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New Look Same Soul

In the 1940s and 1950s, a stylish, fast and powerful new diesel locomotive called the Super Chief powered the legendary luxury train that ran between Los Angeles and Chicago. The locomotive featured a sculpted...
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Bridge to bring a dramatic new look to Daytona Beach downtown

An architectural rendering shows the proposed veterans memorial and fishing pier on the northwest end of the planned Tom Staed/Veterans Memorial Bridge. Photo courtesy Volusia County Public Works Department By Mark Lane mark.lane@news-jrnl.com Last Modified:...
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New dealership specializes in ‘exotic’ motorcycles

386 Motorsport is newest addition to ‘motorcycle capital’ Chris Hunchard, left, and his father Bruce, are the owners of 386 Motorsports, a new motorcycle dealership in Daytona Beach. News-Journal/CLAYTON PARK By Clayton Park clayton.park@news-jrnl.com Published:...
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‘I LOVE TO RIDE’

 10-day cycle celebration ends with a roar, happy vendors By ANTHONY DeFEO anthony.defeo@news-jrnl.com  DAYTONA BEACH The sounds of rumbling engines and loud music continued to fill Main Street throughout Sunday, even as the final...
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Biker deaths keep helmet debate alive at Daytona’s Bike Week

None of the bikers in this scene on Main Street Saturday wore helmets. News-Journal/JIM TILLER By Katie Kustura katie.kustura@news-jrnl.com Published: Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:30 a.m. Last Modified: Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 9:33...
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Tens of thousands gather for last big blast of Bike Week 2014

The world famous Budweiser Clydesdales parade west Saturday afternoon, March 15, 2014, on Main Street in Daytona Beach as Bike Week entered its final weekend. The annual 10-day celebration brought tens of thousands of...
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Maybe small changes, but Bike Week will stay a tourism priority

Bike Week organizers say they’ll use social media more next year to reach younger bikers like this pair cruising on Main Street in Daytona Beach. NEWS-JOURNAL/JIM TILLER By Jeffrey Cassady jeffrey.cassady@news-jrnl.com Published: Saturday, March 15,...
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CRUISING DAYTONA

Bikers rule the streets as wild weekend begins Keith Jones polishes his ‘Underworld’ bike.   A biker flying American Flags runs off State Road A1A onto Main Street in Daytona Beach.   A biker checks out...
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Custom rides draw Bike Week admirers to Daytona Beach's Boardwalk

Custom bike market roars back to life as economy revs up By Fatima Hussein fatima.hussein@news-jrnl.com Published: Friday, March 14, 2014 at 4:32 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:45 a.m. Scrapey Hawkins says...
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Holly Hill business owner becomes 1st female Boss Hoss dealer

FRANCHISE NEWS News-Journal/Fatima HusseinWhitney Van Horn, owner of Beannie’s Motorsports in Holly Hill, stands next to one of the several Boss Hoss motorcycles and trikes she has on display during Bike Week at Hollyland...
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As Daytona’s Bike Week crowd ages, will new generation take the keys?

Old and young bikers watch the action Thursday on Main Street in Daytona Beach. News-Journal photos/JIM TILLER By Annie Martin annie.martin@news-jrnl.com Published: Friday, March 14, 2014 at 5:30 a.m. Last Modified: Friday, March 14, 2014...
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'Why We Ride' film's Bike Week showing to benefit Daytona veterans group

DAYTONA BEACH — A documentary film about the “joy of motorcycling” will be screened during Bike Week, while sales of the DVD will benefit a local veterans support group. “Why We Ride,” a documentary by...
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GHOST RIDER

Volusia man builds choppers out of the bones of animals By CHRIS GRAHAM chris.graham@news-jrnl.com  ORMOND BEACH — If you come across a dead animal, it’s likely Reese Moore is willing to take it off your...
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Daytona 200 Week continues at Speedway with 2-ring racing circus

Josh Hayes got off to a slow start last year with two DNFs at Daytona but rebounded to win a series-best eight races. News-Journal/Nigel Cook By Godwin Kelly godwin.kelly@news-jrnl.com Published: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at...
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Volusia man makes choppers out of animal bones

