September 26, 2017
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Video: Two Minutes With Max Stratton

BROOKFIELD, CT – The Max BMW brand of motorcycle dealerships, and it has truly become a recognizable brand in the northeast, began in June 2002 with the original store in North Hampton, NH. It then added a store in Brunswick, NY followed by the acquisition of Cliff’s Cycle Revolution in …

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Video: Brit Jam 2017 Draws Record Crowd

EAST HAMPTON, CT – It was a record turnout today for Brit Jam 2017, the annual vintage motorcycle show staged by the British Iron Association of Connecticut at the Haddam Neck Fairgrounds. “We enjoy an incremental growth every year, and I think it’s because of a combination of things,” said …

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Video: Burnout Day At Max BMW

BROOKFIELD, CT – They came from as far away as Brooklyn and New Hampshire. Most had never done a burnout before and that included a non-riding, 61-year-old grandmother, who smoked some rubber today on a BMW S 1000 XR at Max BMW‘s Burnout Day. “It was breathtaking; a little scary …

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Panhead Held Up Well In Crash

TORRINGTON, CT – The fate of the motorcycle is inconsequential when a rider goes down. A bike can be replaced, but a person cannot. Fortunately, Glenn Royals survived after recently finding himself confronted by a driver in a pickup who pulled across his path. He suffered some extensive injuries when …

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Firefighter Rides To Help Children’s Burn Victims

WATERBURY, CT – Waterbury firefighter Bill D’Occhio has been training for weeks. “The gym five days a week; a lot of spinning,” he said. He’s also been schlepping to Bethlehem where farmer and Bethlehem V.F.D. chief Jon O’Neill has allowed him to ride his off-road bikes “twice a week” on …

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