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Motorcycles and Motorbikes

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  • Rider School helps motorcycle enthusiasts, beginners tackle the open road

    Elaine Ortiz had long entertained the idea of learning to ride a motorcycle, but when the 5-foot-tall Columbia resident sat on the back of her boyfriend's Ducati 900, she found she came up a bit short. "My feet dangle off of it," said Ortiz, 29. Still,...
  • Get ready to ride: Biketoberfest is here

    Get ready to ride: Biketoberfest is here
    The roar of Harleys is echoing through the streets of Daytona Beach now that the 21st annual Biketoberfest celebration has begun. The festival spans from Oct. 17 - Oct. 20 and this year's event promises to deliver the same high-energy entertainment as...
  • First Times Ride: The Honda Grom

    First Times Ride: The Honda Grom
    Honda has rolled out a brand new motorcycle, and it's poised to become one of the most popular new motorcycle models of the last several years. It's called the Grom and, as I reported Saturday, it's so popular Honda can't supply dealers with enough of...
  • First Times Ride: All-new Vespa 946

    First Times Ride: All-new Vespa 946
    The legendary Italian motor-scooter company Piaggio has pulled the covers off the Vespa 946, its first all-new scooter model in six years. It could be an instant classic. Hand-built of welded steel and aluminum alloy in Piaggio's Pontedera factory,...
  • Suzuki orders GSX-R street bike recall, citing possible brake failure

    Suzuki orders GSX-R street bike recall, citing possible brake failure
    Suzuki Motor of America has issued a recall for as many as 210,000 units of its very popular 2004-13 GSX-R600 and GSX-R750 street bikes. The company, citing potential GSX-R brake failure, said corrosion and old brake fluid might combine to reduce...
  • Laurel Police report motorcycle stolen on Contee Road [Crime Log]

    Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Montrose Avenue, 300 block, Nov. 3....
  • NHTSA: Help Kick-Start Motorcycle Safety

     
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging drivers of four-wheel vehicles to look out for their two-wheel neighbors. May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month; statistics show motorcycle deaths have increased nearly every year for the...
  • First Times Ride: Honda CRF250L dual sport does it right

    First Times Ride: Honda CRF250L dual sport does it right
    The dual-sport market continues to be a growth sector for the motorcycle industry. The CRF250L is Honda's latest attempt to create market dominance in this sector as it has in others. The company has fielded a very able bike. The CRF250L -- Honda's...
  • Police aim to cut motorcycle accidents

    Costa Mesa police will increase patrols in areas motorcyclists frequent next month in an effort to curb deaths and injuries. The special Motorcycle Enforcement Operation — during which officers will be on high alert for violations that can lead to...
  • Baltimore County police raid Plaza Flea Market for counterfeit goods

    Baltimore County police raid Plaza Flea Market for counterfeit goods
    As regulars perused handmade jewelry, discounted bedsheets, slightly-worn stuffed animals and other knick-knacks, dozens of Baltimore County police officers swarmed into a bustling Dundalk flea market Saturday morning to bust vendors allegedly selling...
  • Motorcyclist dies after crash on south side of Springfield

    Motorcyclist dies after crash on south side of Springfield
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield police officers are investigating  deadly crash involving an SUV and a motorcycle near Kansas Avenue at Republic Road about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.  Police say biker Larry Iverson, 67, hit an SUV after it pulled out in front...