Michigan Bikers May Soon Be Free To Choose Whether To Wear Helmets

Michigan Bikers May Soon Be Free To Choose Whether To Wear Helmets

Motorcyclists in Michigan may soon have the freedom of choosing to wear a motorcycle helmet or not when they go out for a ride. The Michigan Senate recently approved a repeal of the helmet requirement in the state. If the governor signs off on the legislation as well, riders over the age of 21 who […]

New York Motorsports Announcer To Make 13,000-Mile Journey On Harley

New York Motorsports Announcer To Make 13,000-Mile Journey On Harley

Traveling across the country is typically considered a journey for college students and retirees in RVs, but Erv Braun of Horseheads, New York, plans to make the journey on his Harley. The motorsports announcer has arranged a series of gigs around the country to coincide with his trip, mixing business with pleasure, according to The […]

Route Announced For Kyle Petty Charity Ride

Route Announced For Kyle Petty Charity Ride

Former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty also has an affinity for riding on two wheels, and for the past 18 years has been holding a charity ride to benefit Victory Junction, a camp for children with chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Each year, the seven-day ride takes Petty and other riders across thousands of miles of roads. […]

Jackson, Mississippi, Hosts Annual Motorcycle Expo

Jackson, Mississippi, Hosts Annual Motorcycle Expo

The Great Southern Motorcycle Expo in Jackson, Mississippi, was held over the weekend, and riders and motorcycle enthusiasts came from around the region to check out the custom bikes, riding showcases and motorcycle accessories. WLBT reports that along with a “Wall of Death” and the Budweiser Clydesdales, the event hosted a number of customized bikes […]

Motorcycle Sales Expected To Decline Modestly In 2012, Industry Still Hopeful

Motorcycle Sales Expected To Decline Modestly In 2012, Industry Still Hopeful

The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) is projecting slight drops in new motorcycle sales throughout the year. MIC’s business advisory and forecast division compiled data based on 2011 sales numbers and early 2012 sales to determine the likely trajectory new bike sales will take this year. Between 2010 and 2011, sales of new motorcycles, scooters and […]