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MotoUSA Photo of the Week - Sept. 30, 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011
The last MotoUSA Photo of the Week for September is a great capture of Tyla Rattray on the gas. JDawg gives a moto-photo tip on making practice perfect.

Australasian Safari Day 7 Results 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011
For the first time in his career 26-year-old Todd Smith claimed victory in the 2011 Australasian Safari more than 20 minutes ahead of his brother, Jacob Smith.

Bikes, Blues & BBQ Dickson Street Report 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011
Motorcycle USA takes a ride through the Ozarks then heads into Fayetteville just in time to catch the night life on Dickson Street on our first day at the Bikes, Blues & BBQ motorcycle rally.

2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 First Ride

Friday, September 30, 2011
Motorcycle USA headed over to Italy for the first ride of the 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848. Read on to find out what we thought of the newest naked Ducati.

Magny-Cours WSB Friday Qualifying 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011
Althea Racing's Carlos Checa was on the verge of capturing a track record at the Magny-Cours circuit during practice as he targets the 2011 World Superbike crown this weekend.

Motegi MotoGP Practice Results 2011

Friday, September 30, 2011
Repsol Honda riders dominate practice on Friday at their home circuit of Motegi while Ben Spies tries to recover from the effects of food poisoning.

Backroad Ramblings: Operation Resuscitation

Friday, September 30, 2011
After ignoring one of his ATVs far too long, our rambler's negligence catches up with him during a jaunt through the local woods.

Free Mad Skills Motocross Blitz Game

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Mad Skills Motocross Blitz, a free universal mini game based on the highly successful iOS game Mad Skills Motocross, is now available for download on the iTunes App Store worldwide.

Ironman GNCC Goes Pink for Breast Cancer

Thursday, September 29, 2011
In honor of October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, America's largest off-road racing series - the Can-Am Grand National Cross Country tour will once again add a pink theme to this year's Amsoil Ironman GNCC.

Thomas and Robinson to Race JNCC in Japan

Thursday, September 29, 2011
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series is proud to celebrate its continued alliance with the Japan National Cross Country Series with the announcement of once again sending GNCC Racers to Japan.

Fast Man Standing Award Winner Josh Hayes

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Cortech Apparel & Gear, presenting sponsor of AMA Pro Road Racing's Live Timing & Scoring webpage and mobile applications, presented the Cortech Fast Man Standing Award at the September 5th season-ending banquet in Atlantic City, NJ.

Peter Fonda Lends His Name for 2011 Love Ride

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Iconic actor/biker Peter Fonda is literally lending his name to help raise awareness and funds in the fight against autism.

Husband and Wife Team Recieve MIC Awards

Thursday, September 29, 2011
Two important supporters of the powersports industry, Karen and Tom Umphress, were presented with Motorcycle Industry Council Chairman’s Awards at the 2011 National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council Annual Meeting.

John Hopkins to Race Sepang MotoGP

Thursday, September 29, 2011
John Hopkins will re-join the Rizla Suzuki MotoGP team as a wild-card rider in Sepang for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Magny-Cours World Superbike Preview 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The 2011 World Superbike and Supersport Championships are quickly coming to a close with Carlos Checa and Chaz Davies on the verge of taking world titles for the first time in their careers.

2011 Yamaha YZ250 Mammoth Racing Test

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
MotoUSA recently lined up at the annual Mammoth Motocross Race armed with a specially-equipped Yamaha YZ250 two-stroke for the FMF Two-Stroke Challenge.

Motegi MotoGP Preview 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The 2011 MotoGP Championship is reaching its climax as the paddock approaches the much anticipated Japanese Grand Prix this weekend at Motegi.

Australasian Safari Day 4 Results 2011

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Shane Diener captured all three specials during Day 4 of the 2011 Australasian Safari competition to cut into Todd Smith's overall lead.

2011 Kawasaki Versys Project Part 1

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
MotoUSA puts in a call to Givi for Phase 1 of the 2011 Kawasaki Versys Adventure Bike Project. See how this affordable street bike becomes a well-rounded motorcycle.

Australasian Safari Day 3 Results 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011
Todd Smith continued to lead the 2011 Australasian Safari event on Day 3 as defending champion Ben Grabham suffered his first major setback of the competition.

2011 Road Sport Shootout

Monday, September 26, 2011
Sportbikes purpose-built for the street, not the track. Motorcycle USA gathers five motorcycles that fit the bill for our 2011 Road Sport Shootout.

Bikes, Blues & BBQ Preview 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011
Motorcycle USA is gearing up for a ride to Fayetteville, Arkansas, to take part in the 11th annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ motorcycle rally.

World Superbike 2012 Provisional Schedule

Monday, September 26, 2011
The 2012 World Superbike provisional schedule has been released, with 15 planned rounds for next season.

Team Faith Joins KTM for 2012

Monday, September 26, 2011
Team Faith, one of the most well-known and well-respected teams in Arenacross, has announced it will join KTM USA in its quest for the 2012 AMA Arenacross Series title.

Imola World Superbike Insider 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011
Carlos Checa's title-winning celebration is put on hold while Castrol Honda's Jonathan Rea comes away impressed by new upgrades to his CBR1000RR. All this and more in the 2011 Imola World Superbike insider.

Mountain Ridge GNCC ATV Results 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011
An exciting finish was in store for ATV fans as Brian Wolf made a last minute pass on Adam McGill for the victory at VP Racing Fuels Mountain Ridge GNCC.

Mountain Ridge GNCC Results 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011
Charlie Mullins claimed his second victory in a row as the 2011 GNCC series landed in Somerset, Pennsylvania over the weekend.

