Flying Motorcycle Debris Knocks Out Track Day Rider at 140MPH

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Track days are a great opportunity to hone your riding skills in a closed course environment, but there are also many things that can go wrong and this may be one of the wildest scenes we’ve come across. Josh Boyd has to be one of the luckiest guys as he was unfortunately knocked unconscious by […]

Dunlop Recalls Certain Sportmax Q3+ Tires

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A recall has been issued for certain Dunlop motorcycle tires. The recall info is as follows from the NHTSA: Report Receipt Date: May 24, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17T011000 Component(s): Tires Potential Number of Units Affected: 7 Manufacturer: Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC Sumitomo Rubber USA, LLC (Sumitomo) is recalling certain models of Dunlop Sportmax Q3+ […]

Man Seen Riding Suzuki Hayabusa With Infant On Tank

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A parent or loved one passing their love of motorcycles to a child can be a beautiful thing, that is until you come across some jackhole who thinks it’s a good idea to take a Sunday motorcycle ride with an infant draped across the top of a sport bike tank. Unfortunately that’s exactly what the […]

American Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Passes Away

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The motorcycling community lost a great racer and fan favorite today with the passing of Nicky Hayden. On Wednesday of last week, while training on his bicycle on the Rimini coast in Italy, Hayden was struck by a car. He was transported to Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena where he was listed in critical condition […]

American Motorcyclist Association Highlights May as Motorcycle Awareness Month

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May 01, 2017 PICKERINGTON, Ohio – The American Motorcyclist Association is issuing a special appeal during May, which is Motorcycle Awareness Month, to motorists to be aware of their driving environment, check mirrors and blind spots before changing lanes and watch for motorcyclists. “With its warmer weather and increased riding, May is an opportune time […]

Yamaha Issues Recall For Certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 Motorcycles

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Yamaha has issued recall #990112 for certain 2015-2016 YZF-R3 models due to the potential for engine vibration causing the fuel tank mounting bracket to contact the fuel tank, which could result in the tank leaking fuel, posing the risk of a fire. The recall affects Yamaha R3 motorcycles that fall in the Vehicle Identification Number […]

American Motorcyclist Association CEO Testifies Against Proposed Motorcycle Tariff

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A proposed 100 percent tariff on European motorcycles would harm U.S. consumers by pricing affected models beyond the reach of American families, American Motorcyclist Association President and CEO Rob Dingman told a federal trade committee today. Dingman said motorcycles should be removed from the list of products included in the proposed tariff. […]

Mike Doughty Named General Manager of Motorcycle Operations for Yamaha Motorsports Group

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Cypress, CA – February 13, 2017 – Yamaha Motor U.S. President Terry Okawa recently announced the promotion of Mr. Mike Doughty to the position of General Manager of Motorcycle Operations for Yamaha’s Motorsports Group. Mike will assume the responsibilities of Dennis McNeal, long time manager of the motorcycle group, who recently retired. Doughty has been […]

Motorcycle Rider Launches Himself Into Bed of Pickup

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Loading a motorcycle into the bed of a truck, or in this case as they’re referred to in Australia, a ute, can sometimes be pretty tricky for one person to handle—even if you have a loading ramp. This motorcycle rider was captured on Dashcam Owners Australia demonstrating a unique way to not only load his […]

Yamaha Opens 2017 bLU cRU Road Racing Contingency Registration

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Cypress, CA – February 1, 2017 –Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., is proud to announce that its bLU cRU Road Racing Contingency Program returns for 2017 with several new enhancements, including an expanded Yamaha bLU cRU R3 Challenge as part of the WERA motorcycle roadracing series. “For 2017, the Yamaha bLU cRU Road Racing Contingency Program […]