April 10, 2021

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February, 2021

  • 8 February

    Pandemic Didn’t Diminish Motorcycle Sales In 2020

    IRVINE, CA – The COVID-19 pandemic turned lives upside down in 2020, but what it didn’t do was have a negative impact on motorcycle sales in the United States. Just the opposite. Motorcycle and scooter sales rose 11.4 percent. Indeed the broader power sports industry saw its sales increase 18.4 …

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  • 5 February

    Suzuki’s 2022 Hayabusa Is New But Very Recognizable

    BREA, CA – Suzuki is out today with a new Hayabusa sport model for 2022 that has fewer pounds, fresh styling and better performance. More than 550 new or redesigned parts make the Hayabusa “all-new” yet “instantly recognizable,” the company says. While there’s no mistaking it, the 2022 Hayabusa is …

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  • 3 February

    Motorbikes Plus Hit By Thieves In Portsmouth

    PORTSMOUTH, NH – An early-morning break-in Monday at Motorbikes Plus at 3 Cate St. here resulted in three expensive dirt bikes being carted away in the bed of a pickup. Portsmouth police are searching for four burglary suspects. Surveillance video from both outside and inside the KTM-Husqvarna dealership show a …

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  • 2 February

    Harley-Davidson Sales Plummeted In 2020

    MILWAUKEE – Sales of Harley-Davidson motorcycles plummeted in the United States and worldwide in 2020 as the company underwent a major shakeup under new leadership. Also contributing was the nasty COVID-19 pandemic environment. U.S. sales for the year totaled 103,650 motorcycles, down 22,310 units from 2019. The drop marked six …

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January, 2021

  • 31 January

    NH Dealer Hogs Craigslist, But Is This Really Necessary?

    HARWINTON, CT – Explain this, please. Why is it necessary for a motorcycle dealer in New Hampshire to flood Craigslist’s “motorcycles/scooters” for sale in northwestern Connecticut page with posts for models that it’s trying to unload more than 150 miles and 2½ hours away from me? This being winter, I …

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  • Destinations: Owls Head Transportation Museum

    OWLS HEAD, ME – What do three guys who need a place to fly their vintage airplanes do when nearby locations are scarce? They buy a prime piece of land on the Maine coast, build a runway, construct a road into the property, and put up a building to house …

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  • Driving Life Changed With 1979 Honda Accord Hatchback

    HARWINTON, CT – Even now, 41 years after trading it, it’s still the best car that I’ve ever owned. Were it not for the fact it lacked one important option, the 1979 Honda Accord hatchback would have stuck around much, much longer. The reason why it got unloaded will come …

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