October 21, 2020

New England News

Fundraising Begins For Jarhead Crash Victims

RANDOLPH, NH – A fundraising effort has already begun to help victims of the horrific crash Friday evening involving a 2016 RAM 2500 pickup truck and a group of 10 motorcycles that killed seven people, five of them members of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club. Meanwhile, authorities have identified the driver …

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Dealer Gets 10 Years In Sex Trafficking Case

DANBURY, CT – The millionaire owner of three motorcycle dealerships in southern New England, including New England Cycle Center in Hartford, was sentenced today in Danbury Superior Court for his role in a sex-trafficking ring. Bruce J. Bemer, 65, of Glastonbury was found guilty by a six-member jury back in …

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Cahill Turning Over Reins of Motorcycle Website

(Editor’s note: Since this was published it was revealed that the person assuming ownership of the website is Paul W. Cote of Amesbury, MA., who is well known for his “Check Twice” sign campaign.) LOWELL, MA – While details are a bit sparse, the operator of the long-running motorcycle website …

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Remarkable Bikes At Greenwich Concours d’Elegance

GREENWICH, CT – Brendon Romcke’s affection for old Indian motorcycles goes back to his childhood in Australia.  “My grandfather worked for Indian in Australia in the 1920s, so I have a lot of old photos of him riding Indians. I have his business cards. Indian business cards. The original ones,” …

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TSI Harley-Davidson Getting New Ownership

ELLINGTON, CT – After being owned for nearly 50 years by members of the Levesque family, TSI Harley-Davidson at 398 Somers Road (Route 83) is in the process of being sold. Chad Clark and Bryan Castor, who currently own Sheldon’s Harley-Davidson in Auburn, MA and Spitzie’s Harley-Davidson in Albany, NY, …

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Rainy Weather Doesn’t Dampen Spirits At Ride1 Rally

SALISBURY, CT – Morning rain may have eventually given way to intermittent afternoon drizzle, but the combination conspired to seriously curtail attendance at the inaugural Ride1 Rally. The event, held today at Lime Rock Park and designed to kick off the riding season in southern New England, didn’t draw many …

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