Study: Lane-Splitting Safer Than Originally Thought

Lane Splitting in traffic

While there is only one state that allows motorcyclists to actively lane-split while riding, many oppose the idea by saying it’s unsafe. However, a new report from the University of California, Berkeley, claimed the act of lane-splitting is actually “relatively safe” when performed in the correct manner. Since California is the only state permitting lane-splitting, […]

NHTSA Working To Ban Novelty Motorcycle Helmets

Ambulance medics

With the vast amount of cool motorcycle helmets available on the online market, there are new worries that some equipment is either not certified by the Department of Transportation (DOT) or is being marked DOT-certified without any proof of following federal guidelines. According to a proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), novelty […]

Report: Electric Motorcycles Gaining Popularity


In the world of motorcycle manufacturing, like any industry, bike producers are scrambling to meet the needs of a younger generation and more importantly, Millennials. Providing a motorcycle that fits with everything a younger person would want in a motorcycle is no easy task, but the transition is starting to show that electric motorcycles could be […]

Triumph Releases Both Venom And Barbour Special Edition Rides

Triumph Venom Custom Motorcycle

Triumph has been expanding the type of motorcycles they manufacture in recent years, and have had a good jump in sales recently. In addition to all the new production bikes in their stable, Triumph has been working on two new custom designs. Working in collaboration with the makers of the popular video game series Metal […]

Heat Demon Recalls ATV Seat Heaters

Heat Demon Seat Heater

Recently Symtec released a recall for their seat heaters installed in ATVs, UTVs, and snowmobiles. Below is a statement from the company concerning the safety recall: Due to a manufacturing defect, customers should use the following seat heaters part numbers by Heat Demon/Symtec. If they are installed in an ATV, UTV, or snowmobile a replacement […]

Some Auto Manufacturing Groups Want To Ban Home Vehicle Repairs And Modifications

Auto Mechanic

There’s no doubt that cars and motorcycles are both becoming more advanced than ever before. New technology helps car drivers with things like assisted parking, and soon, we could begin to see automated driving vehicles on the road more frequently. However, with all of this new technology invested into the auto industry, a new statement […]

American Motorcyclist Association Highlights May As Motorcycle Awareness Month

Motorcycle Safety

With the beginning of Motorcycle Awareness Month on May 1, the American Motorcyclist Association is issuing a special appeal to motorists to be aware of their driving environment, check mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes and, especially, to watch for motorcyclists. “The warmer weather in May brings out the riders who have been unable […]

American Motorcyclist Association Launches AMA Get Women Riding Campaign

Women cruising down road

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

2014 Indian Chieftain In Action

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 […]

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 […]