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Steve McQueen’s old motorcycle goes for $775,000
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100-year old motorcycle owned by Steve McQueen sells for $775,000, making it one of most valuable motorcycles ever sold at auction. The motorcycle, a Cyclone Board Track Racer, looks more like a bicycle with a motor added on than a traditional motorcycle. The model was made by the Joerns Motor Manufacturing Co. between 1913 and […]

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Trials: Andrew Putt Signs With Sherco USA And RYP (video)
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With the US National MotoTrials Series just two weeks away, Sherco USA and Ryan Young Products have announced the signing of Andrew Putt, 16, of Venetia Pennsylvania to team Sherco USA. Andrew will be competing in the Pro class at all AIReS AMA/NATC Mototrials Nationals in 2015 aboard the Sherco ST300. He will also compete […]

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Honda Presents Loyal 84-Year-Old Owner With His 55th Honda Motorcycle
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In a presentation ceremony this week on March 10th at Horner Honda in Salisbury, Maryland, American Honda Finance Corporation Senior Vice President David W. Paul handed long time Honda owner Harry Adler the key to a 2015 Honda CB300F . The motorcycle is the 55th Honda that Adler, 84, has owned. Over the years, Adler […]

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Ryan Dungey Wins Daytona Supercross By Honda (Video Highlights) (Industry Press Releases)
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* Marvin Musquin Wins 250SX Class, Becomes Two-Time Daytona Champion DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Ryan Dungey, so close to winning the Daytona Supercross By Honda so many times, finally got the career-defining breakthrough victory Saturday night. Dungey came to Daytona International Speedway this year with a strong history: four podium finishes since 2010, including two […]

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No-Mar Classic Tire Changer and Wheel Balancer (interesting read)
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Scratched rims are a thing of the past with No-Mar’s Classic tire changer and wheel balancer for motorcycles. How many thousands of tires has the CW staff changed on the Coats 220? You remember that machine, right? Every motorcycle shop had one and the red manual machines made their way into more than one staffer’s […]

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Janus Motorcycles in Goshen launches new motorcycle
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Janus Motorcycles, located in downtown Goshen, opened in 2011 and is moving to add two new motorcycle lines this year. Richard Worsham and Devin Biek stand behind the prototype of one of their two new models, the Phoenix 250, at their shop Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. The two co-owners of Janus Motorcycles launched a fundraising […]

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Who Invented The Motorcycle
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Author: Alan Liptrot Good question, but I have to ask you one; gas or steam? No, that’s not what my Dental Hygienist asks me before she sets to work cleaning my gnashers. You see Gottlieb Daimler invented the first gas powered motorcycle in 1885, when an engine created by Nicolaus August Otto was attached to […]

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Troy Bayliss- Three-Time Superbike World Champion
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For the past three years, the 45-year-old Australian has put on the Troy Bayliss Classic, which attracts top racers from around the world. Flat track is the oldest form of motorcycle racing in the US. The sport dates back to the early 1900s and really hit its stride after World War II. In the 1970s, […]

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NHRA: Victory Motorcycles Announces 2015 Participation
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Victory Motorcycles Press Release: Victory Motorcycles is taking a bold step into the performance world of NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Drag Racing with the creation of Victory Factory Racing. Leading the Victory effort will be the riding team of 2-time world Champion Matt Smith and his wife/co-rider Angie. They have both demonstrated the professionalism, dedication […]

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2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S: First Ride
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Do you want to ride a slow bike fast or a fast bike slow? I hope more of our readers will agree with me—slow bike, please. But we don’t want to go too slow, so give us a little more power than a 250 tiddler for those times when we really need to go somewhere […]

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Local customizes vintage Japanese motorcycles
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The drawer in Scott Halbleib’s bedroom dresser contain the white v-necks he wore under button-down dress shirts while working as a graphic designer and web builder in a corporate cubicle. But after getting laid off in 2012, he’s found a new use for them. “Now they’re my shop shirts,” Halbleib said. “I have the same […]

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Motorcycle, ATV riders cause havoc on South Florida roads
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Giving motorcycle riders a bad name. Wheelie-popping motorcyclists surprise drivers as they ride recklessly video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player

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Dakar 2015 Final! KTM factory rider Marc Coma of Spain Wins 5th Title!
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Red Bull KTM factory rider Marc Coma of Spain on Saturday sealed his fifth Dakar title and presented KTM with its fourteenth win in this offroad classic. Paolo Goncalves of Portugal took second place and KTM rookie Toby Price of Australia took the minor podium place. Coma, A Red Bull athlete, rode to the start […]

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Veterans eligible for free admission to Pro Motocross rounds
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Active and retired military veterans will once again have the opportunity to attend any round of the 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at no cost. For 2015, Lucas Oil Pro Motocross has donated 50 General Admission tickets for each of the 12 rounds of the Nationals to the Vet Tix foundation. Tickets will be […]

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