Shorai Battery – Help Your Bike Shed Some Pounds

You spend all kinds of money on weight-saving goodies for your motorcycle, then eat a giant breakfast burrito with extra cheese prior to your ride. A contradiction, perhaps. Well, order up a large side of home fries because we just saved you another four pounds, maybe more. It’s not a new diet plan. It’s the […]

Motorcycle Fatalities Decline in 2010

Motorcycle fatalities declined 2 percent in 2010, giving riders hope that bike safety is improving after years of trouble. For eleven straight years, fatalities increased annually as local, state and federal governments attempted to curb the rate of motorcycle deaths and accidents. Then in 2009, there was a massive 16 percent decline in deaths. While […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Finding a Commuter Motorcycle

Gas prices have skyrocketed as of late, climbing above $4 per gallon in some parts of the country. Given this news, those who have a long commute each morning might be looking to save some money at the pump each month. Sure, many drivers are switching to small, fuel-efficient hatchbacks to combat the rising fuel […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Finding an Adventure Touring Motorcycle

Motorcycles are typically grouped into categories that focus on a particular riding style. For example, sport bikes are tuned for performance, while touring bikes are meant for long journeys. Dirt bikes can handle any type of off-road environment, while street bikes and cruisers are all about tearing up the pavement. For the uninitiated, this breakdown […]

U.S. Lawmakers Want Agency to Focus on Motorcycle Crash Prevention

U.S. lawmakers want a federal traffic safety agency to concentrate on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education — instead of trying to lobby state lawmakers to enact mandatory helmet laws, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his colleagues plan to introduce a resolution May 2 in support of continuing […]