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Paul Cox Feature Artist at Thy Will Be Done

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
The third Thy Will Be Done Art Show, featuring custom bike builders, engravers, leather workers, tattoo artiists and more will be held in Seal Beach, CA this weekend.

Production Engine GP/SBK Dispute Update

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
The MotoGP grid is set to expand in 2012 with the use of production-based powerplants. More updates from BMW and IMS CEO Paolo Flammini on the topic from the latest round at Miller.

Biaggi and Rea World SBK Crash at Miller

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Carlos Checa breaks his bad luck at Miller with a dominating weekend, yet more controversy surrounds Max Biaggi and an update on the 1000cc GP/SBK dispute in our Insider report.

World Superbike Miller Insider 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Carlos Checa breaks his bad luck at Miller with a dominating weekend, yet more controversy surrounds Max Biaggi and an update on the 1000cc GP/SBK dispute in our Insider report.

AMA Pro WMX Freestone Insider 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Ashley Fiolek beat the heat and every other WMX rider in Freestone. Find out how.

AMA Pro Motocross Freestone Insider 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Round 2 of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship proved that everything is bigger in Texas as some riders faced a new level of upset.

Isle of Man TT Tuesday Qualifying 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Tuesday's qualifying sessions at the Isle of Man TT saw a familiar face atop the Superbike timesheets, while a sidecar accident at the Ballacrye claimed the lives of two racers.

Springfield Mile Flat Track Results 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Rain tried to wash out the Springfield Mile, but Mother Nature couldn't prevent one racer from breaking a four-year winless streak after drafting expertly and executing a last-lap pass.

Alpinestars GPX Glove Review

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
For the last few weeks we have been putting miles on a pair of Alpinestars GPX Gloves. Read on to see what we think about these short-cuffed sportbike gloves.

STM: A Message to Motorcycle Manufacturers

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Our correspondent across the pond uncovers the truth about motorcycle 'spy pictures' and how advertising in the motorcycle industry is changing.

World Superbike Miller Race 2 Results 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011
Carlos Checa does the double, the Spaniard taking a dominating World Superbike Race 2 win at Miller Motorsports Park.

American SuperBike Miller Results 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011
Josh Hayes and Blake Young battle in an exciting American SuperBike race at Miller Motorsports Park.

XR1200 Miller Results 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011
Steve Rapp took the checkers in close-knit racing during the eight-lap XR1200 race at Miller Motorsports Park.

World Superbike Miller Race 1 Results 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011
Ducati sweeps the podium in World Superbike Race 1 at Miller Motorsports Park, with Althea Ducati's Carlos Checa leading the Effenbert-Liberty duo.

Isle of Man TT Qualifying Insider 2011

Monday, May 30, 2011
The 2011 Isle of Man TT race is finally underway and MotorcycleUSA.com is on scene. Check back for daily racing updates, photos, interviews and more from IOM.

2011 Middleweight Adventure Touring Comparo

Monday, May 30, 2011
The Germans and the Brits square off for middleweight adventure touring supremacy with the 2011 BMW F800GS against the all-new 2011 Triumph Tiger 800 XC.

Daytona SportBike Miller Results 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Yamaha’s Josh Herrin takes the win in a thrilling Daytona SportBike race at Miller Motorsports Park.

Rock Run GNCC ATV Results 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Walker Fowler dominated the Rock Run GNCC course nearly 20 seconds faster than his competition, becoming one of the few XC2 riders to score the overall victory ahead of the premier class.

World Superbike Miller Superpole 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Carlos Checa nabs pole position at Miller Motorsports Park, the Althea Ducati rider snaring a Superpole victory on the final lap as the rainy conditions complicate matters at MMP.

Superstore SuperSport Miller Results 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Corey Alexander claims his first-ever AMA win during a wet Motorcycle Superstore SuperSport race at Miller Motorsports Park.

World Superbike Miller Sunday Qualifying 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Aprilia’s Leon Camier topped the World Superbike timesheets in a wet Sunday morning qualifying session at Miller Motorsports Park.

Pirelli Launches Diablo Rosso II at Invitational

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Pirelli is set to launch its new supersport tire for dealers and the media during the Pirelli Invitational at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah.

AMA Pro WMX Freestone Results 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011
The 2011 WMX Championship faced off in Texas where Honda's Ashley Fiolek and Yamaha's Jessica Patterson continued their battle for the title.

AMA 250 Motocross Freestone Results 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Thick sand, crashes and mechanical troubles plagued 250 riders as Round 2 of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship swung through Texas.

AMA Pro Racing Miller Saturday 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Hayes stands apart in American SuperBike, with Jason DiSalvo doing the same in Daytona SportBike, as AMA Pro Racing splits time with SBK at Miller Motorsports Park.

AMA 450 Motocross Freestone Results 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011
The second round of the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship in Texas included heated competition and heartache for one rider.

World SBK Miller Saturday Qualifying 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Carlos Checa continued to lead the SBK field through Saturday afternoon’s hour-long qualifying practice at Miller Motorsports Park.

Carlos Checa Interview: Miller 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011
Motorcycle USA catches up with the World Superbike points leader before the action gets underway at Miller, chatting with Althea Ducati’s Carlos Checa.

World Superbike Miller Saturday Practice 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011
MMP’s fastest man, Carlos Checa, sets the SBK pace aboard his Althea Ducati as the World Superbike action gets underway at Miller Motorsports Park.

Team Corser Wins SBK MMP Kart Race

Saturday, May 28, 2011
The racing at Miller Motorsports Park got underway on Friday, but it was four wheels, not two, burning laps at the Utah circuit in the inaugural BigM Weekend Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown.

Harley Offers New Digital Gear Indicator

Friday, May 27, 2011
Harley-Davidson is offering a new digital gear indicator, a small LED indicator that mounts onto the bike's handlebars.

Musquin Receives RC4 Hard Charger Award

Friday, May 27, 2011
KTM rider and frenchman Marvin Musquin grabs the Ricky Carmichael Hard Charger Award at the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Hangtown Classic.

AMA Pro Racing Miller Preview 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011
The 2011 AMA Pro Road Racing series visits Miller Motorsports Park for one of the most anticipated rounds of the season with tight competition offered in all three classes.

Unknown Choppers' Enclosed Motorcycles

Friday, May 27, 2011
Unknown Choppers out of Garland, Texas, is working on enclosed motorcycle and trike concepts, the Frantom-E and the Frantom-R.

MotoGP 10/11 Video Game Review

Friday, May 27, 2011
Motorcycle USA sits down with the latest MotoGP game to hit our desk, MotoGP 10/11 for Playstation 3. So get those leathers on and get ready to ride in our MotoGP 10/11 video game review.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - May 27, 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011
This week Camchann takes the honors with his photo from Crater Lake, Oregon. In the moto-photo tip, Justin gives you three words to shoot by.

Gallagher Headlines Broken Spoke Laconia

Friday, May 27, 2011
Comedian Gallagher headlines the list of entertainment scheduled for the Broken Spoke Saloon during the upcoming Laconia Motorcycle Week.

AGV AX-8 Beat Dirt Bike Helmet Peek

Friday, May 27, 2011
AGV expands their AX-8 dirt bike helmet line with its new AX-8 BEAT helmet available in 3 shell sizes featuring Dry-Lex padding and AGV’s patented adjustable peak system.

