Progressive International Motorcycle Show Announces Attractions

The Progressive International Motorcycle Show opens tomorrow in San Mateo, California, the first of twelve stops on its tour around the country. The organizers for the show recently unveiled the full line-up of attractions that are sure to excite visitors, a number of which are new for this year. “After last year’s shows concluded, we […]

John Hopkins To World Superbike

In the wake of Suzuki’s decision to leave MotoGP, superbike rider John Hopkins is assumed to be moving to the Crescent Suzuki team in World Superbike, although it’s not yet been officially confirmed. Contacted at his home by Cycle News, Hopkins commented on the reports without saying that the move was official. “Obviously, nothing’s official, […]

Brammo Empulse Electric Bike Wins Popular Science Award

Popular Science recently announced the 100 winners of the Best of What’s New Awards, and this year the Brammo Empulse electric sport bike took the prize for the automotive category. “For 24 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us – those that make a positive impact on our world today […]

Circuit Of The Americas Track Shuts Down

A new potential track located in Austin, Texas, that would hold Formula One and MotoGP events is suspending operations until they can be guaranteed a contract with Formula One. Construction has begun at Circuit of the Americas, which is a new track that the owners hope to attract major racing to the United States. However, […]

Suzuki Out Of MotoGP

Suzuki will not be racing in MotoGP in 2012, deciding to pull the plug on operations under pressure of a deadline from the racing series organizers. The manufacturer was rumored to be weighing its options after this season, as economic considerations forced the company to consider disbanding or drastically reducing its team. Many riders were […]

Husqvarna Returns To National Enduro

After a year-long absence, Husqvarna has announced that it will be fielding a team for next year’s AMA National Enduro Series, returning with an eye on more success this time around. Husqvarna’s bikes will again be handled by Fred Andrews Racing. The team has signed riders Andrew Delong and Jason Thomas to lead the way […]

Davi Millsaps Re-Signs With Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing has announced that they have found a partner for the newly-signed James Stewart, in the form of returning rider Davi Millsaps. Millsaps was plagued by injuries last year that kept him off the track for much of the competition, but he’s looking to rebound in 2012. Millsaps’ new contract will see him […]

Ed Krawiec Wins NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle World Championship

Ed Krawiec may not have won the last race of the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship this past weekend, but he ended up walking away with the championship anyway. The NHRA uses an elimination format that leads to some interesting situations. Krawiec and Hector Arana, Jr. were first and second, respectively, in overall points […]

Florida Officials Work To Increase Helmet Usage, Despite Lack Of Law

It’s been ten years since Florida repealed a law that required all riders to wear motorcycle helmets, but safety advocates in the state are still doing all they can to convince riders that it’s a good idea. In 2000, 99 percent of motorcyclists in Florida wore helmets, reports the Sun Sentinel. The law was repealed […]

Pirelli Introduces Diablo Supercorsa

Pirelli has announced the introduction of the new Diablo Supercorsa motorcycle tire, showing off the new design at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy. The new Supercorsa is aimed at bridging the gap between track and street bike tires. Many riders use sport bikes that are just as at home on a race course […]