First Ride: 2011 Kawasaki Vaquero

Editors from the country’s top moto mags took Kawasaki’s newest and baddest cruiser for a ride only fit for a true Vaquero (Spanish for “Cowboy”). See for yourself why this bad ass bagger has the DNA of a comfortable and versatile cruiser. 2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero has been released. Check out this video in […]

In the Saddle with the Monster Energy Kawasaki Supercross Team

What makes a supercross team successful? It’s more that what just happens on the track. Discover what makes the Monster Energy Kawasaki Supercross riders a winning team. Check out this video to go behind the scenes to see what it takes to keep AMA SX Kawasaki riders like Villopoto and Weimer on top.

Behind the Stunts with Jason Britton

Monster Energy Kawasaki Street Stunt Rider Jason Britton is one of the biggest names in stunt motorcycling today, with credits to his name such as Speed TV’s Superbikes. What speed junkie has not seen this show. But behind the stunt rider is a family man who always manages to juggle family life with four kids […]

Edwards and Crutchlow Satisfied With Early Pace

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team riders Colin Edwards and Cal Crutchlow declared themselves satisfied with early progress at the end of the opening practice session for the Commercialbank Grand Prix of Qatar tonight. In windy conditions that were as unpredictable as those experienced during a two-night test earlier this week, experienced Edwards made big improvements […]

Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo Start the Season in Qatar

Yamaha Factory Racing riders Ben Spies and Jorge Lorenzo finally made a start to the 2011 MotoGP season tonight under the floodlights of the International Losail Circuit in Qatar. Tackling his first official race weekend practice as a factory rider, Spies spent his session on just one set of tyres which were not the best […]

Off-highway Coalition Questions Federal Official on Wild Lands Policy

A coalition of influential groups representing the interests of millions of off-highway vehicle (OHV) riders wants answers to key questions about the new federal Wild Lands policy, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. In a letter dated March 16 to Bob Abbey, director of the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the coalition asked numerous […]

Derek Sorenson Joins Husqvarna

With a wealth of race team management and technical experience, Derek Sorenson has joined the rapidly expanding team at Husqvarna North America. “We really scored with getting Derek on board,” says Husky’s National Marketing Manager, Corey Eastman. “His official title is ‘Product & Racing Manager’ – perfect given his recent race team management duties, not […]

Major Japanese manufacturers report earthquake results

Japanese motorcycle manufacturers make up a large portion of the biking community, so it should come as no surprise that the massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami has had dire effects on the industry as a whole. Honda was perhaps the hardest hit by the disaster, and the company announced that it would be suspending […]

Zero Scores $17 Million Through Investing

The future for electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero Motorcycles is suddenly looking a bit greener. No, the company didn’t invent a breakthrough eco-friendly accessory for their already “green” bikes – although some would call their designs breakthrough to begin with. Zero is, however, getting at least $17 million in the form of a cash investment from […]

Stoner Dominates First Qatar Practice

Jorge Lorenzo may be the defending MotoGP champ, but Casey Stoner has shown that he’s ready to ride this season. Stoner has been the talk of the pre-season, dominating most of the tests that have been held up to this point. So it should come as no surprise that Stoner was once again on top […]