November 9, 2013 |
For many, the words "Brooklyn style" call to mind the easy cliché of a hipster in a hoodie. Nothing could be further from the dressed-up truth for Michael Kuhle and Adele Berne, the married couple who started men's clothier Epaulet New York there in 2008 with the borough's passion for old-school manufacturing, subtle updates on the traditional and a "small-batch" mentality. Now, after expanding to Manhattan in 2010 and with a thriving online business, they've come West. With the sun streaming through the big corner windows one recent morning, the couple are holding forth at their new Montana Avenue store in Santa Monica and explaining this somewhat surprising turn of events.
November 5, 2013 |
Zero, the Santa Cruz, Calif., electric-motorcycle company, has unveiled a new model for 2014 and a new accessory that increases both engine torque and range. The accessory is a new "Z-Force Power Tank" that extends the length of the ride and the power of the engine. It can be purchased with, or added to, any new 2014 model. The new model is the 2014 Zero SR, a deep-red racer that promises zero to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds, thanks to a massive 67 horsepower and 106 foot-pounds of torque.
October 31, 2013 |
An unabashed love letter to all things motorcycle, the documentary "Why We Ride" will surely warm the souls of bike enthusiasts while prompting many nonriders to join the fold. It could in fact be one of the best movies-as-sales-tools to speed down the pike in some time. Director Bryan H. Carroll, with an invaluable assist from cinematographers Andrew Waruszewski and Douglas Cheney, takes an all-embracing look at motorbiking (including a nice bit of history on the subject) enhanced by testimony from a wide array of its enthusiasts - men and women, young and old, able and disabled, hobbyists and record-holders.
October 28, 2013 |
Ken Hamilton, an assistant baseball coach at Corona Santiago for 14 years, was killed in a hit-and-run motorcycle accident Monday morning in Los Angeles, Coach Ty De Trinidad said. Hamilton, 54, was driving home from his work at a juvenile detention facility. Eric.email@example.com
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October 24, 2013 |
Safety procedures weren't properly followed when a student discharged a rifle mounted on a Chino police officer's motorcycle, department officials said Thursday. A child at Newman Elementary School approached the rifle and pulled the trigger about 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, said Tamrin Olden, a spokeswoman for the Chino Police Department. The AR-15 rifle was locked onto the motorcycle that was on display during a Red Ribbon Week drug abuse prevention event, Olden said.
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October 23, 2013 |
Three students were injured Wednesday after a weapon mounted on a police motorcycle on display accidentally discharged at a Chino elementary school during Red Ribbon Week activities, police said. The students -- whose ages were not immediately known -- suffered minor injuries, said Tamrin Olden, crime prevention supervisor for the Chino Police Department. Two were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said Chino Valley F ire District spokeswoman Massiel Ladron De Guevara.
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October 23, 2013 |
Three students at a Chino elementary school were injured Wednesday after a student discharged an assault rifle mounted on a police motorcycle that was on display, an official said. The AR-15 assault rifle was mounted on the motorcycle that was on display during a drug prevention event, said Tamrin Olden, a spokeswoman for the Chino Police Department. “The rifle was … secured in the mount on the motorcycle during the incident,” Olden said at an evening news conference. “The child did approach the mounted rifle.” The students -- whose ages were not immediately known -- suffered minor injuries, Olden said.
October 21, 2013 |
Enterprise Rent-a-Car is now renting Harley-Davidson motorcycles in Las Vegas, providing yet another way to go hog wild in Sin City. The company that promises “we'll pick you up” will, indeed, pick you up in Las Vegas and take you to its location that stocks the Harleys . (It's at 4517 W. Flamingo Road, just off the Strip and about half a mile from Palms Casino Resort ). Rates begin about $150 a day (no mileage is charged) for a selection of bikes that includes Road Kings, Ultra Classics and Softtail Classics, among other touring bikes.
October 19, 2013 |
A Brooklyn man charged with assault in connection with last month's motorcycle gang attack pleaded not guilty in a Manhattan court Saturday. Kaliq Douglas, 28, was arrested Friday night and faces two felony charges for gang assault and assault, according to the criminal complaint released by the Manhattan District Attorney's office. Prosecutors say Douglas pulled Alexander Lien from the driver's seat of his Range Rover, threw him to the ground and kicked him at least once before other motorcyclists joined in the beating.
October 10, 2013 |
NEW YORK - Motorcyclists familiar with the annual pack ride known as Hollywood's Block Party were excited about this year's bash, and for good reason. The 2011 ride through New York City was "a zoo," according to an online post that included a photograph of hundreds of bikers roaring up an expressway, the Manhattan skyline visible in the distance. The 2012 ride, which involved a takeover of Times Square that was captured on video, was equally raucous. "Last year was crazy.