2011 Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari

Friday, May 27, 2011
After a week of testing superbikes, Justin and Ken head for the desert to get their dirt fix at the 2011 Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari.

Payette WORCS Results 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011
KTM's Kurt Caselli had a perfect weekend at Payette, Idaho after nabbing both motos over Memorial weekend.

World Superbike Miller Preview 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011
It’s Miller time! Motorcycle USA backs it bags, like the rest of the World Superbike paddock, headed Miller Motorsports Park. Here’s a preview of what to watch for.

Icon Alliance Redeemer Helmet Review

Thursday, May 26, 2011
The Icon Alliance Redeemer Helmet has been protecting our head for the last few months, providing us ample time to review the merits of this full-face motorcycle helmet.

Jake Holden Signs with RidersDiscount.com

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Team RidersDiscount.com has stepped up to help Jake Holden get to his next AMA Pro race and beyond! After Holden’s original team owner was forced to move on, the team was left with only their equipment and very limited resources for the remainder of the season.

2011 GNCC Series Schedule Updated

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Racer Productions, producer of the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series, is pleased to announce updates to the 2011 series schedule.

AMA Arenacross Series Posts Figures

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Throughout the 2011 season, the AMA Arenacross Series drew over 170,000 fans, averaging 12,200 fans per race.

FIM Motocross Indaiatuba Results 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011
David Philippaerts obtained the first overall victory of the season in Indaiatuba, while Jeffrey Herlings beat his team-mate Ken Roczen and got his second GP win of the season. Both riders took the overall win being tight in points with the second classified.

BigM Weekend Superbike Kart Races

Thursday, May 26, 2011
After weeks of suspense and speculation, the team line-ups for the Inaugural BigM Weekend Superbike Super Celebrity Mega Kart Showdown at Miller Motorsports Park are announced.

Lawmakers Reject Motorcycle-only Checkpoints

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Lawmakers back ban on funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints and instead want focus on motorcycle crash prevention.

Arai “Redefines” Open-Faced Helmets

Thursday, May 26, 2011
The brand new Arai XC series “redefines how open-face helmets are supposed to look—and protect,” according to the company. The most telling feature is the extended coverage of the lower jaw-cheekpad area that offers more facial coverage without sacrificing the traditional open feel of the helmets.

AGV Dainese Racers in Strength at Infineon

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Despite the wind and at time inclement weather, Round 2 of the AMA Pro Road Racing series saw a lot of close and hard fought racing last weekend at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California. It was another intense weekend for all AGV and Dainese racers who are battling for the title in the AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike and AMA Pro Motorcycle-Supersport.com SuperSport Classes.

Racing Resumes at Inaugural Rock Run GNCC

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Bike racing will resume at the Inaugural Rock Run GNCC and will include top pros at Cernic's Suzuki/KTM this Friday before the event.

Arai, Icon Top J.D. Power Helmet Survey

Thursday, May 26, 2011
A J.D. Power and Associates report states that more people than ever are buying their motorcycle helmets online and that Arai and Icon top the list in the 'Motorcycle Helmet Satisfaction' survey.

AMA Pro Motocross Freestone Preview 2011

Thursday, May 26, 2011
The 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship enters Texas this weekend where hot weather and tense competition await.

ProStop Offers Free Passes to MMR

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Each day through Friday, ProStop Convenience Store, located at the corner of 11000 South and State Street in Sandy, will be giving away 15 general admission passes to the BigM Weekend at Miller Motorsports Park.

Electric Superbike Racing: Brammo Part III

Thursday, May 26, 2011
Brammo completely dominated the electric field at the TTXGP opener at Infineon Raceway. Get the full scoop from the man behind the controls of the Brammo Empulse RR.

2011 Star Raider S - Spring Ride in the Mojave

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
We take the 2011 Star Raider S for a 100-mile romp through the Mojave Desert in spring bloom, paying a visit to the Mother Road and a ghost town called Chloride.

Doug Henry to Compete in Extremity Games 6

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Doug Henry, 4-time AMA Champion and 4-time X Games medal winner, will be competing in the 2011 Extremity Games 6 Motocross being held at Baja Acres in Millington, MI on May 28, 2011.

Be Safe Be Responsible Follow Golden Rules

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute (ASI) and the nation’s major ATV manufacturers and distributors want to encourage all ATV riders to ride safely and responsibly this holiday weekend, and any time they start up an ATV.

2011 Yamaha YZ85 First Ride

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The 2011 Yamaha YZ85 is a potent motocross bike for young racers. We reintroduced one of our regular test riders to his childhood dream bike to test out with his own son.

Fuel Economy Challenge at AMA Vintage Days

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Competition breeds excellence, and on July 22 at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, Motorcycle Hall of Famer Craig Vetter will challenge all comers to push the limits of motorcycle fuel economy.

PBM Kawasaki Supports Easton for 2012

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Following Stuart Easton's high-speed crash during the North West 200, the Scotsman has been offered a deal with Paul Bird Motorsport for 2012.

Edgar Winter Joins Buffalo Chip Sturgis Lineup

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Edgar Winter will be taking a 'Free Ride' to Sturgis this year as Winter has signed on to be the musical entertainment for Friday, Aug. 5 at the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground.

AMA Flat Track Springfield Preview 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The 2011 AMA Flat Track Championship visits the Illinois State Fairgrounds for Round 7 of the series at the Springfield Mile.

Motorcyclists Support AMA Capitol Hill Climb

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is proud to announce that MX Sports, Cobra Motorcycles, Tomahawk MX Park and others passionate about kids' motorsports have thrown their support behind the AMA Family Capitol Hill Climb

Harley and Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Harley-Davidson and country music legend Willie Nelson will be hitting the road together for the Country Throwdown Tour featuring outlaw country music and Harley's Dark Custom Motorcycles.

Spy Shot: Honda New Mid Concept in Action

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The first action pics of Honda's New Mid Concept reveal what looks like a giant scooter sporting a pillion and full touring luggage.

Win a Victory Motorcycle in Spring Giveaway

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Victory Motorcycles will be giving away a brand new 2011 Victory to the lucky winner of its Spring Bike Giveaway. Sign up to win today.

Honda Crosstourer Spied Testing in Europe

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Take a look at Honda's expected adventure-touring mount, the V-Four-powered Crosstourer, spied testing in Europe last week.

Aaron Colton AMA Flat Track Interview

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
We’ve heard of road race guys cross-training offroad and racing supermoto; but a sportbike freestyle rider taking his skills to AMA Flat Track? Motorcycle USA sits down with Freestyle sportbike rider Aaron Colton to find out more.

Win GoPRO Helmet Cam and Help Charity

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Available for bidding is a new GoPro Helmet Hero HD Camera. You've seen this unit at the races worn by the pro's.

Dual-Clutch Honda CBF Prototype Spied

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Spy photos have surfaced showing a possible entry-level Honda street bike making use of the company's dual-clutch technology.

Arizona Refuge Grants Access to Motorcycles

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge in Arizona has reversed an unwritten policy and is now allowing street-legal motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on certain roads.

World Champion Racer Joins MHoF

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Doug Polen will be inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame as part of the 2011 American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Legends & Champions Weekend at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

Castrol Honda Previews Miller

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Honda prepares for Round 5 of the 2011 World Superbike Championship as it enters its first U.S. round of competition at Miller Motorsports Park.

