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Contest: Name That Motorcycle Brand

It's winter. There's snow on the ground. Bikes are parked. What better time to stage a small contest than now? Up for grabs is a copy of Fred Rau's splendid book "Motorcycle Touring Bible" (which costs $22.19 in paperback form on Amazon) and a … [Read More...]

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CT Legislator Clarifies “Autocycle” Bill

HARTFORD – A bill introduced Friday in the Connecticut General Assembly to create an “autocycle” category of motor vehicles would not, contrary to what RIDE-CT / RIDE-NewEngland reported five days ago, make sales of the Polaris Slingshot roadster … [Read More...]

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Another Attempt To Open ATV Trails In CT

HARTFORD - Here we go again. Yet another attempt to open trails on state land to all-terrain vehicles. This time it's state Rep. Rob Sampson (R-80th) who wants to provide ATV enthusiasts with places to ride. Sampson's introduced Proposed Bill No. … [Read More...]

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Record Sales For BMW In 2014

BMW set a sales record in 2014, marking the fourth consecutive year that it has done so. The German motorcycle-maker sold 123,495 units, up from 115,215 in 2013. That was a … [Read More...]


Springfield Motorcycle Show Kicks Off

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA - There was a line of riders, all but a few of which arrived in four-wheeled vehicles, waiting outside the entrance when the 10th annual Springfield Motorcycle Show opened at 10 a.m. today at the Eastern States … [Read More...]

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New Year Begins In Frenetic Fashion

An early episode of the television series “Law & Order” had detectives Lennie Briscoe and Mike Logan tackling a heavy caseload that included five unrelated murders and a domestic quarrel in a … [Read More...]

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Moto Guzzi Added To Stable

When the best time to buy a motorcycle? The answer to that question has become something of a cliche because "when you see it" seems, at least on the surface, to be just too simple of a … [Read More...]

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A Backroads Buildup To Big W’s BBQ

WINGDALE, NY - One of the pleasures of motorcycling is spotting a previously-unexplored road and, on a whim, taking it. Sometimes the result is a dead end. A more common outcome is discovering a route … [Read More...]

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Seeking Seafood In Maine

New England riders carry a great sense of pride in the region that we are fortunate enough to call home. Those of us from the southern New England regularly point our bikes north via those wonderfully … [Read More...]

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