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The American Motorcyclist Association Celebrates April As ‘AMA Get Out And Ride!’ Month

The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to launch “AMA Get Out and Ride! Month” for April 2012. Now in its second year, AMA Get Out and Ride! Month encourages motorcyclists everywhere to enjoy the thrill of motorcycling in the dirt and on the street. “There’s no better way to rekindle America’s ongoing love affair […]

Josh Hayes And Blake Young Split Daytona Opener

After Day 1 of the AMA Superbike event in Daytona, it appeared that nobody would be able to catch Josh Hayes. The race was initially thought to be very close, and historically those who have jumped out to an early lead at Daytona were challenged throughout. Yet Hayes was simply the fastest bike on the […]

Last Week’s Thor Spring Classic Sees Amateurs And Professionals Take To The Dirt

Last week, the 2012 Thor Spring Classic MX Championship was held at the MillCreek Motocross Park in Pell City, Alabama, for the second year in a row. The St. Clair Times reports this race is one of four major AMA motocross events of the year, and this is the first time the MillCreek Park played […]

Harley-Davidson’s Head Of Design To Retire Next Month After 49 Years

Harley-Davidson, Inc. will soon bid farewell to longtime employee Willie G. Davidson. Willie G., as he is known to his coworkers, was named after his grandfather and co-founder of Harley-Davidson William Davidson, so his ties to the motorcycling company run deeper than most. The 78-year-old has spent nearly 50 years as the company’s chief styling […]

Electric Motorcycles Gain Popularity As Gas Prices Rise

Rising gas prices have driven many motorists to purchase more fuel-efficient cars, and a similar trend is emerging among bikers. The Los Angeles Times reports this is one of the main reasons there has been a surge in the purchase of electric motorcycles lately. Hollywood Electrics, which specializes in electric bicycles and electric motorcycles, told […]

Elena Myers Makes History At Daytona

Elena Myers Wins Daytona Sportbike Elena Myers turned in a truly-inspired ride to win Daytona SuperSport – Photo: Brian J Nelson Team SuzukiScoopFans SportBikeGear.com Suzuki rider Elena Myers had tremendous cause to celebrate after the season-opening round of the 2012 AMA Pro SuperSport Series at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida on Saturday. Not […]

Kailub Russell Wins Big At The General GNCC

Kailub Russell took the win at the second round of the GNCC Series – Photo: Shan Moore Factory FMF/KTM rider Kailub Russell took the win at the second round of the GNCC Series dubbed ‘The General’ marking his second XC1 class win of his professional career. Russell had a rough start off the line coming […]

2012 AMA Supercross Indianapolis Results

Ryan Villopoto Closes In On Championship With Indy Win It now appears that the AMA Supercross championship will go to Ryan Villopoto, who won his sixth race of the season – Photo: Frank Hoppen Barring a catastrophic injury, it now appears that the AMA Supercross championship will go to Ryan Villopoto, who blew the championship […]

Riding Guide: Bike Safety Tips For Spring

Spring is just around the corner, and this means it’s time for bikers to get their street motorcycles and cruisers out of the garage and ready for the road. Before they hit the streets, riders should go over a basic checklist to ensure they are ready to safely navigate the roads. Examine the bike for […]

Die-Hard Motorcycle Enthusiasts Can Ride In Style All The Way To Their Graves

Joerg Grossman, a German motorcycle enthusiast, decided that a traditional hearse would not cut the mustard for a biker funeral and designed a motorcycle-based funeral vehicle. The Associated Press reports that Grossman started with a Kawasaki and added a sidecar fit to carry a coffin. He now has a patent for his design and 10 […]