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1 hr ago | Detroit News

NHTSA approves Michigan request to buy foreign-made motorcycles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has approved a request by the state of Michigan to buy 20 foreign-made motorcycles using government grants, waiving federal rules that require U.S. vehicle purchases. The government in a notice posted Tuesday approved a waiver 'for the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning to buy 20 Suzuki training motorcycles using grant funds' for training, as well as to purchase a portable data projector, a wireless remote control presenter, DVDs and high-visibility motorcycle vests.

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Related Topix: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Suzuki Motorcycle, Victory Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Automakers

1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

Texas gang finds mopeds a real trip

Katie Arterburn whips around a corner at 20 mph on her cream-colored moped. Air rushes past her face, stinging her eyes and whipping her strawberry blond hair into knots.

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Related Topix: Scooters, Dallas, TX

4 hrs ago | Mashable

Biker Evades Robbery Attempt at Gunpoint, Captures It All on GoPro

A YouTube video released on Tuesday captured a horrifying moment for Hennessy and his biking tour group in the La Boca neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Hennessy was riding in a bike lane when a man on a motorcycle attempted to stop him by obstructing the lane; his GoPro recorded the entire encounter.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Reddit

7 hrs ago | The Argus

Motorcycles and horses could be banned from A 10m bridge

Concerns the Adur Ferry Bridge between Shoreham and Shoreham Beach could be used as a short cut for motorcyclists - and an incident when a horse was ridden over it - has led to West Sussex County Council applying for a traffic order. Officers said the bridge was never intended to be used by equestrians or motorcyclists who would be putting themselves, and legal bridge users, in danger and risk damaging the bridge.

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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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Related Topix: Beer, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

Tue Sep 16, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 photo, Michael Eisenberg, right, is helped to move 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: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Peter Fonda, Calabasas, CA, Entertainment

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: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Peter Fonda, Calabasas, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

Examiner.com

Riding 1000 miles in 24 hours on electric motorcycle creates Iron Butt Terry

On Tuesday, Terry Hershner made history as the first person to ride an electric motorcycle over 1000 miles in 24 hours , following his historic win about two weeks ago in the Vetter Fuel Economy challenge. Both events shatter preconceived notions of electric vehicle capabilities, by breaking into territory where only gasoline powered motorcycles have gone before.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Campbell, 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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Motorcycle.com

Scott Produces Limited Run Of Goggles For Breast Cancer Awareness

Scott Sports believes in saving the tatas and it's doing so with this limited run of goggles. Read the full press release below.

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Related Topix: Ducati Motorcycle

Motorcycle USA

CSC Motorcycles RX-3 Cyclone First Look

CSC Motorcycles has announced it will offer the Zongshen-built RX-3 Cyclone touring motorcycle late this year. It's a liquid-cooled 250cc styled to mimic the look of larger touring bikes currently on the market, such as BMW's R1200GS and the Triumph Tiger Explorer.

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Related Topix: BMW Motorcycle, Yamaha Motorcycle, Triumph Tiger, Triumph Motorcycle, Azusa, CA

Popular Mechanics

Tesla Pushes Model S in Lieu of Model X

Some tools, like your trusty cordless drill or hammer, you're going to use all the time. These specialty tools you won't need that often-but... Ladar Levison talks about his new project Dark Mail, online privacy, and how encrypting our email helps disassemble today's unconstitutional... Electric vehicles don't have to be stratospherically priced products from Silicon Valley, or boring range-limited economy-focused cars, either... "So we won't have any apples for a while, but how would you like one of these lovely oranges?" That seems to be the line of questioning Tesla is running on customers marching into its stores ready to drop a $5000 deposit on the upcoming Model X electric crossover.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Tesla Model X, SUV, Privacy, Autos

Bike EXIF

Re: BMW S1000RR custom

Yes, you're looking at a BMW S1000RR. The asymmetrical bodywork has gone, along with the oddball headlights and spindly mirrors.

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Related Topix: BMW Motorcycle, BMW R, Shreveport, LA, Wine, Drink

Ipswich Evening Star

Ipswich/UK: Marathon motorbike ride around the coast

Richard, an events undergraduate at UCS in Ipswich, got on his Triumph Scrambler 900 and rode around the country this summer, in Operation Coast Road. His aim in Operation Coast Road was to travel round Britain "going as far as you could, allowing for road access," and to raise money for the Help for Heroes charity.

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Related Topix: Triumph Scrambler, Triumph Motorcycle, Devon County, England, United Kingdom

Black Country Bugle

The golden age of the British motor industry

OUR recent features on collectible cigarette cards of the 1930s sent Bugle reader Roy Nock of Blackheath to dig out his own collection. Roy's cards are still kept in an old tobacco tin and he blew the dust from it and brought it along to our Cradley Heath office.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England, Home Gardening, Home, Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, BSA,

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, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Cycle News

Issue 37: Valentino Rossi Wins In Italy, Hayes Crowned In Jersey

If you have a pulse and you like motorcycle racing, it's impossible not to get excited when Valentino Rossi wins a MotoGP. When he wins one in Italya well it can make the hair on the back of your neck stand up.

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Related Topix: Racing, Moto GP

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: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley-Davidson Softail, Harley-Davidson Trike

Cycle News

Chris Bach Wins Blackhawk MAXC

The AMA MAXC Racing Series headed to Plymouth, Indiana, September 14, for round seven of the 10-round series. The Blackhawk Cycle Club played host and Chris Bach earned the big win followed by Mike Witkowski and Chris Douglas.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, IN

Mydigitalfc.com

Suzuki to increase market share in motorcycles segment to 5%

From the present level of its market share of around 1 per cent for mobikes, Japanese firm Suzuki Motorcycle India is aiming to increase it to 5 per cent over the next two years, a company official said today. "We are aiming to increase the market share in the motorcycle segment from one to five per cent in the next 24 months.

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Related Topix: Suzuki Motorcycle, Honda Motorcycle, Scooters

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