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Raffle Only Mini Cruiser – 1983 Yamaha RX50

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Throughout motorcycling history, we’ve seen manufacturers use a myriad of different methods in an effort to lure in customers. This little 50cc Yamaha is one of said methods. Interestingly, the RX50 was never officially sold in showrooms. Instead, American Yamaha dealerships were each given two RX50’s which were to be raffled off – the whole idea was to draw in …

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Want to Ask a Vintage Moto Insurance Agent Some Questions?

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Back at the Mecum Las Vegas auction in January, I met a gentleman named Nick Dounias. Based out of Fresno, California, Nick is an independent insurance agent that is currently #1 in writing motorcycle policies out of all Hagerty agents in the United States. I thought it might be fun to give you an opportunity to ask Nick your questions …

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Press Release – MV Agusta Returns to GP Motorcycle Racing

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Even though they last won a Grand Prix race in 1976, MV Agusta is still the most successful European motorcycle manufacturer of all time in the discipline, with a total of 75 world titles (38 rider/37 manufacturer) between 1952 and 1974. After 42 years, MV is back – though they’re starting in Moto2 as partners with Forward Racing.

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I Was Hacked. Sorry!

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As many of you saw in the last few days, random links on the website and/or daily email would take you to nonsense spam sites. It was very annoying and I sincerely apologize for the hassle. Fixing it was over my head from a technology standpoint so I hired a company to clean it all up, and according to them …

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Ride From Los Angeles to Alaska for $15/Day!

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I’ve mentioned MotoQuest’s “Transporter Specials” in the past, but this is one of the best deals I’ve seen from them. It’s a simple premise – their rental business in Alaska is seasonal, so they’ll give discounts for one way rentals to help move bikes to and from the Anchorage office as needed. They currently need to get some BMW GSes …

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2018 Quail Motorcycle Gathering – The Winners

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This is not my usual recap – that will have to wait until I get back home and have time to go through all of Nathan’s photos – but for now I just wanted to share the winning bikes from the 10th Annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering. As always, the show was wonderful and I hope those of you that were …

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Who’s going to the 2018 Quail Motorcycle Gathering?

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5-4-2018 Update: Just a reminder that the Quail is tomorrow. I’m in town (Monterey) with Nathan and we’re shooting some photos/videos for our MT-07/Ninja 1000 stories on/around PCH today. Look forward to seeing you tomorrow! I’m back from Austin and the I’m not ready to hit the road again, but the 10th Anniversary Quail Motorcycle Gathering is next weekend and …