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Icon 1000 Prep Boots Hit The Market

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The Icon 1000 motorcycle gear apparel line continues to be at the forefront of high-quality and well-designed accessories for serious riders. Recently, Icon released its 1000 Prep Boots, which, much like the Icon 1000 full-hood jacket, these boots are made to last through any sort of climate. According to Motorcycle Gear, the 1000 Prep Boots […]

2014 Vespa 946 Channels Vintage Scooter Esthetics

2015 Vespa 946

The 2014 Vespa 946 certainly stands out among other scooters in the industry, primarily due to its high price tag. Believe it or not, the 946 goes for about $10,000, which might seem odd to think about a luxury scooter. Some people might argue that there’s no such thing as a luxury scooter, but Vespa 946 […]

Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

Livemap - Helmet With Built in GPS Navigation

The future of full-faced motorcycle helmets could be something out of science fiction novels, but a Russian startup is trying to get its futuristic gear on the market as soon as possible. According to Tech Crunch, the Russian-based company Livemap recently received a grant from the Russian government, totaling nearly $300,000, to  produce a full-faced motorcycle […]

Missouri Representative Wants To Partially Lift Motorcycle Helmet Law

Motorcycle Helmets

Across the nation motorcycle helmet laws are constantly being fought over, and the state of Missouri could be ready for a change in its law. According to The Associated Press, Missouri Rep. Shane Roden of Cedar Hill, a recently elected state official, said that one of his first plans of action is to limit that state’s motorcycle helmet […]

Motorcyclist Fatalities, Injuries Decline In 2013

Crashed Motorcycle

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the number of motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes declined by 6.4 percent from 2012 to 2013, and the number injured dropped 5.4 percent, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. In 2013, 4,668 motorcyclist fatalities were reported, down 318 from the 4,986 in 2012. Similarly, 88,000 “occupants” were reported to […]

Finding The Right Back Protector For Your Ride

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M - Action

Whether you’re into sports-riding gear or standard motorcycle jackets, security and protection should still be at the top of the list. According to Cycle World, the majority of jackets and sports-riding gear comes with some sort of back-pad insert or spine armor that could be as simple as one layer of protective foam. However, to stay […]

5 Tips To Follow When Purchasing Your First Motorcycle

Street Bike on Bridge

If you have completed the initial motorcycle training courses and are ready to buy your first motorcycle, there are some important steps to follow before you make the big purchase. Unlike cars, motorcycles are another beast when it comes to getting used to driving on the streets. Everything depends on the weather, your budget, experience, […]

Motorcycle Industry Trying To Appeal To A Younger Generation Of Riders

Street Bike At Bar

More motorcycle companies are trying to appeal to younger crowds with new and innovative motorcycles. According to National Public Radio, even the biggest motorcycle manufacturer in the game, Harley-Davidson, is trying to catch up with the times. Harley-Davidson recently announced its new electric motorcycle called the LiveWire, which will fully run by a lithium battery. The […]

Highway-Ready 2015 Yamaha SMAX Scooter Released

2015 Yamaha SMAX

Yamaha recently added to its U.S. scooter lineup by releasing the new 2015 SMAX, Motorcyclist Online reported. The Yamaha SMAX is a 155cc scooter that can actually be taken out on the freeway. The scooter has enough power to match some of the 250cc model motorcycles out there and it actually rides at a comfortable 65 […]

5 Tips For Motorcyclists Riding During The Winter

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For some of us, putting away your motorcycle during the cold and snowy winter months is just too difficult. You’ve all seen, or perhaps been, the crazy person who is still riding their motorcycle in snowy or freezing temperatures. To start, many times the riding conditions in the winter are not practical or safe. However, […]