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EVS Sports Announces Street Glove Line

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Check out EVS Sport's New Street Glove line.

H-D Sponsors Mert Lawwill MHoF Recognition

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Harley-Davidson is the presenting sponsor of the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame's recognition of Mert Lawwill, who will be honored during the induction ceremony November 16, 2012 at the Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas.

KTM Presenting Sponsor for MHoF Induction

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
KTM has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony scheduled for November 16, 2012 at the Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas.

Honda ITS Lets Cars/Motorcycles Communicate

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Honda introduced advancements in its Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) at the 19th World ITS Congress, the safety system allowing for communication between cars, motorcycles and roadside stations.

Moto Guzzi V7 Stone vs Triumph Thruxton

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
We compare Moto Guzzi’s updated-for-2013 V7 Stone versus the tried-and-true Triumph Thruxton in this café racer motorcycle comparison.

Moto Celebs at Progressive MC Show in Atlanta

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
A number of motorcycle celebrities are set to appear at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Atlanta, Georgia including Ricky Carmichael, Ashley Fiolek, Kevin Schwantz, Colin Edwards and many more.

Leatt Neck Brace Patent Upheld by EPO

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The European Patent Office recently upheld Leatt's patent for one of its neck brace designs.

Cycle News Issue 43 Available

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The October 30, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Salt Addiction: Red Hat Diaries

Friday, October 26, 2012
Land speed racer Rocky Robinson returns to explain the history of "Red Hat" club and profiles some of its members in his newest installment of Salt Addiction.

2012 MV Agusta Brutale 1090 R & RR Review

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
MotoUSA has a brief summer fling with high-performance two-wheeled Italian exotica from MV Agusta, sampling the 2012 Brutale 1090 R and RR.

Ducati North America Q3 Sales Up

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Ducati North America continued to expand retail sales through the third quarter of 2012, making this the ninth consecutive quarter of growth for the Italian marque.

14th Annual MIC Event to Connect and Engage

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
14th Annual MIC Communications Symposium offers industry information, workshops, thought-provoking presenters and more.

Cycle News Issue 42 Available

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The October 23, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Phoenix and San Diego Rides Nets $120,000

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Phoenix and San Diego Ride for Kids events exceed $120,000.

STM: European Grand Tour Thoughts

Monday, October 22, 2012
Our man Melling weighs in on the troubling future for motorcycling and its aging demographic during a grand European tour.

IMS Nationwide Tour Kicks Off in Atlanta

Monday, October 22, 2012
The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows Nationwide tour kicks off in Atlanta.

Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Concept

Friday, October 19, 2012
Suzuki revealed a V-Strom 1000 concept model during this year's Intermot show in Cologne, Germany with the bike set to hit markets in 2014.

BeemerGS.com 2013 Calendar Available

Friday, October 19, 2012
The 2013 BeemerGS.com calendar is available for all riders and fans of the BMW GS.

2012 Kawasaki KLR650 Project Part 3

Friday, October 19, 2012
The 2012 Kawasaki KLR650 Project continues with performance upgrades, as MotoUSA samples the LeoVince X3 slip-on and components from Progressive Suspension.

MHoF Advance Tickets Price Deadline Coming

Friday, October 19, 2012
Advance ticket price deadline approaching for AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legends Weekend in Las Vegas.

Kawasaki Motors Corp U.S.A. Sponsors MHoF

Friday, October 19, 2012
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. supports the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as the dinner sponsor.

Recall Notice for BMW K1200 Models

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Certain 2007-2008 model year BMW K1200S, K1200R and K1200R Sport motorcycles are being recalled due to a potential issue with the front brake fluid reservoir.

Cycle News Issue 41 Available

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The October 16, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Dainese Scarpa Technical Sneaker Review

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Dainese aims to lure fashion conscience motorcyclists with its Scarpa Technical Sneaker.