Bone Collector Reese Moore poses with his ‘Cowasaki,’ one of his Bones Motorcycles made from animal bones he finds, that is on display at Dunn’s Attic in Ormond Beach. News-Journal/ DAVID TUCKER ORMOND BEACH...
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Daredevil risks life and limb to entertain Daytona Bike Week crowd

  Patch McGillcutty of Augusta, Ga., thrills the crowd by snatching a dollar bill from Mike Lyon, Samsula, while riding inside the Wall of Death at the Daytona Beach Flea and Farmers Market on...
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New Bike Week, Biketoberfest logos unveiled

DAYTONA BEACH — Officials from the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce and Halifax Area Advertising Authority on Monday unveiled the logos for this fall’s Biketoberfest and next year’s Bike Week events.     Courtesy Daytona...
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Demo rides, vendors draw younger bikers to Speedway

  Juan Rongvaux, 22, of Miami joins a line of riders Monday for a demo ride on a Suzuki at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach. News-Journal/ DAVID TUCKER By Anthony DeFeo anthony.defeo@news-jrnl.com Published: Tuesday,...
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Night moves: Daytona’s Bike Week stays cool after dark

mark.harper@news-jrnl.com Published: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 9:57 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 10:04 p.m. DAYTONA BEACH — As darkness fell on Main Street, the flood lights, neon signs and energy from...
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Daytona Bike Week motorcycle racing schedule

Sunday 7:30 A.M.: Monster Energy Ricky Carmichael Daytona Supercross 9 A.M.: Midway displays open 9 A.M.-5 P.M.: Midway Motorcycle demo open: Harley Davidson 9 A.M.– 5 P.M.: Backstretch Motorcycle demos open: Indian, Kawasaki, Spyder,...
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Bands will roar during Bike Week

Photo provided by J. Bird Agency The rock band Warrant includes, from left: guitarist Erik Turner, drummer Steven Sweet, singer Robert Mason, guitarist Joey Allen and bassist Jerry Dixon. Warrant ill be in concert...
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Bike Week gets fired up

  Visitors bring stories to Daytona event By RICHARD CONN richard.conn@news-jrnl.com  DAYTONA BEACH — On Bike Week 2014’s opening day, Main Street had already taken on its party personality despite the chilly, overcast skies. Hamburger...
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Hotel bookings up for this year’s Bike Week

DAYTONA BEACH —Winter weather is bad news for folks up north but not for hotels here gearing up for Bike Week, which kicks off Friday. This early arriver for Bike Week had to feel...
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Bikers rally in Daytona Beach for end to ban on club patches

Bikers wearing their colors gather Saturday at Riverside Park in Daytona Beach to rally for an end to the ban on colors/patches. The patch on Bobby Colella’s jacket doesn’t mark him as an Outlaw...
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Destination

Speedweeks 2016: ‘A new destination’  By JEFFREY CASSADY jeffrey.cassady@news-jrnl.com  DAYTONA BEACH — Race fans have two more years to catch Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway as it exists today. Come 2016, it will be a...
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READY TO ROCK

Hard Rock kicks off condominium sales with VIP gala By EILEEN ZAFFIRO-KEAN eileen.zaffiro-kean@news-jrnl.com There’s no lack of condos claim­ing sandy spots up and down the World’s Most Famous Beach, but a new condo development...
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A Dam Dome and a Dragon

Enthusiast seems to be the latest buzzword when it come to motorcyclists. Or maybe I’m just catching on. I would argue that anyone reading this would qualify as one, for they have demonstrated a...
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Harley-Davidson Street 750 Featured In New Captain America Film

And you may have already seen it in action! By Dennis Chung November 13, 2013 The new Harley-Davidson Street 750 was only just revealed last week at the 2013 EICMA show in Milan, but...
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Why I Ride


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Task Force Recommending Mandatory Helmet Laws

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — A federal task force is poised to recommend that all states have mandatory helmet laws for all motorcyclists, which the task force says would reduce injuries and deaths as well as...
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Motorcycle Tecnology


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Bill would give motorcycle riders access to disabled tags

MADISON (WITI) — State Sen. Frank Lasee (R – DePere) is expected to introduce a bill on Monday, November 4th that would give motorcycle drivers or passengers the same access to blue disabled tags...
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