KTM Electric Duke 390 Spied in Testing

KTM Electric Duke 390 Spied Photos

The new 2017 390 Duke may have taken over from the previous generation model but wait till you find out what’s reportedly been spied at the Austrian headquarters.  A unit of the previous generation KTM 390 Duke was recently spied. This 390 Duke, however, wasn’t propelled by its standard 375cc single-cylinder gasoline engine. Instead, it was loaded with an electric motor, cocooned inside a modified chassis. The modified chassis is essentially…

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Motorcycle Fatalities Increase 15% in Colorado

Motorcycle Fatalities up 15% in Colorado

In 2016, there were 125 motorcycle fatalities – a 15 percent increase from the number of motorcycle fatalities in 2015, and a record high for Colorado, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). CDOT’s “The Best Never Stop Training” safety campaign is being launched this month due to the rising number of motorcycle fatalities over the last few years and to encourage riders to participate in motorcycle safety training…

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Man Kills Thief Riding His Stolen Motorcycle

Man charged with murder for running over and killing thief riding his stolen bike

The driver of an SUV has been charged with murder after deputies claim he intentionally ran over a man who was riding his stolen motorcycle. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office also charged Nowell Harrison Riddle, 31, from Lyman with unlawful conduct towards a child after saying an infant was in the SUV with him when it happened Sunday afternoon. The incident happened Sunday around 4:45 pm at a Circle K…

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TX DOT Launches Motorcycle Safety Campaign

TX DOT Launches Motorcycle Safety Campaign

The Texas DOT (Department of Transportation) is again asking drivers to keep an eye out for motorcyclists as they hit the highways over the next few months. Tx DOT officials joined city leaders, emergency medical personnel and motorcyclists on Thursday morning to launch the “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” campaign ahead of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in May. Authorities said the summer months usually see the highest concentration…

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Four Arrested in String of Dirt Bike Thefts

Four Teens Arrested in Dirt Bike Thefts from Dealership

Four Baltimore teens have been arrested in Howard County for stealing dirt bikes from an Ellicott City dealership. The biggest gripe is that more often than not their bikes end up illegally on Baltimore City streets creating a nightmare of traffic and police. Frustrated owner Mike Johnston says it’s the second time it’s happened at his shop in recent days. He’s one of three area dealers reporting five break-ins in the past…

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Brake Free Surpasses CrowdFunding Goal

Brake Free Surpasses Crowdfunding Goal for Autonomous Motorcycle Brake Light Helmet

Brake Free, the world’s first autonomous brake light for motorcyclists, has surpassed its $50,000 crowdfunding goal just 15 days into their Indiegogo campaign. Brake Free is a one-of-a-kind high-visibility LED helmet accessory that has commanded attention from both the riding community and the press. “A bright red LED at their eye level that gets even brighter every time you slow down could make the difference between getting to your destination…

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Man Arrested for Harley-Davidson Bike Theft

Man Arrested for theft of Harley-Davidson Bike

A man very familiar to southeastern Indiana law enforcement has been charged with burglary for Stealing a Harley-Davidson Motorcycle in Dearborn County. Donald Sinnett, Jr., also known as Donald Seale, is in jail in Butler County, Ohio as a suspect in a burglary there. Now, authorities in Indiana are awaiting his extradition to face the new charges of Burglary (level 5 felony) and Theft (level 6 felony) filed April 12…

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Police Warn about String of Motorcycle Thefts

Orlando Police Warn of string of motorcycle thefts

Orlando police are investigating a string of motorcycle thefts from downtown apartment complexes, and detectives think two separate groups are responsible. One group, police said, stole a Suzuki GSX-R from the Nora complex on North Orange Ave on Feb. 2, then left it outside a hotel down the street with its starter system and seat missing. Those suspects also may be responsible for the March 18 theft of a Suzuki…

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Woman Sentenced in Killing of Motorcyclist

Darla Renee Jackson Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Road Rage Death of Motorcyclist

A woman who ran over and killed a motorcyclist during a fit of road rage in the South Bay was sentenced Friday to six years in state prison. Darla Renee Jackson, 27, pleaded guilty in January to voluntary manslaughter. Jackson, who could have received up to 11 years behind bars, was sentenced by Judge Francis Devaney. Jackson had faced a second-degree murder charge in the May 28, 2015, death of 39-year-old…

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CHP Make Arrest for Motorcycle VIN Tampering

CHP Capture Suspect in Evading and VIN Tampering on Dirt Bike

As a group of dirt-bikers rode rampant throughout San Francisco’s city streets over the weekend, a California Highway Patrol plane circling overhead zeroed in on one especially reckless rider, police said. Ronet Sanidad, 29, of San Francisco, was arrested Sunday evening on suspicion of felony reckless evading, reckless driving, conspiracy to commit a crime and tampering with a vehicle identification number, police said. He was booked into San Francisco County…

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