500th Ride for Kids Raises $197,000

Monday, September 26, 2011
The first Ride for Kids event in 1984 raised $4,000 for childhood brain tumor research.

Devore WORCS Results 2011

Monday, September 26, 2011
Taylor Robert put in the best race of his career during Round 8 of the 2011 WORCS series to earn the double victory in Devore, California.

Australasian Safari Day 2 Results 2011

Sunday, September 25, 2011
Todd Smith leads the 2011 Australasian Safari after two days of competition with last year's winner, Ben Grabham, slowly making up ground.

Le Mans World Endurance Results 2011

Sunday, September 25, 2011
S.E.R.T. retakes the lead in the 2011 FIM World Endurance series after finishing runner-up to SRC Kawasaki during the Le Mans 24 Hours contest.

Brainerd Half Mile Flat Track Results 2011

Sunday, September 25, 2011
Jared Mees opened his lead in the 2011 AMA Pro Flat Track Championship after posting his fifth win of the season during North Central Speedway's first-ever flat track event.

Imola World Superbike Results 2011

Sunday, September 25, 2011
The 2011 World Superbike Championship remains open despite Carlos Checa scoring podiums in both races at the Imola circuit in Italy.

Australasian Safari Day 1 Results 2011

Saturday, September 24, 2011
Todd Smith led the first day of the 2011 Australasian Safari on Saturday as it brought competitors along the State Barrier Fence.

2012 Yamaha YFZ450 First Ride

Saturday, September 24, 2011
Yamaha brings the steel-framed YFZ450 sport ATV back into the lineup for 2012. Now with a badass price-point machine from Big Blue at your disposal, what excuse do you have for not hitting the dunes?

Imola World Superbike Superpole 2011

Saturday, September 24, 2011
Althea Racing's Carlos Checa put himself in favorable position to claim Spain's first-ever World Superbike title after dominating Superpole at the Imola circuit on Saturday.

2012 Honda Shadow 750 Cruisers First Look

Friday, September 23, 2011
Honda introduced its 2012 lineup of Shadow 750 cruisers, from the roadster-like 2012 Shadow RS to the blacked-out 2012 Honda Shadow Phantom.

Monster Energy Cup Dave Prater Interview

Friday, September 23, 2011
Dave Prater from Feld Motor Sports talks about next month’s first-annual Monster Energy Cup motocross race taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Australasian Safari Prologue Results 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011
The 2011 Australasian Safari is currently underway after opening ceremonies at Hillarys Boat Harbour, with riders getting a preview of things to come during Friday's prologue.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - Sept. 23, 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011
This week our winner offers a unique perspective of a familiar scene. Take a look at the MotoUSA Photo of the Week and get a tip on traveling light with your camera.

2012 Honda CBR1000RR First Look

Friday, September 23, 2011
The 2012 Honda CBR1000RR features new Big Piston Fork, Balance-Free Rear Shock, lighter wheels and revised styling aimed at giving the venerable liter bike a new look that Honda hopes will help it on both the sales floor and the race track.

2012 Honda Fury First Look

Friday, September 23, 2011
Honda released its list of cruiser motorcycles today, and the raked-out factory custom chopper they call the 2012 Honda Fury is back for a curtain call.

Imola World Superbike Friday Qualifying 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011
Castrol Honda's Jonathan Rea takes advantage of FIM's new allowance of electronic throttle systems and posts the fastest lap in Friday's World Superbike qualifying session at Imola.

2012 Yamaha YZ450F First Ride

Friday, September 23, 2011
For 2012 Yamaha has made a select few updates and revisions to the YZ450F. Read the 2012 Yamaha YZ450F First Ride to find out if the changes were successful.

Salt Addiction: Paul Thede

Friday, September 23, 2011
Paul Thede is a true racer at heart who's bringing land speed racing into the 21st century with the first 200 mph electric motorcycle.

Cobra Short Swept Speedsters for H-D Softails

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Cobra USA releases its Short Swept Speedster exhausts for Harley-Davidson Softails.

Oakley Ducati Wind Jacket Sunglass Review

Thursday, September 22, 2011
N3L Optics, a company that specializes in sport performance sunglasses, sent us over a set of Oakley Ducati Wind Jackets to review.

Loris Capirossi Out for Motegi MotoGP

Thursday, September 22, 2011
The Pramac Racing Team announced Loris Capirossi will be forced to miss the Motegi MotoGP round due to injury.

World Superbike Heading to Russia in 2012

Thursday, September 22, 2011
An agreement was signed in Rome today which will bring the FIM World Superbike Championship to Russia in 2012.

Max Biaggi Out for Imola Round

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Defending World Superbike champion Max Biaggi is out for the Imola round due to the fractured foot suffered in the last race at Nurburgring.

EVS Sports LP01 Riding Pant Review

Thursday, September 22, 2011
EVS Sports’ Riding Pant is an affordable and effective way to help stay cool and comfortable when you’re riding or racing your dirt bike.

Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 300X Versatility Test

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Summer means one thing: water sports. So we head out to the lake with Kawasaki’s latest sit down PWC to see how it performs with family and friends.

Former U.S. Senator Joins AMA

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Former two-term U.S. Senator Wayne Allard of Colorado has joined the American Motorcyclist Association as vice president for government relations beginning Oct. 3.

Custom Chrome Europe Dealer Show March 24

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Custom Chrome's European Dealer Show will be held on March 24-25 in Mainz, Germany.

