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2012-12-27 05:00:16

Rider Insurance is now available to Virginia residents. SPRINGFIELD, NJ (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Originally only available in New Jersey, Rider Insurance has branched out and now provides motorcycle insurance to residents of Delaware, Indiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and now Virginia. Founded in 1971 by motorcycle enthusiast Harry Bleiwise, and built on his dedication to riding, Rider is currently the largest motorcycle insurance provider in New Jersey, and the only...

2010-11-05 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Moped Productions is expanding services to serve corporate clients seeking to create cause-marketing campaigns and communication strategies in social responsibility. Currently Moped is collaborating with Fenton Communications to develop various communications tools surrounding this week's 2010 Business for Social Responsibility Conference in New York City (http://www.bsr.org/). This year, Moped has also participated in the launch and execution of...

2010-01-15 08:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited, retailer and distributor of electric bikes and mobility scooters, will begin donating $25 to the Save the Children organization for each electric bike purchased beginning January 14, 2010. Save the Children has launched a relief effort to assist families and children in Haiti. For the next month, R Martin will send $25 to the relief fund for each electric bike or EVD electric motorcycle purchase. The products can be purchased online...

2009-11-16 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited is pleased to announce the addition of mobility scooters, lift chairs, and 3-wheel electric trikes to its electric transportation product line-up. Five years of experience with electric transportation make these additions a perfect complement to R Martin Limited's existing electric bicycle, electric moped and electric scooter product lines. While they may travel slower than traditional electric transportation, mobility scooters offer...

2009-08-04 14:26:01

South Carolina police said a moped driver towing a stolen lawn mower pulled over for officers but attempted to flee from them on foot. Lindsey Phillips Jr., 42, of Rock Hill, was spotted Friday afternoon towing a lawn mower and a weed eater behind his moped, about six hours after the lawn mower had been reported stolen, The (Rock Hill) Herald reported Tuesday. Police said Phillips pulled over for police but fled on foot after the officers asked him if the lawn mower was stolen. Phillips was...

2006-07-18 11:05:00

By Camille Drummond NEW YORK (Reuters) - American motorists fed up with soaring pump prices are getting more curious about two-wheel transportation. With gasoline above $3 a gallon in many parts of the country, fears of continued energy spikes are fueling sales of motorcycles, mopeds, and bicycles, leading bike associations said. "What we're seeing now with $3.50 a gallon gasoline is that people are looking for alternatives," said Bill Wilkinson, executive director of the Bethesda,...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'