STM: MotoGP, Without the Emotion

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Ranting about Grand Prix motorcycle racing comes natural to Mr. Melling. So did you think he’d stay silent about the MotoGP/World Superbike union under Bridgepoint? Get ready for the unified World Championship.

Sudco Expands Parts for Japanese Classics

Monday, October 15, 2012
Sudco expands its OEM style replacement parts line for Classic Japanese Motorcycles.

BMW Reaches New Heights in September

Saturday, October 13, 2012
September 2012 marked one of the best sales months ever for BMW Motorrad and its subsidiary, Husqvarna Motorcycles.

Triumph's "Spirit" Ed. 5 Now Available

Friday, October 12, 2012
The fifth edition of Triumph's e-zine "Spirit" is now available and is full of news, interviews, photos and videos of all things Triumph the world over.

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere Two-Up Review

Friday, October 12, 2012
MotoUSA put the 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere to the test as a two-up adventure touring mount in Southern Utah's Dixie National Forest.

Sargent Cycle Products Modular Seat System

Thursday, October 11, 2012
New Sargent Cycle Products World Sport Modular Seat System for Ducati Multistradas.

State Grant to Expand Zero Manufacturing

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Zero Motorcycles has been awarded a major grant for expansion of its California manufacturing facility.

Perry King to Host MHoF Induction Ceremony

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Perry King is to emcee the 2012 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by KTM.

Backmarker: Cannonball Run 2012

Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Cannonball Run returns in 2012, featuring vintage motorcycles crossing the country, and our Backmarker shadows the ride as it meanders through Sturgis.

8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival to Kick Off

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The 8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival kicks off on October 12.

Marzocchi Electronic Suspension System

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Marzocchi Tenneco has finished developing a new electronic suspension system which is set to be presented November 2012 at Eicma.

Nick Brocha and Ernie Vigil in BYOB Project

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Sportbike freestylers Nick Brocha and Ernie Vigil each got a 2012 Triumph Bonneville and $2,000 in the Build Your Own Bonneville project, with results to be revealed during the 2012 Barber Vintage Festival.

Cycle News Issue 40 Available

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The October 9, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Dr. Frazier Ponders Another Global Ride

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The sixth time’s a charm? Maybe so for Dr. G. who ponders another round-the-world adventure motorcycle ride.

Motus Prepares for 2013 Model Year

Monday, October 8, 2012
Motus Motorcycles moved into the original location of the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and has reached an agreement with FreedomRoad Financial to offer customers retail financing in preparation for the 2013 model year.

2012 Los Angeles Motorcycle Film Festival

Monday, October 8, 2012
The third-annual LA Motorcycle Film Festival was held this past Sunday recognizing motorcycle film makers for outstanding work.

Progressive Suspension for F800GS

Friday, October 5, 2012
Progressive Suspension now offers a 465 Series Monoshock with Remote Adjustable Preload for the BMW F800GS.

Revive Your Ride! Giveaway Promotion Starts

Friday, October 5, 2012
Revive Your Ride! Year-End Giveaway promotion starts November 1st.

Ride for Kids in Las Vegas raises $59,000

Friday, October 5, 2012
Ride for Kids in Las Vegas raises $59,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

PowersportsU Launches at Intermot Show

Friday, October 5, 2012
PowersportsU goes viral as PSU/EU launches at the Intermot Tradeshow in Cologne Germany.

KTM is Now Presenting Sponsor of AMA MHoF

Friday, October 5, 2012
KTM signs on as presenting sponsor of AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

AMA News and Notes October 2012

Thursday, October 4, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association brings you the next edition of News and Notes for October 2012.

45th Annual AMA Congress Convenes

Thursday, October 4, 2012
The 2012 American Motorcyclist Association convened for its 45th annual meeting on October 4-6, 2012 to consider, debate and vote on changes to rules and regulations governing AMA-sanctioned sporting events.

Big Blue Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Research

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Big Blue goes pink for Breast Cancer Research as Monster Energy/Graves/Yamaha “gears” up for NOLA.

