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Motorcycle Racing

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  • Roger Rochart killed in crash

    CITY OF INDUSTRY — The husband of New Horizons founder Maria Rochart was killed Saturday after being thrown from his motorcycle and run over by another vehicle in a multiple-car crash on the San Gabriel Valley (605) Freeway, California Highway...
  • A Word, Please: Nouns can object to plurality rule

    A Word, Please: Nouns can object to plurality rule
    Recently, Jim in Glendale saw a newspaper headline that said something like "Five school board members lose seat." That didn't sit right with him. "Using the singular 'seat' — instead of the plural 'seats' — is incompatible with 'members,'...
  • Now, snow is optional

    Now, snow is optional
    FLYING off a rocky buttress, the mountain biker soars through the air, experiencing a few seconds of adrenaline-heightened sensory awareness before coming back to earth -- or in this case a wooden ramp -- with a bike-jarring thump. The rider is Mark...
  • Briefly In Public Safety: Officer injured near DUI checkpoint

    A motorcycle officer sustained minor injuries this weekend near a sobriety checkpoint at Oak Street and Hollywood Way, authorities said. The motorist made a U-turn about 9:30 p.m. Saturday in front of the officer to avoid the checkpoint, slamming into...
  • Riders cited for speeding

    GLENDALE — Officers have stepped up enforcement of motorcycle laws this month as part of a statewide effort to reduce the number of rider deaths. Glendale police cited more than 20 people, mostly for speeding, on local freeways during an...
  • Safer bets: From ABS to traction control to air bags and more, cycles take a page from cars

    Technology that has made cars far safer is now being used to improve motorcycles, and some of it to greater effect. Motorcycles are never going to be as safe as cars, said Anne McCartt, senior vice president for research at the Insurance Institute for...
  • Apparel makes the rider, perhaps the difference in a crash

    That wonderful open-air feeling on a motorcycle is the challenge for safety researchers. In a crash, the rider is likely to go airborne and then hit something or slide along the ground, if not both. "It has often been said that touching down on...
  • A Balcony View: A lot riding on it

    I recently read that the Glendale Police Department stepped up enforcement of motorcycle laws, citing more than 20 people locally, as part of a statewide effort to reduce the number of rider deaths. As a rider, I'm grateful our police department is...
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  • Hot and fast

    Hot and fast
    Burt Munro's 1920 Indian motorcycle has been on quite a journey since it set the world speed record. In 1967, the New Zealand motorcycle racer blazed across the Bonneville Salt Flats at 190.07 mph, the fastest speed ever recorded on an Indian, an...
  • Custom millwork sets Lazzaretto apart

    Custom millwork sets Lazzaretto apart
    For Libertyville homebuilder Nick Lazzaretto, "every house is like one, big, woodworking project." While most of today's new houses have factory-built components, Lazzaretto and his crew still build houses the old-fashioned way — by hand. Most of...