March 7th, 2014
A bill has been introduced in the US Senate to keep federal dollars from funding motorcycle-only checkpoints at the state and local level. Seen as discriminatory and wasteful by many, checkpoints where motorcyclists are stopped for random checks by law enforcement are not popular with the riding community.
February 17th, 2014
As posted in Part 1 and Part 2, the International Motorcycle Show in Chicago was a busy place for motorcycle enthusiasts. This article will wrap up my observations from the show.
February 16th, 2014
As discussed in an earlier article, I attended the International Motorcycle Show in Chicago last week. There are a few more biased observations and opinions to follow.
February 15th, 2014
I attended the International Motorcycle Show (IMS) last Sunday in Chicago. There were quite a few display models to sit on and a few demonstrations by the vendors. After trying out several motorcycles for fit and making some mental notes, I've come to have some good, biased opinions.
January 24th, 2014
Motorcycle riders in New York City were again caught on camera blocking traffic and forcing pedestrians off of sidewalks.
January 17th, 2014
Indian Motorcycle has announced a program that extends a $1000 cash back incentive to all US and Canadian military service members. The Honoring Heroes program covers the purchase of the new Indian Chief motorcycles.
January 17th, 2014
Pope Francis was given a Harley Davidson last June when 35,000 motorcycle enthusiasts visited Rome for an audience with the Pope. He has decided to auction the motorcycle and give the proceeds to charity.
January 16th, 2014
Potential cracks in a critical fuel component in some BMW motorcycles has caused thousands of owners to get a notice from BMW. The fuel pump flanges of the effected motorcycles could be cracked enough to cause a fuel leak.
January 13th, 2014
Safety studies for motorcycles have been done for many years. Helmets, jackets, gloves, and boots come in many different styles and brands offering quite a bit of protection for riders. One item that hasn't been studied very much is damage caused by riding to a motorcyclist’s hearing.
January 12th, 2014
Motorists are often warned not to cross roads that are washed out as a result of a flash flood. One rider attempted to cross just such an area while filming the ride.