US House Bill Has Trails Funding, No Money For Motorcycle Checkpoints

Renewed funding for motorized trails and a ban on funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints are included in a major federal transportation bill being considered by a key U.S. House committee, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is expected to vote Feb. 2 on a transportation funding authorization bill — H.R. […]

Andrea Dovizioso Is Now In Sidi Boots!

Sidi Vortice boots with the Italian pilot from Team Tech 3 Yamaha Andrea Dovizioso has officially joined the stables of Sidi champions. The Italian rider recently visited the Sidi headquarters in Maser (Treviso) Italy before taking off for the Malaysian circuit in Sepang, where he’ll face his first tests on his new official Yamaha supplied […]

Virginia Considering Motorcycle-Only Checkpoint Ban

Several states have attempted to set up motorcycle-only checkpoints in order to perform safety checks, but the legality of solely ticketing motorcyclists has been disputed. Virginia now finds itself at the center of controversy after the state allegedly singled out riders during the Virginia Beach Bike Classic. Matt Danielson, counsel to the Virginia Coalition of […]

Zero Motorcycle’s 2012 Lineup Now In Production

Electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero has announced that their 2012 lineup is now in full production, with the Zero S, DS, X, MX and XU on their way to dealers now. The Zero motorcycles have gotten some upgrades for the new year. Both the S and DS have new batteries that increase their top speed and […]

Honda Reveals New NC700X

Japanese manufacturer Honda revealed their latest 2012 model, the NC700X, at the New York Progressive International Motorcycle Show. The NC700X is one of three new bikes bearing the NC700 name. The X model is considered to be a crossover bike, mixing a standard commuter model with an adventure motorcycle. One distinguishing feature of the bike […]