Motorcycle Thefts Down 24% Since 2007

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports motorcycle thefts have decreased drastically the past few years, while Hondas were stolen more than any other motorcycle.

Valerie Thompson Joins Bonneville’s 200 Club

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Valerie Thompson ran a personal best top speed of 201.01 mph with her Alter/Bivins Land Speed Racing Team prepared BMW S1000RR Superbike at the 8th Annual BUB Speed Trials.

MX Sports Reveals CRF150R Survey Winner

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
MX Sports Pro Racing and Alli, the Alliance of Action Sports, have revealed the recipient of a brand new Honda CRF150R in association with the demographic survey from Turnkey Sports & Entertainment.

Imola World Superbike Preview 2011

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
The 2011 World Superbike series enters its final three rounds with frontman Carlos Checa looking to capture the championship early.

Ducati Names 2012 Superbike 1199 Panigale

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Ducati gives us a teaser of its 2012 superbike, the Ducati 1199 Panigale, and lays out its racing plans for the next two years on the World Superbike stage.

2012 Husqvarna TC250 First Ride

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Husqvarna has revamped the TC250 for 2012 in a bid to make it more competitive with the rest of the Lites class. Did Husky succeed? Find out in the 2012 Husqvarna TC250 First Ride article.

Brammo Acquires KOM's QuantyaParx Tracks

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Electric Motorcycle manufacturer Brammo announced the acquisition of Quantyaparx from the founder KOM Enterprises.

Lorenzo Lamas Cycles Rumble for the Heartland

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
We talk with actor Lorenzo Lamas and TV producer Chad Greulach about their company, Lorenzo Cycles, and discuss their support of the U.S. military via their Rumble for the Heartland rides.

Revive Your Ride! Fall Giveaway Promotion

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
The Revive Your Ride! Fall Giveaway promotion is back to help drive floor traffic and this year it includes all-new VIP prize packages for a couple of lucky participating retailers.

Aragon MotoGP Insider: Ducati

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Valentino Rossi's new aluminum chassis fails to spark results in the Ducati garage as teammate Nicky Hayden remains determined to succeed.

Aragon MotoGP Insider: Honda

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Casey Stoner praises the skill of his Repsol Honda teammate while Dani Pedrosa responds to criticism of his clash with Marco Simoncelli which took him out of championship contention.

Aragon MotoGP Insider: Yamaha

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Yamaha's Ben Spies recounts his trouble with grip at Aragon as Jorge Lorenzo begins to doubt his title defense in the 2011 MotoGP Championship.

Dovizioso & Laverty Rumored at Yamaha Tech 3

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Andrea Dovizioso and Eugene Laverty have become leading candidates to join Cal Crutchlow at Yamaha Tech 3 in 2012.

Rossi Criticizes MotoGP Test Restriction

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Valentino Rossi has come out against recent testing restrictions in the MotoGP series which have drastically reduced the number of winter tests.

Bermuda Motocross Looks to the Future

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Maley Motorsports is proud to announce a partnership with the Bermuda Motocross Club to help develop the sport on the small Atlantic Island.

AMA Congratulates Team USA on MXoN Win

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
American Motorcyclist Association congratulates U.S. team on 22nd victory at FIM Motocross of Nations.

AMA Addresses Congress on OHV Access

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Americans who enjoy motorized recreation on federal public land deserve fair and equal treatment from land managers, the American Motorcyclist Association told a U.S. House subcommittee on Sept. 19.

TCX Boots Italian Factory Tour

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Motorcycle USA gets a special invitation to visit the TCX Boots factory in Italy to preview the brand's manufacturing process as well as some of its new products.

Ontario EnduroCross Results 2011

Monday, September 19, 2011
KTM’s Taddy Blazusiak kept his winning streak in the 2011 GEICO AMA EnduroCross series alive this past weekend with a win at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.

Moto Guzzi 90th Anniversary Wrap Up

Monday, September 19, 2011
The turnout of Italian and foreign Guzzi enthusiasts has been beyond all expectations for the three days celebration in Mandello del Lario to honor the 90th anniversary of Moto Guzzi.

Klaffenbock Retires from IOM TT Racing

Monday, September 19, 2011
Ex sidecar World Champion and three times TT winner Champion Klaus Klaffenböck has announced his retirement from TT Racing with immediate effect.

St. Louis and Philly Raise More Than $185,000

Monday, September 19, 2011
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) Ride for Kids events in St. Louis and Philadelphia raised a grand total of $185,645 for the fight against childhood brain tumors yesterday.

John Hopkins Undergoes More Surgery

Monday, September 19, 2011
John Hopkins is undergoing more surgery following his MotoGP crash in the Czech Republic which seriously damaged the American's hand.

2011 Adventure Touring Shootout

Monday, September 19, 2011
MotorcycleUSA takes on the biggest, baddest Adventure Touring Shootout yet. Find out how the latest crop of ADV motorcycles stack up in a big-bore brawl for street and dirt dominance.

Motocross des Nations Results 2011

Sunday, September 18, 2011
Team USA accomplished its seventh consecutive victory in the Motocross des Nations competition in France after Ryan Villopoto and Ryan Dungey earned the top-two spots in Sunday's final moto.

Aragon MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, September 18, 2011
Repsol Honda celebrated it 100th victory at the Aragon circuit in Spain on Sunday as one rider led all 23 laps in Round 14 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship.

STM: The Passing of Legends

Saturday, September 17, 2011
Our correspondent muses over the late Italian magnate Claudio Castiglioni and American racer Gary Nixon. That and Jorge Lorenzo’s visor, as well as how to wrestle bandits at rest areas.

