January 24, 2018
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Doc’s Motorcycle Parts Custom And Vintage Show

WATERBURY, CT – The Doc’s Motorcycle Parts Custom and Vintage Bike Show drew many new entries on Sunday as well as a greater number of vendors and a healthy crowd of spectators. Some of the exhibitors came from far away, including Todd Bernier of Saugerties, NY with his 1979 Yamaha …

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Eats: Pastries And More At Huntington Country Store

HUNTNGTON, MA – There’s nothing wrong with a little restraint. But the drastic measure that the doctor ordered in mid-July – a severe reduction in carb consumption and no sugar, a diet restricted to fruits, veggies and protein – sure presented a test of willpower during a lunch ride to the …

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Gallery: The Larz Anderson Classic

BROOKLINE, MA – The Larz Anderson Auto Museum staged its annual European Motorcycle Day on Sunday. Dubbed The Larz Anderson Classic, it welcomes both classic and modern British, German and Italian bikes to the spacious grounds. RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland’s Bob Rosen was there with his camera:  

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CT United Ride Imposes Restrictions, Bans Slingshots And Scooters

NORWALK, CT – Seeking to avoid the heated exchange and furor that ensued a year ago involving Slingshot owners, The CT United Ride has imposed restrictions on what types of vehicles may participate in this Sunday’s 17th annual charity ride that begins here and concludes in Bridgeport. “It’s just a …

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National Meet Moving From Hebron To Terryville

TERRYVILLE, CT – The Yankee Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America is retracting the kickstand of its long-running National Meet and shifting the event cross-state from Hebron, CT to the Terryville Fairgrounds here next year. The 2018 dates at the new location will be Aug. 3 and 4. …

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Video: Philip Richter Talks Turtle Garage Collection

LAKEVILLE, CT – He’s the man behind Turtle Garage. He’s a motorcycle and car collector who blogs about his passions, which includes motorcycles and cars. Philip Richter of Ridgefield, CT has the ultimate man cave in Bedford, NY for his vintage collection. It includes a 1938 BMW R51, a 1937 …

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Unforgettable Sunrise Atop Mt. Washington

GORHAM, NH – There are a few things adventure-minded riders should experience at least once in their lifetime. Riding up the Mt. Washington Auto Road before dawn to watch the sun rise from the top of New England certainly qualifies among them. The sunrise run is offered to the public three …

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September Events: Busy Month With Shows, Film Festival

When the temperatures start to dip and there’s a crispness in the air, it means that the riding season is about to start winding down. It also means loads of shows to attend as summer ends and fall begins. There are at least six major shows and events across New …

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Is The Harley-Davidson V-Rod Really Dead?

Lost in the hyperbole this week of Harley-Davidson’s announcements of new 2018 models – “boasting show-stopping style and plush comfort” with its touring bikes – was the absence of any mention of a model that debuted in 2001 and continued in various forms through the 2017 model year. Missing from …

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Harley-Davidson Unveils 115th Anniversary Models

MILWAUKEE – Harley-Davidson tonight rolled out its 2018 model lineup that includes nine 115th anniversary models. The company also announced that the 2018 slate includes eight “all-new Softail models” and five new touring models. Among the tourers are three limited-edition CVO models and new blacked-out Street Glide Special and Road …

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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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