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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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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2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale Recalled

2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale Recalled

Ducati North America has just announced that it is recalling 375 model-year 2012 1199 Panigale superbikes due to rear suspension concerns. Apparently, certain 1199 models contain a defective screw, which is used for retaining the swingarm to the rear suspension linkage.The RecallIf the linkage were to detach from the swingarm, the suspension would collapse, according […]

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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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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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Dallas Sport Biker Pulled Over For Helmet Camera

Dallas Sport Biker Pulled Over For Helmet Camera

The case of the Dallas sport biker who appeared to be pulled over and arrested for his helmet camera on the Memorial Day weekend is being internally investigated by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department.What HappenedThe biker, Chris Moore, claims he was pulled on Stemmons Freeway in Dallas because police wanted to view what was on […]

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A review of the Akuma Phantom II MFR Helmet

Akuma Phantom II MFR Helmet

The outside of the helmet box reads “One Badass Lid”. That pretty much covers my evaluation. So goodnight, and don’t forget to tip your waitress.Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to test a plethora of brain-buckets and there isn’t a one I’d put ahead of the Phantom II. No BS. A couple of years […]

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Effective Duality: Alpinestars Scout Boots

Effective Duality: Alpinestars Scout Boots

Dual-sport and adventure riding is becoming an increasingly large slice of the motorcycling pie.  Think about it – the best selling motorcycle in BMW’s line is the multi-surface GS.  An increasing number of riders want a motorcycle that can perform well in a wide spectrum of terrain conditions.  It is logical that those same riders […]

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10 Best Motorcycle Camera For Helmets, Touring – Reviews 2020

Best Motorcycle Camera For Helmets

Imagine capturing every single second of your motorcycling adventure in high resolution? That’s precisely what the best motorcycle camera enables you to do! As you view the recorded videos and photos later, you’ll start feeling the fun and thrill of your trips again…it’s like you’re re-living the moments. Sharing your travel footages with friends will also feel cool. However, […]

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The Alpinestars SP-2 Gloves: The Perfect Compromise?

The Alpinestars SP-2 Gloves

When you look at the sport-bike line of Alpinestars gloves, you have some serious choices to make.  You must ask yourself how much protection you need and what would be overkill.  Interestingly, my first two extended Alpinestars glove evaluations were with the two extremes of the company’s sport line.  The first was the entry-level SP-3; […]

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The Honda CBR250R Mugen – Even More Exciting

The Honda CBR250R Mugen

The newly announced 2011 Honda CBR250R has two big things going for it now. First, it will actually be sold in the US and, second, it will compete directly with the Kawasaki Ninja 250R with a price which makes it just as affordable – US$3999. The latest news coming from the Japanese manufacturer actually concerns the […]

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Extend Your Riding Season with a Tour Master Synergy Vest

A Tour Master Synergy Vest

With cold weather approaching, many motorcyclists begin thinking about the process of winterizing their rides. There is something sad and semi-permanent about the act. There is a way to delay the mechanical hibernation or even forego it altogether. Heated riding apparel can extend the riding season almost indefinitely. Products like the Tour Master Synergy Electric Vest […]

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CrashBounce – Motorcycle Safety Improved

CrashBounce – Motorcycle Safety Improved

Crashing on a motorcycle is not something most of us want to imagine. However, we are using a graphic illustration here only as a way to understand the product. The scenario goes something like…riding along a familiar road – not too far from home, but a decent distance – on a wonderful sunny and warm […]

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Pants for the Ladies from Down Under

Pants for the Ladies from Down Under

It’s sad women riders must seek out apparel companies from other continents to provide selection when it comes to riding jeans. But the Draggin’ Jeans from Australia are just so good, it’s fine with me! I caught a glimpse of Draggin’s “Slix” jeans, a super protective skinny riding jean, that almost looks like leather, in […]

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In-Depth Review: Sliders Kevlar Jeans 3.0

Sliders Kevlar Jeans 3.0

Protective riding jeans are a hot commodity in the motorcycling apparel world.  Simply put, a lot of riders want protection, but don’t always want to pull on leather or fully armored Cordura.  The Sliders Kevlar Riding Jeans 3.0 are an outstanding product.  They are constructed of high-quality 13.5 ounce denim.  The protection comes in the form […]

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Exhaust Pipe Fundamentals – Short vs. Long Performance

Exhaust Pipe Fundamentals

The exhaust system of a motorcycle is obviously the most vital component, both in terms of performance and looks. And the capable exhaust system and air cleaner are usually the major determining factors of a good exhaust system. The exhaust needs to have the ability to provide self-sufficient horsepower and visual satisfaction. Most riders might only consider […]

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