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Displaying items by tag: USA - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Thu, 25 May 2017 14:21:32 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb bikers riding without helmets https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5527-bikers-riding-without-helmets https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5527-bikers-riding-without-helmets

PuebloThe thunderous rumbling of hundreds of motorcycles travelling through town echoed across the Interstate 25 corridor Saturday as the annual Run for the Wall motorcycle trip passed through Pueblo.

The numerous motorcycles seen by Pueblo motorists were only a small sampling of the thousands participating in the cross-country tour to honor veterans, as three separate groups departed from Ontario, Calif., on May 17 en route to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. READ ON

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    News Feeds Sun, 21 May 2017 12:31:53 +0000
    Soldiers’ Home motorcycle run attracts more than 1000 bikers https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5520-soldiers-home-motorcycle-run-attracts-more-than-1000-bikers https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5520-soldiers-home-motorcycle-run-attracts-more-than-1000-bikers

    news feeds icon 150Saturday morning was the sixth annual motorcycle run.

    HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – More than 1000 riders were revved up Saturday morning, ready to support the annual Holyoke Soldiers’ Home motorcycle run. READ ON

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      News Feeds Sat, 20 May 2017 20:07:56 +0000
      Bessie Stringfield, the Bad-Ass Black Motorcycle Queen of the 1930s https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5508-bessie-stringfield-the-bad-ass-black-motorcycle-queen-of-the-1930s https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5508-bessie-stringfield-the-bad-ass-black-motorcycle-queen-of-the-1930s

      Bessie StringfieldIn the 1930s, Bessie Stringfield practically disappeared in a cloud of smoke, bolting across the walls of a wooden, bowl-shaped arena: the Wall of Death.

      She was on her way across the country, traveling completely alone—again—on a Harley. READ ON

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        bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Thu, 18 May 2017 14:34:10 +0000
        The 2017 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Showcases Top Two-Wheel Treasures https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5492-the-2017-quail-motorcycle-gathering-showcases-top-two-wheel-treasures https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5492-the-2017-quail-motorcycle-gathering-showcases-top-two-wheel-treasures

        QuailMotorcycles elicit a visceral response from rider and spectator alike, stirring deep emotions with their inexplicable allure.

        Perhaps the reason for this—aside from the promise of unmitigated thrills—is the motorcycle’s rich history of mechanical innovation and boldly progressive aesthetics. READ ON

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          News Feeds Sun, 14 May 2017 21:56:21 +0000
          AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Slated for Sept. 22 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5483-ama-motorcycle-hall-of-fame-induction-ceremony-slated-for-sept-22 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5483-ama-motorcycle-hall-of-fame-induction-ceremony-slated-for-sept-22

          AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony,The 2017 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be Friday, Sept. 22, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.

          Each year, the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame welcomes new members in a ceremony that is open to the public. READ ON

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            News Feeds Fri, 12 May 2017 19:55:44 +0000
            Central New York bishop finds her spiritual center atop a motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5482-central-new-york-bishop-finds-her-spiritual-center-atop-a-motorcycle https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5482-central-new-york-bishop-finds-her-spiritual-center-atop-a-motorcycle

              Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe Central New York Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe isn’t the kind of Harley-Davidson rider who publicly promotes her love of motorcycles

            . Riding, for her, is like a form of personal prayer, not a Sunday sermon. READ ON

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              News Feeds Wed, 10 May 2017 18:50:05 +0000
              Taos to honour late actor Dennis Hopper with motorcycle rally https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5477-taos-to-honour-late-actor-dennis-hopper-with-motorcycle-rally https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5477-taos-to-honour-late-actor-dennis-hopper-with-motorcycle-rally

              news feeds icon 150TAOS, N.M. – The town of Taos is celebrating the life of the late actor and former resident Dennis Hopper.

              KRQE-TV in Albuquerque reports that the northern New Mexico enclave will honour the life of the Hollywood star on May 17 with a motorcycle rally and ride, live music and screenings of Hopper’s most famous films. READ ON

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                News Feeds Wed, 10 May 2017 14:50:58 +0000
                125 motorcyclists died on Colorado roads last year, bike-handling skills, distracted driving blamed https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5474-125-motorcyclists-died-on-colorado-roads-last-year-bike-handling-skills-distracted-driving-blamed https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5474-125-motorcyclists-died-on-colorado-roads-last-year-bike-handling-skills-distracted-driving-blamed

                news feeds icon 150Dennis Tye, 66, lost a leg in August when a car made a left turn and hit him at the intersection of 95th Street and Arapahoe Road, near his home in Lafayette.

                He was riding his motorcycle, and was wearing a helmet. READ ON

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                  News Feeds Tue, 09 May 2017 19:51:26 +0000
                  Annual memorial ride builds Martinsville veteran's legacy https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5449-annual-memorial-ride-builds-martinsville-veteran-s-legacy https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5449-annual-memorial-ride-builds-martinsville-veteran-s-legacy

                  Darell BowlingSTUART-After 13 years, the annual Cpl. Jonathan W. Bowling Memorial Scholarship Ride still is riding high.

                  Bowling, a Martinsville police officer and Marine Corps reservist, was killed Jan. 26, 2005, when his unit’s convoy was ambushed in Iraq. READ ON

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                    News Feeds Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:13:41 +0000
                    Laughlin River Run motorcycle rally still going strong after 35 years https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5446-laughlin-river-run-motorcycle-rally-still-going-strong-after-35-years https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5446-laughlin-river-run-motorcycle-rally-still-going-strong-after-35-years

                    TLaughlinhe Laughlin River Run, known as the largest motorcycle rally in the western United States, celebrates its 35th year in the tiny Southern Nevada town this weekend.

                    It’s been 15 years since a brawl inside the Harrah’s casino in Laughlin led to the deaths of three men, but the event still resonates within the biker community. READ ON

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                      News Feeds Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:18:27 +0000