Motorcycle Brake Maintenance Guide

Motorcycle Brake Maintenance Guide

Ask any motorcyclist what they love best about their bike as opposed to a car, and most will say something that has to do with freedom. It’s true that there’s nothing quite like accelerating down the highway with nothing between you and the open air. Motorcycles rev up quickly and have a high top speed, […]

Simoncelli Re-Signs With Team San Carlo

Marco Simoncelli has re-signed for Team San Carlo Honda Gresini for the 2012 season, ensuring that the rider will remain with his current team for at least one more year. Simoncelli has been one of the more promising young racers in the MotoGP class, putting in a strong showing in just his second year. There […]

Hayden In Hot Water After Tweets

It seems that an athlete is getting into trouble for something that they post on Twitter nearly every week. By most standards, MotoGP rider Nicky Hayden’s tweets were rather harmless – but it still has him in a bit of hot water, reports Cycle News. Controversy has surrounded the upcoming race at Twin Ring Motegi […]

Got $550,000? You Could Race In World Supersport

The current reality of motorcycle racing is that some riders will need to bring their own support in the form of sponsorship to even get a seat on a major team. No longer is talent the sole deciding factor – you need to have the pedigree and financial backing to boot. That’s illustrated in the […]

Motorcycle Exhaust System Buyer’s Guide

The most common aftermarket upgrade in the motorcycle community is swapping out exhaust pipes. It might not seem like a radical change, but this small step can have a huge effect on just about every aspect of your bike. In the performance department, you can improve both acceleration and fuel economy with a new exhaust […]

Honda Reveals New Fireblade

Honda unveiled their CBR1000RR Fireblade this past weekend at both the Le Mans 24 Hours round of the Endurance World Championship and the 11th round of the World Superbike Championship. The new version of the Fireblade features a number of improvements over its predecessor. The biggest change is likely the new front and rear suspensions, […]

Honda Develops New 700cc Engine

Honda has announced a new motorcycle engine that it plans to bring to several mid-class motorcycle models in the near future. The new liquid-cooled, 700cc, 4-stroke, in-line 2-cylinder engine represents a big step forward for the segment, the company claims. One of the biggest upgrades that the newly-developed engine will offer riders is fuel economy. […]

Polaris Announces New Lineup

Polaris has unveiled its 2012 product lineup, which consists of a number of new ATVs, side-by-sides and motorcycles under the Victory brand. Perhaps the crown jewel of the new lineup is the Ranger RZR 570, which the company describes as a “trail-ready” side-by-side. The model features a brand-new ProStar 570 engine, which was specifically made […]

Brown and Caselli Podium at Glen Helen WORCS

Factory FMF/KTM teammates Mike Brown and Kurt Caselli landed on the podium at the eighth round of the WORCS finishing 2nd and 3rd overall respectively allowing Caselli to hold his grasp on the points lead while Brown moved up one position in the overall rankings to third. This round was held at Glen Helen Raceway […]

Forsberg Wins Women’s GNCC Championship

RPM/KTM rider Maria Forsberg claimed her eighth win of the season and her second career championship in the Women’s class at the eleventh round of the Grand National Cross Country Series held in Somerset, PA. Forsberg not only won the Women’s series, she dominated the series. At the weekend’s Mountain Ridge GNCC she finished 2nd […]