To Ride
Georgia Good Samaritan Law
Georgia Good Samaritan Law All 50 states have some form of the Good Samaritan Law. These laws are designed to encourage people to render emergency aid at the scene of an accident without the concern of liability or civil damages. O.C.G.A. §51-1-29 lays out Georgia’s Good Samaritan Law: (a) Any person, including any person licensed to practice medicine and surgery pursuant to Article 2 of Chapter 34 of Title 43 and any person licensed to render services ancillary thereto, who in good faith renders emergency care at the scene of an accident or emergency to the victims thereof without making…
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Bauman, Janisch Dominate DAYTONA TT

Published on March 15, 2019 under AMA
Bauman, Janisch Dominate DAYTONA TT
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 14, 2019) – Briar Bauman (No. 14 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) kicked off his 2019 AFT Twins presented by Vance & Hines championship campaign in front of AFT's largest crowd at the Daytona International Speedway with a statement victory in Thursday night’s American Flat Track season opener, the third annual DAYTONA TT presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys. Bauman went handlebar-to-handlebar with brother Bronson Bauman (No. 37 Indian Motorcycle/Progressive Insurance FTR750) on the opening lap of the 25-lap Main Event under the lights at Daytona International Speedway to secure the lead. Once established, Bauman systematically stretched…
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THE FASTEST MAN IN THE WORLD … GLEN H. CURTISS

Published on March 14, 2019 under Born To Ride
THE FASTEST MAN IN THE WORLD … GLEN H. CURTISS
An American Hero Slips the Surly Bonds of Earth: Glenn H. Curtiss By Paul Garson Photography courtesy of the Smithsonian  Air and Space Museum, The Glenn H, Curtiss Museum, Roy Kidney and Jack Carpenter "The fastest man in the world ... bullets are the only rivals of Glenn H. Curtiss of Hammondsport." - 1907 newspaper headline Wearing a leather cap, a well-manicured, and a steely gaze, Glenn Hammond Curtiss stares out of a time-worn black and white postcard-like photo. In the background, frothy waves splash the beach, the very hard packed sands upon which his experimental V-8 powered motorcycle will…
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DOING THE FIRST 1200

Published on March 12, 2019 under Born To Ride
DOING THE FIRST 1200
Born To Ride TV Celebrates 1200th Episode BY ERIC VICIAN As Born To Ride prepares to celebrate their 1,200th television episode with a mega bash on March 31st in Plant City, they reflect on what has gone into making the world’s longest running biker and motorcycle TV show that reaches millions of viewers every week. To help put this accomplishment into perspective, consider that Born To Ride has been on television for nearly a quarter century while some of the most popular TV shows of all time ran for a couple of hundred episodes. For example, the 1970s gave us…
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2019 SCREAMIN’ EAGLE/VANCE & HINES DRAG TEAM AND HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY FLAT TRACK TEAM SEASON PREVIEWS

Published on March 12, 2019 under AMA
2019 SCREAMIN’ EAGLE/VANCE & HINES DRAG TEAM AND HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY FLAT TRACK TEAM  SEASON PREVIEWS
Harley-Davidson is excited to share a preview of the 2019 NHRA Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines Drag Team and Harley-Davidson Factory Flat Track Team Seasons. 2019 NHRA Screamin' Eagle/Vance & Hines Drag Team The Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines drag racing team opens its 17th season of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle competition at the 50th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 14-17 in Gainesville, Fla. The team will begin pursuit of a 10th Pro Stock Motorcycle championship with a three-rider squad, as Angelle Sampey joins Andrew Hines and Ed Krawiec on Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ competition motorcycles. The trio of veteran riders have won…
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