motorcycle topic page

10:13 am on Thursday April 3, 2014

Garage Party

April 24, 2014 5:30pm This ladies only event features topics including basic motorcycle controls, how to fit a motorcycle to a rider’s ergonomic needs, how to pick up a motorcycle and how to gear up for the ride with Harley-Davidson MotorClothes....
1:33 pm on Friday January 17, 2014

Bill would require motorcycle helmets

Rep. Wendell Gilliard (D. Charleston) has proposed a bill that would require all motorcyclists to wear a helmet. The law, as it  currently stands, states that if you are over the age of 20, wearing a helmet is optional. 
12:44 am on Sunday September 9, 2012

Local completes coast-to-coast ride for homeless veterans

Flickr user Caveman Chuck Coker The route went to California and back. Today, September 9, Dwight Hora returns home to Beaufort after a month-long 9,000-mile journey to raise money and awareness to build houses for homeless veterans. Hora, a...
11:39 pm on Saturday December 10, 2011

One dead after motorcycle leaves I-26 near Ridgeville

One person died after their Harley Davidson motorcycle  went off the side of I-26 westbound near the Ridgeville exit.
5:35 am on Wednesday November 3, 2010

Charleston couple prepping for 30,000 mile educational endeavour

Image by MotonamadasThe Charleston City Paper has an in-depth article about Charleston's MotoNomads, the husband and wife duo who are setting out on a 30,000 mile motorcycle charity adventure trip/project created to help street kids in Latin America...
7:45 am on Monday October 25, 2010

Spring Street collision sends two to hospital, causes structural damage

Image by Flickr user ChazWags Things got a bit hectic on Spring Street Sunday evening when a pickup truck ran a red light, causing a motorcyclist to collide with the truck. As if that wasn't bad enough, the truck came to a crashing halt after...
1:54 pm on Saturday October 9, 2010

Man killed Friday night while riding motorcycle in Port Royal

Happened on Parris Island Gateway about 7:30 p.m.; head over to The Island Packet for a brief.
5:06 am on Tuesday April 28, 2009

Rider flung from motorcycle, crashes into car killing dog

Update April 28: The State has followed up with a more thorough reporting about the crash, notably adding a human touch to the story and noting that a state trooper was attempting to pull over the rider shortly before the crash. It's a very worthy...
5:06 am on Friday June 13, 2008

Law lets motorcycles skip red lights

Image by flickr user Karl GunnarssonImage by 2419325481_9af26693e3.jpg Some argue that not only do two-wheeled vehicles have a hard time triggering traffic lights, but that waiting for them to be triggered also can increase traffic congestion....
8:41 am on Thursday June 5, 2008

Folly Road lanes closed

Live 5 News updates us that the motorcyclist's name was Alex Townsend, of Moncks Corner. Original post: While lanes of Folly Road headed to the beach are open, lanes towards Charleston are closed. The backup has been caused after a motorcyclist hit...