Women’s Speed Record Ends In Crash

Becci Ellis

Soon after a close attempt at beating her own world speed record on the standing mile, the fastest woman ever on two wheels, Becci Ellis, was suddenly tossed off her motorcycle and went out of control by a large gust of wind at the World Wheelie Championship hosted by the Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, England. […]

American Motorcyclist Association Launches AMA Get Women Riding Campaign

Women cruising down road

With a series of videos, expanded online content and an event for new riders at its Ohio headquarters, the American Motorcyclist Association is launching the AMA Get Women Riding campaign. The program promotes motorcycling to women and girls. “Although motorcycling is a fun and accessible choice, riders must prepare with respect to proper training, safety […]

Baby Boomer Generation Embracing Motorcycle Culture

2015 Indian Roadmaster Action

It’s a common misconception that most motorcyclists are speed-loving riders, but in fact, the U.S. motorcycle industry is primarily made up of baby boomer riders in their 40s, 50s and 60s. The baby boomer generation is a lot wealthier than what cult-classic biker movies of the 60s and 70s made motorcyclists appear to be. Many in […]

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 […]

2013 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Nominees Announced

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum Logo

Ricky Carmichael, Mike and Dianne Traynor, Norm McDonald among 12 nominees for AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2013 A dominant AMA Supercross and motocross champion nicknamed “The GOAT” (The Greatest Of All Time), a pair of riders who helped raise tens of millions of dollars in search of the cause of and cure […]

Electric Motorcycle Options May Become More Common

Electric Motorcycle Options May Become More Common

Riders and bike manufacturers alike are beginning to embrace the idea of gas-free, electric motorcycles as one possible direction for the future of two-wheeled machines. Zero Motorcycles, a California-based company that exclusively produces electric motorcycles, has opened the door for other brands to enter the electric market. Now, it looks as though Yamaha and Husqvarna are […]

Organizations Team Up To Launch All-Female Motorcycle Ride

Organizations Team Up To Launch All-Female Motorcycle Ride

Women are becoming an increasingly important part of the world of motorsports. From competitive racing to recreational riding, they are strapping on street bike gear, hopping on bikes and zipping around the country like never before, and several industry leaders are celebrating this new tradition. EagleRider, a motorcycle renting and touring company, is teaming up with […]

Debbie Barron Awarded Susan Jenness Trophy

Debbie Barron Awarded Susan Jenness Trophy

Debbie Barron was recently awarded the 2012 Susan Jenness Trophy, which is given to the female rider who had the best performance during the TT races.

Bike Builders Show Their Skills At World Championships

The AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building took place at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the beginning of August, and some of the best builders were on hand to showcase their skills

South Dakota’s Sturgis Rally A Success

South Dakota's Sturgis Rally A Success

South Dakota played host to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from August 6-12, and for the 72nd year the event was a success.