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MotoAmerica Race License Processing Available

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KTM RC Cup Schedule Announced The American Motorcyclist Association has opened the license application process for all MotoAmerica-eligible road-racing classes. MotoAmerica is the new home of the AMA Superbike Series. Riders can submit their license applications through the AMA website at www.americanmotorcyclist.com/Racing/RoadRacing/RoadRacingLicense.aspx, which also includes AMA/FIM North America road-racing license criteria and national number procedures. […]

AMA Announces Spec Fuel For MotoAmerica

Sunoco Race Fuels

The AMA and MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike Series, have announced an update to the 2015 rulebook regarding spec fuel. Sunoco RMR has been named as the controlled fuel for all classes in the series. Sunoco RMR is available throughout the country and will be available at MotoAmerica race events. Participants can […]

Kawasaki Upgrades The 2015 Versys 650 LT

Kawasaki recently released its newest Versys 650 LT model.

Kawasaki recently announced that it would upgrade its standard Versys 650 model to the new 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT edition, Sport Rider reported. Riders on the LT edition will enjoy the hard saddlebags, which come standard on Kawasaki’s updated bike. Additionally, the LT edition will have hand guards, which fit the motorcycle’s slight makeover from […]

BMW Offers Motorcyclists A New Heated Vest For Winter Riding

BMW HeatUp Heated Vest

The winter months bring cold weather that numerous motorcyclists simply don’t want to deal with until spring. Winter riding can be a dangerous task for those in areas where the climate can drop to freezing temperatures. Without the right motorcycle gear, riders can get frostbite or experience a chill that no amount of clothing can […]

Dunlop Set To Be Tire Supplier For MotoAmerica

Dunlop Tires for MotoAmerica Racing

Spec Tires For All MotoAmerica Classes MotoAmerica has announced that Dunlop will continue as the exclusive tire supplier of the MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Series, with 2015 set to mark the tire company’s seventh successive year as the spec-tire of the AMA Superbike Series and its support classes. Racers competing in the premiere […]

Dunlop to launch new tire model for smaller displacement motorcycles

Dunlop Sportmax GPR-300

Dunlop plans to launch a new tire model to the American market, the Sportmax GPR-300 towards the end of the first quarter of 2015.  The new Sportmax GPR-300 is aimed at popular, smaller displacement sportbikes like the Honda CBR300, Kawasaki Ninja 300, and newly launched Yamaha R3.  The tire will be offered in three radial […]

KTM Announces Range Of Engines From 600cc to 800cc

KTM V-Twin Engine

While the plans to build a new range of middleweight V-twin engines for KTM motorcycles might have been expected, the decision is still a shocker to some in the industry. According to Motorcycle News, KTM announced it would in fact release a 600cc engine and an 800cc engine to go along with its other models. […]

Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

Livemap - Helmet With Built in GPS Navigation

The future of full-faced motorcycle helmets could be something out of science fiction novels, but a Russian startup is trying to get its futuristic gear on the market as soon as possible. According to Tech Crunch, the Russian-based company Livemap recently received a grant from the Russian government, totaling nearly $300,000, to  produce a full-faced motorcycle […]

Motorcycle World Seeing More Female Riders

2015 Yamaha YFZ-R3 - Desert Riding

While most people envision the roar of a motorcycle and expect to see a male rider on the saddle, more female riders are disproving the gender stereotype. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, several riders gather in front of Dues Ex Machina in Venice, California, with their modified and custom-built vintage Hondas, BMWs, Ducatis and choppers. Some […]

Entry Tiers Set For MotoAmerica Series

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Three Choices For Superbike, Superstock 1000 And Supersport MotoAmerica, the new home of the AMA Superbike Series, has announced that it will have three rider-entry options for Superbike, Superstock 1000 and Supersport in its debut season with riders/teams having the choice of Premier Entry, Season Entry and Single Event Entry. The Superstock 600 and KTM […]