Albacete World Endurance Results 2011

Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The first World Championship victory was obtained for the BMW S1000RR machine in Round 2 of the 2011 FIM Endurance Championship in Albacete, Spain.

AMA Pro Motocross Hangtown Insider 2011

Monday, May 23, 2011
Everyone was waiting to see how Round 1 of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship would shake down. It's safe to say that it didn't disappoint. Here's the scoop on Hangtown.

2011 Roland Sands Design Grand Opening

Monday, May 23, 2011
MotoUSA drops in for some drinks and photo ops at the grand opening of the new Roland Sands Design shop and retail store located in Los Alamitos, California.

Oklahoma Motorcyclists Support Ride for Kids

Monday, May 23, 2011
Tulsa’s second Ride for Kids honored 10 young brain tumor survivors and raised $13,065 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) on May 22.

Ducati Monster 1100EVO Showroom Premiere

Monday, May 23, 2011
Ducati North America is excited to announce the showroom premiere of the much-anticipated Monster 1100EVO, which will take place May 27-28.

AMA Pro WMX Hangtown Insider 2011

Monday, May 23, 2011
The ladies were back in action at Hangtown with new riders and new equipment. Here's an inside look at the WMX action from Round 1.

2011 Supersport Shootout IX Street

Monday, May 23, 2011
MotoUSA drafts seven bikes from the stacked 2011 Supersport class to test their street performance in our ninth annual Supersport comparison review.

Join Buffalo Chip for 4th Annual Legends Ride

Monday, May 23, 2011
The 4th Annual Legends Ride, featuring a chance to ride with celebrities and popular custom bike builders from Deadwood, South Dakota to a concert and dinner at the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground, still has a few spots open.

Harley Owners Invite All to Million Mile Monday

Monday, May 23, 2011
The Harley Owners Group is inviting riders of all brands of motorcycles to join its members on June 27 for Million Mile Monday.

AMA Pro Motocross Hangtown Results 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011
A beautiful day greeted riders in northern California as the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship kicked off at Hangtown with Chad Reed and Ryan Dungey going head to head.

AMA Pro WMX Hangtown Results 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011
Jessica Patterson picked up right where she left off with dominating performances at the opening round of WMX competition at the Hangtown Classic.

Seeley Lone Winner at 2011 North West 200

Saturday, May 21, 2011
Alastair Seeley was the lone victor at an incident plagued 2011 North West 200.

AMA Pro Motocross Hangtown Preview 2011

Friday, May 20, 2011
Round 1 is kicking off this weekend at Norther California's Hangtown Classic. AMA Pro Motocross starts it's 40th season with three stacked divisions.

Bonhams to Auction Rare 1954 AJS Porcupine

Friday, May 20, 2011
One of the world's rarest, most legendary motorcycles, a 1954 AJS E95 Porcupine, will be up for grabs at the Bonham & Butterfied auction held in conjunction with The Quail Motorsports Gathering.

Kymco to Provide Demos at AMA Vintage Days

Friday, May 20, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that KYMCO will bring its demo fleet of scooters and motorcycles to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 22-24, at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

Yamaha Offers Youth Racer School at MMP

Friday, May 20, 2011
The Yamaha Champions Riding School, based at Miller Motorsports Park, will offer a supported rider program for any racer under the age of 18.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - May 20, 2011

Friday, May 20, 2011
Motorcycle USA Forums user Richard47 gets the nod for Photo of the Week for May 20, 2011. Also MotoUSA photo ace Justin Dawes dishes out his moto-photo tip of the week.

Lucky F*cker Softail Kit from Custom Chrome

Friday, May 20, 2011
Custom Chrome has teamed up with Custom Design Studios' Kirk Taylor to create the Lucky F*cker Softail Conversion Kit

2011 Kawasaki KX450F Flat Track Project 1

Friday, May 20, 2011
MotoUSA transforms a 2011 Kawasaki KX450F into a full fledged flat tracker, see how the Kawasaki project bike performs.

Dr. Frazier: Overland Expo

Friday, May 20, 2011
Dr. G explores the local motorcycle scene by attending the 2011 Overland Expo where adventure motorcycle attendees have been growing in number over recent years.

Harley Museum Summer Feature: Collection X

Thursday, May 19, 2011
The Harley-Davidson Museum is opening up the doors to its vault for its summer exhibit called Collection X: Weird, Wild Wonders of the Harley-Davidson Museum.

Bel-Ray Blue Tac Chain Lube Product Peek

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Bel-Ray’s new for 2011 Blue Tac Chain Lube is the ultimate chain lubricant for all motorcycle chain applications.

2011 Tecate SCORE Baja 500 Pre-run

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Pre-running begins Friday in Mexico on rugged 454.69-mile Course for 43rd annual Tecate SCORE Baja 500 desert race starting June 2-5 in Ensenada with entries from 25 States and 7 countries.

North Carolina Smoke Out XII Chopper Rally

Thursday, May 19, 2011
The Smoke Out XII Chopper Rally is held at The Horse Back Street Choppers on the 24-25 of June, 2011 and includes a full weekend of festivities including a garage-built-chopper bike show.

Yamaha Celebrates 50 Years of GP Racing

Thursday, May 19, 2011
2011 marks a very special moment in two wheeled motorsport as the 50th Anniversary of World Championship GP racing for Yamaha. To celebrate this landmark Yamaha Factory Racing will run a special livery, the ‘YZR-M1 WGP50th Anniversary Edition’ for the Assen TT and Laguna Seca races.

North West 200 Qualifying 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Veteran rider Michael Rutter leads qualifying at the 2011 North West 200, with Kawasaki rider Stuart Easton hospitalized for injuries after a crash on the road circuit.

AMA Motocross Preview Re-Airs on FUEL TV

Thursday, May 19, 2011
For any viewers who missed out on the opportunity to watch FUEL TV's exclusive preview of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, the network will re-broadcast the show tonight with three separate airings.

2011 Quail Motorcycle Gathering Review

Thursday, May 19, 2011
The third annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering featured beautifully restored classic motorcyles and served as an avenue for custom builders like Falcon Motorcycles to debut their latest creations.

Melissa Paris Goes Pink for Laguna Seca USGP

Thursday, May 19, 2011
HT Moto Yamaha rider Melissa Paris will sport special pink livery at the Red Bull USGP at Laguna Seca July 22-25 in support of raising donations for Susan G Komen Foundation.

2011 Ducati Customized Monster Competition

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Ducati North America invites Ducati owners to compete in the 2011 Monster challenge customization competition for a chance to win a dream Ducati experience to Bologna, Italy.

Rare 1954 AJS E95 Motorcycle Goes to Auction

Thursday, May 19, 2011
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Seventh Annual MIJ Online Job Fair

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Motorcycle Industry Jobs.com (MIJ) is proud to present its seventh annual Online Job Fair taking place May 16 – 31, 2011.

Jason Britton, Blue Oyster Cult Added to BigM

Thursday, May 19, 2011
The upcoming BigM Weekend presented by Lucas Oil at Miller Motorsports Park, scheduled for May 28-30, is shaping up to be even bigger than anticipated. It includes several big acts that now include Jason Britton and Blue Oyster Cult.

