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Honda Produces 300 Millionth Motorcycle

Honda marked a milestone this week. The Japanese company manufactured of its 300-millionth motorcycle since the first Dream Type-D (pictured above) came off the assembly line in 1949. A Gold Wing model produced at Honda's Kumamoto Factory in Japan … [Read More...]

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BMW R75M Still Serving Decades After WWII

Keeping vintage BMWs running is master technician Phil Cheney’s primary responsibility at Max BMW in Brookfield. He’s been wrenching on German-made BMWs for 45 years and is revered among Beemer owners in Connecticut and beyond for his expertise. Over … [Read More...]


No Change in Slingshot Status In CT – Yet

  The future of the Slingshot in Connecticut remains unresolved following a Monday meeting between officials of the state Department of Motor Vehicles, Polaris Industries and Polaris dealers who are hoping to sell it. An effort is now … [Read More...]

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Meeting Planned to Debate Slingshot In CT

WETHERSFIELD, CT – The future of Polaris’ new three-wheeled Slingshot in Connecticut will be discussed Monday at an 11 a.m. meeting between representatives of the state Department of Motor Vehicles, Polaris Industries and its dealers in the … [Read More...]

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Test Ride: BMW R Nine T

It's been a little more than a year since BMW took the wraps off its eye-catching R Nine T roadster. Getting to ride one was problematic initially because the units shipped to … [Read More...]

Safe Riding By Steve Smith…

More "Safe Riding" by Steve Smith

Dealer Perspective By Bob Rosen

More "Dealer Perspective" by Bob Rosen

Ride New England By Bud Wilkinson

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You Might Be A Dunkin’ Angel If…

It was several years ago (with input from a few friends) that I wrote a RIDE-CT column in "The Republican-American" on the tell-tale signs of a "Dunkin' Angel." The column was posted here three years … [Read More...]


Ten-Year Riding Milestone Marked

Pardon me while I belatedly celebrate a milestone. It was in late October that I marked 10 years of riding a motorcycle. Over that time, tens of thousands of miles have been ridden and nearly a dozen … [Read More...]