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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 […]

Nebraska Helmet Law Repeal Falls Short

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On March 23, Nebraska lawmakers met with those calling for an appeal on the state’s mandatory motorcycle helmet law, Omaha, Nebraska ABC affiliate KETV reported. The decision fell short by nine votes  of the 33 that were needed to repeal the law. The failed attempt at the repeal means the motorcycle helmet debate will likely […]

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 […]

AMA Announces KTM RC 390 Cup Rules For MotoAmerica

2015 KTM RC 390 MotoAmerica RC Cup Bike

The American Motorcyclist Association has published the technical rules for the 2015 KTM RC 390 Cup class for MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike Series. The technical rules cover motorcycle modifications, tire use and other class-specific regulations. The KTM RC 390 Cup is a spec class that features competition on KTM RC 390 […]

KTM Announces New Details Of 2015 MotoAmerica KTM RC Cup

2015 KTM RC 390 MotoAmerica RC Cup Bike

Championship Title, Grand Prize, Pre-order Extension KTM North America, Inc. is excited to announce new details of 2015 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North America KTM RC Cup Championship including grand prizes for the top three in the series, race contingency and a pre-order deadline extension. MotoAmerica and KTM are providing a new generation of American racers the […]

Motorcycle Riders Beware! Possible Sabotage on Glendora Mountain Road

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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

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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 […]

Triumph Motorcycles Sales Mark Highest European Bike Sales In North America

2012 Triumph America - Action

In the U.S., it’s not easy for motorcycle manufacturers to challenge the vast number of Japanese and domestic bike sales in the nation. However, one company that is quickly attracting more riders is Triumph, a British motorcycle manufacturer. Triumph recorded some of its highest sales of all time in North America during the month of […]