AMA Warns CDC Focus on Ebola, Allocate Funds Towards Disease, Not Motorcycle Helmets

AMA Logo

With Ebola on American soil and one U.S. child lost to the enterovirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is trotting out its tired old arguments that it needs more money to respond to such crises, but the American Motorcyclist Association believes the CDC’s problem is misallocation, not insufficient funds. “Instead of focusing on infectious […]

Two Iconic Motorcycles To Go On Auction In October

Motorcycle used in Easy Rider is up for sale in mid-October.

The estate of Waylon Jennings, a beloved outlaw country singer, is putting up a prized-possession motorcycle that used to belong to the late rock ‘n’ roll icon and friend, Buddy Holly, The Associated Press reported. The historic day known as “The Day the Music Died” involved Holly’s death in a small-plane crash in 1959 that included […]

Harley And Yamaha Recalling Thousands Of Bikes

2014 Harley-Davidson CVO Softail Deluxe - Beauty

Harley-Davidson has issued a recall of several models due to potential problems with equipment, according to DailyFinance. Hundreds of thousands of motorcycles could be affected. While there have been no accidents caused by the problem, Harley is taking precautionary measures to ensure that their bikes are up to standard. The Milwaukee-based maker issued the recall […]

Lost and Found – Vintage Motorcycles Stolen From Historic Cannonball Run

Harley-Davidson Front

The 2014 Motorcycle Cannnonball run ended on Sept. 22, but the drama from such an event seem to keep going. The historic motorcycle ride began in Daytona Beach, Florida, and ended 3,938 miles later in Tacoma, Washington. Riders partook in the event riding all types of unique vintage motorcycles, but after the race was concluded four […]

Long Haul: 10 Tips for Endurance Motorcycle Riding

IMG_3722

What’s the longest distance you’ve ever ridden on a motorcycle in one day? Have you ever considered logging a long distance run of say more than 1,000 miles in one day? Did you know there’s a group that focuses on nothing but endurance/long-distance riding? Dubbed, the Iron Butt Association, the organization offers certificates of completion […]