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American Motorcyclist Association Honors U.S. Lawmakers

AMA Honors U.S. Lawmakers

The American Motorcyclist Association, which is the premier advocate for motorcyclists’ freedoms in the country, honored 59 current and former federal lawmakers on Feb. 28 for their support of motorcyclists during the just-completed 112th Congress. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and former Reps. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) and Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) topped the […]

Chaparral Motorsports Recognized As A Pro Yamaha Dealership

Chaparral Motosports Pro Yamaha Dealer

  Chaparral Motorsports Earns Yamaha’s Highest Customer Service Recognition Award – Pro Yamaha online superstore was recognized by Yamaha with it’s highest customer service recognition award, the prestigious Pro Yamaha designation. Only Yamaha dealers meeting the highest standards for customer service and training receive the Pro Yamaha Motorsports dealer designation. Pro Yamaha Motorsports dealers deliver […]

Nebraska Bill Could Let Motorcyclists Run Red Lights

Nebraska Bill Could Let Motorcyclists Run Red Lights

Motorcyclists often encounter problems at red lights. Traffic sensors can pick up the presence of cars and trucks waiting at red lights with ease, but lighter, more compact bikes can occasionally be overlooked. To combat this problem, Paul Schumacher, a Nebraska state senator, has proposed a bill that would allow motorcyclists who have waited more than […]

EPA Releases Guidelines For Ethanol Fuel

EPA Releases Guidelines For Ethanol Fuel

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued new fuel guidelines in response to concern from the American Motorcyclist Association and riders around the country. According to Ultimate Motorcycling, the EPA was previously considering rules that would have dispensed E10 and E15 fuel through the same hose at gas stations in the U.S., a move […]

US Motorcycle And ATV Sales Grew In 2012

US Motorcycle Sales Grew In 2012

There’s good news for motorcycle fans in the U.S. Despite previously forecasting a decline in motorcycle sales, the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) reported a 2.6 percent increase in the U.S. market during the past year, Motorcycle.com reports. It was the first time since 2002 that new bike sales in all four major segments – scooters, dual […]

New Helmets Available For Street Riding Or Cruising

Fly Racing New Street Helmets

Having the right street bike helmet is a necessity for any rider. Fans of Fly Racing products now have two more designs to choose from when selecting their motorcycle helmets, as the Tourist Open Face Helmet and .357 Half Helmet are currently available to riders. Both helmets come in variety of sizes, colors, and graphics. […]

Heated Seats Keep Riders On The Roads All Year Long

Heated Seats Keep Riders On The Roads All Year Long

Some riders don’t let colder weather keep them off their bikes. For those who want to cruise down the roads regardless of the temperature, a new street bike seat option from Sargent Cycle Products may help. The manufacturer’s Heated Seat Kit is set to keep bike owners toasty throughout the year while also adding a […]

Tech Tips: How To Read Motorcycle Tire Date Codes

How To Read Motorcycle Tire Date Codes

When it comes to motorcycle safety, the tires you use are an integral part of keeping your bike on the road. Everything from the type of tire and the tread can affect its ability to stay on the road, and its age plays a role as well. The rule of thumb is to replace tires […]

Tech Tips: How To Read Motorcycle Tire Wear

How To Read Motorcycle Tire Wear

No matter what kind of motorcycle you ride, you should always pay attention to the quality of your tires.

New Proposal Calls For Minimum Sound Requirements In Electric Vehicles

New Proposal Calls For Minimum Sound Requirements In Electric Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed setting a federal standard that would require all electric vehicles to have minimum sound levels in order to alert pedestrians of their approach.