November Motorcycle News
|Female wins 2007 Guam Moto-X Championships||
Kelly Simpson became the first female competitor ever to win an overall round in the highly competitive premier open ATV class. Aboard her Suzuki 450 (14), Simpson took the lead early in each of her two heats to beat out Yamaha mounted Anthony Gumabon (73) and Suzuki mounted Bill Windham (29), who took second and third overall, respectively.Simpson now holds the championship points lead in the Open ATV rookie class with 189 points over Tony Gumabon's 173 points.
Simpson also leads the women's open ATV championship class with 191 points over Keara Bucek (2) who has 185 points. In the premier open ATV class Simpson moved herself up into fifth place overall after winning Round 9 of the championship.
|Harley Davidson Museum||
In the summer of 2008, history will be made with the great unveiling of the Harley Davidson Motorcycle Museum. The Museum will be approximately 130,000 square feet and will be located on a 20 acre tract of land on Sixth and Canal Street in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Harley Davidson has designed the Museum to work in concert with the Milwaukee city design but captures the essence of the Menomonee River.
The Museum will be a tribute and celebration of the rich Harley Davidson Company history and the impact the Company has made on motorcycling and the motorcycle lifestyle. Harley Davidson has coined the term, “Living the Legend” and visiting the Museum is part of living that legend and the Harley Davidson experience.
|Ligero Electric Scooter from PGO||
|Maddison To Jump His Honda Over Vegas Football Field NY's Eve||
|KillaCycle Becomes 1st Electric Vehicle to Hit Quarter Mile in the 7sec||Remember the KillaCycle? The electric drag bike that nearly lived up to its punny name when it collided with a parked minivan. Rebuilt better, stronger, faster... kinda like the Six Million Dollar Man of motorcycles, the bike was souped up with A123 Systems Nanophosphate battery cells that produce an incredible 500 horsepower, hooked up to beefier 27 x 10 M&H Racemaster tires. The result? A mind blowingly fast, world record setting quarter mile blast to 168 mph in a mere 7.82 seconds.|
|Bikers New Online Radio Talk Show||
BlogTalkRadio.com is offering lively half-hour
interviews every two weeks from Toronto, Canada. The realtime talks,
hosted by freelance motojournalist Adrian Blake, cover all aspects of
motorcycling, including international industry movers and shakers, professional
racers, adventurers, custom builders, and a host of other passionate
advocates for two-wheel motorised transport.
|Active Duty Discount||Custom motorcycle manufacturer Rhino Motorcycles, offers a special rebate program to the men and women of the United States Military. For more information about Rhino Motorcycles, or to order a custom motorcycle online, visit www.rhinomotorcycles.com or call (818) 550-5000.|
|Gift Certificate||Freehold Honda has given members of Spokes-Women who signed up for it a $20 gift certificate god for one year. Thanks Michele.|
|SWMC members may now receive a 10-15% discount at ANY Center in the United States. All that is required is to ask for the commercial account info|
|AARP Offers Discount Motorcycle Insurance||Did you know AARP offers its members discount motorcycle insurance? Coverage is also available for equipment and gear. Call 800-752-2461 (Dept. 8079) or log onto http://www.aarpforemost.com/motorcycle/index.htm.|
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