July 12, 2020

Up To Speed

Why Royal Enfield Put A Dealership In Kent, CT

KENT, CT – It’s probably natural to yearn for the “good ol’ days” when life was seemingly simpler, less hectic and far more congenial. When motorcyclists look back, they do so with fond memories of small and cluttered motorcycle “shops” with oily rags and limited choices of new models, not at …

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Staff Inflection: Gabbing About Gear

It’s time for another edition of Staff Inflection. That’s where the writing staff of RIDE-CT & RIDE-NewEngland answers a motorcycle-related question. Today’s question is  rather basic: “What’s your favorite piece of gear and why?” The question was later amended to seek both riding gear and other accessories… Victoria Zandonella   …

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Ducati Celebrates Dedicated Store In NYC

NEW YORK – It was Opening Night on Sixth Avenue last night as Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali was on hand for the official launch of the now-dedicated Ducati New York dealership. The store at 155 6th Ave. in SoHo previously sold Ducati and Triumph motorcycles, but has been renovated since …

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Detective Suspended For Discourtesy To Biker

SEATTLE – Punishment has finally been handed down eight months after King County sheriff’s detective Richard Rowe was captured on video pointing a handgun at a motorcycle rider during a traffic confrontation. At a news conference today, Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht said Rowe has been suspended for five days without pay …

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Four Small Models For Those Just Starting

The start of the rider training season means graduates will be shopping for first bikes. Some will follow the long-recommended advice of “buy small, buy used” for their first road machine, wisely realizing they’ll probably have a drop or other mishap while getting some initial miles under their butts. Others …

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