Ducati announces 848EVO contingency program

Italian manufacturer Ducati has announced a new racing contingency program for riders who plan on using the new 848EVO in competition. In a new program that the company claims is its “best in years,” riders who compete in select events on the 848 Superbike will be eligible for payouts if they end up on the […]

Harley-Davidson prepares for motorcycle camps

The Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee will launch its motorcycle-themed camp, which allows bikers and enthusiasts to surround themselves with the world-famous company’s culture. The location of the camp was selected because the city has been manufacturing Harley’s for more than 100 years, according to the LA Times. The Camp H-D, will be divided into three […]

Illinois gets ready for motorcycle rally

This fall, Georgetown, Illinois plans to host a two day motorcycle event which has been in the works for some time now, according to Commercial News. Local resident Don Weil has been working on the rally, which he predicts will draw in thousands of bikers and consumers. He plans to hold the event at the […]

Yamaha World Superbike Team Prepare for Round One at Phillip Island

With all winter testing now completed the Yamaha World Superbike Team is all set to challenge for the opening round of the 2011 season at Phillip Island this weekend. The historic circuit has been a feature of the World Superbike Championship since 1990, featuring on the calendar more than any other track. Word Superbike rookie […]

Team Husqvarna readies for racing

While the majority of the motorcycle industry gathered in Indianapolis for the annual Dealer Expo, including National After Sales Manager Andy Jefferson looking to source some cool new Husqvarna products, Zip-Ty Husqvarna Racing’s team turned out in force for more race testing before next week’s WORCS round. Meanwhile, Fred Andrews Racing’s Flying Finn Simo Kirssi […]

Off-highway riders urged to attend congressional hearing on controversial ‘Wild Lands’ policy

A key U.S. House committee will hold a hearing March 1 on the Department of the Interior’s controversial “Wild Lands” land-use policy that could close millions of acres of federal land to responsible motorized recreation with no public input, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. The AMA urges all concerned riders to contact their federal […]

Riders asked to oppose Georgia motorcycle-only checkpoints

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is urging riders nationwide to contact Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting any motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints. Tens of thousands of motorcyclists from around the nation could be subject to Georgia motorcycle-only checkpoints if those checkpoints are in place before, during and […]

Strong Performances for Spies and Lorenzo on Day Two at Sepang

The second day of the three day test at Sepang saw Yamaha Factory Racing riders Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo again testing in sweltering conditions with track temperatures soaring through the day. Despite the heat it was straight down to business, both riders breaking under the 2.01 second laps swiftly. Texan factory newcomer Spies again […]

Repsol Hondas claim the top three spots in Sepang

Repsol Honda riders placed in the top three on the second day of the Sepang Circuit in Malaysia, according to Cycle News. Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa came in first and second respectively and set a new record for the fastest lap ever at the track, the news source reported. “We tested a lot of […]

Russell Bobbitt wins OMA Opener

Despite placing first in the sixth round of the OMA Winter Nationals, held at the Seven Springs Lodge, Russell Bobbitt had a difficult time beating out three-time and defending series champion Paul Whibley, according to Cycle News. Throughout the race the Am-Pro/FMF Yamaha rider was on Bobbitt’s heels, only inches away from moving up and […]