Chad Reed Confirmed for Hangtown Motocross

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Chad Reed will put his TwoTwo Motorsports Honda CRF450R on the starting gate this weekend for the start of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

AMA Vintage Motorcycles Welcomes KTM

Thursday, May 19, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is pleased to announce that KTM North America will be on location with its demo fleet at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 22-24, at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

PBTF Wins With Project Re-Cycle’s FZ6 Auction

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Bidding is now open on the second bike in Cycle World and BikeBandit.com’s Project Re-Cycle to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, home of the Ride for Kids.

Vicki Golden Pre-Season WMX Interview 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Vicki Golden assaults the 2011 WMX series aboard a KX250F. We chat with the MotoUSA.com/Langston Racing/Kawasaki rider about the new team and season.

Kawasaki Opens U.S. Motorcycle Museum

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Kawasaki opens a new museum at its Irvine, California headquarters read more about it in this street bike feature.

Triumph Recalling 2010 Thunderbirds

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Triumph Motorcycles is recalling certain 2010 Thunderbird and Thunderbird ABS cruisers due to an incompatible thread locker/screw combination on the front fender mounting.

2012 KTM Four Stroke SX-F First Looks

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
KTM releases the details on its 2012 line of four-stroke motocrossers.

Steve McQueen's Husky 400 Sells for $144K

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Actor Steve McQueen's 1971 Husqvarna 400 Cross sold for a record $144,500 at the Bonhams & Butterfields auction held this past weekend at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering.

Seeley Sets Pace at 2011 North West 200

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Suzuki’s Alastair Seeley sets the pace as action gets underway in the 2011 North West 200 road race in Northern Ireland.

GoPro to Support 2011 Motocross Championship

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
After breaking into American Motocross last season with its revolutionary high-definition cameras, MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, announce GoPro's return for 2011 and beyond as an official supporter of the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

2012 KTM Two Stroke SX First Looks

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
KTM returns its 125 SX two-stroke dirt bike to its U.S. motocross line-up for 2012.

Dani Pedrosa Has Surgery on Collarbone

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Repsol Honda rider Dani Pedrosa underwent surgery today to repair the right collarbone he broke in a crash at Le Mans.

Osborne Wins USGP Moates Cup Again

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Zach Osborne won the coveted Moates Cup at the U.S. Grand Prix for the second year in a row. Established last year to celebrate America’s return to the FIM Motocross World Championship GP schedule as well as commemorating 30th anniversary of Marty Moates becoming the first American to win the USGP, the Moates Cup is presented to the “Top American” finisher on the day. Making the deal even slicker is a big check, literally as well as figuratively, for $5,000 presented by Lucas Oil.

Fred Fox Joins Motorcycle Hall of Fame

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that Parts Unlimited founder Fred Fox, will be inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame as part of the 2011 American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Legends & Champions.

Yamaha Moving ATV Manufacturing to U.S.A.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. and Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America announced today that the first production run of new all-terrain vehicle (ATV) models transferred to the U.S. from overseas facilities will take place this month at Yamaha’s state-of-the-art factory in Newnan, Ga.

Factory Connection Support at Hangtown

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Free bike set up and technical support is available to all riders. Factory Connection’s experienced suspension professionals will be available for Rebuild Services, Oil Change Services, Fork and Shock Spring changes and has FC Exclusive performance parts on hand

Ross Noble Celebrates Triumph's 500,000 Bike

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Comedy legend Ross Noble is touring Great Britain on Triumph’s 500,000th production bike – a Speed Triple. The ‘Sit Down Tour’ will take in England, Scotland and Wales in seven days beginning on Tuesday, May 24.

Loretta Lynn’s Champfactory Prep Camps

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Loretta Lynn’s is the # 1 race in the Amateur Racing circuits. Great SX and MX Champions have claimed championships on this mystic track. Champfactory MX Schools has joined forces with multi time champions to bring the best training and preparation for this event.

Miller Motorsports: Eugene Laverty Interview

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Miller Motorsports Park presents a five-question interview with Yamaha World Superbike rider Eugene Laverty, the double winner in the last World Superbike round at Monza.

James Stewart, Kyle Regal Out for Hangtown

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
San Manuel Yamaha has pulled the plug on Hangtown and the rest of 2011 AMA Pro Motocross. James Stewart and Kyle Regal are sidelined indefinitely.

Casey Stoner Continues 1000cc MotoGP Test

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
With windy conditions and temperatures a little cooler than yesterday, Casey Stoner ran 25 laps without any issues to complete his testing of the 2012 Honda 1000cc GP prototype.

Honolulu PD Purchases BMW Motorcycles

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
For 12 years running, the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) has opted to purchase BMW police motorcycles for its 36-member Solo Motorcycle Detail.

2012 MotoGP Season Could See 11 New Teams

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Eleven new teams and 16 riders have made it through the first application process with IRTA and Dorna to join the MotoGP paddock in 2012.

2011 AMA Pro MX Series in Over 104 Countries

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, announce today that the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship will be broadcast into millions of homes across the globe.

Turning Back Time - Quail Motorcyle Ride 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Vintage and modern motorcyle collectors and enthusiasts met for a 110-mile ride around the Monterey Peninsula and a touring lap of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as part of the third annual Quail Motorcycle Ride.

2012 Kymco People GT 300i First Ride

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The newest model in the Kymco Scooter line is the People Gt 300i. See what MotoUSA Associate Editor Justin Dawes has to say about the large wheeled scoot in this first ride article.

Tool Up and Win with Matco Tools

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Automotive technicians, repair shop owners and managers can win instantly with Matco Tools' 'Tool Up! And Win' contest, kicking off this month.

Rossi Rides 1198 at Silverstone Wing Opening

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Valentino Rossi joined other great motorsports champions from the past and present in an inauguration ceremony for a new, ultramodern paddock structure at England’s Silverstone Circuit.

Stoner Tests Honda 1000cc GP Bike at Jerez

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
With a two week break before the Grand Prix of Catalunya, Repsol Honda returned to the track in Jerez with Le Mans GP winner Casey Stoner aboard the 2012 Honda 1000cc prototype.

NHTSA Updates Rules for Motorcycle Helmets

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
NHTSA has published an update that amends FMVSS No. 218, Motorcycle Helmets. The Final Rule amends certification labeling requirements and help consumers and law enforcement personnel distinguish between certified and uncertified helmets.

FIM MX Announces 2012 Mexican GP

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Youthstream and the FIM announced the celebration of the Grand Prix of Mexico for the upcoming 2012 FIM Motocross World Championship season.

Cal Crutchlow to Lap Isle of Man TT Course

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
British MotoGP racer Cal Crutchlow is the latest MotoGP rider to confirm that he will be doing a parade lap during the 2011 Isle of Man TT Races.

2012 Kawasaki KX250F First Look

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Kawasaki makes some big changes to the 2012 KX250F's engine and suspension to help keep it at the top of the 250F division.

2012 Kawasaki KX450F First Look

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Kawasaki's flagship motocross dirt bike is updated throughout for better track performance. Take a look at the new 2012 KX450F.

AGV Diesel Mowie Helmet Review

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
MotoUSA put the Diesel-designed AGV Mowie Helmet through its paces over the last few weeks while pounding out miles on scooters. Read on find out what we thought of this funky scooter lid.

Backroad Ramblings: Small Bore Scoots

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
In the wake of global recession and soaring gas prices, our rambler uncovers the power of scooters in an industry that has shifted its focus from superbikes to beginner bikes.

