Blogs

  • Riding Through the Shenandoah Valley

    Posted Fri at 8:02 AM by mrhoney

    Shenandoah has long been known for it's beautiful scenery and thriving community. Motorcyclists have been able to enjoy the inviting culture and wildlife as a ride to remember.  The Valley, as the locals call it, greets riders with landscapes that are a feast for the eyes. It also provides q...

  • Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies in Bicycle Crash

    Posted Tue at 7:33 AM by BikerNews

    The former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden died in a hospital in Cesena, Italy on Monday, five days after he was hit by a car while training on his bicycle. Hayden was 35.   Hayden was training on the Rimini coast after a motorcycle race at nearby Imola. The front windshield of the black P...

  • The Ride Across Maryland Postponed for 2017

    Posted May 11 by EventMan

    For the first time in 17 years, this year, 2017, there will be no Dick Gelfman's Annual Ride Across Maryland   Official Letter from Dick Gelfman & Brock Yetso   Dear Ride Across Maryland Riders, Supporters, and Friends,   Because of you, in the past sixteen years, the Ride Acros...

  • Polaris to Exhibit New Models at 2017 AIMExpo

    Posted May 10 by BikerNews

    Polaris Motorcycle Division to Exhibit & Showcase New Model Lineup at 2017 AIMExpo   Indian Motorcycle & Polaris Slingshot to Showcase its Model Year 2018 Lineup at American International Motorcycle Expo in Columbus, Ohio   MINNEAPOLIS, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Polaris Motorcy...

  • Bikers Inside the Beltway is set for May 23rd.

    Posted April 27 by RevBigJohn

    DON’T MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY! You only have one week left to register! The MRF’s 9th Annual Michael ‘Boz’ Kerr Bikers Inside the Beltway is set for May 23rd. This event gives rider advocates like yo...

  • W VA Considers Repealing Helmet Law

    Posted March 28 by BikerNews

    Motorcycle Helmet Requirement Under Reconsideration at W.Va. Capitol   Update March 30, 2017   CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia’s Senate has voted against repealing the requirement that motorcyclists wear helmets.   The bill, advanced by two committees, was vot...

  • Street Smart: How Dangerous is a Motorcycle Crash?

    Posted March 24 by AdamWillfond

    There are not many experiences quite like the freedom of riding a motorcycle on the open road. That allure is part of the attraction that motorcycle enthusiasts have for driving what is otherwise a high-risk vehicle in terms of motor safety. For virtually every motorcycle rider, the risk is worth th...

  • Preparing PA for Self-Driving Cars

    Posted March 23 by RevBigJohn

    With highly automated vehicle technology currently being tested in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania could be at the forefront of this type of transportation, even though state law never anticipated this type of advancement. That’s why members of the House and Senate Transportation committees lear...

  • PA HB917 profiling bill

    Posted March 23 by RevBigJohn

    THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE BILL No. 917 Session of 2017 INTRODUCED BY EVERETT, QUIGLEY, READSHAW, CAUSER, CUTLER, M. K. KELLER, V. BROWN, RAPP, WARD, PASHINSKI, SAINATO, KEEFER, PICKETT, LONGIETTI, KAUFFMAN, BARRAR, A. HARRIS, LAWRENCE, CORBIN, GROVE, WATSON, WHEELAND, SAYLOR, MARSHA...

  • Basic Motorcycle Inspection Tips

    Posted March 22 by RoadCaptain

    Whether you motorcycle has been stored for the winter or you have been riding on a regular basis, it is always a good idea to do a periodic inspection of your entire motorcycle. It is also a really good idea to thoroughly inspect a used bike you have just purchased. This will ensure you bike is safe...

  • Motorcycle Riders Foundation Founder passes away

    Posted March 22 by RevBigJohn

    It is with great sadness that the Motorcycle Riders Foundation reports the passing of Michael "Balls" Farabaugh. “Balls” was arguably the driving force behind much of the success the motorcyclists rights movement has enjoyed. Balls was one of the pioneers of ri...

  • Limited Edition Jack Daniel's Indian Chieftain Motorcycle

    Posted March 14 by BikerNews

    Indian Motorcycle Introduces Limited Edition Jack Daniel's Indian Chieftain   Second-Year Partnership Between Iconic American Brands Delivers Another Show-Stopping, Custom-Inspired Bagger, Designed by Brian Klock     MINNEAPOLIS, March 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Indian Motorcycle...

  • New Harley-Davidson Street Rod Tuned For Urban Performance

    Posted March 11 by BikerNews

    New Harley-Davidson Street Rod Is Tuned For Dynamic Urban Performance     High-Output Revolution X Engine and Refined Chassis Deliver More Power and Nimble Handling   MILWAUKEE, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Harley-Davidson® Street Rod™ motorcycle is a muscula...

  • Las Vegas BikeFest in AMA Gypsy Tour

    Posted March 9 by EventMan

    Las Vegas BikeFest Included in the 2017 American Motorcyclist Association Gypsy Tour American Motorcyclist Association announces new era for Gypsy Tours17 road rides scheduled between March and November March 02, 2017 - PICKERINGTON, Ohio - The 2017 AMA Gypsy Tour, a national series of premier r...

  • Harley-Davidson Joins Pendleton Bike Week

    Posted March 8 by EventMan

    PENDLETON, Ore., March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pendleton Bike Week organizers announced today that Harley-Davidson Motor Company is now the title sponsor of Pendleton Bike Week 2017, July 19-23 in Pendleton, Oregon. Harley-Davidson will have two factory demo trucks onsite so riders can experience th...

