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USA takes home Motocross des Nations title

The American team of Ryan Dungey, Trey Canard and Andrew Short were able to best some stiff international competition on their way to earning the country’s sixth straight Motocross des Nations title. Dungey won the first race of the day in a match which saw Canard crash and only manage twelfth. The second race saw […]

Bostrom has close call during race

AMA Superbike rider Eric Bostrom had a close call in this weekend’s final race of the season at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, after a crash left him with a serious wound. Bostrom and Suzuki’s Brett McCormick were fighting for fifth place when both went down in what seemed like a routine crash. Yet […]

Novelty helmets don’t protect

Bikers have heard for years about the importance of wearing a motorcycle helmet when they ride, but some may not know the limited protection that some helmets offer. So-called “novelty helmets” have been cited as providing little protection in serious crashes. According to the Statesville Record and Landmark, police and transportation officials have said that […]

Leaked Gixxer sketch hits the Internet

Despite the company’s success in AMA motorsports events, Suzuki fans have had little to cheer about as of late, as the company held off on importing any models to the states in the midst of the economic recession. Meanwhile, the company’s GSX-R (“Gixxer”) series of bikes, once considered to be one of the top sports […]

Hayes, Hayden prepare for weekend showdown

With the final race of the AMA season set to kick off this weekend at Barber Motorsports Park just outside of Birmingham, only two riders could possibly walk away with the championship in the competitive superbike division. After a season’s worth of racing, the showdown is set for the two top riders: Josh Hayes and […]

Farm Safety Week focuses on ATVs

The National Educational Center for Agricultural Safety kicked off its annual Farm Safety awareness campaign this week, with seven days dedicated to educating the public about the dangers of working on farms. As ATVs become more and more popular on farms for both work and recreation, the group decided to focus this year’s efforts on […]

Ribs will hold Bostrom out of final AMA race

A pair of broken ribs will keep superbike rider Ben Bostrom out of the final AMA race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, this weekend. Bostrom brokes his fourth and fifth ribs in a non-serious crash at the last race in New Jersey. The rider, who has raced with broken ribs before, didn’t initially […]

Street Vibrations to draw 30,000

One of the benefits of owning a motorcycle is the great sense of community that comes with it. The heart of this is various motorcycle rallies held across the country, where enthusiasts gather to show off their rides and engage in all things automotive. In terms of rallies on the West Coast, Street Vibrations in […]

Holden, Wyman disqualified from podium finishes

Controversy caused first place finisher Jake Holden and third place finisher Kyle Wyman to forfeit their finishes in the American Motorcycle Association Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 race at New Jersey Motorsports Park two weekends ago. The AMA has revealed that both racers, who ride for RMR Bruce Rossmeyer Daytona Racing, were cited for using […]

Yamaha re-signs points leader Hayes

Yamaha has announced that they have locked up AMA Pro Road Race points leader Josh Hayes with a new two-year contract that will see the breakout superstar remain with the team through 2012. The veteran racer, who rides for Yamaha-associated Graves Motorsports, stepped up to the Superbike division last year and earned himself a second […]