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Harley-Davidson Remembers Evel Knievel

Dec 23, 2007 View Comments by

The relationship between Evel Knievel and Harley-Davidson Motor Company began in the 1970s when the Company sponsored Knievel. Bill Davidson, vice president, core customer marketing, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, and great grandson of one of the Company’s founders, reflects on his memories and experiences with Evel.

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RoadRUNNER Newsletter December 2007

Dec 13, 2007 View Comments by

With the Holidays fast approaching, I’m listening to a cold December wind blowing outside my home on the East Coast. Long summer days spent exploring winding back roads and byways are now faded memories. But 2008 is just around the next corner and RoadRUNNER Magazine has wonderful tours planned for your reading and riding pleasure.

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RoadRUNNER Newsletter November 2007

Nov 17, 2007 View Comments by

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, cooler temperatures have definitely arrived. In this issue, we discuss how to keep a warm fire kindled under your motorcycling passion. Logging onto the RoadRUNNER website can keep you on top of the latest developments on the motorcycle scene and our Forum is a great place to do a little blogging.

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New Dual Sport BMWs

Nov 08, 2007 View Comments by

The Motor Works now has two brand new models that promise to add even more spice to their burgeoning dual sport lineup – the F 800 GS and the G 450 X.

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Lehmans Good Turn Trike becomes dedicated program

Nov 07, 2007 View Comments by

Lehman Trikes proudly announces an annual “Good Turn Trike” Program. The purpose of the “Good Turn Trike” Program will be to allow someone with a love for motorcycles to keep riding despite physical and/or financial circumstances.

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Legendary Agostini Grand Prix Racer on view for first time at Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Nov 07, 2007 View Comments by

The MV Agusta 500cc three-cylinder Grand Prix racer ridden to many F.I.M. Grand Prix victories by world famous racer Giacomo Agostini is on view at Stamford Museum & Nature Center as part of its “The Motorcycle, Italian Style: Riding the Curves with MV Agusta” exhibition.

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Dean Akey’s Rescue Riders Program: Preparing Bikers to Support Emergency Response Teams

Nov 06, 2007 View Comments by

Dean Akey is an avid biker and was in a motorcycle accident three years ago which left him with 60 staples in his head and every rib broken down the right side of his body.

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“Road Warrior” R80 G/S Gets a New Home at Bob’s BMW Museum

Nov 05, 2007 View Comments by

The famed 1981 R80 GS beloning to Dr. Gregory Frazier, which he rode to the ends of the earth, is now on permanent display at Bob’s BMW Motorcycle Museum in Jessup, Maryland.

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New for Speed Triple – Help your fly!

Nov 05, 2007 View Comments by

1050 Speed Triple riders who find the optional factory flyscreen to be undersized will be interested in a new Speed Shield from Laminar. Designed specifically for use with the Triumph Flyscreen available for 2005 and newer 1050 Speed Triples; it attaches without drilling and provides improved wind protection.

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RoadRUNNER Newsletter October 2007

Oct 29, 2007 View Comments by

Here it is October and, at least on the east coast, daytime temperatures are still in the 70 to 80-degree range, perfect for riding your favorite mount in the countryside. RoadRUNNER’s December ’07 issue, its new DVD, and the Forum on its website can provide you with numerous ideas for making the best of this unseasonably warm weather.

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New EagleRider Location Opens in Paris, France

Oct 28, 2007 View Comments by

With the grand opening of a new EagleRider Affiliate agency, Harley-Davidson lovers are now able to experience motorcycle rentals and tours in Paris, France. The new EagleRider rental location is located near the world famous Eiffel Tower, and offers a large fleet of late-model Harley-Davidsons.

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2008 Model Unveiling Sells Three Months Production for Ridley Motorcycle

Oct 27, 2007 View Comments by

The first ever Ridley Motorcycle Dealer Conference was held earlier this week in the manufacturer’s hometown of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Focused on providing dealers with the guidance and information needed to successfully position the Ridley brand, the event brought dealers together in an open forum setting.

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The Long Way Down – read all about it

Oct 23, 2007 View Comments by

In 2004, actor Ewan McGregor completed an astonishing round-the-world bike trip with his friend Charley Boorman, on BMW R 1150 GS Adventure motorcycles. The journey – known as Long Way Round – became one of the most iconic long-distance motorcycle rides of all time.

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BMW G 450 X Makes U.S. Debut at Grand National Cross

Oct 22, 2007 View Comments by

BMW Motorrad’s 450cc sports enduro prototype – the BMW G 450 X – will make it first U.S. appearance at the GNCC (Grand National Cross Country) race in Crawfordsville, Indiana October 27-28. Former motocross world champion Simo Kirssi – the lone BMW entrant — will pilot the G 450 X in the class of Pro Bikes in a 3-hour race from 1:00 to 4:00 pm on the 28th.

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MC Community

Oct 22, 2007 View Comments by

On December 15, Sisters With A Throttle (SWAT) Motorcycle Club will be hosting our 3rd Annual “B*Gyrlz” Christmas Luncheon for the residential girls of Independence Place in the SOME Place for Kids (SPFK) program.

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