The British press reports that Indian billionaire Anand Mahindra plans to revive the famed BSA marque as soon as next year, but with a twist.

The new firm, BSA Company, would produce gas-powered and electric motorcycles in the Midlands of England beginning as early as mid-2021.

The Guardian newspaper reports Mahindra is chairman of the Mahindra Group conglomerate that is the world’s largest manufacturer of tractors and the 20th largest carmaker by sales.

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Fight the stay-at-home blues with a good motorcycle magazine, or a few, at discounted rates, thanks to your AMA membership.

You’re already getting American Motorcyclist magazine in the mail, right? If not, sign up for AMA Life Member Plus. It’s a great deal, because you not only get the monthly American Motorcyclist, but you’re also enrolled in the AMA Roadside Assistance Plus program that covers all of the motorcycles, cars, trucks and RVs in your household.

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When thinking of Nebraska, many people don’t think of riding in the forest. But you can do that in the Nebraska National Forest near Dunning in the middle of the state.

The 20,000-acre forest is manmade. The pine trees were planted more than 100 years ago in an effort to get people to move to the Cornhusker State.

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Bill Tuman, a member of Indian Motocycle’s famous racing team dubbed the “Indian Wrecking Crew” and winner of five AMA Grand Nationals during a professional racing career that spanned from 1947 to 1955, has died. He was 99.

The Indian Wrecking Crew was a group of top racers in the late 1940s and early ’50s that included Mr. Tuman, Bobby Hill and Ernie Beckman.

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Carl Cranke, a 10-time member of the U.S. International Six Days Trials team and a 2000 inductee to the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame, died Saturday. He was 71.

Mr. Cranke earned seven gold medals and two silvers in ISDT competition aboard Penton, KTM and Yamaha motorcycles. The ISDT is now known as the International Six Days Enduro.

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The Maple Run, Burnt Mills and Dixon R. Miller Recreation Area trails in eastern Pennsylvania aren’t long individually, but can be combined to make for a great weekend of riding.

Start at the Maple Run loop trail in Pike County near the village of Pecks Pond, which offers an 8-mile loop trail. Maple Run is the easiest of the three trail systems, set in gently rolling, forested hills, with a few areas of rock and is a summer trail system.

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Elvis Presley’s 1975 Harley Davidson FLH, with the original title in his name, is part of an auction dubbed “Artifacts of Hollywood and Music” that is scheduled for Nov. 28.

Kruse GWS Auctions, which is conducting the sale, estimates the bike will sell for at least $300,000. Other machines on the auction block include actor Lee Marvin’s 1971 Honda CT90 Trail and a custom promotional 1973 Honda ATC 70 three-wheeler ATV used by Michael Jackson and his brothers while they were in the musical group the Jackson 5.

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Any time is the right time to give the gift of an AMA membership, whether it’s for a special occasion, the holidays or “just because.”

As an AMA Life Member, you know that AMA membership entitles riders to many money-saving deals while helping to protect motorcycling. You can help family and friends, as well as the AMA, by giving AMA memberships as gifts through americanmotorcyclist.com or (800) AMA-JOIN (262-5646).

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Road racer Wes Cooley was a driving force behind the increased popularity of AMA Superbike racing while on his way to earning two Superbike championships, in 1979 and 1980. Here are a few facts you may not know about Cooley, who was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame

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Imagine riding trails in woods once roamed by famous pioneer Davy Crockett. Or taking a break from your ride to visit the birthplace of Elvis Presley. You can do both if ride at Trace State Park near Tupelo, Miss.

Trace State Park, 9 miles west of Tupelo on Highway 6 in northeastern Mississippi, offers 25 miles of multi-use trails.

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Michael Lichter talks photography and Sturgis; Andrew Wheeler talks photography and cooking; and Ted Freedman talks about searching for the perfect motorcycle. All those stories and more are in the November issue of American Motorcyclist magazine, the monthly publication for AMA members.

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Formed in 2020 to help commemorate the California State Park’s Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Program’s 50th anniversary (1971-2021), the California Outdoor Recreation Foundation (CORF) will serve as a central clearing house for individuals and organizations seeking to collaborate with State Parks to celebrate this important recreation milestone throughout 2021.

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Cyriel “Babe” DeMay, an AMA Grand National competitor who raced from the early 1950s to the late 1960s before becoming a leading tuner and team owner on the AMA Grand National circuit, died Oct. 26 at his home in Rossville, Tenn. He was 88.

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Don’t be fooled by the name. The Mountain Ridge ATV Park near Reels Corners in southcentral Pennsylvania welcomes dirt bikes as well as ATVs to tackle its more than 140 miles.

The park boasts more than 2,500 acres and access to another 500 acres. There are easy, moderate and hard trails for riders of all skill levels. Most of the trails are one-way, although there are a few access roads that are two-way.

The park has a large parking area and can accommodate trailers and large motor homes. There’s also a concession stand on-site that offers beverages and snacks as well as limited supplies of personal hygiene products, camping supplies and firewood. Picnic tables are provided.

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With Halloween approaching it’s a great time to go on a spooky ride.

A good place to start? The Headless Horseman Bridge in Sleepy Hallow, N.Y.

Apparently there really was a Sleepy Hallow bridge that author Washington Irving made famous in the story The Legend of Sleepy Hallow 200 years ago. In the well-known tale, Ichabod Crane, fleeing a horseman with a pumpkin head, rode his horse, Gunpowder, across the wooden bridge at quite a clip.

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