  • Carl Reese Breaks Guinness Motorcycle Track Record

    Posted March 3 by BikerNews

    Carl Reese Breaks Guinness Motorcycle Track Record For Greatest Distance In 24 Hours   The event was to bring awareness to combat veterans charity Motorcycle Relief Project, a 501.3(C) whom takes veterans suffering from PTSD and other injures on 5 day therapeutic motorcycle rides   LOS...

  • Spark Plug Inspection, Maintenance and Diagnosis

    Posted March 1 by RoadCaptain

    In addition to replacing spark plugs at the manufacturer's recommended intervals, spark plugs should be removed, inspected and cleaned (if necessary) every 5,000 miles. The tips below can be used on all spark plugs whether they are on your motorcycle, car, boat, or even your lawn mower.   If ...

  • Indian Motorcycle Announces Scout FTR750

    Posted March 1 by BikerNews

    Indian Motorcycle Announces Scout FTR750 Available For Purchase For The 2017 American Flat Track Season Indian's Premier 750cc V-Twin Flat Track Race Bike Available for $50,000   MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Indian Motorcycle, America's first motorcycle company, today announc...

  • Indian Motorcycle's 2017 Roadmaster Classic

    Posted February 23 by BikerNews

    Indian Motorcycle's 2017 Roadmaster Classic Blends Vintage Styling With Modern Touring Amenities   Rich in leather and luxury features, the Roadmaster Classic reimagines what a heritage-inspired American touring motorcycle can be   MINNEAPOLIS, Feb 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Welcome back...

  • Valerie Thompson - First Female on Bonneville 200 MPH Club BoD

    Posted February 23 by BikerNews

    Valerie Thompson Named First Female Member of Bonneville 200 MPH Club Board of Directors   SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 20, 2017 The world’s fastest female motorcycle racer, Valerie Thompson, was appointed to the Bonneville 200 MPH Club board of directors during their recent me...

  • Helmets – Which One Fits The Deal?

    Posted February 18 by charlottedaisy

    Helmets are an integral part of your daily lifecycle and one need to respect the quality of the helmet before buying a new one. It is very integral to buy a solid helmet and protect from any unwanted accidents. As brain and head injuries are mostly fatal, it is important to wear a solid helmet. If y...

  • Towing a Trailer Behind a Motorcycle - Safely

    Posted February 17 by RoadCaptain

    If you do a lot of motorcycle touring, especially camping, towing a trailer behind your bike can be very helpful and make you trip a lot more comfortable. However as with all aspects of motorcycling - safety should always be the number one priority. Here are a few things you will want to remember to...

  • Motor Vehicle Deaths Highest in 6 Years

    Posted February 15 by BikerNews

    Motor Vehicle Deaths in 2016 Estimated to be Highest in Nine Years; Sharpest Two-Year Climb in 53 Years   National Safety Council offers insight into what drivers are doing and calls for immediate implementation of proven, life-saving measures   NEWS PROVIDED BY National Safety Counci...

  • Nashville Bike Week - What's Up?

    Posted February 14 by BikerNews

    CycleFish does not support or endorse Nashville Bike Week, nor do we have any relationship or first hand knowledge of the event, the promoters or the organizers.  However we did want to share just a few of the many news reports and articles that have been showing up for the past several months ...

  • Massacre Rally Hondo, TX

    Posted February 13 by LovinColorado

    Had a great time at the Gypsy Massacre Rally in Hondo, TX last weekend, and we are hoping to see you all at the 42nd annual St. Patrick's Day Rally in Del Rio, TX. Woo-hoo!

  • Lawmakers Respond to Motorcyclists’ Concerns

    Posted February 9 by RevBigJohn

    Lawmakers Respond to Motorcyclists’ Concerns Over Lack of Representation on Motorcyclist Advisory Council WASHINGTON, DC – When last year’s highway bill passed into law, motorcyclists worked ha...

  • Old Bikes Bring Big Bucks at Mecum Motorcycle Auction

    Posted February 2 by BikerNews

    Antique, Classic & Unique Motorcycles bring in over $13 million at the Mecum Motorcycle Auction this past weekend in Las Vegas     With sales up over 50% from the 2016 auction, the 2017 Mecum Motorcycle Auction was a huge success for the promotor and motorcycle lovers alike.   ...

  • Buffalo Chip® Excellence in Tourism Innovation Award

    Posted February 1 by BikerNews

    South Dakota Tourism Awards Sturgis Buffalo Chip® Excellence in Tourism Innovation Award   Prestigious award recognizes the Buffalo Chip as an outstanding leader in the state’s visitor industry.   STURGIS, SD (PRWEB) JANUARY 25, 2017 Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels and Secr...

  • Ride Across Maryland Postponed for 2017

    Posted January 31 by EventMan

    After 16 wonderful years of motorcycles, fun and raising money for a great cause, the organizers of the Dick Gelfman Ride Across Maryland (RAM Ride) regretfully announce it wil not take plave in 2017.   Official Letter from Dick Gelfman & Brock Yetso Dear Ride Across Maryland Riders, Support...

  • Happy Monday!!

    Posted January 30 by BrokenBro

    Happy Monday friends and family! This week, our product of the week is this men's distressed brown motorcycle vest with 10 pockets! It's made from top grade naked cowhide leather and has a distressed brown finish. This is a front snap up vest with side laces for an adjustable fit and a full back pan...