Interview with BMX Star Jamie Bestwick

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
When he's not busy dominating the X Games and the Dew Tour on his BMX bike, Jamie Bestwick is an all-out sportbike junkie. MotoUSA sat down with the Vert rider to pick his brains on bikes.

First Annual Indy 100 GNCC Postponed

Monday, May 16, 2011
The First Annual Indy 100 GNCC is postponed as bike racing is tentatively being rescheduled by Racer Productions.

Brammo Sweeps Round 1 of TTXGP Series

Monday, May 16, 2011
Brammo dominated the Infineon round of the 2011 TTXGP North American Championship series for electric motorcycles this weekend in Sonoma, California.

GP Insider: Yamaha Falters at Le Mans

Monday, May 16, 2011
Le Mans was regarded as a Yamaha track prior to this year’s French Grand Prix. No longer as the M1 demonstrates its fallen behind the Honda. Our Insider records Lorenzo and Spies sounding off.

GP Insider: Rossi on Le Mans Podium

Monday, May 16, 2011
He may have been helped by the Simoncelli/Pedrosa incident at Le Mans, but Valentino Rossi revels in his first Ducati podium.

Join the AMA Family OHV Capitol Hill Climb

Monday, May 16, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association will be holding a Family Capitol Hill Climb press conference, featuring U.S. Representative Denny Rehberg on May 26th at 11am.

2011 Royal Enfield at Jay Leno’s Garage

Monday, May 16, 2011
When one of the oldest motorcycle brands in the world returned to California, it didn’t take long for one of California’s most famous automotive enthusiasts, Jay Leno, to take notice.

GP Insider: Simoncelli/Pedrosa Fallout

Monday, May 16, 2011
Marco Simoncelli’s disastrous overtake on Dani Pedrosa was condemned by virtually all the riders in the paddock – all except for Simoncelli that is. Our GP Insider delivers.

GP Insider: Stoner Dominates Le Mans

Monday, May 16, 2011
The Simoncelli/Pedrosa controversy dominates MotoGP news from Le Mans, but Casey Stoner had quite a weekend as well. Winning, punching riders and speaking his mind. Our Insider delivers.

Tumi and Ducati Collaborate Shared Passion

Monday, May 16, 2011
Tumi, the leading international brand of premium travel, business, and lifestyle accessories, partners with Ducati to launch a new collection of bold, performance-driven travel and lifestyle accessories for fall 2011.

Husqvarna Confirms 900 Twin Project

Monday, May 16, 2011
Husqvarna has publicly confirmed its development of a 900cc Twin with assistance from parent company BMW. But what kind of street-going Husky can riders expect?

Ride for Kids in CA and TN Earns $335,000

Monday, May 16, 2011
Riders in southern California and central Tennessee combined to raise $335,036 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation on May 15.

Pedrosa Uncertain on Catalunya Return

Monday, May 16, 2011
Dani Pedrosa considers whether to undergo surgery for his broken collar bone, his participation at the upcoming Catalunya Grand Prix in doubt.

2011 Triumph Tiger 800 XC First Ride

Monday, May 16, 2011
MotoUSA gets its first taste of the new and highly anticipated 2011 Triumph Tiger 800 XC adventure touring motorcycle.

Glen Helen USGP Race Results 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
The second running of the USGP of Motocross at Glen Helen started out soggy, but the racing was great. Read on to see who took the top honors in the MX1 and MX2 classes.

AMA SuperBike Infineon Race 2 Results 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
AMA Superbike Race 2 racing results from Infineon Raceway.

AMA Daytona SportBike Infineon Race 2 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
AMA Daytona SportBike Infineon Race 2 results from Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California.

AMA SuperSport Infineon Race 2 Results 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
AMA Supersport Race 2 motorcycle racing results from Infineon Raceway.

Infineon TTXGP Race 2 Results 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
Steve Atlas rode the Brammo/MotoUSA Empulse to another victory in Sunday's TTXGP North American Championship race at Infineon.

Le Mans MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
Casey Stoner powered the Repsol Honda to an unchallenged victory at Le Mans, in a controversial Fench Grand Prix.

Infineon TTXGP Results 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
Steve Atlas rode the Brammo/MotoUSA Empulse to victory in the Saturday TTXGP North American Championship race at Infineon.

Indy 100 GNCC ATV Results 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
In Round 6 of the 2011 GNCC ATV series at the Indy 100, Brian Wolf surfaced with his first ever win in the premier class.

AMA XR1200 Infineon Race 1 Results 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011
Read Harley-Davidson XR1200 Race 1 results from Infineon Raceway for Round 2 of the AMA Pro Road Racing Championship.

Glen Helen USGP Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011
The 2011 USGP at Glen Helen kicked off with Saturday's qualifying motos. Read on to see who was the grabbed the first gate pick in the MX1 and MX2 classes.

AMA SuperBike Infineon Race 1 Results 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011
AMA Superbike Race 1 racing results from Infineon Raceway.

AMA Daytona SportBike Infineon Race 1 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011
The beautiful weather has seemed to fade to windy cold conditions, but that has not stopped the competition from heating up as the Daytona Sportbike Race 1 gets underway at Infineon.

AMA SuperSport Infineon Race 1 Results 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011
Round 2 of the 2011 AMA SuperSport class hits Infineon Raceway find out what happened on the racetrack.

AMA Pro Road Racing Infineon Qualifying 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011
Final qualifying results from Round 2 of the AMA Pro Road Racing Championship at Infineon Raceway.

Le Mans MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011
Honda flexes its MotoGP muscle at Le Mans, the factory riders sweeping the top four positions in qualifying.

MotoUSA Helps Support Vicki Golden

Friday, May 13, 2011
In collaboration with Langston Motorsports, Motorcycle-USA.com will lend its support to WMX rider Vicki Golden for the upcoming 2011 season.

Draft Legislation to Stop OHV Lead Ban Passed

Friday, May 13, 2011
The Motorcycle Industry Council applauds the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade’s quick action on the “Enhancing CPSC Authority and Discretion Act of 2011” (ECADA) discussion draft. The Subcommittee passed the draft bill and referred it to the full Energy and Commerce Committee.

AMA Pro Road Racing Infineon Friday 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011
Read Friday’s practice and results from Infineon Raceway for the 2011 AMA Pro Road Racing championship.

2011 LeoVince Grape Crusher Ride

Friday, May 13, 2011
Motorcycle USA and LeoVince exhaust take a spin through some of the Bay area’s finest roads in its annual Grape Crusher ride.

Success for International Female Ride Day

Friday, May 13, 2011
Last Friday, May 6th, thousands of female riders around the world celebrated the 5th International Female Ride Day and took their motorcycle or scooter to – 'Just Ride!'

2011 Suzuki GSX1250FA First Ride

Friday, May 13, 2011
Motorcycle USA samples the 2011 Suzuki GSX1250FA. Where does this new Suzuki offering slot into the motorcycle world?

Glen Helen USGP Preview 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011
The FIM World Motocross Championship returns to the United States this weekend. Who will come out on top at Glen Helen?

AMA Vintage Days Features Kawasaki

Friday, May 13, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that Kawasaki Motors Corp. U.S.A. will be celebrated as the 2011 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Marque of the Year, July 22-24, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

Ducati's All Roads Lead to Pikes Peak

Friday, May 13, 2011
Ducati North America is pleased to announce the details of its “All Roads Lead to Pikes Peak” owners gathering’ the inaugural Ducati event to support the Spider Grips racing team at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - May 13, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011
This week's MotoUSA Photo of the Week comes to us from Skyhawk04kilo and his rock steady camera skills. In the weekly moto-photo tip, our resident photo pro shows you how to get your timing just right.

