June 23, 2017

Recent Posts

June, 2017

  • 22 June

    Doc’s Expands To Serve Dirt Bikers

    WATERBURY, CT – The recent closure of Adams of Oakville, the former Honda and Suzuki dealer nearby, and a “family pet project” have combined to prompt Doc’s Motorcycle Parts to expand its business into providing parts and gear for motocross and dirt bike enthusiasts. “We’re a motorcycle shop. Those are motorcycles,” …

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  • 20 June

    Connecticut D.M.V. Shortchanges Motorcyclists

    WETHERSFIELD, CT – Are motorcyclists second class citizens in Connecticut? It seems that way. I recently received a tip from a rider and reader Chris Hinze of Middletown, CT who complained that the state Department of Motor Vehicles is discriminating against motorcyclists by not allowing us to research online the …

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  • 13 June

    Has Moto Guzzi Leaked IMS Dates, Including NY?

    NEW YORK – Here’s an item for those riders who like to plan well in advance. Nothing’s been announced yet regarding 2017-2018 dates and tour stops for the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows, but the days for the New York visit may have been leaked by Moto Guzzi. RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland …

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  • 12 June

    Dealer Perspective: Moto Borgotaro Show

    BROOKLYN – When Peter Boggia first starting earning his living wrenching on motorcycles nearly 20 years ago, he found a line of work that resonated with him like nothing else. He ultimately established Moto Borgotaro at 97 Union St. in Brooklyn in 2008 and became the go-to guy for repairs …

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  • 9 June

    Hill Country: Flight Plan For Cyclecar

    CHESTER, VT – I’ve always been fascinated by cyclecars. What are they? Here’s a very loose history: Cyclecars first became popular in 1910. They were lightweight vehicles with small, motorcycle engines and minimal bodies. The most common configuration was a V-twin engine mounted in front between two steerable wheels with …

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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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  • Bucket List Checked Off

    HARWINTON, CT – There comes a time of reflection when one reaches and passes the age where the hair turns gray. For some folks, realizing that time on earth is fast running out, that provides an incentive to compile a “bucket list” of goals yet to accomplish; of places to visit; …

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