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To Full Face Helmet or not to Full Face Helmet

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A long standing proponent of freedom of choice, this year for the ride to Daytona Beach for the annual Bike Week pilgrimage – I decided to do something I’ve never, EVER done before in 37+ years of riding– sport a full face helmet. The helmet of choice for the trial was the Harley Davidson FXRG Sun Shield H29 Modular Helmet – Part Number 98359-19VX.

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Manheim Indianapolis Bike Sale

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Join us Wednesday, May 1st at 10am ET for over 125+ bikes from our trusted seller, Harley-Davidson Financial Services, and other dealer consignment!
 
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Join us in lane or via Simulcast! For more information call our Specialty Department at 317.527.2165, reply to this email, or call Nick Anderson at 317.385.3208.

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Manheim Indianapolis
3110 S Post Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46239

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient – Gloria Struck

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The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is featuring Hall of Fame Highlights of this year’s outstanding new group of inductees. Here is a glimpse at what they had to say. For the full story join us at the 2019 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (tickets available below).  Congratulations to this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient – Gloria Struck.

While Gloria Tramontin Struck came from a motorcycling family, she didn’t originally have any burning desire to ride. Gloria was born in 1925 behind her family’s business, Lexington Cycle Shop, in Clifton, New Jersey. The business had been selling bicycles and Excelsior-Henderson motorcycles since 1915.

In 1946, at age 21, Gloria joined the Motor Maids that had just started in 1941. She and the founder’s daughter, Betty Fauls, are the longest standing members still riding.

Gloria has logged over 500 thousand miles, riding all 48 continental states many times over. Gloria’s family shares her love of riding. Her daughter Lori is also a Motor Maid and can always be seen riding with Gloria.

Learn more about Gloria Struck and all of the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees on August 7, 2019 at the annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

 

Massachusetts “Women on Wheels®” three Chapters Recognized – over 1 million miles !

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A week before the annual “International Female Ride Day,” (May 4th – see link below) the Massachusetts State Senate and its Registrar of Motor Vehicles / Rider Education Program and others, recognized rider members of its three state Chapters, Metro-West, North Shore and South Shore “Women on Wheels®,” for its 4-years riding and winning WoW’s annual mileage contest -“State’s Highest Mileage,” 2015 – 2018, over a million miles, and their work helping rider charities, safety and awareness efforts aimed at reducing accidents,” and their positive contributions promoting the lifestyle and protecting the future of motorcycling !

Women On Wheels® – organized in 1982, “is a not-for-profit, international, family-oriented organization that serves to unite all female motorcycle enthusiasts.” Flash forward 37 years and WoW now has 53 Chapters in over 30 States. “Camaraderie, networking and support of women who love the sport is one of the many benefits of WoW membership,” reads its website at www.WomenOnWheels.org.

Betsy Lister of Medford, MA began her riding in 1969, and is an inductee to the Sturgis Hall of Fame. She presented at “ROAR of APPRECIATION” to the WoW Chapters Directors in appreciation of their work promoting safety & awareness aimed at reducing accidents via the Commonwealth’s “Check Twice – Save a Life, Motorcycles are Everywhere” motto, created in 1982 by Bob Doiron, a personal friend before his passing four years ago.

Dennis Palazzo, a 15-year Director of the Massachusetts Motorcyclists Survivor’s Fund, presented a Certificate of Appreciation on it’s behalf and the South Shore’s sister Fund, for all its 20-year support and volunteering of “Bikers Helping Bikers / Riders Helping Riders” charity efforts.

As Massachusetts State Chapter Volunteer Coordinator of the American Motorcyclists Association, and having worked closely over the years with many WoW members on rights, riding, awareness and charitable causes, I presented them with a “Congratulations and Thank You” certificate.

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Keith Ball – biker lifestyle insights

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Wheels Through Time

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We are shifting gears. 4 days left.

This month is a special month, as we are giving away a trip to a lucky winner. This expenses paid trip to The Great Smoky Mountain will include a 3-day 2-night stay in at Elk Ridge Cabin and three days of free admission for two at Dale’s Wheels Through Time! You’ll get to see first hand what makes us The Museum That Runs. By purchasing the Better Deal or higher, you will automatically be entered in to win this trip of a lifetime!

WIN The Beautiful 1936 Harley Knucklehead

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HAND BUILT BY DALE WALKSLER The bike features a first year 61 c.i. OHV engine based around a genuine pair of new old stock replacement knucklehead engine cases mated to a 4-speed transmission in Harley-Davidson’s classic black and vermilion red with gold striping.

In the Cantina – Weekly News for April 25th 2019

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May We Find Balance and Freedom

I wonder if all the bullshit is human nature. We just can’t relax and have a good time. We need to fight over something. I just hope it doesn’t lead to something devastating. Maybe I read too much.

I just want to ride free, race, and chase redheads. Life can be so fuckin’ amazing, if we just let it be.

I’m about to launch a new Cantina episode. We have Barry’s footboards tech about ready. And you just don’t know what might happen next.

Joe Teresi told me he has a deal to sell ER and take the company off his hands.

Shit is changing fast. Ride hard and die fast.

Forever Free,

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