Harley Partners with Wisconsin for Unique License Plates

Harley-Davidson and the state of Wisconsin have a long history, as the company was founded in Milwaukee and is still located there to this day. Thus, it should come as no surprise to riders that the state is teaming up with the famous brand to offer special Harley license plates for both bikes and cars. […]

Canard’s Season Ends with Broken Femur

The possible contenders who could end up walking away with the AMA Supercross championship just got a bit smaller, as Trey Canard broke his femur during a practice run and is reportedly done for the season. Canard, the top rider for Team Honda, was in fifth place on the season and considered to be one […]

Motorcycle Taxi Service to Launch in LA

Hailing a cab in Los Angeles can be pretty tough, and even once you manage to flag one down, there’s no guarantee you won’t end up in gridlock a few minutes later. A new company is hoping to circumvent that issue by introducing a new idea to the U.S. – motorcycle taxi services. The idea […]

U.S. Lawmakers Want Agency to Focus on Motorcycle Crash Prevention

U.S. lawmakers want a federal traffic safety agency to concentrate on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education — instead of trying to lobby state lawmakers to enact mandatory helmet laws, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reports. U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his colleagues plan to introduce a resolution May 2 in support of continuing […]

Ducati’s New Bike is a Safety “Monster”

The new Ducati Monster 1100 EVO has hit showrooms, and despite the raw power that this bike produces, it’s actual strength lies in an unexpected area – safety. Sporting Ducati’s new Safety Pack, the 2012 version of the Monster features traction control and anti-lock brakes (ABS) as standard features. That might not sound like a […]

Brayton Ruled Out for Seattle Due to Back Pain

Justin Brayton has announced that he will be pulling out of this weekend’s AMA Supercross race in Seattle due to back pain stemming from a prior crash. Brayton rides a Yamaha YZ450F for the Muscle Milk/Toyota/JGRMX team, and is currently eighth overall in the point standings. It doesn’t look like he’ll be able to improve […]

“Rider Alert” Cards Provide Medical Info in Crashes

A motorcycle safety program that has gained popularity in the U.K. has made its way stateside, with “Rider Alert” cards being offered throughout the state of Virginia. The idea behind the cards are pretty simple, giving first responders to the scene of a motorcycle accident some information to work with. The cards are attached to […]

Yamaha World Superbike Team Arrives in Assen for Round Three of the World Superbike Championship

After Marco Melandri’s maiden victory in WSB in round two in Donington Park, a confident Yamaha World Superbike team head to round three of the 2011 Championship in Assen. The historic TT race track has been kind to both Yamaha riders Melandri and Laverty in previous years so they both face their WSB Dutch debut […]

Yoshimura Introduces New Exhausts

Yoshimura R&D, a performance motorcycle parts company, has announced the release of two new exhaust modifications for street bikes: the R-77 and RS-3. The R-77, built for the Suzuki GSX-R600 and Kawasaki ZX-10R, is a racing-inspired exhaust pipe designed to increase performance. This motorcycle accessory was developed with the input of pro racers Tommy Hayden […]

MotoGP Announces Deal with New Austin, Texas, Track

MotoGP has announced that they will be coming to Austin, Texas, signing a deal that ensures there will be a Grand Prix in the Lone Star State from 2013 through 2023. The new Circuit of the Americas track in Austin will play host to the popular worldwide racing series, starting with the 2013 season. The […]