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  • Meeting of the Minds 2017 Early Registration Deadline Monday

    Posted August 25 by RevBigJohn

    Have you registered yet?  Monday, August 28th is the early deadline to receive the early member registration rate of $80.  We hope that you will join us Williamsburg, VA for the 2017 Meeting of the Minds Conference, September 21-24th hosted by our partners, Virginia Bikers Association...

  • What Makes Harley-Davidson Low Rider S the Best Cruiser?

    Posted August 20 by denislilleus123

    Harley-Davidson without any doubt has been the flagbearer in the motorcycle world. From Softail Heritage Classic to Dyna Super Glide, the American motorcycle manufacturer has delivered a range of classic performing cruisers. Today, the Low Rider S is ringing the cash registers at Harley-Davidson. Th...

  • 34th Annual Whitewood Social Hour

    Posted August 8 by RevBigJohn

    The Motorcycle Riders Foundation is pleased to extend an invitation to all bikers attending the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for the 34th Annual Whitewood Social Hour hosted by ABATE of South Dakota on Thursday, August 10th. This longtime event is an informal Motorcyclists Rights Worldwide Gathering. Pl...

  • Nashville Bike Week Fails - American Rebel Steps Up

    Posted July 30 by EventMan

    Old Time Biker Steps Up for Bikers Who Lost Money       If you have been following the saga of the much hyped Nashville Bike Week you know there has been nothing but problems from the get go - many even wonder if there was ever going to be an event, or if was just a scam from the ...

  • Harley Davidson Security System Alarm Pin Override

    Posted July 16 by RoadCaptain

      With the newer HD Security Systems using proximity FOBs where the key FOB needs to be close to the bike to start, it is very impoprtant to set your Alarm Override PIN code and know how to use the manual alarm override.  If the battery in your FOB dies or you lose your FOB and you have...

  • ‘Invent and Manufacture in America Act’

    Posted July 11 by RevBigJohn

    06.06.17 Senators Coons and Roberts introduce bipartisan bill to help companies design and manufacture in America WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Pat Roberts (R-KS) today introduced the Invent and Manufacture in America Act, which provides a tax cut for companies that ...

  • Let Freedom Ring!

    Posted July 4 by RevBigJohn

    The 4th of July is a time for hot dogs, donning red, white and blue, and for fireworks. But it is also a time to stop and reflect on this wonderful country of ours from “sea to shining sea.” A time to remember the foundation that our country was built on. A time to remember the...

  • History of the 4th of July

    Posted July 3 by Lucky

    THE HISTORY OF THE FOURTH OF JULY AMERICA'S INDEPENDENCE DAY   The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the Amer...

  • Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame Title Sponsor

    Posted June 28 by BikerNews

    Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority announced as the Title Sponsor of the 2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame   LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas BikeFest announces the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) as Title Sponsor of the 2017 Las Vegas Motorcycle Hall of Fame.&nb...

  • No Panty Day - June 22

    Posted June 22 by Lucky

    No Panty Day - Real or Not   June 22 is supposedly No Panty Day - at least according to 1000s of posts on social media - also referred to as No Panties Day, International No Panty Day and/or National No Panty Day.   Not to be confused with Nation...

  • Ethanol Water Phase Separation facts

    Posted June 14 by RevBigJohn

    http://nationalpetroleum.net/Ethanol-Water-Phase-Separation-facts.pdf

  • Riders Keep Close Eye on Infrastructure Legislation

    Posted June 8 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC – Though modernizing the nation’s infrastructure has been a looming issue for the federal government for decades, there has been increased emphasis since the 2016 presidential elections when then-candidate Donald Trump pledged a significant investment to the issu...

  • Harley Davidson Touring Model Recall

    Posted June 4 by BikerNews

    Harley-Davidson recalls 57,000 motorcycles due to oil clamp problem   Harley-Davidson is recalling about 57,000 motorcycles worldwide because of an oil line clamp the may have been improperly installed. This could possibly leak oil into the path of the rear tire causing dangerous riding con...

  • Riding Through the Shenandoah Valley

    Posted May 26 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 May 23 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

    Are Your Motorcycle Spark Plugs Trying to Tell You Something    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 t...