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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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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ATVs & Motorcycles Valued at $90,000 Stolen

Police Looking for Clues on Motorcycle Thefts Valued at $90k

Findlay police are investigating the theft of a van, trailer, and several off-road vehicles and bikes valued at over $90,000 from two north Findlay businesses on Friday morning, according to Lt. Robert Ring. Police were called to investigate a breaking and entering complaint at American Power Sports, 3690 Speedway Drive, at 5:51 a.m. Friday. Employees reported that a company van was stolen, along with multiple all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles. During…

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K-9 Catches Motorcycle Thief in Riverside

K9 Apprehends Man with Stolen Bike in Riverside

A Menifee man was arrested Tuesday, April 4, after Riverside authorities say they caught him in Homeland riding a motorcycle valued at $11,000 that did not belong to him. Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputies spotted 35-year-old Jesse Wayne Osburn riding the motorcycle in the 32000 block of Beechum Way in Homeland and identified it as a green 2017 Kawasaki that was reported stolen March 27 during a home burglary in Menifee. They…

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Strategic Sports Zox Nano Helmet Recall

Zox Nano Helmet Recall Safety Hazard

Strategic Sports, Ltd. (Strategic Sports) is recalling certain Zox Nano Helmets sizes XL through XXXXXL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a secondary head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.” CONSEQUENCE: In the event of a crash where the rider hits the helmet twice…

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KTM to Recall Super Duke GT 1290 Motorcycles

KTM Super Duke 1290 GT Recall Alert

KTM 1290 Super Duke GT owners should expect a recall notification in the coming weeks, as the Austrian brand has determined that there is an issue with the sport-tourer’s fuel hose. The recall affects both 2016 and 2017 models, and centers around the possibility that the installed fuel hose may develop small holes or cracks, which could lead to fuel leaking from the fuel hose. As such, it needs to…

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Man Recovers Stolen Bike After Anonymous Tip

Man Recovers Motorcycle and uncovers theft ring

An anonymous tip led a Riverside man to recovers his World War II-era motorcycle that had been stolen a month ago. After Mike Dunn posted to social media and went on local TV news reporting the theft from his driveway Feb. 27, he received a tip that his box trailer containing the 1941 BMW R12 German motorcycle was at a home in Rialto. Dunn said in an interview that he…

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Motorcycle Profiling Bill Quashed by ID Senate

Idaho Quashed Motorcycle Profiling Bill in Senate

Idaho senators quashed a proposal outlawing motorcycling profiling after some argued it would allow motorcycle gang members wearing colors a new way to wiggle out of arrests. The bill, which passed the House unanimously, was defeated in the Senate Wednesday on a 13-22 vote. Sen. Dan Foreman, R-Moscow, a former police officer, spoke out forcefully against the bill. “We don’t need this bill – I think that’s a fact,” he…

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Yamaha Motorcycles Recalls 14,000 More Bikes

Yamaha Motorcycles NHTSA Recall Alerts

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles. In the affected motorcycles, engine vibration can cause the fuel tank mounting bracket to contact the fuel tank, which overtime, may result in the tank leaking fuel. CONSEQUENCE: A fuel leak in the presence of a ignition source can increase the risk of a fire. REMEDY: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank bracket….

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Daytona Beach Bike Week Kicks Off Today

Daytona Beach FL Bike Week 2017 Kicks off Today

Bikers and spring break vacationers are flooding Daytona Beach for Bike Week and Spring Break. Those who are on spring break have been trickling into town all week, but it will be even more crowded this weekend for the start of Bike Week. Both events draw huge crowds of people each year and will impact the local economy in a big way. While the beaches are often crowded on beautiful…

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