As the first week of April has now come and (almost) gone, we want to remind readers that this month is National Check Your Helmet Month. As such, don’t forget that the average life span for a helmet is three to five years. Numerous times we’ve seen riders wearing helmets far, far, older than five years simply because a visual inspection with their untrained eye deemed the helmet to be in acceptable working order.
Liquid Asset Partners, MV Agusta and Trump Industries LLC today announced plans to form an international motorcycle manufacturing consortium “that will be huge,” according to Donald Trump, who is also in the running for a starring role in another network reality show in addition to being the leading Republican candidate for President of the United States. “No more bad deals,” says Trump, “no more being played for fools by the Indians, the Chinese or the Milwaukeeans.”
For calendar year 2011, the National Insurance Crime Bureau tracked a number of statistics regarding motorcycle theft, including the top 10 stolen brands and the top 10 states for theft. Those lists can be found elsewhere on this site. Here, we list the top 10 months for motorcycle theft based on the NICB findings. In ascending order, they are: