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North American FJR Owners Rally

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If the opportunity ever arises to go on a ride through British Columbia, don’t hesitate for one moment, GO. That’s what I did as soon as I saw that the third edition of the North American FJR Owners Rally would be held in Castlegar, BC. Located in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains, this south central area of BC has ...

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Adventure Motorcycle Travelers Invited to a Colorado Rocky Mountain High Rendezvous

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Horizons Unlimited is sponsoring a secluded weekend of adventure travel motorcycles, globe riding destinations, motorbiking secrets, how-to, multimedia shows and fun from July 12-14, 2013. Horizons Unlimited has booked a private events center/campground in Grant, Colorado, for Horizons Unlimited registered guests only. For $49 in advance or $59 at the gate participants can sleep on the ground next to a ...

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The Vintage Rally 2012

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Where can a motorcyclist go to experience our sport’s rich and storied past? Anamosa, Iowa, for starters. The National Motorcycle Museum is located in this small Midwestern city three hours due west of Chicago. Why here? As is often the case with museums, there is a passionate person with a vision in charge. John Parham is the founder of J&P ...

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Motor Maids Matriarch: Gloria Struck

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Lots of female motorcyclists rode in from around the country to attend this year’s Vintage Rally, and at one point I discovered more than a dozen Motor Maids club members gathered around the Women in Motorcycling display. The Motor Maids club was established in 1940. Its membership includes Gloria Struck, whom I consider their “first lady.” We first met years ...

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The Salt: Bonneville 2012

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Some people, hearing about an attempt at a land speed record, picture a NASA-like project of crunching terabytes, wind tunnel testing and the ritual burning of cubic volumes of R&D money. T’aint necessarily so. The BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials at Bonneville is an annual motorcycle-only event that is sanctioned by both the AMA and the FIM. Strict class rules are ...

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2013 Vintage Motorcycle Festival Selects BMW Motorrad as Featured Marque

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The Vintage Motorcycle Festival at LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM) has named BMW Motorrad as featured marque for the August 24-25, 2013, motorcycle event in Tacoma, Washington. The decision to feature the Munich-based motorcycle manufacturer coincides with the 90th anniversary of BMW Motorrad. “BMW is a motorcycle company that also builds cars. In fact, they were building motorcycles well ...

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Victory Celebrates 15th Anniversary at Daytona Bike Week

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Victory has a busy week planned for Daytona Bike Week, March 9-16. There’s something for every rider, especially for Victory riders, who will be VIPs at Victory-exclusive events as the brand celebrates its 15th Anniversary. Complete details about Victory activities during Daytona Bike week are available at victoryvotorcycles.com. “After Victory was founded, Daytona was one of the first rallies where ...

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All-Women Motorcycle Tour in Palm Springs Now Taking Reservations; Others Planned

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EagleRider, a motorcycle rental and tour company, is partnering with Women Riders Now, an online magazine for female motorcyclists, to offer a series of all-women motorcycle tours in 2013. “More women than ever before are taking vacations on their motorcycles,” said Genevieve Schmitt, founder and editor of Women Riders Now. “The time is right to offer female motorcyclists a touring ...

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KTM Announces 10th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally

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Join KTM staff and enthusiasts for the 10th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, on September 13-15, 2013. The KTM Adventure Rider Rally provides riders of all skill levels an opportunity to ride with and learn from adventurers from all over the world. The KTM Adventure Rider Rally is designed for KTM 640, 690, 950 and 990 ...

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Best Western and Harley-Davidson Global Partnership Provides Travel Perks for Motorcycle Enthusiasts

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Best Western International and Harley-Davidson Motor Company announced that the two organizations have extended their partnership with one another for an additional three years. The agreement expands the special benefits for motorcycle riders in North America, including reduced hotel room rates, Best Western Ride Rewards loyalty program and the hotel chain’s Rider Friendly properties, to a global level, making it ...

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