26 fewer deaths. If Michigan had not repealed its mandatory helmet law last year, a University of Michigan researcher estimates 26 fewer people could have died in motorcycle crashes in the state, MLive reports. Those 26 fewer fatalities would represent a 21% reduction from 2011, said Carol Flannagan, a researcher at U of M’s Transportation […]
Design A Custom Bike and Win!
Local Motors, a crowd-powered automotive innovator, is holding a motorcycle design challenge, and inviting you to enter. The challenge taps into Local Motors open global online community of 30,000-plus co-creators – including designers, engineers, manufacturers and enthusiasts – to design a custom motorcycle based on a stock 2000-2003 Harley Davidson Sportster for Arizona-based DP Custom Cycles.
Through March 31, Motorcycle.com readers are invited to join the challenge or watch the progress at the Local Motors website. The winning motorcycle design will be manufactured by DP Custom Cycles. Prize money will be awarded to the top 10 winners.