New Hampshire Senator Condemns Federal Interference In Helmet Laws

Federal legislators are still debating the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act of 2011, which could have big repercussions for motorcycle riders. While the issue of motorcycle helmet laws has been left up to the states in the past, several versions of the bill have included an amendment that would indirectly force states to […]

American Motorcyclist Association Supports Senator’s Stand On Helmets

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) praised U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) for standing up against a proposal that would have indirectly forced states to pass mandatory helmet laws. U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) was poised to introduce the proposal on Dec. 14 during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on S. 1449 — […]

New Book Will Honor Memory Of Marco Simoncelli

MotoGP had a tough year in 2011, as the up-and-coming young rider Marco Simoncelli was killed in a tragic accident during one of the races. Support for the rider has been pouring in from around the globe as his fans and colleagues remember the talented racer. Now, his team has put together a book that […]

New Traffic Bill Proposal Keeps Motorcycle Power In State Hands

Many of the laws that govern motorcyclists, such as those that deal with motorcycle helmets, are enforced at state and local levels. Recent legislation proposed in the Senate is looking to ensure that it will stay that way for at least a few more years, reports Cycle News. The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee […]

Product Review: Ohlins Unveils Aftermarket Suspension For BMW R 1200 GS

For riders who want to get the most out of their bike, some aftermarket performance parts can cost nearly as much as the motorcycle itself. That’s not quite the case with the Ohlins’ new aftermarket suspension system for the BMW R 1200 GS, but it does come close. Retailing for the steep price of $3,279, […]