December 19, 2018

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December, 2018

  • 6 December

    NHMS Gets New Laconia Short Track Event

    LOUDON, NH – The June 15 date for a new American Flat Track event in New Hampshire in 2019 was already known, but now a venue has been announced. New Hampshire Motor Speedway will be the host on a track that’s currently under construction. According to a press release, work …

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  • 4 December

    IMS Show Helps Expose ADV Segment

    NEW YORK – Despite the ever-shrinking size of the Progressive International Motorcycle Show, there were still some great exhibits to enjoy this past weekend. The adventure riding segment was highlighted by gathering all ADV-related vendors in the newly-formed Adventure Out! area. It was where a number of presenters shared stories of …

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  • 3 December

    Percentage Of Women Owners Continues To Grow

    IRVINE, CA – The percentage of women owners continues to grow and nears one in five who have a motorcycle. Newly-released survey statistics from the Motorcycle Industry Council show that women now make up 19 percent of motorcycle owners. That’s up from 14 percent in 2014, 12 percent in 2012 …

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  • 2 December

    So Many New Models At The International Motorcycle Show

    NEW YORK – The overriding purpose of the Progressive International Motorcycle show is to introduce riders to new models, and this weekend’s event at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center seemed to offer more choices to throw a leg over than in recent years. RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland’s Bob Rosen attended …

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November, 2018

  • 29 November

    New Motorcycles And More At IMS In NYC This Weekend

    NEW YORK – The Progressive International Motorcycle Show returns to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this weekend with dozens of new 2019 models, vintage motorcycles, vendors, the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show and a new “Discover the Ride” element designed to introduce non-riders to the joys of …

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  • New England Motorcycle Museum Finally Opens

    VERNON, CT – Asked on Saturday afternoon at the opening of the New England Motorcycle Museum what his plans for Sunday were, museum founder Ken Kaplan replied simply, “Sleep.” He quietly added, “I haven’t slept much in the last couple weeks.” The Café Fever motorcycle show that officially launched the …

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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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