The new federal safety initiative–Road to Zero–announced today by the U.S. Department of Transportation ignores a significant sector of the nation’s road users–the millions of Americans who choose motorcycles as their favorite form of transportation. The Road to Zero initiative is a coalition tackling the task of ending road fatalities within 30 years. The coalition […]
The Springfield Mile never fails to disappoint and this year’s second running of the legendary Mile race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ill. was no exception. Kenny Coolbeth, Jr. came out on top in a last-lap thriller, taking the win by .009 of a second to end Bryan Smith’s win streak at Springfield […]
Federal agency actions increase ethanol risk for motorcycles The Renewable Fuel Standard proposal announced May 18 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would increase the risk of misfueling for motorcyclists and all-terrain-vehicle owners by forcing the widespread availability of higher-ethanol fuel blends, such as unsafe E15. Act now by signing the American Motorcyclist Association’s petition […]
In issue #335, Chris outlined a proposed EPA bill that would outlaw performance upgrades to engines on all platforms. Now, you can make your voice be heard through your support of a bill that prevents the EPA from including motorcycles in their newest regulations. Members of both chambers of Congress have introduced versions of a […]
The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Indian Motorcycle will be celebrated as the 2014 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Marque of the Year, July 11-13, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days featuring Indian Motorcycle as Marque of the Year will include special recognition, displays and race classes […]
ASPEN, Colo. (Jan. 23, 2014) – The world’s hottest new motorcycle hits the ice today at X Games Aspen. Harley-Davidson – one of the newest X Games sponsors – is teaming with ESPN to feature motorcycle ice racing as an X Games Aspen exhibition sport. Following Harley-Davidson’s customer-centric approach, fans will help decide if the […]
U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) is asking the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whether it is trying to reduce motorcycle ridership by pursuing a federal mandatory motorcycle helmet law, the American Motorcyclist Association and American Iron Magazine reports.
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Want to see the hot trends in motorcycling for 2013 or find out what new models rev you up? What about gear tech and innovative add-ons that you — and your bike — can’t ride without? You’ll find it all at the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows, where AMA members can save 25 […]
The Arlington County (Va.) Police Department conducted a motorcycle-only checkpoint on May 28 during the annual Rolling Thunder gathering in Washington, D.C. The Rolling Thunder event, held May 27-29, involved tens of thousands of motorcyclists riding to the nation’s capital to seek accountability for prisoners of war and service personnel missing in action.