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2011 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Dirt Gear

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
To set our readers up for success while off-roading, MCUSA has compiled a list of the industry's top dirt gear in our 2011 Motorcycle Gift Guide to Dirt Gear.

Honda Shifting More Production to Thailand

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The Japanese press reports Honda will transfer more motorcycle production from its domestic factory to manufacturing facilities in Thailand.

Aprilia Tuono V4R Coming Soon to U.S.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Aprilia has announced that its latest streetfighter, the Tuono V4R, is finally making its way to the U.S. circa March, 2012, at a retail cost of $14,999.

Dream Pavilion Bikes on Display at IMS Tour

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Dream Pavilion of industry's most coveted bikes to be showcased during Progressive International Motorcycle Shows 2011-2012 Tour. Totalling nearly a quarter of a million dollars in value, the Dream Pavilion hosts unique and exotic motorcycles.

2011 Motorcycle Holiday Gift Guide: Boots

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Keeping you balanced and upright, motorcycle boots often get overlooked. That's why MCUSA has provided readers with some of the best tested footwear in the 2011 Motorcycle Holiday Gift Guide to Boots.

Salt Addiction: Andy Sills & Erin Hunter

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Meet two land speed participants who are combining their love of racing by taking on the Salt Flats 2-up in this month's Salt Addiction.

Two-Wheeled Art Displayed at MHoF

Monday, November 28, 2011
Master bike restorers, collectors display two-wheeled art at Motorcycle Hall of Fame Dave Mungenast Memorial Concours d'Elegance.

Edelweiss Offers 13-day Scouting Greece Tour

Monday, November 28, 2011
Take a trip to Greece and tour with Edelweiss for a 13-day scouting trek.

2011 Motorcycle Holiday Gift Guide: Jackets

Monday, November 28, 2011
In honor of Cyber Monday and the upcoming holidays, we present a breakdown of some of the best threads our editors have sampled in the Motorcycle Holiday Gift Guide to Jackets.

2011 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Dirt Helmets

Saturday, November 26, 2011
Running low on gift ideas for a dirt bike enthusiast? MotoUSA has been busy testing its latest stockpile of off-road goodies and has just the answer in its Motorcycle Gift Guide to Dirt Helmets.

2011 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Street Helmets

Friday, November 25, 2011
Curious what helmets MCUSA has come to love over the riding season? Check out our Motorcycle Gift Guide to Street Helmets.

Pirelli Wins '10 Best Product Innovation Award

Monday, November 21, 2011
Ducati identifies Pirelli as the supplier for the past year who has delivered the most highly innovative products.

AMA Inducts Motorcycling Greats into MHoF

Monday, November 21, 2011
AMA Visa Card Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by KTM, inducts five motorcycling greats.

Du Pont Museum Collection Off to Auction

Monday, November 21, 2011
The 50-motorcycle strong family trove to be featured at Bonhams Las Vegas Sale in January.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week – Nov 18, 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011
This Friday's Photo of the Week is a simple yet stunning image from Motorcycle USA Forums User MDavis. Check out the photo and get another moto-photo tip from JDawg.

IMS Rolls Out New Interactive Entertainment

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Progressive International Motorcycle Shows rolls out all-new, interactive and action-packed entertainment features for 2011-2012 tour. There are 13 distinct activity areas to drive greater condumer engagemetnt with motorcycles and add value to the show experience.

Aerostich Transit All-Weather Suit Review

Thursday, November 17, 2011
A MotoUSA contributor submits his review of the Aerostich Transit All-Weather Suit.

Memorable Motorcycle: Yamaha OW01

Thursday, November 17, 2011
This month our vintage motorcycle expert revisits Yamaha's OW01, a production sport bike that managed 16 World Superbike wins with minimal help from race mechanics.

Brammo Empulse Wins Popular Science Award

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Brammo announced today that its Empulse electric sport bike has been chosen by Popular Science Magazine editors to receive a Best of What's New Award for 2011 in the Automotive Category.

2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure First Ride

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Motorcycle USA samples Suzuki’s latest Wee-Strom riding through the Blue Ridge Mountains on the 2012 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure.

Triumph Motorcycles in 2011-2012 IMS Shows

Monday, November 14, 2011
Triumph Motorcycles introduces three new models to U.S. market at 2011-2012 Progressive International Motorcycle Shows.

