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Archive for April, 2008

19th Annual South East Police Motorcycle Training Seminar & Safety Trials

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 Posted in Rodeos | No Comments »

Location: Pompano Beach, Florida Latitude: 26.237N Longitude: -80.125W Dates: April 9-12, 2008 High Temp: 85º F Low Temp: 63º F Elevation: 21 ft (almost sea level) Visibility: Generally unlimited, with broken clouds and occasional light showers (it’s the sub-tropics!) Click for results and pictures. I’ve been attending the South ...

Two Wheels Going Green - the Electric Motorcycle Miracle

Sunday, April 27th, 2008 Posted in Misc. Motor | 1 Comment »

I’ve been riding motorcycles for more than forty years. I would be correctly classified as a “motorcyclist” as I embrace all brands and models, period. It’s likely that my personal experience with motorcycles may, in some small measure, mirror your ...

Starting a Motor Unit

Sunday, April 27th, 2008 Posted in Misc. Motor | 5 Comments »

Step One. So, you’re thinking about starting a motor unit within your agency. Maybe the department had motorcycles in the past (around 1963) and given the price of gasoline today has a renewed interest in motors. What a great concept: ...

Motorcycle Safety Awareness – It’s Critical

Saturday, April 26th, 2008 Posted in Misc. Motor | No Comments »

Ah, it’s springtime across this great nation of ours. Maybe it’s time to get that motorcycle out of storage and begin a new riding season. If you’re a civilian and new to motorcycles, or a long time rider, the Motorcycle ...

Southwest Police Motorcycle Training & Competition

Thursday, April 17th, 2008 Posted in Rodeos | No Comments »

Location: Suncoast Hotel, Las Vegas, NV Latitude: 36° 10’ North Longitude: 115° 10' West Dates: ...

A Good Live Auction

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008 Posted in Misc. Motor | No Comments »

I love a good live auction. I’m not talking about an impersonal, Internet eBay auction where you compete against JazzyJeff19 and AuctionDog63 sitting behind a flat panel monitor. A great live auction is about the hustle and bustle of ...

On Police Motorcycles Rodeos

Monday, April 7th, 2008 Posted in Rodeos | No Comments »

Correctness. These days we must be politically correct and call our police motorcycle rodeos by other, more appropriate titles, i.e. “Safety and Training Competitions.” That’s okay; it’s understood as political reality and accepted. After all, it’s a new day and ...