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How to Make Going to a Motorcycle Rally Safer

Another year at Sturgis has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean rally season is over. There are plenty of rallies left on the calendar, but before you saddle up to head to the next big event, there are some things you should do to make your rally experience just a little safer. Can Going to a Motorcycle Rally Be Safer? Did you know thieves have an easier time stealing motorcycles at rallies than they do from a grocery store parking lot? That’s because thieves often go unnoticed at rallies because there are so many bikes and people around. In a parking lot, it’s a little more suspicious to see a person fiddling with a motorcycle. So, it is important to make sure you have good security measures in place for your bike: Be sure your insurance is up-to-date. Be sure to carry your usual extra locking devices. Having…
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Who Will Buy Ducati from Volkswagen?

Dieselgate is probably one of the largest scandals in automotive history. Volkswagen admitted to selling vehicles armed with defeat devices that helped them cheat emissions testing. This led to a $2.8 billion fine from U.S. regulators as well as fines from countries all over the world. After combining these fines with the total costs of fixing affected vehicles, experts believe VW is on the hook for an estimated $35 billion. So, it’s no surprise that the company is looking to tighten its belt, but does that put Ducati on the chopping block? Is Ducati Still Up for Sale? As a measure to restructure the company and pay down its huge liabilities, Volkswagen has evaluated the sale of several of its assets. One of those assets is Ducati Motor Company. Taking bids from interested parties all over the world, the company’s asking price was a cool $1.8 billion. Despite this high…
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Will Indian’s Return to Bonneville Be Something for the History Books?

Have you ever watched The World’s Fastest Indian? It’s about Burt Munro, a 68-year-old motorcycle racer who takes a 1920 Indian Scout to the Bonneville Salt Flats and sets a land speed record. That movie was based on a true story, and the record Munro set still remains unbroken. This is cause for celebration by the freshly revived Indian Motorcycle Company, and you won’t believe how they are celebrating the occasion. Mark Your History Books, Indian’s Return to Bonneville Is Special On August 26, 1967, an Indian motorcycle ran two runs at an average speed of 183.586 miles per hour (corrected speed 184.087mph). That record has endured for 50 years and in honor of that, Indian is doing something special. On August 13, 2017, the motorcycle manufacturer will field a 2017 Indian Scout ridden by Lee Munro—the great grandnephew of the record setter Burt Munro. According to Indian, the motorcycle…
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