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Alpinestars Releases Tech-Air Street Motorcycle Jacket

Alpinestars Tech-Air Airbag Vest - Filled

With the 2014 EICMA event in Milan showcasing the latest new motorcycles that will hit the market in 2015, Alpinestars announced its innovative Tech-Air Street personal airbag system that could save rider’s lives, FOX News reported. The latest innovation is a condensed, personal airbag that is made for riders both on the road and off. […]

Report: Q3 Motorcycle Sales See Healthy Increases Across The Market

Scooters For Sale

Some of the major motorcycle manufacturers reported significant growth in the third quarter of 2014. In addition, overall motorcycle sales saw a spike in the third quarter as well. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council, motorcycle sales increased by 2.4 percent through the first three quarters of the year. When compared to 2013, this year’s […]

Head 2 Head: A Glancing Comparison of Kawasaki’s new H2 and H2R

Kwasaki HR2-left side

Once again, after weeks of waiting the sheet has been pulled off of Kawasaki’s newest superbike. Last month everyone was eagerly awaiting the much hyped reveal of Kawasaki’s H2 at the Intermot Show in Germany. What we got was not exactly what many were expecting. As the cover was finally pulled we were introduced to […]

Electric Bikes To Take Off In US

Brammo Enertia - Beauty

A new trend is starting to take shape in the United States, with electric bikes becoming increasingly common, according to Ecomento. Though electric vehicles have been popular overseas for years now, a push by Harley-Davidson is bringing the electric craze to North America as well. Sales of higher-end products from manufacturers like Brammo and Zero Motorcycles […]

BMW Announces Two New Models Will Showcase At EICMA

2014 BMW R 1200 RS - Action

The 2014 Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori (EICMA) exhibit is just days away and information on newly announced motorcycles and gear is appearing everywhere. According to Motorcycle.com, BMW has confirmed it will launch an exhibit at EICMA showcasing two new motorcycle models. BMW hasn’t released any other information just yet, but the folks over […]

AMA Encourages Motorcycle Lane-Splitting After Study Shows Benefits

Lane Splitting In Traffic

New studies highlighted by the American Motorcyclist Association have been released exploring the statistics on motorcycle riders performing lane-splitting in California. Lane-splitting, also known as filtering, is when a motorcycle moves between traffic and driving lanes, which the AMA said is a “relatively safe maneuver” when drivers in the lane and the motorcyclist know the […]

Motorcycle Helmets Improve Survival Chances By 29 Percent

Rider Closeup With Helmet

GEICO insurance has highlighted statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that people wearing a motorcycle helmet have an increased chance of surviving a motorcycle crash, a full 29 percent better chance than those who ride without wearing a helmet. Currently, there are only 19 states in the nation that require all motorcycle […]

Election Day Brings The Opportunity To Vote Like A Motorcyclist

AMA Vote Like A Motorcyclist 2014

With Election Day less than a week away, the American Motorcyclist Association is urging everyone to “Vote Like A Motorcyclist” this year. “Elections are the voting public’s opportunity to select their leaders — leaders who will make laws that may expand or limit the riding community’s freedoms for years to come,” said Wayne Allard, AMA […]

Suzuki Recalls GSX-R Motorcycles For Faulty Drive Chain Adjuster

2015 Suzuki GSX-R1000

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made a major announcement on the Suzuki GSX-R motorcycles because of a serious issue with the drive chain adjuster, which can quickly become damaged once a rider misses a gear when they are upshifting. The NHTSA recalled 23,073 GSX-R motorcycles in the U.S. because of the drive chain adjuster. […]

Yamaha Announces New YZF-R3 Sportsbike

2015 Yamaha YFZ-R3 - Action

In mid-October, Yamaha announced its newest member to the R series sportsbikes with the YZF-R3, Cycle News reported. The newest frame will have Yamaha sportsbike enthusiasts picturing some of the larger bikes the motorcycle company makes when they see the R3. The R3 is a 320cc small entry-level sportsbike that will be able to challenge […]