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Did 'Sons Of Anarchy' Deal Save Harley-Davidson? - MediaPost Communications

Did 'Sons Of Anarchy' Deal Save Harley-Davidson? - MediaPost Communications | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
Seen through one prism, the deliciously over-the-top FX hit "Sons of Anarchy" is one long infomercial for Harley-Davidson.
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The average buyer of the machines is 50-plus, primarily male and white. Among the motorcycle cogniscenti, Harleys are known as middle-aged weekend warrior machines, more likely ridden by CPAs, dentists and lawyers. 

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Slow Speed Riding on a Harley Davidson Road King

Trying some slow speed control techniques I watched on YouTube. They actually work.
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Training video for your next Slow Ride contest.

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Jay Leno Test Drives Electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire [Video] - Bold Ride Blog (blog)

Jay Leno Test Drives Electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire [Video] - Bold Ride Blog (blog) | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
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Jay Leno Test Drives Electric Harley-Davidson LiveWire [Video]
Bold Ride Blog (blog)
To the hardened Harley-Davidson devotee, an electric motorcycle will never match up to Harley's more conventional V-twin cruisers.
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Gotta say, I like my pipes. But electric vehicles are the future, and the Motor Company is getting in early.

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The story behind a three year 'epic selfie'

At 26 years old, professional photographer Alex Chac?n has accomplished what most people can only dream of doing. He traveled the world in three years-- with...
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Great, inspiring adventure! 

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Harley-Davidson, Inc. : Harley-Davidson Points to Study Showing Women Who ... - 4-traders (press release)

Harley-Davidson, Inc. : Harley-Davidson Points to Study Showing Women Who ... - 4-traders (press release) | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
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GlobeRiders® - Your Motorcycle Adventure Touring Company - Come Ride the World with Us!

GlobeRiders® - Your Motorcycle Adventure Touring Company - Come Ride the World with Us! | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
Global Motorcycle Adventure tours. Guided tours to exotic destinations around the world, supported but not pampered.
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10 Tips for Staying Comfortable on a Long Motorcycle Ride | Bar ...

10 Tips for Staying Comfortable on a Long Motorcycle Ride | Bar ... | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
So you've got your sights set on becoming an Iron Butt? It's not going to be easy to qualify. It's going to take time, patience, and lots of endurance in your buns to travel 1000 miles, but with the right tips, you and your rear can ...
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Will Barclay The Midnight Rider - Baggers Magazine

Will Barclay The Midnight Rider - Baggers Magazine | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
Will Barclay won what may be considered the most demanding motorcycle ride of the decade. The Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge tasked riders to 8,500 miles of secondary roads from the Florida Keys to Homer, Alaska.
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Preparing For a Long Motorcycle Ride

Preparing For a Long Motorcycle Ride | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
How do I count thee, Oh 1500? (Aside from the mangled allusion to Sonnets from the Portuguese, I should explain that 1500 refers to a 1500-miles-in-24-hours motorcycle trip, named a Bun Burner Gold by the Iron Butt Association, a long-distance...
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Report: All finishers in 2011 Hoka Hey disqualified, no cash payments made

Report: All finishers in 2011 Hoka Hey disqualified, no cash payments made | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
I just got this and want to pass it along as quickly as possible. Haven't had time yet to do any digging on my own, but I will.
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Harley-Davidson Livewire electric bike would cost $50k if made today - Autoblog (blog)

Harley-Davidson Livewire electric bike would cost $50k if made today - Autoblog (blog) | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
Harley-Davidson President and COO Matt Levatich tells a business conference that the LiveWire electric bike would cost $50,000 if it went on sale now.
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It won't be long before electric Harleys are affordable and readily available, putting pressure the phrase, "iconic Harley sound." 

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GoPro Motorcycle Montage

An Epic couple out on an Epic Journey with Epic music and Epic Motorcycles having the most Epic Time of their LIVES.
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Some times, "Epic" is hyperbole. But this time, it fits! 

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Harley-Davidson's New Road Glide Adds Technology - Valley News

Harley-Davidson's New Road Glide Adds Technology - Valley News | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
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It's been a month since Harley-Davidson delivered a one-two punch of innovative new product.
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Sharkie is back, and better than ever! 

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The History of Traffic Cones | Traffic Safety Store

The History of Traffic Cones | Traffic Safety Store | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
A look at how the traffic cone became one of America's most innovative inventions of the 20th century
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Traffic cones are also great for marking courses used in motorcycle skills training and testing

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Motorcycle Enthusiast Ewan McGregor Honored By Queen ...

Motorcycle Enthusiast Ewan McGregor Honored By Queen ... | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
Sharing his love of two wheels and passion for adventure, in 2004 McGregor and actor Charley Boorman, a self described motorbike fanatic set out for an epic motorcycle journey they chronicled in the book and documentary ...
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Canadian Brothers Set a World Record for their 18000km Journey ...

Canadian brothers Colin and Ryan Pyle completed their epic motorcycle journey by returning back to Shanghai on Sunday October 17th, 2010, after 65 days on the road circumnavigating China on their BMW F800GS ...
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Motorbike ride to Mongolia to aid prostate cancer charity - The Press, York

Motorbike ride to Mongolia to aid prostate cancer charity - The Press, York | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
Motorbike ride to Mongolia to aid prostate cancer charityThe Press, YorkMr Parish, of Diamond Street, York, said it was when he became stranded while hitchhiking across Australia two years ago that he became inspired to do the epic fundraising...
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One Great Idea – How To Spend Two Years On A Motorcycle ...

One Great Idea – How To Spend Two Years On A Motorcycle ... | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
His epic adventure – now nicknamed “LA2BA” covered over 40000 miles through 15 countries, and gave him the opportunity to photograph like never before. ... Just to see what its like … and to give you your own ideas for an epic journey.
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Ascending the Sky: Bolivia from 6000 Meters | Let's Be Wild

Ascending the Sky: Bolivia from 6000 Meters | Let's Be Wild | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
Alain Denis, outdoor & adventure photographer extraordinaire, has completed an epic 90000 km motorcycle journey from Canada to the tip of South America. For more on Alain's incredible adventures, visit his blog at: ...
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Ho Chi Minh Trail bike motorcycle trips | Afghanistan Travel

Ho Chi Minh Trail, this is my last trip to Ho Chi Minh Trail, a 11-day trip with a group of four American friends, a dream trip. Wow the epic adventure was epic in many ways: Get a friend to visit me in Vietnam, watching the sun ...
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PhilosFX: Skulls, flames, and flaming skulls--and skulls with wings

PhilosFX: Skulls, flames, and flaming skulls--and skulls with wings | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) - Plot Summary

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) - Plot Summary | Kings of the Road | Scoop.it
Diarios de motocicleta on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more...
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