High gas prices are forcing many people to make their commute on two wheels. Motorcycle manufacturers are responding to the increased demand.
The price of gas goes up, then it goes down, then it goes up again — maybe. With volatility in pump prices, commuting on two wheels has become a bit more popular in this country, as it has been in Europe for many years.
"Our surveys have shown that a lot more motorcycles these days are using their bikes for commuting and errands, getting around, just like they would cars," said Ty van Hooydonk, communications director, Discover Today's Motorcycling.