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ROAD SAGE"This is motorcycling. This is real. You could get seriously injured. You could die." Those words kept floating around my head on Sunday afternoon, lying flat on my back in the parking lot of FirstEnergy Park with a 489-pound Harley-Davidson Street 500 motorcycle flopped on top me.

Triumph The month of April has given Triumph plenty to celebrate –  the Hinckley brand reports that sales are positive, allowing the English stalwarts to become the #1 European motorcycle marque in North America through the first four months of 2016.

Motorcycle salesNew report shows 9.9 per cent rise in sale of two wheelers for April 2016. The latest figures for new motorcycle registrations have been announced showing a 9.9 per cent growth in the sale of bikes in the UK when compared to the same time last year.

news feeds icon 150The Pennsylvania State Police will hold a motorcycle run Sunday, May 22, beginning and ending at Lenape Vo-Tech, Chaplin Avenue, Ford City. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m., when the ride begins. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided. A cookout begins at 1 p.m.

Safety Tips“Returning riders” are usually middle-aged men who decide to get back into motorcycling after a long hiatus. That’s cool. But, a lot of these “Baby-Boomerang” riders end up getting into accidents. Here are some tips to help make re-entry a bit easier.

Three RiversThree Rivers Casino Resort hosts the "Let It Ride" motorcycle show and "Rebel Rally" poker run Saturday, May 21, in Florence. The fourth annual motorcycle show takes place 1-3 p.m. in the Casino’s Event Center.

motorcycle trainingPennsylvania motorcycle permit or license holders can attend free motorcycle training classes at numerous sites across the state, including the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation garage in Vernon Township. Three levels of training are available.

dos and don'tsSpring is well underway and as the sun starts shining, more and more motorcyclists will be out on the roadways.For divers on the road, make sure you look twice before switching lanes as motorists can be difficult to see sometimes.

Locals stressIf these phrases sound familiar, it’s likely because the yellow and black yard signs featuring them can be found all over Crawford County. The signs are the most visible evidence of an awareness campaign run by the Alliance of Bikers Aimed Toward Education of Pennsylvania (ABATE of PA) for more than 10 years.

news feeds icon 150New video released to CBS4 shows the police interview with a motorcycle club member who shot and killed a member of another motorcycle club. The shooting was in January at the National Western Complex during a confrontation between the Iron Order and the Mongols clubs.

news feeds icon 150Warm weather is here, and if last weekend was any indication, motorcyclists are on the roads. "You need to watch out for motorcycle riders, motorcycle riders are watching out for you," said Guilford County Sheriff B.J. Barnes.

Dauphin bikerRCMP say a man is dead after an unfortunate collision near Ashville, Man. Dauphin RCMP said a group of people riding their motorcycles were heading down Hwy. 10 Sunday just after midnight when the lead motorcycle noticed two deer on the shoulder.

Suzuki MotorcycleSuzuki Motorcycle India Private (SMIPL), a subsidiary of two-wheeler manufacturer Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan, today inaugurated a new 'World Class Showroom' dealership - 'Dream Suzuki' - in New Delhi, adding to its increasing network across the country.

news feeds icon 150It's National Motorcycle Safety Awareness month, and now that the warm weather is back, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is reminding drivers to watch out for those riding on two wheels.

news feeds icon 150As the warm temperatures arrive more motorcyclists will be out on the road and local law enforcement and motorcycle activists want to remind drivers to look out for their two-wheeled counterparts. Over the last 10 years there have been 339 deaths on Utah's roadways, 36 just last year.  

news feeds icon 150Summer is the time when traffic-related deaths tend to trend upward, and Utah agencies are teaming up to raise awareness about motorcycle safety. The Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Department of Transportation kicked off Motorcycle Awareness Month by sharing some safety tips.

film starActor, director and producer Denis Reed has died in a motorcycle accident over the weekend.Adult film star Denis Reed passed away after losing control of his motorcycle and crashing into a tree.

news feeds icon 150With better weather, comes the annual reminder to drivers to be on the lookout for motorcycles. May is known as Motorcycle Awareness Month, and Brad Vivacqua has more details on the effort. It's that time of year where we all need to be more vigilant that more motorcycles are on the roads here across the viewing area.

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