American Chopper’s Paul Jr. Designs March Of Dimes Chopper

TV’s American Chopper custom bike building team recently designed a cruising motorcycle to benefit the March of Dimes on their latest show “American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior.” The Huffington Post reports the bike’s soft purple hues reflect the nonprofit organization’s color scheme and give the motorcycle a gentle appeal. The bike’s overall design is a […]

The American Motorcyclist Association Celebrates April As ‘AMA Get Out And Ride!’ Month

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to launch “AMA Get Out and Ride! Month” for April 2012. Now in its second year, AMA Get Out and Ride! Month encourages motorcyclists everywhere to enjoy the thrill of motorcycling in the dirt and on the street. “There’s no better way to rekindle America’s ongoing love affair […]

Harley-Davidson’s Head Of Design To Retire Next Month After 49 Years

Harley-Davidson, Inc. will soon bid farewell to longtime employee Willie G. Davidson. Willie G., as he is known to his coworkers, was named after his grandfather and co-founder of Harley-Davidson William Davidson, so his ties to the motorcycling company run deeper than most. The 78-year-old has spent nearly 50 years as the company’s chief styling […]

Virginia Bans Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Although motorcycle-only checkpoints are not all that uncommon across the country, the legality of these stops has been called into question in numerous states. The American Motorcyclist Association recently revealed that Virginia is the latest state to ban the practice. At rallies and rides across the country, police have sought to promote safety by setting […]

New Virginia Law Bars Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

In a victory for motorcyclists, Virginia is the latest state to bar motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On Feb. 28, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed into law H.B. 187, which was introduced by Delegate C. Todd Gilbert (R-Shenandoah). The new law, which takes effect July 1, prohibits law enforcement agencies from establishing […]