August 16, 2018

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August, 2018

  • 8 August

    Keeper Of Schickel Flame Dies

    OLEAN, NY – The name of the Schickel Motor Company of Stamford, CT would have been long forgotten were it not for the persistence of Ken Anderson, who died Friday at 75. The company lasted for 13 years in the early 20th century and was one of more than 100 …

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  • 3 August

    Yankee Chapter National Meets Brings Out The Best

    TERRVILLE, CT – Perhaps the greatest pleasure in attending a vintage motorcycle meet is seeing long-forgotten brands and being able to get up close to rare models that aren’t often seen in public. The two-day National Meet of the Yankee Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America, which kicked …

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  • 2 August

    August Events – AMCA Meet, Brit Jam And More…

    August is always a busy month when it comes to motorcycle meets, etc. and this year is no exception. Among some of the events worth attending are the Yankee Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America’s National Meet, which moves to a new location; the always crazy Middletown Motorcycle …

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  • 1 August

    Staff Inflection: What The Future Holds

    Time for another Staff Inflection, and the question posed to RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland staffers was really rather basic: Where do you see the motorcycle industry in the U.S. in 20 years? Staffers were told they could be optimistic or pessimistic, serious of flippant. They could take the business aspect or …

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July, 2018

  • 30 July

    Harley-Davidson Expands Beyond Cruisers

    MILWAUKEE – With a goal of “unlocking new markets and segments” and creating “a more diverse rider base,” Harley-Davidson today announced plans for new models that embrace the sport bike, adventure touring and electric categories of motorcycles. In the pipeline are a Streetfighter model for sport bike enthusiasts, a Pan …

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  • New England Motorcycle Museum In Home Stretch

    Update – July 26: The New England Motorcycle Museum didn’t receive it’s certificate of occupancy on Monday. Instead, it was presented with a list of eight more items that needed attention. They were dealt with quickly and the CO was grant on Wednesday, paving the way for the museum’s setup …

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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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