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February, 2019

  • 27 February

    New Zero SR/F Model Undercuts LiveWire By One-Third

    Zero’s reveal earlier this week of a new streetfighter model called the SR/F (pictured above) not only put the electric motorcycle manufacturer into a new category, but also served to reiterate just how disconnected Harley-Davidson is with the slowly growing e-market. With a base price of $18,995 (and an MSRP …

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  • 26 February

    Doc’s Brings 1962 Lambretta Back To Life For NYC Owner

    WATERBURY, CT – What’s winter without a project? Winter’s the season when motorcycle owners and shops engage in deferred repairs, overdue maintenance and long-desired restorations to occupy idle time and to prepare for the coming riding season. In my case, a hinky instrument cluster on the 1987 BMW R 80 RT …

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  • 25 February

    Full House, Familiar Positions At Helmet Bill Hearing

    HARTFORD – It was standing room only Monday for a public hearing by the General Assembly’s Transportation Committee with opponents and supporters of a universal helmet law in Connecticut stating their well-known positions. “Both sides made a case,” committee co-chair Sen. Carlo Leone (D – Stamford) told RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland, …

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  • 23 February

    AAA Poll Shows Overwhelming Support For Helmet Law

    HARTFORD – As opponents and supporters of a proposed universal helmet law in Connecticut spend the weekend urging riders to attend a public hearing on Monday at the state legislature, a result from a poll done in January reveals that nearly 75 percent of drivers in the state support having …

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  • 20 February

    Helmet Law Proposed In CT For All Riders

    HARTFORD – A bill introduced this morning in the General Assembly would require all motorcycle operators and their passengers to wear a helmet when riding in Connecticut. Raised Bill No. 7140 came about on the recommendation of the state Department of Transportation and has been referred to the legislature’s Transportation …

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  • Destinations: Newport Car Museum

    PORTSMOUTH, RI – Automobiles showcased as pieces of art. That’s the accomplishment of the Newport Car Museum where 70 exotic, stunning and rare models covering 65 years of motoring (1954 through today) are on display. “‘Oh, wow’ is the most heard exclamation as they walk through and see the galleries …

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  • Newspapers Missing A Potential Revenue Source

    HARWINTON, CT – The newspaper business is damn near foundering. Ad revenue is declining. So is circulation. Some newspapers are even shutting down. More will do so in the years to come as print readers die off. So why do newspapers still foot-drag in aggressively cultivating online readership and revenue? (“The …

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