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Salt Lake City Supercross Results 2011

Saturday, April 30, 2011
Shocking moments in the 2011 AMA Supercross Championship continue as Ryan Villopoto increases his lead in Salt Lake City with just one round remaining.

Estoril MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, April 30, 2011
Jorge Lorenzo nabs his first pole position of the year at Estoril, the Yamaha ace followed by Marco Simoncelli and Dani Pedrosa.

Salt Lake City Supercross Notes 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011
MotoUSA arrives in Salt Lake City for Round 16 of the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship with possible snow in the weather forecast.

Jeff "Ox" Kargola Passes Away in Baja Crash

Friday, April 29, 2011
Freestyle motocross and off-road racing star Jeff "Ox" Kargola has passed away in Baja California, Mexico.

Italy’s Malaguti Scooters on the Brink

Friday, April 29, 2011
Malaguti, one of the most historic brands in the Italian scooter industry, is on the brink of total ruin as the Bologna-based firm seeks a partnership to bail it out. One vested insider delivers his thoughts on the crisis.

Electric Superbike Racing: Brammo Part I

Friday, April 29, 2011
Our racetrack ringer gets the call from Brammo to compete in the TTXGP race at Infineon. Check out MotoUSA’s first impression of the Empulse RR racebike.

2011 Yamaha YZ450F GNCC Race Test

Friday, April 29, 2011
Yamaha built a 2011 YZ450F GNCC race bike and invited MotoUSA to North Carolina for the Steele Creek GNCC for a two-hour play session.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - April 29, 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011
April 29th's Photo of the Week comes to use from Motorcycle USA Forums User RedDog and his wife Mamma Hen. Take a closer look at their unique perspective of Tennessee's Maggie Valley.

World Superbike Interview: Leon Camier

Friday, April 29, 2011
Motorcycle USA catches up with former British Superbike Champion and current World Superbike factory Aprilia rider Leon Camier.

Estoril MotoGP Practice 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011
Honda's Marco Simoncelli snagged the best pace during practice at Estoril as the 2011 MotoGP Championship lands in Portugal.

No Catalina Grand Prix in 2011, Return for 2012

Thursday, April 28, 2011
After a successful rebirth in 2010, the Catalina Grand Prix will take a year off before returning in 2012.

Kawasaki International Female Ride Day Promo

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Anyone considering a motorcycle purchase needs to visit an authorized Kawasaki dealership between May 6 and May 8, 2011 for a $250 savings opportunity for purchasers in conjunction with International Female Ride Day.

Honda Supporting Chad Reed in Remaining SX

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Honda will not fill the factory 450 seats at the remaining rounds of AMA Supercross, but will give its full resources to Chad Reed and TwoTwo Motorsports.

Alvaro Bautista Cleared to Race Estoril MotoGP

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Rizla Suzuki’s Álvaro Bautista has been passed fit to ride at this weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix, following a medical exam at the Estoril circuit.

Windham Covers for Canard at Factory Honda

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Kevin Windham will contest the 2011 AMA Motocross Championship for the factory Honda team until Trey Canard and Josh Grant return.

2012 Fast Dates World Superbike Calendar

Thursday, April 28, 2011
The FastDates.com Calendars, the world's premier brand of motorsports and pinup model wall calendars is excited to announce that beautiful Southern California model and actress Taylor Gunnin has been selected to accompany photographer publisher Jim Gianatsis to the Miller Motorsports USA World Superbike Race Weekend in Utah, May 28-30th 2011 to shoot the next edition of the Fast Dates World Superbike Calendar with all the top factory race team bikes.

2012 Honda Gold Wing Quick Ride

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Motorcycle USA test rides the new and improved 2012 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle. Find out what it is like to ride in this street bike review.

Memorable Motorcycle: MV Agusta 750S

Thursday, April 28, 2011
In this Memorable Motorcycle our correspondent shines a spotlight on MV Agusta's 750S - its shortcomings and unmistakable historic appeal.

2011 Honda CRF250R Project Bike Update 1

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
People ride motocross bikes in the woods, and so do we. Our 2011 Honda CRF250R Project Bike has taken the first steps towards becoming a WORCS-style dirt bike.

Cardo Systems Half-Helmet Accessory Kit Peek

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Cardo Systems, announced today the availability of its new Audio & Microphone Kit for Half-Helmets.

Black Falcon, More at Quail Motorcycle Gathering

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Falcon Motorcycles will debut The Black, the Bathing Suit Bike will be on display, and the auction of Steve McQueen's 1971 Husky 400 highlight the upcoming Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California.

Kevin Schwantz to Lead Houston Ride for Kids

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
MotoGP champion Kevin Schwantz will lead the 2011 Houston Ride for Kids charity event Sunday May 1st.

Bonhams Easter Auction Nets £2 Million

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Bonhams’ annual sale of Collectors’ Motorcycles in Stafford on Easter Sunday, 24th April once more demonstrated the strength of the motorcycle market with a sales total of £2 million.

Estoril MotoGP Preview 2011

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo and the MotoGP paddock reunite in Portugal at the Estoril circuit as the series approaches Round 3 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship.

Yamaha Sponsors Raines Riding University

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Raines Riding University is a 1-3 day class that focuses on several different aspects of off-road racing; primarily fitness, technique, and raw speed.

