Here are some motorcycle news highlights from the last couple weeks:
The Huffington Post reported on a ridiculously modified Honda Gold Wing, now dubbed the Jet Cycle. The part motorcycle, part fighter jet, is both street legal and 100 percent real. You can see it threatening to take off in the video below:
Staying on the topic of unique bikes, Honda has greenlit two different electric motorcycles. The PES1 and PED1 electric motorcycles both debuted at the Tokyo Auto Show last year and will begin production in 2016.
Wired featured a stylish new motorcycle jacket that actually manages to look cool AND offer protection. The Eclipse jacket retails for just under $1,200.
Lastly, in case you haven’t heard, May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the California Highway Patrol is reminding the state’s 1.3 million licensed motorcyclists that, “safety comes first.” Use common sense and stay safe out there.