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Mission Motorcycles’ Electric Bikes Top 150 MPH!
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The Mission RS, according to Mission Motorcycles, is the higher end of the two offerings. It comes with a 140-mile combined cycle range battery, can top 150 MPH. Those looking to get into high end, high performance electric motorcycles apparently need look no further than Mission Motorcycles. The company known for its electric racing motorcycle […]

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Manufacturer of Aprilia Motorcycles fined $175,000 by CA Air Resources Board
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California’s Air Resources Board announced yesterday that it had fined Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. $175,000 for violating state air pollution regulations. The violations were associated with the company’s Aprilia brand of motorcycles. Aprilia is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of motorcycles and scooters. According to a quick search of local dealers, however, Bakersfield motorcycle […]

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MotoGP Testing at COTA – Circuit of the Americas (Video)
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Here’s the Repsol Honda team busy testing at the new MotoGP track at Austin, Texas. Say hello to the Circuit of the Americas! Check This out!

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Laconia Motorcycle Week 2013 Preview
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The party in the White Mountains and Weirs Beach is going to be huge this year for Laconia Motorcycle Week 2013 as the rally prepares to celebrate its 90th anniversary. The 90th Laconia Motorcycle Week officially kicks of Saturday, June 8th and will rage all week until the last stragglers start making the treks back […]

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2013 Tecate SCORE Baja 500 Motorcycles Off the Line
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Just minutes before the start of the 45th Tecate SCORE Baja 500, the motorcycle and ATV teams gathered at the starting line in Ensenada, the pre-dawn peace and quiet was occasionally shattered by staccato exhaust notes in anticipation of the start. Gathered at the front of the line, four motorcycles, led by THR Motorsports/Monster Energy […]

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New device hopes to reduce Motorcycle rear-end collisions
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Look ma, no brakes! But slow down anyway! California startup Vectolabs has developed a new type of safety light for motorcycles that illuminates when the bike slows down, regardless of whether or not the rider is using the brakes. Called Vololights, the device is comprised of two sets of LEDs built into a license plate […]

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Zero is placing its electric motorcycles for police duty in Hong Kong
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The company, Zero Motorcycles, is distributing its bikes in eastern Asia through Yuen Ho Trading Co. (you didn’t expect the Tesla Motors sales model, did you?) and sold 59 Zero S e-motorcycles to Hong Kong, most of which …

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No Kickback – The Serious Guide to Motorcycle Riding | DoDLive
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(Defense Department graphic illustration by Jessica L. Tozer). When I was nine years old I rode on a motorcycle for the very first time. It was during a block party in my hometown in Colorado. A neighbor was taking all the kids …

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