Loretta Lynn's GNCC Postponed Due to Flooding

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Recent inclement weather conditions at Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. have made it impossible to adequately prepare the course for the Parts Unlimited Loretta Lynn's GNCC April 30 - May 1.

Amateur Days Added to AMA MX Nationals

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
As American Motocross enters its 40th year of world-class competition, MX Sports Pro Racing and the National Promoters Group announce the 2011 Amateur Days schedule that will run in conjunction with each round of this summer's Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

2012 Honda Foreman ATV First Ride

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
After 25 years working on the farm and playing on the trails, the Honda Foreman gets another overhaul and MotoUSA tests the new sport-utility quad at Carolina Adventure World.

Visit Hot Leathers Laughlin, Help Soldiers Angels

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Hot Leathers is headed to both the Laughlin River Run and the Panama City Beach Bike Rally and will be conducting a fundraiser for Soldiers Angels at the Laughlin show.

Buffalo Chip Celebrates 30 - Win Custom Victory

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The Legendary Buffalo Chip thanks its customers, both past and present, with the '30 Years Strong - Sturgis Buffalo Chip" Bike Give-Away during the 71st annual Sturgis Rally.

Stefan Christman Joins Husqvarna/BMW

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Husqvarna continues to staff up, this time adding Stefan Christman to the team.

Salt Lake Supercross Preview 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship enters the Beehive State for the penultimate round of the series in Salt Lake City as Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto reaches for his first SX title.

Inaugural KLIM Adventure Bike Summit

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
KLIM will be hosting its inaugural Adventure Bike Summit and Scavenger Hunt on June 10th-12th in Idaho, offering limitless riding potential for the adventure enthusiast.

2011 Laughlin River Run Preview

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Thousands of bikers from Arizona, California, Nevada and beyond will converge on Laughlin for custom bike shows, poker runs, demo rides, live music and more at the 29th Annual Laughlin River Run.

Tecate SCORE Baja 500 Draw Results 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The 43rd running of the Tecate SCORE Baja 500 will begin June 2nd. More than 150 entries have signed up to participate with 21 states and seven different countries being represented.

AMA Get Out and Ride Smart Week

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The final week of the AMA's Get Out And Ride! Month promotes rider training and the use of appropriate riding gear to help ensure that every ride is enjoyable and safe.

X Games 17 to Feature EnduroCross

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The ESPN X Games 17 will give top Endurocross riders a chance to show off their skills by featuring a version if 'Enduro X' inside the Staples Center.

AMA Offers Premier Benefits for Less

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association is now offering loyal customers added benefits with the option of a new membership category: AMA Life Member Plus.

2011 Q1 Motorcycles Sales Up 7%

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The downward motorcycle sales trend finally rebounds, with MIC sales data reporting a 7% increase for the first quarter of 2011.

Supersport Racer Elena Myers Breaks Arm

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
AMA Supersport West racer Elena Myers suffered a broken arm during training on Monday.

Polaris Acquires Global Electric Motorcars

Monday, April 25, 2011
On the heels of its acquisition of Indian Motorcycles, Polaris announces it has snatched up Global Electric Motorcars from Chrysler.

Valkenswaard FIM Motocross Results 2011

Monday, April 25, 2011
KTM's Antonio Cairoli and Jeffrey Herlings reached the top step of the podium in the Netherlands during Round 2 of the 2011 FIM Motocross Championship.

2012 BMW K1600GT First Ride

Monday, April 25, 2011
Climb on with MotoUSA as we take the all new 2012 BMW K1600GT Sport Touring motorcycle for a ride through the wine country of South Africa.

Salinas Short Track Flat Track Results 2011

Sunday, April 24, 2011
Flat track action took center stage in Salinas today as an enthusiastic Easter crowd was treated to some great action on the quarter-mile oval at the Salinas Sports Complex.

Salinas Flat Track TT Race Results 2011

Saturday, April 23, 2011
It was a race-long battle for the top spot in the AMA Pro Grand National Singles TT race in Salinas between Jake Johnson, Brad Baker and Henry Wiles

Scott Redding to Ride at Thundersprint 2011

Saturday, April 23, 2011
As title sponsor to the 2011 Thundersprint event, Bennetts Insurance is bringing top Moto2 contender, Scott Redding, to this year's contest.

New Six-Second Bounty in MiRock Superbike

Saturday, April 23, 2011
Mickey Thompson and Don Plesser have teamed with the PR Factory Store to create a new program called the Six-Second Bounty, which awards a bounty of $3,000 to the racer who can acheive a six-second run in either qualifying or elimination.

Kawasaki Scores Nine Wins at World Mini GP

Saturday, April 23, 2011
Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Green competed in the 40th annual NMA World Mini GP recently and rode to nine victories overall, 14 runner-up spots and five third-place finishes.

Effort to Preserve Self-Funded Trails Underway

Saturday, April 23, 2011
Lawmakers are building support for a law which sets aside a gas-tax revenue from users of OHVs in order to fund the creation of motorized and non-motorized trails.

2011 Amateur Days Schedule Announced

Friday, April 22, 2011
2011 Amateur Days will kick off with the start of the '11 AMA Pro Motocross Championship and run in conjunction with the series as it heads into its 40th year of competition.

