August 20, 2017

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July, 2017

  • 5 July

    July Events: Something For Everyone

    Mid-summer means a lot of bike shows and events. Here’s a sampling of July events that are worth attending: July 8-9: This weekend it’s the Hard Times Chopper Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Saturday at Ralph’s Diner in Worcester, MA and the third annual Bennington Bike Night in …

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  • 2 July

    Rhinebeck Meet Eyes Another Calendar Shift

    RHINEBECK, NY – It was 2016 that the Rhinebeck Grand National Meet shifted from its then-traditional second weekend in June spot on the calendar to close to the Fourth of July. Now, after two years, it’s looking to shift again, despite accomplishing its goal of boosting attendance by getting away …

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  • 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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  • 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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