Bell Custom 500: A Modern Take on the “Original” Motorcycle Helmet

Some riders really prefer the vintage look, and it can be tricky to achieve when it comes to motorcycle helmets. Modern safety regulations mean that most helmets have to conform to certain standards, and apart from the occasional cool decal, it can be difficult to find a suitably-retro helmet. Long-time riders will certainly be familiar […]

Stewart Wins Seattle

After a troubling few months, it looks like James Stewart is back on track, earning his second win a row and putting him within spitting distance of the AMA Supercross championship. Stewart was a disappointment both on-track and off, as he was arrested for impersonating a police officer and put in poor showings in several […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Finding an Adventure Touring Motorcycle

Motorcycles are typically grouped into categories that focus on a particular riding style. For example, sport bikes are tuned for performance, while touring bikes are meant for long journeys. Dirt bikes can handle any type of off-road environment, while street bikes and cruisers are all about tearing up the pavement. For the uninitiated, this breakdown […]

Restrictive Federal Wild Lands Policy on Hold for This Fiscal Year

The funding measure that keeps the federal government operating through Sept. 30 includes language that bars the U.S. Interior Department from using any money to carry out the new Wild Lands land-use policy, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The Fiscal Year 2011 Continuing Resolution — which was approved by Congress and signed into law […]

AMA Get Out and Ride for a Cause! Week Highlights the Generosity of Motorcyclists

Week three of the American Motorcyclist Association’s (AMA) Get Out And Ride! Month celebration focuses on the enduring philanthropy of motorcyclists. During AMA Get Out And Ride For A Cause! Week, April 18-24, the AMA will spotlight the generosity of riders who give of their time, energy and talents to benefit the motorcycling community and […]