Tagged: Biker Culture

Joey Dunlop 0

Joey Dunlop – The Best Motorcycle Road Racer of All Time and His Humanitarian Mission

William Joseph (Joey) Dunlop’s love of motorcycle racing ultimately cost him his life on July 2, 2000. But what a life it was. Dunlop, who was born in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland on Feb. 25, 1952, was affectionately known as ‘Yer Maun’ and ‘King of the Roads’ for his amazing racing exploits. To many racing fans […]

Older and Wiser Bikers? Maybe Not So Much 0

Older and Wiser Bikers? Maybe Not So Much

Does how long you’ve been on the road on your bike make you safer? Well, yes and no. You could argue, and lots of riders do, that the more experience you have on the road the less likely you are to be involved in something unfortunate, and there’s certainly some merit in that argument. Getting […]

Bus Driver in Hells Angels Road Rage Killing Held For Murder 0

Bus Driver in Hells Angels Road Rage Killing Held For Murder

The driver of a transit van who intentionally swerved into a group of Hells Angels motorcycle club members in San Leandro, CA., was charged with murder after police said he admitted to trying to hit the riders. Eddie Hall, 31, of Oakland, CA, was charged with murder and felony hit-and-run over the crash that killed George […]

Wisconsin Motorcycle Theft Ring Discovered 0

Wisconsin Motorcycle Theft Ring Discovered

Police cracked open a Hudson, Wisconsin storage unit earlier this month, and it was that search which led to the dismantling of a major motorcycle theft ring in that state. View Larger MapA tip led the police to execute a search warrant at a storage unit on October 8th, and the search uncovered parts from […]

New Orleans Motorcycle Officers in Hot Water Over Payola Scandal 0

New Orleans Motorcycle Officers in Hot Water Over Payola Scandal

A majority of the members of the New Orleans Police Department’s motorcycle officers are in hot water over a controversial assignment they undertook escorting a football team to the New Orleans Superdome. Some twenty officers in the department are being investigated for violating the department’s policy on private, paid details, and attorneys for the officers […]

Woman Motorcycle Cop Shatters Glass Ceiling in Santa Cruz 0

Woman Motorcycle Cop Shatters Glass Ceiling in Santa Cruz

In 145 years, the Santa Cruz Police Department has never had a female motorcycle officer…until now. Lt. Colleen McMahon has achieved the required mastery of her 800-pound Harley-Davidson, and that puts her first among equals. But according to McMahon, her new gig doesn’t come without some misgivings. McMahon makes no bones about the pressure she […]