April 11, 2021

New England News

Hearing Set For CT Helmet Law Bid

HARTFORD – The Connecticut General Assembly’s Transportation Committee will hear testimony on a proposed universal helmet law on Wednesday. A hearing to consider bill No. 6048 as well as 23 other bills is set for 1 p.m. in Room 1E of the Legislative Office Building. Bill No. 6048 was introduced …

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More Support For CT Helmet Law

HARTFORD – It’s usually an extremely one-sided argument whenever a member of the Connecticut General Assembly proposes that the state implement a universal helmet law. The vocal “pro-choice” crowd repeatedly succeeds in snuffing helmet legislation. This time, though, there are some groups actually backing Bill No. 6048 that was introduced …

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Second Helmet Bill Introduced In CT

HARTFORD – On the heels of the introduction earlier this month of a bill in the General Assembly that would require all motorcycle operators and their passengers to wear helmets comes a second proposal that would likewise mandate that scooter riders wear protective headgear. Introduced by Rep. Rick Lopes (D-24th …

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Doug Danger Plans Rattler Jump

WALES, MA – Stuntman Doug Danger returns to Sturgis, SD this summer with plans to jump a vintage motorcycle some 120 feet over a pit of 2,000 live rattlers. The motorcycle? Of course, the 1972 Harley-Davidson XR750 once owned by Evel Knievel. The rattlesnakes will be prairie rattlers. When not …

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Two Fewer Triumph Stores In New England

BOSTON – The New Year has begun with two fewer Triumph dealers in New England. The closure of Performance Cycles in Shrewsbury, MA after 45 years and the move by Riverside Motorsports in Medford, MA to being a Ducati-only dealer has reduced the number of Triumph stores across the six-state …

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