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10 Best Motorcycle Rides in the Pacific NorthwestWith spring right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your next ride! The Pacific Northwest has some of the best motorcycle rides in America, with well-paved, twisting roads and breathtaking scenery. At Predator Helmets Direct, we decided to share some of our favorite northwest tours with you. Pick any one of these roads for your first ride of the season, and you won’t be able to wait to hit every one on the list. So, gas up your bike, strap on your helmet, and say hello to the open road!

 

Waves breaksAs a provincial coroner and past palliative care physician, Dr. David Ouchterlony has seen suffering and death up close, experiences that have occasionally led to brief moments of sadness.

driverless My grandmother, Christine Johanna Hoffman, was born in 1894 and died in 1990. In the course of her lifetime, she witnessed the advent of indoor plumbing and home electrification, the Wright Brothers' first flight, the debut of the Ford Model T and man landing on the moon, just to name a few.

Gaurav SiddharthBENGALURU: Twenty-three year old Gaurav Siddharth, who has been zipping along highways and interior roads across the country, passed through the city last week.

Moment of impact:The driver of a medical motorcycle struck a cyclist from behind and sent him crashing to the ground in a bike race in Belgium on Sunday.

helmetThe Australian Standard used to certify safety for motorcycle helmets is extremely tough and it’s expensive for helmet manufacturers to obtain the certification.

Welsh motorcyclist LAKEPORT, Calif. – Adventurer and motorcyclist Steph Jeavons will have a stopover in Lakeport this week. Hillside Powersports will host Jeavons at its new location, 2575 S. Main St. in Lakeport, at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29.

 

 

The RevenantSaturday, February 27, 2016, 4:27 PM - With breathtaking visuals and a classic yet brutal narrative pitting man against nature, the Hollywood film The Revenant has swept up audiences and critics since its theatrical release.

Beaver CreekBEAVER CREEK — Celebrate the indomitable human spirit when Telluride MountainFilm on Tour comes to the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek on Tuesday. 

motorcycle safetyThe late-model Ford Escape and I arrived at the intersection in my neighborhood at about the same time.

Edmour L'ArriveeARBORFIELD - The daughter of an Arborfield World War II veteran has retraced some of her father’s footsteps through Europe, ending with the liberation of Holland towards the end of the war.

motorsportsWatching motorcycle racing on television has never been easy, but the road racing governing bodies and the beIN Sports Network has just reached a deal to make that a whole lot easier for 2016. 

 

Image credit: uncleru | Shutterstock.comWhen I was 10 years old, all of my friends wanted to play for the New York Yankees. Not me. I wanted to be a Hells Angel.

J.W. Speaker CorporationGERMANTOWN, Wis., Feb. 26, 2016 /CNW/ -- J.W. Speaker Corporation has launched the world's first dynamically "adaptive" motorcycle headlight for the aftermarket, the Model 8790 adaptive low beam LED headlight. This PAR56 (7" round) LED headlight addresses a longstanding shortcoming with motorcycle lighting at night, that is good visibility while cornering, by filling in the void of light to the left or right of the motorcycle.

Motorcycle USAEffective today, Motorcycle USA, with offices in Medford, Oregon and Irvine, California is beginning the process of winding down operations for the digital publication.

hdMILWAUKEE, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreen and gasoline will fuel the fun when Harley-Davidson® rolls into Florida as the only official motorcycle of the 75th Anniversary of Daytona Bike Week, March 5-12. Harley-Davidson knows how to throw an anniversary celebration, and the Motor Company is ready to kick Daytona 2016 into high gear with an expanded slate of parties, free demo rides on its most powerful lineup of Cruiser motorcycles ever and a new Editor's Choice bike show that will make the best motorcycles and their owners famous.

knight street bridgeVancouver police say an officer struck by a motorcycle earlier on Thursday suffered broken ribs and lower body injuries but is expected to recover.