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Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus Formed In US House

U.S. Reps. Michael Burgess (R-Texas) and Tim Griffin (R-Ark.) are serving as co-chairmen of the Congressional Motorcycle Caucus for the new 113th Congress, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The bi-partisan caucus, which has existed for many years, was formally recognized by the House for the new Congress. Official caucuses must register and be recognized at […]

Congressional Bill To Stop Funding Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congressional Bill To Stop Funding Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

U.S. Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Stop Funding For Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints A U.S. lawmaker has introduced a bill to not only end funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints but also to put more emphasis on motorcycle safety programs, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On May 7, U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) introduced H.R. 1861 to prohibit the U.S. […]

Icon Introduces New Motorcycle Jacket

Icon 1000 Outsider Jacket

The weather may be warming up, but that doesn’t mean riders can safely shed their motorcycle jackets. In fact, now may the time to invest in some new accessories, and the latest addition from Icon could be a potential investment. Icon has long been a leader in convertible outerwear, and the Outsider Motorcycle Jacket continues that […]

AMA Launches Motorcycle Awareness Month

AMA Launches Motorcycle Awareness Month

The beginning of May marks the start of the AMA’s annual Motorcycle Awareness Month. This is the latest effort aiming to increase the safety of motorcyclists on public roads, working to inform drivers about the presence of riders and the best habits that can result in a better experience for all. “Motorcycle Awareness Month serves […]

AMA Focused On Stopping Distracted Driving

AMA Focused On Stopping Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the American Motorcyclist Association is doing its part to promote safer practices among motorcyclists. Some measures, such as eliminating phone use when driving a car or riding a motorcycle, are positive first steps, but motorists need to commit to other good habits as well. Imposing penalties for people […]

AMA Freedom Friday – Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is the theme of American Motorcyclist Association’s Freedom Friday, April 26 Distracted driving is the focus of the American Motorcyclist Association’s “Freedom Friday” on April 26. Injuries to motorcyclists resulting from drivers who are distracted and/or inattentive continue to be a major issue for the AMA and its members. In particular, the AMA […]

AMA Kicks Off ‘Go Ride Safely!’ Week

AMA Go Ride! Safely Week - Street Bike Protective Gear

As April comes to a close, so does the AMA’s Go Ride! Month, which was dedicated to exposing others to experience the wonders of motorcycling. To end the month in style, the organization is celebrating Go Ride Safely! Week to raise awareness about protective motorcycle gear and the best practices for riders everywhere. Throughout this […]

AMA Go Ride Safely! Week Stresses Rider Training And Protective Gear

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The final phase of AMA Go Ride! Month begins today and the weeklong theme is “Go Ride Safely!” Sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association, AMA Go Ride Safely! week promotes rider training and the use of appropriate riding gear to help ensure that every ride is enjoyable and every rider is prepared for the unexpected. […]

Triumph Recalls Nearly 3,800 Bikes In The US

Triumph Recalls Nearly 3,800 Bikes In The US

Triumph has been forced to recall almost 3,800 of its motorcycles due to a manufacturing error that could impact the lighting on several models of its bikes. The 2012 and 2013 versions of the Daytona 675, Street Triple, Speed Triples and Tiger 800 are all affected by the recall, and riders could see problems arise with their motorcycle […]

April Is ‘AMA Go Ride!’ Month

April Is 'AMA Go Ride!' Month

Motorcyclists everywhere will celebrate the thrill of riding during “AMA Go Ride! Month” in April. Sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association, AMA Go Ride! Month encourages AMA members and riders nationwide to renew their passion for riding in the dirt and on the street. “Every spring, millions of riders roll out of the driveway or […]