Tag: Motorcycles, Motor Bikes and Motorscooters

The E.P.A. and a Threat to Clean Air and Water

More from our inbox: ImageContaminated waste water flowing from the Lee Mountain mine near Rimini, Mont., into a retention pond last year.Credit…Matthew Brown/Associated Press To the Editor: Re “E.P.A. Plans Limit on Evidence Used for Health Rules” (front page, Nov. 12): I spent much of Friday studying a literature review on the effects of fine […]

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A Katy Perry Song Drops a Gift in Harley-Davidson’s Lap

Katy Perry went for a joy ride in Hawaii and came back with a song that should have Harley-Davidson dancing. Last month, Ms. Perry released “Harleys in Hawaii,” a song inspired by a tropical idyll with her fiancé, the actor Orlando Bloom. Within two weeks, it had been streamed 20 million times on Spotify, and […]

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In the Van With the ‘Juicers’ Who Round Up and Recharge Lime Scooters

LOS ANGELES — Michelle and Gonzalo Cabezas begin their nightly scavenger hunt at 10. That’s when they start looking for the Lime scooters that people rent and ride by the minute — and leave wherever they please. “People take them to the darnedest spots,” Mrs. Cabezas said from the passenger seat of her husband’s cargo […]

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Night Prowler in Florida Cut Electric Scooters’ Brakes, Police Say

He prowled the streets of southeastern Fort Lauderdale under cover of night, a pair of wire cutters in his pocket, one hand sheathed in a glove. Then, the police said, he carried out his crime: slashing the brake lines of electric scooters and rendering them useless. The suspect, Randall Thomas Williams, 59, was arrested on […]

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Why Doesn’t It Feel Like Fall Yet in N.Y.C.?

Weather: Sunny with showers possible in the afternoon. Expect highs in the low 80s. Alternate-side parking: In effect until Monday (Rosh Hashana). ImageCreditAli Kate Cherkis for The New York Times On Monday, the first day of fall, temperatures reached the high 80s. Since then, it has gotten cooler — and yet it still does not […]

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Welcome to San Diego. Don’t Mind the Scooters.

SAN DIEGO — The first thing you notice in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter is not the brick sidewalks, the rows of bars and the roving gaggles of bachelorette parties and conferencegoers, or even the actual gas lamps. It’s the electric rental scooters. Hundreds are scattered around the sidewalks, clustered in newly painted corrals on […]

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Thailand’s Roads Are Deadly. Especially if You’re Poor.

ImageParamedics treat an injured man after a motorcycle accident in Bangkok in April.CreditAdam Dean for The New York Times When things go wrong, those in power often promise to make it right. But do they? In this series, The Times investigates to see if those promises were kept. BANGKOK — The Thai woman was riding […]

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Cedric Benson, 36, Former Running Back, Dies

Cedric Benson, a running back who was a dominant force for the University of Texas before an eight-year career in the National Football League, died on Saturday. He was 36. His friends and family told The Austin American-Statesman that he had been in a motorcycle crash. The police responded to a crash in Austin, Tex., […]

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An Electric Harley Loses the Growl but Still Aims to Turn Heads

Quiet. Sleek. Unintimidating. The LiveWire is the antithesis of everything Harley-Davidson has ever stood for. And yet, it is undeniably a Harley. The LiveWire, the first production electric vehicle from Harley, is looking to redefine an industry that has grown complacent in the face of declining sales. The country’s oldest (116 years) and best-known motorcycle […]

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7 Died in a Motorcycle Crash. How Their Club of Former Marines Is Mourning Them.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Of the seven funerals, Albert Mazza Jr.’s was the last. It seemed fitting, since he had been their leader. A few years ago, he had helped establish the Jarheads Motorcycle Club, a motley crew of honorably discharged Marines who raise money for veterans in need. In a subculture where some clubs cultivate […]

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7 Killed After a Pickup Truck Crashes Into Motorcyclists in New Hampshire, Police Say

Seven people were killed and three others injured after a pickup truck collided with a group of motorcyclists on a rural two-lane highway in New Hampshire on Friday night, the New Hampshire State Police said. “I don’t know that I’ve ever seen a crash with this much loss of life,” State Police Capt. Chris Vetter […]

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Electric Scooters Are Coming to New York, but You Can’t Rent One in Manhattan

New York State is on the verge of embracing electric scooters and bicycles in a victory for tech leaders and delivery workers who have fought for months to make the speedy devices legal. State lawmakers reached a deal this week on electric scooters and delivery bikes. There is just one catch — scooter rental companies […]

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Electric Scooters Are Sweeping the Country. New York Says Not So Fast.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] When Helmis Ortega visited Atlanta not long ago, he toured the city on an electric scooter. Once back in New York City, he was struck by the scooter-free streets. “It blew my mind,” said Mr. Ortega, a paralegal who […]

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