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06-28-10

South Carolina Supreme Court strikes down Myrtle Beach helmet law

PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- In a victory against motorcycle discrimination, the South Carolina Supreme Court has struck down a Myrtle Beach, S.C., law that required riders to wear helmets within the city limits, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The measure was one of more than a dozen designed to keep motorcyclists out of Myrtle Beach.
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05-26-10

FHWA MOTORCYCLE ADVISORY COUNCIL

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently convened its Motorcycle Advisory Council (MAC) to discuss motorcycles and how they relate to the country’s transportation infrastructure, and make recommendations to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. The Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) is a member of the MAC and attends all council meetings. In addition to council members, the MAC invites specialists from the government, industry and universities, with the goal of reducing motorcycle crashes and injuries to motorcyclists. They carefully consider the small road signature of motorcycles and the how they interact with the roads, bridges and barriers of this country. This was the 8th time the council has met over 4 years. read more...


05-25-10

Motorcycle and Scooter Annual Ride To Work Day is Monday, June 21st

Look for more motorcycles and scooters this year on June twenty-first. The date marks the nineteenth annual worldwide " Ride to Work Day" event. An estimated one million riders become two-wheeled commuters on that day to help demonstrate that riding is an efficient, economical form of personal transportation. Participant-riders are of all ages, occupations and from all walks of life. read more...


05-25-10

PENNDOT REMINDS DRIVERS TO SHARE ROAD WITH MOTORCYCLES

Harrisburg – With Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in full gear across Pennsylvania, PennDOT today reminded all drivers to share the road and watch for motorcycles. read more...


04-30-10

Senator Clarence D. Bell Scholarship Winning Essays

Here are the two Senator Clarence Bell Scholarship winners for 2010. Presentation of their scholarship winnings will be presented at the upcoming Motorcyclists Rights Rally on Monday, May 24, 2010 at noon at the capitol. read more...


04-30-10

Motorcyclists Rights Rally Needs Road Guard Volunteers

Here we are back around to May 24th again, time for our ride down to the Capitol to show our elected representatives that we are still here and we still care about motorcyclists rights. Having enough road guards to station along our route helps insure that we all arrive safely and as one group. If you have volunteered for this important job in the past your help and experience will be greatly appreciated this go round also. read more...


04-30-10

FREEDOM WEEKEND UPDATE

May 22-23, 2010

We are fast approaching Freedom Weekend and the Rights Rally. I hope everyone has it in their agenda to attend both of these functions. There is power in numbers. Please place flyers around so that we may share this experience with some new faces. If you are traveling to the Rights Rally from across the state, please know that this year we will be working hard to make Freedom Weekend bigger and better for you all. read more...


04-30-10

MRF ATTENDS MOTORCYCLE SAFETY NETWORK MEETING IN WASHINGTON – HORSEPOWER IS BAD?

Recently the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) held the spring meeting of the Motorcycle Safety Network. The Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) has been a regular participant in this meeting since its inception over five years ago. read more...


04-30-10

Bikers Inside the Beltway & Other News from the MRF

Mark your calenders for 20 May 2010. This will be the Second Annual Bikers Inside the Beltway. Last year Pennsylvania had an impressive turn out. Let’s try to do even better this year.. I hope as many of you as possible can attend. In the event that you are feeling up to this, please contact me as soon as you can. I can be reached at 412.513.6979. We will coordinate our efforts to get the most bang for the buck. Also, please call your Congressman/woman and try to line up an appointment for that date. I will gladly accompany any who aren’t comfortable going it alone.
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04-14-10

Hazen - 33rd Annual State Party

A real old-time biker Party! Get your tickets from your Chapter, or buy online.

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