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2014-03-03 20:21:03

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the National School Boards Association's (NSBA) partnership with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute "12 Years a Slave" to public high schools, NSBA congratulates the film's Director Steve McQueen for winning the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture. McQueen visibly wore the NSBA "Stand Up 4 Public Schools" red campaign wristband as he accepted the Oscar on behalf of filmmakers, cast...

2014-02-08 23:02:24

A recently released blog post from the Jones Law Firm provides suggestions and insights on how to prevent dangerous or deadly motorcycle accidents. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 Part of a biker gang? Do you own a Harley? A recent article by Dax Jones, a law firm based out of Seattle that specializes in personal injury and accident cases, tries to highlight the importance of safe riding. “According to the Governors Highway Safety Association,” the article states, “the...

People May Drive Safer If More Motorcyclists Were On The Road
2014-01-28 06:05:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The results of a new study indicate that if more people were to ride motorcycles it would translate into safer drivers across the board and there would be less accidents on the road. Australian scientists writing in the journal Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics say that if more motorcyclists were on the road then it would be easier for other drivers to notice them. The research team found that because motorcycles are less...

2013-12-07 23:01:57

InventHelp, based in Pittsburgh and a leading inventor service company is submitting the Light Guards to appropriate companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 An inventor from Federal Way, Wash., is concerned about the safety of motorcyclists. "After observing how dangerous motorcycling can be due to riders not being very visible, I designed a way to solve this problem in order to optimize motorcycle safety," he said. The LIGHT GUARDS optimizes...

2013-11-25 23:31:33

11,500 Square Foot Showroom Showcases One of a Kind Digital Technology, New Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, General Merchandise and the full line of Motorcycles, Parts and Accessories. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The unique two-level space was designed exclusively for Harley-Davidson of NYC to allow customers access and control of the latest in digital design technology. The showroom also features a coffee bar, 16 monitor display wall, dynamic Glass Bike Lift suspended from the ceiling and a...

2013-11-05 23:28:18

ROBRADY design proudly announces the unveiling of the Vectrix VT-1 e-scooter at EICMA in Milan, Italy. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 In collaboration with the award winning EV manufacturer Vectrix, the ROBRADY team has designed and developed a new offering that is a striking combination of both beauty and purpose in two-wheel electric transportation. The “VT-1” comes complete with a clean new ROBRADY aesthetic, interchangeable lithium batteries for fast swaps or remote...

2013-10-30 23:23:56

Nevada-based agency wants motorcyclists to beware of potential road hazards. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Autumn is a beautiful time for motorcycle owners to enjoy the crisp air and beautiful weather by taking a ride throughout one of the many gorgeous areas that surround Las Vegas. Among the leading causes of motorcycle accidents and collisions are hazardous roads and conditions that can affect motorcyclists, and drivers will obviously want to make sure that they are as safe as...

2013-10-11 23:18:30

Owning a motorcycle is a favorite hobby for many people, but it comes with a unique set of responsibilities. The security professionals at SecuritySystemReviews.com created tips for motorcycle owners to remain safe and secure. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Motorcycle ownership is not only a favorite hobby but also a leading form of transportation for many people throughout the country. Riding a motorcycle can be an incredibly enjoyable experience, but it also comes with a...

2013-10-04 23:23:38

Custom bike captures attention and sparks emotion from generations of motorcyclists around the world. When Sam Nehme of Broward Motorsports began customizing his Star Bolt motorcycle for Yamaha's Star Motorcycle Custom Build-Off he never imagined the bike, Lucky-13, would create such a positive flow of appreciation. Hollywood, FL (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 When Sam Nehme of Broward Motorsports received an invitation from Yamaha’s Star Motorcycle division to compete against some of the...


Latest Motorcycling Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 03:57:14

Symbol: MIEL2 Group: Dicot Family: Caryophyllaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   ALEL2 Alsinanthe elegans (Cham. & Schltdl.) Á. Löve & D. Löve   ALEL3 Alsine elegans (Cham. & Schltdl.) Fenzl   AREL6 Arenaria elegans Cham. & Schltdl.   ARELC Arenaria elegans Cham. & Schltdl. var. columbiana Raup   ARROC2 Arenaria...

2012-06-15 07:32:47

Symbol: GRTOT Group: Moss Family: Grimmiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Grimmiales Family   Grimmiaceae Genus   Grimmia Hedw. – grimmia dry rock moss Species   Grimmia torquata Hornsch....

2012-06-15 07:32:48

Symbol: GRTOF Group: Moss Family: Grimmiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   GRFL6 Grimmia flettii (Holz.) Cardot Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Grimmiales Family   Grimmiaceae Genus   Grimmia Hedw. – grimmia...

2012-06-15 09:00:10

Symbol: ERBRS Group: Dicot Family: Polygonaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 05:43:08

Symbol: CLBUF Group: Dicot Family: Verbenaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Cladoniaceae Genus   Cladonia P. Browne – cup lichen Species   Cladonia buckii R.C. Harris Variety   Clerodendrum buchananii (Roxb.) Walp. var. fallax (Lindl.) Bakh.

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