Let's talk about riding motorcycles!
| ||Pointed opinions from a long-time rider (me) about surviving on and enjoying riding motorcycles.|
| ||Do you see what you think you see?   Inattentional blindness read this and you might look again!|
||Should you wear a full-face helmet?   Ask 1.1-million-mile BMW motorcycle rider Dave Swisher, of Bowling Green, Virginia, what his opinion might be. Check out what happened to his helmet!|
| ||The BMW Motorcycle Owners of America (BMW MOA), founded in 1972, is the world's largest association of BMW motorcycle owners and a "must" for BMW enthusiasts. It offers a glossy monthly magazine, an annual international rally, and a tour book for traveling riders.|
| ||The BMW Veteran Motorcycle Club of America (BMW VMCA) is an organization formed in 2004 with the purpose of providing educational services, information, and assistance to those who are interested in owning, operating, repairing, restoring, and studying the history of vintage BMW motorcycles as well as the machines themselves.|
| ||MidAmerica Auctions (now Mecum) has been selling vintage motorcycles at auction, including BMWs, for years. The largest is held every January in Las Vegas, Nevada. The thumbnail to the left shows Tim Stafford with an R50/2 he auctioned in 2007.|
- Older Riders The Motorcycle Safety Foundation's excellent fact sheet on Seasoned Riders.
- English to German   translations of motorcycle terms.
- German to English   translations of motorcycle terms.
I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute—where no Catholic prelate would tell the President (should he be Catholic) how to act, and no Protestant minister would tell his parishioners for whom to vote—where no church or church school is granted any public funds or political preference. John F. Kennedy, 1960.