A Day in the Dirt MX GP to Air on Versus

Friday, April 22, 2011
"A Day in the Dirt" will air on Versus TV on Saturday, May 14th at 6 p.m. ET and will include the fastest racers in the world.

Register for AMA Family Capitol Hill Climb

Friday, April 22, 2011
The AMA is hosting a capitol hill climb on May 26th to send a message to lawmakers that action is needed to exclude youth model ATVs from the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.

Kawasaki Celebrating 30 Years of Team Green

Friday, April 22, 2011
Founded in 1981, the Kawasaki Motors Corp. created the Team Green program to support amateur racers at events across the nation. Today, it is the most successful race support program in the world.

Every Day is Earth Day on a Motorcycle

Friday, April 22, 2011
As Earth Day 2011 takes place the AMA announces the tremendous environmental benefits which exist using a motorcycle for travel and commuting.

2011 Ducati Monster 796 Project Part 2

Friday, April 22, 2011
For the second part of our Project Ducati Monster 796, Motorcycle USA wanted to continue to test the bikes feasibility as an entry level bike by taking the MSF RiderCourse and adding a few upgrades.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - April 22, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011
April 22nd's Photo of the Week comes to us from the tropical paradise of Maui and Motorcycle USA Forums User Gammaqueen.

Zero Motorcycles to Enter 2011 MiniMotoSX

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Zero Motorcycles, announced its plans to return to competition at the 2011 AMA MiniMoto SX on May 6 in Las Vegas at the South Point Hotel and Casino which now serves as the battleground for the world’s biggest mini bike event.

Marc Coma Freestyle on KTM 450 Rally

Thursday, April 21, 2011
KTM rally racer Marc Coma shows off his FMX skills on his complete KTM 450 Rally race bike.

Icon Overlord Long Gloves Review

Thursday, April 21, 2011
We've put the Icon Overlord Long Gloves to the test over the last few months,from 35-degree morning rides through the Sonoran Desert to an 80-degree run to the Florida Keys.

2011 Yamaha WR450F Race Test

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Climb on as Motorcycle USA races the 2011 Yamaha WR450F in the Arizona Motorcycle Racing Association’s second annual Dual-Duel grand-prix style desert race outside of Wickenburg, Arizona.

Polaris CEO, No.1 Indian Dealer Talk Acquisition

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Polaris CEO Scott Wine talks more about the acquisition of the Indian Motorcycle Co. while the leading Indian Motorcycle dealer in the world provides his input as well.

KTM Sponsors 2011 Motocross Championship

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli have announced that KTM will become a series sponsor of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Nationals.

Motorcyclist Fatalities Down 2% in 2010

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Motorcyclist fatalities declined by at least 2 percent in 2010, according to a report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA).

Polaris Breaks Records in First Quarter 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Polaris Industries continues to buck the trend by posting record-breaking results in its first financial report of 2011.

Polaris to Keep Engine Manufacturing in Osceola

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Polaris Industries announced it will keep its Osceola, Wisconsin plant open for engine manufacturing after stronger than expected growth projections.

Moscow Show Awards Ticket to Sturgis AMD

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The recent winner of the Moscow Custom & Tuning Show was rewarded for his work with a ticket to the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building in Sturgis.

MotoQuest Endorses Schuberth C-3 Helmet

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Schuberth North America has struck a new partnership with MotoQuest, a leading international motorcycle rental and adventure company.

Nicky Hayden to Appear at 2011 Isle of Man

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
American MotoGP star Nicky Hayden has been confirmed to visit the 2011 Isle of Man TT races and will participate in a parade lap around the iconic mountain course.

Polaris Industries Acquires Indian Motorcycles

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Polaris Industries, parent company of Victory Motorcycles, just announced that it has acquired Indian Motorcycles.

Wild Lands Policy on Hold for '11 Fiscal Year

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
The new funding measure which keeps the federal government operating until September 30th includes language that prevents the Interior Department from carrying out the new Wild Lands Policy and is a major victory for OHV enthusiasts.

Lucas Oil Racing Series Round 4 Results '11

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Fiberwerx/Geiser Bros Design and Development's Jacob Person earned two consecutive wins in the Super Lites division ahead of RJ Anderson and Chad George as Round 4 of the 2011 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series visited Arizona.

Bel-Ray Partners with MTA Distributing

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Bel-Ray Company announces their new partnership with MTA Distributing for distribution of Bel-Ray’s Powersports line in the United States.

Dual Sport Ride for Kids Benefits PBTF

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
PBTF raises $37,483 at Southern California dual sport ride in the San Bernardino National Forest.

2011 Honda CB1000R First Ride

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Another European model makes tracks for the States, with Honda importing its new CB1000R. MotoUSA takes a spin on the naked literbike streetfighter.

Jimmy Button Completes Ride at Daytona

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Once paralyzed, motocross rider Jimmy Button completes ride across America with victory lap around Daytona International Speedway benefiting Miles for Miralces.

Income Up in Harley's First Quarter Report 2011

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Fueled by the return to profitability of its financial services and increased international sales, Harley-Davidson's 2011 First Quarter Report shows a healthy increase in net income.

