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40th Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo: Review

February 28, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on 40th Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo: Review

40th Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo: Review   Over the last weekend of January, my wife and I traveled to Denver as Total Motorcycle Media for the Colorado Motorcycle Expo. The event was held in the […]

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HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES & ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK EXTEND GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP

February 27, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES & ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK EXTEND GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP

Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce the extension of their strategic global partnership with Rockstar Energy Drink, for an additional two years. Officially lengthening their highly successful collaboration, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing riders will […]

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON RIDES INTO DAYTONA FOR 77TH BIKE WEEK

February 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HARLEY-DAVIDSON RIDES INTO DAYTONA FOR 77TH BIKE WEEK

Kickstart the Unofficial Start of Motorcycle Season with Free Demo Rides, Exciting Special Events, Music and Racing Action MILWAUKEE (Feb. 23, 2018) Harley-Davidson® welcomes all fans to the sunny Atlantic coast of Florida for the […]

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TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR THAILAND MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

February 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TEAM SUZUKI ECSTAR THAILAND MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 26. Enjoy the latest video from Team SUZUKI ECSTAR with some great action from Chang International Circuit at Buriram, Thailand, after the first MotoGP visit to the circuit. Check […]

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Camier sixth in epic Race 2 battle at Phillip Island

February 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Camier sixth in epic Race 2 battle at Phillip Island

Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team rider Leon Camier took sixth place in Race 2 of the Australian WorldSBK round as the British rider completed an impressive competitive debut on the CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. For […]

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ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING TEAM MAINTAINS DUAL POINTS LEAD WITH SOLID PODIUM FINISHES FROM ANDERSON AND OSBORNE IN TAMPA

February 26, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING TEAM MAINTAINS DUAL POINTS LEAD WITH SOLID PODIUM FINISHES FROM ANDERSON AND OSBORNE IN TAMPA

It was a solid night for the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team who made their first visit to Tampa, Florida’s Raymond Jones Stadium for the eighth round of AMA Supercross. Saturday’s racetrack proved to […]

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Tech3 and Yamaha to Part Ways for 2019

February 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Tech3 and Yamaha to Part Ways for 2019

Yamaha and Tech3 announce that 2018 will be their last season as partners in the FIM Grand Prix MotoGP World Championship. After 20 mutually successful years of partnership, Tech3 have informed Yamaha that they will […]

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GRT Yamaha Impress on Friday at Phillip Island

February 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GRT Yamaha Impress on Friday at Phillip Island

The GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team got off to a superb start on Friday despite changeable weather at the opening round of the 2018 FIM Supersport World Championship at Phillip Island. Reigning WorldSSP Champion Lucas […]

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Illinois Bicentennial Route 66 Motorcycle Ride

February 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Illinois Bicentennial Route 66 Motorcycle Ride

News From The Illinois Office of Tourism Transmitted by PR Newswire for Journalists on February 22, 2018 12:08 PM GMT State of Illinois Celebrates Bicentennial Year in 2018 CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The […]

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New Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special And Iron 1200 Sportsters Fuse Throw-Back Design With Modern Performance

February 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Special And Iron 1200 Sportsters Fuse Throw-Back Design With Modern Performance

High Handlebars, Cool Graphics, and Garage-Built Attitude Harley-Davidson® (NYSE:HOG) adds to the long legacy of its Sportster™ motorcycle line with the introduction of the Iron 1200™ and Forty-Eight™ Special models. The latest in a line of […]

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GSX-R1000 – CHAMPIONS TALK ITS POTENTIAL – VIDEO

February 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GSX-R1000 – CHAMPIONS TALK ITS POTENTIAL – VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 22. Australian Superbike Champion Josh Waters, MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Toni Elias and Isle of Man Senior TT winner Michael Dunlop give their views on the new production GSX-R1000 Suzuki […]

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SUZUKI RM-Z450 WINS ARENACROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

February 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI RM-Z450 WINS ARENACROSS CHAMPIONSHIP

