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I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama

“The April Assembly of Fossil Fueled Fanatics!”  Made in America & Forged in Cleveland since 1967. The 58th Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama.  For anyone that’s ever complained that there’s never enough to see at a car or bike show, we once again present The Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama.  The…

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Letter from the Publisher

With this edition, we are proud to kick off several new initiatives and partners to start the year.  One of the hardest things about this business is staying focused on who we really are – and that’s especially challenging in an industry and community where people are constantly trying to re-invent themselves and possibly not…

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MORE Motorcycle Sport Touring Association News for 2024 

By Norm Kern  When I wrote the January column back in December there were big Motorcycle Sport Touring Association (MSTA) changes in the works. On January first, I became MSTA club president. Having previously served as vice president, am replacing Pat Mogavero, who has done an excellent job as president for the past seven years. Pat…

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2024 February R2R CMA Article

Who are we? So many articles written and so little description of who or what the Christian Motorcyclists Association is! Well, here you go… The Christian Motorcyclists Association is interdenominational and evangelistic in nature. We believe in: •The Bible as the inspired and infallible Word of God •One God, eternally existent in three persons: Father,…

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CMA November 2023

THANK YOU… Really isn’t enough for all that was sacrificed by both men and women who gave their lives for us. Whether they made it home to kiss their families or not, they paid a price that we could not ever repay. We talk about freedom as if it were an emotion or sense of…

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MSTA FlyBy Week 2023- August 21-27, Marietta, Ohio

Sport Touring Corner By Norm Kern MSTA FlyBy Week was fun and exciting this year- 160 attendees had a great time riding the twisty roads of Southeast Ohio and Northern West Virginia. I rode my Suzuki V Strom to Marietta on Sunday to get set up at the Comfort Suites event hotel, and was ready…

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I haven’t written for the magazine for some time.  However, as we were heading to Mid Ohio Sports Car Course a couple of weeks ago for our favorite event of the season AMA VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE DAYS, I was reminded of the days when I was a monthly contributor. This all started years ago when our…

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It’s a Beautiful Thing…

CMA September 2023 You know, one of my favorite times of the year is harvest time. The garden is putting forth its fruit and vegetables just waiting for the moment we can pluck them from their vines and enjoy a wonderful meal of freshness! Then, we get to either can or freeze them so amid…

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Let’s Ride Appalachia!

As we move into the later months of Summer and into cooler Fall riding here on the Backroads of Appalachia, we prepare for some of our biggest events and rides of our season. From the Charitable Mercy Medical Angels who attend our Annual “Rebel’s Ride” Event each year at the Whitley County Airport, to the…

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Flags, fireworks, and frustrations…

Man, life can get so frustrating at times! Things seem to flare up at the most inopportune moments and it seems when one thing happens, another one pops its ugly head up to open the door for yet another one and BAM! The trifecta of super storms hits like a hurricane on a one-man island!…

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Ohio Past Issues ///

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