January 18, 2019
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Triumph Keeps Teasing Adventure

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com Triumph is out with yet another video teasing its two upcoming 2011 Adventure models – one for on-road and one for off-road. Both will feature three-cylinder motors in the 800cc-ish range. The road version will have a 17-inch front wheel, while the dirt version will have …

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Ad Agency Drops Harley

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com After handling advertising campaigns for Harley-Davidson for 31 years, Minneapolis-based Carmichael Lynch announced today that it has resigned as the agency of record. “We anticipate shock and disbelief from some in our industry over our decision, but the fact is our agency leadership came to …

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York Benefits If Harley Moves

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com Following last week’s story about Harley-Davidson possibly shuttering all production in Milwaukee and moving the work to Kansas City if a new contract canot be reached with unions, “The York Daily Record/York Sunday News” had a story yesterday about the impact of such a decision on …

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Rant: Ever Wonder If…

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com Ever wonder if you’ve ticked off another rider(s) by your own actions? Riding home from Litchfield on Saturday afternoon, I came up behind two motorcyclists who were plodding along on cruisers. The speed limit was 50 mph but they were doing only 40-45 mph, causing traffic to back …

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Brit Jam Attracts Crowd

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com Bike lovers from all corners of the state – and beyond – celebrated motorcycling’s past (and present) at the 24th annual Brit Jam, which was staged Sunday at the Haddam Neck Fairgrounds in East Hampton. While the name suggests “British only,” Brit Jam is a

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By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com RIDE-CT.com is shifting its blog to a new location. It’s the first change in what will be a full makeover of the web site. It may take a few weeks to accomplish all of the changes, but the goal is to present more comprehensive and more timely news …

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