Le Mans MotoGP Practice 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011
Honda claimed the top-three times during MotoGP practice at Le Mans with Casey Stoner leading the way as he seeks his second victory of the year.

Motorcycle USA Introduces Fantasy MX 2011

Thursday, May 12, 2011
MotorcycleUSA.com’s popular fantasy motocross game is back for the 2011 season with new riders, new teams and better racing than ever. Join up and race your friends for a chance at DVS Gear and a signed Kevin Windham Jersey grand prize.

Phil Schilling to Motorcycle Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 12, 2011
The Motorcycle Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the first member of the class of 2011: Phil Schilling, one of motorcycling's most accomplished journalists and an expert race tuner who set the early mark for Ducati's on-track success in America.

Jones & Dye Motocross Title Cups

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Since partnering to promote the Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship, MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, have awarded a pair of perpetual championship trophies for the 250 and 450 classes

House Subcommitte to Vote on CPSC Lead Law

Thursday, May 12, 2011
A formal Discussion Draft entitled, "Enhancing CPSC Authority and Discretion Act of 2011 (ECADA)," will be voted upon tomorrow by the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade of the Committee on Energy & Commerce

Farmers Recognized for Motorcycle Safety

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Farmers Insurance welcomed Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson to their Caledonia campus on Thursday, May 12th, 2011 to receive a recognition award from the State of Michigan for Outstanding Performance in Motorcycle Safety.

AMA Pro Flat Track Sammy Halbert Interview

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Slammin' Sammy Halbert started the AMA Pro Flat Track season off with a bang after a perfect weekend in Daytona. We got a chance to talk to the current points leader in the GNC Expert Singles class.

Timmonsville Honda ATV Plant Tour

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Honda made in the USA? If it’s a Honda ATV, the answer is yes. MotoUSA gets an inside look at the company’s Timmonsville South Carolina ATV plant.

ATV-24/7 on Versus Network

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Episode #1 of the racing/reality show, 'ATV-24/7,' is set to air Saturday, May 14, on the Versus television network at 4:30 p.m. EST.

AMA Pro Racing Infineon Preview 2011

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Blake Young looks to extend his Superbike winning streak to three as AMA Pro Racing descends on Infineon Raceway for the West Coast Moto Jam.

Bridgestone Debuts New Tire at Le Mans

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Bridgestone will debut its first asymmetrical rear slick tire as a soft option at Le Mans for the French Grand Prix.

Ricky Carmichael Award Returns to AMA

Thursday, May 12, 2011
MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, is proud to announce the return of the Ricky Carmichael Hard Charger Award for the 2011 season.

2011 Scott 250 Boots Review

Thursday, May 12, 2011
We spend several months riding in the new Scott 250 entry-level motocross boots. Find out if these affordable kicks are right for your budget.

2011 Dana Point 2 Avalon Jet Ski Race Report

Thursday, May 12, 2011
Climb on with MotoUSA as we tackle the 2011 Dana Point to Avalon and Back Offshore PWC Race on a Yamaha Wave Runner FX under less than ideal conditions.

Roehr Introduces 2011 eSuperSport

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Roehr Motorcycles is pleased to introduce a significant milestone in production electric motorcycles, the all new 2011 Roehr eSuperSport.

Big Bear Choppers 9th Annual Ride the Mountain

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Big Bear Choppers is kicking it into high gear as it prepares for its 9th annual Ride the Mountain rally at Snow Summit Resort.

Hot Leathers Headed to Myrtle Beach Bike Week

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Hot Leathers is doing double time as they set up at both Myrtle Beach Bike Week and the Wildwood Spring Rally this weekend.

AMA News and Notes June 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
American Motorcycle Association comes out with the next edition of News and Notes for June 2011.

Myrtle Beach Bike Week Attempts a Comeback

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The South Carolina Supreme Court struck down Myrtle Beach's helmet law last year and now the rest of the Grand Strand is trying to return Myrtle Beach Bike Week to a semblance of its former glory.

Le Mans MotoGP Preview 2011

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
The 2011 MotoGP Championship takes on France this week with the famed Le Mans circuit in its crosshairs.

Moto Jam Discount at Motorcycle Superstore

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
LeoVince Exhaust & Electronics in conjunction with Infineon Raceway and Motorcycle-Superstore.com is proud to provide Discount Coupons for Weekend and Full Event tickets to the 2011 West Coast Moto Jam.

Mullins Leads Heading to Indy 100

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series heads to a freshly designed Indy 100 course at the schedule's newest venue in Gosport, Ind.

Zero Motorcycles Dominates at Minimoto SX

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in electric motorcycle technology, is celebrating victory this past weekend at the 2011 Geico AMA MiniMoto SX in Las Vegas.

2012 MV Agusta F4 RR First Look

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
MV Agusta has just revealed the latest high-performance open class superbike in its F4 series. The new 2012 F4 RR engine is claimed to produce 200 horsepower.

Hutchinson to Miss 2011 Isle of Man TT

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Ian Hutchinson made history at the 2010 Isle of Man TT, scoring an unprecedented five wins, but injury will keep Hutchy out of the 2011 races.

Moates Cup Legacy at Glen Helen USGP

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
To commemorate Marty Moates becoming the first American to ever win the 500cc USGP at Carlsbad, the 'Moates Cup' has been created and will return for 2011 to honor the Top American rider at the USGP.

Canada's Amarok P1 to Race 2011 TTXGP Series

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Amarok Consultants, presents it's prototype for an electric racing motorcycle, the Amarok P1, that will be campaigning the in the North American 2011 TTXGP electric racing series this summer.

Genuine Scooters Recapitalization Deal

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Investment banking firm Livingstone Partners LLC has announced the recapitalization deal for the Chicago-based Genuine Scooters.

Register for Schwantz Lap of Champions

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Racing great Kevin Schwantz will lead the Ride for Kids Lap of Champions again this year at the 2011 Red Bull Indianapolis GP.

Honda XR650L Project Bike Ride Report

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
A surprise weekend off was the perfect opportunity to do some tire and gear testing with our long-term 2009 Honda XR650L Project Bike. Here's a quick report from a weekend of dual sporting.

Thundersprint 2011 - Biggest & Best Ever

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
With MotoGP stars present and a huge crowd gathered, the 2011 Thundersprint event was without a doubt the biggest and best ever.

Icon Patrol Waterproof Overpants Review

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Trying to ride in Oregon year-round requires a little assistance. We enlisted the services of Icon's Patrol Waterproof Overpants in our battle against the elements and came away with these impressions.

Electric Superbike Racing: Brammo Part II

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The MotoUSA Brammo electric racing project faced some motor issues last time around. Could the Brammo crew turn it around with week prior to the big event? Read part II of MotoUSA’s electric superbike racing project and find out.

TTXGP Infineon Preview 2011

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The 2011 TTXGP Championship begins this weekend at California's Infineon Raceway as MotoUSA gets set for a first-hand look at electric motorcycle racing.

Tandragee 100 Results 2011

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Michael Dunlop scored a double win at the Tandragee 100, besting Ryan Farquhar in the Superbike and Supersport contests.