Motocross des Nations Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, September 17, 2011
It was a perfect start to the 2011 Motocross des Nations competition in France as Team USA snagged three wins during qualifying motos on Saturday.

Sidi, Vemar and AGV Racer Support Program

Saturday, September 17, 2011
Sidi, Vemar & AGV are accepting resumes for Racer Support Programs for 2012.

Aragon MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, September 17, 2011
Repsol Honda's Casey Stoner set a new track record in the process of claiming pole position for Sunday's MotoGP race at Aragon.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week – Sept 16, 2011

Friday, September 16, 2011
This week’s MotoUSA Photo of the Week is a nostalgic look back in time. A snap shot of a life and lifestyle that many are a part of and only a few can comprehend.

BMW Concept e Scooter First Look

Friday, September 16, 2011
BMW debuts its Concept e electric scoot design at the Frankfurt International Motor Show with claims of competitive acceleration and range.

Buffalo Chip Challenge Empowers Students

Friday, September 16, 2011
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip Challenge gives local students an edge by helping them develop real-world skills during the fabrication of a custom Harley-Davidson.

See Intake's Inner Workings - RSD Clarity Line

Friday, September 16, 2011
Roland Sands Design has made a trick new set of products and covers with clear polycarbonate windows so you can see the inner workings of your V-Twin.

Brainerd Half-Mile Flat Track Preview 2011

Friday, September 16, 2011
The AMA Pro Flat Track paddock heads north to the 'Land of 10,000 Lakes' for the next round of racing action at the Brainerd Half-Mile.

Vicki Golden Pala WMX Report

Friday, September 16, 2011
MotoUSA.com Langston Motorsports Kawasaki's Vicki Golden gives her perspective on the final round at Pala and her overall result in the 2011 WMX Championship.

Justin Barcia to Compete At EnduroCross

Friday, September 16, 2011
This weekend’s GEICO EnduroCross round in Ontario, California just got even more interesting as fresh off of a podium finish at the final round of the Lucas Oil AMA Motocross Championship, Justin Barcia’s GEICO team announced that he will give EnduroCross a shot.

Auctions America Expands Vintage Calendar

Friday, September 16, 2011
Auctions America By RM Expands it's vintage motorcycle event calendar with Barber Vintage Festival and Las Vegas sales.

2012 Honda CRF250R First Ride

Friday, September 16, 2011
Honda’s CRF250R receives some updates and refinements for 2012. Find out what it’s like to ride in this dirt bike review.

Moto Guzzi 90th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, September 16, 2011
The 'three days' of festivities organized in Mandello del Lario to celebrate Moto Guzzi’s ninetieth anniversary began today, with a record-breaking turnout.

Aragon MotoGP Practice Results 2011

Friday, September 16, 2011
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa stole the lead in free practice from Jorge Lorenzo as Spaniards controlled the timesheets during the first day at Aragon.

Cross Club Tickets for Nuclear Cowboyz 2012

Friday, September 16, 2011
The only North American high octane-fueled theatrical freestyle motocross tour Nuclear Cowboyz to perform in 11 U.S. Cities and for the first time in 2012 Mexico!

Zero Motorcycles Demonstrates Technology

Friday, September 16, 2011
Zero motorcycles demonstrates its electric motorcycle technology to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray Lahood.

American V-Twin Dealer Show Coming Together

Thursday, September 15, 2011
The American V-Twin Dealer Show is working hard to create a new industry trade show touted as the 'ultimate one-stop shopping, learning and networking environment' for everything V-Twin.

Ryan Villopoto Racing Monster Energy Cup

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Reigning Supercross/Motocross Champion Ryan Villopoto is set to Race the inaugural Monster Energy Cup

WSB Misano Test: Melandri Leads, Elias Debuts

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Yamaha's Marco Melandri set the pace while MotoGP rider Toni Elias made his BMW Italia debut during a two-day SBK test at Misano.

2011 Star Stratoliner Deluxe Project Bike

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Motorcycle USA's 2011 Star Stratoliner Deluxe project bagger gets some touring-friendly upgrades courtesy of the Star accessory catalog.

Supersonic Withdraws from World Superbike

Thursday, September 15, 2011
The Supersonic Racing satellite Ducati team has announced it will not participate in the 2012 World Superbike championship

Doe-Anderson Takes Triumph Ad Account

Thursday, September 15, 2011
What do Steve McQueen, Jason DiSalvo, Marlon Brando and Dustin Dominguez have in common with a Louisville-based, 95-year-old ad agency? The common thread is Triumph Motorcycles – Doe-Anderson has been named the agency-of-record for the iconic motorcycle brand.

Kuryakyn Racing for a Wish XR1200 in Chicago

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Wild Fire Harley-Davidson will be home for the team race bike over the next week and a half. Chicago area racing fans can walk in, see what a spec XR1200 race bike is all about, and grab a free poster.

Shoei Helmet Donation Funds Naturalistic Study

Thursday, September 15, 2011
It was with the generous support of Shoei Safety Helmet Corp. that the Motorcycle Safety Foundation was able to include braking instrumentation in its unprecedented, one-year-long MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study.

Six Million Graduates for the MSF

Thursday, September 15, 2011
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation recently graduated its six millionth RiderCourse student, a milestone reached through the ongoing efforts of nearly 10,000 RiderCoaches at more than 2,000 training sites worldwide.

Dainese Italian Legendary Tour in Photos 2011

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Take a look at some of the photos and images from the recent Dainese Italian Legendary Tour in this photo essay.

