Motorcyclist Fatalities, Injuries Decline In 2013

Crashed Motorcycle

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 […]

Motorcycle Industry Trying To Appeal To A Younger Generation Of Riders

Street Bike At Bar

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 […]

5 Tips For Motorcyclists Riding During The Winter

Winter Wonderland

For some of us, putting away your motorcycle during the cold and snowy winter months is just too difficult. You’ve all seen, or perhaps been, the crazy person who is still riding their motorcycle in snowy or freezing temperatures. To start, many times the riding conditions in the winter are not practical or safe. However, […]

2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: Bryan Carroll and James Walker

Why We Ride Movie

The American Motorcyclist Association announced today the 2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: AMA members Bryan Carroll and James Walker. Carroll and Walker directed and produced “Why We Ride”, a documentary that promotes modern motorcycling across every discipline and is spearheading a new era of creativity in filmmaking about the sport. The AMA Motorcyclist of […]