Kevin Schwantz MotoGP Interview 1

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Read what 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwantz has been up to and his thoughts on the state of MotoGP racing in this interview.

DuQuoin Flat Track Results 2011

Monday, April 18, 2011
AMA Flat Track action commenced once again at the DuQuoin Flat Track at the Southern Illinois Center with the Grand National and Pro Singles classes competing on the short track.

U.S. Lawmakers Focus on Motorcycle Safety

Monday, April 18, 2011
U.S. lawmakers want a federal traffic safety agency to concentrate on motorcycle crash prevention and rider education in hopes to increase motorcycle safety.

Harlistas Movie Celebrates Latino Motorcyclists

Monday, April 18, 2011
La Band Films is premiering a unique documentary called Harlistas: An American Journey that celebrates Latino motorcycling culture.

World Superbike Assen Insider 2011

Monday, April 18, 2011
Checa maintains his title-leading form, with Biaggi and Rea gaining ground while Melandri and Haslam stumble. Our SBK Insider delivers the details from Assen.

Facebook Facelift for AMA Pro Motocross Series

Monday, April 18, 2011
An all-new Facebook page with interactive stories, giveaways and contests is up and running that is now the official Facebook page for the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship series that starts mid May of 2011.

Seattle Supercross Insider 2011

Monday, April 18, 2011
Perhaps the most difficult riding conditions of the season awaited the 2011 AMA Supercross series in Seattle as James Stewart made it two wins in a row at Qwest Field.

Rider Insurance Promotes Moto Safety Month

Monday, April 18, 2011
In recognition and support of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, Rider Insurance will be giving away hundreds of dollars a day in motorcycle safety apparel and motorcycle training courses throughout May on Facebook.

Bol d’Or World Endurance Results 2011

Monday, April 18, 2011
The Suzuki Endurance Racing Team claimed victory in the 2011 World Endurance opener – the 75th running of the 24-hour Bol d’Or.

Superbikes on Bonhams Stafford Auction Block

Monday, April 18, 2011
Bonhams return to the International Classic MotorCycle Show at Stafford on April 24th 2011 with some priceless professionally raced superbikes up for auction.

Bonhams Auctioning Steve McQueen Trophies

Monday, April 18, 2011
Bonhams is preparing to auction off a collection of Steve McQueen's racing trophies in addition to his 1971 Husqvarna 400 motorcycle at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering next month in Carmel, California.

2011 Polaris RZR XP 900 First Ride

Monday, April 18, 2011
Polaris unleashed the 2011 RZR XP 900 which brings more to the performance side-by-side market than anything else. We headed straight for the Oregon Dunes to let this beast roam.

Assen World Superbike Results 2011

Sunday, April 17, 2011
Delays and close racing were prominent in Round 2 of the 2011 WSB Championship at Assen as the Castrol Honda team received its first victory of the season.

2010 Honda Gold Wing Long Term Review 2

Sunday, April 17, 2011
Read our long-term assessment of Honda’s Gold Wing motorcycle our second review of this luxury tourer.

Seattle Supercross Results 2011

Saturday, April 16, 2011
Tough conditions in Seattle pushed the 2011 AMA Supercross Championship even closer as the top-four riders are now separated by just nine points.

Assen World Superbike Superpole 2011

Saturday, April 16, 2011
Ducati's Carlos Checa put up a strong fight in Saturday's Superpole session at Assen to claim his third pole of the season ahead of Jakub Smrz.

Seattle Supercross Notes 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011
The 2011 AMA Supercross series continued settling into gloomy Seattle on Friday as possible showers are on the forecast for race day.

$18,000 Prize Purse for 2011 MiniMotoSX

Friday, April 15, 2011
The top Mini Bike racers in the World will have the opportunity to race for their share of an $18,000 purse at the 2011 GEICO MiniMotoSX. On Friday night before the Monster Energy AMA Supercross finals in Las Vegas.

Anza WORCS Results 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011
KTM's Mike Brown stepped up to the plate in Round 4 of the 2011 WORCS Championship for the overall win ahead of Kurt Caselli and Ricky Dietrich.

Victory High-Ball Riders Road to 1000 Challenge

Friday, April 15, 2011
Victory Motorcycles is challenging owners of its 2012 High-Ball to be among the first 50 riders to log 1000 miles on their new motorcycle with specially badged engine covers up for grabs.

Cal Crutchlow Ready for Thundersprint 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011
MotoGP racer Cal Crutchlow looks forward to taking a relaxing weekend at the Thundersprint 2011 May 7th - 8th to meet fans and ride the thundersprint course.

SES Named Title Sponsor of 2011 TT Zero Race

Friday, April 15, 2011
World-leading telecommunications satellite operator SES has agreed to a deal with the Isle of Man Government Department of Economic Development to sponsor the 2011 TT Zero electric bike race, part of the famous TT Races.

TTXGP to be Sanctioned by AMA/FIM N.A.

Friday, April 15, 2011
TTXGP, the electric motorcycle race series, got a big boost today with the announcement that it is being sanctioned by FIM North America and the AMA.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - April 15, 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011
April 15th's Photo of the Week comes to use from the great state of Utah and Motorcycle USA Forums User SMG. Take a closer look at the wonderful fall colors and a very nice Ducati.

