Bikes, Blues and Barbecue attract bikers to Arkansas

Every year, there are many motorcycle rallies held across the country, but some riders hold a special place in their heart for Bikes, Blues and BBQ. This annual event in Fayetteville, Arkansas, is notable not only for its commitment to things other than bikes – namely the blues and the barbecue – but also for […]

Yamaha offers branded apparel

In motorcycle culture, fans of a brand will often stick with that manufacturer over their entire life. There are plenty of riders out there who wouldn’t be caught dead on anything but a Harley, just as there are fans of the way Suzuki crafts its bikes. In motorsports, this goes one step further, as each […]

Schwarzenegger OKs California noise bill

Hopes among some riders that the man who once rode a Harley Davidson Fatboy as the Terminator would quash a proposed California bill to cut down on motorcycle noise were laid to rest when Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Senate Bill 435 into law. Schwarzenegger, himself an avid motorcycle rider, was seen as the last line […]

Purdue student creates solar-powered bike

Many bikers like to make their own modifications to their rides, whether it’s adding motorcycle accessories or swapping out one part for another. But one Purdue University student took that a step further and created a bike that runs off solar power. Tony Coiro, a physics major at the school, bought a 1978 Suzuki motorcycle […]

Riders have yet to see a high-end electric bike

Electric motorcycles are becoming more popular, but unlike the electric car world, which has a sports car brand in Tesla, no company has quite yet made an electric chopper that has gotten performance enthusiasts on board. In a piece entitled “Who Killed the Electric Motorcycle?” CNN recently examined why a high-end electric motorcycle does not […]