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Saddlemen Offers New ADV Seats

Friday, April 27, 2012
Saddlemen launches Adventure/Dual Sport seats.

MIC Adopts Electric MC Top Speed Test

Friday, April 27, 2012
Motorcycle Industry Council adopts protocol for determining electric motorcycle top speed. Motorcycle shoppers can compare accurate speed data.

MIC Welcomes Eight New Member Companies

Friday, April 27, 2012
Motorcycle Industry Council continues to increase membership with innovative and esteemed powersports businesses.

Salt Addiction: Rocky Racing Down Under

Thursday, April 26, 2012
In this installment of Salt Addiction, Rocky Robinson recounts his experience racing the BUB Tenacious II at Australia's Lake Gairdner.

Shoei CW-1 Pinlock Visor Review

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Pinlock visors claim to offer fog-free vision for motorcycle riders. Our tester sees for himself, reviewing the Shoei CW-1 Pinlock Visor.

Schuberth Intoduces the S2 Full-Face Helmet

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Schuberth introduces the S2 fullface helmet - Now available in North America

Cardo Introduces scala rider G9

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Cardo introduces the Cardo scala rider G9, the world’s most advanced wireless Bluetooth motorcycle communication system.

Sena Teams with MTA Distributing

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Sena teams with National Motorcycle and Accessories Distributor MTA Distributing to bring state-of-the-art technology to a greater audience.

Win Bike and World Superbike VIP Package

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Miller Motorsports Park is offering the winners VIP experience packages to the World Superbike Utah USA round, including hotel accommodations.

Cycle News April 24 Issue Available

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The April 24, 2012 digital edition of Cycle News is available online and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

MIC Reports Motorcycle Sales Up 6.7% in Q1

Monday, April 23, 2012
The Motorcycle Industry Council delivers some positive news on new motorcycle sales, reporting a sales increase of 6.7% for the first quarter of 2012.

California, Florida Riders Join Forces for Kids

Monday, April 23, 2012
Dual sport, road riders in California and Florida join forces to help kids with brain tumors.

AMA Flash Tours Offers Prizes for Road Riders

Saturday, April 21, 2012
AMA Flash Tours promote fun themes, prizes for road riders.

AMA Starts AMA Get Out and Ride Smart! Week

Saturday, April 21, 2012
AMA kicks off AMA Get Out and Ride Smart! Week.

Arai RX-7 GP Corsair Helmet Review

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Our man Melling reviews the only lid that cradles his precious grey matter, the high-end top-line motorcycle helmet worn by a host of MotoGP and World SBK riders – the Arai RX-7 GP.

2013 Piaggio BV 350 at US Dealers

Thursday, April 19, 2012
Piaggio breaks the maxi-scooter mold for 2013 with their BV 350 by adding a new engine, transmission and styling in its best-selling motor scooter.

Flow Wall System Garage Review

Thursday, April 19, 2012
The MotoUSA garage gets organized! Check out how a Flow Wall System cleaned up our act.

Brammo Releases Empulse R Specs

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Brammo Inc reveals specs for its forthcoming Empulse electric motorcycle. The next generation Brammo claims 54 hp, 100 mph top speed and 121 mile range.

Audi Purchase of Ducati Finalized

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The Audi purchase of Ducati is official, with both companies issuing public statements confirming the Italian marque has been acquired from Investindustrial.

Eight Cylinder Moto Guzzi at Thundersprint

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Sammy Miller’s Eight Cylinder Moto Guzzi debuts at the Thundersprint.

2011 Kawasaki Z1000 Project Bike Part 3

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
In the final installment of our 2011 Kawasaki Z1000 Project Bike, we spoon on a set of Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tires and then have Catalyst Reaction tune the suspension.

Audi Purchase of Ducati Imminent

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Long rumored for sale by Investindustrial, Ducati will be purchased by Audi for a reported 860 million Euros.

Tuonos Through Spain - Pueblo Blanco

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Sir Neale sojourns through the Spanish hills, our Scottish wordsmith soaking in the sun aboard an Aprilia Tuono.

2012 Honda CRF250L First Look

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Honda is set to release its new CRF250L this May in Japan. Targeted at new as well as experienced riders, this is Big Red's first new small-bore dual sport since 2009's CRF230L.

Motorcycle Icon Terry Pratt Dies at 67

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Motorcycle industry icon and media figure Terry Pratt died at the age of 67 from liver and pancreatic cancer.

