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Motorcyclists Ride To Raise Money For Breast Cancer Awareness

A group of motorcycle riders are trying to accomplish a goal: To help people battling breast cancer. Every year, the bikers rev their engines for the Lynnda Laubach Breast Cancer Awareness Ride. They say the more donations they get, the more breast cancer patients they can help.

08/20/2014

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Bikers Mount Up To Out-Ride Breast Cancer

A sea of pink took over the roads Saturday in the north metro. It was part of a unique, head-turning motorcycle run for charity, where the passion of the riders is just as bright as the color they’re wearing. In the video above, WCCO photojournalist Melissa Martz rode along in the Pink Ribbon Run.

08/24/2013

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Start Seeing Women Motorcyclists, Including Amelia

When you’re out driving, you’re more and more likely to see women on motorcycles. In the last 10 years, the number of women riding motorcycles in Minnesota has grown more than 58 percent — from 31,576 riders in 2002 to 53,784 in 2012. And one of the brands that is seeing the most growth is the one that is considered the most masculine — Harley Davidson.

05/20/2013

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Donnie Smith Bike Show Roars In To River Centre

Snow is still on the ground in much of St. Paul, but that’s not stopping motorcycle enthusiasts from prepping for the first ride of the season.

03/23/2013

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Bikers To Rev Up For Safety At State Capitol

On Wednesday morning, hundreds of motorcyclists from across the state converged at the Minnesota State Capitol. The group American Bikers for Awareness, Training, and Education wants lawmakers to give serious thought to motorcycle safety.

01/23/2013

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Folks Enjoy The Last Weekend Of Nice Weather

What started out as a Saturday of rain and hail turned into the kind of weather we dream about this time of year.

11/10/2012

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Spring Flood Run This Weekend In SE Minnesota

Keep an eye out for motorcycles if you are driving in the Winona area Saturday.

04/21/2012

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State Patrol Retires Motorcycle Unit

The Minnesota State Patrol announced Friday that it has disbanded its motorcycle patrol program. The unit’s remaining five Harley Davidson motorcycles will be put up for auction beginning on April 21.

04/20/2012

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Polaris Posts Strong 1Q Results, Shares Up

Polaris Industries Inc. said Wednesday that its first-quarter profit jumped 27 percent, boosted by strong sales of off-road vehicles and motorcycles.

04/18/2012

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Polaris Adding 89 Jobs In Western Wisconsin

Polaris Industries Inc. plans to add 89 jobs in the western Wisconsin city of Osceola as it boosts production of Indian motorcycles.

04/05/2012

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Balmy Weather Means More Motorcycles In Minn.

Minnesota public safety officials are urging drivers and motorcyclists to share the road as warm weather brings out the bikers.

03/16/2012

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Harley To Recall More Than 308,000 Motorcycles

DETROIT (AP) – Harley-Davidson Inc. is recalling about 308,000 motorcycles to fix a switch problem that can cause failure of the brake lights and possibly even the rear brakes themselves. The company said in documents […]

10/24/2011

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Finding Minnesota: Coffee House For Bikers

By now, you’re familiar with Caramel Macchiato and Turtle Mocha. But have you ever tried Octane Boost? It’s on the menu at an Uptown coffee shop that’s geared toward “gear heads.”

02/13/2011

The Nite Show with Mischke – 6/23/10

Bob Dylan has decided to play a gig at the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Some might scratch their heads at this mix, but Mischke wonders if this is just right.  He takes a gander at […]

06/24/2010

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