Motorcyclists Honor 9/11 Responders And Victims In Memorial Ride Fundraiser

Motorcyclists Honor 9/11 Responders And Victims In Memorial Ride Fundraiser

Motorcyclists departed from Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to ride across Maryland and Virginia Friday morning in honor of the responders and victims of the September 11, 2011 terrorist attacks.

Engineering Undergrads Surprise In TTXGP

Engineering Undergrads Surprise In TTXGP

Electric motorcycle racing is still in its infancy, and one upstart racing outfit is already shocking the established competitors in the new Time Trial Xtreme Grand Prix (TTXGP) electric-only championship.

50 U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, […]

Congressmen Draft Letter Opposing Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congressmen Draft Letter Opposing Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

One of the more critical issues for motorcycle lobbyists in recent years has been the dispute over motorcycle-only checkpoints. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and its political allies have been fighting against the funding for these checkpoints at both the state and federal level, as they believe the checkpoints unfairly single out motorcycle riders as […]

Congress Seeks to End Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congress Seeks to End Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Bipartisan Congressional Letter Seeks To End Federal Funding Of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and Tom Petri ((R-Wis.), together with 29 additional members of Congress, have sent a letter to the leadership of the House-Senate Surface Transportation Reauthorization Conference Committee requesting the inclusion of language in the conference report that would prohibit the […]