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Lady Riders 2015 Calendar - The Lady Riders of Washington Meetup group is producing a 2015 calendar. Proceeds will benefit the CrisisClinic.org. For more information and to view images visit their site at http://www.meetup.com/WWLadyRiders.

Changes - So long Aurora Suzuki. Say hello to an all new tenant of the former location where euro motorcycles will be king.

Enter GPS routing apps - Congratualtions to Dan Muir who succesfully navigated the 2014 Sasquatch dual sport/adventure tour using a iPhone and an atlas. His app of choice was Motion-X GPS which relied on cell signals. He uploaded the GPX track for the ride prior to departure. The future has arrived.

So long Mark - Long time northwest motorcycle entreprenuer and active enthusiast, Mark Pfenning has passed away as the result of a solo crash near Pilot Rock, Oregon along US 395 on 7/15. Pfenning worked at Seattle Cycle Center in the early 90's, he later founded Moto International, then worked for Avon Tyres, worked as the Northwest Regional Rep for Triumph motorcycles in the mid-2000s and was a former president in the Vintage Motorcycle Enthusiasts. He will be missed by many.

On Any Sunday - The Next Chapter - Coming this fall, Dana Brown (Dust to Glory) brings us up to date with the next On Any Sunday movie built around the franchise his father, Bruce Brown built some 40 years ago. We can't wait!

Coming in November - The International Motorcycle Show will return to Seattle November 21-23 2014, just in time for you to stock up on your holiday shopping items and get a first-hand look at the 2015 models. Mark your calendar.

Yamaha's next Dual Sport? - Rumor has it Yamaha may make an announcment soon about importing it's lower cc Tenere' into the US. The motor company has shown a commitment with the Super Tenere' making it three years in the US model lineup.

AMA moves National Convention to Fla. - The AMA will combine it's national convention, which includes their Hall of Fame induction to coincide with the American International Motorcycle Exhibition in Florida this coming October. We think that's a smart move as it will up attendence for both events.

Ducati Bellevue adds online store - Ducati Bellevue knows everyone who's looking for great euro gear can't always make it into their store, so they've added a vast emporium of goodies to their website. Check it out more at http://ducatibellevuestore.com/.

Lost in Hollywood - The DVD of the movie Dust to Glory has gone out of print. Neither MGM or producer Dana Brown can cut a sub-licensing deal with anyone else to re-release the DVD as the master is missing. Prior to any re-release the master would be required for making neccesary opening and end-credit changes. Yowsa!

Looking for Twisties? - In Oregon, go ride the Kings Valley Highway, in Washington take a ride up Jim Creek Road in Arlington and in Idaho take a spin on the Winchester Grade.

Looking for dirt? In Washington, enjoy a ride along the Puget Sound using Tahuya's 7 mile gravel stretch of North Shore Road. In Oregon, enjoy the gravel in the Painted Hills and in Idaho, take a ride through Angel Canyon.

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