Backmarker: Bridgepoint’s Messy Marriage

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Bridgepoint Capital shook up the motorcycle racing scene with its acquisition of the MotoGP and World Superbike series. Now with news of a further merger of the two premier road racing series, our Backmarker weighs in.

2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer Available in U.S.

Thursday, October 4, 2012
The 2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer is now available in the United States.

Rider Insurance Supports Cancer Awareness

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Rider Insurance is launching its “Check Your Headlights” campaign to help raise awareness for breast cancer.

Research Results Unveiled at MSF Conference

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is to unveil groundbreaking research results at the 2013 International Safety Conference in Florida.

Galfer USA Taking 2013 Sponsor Applications

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Galfer USA is now accepting sponsorship applications for the 2013 racing year.

Motorcycle Superstore Sales to Benefit BCRF

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Motorcycle-Superstore.com joins Tucker Rocky in honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Brocha and Vigil to Perform at Vintage Festival

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Professional motorcycle stunt riders Nick 'Apex' Brocha and Ernie 'EDub' Vigil are coming back to Barber Motorsports Park for the Barber Vintage Festival.

Sena Unveils Bluetooth Helmet to Helmet Units

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Sena Technologies unveils two new pioneering Bluetooth helmet to helmet communications units at INTERMOT.

EPA Failed to Respond by E15 Fuel Deadline

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
EPA fails to meet a deadline in response to congressional letter seeking answers on the four-gallon minimum fuel mandate.

2013 Ducati Motorcycles First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
In addition to the new Ducati Multistrada 1200 and Panigale RS13, Ducati introduces a number of stylistic upgrades to their line-up in 2013.

Cycle News Issue 39 Available

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The October 2, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Yamaha Inline Triple Crossplane Concept

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Yamaha unveils a three cylinder crossplane concept engine at the Intermot Motorcycle Show in Cologne, Germany.

2013 Zero Motorcycles Double HP, Fast Charge

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
An upgraded Z-Force brushless motor and higher voltage power pack highlight changes to the 2013 Zero Motorcycles lineup and give the company claims to the title of 'world's longest-range production electric motorcycle,' the 2013 Zero S.

Tsujikawa Joins Advanstar Powersports

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Tigra Tsujikawa joins Advanstar Powersports Group, the industry leader brings 14 years of experience to Progressive International Motorcycle Shows and Dealer Expo.

2013 Kawasaki Z800 First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Kawasaki pulled the cover off of a new middleweight standard, the 2013 Kawasaki Z800. Read on for the details on the Z750 replacement.

2013 Yamaha FJ1300A First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
After a 10 year run here in the U.S. Yamaha’s respected FJ1300A touring motorcycle gets a face lift and electronics enhancements including traction and cruise control for 2013.

2013 Yamaha FZ8 First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha makes significant updates to the FZ8 with suspension upgrades and cosmetic changes for 2013.

2013 BMW R1200GS First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
BMW updates the most prolific seller in company history, giving the R1200GS a long-awaited redesign – featuring the anticipated switch to a liquid-cooled Boxer engine.

2013 Triumph Street Triple R First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Triumph reveals its 2013 Street Triple R streetfighter at INTERMOT – featuring lighter chassis and revamped styling.

2013 Vespa Scooters First Look

Monday, October 1, 2012
Vespa gives many of their models cosmetic upgrades for 2013, and includes a few limited edition models for those with sportier tastes.

RK Chain Memo on NC700X Recall

Monday, October 1, 2012
RK Chain has issued a memo related to the recall for the Honda NC700X, the company reiterating the chain recall does not affect aftermarket chains.

2013 Ducati Multistrada 1200 S First Ride

Monday, October 1, 2012
For 2013 Ducati has revised the Multistrada's engine and suspension. MotoUSA traveled to Bilbao, Spain to test the Multistrada 1200 S Touring in Basque Country.