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THE HOG SELLS MORE BIKES IN THIRD QUARTER

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Dealer New Motorcycle Sales Grow 3.8 Percent Worldwide, 3.4 Percent in U.S. on Strength of August Launch of 2015 Motorcycles EPS Rises 20.1 Percent through Nine Months MILWAUKEE, October 21, 2014 -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company’s diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue was $1.30 billion compared to diluted EPS of $0.73, net income of $162.7 million and revenue of $1.34 billion in the year-ago period. Third-quarter...

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Lawmaker Says Motorcycles (or bicycles) don’t belong in his County

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Thomas F. Barraga (R-West Islip) says people should ride bikes at all in Suffolk County New York because “Suffolk County is a suburban automobile community — drivers expect to see other drivers on the road, not bicyclists and motorcyclists.”   The anti-motorcycle/bicycle legislator made those remarks in response to a high school senior who wrote […]

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Motorcycle Powered Tornado Shelter Tester

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A non-profit company has found a unique way to test tornado shelters. They use motorcycles. Imagine a pitching machine in baseball, that uses motorcycles to hurl projectiles. It’s a tornado simulator that uses rows of rotating wheels to project 2×4’s.  On Thursday in Chanute we watched as it hurled the pieces of wood at a […]

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Celebrity Donates Motorcycles To Veterans Charity

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His face is instantly recognizable and his support of veteran causes is well known. Now the last action hero, Bruce Willis is donating five of his motorcycles that will be auctioned online to benefit Boot Campaign. The auction started two months ago with a 2005 Ducati 1000DS which sold for $6,250. On the block this […]

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HONDA INTRODUCES NEW MODELS FOR 2013

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Torrence CA:  American Honda unveiled it’s offering of 2013 bikes to the press at its secret company museum and it looks like they’re going after two distinct different markets, the younger buyer and the nostalgia buyer. The retro CB1100 is a throwback (at least visually) to the days when you’d meet the nicest people on […]

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