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We just want to remind everyone what The Coral Head MusicFest concert is all about.
It’s about helping our US Veterans right here in Florida. Project Vet Relief is an American Legion charity where all the money stays in our area.
They only work with Veterans who live in Florida and assist in so many ways. Also, it’s an all volunteer staff; No big salaries and 95% of funds raised goes directly to where it is intended. Only a small portion of funds is used for operational purposes and keeping the lights on.
To find out more about this amazing charity go to:
You can get your advance discount tickets for only $27 !
We do have a very limited number of VIP available so get yours before they run out!
For more information and tickets go to

Meeting of the Minds Registration is Open

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“There’s always plenty of time…”

That’s what everyone says when the deadline is four, five, six months away. Riding season is rapidly approaching. You have a garden to plant. The garage needs cleaning. There’s always plenty of time…

The MRF’s Bikers inside the Beltway is a knocking hard on three months. The 2020 Meeting of the Minds is just a little over seven months away and time is going to blaze by; “There’s always time…” Yeah right.

If you’ve been following what the MRF is lining up for the 2020 Meeting of the Minds, you know that this year is going to be a lot different than the past 35. We’re lining up topical workshops that take you back to the days when your head would spin from the shared information. Workshops were standing room only, and you spent long hours after the workshops picking the brains of people who were willing to share even more information with you.

Seven months will go by in a flash; and I promise you, there’s going to be more demand for the 36th Annual Meeting of the Minds Conference than there has been for anything the MRF has ever presented.

On top of nine workshops, a handful of presentations and a weekend to remember, the MRF is offering for the first time an all-inclusive registration pack package. That’s right, workshops, presentations and all meals for only $145.00 per person! There’s never been an MRF conference that offered this before. Once more… That’s the Meeting of the Minds Conference registration and nine meals for $145.00 per person. That’s less than $7.00 a meal!

Plus, the MRF has contracted with “Chef Bill” from ABATE of Indiana and he specializes in keeping ABATE of Indiana members well-fed and happy. Special meal requirements? Got it covered. Selection variety? Got it covered. Long lines waiting for your order at a fast food restaurant? It ain’t gonna happen!

Why is it that there’s always time to do it over but never time to do it right the first time? Here it is a three-step plan to move forward on attending the 36th Annual Meeting of the Minds.

  1. Make your travel arrangements
  2. Make your hotel arrangements: Waterfront Hotel & conference Center 317-299-8400 (mention MRF for the $84.00 nightly rate); cut-off date Sept.1, 2020
  3. Register for the Meeting of the Minds

You have until September 1, 2020, to take advantage of the MOTM pre-registration price of $145.00 for MRF members. Use this link to register: Meeting of the Minds 2020.

Yeah, you still have a little time before the pre-registration deadline ends for the 36thAnnual Meeting of the Minds Conference!!! However, this time there won’t be time to do it over when you don’t make the deadline.

Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you in September at the Waterfront Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 36th Annual Meeting of the Minds Conference!!!

Yours in Freedom,

Fredric Harrell
Director, Conferences & Events
Motorcycle Riders Foundation

PS. A 2020 Meeting of the Minds t-shirt on your list?  They go fast at the conference; to guarantee you’ll get your size, go to Meeting of the Minds 2020 and reserve your shirt now.


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Hello from the Arizona Fine Art Expo in beautiful Scottsdale!  It’s been a busy but reflective week for me as I continue to produce both commercial art for my clients as well as a slew of private commissions for my existing supporters.  This week we said goodbye to both Kirk Douglas as well as Robert Conrad, both of whom were in some of my favorites while growing up including Spartacus, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and the Wild Wild West series.

There were some artistic struggles for me as well as I stayed focused on a commercial art assignment that had a tight deadline and I feel that often time the commercial artist has a lot more to deal with than the purely fine artist.  As a fine artist we hope to please ourselves as the ‘creator’ of the art, and we hope the art connects with a future buyer who wants to enrich their life by owning and viewing the art, but the commercial artist has a completely different set of considerations.

The commercial artist is working with specific deadlines and parameters of the assignment and not only wants to please themselves with the art, but ALSO has to please the client AND the fan base/potential customer that the art is for.  This audience could range from just a few people to, potentially, thousands or millions of viewers/customers so I feel the ‘weight’ if you will is far greater as an illustrator.

Although I have found success as an illustrator, every single time you reveal your creation to the client you wait for the response, which could be kudos, disappointment or changes that are needed to be made, and for that reason you find much fewer artists who want to work for clients, than do the artist who just wants to create what they want to create.  Each artist has their own path…and mine has been a wondrous journey of multiple paths and many Moore artistic wanderings.

#ExpectMoore  BAM! – Monte


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Join us this weekend for the “Third Sunday Ride”

To kick off 2020, we’re trying something a little different.  Third Sunday rides will start 1 hour earlier.
This could be a temporary time change or permanent.  We want to hear from you!

9AM – Meet
10AM – Kick stands up!

This month, we’re heading north, up to…

Rock Store
30354 Mulholland Hwy,
Cornell, CA 91301

Vintage bikes encouraged but all years, makes, and models are welcome!

