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The Motorcycle Industry Needs Young Blood to Stay Alive

As the average rider age goes up, new young riders are needed to keep selling motorcycles.<p>Harley-Davidson<p>Today's motorcyclists are older than ever. …

George Clooney and Rande Gerber's Motorcycle Route Through Spain - Bloomberg

He’s one of Hollywood’s best known faces—so how does superstar George Clooney keep a low profile on holiday?<p>The two-time Oscar winner is perhaps the …

George Clooney

Can Millennials Save the Motorcycle Industry? - Bloomberg

For Fed Pacheco, it was a long journey from motocurious to motorcyclist.<p>There was a ride years ago in Texas on his uncle’s Suzuki Boulevard, not long …

Motorcycles

Want to Prevent Motorcycles Crashes? Make Riders 'Talk' to Drivers

Motorcycles, any self-respecting parent will tell you, are dangerous. Per mile traveled, people on motorbikes are nearly 30 times more likely to die …

IHS Markit

Breaking down the myths and misconceptions about slavery in America

<i>This article was originally published on</i> The Conversation<i>. Read the original article.</i><p>People think they know everything about slavery in the United …

Slavery

CHP: Motorcycle road rage causes chain-reaction crash on Santa Clarita freeway

A motorcyclist who kicked a car on a Los Angeles County freeway Wednesday morning caused a terrifying chain-reaction crash that left a truck …

San Diego

Riderless ‘ghost’ motorcycle spotted on Paris street

A riderless motorcycle was captured on video cruising down a Paris highway after the driver was knocked off in a crash moments earlier, according to …

Oakland Man First Crossed US on Motorcycle

Even before the Wright Brothers took to the skies, or a man named Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson became the first to drive a car across the U.S. — a …

San Francisco Bay Area

Escaped Bull Takes Its Anger Out On An Innocent Motorcycle

We don't know what the poor hog did to deserve the wrath of such a pissed offed beast.<p>Digg is what the internet is talking about, right now. It's …

Zen and the Art of the World’s Deadliest Motorcycle Race | The New Yorker

On the morning of June 7th, several spectators gathered by the side of a narrow country road in Ballig, on the Isle of Man, to witness the third full day of the Tourist Trophy—a weeklong series of motorcycle races held each year on this bumpy, grassy rock in the middle of the Irish Sea. They waited …

Isle of Man

How Indian Motorcycle Company Accomplished a Great and Gorgeous American Comeback

A high-revving V-twin engine of a Scout FTR750 barks to life. Amplified by straight pipes, unfiltered by a muffler, the exhaust note has a deep …

Motorcycles

The Physics of Nearly Killing Yourself on a Motorcycle

The internet loves videos of motorcyclists doing crazy things on the autobahn. This one seems especially popular. From what I can gather, the rider …

Physics

Man arrested for taking baby on motorcycle ride

DEER PARK, Texas — A Texas man has surrendered to deputies after being charged with child abandonment and endangerment after a photo of him on a …

Crime

Motorcycle Narrowly Avoids Rear-Ending A Car At 150 MPH On The Autobahn

German autobahns famously have no speed limit, which can lead to some very, very close calls, like this motorcycle cruising at 240 KPH (150 MPH).

Bessie Stringfield, the Bad-Ass Black Motorcycle Queen of the 1930s

She owned 27 Harleys and rode them all over the United States.<p>In the 1930s, Bessie Stringfield practically disappeared in a cloud of smoke, bolting …

Weird

Would you buy an electric two-wheeler?

MCN finds out if bikes like BMW’s battery-powered scoot can be the ideal companion by living with...<p>The last few years have seen great advances in …

ducati 848 neo-racer custom motorcycle by smoked garage

may 01, 2017<p>PAL-V liberty flying car takes off at top marques monaco 2017<p>at the 14th edition of top marques - monaco's supercar show - visitors …

"Moby Dick" threatens to break motorcycle auction records

One of the most valuable motorcycles in the world is going to auction in Italy next month: the Brough Superior SS100 nicknamed "Moby Dick" by <i>Motor</i> …

Why 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' Still Resonates

<i>Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance</i> should not be a popular book. Long, meandering, and often perplexing, it is not surprising that it was …

Robert M Pirsig, 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' Author, Dies at 88

Robert M. Pirsig, the author of philosophical novel “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” has died. He was 88.<p>Pirsig passed away at his home …

Indian Chieftain Limited motorcycle is a bad urban bagger

Polaris-owned Indian Motorcycle, pressing its assault on the big bike market, recently added the Chieftain Limited and Chieftain Elite to its line of Chiefs, Chieftains, Springfields, Roadmasters and Scouts.<p>I had a week on the Limited, and liked it a lot.<p>Like its full-dress Chieftain and Roadmaster …

Miles Per Hour

Snake Targets Motorcyclist

Motorcycle rider beheaded in San Bernardino freak accident

A motorcycle rider has been decapitated in a freak accident in San Bernardino.<p>Authorities say 27-year-old Fabian Zepeda was killed Tuesday morning when he drove into a wire stretched across a road from a snapped utility pole.<p>Police told the Riverside Press-Enterprise that minutes earlier, a driver …

California

Mattress flies into path of motorcycle going 50 mph in dramatic video

A terrifying moment for a motorcyclist was caught on camera in Australia after a mattress flew off the back of a truck and directly in front of the …

Japan's Most Violent Biker Gang

Japanese motorcycle gangs have wreaked havoc since the 1970s. Known as Bosozuku, these gangs have a violent history, raging war against rival crews and cops. Gang members roamed the highways, sometimes hundreds at a time, with an array of brutal weaponry, customized bikes, and distinct crew …

Crime

A Heart-Stopping Video Of A Motorcyclist Losing Control And Flipping Right Off A Cliff

Our stomachs took a tumble when he skidded off the road, but through sheer, miraculous luck, he and his motorcycle are both relatively unscathed.

Electric Mugen monsters debut at the 44th Tokyo Motorcycle Show

Mugen has just unleashed a pair of monsters on Tokyo. Luckily for civilization, these beasts were made for destroying turf and tarmac, not ocean-side cities. Meet the E.Rex and Shinden Roku (神電 六) – the latter translates roughly as <i>God of electricity six</i>.<p>The company, best known for designing and …

When Indian Met Jack - The Motorcycle and Spirits Legends Join Forces

If you're a fan of Indian Motorcycles and Jack Daniel's, good news: There's a new bike for you, a 2017 Limited Edition Chieftain.<p>When David Stang, …

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