May 31, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Slades Motorcycle Dirt Drag Racing 2008 Schedule
Looking for an inxpensive and easy way to give your scoot a custom “old school” look? Try wrapping your pipes with exhaust header wrap. Perhaps your pipes are blue or scratched but other than that they function fine – why spend the money on a new set of pipes for the look when wrapping them will give them an awesome look for a fraction of the cost of new pipes. Read more
May 31, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Motorcycle group announces suit to stop roadblocks
A California-based motorcycle rights organization announced Saturday that it plans to take legal action to prevent checkpoints such as the one operated by state police this weekend on Route 12 in Oneida and Lewis counties that singled out motorcyclists.
The New York State Police announced Saturday they were going to be stopping motorcyclists bound for this weekend’s Americade motorcycle rally in Lake George. The object of the road block is to check for safety violations, according to a state police press release.
May 31, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on NY State Police Issue 48 Tickets at MC Checkpoint
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — State police stopped and inspected 123 bikers heading up the Adirondack Northway, issuing 48 tickets at a safety checkpoint Friday.
Heading into the weekend leading to the Americade motorcycle rally at Lake George, the checkpoint for northbound riders lasted a few hours at the I-87 rest area in Queensbury.
Police said they issued 15 tickets for unapproved helmets, 9 for illegal exhaust pipes, 4 for unlicensed operators and 20 for other violations.
May 30, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Police groups support plan to modernize Michigan’s helmet law
LANSING – The Michigan Association of Police Organizations has supported a plan that will modernize Michigan’s helmet law by allowing motorcyclists to purchase a special permit to ride helmet-free, ABATE-Michigan announced Thursday.
Money from the permit will help pay for crucial services, and strengthen law enforcement and safety efforts, according to House Bill 4749, which has already passed both chambers with overwhelming support.
May 30, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Boyce Performance Cycles Suffolk, VA
Boyce Performance Cyles located on Kings Highway in Driver. Just a few minute ride from I-664 at the Portsmouth Blvd. exit. Boyce Perfromance Cycles is a GO FAST – BIG HORSEPOWER shop specializing in high performance modifications to American V-twin Motorcycles.
May 30, 2008 by Hersey · Comments Off on Luc Bourdon Killed in Motorcycle Crash
SHIPPAGAN, New Brunswick (AP) — Luc Bourdon, a promising rookie defenseman with the Vancouver Canucks, was killed Thursday when his motorcycle struck a tractor-trailer in a crash near his hometown. He was 21.
His death was confirmed by sister Eve Bourdon and stepmother Maryse Godin. Both declined further comment when reached at the family’s home in Shippagan.