Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin Starts Today

2017 HandBuilt Motorcycle Show Kicks off Today in Austin Texas

This weekend, artists who choose two-wheeled machines as a medium for expression will display their masterpieces at the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show 2017 in Austin, Tex., from April 21 through 23. The annual exhibition, presented by the city’s own Revival Cycles, is in its fourth year and showcases custom-made bikes from all over the map while strengthening the sense of community between craftsman and connoisseurs. This year’s lineup includes bikes by…

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Utah Considers Bill to Allow Lane Splitting

Utah Considering Bill Allowing Lane Splitting for Bikes

Utah motorists need to “start seeing motorcycles,” as the bumper sticker urges, because they soon may be traveling between lanes. The state Legislature is considering a bill that would allow motorcyclists to travel between lanes of traffic on Utah roads in certain situations. HB410 would permit lane splitting — passing a vehicle moving the same direction in the same lane — when motorcyclists determine they can safely make the move…

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AMA President Testifies Against New Tariff

AMA President Testifies Against New Tariff

A proposed 100 percent tariff on European motorcycles would harm U.S. consumers by pricing affected models beyond the reach of American families, American Motorcyclist Association President and CEO Rob Dingman told a federal trade committee today. Dingman said motorcycles should be removed from the list of products included in the proposed tariff. “Many of the European-produced motorcycles in the affected categories are available at reasonable prices that allow for entire…

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California Lane Splitting Law Passes Senate

Lane Splitting Law Senate AB51

On Monday, August 1, 2016, California bill AB 51, the lane splitting bill, passed the full California State Senate in a 38-0 vote. AB 51 recently passed the Senate Transportation Committee in an 11-0 vote. The bill now returns to the California State Assembly for approval. All California motorcyclists who are interested in seeing AB 51 passed should contact their state senator and ask them to support the bill. You can find out…

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Lane Splitting Law Heads to Senate

California Lane Splitting Legalized

One June 14th, AB 51, which codifies the act of lane splitting and finally provides some legal guidelines, passed the California State Senate Transportation Committee with absolutely no opposition. Thanks to an 11-0 vote, AB 51 will now makes it way to the Senate Appropriations Committee. Lane splitting advocates, LaneSplittingIsLegal.com, posted the entire video testimony regarding the bill. Of that, many arguments that shined a positive light on lane splitting…

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