Motorcyclist Fatalities, Injuries Decline In 2013

Crashed Motorcycle

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the number of motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes declined by 6.4 percent from 2012 to 2013, and the number injured dropped 5.4 percent, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. In 2013, 4,668 motorcyclist fatalities were reported, down 318 from the 4,986 in 2012. Similarly, 88,000 “occupants” were reported to […]

Forest Service Responds To Traps Set Along Western States Trails

2011 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP - Action

U.S. Forest Service responds to concerns about dangerous spikes along Western states trails The U.S. Forest Service has investigated four incidents in which vandals endangered the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders by burying spikes along trails used by off-highway vehicles and others, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The spiked strips, which resemble heavy […]

Alpinestars Releases Tech-Air Street Motorcycle Jacket

Alpinestars Tech-Air Airbag Vest - Filled

With the 2014 EICMA event in Milan showcasing the latest new motorcycles that will hit the market in 2015, Alpinestars announced its innovative Tech-Air Street personal airbag system that could save rider’s lives, FOX News reported. The latest innovation is a condensed, personal airbag that is made for riders both on the road and off. […]

Protect Your Ride: Insuring Your Motorcycle

Paying the Bills

It’s not enough to have the best new motorcycle on the road, or even the hottest accessories and safety features – you also need motorcycle insurance. Selecting an insurance policy for your motorcycle is not only in your best interest, but in the interest of other drivers on the road as well. In the majority […]

Charlie Mullins Injured In Practice Crash

Charlie Mullins 2014 GNCC Big Buck - 2nd Place

Factory FMF/KTM rider Charlie Mullins was injured in a practice on Tuesday in his home state of North Carolina. The current point leader in both the AMA National Enduro and GNCC Series injured his wrist in the accident. Mullins underwent surgery yesterday to pin the dislocated right wrist and ligaments that were damaged in the […]