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Motorcycle headlines from around the internet
February 24, 2009
In the news: cellphone silliness, thieves target bike events, watching women ride, new Saxons, your future Chinese motorcycles, and how favorite motorcycle destinationsand the people who ride to themare changing.
**Take a Lock: Motorcycle Events Draw Thieves **
If you're a motorcycle thief, where better to go shopping that a big bike event? Rallygoers in New Orleans had that lesson driven home. If you are going to the International Motorcycle Shows, bring an extra lock or three. KATC TV, LA
**If You Are Going Out Drinking, Better Give Your Riding Buddy Plenty of Room **
Drinking and riding is always a bad idea, but it probably seems worse when you run over and kill your riding companion. KSAT TV, TX
**How to Use a Cellphone while Riding **
And tell what you think about it. Japan Today
Corbin Three-Wheeler Concepts Find New Life as Harley-Powered Merlins
A company in Washington state has licensed rights to designs used by Corbin in its three-wheelers. It plans to power them with Harley engines and expects to sell them like hotcakes. Seattle Post Intelligencer, WA
**Biker Destination Grows Up **
In the 1960s, it was a party town for gangs, but now this Lake Erie resort attracts a different kind of motorcyclist. Staten Island Advance, NY
China: Future World Motorcycle Power or Just Rip-Offs?
Most of the motorcycles built in China are copies or licensed versions of brands from other countries. Some expect that to change, as stated in this press release. Newswise