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EBR Introduces New 1190SX “Superfighter” Sport Bike

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Following the successful introduction of their 1190RX superbike, Erik Buell Racing has introduced the EBR 1190SX, a true naked streetfighter-style sport bike with uncompromised Superbike race-bred performance and handling. Sharing the 1190RX’s V-Twin engine rated at 185 crankshaft horsepower and more than 100 lb.-ft. of torque, the new EBR 1190SX delivers the highest performance available […]

Fifty-Five US Lawmakers Sign On To End Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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Fifty congressmen and five senators have signed on to sponsor or cosponsor bills that would end federal funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. During the past two years, federal, state and local governments spent more than a half million dollars on traffic police checkpoints that target motorcycles only. The AMA believes that […]

Ride To Work Day Is Monday, June 16th

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More Motorcycle and Scooter Riders On the Road on Monday, June 16th This Year The 23rd annual worldwide Ride to Work Day is expected to be one of the largest-ever, according to Ride to Work, the non-profit organization that coordinates this annual event. On Ride to Work Day a much higher number of America’s 8,000,000 […]

Wheeling into May: Celebrating Spring on Two Wheels

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The month of May is all about making two-wheeled transportation a safer and more widespread activity across the nation. If you’re into traveling by motorcycle or bicycle May is your month to take pride in your ride and help others become cognizant of the health, economic, and environmental benefits motorcycling and bicycling can bring. It’s […]

Distracted Driving Is Deadly Driving

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The perils of distracted driving take a front seat during May, which is designated as national Motorcycle Awareness Month. The initiative, supported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, encourages drivers to watch for motorcycles and understand that motorcycle riders enjoy the same rights and privileges as operators of other vehicles. The slogans are everywhere, […]

Governors’ Report: Motorcyclist Fatalities Fell 7 Percent In 2013

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For the second time in five years, motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease, according to a report released May 6 by the Governors Highway Safety Association, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Dr. James Hedlund of Highway Safety North, a former senior official with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, authored the “Spotlight on Safety” report, […]

Tips For Riding A Motorcycle In The Rain

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Riding a motorcycle in the rain can be a nuisance, but sometimes it has to be done. Whether a rider is trying to get somewhere quickly or they just don’t feel like waiting for a storm to pass, sometimes riding in the rain is unavoidable. While the rain definitely complicates a ride, if it’s not […]

EPA Acknowledges that Ethanol Damages Engines

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA statements are found in a rule proposal issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding a new label for pumps […]

BMW Motorcycles Selling Like Hotcakes

BMW has had a strong year in selling motorcycles.

BMW Motorrad recently announced that it recorded its best monthly motorcycle sales in company history in March. As the spring riding season has arrived and the improving weather has consumers more optimistic, BMW saw gains in sales. According to the report, BMW sold 15,183 motorcycles and maxi scooters in March, marking a 16.2 percent increase when […]

Get Ready For A Weekend Ride

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Spring is here and more motorcyclists are taking to trails and streets as the weather continues to improve. However, those heading out for a long weekend ride are encouraged to take some steps to ensure they are completely ready. It’s been a long and harsh winter, so making sure everything is up to snuff will […]