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1 hr ago | The Age
It's not Mad Monday at Geelong, it's wacky Wednesday and even though it has arrived earlier than they had hoped, the Cats never disappoint. Last Friday night's shock straight-sets finals exit is far from forgotten, but at least for one day, the Cats can put the "what-ifs" from the semi-final loss to North Melbourne to the back of their minds and ponder more important questions like, who are those two players dressed up as crash-test dummies? And, the old favourite, did coach Chris Scott forget to dress up, or is he meant to be the North Melbourne coach? It is Joel Selwood's task as captain to lead from the front, and it a role he takes very seriously, and apparently not just on the field.
5 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
Every Memorial Day weekend from 1959 until 1994, the York Fairgrounds hosted flat-track motorcycle racing. It was a huge event, attracting large crowds from all over York County and beyond to watch the races on the grandstand horse track and throw a huge party.
6 hrs ago | Motorcycle USA
It was a bouffant and beehive friendly affair, a retro-spectacle of bobbing and chopping at the street party known as the seventh annual Venice Vintage Motorcycle Club Rally. It started with a posse said to be over 100 strong who met outside of The Stronghold on Abbott Kinney Blvd. then rumbled up the PCH to the Venice Farmers Market.
8 hrs ago | Boating Industry
With day-to-day dealership operations requiring so much attention to detail and focus on the minutia of each individual sale, it's easy to overlook a key factor to overall dealership success: The investment, engagement and satisfaction of your employees. At the 2014 Marine Dealer Conference & Expo, taking place Nov. 16-19 in Orlando, Fla., MDCE favorite Sam Dantzler returns to the conference for the third year running to help dealership principals understand the building blocks for creating a strong, committed and invested team of dealership employees that are fired up about making your dealership the best and most profitable in the business.
12 hrs ago | The Countywide
A Beeville couple on motorcycles bike from Texas to the end of the Alaska Highway and back this summer. It was, they say, a trip of a lifetime.
Town officials delayed action on a controversial stone crusher when it was learned a local gravel pit may no longer be permitted. Michael Milazzo had approached the Board of Selectmen about allowing the crusher to operate at his gravel pit at the top of Wheeler Avenue and Easy Street.
American Legend Bike Night at Riverside Harley Davidson off Indiana Avenue was well attended despite the temperature hovering near the one hundred degree mark. There were some attractions to keep one occupied for the four hour event.
Anyone who has followed music in the last 60 years knows the story of Buddy Holly's demise in February, 1959, along with the fact that country singer Waylon Jennings had given up his seat on that fated plane, ultimately saving his life and leading to the death of J.P "Big Bopper" Richardson. Perhaps riding on the wave of interest in celebrity-owned motorcycles, as evidenced in the recent $100,000 selling price of a Steve McQueen-owned Harley-Davidson in Monterey, the estate of Waylon Jennings has scheduled a Jennings memorabilia auction that includes a 1958 Ariel Cyclone purchased by Buddy Holly in the months before his death.
With dealer attendance expected to break all records at the Sept. 16-18 Fifth Annual Thor Industries Open House, the company has announced an impressive list of top prizes to be awarded to registered dealers during the three-day event.
Editor's note: Chris Best is the Assistant News Director for WMC Action News 5. He's also a motorcycle enthusiast and member of the Memphis Chapter of the Harley Davidson Owner's Group. - I'll start off by saying I'm a motorcycle guy, a Harley guy to be more specific.
Eugene Herman rode his Harley-Davidson three-wheeled motorcycle to the Blue Ridge Flea Market in Saylorsburg last Sunday, and parked it on a grassy patch next to a dozen or so two-wheelers. The 66-year-old Northampton resident has been driving a trike since 2011.
The streets of Tomahawk are rumbling as more than 40,000 motorcycle riders flock to the city's downtown area and Sara Park. This is Quincy Beecher's 12th year at the fall ride.
Much of the weekend's Bikes on the Bricks celebration in downtown Flint was dedicated to motorcycles, but a group of clothing lines and models showed attendees how to ride in style. On Saturday afternoon, Bikes on the Bricks hosted the annual Biker Fashion Show.
Wisconsin Harley-Davidson and the Rock River H.O.G. Chapter will hold the 20th annual "Ridin' to a Cure" on September 26 and 27 in Oconomowoc. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation, which supports breast cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.
Alabama entrepreneurs Lee Conn and Brian Case are out to prove that American-made motorcycles shouldn't all have to look like the laid-back cruisers made by Harley-Davidson. The founders of Motus Motorcycles are building a sport-touring machine, designed both for traveling in comfort over long distances and for more spirited riding once you reach prime motorcycling roads.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:39 pm
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