Assen World Superbike Friday Qualifying 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011
First Qualifying for the 2011 Assen TT at the Circuit van Drenthe in Holland is in the books and Effenbert-Liberty Racing Ducati pilot Jakub Smrz is at the top of time sheets.

2011 BigM Weekend Concert Lineup Announced

Friday, April 15, 2011
Miller Motorsports Park is pleased to announce the lineups for its two concerts that will be held on May 28 and May 29 as part of The BigM Weekend, which will feature the Superbike World Championship and AMA Pro Road Racing.

Dirico Motorcycles - Small Company, Big Heart

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Dirico Motorcycles has picked up the torch of philanthropy by donating and building the official Sturgis Rally Raffle Bike as well as supporting other charitable causes.

Honda’s Trey Canard Out with Broken Femur

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Trey Canard will miss the rest of 2011 Supercross with a broken femur. The injury leaves Honda without a factory racer.

Successful D-Store Grand Opening in Chicago

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Dainese, the world’s leader in protective apparel for motorcycling, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, celebrated the Grand Opening of its third D-Store with appearances from Nicky Hayden and Kevin Schwantz.

Paul Whibley GNCC Interview 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011
We chatted with Am-Pro Yamaha's GNCC XC1 star, Paul Whibley, about his path to America's top off-road championship, racing with multiple teams and the daily life of a dirt bike racer.

Bell RS-1 Helmet Review

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Bell Helmet's RS-1 Helmet is the newest addition to the lineup for the historic helmet company. Read more about this mid-priced helmet in this Bell RS-1 Helmet Review.

Dr. Frazier's BMW R69S Adventure

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Dr. Gregory Frazier takes a ride on BMW's lesser known adventure bike the R69S through the rough out back of Colorado and takes on the famous Pikes Peak.

Texas Bike Works New Century-Rocket Frame

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Texas Bike Works introduces the latest addition to its lineup of chopper RetroFrames, the Century-Rocket.

Mid-East Amateur MX Qualifier Rescheduled

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Due to recent inclement weather, conditions at Fast Traxx Motoplex in Nelsonville, Ohio have made it impossible to prepare the track for the Mid-East Area Qualifier this weekend, April 16-17.

Cobra Introduces New Fi2000 PowrPro Tuner

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Cobra Engineering introduces what it's billing as 'revolutionary continuously variable tuning technology' in the form of its new Fi2000 PowrPro.

Hogslayer Documentary Signs First Sponsors

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The producers of 'Hogslayer - The Unapproachable Legend' are proud to announce it has signed on the first four sponsors for their documentary about a twin-engine Norton drag bike.

Seattle Supercross Preview 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The 2011 AMA Supercross Championship heads back west to Seattle to usher in the final three rounds of the series.

Assen World Superbike Preview 2011

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The 2011 World Superbike paddock enters the Cathedral of motorcycle racing at Assen for Round 3.

Chasin' Key West Sunset on a Stratoliner Deluxe

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
We make a run for Key West, Florida on custom 2010 Star Stratoliner Deluxes in hopes of making it in time for the sunset celebration in Mallory Square.

Wild Lands Policy Dealt Possible Setback

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The funding measure that will keep the federal government operating through Sept. 30 includes language that bars the Interior Department from using any money to carry out the controversial Wild Lands land-use policy.

Act Now to Save Recreational Trails Program

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
U.S. Representatives Tom Petri and Mike Michaud have released a letter asking members of the House to sign a letter in support of the Recreational Trails Program.

Jason DiSalvo Interview – Part II

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Part 2 of our interview with 2011 Daytona 200 winner Jason DiSalvo. We chat about winning the presigious Daytona race and what the future holds for DiSalvo and ducati.

MotoGP: USGP Coming to Texas in 2013

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
The great state of Texas will host a round of the MotoGP World Championship at the new Circuit of the Americas motorsports facility being constructed outside of Austin starting in 2013.

Lucas Oil Motocross Championship Welcomes Oakley for 2011

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
MX Sports Pro Racing has announced that Oakley, one of the most iconic brands in the sports world, has made a multi-year commitment to become a major series sponsor of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

STM: Blowing Away the Cobwebs

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
MCUSA’s raving Brit delivers the view for the Donington World Superibke bleachers and demands pay up on a pre-season MotoGP wager involving his boy Crutchlow.

BMW Expands Customer Sports Program

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
BMW Motorrad is responding to the worldwide success of the BMW S 1000 RR by expanding its customer sports program.

Grip Studs Dirt Bike Tire Studs Review

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Grip Studs has the solution to winter dirt bike riding with removable tire studs that increase traction in icy, muddy and snowy conditions.

Dani Pedrosa Begins Surgery Rehabilitation

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa begins the second stage of his recovery in order to participate in the Grand Prix of Portugal on May 1st.

Des Moines AMA Arenacross Results 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011
The 2011 AMA Arenacross Championship officially came to a close in Iowa with Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers earning his 12th victory of the season inside Well Fargo Arena.

Buffalo Chip Celebrates 30 with Rock Superstars

Monday, April 11, 2011
Sturgis is months away but the lineup of killer musical acts scheduled for the Legendary Buffalo Chip's 30th anniversary is already filling in with a long list of rock superstars.

