In case you hadn't noticed, the unofficial start to summer has come and gone. You may have not realized this, since temps still dip back into the 40's, and heaters and blankets still haven't been packed away for the um, summer.
With spring here, motorcycles are coming out of hibernation in Maine. The Maine state Senate voted 26-7 against a bill that would have required motorcycle riders to wear helmets while riding on Maine roads.
Motorcycle helmets are like condoms: It feels really, really good to ride without one, but it only takes a minor accident to result in major consequences. So as you get ready to mount up and hit the road this spring, we give you these five new motorcycle helmets that will not only keep your gray matter where it belongs, but are badass enough to make you forget that you have to wear a brain bucket.
Who knew bikers were such hopeless romantics?
The Rockefeller Center ice skating rink might be perfect for marriage proposals in New York City, but if you're in Los Angeles you'll have to get a little more creative -- like shutting down a major highway.
A bill introduced by Democrat state representative Paulette Beaudion from Biddeford would require all operators and passengers of motorcycles to wear protective helmets. The bill has been sent to the Transportation Committee. Rep. Beaudion introduced a similar bill in 2009 that was rejected.