Roughly 12 percent of the country's motorcycle owners are women, according to the latest estimate from the Motorcycle Industry Council, and that number is growing. MIC data show that the number of female riders has increased by double digits during the last decade. So, for Mother's Day this year -- it's May 11, by the way -- why not take Mom out for a ride?
For the second time in five years, motorcyclist fatalities are projected to decrease, according to a report released May 6 by the Governors Highway Safety Association.
Polaris says that some Victory crankcases lack sufficient clearance, allowing the engine to unexpectedly seize.
Marketplace Events Motorcycle Group has announced that dealer registration for the 2014 American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) is now open through the event’s newly re-launched website.
The Chronos GTX textile jacket from Rev’It USA is a good all-around jacket, but it’s particularly well suited for adventure riders who encounter all types of conditions and can benefit from comfort and comprehensive protection.
Fly Racing’s Stingray is designed to be a protective roost guard with a built-in hydration system. I have tried multiple brands of protectors, along with various hydration systems, and I’ve discovered that each was lacking in some area. I was eager to see how the Stingray stacked up.
The perils of distracted driving take a front seat during May, which is designated as national Motorcycle Awareness Month.
AMA membership has its benefits. Just ask AMA member Ron Fluke of Trinity, Ala., whose membership in the association won him one of the most versatile motorcycles ever made: a brand new Yamaha Super Ténéré, courtesy of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A.
A new thread-locker product called Vibra-Stop is now available.
AMA Go Ride! Month, sponsored by the American Motorcyclist Association, rounds out its month-long motorcycling celebration with AMA Go Ride Safely! Week. Motorcyclists nationwide are encouraged to take rider training and use appropriate riding gear while motorists are urged to watch for motorcycles as millions of riders take to the roads.