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American Motorcyclist Association Launches AMA Get Women Riding Campaign

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With a series of videos, expanded online content and an event for new riders at its Ohio headquarters, the American Motorcyclist Association is launching the AMA Get Women Riding campaign. The program promotes motorcycling to women and girls. “Although motorcycling is a fun and accessible choice, riders must prepare with respect to proper training, safety […]

Oregon Could See Lane-Splitting Law In The Near Future

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For years, California has been the poster child of lane-splitting for motorcycles, and while it’s the only state that allows the maneuver, more could be joining the Golden State. In the past few months both Oregon and Washington state officials have been considering allowing lane-splitting on their state’s freeways and highways. Senate Bill 694 is […]

Nebraska Helmet Law Repeal Falls Short

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On March 23, Nebraska lawmakers met with those calling for an appeal on the state’s mandatory motorcycle helmet law, Omaha, Nebraska ABC affiliate KETV reported. The decision fell short by nine votes  of the 33 that were needed to repeal the law. The failed attempt at the repeal means the motorcycle helmet debate will likely […]

Rear Brake Malfunction Triggers Recall For 2015 Indian Scout

2015 Indian Scout

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received a recall from Indian Motorcycle Co. about its 2015 Indian Scout Motorcycles. According to the NHTSA report, Indian recalled its Scout motorcycles after possible malfunctions with the bike’s rear brakes. The report said the popular motorcycle company was forced to recall roughly 806 of its 2015 Scout models […]

The Ins And Outs Of Motorcycle Chains And Sprocket Care

Sprocket and Chain

Every motorcycle relies on its chain to last for miles, and so riders oil and clean their chains to make the bikes last. However, within due time, even the most-cared-for chain will need to be replaced. It’s important to know when, why and how to check your motorcycle chain for a possible replacement. Stuck Links […]

Motorcycle Riders Beware! Possible Sabotage on Glendora Mountain Road

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Is someone intentionally pouring motor oil onto the roadway of one of Southern California’s highly popular motorcycling spots? There are two videos on YouTube suggesting so and the situation has caught the interest of the California Highway Patrol. A video posted to YouTube on March 8th, by guser210, shows several spots in which it appears […]

AMA Officials Support Both Oregon And Washington Lane-Splitting Bills

Lane Splitting in traffic

Lane-splitting for motorcycle riders has long been a debate among many state transportation and safety departments. According to Rider Magazine, the American Motorcyclist Association recently announced it would support the lane-splitting legislation, which is currently being debated in Oregon and Washington. The two states are strongly considering allowing motorcyclists to maneuver between cars while on […]

5 Things To Check On Your Motorcycle Before You Ride This Spring

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Getting your bike out of winter storage is possibly one of the greatest feelings in the world. However, that good feeling can turn sour in a heartbeat if you don’t inspect your ride before immediately hitting the road. While it’s hard to hold back from simply hopping on and taking off at the first sign […]

Go Ape Crazy: South Dakota Governor Pulls Down Ape Hanger Law

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You can now fly your hands as high as you want while riding your motorcycle in South Dakota. State Governor, Dennis Daugaard, has signed off on Senate Bill 85 striking down SD codified law 32-20-3, which made it a petty offense to operate a motorcycle with handlebars that put the grips at or above shoulder […]

Mark Wahlberg Partners With Indian Motorcycle On Collection

Mark Wahlberg Indian Motorcycles Casual Apparel Collection

Made in America Limited Edition Casual T-Shirt Line Available at Indian Motorcycle Dealerships Across the United States, Canada and Online Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, announced that it has launched a limited-edition apparel line with Indian Scout Motorcycle brand ambassador, actor, producer and global superstar Mark Wahlberg. The Mark Wahlberg Collection is a casual, […]