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Of Political Interest

An Interview with the Emperor of Exhaust

About the Business of the Pope of Pipe and Exhaust Regulations

By Bandit, Dave Rash, and photos from Jennifer Barnard
In 1972 David Rash had a problem. He could not find the Exhaust Pipe he needed for his race bike. He knew that the proper exhaust for his engine configuration would give him an edge over his competition. However, no such pipe was available. So he did the only thing he could do. He fabricated his own pipe. Suddenly the industry faces severe regulations and we needed to share insights.
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Oh, Oh, Look What Happens to Gasohol!

Part Two - Gasohol...Good or Bad?

By Steve “brewdude” Garn of Brew Bikes LLC
I wasn’t sure how much would happen in the 30 days since I wrote the last article ‘Gasohol…Good or Bad?’.
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Gasohol-Good or BAD!

Some problems you might encounter.

By Steve “brewdude” Garn of Brew Bikes LLC
Everyone that works on any make or any size motorcycle knows the answer to this already. It is REALLY bad!
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Freedom Needs A Voice!

April 28 was Biker Day at the Capitol in Colorado and over 150 bikers attended to make their voices heard.

Photos and text by David Campbell
The fifth year for the event which has grown from a handful of bikers to this year’s number.
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Bikers In NYC, CDC, License Plates, Texas Bike Riders and More

Compiled & Edited by Bill Bish, National Coalition of Motorcyclists (NCOM)
Sportbikers attack SUV in NYC, Positioning License Plates, CDC asked to back off, and Motorcyclists Allowed to Go On Red, plus much more.
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The Motorcycle Riders Foundation Releases Its Legislative Strategy Agenda for 2013-2014

Here Are the Battles We Face Next Year!

from the Motorcycle Riders Foundation
At the 2013 Motorcycle Riders Foundation's (MRF) Meeting of the Minds Conference held in September in Columbus, Ohio, the MRF's Legislative Committee hosted a Legislative Strategy Session.
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Lane Splitting General Guidelines For Motorcycles

Lane sharing in a safe and prudent manner is not illegal in the state of California

The term lane splitting, sometimes known as lane sharing, filtering or white-lining, refers to the process of a motorcyclist riding between lanes of stopped or slower moving traffic or moving between lanes to the front of traffic stopped at a traffic light.
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ABATE releases multi-year motorcycle fatality analysis

They call for increased education, enforcement and penalties

from ABATE of Michigan with a photo courtesy of the Bob T. collection
Recently, reports from the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) analyzing the fatality and fatality rate increases since the helmet choice law went into effect have been presented in an erroneous and biased manner.
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