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Bar fight involving biker cops baffles sheriff

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Whiskey Row in the Arizona mountain town of Prescott has seen its share of bar fights, biker gangs and rowdies. But the bar fights aren’t supposed to involve a biker gang made up of police officers carrying brass knuckles and knives. The …

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Nevada bill allows motorcycles to cut traffic

By MATT WOOLBRIGHT, Associated Press Updated 4:39 pm, Friday, April 26, 2013 Nevada Assemblyman Skip Daly, D-Sparks, testifies in committee at the Legislative Building, in Carson City, Nev., on Friday, April 26, 2013. Daly presented a measure that would allow motorcyclists to drive up to 30 mph between lanes of …

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Motorcyclists welcomed on Battleship New Jersey on Sunday

Veterans Ride To Battleship in Ride For Pride by Peg Quann CAMDEN — Attention, motorcyclists: The Battleship New Jersey is inviting you on the “Ride for Pride Motorcycle Run” on Sunday. The ride will begin at Eckenhoff Motorcycles on Church Road in Cherry Hill, travel through South Jersey, and end …

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NYPD Offers Anti-Theft Advice for Motorcyclists

NYPD’s Community Affairs Bureau has issued a set of guidelines for bike theft prevention. With a motorcycle being stolen every 11 minutes in the US, one does not need to be a genius to figure out that it’s much easier to prevent theft than to find the stolen, and most …

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Harley-Davidson profit climbs on higher shipments, efficiencies

Harley-Davidson profit climbs on higher shipments, efficiencies By Rick Barrett of the Journal Sentinel Harley-Davidson Inc.’s first-quarter profit climbed nearly 34% on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies, the company said Thursday. Harley said net income rose to $224.1 million, or 99 cents per share, from $172 …

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Harley-Davidson 1st-quarter profit jumps 30%

Harley-Davidson 1st-quarter profit jumps 30% By Saabira Chaudhuri Harley-Davidson Inc.’s HOG +2.09% first-quarter profit jumped 30% as the company benefited from lower restructuring charges, while revenue and shipments logged strong growth. Harley-Davidson had recently seen shipments decline amid disruptions to production amid upgrades at its largest plant. However, Chief Executive …

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Court reprimands police for banning bikers during Holocaust memorial – Hungary

Court reprimands police for banning bikers during Holocaust memorial The Budapest police’s recent ban on a far-right motorcycle demonstration which would have coincided with the March of the Living was illegitimate, according to a Wednesday decision by the municipal court of labour and administration. In its justification, the court said …

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Take A Ride With HOG in Bangalore India

With a population of 1.27 billion people, India is set to take over the world by 2030 as the most populated nation on earth as it closes in on China. Already India has the largest motorcycle population somewhere in the neighborhood of 44 million because it’s the most affordable and …

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Forbes Earnings Preview: Harley-Davidson 1st Quarter

Wall Street is optimistic about Harley-Davidson HOG +2.66% (HOG), which is slated to report its first quarter results on Thursday, April 25, 2013. Analysts project a profit of 96 cents a share, a rise from 74 cents per share a year ago. The consensus estimate has moved up from 88 …

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Trucker Wins Harley-Davidson in MPG Promotion

SALT LAKE CITY, April 23, 2013 PRNewswire C.R. England has awarded a 2013 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 to Chris Johnson, one of its top company drivers, for showing improvement in miles per gallon average and average idle percentage for the first quarter 2013. Johnson was selected as the Harley-Davidson winner …

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