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2014-10-24 16:22:05

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic -- a tactic known as lane splitting -- is a relatively safe maneuver when both the motorcyclist and nearby drivers know the law and adhere to "safe and prudent" practices, according to two California studies released this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154275LOGO One report is a crash study that examined nearly 8,000 motorcyclists who were...

2014-10-11 16:20:11

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollywood actor and longtime motorcyclist Perry King will serve as the master of ceremonies for the 2014 American Honda AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Harley-Davidson, on Friday, Oct. 17, at the Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The induction ceremony takes place during the 2014 AMA Convention, Oct. 16-19, in conjunction with the American International Motorcycle...

2014-06-25 16:20:54

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Motorcyclist Association encourages motorists, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians to put away their phones while using the nation's roadways during National Cell Phone Courtesy Month in July. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121641 National Cell Phone Courtesy Month is an event founded by etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore to encourage cell phone users to be more respectful of their...

2014-05-13 16:21:15

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Motorcyclist Association launched a national petition drive on May 12 aimed at ending the law-enforcement practice of setting up checkpoints that target only motorcyclists. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/87208 The AMA began tracking federally funded motorcycle-only checkpoints when they first appeared in New York state in 2007. Since then, more than $500,000 in federal funds has been spent on...

2013-01-11 05:01:42

Dr. Samuel, a board certified OB/GYN physician, looks forward to the opening of his new practice location for Complete Healthcare for Women (CHW) /Mervyn J. Samuel, MD Inc. (MJS MD Inc.) in Pickerington, Ohio which will further improve patient care. PICKERINGTON, OH (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 Dr. Samuel, a board certified OB/GYN physician, looks forward to the opening of his new practice location for Complete Healthcare for Women (CHW) /Mervyn J. Samuel, MD Inc. (MJS MD Inc.) in Pickerington,...

2010-11-20 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine motorcycling legends took their place in history Friday, Nov. 19, at the 2010 Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by JT Racing, held at the Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa. Hosted by actor and motorcyclist Perry King, the event kicked off the AMA Legends & Champions Weekend. It recognized the Hall of Fame Class of 2010: legendary two-stroke engine tuner Eyvind Boyesen, dirt-track racer Don Castro, sidecar roadracing...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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