St. Louis Supercross Insider 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011
Another round was recorded in the books as fans in St. Louis witnessed James Stewart score a major win in the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship.

Big Buck GNCC Results 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011
KTM's Charlie Mullins claimed his second win of the season in South Carloina during Round 4 of the 2011 GNCC series at Big Buck.

Sevlievo FIM Motocross Results 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011
Suzuki's Clement Desalle earned his sixth career victory during the opening round of the 2011 FIM Motocross Championship ahead of Steven Frossard and Jonathan Barragan.

AMA Get Out and Ride Together Week

Monday, April 11, 2011
April 11, marks the beginning of week two of the AMA Get Out and Ride! Month. And the theme -- "AMA Get Out and Ride Together! Week" -- is sure to resonate with hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists around the country.

2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Track

Monday, April 11, 2011
Another year, another crop of brand-new liter-class sportbikes and MotorcycleUSA puts these motorcycles to the test in the Superbike Smackdown VIII Track shootout.

Michelin Power One Race Tire Review

Monday, April 11, 2011
We review Michelin’s latest treaded Power One road race motorcycle tire as tested in the 2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Track shootout.

Nicky Hayden Completes 1000cc GP12 Test

Monday, April 11, 2011
Despite initial weather concerns Nicky Hayden and the Ducati Marlboro team complete 61 laps with the new Ducati GP12 at the Jerez circuit.

Big Buck GNCC ATV Results 2011

Monday, April 11, 2011
Chris Borich returned to winning form as the 2011 GNCC series flew into South Carolina for the Pirelli Big Buck GNCC.

St. Louis Supercross Results 2011

Saturday, April 9, 2011
The 2011 AMA Suprcross Championship continued to tighten in St. Louis as one rider returned to winning form under the Edward Jones Dome.

AMA Arenacross Wrapping Up in Des Moines

Saturday, April 9, 2011
At just 20 years old Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers has wrapped-up his first AMA Arenacross title after 11 wins.

Committee Hears Testimony Against Lead Ban

Saturday, April 9, 2011
A U.S. House Committee heard a variety of people discuss that revising the lead law may pose more of a risk for children.

Pramac Ducati Riders on the Mend

Saturday, April 9, 2011
Pramac Ducati riders Randy de Puniet and Loris Capirossi are both attempting to recover from physical injury before Round 3 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship at Estoril.

John McGuinness Takes No. 1 Plate for 2011

Saturday, April 9, 2011
The 2011 Isle of Man contest is approaching quickly with many of the leading riders from last year returning to compete at the Mountain Course.

Ducati Launches Diavel Experience Month

Saturday, April 9, 2011
Ducati North America has identified April as Diavel Experience Month, providing more test rides at dealerships across the country.

MSF Calls Attention to Distracted Drivers

Friday, April 8, 2011
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is encouraging all motorists to stop driving while distracted and supports an initiative to make April the national awareness month to combat it.

2012 Kawasaki Brute Force 750 EPS First Ride

Friday, April 8, 2011
Kawasaki chose MotoUSA's home stomping gounds to showcase the 2012 Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS. There's a lot more than just new EPS on this revised sport-utility ATV.

Red Bull X-Fighters 2011 Season Preview

Friday, April 8, 2011
The 2011 Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour is gearing up for another season of freestyle motocross with stops in Dubai, Rome and Madrid just to name a few.

Recreational Trails Program to Expire

Friday, April 8, 2011
The Recreational Trails Program is about to expire and a new authorization bill must be put in its place to preserve land for OHV use.

AMA Arenacross Interview with Tyler Bowers

Friday, April 8, 2011
Newly-crowned AMA Arenacross Champion Tyler Bowers will lead the rest of the field into the final round of the series in Des Moines, Iowa.

Rossi Tests 1000cc GP12 at Jerez

Friday, April 8, 2011
Valentino Rossi completed his first laps aboard Ducati's new GP12 at the Jerez circuit on Friday.

MotoGP: Surgery for Cal Crutchlow

Friday, April 8, 2011
Tech 3 Yamaha's Cal Crutchlow goes under the knife in Italy to resolve arm pump issues in time for Round 3 at Estoril.

2011 Amateur Arenacross Qualifiers in Vegas

Friday, April 8, 2011
The 2011 Amateur National Arenacross Championship has wrapped-up its qualifications for the East Region with five riders apiece representing a total of 24 classes.

2011 USGP Track Map for Glen Helen

Friday, April 8, 2011
The track layout has been released for the 2011 Glen Helen USGP and will feature some of the toughest terrain.

It's Official - Intrust Forecloses, Big Dog Closes

Friday, April 8, 2011
After initially denying it was going under, Intrust Bank has officially foreclosed on Big Dog Motorcycles and the company has closed its doors.

MIC to Testify Before Congress on Lead Ban

Friday, April 8, 2011
MIC General Counsel member Paul Vitrano will represent the powersports industry and its riders while attempting to urge congress to halt the ban on youth model motorcycles and ATVs.

AMA Announces Winner of BMW F 800 GS

Friday, April 8, 2011
The AMA has announced the winner of the BMW F 800 GS motorcycle drawing from last year's AMA National Adventure Riding Series sponsor, BMW Motorrad USA.

