Tagged: Research

Mongols Motorcycle Gang Beats Up on the Feds Over Logo Licensing Issue

A federal judge said no way to a bid by prosecutors to legally relieve the Mongols motorcycle gang of their name and trademarked logo. Calling his ruling ‘regrettable,’ U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright II said he had to rule in favor of the gang because the government did not...

Wear Your Motorcycle Helmet And Go Deaf As A Post – New Studies Suggest Motorcycle Helmets Could Cause Hearing Loss

Would you rather be dead, deaf or ticketed every hundred miles? The debate over riding with a helmet – or without one – just got a little more subtle. The decision about whether or not to wear a helmet while riding is made for you in most states in the...

7 Thoroughly Awesome Motosculptures

The Giger Bike This is what the work of H.R. Giger would look like – if he only had spare parts to work with. Roongrojna Sangwongprisarn, 54, mad this amazing – and rideable – creation from the spare parts he collects in his workshop in Thailand. Sangwongprisarn owns four shops...

Bike Find of the Day – 1936 Harley-Davidson EL Knucklehead

When Harley-Davidson introduced the 1936 Harley-Davidson EL, the news landed with a major thud. Many Harley dealers were somewhat less than enthused once they got the facts and specs on the EL at their annual convention in December 1935, but one of them was impressed enough to fire his pistol...

Harley-Davidson Q2 2011 Results Suggest The Company Ain't Dead Yet

Overall Sales Down, But H-D Shows Some Positive Signs The reports of the demise of iconic motorcycle brand and manufacturer Harley-Davidson are, it seems, a bit premature. While the entire market segment for motorcycles has taken a huge hit in these rough economic times, the Boys From Milwaukee seem to...