Gary Martin of Louisville rides up and down the main strip of Sturgis during The Rally Saturday.
Motorcycle clubs have gathered dozens of times at Roy Barnett’s bar for meetings just like the one that led to a shootout among rival biker gangs at a Waco restaurant.
A company that plans to make a three-wheeled vehicle is seeking a change in Mississippi’s helmet law.
The average medical claim from a motorcycle crash rose by more than one-fifth last year in Michigan after the state stopped requiring all riders to wear helmets, according to an insurance industry study. Across the nation, motorcyclists opposed to mandatory helmet use have been chipping away at state helmet laws for years while crash deaths have been on the rise.
In November, the Starkville Police Department was looking for a couple of good men for a new assignment.
Candidates could be assured of being miserably hot in the summer, chilled to the bone in the winter and drenched in rainy weather. In addition, the candidates were assured of performing a tedious, thankless job. Oh, and the job is potentially dangerous.
For the first time since the mid-1970s, the Starkville Police Department will have motorcycles in its patrol fleet.