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Beat the Motorcycle Winter Blues

If you’re a rider, we know the snow and cold can really put a damper on your spirits and winter’s just beginning. Bikes Built Better feels your pain, so we put together this guide for ways to stay in touch with … Continue reading

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Never Let your Dreams Die

This story is about our customer, Dave, a retired pilot and flight instructor. At the age of 65 Dave decided he’d like to try motorcycling. He went out and bought a new 2004 Harley Sportster Custom. Dave’s not a “group” sort of person so he didn’t join any riding clubs. He just started exploring the countryside around his Bucks County, Pennsylvania home on his own. He found that motorcycling suited him very well. Several days each week, winter or summer, Dave would go out and play “get lost” on the hundreds of beautiful rural roads of Eastern Pennsylvania. Continue reading

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Going To Biketoberfest 2009

What:  Biketoberfest is a fun-filled, family event that attracts motorcycle enthusiasts from throughout North America and Europe. Festivities include street festivals, concerts, charity rides, expos, seminars and celebrity appearances. When: Biketoberfest is officially October 15-18, 2009 – Annually held on … Continue reading

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Yamaha Motor Posts Quarterly Loss on Lower Motorcycle Demand

Yamaha Motor Co., the world’s second- largest motorcycle maker, posted its first quarterly loss in at least four years as the global recession hammered demand. The company had a fourth-quarter loss of 41.65 billion yen ($467 million) compared with a net income of 3.73 billion yen in the year-earlier period. Bloomberg calculated the loss from preliminary full-year figures released by the company today. Continue reading

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