November 18, 2018
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Spectro Oils Marks 50 Years

BROOKFIELD, CT – This month marks a milestone for Spectro Oils of America, whose products are manufactured and marketed by Intercontinental Lubricants Corp. at 993 Federal Road. The company celebrates its 50th anniversary, having been founded in 1966 by Robert H. Wehman. Still family-owned, Spectro Oils helped pioneer two-stroke oil …

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Norton Exits Connecticut

Another business is leaving Connecticut… It’s not as ground-shaking, though, as the previous sentence might suggest. There will be no massive layoffs, no shuttering of buildings and no huge loss of tax dollars. It was with little fanfare that the revived British motorcycle company Norton set up

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If You Had Asked Me…

Even with an extra day in the month, February flew by. Maybe it was because it was so warm that we got to ride our motorcycles instead of having to chill inside and suffer from PMS (parked motorcycle syndrome). The start of a new month means a fresh edition of …

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EBR Resumes Production

EAST TROY, WI – EBR is back in business. Production of the “American Sport Bike” resumed today at the factory here following the purchase six weeks ago of the company’s assets by Liquid Asset Partners of Grand Rapids, MI. Erik Buell Racing had ceased operating last April and went into …

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Time To Sell The V-Strom

Pardon this self-serving post but… After four years of fun and reliable service, it’s time to sell the V-Strom. It’s not that the 2008 Suzuki DL650 lacks in any way. It doesn’t. It’s peppy, sure-footed and a joy to ride on back roads. It’s fine on highways, too. It’s just …

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