New England News

Nault’s Powersports Offers $10,000 Reward After Theft Of Five Dirt Bikes In NH

WINDHAM, NH – Nault’s Powersports here is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for stealing five Kawasaki dirt bikes worth more than $30,000 from the dealership over the weekend. Surveillance video of the break in, which happened overnight Saturday, shows …

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Vintage Harley-Davidson Police Model On Display At Brewery In City Where It Served

TORRINGTON, CT – A 30-year-old Harley-Davidson police motorcycle that once patrolled the streets of this Northwestern Connecticut city is back in use. Sort of. After sitting ignored for years in the Torrington Police Department’s sally port, the 1991 Harley-Davidson FXRP is now on prominent display having been loaned to the …

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Manchester H-D’s Bikini Contest Prompts Social Media Backlash

MANCHESTER, NH – In a move that’s already alienating and aggravating a portion of its potential customers, Manchester Harley-Davidson has revealed plans to hold a “Miss Manchester H-D Bikini Contest” over the next three months. Skimpy cash prizes will be awarded for preliminary rounds on June 3 and July 1 …

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Laverda 1200 Was Expensive, But Has Served Owner For 33 Years

Spotted While Out Riding: 1978 Laverda 1200 All it took was a ride on a friend’s Laverda RGA1000 and the availability of a used 1978 Laverda 1200 for Louis Frazier of Stratford, CT to change his allegiance from one Italian brand to another. “It would take me faster than I’d …

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Poll: Riders Ready To Go To Shows, New Poll On Spanish Glove Law

Motorcycle riders are ready to go to shows again. Nearly 75 percent of voters in the latest RIDE-CT & RIDE-New England poll indicated that they’d likely make their way to a show ground this year to gawk at bikes and socialize with other riders. Upwards of half – 44 percent …

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“Recipes For A Good Ride” Now In Motorcycles Shops And Dealerships

FALLS VILLAGE, CT – It’s now easier to buy “Recipes for a Good Ride – The Toymakers Cafe Cookery Book.” The motorcycle-themed cookbook is now available for purchase at a limited number of motorcycle shops and dealerships in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Brookfield Indian Motorcycle in Brookfield, CT; Doc’s Motorcycle Parts …

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More Dealership Doings In Danbury Market Involve Kawasaki, Vespa, Piaggio

BROOKFIELD, CT – More brand movement in the Danbury, CT market. Danbury Powersports has taken on Kawasaki and Brookfield Indian Motorcycle is adding the Vespa and Piaggio scooter lines. The addition of Kawasaki gives Danbury Powersports all four of the major Japanese brands as it already sells Honda, Suzuki and …

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