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Insurance Rate Reductions for AMA Events

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced lower negotiated insurance cost savings of up to 18 percent for AMA event organizers.

MSF's Dr. Sherry Williams Appointed to TRB

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Motorcycle Safety Foundation's Dr. Sherry Williams receives prestigious appointment as she is to chair the Transportation Research Board's Motorcycle Committee.

HOF Breakfast to Feature Schwantz

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame breakfast at Daytona will feature World Grand Prix Champion Kevin Schwantz and will include a Benefit Auction.

Inside ICON Motosports 2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
We visit motorcycle safety and apparel brand Icon Motosports Portland, Oregon design headquarters.

Exotic Classic Bikes Star at Thundersprint 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012
Northwich will be rocking to the sound of some the world’s most exotic bikes over the weekend of May 12/13 as the world’s biggest motorcycling street party comes to town.

2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer First Ride

Monday, February 27, 2012
We get our first taste of the hot 2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer adventure touring motorcycle during a first ride in Southern Spain. Does it live up to the hype?

Memorable Motorcycle: Honda DN-01

Friday, February 24, 2012
In the newest release of Memorable Motorcycles our vintage expert resurrects the DN-01 cruiser, which was originally introduced by Honda at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show but has since been discontinued.

Salt Addiction: Shane San Miguel

Thursday, February 23, 2012
In this month's Salt Addiction feature our two-wheeled speedster showcases Shane San Miguel, a true working class racer who was born to be in the saddle.

Brembo Expands V-Twin Market Product Line

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Brembo expands its V-Twin market product line with innovative LED-Body master cylinders and .484 calipers that provide best-in class braking.

Bonhams Auction in Bristol is Successful

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Bonhams Motorcycle Auction in Bristol is a resounding success with 96% sold.

KTM Claims 2011 Sales Increase of 22.4%

Friday, February 17, 2012
KTM claims a 22.4% increase in sales for 2011, the Austrian firm moving 81,200 units during the year.

Ducati Newport Beach Wins Sales Award

Friday, February 17, 2012
Selling more than 200 Ducati motorcycles during its second full year in business, Ducati Newport Beach recently won Ducati North America's Top Motorcycle Sales award.

Super Tenere Adventure Riding Series for 2012

Friday, February 17, 2012
The American Motorcyclist Association welcomes Yamaha Motor Corporation to the second year of its title sponsorship of the AMA Yamaha Super Ténéré Adventure Riding Series.

Hans Blesse Appointed New BMW VP

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Hans Blesse has been appointed the new vice president of BMW Motorrad USA following the retirement of Pieter de Waal.

BMW Incurs $3 Million NHTSA Penalty

Tuesday, February 14, 2012
BMW North American has agreed to pay $3 million in civil penalties after the NHTSA reports the German manufacturer noncompliant with several 2010 vehicle recalls.

AMA News and Notes March 2012

Saturday, February 11, 2012
American Motorcycle Association comes out with the next edition of the AMA News and Notes March 2012.

America's Wild West Guided Motorcycle Tours

Friday, February 10, 2012
Explore America's Wild West on Guided Motorcycle Tours that invoke the culture of the wild west with Western Moto Riders LLC.

Rokform Rokbed v3 iPhone Case Review

Thursday, February 9, 2012
MotoUSA reviews the Rokform Rokbed v3 iPhone case. Read on to find out how the Rokbed v3 holds up to the rigors of the moto-lifestyle.

Backmarker: Occupy All Street

Thursday, February 9, 2012
Our Backmarker’s got socioeconomics on the mind… How will the motorcycle market get the 99% back to buying lots of bikes?

U.S. House Backs More Studying on E15 Fuel

Wednesday, February 8, 2012
A key U.S. House committee has approved a bill that would require an independent scientific study of the effects of ethanol-gasoline blends on engines.

Japan 2011 MC Production Down, Exports Up

Friday, February 3, 2012
Data from the Japan Automobile Manufacturer Association (JAMA) confirms a 3.8% drop in production during the 2011 calendar year, with a 2.3% increase in exports.

Triumph Speed Twin Concept

Friday, February 3, 2012
In collaboration with Triumph motorcycles, Roy Norton and Tom Kasher have created the Speed Twin concept, which features a modern re-interpretation of the classic Bonneville.

AMA Urges Rider Action on E15 Gas

Friday, February 3, 2012
House Committee needs action on a bill to require EPA to seek independent scientific analysis on the effects of 15 percent ethanol for motorcycles.

Dr. Frazier: Three Wheels to Terror

Friday, February 3, 2012
Our adventure expert disregards terror of snakes and drug lords while trading two wheels for three in this memorable sidecar trek through Southeast Asia.

House Bill: Trail Funds, No Checkpoints

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Renewed funding for motorized trails and a ban on funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints are included in a major federal transportation bill being considered by a key U.S. House committee.

2011 Kawasaki Versys Project Part 3

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Motorcycle USA puts the final protective touches on our long-term Kawasaki Versys Project Bike and bash around our Southern Oregon logging roads.