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 […]

Harley-Davidson Gave More Than $4.5 Million To Charities In 2012

Harley-Davidson Gave More Than $4.5 Million To Charities In 2012

Harley-Davidson tries to make a name for itself as more than just a manufacturer of motorcycles and cruiser accessories. With a special foundation set up to distribute funds and goods to charitable organizations around the U.S., the brand works hard to give back to the community and help others. The Harley-Davidson Foundation donated $4.5 million to various […]

Lyle Lovett Becomes Spokesperson For Ride For Kids

Lyle Lovett Becomes Spokesperson For Ride For Kids

Lyle Lovett, a Grammy-winning musician and avid motorcycle rider, has signed on to become the official spokesperson for Ride for Kids in 2013. The organization works to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF), raising money and awareness for the charity. They have raised more than $70 million over 30 years for children and families […]