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The Motor Company Does Italian

Aug 14, 2008 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson, Inc. today announced the completion of its purchase of the privately held Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta Group. The Company has acquired 100 percent of MV Agusta Group shares for total consideration of approximately 70 million euros ($108 million), which includes the satisfaction of existing bank debt for approximately 45 million euros ($69 million).

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“Long Way Down” Is Coming To America

Aug 01, 2008 View Comments by

Beginning August 2 at 9 p.m. and continuing every Saturday for 10 weeks, Fox Reality Channel will be airing Long Way Down for the first time in American households.

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Women Riders … Bikes … Camera … Action!

Aug 01, 2008 View Comments by

To help inspire women to get into the sport of motorcycling, Harley-Davidson has announced a special contest challenging female film makers to capture the passion, spirit, independence and empowerment that embodies the spirit of female riders. Female film makers are encouraged to submit a two minute film about women riders to the Motor Company for the chance to win $5,000, a new High Definition video camera, Harley-Davidson MotorClothes® and the opportunity to showcase their film at a premiere party in Los Angeles.

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MotoVentures Now Offers Training Tours at Ocotillo Wells

Apr 18, 2008 View Comments by

MotoVentures proudly announces their Training Tours are now available on select weekends at Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreational Area (SVRA) in Southern California.

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American Honda Announces Open Access To Online Content In the HRCA Clubhouse

Apr 18, 2008 View Comments by

Riding enthusiasts hungry for motorcycle and ATV content will be excited to learn that American Honda now allows free access to all online content in the Honda Rider’s Club of Americaâ„¢ (HRCA) Clubhouse.

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One For the Ladies

Apr 16, 2008 View Comments by

NorthStar Moto Tours, a touring company dedicated to providing guided motorcycle tours of northern California, by women for women, has finalized its 2008 calendar and is ready to take reservations effective immediately.

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BMW Is Back On the Track

Apr 15, 2008 View Comments by

The BMW Motorrad Motorsport team is making final preparations to compete in the 2008 FIM Qtel Endurance World Championship. The first event in this year’s six-round championship will take place April 19 and 20 at Le Mans, France.

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Ride For the Vets

Apr 15, 2008 View Comments by

The 2008 National Veterans Awareness Ride, a 10 day ride from Sacramento, CA to Washington DC, will again roll through the scenic Heartland of America.

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Tour the Rocky Roads

Apr 13, 2008 View Comments by

For 2008, Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Holidays is offering a full line-up of 10 unique tours including 3 brand new adventures in addition to our already successful range of motorcycle tours.

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There’s Still Time To Help ConqueRR Pediatric Brain Tumors

Apr 12, 2008 View Comments by

The Eighth Annual International Motorcycle Shows motorcycle drawing, benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, is a unique opportunity to own a Honda CBR1000RR reimagined by Roland Sands Design.

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Motogiro In America

Apr 10, 2008 View Comments by

The most famous vintage road rally on two wheels, the Motogiro d’Italia is coming to America in Monterey, California. Departure is scheduled for July 13, 2008 from historic Cannery Row. Participants will stop and complete a lap on the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in honour of the MotoGP Championship.

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400 Miles of Antiques, Collectibles and Stuff

Mar 10, 2008 View Comments by

Every ride is a potential treasure hunt, but this event takes that idea to the next level. The 400 Mile Sale Across Kentucky along historic Highway 68 will take place June 5-8 and travels east to west across the state from Old Washington (near Maysville) to Traders Mall (just outside Paducah) and back again through 60 communities.

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TomTom Reveals IQ Routesâ„¢ Technology for GO Series

Mar 10, 2008 View Comments by

TomTom, the world’s largest portable navigation solutions provider, today announces ground-breaking features and unique content on the new TomTom GO range, including its exclusive IQ Routesâ„¢ technology and Advanced Lane Guidance.

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The Aprilia RSV 4 “Race Machine” is unveiled for the first time.

Feb 27, 2008 View Comments by

The Aprilia Superbike, the machine that will bring the Noale, Italy based company back to four-stroke racing, was recently unveiled during the Piaggio Group Convention of more than 1,200 dealers attending in Milan.

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Dan Holmes Goes for Second Bonneville Speed Record Attempt with Classic Royal Enfield Motorcycle

Feb 27, 2008 View Comments by

Possibly the greatest underdog in motorcycle history is back on the attack. Dan Holmes, age 52, ex-Royal Enfield motorcycle dealer, forced into early retirement with heart
problems, now has a pacemaker and is determined to take his team back to Bonneville and set a speed record on his second attempt in September with a Royal Enfield 500cc Bullet motorcycle, considered by most in the motorcycle world to be one of the most underpowered motorcycles around.

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