"SGT. Ness, I just bought a motorcycle and would like to know how to legally transport a pistol while I am riding to the range."
There is no difference in the weapons transportation laws for a motorcycle, although it may pose more of a challenge for you than transporting in a car or truck. As you know, the gun still has to be broken down or separated from the ammunition, unloaded, perhaps in the original box, and then placed in a saddlebag, compartment, or otherwise strapped or stored on the motorcycle so it is not immediately in the rider's possession. You can also check the ISP website at www.isp.state.il.us and click on "Firearms" for more information, along with a downloadable brochure explaining the law.