Conrad Nicklus Funeral Arrangements. A Celebration of the Life of Conrad Nicklus Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2012 starting at 3 pm at the Forest Park Funeral Home and Cemetery at 18000 I-45 South, The Woodlands, Texas 77384 936-273-4922 At the conclusion of the services a reception will be held. For those wishing to attend the memorial service and coming from out of state, Bereavement Travel Program can locate special airfares for you. Please call: 1-800-224-4177 and use the Reference Code: 4922
California Outlaws Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints. Under the pretext of increasing safety and of curbing fatalities New-York was the first state to implement “Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints”. These controls spread to other states like Georgia. Challenged as being unconstitutional, these selective traffic stops have been abandoned where they were conducted. California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a law now banning any motorcycle-only checkpoints in his State.
Audi’s Purchase of Ducati Approved By Antitrust Authorities. Audi has eliminated the final obstacle en route to the start of a shared future with Ducati. During a visit at the Ducati factory in Bologna, Italy Audi President said that “there are many joint opportunities with high-performance engines, lightweight manufacturing and the skilled interplay between the 2 strong brands Audi & Ducati on the global stage. Both companiescan now benefit from being part of one big family, the Volkswagen Group.” He added that his most important message to Ducati workers consists of three words, and you have my guarantee: Ducati remains Ducati.”
UK Battistinis Custom Cycles Is Closing Bike Building Business. Founded in 1990 by Mark Battistini and brothers and based in Bournemoth, south of England, the bike shop was building upscale bikes, making its own custom parts and distributing others, mainly from the US to Europe and also had a tattoo parlor. Mark Battistini has decided to focus his business exclusively on online parts sales and is closing all other activities.
Detroit Brothers Custom Cycles Is moving From Michigan To California. The shop was supposed to moved to Ventura, California but no news since the custom shop made this announcement. During this time David Kwiatkowski who used to co-own Detroit Bros opened the Sugar House in Corkstown, Michigan, am establishment serving classic cocktails in a traditional pre-Prohibition bar setting… Detroit Bros had their time of fame in 2010 on television with the short-lived Discovery Channel series “Motor City Motors.” The show lasted 13 episodes.
Hells Angels Annual USA Run In Spearfish July 25-29. Up to 1,200 people, including 400-600 club members, are expected to attend. “We expect them to follow the rules that the citizens do in this area for 365 days out of the year. As long as they follow those rules, there shouldn’t be any issues,” Police Lt. Curt Jacobs said. The South Dakota Highway Patrol will have extra troopers in the area, and other law agencies will help patrol the area, Jacobs said. The Hells Angels are used to this. Anytime they have their USA Run they know that law enforcement is going to beef up their numbers in that area.