2012 Kymco Downtown 200i First Ride

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Kymco has added a smaller 200cc version of the already popular Downtown scooter. Associate Editor Justin Dawes spent two days in the southern port city of Charleston, South Carolina, putting the new scoot through its paces.

MC Life: Tim Kang

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
MotoUSA chats with star T.V. actor Tim Kang about his love for street bikes, MotoGP racing and life away from the big screen.

CCCS Guarantees New, Improved Air Suspension

Monday, May 9, 2011
Custom Cycle Control Systems has made its Simplified Air Suspension System easier to install and backs their work with a 30-day money back guarantee.

Harley's New Brown Leather Badlander Seat

Monday, May 9, 2011
Harley-Davidson is offering its Distressed Brown Leather Badlander Seat, a vintage-looking motorcycle seat for Softails, Touring and Sportster models.

Limpnickie Lot Prepares for Big Mountain Run III

Monday, May 9, 2011
Members of the Limpnickie Lot and Cycle Source Magazine are revving up for the third annual Big Mountain Run.

Monza World Superbike Insider 2011

Monday, May 9, 2011
The two big SBK stories from Monza were Eugene Laverty’s surprising double and Max Biaggi’s controversial ride-through penalty. Our World Superbike Insider delivers the story behind the story.

Catalyst Custom Honda CBR1000RR Winner

Monday, May 9, 2011
Giovanni Velez of Lakewood, N.J., bought one ticket for this year’s Ride for Kids/Cycle World project bike drawing at the New York International Motorcycle Show five months ago.

Las Vegas Supercross Insider 2011

Sunday, May 8, 2011
Las Vegas lived up to its hype as the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Suprcross ended on a high note. Read on to see details of racing action at one of the most memorable season finales in years.

Monza World Superbike Results 2011

Sunday, May 8, 2011
Round 4 of the 2011 World Superbike Championship at Monza featured a double race victory by Yamaha with Max Biaggi picking up his second ride-through penalty of the season.

Las Vegas Supercross Results 2011

Saturday, May 7, 2011
The 2011 Supercross title was on the line at Vegas. Could Villopto hold on to the points lead in Sam Boyd Stadium to cap off an upredictable Supercross season.

Las Vegas Supercross Lites Results 2011

Saturday, May 7, 2011
A pair of Supercross Lites titles and the first ever East/West Shootout are on the line at Vegas. See what riders hit the jackpot and who goes bust at Sam Boyd Stadium and the 2011 Supercross season finale.

Monza World Superbike Superpole 2011

Saturday, May 7, 2011
Aprilia's Max Biaggi achieved his first Superpole victory of the 2011 WSB season at his home circuit as Aprilia, Yamaha, Honda and Ducati secure front row starts at Monza.

Las Vegas Supercross Notes 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011
The 2011 AMA Supercross series lands in Sin City where Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto will shoot for the first Supercross title of his career in Las Vegas.

2012 AMA Supercross Schedule Announced

Friday, May 6, 2011
Feld Motor Sports announced the 2012 Monster Energy AMA Supercross schedule, featuring the tour’s newest stop on April 14 at Louisiana’s Superdome in New Orleans.

Buffalo Chip Honors Women w/ Biker Belles Ride

Friday, May 6, 2011
The Legendary Buffalo Chip salutes women riders with the first annual Biker Belles Celebration to be held during the 71st Sturgis Rally.

2011 Superbike Smackdown VIII Street

Friday, May 6, 2011
Motorcycle USA rides the latest 2011 liter-class sportbikes on the street in our annual Superbike Smackdown VIII sportbike shootout. Find out what motorcycle gets crowned champ this year.

H.O.G. Members Can Win Big Prizes in Hoka Hey

Friday, May 6, 2011
Harley-Davidson's owners group, affectionately called H.O.G., is putting up over $50,000 in contingency for its members competing in the Hoka Hey Challenge, including the top prize, a 2012 CVO.

Cobra USA Offers Exhausts for Star Stryker

Friday, May 6, 2011
Cobra Engineering released four full exhaust systems and one new slip-on muffler for the Star Stryker.

Monza World Superbike Friday Qualifying 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011
Max Biaggi confirmed the rest of the paddock's fears about just how potent the factory RSV4 is with a record-setting top speed on the Monza straights today, but it wasn't good enough for provisional pole.

MDA Charity Ride Raises Nearly 1 Milliion

Friday, May 6, 2011
The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced that the 24th annual Harley-Davidson Ride For Life raised $956,937 to advance MDA’s lifesaving mission.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - May 6, 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011
This week a technically composed landscape shot by MotoUSA forums user Wisart took the top honors in the Photo of the Week. Read on to learn more about his photo and to get a new moto-photo tip.

Motorcycle-Superstore.com at Infineon Raceway

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Motorcycle-Superstore.com, LeoVince and Infineon Raceway offer discount coupons to West Coast Moto Jam taking place at Infineon Raceway May 11 thru 15, 2011.

Ohlins to Attend 2011 DiSalvo Speed Academy

Thursday, May 5, 2011
The Jason DiSalvo Speed Academy is proud to announce that Ohlins USA will provide support for all 2011 dates remaining this year.

2011 Laughlin River Run Review

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Motorcycle USA traveled to the Mojave Desert to take in the custom bike show, poker runs, musical acts and to people watch on Casino Drive during the 29th Annual Laughlin River Run.

Limited Edition Bar Pads Benefit Japan

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Renthal is very proud to announce that we are producing a special limited edition handlebar pad that is going to be sold exclusively through our website, of which 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross for the Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief in Japan.

Scorpion Introduces iPad/iPhone Application

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Scorpion catalog & social networking links now on tap with new Scorpion iPad/iPhone Application.

Las Vegas Supercross Preview 2011

Thursday, May 5, 2011
It will be a fight to the finish as the 2011 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship enters Las Vegas' Sam Boyd Stadium to see who takes ultimate bragging rights in the final race of the season.

Salt Addiction: Swiss Performance Racing

Thursday, May 5, 2011
Our speed racer gets the latest word on Ruedi Steck's bio-powered streamliner project while visiting the Swiss Performance/Swiss Moto Motorcycle Trade Show in Zurich.

Makita to Sponsor Motocross Championship

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, introduce Makita Industrial Power Tools, a leader in the power tool market, as the Official Power Tool of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

World Superbike Monza Preview 2011

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The World Superbike paddock rolls into Monza for Round 4 of the series. The high-speed Italian circuit will see Carlos Checa looking to hold his 43-point championship advantage.

AMA Pro Road Racers Test at Miller Motorsports

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
All four classes of AMA Pro Road Racing just wrapped up a two-day test at Miller Motorsports Park with Josh Hayes leading the SuperBike riders and Daytona 200 winner Jason DiSalvo topping the SportBike timesheet.

This Weekend at Glen Helen Raceway

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
As the 2011 Monster Energy Grand Prix of the United States draws nearer, Glen Helen Raceway begins its final preparations for the gathering of worldwide talent and media that will soon descend on America's Playground in Southern California.

Miller Motorsports Park: Jonathan Rea Interview

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Miller Motorsports Park presents a five-question interview with the World Superbike Race 1 Assen winner, Jonathan Rea.

Win Tickets to the 2011 USGP

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Glen Helen has provided several 4-packs of Adult Weekend Passes to the 2011 Monster Energy Grand Prix of the United States to be given away to Rock 105.3 listeners.

