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Motorcycle Training TourDual-sport riding and the adventure-bike market are big these days. Even if you have no Boorman/McGregor ambitions, dual-sport bikes can expand your horizons to include both pavement and dirt roads into a single outing. Not only that but learning to ride off road is a great way to round out your skill set.

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AMSAF awarded $250,000The Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation (AMSAF) announces the award of a $250,000 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (AZGOHS) and the Arizona Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council (AMSAC).

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Newfoundland MotorcyclistOne Newfoundland paramedic could have died after he almost hit a moose on his motorcycle recently. But he didn't, and his joy at staying alive will make your day.

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Thursday, 07 July 2016 12:20

Motorcycle Rider/Co-Rider Awareness Day

Awareness DaySafe Communities/Guelph-Eramosa Township is hosting a Motorcycle Rider/Co-Rider Awareness Day Sunday, July 10 at the Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre in Marden. The event will feature three riding seminars. Topics include Motocycling for Mature Riders, Dealing with Different Elements and Going, Going Gone... Trip Preparation.

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Thursday, 07 July 2016 12:14

Police remind public to be motorcycle aware

Police remind publicIt’s motorcycle season once again and the Medicine Hat Police Service is reminding motorists to be safe. Cst. Kurtis LaDouceur says riders need to remember any speed can be dangerous when riding a motorcycle.

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Monday, 04 July 2016 13:25

Keeping Bikers Safe on the Road

Keeping Bikers Safe"The freedom of it, the way it feels, it instantly hits something in you when you ride," he said. Green, who sells motorcycles at Bud's Harley-Davidson, said that with the thrill of riding comes the threat.

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Monday, 04 July 2016 13:17

Motorcycle safety is police focus for July

safety is police focus for JulyMorinville RCMP would like to remind that all drivers play a large role in motorcycle safety. On a motorcycle, a rider is vulnerable. Be aware of motorcyclists on the road and give them the space they need.

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Friday, 01 July 2016 13:40

Motorcycle safety class takes hit

Motorcycle safetyThe lack of a state budget has put many programs on the edge of survival. One of the hundreds at financial risk is the UI Motorcycle Rider Program. It's been around since the 70's, but the uncertainty of funding could change services offered.

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Thursday, 30 June 2016 12:01

Local teen promotes motorcycle safety

motorcycle safetyReagan Hunger of North Aurora recently discussed motorcycle safety during a legislative event. Hunger is the junior DuKane program coordinator for the DuKane Chapter of ABATE of Illinois.

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Thursday, 30 June 2016 11:57

Motorcycle safety is everyone’s business

safety is everyone’s businessIf you knew that a person riding a motorcycle is 26 times more likely to suffer a traffic-related fatality than someone riding in a passenger car, would it change the way you drive? Catoosa and Walker counties have seen a spate of motorcycle accidents recently that have ended in the tragic loss of life.

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