West Virginia State Police are bringing motorcycles back to their fleet.
The department has purchased seven Harley-Davidson Electra Glides, but these are not the ones that will be used for their training.
15 West Virginia officers as well as 19 other officers from Texas, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Canada are taking their 3-week training at the Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV. Training is provided by the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety from Illinois
One instructor says…it is not unusual for bikes to be dropped 50+ times during slow speed cone and braking drills.
Read the full article on the Herald-Dispatch.Com
Not exactly sure if this is real or not, but it got my attention. The U.S. Civil Defense’s – Grand Thrust Star 100
After viewing some of the specs, it really got my attention:
- Engine: pulse jet
- Ignition: replaceable battery
- Steering: chain drive
- Brakes: one-wheel drag-block
- Onboard: tire repair/first aid kit/flares
Which is almost everyday to most of us motorcycle enthusiasts.
We had a dose of it this past Sunday while on a group ride. No incident, just an unhappy pickup driver. Below is a post from the makers of the CrampBuster (you know, the poor-mans cruise control 🙂 )
Most of us already know this, but doesn’t hurt to spend 60 seconds reading it again.
One of the questions is:
“What will happen if I choose to participate in the rage?” Well— If you are on the motorcycle, chances are extremely high you will loose!
You had taken that Motorcycle Tour back in the 70’s (if you are that old)? Shudda dun’it 🙁
Well, evidently you still can. Even on a 70’s bike! So, grab your Blue Jeans, Brogans and Leather Jacket and hit it!
Retro Tours in Kennett Square, PA has some interesting routes that include a 70’s bike. Do you own research, but here are a couple links.
Just happened upon these videos the other day. Seems they have just been posted this year, every 2-3 months apart. Maybe it will be a regular series.
Pretty interesting and thought you might enjoy.
I wouldn’t mind riding across the last Covered Bridge in VA!
Just a neat video to watch
An excellent resource for our lady members/riders.
Women in motorcycling are on the rise and dealers need to pay attention! They currently make up 20% of all riders
A good resource for your guys..rather Gals, is the Women Riders Now website! Tons of articles, stories, videos, product reviews, etc tailored specifically to you!
Check our their Web and FB pages
With a 200+ established dealer network, available cash and a desire to pull in new customers…
Is it possible the $30,000 electric motorcycle may have a better chance than others on the market?
Interesting article on ADV Rider
In a recent article in RoadRunner magazine, what we have thought all along is now proven in a recent study.
Click on the article below and check it out!!!
Cold Weather Riding Tips from the American Motorcyclist Association
Got the itch to ride despite the cold weather? Look into these tips on how to extend your riding season.
Read the full article HERE