A Buyer’s Guide to Finding an Adventure Touring Motorcycle

Motorcycles are typically grouped into categories that focus on a particular riding style. For example, sport bikes are tuned for performance, while touring bikes are meant for long journeys. Dirt bikes can handle any type of off-road environment, while street bikes and cruisers are all about tearing up the pavement. For the uninitiated, this breakdown […]

Congressional committee hears testimony that lead law endangers kids

A key U.S. House committee heard from a variety of people on April 7 who testified on revising the lead law that will impose a de facto ban on the sale of kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) at the end of the year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. A clear message that came out of […]

Dungey pledges support for Japan

Ryan Dungey and the Rockstar Makita Suzuki team are giving their support to the Japan Earthquake Disaster fund by pledging the special set of Fox race gear, that he wore at the recent Jacksonville AMA/FIM World Supercross race in Florida, for auction to raise money for the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami. The […]

More federal lawmakers back ‘Kids Just Want to Ride Act’

A bill that would exempt kids’ off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the law that effectively bans them at the end of the year is gaining support on the eve of a key congressional hearing, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Some 61 U.S. House members now support the bill — H.R. 412, the “Kids Just Want […]

“Kids Just Want To Ride” Amendment Introduced in Senate

The motorsports community has gotten one step closer to their goal of overturning an overly restrictive law that would prevent the use of lead-based components in children’s products. The initial intent behind 2008′s Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) is admirable: stop lead from getting into the hands of children. Unfortunately, senators and representatives who […]