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Organizations Just Say No to Mandatory Motorcycle Inspections in Europe

Nancy Reagan couldn’t have said it better herself. In response to the European Parliament Committee on Transport and Tourism’s request to implement mandatory motorcycle inspections, three organizations in as many countries have spoken out loudly against them. RideApart has the full story, but basically, the argument is that technical issues represent only a tiny percentage … Continue reading Organizations Just Say No to Mandatory Motorcycle Inspections in Europe

Yamaha, Honda, KTM, and Piaggio Commit To Standard Swappable Batteries

The biggest issue with electric vehicles is the recharge time. Society is accustomed to stopping at a gas station, filling the tank in a few minutes, and driving another few hundred miles. Electric doesn’t work that way — yet. One way to bypass this issue is rather than wait for your batteries to recharge, simply … Continue reading Yamaha, Honda, KTM, and Piaggio Commit To Standard Swappable Batteries

Honda’s History-Making Inline-Four Motorcycles

Starting with the CB750, Honda redefined what a motorcycle should be. The other Japanese manufacturers followed Honda’s lead, resulting in the UJM, or “Universal Japanese Motorcycle.” This left its mark on the motorcycle industry, which has never been the same since. Ultimate Motorcycling has a great article on the history of Honda’s inline-four bikes, starting … Continue reading Honda’s History-Making Inline-Four Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson Claims Pan America Is the Best Selling ADV Bike in North America

A brief Harley-Davidson press release makes the bold claim that the new Pan America adventure bike is “the #1 selling adventure touring motorcycle in North America.” Unfortunately, H-D provides no actual sales numbers to back up this claim. While there’s a great deal of interest in the Pan America (and definitely include me in that … Continue reading Harley-Davidson Claims Pan America Is the Best Selling ADV Bike in North America

South Dakota COVID Cases Increase nearly 500 Percent After Sturgis

In the “There’s Absolutely No Way Anybody Could’ve Seen This Coming” department, RideApart tells us that shockingly, COVID-19 cases are rising rapidly after more than 500,000 people attended the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Talk about a super-spreader event. We saw exactly the same thing happen last year. I even wrote about it. By our nature, … Continue reading South Dakota COVID Cases Increase nearly 500 Percent After Sturgis

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