January 22, 2020

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January, 2020

  • 14 January

    Ducati Sales Up Worldwide In 2019

    BOLOGNA, ITALY – Sales of premium Ducati motorcycles showed a minuscule uptick worldwide in 2019 over 2018. The company reported today that it delivered 53,183 bikes to customers in 90 countries, a total of 179 more than a year ago. While its home country of Italy remained the brand’s strongest …

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  • 12 January

    Two Amazing Acquisitions By Motorcyclepedia

    NEWBURGH, NY – Motorcyclepedia founder Ted Doering was chatting this afternoon about an 1899 Werner “motocyclette” that arrived last week, a rare model with its engine mounted in front of the steering head, when he interrupted the conversation and walked a few steps away to a roped off area in …

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  • 11 January

    The Week in Review – Jan. 11

    It’s the second edition of The Week in Review for 2020, a compilation of news nuggets, info from press releases and other items culled from near and far over the previous week. Here goes with The Week in Review: Ducati Tour Barely Touches Northeast Ducati skipped the Progressive International Motorcycle …

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  • 10 January

    Hill Country: Daydreaming In Winter

    CHESTER, VT – The dead of winter, the start of the new year, and I’m sitting here daydreaming about … motorcycles.  I’ve got three motorcycles in the garage next to my house. I’ve got another motorcycle in a garage that I have seven miles away. I don’t usually think about …

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  • 9 January

    Harley-Davidson Trades Ford F-150 For GMC Sierra

    MILWAUKEE – After years of Ford offering a Harley-Davidson edition of its F-150 pickup truck, GMC will now offer its first ever HOG-branded Sierra pickup. The reported price is $94,995. Yes, Harley-Davidson has traded a Ford for a GMC. Only 250 of the 2020 model-year trucks will be sold having …

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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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  • Why I’ve Traded Other Sports For Soccer (Part One)

    The transition is nearly complete. Fie on college football! Fie on the NFL! Fie on MLB! Huzzah for Crystal Palace! Huzzah for Hartford Athletic! Yes, tastes and likes can change over the years, and that’s certainly true with sports. The teams and sports that I rooted for in my 20s …

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