Hundreds of motorcyclists came together in an effort to make the roads safer for riders as they remember one of their own. On Saturday, July 9th, riders headed on a 100 mile journey across Iowa from Council Bluffs to Pacific Junction for the "Jeff Ahl Ride".
Our friend, and employee of Turn Key Auto, Randy Beyer was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 small cell lung cancer. We are having a ride and fundraiser to help him and his family with medical bills and expenses for treatment.
The year was 1916 when sisters Adeline and Augusta Van Buren climbed aboard their Indian motorcycles and headed west from Brooklyn to San Francisco in an effort to prove women could endure the long road and, thus, should be able to serve their country as members of the military.
"I’d never ridden a motorcycle in my entire life," said Officer James Habeeb....in just two weeks. "This is, this is riding a motorcycle," Habeeb said.
Strathcona County RCMP are reminding motorists that July is motorcycle safety month. “The Strathcona County RCMP, along with its law-enforcement partners, will be out in full force to ensure the safe driving behaviours of all motorists, with added focus on motorcyclists,” said Const. Chantelle Kelly, media liaison with Strathcona County RCMP.
Colton Haaker burst onto the EnduroCross scene in 2007 as a teenager competing on a Trials bike. He stunned the pro field by finishing fourth at the Las Vegas final that season, the first year that EnduroCross expanded to a multi-round series.
During the 2016 American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) October 13-16 in Orlando, two will be inducted into the 2016 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame – dirt-rack racer Ronnie Jones and an iconic female in motorcycling, Gloria Struck.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, on average, there's about 2,300 crashes each year in Wisconsin that involve motorcyclists and result in some type of injury. The Ride Safe course includes eight hours of classroom style instruction that students complete at home before attending their first classroom session with a group, which then prepares them for hands-on riding exercises in a controlled, off-street environment.
Dual-sport riding and the adventure-bike market are big these days. Even if you have no Boorman/McGregor ambitions, dual-sport bikes can expand your horizons to include both pavement and dirt roads into a single outing. Not only that but learning to ride off road is a great way to round out your skill set.
A benefit ride for motorcyclists wanting to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation will be Saturday, Aug. 13. Registration will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the Marine Corps League at 450 Grant St. in Chambersburg.