High technology comes to scooter riders

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Today’s scooters cover a broad spectrum of size and sophistication, and Dunlop’s all-new Scootsmart tire is designed to meet the demanding requirements of today’s scooter market by including innovations normally reserved for Dunlop’s full-size motorcycle tires. The Scootsmart introduces an unprecedented level of technology to scooter riders. Borrowing heavily from Dunlop’s recently released performance touring […]

Arai Introduces New DT-X Helmet

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Arai Helmets is proud to officially release their latest accomplishment: the new DT-X helmet. 67 years ago, Hirotake Arai created the first motorcycle helmet in Japan to protect his own head. Today, Arai Helmets is managed directly by his son and grandson, and has grown to be recognized as one of the world’s premier helmet […]

This & That: Suzuki Van Van 200

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If you Ride This: Suzuki Van Van 200 It seems like every motorcycle manufacturer is jumping on the scrambler band wagon and Suzuki didn’t want to miss the ride. At least with their version, the VanVan 200, Suzuki has created something that looks unique and a blast to ride. Just shy of 300 pounds and […]

Head to Head: Hydration Stations–Quench Your Thirst With These Hydration Packs

  Fox Racing Lowpro Hydration Pack MSRP: $54.95 Bladder capacity: 50 ounces/1.5 liters Number of pockets: 2 Adjustment points: 3 Colors: Black Multiple hose routing options: yes Padding/protection: light padding in back The Fox Racing Lowpro Hydration Pack is extremely lightweight and features a minimalist low profile design. The shoulder straps have open mesh paneling […]

How to Survive Riding a Motorcycle in a Heat Wave

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We’re approaching mid-July, the peak of summer, and it seems the sparks from the 4th of July have lit a fire in the skies above Southern California and Western Nevada. With a potential record-setting heat wave looming over the Western end of the country it can take a lot of will power to gear up […]

Unlucky Rider Gets His Helmet Confiscated By Bees

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You might have heard of the beehive hairdo, but what about the beehive helmet? I don’t know any females (or males for that matter) that would be bold enough to try and shove their head into this motorcycle helmet filled with thousands of bees, let alone get anywhere near this horror film come to life. […]

American Motorcyclist Association Highlights May as Motorcycle Awareness Month

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May 01, 2017 PICKERINGTON, Ohio – The American Motorcyclist Association is issuing a special appeal during May, which is Motorcycle Awareness Month, to motorists to be aware of their driving environment, check mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes and watch for motorcyclists. “With its warmer weather and increased riding, May is an opportune time […]

American Motorcyclist Association CEO Testifies Against Proposed Motorcycle Tariff

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A proposed 100 percent tariff on European motorcycles would harm U.S. consumers by pricing affected models beyond the reach of American families, American Motorcyclist Association President and CEO Rob Dingman told a federal trade committee today. Dingman said motorcycles should be removed from the list of products included in the proposed tariff. […]

Lane Splitting is Trending      

Following California’s lead of formally legalizing lane splitting, three other states now have proposed bills to legalize the act of motorcycles filtering between other vehicles. Oregon, Washington, and Montana all have bills that were recently introduced to enable motorcyclists to legally lane split with Montana’s S.B. 134 the only one of the three that currently […]

Stop Proposed 100 Percent Import Fees On Certain Motorcycles

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The Office of United States Trade Representative requested comments on Dec. 28 regarding its proposal to include tariffs on motorcycles imported from the European Union with an engine size between 51cc and 500cc in the E.U. – U.S. beef hormone trade dispute. The deadline to submit comments is Jan. 30. The American Motorcyclist Association opposes […]