2015 Motoblot Chicago Receives Sponsorship From Triumph

Triumph at Motoblot Rally

The 2015 Motoblot Motorcycle Rally in Chicago will get its official sponsor from Triumph Motorcycles, according to the press release. The event will take place from June 25 through 28, which will include live music, events and a motorcycle build-off competition throughout the weekend. The Iron Moto Challenge is one of the top attractions of the […]

BMW Motorrad And Alpinestars Announce Collaboration On Airbag System Jacket

Honda Repsol Racers

Typically, MotoGP racers are first in line to test out any new airbag suits to increase rider safety on the track. One of the most intuitive designs to come out in the last decade is specialized integrated airbag suits built-in to racing jackets. In fact, this motorcycle gear is built to be lightweight while riding around a […]

Study: Lane-Splitting Safer Than Originally Thought

Lane Splitting in traffic

While there is only one state that allows motorcyclists to actively lane-split while riding, many oppose the idea by saying it’s unsafe. However, a new report from the University of California, Berkeley, claimed the act of lane-splitting is actually “relatively safe” when performed in the correct manner. Since California is the only state permitting lane-splitting, […]

NHTSA Working To Ban Novelty Motorcycle Helmets

Ambulance medics

With the vast amount of cool motorcycle helmets available on the online market, there are new worries that some equipment is either not certified by the Department of Transportation (DOT) or is being marked DOT-certified without any proof of following federal guidelines. According to a proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), novelty […]

Report: Electric Motorcycles Gaining Popularity


In the world of motorcycle manufacturing, like any industry, bike producers are scrambling to meet the needs of a younger generation and more importantly, Millennials. Providing a motorcycle that fits with everything a younger person would want in a motorcycle is no easy task, but the transition is starting to show that electric motorcycles could be […]

Beating The Heat While Riding This Summer

Cruiser Parked Under Sunset

The summer months bring on a lot of additional threats to motorcyclists that many riders are completely unaware of. For instance, the summer heat can cause serious dehydration for riders spending multiple hours on their bike in the sun. Additionally, riders can have overly-thick leathers, boots and gloves, which leads to more distractions from being […]

Preventing Motorcycle Theft: Part II

Motorcycle Lock

While it’s important to know the basics of who is most vulnerable for motorcycle theft and which locations and times see the highest number of crimes, it’s also critical to know what you can do to prevent it. Simply letting your motorcycle go unprotected without any additional locking mechanism or security feature is a recipe […]

Vintage Style Is Key With Torc Route 66 T-50 Motorcycle Helmets

Torc Route 66 T-50 Open Face Helmets Title

A lot goes into deciding what cool motorcycle helmet to choose, but it ultimately comes down to what fits your style and comfort. Motorcycle helmets should be completely in-tune with how you feel on your motorcycle, because if a helmet doesn’t fit right, it will cause you to be side-tracked with adjusting and fixing it […]

Preventing Motorcycle Theft: Part I

Police car lights

Motorcycle theft is a serious issue in the U.S., and it’s always recommended to lock up your bike as much as possible when left unattended. According to a report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the summer months from June to September are highest times for motorcycle theft in the U.S. Additionally, July and August see the […]

Summer’s Almost Here: Do You Have The Right Gloves?

Vented Motorcycle Gloves

The temperature is getting much warmer for motorcycle riders on the East Coast and in the Midwest, which means more time out on the bike. With the temperature change, it’s important to adjust your riding gear to the different weather. One piece of motorcycle equipment that riders tend to avoid switching is their gloves. However, […]