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Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

Livemap - Helmet With Built in GPS Navigation

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 […]

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 […]

Racer Mickey Supermoto Gloves Great For All Rides

Josh Serne Using Racer Mickey Glove

A lot of motorcycle riders tend to forget an important piece of protective equipment: gloves. While many riders invest in motorcycle gloves, it’s important to find the right piece of gear for the style of riding. Racer Gloves USA made a splash in the motorcycle gear industry with three types of high-quality gloves: Racer, Sport and Winter, Throttler Magazine […]

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 […]

Ducati Scrambler: Not Just Another Retro Bike

2015 Ducati Scrambler Icon - Beauty

One of the most intriguing motorcycles released in 2014 was the Ducati Scrambler, which is a retro-style bike that absolutely doesn’t want you to call it a retro bike. In the past decade, retro motorcycles such as the 1970s Honda CBs, Yamaha XS650 and the BMW R75/7 have turned into hot commodities on the used motorcycle […]

Akrapovic Showcases Futuristic Full Moon Concept Motorcycle

Akrapovic Full Moon

One of the most outrageous motorcycles designs ever seen, which is called the Full Moon, was recently announced by Akrapovič. The extremely futuristic motorcycle design by the Slovenian manufacturer is like nothing ever seen before. According to Auto Blog, the motorcycle manufacturer is known for making motorcycle exhaust systems, as well as exhaust systems for the […]

MV Agusta Updates Touring Line-up With 2015 Stradale 800

2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800

While some heads are still spinning from all of the new motorcycles released at the 2015 EICMA expo in Milan, some may have overlooked the quietly released MV Agusta Stradale 800, Motorcycle.com reported. The Stradale closely resembles the Rivale, which has a very sporty appeal to it, but the newly released bike from MV Agusta […]

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

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M - Action

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 […]