Motorcycling

May 02, 2019 - 2:02 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — House members have voted down another effort to make helmets optional for people 21 and over riding on motorcycles in North Carolina, with concerns and costs of head injuries winning out over arguments of choice. The House Health Committee on Thursday defeated by voice vote the...
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Jessica Taylor prays in front of a cross for Jonathan Bowen, 9, at a makeshift memorial for the victims of a tornado in Beauregard, Ala., Wednesday, March 6, 2019. "I have a son his age," said Taylor. "I can't imagine that mother's loss." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
March 06, 2019 - 6:11 pm
BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's governor walked a country road lined with shattered mobile homes Wednesday as the search for victims of a monstrous tornado ended and residents salvaged what they could from the rubble and planned funerals for the 23 dead. "Y'all, it's horrendous, absolutely...
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Juan Guaido, head of Venezuela's opposition-run congress, declares himself interim president of the nation until elections can be held during a rally demanding President Nicolas Maduro's resignation in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 23, 2019 - 8:40 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to embattled socialist Nicolas Maduro, who retaliated by breaking off relations with the United States, his...
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December 18, 2018 - 8:57 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An appeals court has upheld a ban on a Dutch arm of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, agreeing with a lower court's conclusion that the biker gang forms a threat to public order. In a written ruling issued Tuesday, the appeals court in Arnhem said that members of the...
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December 11, 2018 - 11:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — An 88-year-old German woman received a scare when a police SWAT team bashed in her door and set off a stun grenade after accidentally mistaking her apartment for that of a biker gang member. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday the raid in the western city of Luedenscheid was part of...
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October 13, 2018 - 6:04 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Afghan official says at least 13 people including civilians and security forces have been killed in a bombing at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan. Khalil Aser, spokesman for the...
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President Donald Trump stands in the rain with members of Bikers for Trump and supporters after saying the Pledge of Allegiance, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at the clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
August 12, 2018 - 7:53 am
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — As rain dumped on his golf club, President Donald Trump raged on Saturday, lashing out at his Justice Department on Twitter before welcoming members of a "Bikers for Trump" fan group to the manicured grounds. Dozens and dozens of gleaming Harleys, Hondas and other...
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In this photo provided by the National Comedy Center, comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Dan Aykroyd parks his 1971 Harley Davidson in front of the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, Aykroyd is donating the motorcycle which he road to Saturday Night Live Studios for the first four years of the show, to the Center. The new $50 million center, which is a museum dedicated to the art of comedy, features an array of artifacts and high-tech exhibits, including, holograms of comedians, both dead and alive. (Dan Cappellazzo/National Comedy Center via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 8:10 pm
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Dan Aykroyd has brought his Harley Davidson motorcycle to the new National Comedy Center, and left it there for permanent display. The "Saturday Night Live" alum is one of numerous celebrities who have traveled to the western New York city of Jamestown this week to celebrate...
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Two police motorcycles crash during a demonstration as part of the Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, France, Saturday, July 14, 2018. France's military is marching through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations and getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 14, 2018 - 5:26 am
PARIS (AP) — Two French police motorcycles have crashed during a demonstration in front of President Emmanuel Macron and other guests at a grandiose Paris parade celebrating Bastille Day. The motorcyclists were part of a group tracing patterns on the Place de la Concorde in central Paris as part of...
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June 26, 2018 - 4:58 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson, the iconic brand that sells its customers an image of freedom and adventure, found itself in an unwanted role this week: poster child for the damage of an international trade war. Harley said it would move production of motorcycles bound for Europe overseas,...
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