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The One Motorcycle Show 2017 The One Motorcycle Show 2017

While it may not be the biggest custom motorcycle show in the country, it’s certainly one of the very best. The eighth annual One Motorcycle Show took place in Portland last weekend, featuring over 100 custom bikes from across the continent. Presented by See See and Harley Davidson, the huge two story industrial building and…

An Important Message to RIDERS from the MRF An Important Message to RIDERS from the MRF
  • February 10, 2017
  • By Megan J. Ekstrom, Vice President, Governement Affairs & Public Relations
  • Motorcycle legislation

The Motorcycle Riders Foundation, which provides leadership at the federal level for states’ motorcyclists’ rights organizations as well as motorcycle clubs and individual riders, has been actively pursuing a concern with the newly reestablished Motorcyclist Advisory Council or “MAC” – an entity designed to provide a dialogue between the motorcycle community and officials from the…

Feds Move Forward with Motorcycle Advisory Council Feds Move Forward with Motorcycle Advisory Council

Motorcyclists Severely Underrepresented WASHINGTON, DC Motorcyclists across the country were discouraged to find out that the Federal Highway Administration will only require one motorcyclist to serve on an Advisory Council supposedly dedicated to representing those who ride. The Motorcyclist Advisory Council, a newly reestablished group, is supposed to serve and advise the Federal Highway Administration…

Motorcycle Only Checkpoints Still a Reality in Many States Motorcycle Only Checkpoints Still a Reality in Many States

Motorcycle Only Checkpoints Still a Reality in Many States. Imagine riding your motorcycle to a benefit and seeing a sign saying “Motorcycles must exit at rest area.” Although you’ve done nothing wrong, and your motorcycle registration and insurance are up to date and current, you will be subject to a random seizure and inspection. You…

Catskills Rediscovered Catskills Rediscovered

Over the summer I got a chance to ride through over 37 states in search of America’s “misunderstood locations” to find out what they really were all about. One of the places on the list was the Catskills. Up until my visit the only thing I knew about it was that it’s not too far…

David Mann’s Chopper Fest David Mann’s Chopper Fest

One of the coolest things about Choppers is their historic relevance to the motorcycle community. The wild chopped, bobbed, and stretched style of the chopper exploded in the 1960s, becoming the officially unofficial chariot of bad asses. They were shot into the lime light by celebrities and movies like Easy Riders, and made a permanent…

The Annual Tradition of Toy Runs – Raising Millions for Children The Annual Tradition of Toy Runs – Raising Millions for Children

In late November through December an annual biker tradition replicates itself across America, touching the lives of almost every biker that rides. Motorcycle clubs and independent bikers gather by the thousands for the singular purpose of giving toys and charity to kids and their families during the holidays. This simple tradition termed a “Toy Run”…

Babes Ride Out Women Riders Rock the Joshua Tree Desert Babes Ride Out Women Riders Rock the Joshua Tree Desert

This year marks the fourth for the women’s only motorcycle campout in the desert of Southern California- Babes Ride Out continues to grow and offer an incredible experience for female motorcyclists. The October 20th campout took over the entire Joshua Tree Lake Campground, Thursday through Sunday, and included a huge variety of entertainment. The final…

Excessive Force and Motorcyclists Excessive Force and Motorcyclists

“Without a doubt, the most controversial issue in American policing is the use of force by police officers. On too many occasions, we have seen newspaper headlines reporting that an individual has been brutalized or, worse yet, killed by the police. The consequences of excessive and deadly force have been severe, affecting both police organizations…

Cruising Through Laconia Cruising Through Laconia

The city of Laconia, New Hampshire is home to the oldest motorcycle rally in America- it also has more motorcyclists per capita than any other city in the Nation. In fact Laconia’s slogan is “We Ride,” and it’s true. Every city official, old timer, new timer, and even the unsuspecting grandma at the local grocery…

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