Honda’s Main Motorcycle Factory to Reopen March 28th

Honda has provided an update on the many factories in Japan that were affected by the recent earthquake, announcing that production at the main facility will resume within the next few days. The first official announcement on the matter suspended production at all facilities through March 27th, at which point the status would be assessed. […]

Bill introduced to block motorcycle-only checkpoints

A federal lawmaker has introduced legislation to prevent the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) from giving money to states and local jurisdictions for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. On March 3, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) introduced the bill. The legislation, with original co-sponsors Reps. Tom Petri (R-Wis.) and Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), would […]

Georgia to implement bike checkpoints for Daytona

The question of motorcycle-only checkpoints is a hot debate in the biking community, and it’s about to get hotter, as the state of Georgia has announced plans to institute the checkpoints on major roads leading down into Florida, potentially subjecting thousands of bikers traveling to Daytona Bike Week to searches and inspections. Georgia claims that […]

Riders asked to oppose Georgia motorcycle-only checkpoints

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging riders nationwide to contact Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting any motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints. Tens of thousands of motorcyclists from around the nation could be subject to Georgia motorcycle-only checkpoints if those checkpoints are in place before, during and […]

Motorcyclists await decision on bike show checkpoints

Those who have traveled to bike shows on their motorcycles, particularly in the state of New York, may have run into the state’s “motorcycle only” checkpoints, ostensibly designed to catch stolen bikes and illegal modifications, on the roads leading up to the show. The State of New York has instituted these checkpoints at many popular […]