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Stories by Brendan

Female Motorcycle Riders Support Their Communities

Oct 17, 2017

The percentage of motorcycle owners who are women has risen in recent years, from 8 percent in 1998 to 14 percent at the end of 2015, according to the Motorcycle Industry Council’s Motorcycle Owner Survey. As that number increases, it’s likely that the number of women’s riding groups is growing as well. Today, especially with the […]

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Clean Car Windows with Cornstarch and Vinegar Without Leaving Streaks

Oct 2, 2017

Do your car windows need a good cleaning? There may be a simple solution in your cabinets. According to Reader’s Digest, a mixture of vinegar, ammonia and cornstarch may be able to help you get sparkling car windows without leaving streaks.   Materials Needed to Clean the Car Windows You’ll need these ingredients, according to […]

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Quiz: Do You Know Your Motorcycle Lingo?

Sep 28, 2017

You might think you know a lot about motorcycles, but do you know the correct lingo to fit in with the chopper crowd? Take this quiz to find out if you know common motorcycle terms.

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9 Tips for Winter RV Storage

Sep 27, 2017

Winter is coming. Typically, when the foliage of fall begins to turn brown and fall to the ground, it often means it’s time to put your recreational vehicle (RV) away until the warmer weather returns in the spring. Taking the time to prepare your RV before you store it for the winter may help the long-term protection […]

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Quiz: Which Car is Right for Your Personality?

Sep 26, 2017

With so many different types of cars on the road, it may be confusing to know which one might suit you best. Take this fun personality quiz to find out which type of car may work best for you.

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5 Sunken Ships to Seek Out in the Gulf of Mexico

Sep 15, 2017

The Gulf of Mexico may be known for its white sandy beaches and family vacation spots. But below the water’s surface lies a world of history with sunken ships scattered throughout the area. Click through this slideshow to learn about some of the Gulf of Mexico’s notable sunken ships — and how they met their watery fates.

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5 Ways Drivers Can Safely Share the Road With Bikes

Aug 30, 2017

A growing number of Americans are strapping on their helmets and hopping on their bicycles to get exercise or commute to work. In larger U.S. cities, the share of bike commuters nearly doubled between 2006 and 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. For drivers, this influx may have an impact on their daily driving habits. […]

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5 Tips for Camping in the Fall and Winter

Aug 28, 2017

Camping doesn’t have to be reserved for warmer months. There may even be an upside to taking a trip when the temperature dips, says Jason Stevenson, author of “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Backpacking and Hiking.” “Camping in cooler weather lets you experience the outdoors in a whole new way,” he says. “There are far fewer […]

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Great Lakes Boating Hot Spots

Aug 22, 2017

With boating season in full swing, it’s time to get out on the water, and a great place to do that is on the Great Lakes, says Konnie LeMay, editor of Lake Superior Magazine. “Each Great Lake has its own attractions,” LeMay notes. “The locks and canals along the way present intriguing stops, and for boaters, the […]

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8 Tips for Flying With Your Dog or Cat

Aug 21, 2017

For many animal lovers, it’s hard to imagine a family vacation without your four-legged friend. Preparation is extremely important — and is usually overlooked, says Jaclyn Rosenberg, marketing communications coordinator for the companion animals department at The Humane Society of the United States.  To help avoid this mistake, consider these eight tips to help ensure your air travel goes smoothly for […]

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