December 7, 2019

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November, 2019

  • 22 November

    Major Bike Manufacturers Skipping IMS In New York

    NEW YORK – The exhibit floor at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show will be a bit barren next month as big-name manufacturers have abruptly abandoned the annual show after years of participation, leaving riders with far less reason to attend. Ducati, Indian and Triumph will be the biggest OEM absentees …

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  • 19 November

    New MV Agusta Video Sells Italy More Than Model

    MV Agusta builds pieces of art as much as its builds high-power, high-priced motorcycles. Consequently, it’s no surprise that a video released last week for its Brutale 1000 Serie Oro model would lean more toward catching the eye than selling the product. Racer Davide Stirpe is shown piloting the model …

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  • 12 November

    Add “Harleys In Hawaii” To The Motorcycle Song List

    Over the decades, there have been numerous songs about either motorcycles or riding motorcycles. There have been upbeat songs like “Little Honda,” the 1964 hit by The Hondells that was written by Brian Wilson and Mike Love of The Beach Boys. There have been raucous songs like “Born to Be …

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  • 8 November

    New Models And More Revealed At EICMA

    Attending the annual EICMA show in Milan, Italy has to be on the travel bucket list of any true motorcycle enthusiast. It’s where the most new models get revealed every autumn and where the industry’s full buffet of models – from concept to street ready – is on display. This …

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  • 7 November

    Bronx Is The Name Of Harley-Davidson Streetfighter

    MILWAUKEE – Harley-Davidson has a nasty habit of releasing new model info in dribs and drabs, and that’s the case again with its two upcoming non-traditional models – a streetfighter and an adventure tourer. The company used the ongoing EICMA show in Milan, Italy this week to announce that its …

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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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