Waters to Race WSB Opener for Yoshimura Suzuki

Team Suzuki’s Josh Waters has signed to race for the Yoshimura Racing Team at the opening round of the 2011 World Superbike Championship at Phillip Island in Australia. Yoshimura Japan President Fujio Yoshimura hand-picked the 2009 Australian Superbike Champion to represent the team on February 25-27th. He said: “We are extremely excited to have Josh […]

Diesel to sponsor Ducati MotoGP team in 2011 and 2012

Ducati has cemented a partnership with Diesel, an Italian fashion company, to sponsor their bikes and motorcycle apparel for the 2011 and 2012 MotoGP seasons. The early terms of the deal will have Diesel’s “mohawk” logo, which features their slogan “Only the Brave,” appearing on the bikes and jackets that will be used in the […]

Can-Am Commanders to feature in 2011 contingency program

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), which produces the Can-Am line of ATVs and side-by-sides, has announced its plans to support a racing contingency program for the 2011 season. The company estimates that it will pay out more than $1.6 million through its Can-Am X-Team Racing Contingency Program, a figure that it describes as “industry-leading.” A notable […]

FMF/KTM’s Russell Bobbitt Wins Round 4 of the OMA Winter Nationals

FMF/KTM Factory Team rider Russell Bobbitt won the fourth round of the OMA Winter Nationals in a dominating fashion taking the holeshot and continuing to lead from start to finish. The cold temperatures and snow covered trail did not slow down the fast moving KTM 250 XC machine of Russell Bobbitt. He grabbed the holeshot […]

KTM Ride Orange Demo Rides at Grinding Stone MX Park

The KTM Ride Orange crew will be hosting an off-road demo ride at Grinding Stone MX Park on Sunday, January 16, 2011 with a special guest appearance from the Red Bull/KTM Factory Team riders. Join the KTM Ride Orange crew and supporting KTM dealers Apache Motorcycles, Arizona Superbike, Go AZ Motorcycles and Moto City from […]

KTM Celebrates Fantastic Tenth Consecutive Dakar Rally Victory

KTM on Saturday wrote another chapter in its history when the sports motorcycle market leaders celebrated taking its tenth consecutive Dakar Rally title. The race was won in heroic style by Marc Coma closely followed by Cyril Despres, who between them have taken the past six Dakar titles for the Austrian brand. The victory also […]

Stewart back on top with Phoenix success

San Manuel Yamaha’s James Stewart toasted his first supercross victory in more than twelve months as he rode superbly on his YZ450F to win the second round of seventeen in the AMA Supecross series (also an FIM World Championship) at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. The 25 year old erased the painful memories of the […]

15 Essentials you need for your next trail ride

How to ride faster, safer, & longer Almost every rider has wished he had one or more of the things on this list, BEFORE, he started off on his last trail ride. Of course, that’s a little bit too late to discover that the extra bit of fuel you needed to get back, was sitting […]

Why to avoid eBay and Craigslist when buying a motorcycle

So you’re finally ready to take that last step and purchase a new motorcycle. You’ve done the research, picked out a model, and know all the motorcycle accessories you’ll be getting in order to make that machine your own. But the preparation isn’t over yet. In fact, if buyers aren’t careful at choosing exactly where […]

Suzuki Moves the Goalposts with New GSX-R600

Three-time British Superbike Champion and Suzuki development rider John Reynolds has been involved in the development of the 2011 GSX-R600 K11, which has been hitting the headlines in the world’s media recently for all the right reasons. He said: “My first experience of the new bike was in Germany last June. Myself and test riders […]