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Stop Lights & Traffic Sensors

Q. What do you do if your motorcycle won’t trip the red light sensors? We’re sitting ducks, especially at night, and if it’s got a camera we have to lose a day’s pay to go fight the fine.

A. Unfortunately there is no easy answer. The law seems to be moving to the point where all traffic signals … Read more →

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Ladies Take Over Joshua Tree

If you were anywhere around Southern California (especially East of Los Angeles) the weekend of October 3rd, you probably witnessed a mob of women motorcyclists heading down the highway. They were all on their way to the 2014 Babes Ride Out event, dubbed “Babes In Joshua Tree”. Friday, October 3rd hundreds of ladies flooded into the campground and … Read more →

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Meet Our Harley Winner Janet DeSimone!

Meet our second Harley Davidson Giveaway Winner, Janet DeSimone! She signed up for our free BAM motorcycle roadside assistance program which entered her in this fantastic contest! Her name was drawn over July 4th weekend at the Hollister Rally in Hollister, California. The bike was delivered to her house in Mesa, Arizona, making her a very happy … Read more →

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Best Roads – Pacific Coast Highway

Views of the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean on one side, towering cliffs, and rolling mountains on the other as you ride up the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) in lower California. The area of PCH between Monterey and San Simeon was named one of nine All American Roads by the US Department of Transportation, and continuing south … Read more →

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Stolen Cannonball Motorcycles Found

It’s our guess that sattellites hovering above the West Coast heard a huge group of motorcyclists collectively let out a sigh of relief when the news was dropped around 3pm- four antique motorcycles used in the Motorcycle Cannonball this year were found less than a day after the owners announced their theft.

Motorcyclist’s pages yesterday swarmed over the news … Read more →

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Destination: Cold Spring Tavern, Santa Barbara, CA

Cold Spring Tavern rests atop San Marcos pass- located just off historic Stagecoach Road, a short half mile jaunt down a twisty country road from Hwy 154, and 15 miles from the center of Santa Barbara. To this day it’s a popular stop for motorists, especially those on two wheels out for a country ride … Read more →

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Lady Road Dog Joan Krenning on Three-Year American Motorcycle Tour

In 1986, Joan Krenning had a single solitary idea: to purchase a brand new Harley-Davidson Softtail and begin riding. The salesman at the local HD dealership had to be prompted to talk with her, and when working to get financed, the bank asked for her husband’s permission to write her the loan. Married women were … Read more →

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Lady Road Dog Joan Krenning on Three-Year American Motorcycle Tour

In 1986, Joan Krenning had a single solitary idea: to purchase a brand new Harley-Davidson Softtail and begin riding. The salesman at the local HD dealership had to be prompted to talk with her, and when working to get financed, the bank asked for her husband’s permission to write her the loan. Married women were … Read more →

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The Top 5 Contributing Factors In Motorcycle Crashes

Accidents More Often Fatal to the Motorcyclist
Almost half of all motorcycle accidents are fatal to the motorcyclist. This is largely due to the motorcyclist’s vulnerability, as compared to the automobile driver who is at least somewhat protected by a steel cage, airbags and safety restraints. The motorcyclist’s only protection lies in a helmet (if worn), … Read more →

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Texting & Driving A Deadly Mix

Last year an Arizona motorcycle police officer was photographed texting while driving his police motorcycle on the highway and has been identified as fourteen-year veteran officer, Heith Fink. The controversial picture was taken by Justin Argall, who says the officer was not only reading the texts, but texting back for several miles. Argall posted the picture … Read more →

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