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BMW Announces Two New Models Will Showcase At EICMA

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The 2014 Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori (EICMA) exhibit is just days away and information on newly announced motorcycles and gear is appearing everywhere. According to Motorcycle.com, BMW has confirmed it will launch an exhibit at EICMA showcasing two new motorcycle models. BMW hasn’t released any other information just yet, but the folks over […]

AMA Encourages Motorcycle Lane-Splitting After Study Shows Benefits

Lane Splitting In Traffic

New studies highlighted by the American Motorcyclist Association have been released exploring the statistics on motorcycle riders performing lane-splitting in California. Lane-splitting, also known as filtering, is when a motorcycle moves between traffic and driving lanes, which the AMA said is a “relatively safe maneuver” when drivers in the lane and the motorcyclist know the […]

Election Day Brings The Opportunity To Vote Like A Motorcyclist

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With Election Day less than a week away, the American Motorcyclist Association is urging everyone to “Vote Like A Motorcyclist” this year. “Elections are the voting public’s opportunity to select their leaders — leaders who will make laws that may expand or limit the riding community’s freedoms for years to come,” said Wayne Allard, AMA […]

Suzuki Recalls GSX-R Motorcycles For Faulty Drive Chain Adjuster

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made a major announcement on the Suzuki GSX-R motorcycles because of a serious issue with the drive chain adjuster, which can quickly become damaged once a rider misses a gear when they are upshifting. The NHTSA recalled 23,073 GSX-R motorcycles in the U.S. because of the drive chain adjuster. […]

Ducati Announces Its First Ever Desmodromic Variable Timing Engine

Ducati Desmodriomic Variable Timing Engine

With the EICMA Motorcycle Show around the corner in Milan, Ducati released its newest 1198cc Testastretta engine, which is the first ever motorcycle engine that has variable valve timing with its intake and exhaust camshafts, Motorcycle USA reported. Ducati explained the Desmodromic Variable Timing (DVT) gives the engine the most power, smoothest delivery and “muscular torque […]

Indian Motorcycle Rumbles Into Biketoberfest

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Indian Motorcycle Rumbles Into Daytona Beach for Biketoberfest With the Industry’s Baddest Line-Up of 2015 Bikes Enjoy Entertainment and Demo Rides of the New 2015 Indian Scout, Indian Roadmaster and Indian Chief Models Throughout Grand Opening Weekend of Indian Motorcycle Daytona Beach Indian Motorcycle, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its plans for Biketoberfest 2014, […]

AMA Warns CDC Focus on Ebola, Allocate Funds Towards Disease, Not Motorcycle Helmets

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With Ebola on American soil and one U.S. child lost to the enterovirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is trotting out its tired old arguments that it needs more money to respond to such crises, but the American Motorcyclist Association believes the CDC’s problem is misallocation, not insufficient funds. “Instead of focusing on infectious […]

Harley And Yamaha Recalling Thousands Of Bikes

2014 Harley-Davidson CVO Softail Deluxe - Beauty

Harley-Davidson has issued a recall of several models due to potential problems with equipment, according to DailyFinance. Hundreds of thousands of motorcycles could be affected. While there have been no accidents caused by the problem, Harley is taking precautionary measures to ensure that their bikes are up to standard. The Milwaukee-based maker issued the recall […]

Federal Government Considers Banning Passengers In ATVs

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Having more than one rider on an ATV can be dangerous, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission is looking to put forth a ban on this practice. The organization recently issued a request for more information on how to essentially prohibit more than one rider from riding in an ATV. “Since the 1980s, the CPSC has addressed […]

Scott Releases Limited-Edition Goggles For Breast Cancer Awareness

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, aside from certain skin cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Scott USA is looking to do their part to raise awareness of breast cancer, announcing it has released a limited run of pink goggles. The company said it will generate $10,000 in proceeds, […]