2012 Star Raider SCL First Look

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Star Motorcycles extends its presence in the factory customs market with the launch of the 2012 Star Raider SCL as part of its new Star Custom Line.

Shayna Texter AMA Pro Flat Track Interview

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Shayna Texter put the Knoxville Raceway crowd in a frenzy when she became the first female to win an AMA Pro Singles race this past weekend. We catch up with Shayna to talk about her accomplishment and what the future holds for this talented young racer.

MotoGP Aragon Preview 2011

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Misano winner Jorge Lorenzo looks to cut into Casey Stoner's 35-point advantage as the MotoGP paddock rolls into the Motorland Aragon circuit.

Can-Am Launches SpyderRyder Site

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Can-Am launches the SpyderRyder website that will allow you to experience the ride with our team of road spokespersons, the Spyder Five. Ride with them through wine country in beautiful Napa Valley, California. Or experience the Ozarks and the Badlands.

AMA News and Notes October 2011

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
In a victory for families who enjoy responsible motorized recreation, President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to allow the sale of kids' off-highway vehicles (OHVs) to continue.

2012 Yamaha WR450F/WR250F First Look

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Yamaha broke wraps on its 2012 off-road motorcycles highlighted by the 2012 WR450F which is now fuel injected, runs on a bilateral beam frame like the YZ250F and has slimmer bodywork.

Motorcyclists Help Children at Ride for Kids

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Hundreds of motorcyclists in three states observed the Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance by helping children in need.

Argentina Added to 2013 MotoGP Schedule

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
A three-year deal has been signed to bring MotoGP to South America, with Argentina’s Autodromo Termas de Rio Hondo circuit slated to host Grand Prix in 2013.

Provisional 2012 MotoGP Schedule Announced

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The FIM announces the provisional 2012 MotoGP calendar, the 18-round schedule slated for 13 different countries.

Motocross des Nations Preview 2011

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The world's best motocross riders are gathering in France for the 65th edition of the Motocross des Nations competition. Can Team USA keep the winning streak alive?

2012 Yamaha R1 Gets Traction Control

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The Yamaha R1 gets electronic updates for the new model year, set to battle its 2012 Superbike rivals with traction control.

2012 Yamaha YZ250F First Ride

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
For 2012 Yamaha completely revamped the YZ250F, so much so that it could be considered a new model. Read what we thought of the small-bore motocrosser in this first ride article.

Pirelli Adds New Tires to Scorpion MX Range

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Pirelli presents its new Scorpion MX Mid Hard 554 tyres together with several existing range modifications related to tread pattern and sizes in the same week as its 56th Motocross World Championship title was secured on the grounds of Germany.

Motorcycle Superstore GoPro Sweepstakes

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Motorcycle-Superstore and Dunlop are giving away 25 GoPro HD Motorsports HERO cameras so you can capture all the riding action in full 1080p high-definition video and poster-quality still photos.

Brough Superior Breaks Salt Record

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
On September 1st, 2011 Brough Superior broke the AMA 1350-A-VG Speed Record at Bonneville Salt Flats with an average speed of 124.98 mph.

Husqvarna Debuts E-go Electric Concept

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Husqvarna takes a stab at the burgeoning electric motorcycle segment with its E-go concept, targeted at the entry-level youth market.

2012 Honda CRF150R Expert First Ride

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Big Red returns to the youth racing scene with the release of Honda's updated mini motocross entry - the 2012 Honda CRF150R.

Hopkins Leads British Superbike Points

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
American John Hopkins sees his history-making British Superbike campaign improve, taking the points lead with a double victory at Donington.

In the Spotlight: Hiroshi Aoyama

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
As the 2011 MotoGP series prepares for its first and only Japanese Grand Prix, Hiroshi Aoyama talks about the lasting impact of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Dainese Italian Legendary Tour Day 4 2011

Monday, September 12, 2011
Join us as we ride motorcycles in Italy with premium motorcycle safety and apparel brand Dainese along with a few of its motorcycle racing legends from the past and present.

Roland Sands Design Apparel Preview 2012

Monday, September 12, 2011
Custom bike builder and former AMA road racing champion Roland Sands is expanding his portfolio with the upcoming launch of the RSD 2012 Apparel collection.

Ryan Dungey Leaves Suzuki

Monday, September 12, 2011
Suzuki officially announced that it will not retain Ryan Dungey for the 2012 Supercross / Motocross season.

Unadilla GNCC Results 2011

Monday, September 12, 2011
Charlie Mullins returned to the top of the box during Round 9 of the 2011 GNCC Championship in New Berlin, New York after Josh Strang suffered a crash in the first lap.

2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 First Look

Monday, September 12, 2011
Ducati confirms the long-rumored expansion of its Streetfighter lineup with the announcement of its 2012 Streetfighter 848.

Leon Haslam Re-Signs with BMW for 2012

Monday, September 12, 2011
BMW Motorrad Motorsport has retained Leon Haslam for the 2012 World Superbike season.

Yamaha Confirms Attendance at Motegi MotoGP

Monday, September 12, 2011
Yamaha recently announced both Jorge Lorenzo and Ben Spies will participate in the upcoming Japanese Grand prix at Motegi in October.

2012 Husqvarna TC449 First Ride

Monday, September 12, 2011
For 2012 the Husqvarna TC449 has received a host of updates and revisions. Did these changes create a better 450-class motocrosser? Find out in the 2012 Husqvarna TC449 First Ride article.

Memorable MC: 1957 Gilera Four

Monday, September 12, 2011
This month our man Melling gets aboard his most coveted road test to date, piloting the bike of his youthful dreams – the 1957 Gilera Four.

