Honda to return to off-road racing

Honda has announced its return to off-road racing after several years of absence, as the factory will be providing support for a new team in three separate racing series. Returning for the first time in several years, Honda will be fielding teams in the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC), AMA EnduroCross and Off-Road Motorcycles and […]

BMW team avoids bad weather, tests in Australia

The vast majority of the World Superbike Field is currently sitting trackside in Portimao, Portugal, waiting for some inclement weather to pass so that they can get in some testing on the Portimao Circuit. But while those riders are dealing with slick tracks and iffy conditions over their three-day testing period, BMW Motorrad Motorsport were […]

Dungey looking to get back on top after slow start

Going into the start of the AMA Supercross season, the overall favorite had to be young phenom Ryan Dungey. Despite only moving up to the top class last year, Dungey amassed a massive point lead over his competitors and rode his way to an easy championship. He complimented that with a win for the U.S. […]

Motorcycle Insurance Buyer’s Guide

Motorcycles offer riders all the fun and freedom they can handle, but this comes at a price. It’s no secret among members of the motorcycle community that their hobby is a dangerous one, and getting in an accident can lead to a lot of damage to bikes and riders alike. That’s why it’s extremely important […]

AMA Pro Flat Track Offers Preseason Entry Discounts

AMA Pro Racing Flat Track officials announced today that by pre-entering for the 2011 AMA Pro Grand National Flat Track season, teams can receive significant savings and bypass the usual entry and registration activities at each event. In a further accommodation, the event withdraw policy has been changed as well. Competitors in Expert Twins can […]

AMA Racing Vintage National Dirt Track Championship Series will kick off during Bike Week

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that the AMA Racing Vintage Dirt Track National Championship Series is set to kick off during Daytona Beach Bike Week, March 5-8. “Bike Week is a great location to start our second year of national championship series competition in vintage dirt track,” said AMA Director of […]

Round added to AMA Racing Winter Dirt Track Championship Series

AMA Racing has approved a fifth round for the 2011 AMA Racing Winter Dirt Track Championship Series. The new round, a TT event, will take place at Ocala Micro Speedway in Ocala, Fla., and be promoted by Steve Nace. The full schedule is below. Round 1 March 5 Half Mile Location: Oglethorpe Speedway, Savannah, Ga. […]

Dozens of federal lawmakers oppose new ‘Wild Lands’ land-use policy

Nearly 60 federal lawmakers have joined forces to ask Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to withdraw a recent order creating a new land-use designation that could bar responsible off-highway riding from public land, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. In a letter dated Jan. 28, Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah), the outgoing chairman of the […]

‘Lead law’ reprieve for kids dirtbikes up for a vote

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is poised to vote on a staff recommendation to delay enforcement of parts of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008, or “lead law,” the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. Specifically, the staff suggests that CPSC commissioners delay enforcing the testing and certification requirements for kids’ dirtbikes […]

Glen Helen Raceway to offer “Ride Days”

California riders looking for some new terrain to tear up might want to call in sick Friday, as January 28th will be the first Glen Helen Ride Day. The Glen Helen Raceway in Southern California will be hosting an all-day event featuring one of the most legendary names in racing, Gary Jones. Jones has designed […]