Self-Driving Cars May Not Always See Motorcycles – Another Thing to Worry About? (News)

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By Dirck Edge As illustrated in the video below, self-driving cars may not always detect motorcycles splitting lanes in California. The video below features a Tesla, and each self-driving automobile manufacturer likely has its own, differing technology (even Tesla, apparently, has already announced an improvement in its self-driving related technologies). Of course, human beings are …

Motorcycle Helmet FIM Safety Standard Will Eventually Make it Off the Racetrack

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By Wade Thiel Add Another Helmet Safety Standard to Your List There are several helmet safety standards that motorcycle helmets are evaluated by. Their thoroughness and effectiveness vary. However, a new motorcycle standard that seeks to help better protect MotoGP racers will likely impact the consumer market eventually. That standard? Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM). …

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We Found Some Great End Of Year Deals On Gear You Shouldnt Miss

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By Justin Mastine-Frost Congratulations to all of you who’ve survived the holiday season (relatively) unscathed—you deserve a reward, and some of the web’s biggest moto gear retailers have got you covered. Both Revzilla and Cycle Gear (among others) have been discounting some of your favorite motorcycle gear as we count down the final days of …

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Cake Hopes to Sell 70,000 of its Electric Motorcycle Annually

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By Wade Thiel An Off-Road Electric Motorcycle and a Commuter? Electric motorcycles provide zero emissions, instant torque, and plenty of opportunities from a design standpoint. Cake’s electric motorcycle is one of the more interesting out there. The bike targets off-road riders, but the CEO of Cake also sees it as the future of commuting. Stefan …

AMA Names Travis Pastrana the 2018 Motorcyclist of the Year

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By Wade Thiel Pastrana’s Actions Help All Motorcyclists Every year, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) selects a motorcyclist of the year. This year, the association picked Travis Pastrana. The AMA had many reasons to select Pastrana, including the fact that he completed three jumps inspired by Evel Knievel. “Few things or people in motorcycling today …