Bikers across the country team up with Toys for Tots

Some motorcycle clubs have gotten a bad rap over the years, but many are filled with generous individuals who take time out to help charity. That’s especially true during the holiday season, when riders across the country contribute to programs like Toys for Tots. In states like Kansas, Kentucky and North Carolina, bikers have been […]

Honda assembles “legends” team

Honda is betting on experience topping youth for next year’s World Endurance Championships (WEC), as the Japanese manufacturer has assembled a team of “legends” to compete in the series. John McGuinness, Keith Amor and Steve Plater will all race for the new “Honda TT Legends” team. All three riders have years of experience in long […]

Hayden awarded for promoting rider safety

Professional motorsports racer Nicky Hayden has been honored with an award for his involvement with a safety and awareness campaign in Indiana. The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) presented Hayden with the Executive Director’s Award after the racer became involved with a promotional campaign designed to increase rider safety throughout the state. Although known as […]

A Buyer’s Guide to 1000cc Sportbikes

The motorcycling community is large and diverse, with various riders asking different things of their bike. Some prefer models suited for long road trips, some want a comfortable commuting bike, while others simply want a motorcycle that looks great – but for riders who favor performance above all else, nothing tops a 1000cc sportbike. For […]

KTM Announces FMF as Title Sponsor of the Off-Road Factory Team

KTM Motorsports is proud to announce that FMF Racing, based in Rancho Dominguez, CA, has renewed its partnership agreement to remain the title sponsor of the KTM Factory Off-Road Racing Team for the next three-years. FMF has been a sponsor of the KTM Team for many years and moved up as the title sponsor for […]

Feds Advise States to Adopt Helmet Laws

The federal government is urging all states to adopt mandatory motorcycle helmet laws after a troubling new report revealed an increase in fatalities related to head injuries. In the mid 1990s, most states had a helmet law on the books, as the federal government threatened to withhold funding for highway projects if the states did […]

Harley sending Bikes Over Baghdad

Harley Davidson has stepped up its military appreciation efforts as of late, with the company proclaiming “Military Appreciation Month” at all Harley dealers with special offers for veterans and active soldiers. Now, the manufacturer is looking to get those stationed overseas in on the fun too. The company is teaming up with Bikes Over Baghdad, […]

Honda announces 2011 racing teams

Honda has announced rider lineups for its 2011 race teams in a variety of motorsports competitions, including the AMA Supercross and Motocross championships. Trey Canard and Josh Grant have both been added to the team, with Honda setting its eyes on another championship this year. Canard is the more successful of the two, winning the […]

Motorcycle Luggage Buyer’s Guide

Many riders choose to ride motorcycles over other vehicles because they believe it affords them a freedom that cars do not. Yet that freedom can ultimately be limited if a rider doesn’t have the proper motorcycle accessories. On longer journeys, for example, some bikers may run into the problem of storage space. Most bikes only […]

AMA Pro Road Racing Revises AMA Pro SuperSport Class for 2011

AMA Pro Racing’s exciting SuperSport class will undergo some subtle changes in configuration for the 2011 season. The segregated Top Gun and Young Gun class within the class structure has been eliminated. The series will continue to feature two divisions, but the overall champion will be the highest points scoring divisional champion. A special award […]