AMA News and Notes December 2011

Monday, November 14, 2011
AMA News & Notes is a monthly publication compiled and edited by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Government Relations Department. Designed to inform motorcyclists of rights-related issues and events around the world.

Vespa Quarantasei '46' Scooter First Look

Friday, November 11, 2011
Vespa's new concept scooter, the Quarantasei, draws upon styling cues from the 1945 MP6 prototype but updates the design with an electronically fed four-stroke engine.

BRD Taking Pre-Orders for the RedShift

Friday, November 11, 2011
BRD Motorcycles has announced it is accepting pre-orders for the RedShift, an electric design that engineers claim will challenge top-end 250cc motocross bikes.

Honda to Unveil E-Concepts at Toyko Show

Friday, November 11, 2011
Honda hints at the future direction of the company, a glimpse which includes EV-powered personal mobility vehicles and its first electric sportsbike, the RC-E, in advance of the Tokyo Motor Show.

Dr Frazier: Extreme ADV Rider Secrets Part 2

Friday, November 11, 2011
Our globetrotting motorcyclist follows his first installment of extreme adventure rider secrets with a breakdown of his time-tested equipment and riding gear.

Backmarker: John Stein

Thursday, November 10, 2011
This month our Backmarker correspondent sticks with drag racing, speaking with author John Stein, who penned a history of the sport.

AMA Announces Awards Nominees for 2011

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
AMA announces awards nominees for 2011 AMA Visa Card from Capital One Racing championship banquet.

White & Phillips to Host AMA Racing Banquet

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Two well-known motorsports announcers, Greg White and Ashley Phillips, are teaming up to emcee the 2011 AMA Visa Card from Capital One Racing Championship Banquet.

LeoVince Offers Discontinued Products Website

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Just in time for the holidays, LeoVince USA will be launching a brand new website dedicated to closeout LeoVince products. Standard prices will start at 35% off retail with even better deals on some products

BMW C 600 Sport and C 650 GT Unveiled

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
BMW turned rumor into reality when it entered the realm of scooter manufacturers today as it introduced its BMW C 600 Sport and C 650 GT in Milan at the EICMA.

Husqvarna MOAB Concept First Look

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Husqvarna pays homage to scrambler motorcycles of the past with its stripped-down Concept MOAB street design.

IMS Partners with New Firepower for '11-'12

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
America’s largest motorcycle series announces creative expansion and signs three new agencies to support show tour.

2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer First Look

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Powered by a new 1215cc Triple, the 2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer takes on the booming Adventure Touring Class with its technologically advanced AT motorcycle that is sure to be a hit among riders looking for something a bit different.

2012 Kawasaki Versys 1000 First Look

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Kawasaki quashed rumors today with the release of its 2012 Versys 1000, the sport-minded adventure-touring motorcycle receiving traction control to go along with its 1043cc Inline-four engine.

2012 Honda Crosstourer Debuts at EICMA

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Big Red debuts the production version of its Adventure-Touring concept at EICMA 2011 with the 2012 Honda Crosstourer.

2012 Zero Motorcycles First Look

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Capable of more speed and longer range, Zero Motorcycles has released details on its 2012 lineup which features all-new power pack technology.

2012 Suzuki Dealer Meeting

Friday, November 4, 2011
Motorcycle USA brings you the newest products available from American Suzuki at the 2012 Suzuki Dealer Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week – Nov, 4, 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011
November 4th's MotoUSA Photo of the Week is a close up of a well used Yamaha by Skyhawk04kilo. Check out the latest image and upload your own to win!

London Police Testing Zero Motorcycles

Friday, November 4, 2011
Zero Motorcycles is securing new relationships with military and law enforcement as London's Metropolitan Police tests the Zero DS for urban patrolling.

Conquering La Carrera Panamericana 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011
Aboard two Ducati Multistradas Carlin Dunne and Roland Brown recently became the first motorcyclists to compete in La Carrera Panamericana - the ultimate Mexican road race.

Single Track Mind: War Clouds in the Horizon

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Our overseas correspondent discusses the latest anti-motorcycle campaigns coming out of Europe and how two-wheeled enthusiasts should combat being legislated out of existence.

Hong Kong Police to Use Brammo Motorcycles

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Brammo Inc. announced several departments of the Hong Kong government, including its police department, will soon be utilizing Brammo's Enertia Plus LE for civic duties.