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  • Cardo launches Scala Rider® PACKTALK™ system

    December 01, 2014

    A decade after Cardo Systems, Inc. introduced Bluetooth communication to motorcycle riders, it is now introducing DMC™ (Dynamic Meshwork Communication), the third generation of group communication technology for motorcyclists. This new technology that was engineered by Cardo after more than three years of intensive research and development, offers new and groundbreaking communication to motorcyclist groups. The launch of Cardo‘s new flagship product, the scala rider PACKTALK™, is planned for the first quarter of 2015, and will represent the world's first communication system for bikers equipped with DMC technology.

  • AMA Member Tested: Shoei J-Cruise Helmet

    December 01, 2014

    The Shoei J-Cruise is an open-faced helmet that fit my slightly egg-shaped head well. The shell is made of fiberglass strips. A multi-piece extruded polystyrene shell is inserted for impact absorption, followed by a 3D Max-Dry interior pad system. Layers of paint and clear coat protect the helmet from elements like dirt and bugs.

  • AMA Member Tested: Sedici Rapido Waterproof Textile Motorcycle Jacket

    December 01, 2014

    My first impressions of the Sedici Rapido waterproof jacket are that it is tough and stylish. Close inspection reveals both 600 denier construction and sturdy 1200 denier abrasion resistant panels in key areas, CE approved armor in the elbows and shoulders, a foam back pad with good coverage, and an easily removed, full length (not just a vest) satin and quilted liner for added warmth. The stitching is first rate and attractive.

  • MSF releases motorcycle pre-ride inspection how-to video


    November 24, 2014

    The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has just released a new video to help motorcycle riders perform crucial, pre-ride safety inspections of their bikes. The video, entitled “T-CLOCS” (a six-letter acronym representing the six main categories of inspection steps), can be viewed for free on MSF’s website.

  • Motorcycle Industry Council releases Tire Guide how-to video

    November 24, 2014

    "When you're on your motorcycle or scooter, everything is riding on your tires." So begins MIC’s new Tire Guide video, a four-minute instructional video that highlights the importance of selecting the right tires for your bike, and shows you how to make regular inspections of your tires, how to maintain them, and when to replace them.

  • Honda marks unprecedented milestone: global production of 300 million motorcycles

    November 24, 2014

    Achieving a milestone more than 65 years in the making, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced production of its 300-millionth motorcycle. The milestone bike is a Honda Gold Wing produced at the company’s Kumamoto Factory in Japan. Honda will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Gold Wing in 2015.

  • KTM introduces three new street models

    November 13, 2014

    KTM North America, Inc. is excited to announce three new models to the 2015 street line-up, including the 390 Duke, RC 390 and the 1290 Super Adventure.

  • AMA salutes the U.S. military on Veterans Day

    November 07, 2014

    The American Motorcyclist Association offers a salute of respect and gratitude this Veterans Day to the legions of U.S. veterans who have served this country in times of peace, in times of strife and in times of war.

  • AMA welcomes new board members

    November 07, 2014

    The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce recent additions to its board of directors.

  • Harley-Davidson partners with Wounded Warrior Project

    November 06, 2014

    Six U.S. military veterans received new Harley-Davidson motorcycles Nov. 6 as part of the company’s partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps improve the lives of service men and women living with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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