Blogs

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...