Tagged: motorcycle culture

Nevada Cops Sued Over Helmet Law Enforcement

A dozen bikers have sued Clark County, Nev., over enforcement of the state’s helmet law, and the group is seeking class action status for their case. In a suit was filed this week in U.S. District Court against the county – and five cities within Clark County: Las Vegas, North...

The Safest Times of the Day And Days of the Week To Ride Your Motorcycle

What do the numbers say? Well, they should indicate to you that riding while there are lots of commuters on the road is a damn good time to keep your antennae up and stay focused. It seems the most likely times to be involved in something dangerous while you’re riding...

Going Hard on Three Wheels

Bill Chambers set a new international speed record for three-wheeled motorcycles this week by a Lehman trike at the Bonneville Salt Flats. The trike was “unmodified” excepting of course for a hopped-up custom power plant. If you’re thinking about going for a record at Bonneville and you can stand to...

Russian Prime Minister Gets His Wild Hog On

The Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, takes care of business at his most recent publicity stunt – saddling up to¬† “celebrate the nation’s bikers.” Unfortunately, his credibility as a rider probably takes a little hit as the bike the motorcycle he was riding was – a trike. Putin climbed aboard...

Motorcycle Ride to Commemorate 9-11 Attacks Causes Fears of Gridlock in Virginia and Maryland

A ride to commemorate the events of Sept. 11 is expected to draw some 1,800 motorcycles – and as a consequence – require that some of the congested highways on the east coast be closed during peak hours today and tomorrow. Authorities say drivers might consider avoiding highways in Western...