December 12, 2017

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December, 2017

  • 3 December

    Exciting New And Desired Models At IMS

    NEW YORK – What the Progressive International Motorcycle Show this weekend lacked in heft, with such major manufacturers as Ducati and Triumph not having corporate displays, it somewhat made up for with exciting new models and one model that a lot of riders would like to see. Sure, the size …

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  • 2 December

    New York Classic Riders Group Makes IMS Debut

    NEW YORK – The biggest attention-getters at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show each December are the new models displayed by manufacturers, but old bikes are also part of the show. Making its debut this weekend, and bringing nearly 20 classic models to display to show-goers, is the group known as …

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November, 2017

  • 28 November

    Date Set For Milestone Crotona Midnight Run

    CONGERS, NY – It’s “not your average road-run.” Not by any stretch of the imagination. It’s a slow-speed, overnight road rally in the dead of winter and in the dead of night that dates back to 1917, and the Ramapo Motorcycle Club announced Monday that it will stage the 100th …

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  • 21 November

    Ducati Skipping IMS In NYC, Other Cities

    NEW YORK – The Ducati exhibit is traditionally one of the largest and most colorful at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center every year. Ducatisti will be disappointed next month, though, because the high-end Italian brand won’t have a display at this year’s show, …

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  • 21 November

    Round Two With Husqvarna For Roost Power Sports

    THOMASTON, CT – It’s a case of deja vu for Jason Pinette of Roost Power Sports, the Husqvarna motorcycle dealer in Thomaston. The storyline is simple. Husky gets purchased and the new owner eventually announces plans to expand the brand’s offerings to include street-only models in addition to dirt bikes. Pinette …

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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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