Archive for September 2010

Mandatory Motorcycle Training? If I read this correctly, Oregon is legislating mandatory rider training for all riders. This is retro-active by age. Will other states be watching? Will other states jump on this bandwagon? If you have not taken a rider safetry course, will you be looking to be ahead of the curve on this? I read... Read more »

Are Black Bikers at Higher Risk for Motorcycle Fatalities?

Written By Asia-Clutch and Chrome Motorcycles have grabbed the media headlines again, this time over a recently published study which concluded African American riders were at higher risk than their white counterparts. Published in the American Journal of Surgery, the study involved Johns Hopkins researchers analyzing 68,840 motorcycle accidents recorded by the National Trauma Data... Read more »

Tips for Parking your Motorcycle or Scooter in Chicago

  On April 11, 2007, the City of Chicago enacted a law concerning the parking of motorcycles and scooters on the public way. In addition to prescribing the manner in which motorcycles and scooters should be parked, the legislation clarifies the responsibilities of motorcycle and scooter owners when parking at pay and display meters.  ... Read more »

Feds Bust Motorcycle Gang's Alleged Plot to Kill Rival Hells Angels

Sounds like the plot of the next Sons of Anarchy episode. But it’s not, it is real life. Hard to believe things like this are still going on.   CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBS/AP) Federal officials have arrested 19 members of the Pagans motorcycle gang in five states, marking one of the largest roundups of the notorious group since 2002.... Read more »

Kids and Dangerous Sports

On August 29th, 2010, 13 year old Perer Lenz  was killed when he was struck by another rider after he crashed on the warm up lap of his USGPRU race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He was the youngest person to be killed at that track. In the wake of Peter’s death, there were many debates... Read more »

Slaughterhouse Scooter Rally And Gymkhana 9-4-10

If you love yourself, you will not miss this event…

Motorcycle Mojo

It’s the only way to describe what I have been feeling on my bike lately. I feel like I just got my motorcycle mojo back. I feel very in tune with my bike, I am riding really well, I am always in a good mood, and my energy level has increased. It is such a great hobby... Read more »