Honda Quake Recovery Update April 8

Friday, April 8, 2011
In the latest press release from Honda's president and CEO, Takanobu Ito, the company plans to resume production on April 11th, though only at 50%.

Five Questions With Marco Melandri

Friday, April 8, 2011
After winning a race in the second round of the 2011 World Superbike Championship, former MotoGP rider Marco Melandri sits down to talk about his experiences in WSB so far.

Backroad Ramblings: Magazine Addiction

Friday, April 8, 2011
In this edition our rambler reveals his addiction to magazines and the turmoil it’s brought upon the Giacchino household.

2011 Arizona Bike Week Review

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Factory demo rides, shiny custom cruisers, hot girls in bikinis and old school heavy metal were all on the menu at Cyclefest for this year’s 2011 AZ Bike Week in Scottsdale, Arizona as we joined in on the fun in the sun.

Jason DiSalvo Interview – Part I

Thursday, April 7, 2011
After his impressive 2011 Daytona 200 victory, Motorcycle USA catches up with Team Latus Ducati rider Jason DiSalvo on the up-and-down year in the first of a two-part interview.

Prodigal Father, Pagan Son Book Review

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Prodigal Father, Pagan Son is a hard-hitting tale of a boy who grows up inside the world of the Pagans Motorcycle Club after being born the son of the president of the Philadelphia chapter.

Dungey Auctions Fox Gear for Japan Support

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Ryan Dungey and the Rockstar Makita Suzuki team are giving their support to the Japan Earthquake Disaster fund by pledging the special set of Fox race gear for auction to raise money for the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami.

AMA Inspects KTM 350 SX-F at Dallas SX

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Following yet another holeshot by Mike Alessi in the Cowboy Stadium, Arlington Texas, the AMA chose his 350 SX-F for a random tear down inspection after the race.

2011 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Results

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Marc Coma's racing year started in January with his third Dakar Rally win. Coma continued on to win the 2011 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the opening round of the FIM Cross Country Rallies World Championship.

Kids Just Want to Ride Act Gains Support

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
A bill that would exempt kids' off-highway vehicles (OHVs) from the law that effectively bans them at the end of the year is gaining support on the eve of a key congressional hearing.

Sturgis Mark Federally Trademarked by SRMI

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The word mark Sturgis has been federally trademarked in connection with Sturgis Rally goods and services.

Strang Tops Points Heading for Round Four

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Strang Tops the Points Chase Heading into Round Four of GNCC

St. Louis Supercross Preview 2011

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross series marches on to St. Louis as Ryan Villopoto and company enter the final four rounds of competition.

2011 Triumph Daytona 675R First Ride

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Climb on with MotoUSA for the First Ride of the new 2011 Triumph Daytona 675R. We spin laps at Chuckwalla and survive the mean streets of Southern California during this Triumph sportbike review.

IMBBA Announces US World Cup Competitors

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The International Master Bike Builder Association announced the names of the American custom motorcycle builders who will represent our country in the IMBBA World Cup Competition next year.

Dani Pedrosa Undergoes Surgery

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Dani Pedrosa underwent surgery this week to restore feeling in his left arm caused by a previous injury sustained last year in Japan.

Chris Bach Prepares for GNCC

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Beta factory pilot Chris Bach is ready to get back on the podium, Chris has had a couple finishes outside the top ten and is ready to change all that.

Legislation & Congress Support Access to Land

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011will shortly be introduced; this bill would remove restrictions to motorized access on more than 40 million acres of public land nationwide.

Lone Star National Enduro Results 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
KTM's Charles Mullins hooked his first win of the 2011 season during Round 3 of the National Enduro Championship in Texas.

Dunlop KR449 Racing Slick Makes Debut

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
BEI Racing Team members rode their Suzuki GSX-R1000 to victory on the new KR449 at the opening round of the WERA National Endurance Series held at the 2.0-mile Roebling Road Raceway outside of Savannah, GA.

Custom Chrome European Bike Show Winners

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Custom Chrome's International Bike Show Series headed to Europe recently where over 100 custom motorcycles competed for trophies and prizes.

2011 AMA Arenacross Heads to Iowa

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
After a weekend that saw the remaining AMA Arenacross Series championships be awarded to their respective champions, the 2011 season will draw to a close this weekend from Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa.

Red Bull Dirty Dozen at PIR

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Red Bull Dirty Dozen, a unique amateur motocross series, will take place in conjunction with the existing Thursday Night Motocross season at Portland International Raceway.

Dainese Chicago D-Store Grand Opening

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Dainese, the world’s leader in protective apparel for motorcycling, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, celebrates the Grand Opening of its third D-Store and first franchise in the USA.

Riding w/ Angels Raises $6200 at Broken Spoke

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
The Broken Spoke Saloon held a fundraiser for Riding with Angels during Daytona Bike Week that raised $6200 for the organization.

Supercross Spotlight Shines On Tyler Bright

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
After returning to his winning ways at the Arenacross series during a break in the East Coast Lites series, the spotlight is back on Scorpion's Tyler Bright.

Spain FIM World Enduro Results 2011

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Juha Salminen, Antoine Meo and Mika Ahola all claimed both days in their respective classes during the opening round of the 2011 World Enduro Championship in Spain.