We would like to stress that this is a safe and fun ride.
Some guidelines for the ride:

– We leave at 10am sharp!
– Be gassed up and ready to go.
– Do not pass our Road Captains. They are there to lead and keep everyone together.
– No lane splitting in large rides.
– Keep your lines clean & eyes open!

See You There!

Make sure to follow us on Facebook & Instagram, or go to for the latest updates an events calendar.



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Classic bikes are also back on track with the Ducati 900

Lesquin, France, February 10, 2020Bigben and KT Racing are pleased to release a new gameplay video for TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2. More immersive and realistic than ever, the motorcycle racing simulation TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 offers fans of motorcycle racing an unprecedented experience.

Watch the new official gameplay video for TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2

The bike physics have been rebuilt from the ground up to create ultra-realistic behaviour, including better balance around bends. TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 also introduces an improved first-person view for complete immersion.

The latest in the TT Isle of Man series also features classic bikes: the MV Agusta 500 Three, Norton NRS 588, Suzuki XR69, Yamaha TZ 750 and the Ducati 900, a legendary bike ridden by Mike Hailwood®.

In 1978, “Mike the Bike®” came back on the Isle of Man, 11 years after his previous participation, and grabbed the victory with his Ducati 900!  Pre-order a retail version of the game on any platform to reenact this glorious moment and handle a historical bike with a particular and demanding gameplay.

Pre-order the game and get the Ducati 900 as a bonus
Created in 1907, the TT is the world’s most famous motorcycle race. The 61km course with 260 bends is the most iconic circuit for road-racing riders. With officially licensed riders, bikes and tracks, TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 boasts new physics and a new career mode for players to improve their riding skills.
TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 will be available March 19, 2020 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and later on Nintendo Switch.

New from Jasmine Cain

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Hello loves!

I have brilliant news for you! We have decided to do a Vinyl Edition of our newest album, SEVEN for the first time ever! That means everything has been remastered for vinyl exclusively and the track listing has been adjusted to allow the best listening experience possible.
The beauty of vinyl is that every single pressing is completely unique, just like all of you…so no two will ever be or sound exactly the same. We have chosen opaque purple and silver swirl colored vinyl and each copy will be signed and numbered by yours truly.
If you would like to secure a copy for yourself, please follow this link: to make sure you’re covered! We will only be doing 300 limited copies and when they’re gone, they’re gone.
Happy Spinning!
Jasmine Cain
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OT Sports Grill  •  Franklin, KY  •  7:00pm
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Friday, February 14
Dave’s Hideaway  •  Findlay, OH  •  8:00pm
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Saturday, February 15
Homegrown Taproom & Marketplace  •  Nashville, TN  •  7:00pm
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This was a fun one, we hit the way back machine and inspired by our vintage Two Throat intake created the “Tribute” air cleaner cover. We then wrapped it around our high flow Stealth intake system, combining classic styling with modern performance. Take a look! ~DZ

S&S Cycle – Tribute Air Cleaner Kit

Conceived by S&S founder and brought to market by his son George B Smith, the Classic Two Throat carb and matched air cleaner served as a performance milestone in the v-twin space for over a decade. Now long gone, they are still a hot commodity for in-the-know chopper builders. Inspired by the unique style of their Two Throat intake, S&S has created the new “Tribute” air cleaner cover and wrapped it around their contemporary Stealth filter system.   The forward facing scoop shape provides a distinct air flow advantage and we’ve always loved the look of this air cleaner, so bringing it back needed to happen!”, states S&S Product Manager, Grant Hillegass.

S&S has a Stealth style air filter kit for most HD models and the Tribute cover bolts nicely to all of them (available as a complete kit or cover only) in chrome or gloss black. The performance advantage is significant (up to 6hp on the M8 platform!) and most of the late model kits are CARB legal and warranty friendly. Check them out on their site at https//www.sscycle/stealth-tribute-air-cleaner

–David Zemla | VP – Marketing


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Jordan Dickinson’s 1947 Harley Knucklehead wins the National Championship at the Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. Celebrating its 10th year, the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show is the world’s largest motorcycle builder competition, featuring hundreds of motorcycles and thousands in cash and prizes across the IMS Tour.


Jordan’s 1947 Harley Knucklehead is near immaculate in its craft and presentation. Virtually every piece of this motorcycle was fabricated and reworked. In this video from Minneapolis, Jordan walks us through his bike and what went into making it the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Champion.

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MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, today announced the North American retail availability of the 2020 FTR Rally, a scrambler-inspired FTR 1200 that combines retro styling with modern performance capabilities. Launched internationally in Milan at EICMA in November 2019, the FTR Rally will begin shipping to Indian Motorcycle dealers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

“We’re excited to offer North American riders a new take on the FTR 1200 that combines the unmistakeable look and stance of the FTR with the more classic, rugged elements that have made scramblers so beloved to city riders.”

With an urban scrambler aesthetic that’s certain to turn heads, the FTR Rally takes a step in a new direction while still maintaining some of the original styling DNA of the FTR 1200. The FTR Rally features Titanium Smoke paint with the Indian Motorcycle headdress graphic, aluminium wire wheels with stainless steel spokes and a red pinstripe, brown aviator seat, a new rally windscreen and Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tires.

“We’re excited to offer North American riders a new take on the FTR 1200 that combines the unmistakeable look and stance of the FTR with the more classic, rugged elements that have made scramblers so beloved to city riders,” said Reid Wilson, Vice President of Indian Motorcycle. “The FTR 1200 is as much about style and self-expression as it is about street-oriented performance, and the FTR Rally delivers that combination in a totally unique way.”

The FTR Rally combines responsive handling with upright ergonomics to create a commanding riding experience suitable for urban environments or backroad adventures. It’s equipped with cruise control, a USB fast charge port, and new ProTaper handlebars that are two inches higher for better comfort and handling. The FTR Rally also features an LED headlight and LED turn signals offering better visibility with minimal maintenance.

The 1203cc V-twin engine features a smooth power delivery with loads of low-end punch. The engine produces 123 horsepower, 87 ft-lbs of torque, and features a flat torque curve to deliver a fun riding experience in all conditions. The engine is housed in a black trellis frame and the FTR Rally will continue to feature an inverted front suspension with radially mounted dual Brembo brakes for exceptional control and stopping power.

The 2020 FTR Rally is compatible with the entire range of 40+ accessories specifically developed for the FTR platform, giving riders the ability to customise combinations and maintain the independence they seek when purchasing an Indian Motorcycle.

Pricing for the FTR Rally will start at $13,499 MSRP. Riders can learn more by visiting their local Indian Motorcycle dealer. For more information on the 2020 FTR Rally, or to find the nearest dealer, visit and follow along on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.


–Bradley Hartman
The Brand Amp

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Motorcycle Boot Market 2020 : Market Size, Top Countries Data, Growth Opportunities, Defination, Emerging Technologies, Trends,Growth, Segments, Landscape and Demand by Forecast to 2024

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Feb 08, 2020 (The Expresswire) — [116 Pages Report] Motorcycle Boot Market is projected to grow at magnificent CAGR over the forecast period 2020-2024

GlobalMotorcycle BootMarket 2020 Research Report provides key analysis on the market status of the Motorcycle Boot manufacturers with best facts and figures, meaning, definition, SWOT analysis, expert opinions and the latest developments across the globe. The Report also calculate the market size, Motorcycle Boot Sales, Price, Revenue, Gross Margin and Market Share, cost structure and growth rate. The report considers the revenue generated from the sales of This Report and technologies by various application segments.

Short Description About Motorcycle Boot Market :

Motorcycle boots are associated with motorcycle riders and range from above ankle to below knee boots. They have an outside of a typical boot but a low heel to control the motorcycle. To improve motorcycle safety, motorcycle boots are generally made from a thick, heavy leather and may include energy absorbing and load spreading padding, metal, plastic and/or composite materials to protect the motorcycle rider’s feet, ankles and legs in an accident. For use in wet weather, some boots have a waterproof membrane lining such as Gore-Tex or SympaTex.

The objective of the study is to define market sizes of different segments and countries in previous years and to forecast the values to the next Five years. The report is designed to incorporate both qualify qualitative and quantitative aspects of the industry with respect to each of the regions and countries involved in the study. Furthermore, the report also caters the detailed information about the crucial aspects such as drivers and restraining factors which will define the future growth of the market.

The research covers the current Motorcycle Boot market size of the market and its growth rates based on 5-year records with company outline ofKey players/manufacturers:

  • Harley-Davidson
  • CorTech
  • O’Neal
  • Bates Footwear
  • Gaerne
  • Skechers
  • Durango Boot
  • Forma Boots
  • FRYE
  • Dr Martens
  • UGG

Scope of the Motorcycle Boot Market Report:

Men is a major application of Motorcycle Boot. While the sales Market Share (%) in Men was 88.97% in 2016 and will be 89.08% in 2022.

The technical barriers of Motorcycle Boot are low, and the Motorcycle Boot market concentration degree is relatively lower. Europe and North America is the main consumption places, with a consumption market share nearly 43.51% and 32.15% in 2016.

In the future, the Motorcycle Boot will have a good future; the price fluctuation has relationship with the raw material. The technology will more mature and the monopoly phenomenon will be weaken.

The worldwide market for Motorcycle Boot is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly 3.7% over the next five years, will reach 270 million US$ in 2024, from 210 million US$ in 2019, according to a new Research study.

This report focuses on the Motorcycle Boot in global market, especially in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa. This report categorizes the market based on manufacturers, regions, type and application.

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Report further studies the market development status and future Motorcycle Boot Market trend across the world. Also, it splits Motorcycle Boot market Segmentation by Type and by Applications to fully and deeply research and reveal market profile and prospects.

Major Classifications are as follows:

  • Under 100 USD
  • 100-200 USD
  • 200-300 USD
  • Over 300 USD

Major Applications are as follows:

  • Men
  • Women

Geographically, this report is segmented into several key regions, with sales, revenue, market share and growth Rate of Motorcycle Boot in these regions, from 2014 to 2024, covering

  • North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia and Turkey etc.)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam)
  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Columbia etc.)
  • Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa)

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