Tommy Baldwin Racing secures NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour owners’ championship

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Tommy Baldwin Jr. has a lot to be thankful for this year.

His Tommy Baldwin Racing team found its footing on the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, leading to a dominant season that ended Thursday at Martinsville Speedway with the team clinching the owner championship for the first time.

It was years in the making for Baldwin.

Tommy Baldwin Jr., owner of the No. 7 John Blewett Inc. Modified, during practice for the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 200 at Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 27, 2022. (Adam Fenwick/NASCAR)

“It‘s been in the works a long time,” said Baldwin, who clinched the

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2022 BMW R 18 Transcontinental Test: A 3130-Mile Texas Tour

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Last-minute arrangements were quickly approved for a seat-of-the-pants trip to Austin from Tehachapi, Calif., to attend the Cardano Community Event at Consensus 2022, where crypto and blockchain techies across the globe gather to discuss all matters of this fast-growing industry. I wanted to be a part of it, and that required an appropriate ride—my Euro dual-sport bike with knobbies wasn’t going to get the job done. The BMW R 18 Transcontinental touring motorcycle, loaded with amenities and the latest technology features expected in today’s luxury cars, got the nod.It would be a six-day trip with the first leg dedicated

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Five luggage hacks for your next motorcycle tour

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Any adventure biker knows the value of great luggage. And, while we all have our own preferences, whether we opt for hard or soft versions, it’s a vital part of our touring kit.

Like all aspects of biking, innovation in the luggage world is always evolving to make your life easier, and you might be surprised by some of the upgrades you can make to your panniers and top boxes these days.

So, we took a closer look at a selection of luggage accessories from popular motorcycle gear manufacturer Givi to help you avoid any packing pitfalls on your next

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A Doctor’s Tour de France, One ‘Medical Desert’ at a Time

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LES PIEUX, France — On a sunny but chilly June morning, Dr. Martial Jardel took his black motorcycle out of his camper van, put his helmet on and started the engine. For his last day on Normandy’s Cotentin Peninsula, he was ready to hit the road along the English Channel to visit a patient.

Michel Piquot, 92, standing on his doorstep in blue slippers, was waiting impatiently.

“When was the last time you had a blood test?” Dr. Jardel asked after arriving at the single-story house, speaking louder for the hard-of-hearing Mr. Piquot, a former employee of an aviation company.

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Tour de France: Police search for spectator who caused big crash after holding out sign | Cycling News

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Cyclist Tony Martin rode into the sign and was sent tumbling, which led to a domino effect as other riders also hit the ground; The woman held up a cardboard sign at the roadside as a group of cyclists approached on Saturday with her back to the riders and facing the TV cameras

Last Updated: 27/06/21 9:12pm

The fan who caused the crash on the first day of the Tour de France with a cardboard sign (Pic: Gendarmerie du Finistere)

The fan who caused the crash on the first day of the Tour de France with a cardboard sign (Pic: Gendarmerie du Finistere)

Police are searching for a spectator who caused a large pile-up during the opening stage of this

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