HEARING- A proceeding usually without a jury.
HELL’S ANGELS- A cruiser style bike that has a lot of the pieces of the bike "chopped off." The riders of the '60s did everything they could to customize their bikes and make them go faster. Thus, much of the existing bikes they bought were chopped off. The bikes in the movie "Easy Rider" are examples.
HIGH SIDE- A type of crash resulting when the rear wheel starts to slide in a turn, then suddenly grips, flipping the bike sideways.
HOLESHOT- In racing, the drive from a standing start up to racing speed. Generally, the rider who makes the strongest start is said to have gotten the
HORSEPOWER0- A unit of measurement used to describe an engine's strength. Typically, the more horsepower an engine produces, the faster the motorcycle can potentially go.
HURT REPORT- The Hurt Report is a study done in the late 1970s of 900 motorcycle crashes. The published report, released in 1981, is known as the “Motorcycle Accident Cause Factors and Identification of Countermeasures”, and consists of 55 conclusions pertaining to crashes, including the effect of motorcycle riders wearing helmets.