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Sway Electric Tricycle Allows Riders To Lean Into Turns

Sway Electric Tricycle Allows Riders To Lean Into Turns

For those who have never been on a motorcycle before, balancing the bike on two-wheels can be a bit intimidating. In fact, those who buy scooters can even have trouble with this riding style.

AMA Urges Extra Precautions During May: Motorcycle Awareness Month

AMA Urges Extra Precautions During May: Motorcycle Awareness Month

The American Motorcyclist Association urges extra precautions during May: Motorcycle Awareness Month The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging all road users to look around, check your mirrors, and consciously watch for motorcycles during Motorcycle Awareness Month in May 2012. Through legislative and gubernatorial proclamations around the country, May has been declared Motorcycle Awareness Month. […]

Annual “Ride To Work Day” Is June 18th

Annual "Ride To Work Day" Is June 18th

For the 21st year in a row, “Ride To Work Day” will encourage owners of motorcycles and scooters to commute on their two-wheeled vehicles.

AMA Wants Members To “Ride For A Cause”

AMA Wants Members To "Ride For A Cause"

April marks the American Motorcyclist Association’s annual Get Out and Ride! Month and this year each week is devoted to a different theme. The organization recently announced this week is Get Out and Ride For a Cause! Week, where motorcyclists are encouraged to donate their time to whatever charity they choose. The AMA is hoping […]

Chaparral Motorsports Launches Initiative to Use Video to Enhance Customer Experience

Chaparral Motorsports is pleased to announce the launch of a new video section on its website that will help customers get the information they need on the motorcycle gear and accessories that the store offers. By going to video.chaparral-racing.com, customers gain access to dozens of videos covering a wide range of products, with more being […]

Virginia Bans Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Although motorcycle-only checkpoints are not all that uncommon across the country, the legality of these stops has been called into question in numerous states. The American Motorcyclist Association recently revealed that Virginia is the latest state to ban the practice. At rallies and rides across the country, police have sought to promote safety by setting […]

New Virginia Law Bars Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

In a victory for motorcyclists, Virginia is the latest state to bar motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Feb. 28, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed into law H.B. 187, which was introduced by Delegate C. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah). The new law, which takes effect July 1, prohibits law enforcement agencies from establishing […]

Chaparral Motorsports Introduces Motorcycle Tire Finder

The search for the best motorcycle tire made easy. Chaparral Motorsports Features a new finder for motorcycle tires. Chaparral Motorsports continues to bring its customers the latest technology to help them find the riding products they need, and the new online Motorcycle Tire Finder is the latest example of this. Veteran riders know that the […]

US House Bill Has Trails Funding, No Money For Motorcycle Checkpoints

Renewed funding for motorized trails and a ban on funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints are included in a major federal transportation bill being considered by a key U.S. House committee, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to vote Feb. 2 on a transportation funding authorization bill — H.R. […]

Virginia Considering Motorcycle-Only Checkpoint Ban

Several states have attempted to set up motorcycle-only checkpoints in order to perform safety checks, but the legality of solely ticketing motorcyclists has been disputed. Virginia now finds itself at the center of controversy after the state allegedly singled out riders during the Virginia Beach Bike Classic. Matt Danielson, counsel to the Virginia Coalition of […]