Superpole Success Sees Second Row Start for Laverty and Melandri at Phillip Island

Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Eugene Laverty and Marco Melandri experienced their first ever Superpole shoot-out this afternoon at the Phillip Island International circuit in Australia. The adrenalin fuelled short ‘qualifying heats’ quickly sort the fastest riders from the pack to decide the grid line up for Sunday’s two World Superbike races, the first of […]

Michigan Bikers want to repeal helmet law

Currently, Michigan requires all motorcyclists to wear a helmet when riding their bike. However, several local riders are looking to change that rule, according to the Livingston Daily. The American Bikers Aiming Towards Education of Michigan organization are hoping House Bill 4008 will be passed. The new rule would make it legal for bikers over […]

Harley-Davidson announces new Blackline bike

Despite being negatively impacted by the poor economy, Harley-Davidson plans to offer its customers a rare midyear bike called the Blackline. The vehicle will replace the automaker’s defunct Night Train, according to the LA Times. The 2011 motorcycle’s wheelbase is 66.5 inches and the saddle height is a low 24 inches. A classic spoke wheel […]

Carlos Checa earns pole position

Earlier this week, veteran Carlos Checa rode his Althea Ducati at the Phillip Island Test and beat out Sylvain Guintoli and teammate Jakub Smrz to come out on top. His winning streak continued when he placed first again in the qualifying round, earning the pole position for the World Superbike Championship opener this weekend, according […]

Victory announces Daytona events

Victory Motorcycles has announced that it will be expanding its presence at this year’s Daytona Bike Week by offering visitors a ton of activities to keep them busy all throughout the event. Perhaps the most enticing activity is the news that all of Victory’s current models will be onhand and available for demo rides. As […]