All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Motorcycles’

BMW Cars, Motorcycles Hit Sales Records

BMW has been operating for nearly 100 years now. Throughout those years the company has had many popular and classic vehicles. Now it seems the auto manufacturer may be more popular than ever. BMW Group last week announced that it sold nearly 200,000 vehicles to customers during the month of September, a 5.3 percent increase over September sales in 2013. …

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Dennis Hopper Fans Assemble for Annual Event

Film and motorcycle fans from all over the U.S. and Canada descended upon Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico Saturday in honor of Dennis Hopper’s cult classic Easy Rider. Saturday would’ve been the 78th birthday of the late Oscar-nominated actor, and Ranchos de Taos officials hope the gathering will become an annual event called “Dennis Hopper Day.” Hopper was once a …

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Tennessee Road Rage: Man Charged with Attempted Murder

The East Knoxville County sheriff has charged 61-year-old Rodney Lee Scott with attempted first-degree murder after shooting a motorcyclist due to road rage. On Monday, 23-year-old Tyler Lakin and J.R. Trisler, 33, encountered Scott’s road rage as he was exiting I-640 onto Washington Pike. The two motorcyclists claim that Scott tried to ram them off the road as he was …

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Harley-Davidson Recall, “Do Not Ride” Notice Issued

Harley-Davidson has issued a voluntary recall for the 2014 Touring motorcycles. Owners have been issued a Do Not Ride notice while the dealers have received a Do Not Deliver notice. The recalled vehicles include models built between May 3, 2013, and October 14, 2013, and are listed as the following: 25,185 Touring motorcycles (FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHTKSE, and …

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Harley-Davidson 110th anniversary

Over 100,000 Harley-Davidson enthusiasts are converging on Milwaukee, WI for the 110th anniversary celebration for the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer that begins on Thursday. Revelers will be treated to over 60 musical acts including ZZ Top, Kid Rock, and Aerosmith. The company is offering special factory tours and the local Harley-Davidson Museum will offer special displays of famous bikes including …

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Harley-Davidson 2014: Project Rushmore

Harley-Davidson has unveiled its new lineup of 2014 motorcycles. The unveiling occurred on August 18th during the company’s annual Summer Dealer Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Project Rushmore was started by Keith E. Wandell, the company’s chief executive. He says: “It’s the largest scale new-model launch in the company’s 110-year history.” According to Mr. Wandell, the new bikes are “more powerful, …

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Pope Blesses Harleys: Half A Million Bikers Trek To Rome

Pope Francis blessed a large group of Harley-Davidson owners on Sunday as they celebrated the motorcycle company’s 110th anniversary. The bike lovers were in Rome for a celebration of the company and joined several thousand people in St. Peter’s Square–including a large group of nuns and some who were in the area for a separate pro-life rally–to receive a blessing …

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Japanese Motorcycle Rider Killed During Qualifier

A Japanese motorcycle racer was killed this week during a qualifying race in the U.K. According to a statement from Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) organizers, 43-year-old Yoshinari Matsushita died Monday during a qualifying race for this year’s Isle of Man TT Races. The accident occurred at the Ballacrye section of the TT Circuit in the northern part of …

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Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Ride Returns to Washington D.C.

Keeping with the spirit behind the Memorial Day celebration, the Rolling Thunder “Ride For Freedom” event is another fantastic way to honor those who have served for the United States. The focus, however, of the Rolling Thunder event is to draw attention to those soldiers who are either Missing In Action or listed as Prisoners of War, and it’s pretty …

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