The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series announced its schedule for 2013.
Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, […]
One of the more critical issues for motorcycle lobbyists in recent years has been the dispute over motorcycle-only checkpoints. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and its political allies have been fighting against the funding for these checkpoints at both the state and federal level, as they believe the checkpoints unfairly single out motorcycle riders as […]
In the opening race of the GNCC season, FMF/KTM rider Kailub Russell had some bad luck when he crashed and injured his shoulder, forcing him to pull out of the race. However, Russell showed no signs of injury this past weekend, when he entered and won the second GNCC race of the season at Aonia […]
Ryan Villopoto Wins Third Straight Race Ryan Villopoto, Ryan Dungey, and Jake Weimer take the winner’s podium – Photo: Hoppenworld.com Although the beginning of this year’s AMA Supercross season was extremely competitive, with four different riders winning the first four races, it’s since become all about Ryan Villopoto. The Kawasaki rider notched his third straight […]
A group of bikers from Georgia took their grievance with a federal grant designed to fund motorcycle-only checkpoints all the way to Washington D.C., organizing a rally for bikers’ rights. The checkpoints are set up on major interstates in Georgia and supported by a grant from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), according to […]
The question of motorcycle-only checkpoints is a hot debate in the biking community, and it’s about to get hotter, as the state of Georgia has announced plans to institute the checkpoints on major roads leading down into Florida, potentially subjecting thousands of bikers traveling to Daytona Bike Week to searches and inspections. Georgia claims that […]