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Team Oregon Basic Rider Training Course

Monday, February 28, 2011
Motorcycle USA gets back to basics and the first principles of motorcycling with a trip through Team Oregon’s Basic Rider Course.

Zero Motorcycles Names Karl Wharton as COO

Monday, February 28, 2011
Zero Motorcycles announced a new addition to its senior leadership team by naming Karl Wharton as Chief Operating Officer.

Riders Asked to Oppose Motorcycle Checkpoints

Sunday, February 27, 2011
The AMA is urging riders to contact Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints.

Husqvarna Road Bike to be Revealed in Milan

Saturday, February 26, 2011
BMW has revealed that Husqvarna is set to announce a new street bike design at the Milan Motorcycle Show later this year.

2010 Honda Gold Wing Long Term Review 1

Friday, February 25, 2011
Read our long-term assessment of Honda’s Gold Wing motorcycle in this street bike review.

Motorcycle Mexico DVD Set Peek

Friday, February 25, 2011
Experienced Latin America traveler and entrepreneur Ben Slavin's film to help aspiring riders travel through Mexico on motorcycles.

Riders Oppose GA Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

Thursday, February 24, 2011
The American Motorcyclist Association is urging riders nationwide to contact Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to urge him to stop the Georgia State Patrol from conducting any motorcycle-only traffic checkpoints.

Spoken Wheel: Rise up Racing Fans!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Off with their heads! The fan rises like the Phoenix from the ashes! Is it time to know what's going on - from the other side of the fence! Class warfare - Is 'Super' the most abused noun ever?

2011 Motorcycle Helmets from the Dealer Expo

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Check out some of the newest helmet models from the Powersports Tradeshow at the 2011 Indianapolis Dealer Expo.

STM: Matchless G50 Discharged From Hospital

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Motorcycle USA’s main man Melling reports his beloved Matchless G50 resurrected and ready for the classic racing track.

Edelweiss Triumph Adventure Touring 2011

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Triumph Motorcycles is introducing a worldwide adventure tour program in 2011, utilising its critically acclaimed new Triumph Tiger 800XC.

2011 Indianapolis Dealer Expo Weekend

Monday, February 21, 2011
Motorcycle USA reports on new products and highlights from the front line of the Powersports arena at the 2011 Indianapolis Dealer Expo.

MSF Motorcyclist Naturalistic Study Under Way

Monday, February 21, 2011
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study is progressing on schedule, according to key milestone accomplishments.

2012 Honda Gold Wing First Look

Monday, February 21, 2011
Facing a new six-cylinder touring challenger from BMW, Honda gives its flagship Gold Wing a modest makeover for 2012.

2011 Indianapolis Dealer Expo Friday

Saturday, February 19, 2011
Motorcycle USA takes you inside one of the industry’s biggest aftermarket parts and accessories shows to see what’s new in the Powersports world.

Testing Pirelli Street Motorcycle Tires in Sicily

Friday, February 18, 2011
Learn how Pirelli tests its high-performance street and sportbike motorcycle tires as we visit its tire testing operation in Italy.

2011 Zero Motorcycles to Debut at Indy Dealer

Friday, February 18, 2011
Zero Motorcycles will debut its 2011 lineup during the Dealer Expo at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis on February 18-20.

2011 Dealer Expo Takes Over Indianapolis

Thursday, February 17, 2011
2011 Dealer Expo event offers new features, media preview and expanded education programs for a more valuable guest experience at Indiana Convention Center February 18-20.

Study Claims Helmets Reduce Spinal Injury

Thursday, February 17, 2011
A recent study from Johns Hopkins has linked motorcycle helmet use to a reduced incident of spinal injury.

2011 Ducati Monster 796 Project Bike Part I

Thursday, February 17, 2011
Does the sleek looking Monster 796 make for a friendly entry-level mount? Check out our first installment of this Ducati Monster project bike to find out.

Oregon Legislators Look to Amend Helmet Law

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Oregon legislators are contemplating passing a bill that will allow riders 21 and over to choose whether or not they want to wear a motorcycle helmet.

Motorcycle USA Releases Ride Guide

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Motorcycle-USA has officially released Motorcycle Ride Guide, which allows users a tool to find new and existing riding destinations and upload information about their own personal favorites.

BMW Sets Pricing for K1600GT & GTL

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing for its 2012 K1600GT and K1600GTL models with the pre-sale program ending February 28, 2011.

2011 Ducati Diavel First Ride

Monday, February 14, 2011
Ducati debuts its wicked Diavel in Marbella, Spain, and Motorcycle USA gets a first ride aboard one of the most anticipated motorcycles of 2011.

Lyle Lovett & Kevin Schwantz Star in PSA

Friday, February 11, 2011
Lyle Lovett and Kevin Schwantz have taken part in a public service announcement for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation to assist children with brain tumors.

CHP Recognizes Motorcycle Safety Foundation

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Motorcycle Safety Foundation has received special recognition from the California Highway Patrol for exceptional performance from 24 RiderCoaches in California.

Zero Motorcycles Announces 2011 Models

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Zero Motorcycles has announced its 2011 product line which includes improvements to each of its models along with a quick-charge feature that allows motorcycles to charge nearly twice as fast.

International Motorcycle Show Enters Chicago

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Progressive International Motorcycle Show rolls into Chicago’s Donald E. Stephens Convention Center this weekend presenting hundreds of new motorcycles, Billy Ray Cyrus appearance, Jason Britton Stunt Show, custom bike competition and more.

Dr. Frazier's Globe Killer KLR Part 2

Tuesday, February 8, 2011
This month our adventurer completes his globe killer KLR project and discusses his 10,000-mile trek with a Kawasaki KLR650, including improvements made a match-up with BMW's F800GS.

Giffords Remains Motorcycle Caucus Co-Chair

Thursday, February 3, 2011
The Congressional Motorcycle Caucus has been formally recognized by the new Congress, with Representative Gabrielle Giffords remaining co-chair.

Phoenix Hosts Inaugural Checkered Flag Run

Thursday, February 3, 2011
Arizona Welcomes Multi-Cultural Motorcycle Event Weekend with the Launch of the ‘Checkered Flag Run’ at Phoenix International Raceway on February 25-27th featuring a motorcycle ride to NASCAR race, bike Show Competition, celebrity appearances and special entertainment celebrating Black History Month.

Alpinestars Spring 2011 Casual and Surf Apparel

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Check out Alpinestars fresh casual and surf apparel collection for the spring ’11 season.

Öhlins Suspension’s New Line of Lite Shocks

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
High Performance at Low Cost: Öhlins USA Introduces its Line of Lite Shocks for bike models from seven motorcycle manufacturers.

Moto Guzzi California & V7 Scrambler Debut

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Moto Guzzi reveals California and V7 Scrambler prototypes at the Piaggio dealer meeting January 27-28 in Monte Carlo.

Zero Motorcycles Expands to Mexico

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Zero Motorcycles announced further expansion of its sales and distribution operations with the addition of Dofesa Aventura in Mexico.

Cardo Announces Q2 MultiSet PRO System

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Cardo Systems is enhancing its lineup of intercom systems with the addition of the scala rider Q2 MultiSet PRO, which allows uninterrupted bike-to-bike and passenger-to-rider communication.