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 21. Cedric Soubeyras – 3rd/ Series – 1st overall Thomas Ramette – 2nd/ Series – 2nd overall Cyrille Coulon – DNS/ Series – 7th overall. In a drama-packed finale […]

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ALFREDO GOMEZ SIDELINED WITH KNEE INJURY

February 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ALFREDO GOMEZ SIDELINED WITH KNEE INJURY

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Alfredo Gomez will likely be out of action for the final two rounds of the 2018 FIM SuperEnduro World Championship due to a knee injury sustained while training in Spain. […]

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Global Motorcycle Market Growing at a CAGR of 4.6% During 2017-2025

February 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Global Motorcycle Market Growing at a CAGR of 4.6% During 2017-2025

Persistence Market Research (PMR) has published a new report by the title “Motorcycle Market: Global Industry Analysis (2012-2016) and Forecast (2017-2025).” The report states that the global motorcycle market is expected to witness stable growth over the coming years. […]

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BIKE LAUNCH: 2018 Triumph Speed Triple S and RS

February 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BIKE LAUNCH: 2018 Triumph Speed Triple S and RS

THE ALL-NEW SPEED TRIPLE IN ACTION Take a look at the most powerful and responsive Speed Triples ever – the all new Speed Triple S and range-topping RS. With a major engine development, lighter weight […]

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Pata Yamaha Primed for Phillip Island Opener

February 21, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Pata Yamaha Primed for Phillip Island Opener

The Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team concluded a positive preseason at the official two-day Phillip Island test on Tuesday and feel ready for the opening round of the 2018 FIM Superbike World Championship at the […]

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TAKE A VIRTUAL RIDE ON THE GSX-RR SUZUKI!

February 20, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on TAKE A VIRTUAL RIDE ON THE GSX-RR SUZUKI!

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 20. Suzuki Motor Corporation is releasing a series of Virtual Reality (VR) video contents featuring Team Suzuki Ecstar MotoGP riders, Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins. These two new videos […]

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HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES ACHIEVE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD-BREAKING SALES IN GLOBAL SALES & TURNOVER

February 20, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES ACHIEVE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD-BREAKING SALES IN GLOBAL SALES & TURNOVER

Enjoying further positive trading results, Husqvarna Motorcycles have ended the 2017 business year with yet more record-breaking sales and turnover figures. With 20% more motorcycles sold during the 12 months to December 31, 2017, the […]

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2018 AMA Pro Hillclimb Schedule Released

February 20, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 AMA Pro Hillclimb Schedule Released

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2018) – AMA Pro Hillclimb is pleased to announce its 2018 event schedule, which includes 10 events, four more than in 2017, and two new venues.   This unique form of […]

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Green light for the 2018 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy

February 20, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Green light for the 2018 BMW Motorrad Race Trophy

Munich. The fifth season of the BMW Motorrad Race Trophy gets going this weekend. The 2018 scoring period starts with the opening races of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) and the Australian Superbike […]

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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Conclude Thailand Testing

February 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Conclude Thailand Testing

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales ended the third and final day of MotoGP testing in Buriram, Thailand, securing 10th and 12th place respectively in today’s rankings. Using his time from yesterday as […]

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SUPERENDURO PODIUM FOR BILLY BOLT IN SPAIN

February 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUPERENDURO PODIUM FOR BILLY BOLT IN SPAIN

Continuing to impress during his debut season of superenduro racing, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Billy Bolt claimed his second podium result of the series with third overall in Malaga, Spain. It was a strong […]

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Movistar Yamaha Progress on Thailand Test Day Two

February 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Movistar Yamaha Progress on Thailand Test Day Two

Today the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team have wrapped up the second day of testing at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand. Riders Valentino Rossi and Maverick Viñales spent the available time fine-tuning their bikes’ settings […]

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NEW FAIRING DEBUTED ON DAY 2 IN BURIRAM

February 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on NEW FAIRING DEBUTED ON DAY 2 IN BURIRAM

