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Motorcycle Racing

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  • Speeding off to break record

    The need for speed has propelled Rachel Keown to leave the cool confines of Harley-Davidson of Glendale and head for a dry lakebed in Utah in an effort to break a motorcycle speed record. Keown, 25, only learned to work a clutch and start riding in...
  • A bridge to the past

    A bridge to the past
    You can fly cross-country within hours, ride speeding trains between cities and race along interstates in your haste to get from place to place. But when you've got time to slow down and rediscover the romance of travel, cross the Susquehanna River on the...
  • Terrestrial space oddities

    Terrestrial space  oddities
    As a newspaper reporter in London in the 1960s, I drove a 300-cc Isetta bubble car. In other words, I was conditioned to think it normal to drive around in a car the size of a washing machine, making similar noises. So, I felt right at home covering the...
  • Harley 'novice' breaks speed record

    Rachel Keown has gone from rookie to record-holder. The newly-minted motorcycle racer, who works at Harley-Davidson of Glendale, broke the speed record for a 1,000 cc motorcycle this week at the BUB Racing Inc. Motorcycle Speed Trials at Bonneville...
  • Connecticut Troopers Killed in the Line of Duty

    Eighteen state troopers and two auxiliary troopers have died in the line of duty since the Connecticut State Police was founded in 1903. Trooper Pearle E. Roberts of Norwich: Nov. 25, 1922, in a motorcycle accident in New Haven. Trooper Bartholomew M....
  • Police to look for motorcycle violations

    Newport Beach police will be out in force Saturday looking for motorcycle riders breaking traffic laws. Throughout the day, extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas in the city frequented by motorcycle riders and where crashes commonly occur....
  • 9/11 events happening countywide

    People in Orange County and across the country on Saturday will honor the nearly 3,000 men and women killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. In Santa Ana, county firefighters are going to remember fallen first responders, an Irvine beer festival event...
  • 'Every year we cry'

    'Every year we cry'
    The excitement was palpable among those standing on the Newport Boulevard overpass above Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach on Saturday afternoon. Not the kind of excitement of say, celebrating Fourth of July, but something not too far off. It was a...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Becoming Easy Rider

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Becoming Easy Rider
    I've always had a hankering for motorcycles. I've had many fantasies of riding a Harley-Davidson adorned with buckskin saddlebags, careening across the blue highways of America. I've even visualized what I would wear. Somewhere above, an orchestra would...
  • Mailbag: 'Would-be Easy Riders' making some feel uneasy

    In your story covering "The Ride," where "hundreds, if not more than a 1,000," "thunderous" motorcycles roar down PCH ("'Every year we cry,'" Sept. 12), you make it sound like these riders are somehow doing something noble and patriotic by disrupting...
  • Neil Young and Daniel Lanois click on 'Le Noise'

    Neil Young and Daniel Lanois click on 'Le Noise'
    WOODSIDE, Calif. —It's a pronounced climb up a winding road to the hilltop restaurant where Neil Young and Daniel Lanois have ensconced themselves for an afternoon to talk about their singular new collaboration, "Le Noise." Sitting on an enclosed...