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Ocala motorcycle club ride ends in tragedy when 80-year-old rider dies in crash

ANTHONY — An 80-year-old motorcycle rider was killed and another rider, age 74, was injured late Tuesday morning when they crashed in a rural section of northeast Marion County.

The Florida Highway Patrol no longer includes names in its news releases. The agency only gave the men’s ages and said both were from Ocala.

The motorcycles – one riding in front of the other – were westbound on Northeast 90th Street Road about a mile east of Baseline Road (State Road 35/Northeast 58th Avenue.)

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These Harley-Davidson motorcycles were involved in a fatal crash in Anthony on Tuesday

These Harley-Davidson motorcycles were involved in a fatal crash in Anthony on Tuesday

According to the patrol, the younger man, who

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Why Ducati’s electric motorcycle is hitting the racetrack first, showroom second [Video]

As the pandemic fundamentally changed the way many of us lived, and spent our free time, it’s no surprise companies like motorcycle manufacturers had some of their best years ever.

Look no further than Italian motorcycle marque Ducati (VWAGY). Last year was Ducati’s best global sales year in its 95-year history, with 59,447 motorcycles delivered to customers, representing 24% growth over 2020. Sales stateside were particularly brisk, with the U.S. regaining its position as Ducati’s #1 global market, after a 32% increase in sales.

But the real big news for Ducati came out in October last year, when the company revealed news of its electrification plans. Starting with the 2023 season, Ducati will be the sole supplier of motorcycles for the 2022 MotoE World Cup, the all-electric version version of the MotoGP World Championship.

For many industry watchers and motorcycle fans, that Ducati would be the

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This Is Every Electric Motorcycle You Can Buy Today




Every Electric Motorcycle You Can Buy Today - Main


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Every Electric Motorcycle You Can Buy Today – Main

We’ll update this list as new electric motorcycles enter production.

It’s an exciting time for electric motorcycles. With established electric OEMs like Zero and Energica holding steady and savvy startups like Damon Motorcycles and Verge Motorcycle pushing the envelope of motorcycle design and safety features, the future looks bright for the nascent technology. Unfortunately, many cutting-edge models still haven’t rolled off the production line and customers can only put down deposits in the meantime.

For those that require more immediate gratification, today’s electric motorcycle market is buzzing (both literally and figuratively) with a host of contenders. Whether you fancy a Sunday afternoon bending through the twisties or a week-long trip on the trail, the current crop electrics are raring to go.

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Motorcycle crash leaves one dead in Phoenix

A suspected impaired driver crashed into a motorcycle rider, sending him airborne and killing him, police say.

PHOENIX — A motorcycle-car crash resulted in the rider going airborne and eventually dying of his injuries in Phoenix on Saturday. 

A sedan, driven by 29-year-old David Moreno, was turning onto 18th Street near East Southern Avenue when he crashed into a motorcycle around 3 p.m., the Phoenix Police Department said.

The rider, 48-year-old Robert Moore, was thrown from his motorcycle and landed on top of Moreno’s Sedan. Police said Moreno stopped briefly but then continued driving with Moore on the roof.

Moreno eventually crashed into two other vehicles and Moore fell from the roof, officials said. Witnesses followed the sedan and directed officers to Moreno where he was taken into custody. 

Police said Moreno showed signs of impairment and was booked into the Maricopa County Jail. Moore was pronounced dead on the

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