Marco Melandri undergoes shoulder surgery

Former MotoGP racer Marco Melandri has confirmed that he underwent shoulder surgery over the Christmas weekend in order to repair some minor damage that was preventing him from operating at his peak during the season. Melandri is a former 250cc World Champion who most recently raced in the MotoGP series. His best finish was second […]

Successful shoulder surgery for Melandri

Yamaha Factory World Superbike Team’s new recruit for the 2011 series, Marco Melandri, underwent minor and completely successful surgery on his right shoulder yesterday (Thursday 23rd December) and expects to be fully fit for the works squad’s next test at the Portimao circuit in Portugal on January 26th. The 28 year old, a former Grand […]

Future Supercross and Motocross stars will battle for points and purse at 2011 AMA Racing Pro/Am events

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce the 2010 AMA Racing Pro/Am motocross schedule. These events are where dreams begin for amateur racers, and where they earn the credentials to line up at an AMA Supercross or AMA Pro Racing Motocross event. “Our Pro/Am competitors race at these premier tracks for the points, […]

Pedrosa launches charity children’s book

Many professional riders engage in a variety of promotional activities during the offseason. Dani Pedrosa decided to spend his time off helping to launch a children’s book, which was recently released in Spain just in time for Christmas. The book, entitled “Two Elves for Dani Pedrosa,” combines fantasy with reality as it tells the tale […]

AMA reveals Pro/Am schedule

Watching the established stars of the motorsports world is fun, but there’s nothing quite like tracking the progression of a young rider all the way from amateur level up to the championship. That’s where the AMA Pro/Am competition comes in. The AMA recently announced the schedule for the 2011 season, and it’s shaping up to […]

Motorcycle Battery Basics

The commercial use of the lead acid battery is over 100 years old. The same chemical principal that is being used to store energy in your battery of today, is basically the same as when our Great Grandparents used the first batteries on their original Ford Model T’s. What exactly is a motorcycle battery anyway? […]

BMW Motorcycles to Offer SIRIUS as Standard Equipment on Model Year 2011 Radio Equipped Motorcycles

BMW Motorcycles and SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that beginning with January 2011 production, BMW Motorcycles will offer SIRIUS as standard equipment on new radio-equipped Model Year 2011 R 1200 RT, K 1600 GT, and K 1600 GTL Touring Motorcycles. BMW Motorcycle will include an introductory one-year subscription to the “SIRIUS Everything” package […]

Mission R takes green technology to the limit

Slowly but surely, electric motorcycle manufacturers are closing the gap on the powerful specs of gas-powered bikes. Considering the new Mission R recently unveiled by San Francisco-based Mission Motors, that gap might be at its narrowest point yet. The new Mission R won’t be available in motorcycle stores anytime soon, as the company developed the […]

Daytona gets new surface

The famous Daytona International Speedway was recently repaved for just the second time in its entire history, and the track owners invited several high-profile motorsports competitors to test out the new track. Perhaps best known as the site of NASCAR’s Daytona 500, the pavement has become a bit worn down in recent years, with some […]

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pulls omnibus public lands bill

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has dropped his effort to pass a massive omnibus public lands bill that would have restricted responsible off-highway vehicle (OHV) access to thousands of acres of public land, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Reid introduced the legislation, S. 303, the “America’s Great Outdoors Act of 2010,” on […]