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by Editor on 12/19/14

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Mustang Seats Low-Slung seat for Harley Davidson Softtail

by Editor on 12/18/14

Mustang's Low-Slung Seat Goes Solo For Softails

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image courtesy of Mustang Seats

Mustang Seats created some rumbling around the V-Twin industry when they introduced the lowest, leanest seat in the line-up for Harley-Davidson Dyna and FL models this past summer. Proudly made in the USA, the new RunAround represented a bold look at motorcycle seating without sacrificing Mustang's legendary reputation for quality. Only one problem - Softail riders wanted the same seat!
"Ask and you shall receive," says Mustang Marketing Director, Marilyn Simmons. "Mustang's designers went back to the drawing board and engineered the lowest, leanest solo seat possible for 2000-2015 Harley standard rear tire Softails." Actually the fitments for FLSTS 2000-2003, FLSTN 2005-up, FLSTSC 2006-2007 and FLSTC 2007-up were plotted on the CAD-CAM machine, but you get the idea. For good measure, they added most of the other 2000-2006 Softails to the mix, including FLST 2006, FLSTC 2000-2006, FLSTF 2000-2006, FLSTSC 2005, FXST 2000-2005, FXSTB 2000-2005 and FXSTS 2000-2005. 
"Our combination of New England craftsmanship combined with 21st Century engineering means your RunAround seat looks as incredible as it feels," adds Simmons. "A well-designed baseplate is the key to success, so that was where the engineering team started." A narrow front width of just 10.5" for all the Softail Solo seats works in conjunction with the low profile which keeps the rider styling... without having to sacrificing too much in terms of comfort.
The controlled density polyurethane foam can be poured a little thinner without compromising the comfort, while making for a much thinner seat pad in the process. Made in-house at Mustang's historic Three Rivers, MA facility, the exact angle and density of each seat foam panel is formulated and cast to be soft enough for comfort, but resilient enough to retain its shape and structural integrity for years, according to Simmons.
For more specifics, check out the website:
Part #76884 2000-2015 Harley-Davidson Softail RunAround Solo
Part #76885 2000-2006 Harley-Davidson Softail RunAround Solo

mustang seats softtail
image courtesy of Mustang Seats

Homestead Websites: slow loading

by Editor on 12/16/14

If you have been trying to view our website and have experienced slow loading I apologize for any inconvenience, but unfortunately it out of my control. Our website provider is performing a data migration and it's taking longer than they expected...

Here's a copy of their Facebook post regarding this issue.

Homestead Websites Start Quote:
"Continued data migration 12/12/2014: We are sorry to announce that due to yesterday's outage in the old data center, and 3rd party routing outages in the last week, the data migration window has been extended by 1 week. We are working to get all accounts moved as quickly as possible. As data completes the transfer, more resources can be allocated to fully restoring and enhancing performance. The engineers believe optimization will continue through the end of the month. Some accounts may continue to see disruption/slowness throughout the month.

On or before Friday 12/19 a new update will be posted with progress. It is not possible to provide a firm date and time for completion as there are too many external variables that can affect the time frame.

We do sincerely apologize for the delay."

End quote.

Here's the link to their Facebook page if you would like to read the whole thread or express your thoughts on this issue.

December Newsletter

by Editor on 12/14/14

We're just putting the finishing touches on December's Newsletter & should have it ready for delivery next week. Have you subscribed to our monthly Newsletter yet? If not here's the link:

December Newsletter

Social Media Networking

by Editor on 12/09/14

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Final Cut Pro editing timeline

by Editor on 12/05/14

Hopefully you have seen this year's Christmas video and it made you laugh...

if not here's the info:
a Challenge 4U: Watch this 30 second Christmas video till the end & try not to laugh...

It was a lot of fun editing that 30 second short and I wanted to give you a behind the scenes look at the editing process. Here's a screen shot of the timeline showing just how many video and audio tracks there are, as well as all the cuts.

final cut pro timeline

Vancouver Motorcycle Show 2015

by Editor on 12/04/14

The 2015 Motorcycle Show -Vancouver is coming to the Fraser Valley Trade and Exhibition Centre in Abbotsford (Tradex) January 23rd-25th, with the world's top manufacturers showcasing their newest makes and models alongside vintage bike displays, an abundance of industry exhibitors, and shows by some of the most talented stunt and trials riders in North America.

Friday 10:00am-9:00pm; Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm; Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm
Tradex - Fraser Valley Trade & Exhibition Centre, 1190 Cornell St., Abbotsford, BC V2T 6H5

Adults $14.00; Juniors (6-14)/Seniors (65+) $10.00; Children (under 6) FREE with adult purchase; Family Pass $38.00 (2 adult & 2 junior passes); SHE Rides Night; 1/2 price after 5:00pm on Friday night ONLY.


vancouver motorcycle show

image courtesy of Laura Ballance Media Group Inc.

