Two Bikes Stolen from Irv Seaver BMW

Brazen Heist of Two BMW bikes from Irv Seaver

Authorities in Southern California had their hands full Thursday night with a series of brazen and risky motorcycle-related incidents, including the late-night heist of two pricey bikes from a BMW Dealership. The first incident started just after 9 p.m. when authorities tried to stop a motorcycle rider who they said was speeding on the 605 Freeway in El Monte. The rider raced through multiple cities — at one point reaching…

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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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5th Annual Heroes Ride & Show on April 9

5th Annual Heroes Ride Car and Motorcycle Show

The 5th Anniversary Annual Heroes Ride is a unique and memorable Fully Escorted Ride, kicking off from the world famous Hollywood Bowl, traveling through some of the most scenic sites in Los Angeles, ending with a dynamic finish line party at the historic Los Angeles Sheriff Training Academy at the Biscailuz Center. The iconic Hollywood Bowl starting location registration and activities begin at 8am, including morning coffee & snacks. The…

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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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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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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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Man in CHP Motorcycle Officer Death Caught

CHP Officer Dies in High Speed Chase with Stolen Motorcycle

A man suspected of being the subject of a pursuit that resulted in the death of a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer Wednesday night has been arrested. The CHP announced Thursday night that Alberto Morales Quiroz, 26, was taken into custody at 11:45 a.m. Thursday in connection with the death of Officer Lucas Chellew. Investigators believe that Quiroz was the suspect riding an allegedly stolen motorcycle that the officer was chasing…

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4 Bikes Stolen in Motorcycle Dealership Theft

4 Motorcycles Stolen from Dealership in LA

Authorities said they arrested three suspects who lead them on a chase from La Habra to Watts in a U-Haul carrying 4 stolen dirt bikes early Tuesday morning. Police said the theft started at about 1 a.m at the Moto United motorcycle dealership in La Habra. There were four suspects involved with two cars, a Buick La Cross being used as a lookout vehicle while the U-Haul was used to…

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Harley-Davidson Sued Over 103 Twin Cam Engine

HD Twin Cam 103 Law Suit

Two Los Angeles County customers allege a specific engine on Harley-Davidson motorcycles can burn riders. Michael Berke and Wolfgang Costello filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on Dec. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Group LLC, Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Inc. and Does 1-10 alleging violation of the Unfair Competition Law and other counts. According to the…

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Long Beach Motorcycle Show Starts Today

Long Beach International Motorcycle Show 2016

Shrinking motorcycle sales are forcing manufacturers to think small. In an effort to attract women, minorities and riders of smaller size to the sport, some of the industry’s biggest companies are building smaller bikes. Several will make their U.S. debut at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show, which opens Friday at the Long Beach Convention Center. Among them are downsized machines from Honda, Kawasaki, Ducati and BMW. An estimated 50,000-plus attendees…

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