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 […]

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 […]