Apparently, packs of motorcycles—not Harleys, but sportbikes—are terrorizing the highways around St. Louis.
Brian Johnson of St. Louis said he was heading on I-170 north to Lambert International Airport with his wife when he saw the pack of motorcycles on the other side of the highway.
"There was a good… Continue reading
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Police say a man died while riding his motorcycle during a protest against helmet laws in upstate New York Saturday after his bike flipped and he hit his head on the pavement.
Cause of death: Skull fracture.
If you’re interested in reading about motorcycles, or in learning how to ride better, the New York Times, of all places, has a list of books and DVDs about Motorcycling.
Included in the list is:
- Alan Cathcart’s American Dream Bikes
- Roland Brown’s Superbikes of the Seventies
- Kevin Cameron’s The Grand… Continue reading
Motorcycle traffic fatalities in California are down. Or, are they?
How well do you know what road signs are telling you? Here’s your chance to find out.
This isn’t a political blog at all, but I couldn’t help noticing that even the American Motorcyclist Association is now getting involved in the ongoing debate about health care reform. The AMA feels that a government-run system may discriminate against motorcyclists by denying coverage to motorcyclists who… Continue reading
I don’t hold any particular brief for Motorcycle “Clubs” like the Angels or the Mongols, but it’s nice to see the government slapped down when it goes a little too far.
The U.S. Government has been going after the Mongols for a while–and the Mongols do have… Continue reading
In case you haven’t been keeping up with current events, things are slow in the economy. We went to the local mall Friday night to see about getting a part for our dishwasher, and the place was a ghost town. After finishing up at the mall, we… Continue reading
The National Highway Transportation Safety Board has just released a survey on drunk/drugged driving in the US. Overall, the numbers look pretty good. The number of people driving under the influence continues to decline.
A new roadside survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirms a… Continue reading
You gotta hand it to Harley-Davidson, boy. They rarely m iss a step when it comes to marketing, especially in terms of rider outreach. I don’t know of any other company that interacts with the riding community so seriously, and with such a keen eye towards building… Continue reading
…And a tale of two Robbies. This past week, for the big new years celebration, Both Robbie Madison and “Kaptain” Robbie Kneivel made highly hyped motorcycle jumps in Las Vegas.
Robbie Madison’s jump was…insane.
Robbie Kneivel’s jump was…meh.
I think Robbie Kneivel irks me. First, he didn’t jump the… Continue reading
One of the things I learned when I switched over to a WordPress blog is that there really isn’t much of a selection of explicitly motorcycle-themed WordPress skins available. There’s about, uh, four I think, that I found online.
Well, now, I’ve more than doubled that number.
I’ve created… Continue reading
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