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Why Motorcycle Safety Courses

April 12, 2010

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Every day in America at least a dozen bikers die in the saddle. A truck or auto operator is usually at fault. Typically, the killer explains that he never saw or heard the biker and is fined a trivial amount for a minor offense. The broken bodies of the victims are usually heaped with scorn. […]

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Harley Is Doomed

January 28, 2010

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Harley-Davidson Incorporated, the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer is doomed. The confidant pitchmen now running the company into the ground understand that something has gone terribly, terribly wrong but they have absolutely no idea what the real disaster might be. Not even Willie G. Davidson, who has often been lionized as the savior of the company, […]

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Talk Radio Biker Gone Wild

May 8, 2009

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Florida talk radio personality (Edward) Shannon Burke is spending his weekend in a cage. Burke is a shock-jock who plays a biker on the radio and sometimes in real-life. He became very famous very fast by inviting people to think of him as a drug devouring, hard drinking, Harley riding, tattoo-wearing, Arab hating patriot who […]

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Another One Bites The Dust

November 20, 2008

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When Santa Cruz Harley-Davidson went out of business last week, dealer Mike James said, “We may be the first…but we won’t be the last.” James just might have known something. The bell tolled again Tuesday. After 48 years, family owned Wilwert’s Harley-Davidson of Dubuque, Iowa went bankrupt and locked its doors. Letters painted in the […]

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Hog Hell

October 19, 2008

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A convergence of bad signs has made your chances of walking into a Harley dealership and riding out on a new bike slimmer than ever. In recent days the motor company and various financial geniuses have described the four problems that are sinking Harley-Davidson: One Two, Three, Four 1. For years, Harley has been growing […]

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