October 22, 2018
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Tibby’s H-D to Close At Month’s End

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-Ct.com The Springfield, Mass. motorcycle dealership that survived a roof collapse back in winter has decided to close its doors. Tibby’s Harley-Davidson will go out of business at month’s end. Its website notes “the end of an era” that began in 1956 when the store opened …

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What Would Paul Revere Ride?

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com Sarah Palin’s non-campaign for the presidency has been in the news a lot lately – for riding as a passenger in Rolling Thunder in D.C. and, more recently, for her comments about Paul Revere and the British. It got me wondering that if the technology …

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Brothers H-D Buys Assets of Fritz Blau

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com Playing catch-up after being away for the Memorial Day weekend: Brothers Harley-Davidson of Branford has bought the assets of two other Harley dealerships in Connecticut following the bankruptcy of owner Fritz Blau. Brothers picked the bones of Bridgeport Harley-Davidson in Stratford and Stamford Harley-Davidson. The …

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RIDE-CT Attends Rolling Thunder

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com RIDE-CT spent the Memorial Day weekend in Washington, attending Rolling Thunder and visiting some of the memorials dedicated to those who gave their lives for our country. The procession of hundreds of thousands of motorcycles lasted for nearly three hours and created a background roar …

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Schickel Makes It Into Hall of Fame

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com Received an email yesterday from Ken Anderson, who shared the news that his grandfather, Norbert Schickel, will be inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in Pickerington, Ohio in November. Schickel’s company was based in Stamford and unveiled its first motorcycle in 1911. It sold …

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