Lawmakers Urge Suspension of Motorcycle Only Checkpoints

Federal lawmakers have sent a letter to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood asking him to suspend a grant program that provides money for law enforcement agencies to set up motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. In a letter dated Sept. 30, House members told LaHood that safety-related funds would be better spent […]

Brammo, Zero, hoping to take e-cycles to the next level

Two electric motorcycle companies are each in the process of raising funds to continue development on bike designs. Brammo, the larger of the two companies, has announced that it hopes to raise $30 million dollars through the selling of private stock. According to an SEC filing by the company, $12.45 million of that stock has […]

Contour Camera Mount Review

Riders with dirt bikes don’t always have a friend and a camcorder around to capture their sickest stunts and coolest tricks. Fortunately, there’s a whole range of motorcycle accessories out there that can help do just that. One of those is the Contour camera. This small device easily attaches to handlebars or motorcycle helmets in […]

Dainese Shield Air Multisport Jacket Review

Even seasoned veterans who go off-roading on their bikes take a risk every time they leave the safety of paved roads. Fortunately, a new motorcycle jacket is offering riders a unique way of calling for help if they end up in trouble. The Dainese Shield Air Multisport jacket contains all the features that off-road riders […]

Mini and Smart electric scooters arrive in Paris

After several weeks of anticipation, the BMW’s Mini Scooter E and Mercedes-Benz’ Smart Escooter were officially unveiled at the Paris Auto Show. According to the Wall Street Journal, the e-scooters had “two of the splashiest premieres” at the show, eclipsing some of the hype for more traditional automobiles. Both companies stressed that the designs are […]