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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.

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.

Virginia International Raceway Open House

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Please join us April 1st as we usher in the Spring at VIRginia International Raceway's Open House - featuring our Ronald McDonald House Charities benefit.

STAR Offers Free Classes to Natl. Guard

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
National Guard members are invited to attend Jason Pridmore’s Star Motorcycle School for free.

New LeoVince Corsa Exhaust System at Daytona

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
LeoVince USA’s all new Factory R Full Corsa system will be the official exhaust pipe of the Cycle World Attack Performance Kawasaki team.

IMR Offers New Pirelli Road Race Tires

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
A total of 30 new Pirelli road race compounds, sizes and prices are available this season through Innovative Motorcycle Research (IMR).

Garwood Customs to Unveil Bike at Daytona IMS

Monday, March 7, 2011
Garwood Custom Cycles is set to unveil a custom Susan G. Komen for the Cure motorcycle at the Progressive IMS in Daytona, on Wednesday, March 9, to help raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer.

GP Star Danny Webb to Ride The Thundersprint

Thursday, February 24, 2011
Danny Webb is one of of Britain’s brightest hopes for World Championship glory this year riding the all new Mahindra 125 GP bike. Webb is returning to Europe’s biggest biking street party - but this time with a bike never before seen outside of India.

Stunt Bums Head to France

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
StuntBums was launched by two riders in May 2010 with the goal to unite and grow the sport of Sportbike Freestyle and Just eight months later, the owners are strengthening the bridge between the American and European riding communities.

2010 Stunt Wars Sportbike Freestyle Event

Thursday, January 27, 2011
Sportbike Stunt rider Luke “Duke” Emmons gives you the inside scoop on freestyle sportbike competition from the 2010 Stunt Wars in Orlando, Florida.

MotoGP Presence Grows at '11 Thundersprint

Friday, January 21, 2011
BBC TV's Steve Parrish and Matt Roberts will be just a few of MotoGP's famous faces on hand at the 2011 Thundersprint contest set to kick off May 7th.

WERA Fontana Speedway Race - Fan Report

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
For this week’s fan report, our contributor takes in the first WERA races of the season at Fontana and reports on his sponsored rider’s fortunes.

Bonhams to Auction Two Carl Fogarty Ducatis

Monday, January 17, 2011
Bonhams is delighted to offer for sale two Ducatis associated with four-time World Superbike Champion, Carl Fogarty.

Red Dwarf's Danny John Jules at Thundersprint

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
The Thundersprint has seen many star riders take to the famous Northwich town centre track but there has never been anyone with a bigger personality than Danny John Jules.

Ben Spies Autograph Session at HJC Booth

Thursday, December 16, 2010
World Superbike champion and MotoGP star Ben Spies will be available at the HJC Consumer booth during the Long Beach IMS show for autographs on December 17th beginning at 4:45 p.m.

Top Female Stunt Rider to Race Thundersprint

Thursday, December 16, 2010
UK's top female stunt rider, Chesca Miles, is set to participate in the 2011 Thundersprint event which will be held in Northwich town center.

Ben Spies to Appear at Long Beach IMS

Friday, December 10, 2010
Yamaha's Ben Spies is scheduled to make a special fan appearance at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show on December 17th.

Final Call for Thundersprint 2011 Entries

Friday, December 10, 2010
2011 Thundersprint entries have been pouring in, and with the event getting closer there are just a few spots remaining in both the sprint and cavalcade sections.

Norton Returns to Thundersprint in 2011

Thursday, December 9, 2010
After experiencing tremendous success at the 2010 Thundersprint, Norton will be returning in 2011 with Chris Walker riding a race version of the new Norton Commando Cafe Racer.

Motonation Offers Colin Edwards Replica Boot

Monday, November 29, 2010
Motonation will be offering an exclusive Colin Edwards replica Sidi Vortice Air boot, with the cut-off date for pre-orders taking place on February 1st, 2011.