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2013 BMW R1200GS First Ride

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Redesigned from top to bottom, the 2013 BMW R1200GS takes a great bike and makes it even better. We flew to South Africa to get our hands on the Beemer for some GS adventuring.

STM – Evangelize for Biking

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Our man Melling is a motorcycling evangelist. In this sermon he serves up 20 points of wisdom on how to run a successful motorcycle event that will grow ridership and the sport of motorcycling.

New Modern Bike Class at Thundersprint 2013

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Due to a flood of inquiries, a new modern bike class has been added to Thundersprint 2013, with the Powerbikes class accepting all motorcycles made between 1989 and the current day.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 4 Available

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The January 29, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Casey Stoner Announces Move to V8 Supercars

Monday, January 28, 2013
Former MotoGP star Casey Stoner joins the V8 Supercar ranks, contesting the 2013 Dunlop Series for Red Bull and Triple Eight Racing in Australia.

AMA Members Receive Discount PIMS Tickets

Friday, January 25, 2013
AMA members receive a 25 percent ticket discount on Progressive International Motorcycle Shows.

John Penton Film Reaches Funding Goal

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The second attempt to raise funds for a film on the life and accomplishments of John Penton has surpassed its funding goal by over $10,000 dollars.

Motojournalist Kevin Ash Killed at Press Event

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
It is with heavy hearts that we report respected motojournalist Kevin Ash was killed in an accident during a press launch in South Africa.

Product Peek: FLY Tourist and .357 Half Helmet

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
FLY is offering two new lids for 2013, the FLY Tourist and FLY .357 Half Helmet. Both are competitively priced and offer plenty of amenities for riders of all types.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 3 Available

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The January 22, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

AMA Banquet Honors National Champions

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The American Motorcyclist Association gave honors to a host of AMA champions from all motorcycle racing disciplines at a banquet held in Columbus, Ohio.

Product Peek: Arai XD 4 Helmet

Monday, January 21, 2013
Arai now offers the XD 4 dual sport helmet, boasting design upgrades and safety enhancements, plenty of color options and luxurious comfort.

Ducati North America Sales Record for 2012

Friday, January 18, 2013
Ducati North America reports achieving the highest sales figures in the company's history during 2012.

Wayne Rooney to Sell Diamond-Encrusted Bike

Friday, January 18, 2013
Custom made diamond-encrusted motorcycyle designed by Manchester United Footballer Wayne Rooney up for sale at Bonhams.

Mexico City’s Motorcycle Reporters

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Being a street reporter means something else in Mexico City, where many T.V. and radio stations employ leather clad, two-wheel mounted journalists to be the first on the scene.

Columbia Baselayer Extreme Fleece Review

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Contributor Gary Ilminen tests the merits of Columbia's Baselayer Extreme Fleece in the cold climate of northern Wisconsin.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation 40th Anniversary

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Motorcycle Safety Foundation celebrates a milestone anniversary.

MSF Wants Papers for Safety Conference

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Motorcycle Safety Foundation calls for papers for 2013 ifz/MSF International Motorcycle Safety Conference in Florida.

Red Baron to Help Launch Thundersprint 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Paul Ford will be taking on the role of the "Red Baron," as he flies his replica 1917 Fokker Triplane over the Anglesey Circuit to launch Thundersprint 2013.

LeoVince Unites Brands for 2013

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
LeoVince has a new look for 2013 as it is uniting all brands and now debuts a new logo.

Scott Russell to Host AMA MHoF Breakfast

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
'Mr. Daytona' Scott Russell is to headline the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Breakfast at Daytona, presented by Motul, during Bike Week.

Zero Offers Trade-In Bonus for New Customers

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Zero Motorcycles is offering a trade-in bonus of $2500 dollars to new customers who are looking to switch from a combustion engine to electric.

Celebs, Champions and Machines at NY IMS

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Celebs, champions and the machines that move them at the New York Motorcycle Show.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 2 Available

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The January 15, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Dr Frazier Plans 'Round the World Ride

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dr. Frazier is resolved to attempt another ride around the world, starting with an extended trek across the United States.

2012: Best Year on Record for BMW Motorrad

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Despite world-wide economic strife, BMW Motorrad was able to achieve one of its highest sales years on record in 2012.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 1 Available

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The January 8, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Single Track Mind: Riding Thru 2012

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Our man Melling ponders yet another year in the saddle and looks to the future. Also, trades barbs with fun-hating EU technocrats!

Zero MC Eligible for 10% Fed Tax Credit

Monday, January 7, 2013
Zero's complete 2013 line of motorcycles are eligible for a 10-percent federal tax credit for plug-in vehicles.

Fiscal Cliff Resolution Extends EV Credit

Friday, January 4, 2013
Tax hikes and spending cuts dominated the Fiscal Cliff debate, but the resolution reached by lawmakers also extended a tax credit for electric motorcycles.

Thundersprint Entries Available Now

Friday, January 4, 2013
Thundersprint entry forms for both the Thundersprint sprint hillclimb and the Thundersprint Cavalcade of Motorcycling are available now.

Giant Loop Offers Lifetime Warranty

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Giant Loop extends the Limited Lifetime Warranty to their line of motorcycle saddlebags, tank bags, and soft luggage as their Made-In-USA quality exceeds expectations.

FLY Racing Presents the "FLY Wall"

Thursday, January 3, 2013
FLY Racing has developed a unique way for riders all over the globe to share their photos using FLY gear: the FLY Wall.

Born Free USA to Raffle New Harley-Davidson

Thursday, January 3, 2013
An April 2013 fundraiser in Sacramento CA for Born Free USA will feature a raffle for a new Harley-Davidson and benefit wildlife conservation.

AMA News and Notes January 2013

Thursday, January 3, 2013
Stay up to date on the motorcycle industry news and legal issues from around the country with AMA News and Notes in this January 2013 edition.

Backmarker: Return of MC Print?

Thursday, January 3, 2013
This month our Backmarker examines the changing editorial landscape of motorcycle journalism. Could there be a resurgence of print media in this digital age?