Blogs

  • Street Smart: How Dangerous is a Motorcycle Crash?

    Posted Fri at 5:11 AM 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 Thu at 1:57 PM 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 Thu at 10:58 AM 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...

  • Motorcycle Riders Foundation Founder passes away

    Posted Wed at 1:59 PM 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • MAY 23rd IS BIKERS INSIDE THE BELTWAY!

    Posted January 24 by RevBigJohn

      Tuesday, May 23, 2017 is the 9th Annual Michael ‘Boz’ Kerr Bikers Inside the Beltway event in Washington, DC! This is an amazing, once-a-year opportunity to have a lasting impact on Washington’s policymakers. Hosted by the Motorcycle Riders Foundation, this is YOUR opp...

  • EagleRider Launches Million Mile Motorcycle Protection

    Posted January 24 by BikerNews

    LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In its latest move to offer unparalleled customer and road protection services, EagleRider today announced that it will now offer motorcycle buyers the opportunity to enjoy its Million Mile Limited Powertrain Protection.    EagleRider consistently works to m...

  • U.S. Beef Industry wants 100% Tax on European Motorcycles

    Posted January 19 by BikerNews

      Until now the biggest problem for motorcyclists and beef was when you had to coax a cow out of the road so you could continue your ride. Well that is all changing... The US beef lobby is pushing for a substantial tax on European motorcycles imported into the US.   Why? you ask. Well...

  • Polaris announces end of Victory Motorcycles

    Posted January 10 by BikerNews

      MINNEAPOLIS (January 9, 2017) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced it will immediately begin winding down its Victory Motorcycles brand and related operations. Polaris will assist dealers in liquidating existing inventories while continuing to supply parts for a peri...

  • Indian Motorcycle Issues Recall

    Posted January 3 by BikerNews

    Indian Motorcycle is recalling certain 2014-2017 models for a potential fuel leak. Listed are the Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftan, Chieftan Dark Horse, Springfield and Roadmaster models manufactured April 15, 2013, to July 15, 2016. In each model, the fuel rail may contact other c...

  • Vanguard Roadster Motorcycle - Like No Other

    Posted December 6, 2016 by BikerNews

    The Vanguard Roadster is a Motorcycle Like No Other Debuting at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in New York, the Vanguard Roadster is a fully functioning concept bike like no other production motorcycle. What makes the Vanguard Roadster different then other motorcycles is that the e...

  • EPA Finalizes 2017 Volume Requirements for Ethanol

    Posted December 1, 2016 by RevBigJohn

    WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, the EPA quietly published the 2017 volume requirements and associated percentage standards under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program passed into law by Congress several years ago. The law requires oil companies to blend increasing volumes of renewable fue...

  • Motorcycle Riders Foundation Responds to NHTSA’s Proposed Polic

    Posted November 21, 2016 by RevBigJohn

    Motorcycle Riders Foundation Responds to NHTSA’sProposed Policy on Autonomous Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC –Today, the Motorcycle Riders Foundation filed official comments with the National Highway Traffic Saf...

  • NHTSA, Congressional Committees Solicit Feedback & Examine Fut

    Posted November 15, 2016 by RevBigJohn

    NHTSA, Congressional Committees Solicit Feedback & Examine Future of Autonomous Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Congressional Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade examined the issue of se...

  • The MRF Salutes Our Veterans

    Posted November 11, 2016 by RevBigJohn

    The MRF Salutes Our Veterans In honor of Veterans Day, the Motorcycle Riders Foundation wishes to recognize the profound impact that the men and women who have served our country have had on our freedom. They have shaped ...

  • Advisory Committee on Self-Driving Vehicles

    Posted November 4, 2016 by RevBigJohn

    Motorcycle Riders Foundation Nominates Ric Mellon to Serve on Recently Formed Advisory Committee on Self-Driving Vehicles WASHINGTON, DC – In October, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a new...

  • More DoT Guidance Issued Relating to Cyber Security & Driverles

    Posted October 27, 2016 by RevBigJohn

    More DoT Guidance Issued Relating to Cyber Security & Driverless Vehicles;Critics Voice Concerns WASHINGTON, DC – Despite the year winding down, the Obama Administration continues to be active on issues that af...

  • New Improved CycleFish Garage

    Posted October 19, 2016 by BikerNews

    Your CycleFish Garage is More Than Just Pictures     As most CycleFish users know the Garage feature that is attached to your profile is a great way to share photos and information about your motorcycle(s)...       What a lot of users don't know is that the Service ...

  • Industry-Funded Publication Makes Claims About

    Posted October 16, 2016 by RevBigJohn

    Industry-Funded Publication Makes Claims About Effects of Helmet Law in Michigan; Fails to Connect the Data to the Claim WASHINGTON, DC – In the recently issued publication, “Status Report,” a conce...