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UK’s Isle of Wight to host all-new road race festival

On an island known for its remarkable coastline and just two hours from central London door to door, the Diamond Races is set to take place on a 12.4 mile-long course in the south of the Isle of Wight. Shining a spotlight on the island’s natural beauty and on roads already acclaimed as being some of the best and most enjoyable in the world, the road-race boasts a course through the picturesque villages of Chale, Kingston, Shorwell and Brighstone as well as a fast 5-mile coastal stretch along the military road.

The new race meeting will be run under the strict event regulations stipulated by the sports’ governing body, the ACU (Auto Cycle Union), through which all UK motorcycle sport is administered. With road safety at the heart of the Diamond Races, the organizers will strive to highlight the paramount importance of safe road use, with meticulous attention paid to

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Tennessee’s “Motorcycle Santa” Hits the Road Early to Spread Christmas Cheer Amid Pandemic

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AJ Wolf and his decked-out Harley Davidson have been spreading Christmas cheer throughout Cross Plains, Tennessee, for the past seven years.

But this year, the man known locally as “Motorcycle Santa” was inspired by the coronavirus pandemic to hit the road a few months ahead of schedule.

“After 2020 rolled in, so many people became unhappy, the cheer level dropped, there is sadness, there’s all kind of stuff happening that we sure don’t need, but it’s here,” Wolf told WTVF.

His said that his wife, A.K.A. Mrs. Claus, encouraged him to take out his Harley adorned with antlers, 1,400 lights, and a sleigh.

“She said ‘honey, you need to go out get the reindeer bike and just go and wave to people and get the cheer up, spread some cheer honey, do it somehow,'” Wolf told WTVF reporter Hannah McDonald.

So far this month, he’s taken

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2004 Yamaha Road Star XV17AS/C

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It’s time to hit the open road and have some adventures.

Welcome to Motorious’ Motorcycle Monday, where we highlight an interesting ride from our inventory for your consideration. If you’re a fan of big cruiser motorcycles but aren’t so keen on Harley-Davidson, or you’re just looking for a solid deal, this Yamaha Road Star XV17AS/C is definitely worth looking over. It has that classic look so many love, plus it’s renowned for being a low-hassle and low-cost ride to keep around.

White fenders and fuel tank are offset by plenty of black and chrome trim, so no one element is absolutely dominating the appearance. Some people want a sinister ride, but this one will appeal to someone wanting more balance.  You’ll note the large headlight is flanked by two spot lamps, which are both LEDs.

Onboard is a 1670cc V-Twin carbureted

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