MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study


In August 2011, The Motorcycle Safety Foundation and its member companies partnered with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to launch the world’s first, large-scale, naturalistic motorcycle riding study, the MSF100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study. During the 4-year study, data was collected from instruments installed on motorcycles owned by study participants as the bikes were ridden in […]

Mom’s Hand-Me-Down Started Brothers’ Careers

Austin, front, and Brandon at Synergy Cycle Park during open practice day in 2017.

What our parents thought would be a fun weekend hobby quickly turned into racing motocross around the southeast together, and an obsession with the sport and motorcycles that would carry into adulthood.

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

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An anti-lock braking system (ABS) helps maintain traction by preventing the wheels from locking up as the tires approach the maximum braking limit.