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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Typical Harley Owner Muammar Gaddafi

Known the world over for a nearly fanatical brand loyalty, Harley-Davidson may well rival Coca-Cola for pure global brand recognition. So H-D’s latest ad campaign, aimed at dispelling the stereotype of Harley owners as bearded, leather-clad ruffians, focuses on who the owners of their machines really are and what they’re like. According to Italian authorities, […]

Helmet Law Repeal One Step Away In Michigan

The repeal of Michigan’s motorcycle helmet law is one step closer to becoming law after the State Senate voted in favor of the repeal. The new legislation would allow riders who are 21 and older to decide if they wish to wear a helmet, and if the state’s governor applies his signature to the repeal […]

Cafe Racer TV Back For Season Three

Cafe Racer on TV The Bostrom Brothers are going to be featured on one of our favorite motorcycle TV shows as the show¬† explores the past, present and future of the Cafe Racer. Back for a third season on Velocity in April, the latest incarnation of this excellent program promises more of the same – […]

Irish One Percenters Terrorize The Cube Farm

Joseph Campo is taking a slightly different tack when it comes to portraying motorcycle gangs on television. We all know about the excellent Sons of Anarchy series and its creator, Kurt Sutter, but Campo is putting a mirthful Irish spin on his motorcycle-gang-centric series. Campo has created a series of thirteen, five-minute episodes of comedy […]

How Riding A Motorcycle Is Like Flying

Allison Turbine Jet Bike This thing is, well, brutish. It’s a completely custom-built Allison turbine powered jet cruiser. Featuring hand-crafted bodywork, carbon fiber wheels, six-piston ceramic brakes, fully programmable computer fuel management and instrumentation and extensive use of billet aluminum, it’s only logged 21 hours of riding time since new. Perhaps most interesting to those […]

Avengers Motorcycle Gang Member Pinched For Firing A Shot at Undercover Officers

Four members of the Avengers motorcycle gang were rounded up and placed in the cooler after one of them allegedly shot at plainclothes State Police troopers Wednesday in Raleigh County, West Virginia. Spokesman Sgt. Michael Baylous said three undercover troopers with the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation were shadowing four members of the Avengers […]