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Erik Buell Racing Is Back In The Game

Erik Buell Racing Is Back In The Game

Erik Buell Racing — the same Erik Buell who had a co-production sport bike deal with Harley-Davidson just a few years a back — has just struck a deal to receive a $20 million cash infusion from the FirstPathway Partners, according to the investment firm. The bottom line is that Erik Buell Racing will expand the […]

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Beyond The Law: A Movie Based On Real Biker Gangs

Beyond The Law: A Movie Based On Real Biker Gangs

Motorcycle film fans looking for a non-sensationalized depiction of outlaw motorcycle clubs, need look no further than 1992’s Beyond the Law, starring Charlie Sheen and Michael Madsen. Although there have been countless movies about outlaw biker clubs, the results have been inconsistent at best. While countless exploitative biker gang movies exist, viewers craving an accurate portrayal […]

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New Study: Motorcycle Helmets Decrease Facial Injuries

New Study: Motorcycle Helmets Decrease Facial Injuries

Motorcycle helmet safety has been a hot button issue as of late, especially in the wake of last month’s federal study conducted by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). While the CDC examination focuses on motorcycle-related fatalities, a new study published on Monday in the Archives of Surgery, centers on an often-overlooked byproduct of motorcycle […]

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Unwrapping the Mystery of Exhaust Wrap

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There was a time when you only saw exhaust wrap on performance bikes. More and more, the process is becoming a moto-fashion statement. So what is the actual purpose of wrapping heat tape on exhaust headers and pipes? What are the benefits and possible down-sides? Here is the tale of the tape.The LookExhaust heat wrap […]

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Allstate’s Motorcycle Awareness Signs

Allstate’s Motorcycle Awareness Signs

The Allstate Insurance Company announced that it will install motorcycle warning signs in dangerous U.S. intersections in 30 cities this year. The first ones were recently erected at the intersection President and Pratt in Baltimore, the site of two bad, non-fatal motorcycle crashes in the past few years, and Atlanta, said Allstate spokesman Adam Polak. “It […]

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A History of the Pagan’s Motorcycle Club

A History of the Pagan’s Motorcycle Club

In the folklore of outlaw motorcycle clubs, the Pagans stand side-by-side with the notorious Hells Angels. The 1%er MC has a widespread presence in the Eastern United States and is the most fierce rival of “81.” They are known as a “One Percenter” motorcycle club and are classified as an “Outlaw Motorcycle Gang” by the […]

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Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs: The One Percenters

Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs: The One Percenters

Biker gangs have been a part of American culture (and abroad) since the aftermath of World War II. Among them is a subculture known as the “One percenters”, which is comprised of what the average person knows as “Outlaws.” Such groups have been the subject of various criminal investigations and are generally held in low regard […]

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Choppertown: The Sinners

Choppertown: The Sinners

Choppertown: The Sinners, paints a realistic picture of what it means to be a biker — no mean feat, considering how negative the image of bikers tends to be in America. From drunken slobs to violent outlaws, movies, television shows, books, and newspapers have created a fictional image of a motorcyclist that so many people have […]

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Motorcycle LED Lights: Useful or Useless?

Motorcycle LED Lights

Motorcycle LED lights have been around for a while, but after the release of Tron: Legacy, it seems like the industry is going into overdrive. But do those little glowing lights have a bigger purpose than just illuminating chrome? There are a lot of superfluous products in the motorcycle world. Some people would even argue that […]

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LadyMoto Guide to Buying Used Gear – BikersRights

LadyMoto Guide to Buying Used Gear

So you bought a motorcycle, paid for your registration, a riding course, a new license then…you walk into a motorcycle store and see the price tag on a new helmet, leather gear, boots…and begin wondering when this new hobby will stop draining your pocket. Truthfully the answer to that question is never! But fear not there […]

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