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 […]

Motorcycle Technology is Getting Creepy

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If you’re worried about weirdos stalking you on social media because you won’t acknowledge them, we’ve got bad news for you. Now you have to worry about your motorcycle stalking you for not giving it enough attention. This week at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Honda introduced its Riding Assist technology […]

HJC to Introduce Smarton Blind Spot Detection Helmet at EICMA Show

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We are at that time of year when we get inundated with new motorcycles, products, and gear from all the top manufacturers as we get ready to head into the new year. It typically starts off with some new model releases and concept vehicles that get introduced overseas at shows like INTERMOT in Germany and […]

2017 Suzuki Burgman Scooters

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Brea, Calif, (October 4, 2016) – From the top-of-the-line Suzuki Burgman 650 ABS Executive to the entry-level Burgman 200 ABS, Suzuki brings luxury, performance, and value to the scooter market. These road-going scooters are much more than just rider-friendly runabouts. They feature Suzuki fuel-injection technology and leading performance features that give them capabilities for commuting, […]

Kymco K-Pipe Motorcycle Faces Recall

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Pulled from Safecar.gov: KYMCO (KYMCO USA) is recalling certain model year 2016 K-Pipe motorcycles manufactured March 1, 2016, to May 25, 2016. In the affected models, the gear shift pattern was assembled in a reverse sequence when compared to the standard setup. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard […]

California is One Step Closer to Legal Lane Splitting

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Motorcycle riders have a reason to rejoice this week with the unanimous vote of 11-0 for A.B. 51 (the Lane Splitting Bill) by the California state senate committee on transportation and housing. This takes the practice of lane splitting one step closer out of the grey area/underground activity it has been in for decades and to moves it […]