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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Kicks Into Gear

Sturgis Harley-Davidson Riders

Touted as the nation’s largest motorcycle rally, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally transforms Sturgis, South Dakota, from a quiet town of less than 7,000 into a jam-packed event with almost half-a-million motorcycle enthusiasts. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis rally, which is expected to draw even more people. The motorcycle rally will last until Aug. […]

5 Motorcycle Rallies You Don’t Want To Miss This Summer

Sturgis Cruisers

The summer months bring a lengthy list of activities and events for motorcyclists around the nation. Some events are popular enough to bring hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists, while others are hidden gems. Each event offers different exhibits, musical acts, retailers and styles of motorcycles. There’s nearly an event for every type of rider out […]

How To Deal With Motorcycle Road Rage: Part II

Freeway Rider

It’s easy to take things personally when people in cars push their road rage on you while you’re riding a motorcycle. However, you have to be smart when dealing with these situations or things can escalate quickly. You never know if the person is carrying a weapon and has the intent to physically hurt you, so it’s always […]

How To Deal With Motorcycle Road Rage: Part I

Road Rage Driver

Maybe road rage happens against motorcyclists because they look fast, can get up ahead of traffic or because they’re simply not in an enclosed vehicle, but angry drivers are everywhere. The most difficult thing for motorcyclists is defusing the situation. It’s never smart to get into an altercation with a person driving a four-wheeled vehicle because they […]

5 Tips To Riding A Motorcycle Safely In City Traffic

City Street - Time Lapse

For motorcycle riders, there is a distinct difference between riding on suburban and urban roads. Upon entering a city, there are numerous factors riders have to pay attention to that are not nearly as common in smaller towns. At the same time, street bike riders shouldn’t let the big city scare them when it comes to riding. […]

5 Myths About Motorcycle Helmets

Honda Fury Rider

For some riders, there’s an opportunity to make a decision on whether or not to wear a motorcycle helmet. However, some riders in certain states are required to wear the protective gear. It’s also fairly common to receive a bunch of illogical answers when a motorcyclist who chooses to ride without a helmet is asked about […]

5 Steps To Get Your Motorcycle License

Open Road

If you’re looking to get your motorcycle license, you might simply be wondering about the initial steps to getting on a bike. Instead of saying “I really want to get my motorcycle license,” you can actually act on it by following a few tips. Here are five steps to follow to get your motorcycle license: 1) […]

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 […]

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 […]