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 17th. Alex Rins: 7th – 1:30.446 (+ 0.477) Andrea Iannone: 11th – 1:30.775 (+ 0.806) • Debut of new aerodynamic fairing. • Hard work completed by Alex Rins on […]

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON BATTLE OF THE KINGS 2018. FINAL 5 LONDON

February 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on HARLEY-DAVIDSON BATTLE OF THE KINGS 2018. FINAL 5 LONDON

The Harley-Davidson UK & Ireland Battle of the Kings 2018 customisation contest moves to an exciting climax with the five finalists appearing at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show 2018 this weekend (16-18th February […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR RIDERS MEET BANGKOK FANS – VIDEO

February 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR RIDERS MEET BANGKOK FANS – VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 16. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins joined Suzuki Fans in a special event this week ahead of the official MotoGP test at Buriram in Thailand, […]

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Zarco and Syahrin Discover New Territory in Thailand

February 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Zarco and Syahrin Discover New Territory in Thailand

For the first time ever, the MotoGP World Championship went to the Chang International Circuit this week, where Monster Yamaha Tech3’s Johann Zarco immediately found a fast way around the 4.554km long track and Hafizh […]

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Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP testing in Thailand

February 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP testing in Thailand

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 16. The third weekend in February sees Team SUZUKI ECSTAR on-track for MotoGP™ testing in Thailand, Suzuki’s AMA/ FIM World Supercross team Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing at round […]

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VIDEO: 2018 ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING MXGP

February 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on VIDEO: 2018 ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING MXGP

Husqvarna Motorcycles are proud to release the official pre-season video of the 2018 Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MXGP team, featuring official team riders Gautier Paulin and Max Anstie. Following a solid debut season aboard […]

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SUZUKI CHAMPIONS TEST THE MotoGP GSX-RR – VIDEO

February 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI CHAMPIONS TEST THE MotoGP GSX-RR – VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 15. Ahead of tomorrow’s MotoGP test at Buriram in Thailand, Suzuki Motor Corporation has today published a new exclusive video taken at the Team SUZUKI ECSTAR private test at […]

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Yamaha Presents 2018 Enduro World Championship Line-Up

February 14, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha Presents 2018 Enduro World Championship Line-Up

Introducing a solid line-up of highly-promising riders, Yamaha Motor Europe N.V. will see the Outsiders Yamaha Official Enduro Team of Loïc Larrieu and Jamie McCanney joined by Johansson Yamaha Official Junior Enduro Team’s Albin Elowson, […]

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SUZUKI’S JUSTIN BOGLE INJURY UPDATE

February 14, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI’S JUSTIN BOGLE INJURY UPDATE

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 13. Autotrader/ Yoshimura/ Suzuki Factory Racing Team rider Justin Bogle, who sustained a broken right arm during the opening lap of the second 450 heat race at the San […]

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GRAHAM JARVIS RUNNER-UP AT HELL’S GATE EXTREME ENDURO

February 12, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on GRAHAM JARVIS RUNNER-UP AT HELL’S GATE EXTREME ENDURO

Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Graham Jarvis has earned a strong second place at the 2018 Hell’s Gate extreme enduro. With an all-new format for this year, concluding in a 20-minute sprint race, the event […]

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SUZUKI BIKE MEET NATIONAL JAMBOREE 2018 VIDEO

February 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI BIKE MEET NATIONAL JAMBOREE 2018 VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 9. Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Andrea Iannone and Alex Rins joined more than 4000 Suzuki riders and fans at the beginning of February for the launch of the new GSX-R150 […]

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Yamaha Motor Europe Unveil 2018 Road Racing Lineup

February 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Yamaha Motor Europe Unveil 2018 Road Racing Lineup

Yamaha Motor Europe is delighted to announce its official road racing lineup for 2018, with the Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team leading the way as they spearhead the challenge for glory in the FIM Superbike […]

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DENSO Sponsors Angie and Matt Smith for 2018 NHRA Season

February 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on DENSO Sponsors Angie and Matt Smith for 2018 NHRA Season

