For decades, dirtbikes have come with different-rate throttles for different applications. Trail bikes would come with a longer-pull “enduro” throttle and motocross bikes would come quick-opening throttles, some going from closed to wide open in just a quarter turn.
The main things I look for in a helmet are safety, fit, comfort, distinguishing features, looks and price point. Let’s start with safety. The Arai brand already has an established reputation for the safety aspect of design. The Arai Defiant that I received for testing has the emergency cheek pad release system from the RX-Q line that enables medics to slide the helmet off a crashed rider’s head more easily.
Mississippi's all-terrain vehicle riders will have 31 miles of additional trails available this summer when the U.S. Forest Service reopens the Rattlesnake Bay ATV Trails in DeSoto National Forest.
Indian Motorcycle announced its event calendar for Indian Motorcycle owners at Daytona Bike Week 2014, which takes place March 8-15 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Owners of models past and present - from 1901 to the all-new 2014 Indian Chiefs - are invited to join Indian Motorcycle in a series of special activities, and receive VIP treatment throughout the week.
“I never saw him” is something heard all too often at the scene of a motorcycle crash. To help riders stand out in traffic and compensate for inattentive car drivers, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation has posted a new tip sheet and public service announcement called “Pretend You Are Invisible.”
The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Indian Motorcycle will be celebrated as the 2014 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Marque of the Year, July 11-13, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
The motorcycling documentary "Why We Ride" is now available for audiences worldwide on digital platforms.
Indian Motorcycle will wrap up its cross-country Progressive International Motorcycle Show tour this weekend in Seattle with a full schedule of events for motorcycle enthusiasts, families and military personnel.
Yamaha was the first OEM to commit to last year’s inaugural AIMExpo and the brand says it is looking to expand its presence in the 2014 event.
Family Off-Road Adventures is best known for organizing and promoting the Yosemite Adventure Tour and the Yosemite Dual Sport Adventure. The rides are held in Northern California each spring and fall and like many events on the AMA Yamaha Super Ténéré Adventure Riding Series, it also raises funds for charity.