Blog Section: Destinations

World’s Fastest Motorcycle in Las Vegas

Oct 27, 2010 View Comments by

What is 20 feet long, looks like a blue bullet, recorded more than 376 mph, and is twin-engined? If you guessed the Top 1 Oil Ack streamliner, built by designer Mike Akatiff and piloted by racer Rocky Robinson, then you are right. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Concours d’Elegance in Las Vegas will showcase the […]

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Americade 2011 News

Oct 19, 2010 View Comments by

Some exciting news about the 2011 Americade! After 28 years at the Roaring Brook Ranch the organizers are centralizing and moving its social headquarters closer to the Beach and The Forum. The rally’s headquarters will now be at the Fort William Henry Resort, above the Beach Road parking lot (where Americade’s daily MiniTours assemble). “Many […]

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Oct 14, 2010 View Comments by

So the INTERMOT is over and it was a success. More than 210,000 motorcycle enthusiasts visited the trade show over the span of five days coming from 108 countries. The INTERMOT Cologne proofed indispensable to the industry. The new e-motion segment clearly showes that the motorized two-wheeler sector has already attained a high, market-ready standard […]

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Western Maryland’s Mountain Thunder

Aug 16, 2010 View Comments by

Attraction: Journey back in time by traveling through the Allegheny Mountains aboard the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.  Restored train coaches are pulled by a 1916 Baldwin 2-8-0 steam locomotive, nicknamed Mountain Thunder (or by a restored diesel engine).  The train leaves Cumberland at 11:30 am, has a 1 1/2 hour layover in Frostburg for lunch […]

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Awakening from Hibernation

Feb 23, 2010 View Comments by

With fall yard work, the holidays, and year-end business paperwork out of the way, I’m starting to plan a few trips for the coming season. I’m also looking forward to  trying out some new luggage mounted on the KLR™650 that I got late last summer. It has an oversized luggage rack on it that should […]

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