November 18, 2017

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October, 2017

  • 26 October

    Indian Continues To Grab Market Share

    MINNEAPOLIS – Buried in the press release from Polaris Industries on its 2017 third quarter results this week was some striking news about Indian. The brand’s market share surpassed the 10 percent mark in September. Motorcycle industry sales in the 900cc and above category “were down high-single digits” in Q3, …

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  • 25 October

    Honda Gives Gold Wing New Look

    SANTA BARBARA, CA – Honda is giving its top-of-the-line Gold Wing a new look for 2018 with sleeker styling, less weight and a greater orientation toward performance. Due in showrooms in February, the new Gold Wing and Gold Wing Tour will range in price from $23,500 to $31,500 (with airbag) …

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  • 23 October

    Old Harley-Davidson Bikes Are Jim Fenn’s Passion

    BARKHAMSTED, CT – Down a narrow, unpaved driveway and behind a house in Barkhamsted sits a weathered, nondescript garage that’s filled with relics worth marveling over – an assortment of classic cars and vintage motorcycles. Among the four-wheeled vehicles are two convertibles – a 1942 Ford and a 1954 Chevy. The …

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  • 18 October

    Discovery Channel Reviving “American Chopper”

    NEWBURGH, N.Y. – Reality television’s version of “Family Feud” is getting revived. Yes, that’s correct, the battling Teutul family is returning. The Discovery Channel announced today that “American Chopper” will be back this winter after a five-year absence, although there may be less drama involving Orange County Choppers patriarch Paul …

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  • 17 October

    Harley-Davidson Sales Dip Again in Q3

    MILWAUKEE – Harley-Davidson saw its third quarter sales in the U.S. dip 8.1 percent this year compared to a year ago, with worldwide sales down 6.9 percent from 2016. However, in releasing its Q3 results today, the company noted that overall motorcycle sales in the U.S. were off 9.2 percent …

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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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  • CPTV Shortchanges Cable Cutters

    HARWINTON, CT – Sorry, CPTV. You can spin it any way you want, but I feel betrayed and ripped off by the shutdown of CPTV4U, and the rebranding of CPTV Sports to CPTV Spirit on Monday. For those who watch TV via cable and have hundreds of choices, CPTV’s closure …

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