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The Confused Bikernet Weekly News for April 18, 2024

It’s trying to snow this morning but can’t decide which way to go. The dusty flecks of snow are dancing around in the breezy sky and can’t decide whether to land or just enjoy the ride, in the wind. Let’s hit the news and see what happens next. You just can’t ever give up or give in. Keep the faith and keep riding free! --Bandit Click here to read the Weekly News only on Bikernet.com If you like Bikernet.com articles, tech, news, commentary, road-tests, reviews and more--then consider supporting this motorcycle-haven that is online since 1996 by becoming a member of Bandit's Cantina. Click here to know more. Best deal online and free swag with it.
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100WFC: Third Date by JJ Spain

Third Date by JJ Spainillustration by Wayfarer He introduced Mary to her first motorcycle ride. He pulled alongside a Ford Focus using the right turning lane. At the last second, the Ford also decided to turn right. The car's front fender gave the cycle an extra boost off the two-lane, crashing through a picket fence. Able to slide to a stop still upright, he sighed. His left knee put a dent in the black tank. His date was scared and crying. The bastard driver of the car didn't stop. They rode to her house to ice his knee. Two years later, he took a knee and she said, “Yes.” (publication dated 16-Apr-2024) GET THE RIGHT RIDING GEAR FOR YOUR GAL ...
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H-D Factory Racer Sets New Track Record

HARLEY-DAVIDSON FACTORY RACER KYLE WYMAN SETS A NEW TRACK RECORD AND WINS IN TEXAS TO HOLD KING OF THE BAGGERS POINTS LEAD Rispoli Takes Third Podium in Four Races Aboard Factory Harley-Davidson Road Glide MILWAUKEE (April 13, 2024) – Harley-Davidson® Factory Racing rider Kyle Wyman made his mark at Circuit of the Americas with a dramatic win, a new class track record, and the MotoAmerica® Mission King of the Baggers points lead. Wyman, aboard his race-prepared 2024 Road Glide® motorcycle, finished the doubleheader race day with second and first place finishes. His Harley-Davidson® Factory Racing teammate, James Rispoli, is third in points after hard-fought fourth and third place finishes. The MotoAmerica Mission King of the Baggers series appeared as part ...
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Rick Dozer’s Full Circle 1960 Panhead Chopper

Grease & Gears TV are stoked to announce the release of their latest video, Rick Dozer's Full Circle 1960 Panhead Chopper! We can't wait for you to check it out. You can watch the video now on their network Grease & Gears TV - please help spread the word and share it. Tell them you saw it on Grease & Gears TV. WATCH NOW AThttps://greasengearstv.com/programs/rick-dozers-full-circle-panhead TELL 'EM BIKERNET.COM SENT YA !
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Buell Super Cruiser at MotoGP April 12-14

Get ready for some racing Buell Nation! Come meet the team during MotoGP in Austin, Texas at the Circuit of the Americas and get an up-close and personal view of the Buell Super Cruiser Prototype on display, as well as the Buell Freedom Edition Hammerhead 1190, and 1190SX models that will be available to purchase! But that's not all! We are gearing up for an action-packed riding season ahead, and we're thrilled to share plans of our participation in some of the most exciting motorcycle events across the country where you can see the Buell Super Cruiser Prototype & Buell Hammerhead 1190/1190SX models: Laconia Bike Week- June 8-16, 2024 | Laconia, NH Sturgis Motorcycle Rally - August 2-11 | Sturgis, ...
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Honda CB 750 Tees

“OLD BIKES RULE!”: The T-shirt for Honda CB 750 riders The latest news release from CB7507Four.us, the online store for the owners and fans of the legendary four-cylinder motorcycle. For the riders and fans of the first four-cylinder motorcycle from mass production, there is an exciting T-shirt from the CB750Four.us online shop. “OLD BIKES RULE! CB 750 FOUR SINCE 1969” is the motto of this shirt with white-and-red, extra-large print. The press release is reproduced below as a part of the body of this e-mail. In addition, this news release is available to accredited journalists for free download in different file formats (.txt and .pdf) from our media website where you will also find the associated high resolution photos (see ...
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Electric Car Prison

Will electric cars lead you to incarceration? Find out..... An article by Dave Arthurwith illustration by Wayfarer The other day I was talking to someone who was thinking of buying an electric car. I told him he should first get to know a good bail bondsman and a lawyer. I told him that I am serious about this. You buy an electric car, you think you are helping the environment. You completely ignore the pollution caused from pit mining in order to get the materials to make the batteries. You also ignore the problems of disposing of these batteries in landfills or wherever once they are used up. Maybe you buy the electric car cause you want to save money ...
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Bill to Boost Outdoor Recreation Economy

U.S. House Schedules Vote on Bill to Boost Outdoor Recreation Economy Click here to send a letter to your U.S. House member asking them to support the EXPLORE Act. The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote next week on the SEMA-supported bill H.R. 6492, the "Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences Act" (EXPLORE Act). The comprehensive public lands bill directs the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to create more motorized opportunities on public lands, addresses special recreation permits and fees that have been expensive and cumbersome for off-road groups to navigate on federal lands, attempts to improve visitor experiences, addresses the lack of affordable housing causing staffing shortages on public lands, and transforms outdoor ...
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5th Annual Texas Fandango, April 2024

Sam Burns says --- "Take sunscreen and a hat. Water & food need to be left outside the fence. Take cash, there will be a serious swap meet, antiques, unique choppers, dressers, rollers and a box with everything you every dreamed of..." The parking lot and all down the fence line are motorcycles--a bike show in itself. Slow down a bit and enjoy yourselves, and tell them Bikernet sent ya. https://thetexasfandango.com/ The Texas Fandango is a vintage swap meet, vintage bike show, and vintage races all rolled into one fun-packed weekend, April 12-14, 2024. The Fandango is located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country at the Gillespie County Fairground in historic Fredericksburg. The premier event in Texas for any vintage ...
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NHTSA 2022 Crash Statistics

2022 Crash StatisticsNHTSA Report Mixed News For Bikers This week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its final 2022 Fatality Analysis Reporting System traffic crash data. NHTSA reported 42,514 total fatalities in the U.S. in 2022. That is a 1.7% decrease from the previous year. However, the final numbers show mixed results for motorcyclists. Sadly, overall rider deaths on our nation’s roadways increased by 1.2%. The official number of motorcyclists killed in 2022 was 6,218, an increase of 75 deaths compared to 2021. Biker deaths now account for 15% of all fatalities on the road, up 1% from 2021. Large truck, bus and pedestrian deaths also saw increases, while passenger car occupants saw a decrease. The Motorcycle Riders ...
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