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2013 Motorcycle Sales Even Up in Q3

Thursday, October 31, 2013
The MIC reports 2013 motorcycle sales have evened up with last year's totals, catching up during the summer after a slow start.

Visit Hear the Road Motorcycles Tours in Italy

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Take a ride with Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours in Italy.

New Zero MCs for Foothill-De Anza College

Thursday, October 31, 2013
The Foothill-De Anza Community College Police Department has added two 2013 Zero DS Police Motorcycles to its campus patrol fleet.

Honda Marks Growth in Second Quarter 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Honda has released financial results for the second quarter of the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2013 and the company enjoyed growth, particularly within the motorcycle segment.

Suzuki Concepts: Recursion and Extrigger

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Suzuki has teased two concept motorcycles set to be on display during the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show: the Recursion and the EXTRIGGER.

Learning to Ride - Choosing a Motorcycle

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
There are lots of bikes on the market and choosing a first motorcycle can be daunting. Learn some basics of the different categories of motorcycles in this installment of Learning to Ride.

Win a Custom PBTF Cafe Racer at IMS

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Get your chance to win a custom café racer at the International Motorcycle Shows with proceeds benefitting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

San Mateo Police Puts Zero MC on Full Detail

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The San Mateo Police Department has purchased a 2013 Zero DS Police Motorcycle that is set to join the Motor Unit patrolling the downtown area of the city.

Barry Synoground's 1962 Li150

Monday, October 28, 2013
The final mount in the vintage scooter comparison is a 1962 Lambretta Li150. See how it stacks up against the Series II TV175 and Rally 200.

Diego Torres' 1960 Series II TV175

Monday, October 28, 2013
Reaching further back in history, Gabe Ets-Hokin jumps aboard a 1960 Lambretta Series II TV175 to see how it stacks up in this vintage scooter comparison.

Paula Crossfield's 1972 Rally 200

Monday, October 28, 2013
Gabe Ets-Hokin gets the vintage scooter comparison underway with a 1972 Vespa Rally 200, provided generously by its owner, Paula Crossfield.

Vintage Scooter Test: Vespa vs. Lambretta

Monday, October 28, 2013
Our at-large Scooter Editor takes on the question of best vintage scooters. Mods skirmishing with the rest of the scooter clans… There will be blood!

2013 Suzuki GW250 First Ride Review

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Suzuki delivers its entry-level GW250 to the US market sporting a $3999 MSRP, but how does it ride? MotoUSA takes a spin on the new Suzuki during Orlando’s AIMExpo.

CycleTrader Announces Android Mobile App

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
CycleTrader announces a new mobile app for Androids.

Surveyed Americans Fear E15 Fuel Damage

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
A new survey reveals Americans fear the E15 fuel may damage engines.

Zero Motorcycles Launches New Logo

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Zero Motorcycles launches the new logo.

Mustang Makes Best Touring Bike Better

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Mustang makes the world's best touring bike better.

AIMExpo 2013 in Review

Monday, October 21, 2013
The inaugural AIMExpo in Orlando, Florida featured nearly 400 exhibitors, celebrity meet-and-greets and lots of new products for 2014.

AIMExpo Presentation & Celebrity Appearances

Monday, October 21, 2013
A few big OEM announcements from EBR and Hero as well as meet-and-greets with "King" Kenny Roberts and Frank Fritz from "American Pickers" helped generate buzz at the 2013 AIMExpo.

Gear, Accessories and Parts at the AIMExpo

Monday, October 21, 2013
With almost 400 exhibitors in attendance, there was no shortage of cool gear, accessories and parts at the 2013 AIMExpo.

Odd, Interesting & Innovative at AIMExpo

Monday, October 21, 2013
Scattered among the standard fare at the 2013 AIMExpo were some particularly odd and interesting products that customers can expect to see this coming year.

Strategic Restructuring for MAG Brands

Monday, October 21, 2013
Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG) has announced a series of organizational changes within several of its key brands.

