50 U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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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, […]

Congressmen Draft Letter Opposing Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congressmen Draft Letter Opposing Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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 […]

Congress Seeks to End Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congress Seeks to End Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Bipartisan Congressional Letter Seeks To End Federal Funding Of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and Tom Petri ((R-Wis.), together with 29 additional members of Congress, have sent a letter to the leadership of the House-Senate Surface Transportation Reauthorization Conference Committee requesting the inclusion of language in the conference report that would prohibit the […]

Bret Michaels Kicked Off Arizona Bike Week With A Free Concert

Bret Michaels Kicked Off Arizona Bike Week With A Free Concert

The Arizona Bike Week is in full swing in Scottsdale, and many riders and motorcycle enthusiasts turned out for the event opening. Poison singer and VH1 reality TV star Bret Michaels gave a concert in the parking lot of the Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale last Sunday, according to The Arizona Republic. The star performed many songs […]

Allstate Debuts Custom Bikes To Promote Safety At Daytona Bike Week

Just in time for Daytona Bike Week, Allstate Insurance announced the details of four custom-built bikes that will be on display during the Florida motorcycle event. These motorcycles are the result of the very first collaborative effort between three famous bike builders – Rick Fairless, Dave Perewitz and Arlen Ness. Each bike has a special […]