New GPS Device For Motorcycles Introduced

New GPS Device For Motorcycles Introduced

Navigation company TomTom is releasing an updated version of its device specifically for motorcyclists. Called the TomTom Rider, the GPS is designed to provide an array of routes based on time, scenery and other personalized details. The device comes with accessories to mount it on the front of a bike or attach a charging dock […]

Bike Designed By Wayne Rooney Sells For $66,000

Bike Designed By Wayne Rooney Sells For $66,000

Wayne Rooney is one of England’s most renowned soccer stars, so it’s no surprise that everything he touches is given a special reverence in the sports-crazed country. That adoration even extended to his latest creation with Lauge Jensen, a Danish motorcycle company. He worked with the European manufacturer to customize a special motorcycle for charity, […]

Oxford English Dictionary Changes Definition of ‘Biker’

Oxford English Dictionary Changes Definition of 'Biker'

The Oxford English Dictionary has changed its definition of a “biker” to end references to motorcycle stereotypes. The definition had included a note about “a long-haired biker in dirty denims,” but that was removed Feb. 22, Motorcycle.com reports. This shift aligns the word to more of a synonym for motorcyclist rather than an intimidating name […]

Alpinestars Releases Spring Collection

2013 Alpinestars Spring Collection

Alpinestars will celebrate 50 years of manufacturing motorcycle apparel this year, and as part of the anniversary, the brand is releasing a spring collection for riders to enjoy. The company, which began as a producer of skiing and hiking boots, entered the world of motorsports in 1965 with its first pair of motorcycle boots and has […]

California Lawmaker Withdraws Lane-Splitting Bill

California Lawmaker Withdraws Lane-Splitting Bill

California Lawmaker Withdraws Bill That Would Have Restricted Lane-Splitting by Motorcyclists The sponsor of a California Senate bill that would have restricted the current practice of lane-splitting by motorcyclists will withdraw the bill from consideration, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Lane-splitting by motorcyclists in California is recognized by the California Highway Patrol and helps ease […]