January 24, 2020
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Bud Wilkinson – Editor/Publisher

A life-long print and broadcast journalist, Bud Wilkinson is a native of Harwinton, CT. He is a graduate of Vermont Academy in Saxtons Rivers, VT and Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, OH where he earned a B.A. in journalism. Early in his career he was a reporter and TV/Radio Writer for “The …

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Bob Rosen – Columnist/Content Supervisor

Bob Rosen spent seven years as general manager of Cliff’s Cycle Revolution, a BMW-Ducati-Indian dealer in Brookfield, CT, and now owns Practical Business Solutions. He consults dealers as a start-up expert and sales accelerator. His column is devoted to bridging the gap between customers and dealers. Since beginning his riding history …

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Steve Smith – Columnist

New York native and Waterbury-area resident Steve Smith is a nationally-certified Motorcycle Safety Foundation rider coach and an instructor with the Connecticut Rider Education Program. He has two decades of motorcycle safety experience and during that time has provided training to thousands of beginner and experienced riders. Smith is a graduate of …

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Victoria Zandonella – Columnist

Having learned to ride at age 10 on a Rupp minibike,  Zandonella is the founder and organizer of the Northeast Dualsport Riders. Her passion for riding unpaved roads brings exciting added perspective to the website, taking readers where many riders never venture. Zandonella is a native of Trumbull, CT and …

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Arlo Mudgett – Columnist

“Arlo Mudgett” is the pseudonym used by a Chester, VT resident for the columns he writes for the “Brattleboro Reformer” and “Springfield Reporter” newspapers and for daily reports on WKVT and WKVT-FM in Brattleboro, VT.   A lifelong motorcycle enthusiast, who owns a ’93 Honda Nighthawk 750 project bike, a …

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Paul Siciliano – Columnist

Connecticut Rider Education Program instructor and sidecar enthusiast Paul Siciliano of North Granby, CT joined RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland in October 2016 as a columnist. A native of West Harrison, NY, Siciliano has been on two wheels since age seven when he began riding Rupp and Sears minibikes. He was competing …

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