Roland's VTX1300 pinned under Honda

Rider pinned under bike eight days

A 63-year-old American rider is lucky to be alive after crashing and being pinned under his Honda VTX1300 for eight days, highlighting the importance of emergency alarms for riders. Roland Howard Goff was only found because a friend noticed his social media absence for a few days and went looking for him.   He is lucky …

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BMW SOS button motorrad win mandated

BMW adds SOS button to motorcycles

Aftermarket automatic SOS emergency beacons have been available for some time for riders, but now BMW says they will fit an SOS button to their motorcycle handlebars. SOS buttons have been available in cars for some time and are now being mandated throughout Europe. Even though it’s not yet mandatory on motorcycles, BMW will fit …

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