2009 Honda XR650L Project Bike Part 2

Sunday, September 11, 2011
In the test to build the ultimate budget ADV bike our off-road correspondent wraps-up modifications in Part 2 of the Honda XR650L Project Bike.

Dainese Italian Legendary Tour Day 3 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011
The 2011 Dainese Italian Legendary Tour continues and we fill you in on what’s happening in Italy. See what unfolds in our third day update.

Knoxville Raceway Flat Track Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Shayna Texter shocked the AMA flat track world by winning her first AMA Pro Singles race Saturday night while two riders crossed the line together in a true photo finish in the GNC Expert Twins race.

Pala WMX Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Jessica Patterson took her Yamaha to a 1-1 moto sweep at Pala in her bid to retain the Motorcycle-Superstore.com WMX Championship.

Pala 450 Motocross Moto 2 Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ryan Dungey took it right down to the wire with a victory in Moto 2 and the overall win at Pala, but it wasn't enough to retain his 450 Motocross title.

Pala 250 Motocross Moto 2 Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Rookie riders came out swinging in Moto 2 but Dean Wilson remains undefeated at Pala Raceway with a sweep in the 250 class.

Pala 450 Motocross Moto 1 Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ryan Villopoto and Ryan Dungey survived some early craziness in 450 Moto 1 at Pala Raceway.

Pala 250 Motocross Moto 1 Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Monster Pro Circuit Kawasaki swept the podium in Moto 1 with tensions finally boiling over between Dean Wilson and Blake Baggett.

Pala WMX Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ashley Fiolek will have first gate pick in the WMX class but Jessica Patterson was right on her heels in qualifying.

Pala 450 Motocross Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ryan Villopoto is on pace to hold his championship lead and claim his first 450 Motocross title.

Pala 250 Motocross Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Blake Baggett leads the 250 class at Pala Raceway with the fastest qualifying time at the final round of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

Chicken Hawk Racing Riders Win AMA Titles

Friday, September 9, 2011
Chicken Hawk Racing congratulates Danny Eslick, Chris Fillmore, David Gaviria and James Rispoli for winning the AMA Pro Roadracing Daytona Sportbike, XR1200 and both SuperSport championships using Chicken Hawk Racing tire warmers.

Dainese Italian Legendary Tour Day 2 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011
We ride with four-time World Superbike champ Carl Fogarty on some of Italy’s finest roads during the second day of the Dainese Italian Legendary Tour.

Pala AMA Motocross Preview 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011
The 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship has come down to the final round. Riders will line up at Pala Raceway for one last chance to score points and a title.

More 1000cc GP Tests for Ducati & Yamaha

Friday, September 9, 2011
Yamaha and Ducati conduct further tests on their 2012 1000cc racebikes at Italian circuits.

Las Vegas BikeFest 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011
Come attend the 2011 Las Vegas BikeFest from September 29 through October 2 to enjoy live entertainment, vendors, bike shows, poker run and more.

KTM Recalls 2011 Dirt Bike Lineup

Friday, September 9, 2011
KTM has recalled more than 6000 dirt bikes from its 2011 lineup to fix a possible handlebar safety hazard.

Dr. Frazier: When Maps Lie Adventure Begins

Friday, September 9, 2011
When Dr. Frazier points his KLR650 toward a New Mexico ghost town, he realizes that when the map lies, the true adventures begin.

James Toseland Announces Retirement

Friday, September 9, 2011
British racer James Toseland has announced his retirement from motorcycle racing, citing long-term affects of a wrist injury earlier this year.

Congressional Hearing on National Monuments

Friday, September 9, 2011
On September 13, 2011, the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands, chaired by Representative Rob Bishop (R-UT), will hold a hearing on several bills, including bills related to National Monuments.

D-Store Chicago Open House

Friday, September 9, 2011
Michael Jordan Motorsports and special guest-appearance by Ben Bostrom at D-Store Chicago Open House Saturday September 10th.

2011 Yamaha WR450F Project Bike

Friday, September 9, 2011
MotoUSA revisits the popular Yamaha WR450F trail bike. A few modifications update the enduro model with improved controls and a Leo Vince exhaust.

Knoxville Raceway Flat Track Preview 2011

Thursday, September 8, 2011
The AMA Pro Harley-Davidson Insurance Flat Track paddock travels to Iowa's Knoxville Raceway for the 17th round of flat track racing action.

Travel Alert Issued for Unadilla GNCC

Thursday, September 8, 2011
Due to severe inclement weather in eastern Pennsylvania and New York, it may be necessary for GNCC racers and fans to alter driving routes from the east and south.

Icon Motosports 2011 Fall Collection

Thursday, September 8, 2011
Icon Motosports continues to innovate, offering fresh gear like its smart phone-friendly Justice Touchscreen Gloves and Stryker Field Armor in addition to a bold assortment of motorcycle helmets, jackets and gear.

Kawasaki’s 2012 World SBK Plans Take Shape

Thursday, September 8, 2011
Claiming a surprising win at Nurburgring while at the same time cutting ties with Paul Bird Motorsport, Kawasaki offers up its plans for 2012 in WSB.

Motomarathon Association Northern CA Ride

Thursday, September 8, 2011
The Motomarathon Association finishes its third season with the Northern California Motomarathon, a four-day, long-distance motorcycle ride set for October 13-16 starting and ending in Ft. Bragg, with two days looping out of Eureka.

