Category Archives: Motorcycles/scooters

The stupid Honda hybrid lawsuit – Chevy Volt take note

Update: The lawyers for the plaintiffs are expected to receive $2.95 million. nytimes.com This is why I truly didn’t like this lawsuit. There is no justice in gross profit from damages. That is $3 million that could go into R … Continue reading

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Honda CR-Z and Fit hybrids get a production date

Honda is adding a CR-Z sports car hybrid and Fit hybrid to the offerings for 2010. Honda’s New CEO Takanobu Ito says all cars could be hybrid in 20 years to meet emission standards. (wsj.com)

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A hybrid motorcycle

Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. andWuxi Angell Autocycle Co., Ltd, will debut three hybrid motorcycles at Dealer Expo 2009 from February 13 to February 16, 2009 in Indianapolis, IN. All three models are equipped with a lithium-ion battery pack (48V rated … Continue reading

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Green eyes on the 2009 Pennsylvania Auto & Boat Show

Save $2 on $8 tickets online. Want to be even more cheap? They stop charging for parking a couple hours before the show closes. The show continues at the PA Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg through Sunday until 9pm each … Continue reading

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ReConnect with Main Street history to find a future

During the Great Depression, the Miles Bank in Delta, Pennsylvania collapsed and closed. People lost their jobs. Times were lean. The bank had been in existence since 1890. The building again saw jobs and prosperity as an early “tech center”. … Continue reading

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Life in a big chair

Last week I went into Action Motorsports, in York, for a new pair of winter riding gloves. I asked John, the owner, how the economy was affecting him and he said, when people can’t do anything about the economy, they … Continue reading

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A laptop in a Ziplock bag

I headed out on motorcycle trip with a buddy and currently I’m sitting in Rome, New York. (about 300 miles north of York, Pa.) I usually store all my electronics in Ziplock bags. The Dell Mini 9 fits comfortably in … Continue reading

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Old dogs learn new tricks

My neighbor dog Juno has a passion for rides. Any open car door is fair game. Frightened of the scooter at first, he is now ready for a ride. Chuck parked his full-sized Chevy truck (11 mpg) over the Summer … Continue reading

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Harley-Davidson open house: The HD trike reincarnated

For 2009, Harley-Davidson is offering the Trike, or the Tri Glide Ultra Classic that was developed from the wheels up in combination with Lehman Trikes of South Dakota. Harley-Davidson Open House Sept 25-Sept 27 The Tri Glide is powered by … Continue reading

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Harley-Davidson Open House: The smooth new Rotax Helicon V-Twin

I can’t resist an event where a company lets me ride their motorcycles on an 11 mile real world ride for free and you have to love Harley for this once a year not to miss event. Harley-Davidson Open House … Continue reading

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