Closer Look at the 2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000

Monday, October 21, 2013
Suzuki reveals more information on its redesigned 2014 V-Strom 1000 at the AIMExpo in Orlando, including details on its first-ever traction control system and engine power claims.

Possible Honda CTX1300 Spied Testing

Monday, October 21, 2013
Spy shots reveal another all-new addition to the Honda lineup with the possible CTX1300 powered by a transverse-mounted V-Four sourced from the ST1300 sport-tourer.

MCSS Sponsors IMS Marketplace

Monday, October 21, 2013
Motorcycle-Superstore has announced that it will be title sponsor of the International Motorcycle Show Marketplace.

AMA MHoF Inducts Six Motorcycling Greats

Saturday, October 19, 2013
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Husqvarna, inducts six motorcycling greats.

Rekluse Introduces Harley Auto Clutch

Friday, October 18, 2013
Rekluse will soon offer a new auto clutch designed for Harley-Davidson big Twin model years 1998 to the present.

Shorai Teams with EBR on the 1190RX

Friday, October 18, 2013
Shorai revealed its newest lithium battery, the LFX19A4, at the AIMExpo and announced it will be the battery provider for the all-new EBR1190RX.

Ducati 899 Panigale Launch Behind the Scenes

Friday, October 18, 2013
Go behind the scenes with Motorcycle-USA as Ducati launches its 899 Panigale to international press near its headquarters in Bologna, Italy.

Sena Debuts New Products at AIMExpo 2013

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Sena Technologies debuted new Bluetooth devices, including a new 20S communication device, Action Video Camera, Pack for GoPro, Mic & Intercom and the Sena Expand at the 2013 AIMExpo.

BMW Motorrad Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Thursday, October 17, 2013
BMW Motorrad celebrates its 90th anniversary in the BMW Museum and the world premiere of the new BMW R nineT.

2014 Suzuki Burgman 200 First Look

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Suzuki expands its stateside scooter lineup for the 2014 model year with the introduction of its European best-seller the Burgman 200.

Backmarker: Mann's Missing Honda Part 3

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Is Daniel Mercier's Honda CB750 Dick Mann's 1970 Daytona 200-winning mount? Our Backmarker reveals what the experts have to say in the final chapter of Mann's Missing Honda.

Hero Motorcycles in US by Mid-2014

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Hero MotoCorp will debut four motorcycles in the United States mid-2014 and EBR will be the exclusive American distributor of the Indian brand.

2013 AIMExpo Off To a Big Start

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
The inaugural AIMExpo kicked off with announcements from EBR, Suzuki, Yamaha, Hero and a number of motorcycle accessory companies ahead of the 2014 model year.

BMW Unveils 2014 R nineT Roadster

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
BMW Motorrad broke wraps on its new roadster motorcycle in Berlin today, the 2014 R nineT featuring an 1170cc Boxer engine serving as a stressed member and four-piece frame.

Bell Offers New Bullitt, Other 2014 Helmets

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Announced today at the AIMExpo are two new models from Bell and an all-new fit for the Custom 500 3/4 helmet.

Shorai LFX Launches Batteries at AIMExpo

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Shorai LFX Batteries launches their high performance battery at the 2013 American International Motorcycle Expo.

Yamaha Brings Excitement to 2013 AIMExpo

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Yamaha brings excitement to the 2013 American International Motorcycle Expo.

AMA Legends Weekend Displays Rare Bikes

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Rare racing motorcycles are to be displayed at the AMA Legends Weekend, presented by Husqvarna.

Bike Week Radio Backs Legend Presentation

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Bike Week Radio show is to sponsor the Torsten Hallman Legend presentation at the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Husqvarna Motorcycles.

Karl's Book "Forks" Charts Three Year Ride

Monday, October 14, 2013
Allan Karl set out on a solo motorcycle journey around the world Three years later he decided to make a book of his travels, including plenty of photographs, stories and recipes from the places he saw.

Entries Flood In For Thundersprint 2014

Monday, October 14, 2013
Entries have been coming in at a record pace for the 2014 Thundersprint event at Darley Moor circuit.

