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50 U.S. Lawmakers Oppose Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

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Some 50 U.S. House members have signed onto a bill that would bar the U.S. transportation secretary from providing funds for motorcycle-only checkpoints, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. The measure, H.R. 904 authored by Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), would prohibit the transportation secretary from providing grants or any funds to a state, county, town, township, […]

Congressmen Draft Letter Opposing Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congressmen Draft Letter Opposing Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

One of the more critical issues for motorcycle lobbyists in recent years has been the dispute over motorcycle-only checkpoints. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and its political allies have been fighting against the funding for these checkpoints at both the state and federal level, as they believe the checkpoints unfairly single out motorcycle riders as […]

Congress Seeks to End Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Congress Seeks to End Federal Funding of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Bipartisan Congressional Letter Seeks To End Federal Funding Of Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and Tom Petri ((R-Wis.), together with 29 additional members of Congress, have sent a letter to the leadership of the House-Senate Surface Transportation Reauthorization Conference Committee requesting the inclusion of language in the conference report that would prohibit the […]

Elena Myers Scores Points After Surgery

Elena Myers bounced back from injury to turn-in a remarkable two eighth-place finishes

Elena Myers bounced back from injury to turn-in a remarkable effort at the second round of the AMA Pro SuperSport series at Road Atlanta in Braselton, Georgia at the weekend. Although the 18-year-old SuzukiScoopFans SportbikeTrackGear.com Suzuki rider is still on the mend following an operation last month, she raced her Suzuki GSX-R600 to two eighth-place […]

Elena Myers To Undergo Surgery For Wrist Injury

Elena Myers To Undergo Surgery For Wrist Injury

Fresh off of becoming the first woman to win a major motorsports event at Daytona International Speedway, Supersport rider Elena Myers has announced that she will be undergoing surgery on her hand. Myers crashed during a Supermoto race nearly a year ago, and was thought to have fully recovered. However, the rider reported that the […]

Elena Myers Undergoes Wrist Surgery

Elena Myers Undergoes Wrist Surgery

Suzuki’s Daytona SuperSport winner Elena Myers has undergone successful surgery to repair a broken scaphoid in her left wrist but is expected to be fully-fit for the next round of the AMA series at Road Atlanta next month. The 18-year-old SuzukiScoopFans SportbikeTrackGear.com rider has been working with TKB Sports Medicine rehab specialist Tuan Nguyen, who […]

Elena Myers Becomes First Woman To Win At Daytona

Suzuki rider Elena Myers made motorsports history when she became the first woman ever to win a professional race at Daytona International Speedway. Myers competes in the Sportbike class, and had her work cut out for her going up against some talented riders. James Rispoli led for much of the race, but began to lose […]

Ben Bostrom Tops Miami Test

Now that the AMA Superbike series is officially underway, it seems as if the riders are almost always on the track. Just a few days after the last race ended, the Superbike competitors were at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida for early testing. Although Blake Young ended the first day of testing on top of the […]

Joey Pascarella Wins Daytona 200

The Daytona 200 is over, and a surprise victor ended the day on top of the podium – California teenager Joey Pascarella. This race marks the 40th anniversary of Yamaha’s first win in the Daytona 200, when rider Don Emde amazingly beat a bunch of 750cc four-strokes on his two-stroke machine. This win was nearly […]

Team TCX Kicks Ass In Daytona!

Josh Hayes put the new TCX R-S2 boot on the top of the podium in its first race. Josh Hayes And Larry Pegram Give R-S2 Boot A Big Kick-Off Forget kicking back in the Florida sunshine for Spring Break… Team TCX went to Daytona Beach with the intent to kick off the 2012 roadracing season […]