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Fourth of July Hollister Rally Changed Motorcycling Forever and For the Better

Fourth of July Hollister Rally Changed Motorcycling Forever and For the Better | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
If there’s a single concept that American’s have encoded in their DNA, it’s the concept that “freedom” is the ultimate goal of mankind.
Freedom is our dream, our mantra, the touchstone of democracy and The American Way.
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The Motorcycle Thief

The Motorcycle Thief | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Scott Veretto just likes stealing motorcycles.
But it looks like his passion has come to a screeching halt. Veretto, 32, was recently nabbed trying to collect a stolen motorcycle he’d left in a parking lot, at least according to the police.
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A Brass and Copper Motorcycle Marvel – Bike Find of the Day

A Brass and Copper Motorcycle Marvel – Bike Find of the Day | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Tasmanian Andrew Knott is a photographer, artist and a refined gentleman of a distinctly old-line persuasion, and as such, he found his BMW R1200 a touch too pedestrian, utilitarian and, well, modern, for his tastes.
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1963 Corvair Meets Harley-Davidson – Result? Magic

1963 Corvair Meets Harley-Davidson – Result? Magic | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
The Chevy Corvair (and I know because my dad had one back in the day that I used to take for surreptitious midnight runs) was not a great car.
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Prius Driver Fined a Whopping $20 Bucks for Flattening Motorcyclists

Prius Driver Fined a Whopping $20 Bucks for Flattening Motorcyclists | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
In case you were wondering what kind of standing you have as a motorcyclist with John Law, wonder no more.
You don’t have any…nada…zip…zilch.
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Ann Margret Needs A Little Gas Money For Her Moto Guzzi

Ann Margret Needs A Little Gas Money For Her Moto Guzzi | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
When it comes to bikes, Ann Margret is the real deal, not just some celebrity on a bike for a photo shoot or a scene in a movie.
She rode a 500cc Triumph T100C  Tiger  in The Swinger (1966) and the same model as part of  her stage show.
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The 8 Top Mad Dog Daredevils in Motorcycle History

The 8 Top Mad Dog Daredevils in Motorcycle History | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
It really is a miracle that anyone born before 1975 who rode a bicycle is alive today.
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Not One But Two Ferrari Motorcycles Sell at Auction

Not One But Two Ferrari Motorcycles Sell at Auction | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
You know you want one. It’s the iconic motoring brand, red-hot and plucked from the dream state of childhood fantasies.
The Ferrari. Any Ferrari.
But you have  a problem, my friend, and it’s a big problem.
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Beyond Disturbing Photo of A Motorcyclist Texting While Riding

Beyond Disturbing Photo of A Motorcyclist Texting While Riding | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Given the fact that you’re currently reading this on the Interweb, it’s a pretty safe bet you’ll also come across some other pictures and stories today sure to make you shake your head in wide wonder at the outright stupidity and lunatic behavior...
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It Might Be A Wing and a Prayer Holding Your Custom Bike Together

It Might Be A Wing and a Prayer Holding Your Custom Bike Together | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
If you’re one of those motorcycle obsessives who can’t bear to leave your bike stock, you’re in for some sobering news.
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Did Bikers Beat This Guy For Running Them Over Or For Driving a Prius

Did Bikers Beat This Guy For Running Them Over Or For Driving a Prius | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
According to the California Highway Patrol,  a driver was beaten witless by a group of motorcyclists after he veered into them – while he attempted to take  to video of them with his cell phone on a Northern California freeway.
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A Hot and Spicy Motorcycle Ad

A Hot and Spicy Motorcycle Ad | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
This is an oldy but goody from the Ad Guys responsible for an ever-expanding skein of Old Spice ‘viral’ ads currently featuring impossibly ripped, shirtless pitchman Isaiah Mustafa.
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What Kind of Bike Do You Want? Motorcycle Demo Days Will Help You Decide

What Kind of Bike Do You Want? Motorcycle Demo Days Will Help You Decide | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
A test ride is the perfect way to find the bike that works for you.
You’ve waited this long to finally go out with cash in hand and buy your first motorcycle. So which one do you choose and how do you go about making the choice?
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Motorcycle In Blue Marty Dickerson’s Vincent Rapide B and Bonneville

Motorcycle In Blue Marty Dickerson’s Vincent Rapide B and Bonneville | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Marty Dickerson on his 1948 Vincent Rapide, the “Blue Bike,” at Bonneville, 1953 The Vincent Series B Rapide was designed during the Second World War and rolled out for the press and the public just before that conflagration ended, and it was a...
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Feds Round Up Members of the Devil’s Diciples Motorcycle Club in Michigan

Feds Round Up Members of the Devil’s Diciples Motorcycle Club in Michigan | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
In a huge sweep which marks the second such sweep of motorcycle club members in ten days, forty-one members and associates of a Michigan motorcycle gang were indicted and accused of crimes ranging from murder, drug dealing and illegal gambling, and...
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Muskegon Bike Time Is Turning Into A Monster Motorcycle Event

Muskegon Bike Time Is Turning Into A Monster Motorcycle Event | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
It was a very busy weekend around these parts as we in Muskegon hosted a little shindig aptly named Muskegon Bike Time, and what a time it is.
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Hop Along With the Frog Concept Electric Motorcycle

Hop Along With the Frog Concept Electric Motorcycle | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Frog, the design firm which made its bones back in the 1980′s creating slick, user-centric looks for Apple computer products, applied their vision to the the cases for the Apple IIc and the first versions of the Macintosh.
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Loud Pipes Don’t Save Cash in Vancouver BC

Loud Pipes Don’t Save Cash in Vancouver BC | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
A former Harley-Davidson rider in Canada, Ian Tootill, is a appealing a ticket he got from a Vancouver traffic cop for a noise violation on his motorcycle.
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How Can An Auto Air Bag Save Motorcyclists

How Can An Auto Air Bag Save Motorcyclists | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
If you want the safety of an airbag on your motorcycle, there’s only one way to go at this point – buy a Honda Goldwing.
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A Brother Makes His Final Trip Home

A Brother Makes His Final Trip Home | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
A troubled 25-year-old Hilbert, Wiconsin man is staring down the barrel of a homicide charge after he drove his car head-on through a group of motorcyclists Thursday afternoon in Fond du Lac.
A friend, a brother and a fellow rider is dead.
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A BOLT of Electric Motorcycle Goodness

A BOLT of Electric Motorcycle Goodness | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
This is the BOLT, an electric-powered motorcycle from Springtime, an outfit hailing from the Netherlands, and it looks really, really fine. Sport without being precious, the BOLT may well be way forward in electric motorcycle design.
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12 Tips For Insuring Vintage or Classic Motorcycles

12 Tips For Insuring Vintage or Classic Motorcycles | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Tips for insuring your classic or vintage bike. Photo by Jan Morvan
Motorcycles, while not as expensive as cars, do represent a significant investment and motorcycle insurance is one of the ‘hidden costs’ of keeping them on the roads.
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The Florence Nightingale of Speed Freaks Nabbed Doing 193 MPH On His Motorcycle

The Florence Nightingale of Speed Freaks Nabbed Doing 193 MPH On His Motorcycle | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
His dedication to easing the suffering of others was admirable, but his ability to evade the coppers could certainly have used a little work.
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XT Interceptor by Roberto Rossi

XT Interceptor by Roberto Rossi | Classic and Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
.L’atelier di Roberto Rossi is a dream factory in the Italian countryside, where Roberto, as a teacher of older times, not only tells tales of heroes, race-car drivers, and inventors, but turns these glories into reality through interpreting the...
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