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D.C.-area motorcycle group a place for women to ride, bond

Speed Divas, a female-only motorcycle club in the D.C. area, is full of women who squeeze motorcycling into schedules already brimming with responsibilities.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 10:03am EDT

Tags: Speed Divas, motorcycling, Top Shelf, Paula Brown, Sarah Beth Hensley

9/11 motorcycle ride denied permits for non-stop trek in D.C.

The blogosphere was abuzz Tuesday morning with news that the District would not give permits to a group of bikers organizing a ride to honor the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. WTOP Answer Desk set out to learn what really happened.

Wednesday - 09/11/2013, 10:36am EDT

Tags: Sept. 11 terror attacks, WTOP Answer Desk, dick uliano


As 911 anniversary nears, bikers ride to remember

This September marks 12 years since the terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. The America's 911 Foundation is paying tribute to the first responders by taking its message on the road.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 12:11pm EDT

Tags: pentagon, 911, Sept. 11, Richard Betz, Michael Nardo, Richard Pinnavaia, Jamie Forzato

Motorcycle operator dies after June 8 crash

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 06:29pm EDT

Tags: Annapolis, Parkville,

'Ride to Work Day' encourages motorcycles, scooters

If it seems as though there are a lot more motorcycles and scooters on the road Monday, there's a reason. It's "Motorcycle and Scooter Ride to Work Day."

Monday - 06/17/2013, 04:15am EDT

Tags: ride to work day, Scooter, commute, david burd

Bike builders pay tribute to military branches

In honor of the 26th annual Rolling Thunder, there are new tribute bikes on display this Memorial Day weekend honoring each branch of the military. But one of the builders has a surprising identity as a former prisoner.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 11:54pm EDT

Tags: Rolling Thunder

Rolling through D.C. to remember the fallen, missing

Thousands of motorcyclists gathered at the parking lots of the Pentagon Sunday morning for the start of the 26th annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally.

Sunday - 05/26/2013, 11:52pm EDT

Tags: david burd, Rolling Thunder,


Three injured in motorcycle crash on I-66

One person suffered life-threatening injuries and two other people were hurt when four motorcycles were involved in a pair of chain-reaction crashes early Saturday afternoon on Route 66 in Fairfax County, the Virginia State Police say.

Saturday - 05/25/2013, 08:10pm EDT

Tags: motorcycle crash, Interstate 66

Rescuers pulled Prince William Co. officer from burning motorcycle

Prince William County Police released additional details of the Monday afternoon crash that killed Yung and shut down Nokesville Road/Route 28 for hours as they plan for a candlelight vigil to remember Yung's service.

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 05:15pm EST

Tags: Chris Yung, fatal crash, line of duty deaths, police

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with truck in Wheaton

A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a truck early Saturday morning in Wheaton, Montgomery County police say.

Saturday - 09/29/2012, 05:05pm EDT

Tags: crash, wheaton, Montgomery County

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