Study: Lane-Splitting Safer Than Originally Thought

Lane Splitting in traffic

While there is only one state that allows motorcyclists to actively lane-split while riding, many oppose the idea by saying it’s unsafe. However, a new report from the University of California, Berkeley, claimed the act of lane-splitting is actually “relatively safe” when performed in the correct manner. Since California is the only state permitting lane-splitting, […]

Kawasaki Announces New Z800 ABS

2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS

One of the newest Japanese motorcycles to be released in the U.S. is the 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS. This bike is much like its previous model, the Z1000, but the Z800 will give riders more of a middleweight motorcycle. The Z800 ABS is fueled by a 806 cc four-cylinder 16-valve engine that makes it perfect for a […]

Victory Motorcycles Enters Two Electric Motorcycles In Isle Of Man TT Zero Race

Victory Motorcycles Isle of Man TT Zero

A lot of buzz has surrounded electric motorcycles and another manufacture to throw its hat in the race is the American company Victory Motorcycles. Victory recently ran two versions of electric motorcycles in a practice session just before the Isle of Man TT Zero race. In the practice round, six different electric motorcycles were tested, but […]

Yamaha Announces Newly Updated 2016 Star Bolt

2016 Yamaha Star Bolt

Yamaha is known for its dirt bikes, motocross presence and high-powered sport bikes, but many might not realize it has an increasingly popular cruiser lineup as well. One of their most sought after street bikes is the Yamaha Star Bolt, which is actually the third-highest selling bike in that class for the motorcycle manufacturer. Recently, Yamaha announced […]

NHTSA Working To Ban Novelty Motorcycle Helmets

Ambulance medics

With the vast amount of cool motorcycle helmets available on the online market, there are new worries that some equipment is either not certified by the Department of Transportation (DOT) or is being marked DOT-certified without any proof of following federal guidelines. According to a proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), novelty […]

Report: Electric Motorcycles Gaining Popularity


In the world of motorcycle manufacturing, like any industry, bike producers are scrambling to meet the needs of a younger generation and more importantly, Millennials. Providing a motorcycle that fits with everything a younger person would want in a motorcycle is no easy task, but the transition is starting to show that electric motorcycles could be […]

Arai RX-7V Helmet Continues To Impress With Slight Re-Designs

Arai RX-7V

For some of the most top of the line motorcycle helmets on the market, Arai continues to be a well known name. With newly evolved motorcycle helmets released from Arai, there are plenty of options for beginners to the most extreme motorcycle racing experts. Recently, Arai released its newest model, the RX-7V, which uses a […]

Beating The Heat While Riding This Summer

Cruiser Parked Under Sunset

The summer months bring on a lot of additional threats to motorcyclists that many riders are completely unaware of. For instance, the summer heat can cause serious dehydration for riders spending multiple hours on their bike in the sun. Additionally, riders can have overly-thick leathers, boots and gloves, which leads to more distractions from being […]

Preventing Motorcycle Theft: Part II

Motorcycle Lock

While it’s important to know the basics of who is most vulnerable for motorcycle theft and which locations and times see the highest number of crimes, it’s also critical to know what you can do to prevent it. Simply letting your motorcycle go unprotected without any additional locking mechanism or security feature is a recipe […]

Triumph Releases Both Venom And Barbour Special Edition Rides

Triumph Venom Custom Motorcycle

Triumph has been expanding the type of motorcycles they manufacture in recent years, and have had a good jump in sales recently. In addition to all the new production bikes in their stable, Triumph has been working on two new custom designs. Working in collaboration with the makers of the popular video game series Metal […]