Governors’ Report: Motorcyclist Fatalities Fell 7 Percent In 2013

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For the second time in five years, motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease, according to a report released May 6 by the Governors Highway Safety Association, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. Dr. James Hedlund of Highway Safety North, a former senior official with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, authored the “Spotlight on Safety” report, […]

Tips To Buying A Motorcycle

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Buying a motorcycle can seem like a daunting task, especially if you don’t have enough savings or you have a few blemishes on your credit report. However, with a little work and planning, the dream of owning a bike can come true. The open road, wind in your hair and the pride of having a […]

EPA Acknowledges that Ethanol Damages Engines

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has publicly acknowledged that ethanol in gasoline can damage internal combustion engines by increasing exhaust temperatures and indirectly causing component failures, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The EPA statements are found in a rule proposal issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding a new label for pumps […]

BMW Motorcycles Selling Like Hotcakes

BMW has had a strong year in selling motorcycles.

BMW Motorrad recently announced that it recorded its best monthly motorcycle sales in company history in March. As the spring riding season has arrived and the improving weather has consumers more optimistic, BMW saw gains in sales. According to the report, BMW sold 15,183 motorcycles and maxi scooters in March, marking a 16.2 percent increase when […]

April Is Check Your Helmet Month

April is Check Your Helmet Month

As the weather is warming up, motorcyclists will be hitting the road more and more. And as the riding season begins, Harley-Davidson is reminding riders to make sure their helmets are safe. The motorcycle maker recently declared that April is Check Your Helmet month. Riders are encouraged to assess the state of their helmet, and if it’s […]