Aprilia 750 Shiver to hit American market

Italian bike manufacturer Aprilia has announced that it will import its Aprilia 750 Shiver naked bike to the American market for the 2011 model year after making some revisions to the bike’s styling. For the new 2011 Shiver, Aprilia has listened to riders’ feedback and repositioned some of the features for the update. Although the […]

Bikes, Blues and Barbecue attract bikers to Arkansas

Every year, there are many motorcycle rallies held across the country, but some riders hold a special place in their heart for Bikes, Blues and BBQ. This annual event in Fayetteville, Arkansas, is notable not only for its commitment to things other than bikes – namely the blues and the barbecue – but also for […]

Yamaha offers branded apparel

In motorcycle culture, fans of a brand will often stick with that manufacturer over their entire life. There are plenty of riders out there who wouldn’t be caught dead on anything but a Harley, just as there are fans of the way Suzuki crafts its bikes. In motorsports, this goes one step further, as each […]

Schwarzenegger OKs California noise bill

Hopes among some riders that the man who once rode a Harley Davidson Fatboy as the Terminator would quash a proposed California bill to cut down on motorcycle noise were laid to rest when Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill 435 into law. Schwarzenegger, himself an avid motorcycle rider, was seen as the last line […]

Purdue student creates solar-powered bike

Many bikers like to make their own modifications to their rides, whether it’s adding motorcycle accessories or swapping out one part for another. But one Purdue University student took that a step further and created a bike that runs off solar power. Tony Coiro, a physics major at the school, bought a 1978 Suzuki motorcycle […]