California Studies Highlight Advantages Of Responsible Lane Splitting

Lane Splitting in traffic

Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic — a tactic known as lane splitting — is a relatively safe maneuver when both the motorcyclist and nearby drivers know the law and adhere to “safe and prudent” practices, according to two California studies released this week. One report is a crash […]

Lower Gas Prices Means More Bang For Your Buck

Filling Up With Gas

The average cost of gas in the U.S. has dropped to a new low, that hasn’t been seen in over several years, according to the American Automobile Association. The national average, as of Oct 20, stood at $3.10 – the lowest price since February 1, 2011. In some areas of the country gas has fallen […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Buying Your First Motorcycle Helmet

Cruiser Saddle and Helmet

For any rider, a motorcycle helmet is one of the most essential pieces of gear, and especially so for first-time riders. According to the Missouri Department of Revenue’s motorcycle guidelines “Knowing Your Motorcycle,” more than half of motorcycle crashes occur within the first six months of learning to ride. No matter what your experience is, […]

Is Investing In A Motorcycle Or Scooter More Resourceful Than A Car?

There are many debates whether a motorcycle or scooter could be more practical than a car.

There are numerous people on the fence about purchasing a scooter or a motorcycle, but some are concerned over the efficiency of owning a bike versus a car, especially in larger cities. You can ask any motorcycle owner and they’ll tell you how many people start conversations with “Nice bike – I’m considering one too!” If […]

AMA Warns CDC Focus on Ebola, Allocate Funds Towards Disease, Not Motorcycle Helmets

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With Ebola on American soil and one U.S. child lost to the enterovirus, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control is trotting out its tired old arguments that it needs more money to respond to such crises, but the American Motorcyclist Association believes the CDC’s problem is misallocation, not insufficient funds. “Instead of focusing on infectious […]