Two Alarm Fire Destroys Ducati Dealership

2 Alarm Fire Destroys Southern California Import Motorcycle Dealer

A two-alarm fire at an Escondido European motorcycle dealership may have caused as much as $2.5 million in damage, a fire battalion chief said. It was still unclear Sunday what led to the fire, first reported about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The building — home to a Ducati and Italian Motorcycle dealership — was still too unstable to allow investigators inside. Battalion Chief Art Holcomb said no one would be allowed into Moto Forza until the…

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Denver Police Seize & Destroy Motorcycle

Denver Police Use Public Nuisance Abatement Law to seize & destroy motorcycles

According to a report in the Denver Post, a 2007 Honda CBR seized by police through the civil public nuisance abatement process was destroyed today. On July 24, the rider had participated in a rally on Interstate 25, in which hundreds of motorcyclists “created a serious safety hazard by completely blocking the flow of traffic,” according to a news release from the police. The rider, who was not identified, “faces…

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AMA Asks DOT to Include Bikes in V2V Technology

AMA Asks DOT to add V2V Technology to Motorcycles

Mandating vehicle-to-vehicle communications technology in new cars can benefit all road users, but motorcyclists demand to be included in the discussion, planning and implementation of the policies and regulations governing the rollout, the American Motorcyclist Association said today. “We have been representing the interests of the motorcycling community since Day 1 on this issue,” said Wayne Allard, AMA vice president of government relations. “We certainly recognize and appreciate the potential…

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Kawasaki UTV Government & Fleet Direct Sales

Kawasaki's New Government and Fleet Direct Sales Web Site

In an effort to help facilitate government and fleet sales and to add awareness to its internal sales programs, a government and fleet sales section has gone live on Kawasaki.com. Kawasaki is known for its “Kawasaki Strong” lineup of side-by-side utility vehicles and Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., (KMC) recently made it easier for government and fleet purchasers to see our full lineup and work with the KMC’s dealer network of…

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Police Recover $220k worth of Stolen Motorcycles

Police Looking for 4 Suspects in Motorcycle Dealership theft Robbery

The majority of what is now estimated to be nearly a quarter of a million dollars’ worth of stolen motorcycles have been recovered while the burglary ring behind it has been broken up. Orangeburg County Sheriff Ravenell said that 24 of 26 stolen motorcycles and ATVs have been recovered as well as a utility trailer.  “I said yesterday we’d be on the perpetrator’s doorsteps to find these vehicles and we…

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2016 Police Motorcycle Skills Competition

Orange County Traffic Officers Association Police Motorcycle Skills

The Orange County Traffic Officers Association’s 44th annual Police Motorcycle Training and Skills Competition is Southern California’s premier Motor Rodeo and draws officers from all over the western states. This year’s event will include: Individual Competition Team Competition All New Patterns Top Gun Competition Raffle and Prizes Competitor Awards Achievement Awards Exhibitors & Vendors Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Location: Huntington State Beach (Enter at Newland from PCH) Time: 0700 to…

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Prattville PD Chooses Victory for New Bikes

Prattville Victory Police Motorcycles

Sgt. Donnie Walker of the Prattville Police Department likes his new office. It has two wheels, 97 horsepower, flashing lights and rumbling exhausts. The department has taken delivery of 10 Victory motorcycles for its traffic division. The city started using motorcycles in 1995 and has always used Harley-Davidsons, the iconic police bike. “The Victorys are cooler,” Walker said, quickly explaining he meant running temperature of the engine, as well as the…

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3 Alarm Fire at Lancaster Motorcycle Shop

Lancaster Motorcycle Shop Fire

Eight North Texas fire departments worked to knock down a three-alarm fire that severely damaged a Lancaster motorcycle dealership early Friday morning. Lancaster Fire Department officials said a witness spotted the fire at Cycle Town South on the 1600 block of North Interstate 35E at about 12:45 a.m. Lancaster firefighters tried to put out the fire but were forced to retreat due to multiple explosions coming from inside the building….

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