Zero Motorcycles CEO Retires

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Another key figure leaves day-to-day operations at Zero Motorcycles with CEO Gene Banman retiring less than a month after founder Neal Saiki stepped down.

Lucas Oil Sponsors BigM Weekend

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Miller Motorsports Park has announced that Lucas Oil Products will be the presenting sponsor of the BigM Weekend on May 28-30.

XR1200 Series Headed to Infineon Raceway

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
The XR1200 series will be visiting Infineon Raceway for the first time after a stunning season opener which was determined by just 0.016 seconds at the finish line.

Backmarker: Nuclear Cowboyz Inception

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Backmarker makes its Motorcycle USA debut with motojournalist Mark Gardiner recounting the creation of perhaps the future of freestyle motocross – Micky Dymond’s one-of-a-kind Nuclear Cowboyz show.

Ducati Touts 68% Sales Increase for Q1 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011
Ducati North America announces surprising sales growth for the first quarter of 2011, with a 68% increase over the same period last year.

Dallas Supercross Insider 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011
Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto regains the lead in the 2011 AMA Supercross Championship after Honda's Trey Canard cruises to his third win of the season in Dallas.

Bruce Rossmeyer's Harley Museum/Store

Monday, April 4, 2011
Bruce Rossmeyer's announced it is going to open a Bruce Rossmeyer Harley-Davidson museum and store at its Beach Street location in Daytona Beach.

Jerez MotoGP Insider Report 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011
Our man on the inside of the MotoGP paddock delivers his latest report on the Spanish GP at Jerez, including Valentino Rossi's clash with Casey Stoner and Jorge Lorenzo's first win of the season.

Four Americans Jerez MotoGP Insider Report

Monday, April 4, 2011
Our man on the inside of the MotoGP paddock delivers his latest report on the Spanish GP at Jerez, including John Hopkins successful return and Ben Spies crashing out of rostrum position.

2011 Star Stryker to the Space Center

Monday, April 4, 2011
We escape the bustle of Bike Week with a ride down to the Kennedy Space Center on Star Motorcycles 2011 Stryker to witness the final landing of the space shuttle Discovery.

MotoGP 1000cc Track Testing Approaches

Monday, April 4, 2011
Our man on the inside of the MotoGP paddock delivers his latest report on the Spanish GP at Jerez, including the latest team developments for testing 1000cc models.

Rockford Arenacross Results 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011
Tyler Bowers snared his first professional title in the 2011 AMA Arenacross Championship at Rockford after defeating Jeff Gibson and Nathan Skaggs.

Massie Wins Arenacross Lites East Series

Sunday, April 3, 2011
Patrick Massie claimed the crown in the 2011 AMA Arenacross Lites East division at Rockford’s MetroCentre as Yamaha's Kelly Smith dominated the first night in the premier class.

Jerez MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, April 3, 2011
Round 2 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship at Jerez was riddled with crashes as riders fought through wet conditions in Spain.

Dallas Supercross Results 2011

Saturday, April 2, 2011
More drama unfolded in the 2011 AMA Supercross Championship in Dallas as James Stewart and Chad Reed collided during the main.

Jerez MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, April 2, 2011
Repsol Honda's Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa controlled the timesheets during qualifying in Spain as the 2011 MotoGP series prepares for Round 2 at Jerez.

Tyler Bowers Goes for 2011 Arenacross Title

Friday, April 1, 2011
Kawasaki's Tyler Bowers has come back from a season-ending injury last year and is currently just one round away from clenching the 2011 AMA Arenacross title.

AXO Subzero Releases Spring/Summer Gear

Friday, April 1, 2011
AXO Subzero vented gear has just been released for the Sping/Summer of 2011 and features some of the lightest pants and jerseys in the industry.

Marvin Musquin Returns from Injury

Friday, April 1, 2011
KTM's Marvin Musquin has returned to practicing after injuring his knee during the 2010 Bercy Supercross.

2011 Metzeler Interact Challenge

Friday, April 1, 2011
Metzeler challenges the press and its customers to find more enjoyment with the Interact product line of radial motorcycle tires.

Birchall Brothers Confirmed at 2011 Isle of Man

Friday, April 1, 2011
Sidecar duo Ben and Tom Birchall will be present at the 2011 Isle of Man TT Races after winning the prestigious World Championship title in 2009.

2011 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Preview

Friday, April 1, 2011
The 2011 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series is on the starting line and armed with support from several new sponsors such as Currie Enterprises and CMI Precision Machining.

Ohlins Launches First Motocross Team for 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011
Ohlins USA has announced the launch of its first racing team, which is set to compete in the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship beginning in May.

Rico Penzkofer to Return at 2011 Isle of Man

Friday, April 1, 2011
Rico Penzkofer will return for the 2011 Isle of Man TT competition after lapping the circuit last year at close to 125 mph.

World Superbike Tire Contract Open in 2013

Friday, April 1, 2011
Pirelli has been the exclusive tire supplier for World Superbike since the spec tire rule in 2004. That could change in 2013 with Infront Motor Group taking bids.

Jerez MotoGP Practice 2011

Friday, April 1, 2011
Honda's Casey Stoner continued his strong form in the 2011 MotoGP Championship at Jerez by setting the fastest pace overall on Friday ahead of Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi.