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Infineon 9th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Infineon Raceway will again join forces with the public this holiday season for its 9th annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, Nov. 2-20.

Graves Yamaha Joins YCRS for Test Days

Thursday, October 29, 2009
Team Graves Yamaha announced today they will be joining the Yamaha Champions Riding School at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for special testing sessions.

Schampa Women's Sportbike Rally IV Report

Thursday, September 24, 2009
Women came from near and far to share in fun, friendship, and great rides through the Smoky Mts. at Schampa's fourth annual Women's Sportbike Rally

Motorcycle Crash Tech Airs on Nat Geo

Thursday, September 17, 2009
National Geographic is airing a behind-the-scenes look at the new technologies being developed to protect motorcyclists in its film 'Motorcycle Crash Tech.'

Boz Bros Custom Bike Show at Indy MotoGP

Thursday, August 27, 2009
Following a very successful debut at last year’s inaugural Indy Moto GP, Yamaha and Ben & Eric Bostrom are pleased to announce the return of the Boz Bros Custom Bike Show to the Red Bull Indianapolis GP on August 28th-30th.

ROEHR Motorcycles Extends Special Pricing

Thursday, August 13, 2009
ROEHR Motorcycles LLC will extend it's successful, introductory, special pricing program, of $44,995 MSRP for the 2010 ROEHR 1250sc, until the end of 2009.

ROEHR 1250sc Motorcycle Deliveries Begin

Saturday, August 1, 2009
The ROEHR 1250sc, a performance bike from American manufacturer Roehr Motorcycles, has received its EPA Certificate and will begin shipping to customers. A MotorcycleUSA.com test will arrive shortly.

Leno Picks Riding Man for Jay's Book Club

Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Jay Leno recently chose Riding Man as the very first motorcycle book ever included under the Jay's Book Club banner on JayLenosGarage.com.

Yoshimura Opens Up New YRS Division

Tuesday, July 14, 2009
Yoshimura R&D of America has inaugurated a new division dedicated to high-performance parts generated from racing. The new YRS division (Yoshimura Race Shop) now offers race-bred, mostly non-exhaust parts and services to the general public.

Racing 2 Save Lives Raises $17,000 At Miller

Friday, July 10, 2009
Racing 2 Save Lives concluded its annual event at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, on July 3-5 by donating net proceeds of $17,016 to charity.

Michael Jordan Motorsports Super Six Contest

Thursday, July 9, 2009
In honor of team founder Michael Jordan's six NBA championships and 2009 marking the sixth year of the team, Michael Jordan Motorsports (MJM) is pleased to announce the Super Six Sweepstakes.

AGV Helmet Founder Gino Amisano Dead at 89

Monday, July 6, 2009
The "king of helmets" is dead, long live the king! AGV founder Gino Amisano passed away June 30th in Nervi, Italy after a brief battle with bronchial pneumonia.

2009 Seattle 100 Needs Your Help

Thursday, July 2, 2009
The 2009 Seattle100 is your chance to ride with superbike racers and raise funds for a worthy cause in the process. We would like to ask those of you that have and have not attended previous Seattle 100 events to attend this year’s event on Saturday July 25th.

Two-Up Rides at Race 2 Save Lives Event

Thursday, July 2, 2009
The annual Racing 2 Save Lives charity track-day event, July 3-5 at Utah's Miller Motorsports Park, offers even non-motorcyclists a way to enjoy riding around a world-class racetrack, while supporting deserving children's charities.

Electric GP: AMA eGrandPrix Introduction

Wednesday, June 3, 2009
The AMA eGrandPrix Introduction during the AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will showcase the cutting-edge technology of electric road-race motorcycles this July 24-26 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.

Texas Motorcyclist Wins "The Mission"

Friday, May 15, 2009
Rick James of Carrollton, Texas, has won the annual Ride for Kids/Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows bike drawing, which raised $78,000 to fight pediatric brain tumors.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Offers Wine

Thursday, May 14, 2009
The EOS Estate Winery in Paso Robles, Calif., and Indianapolis Motor Speedway recently announced a partnership to produce a limited series of reserve wine offerings.

Kevin Schwantz Trains at Pentagon

Wednesday, May 6, 2009
The 1993 500cc World Champion Kevin Schwants spoke about rider training at the Pentagon Motorcycle Safety Event and demonstrated exercises from the MSF Military Sportbike RiderCourse and the Kevin Schwantz School.

AMA CEO Rob Dingman on AHRMA Dispute

Thursday, April 16, 2009
AMA President and CEO Rob Dingman speaks out about the dispute that has arisen with the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association and their role in AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

Venhill Brakes Available in the U.S.

Friday, April 10, 2009
Venhill's British-made briaded stainless steel brake and clutch lines cross the pond to the U.S. market.