For motorcycle season, Harley-Davidson offers Switchback
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Spring is nearly here, along with motorcycle season. So Drive On got our hands on a 2012 Harley Davidson Switchback. Here are our impressions:

The look

If Harley Davidson isn’t careful, the manufacturer is going to get a reputation for being practical.

Well, maybe not practical. Harley still makes motorcycles.

But in its Switchback, Harley has created a pseudo-convertible motorcycle, one that switches deftly from a respectable cruiser to a lightweight tourer. And while both looks suit the Switchback, the bike looks and feels best fully laden.

Sporting a removable windscreen and hard saddlebags, the $ 16,000 Switchback hopes to lure fans of the Hog feel, if not the $ 30,000 price tag for full-bagged tourers.

The price difference comes at a cost, though not in your driveway, where the bike looks as sharp as any in Harley’s line. The sleek bags, along with the exposed Dyna platform chrome give the Switchback a muscular profile. While taking the bags and shield off are a snap (literally), the naked Switchback can get lost in the midrange-cruiser shuffle. A bruiser, to be s…………… continues on USA TODAY

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THINGS TO DO – Events 04.06.12
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MOTORCYCLE DINNER RUN, 6:30 p.m. Fridays, weather permitting. Everyone is welcome to meet for a ride and have dinner. For the meeting location, call (918) 441-1352 or (918) 913-1690.

ORIENTAL LODGE #430 meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

SAVE OUR WATER LAKE EUFAULA meets at 8 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Eufaula First United Methodist Church, 220 South Main St. Information: donledgar@aol.com

CHRISTIAN COFFEEHOUSE, 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays, Ark of Faith, 401 E. Broadway. The lineup: April 6, No coffeehouse for Good Friday. April 13, Macedonia Baptist Church will be in charge of coffeehouse with adult choir, teens and children. Come share a song, personal testimony (3-5 minutes), poem or original art. April 20, Beverly Adair will be featured soloist for the evening. Wendell and Vickie Davis will help lead worship. April 27, Charlie Spencer will be featured soloist. Refreshments and fellowship with a set time for audience participation. Audience participation includes sharing a song, poem, dance or skit. Information: Sally Weiesnbach, (918) 682-8411.

FREE CLOTHING GIVEAWAY, 9 a.m. to noon Mondays, Calvary Baptist Church, 220 S. R St.

BINGO NIGHT, American Legion Post 15, 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays and 7 p.m. main session on Thursdays.

FREE SOUP KITCHEN, open from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Seventh-Day Adventist, 170…………… continues on Muskogee Daily Phoenix

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