Yamaha Announces Road Racing Teams

Yamaha has announced their 2012 AMA Road Racing teams, with Josh Hayes back to try for a third-straight AMA Superbike Championship. If Hayes does end up winning the title again this year, he’ll match the feat completed by American Ben Spies, who later moved up to MotoGP. Hayes had his own taste of MotoGP last […]

AMA Pro Flat Track Championship Announces Schedule

The 2012 AMA Pro Flat Track Championship has announced its partial schedule for next season, with 16 races officially confirmed and three still in negotiations. As always, the competition kicks off at Daytona on the weekend of March 15th, with a doubleheader. The final round will be held on October 13th at the Pomona Half […]

No Motorcycle Chase In “Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

Those who have read “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” might remember a high-speed motorcycle chase at one point in the story. With the film version of the best-selling novel set to come out soon, fans may have expected that the action-packed sequence would feature prominently in the movie. Unfortunately for motorcycle fans, it was […]

Arenacross Champion Josh Demuth Announces Retirement

Three-time AMA Arenacross Champion Josh Demuth has officially announced his retirement part of the way through the current season, citing injuries and fatigue as the reason for hanging up his motorcycle boots. Demuth, 32, says that he is dealing with nagging injuries that are preventing him from racing at his very best. The rider is […]

Kawasaki Teryx4 Is Fun For The Whole Family

The world of side-by-sides is growing in more ways than one. Not only are sales up sharply for these vehicles, but many manufacturers are also making larger versions that can seat up to four people. That’s the case with the brand-new 2012 Kawasaki Teryx4, which All About Bikes recently took out for a test drive. […]

Motorcycle Noise Levels Cannot Be Controlled Locally In New Hampshire

There are statewide laws in New Hampshire that prohibit motorcyclists from driving bikes that make noise above a certain level, but some towns have attempted to make these restrictions even tighter. The state limits the volume a bike can reach to 106 decibels, but when the town of North Hampton attempted to pare this level […]

Schwantz School Will Allow All Bikes

The Schwantz School is one of the more famous motorcycle racing schools in the country, and riders come from all across the country to learn from Kevin Schwantz and his crew. This year, the school is moving from Barber Motorsports Park to Road Atlanta, and attendees will also have the option to bring their own […]

New Hampshire Senator Condemns Federal Interference In Helmet Laws

Federal legislators are still debating the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act of 2011, which could have big repercussions for motorcycle riders. While the issue of motorcycle helmet laws has been left up to the states in the past, several versions of the bill have included an amendment that would indirectly force states to […]

MotoGP Approves New CRTs, Institutes Rule Changes

A recent meeting of the Grand Prix Commission, which decides rules and regulations for MotoGP, resulted in the approval of nine new Claiming Rule Teams (CRTs) for next year, bringing the total number of MotoGP entries up to 21. CRTs are a new feature of MotoGP and will make their debut in 2012. Essentially, these […]

Double The Fun At This Year’s “Red Bull: New Year”

“Red Bull: New Year. No Limits” has been one of the more entertaining pieces of New Year’s Eve programming since the program’s inception in 2007, when Robbie Maddison jumped his motorcycle over a football field in Las Vegas. The stunts have gotten crazier in each subsequent year, but the series had a hiccup last year […]