Motorcyclist Fatalities, Injuries Decline In 2013

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the number of motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes declined by 6.4 percent from 2012 to 2013, and the number injured dropped 5.4 percent, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. In 2013, 4,668 motorcyclist fatalities were reported, down 318 from the 4,986 in 2012. Similarly, 88,000 “occupants” were reported to […]

Finding The Right Back Protector For Your Ride

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Whether you’re into sports-riding gear or standard motorcycle jackets, security and protection should still be at the top of the list. According to Cycle World, the majority of jackets and sports-riding gear comes with some sort of back-pad insert or spine armor that could be as simple as one layer of protective foam. However, to stay […]

5 Tips To Follow When Purchasing Your First Motorcycle

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If you have completed the initial motorcycle training courses and are ready to buy your first motorcycle, there are some important steps to follow before you make the big purchase. Unlike cars, motorcycles are another beast when it comes to getting used to driving on the streets. Everything depends on the weather, your budget, experience, […]

Motorcycle Industry Trying To Appeal To A Younger Generation Of Riders

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More motorcycle companies are trying to appeal to younger crowds with new and innovative motorcycles. According to National Public Radio, even the biggest motorcycle manufacturer in the game, Harley-Davidson, is trying to catch up with the times. Harley-Davidson recently announced its new electric motorcycle called the LiveWire, which will fully run by a lithium battery. The […]

Highway-Ready 2015 Yamaha SMAX Scooter Released

2015 Yamaha SMAX

Yamaha recently added to its U.S. scooter lineup by releasing the new 2015 SMAX, Motorcyclist Online reported. The Yamaha SMAX is a 155cc scooter that can actually be taken out on the freeway. The scooter has enough power to match some of the 250cc model motorcycles out there and it actually rides at a comfortable 65 […]