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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Announces “Get Down to Daytona” Contest

Oct 12, 2007 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson announces a new contest for women riders, “Get Down to Daytona”, in which women can submit videos about their greatest motorcycle mentor story for a chance to win an all expense paid road trip from Atlanta to Daytona Bike Week with Karen Davidson, great-granddaughter of William A. Davidson, one of the Company’s founders.

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IMT Announces the Touchless Bike Coverâ„¢

Oct 11, 2007 View Comments by

IMT announces the arrival of their new fully automatic fully enclosed protection system for motorcycles: The Touchless Bike Cover.

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Ridley Announces New Pennsylvania Partnership

Oct 10, 2007 View Comments by

Bob Kay, Ridley Motorcycle Director of North American Sales and Dealer Services has officially announced a new Ridley dealership in Harrisburg Pennsylvania.

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Motorcycle Scene October ’07

Oct 04, 2007 View Comments by

Explore the world with Edelweiss – BMW Motorrad to Aquire Husqvarna Motorcycles – Cycle Trader sponsors 2008 AMA Premier Touring Series – Motorcyclists Encouraged to Tread Lightly in the Outdoors – BMW to Launch Motorcycle Rider Training Program at the BMW Performance Center

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RoadRUNNER Newsletter September 2007

Sep 23, 2007 View Comments by

In a few weeks the fall colors will be displayed in all their glory for riders to enjoy on their favorite back road foliage routes. Motorcycling has never been more popular, nor has it enjoyed a more positive public image than it does today. That’s due to the hard work of many people, both inside and outside the industry. Whether its raising money for charities, providing new, improved equipment or helping someone become a safer, more accomplished rider, we can all be involved in making a difference.

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Honda, Suzuki and MSF to join Femmoto 2007 in Las Vegas

Sep 09, 2007 View Comments by

Femmoto is very proud to announce the addition of two powerhouse brands to the Femmoto family. Suzuki is participating in the street demo program, with Honda fielding demo bikes for on-track riding. The addition of these two brands to the already announced line-up including returning brands Kawasaki , Aprilia, Buell, Ducati, Kymco and for the first time, Harley-Davidson, is a unique opportunity for female motorcycle enthusiasts from every background to test the latest machines on the street and on the track.

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Legend of the Motorcycle – International Concours D’Elegance

Aug 29, 2007 View Comments by

If you love old motorcycles and motorcycle history, mark your calendar now for May 3, 2008 and plan to be at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Half Moon Bay, California for the third annual “Legend of the Motorcycle International Concours D’Elegance.” This event pulls from private collectors around the world some of the most exquisite and pristine motorcycles in existence. Collectors enter and display examples of priceless vintage motorcycles in seven different classes. You’ll also see a host of special interest and celebrity bikes, have an opportunity to hang out in sponsor tents, attend a celebrity auction and see more motorcycle art than you ever thought possible.

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The September/October 2007 Issue Is Out Now

Aug 22, 2007 View Comments by

The September/October 2007 issue of RoadRUNNER magazine just hit the bookstores, and subscriber’s can find it conveniently in their mailbox. The website has also been updated with the newest issue, including previews of all the articles.

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Motorcycle Scene August ’07

Aug 17, 2007 View Comments by

Whether you’re hitting the twisties, tearing up the back roads, or cruising the boulevard, Moto Guzzi and Aprilia have you covered. With the new Guaranteed Ride Program, new owners don’t have to worry about losing any riding days if their qualified motorcycle breaks down (sorry, no scooters or off-road models are covered). …

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Shamrock Tour DVD: Helen, GA

Aug 13, 2007 View Comments by

Christa, Neale, and Chris just got back from riding the latest Shamrock Tour in Helen, Georgia. Along with incredible scenery and world-class riding, this feature tour comes with a twist. A video crew was along for the ride, shooting all the fun. A short preview has been posted on the homepage.

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Passing On the Inside

Aug 10, 2007 View Comments by

This summer, Buell Motorcycle Company is promoting a groundbreaking new Track Day Program called “Inside Pass: The Ultimate Track Day.” This program will open premium race tracks around the U.S. to riders of all brands, giving them the opportunity to test ride the latest Buell models on-track during the event. Inside Pass gives licensed riders the rare opportunity to experience a topnotch track day aboard their personal motorcycles, and if they wish, to take on-track demo rides of the latest Buell models. …

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RoadRUNNER Newsletter July 2007

Aug 03, 2007 View Comments by

Motorcycling covers a broad spectrum of activities by a diverse group of people, who each enjoy the sport in their own special way. Whether it’s vintage motorcycle collecting, women building choppers, racers chasing a checkered flag or professional athletes riding for charity, we can all enjoy and appreciate each other’s passion for the sport.

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Pirelli Sets Track Record at Hallett

Aug 02, 2007 View Comments by

At the Central Motorcycle Roadracing Association (CMRA) race event this past weekend at Hallett Motor Racing Circuit, Hallett, Oklahoma, Racer Ty Howard set a new overall motorcycle track record using a set of Pirelli Diablo Superbike Slicks.

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Letter from the Editor: July/August 2007

Jul 14, 2007 View Comments by

Usually when you run into a state trooper, it’s about speeding. But not always. Meet Mark Brown, an avid motorcyclist, a North Carolina State Highway Patrolman, and the Training Coordinator for the North Carolina Special Operations Motor Unit. We first encountered Mark when he invited us to one of his training classes in Durham, NC.

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