Wayne Rainey at Italy Yamaha Headquarters

Thursday, September 8, 2011
Yamaha Motor Racing Headquarters hosted a very special guest yesterday as three-time World Champion Wayne Rainey arrived at the team’s base in Gerno di Lesmo, near Milan.

Backmarker: James Parker’s New Mission

Thursday, September 8, 2011
James Parker is making news with his electric tinkering at Mission Motors, but the designer still hasn’t given up on replacing the industry’s front fork bent.

Team Green 30th Anniversary Line of Clothing

Thursday, September 8, 2011
For 30 years, the Kawasaki Team Green amateur support program has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to grass roots racing and nurturing future champions.

Chad Reed AMA Motocross Interview 2011

Thursday, September 8, 2011
MotoUSA catches up with Chad Reed, asking the former Supercross and Motocross champ about TwoTwo Motorsports and his nasty Millville crash.

Dainese Italian Legendary Tour Day 1 2011

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Day 1 off the Dainese Italian Legendary Tour sees us arrive in Venice and prepare for our three-day ride across The Alps.

Belgian Classic TT Gedinne - Special Report

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Our man Melling resurrects some of the Matchless G.50's former GP glory on the roads of Belgium.

Electric Superbike Racing: Brammo Part V

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
TTXGP champ Steve Atlas gets his electric racing journey up to speed right before his crowning achievement in this latest installment of racing Brammo’s electric superbike the Empulse RR.

Winter Dates at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
The Yamaha Champions Riding School, based at Miller Motorsports Park, has announced its 2011-2012 winter schedule of schools to be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Win the Ultimate Moto Luggage System

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Kriega makes beautifully engineered motorcycle backpacks and bike packs. And now BritKit, the highly respected brand’s US distributor, is offering anyone with a Facebook account the chance to win the Ultimate Moto Luggage System.

Springfield Mile II Flat Track Results 2011

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
AMA Pro flat track racers took to the Springfield Mile this weekend to entertain thousands of spectators who watched both the Twins and Singles races go down to the wire.

Indy MotoGP to Continue Through 2014

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
An agreement has been reached between IMS and Dorna Sports that will see the MotoGP series at Indianapolis Motor Speedway through 2014.

Baja Designs Night Race for EnduroCross

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
In a special tribute to the Baja 1000 and a select few motorcycle endurance events, the lights will be turned off for a special Baja Designs night race.

Brammo Wins TTXGP North American Title

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Motoczysz won the final race of the North American TTXGP this weekend, but it was Oregon's Brammo Motorsports and rider Steve Atlas that claimed the 2011 TTXGP N.A. championship.

Colin Edwards to Forward Racing for 2012

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Colin Edwards has confirmed he will ride for the Forward Racing squad on a new 1000cc private MotoGP machine in 2012.

Loris Capirossi Retires, Riders Pay Tribute

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Loris Capirossi has announced he will retire at the end of the 2011 MotoGP World Championship during an emotional press conference at the Misano circuit.

Misano MotoGP: Lorenzo Enjoys Victory

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Jorge Lorenzo breathed new life into his 2011 MotoGP World Championship challenge in Misano with a stunning surge to his third victory of the season.

Misano MotoGP: Stoner Suffers from Fatigue

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Casey Stoner blames chronic fatigue for preventing him from challenging for his eighth victory in the 2011 MotoGP Championship during the Misano race.

Rossi at Misano: 'Seventh Best I Can Do’

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Valentino Rossi’s rocky debut season with Ducati continues at Misano, with The Doctor unable to pull out any miracles in front of his home crowd.

Wayne Rainey Returns to Misano

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
The current MotoGP elite pay tribute to a racing legend on the Misano rostrum, as American Wayne Rainey returns to the circuit where his riding career ended back in 1993.

Pros 4 Vets and Ducati OK Teach Military

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Ducati Oklahoma and Pros 4 Vets teamed up to help promote better riding safety among our brave men and women in uniform.

Dainese Italian Legendary Tour Preview 2011

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
This week Motorcycle-USA is traveling to Italy to visit Dainese’s headquarter and go on a touring ride with some of its past and present racing champions.

Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition in Frankfurt

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Ducati and Mercedes AMG have proudly announced that the first public showing of the Ducati Diavel AMG Special Edition will be at the 64th International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany from 15-25 September.

Nurburgring World Superbike Insider 2011

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Carlos Checa delivers another dominating performance to extend his lead in the 2011 World Superbike Championship while Tom Sykes posts his first-ever win. All this and more in the Nurburgring World Superbike Insider.

2011 Luxury Touring Motorcycle Shootout

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
The 2012 BMW K1600 GTL squares off against the 2011 Can-Am Spyder RT Limited and 2012 Honda Gold Wing in Motorcycle-USA’s first-ever 2011 Luxury Motorcycle Touring Comparison.

American SuperBike New Jersey Race 2 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011
The 2011 American SuperBike had its series' finale at New Jersey Motorsports Park on Sunday with Josh Hayes and Blake Young clashing for the title.

Daytona SportBike New Jersey Race 2 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011
The final race of the 2011 Daytona SportBike Championship came down to mere inches as a five-rider pack sprinted toward the finish.

AMA SuperSport New Jersey Race 2 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011
The 2011 AMA SuperSport Championship officially came to a close following a shortened 14-lap encounter at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

AMA XR1200 New Jersey Results 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011
Chris Fillmore ended his season on a high note by winning the final round of the 2011 XR1200 Championship in New Jersey to claim the title ahead of Steve Rapp.

Nurburgring World Superbike Results 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011
Carlos Checa extended his lead in the 2011 World Superbike Championship as Sunday's races were held in mixed conditions at the Nurburgring circuit.

