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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America Raises $1.3 Million for Charity

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Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America Raises $1.3 Million for Charity

200 riders traveled the Pacific Northwest from Portland to Milwaukee to raise funds and awareness for Victory Junction CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 20, 2017 – The Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America, one of the most successful and popular charity rides in the country, today announced its 23rd anniversary Ride raised $1.3 million – the most funds raised in a single year since 2008. Funds raised directly benefit Victory Junction – a camp dedicated to providing life-changing camping experiences for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Since the Ride’s inception in 1995, more than 8,085 children have attended Victory Junction at...

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Rocker Pink Gets a Custom Indian As Push Present

Rocker Pink Gets a Custom Indian As Push Present

Ok all you future biker dads out there, Carey Hart has just raised the bar on "push presents." What? You don't know what a "push present" is?  Ok..neither did we, so we went to Wikipedia. Seems it's the tradition of the man giving a gift to the mom either immediately following or right before the birth of the baby.  Some even present the gift in the delivery room, although we're pretty sure this one wasn't wheeled into the hospital. Ex freestyle Motocross pro and current truck racer Carey Hart gave his wife Pink this Indian Chieftain that he customized himself....

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This Town Welcomed Harley-Davidson In a BIG Way!

This Town Welcomed Harley-Davidson In a BIG Way!

Officials at Harley-Davidson and the townsfolk of Ryder have joined forces hoping to make the western North Dakota town the first in America to have all of its residents fully licensed as riders.  Mike Roach, leader of public relations for Harley-Davidson in the U.S., said 50 people signed up for a riding academy in the first three hours on Saturday, which he said was all of the eligible riders with a driver's license in the town of 85 people about 40 miles southwest of Minot. The other 35 residents are either too young or too old to ride. Roach, who got a key...

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Indian Motorcycle To Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Iconic Land Speed Record

Indian Motorcycle To Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Iconic Land Speed Record

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Munro’s iconic land speed record, Indian Motorcycle is teaming up with Kiwi road racer Lee Munro, Burt Munro’s great nephew, to recreate the historic run at Bonneville on August 13, 2017. “Motorcycling is about shedding boundaries and limitations to go beyond the norm, and there is no better example of that than Burt Munro,” said Reid Wilson, Indian Motorcycle marketing director. “Driven by unparalleled determination and a legendary passion for the pursuit, Burt Munro embodies the spirit of Indian Motorcycle, and we couldn’t be prouder to honor his legacy with an updated version of...

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Taos to honor late actor Dennis Hopper with motorcycle rally

Taos to honor late actor Dennis Hopper with motorcycle rally

TAOS, N.M. (AP) - The town of Taos is celebrating the life of the late actor and former resident Dennis Hopper. KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports (https://goo.gl/HYITXN) that the northern New Mexico enclave will honor the life of the Hollywood star on May 17 with a motorcycle rally and ride, live music and screenings of Hopper's most famous films. Hopper moved to New Mexico in the late 1960s and directed the 1969 film Easy Rider, which parts were filmed in Taos Pueblo. He later lived at the Taos Mabel Dodge Luhan house. Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson proclaimed "Dennis Hopper...

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