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Attention Gold Wing Riders: Honda GL1800 Recall

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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001-2010 and 2012 GL1800 and 2001-2005 GL1800A motorcycles due to issues with the brakes. The total number of Gold Wings affected by the recall is 126,000. The cause of the recall lies within the rear braking system, specifically the master cylinder. The rear brake […]

Crowdfunding For Skully AR-1 Helmet Exceeds 1.3 Million

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The Skully AR-1 is being touted as the most technologically advanced motorcycle helmet ever created. Already the company has reached more than 1.3 million in crowdfunding in the United States. So what’s so great about the AR-1? Featuring a heads-up display, rear-view camera, smartphone connectivity and GPS mapping, this helmet has everything a rider needs to […]

Skully Unveils High-Tech Motorcycle Helmet

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Helmets are getting more technologically advanced these days, keeping riders safer and more comfortable. The most recently released high-tech helmet comes from Skully. The helmet manufacturer recently unveiled its new AR-1 helmet, which allows riders to see what’s behind them and in their blind spots without having to turn their head. Not to mention, the helmet […]

The More you Know: Why is California Keeping Lane Splitting an Underground Activity?

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One of the many benefits of riding a motorcycle in California is the ability to split lanes, lane share, or filter through traffic. Lane splitting has been allowed in California (the only state to allow it) for many years; however there are still many motorists’ young and old who don’t know or don’t realize that […]

AMA Petition Calls For Return Of Lane-Splitting Guidelines To California Government Websites, Offices

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The American Motorcyclist Association initiated a petition drive to convince the California Office of Administrative Law to allow state agencies to once again disseminate important information on safely and responsibly executing the motorcycling technique called lane splitting. The online petition can be found here: https://cqrcengage.com/amacycle/app/sign-petition?1&engagementId=55066. A recent Office of Administrative Law order resulted in the […]

I Spy: Is a new 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide on the Way?

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In what seems to be a very rare occasion by Harley-Davidson, spy photos have snuck out of what we can only speculate to be a new 2015 Road Glide model (see images here on motorcycle.com), that if not part of the 2015 OE lineup will probably be released as a mid-year model (Harley has been […]

Indian Motorcycle To Reveal 2015 Models At Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

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Indian Motorcycle To Rev Things Up At 74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally With All-New Model Year 2015 Lineup Experience the industry’s hottest new bikes in a week packed with demo rides, product demonstrations, apparel sales, live music, and more Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, announced its plans and itinerary for the 74th annual Sturgis […]

Project LiveWire: Harley-Davidson’s first Electric Motorcycle

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The motorcycle world woke up to a shock this morning as Harley-Davidson revealed its first ever electric motorcycle: Project LiveWire. On the heels of a banner year for pushing its boundaries with the launch of the Project Rushmore 2014 water-cooled Touring models and the first completely new model reveals in 13 years with the Street […]

Take a Motorcycle Ride with the World: Harley-Davidson’s World Ride Event June 22-23

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A true motorcycle enthusiast never needs an excuse to go for a motorcycle ride, it’s just something they do. However, to be able to say that you participated in a World Ride and that your mileage from a two-day ride helped rack up millions of motorcycle miles across the globe would be pretty cool. Well, […]

Fifty-Five US Lawmakers Sign On To End Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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Fifty congressmen and five senators have signed on to sponsor or cosponsor bills that would end federal funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. During the past two years, federal, state and local governments spent more than a half million dollars on traffic police checkpoints that target motorcycles only. The AMA believes that […]