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Successful D-Store Grand Opening in Chicago

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Dainese, the world’s leader in protective apparel for motorcycling, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, celebrated the Grand Opening of its third D-Store with appearances from Nicky Hayden and Kevin Schwantz.

AMA Get Out and Ride Together Week

Monday, April 11, 2011
April 11, marks the beginning of week two of the AMA Get Out and Ride! Month. And the theme -- "AMA Get Out and Ride Together! Week" -- is sure to resonate with hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists around the country.

MSF Calls Attention to Distracted Drivers

Friday, April 8, 2011
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is encouraging all motorists to stop driving while distracted and supports an initiative to make April the national awareness month to combat it.

Dainese Chicago D-Store Grand Opening

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Dainese, the world’s leader in protective apparel for motorcycling, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, celebrates the Grand Opening of its third D-Store and first franchise in the USA.

Contour Launches Camera Viewfinder App

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Contour announced the availability of its ConnectView card and Viewfinder App for iPhone and iPod touch. The ContourGPS camera is a hands-free video camera designed to capture location and HD video.

IOM TT Book Riding Man Available on Kindle

Thursday, March 17, 2011
The autobiographical Riding Man, which chronicles motojournalist Mark Gardiner’s participation in the famed Isle of Man TT, is now available on the Kindle.

AMA News and Notes April 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association has released their latest news and notes for this month with some new issues facing motorcyclists.

Riders Asked to Oppose Motorcycle Checkpoints

Sunday, February 27, 2011
The AMA is urging riders to contact Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints.

CHP Recognizes Motorcycle Safety Foundation

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Motorcycle Safety Foundation has received special recognition from the California Highway Patrol for exceptional performance from 24 RiderCoaches in California.

2010 a Success for Bonhams Motorcycles

Thursday, December 23, 2010
Bonhams Motorcycle Department experienced a successful year in 2010 after selling more than 1200 units and 87 percent of its lot.

Dan Van Epps Head of Norton USA Operations

Friday, December 3, 2010
Norton Motorcycles recently announced the appointment of industry veteran Dan Van Epps as head of U.S. operations.

Metzeler Calendar Presented at Ace Cafe

Thursday, December 2, 2010
In addition to the unveiling of the 2011 Metzeler Calendar, Guy Martin, Terry Rymer and BikeSafe were present at Ace Cafe to promote Ridexperience, an online community for blogging, video and riding routes.

Driven Public Relations Hires John Bautista

Wednesday, December 1, 2010
John Bautista, a veteran in the motorcycle industry, has become the Director of New Business Development at Driven Public Relations.

Zero Motorcycles Expands in Australia

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Zero Motorcycles has announced the arrival of its Zero S and DS street legal motorcycles in Australia, making the entire lineup of the electric motorcycle brand available in Australia.

Italian Apparel Dainese Opens D-Store Chicago

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
D-Store is Located in the Chicagoland neighborhood of Schaumburg and opened its doors to business in November 2010.

Powerlet Hires Proffer to Sales/Marketing

Monday, November 22, 2010
Industry veteran Dan Proffer hired to oversee Sales & Marketing for Powerlet line of powersports accessories.

Jason Britton and Team No Limit Perform at IMS

Thursday, November 11, 2010
Jason Britton and Hollywood stunt riders Team No Limit to perform live at Progressive International Motorcycle Shows nationwide 12-city tour.

MSF Promotes Robert Gladden to Vice President

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Robert Gladden promoted to Vice President of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.

2011 Dates for Vintage Motorcycle Days

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
AMA has announced the dates for the 2011 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days taking place July 22nd-24th at the Mid-Ohio Sport Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

StreetRyder Offers New Passenger SportBar

Monday, November 8, 2010
The grass roots company StreetRyder with the help of motorcycle industry leaders has developed a new design aimed at alleviating the problems experienced by riders and passengers when riding double on sport bike motorcycles.