Texas Motorcycle News

Motorcycle Thefts Down in US

Texas 3rd in stolen bikes, 2 Texas Cities in Top 10 DES PLAINES, Ill. – Motorcycle thefts in the United States fell about 6 percent in 2018, according to a report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau. In 2018, 41,674 motorcycles were reported stolen, compared with 44,268 in 2017. The states reporting the highest number of thefts in 2018 California were (7,035), Florida (4,279), Texas (3,073), New York (1,777), South Carolina (1,743), North Carolina (1,466), Indiana…

Win a Free Trip to Sturgis!

Law Tigers, one of our advertisers, has a fantastic sweepstakes offer for riders looking for an all expense paid vacation in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The reported value is over $21,000 and entry is free. It billed as “10 days and nights of riding, food, and music that you do not want to miss.”Free airfare, cabin & motorcycle rental plus exclusive prizes and products. See their website for details. Click Here to enter

Recent Motorcycle Survey Finds that a High Number of Youth Plan to Start Riding

The Progressive® International Motorcycle Shows® (IMS), the industry leader for connecting powersports’ top brands with enthusiasts and buyers, today announced data gathered from survey feedback provided by participants of IMS’ Discover The Ride initiative, which found that 81 percent of currently non-motorcycle-licensed consumers who experienced the thrill of two-wheels on the program’s New Rider Course plan to get their motorcycle license. Of those non-licensed riders, 64 percent were under the age of 35. The combined findings…

50-year-old Michael Barnes Wins Moto America Twins Cup!

The MotoAmerica Twins Cup class has had a major influx of entrants this season, and there is a large disparity in the age of the competitors: from 16 all the way to 50. In Saturday’s race one, those riders at the upper end of the age range showed their prowess, and the oldest of the group won the race. Fifty-year-old Michael Barnes, whose motorcycle road racing career has spanned three decades, won the race aboard…

Events

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Remembering Crockett County Veterans Exhibit

November 1 - December 7

Each year, the Crockett County Museum in Ozona, TX, honors our veterans both past and present with an exhibit featuring photos, artifacts and memorabilia submitted by local families. There are hundreds of photos and other items dating back to the Civil War. Open to the public during regular museum hours. Exhibit open throughout November and continues until Dec. 7th. Admission fee: $3.00 FMI contact Emily Guerra 325-392-2837 or visit www.ozonamuseum.com
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Ladies Night Out 2019

December 5 @ 5:00 am - 9:00 am

The Annual Ladies Night Out will be held in downtown Columbus, Texas on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5 pm – 9 pm. Merchants stay open late for shopping, snacks, wine sampling, door prizes and specials. Purchase a commemorative wine glass and enjoy wine sampling as you shop. There are 50+ temporary vendors that set up at the Historic Opera House located at 425 Spring Street in Columbus. You will find everything from handcrafted jewelry,…
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Crockett County Museum’s Wool and Mohair Style Show

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Crockett County Museum will be hosting the annual Wool and Mohair Style Show. Lots of door prizes to be given! Proceeds will benefit the Crockett County Museum. Free Admission. Event begins at 2:00 p.m. at the Crockett County Senior Center. FMI contact Emily Guerra 325-392-2837 or visit www.Ozona.com/EventsCalendar
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Crockett County Deerfest

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

A community-wide appreciation banquet for hunters, this evening helps raise money for local civic organizations and the West Texas Rehab. Attendees are fed a meal of chicken-fried deer, turkey, axis, deer sausage, deer chili, deer tamales and brisket. Proceeds are raised through ticket sales for door prizes and admission fees. Door prizes include guns, $10,000 in Cabela’s gift cards and much more. For more info contact Martin Childress 325-277-9345 or www.deerfest.org
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Evening on the Town in Ozona

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Do a little early holiday shopping or learn about the products & services available in Ozona. Shoppers are treated to many special delights, including discounted prices, refreshments and other exciting experiences at each location. Local businesses will remain open to the public. FMI contact Ozona Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center 325-392-3737.
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