Motorcycle Battery Basics

The commercial use of the lead acid battery is over 100 years old. The same chemical principal that is being used to store energy in your battery of today, is basically the same as when our Great Grandparents used the first batteries on their original Ford Model T’s. What exactly is a motorcycle battery anyway? […]

BMW Motorcycles to Offer SIRIUS as Standard Equipment on Model Year 2011 Radio Equipped Motorcycles

BMW Motorcycles and SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that beginning with January 2011 production, BMW Motorcycles will offer SIRIUS as standard equipment on new radio-equipped Model Year 2011 R 1200 RT, K 1600 GT, and K 1600 GTL Touring Motorcycles. BMW Motorcycle will include an introductory one-year subscription to the “SIRIUS Everything” package […]

Mission R takes green technology to the limit

Slowly but surely, electric motorcycle manufacturers are closing the gap on the powerful specs of gas-powered bikes. Considering the new Mission R recently unveiled by San Francisco-based Mission Motors, that gap might be at its narrowest point yet. The new Mission R won’t be available in motorcycle stores anytime soon, as the company developed the […]

Daytona gets new surface

The famous Daytona International Speedway was recently repaved for just the second time in its entire history, and the track owners invited several high-profile motorsports competitors to test out the new track. Perhaps best known as the site of NASCAR’s Daytona 500, the pavement has become a bit worn down in recent years, with some […]

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pulls omnibus public lands bill

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has dropped his effort to pass a massive omnibus public lands bill that would have restricted responsible off-highway vehicle (OHV) access to thousands of acres of public land, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Reid introduced the legislation, S. 303, the “America’s Great Outdoors Act of 2010,” on […]