New England News

CSP Reminds Drivers To Watch For Motorcycles

MIDDLETOWN, CT – With the arrival of spring, the Connecticut State Police are reminding drivers to watch for motorcycles as well as  providing advice for motorcyclists for a safer riding season. In a recent “Tips from Troopers Tuesday” posting on social media, the CSP offered six tips for drivers, beginning …

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“Hartford Courant” Persists In Helmet Law Support

HARTFORD – For years, the “Hartford Courant” has been pushing for the passage of a universal helmet law in Connecticut, and this year is no different.  Despite the fact a helmet provision was inexplicably removed from H.B. 7140 last week before the bill was voted out of the Transportation Committee, …

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CMRA Corrects Website, Calls Off Member Protest

HARTFORD – A day after posting incorrect information under a “BAD NEWS!” headline on its website, asking members to protest to state legislators against a bill that it believed called for a universal helmet requirement for riders, the Connecticut Motorcycle Riders Association has now corrected the blunder and called off …

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Energica CEO To Attend Hudson Valley Open House

OSSINING, NY – The entry of Italian electric bike builder Energica into the northeast will be marked by a day-long open house on March 30 at its newest dealer, Hudson Valley Motorsports, with the company’s CEO for North America in attendance. Joining Stefano Bennati at the open house will be …

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Siciliano Hosting Seminar At TSI Harley-Davidson

ELLINGTON, CT – His column claim of “Always Riding” certainly rings true as Paul Siciliano has already logged 2,536 miles in 2019, including a trophy-winning ride in the recent Crotona Midnight Run. However, on Saturday afternoon, the RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland  columnist will park it for a couple of hours to …

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Motorcycling’s Popularity Dips In Connecticut

WETHERSFIELD, CT – If the number of registered motorcycles and the number of people signing up for motorcycle instruction are any indication, motorcycling’s popularity is dipping in Connecticut. The state Department of Motor Vehicles reports that there were 88,119 registered motorcycles as of January 2019, down from 91,120 in January …

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H-D Of Danbury Adds CFMOTO Products

DANBURY, CT – Harley-Davidson of Danbury, which has been a single-line motorcycle dealership since Buell went out of business 10 years ago, expanded its showroom offerings on Friday when it began offering CFMOTO all-terrain vehicles and side-by-sides. Product arrived on Thursday and was quickly uncrated and processed. “It’s been in …

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