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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 […]

Ride To Work Day Is Monday, June 16th

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More Motorcycle and Scooter Riders On the Road on Monday, June 16th This Year The 23rd annual worldwide Ride to Work Day is expected to be one of the largest-ever, according to Ride to Work, the non-profit organization that coordinates this annual event. On Ride to Work Day a much higher number of America’s 8,000,000 […]

Wheeling into May: Celebrating Spring on Two Wheels

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The month of May is all about making two-wheeled transportation a safer and more widespread activity across the nation. If you’re into traveling by motorcycle or bicycle May is your month to take pride in your ride and help others become cognizant of the health, economic, and environmental benefits motorcycling and bicycling can bring. It’s […]

Distracted Driving Is Deadly Driving

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The perils of distracted driving take a front seat during May, which is designated as national Motorcycle Awareness Month. The initiative, supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, encourages drivers to watch for motorcycles and understand that motorcycle riders enjoy the same rights and privileges as operators of other vehicles. The slogans are everywhere, […]

Governors’ Report: Motorcyclist Fatalities Fell 7 Percent In 2013

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For the second time in five years, motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease, according to a report released May 6 by the Governors Highway Safety Association, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Dr. James Hedlund of Highway Safety North, a former senior official with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, authored the “Spotlight on Safety” report, […]