Jorge Lorenzo Rides In India

Many tracks around the world are looking to get on the MotoGP schedule, and it always helps if a MotoGP rider gives his seal of approval. While former World Champion Jorge Lorenzo was in India doing some promotional work for Yamaha, he had a chance to take a few laps at the Budh International Circuit. […]

Danny Eslick Signs With Erik Buell Racing

AMA Daytona SportBike Champion Danny Eslick has signed a contract with legendary motorcycle designer Erik Buell to ride in the 2012 AMA Superbike Championship, reports Cycle News. Buell made his name in the industry designing custom motorcycles, and after a few years of working for BMW he’s now back and on his own. His Erik […]

Filippo Preziosi Explains Challenges With Ducati GP12

It seems as if Ducati is flying by the seat of their pants when it comes to getting prepared for the 2012 MotoGP season, as technical director Filippo Preziosi detailed the challenges of getting the new Desmosedici GP12 ready for competition. Preziosi was on-hand at Wrooom 2012 in Italy to explain about Ducati’s upcoming season. […]

Lake Elsinore To Host AMA Motocross Finale

The 2012 Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Championship has announced that they have finally found a place to host their finale, choosing Lake Elsinore as the new site for the final race of the season. When the schedule was released earlier this year, the slot for the final race simply said “TBA.” MX Sports, which promotes […]

Product Review: Dunlop Geomax MX51 Tire

It’s tough to accept change sometimes, and that’s as true of motorcycle tires as it is anything else. From time to time, tire manufacturers will replace their tried-and-true, highly-popular models with new versions. Often, the reaction to this news from riders is simply “why?” as many feel that there’s nothing wrong with the old tires. […]

Dorna CEO Talks MotoGP Future

MotoGP is obviously changing this year, with the introduction of 1000cc engines and new Claiming Rule Teams (CRT) opening up the field for the first time in ages. However, if Dorna CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta has his way, there will be even more changes in 2013. Ezpeleta is on a mission to change the series back […]

Joan Barreda Wins Dakar Stage 10

The Dakar rally is always exciting, but this year’s race has really been a back-and-forth between KTM riders Cyril Despres and Marc Coma. Thus, fans were excited to see a new stage winner emerge on the tenth day of racing, when Spaniard Husqvarna rider Joan Barreda beat both riders. Barreda won his first stage ever, […]

Ducati Team At Wrooom, But No Bike

Wrooom 2012 is an annual party held in the Alpine village of Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, where both Ducati and Ferrari unveil their teams for the year. However, a critical component was missing from Ducati’s presentation – the actual bike. The new bike is typically unveiled at the annual gathering, but this year the 2012 […]

Cyril Despres Regains The Lead

Just one day after getting stuck in the mud and surrendering his lead at the Dakar Rally to rival Marc Coma, Cyril Despres was able to put in a strong ninth day of riding and regain the lead. Coma and Despres are far out in front of the rest of the pack in terms of […]

Cyril Despres Gets Stuck In Mud, Marc Coma Takes The Lead

The Dakar Rally is always entertaining due to its length and the fact that almost anything can happen. Eight days into the race, it’s been a duel at the top between Cyril Despres and Marc Coma. In the latest stage, Coma came out on top when Despres had a stroke of bad luck. Coma went […]