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Motorcycle Racing

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  • Harley complex tries to motor on

    ORMOND BEACH Bruce Rossmeyer's enormous black Hummer H1 still sits in his parking space at Destination Daytona, with a bouquet of fading flowers taped to the signpost that bears his name. Rossmeyer, 66, died on July 30, when his Harley-Davidson crashed...
  • Army Pfc. Nicolas H.J. Gideon, 20, Murrieta; killed in firefight in Afghanistan

    Army Pfc. Nicolas H.J. Gideon, 20, Murrieta; killed in firefight in Afghanistan
    Carol Tyndale wasn't surprised when her son Nicolas H.J. Gideon, then 19, joined the Army last summer. As a child growing up in Murrieta, he was always ready for an adventure, she said. He began riding motorcycles in second grade, leaving older boys in...
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  • Northwest explorations; in praise of the 'useful arts'

    Northwest explorations; in praise of the 'useful arts'
    Shop Class as Soulcraft An Inquiry Into the Value of Work Matthew B. Crawford The Penguin Press: 246 pp., $25.95 Matthew B. Crawford studied physics as an undergraduate and got a PhD in political philosophy from the University of Chicago. To...
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  • 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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