Most motorsports fans consider Ricky Carmichael to be the greatest motorcycle rider of all time, which helps explain his nickname, “The GOAT” (Greatest Of All Time).
Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, […]
One of the more critical issues for motorcycle lobbyists in recent years has been the dispute over motorcycle-only checkpoints. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and its political allies have been fighting against the funding for these checkpoints at both the state and federal level, as they believe the checkpoints unfairly single out motorcycle riders as […]
Bipartisan Congressional Letter Seeks To End Federal Funding Of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and Tom Petri ((R-Wis.), together with 29 additional members of Congress, have sent a letter to the leadership of the House-Senate Surface Transportation Reauthorization Conference Committee requesting the inclusion of language in the conference report that would prohibit the […]
Elena Myers bounced back from injury to turn-in a remarkable effort at the second round of the AMA Pro SuperSport series at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia at the weekend. Although the 18-year-old SuzukiScoopFans SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki rider is still on the mend following an operation last month, she raced her Suzuki GSX-R600 to two eighth-place […]