Tagged: motorcycle 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 […]

Nevada Cops Sued Over Helmet Law Enforcement 0

Nevada Cops Sued Over Helmet Law Enforcement

A dozen bikers have sued Clark County, Nev., over enforcement of the state’s helmet law, and the group is seeking class action status for their case. In a suit was filed this week in U.S. District Court against the county – and five cities within Clark County: Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Mesquite and […]

Police Officer and Alleged Bike Gang Member Resigns Over Dustup With the Outlaws Motorcycle Club in Ohio 0

Police Officer and Alleged Bike Gang Member Resigns Over Dustup With the Outlaws Motorcycle Club in Ohio

Sandusky police Officer and alleged member of the Warthogs Motorcycle Club,  Mel Burns,  has resigned in the wake of  allegations he was involved  in an incident with the Outlaws Motorcycle Club. Burns  indicated that he intends to retire. Police investigators say Burns was on duty when entered into an argument between the Outlaw and Warthog […]

It’s Cop vs Biker, Warthog vs Outlaw in Ohio Bike Gang Confrontation 0

It’s Cop vs Biker, Warthog vs Outlaw in Ohio Bike Gang Confrontation

A Sandusky police officer – and alleged motorcycle club member – is engaged in a very public brouhaha with members of a rival motorcycle club over an incident in an Ohio bar. The Aug. 16 incident at Margaritaville bar which started the trouble began when Sandusky Officer Mel Burns reportedly confronted members of the Outlaws […]

Going Hard on Three Wheels 0

Going Hard on Three Wheels

Bill Chambers set a new international speed record for three-wheeled motorcycles this week by a Lehman trike at the Bonneville Salt Flats. The trike was “unmodified” excepting of course for a hopped-up custom power plant. If you’re thinking about going for a record at Bonneville and you can stand to be seen riding a “trike,” […]

Russian Prime Minister Gets His Wild Hog On 0

Russian Prime Minister Gets His Wild Hog On

The Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin, takes care of business at his most recent publicity stunt – saddling up to  “celebrate the nation’s bikers.” Unfortunately, his credibility as a rider probably takes a little hit as the bike the motorcycle he was riding was – a trike. Putin climbed aboard a Harley Davidson trike during […]

Bike Find of the Day – 1928 Indian Inline Four Model 401 0

Bike Find of the Day – 1928 Indian Inline Four Model 401

You know you want it. With a load of engineering and design upgrades, the Indian Four was produced through 1943. The mid-thirties models featured a 77 cubic-inch 1300 cc engine, and were among the first models to feature battery ignition and 14 mm spark plugs instead of the usual 18. The best thing about these […]