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International Motorcycle ShowLocal Moto Hub goes to the International Motorcycle Show!
We’ll be exhibiting as part of the BMW Motorcycles of Countryside booth February 10 – 12 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.  We have some exciting activities planned and will be giving away some terrific prizes, including overnight getaways to some of our favorite places!  We’re also giving away free tickets to the show to some lucky members!  Check out details on the website.

Purchase tickets online and receive a discount, courtesy of BMW of Countryside.  Enter promo code BMWMC.

Come to the show, stop by the BMW exhibit, say hello, and register to win! 

Smage Brothers to perform their stunt show at the International Motorcycle Show.  Pat and Phil Smage from Wisconsin gained fame and popularity when they became Top 10 Finalists on TV's "America's Got Talent."  See the audition video for a preview.

Electric motorcycle - what reaction does that get? Butus 2 Electric Motorcycle Maybe a good idea, but just not there yet?  Style, range, and price are just some of the drawbacks of the current offerings.  What if your electric motorcycle had a range of 100 miles, could go from 0 to 60 in 4.7 seconds and had the look of a pretty cool cruiser?  The Brutus 2 is still in prototype, but looks very promising.  Watch video

Overall motorcycle customer satisfaction has increased notably from 2010, according to a new study by J.D Powers and Associates.  The improvement was driven by marked improvements in the sales experience, the products, and cost of ownership.  Also noted in the survey: owners are spending more on new motorcycles, including parts and accessories.  Hmmm, could have told them that without a survey.  Read entire article...

The Dead Red Bill is Law!  Effective Jan. 1 motorcycle riders in Illinois may treat extended red lights or left-turn arrows as four-way stops except for lights controlled by a timer.  The law does not specifiy how long the rider must wait before proceeding through the intersection but obviously there must be a clear path. Pending is Senate Bill 2528, which would require riders to wait 120 seconds before proceeding through a clear intersection.  Excluded are municipalities with populations of 2 million and over.  Now where could that be?

See you at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show - February 10-12 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018.

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Remember to "be careful out there" and keep the rubber side down!

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