NORTH CAROLINA MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH

Here in North Carolina, we just concluded North Carolina Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month (May) as promulgated by Governor Roy Cooper. Here is what the North Carolina Department of Transportation set out in its May 1, 2018, news release regarding Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: Vehicle drivers can unintentionally become huge dangers to a motorcyclist’s safety,….Motorists need … Read more

IT’S ELECTRIC – HARLEY-DAVIDSON (NOT THE ELECTRIC SLIDE)!

About 5 years ago, Harley-Davidson unveiled its “LiveWire” project, which was put in place to develop a prototype all-electric motorcycle.  It appears that time has come. On January 30, 2018, during Harley-Davidson, Inc.’s quarterly earnings call, it was announced that Harley-Davidson will begin the production of an all-electric motorcycle.  During the earnings call, the President … Read more

Welcome Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson and Triumph Raleigh

Welcome Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson and Triumph Raleigh. Well, sort of. I say that because Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson and Triumph Raleigh is the new name of Raleigh’s Ray Price Harley-Davidson/Triumph Dealership which was founded 35 years ago by Ray Price. Just this month John Marotti purchased the dealership from the Price Family. I know there were … Read more

Harley-Davidson Riding Academy New Rider Course

From time to time in this North Carolina Motorcycle Accident Attorney Blog, I will talk about what a biker can do to reduce the chances of being involved in a motorcycle accident.  There is nothing a motorcyclist can do to guarantee an accident free riding career, but some things do help, such as attending a … Read more

THANKS RAY PRICE HARLEY-DAVIDSON

On December 14 Ms. Jean Price and her family announced its decision to sell Ray Price Harley-Davidson/Triumph.  Ray and Ms. Jean first opened the dealership in Raleigh about 35 years ago.  Throughout these 35 years, Ray, Ms. Jean, and the dealership staff/employees have provided the absolute best service and hospitality to motorcyclists across North Carolina.  … Read more

How to Ride Warm and Safe

The Cold Weather Doesn’t Have to Get Between You and Your Motorcycle Riding a motorcycle is one of the best ways to enjoy warm weather – and yet, while many riders take a break during the colder months, you don’t have to put your rides on hold until spring comes back around. Granted, you shouldn’t … Read more

Chain, Belt and Shaft Drive Bikes

Understanding the Technical Details to Pick the Perfect Bike There’s more to buying a motorcycle that fits your riding style than selecting a nice color and appropriate engine displacement. You also have to consider the way your new ride’s drivetrain functions. The majority of modern motorcycles feature a chain, belt or shaft drive. Each has … Read more

Spotlight on Honda Gold Wing Road Riders Association

If you Own a Honda Gold Wing motorcycle or are simply interested in Gold Wings and are not already a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA), I urge you to check out the organization’s national website at www.gwrra.org.  You can also visit the North Carolina District GWRRA site to find your closest … Read more

How to Beat the Heat

Tips for Staying Cool on Your Motorcycle This Summer Nothing can ruin an otherwise amazing motorcycle ride quite like unrelenting, punishing heat. Summer is just around the corner; do you know how to stay cool while on the bike? By taking a few simple steps, investing in the right accessories and keeping a few things in mind, … Read more

History of Indian Motorcycles and Their North Carolina Connection

Over the past few years you may have noticed Indian Motorcycle dealerships popping up in North Carolina in Greensboro, Fayetteville, Concord, Waynesville and Lowell/Charlotte.  The history of the Indian Motorcycle is fascinating, and North Carolina is a part of that history. 1897 – 1953 The beginnings of Indian Motorcycle can be traced to 1897 and … Read more

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