July 22, 2019

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July, 2019

  • 13 July

    Walkway Over the Hudson Will Open To Motorcycles

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – The Walkway Over the Hudson plans a limited-availability treat for motorcyclists on Aug. 24. The span will open for a one-time-only “SkyRide.” The Walkway is the longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world. It will be closed to the general public until noon that Saturday to allow …

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  • 12 July

    National Powersports Fined For Not Paying Overtime

    MANCHESTER, NH – National Powersports Distributors, the used bike seller in Pembroke and Merrimack, has been fined $22,000 and has paid $22,165 to 59 employees and former employees for failing to pay overtime during an unspecific period. The resolution to violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was announced …

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  • 12 July

    Safe Riding: Passing BRC Doesn’t Make One Road-Ready

    NAUGATUCK, CT – Riding a motorcycle isn’t for everyone. While an estimated 85 percent of students taking the Motorcycle Safety Foundation-designed Basic Rider Course are successful, passing the course doesn’t make one a skilled rider or even road-ready. That only comes with seat time and a willingness to constantly work …

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  • 6 July

    Bookshelf: “One Down, Four Up” Recounts Life On Bikes

    Like every longtime motorcyclist, Nigel M. Sainsbury has memories of the bikes that have come and gone and, in his particular case, the riding adventures around the world over the years.  Unlike others, though, he has written about his life on bikes in the recently released book “One Down, Four …

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  • 5 July

    Bikes And Breakfast, Maryland Style

    POOLESVILLE, MD – Some Sunday morning rituals cannot be abandoned just because one’s on a short vacation. For worshippers of the Church of Two Wheels that means riding a motorcycle or at least mingling with those who are. A trip to visit friends near Washington D.C. last month had me …

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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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  • It’s The Small Things That Need To Be Appreciated

    HARWINTON, CT – Life is full of negativity, annoyances and sometimes outrage. There are keyboard terrorists on social media posting insults (from both ends of the political spectrum), neighbors who leave their outside lights on all night and allow them to rudely shine in nearby windows, and, in summertime, the incessant …

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