Blogs

  • Quick Guide for Safe Motorcycle Riding in Philadelphia

    Posted Mon at 10:50 AM by wieandlawfirm

    Riding a motorcycle in the city of Philadelphia can is extremely beautiful but can also be just as dangerous. In the year 2016 in the state of Pennsylvania, the amount of motorcycle fatalities increased from 179 deaths to 192. It is important to understand some simple rules of the road before riding...

  • Rebirth of Curtiss Motorcycle Co.

    Posted Mon at 8:14 AM by BikerNews

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 1903, Glenn H. Curtiss invented the venerable American v-twin motorcycle engine. Confederate Motors, Inc. invested 20-plus years perfecting his invention. Four generations of patented architecture were created.   Seven years ago, in our twentieth year, ...

  • MRF Announces Recipients of ‘Legislator of the Year Award'

    Posted November 16 by RevBigJohn

    Motorcycle Riders Foundation Announces Recipients of ‘Legislator of the Year Award'   WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Tim Walberg (Michigan) and Senator Ron Johnson (Wisconsin) will be awarded the 2017 Motorcycle Legislator of the Year Award, it was announced this month by the M...

  • Top 5 Motorcycles You Can Buy at Motor Auctions Online

    Posted November 14 by denislilleus123

    We have come a long way from petroleum fueled motorcycles that took the world by storm in 1885. Over the years, motorcycle models have seen many innovations and redesigns come and go, however, their craze with the youth is unwavering. Even today, a teen’s joys know no bounds when he or she get...

  • Targeted For Existing:

    Posted November 1 by RevBigJohn

    Targeted For Existing: Where Pop Culture Ends and Real Life Begins for America’s Bikers   By: Megan Ekstrom When I first spoke with “Professor Blade” I noticed a subtle accent; “Former British...

  • 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...

  • 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...