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Your Motorcycle News Fix – September 2020


Sweltering summer riding days are over and the cooler weather of fall has arrived. But before you gear up for your next ride, sit down and stay awhile. We’ve queued up the top motorcycle headlines you need to know. Check them out below.

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The Honda Trail 125 is Coming to the U.S.

Honda recently announced that their new Trail 125 will be hitting the U.S. market and we couldn’t be more excited about it. This model is the American. version of the CT125 that was launched outside of the country earlier this year. The Trail has everything you’d expect from Honda, including a classic look with updated electronic features, ABS, and emission controls. If you’re into dirt road riding, the Trail has got your back. With an added 4.3 inches of movement (including on the wheel base, suspension, and ground clearance) the Trail can cover a variety of terrain and will get you where you need to go in style. Read More.
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Land Speed Record Holder Ralph Hudson Dies from Crash Injuries

Land speed record-holding motorcycle racer Ralph Hudson has passed away from a recent racing accident. On the last day of Bonneville Speed Week, Hudson was reportedly destabilized while traveling over 250 mph by a gust of wind causing the crash. He was immediately flown to a Salt Lake City hospital where he was said to be in critical condition. After three weeks in the hospital, it was announced that Hudson had unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. He will be greatly missed. Read More.
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Indian Motorcycle and Bike Shed Motorcycle Club Team Up

Indian Motorcycle and Bike Shed Motorcycle Club have recently announced a partnership launching a new line of lifestyle apparel. The designs were inspired by motorcycle culture and the celebration of Bike Shed opening a new location in Los Angeles. Bike Shed is a Motorcycle Club destination originally based in London who welcomes people from all walks of life to enjoy their restaurant, café, bar, events space, galleries, and moto retail and apparel. The new lineup will feature men’s and women’s shirts, hats, sweatshirts, and riding jerseys. Want to snag some of the designs? Bike Shed Motorcycle Club apparel collection is available at select retail locations and online. Buy Now.



Tom Cruise Launches Motorcycle Off Cliffside Ramp for New Movie

A new Mission Impossible movie is underway and Tom Cruise is (as always) taking his stunts to new heights. Director Christopher McQuarrie took to Instagram showing off an insanely massive ramp that launches off the side of a cliff in Norway. Norwegian news outlets caught some epic footage of the actor jumping the ramp (sans helmet) on what appears to be a Honda CRF450R. You’ll want to see this for yourself – trust us. Read More.

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Emily Sullivan
Emily Sullivan
Emily Sullivan is a Content Curator for Trader Interactive, serving the recreational brands RV Trader and Cycle Trader. Her mission is to provide thoughtful, practical content to those who are always on the hunt for their next adventure.

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3 Responses

  1. My friend and I are over 55 years old semi retired and feel weird qualified to be part of neighborhood watch and receive the free Harley-Davidson dressers preferably with the stereos and saddlebags and trunks so we can help out on Halloween and help patrol our neighborhoods to keep them safe

  2. I'd love to win a couple Harleys for my friend and I some full dresser ones with stereos and saddlebags and a trunk trick-or-treating and in our neighborhood and in our travels thank you so much for your consideration

  3. As a e rider of the age 69,bending and twisting to clean and lubricate a chain is not something we want to do,every 200 to 300 miles, so we refuse to buy a bike with old technology like a chain. Older riders who have to move their bikes in and out of their garage don't have the strength to move the heavyweight bikes around. Come on manufacturers get up to the 21 century and build some bike in the 400 to 600 lb weight class ,with belt or shaft drive.

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