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The Locking Carabiner: Helmetlok

A new take on a device that many motorcyclists already have on hand is giving riders a new and simple way to lock their helmets safely to their rides. Helmetlok is a carbariner that opens outward and has a latch that locks with a built in combination lock. Moreover, there is an optional 3mm-diameter, 6′ […]

Tears of a Drill Sergeant: Victory Motorcycles Recalled

Tears of a Drill Sergeant: Victory Motorcycles Recalled

A recall has been issued for a whole host of Victory motorcycles from model years 2012 and 2013. Polaris is recalling Victory Boardwalk’s, Cross Country’s, Cross Roads, Hammer’s, Hard-Ball’s, High-Ball’s, Jackpot’s, Judge’s, Kingpin’s, Vegas’s, and Vision’s that were manufactured between January 3. 2012 and August 5, 2012. The recall has been issued because some throttle […]

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Shoei Neotec Helmet: Best Modular on the Market?

The newly-released Shoei Neotec helmet just might be the most comfortable and useful modular helmet to hit the market thus far. Modular helmets, the kind with flip-up face and chin protection, are designed to offer the cool, freedom of open-faced helmets while at the same time providing the protection of a full helmet. Unfortunately, most […]

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Graduates 6 Millionth Rider

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) has been offering rider safety programs since 1973, producing competent riders and making roadways safer along the way. Recently the MSF announced the graduation of its 6 millionth RiderCourse student. MSF cooperates with Federal, state, and military groups as well as any citizen who walks through the door, to provide […]

Motorcycle Safety Reminders

Motorcycle season is upon us, finally. After such a wet spring it began to look like a bleak riding outlook this year. Despite the joy of the season, there are several somber reminders that need to be passed on. Every year hundreds of motorcycle riders die. Some of these deaths are preventable and here are […]

Rare Motorcycle Recall Affects Victory And KTM

Polaris, parent of Victory, and KTM recently found themselves on the wrong end of a press release from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA). The NHTSA has issued a recall alert for both motorcycle companies. The Victory Cross Country recall is related to handlebar clamps or risers that may have been machined improperly. The machining […]