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AMA Introduces Dealer Incentive Program

Friday, January 28, 2011
The AMA is launching its new AMA Dealer Incentive Program, which rewards dealers who offer customers the valuable benefits of AMA membership.

Honda Makes 18 Million Motorcycles in 2010

Friday, January 28, 2011
Honda has released global production and sales numbers for 2010, with Big Red producing more than 18 million motorcycles and ATV last year.

GIVI Presents New Tanklock System

Friday, January 28, 2011
GIVI presents a new tanklock series for motorcyclists that redefines current methods of securing bags by adding a quick latching and release system.

Brammo Enertia Commuter Update

Thursday, January 27, 2011
Motorcycle USA gets to know the Brammo Enertia a little better as a commuter ride in this electric motorcycle review.

AMA Welcomes New Advertising Manager

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association hires Steve Gotoski as AMA Advertising Manager.

Three New Elects to MIC Board of Directors

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Motorcycle Industry Council Elects Steve Johnson, Don Emde and Frank Esposito to 2011 Board of Directors aiding representation of the Aftermarket/Allied Trades Members.

Salt Addiction: Seldom Seen Slim Returns

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
After trading in normal jobs for life out on the salt flats, Jon and Nancy Wennerberg have become devoted speed freaks who live and breathe land speed racing.

AC Propulsion on Rare Earth Metals Batteries

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
AC Propulsion, a global leader in electric drive development, design and manufacturing, entered the international dialog about the use of rare earth metals in the development of Electric Vehicles (EVs).

Zero Motorcycles Ramps Up For Growth in 2011

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Zero Motorcycles has announced plans to open a new motorcycle manufacturing facility that will more than double the company’s current production capacity in response to growing demand.

Ducati Reveals 2012 Monster 1100EVO in U.S.

Friday, January 21, 2011
Ducati recently unveiled the 2012 Monster 1100EVO to the U.S. market at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in New York.

Ducati USA Touts Strong End to 2010

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Following the release of MIC stats that reveal a 15% decline in the US motorcycle market, Ducati USA touts strong positive sales to close out 2010.

Shift Racing Womens 2011 Street Collection

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Shift Racing shows off some new female-specific products in its womens street and sportbike motorcycle apparel line-up for the 2011 motorcycling season.

Motorcycle Sales Down 15.8% in 2010

Thursday, January 20, 2011
The Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) reports a 15.8% drop in motorcycle sales for 2010.

Spring Training Cactus League Tour

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Winter doldrums got you down? Check out our Spring Training Cactus League tour for a destination ride this upcoming riding season.

Shift Racing Mens 2011 Street Collection

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Shift Racing shows off some new products in its street and sportbike motorcycle apparel line-up for the 2011 motorcycling season.

Spoken Wheel: Racing Solutions

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Race track for sale, 4,255 acres – a sign of the times, call HONDA!! Contingency, the hidden Loot! $12 Million and where to find it?Need a sponsor – how to find one at the stroke of a key! Old school, New school!

BMW Takes Presale Orders for K1600GT & GTL

Monday, January 17, 2011
BMW Motorrad USA announces it’s now taking presale orders for the BMW K1600GT and K1600GTL.

Honda Heads to Sundance

Monday, January 17, 2011
For the first time Honda will participate in the Sundance Film Festival where it will showcase an interactive venue highlighting its innovation and environtmental leadership.

Motorcycle vs. Scooter Comparison

Monday, January 17, 2011
Weighing the pros and cons of scooter versus motorcycle ownership? MCUSA helps you make the decision by comparing the Kawasaki Ninja 250R and Honda SH150i.

AMA News and Notes February 2011

Saturday, January 15, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association has released their latest news and notes for this month with some new issues facing motorcyclists.

Alaska Motorcycle Night in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Friday, January 14, 2011
Alaska Motorcycle Night in Chiang Mai, Thailand will include a BBQ and unique one-time Alaska motorcycle multi-media show, bringing Alaska motorcycle adventures to Thailand's Golden Triangle.

Michelin Introduces Pilot Road 3 Tires

Friday, January 14, 2011
Michelin enters into 2011 with the introduction of the Pilot Road 3 tire, ideal for Sport Touring motorcycles. The Michelin Pilot Road 3 tire goes on sale in January 2011.

2011 Yamaha FZ8 First Ride

Friday, January 14, 2011
Motorcycle USA takes a ride on Yamaha’s latest street bike entry for the American market in its FZ8 naked middleweight.

Memorable Motorcycle: Honda CR110

Thursday, January 13, 2011
Our Memorable Motorcycle correspondent takes a closer look at the Honda CR110, which was Mr. Honda's answer to the FIM 50cc class.

Dr. Frazier's Globe Killer KLR

Friday, January 7, 2011
This month Dr. Frazier's adventure-touring expertise focuses on Kawasaki's KLR650, which is transformed into the Globe Killer KLR.

Schuberth C3 Helmet Now Available in US

Thursday, January 6, 2011
Schuberth North America is proud to announce the launch of an exclusive network of Schuberth U.S. dealers. In addition to the C3 helmets, Schuberth dealers also carry the Bluetooth Schuberth Rider Communication System.

Scotts Valley Police to Ride Electric Motorcycles

Thursday, January 6, 2011
The Scotts Valley Police Department became the first law enforcement agency in California to accept delivery of a Zero DS electric motorcycle to assist in local patrols and traffic enforcement.

Single Track Mind 2010 Round Up

Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Our Single Track Mind correspondent suffers the slings and arrows of an outrageous task – giving his opinion of the whole of motorcycling in 2010.