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1 hr ago | Bloomberg

Harley Tested on Home Turf by WW-II Bike Maker Enfield

The Indian maker of Royal Enfield , the World War II-era British motorcycle, is expanding its foray in the U.S., the bastion of Harley-Davidson Inc. , as the almost $7 billion market lures it with the promise of higher margins. Eicher Motors Ltd. , the owner of the 120-year-old brand that counts Billy Joel and Jay Leno among its celebrity collectors, aims to "dominate" the mid-size motorcycle market in the U.S., Siddhartha Lal, the managing director of the New Delhi-based company, said in an interview.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Triumph Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Automakers, World News, India, Triumph Street, Triumph Thunderbird

6 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Lester Leo Achatz 194...

Lester Leo Achatz, 65, died Sept. 14 at Via Christi St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita.

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Related Topix: Great Bend, KS, US Military, US Navy, US News, Motorcycles

10 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

Gold Camp Brewing on the way; Jives Coffee finally expands

Four years ago, when David Shaver co-opened Brewer's Republic, he envisioned it growing into a brewery, beyond a taphouse. That obviously never happened; he and his two business partners later sold the business .

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

CBC News

'Easy Rider' chopper going up for auction

In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Michael Eisenberg, sits on the customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in Easy Riderat the Profiles in History auction house in Calabasas, Calif.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Peter Fonda, Calabasas, CA

WNEM-TV Saginaw

APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Michael Eisenberg, sits on the customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" at the Profiles in History auction house in Calabasas, Calif.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Peter Fonda, Calabasas, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

The Age

Joel Selwood, dressed as Jake King thanks ... Jake King.

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.

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The York Daily Record

White Rose Thunder: Flat-track motorcycle racing highlights the York event

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.

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Related Topix: York, PA, Motorcycles

Motorcycle USA

Venice Vintage Motorcycle Rally 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Honda Motorcycle, Motorcycles, BMW Motorcycle, Triumph Motorcycle, Los Angeles, CA, Motorcycle Accidents

Boating Industry

Energize and empower your employees at MDCE 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Motorcycles, Marketing

The Countywide

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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.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Motorcycles, 9, Harley Davidson, Automakers, Anchorage, AK

Motorbiker.org

Park Your Motorcycle In Your Garage Easily - Easy-P

Usually you set out to get a garage to park your car and motorcycle and to store some of your goodies . But very quickly you end up with less and less space, and your motorcycle will suffer the most of this.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

IBerkshires

Clarksburg Postpones Gravel Crusher...

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.

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Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Dalton, MA, Motorcycles

Examiner.com

Riverside Harley-Davidson American Legend Bike Night.

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.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Softail, Harley-Davidson Trike

Hemmings Auto Blogs

Buddy Holly and Waylon Jennings-owned 1958 Ariel Cyclone heads to auction

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.

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RV Business

Thor Announces 'Amped-Up' Open House Prizes

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.

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Philly.com

Jersey Shore

More than 150 local motorcycle riders are expected to take part Oct. 5 in the Children's Fresh Air Home's Annual Ride to Rebuild. The year's fund-raiser includes a raffle for a 2002 Harley Davidson "Fat Boy" motorcycle donated by the family of Navy SEAL Eric Shellenberger, who died during a military exercise in 2009.

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Related Topix: Jersey Shore, PA, Motorcycles, Philadelphia, PA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Memphians test drive electric Harley Davidson motorcycles

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.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Automakers, Harley-Davidson Sportster, Milwaukee, WI

Jalopnik

The Worst Gas Engines at Producing Power Ever

I was watching the Top Gear special on "The Worst Car in The World" from 2012, when I heard something a bit shocking: a 7 liter V-8 producing barely 200 horses. James and Jeremy are comparing two land yachts from the seventies, a Buick LeSabre and a Lincoln Continental.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Buick LeSabre, Buick, Sedan, Lincoln Continental, Lincoln, Motorcycles, Autos

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Pocono Record

Facing a demographic dead end, bike manufacturers try to broaden their appeal

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.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Automakers, Honda Motorcycle, Suzuki Motorcycle, Kawasaki Motorcycle, Victory Motorcycle

WSAW

33rd Annual Fall Ride is in Full Swing

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.

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