November 19, 2017
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Crash Yields Art For Ian Hemingway

FALLS VILLAGE, CT – The motorcycle-themed paintings, oil on wood, by Ian Hemingway are often self-portraits featuring a solo rider in vibrantly-colored leathers and helmet against more somber, murky backgrounds. They reflect his passion for riding and the catastrophic memory loss he suffered in a motorcycle crash

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If You Had Asked Me…

Oops, a few days late, but better late than never. Time for the June installment of “If You Had Asked Me, I Would Have Told You…” If you haven’t checked this out before, it’s a monthly catch-all column for news items culled from elsewhere, moldy press releases and odd opinions …

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BMW Mag Cover Stirs Controversy

Back in college at Ohio Wesleyan University, I had an amiable, wise politics and government professor named Art Peterson. Dr. Arthur L. Peterson held an undergraduate degree from Yale University, a master’s degree from the University of Southern California and a doctorate from the University of Minnesota. He lived on …

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BMW R60 /5 Gets Attention

LAGRANGEVILLE, NY – Some motorcycles resemble over-the-top Christmas displays. They’re excessively adorned with chrome parts and littered with doodads that are as tacky as a blowup Santa Claus or some other inflatable holiday figure. Just as outdoor displays that stress simplicity and elegance are more tasteful, bikes that employ understatement …

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