KTM Releasing New 1290 Super Adventure

2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure at the Marina

KTM, a leading motorcycle manufacturer, recently announced that it will be adding a new bike to its lineup in 2015. As the name suggests, the 1290 Super Adventure is based off 2014′s 1190 Adventure model. The new bike will not only add displacement , but fuel capacity as well, since it features a larger fuel tank than the outgoing bike. […]

Hormel Motorcycle To Cross Country Running On Bacon Grease

Bacon bike runs on grease.

You might be familiar with the phrase, ‘bacon makes everything better,’ but does that really apply to motorcycles? Sure, it’s great on a BLT or as an accompaniment with some eggs, but motorcycles? According to Hormel, absolutely. Imagine cooking your breakfast and using the grease to then power your vehicle? Well, imagine no more. The […]

Kawasaki Shows Support For Ocean Conservation

Kawasaki is donating a Ninja sportbike for auction.

The ocean is essential to our way of survival, and every attempt to conserve it can make a difference. With that in mind, Kawasaki recently announced that it is donating a Ninja 650 sportbike for auction at the Oceana SeaChange summer party. Attendees of the event include Sheryl Crow, Ted Danson and this year’s special […]

The More you Know: Why is California Keeping Lane Splitting an Underground Activity?

Photo:  Eric Schmuttenmaer

One of the many benefits of riding a motorcycle in California is the ability to split lanes, lane share, or filter through traffic. Lane splitting has been allowed in California (the only state to allow it) for many years; however there are still many motorists’ young and old who don’t know or don’t realize that […]

AMA Petition Calls For Return Of Lane-Splitting Guidelines To California Government Websites, Offices

MC Club on freeway

The American Motorcyclist Association initiated a petition drive to convince the California Office of Administrative Law to allow state agencies to once again disseminate important information on safely and responsibly executing the motorcycling technique called lane splitting. The online petition can be found here: https://cqrcengage.com/amacycle/app/sign-petition?1&engagementId=55066. A recent Office of Administrative Law order resulted in the […]