RS Taichi Delta Riding Shoe

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Just in time for the summer riding season, RS Taichi's Delta riding shoe kicks it up a gear with an array of cool colors in a lightweight, mesh construction that offers flow-through ventilation.

Backmarker: Indian Reborn Yet Again

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
This month’s Backmarker focuses on the historic American marque Indian – the prestigious origins, messy recent past and its potential future under the guidance of new owner, Polaris Industries.

Legends & Champions Return to Las Vegas

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The AMA Legends & Champions Weekend features history's motorcycling legends, today's amateur champions and collectible motorcycles of every genre.

2011 Laughlin River Run Custom Bike Show

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The recent Laughlin River Run showcased trends in the West Coast custom motorcycle scene and featured the work of a variety of talented custom bike builders.

2011 Supercross Relived on CBS

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The greatest Monster Energy AMA Supercross season ever will once again be relived on CBS Sports following the season finale from Las Vegas’ Sam Boyd Stadium on Sunday May 8, 2011.

New Brammos Feature 6-speed Drivetrain

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Brammo Inc. announces two new model lines, including off-road oriented electric motorcycles, all featuring a new 6-speed transmission.

Estoril GP Insider: Stoner Weighs In

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Following a proposal to introduce a combined bike and rider minimum weight limit in MotoGP, Casey Stoner defends his teammate, Dani Pedrosa. All this and more in the 2011 Estoril MotoGP insider.

Estoril Insider: Simoncelli & Lorenzo Feud

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo shares harsh words with San Carlo Honda's Marco Simoncelli following Round 3 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship. All this and more in the 2011 Estoril MotoGP insider.

Can Anyone Beat Max Biaggi at Monza?

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
The 2010 double race winner is to get even more power for Monza race and the teams predict Biaggi can consistently hit over 205 mph. MotoUSA’s Insider gets the scoop from Aprilia’s own Techinical Director Gigi Dall’Igna.

Husqvarna Salutes Women Riders

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
You might be surprised at how many women ride according to the latest figures from the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC), nearly 25% of the 25 million Americans who ride are female... and that number is growing!

Motorcycle Awareness is Center Stage in May

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) reminds all road users that May marks Motorcycle Awareness Month.

AGV Launches Helmet Trade In Promotion

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
AGV helmets introduces an exciting new promotion: “Trade in your past: start fresh with a new AGV helmet!” Offered from May 1st – June 15th 2011.

Bel-Ray Sponsors TM Racing for 2011

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Bel-Ray will be the official lubricant supplier to the Italian Manufacturers motorcycle racing teams for the 2011 racing season.

Total Control Riding Offers Licensed Course

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Total Control Training Intermediate Riding Clinic Accepted as a License-Waiver Course in Maryland and Arizona.

Estoril MotoGP Post-Race Test 2011

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
After Round 3 of the 2011 season, teams stuck around at the Estoril circuit to for a two-day test.

House Resolution 239 Affects Motorcycle Laws

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Federal lawmakers oppose state lobbying by safety agency introducing House Resolution 239 that would focus the agency efforts on motorcycle crash prevention as the first step in motorcycle safety.

2012 Honda ATV/UTV First Looks

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
American Honda Motor Company has released details of their 2012 Honda ATVs and Big Red MUV. Find out what Honda has in store for their 2012 utility quad line in our 2012 Honda ATV/UTV First Looks.

2012 Honda CRF Motocross First Looks

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
American Honda Motor Company has lifted the veil for their 2012 Honda CRF motocross bikes. Find out what Honda has in store for the 2012 off-road dirt bikes in our 2012 Honda CRF line first look.

STM: TT3D - Closer to the Edge Review

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Our man Melling, with his intimate knowledge of the TT, reviews the hottest motorcycle documentary out right now, TT3D - Closer to the Edge.

John Hopkins First American to Score BSB Win

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
John Hopkins made history with his British Superbike win at Oulton Park, the first victory for the American in 10 years.

The Future of AMA Road Racing: Is There One?

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
The DMG-run AMA Pro Racing enters its third year. Is progress being made? One MotoUSA editor, and AMA competitor, adds his ideas to spruce up the series.

Estoril MotoGP Insider 2011: Ducati

Monday, May 2, 2011
Valentino Rossi snags his first top-five finish of the 2011 MotoGP Championship as Ducati prepares for further tests with the new GP12. All this and more in the 2011 Estoril MotoGP insider.

Estoril MotoGP Insider 2011: Honda

Monday, May 2, 2011
Dani Pedrosa secures the second win for Repsol Honda in the 2011 MotoGP Championship while Casey Stoner rounds out the podium at Estoril in third. All this and more in the 2011 Estoril MotoGP insider.

Estoril MotoGP Insider 2011: Yamaha

Monday, May 2, 2011
Jorge Lorenzo loses his perfect record at Estoril while Ben Spies crashes and records his first DNF of the 2011 MotoGP Championship. All this and more in the 2011 Estoril MotoGP insider.

Cookstown 100 Results 2011

Monday, May 2, 2011
Irishman Ryan Farquhar nabbed five victories at the 2011 Cookstown 100, including both Superbike races and the lone Supersport contest.

MIC Range Protocol for Electric Motorcycles

Monday, May 2, 2011
Consumers looking for consistent and accurate information about the real-world riding range of electric on-highway motorcycles may soon find help from a new procedure developed by the Motorcycle Industry Council.

International Female Ride Day

Monday, May 2, 2011
Women riders around the world will get on their motorcycles or scooters to celebrate the fifth International Female Ride Day.

Salt Lake City Supercross Insider 2011

Monday, May 2, 2011
A crash by James Stewart squanders his hopes for taking the 2011 AMA Supercross crown as Kawasaki's Ryan Villopoto secures his sixth win of the season.

TX and NC Ride for Kids Event Raises $445,000

Monday, May 2, 2011
Motorcyclists in Texas and North Carolina combined to raise $444,967 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) on May 1 2011.

Banned Substances Found in PBM Transporter

Monday, May 2, 2011
The Paul Bird Motorsport team has confirmed that ‘banned substances’ were found in its race transporter upon reentering the UK following the Assen World Superbike round in Holland.

Riding Restrictions May Lift on 43 Million Acres

Monday, May 2, 2011
A bill has been introduced to congress which would free up almost 43 million acres of public land which would otherwise be off limits for OHV use.

2011 Triumph Speed Triple First Ride

Monday, May 2, 2011
For 2011 the Speed Triple 1050 gets a complete redesign. Motorcycle USA tosses a leg over to see if it's worthy of serious canyon carving fun and knee-down antics at the track.

Christophe Pourcel Joins MotoConcepts Yamaha

Sunday, May 1, 2011
Christophe Pourcel will ride for MotoConcepts Yamaha in the 450 class of the AMA Motocross Championship.

MotoGP Grid Expected to Grow in 2012

Sunday, May 1, 2011
The FIM announces 14 teams and 21 riders are to be considered for entry into the 2012 MotoGP paddock as 1000cc racing returns to Grand Prix.

Estoril MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011
Dani Pedrosa and Jorge Lorenzo battle for the win at Estoril, with the MotoGP championship getting tighter at the Portugal Grand Prix.

Custom Builder Jim Nasi River Run Interview

Sunday, May 1, 2011
We ran into custom builder Jim Nasi at the 2011 Laughlin River Run who was displaying his popular bagger parts and conversions and ground-up customs like Sangre Azul.