Kawasaki to be Celebrated at “Vintage Motorcycle Days”

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced that Kawasaki has been chosen as the “Marque of the Year” for the annual “Vintage Motorcycle Days” event, set to take place this year July 22-24 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Every year, the AMA celebrates a different brand by showcasing some vintage models from the brand’s […]

Successful Testing in Aragon for the Yamaha World Superbike Team

As the dust settles on the last round of the World Superbike Championship in Monza where Laverty took a sensational double victory, the Yamaha WSB Team got straight down to business in Aragon – Spain, testing the track ahead of next month’s race. Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty wrapped up two successful days testing today. […]

Alpinestars Releases Two New Tech Boots

Alpinestars has updated its lineup with some new offerings in the motorcycle boot department, as new versions of the Tech 10 and Tech 3 models are now available. Most consider the Tech 10 to be among the top-of-the-line products available today as far as boots go. These off-road/motocross boots are mainly aimed at professional riders […]

Turning Point for Myrtle Beach Bike Week

The annual Myrtle Beach Bike Week (MBBW) is this weekend, and this year marks a major turning point for the once-massive event. Will bikers return in full force, or is MBBW no more? As recently as five years ago, MBBW was widely considered to be one of the largest motorcycle rallies on the East Coast, […]

Cycle Magazine Editor, Race Tuner Headed for Motorcycle Hall of Fame

The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the first member of the class of 2011: Phil Schilling, one of motorcycling’s most accomplished journalists and an expert race tuner who set the early mark for Ducati’s on-track success in America. Schilling, who led the editorial department of Cycle magazine for nearly 20 years, will […]

Rodrigues Leads FIM Rally World Cup After Tunisia Event

WR450F rider Helder Rodrigues is fronting the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship after two rounds thanks to his victory last week at the OiLibya Rally of Tunisia. The Portuguese Dakar stage winner finished second at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge during April (the opening event of four in the 2011 schedule) but was able to […]

Montana Crash Victim Becomes Motorcycle Helmet Activist

Many states still don’t have mandatory requirements for motorcycle helmets, but riders who have been in a crash will be the first to tell you the importance of the safety devices. That’s exactly the case with Ed Bland, a Montana resident who survived a scary crash and has now turned to activism for a new […]

AMA Supercross Season in Review

Now that the 2011 AMA Supercross season is in the books, fans will no doubt be looking back over the series and breaking down every race, every mistake and every unfortunate incident. As Cycle News puts it, the key theme of this season might just be “what if?” Ryan Villopoto came out of the event […]

MXGP Returns to Glen Helen

The FIM Motocross World Championship, also known as the MXGP is returning to Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, California, this weekend, and the track is thankful that it’s getting a bit more time to prepare this year. Last year, a track change-up at the last minute meant that Glen Helen was notified of the […]

Zero Impresses at MiniMotor

Zero Motorcycles proved dominant at the recent Geico AMA MiniMotor Supercross in Las Vegas, beating the electric field by a wide margin and even competing with some combustion engines in many cases. The Zero team took the top four spots in the main event electric race, with Blake Mitchell, Jamie Lanza, Chris Green and Trevor […]