American Motorcyclist Association Seeks End to Virginia Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has expressed concern to Gov. Bob McDonnell over a recent motorcycle-only checkpoint in northern Virginia, calling the stop “discriminatory.” The Arlington County (Va.) Police Department conducted a motorcycle-only checkpoint on May 28 during the annual Rolling Thunder gathering in Washington, D.C. The Rolling Thunder event, held May 27-29, involved tens […]

New Harley Davidson Helmet Promises Less Bulky Experience

At this point, the evidence for motorcycle helmets saving lives is pretty overwhelming, so every rider should really consider purchasing one for their own protection. However, there are still more than a few holdouts in the riding community who feels that a helmet is ultimately too restrictive and can distract from the experience. While these […]

Lawmakers Back Ban on Funding for Motorcycle-only Checkpoints, want Focus on Motorcycle Crash Prevention

Federal lawmakers have sent a bipartisan letter to the leadership of a key U.S. House committee to urge support for a bill that prohibits federal funding for motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The lawmakers are also urging support for a measure to retain a ban on lobbying at the state level […]

SERT Podiums Despite Stop-Go Penalty

Suzuki Endurance Racing Team has finished third in the Albacete 8 Hours World Endurance Championship race in Spain despite being given a Stop-Go Penalty in the opening half of the race. The reigning World Champions – who currently lead the WEC Standings after two rounds – were penalised at 9.30pm last night for not switching […]

Pedrosa Opts for Collarbone Surgery

After a controversial incident on the track with rider Marco Simoncelli, Dani Pedrosa has opted to undergo surgery to repair his broken collarbone, in the hopes of returning in time for the June 5th Catalunya Grand Prix in his home country of Spain. Simoncelli and Pedrosa’s crash has been on everyone’s minds this week, with […]