November 17, 2019

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October, 2019

  • 29 October

    Indian Introduces Challenger Line For 2020

    MINNEAPOLIS – Indian Motorcycle today introduced a new Challenger line of bagger models for 2020. The new muscle-bound line joins the Scout, FTR 1200, Chief, Chieftain, Springfield and Roadmaster models. In addition to the basic Challenger model, starting at $21,999, there will also be a pricier Challenger Dark Horse and …

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  • 28 October

    Hill Country: No Music For Arlo

    By Arlo Mudgett/Hill Country columnist Are you one of those people who can handle two or three things at a time? My fiancee is one of those people. She could be backing up my truck with two whining grandkids in the back seat and with the radio blasting while her …

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  • 26 October

    The 14 Places You Shouldn’t Ride In The Northeast

    ARLINGTON, VA – There are probably hundreds of great roads to ride in the Northeast (such as Route 100 in Vermont), but there are 14 places of congestion you shouldn’t ride. These spots to avoid involve Interstate highways and are mostly in big cities, yet circumstances sometimes force riders to …

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  • 24 October

    Motorcycle Deaths Declining Nationally, But Not In Northeast

    WASHINGTON – Motorcycle deaths in the United States declined in 2018, dropping 4.7 percent from 2017, according to data released this week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A total of 4,985 motorcycle fatalities were reported in 2018, compared to 5,229 in 2017. However, motorcycle deaths rose slightly in …

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  • 24 October

    “Biker New England TV” Host Dies After Crash

    WORCESTER, MA – The host of a regional cable access program devoted to motorcycles has died following an Oct. 13 crash in Vermont that involved two motorcycles and a car. Hermis Yanis Jr., 67, host of “Biker New England TV,” died Monday from injuries sustained in the crash in East …

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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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