U.S. motorcyle: from sex appeal to green machine?

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* Advocates push bikes as fuel-efficient alternative * Sales in decline despite tax rebate in stimulus package * Still seen as source of fun, not a way to save gas By Basil Katz NEW YORK (Reuters) - The bad boy image of motorcycles helped drive sales for decades in the United States, thanks partly to Hollywood rebels like James Dean and Marlon Brando or Peter Fonda in "Easy Rider". But now, with the industry facing sharply declining sales, some riders and advocates are trying to ...

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