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When two great motorcycle events collide

Published June 13, 2014

Two of southeast Wisconsin's most unique and authentic motorcycle events combined to bring riders of all makes and models to Road America in Elkhart Lake last weekend.

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Buell carves new roads in Wisconsin motorsports landscape

Published May 31, 2014

With AMA Pro motorcycle racing coming to Road America in Elkhart Lake this weekend, it seems like perfect timing to write about Wisconsin motorsports legend Erik Buell and his latest ventures both on and off the racetrack.

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Rockerbox moves to Road America

Published Feb. 13, 2014

According to Milwaukee restauranteur Scott Johnson, the Rockerbox Moto Fest and Street Party will move to Road America at Elkhart Lake this summer.

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So you want to be on TV?

Published June 21, 2012

Actors and actresses who enjoy their craft are happy with whatever role they get to play. However, some stages are bigger than others, and experience and exposure can launch careers.

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NASCAR Nationwide race lands sponsor

Published June 7, 2012

Sargento has signed on as title sponsor of the NASCAR Nationwide Series event held at Road America. This year's race will be known as the Sargento 200 presented by Menards. The green-flag will fly on the event at approximately 2:30 pm CST on June 23.

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Road America will host Vintage Motorcycle Classic

Published June 6, 2012

Classic motorcycles will race at Road America, June 8-10, during the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) Vintage Motorcycle Classic. The event features vintage racing motorcycles from the 1920s to the early '70s and vintage superbikes from the '70s and '80s.

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Elkhart Lake boasts a long tradition of excitement

Published July 12, 2011

The gangsters are gone and it's been years since old Otto Osthoff reportedly dumped his hotel's one-armed bandits into the deep end of the drink, but don't think for a minute that the fun ever ended in Elkhart Lake.

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WSJ road trips to Wisco

Published May 17, 2011

The Wall Street Journal realizes Wisconsin is more than a budget battleground and included the state in its "The Off Duty Guide to Savoring Summer."

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Buell seeks 'home-track advantage' at Road America

Published June 5, 2009

When Erik Buell founded the sport bike company that bears his last name in 1983, many industry insiders -- not to mention many of Buell's close friends -- wondered if he could be successful in a business dominated by Japanese manufacturers. "People said I was crazy," Buell, a former privateer racer and bike designer, said in a recent phone interview from his office in East Troy. They aren't saying that now.