June 23, 2018

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June, 2018

  • 16 June

    Slow Opening Day At Rhinebeck Meet

    RHINEBECK, NY – Maybe it was the overcast sky. Maybe it was the diminished status. Maybe it was the ouster six weeks ago of the event’s primary organizer. Whatever the reason, opening day of the 12th annual Rhinebeck Meet on Friday had noticeably fewer vendors, noticeably fewer antique motorcycles on …

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  • 12 June

    Travel Tips From “Magnificent Motorcycle Trips” Author

    She lives in the Yorkshire Dales in northern England and has been riding motorcycles for 25 years. Colette Coleman has also been writing about them for a long time, too. Ten years ago, she authored “Great Motorcycle Journeys of the World,” which took riders to exotic and just plain gorgeous …

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  • 10 June

    Motorcycle Thefts Declined in 2017

    DES PLAINES, IL –  Motorcycle thefts in the U.S.. decreased in 2017 with a total of 44,268 being reported stolen, a drop of five percent from 2016 when 46,467 were reported taken, according to a just-released National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) study. The most thefts occurred in a July and …

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  • 9 June

    Honda Super Cub Returning to U.S.

    TOWNSEND, TN – After an absence of 45 years, Honda is bringing the Super Cub back to the U.S. The highest-selling motorcycle in history, with more than 100 million produced, the Super Cub was introduced in 1958, which was one year before Honda began selling motorcycles here. It inspired the …

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  • 6 June

    Motorcycle-Only Days Set For Mt. Washington

    LACONIA, NH – Laconia Motorcycle Week is just days away. It runs Saturday through June 17 with the usual vendor exhibits, demo rides, music and more. During two days of the event, the Mt. Washington Auto Road to the summit of Mt. Washington in Gorham, NH will be restricted to …

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  • Destinations: Granville Country Store

    Of all the roads in southern New England, Route 57 in Massachusetts may be the most enjoyable and exhilarating for motorcycle riders. Running east-west and stretching nearly 40 miles from New Marlborough on the west to Agawam on the east, it’s serpentine and extremely hilly. It’s also sufficiently rural that …

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  • Super Bowl Prediction – Football Gets Sacked

    HARWINTON, CT – Here’s my Super Bowl prediction: This will be the last Super Bowl of any significance. From Monday forward, the popularity of the Super Bowl, of the National Football League, of college football and, indeed, of the sport itself will decrease. My crystal ball is too murky to say whether …

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