Ride Safe mugs are now available

by Editor on 11/28/14

The Ride Safe Mugs: 

"May all your rides be safe & scenic, Filled with blue skies
& winding roads"

Express yourself with our premium-sized ceramic coffee mug. With its large easy-to-grip handle, steady base, and hefty 15 oz. capacity, this mug allows for comfortable sipping and slosh-free use, at home or at the office. Dishwasher & microwave safe, it's easy to clean and for reheating.

  • High-Fired Ceramic
  • Microwave & dishwasher safe
  • Holds 15 oz.
  • Dimensions: 4.5" tall, 3.25" diameter

price: $16.99 USD
price: $22.00 CDN

Ride Safe Mugs

Happy ThanksGiving USA

by Editor on 11/27/14

Happy Thanksgiving to our, family, friends and to all our viewers and sponsors in the United States.

Enjoy your time with family & friends : )

Thank you for watching & sharing Vridetv

Motorcycle riding in turkey

Kamloops Harley Davidson Christmas Customer Appreciation Party

by Editor on 11/26/14

Mark your calendars for November 29th for Kamloops Harley Davidson's Christmas Customer Appreciation Party.
Stop By Any Time From 9AM - 8PM For All Your Holiday Shopping Needs!
There Will Be In Store Specials, Snacks & Refreshments, Pictures With Santa, Gift Wrapping & More!!

Kamloops Harley Davidson Christmas Customer Appreciation Party

Social Media

by Editor on 11/25/14

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by Editor on 11/22/14

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Movember wrap party in Vancouver

by Editor on 11/20/14

Trev Deeley Motorcycles wants to invite you to their Movember Wrap Party.
"Come on down to Yagger's Downtown Restaurant and Sports Bar Sports bar on Monday, November 24th for our Movember wrap party! For a $10 Movember donation, you get a free beer, and a chance to win some great Harley Davidson prizes! Our Movember partners Moustache Miler will also be there, so come on down, watch the Monday night football game, and help us close out another successful #MOvember!

Movember Vancouver

Vridetv newsletter subscription

by Editor on 11/17/14

Hello Vridetv Friends & Subscribers,

Our website host no longer provides a subscribe option, and this has led me to find a new service that is both safe and reliable. MailChimp has come highly recommended by my friends that handle marketing for their employers. Some of you may already be familiar with MailChimp or might even be using it yourself.

If you are already a subscriber you would have received an email from me yesterday, if you would like to subscribe click on the image below.

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Movember Fundraiser Dinner

by Editor on 11/15/14

Mark your calendars for Kamloops Harley-Davidson's Movember Fundraiser Dinner At The Commodore Grand Cafe & Lounge This Tuesday, November 18th! Doors Open At 6PM, Dinner Is Served At 7PM.
Tickets Are Limited, $20 Each! Dinner, Drinks, Door Prizes & Great Company!
Call 1-800-665-3121 For Details & Tickets

movember fundraiser

Remembrance Day

by Editor on 11/11/14

Remembrance Day,

Thank you to the brave men and women who fought for our freedom.

"Lest We Forget"

Remembrance Day Ottawa

Motorcycle riding in the Fall. British Columbia Canada

by Editor on 11/05/14

Another great shot taken by Diane of a Fall motorcycle ride at Lake of the Woods near Hope British Columbia. Two of my favourite things about riding in the Fall, the colours of course and the lack of bugs on the camera lens ; )

Fall motorcycle ride

Happy Halloween

by Editor on 10/31/14

Happy Halloween everyone and thank you for watching Vridetv : )

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headless motorcycle rider

Ruby Creek Art Gallery

by Editor on 10/21/14

Ruby Creek Art Gallery

Our friends at The Ruby Creek Art Gallery invites you to enjoy an evening of song, dance and art.

Location: 58611 Lougheed Hwy RR 2, Agassiz, British Columbia V0M 1A2

Located along the beautiful Lougheed Highway between the towns of Agassiz and Hope, the Ruby Creek Art Gallery is the perfect setting to enjoy a performance by the world renowned The Git Hayetsk Dancers: “People of the Copper Shield”

In addition to the many wonderful works of art that the gallery currently has in inventory, you will also be treated to two artist exhibitions. Mike Dangeli Nisga'a Artist and Artist Pascal A Pelletier will be here to showcase their latest works.

Refreshments will be served.

Here is the direct link to this event on Facebook

Kamloops Harley Davidson Demo Day video

by Editor on 10/18/14

Here's a screen shot of the video I'm working from the Demo Day event at Kamloops Harley Davidson. I shot this video with two Sony professional HD video cameras and third Sony HD video camera on a Tripod. I'm reliving the fun I had that day while editing, lots of work to do, three camera angles triple the work load. I'll let you know when it's ready : )

Test Our Metal Kamloops Harley Davidson Demo Day

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