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Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

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The future of full-faced motorcycle helmets could be something out of science fiction novels, but a Russian startup is trying to get its futuristic gear on the market as soon as possible. According to Tech Crunch, the Russian-based company Livemap recently received a grant from the Russian government, totaling nearly $300,000, to  produce a full-faced motorcycle […]

Motorcycle World Seeing More Female Riders

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While most people envision the roar of a motorcycle and expect to see a male rider on the saddle, more female riders are disproving the gender stereotype. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, several riders gather in front of Dues Ex Machina in Venice, California, with their modified and custom-built vintage Hondas, BMWs, Ducatis and choppers. Some […]

Entry Tiers Set For MotoAmerica Series

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Three Choices For Superbike, Superstock 1000 And Supersport MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike Series, has announced that it will have three rider-entry options for Superbike, Superstock 1000 and Supersport in its debut season with riders/teams having the choice of Premier Entry, Season Entry and Single Event Entry. The Superstock 600 and KTM […]

Missouri Representative Wants To Partially Lift Motorcycle Helmet Law

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Across the nation motorcycle helmet laws are constantly being fought over, and the state of Missouri could be ready for a change in its law. According to The Associated Press, Missouri Rep. Shane Roden of Cedar Hill, a recently elected state official, said that one of his first plans of action is to limit that state’s motorcycle helmet […]

Motorcyclist Fatalities, Injuries Decline In 2013

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the number of motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes declined by 6.4 percent from 2012 to 2013, and the number injured dropped 5.4 percent, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. In 2013, 4,668 motorcyclist fatalities were reported, down 318 from the 4,986 in 2012. Similarly, 88,000 “occupants” were reported to […]

AMA Issues Licensing Requirements And Rider Number Procedures For MotoAmerica

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The AMA and MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike Series, have announced the four classifications of licenses for the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North America Road Racing Series: Superbike, Supersport, Superstock 600 and Superstock Limited. The licenses are as follows: Superbike license will allow a rider to compete in the Superbike, Superstock 1000 and Supersport […]

New Motorcycle Law Taking Hold in Texas Has Riders Furious

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A motorcycle law in Texas requiring passenger footrests and handholds went into effect at the start of the New Year and has many motorcycle enthusiasts pretty upset. House Bill 3838, also known as Malorie’s law (named after 19 year old college student Malorie Bullock when she was killed in a motorcycle accident back in 2010), […]

Finding The Right Back Protector For Your Ride

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Whether you’re into sports-riding gear or standard motorcycle jackets, security and protection should still be at the top of the list. According to Cycle World, the majority of jackets and sports-riding gear comes with some sort of back-pad insert or spine armor that could be as simple as one layer of protective foam. However, to stay […]

Suzuki MotoGP 2014 Behind The Scenes Documentary Video

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Suzuki Motor Corporation has today issued a new ‘behind the scenes’ video of the 2015 SUZUKI MotoGP Team as it prepares for a return to MotoGP this season with new riders Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Vinales. The documentary features never-before-seen and exclusive footage inside Suzuki’s Motorcycle Technical Center at Ryuyo in Japan, highlights include a […]

5 Popular Motorcycles That Stood Out In 2014

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A lot of new and exciting motorcycles were released in 2014 and even more were announced for next year. While next year is certainly going to be a great one for new motorcycles, let’s go ahead and look back on the best of the best in 2014: 1. Harley-Davidson Sportster Superlow It’s tough to find any […]