Desalle Wins Valence International MX1 Class

Rockstar Energy Suzuki World MX1 completed its first competitive motocross race of 2011 with victory in cold and wet weather conditions at Valence in France as Clement Desalle took victory with two wins and a third position and team-mate Steve Ramon was eighth overall. The shallow hillside circuit just south of Lyon was battered by […]

2011 San Diego AMA Supercross Results

2011 AMA Supercross round 7, San Diego, CA race results/recap: Dungey races back to 2nd in San Diego SX Ryan Dungey charged back from a mid-pack start to take second place in Saturday night’s AMA/ FIM World Supercross seventh round in San Diego, California. The Rockstar Makita Suzuki rider, who is currently fifth in the […]

Team SMOG wins the First Annual Motorcycle Ice Racing

Ten teams recently raced each other on the slick ice for three hours during the First Annual Polar Fest Motorcycle Ice Racing challenge at the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. There were 27 riders that made up the ten teams who had to race around the one-mile slippery track. Some racers went as fast […]

Joe Leonard visits Thunderhill

The Historic Motor Sports Association recently claimed that the guest of honor for the Champion’s Grand Prix at Thunderhill Raceway Park would be the legendary Joe Leonard, according to the Sun-Herald. Leonard is best known for being the first racer to win the American Motorcyclist Association Grand National Championship Series in 1954. He also won […]

Blake Young finishes test at Chuckwalla

Blake Young of Rockstar Makita Suzuiki and teammate Tommy Hayden had a one-day test at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway last week. After spending time there, they recently returned for a two day test. However, intense winds prevented them from continuing on the second day, according to Cycle News. Despite the setback, the test proved to be […]

Motorcyclists await decision on bike show checkpoints

Those who have traveled to bike shows on their motorcycles, particularly in the state of New York, may have run into the state’s “motorcycle only” checkpoints, ostensibly designed to catch stolen bikes and illegal modifications, on the roads leading up to the show. The State of New York has instituted these checkpoints at many popular […]

Zero to debut bikes at Dealer Expo

Electric bike manufacturer Zero Motorcycles has already made waves with its announcement of a complete overhaul for its 2011 lineup, so the next step is getting dealers on board to ensure that the bikes will be widely available in motorcycle stores across the country. In concurrence with that goal, the company will be heading to […]

Off Road Support Adds Two New Members

Jacob Argubright and his Off Road Support team have announced that they will be adding two new members to their stable for the upcoming 2011 AMA/Kendra National Hare and Hound Series. Described as “two of the fastest stroke pilots in the desert” by Argubright, the new team will feature female champ Sarah Kritsch and veteran […]

Jagged X Wins King of the Hammers with Nearly-Stock RANGER RZR XP 900

After three years of racing “King of the Hammers”, the Jagged X team won the side-by-side class with the new and nearly-stock RANGER RZR XP 900! Since its original debut in 2008, the “King of the Hammers” race has been deemed the toughest off-road race in the world. The course is a 42-mile combination of […]

American Motorcyclist Association urges ‘lead law’ exemption at Congressional hearing

In written comments submitted for a congressional hearing held on Feb. 17, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) asked lawmakers to exempt kid-sized off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the “lead law” that effectively bans the sale of the vehicles at the end of the year. In the statement sent to the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and […]