IIHS Calls For Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Laws

The IIHS is a non-profit organization funded by insurance companies and dedicated to cutting down on accidents. The group is highly-regarded for their “top safety picks” in both the automotive and motorcycle worlds (although they have faced some criticism from the American Motorcyclist Association in the past). The IIHS recently submitted a report to the […]

Sturgis Brings in Money for South Dakota

The annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota draws thousands of bikers from all across the country, and the yearly gathering has a positive effect on the locals who live in Sturgis year-round. In fact, the Sturgis mayor recently gave the annual “State of the Rally” event, which revealed some details about how this year’s […]

Sturgis Business Deals In Classic Harley Parts

The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally draws hundreds of thousands of riders to the city in South Dakota every year, and one of the shops that benefits from that is Competition Distributing, owned by Lonnie Isam. This vendor is somewhat unique in that he manufactures high-end motorcycle parts for modern V-Twin engines as well as replacement parts […]

Learn From the Pros: Clean Air In. More Power Out.

Learn From the Pros: Clean Air In. More Power Out.

An easy-to-follow guide to cleaning your air filter. A new air filter costs about $30. Cleaner and oil needed to maintain that filter will cost you a buck or two per use. A new engine will cost you about a grand. You decide. It’s not even just about the “insurance” aspects of a properly clean […]

Anti-Lock Brakes Coming to More Vehicles

Anti-lock brakes (ABS) are pretty much a standard feature on all automotive models by now, but they haven’t caught on as much with motorcycles. Indeed, the safety movement seems to have bypassed two-wheeled vehicles completely, the Wall Street Journal reports. While drivers and automakers want their cars as safe as possible, many riders are campaigning […]