Misano MotoGP Results 2011

Sunday, September 4, 2011
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo stays in the fight with a strong performance at the Misano circuit during Round 13 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship.

Rea Stays with Castrol Honda for 2012

Saturday, September 3, 2011
Jonathan Rea will ride a Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade in the 2012 World Superbike championship following an announcement from the Castrol Honda team at Nurburgring in Germany.

AMA Pro WMX Steel City Results 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
The 2011 WMX Championship became a little tighter following one rider's double victory at the Steel City National.

AMA 250 Motocross Steel City Results 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
The 2011 AMA 250 Motocross title was taken a round early as one of Mitch Payton's Pro Circuit Kawasaki riders pulled the double victory at Steel City.

AMA 450 Motocross Steel City Results 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
A crucial blow was dealt to one rider in the 2011 AMA Pro Motocross Championship as poor traction and humid conditions were present in the penultimate round.

American SuperBike New Jersey Race 1 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
The 2011 American SuperBike Championship entered New Jersey with only five points separating the top-two riders.

Daytona SportBike New Jersey Race 1 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
The first Daytona SportBike race at New Jersey Motorsports Park was a close one as one rider lost it all on the final lap.

AMA SuperSport New Jersey Race 1 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
The final round of the 2011 AMA Pro Road Racing Championship is underway in New Jersey with the first SuperSport race already in the books.

Misano MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner secures yet another pole position in record-breaking fashion, the points leader heading the grid for tomorrow’s Misano GP.

Nurburgring World Superbike Superpole 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
A new lap record was set during today's final Superpole session at the 'Ring as three different manufacturers filled the top three spots.

MotoGP Owner Bridgepoint Acquires WSBK

Friday, September 2, 2011
MotoGP and World Superbike will be owned by the same parent company, with European private equity firm Bridgepoint purchasing SBK owner Infront Sports & Media.

2012 Indian Motorcycles First Look

Friday, September 2, 2011
While the influence of new parent company, Polaris Industries, won't show up in Indian Motorcycles this year, the 2012 lineup of Indians consists of three models - the Chief Vintage, Classic and Dark Horse.

Edwards to Forward Racing CRT in 2012

Friday, September 2, 2011
Colin Edwards will campaign the 2012 Grand Prix season, the Texan piloting a CRT effort from Forward Racing.

AMA Pro Road Racing New Jersey Friday 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011
The final round of the 2011 AMA Pro Road Racing series got underway Friday with qualifying in each class at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

New Matrix Concepts Magnetic Tray is Here

Friday, September 2, 2011
The new M21 Stacking Trays come in a 3-pack that features a built in magnetic strip in the center of the trays.

Edelweiss Touring Program 2012

Friday, September 2, 2011
It is hard to believe, but we now go into our 33rd Edelweiss year. Never before has the Edelweiss Bike Travel touring program been as extensive and extraordinary as the 2012 one.

Jason DiSalvo to Ride a Triumph at New Jersey

Friday, September 2, 2011
Jason DiSalvo will ride aboard a Triumph Daytona 675R during the final round of the 2011 Daytona SportBike Championship at New Jersey.

Harley Offers Boom! Audio System for Tourers

Friday, September 2, 2011
Harley-Davidson is offering its new Boom! Audio Custom Touring System with dual amps and eight speakers.

Custom Chrome Adds Italian Bike Show

Friday, September 2, 2011
Custom Chrome, a long-time supporter of the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Italy, announced it has added an Italian Championship to the Custom Chrome International Bike Show series.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - Sept. 2, 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011
This Friday's MotoUSA Photo of the Week is a double dose of moto-photo goodness. Check the winning photos for the Second of September.

Tex-Star Point Covers from Texas Bike Works

Friday, September 2, 2011
Texas Bike Works offers these Tex-Star Point Covers for pre-2010 Big Twin Evos and Twin Cams.

Bautista's 'Hope for Japan' Helmet Auction

Friday, September 2, 2011
Alvaro Bautista's 'Hope for Japan' helmet, the one he wore at Laguna Seca, is being auctioned off in the on-going support for the Japan relief effort.

4th Annual Sturgis Legends Ride Raises $54K

Friday, September 2, 2011
The Fourth Annual Sturgis Legends Ride raised $54,000 for the Black Hills Special Olympics and the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum.

Nurburgring WSB Friday Qualifying 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011
Aprilia's Max Biaggi snagged provisional pole in Germany on Friday as the 2011 World Superbike Championship returns following its summer break.

Misano MotoGP Practice Results 2011

Friday, September 2, 2011
Yamaha's Jorge Lorenzo sets the fastest pace during practice ahead of Casey Stoner as Round 13 of the 2011 MotoGP Championship gets underway at Misano.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 9

Thursday, September 1, 2011
For two of the test riders, the Motorcycle USA 2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition ends with the final 450 miles of a 2500-mile journey concluding at MCUSA HQ.

Loris Capirossi Announces Retirement

Thursday, September 1, 2011
After three world titles and 22 years of competing at the World Championship level, Italian rider Loris Capirossi announced today he will retire at the end of this year's MotoGP season.

Race Tech Now Accepting Resumes

Thursday, September 1, 2011
Race Tech, the world’s largest motorcycle suspension modification company, is set to offer more Rider Support than ever before.

2012 Victory Cross Country Tour First Ride

Thursday, September 1, 2011
We set out on a 1500-mile test ride to Sturgis on the 2012 Cross Country Tour, riding over the Rockies and across the plains of Wyoming to sample Victory's newest touring motorcycle.