Skully AR-1: Redefining Motorcycle Helmets

Skully AR-1 Helmet

While so-called smart helmets have been around for roughly a decade, in the last couple of years new technology has escalated the features of motorcycle helmets. According to many, the Skully AR-1 could possibly be the smartest and coolest motorcycle helmet ever created. The helmet’s release to the public is slowly getting closer with an expected date […]

American Motorcyclist Association Highlights May As Motorcycle Awareness Month

Motorcycle Safety

With the beginning of Motorcycle Awareness Month on May 1, the American Motorcyclist Association is issuing a special appeal to motorists to be aware of their driving environment, check mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes and, especially, to watch for motorcyclists. “The warmer weather in May brings out the riders who have been unable […]

American Motorcyclist Association Launches AMA Get Women Riding Campaign

Women cruising down road

With a series of videos, expanded online content and an event for new riders at its Ohio headquarters, the American Motorcyclist Association is launching the AMA Get Women Riding campaign. The program promotes motorcycling to women and girls. “Although motorcycling is a fun and accessible choice, riders must prepare with respect to proper training, safety […]

Oregon Could See Lane-Splitting Law In The Near Future

2014 Indian Chieftain In Action

For years, California has been the poster child of lane-splitting for motorcycles, and while it’s the only state that allows the maneuver, more could be joining the Golden State. In the past few months both Oregon and Washington state officials have been considering allowing lane-splitting on their state’s freeways and highways. Senate Bill 694 is […]

The Ins And Outs Of Motorcycle Chains And Sprocket Care

Sprocket and Chain

Every motorcycle relies on its chain to last for miles, and so riders oil and clean their chains to make the bikes last. However, within due time, even the most-cared-for chain will need to be replaced. It’s important to know when, why and how to check your motorcycle chain for a possible replacement. Stuck Links […]

Motorcycle Riders Beware! Possible Sabotage on Glendora Mountain Road


Is someone intentionally pouring motor oil onto the roadway of one of Southern California’s highly popular motorcycling spots? There are two videos on YouTube suggesting so and the situation has caught the interest of the California Highway Patrol. A video posted to YouTube on March 8th, by guser210, shows several spots in which it appears […]

AMA Officials Support Both Oregon And Washington Lane-Splitting Bills

Lane Splitting in traffic

Lane-splitting for motorcycle riders has long been a debate among many state transportation and safety departments. According to Rider Magazine, the American Motorcyclist Association recently announced it would support the lane-splitting legislation, which is currently being debated in Oregon and Washington. The two states are strongly considering allowing motorcyclists to maneuver between cars while on […]

5 Things To Check On Your Motorcycle Before You Ride This Spring


Getting your bike out of winter storage is possibly one of the greatest feelings in the world. However, that good feeling can turn sour in a heartbeat if you don’t inspect your ride before immediately hitting the road. While it’s hard to hold back from simply hopping on and taking off at the first sign […]

Baby Boomer Generation Embracing Motorcycle Culture

2015 Indian Roadmaster Action

It’s a common misconception that most motorcyclists are speed-loving riders, but in fact, the U.S. motorcycle industry is primarily made up of baby boomer riders in their 40s, 50s and 60s. The baby boomer generation is a lot wealthier than what cult-classic biker movies of the 60s and 70s made motorcyclists appear to be. Many in […]

Important Safety Tips To Follow Before New Riders Become Road Warriors

Handlebar View

You just got your first motorcycle and even just passed the motorcycle driver’s license test, so maybe you think you’re ready for the road. However, before you take off on the open road, you need to consider some extremely vital things that might have not been discussed in your training. While owning and riding a […]