– Pro Stock Motorcycle couple races on DENSO spark plugs – LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., will serve […]

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AX MEN SR75 SUZUKI ARENACROSS VIDEO

February 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on AX MEN SR75 SUZUKI ARENACROSS VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 5. Team Suzuki Racing has today published a new documentary-length video of SR75 World Team Suzuki filmed at the fourth and fifth rounds of the 2018 Power Maxed Arenacross […]

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2018 DAYTONA TT to Feature Trackside Seating

February 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 DAYTONA TT to Feature Trackside Seating

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2018) – America’s most unique motorcycle race – the bigger, better and faster Harley-Davidson TT presented by Russ Brown Motorcycle Attorneys at DAYTONA – is set to dramatically expand its […]

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RAMETTE LEADS SUZUKI RM-Z450 1-2 AT DANISH SUPERCROSS

February 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on RAMETTE LEADS SUZUKI RM-Z450 1-2 AT DANISH SUPERCROSS

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 6. Thomas Ramette – 1-1 – 1st overall Charles Lefrancois – 2-2 – 2nd overall Reigning Arenacross UK Champion Thomas Ramette dominated the weekend’s Herning Supercross in Denmark, winning […]

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Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Models

February 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Models

For 2018, Harley-Davidson spares no quarry and brings down the hammer on the competition! New Milwaukee-Eight 107, Milwaukee-Eight 114 and Milwaukee-Eight 117 engines, new designs, new chassis. Over 45 new 2018 Harley-Davidson models. More big […]

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ALFREDO GOMEZ SECURES THIRD AT BASSELLA RACE 1 XTREME 2018

February 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on ALFREDO GOMEZ SECURES THIRD AT BASSELLA RACE 1 XTREME 2018

Starting his outdoors racing season on a high, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing’s Alfredo Gomez has claimed third overall at the two-hour cross-country style final event of the 2018 Bassella Race 1 in Spain. Demonstrating […]

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SUZUKI ECSTAR SEPANG MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

February 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SUZUKI ECSTAR SEPANG MotoGP TESTING VIDEO

Team Suzuki Press Office – February 2. Suzuki Motor Corporation has today released a new video from the Team SUZUKI ECSTAR MotoGP test at Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia earlier this week. The new production […]

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AMAZING JAMBOREE WITH IANNONE AND RINS IN INDONESIA

February 5, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on AMAZING JAMBOREE WITH IANNONE AND RINS IN INDONESIA

Suzuki Racing Press Office – February 4. After completing the first official IRTA test of the season at Sepang International Circuit both Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders, Alex Rins and Andrea Iannone, travelled to Japan for […]

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SR75 SUZUKI CLOSE IN ON ARENACROSS TOUR LEAD

February 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on SR75 SUZUKI CLOSE IN ON ARENACROSS TOUR LEAD

Team Suzuki Press Office – January 31. Thomas Ramette – SR75 World Suzuki – 6-1 Cyrille Coulon – SR75 World Suzuki – 3-DNQ Cederic Soubeyras – FRO Systems Suzuki – 5-4 Evgeny Bobyshrev – RFX […]

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Keanu Reeves Surfs a Motorcycle in Squarespace Super Bowl LII Spot

February 1, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Keanu Reeves Surfs a Motorcycle in Squarespace Super Bowl LII Spot

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Squarespace, the leading all-in-one web publishing platform company, today revealed the final creative for its fifth consecutive Super Bowl campaign. The in-game commercial features Keanu Reeves, a Squarespace customer […]

'Maiden Voyage - The Prequel to the Adventure of a Lifetime'

Maiden Voyage takes us on Tim Notier’s journey

February 1, 2018 Aaron Heinrich Comments Off on Maiden Voyage takes us on Tim Notier’s journey

Exclusive Review by Total Motorcycle Reviewer Aaron Heinrich. Writing a book of any sort is hard work. It’s more than just placing words together into sentences, paragraphs and pages. It’s doing so in a way that […]