July 23, 2017

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July, 2017

  • 1 July

    Rare Bikes At Rhinebeck Grand National Meet

    RHINEBECK, NY – It’s easy to assume that the Rhinebeck Grand National Meet is the same from year to year. Sure, there’s always a timeline of classic motorcycles inside an exhibition hall, seminars, loads of vendors hawking parts and old bikes, and lots of familiar faces. And the layout stays …

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June, 2017

  • 27 June

    IMS Tour Slate Announced, NYC Is Dec. 1-3

    SANTA MONICA, CA – Dates and cities for the 37th annual Progressive International Motorcycle Shows tour were announced today. The IMS visit to New York City is set for Dec. 1-3 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The 2017-2018 tour will stop in seven cities, the same ones as …

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  • 24 June

    Much Ado About Harley-Davidson And Ducati

    HARWINTON, CT – Wintertime is normally the slow news period when it comes to motorcycles, not summer when new models are out, when rallies and shows are being staged, and when new roads and eateries are being discovered. Winter is the time for trial balloons and cockamamie suggestions, not summer. …

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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 NYC?

    (Update: Dates for the IMS stop in NYC will actually be Dec. 1-3.) 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 …

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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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  • What’s The Penalty For An Overdue Book?

    HARWINTON, CT – What’s the penalty for an overdue book? Is there a statute of limitations on a purloined tome? The first question is one that I asked more than a week ago in a Facebook post after finding a copy of the book “Stories for Children” by Elise Reid Boylston …

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