MOTORCYCLE HUB- NEWS, REVIEWS AND GUIDES

 

Right to repair gaining traction at state level
 
A while back, we brought you news that the Right to Repair was gaining traction at the national level. This is quite important to anyone who buys modern devices that have software and electronic components.

Here's why.

Pretty much every motorcycle rolling off the assembly lines these days has an ECU, electronic control unit. The ECU has software. Software is covered under the US Copyright Law acts.

The Economist, a European business mag respected across the world puts it this way, "In its 'License Agreement for John
   

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Biker fatalities by the numbers and states
 
Florida ranks at the top for the most dangerous states for people on two wheels.

The Governors Highway Safety Association 2017 report is out and it looks at motorcycle deaths. It is based on 2015 information.

But where are you most likely to become a statistic and the honoree at a memorial ride? In other words, where are you most likely to die in the saddle?

Hawaii.

On the Island Paradise, 26 percent of all traffic deaths were bikers. That's up 4 percent since the last report.
  

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How do we learn to ride?
 

Want to blow a mathematician's mind? Ask him how a human learns to balance on two wheels or even one wheel.

If you are going to ride a motorcycle (excluding trikes from this discussion) you've got to learn how to balance on two wheels. Nearly all of us learned on a bicycle and moved up as we got older.

Someone is going to point to the new BMW self balancing ride. Great, as long as the bike is charged. When the batteries die you better hope the kickstand is down, your feet or down or you are going over if you can balance on two wheels.

   

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Are bikers a dying breed?
 
According to some of the major financial experts, the motorcycle industry is in trouble.

Yawn.

Been there, done that, came back from the brink and got in the saddle again. The latest salvo of the death of the biker industry tries to track sales. Bloomberg's graphic shows bike sales were cut by nearly 1/3 between 2008-09. To refresh your memory, that's when the Great Recession body slammed the United States.

"Motorcycle sales in the U.S. peaked in 2006 at 716,268 and promptly started to skid. When the recession hit, the market went down hard.
 

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