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Local bikersIt's been almost a week now since Fox10 News reported two tragedies that left communities devastated. Last Thursday a 4-year-old boy was hit and killed from a motorcycle accident while playing on Alba Club Road in Mobile.

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motorcycle track dayGet your motorcycle a proper service before setting off for the track. Ensure that the engine oil is topped up, forks are aligned and have proper oil for damping.

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Monday, 30 May 2016 12:44

Preston Motorcycle Club Coaching Days

Preston MotorcyclePreston Motorcycle club held yet another fantastic open event on Sunday the 22nd of May, this occasion was an open track day/supermoto day, and Rider tuition skills course. The day was open to both members and non members, as well as MA license holders and non-license holders.

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Monday, 30 May 2016 12:37

Drawing attention to motorcycle safety

Drawing attentionSome local bikers hopped on their choppers for a good cause today. It was all part of the Bi-state Biker Safety Awareness Ride in Orion, Illinois. Local 4's Krista Burris takes us on ride that helps two different groups in the Quad Cities.

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Hawthorne police Hawthorne Police Department motor officers have scheduled the next "Ride to Live" motorcycle training course from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18. The free class teaches emergency braking, proper manipulation of the clutch and throttle, precision maneuvering, counter steering, obstacle avoidance and other riding techniques.

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keep motorcyclists safeData from Michigan State Police shows there were 140 deadly motorcycle related crashes in the state last year. Sharing the road is just one of the things drivers can do to help keep motorcyclists safe.

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Highway PatrolForty-four motorcyclists were killed in accidents so far this year in South Carolina. Of those, 76 percent were not wearing a helmet. In response, the S.C. Highway Patrol launched its #RideSmart campaign, which encourages riders to complete rider safety programs, drive defensively and wear the correct protective gear.

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Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:37

Cops tout motorcycle safety

Cops toutWith more crashes grabbing headlines, Scranton police officers marked motorcycle awareness month Wednesday by going over safety reminders for everyone on the road.The warm weather naturally brings out motorcyclists.

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Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:27

Film Vault: US Army Corps Motorcycle Training

US Army CorpsWe've recently managed to dig up footage of British military motorcycles being put through their paces, as well as Canadian riders, so it seems only right to include this video showing American wartime moto efforts. Offered with an incongruous and anachronistic soundtrack, [suggest you mute if the easy-listening jazz is too offencive] this video starts with a motorcycle on fire.

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:07

Motorcycle safety courses in high demand

Motorcycle safety Motorcycle Safety classes around Indy are filling up quickly, according to some new providers. “We’re currently booked through the middle of June and we just announced (classes) last week," Owner of Harley Davidson of Indianapolis David Dellen said.

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