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Motorcycle Safety Foundation Celebrates Milestone Anniversary


Press Release
January 17, 2013

This year, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation celebrates 40 years of providing motorcyclists with rider training and education in its mission to create and support motorcyclists of good riding character and to save lives. Further, the Foundation initiates programs in public information and education, as... Read more »

Yamaha Champions Riding School Announces 2013 Schedule


Press Release
October 26, 2012

The Yamaha Champions Riding School (YCRS), based at Miller Motorsports Park, has announced its schedule of two- and three-day classes for the 2013 season. In addition to its full slate of two- and three-day classes at Miller Motorsports Park (Utah) between May and October, the Yamaha Champions Riding... Read more »

Creative Kids Invited to Enter the ‘Do the Ride Thing’ Video Contest

Press Release
June 1, 2012

With the busy summer riding season upon us, the ATV Safety Institute, the Right Rider Access Fund and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation DirtBike School encourage kids to enter the “Do the Ride Thing” Video Contest. The contest, in its third year, runs June 1 to August 15, 2012, and offers 19 prizes... Read more »

RawHyde to Offer 30 Free Motorcycle Riding Clinics

RawHyde Adventures

Press Release
May 3, 2012

RawHyde Adventures will be offering 30 free riding clinics at BMW dealerships around the country in 2012. The goal of these clinics is to provide new riders with a basic tool box of off-road riding skills to make them comfortable off road, but its also a great chance for veteran riders to get a quick... Read more »

California Congresswoman Recognized for Stopping the Lead Ban


Press Release
April 30, 2012

For spearheading the effort to stop the ban on youth ATVs and dirt bikes, the Motorcycle Industry Council presented California Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack with the Chairman’s Award for Outstanding Support of Youth Off-Highway Vehicle Riders. “The powersports industry is fortunate to have champions... Read more »

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar Presented With MIC Chairman’s Award


Press Release
April 17, 2012

Amy Klobuchar, the senior senator from Minnesota, became the latest recipient of the Motorcycle Industry Council Chairman’s Award on April 13, 2012, for her invaluable efforts in stopping the ban on youth ATVs and dirt bikes, and for saving the Recreational Trails Program. For more than two years,... Read more »

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Video Illustrates the Benefits of Personal Protective Gear

Press Release
April 4, 2012

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has released a new safety video highlighting the importance of motorcycle riders and their passengers wearing personal protective gear. “Fool’s Gear, Cool Gear,” based on the MSF’s popular safety poster of the same name, communicates a serious message... Read more »

Frightening Lightning

A motorcycle parked in the woods tring to keep dry in the rain.

Scott A. Williams
March 7, 2012

The lesson I learned as a Cub Scout is still with me: “When thunder roars, go indoors.” In a pinch, an enclosed automobile qualifies as “indoors” because its steel shell can channel a lightning strike around the occupants. Motorcyclists aren’t so fortunate. We’re exposed in a thunderstorm.... Read more »

Motorcycle Industry Council Offers Extensive New Tire Guide

MIC Tire Guide

Press Release
December 28, 2011

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 – For the first time ever, the Motorcycle Industry Council is offering the motorcycling community an in-depth tire guide. Developed in conjunction with leading motorcycle tire manufacturers, this extensive, 20-page street tire guide is designed to assist motorcyclists with... Read more »

Stayin’ Safe Advanced Rider Training

Rider Magazine
November 22, 2010

Left to right: Pete Tamblyn, Don Theile, Eric Trow, Jeff Abell, Bob Stallard, Chris Phillips, Ken Berendes and Bob McTavish on Stayin' Safe's inaugural Southern California Advanced Rider Training session. Last week Rider’s Riding Well columnist and motorcycle instructor Eric Trow was here... Read more »

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