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Purdue student creates solar-powered bike

Many bikers like to make their own modifications to their rides, whether it’s adding motorcycle accessories or swapping out one part for another. But one Purdue University student took that a step further and created a bike that runs off solar power. Tony Coiro, a physics major at the school, bought a 1978 Suzuki motorcycle […]

Riders have yet to see a high-end electric bike

Electric motorcycles are becoming more popular, but unlike the electric car world, which has a sports car brand in Tesla, no company has quite yet made an electric chopper that has gotten performance enthusiasts on board. In a piece entitled “Who Killed the Electric Motorcycle?” CNN recently examined why a high-end electric motorcycle does not […]

Suzuki unveils e-scooter

Not to be outdone by rivals Mini and Smart, owned by BMW and Mercedes-Benz respectively, Suzuki has unveiled the design plan for its own electric scooter. Both Mini and Smart have leaked sketches of their upcoming electric scooters, which are set to debut at the Paris Auto Show. Suzuki recently showed off its new e-Let’s […]

Bikers collect insurance refunds

A recent investigation by the state of Massachusetts found that several insurance companies were overcharging bikers, who were paying a premium on their vehicles because the companies overvalued the price of the bikes. The Worcester Telegram reports that Attorney General Martha Coakley, after being tipped off by several bikers, recently found that insurers were charging […]

Metzeler Tires Launches MetzelerMaps.com

MetzelerMaps.com is a new website allowing users worldwide to search and upload the best touring routes for motorcyclists; create a profile; save trips, maps, videos and photos; and share adventures with other users who will be able to submit their own comments, reviews and suggestions. The site lets riders search for new trips by key […]

New air vest works as an air bag for bikers

Even the safest bikers may one day end up in a crash. Bike safety and awareness has improved over the years as riders have become smarter about wearing motorcycle helmets and proper attire, but there could still be some improvements made. Channel 2 KTLV in Reno recently interviewed some safety experts about what the best […]

Repeal Of Helmet Law May Lure Bikers To South Carolina Rally

For many riders, being a part of the motorcycle community means attending rallies. These events are a chance to socialize, show off a bike, and pick up the latest motorcycle parts and accessories. For a number of years, the annual rally in Myrtle Beach was a popular event among east coast riders. Yet South Carolina’s […]

Wearing the right gear can make the difference in a crash

By now, all bikers should know that wearing motorcycle helmets greatly increases their chances of walking away from a crash. But others may not be aware of the protection that their apparel offers. The city of Reno recently played host to Street Vibrations, a massive gathering of bikers that was considered to be quite a […]

Buyer’s Guide for the Cheapest Motorcycles

Are you searching on eBay for an affordable, used motorcycle because you think a new motorcycle is too expensive? Review our motorcycle buyer’s guide to the cheapest motorcycles available in the United States to find an affordable option to solve your two- wheel “itch.” There are 5 affordable options for cheap motorcycles. 2010 Kawasaki Ninja® […]

Hayes cruises to superbike championship

Josh Hayes is the new AMA Superbike Champion after two races closed out the 2010 season. Hayes entered the weekend with a 22 point lead over Tommy Hayden, who would have needed more than a little luck to close the gap on the points leader. On Saturday, the two battled at the top of the […]