This past May, scores of riders from the motorcycle
community traveled to Washington, D.C. to connect with elected officials from
across the country in support of motorcyclists’ rights. Hosted by the
Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF), the annual “Bikers Inside the Beltway” is
the only advocacy day in the nation’s capital hosted by riders, for riders.
Every year various
governmental bodies come up with more and more ways to make the motorcycling
lifestyle go away. From traffic safety plans that include doing away with
motorcycles to creating fuel blends that motorcycles can’t use, the Feds
continually find more ways to chip away at motorcycling freedoms.
where motorcycle rights groups come into play.
it that just when you think you’ve finally been invited to take a seat at the
table with the rest of the adults, you discover it’s at the kids’ table where
you’ll be sitting and you’ll be alone—at least if you’re a motorcyclist and the
table is owned by the Federal Highway Administration.