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Thousands Of Motorcyclists Gather At Sacramento Capitol To Rally For Biker Rights

As per CBS Sacramento – Thousands of bikers converged on the capitol Saturday to showcase the power they can harness acting together. It made for a dramatic picture. Those who spoke up said they feared lawmakers were trying to silence their lifestyle. Proud, packed in, and showing their patches at the state capitol, California bikers of all different clubs came together to form the massive crowd. “As you can see, we’re all getting along. So it’s not what people think […]

Confederate Motorcycle Club donates $12,000 to Brighter Christmas Fund

ANDERSON COUNTY — The people who help make the annual Jack Hurley Anderson Toy Parade happen gave the Brighter Christmas Fund a big boost in its donations Saturday. Robert “Lil’ Man” Fagg and others with the Confederate Motorcycle Club went to the Independent Mail offices Saturday morning and presented board members of the holiday charity with a $12,000 check. The money was raised by several motorcycle clubs, businesses and churches to benefit the Brighter Christmas Fund. The single donation will help […]

Fallen firefighter Captain Donnie Jones remembered in new fundraiser

SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) – A fallen Jacksonville firefighter was remembered Saturday. Captain Donnie Jones died last year while responding to a motorcycle accident. The Sons of Inferno Motorcycle Club and local vendors gathered on Saturday to raise money in his honor. “He was a wonderful man,” said his wife Betty Jones. “He was just one of a kind.” Former firefighter Michael Doyt came up with the idea for the fundraiser just three weeks ago. “Every day that I hear of […]

ABATE toys go to kids

Local ABATE of Colorado, District One motorcycle club members delivered toys for children at Caring Ministries, the Morgan Community College Magic of Christmas Tree and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Santa’s Golden Stars on Wednesday. They also took toys to the Caring Ministries in Yuma. They had collected some toys on their annual toy run in October, with 70 riders showing up to give at least one toy apiece for kids who are needy, said ABATE Secretary-Treasurer Caroline Cawley, a […]

Emerald Coast bikers net $15,000 after 34th Annual Toys 4 Tots Run

As per crestviewbulletin.com – The 34th Annual Toys 4 Tots Run raised an estimated $15,000 following the Nov. 17 event, organizers said. About 500 motorcyclists — bikers from the Sandollar Motorcycle Club, the Harley Owners Group, The Vietnam Vets/Legacy Vets and the Euro Knights, along with individual riders from Pensacola, Navarre and Mossy Head — participated in the event, which kicked off in Fort Walton Beach. After a 15-mile ride, which included a cruise past the Northwest Florida Regional Airport, […]

Biker Group Condemns Reckless Riders

A Long Island-based motorcyclist advocacy group is condemning two groups of bikers busted last month for riding recklessly in Suffolk County, saying such behavior gives all motorcyclists a bad name. Members of the nonprofit American Bikers Aimed Toward Education (ABATE), lobbies for legislation benefiting motorcyclists, organizes charity events and hosts rider education forums, said reckless riders make up only a small percentage of the motorcycle community. “Most riders are law abiding citizen enjoying the fresh air with friends,” said former […]

Motorcycle Safety Activists Push for New Legislation

Yourerie.com – In the wake of two tragic motorcycle accidents in 24 hours, local safety activists are working to change legislation to protect bikers. Karen and Vince Rizzone of Mission Riders say they are sick of burying their fellow bikers. They are pushing for legislation that would give extra protection to bikers on the roadways and in the courtroom. Two fatal motorcycle accidents in 24 hours, two young lives taken just this week. That prompted Karen and Vince Rizzone of […]

Russ Brown and Other Motorcycle Greats Inducted into Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame

Motorcycle Lawyer Russ Brown and five other industry legends were inducted into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. The Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame is designed to recognize individuals or groups who have made a long term positive impact on the motorcycle community. The 2013 inductees are: Russ Brown—Motorcycle attorney Russ Brown has been a champion for motorcyclists’ rights for over 35 years. He created BAM, a free roadside and legal […]

Riding Season Brings Renewed Emphasis On Motorcycle Safety

CHICAGO, IL, April 04, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ — The beginning of Spring means many things to many people. For some, it means baseball season and barbecuing. For others, it means walking along the lake and soaking up the rays. For motorcycle riders, it means finally being able to get back out on the roads and enjoy what is for many more of a lifestyle than a hobby. The return of motorcycle friendly weather brings with it a renewed emphasis on keeping […]

NC House committee endorses helmets-optional law for most motorcyclists

RALEIGH Adult motorcycle riders would be free to ride without head protection under legislation, approved Tuesday by a House committee, to repeal North Carolina’s mandatory safety helmet law for most motorcyclists. Helmets would be required only for motorcyclists younger than 21 and for inexperienced older riders who have been licensed to drive motorcycles for less than 12 months. Riders without helmets would have to carry enough insurance coverage to cover the first $10,000 of their medical bills from crash injuries.