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Vintage motorcyclists part of Cannonball Run make pit stop in Pueblo
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In 1914, E.G. “Cannonball” Baker completed the first transcontinental ride on a motorcycle. More than a century later, riders on motorcycles at least that old are following in that pioneer’s tire tracks via the Transcontinental Motorcycle Cannonball Run IV. En route from Atlantic City, N,J., to San Diego, this museum on wheels made Pueblo a […]

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Day 3 Motorcycle Cannonball!
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This event for 1916 or older motorcycles to ride across the US from Atlantic City, NJ to Carlsbad, CA looks to be the toughest one yet. This event for 1916 or older motorcycles to ride across the US from Atlantic City, NJ to Carlsbad, CA looks to be the toughest one yet. The first Motorcycle […]

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2016 Sturgis Rally in Photos
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The Sturgis Buffalo Chip crowd is showered in confetti during the Kid Rock concert. American Iron rolled into the 2016 Sturgis Rally Sunday afternoon and we haven’t stopped running since. No sooner had we wiped the bugs off our face then it was off to Michael Lichter’s industry party for his annual Motorcycles as Art […]

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Freedom Ride: Motorcycles rev up to raise money for veterans
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DALTON — Growling, coughing and roaring, 147 motorcycles wheeled into the Legion Post 155 pavilion at the end of Deming Street on Sunday afternoon, kicking up a brown cloud of dust as they came. It was the end of the 16th annual Freedom Ride, hosted by veterans of American Legion Post 155. The Freedom Ride […]

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Five perfect copies of priceless motorcycles for sale
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One of the world’s best known motorcycle collections is being dispersed and some extraordinary opportunities to own rare machinery will result when the Robert White Collection is auctioned by Bonhams (London) in September. One of the world’s wealthiest and most enthusiastic motorcycle enthusiasts died last year, leaving an extraordinary motorcycle collection containing five spectacular Italian […]

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Women’s empowerment is theme of cross-country motorcycle trip
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ANAMOSA – The year was 1916 when sisters Adeline and Augusta Van Buren climbed aboard their Indian motorcycles and headed west from Brooklyn to San Francisco in an effort to prove women could endure the long road and, thus, should be able to serve their country as members of the military. A century later, a […]

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Vintage Cycle Room Motorcycle Museum in Wisconsin Opens | Rare Classics Exposed
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Last October we told you about the remarkable and rare cold-war era motorcycles being located and preserved by Peter Kisgen. He not only preserves the vintage motorcycles, but puts them up for sale to collectors. One of his regular customers is a Wisconsin collector named Carlo Krause, who with wife Ingrid and son Sven already […]

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Motorbikes Trip in Indonesia!
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Motorcyclist reader Rob Brooks took a trip to Indonesia recently, and took note of how many motorcycles and scooters are used for transportation in Indonesia. My wife and I recently returned from a 15-day trip to Indonesia. I’ve made the trip several times with a foundation I help manage, and have always been fascinated with […]

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Film follows father-son motorcycle trip
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TRAVERSE CITY — A father-son journey is featured in a new documentary. Jay and Dale Taylor left for Brazil in May 2014, traveling the 8,000 miles mostly by motorcycle. The Taylors will screen the film that chronicles their journey — “8,000 Miles with Dad” — June 23 at the InsideOut Gallery. Jay, 32, lived with […]

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Rad Honda Motorcycles from the Quail Motorcycle Gathering
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There are a few not-to-be-missed events in California, and one is the Quail Motorcycle Gathering at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel, California. And if you’re a Honda lover, then you definitely want to make the pilgrimage to the central coast to see some of the most perfectly restored Hondas from past to […]

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BMW Motorcycles from the Quail Motorcycle Gathering (video)
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BMW Motorcycles reigned supreme at the 2016 Quail Motorcycle Gathering. The 2016 Quail Motorcycle Gathering at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel, California, definitely displayed a smorgasboard of two-wheeled sculptures from years past to the the present. a unique and special occasion where motorcycle aficionados and lovers of two-wheeled iron alike, get together […]

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Motors of War Exhibition: Motorcycles
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Another exhibition “Motors of War” was held in Moscow recently. We are going to show you some pictures of the event focusing on motorcycles. They were in the minority and it makes them even more interesting to see. M-72. Soviet heavy motorcycle was designed since 1939 with a glance to German BMW R-71. It was […]

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Hot wheels: Crowd-pleasing ‘Merica’ motorcycle a favorite!
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SALISBURY — “Merica,” one of the more popular, custom-built and painted motorcycles in the country, might be coming to a fire station near you. “I had to share it,” said Jay Moore, a volunteer with the Liberty Fire Department and a custom painter of motorcycles himself. “I can’t show it to all of them (all […]

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Tork Motorcycles Raises Funds For The Development Of The T6X Electric Motorcycle
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Production version of the Tork T6X will launch by end 2016 Pune-based electric two-wheeler company, Tork Motorcycles has raised angel funding from Ola founders Bhavish Agarwal, Ankit Bhati along with other investors led by Harpreet Grover, CoCubes co-founder & CEO. These funds will primarily be used to develop a production version of the T6X electric […]

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