VIR Explains Why it Canceled AMA Race

Much controversy was kicked off earlier this week when the Virginia International Raceway (VIR) announced that it would not be holding the eighth round of the AMA Pro Road Racing series. Many motorcycle fans were angry about the track pulling out just one month before the race, leaving AMA scrambling. While the AMA said they […]

Arizona ATV Riders Plan Around Destroyed Trails

ATV riders in Arizona are still dealing with the aftermath of the brushfire that raged throughout much of the state earlier this year, as the flames burned up many of the more popular trails, reports the White Mountain Independent. Still, organized ATV riding clubs are pressing on with their plans, even if they’re slightly modified. […]

Fickle Pourcel Pulls Out of Latvia

It’s been a strange season already for professional motorcycle racer Christophe Pourcel, and it’s about to get even more weird – the rider has announced that he and his team will be skipping the Latvian GP, part of the World Motocross Championship, to focus on the following race, in Belgium. Pourcel began the season not […]

Yamaha Details U.S. GP Marketplace Events

Fans who are planning to attend the U.S. Red Bull Grand Prix at Laguna Seca will have a special treat, as Yamaha has announced a program featuring some of their top riders from past and present. Yamaha factory riders Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies will be on hand, along with Tech 3 racers Colin Edwards […]

Musquin to Return at Washougal

Red Bull/KTM Factory rider Marvin Musquin has announced that he will make his return to the AMA Pro Motocross Championship Series at the Washougal Motocross National on July 23, 2011. Musquin has had a string of injuries since arriving in the U.S. He had just recovered from a torn ACL before the start of the […]

Zero Coming to Dealerships

Electric bike manufacturer Zero Motorcycles has announced that it will soon be taking its product to dealerships, moving beyond the previous internet and phone-only orders to in-person sales. “As we continue adding new motorcycles to our product line-up, consumers are looking to experience our products in more of a traditional retail setting that allows for […]

VIR Pulls Out of Hosting Duties

The AMA Pro Road Racing schedule has been thrown into chaos after the Virginia International Raceway (VIR) announced that they will be pulling out of hosting duties for the eighth round of the series. The sudden announcement took AMA CEO David Atlas by surprise, and the organization is now trying to find a way to […]

Canard Back on the Bike This Weekend

In good news for motocross fans, Trey Canard has announced that he will be making his return this weekend, racing in the AMA Lucas Oil Motocross Series for the first time since winning the 250cc championship last year. Canard was competing in the Supercross season and racing well, winning three races before he fractured his […]

FIM: No U.S. GP in 2012

There was some confusion last week when Youthstream, the organizers of the FIM Motocross World Championship, released their 2012 schedule and Glen Helen Raceway in Southern California wasn’t on the list of races. Even Glen Helen officials seemed to be taken by surprise, as the track had successfully hosted the U.S. GP there in 2011. […]

Powertrain Operations Tour Shows Harley Fans How a Motorcycle Engine is Made

The Harley-Davidson headquarters, just north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is hallowed ground for many fans of these legendary motorcycles. With a variety of different museum exhibits and tours available, many riders make the trip up north to see where their favorite bikes came from. One unique experience that tourists can see is the Powertrain Operations Tour. […]