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2015 Ride for Kids Season Wraps Up

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Two Ride for Kids events – one in Mississippi, the other in Texas – wrapped up the 2015 season. More than 250 supporters didn’t let heavy rains from Hurricane Patricia dampen their spirits on Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Mississippi Ride for Kids in Ridgeland or the San Antonio Ride for Kids in Adkins. Together they raised more than $54,000 ...

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Progressive IMS Shows Celebrate 35th Anniversary with Halloween Kick-off of its 10-City U.S. Tour

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The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (IMS) shift into gear Saturday, October 31, through Sunday, November 1, in Portland, Oregon. The 2015-2016 IMS Shows feature the world’s leading manufacturers including BMW, BRP|Can-Am, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Indian, Kawasaki, Royal Enfield, Slingshot, Star, Suzuki, Triumph, Victory, and Yamaha. These brands will be on-hand to display their North American lineups, as well as the ...

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Final Love Ride Raises Over $1 Million for Veterans

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The Love Ride Grand Finale concert and festival—the largest and longest-running one-day motorcycle charitable fundraising event in the world—was held last weekend in Castaic Lake, California, with a star-studded cast including Jay Leno, the Foo Fighters, the Harley-Davidson Royal Family—Willie G, Nancy, Bill and Karen Davidson—actors Peter Fonda, Robert Patrick, Emilio Rivera, Lorenzo Lamas, Kristy Swanson, George Gray, Sean McNabb, ...

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Hagerty Launches Motorcycle Valuation Tools

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Hagerty, the world leader in collector vehicle insurance and valuation tools, is pleased to announce the Hagerty Price Guide now includes motorcycles. The motorcycle guide, published on the Hagerty Valuations Tools website, includes 61 makes, 9,200 individual motorcycles built from 1894 -1996, and pricing for four conditions. Like its vehicle car and truck valuation guides, Hagerty’s comprehensive motorcycle guide features ...

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Motorcycle Rides Raise Funds for PBTF

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Texas Motor Speedway welcomed more than 325 supporters for the Dallas-Fort Worth Ride for Kids on Oct. 11 to support children battling brain tumors. As of ride time, the motorcycle event in Fort Worth had raised more than $56,000 to support the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s research and family support programs. Other Ride for Kids events were recently held in ...

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BMW Motorrad, Honda and Yamaha Cooperate to Increase Safety of Powered Two-Wheelers

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Three major motorcycle manufacturers are teaming up to increase safety in powered two-wheelers. BMW Motorrad, Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. are working together to establish a consortium named Connected Motorcycle Consortium. This group will work to enhance Cooperative-Intelligent Transportation Systems (C-ITS) applications in PTWs. The Memorandum of Understanding, which was signed by all ACEM manufacturing members ...

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Support Breast Cancer Awareness with Rider Insurance

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Check Your Headlights! October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with last year’s success, raising over $2,300, Rider Insurance is once again running its “Check Your Headlights” campaign to help raise awareness. Now throughout the entire month of October, Rider will have “Check Your Headlights” t-shirts and magnets available for purchase online through Rider’s Facebook page, website and online ...

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San Diego Ride for Kids Event Raises More Than $35,000

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More than 330 motorcyclists gathered for children battling brain tumors at the San Diego Ride for Kids event over the weekend. As of ride time, this motorcycle event had raised $35,912 to support the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. The event at Mira Costa College in Cardiff honored four local brain tumor survivors. “Because of all of you motorcycle riders, children ...

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Superbike Corse Fundraiser Event is Oct. 17

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The Second Annual Superbike Corse Fundraiser will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, at Doffo Winery in Temecula, California. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with proceeds benefiting the City of Hope Cancer Research Foundation. A $10 admission fee includes a tour of the Motodoffo Vintage Motorcycle Collection with more than 150 bikes on display, a ...

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Record Attendance for Moto Guzzi Open House 2015

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Moto Guzzi Open House 2015 drew more than 15,000 participants from around the world the weekend of September 11-13 as fans celebrated the motorcycle brand founded in 1921. Fans and families came to Mandello del Lario, Italy, with vehicle registration plates in English, German, Spanish, French, Austrian, Swiss, Danish, Belgian, Polish, Hungarian and even Russian to participate in a full ...

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