LeoVince USA Distributes for VARTA Batteries

Friday, October 11, 2013
LeoVince USA Specialized Products Distribution is the first powersports distributor of Varta batteries in North America.

Scorpion Releases New 2013 Fall Jackets

Friday, October 11, 2013
Scorpion Sports introduces two new seasonal jackets for the Fall 2013 collection.

Dr. Frazier Finds the Center of the Nation

Thursday, October 10, 2013
This month Dr. G. recalls his brief visit to Sturgis and the subsequent accidental quest to find our nation’s center.

King, Nicoll to Emcee Legends Weekend

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Perry King and Laurette Nicoll are set to emcee the 2013 AMA Legends Weekend, presented by Husqvarna.

Shorai to Announce OEM Alliance at AIMExpo

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Shorai LFX Batteries is to announce their first OEM motorcycle partnership at the 2013 American International Motorcycle Expo.

AIMExpo Opens With Turning Point Kick Off

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
American International Motorcycle Expo opens with High-Energy Turning Point kick off.

2013 Ural Gaucho Rambler LE Introduced

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Ural Motorcycles has teamed with Pendleton Woolen Mills to create the 2013 Ural Gaucho Rambler LE, a motorcycle/sidecar combo with special paint and features.

Triumph Unveils Updated Classics for 2014

Monday, October 7, 2013
Triumph reveals the 2014 look of the classic models Thruxton, Bonneville and Scrambler.

2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure First Look

Monday, October 7, 2013
BMW delivers the expected Adventure version of its signature R1200GS, the latest GS Adventure sourcing the liquid-cooled Boxer Twin.

Polaris Sponsors MHoF Induction Ceremony

Monday, October 7, 2013
Polaris sponsors AMA Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Legend Mark Blackwell at the 2013 induction ceremony.

2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R First Look

Friday, October 4, 2013
KTM reveals photos and specs for its promised 1290 Super Duke R – a 180-horsepower, 417-pound bit of street kit KaTooM marketing dubs “The Beast.”

AMA Congress Reviews Amateur Race Rules

Friday, October 4, 2013
AMA Congress convenes to review rules for amateur motorcycle and ATV competition and recreational events.

MIC Launches Third Annual 'Revive Your Ride'

Friday, October 4, 2013
Motorcycle Industry Council aftermarket members launch the Third Annual 'Revive Your Ride' year end giveaway.

Varta Powersports Batteries Launch in U.S.

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Varta Powersports Batteries is set to launch in North America.

Backmarker: Mann’s Missing Honda Part 2

Thursday, October 3, 2013
The saga of Dick Mann’s 1970 Daytona-winning Honda CB750 continues, with our Backmarker seeing the unearthed mount for the first time in Paris.

Biker Group & SUV Incident Fallout Continues

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Onboard video of a violent altercation between a rider group and SUV in New York is gaining attention of the mainstream national media.

Shorai LFX Batteries to Attend AIMExpo

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Shorai LFX Batteries is to attend the American International Motorcycle Expo this month.

Tim Calhoun Purchases LeoVince USA

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
LeoVince USA is now under ownership of Geared Up Powersports, a California LLC owned by longtime LeoVince USA Executive Vice President, Tim Calhoun.

Learning to Ride: Motorcycle Gear

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Proper motorcycle gear helps to mitigate injury in an accident and is a must for new riders. This installment of Learning to Ride outlines the different items new riders ought to get before hitting the streets.

Motorcycle Exhibit at National Corvette Museum

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Two Wheel Speed the motorcycle exhibit is open at the National Corvette Museum.

Bell Helmets Adds Ash Kane to EMEA Sales

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Bell Powersports selects Ash Kane to lead EMEA Sales and Marketing.

New 2014 Kawasaki Z1000 Coming Soon

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Kawasaki will release a new and improved Z1000 at the internationally recognized EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy in November.

Sena to Unveil New Products at 2013 AIMExpo

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Sena is to launch all new products at the 2013 American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Florida.