Carlos Checa comes in first at Phillip Island Test

Carlos Checa recently placed first in the Philip Island circuit, riding his Ducati Althea Racing 1098R. He clocked in with a time of 1:31.383 minutes and beat Troy Corser’s record of 1:31.826 which was set in 2007, according to Cycle News. “We know the Ducati works well here and this track I really like,” Checa […]

Chris Vermeulen announces he won’t participate in Phillip Island

Chris Vermeulen recently announced on his Twitter account that he will not be able to ride at Phillip Island due to having major surgery on his right knee about six months ago, according to Cycle News. He decided to withdraw from the World Superbike season-opener because he believes participating could damage his knee further. “We […]

Honda announces 2012 Gold Wing

In a move that’s sure to please touring motorcycle fans, Honda has announced that it will release an updated version of the Gold Wing for the 2012 model year. The Gold Wing has been in production since 1974 and is Honda’s most popular touring model. This latest iteration of the bike features some advanced technological […]

Beta releases 350 RR in April

There will be a limited number of Beta’s new 350 RR which will be sold in the U.S. this April. The bike is said to come with the first four-stroke enduro engine, to be produced by Beta. Officials spent over a year developing, researching and building the bike. The company has put the vehicle through […]

Leatt unveils new street neck brace

Riders who want protection that goes beyond the standard motorcycle helmet may want to look into the various neck brace products available. Unfortunately, while this gear sees use in motorsports, there aren’t many models designed for the street and sportbike market. Leatt is hoping to change that with its new STX Brace, specifically designed for […]

Cobra Engineering details new accessories

Cobra Engineering is using the Dealer Expo in Indianapolis to launch a number of new motorcycle accessories aimed at improving the performance and comfort of some of the most popular models on the market today. Perhaps the most significant unveiling is the new Tri-Pro two-into-one exhaust for the Yamaha Raider. This exhaust pipe is available […]

Bobbitt Wins Tuscumbia OMA

FMF/KTM Factory Team rider Russell Bobbitt added another win to his collection as he crossed the checkered flag to take the victory at the Tuscumbia, AL OMA National. Bobbitt had a flawless day. He nailed the FMF holeshot and pulled to an early lead out front. At the end of the first 8-mile loop he […]

Scooter Buyer’s Guide

Drivers who are considering buying a scooter have many important decisions to make. To help make the process a bit easier, here’s a quick look at five of the top scooter models available today. Honda PCX (PCX125) MSRP $3,399 The all-new Honda PCX™ is your ticket to ride—wherever you want to. It’s a great new […]

Bowers Sweeps Two Nights of Action in Reno

After a strong first night in which he extended his points lead in the 2011 AMA Arenacross Series championship, Babbitt’s Monster Energy/TiLUBE Kawasaki presented by Maxxis’ Tyler Bowers, of Danville, KY., made it a clean sweep in Reno after another convincing effort. In the Arenacross Lites class, Kawasaki rider Tiger Lacey, of Spring Creek, NV., […]

Yamaha and Monster Energy extend World Superbike relationship into 2011

Following a successful 2010 season where Monster Energy became the ‘Official Energy Drink Supplier’ for the Yamaha World Superbike Team, the relationship has been extended for the new season. The 2011 team sees new rider pairing Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty both sporting strong Monster Energy branding on their helmets and as the team’s relationship […]