Ducati NA Claims 10.2% Growth in Q1

Monday, April 16, 2012
Amidst rumors of the company being acquired by Audi and controversy over its MotoGP program, Ducati claims its seventh consecutive quarter of sales increases.

Memorable Motorcycle: Ducati 450 Scrambler

Monday, April 16, 2012
For this edition of Memorable Motorcycles, our man Melling presents the 450 Ducati Scrambler - which featured a beautiful Italian Single, and its fair share of quirks...

AMA Get Out and Ride For a Cause! Week

Friday, April 13, 2012
The AMA Get Out and Ride For A Cause! Week kicks-off this weekend as part of the month-long AMA Get Out and Ride! campaign.

MIC Recognizes Senator Amy Klobuchar

Friday, April 13, 2012
Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) received the MIC Chairman's Award for her efforts in stopping a ban on youth ATVs and dirt bikes and saving the Recreational Trails Program.

Michigan Gov. Signs Bill Changing Helmet Law

Friday, April 13, 2012
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder approved a bill yesterday amending the state's mandatory helmet law, giving riders 21 and older the right to choose.

New ST38 ADV Luggage from SHAD USA

Friday, April 13, 2012
SHAD USA offers new ST38 trio of lightweight, rugged aluminum saddlebags, top cases and model-specific racks.

BMW Motorrad Touts Record-Breaking Q1

Thursday, April 12, 2012
BMW reports the best first quarter sales figures in company history for BMW Motorrad and Husqvarna Motorcycles.

Cycle News April 10 Issue Available

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Check out the latest digital issue of Cycle News, MotoUSA’s new media partner. The April 10th issue gets readers up to speed on the MotoGP season opener.

2012 Aprilia Tuono V4R APRC First Ride

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The Aprilia Tuono returns, redesigned around the World Superbike-winning RSV4. Motorcycle USA gets its first ride aboard the 2012 Aprilia Tuono V4R APRC.

Wigan Yamaha Returns to Thundersprint

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Wigan Yamaha returns to the Thundersprint with the biggest ever Yamaha display.

Dr. Frazier: Dogs Chasing Adventure

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Dr. Gregory Frazier is running with the Big Dogs again. Our adventure-touring expert files another report from the Big Dog Adventure Ride.

Single Track Mind: Behind the Scenes

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Our man Melling gives a behind the scenes look at the mind that’s so single tracked… It’s not pretty, but does come from our most esteemed Brit.

Ribbon Riders Hosts Go Pink 2012

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Ribbon Riders hosts 'Go Pink! 2012' a 5k walk and motorcycle ride event-filled weekend.

MIC Revive Your Ride Spring Giveaway

Monday, April 9, 2012
The Motorcycle Industry Council presents the third annual Revive Your Ride Spring Giveaway with more than $25,000 in cash and cool prizes available.

AMA Debuts Seminar List for 2012 AMA IWMC

Monday, April 9, 2012
AMA debuts the seminar lineup for the 2012 AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

AMA News and Notes May 2012

Monday, April 9, 2012
American Motorcyclist Association comes out with the latest News and Notes for May 2012.

GPS Motorcycle Theft Recovery Device

Monday, April 9, 2012
SkyLINK introduces advanced theft-recovery solution for powersport vehicles. GPS-enabled theft-protection system provides ultimate responsiveness to recover stolen motorcycles, ATVs, watercraft and other motorsport vehicles.

Motorcycle Safety Foundation Issues New Video

Monday, April 9, 2012
Motorcycle Safety Foundation releases new video, "Fool’s Gear, Cool Gear" that illustrates the benefits of personal protective gear.

Continental ADV Tire Sizes Added

Friday, April 6, 2012
Continental tires is expanding their TKC-80 Twinduro line as well as growing the Conti-Trail Attack line all of which will be available by Spring 2012.

2012 AMA Get Out And Ride! Month Week 2

Friday, April 6, 2012
Motorcyclists roll in AMA Get Out and Ride! Month. Get Out And Ride Together! is the theme for week two.

Mods Rockers at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Friday, April 6, 2012
Mods and Rockers to take center stage at this year's AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days. Classic Brit-bike café racers and vintage metal-body scooters are to be featured.

Saddlemen Releases Destination Pack

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Saddlemen’s release the Destination Pack, a 44 liter portable security bag featuring Saddlemen’s exclusive Steel Cage technology.

Carson City NV Weclomes AMA IWMC

Thursday, April 5, 2012
Carson City welcomes AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference with proclamation.

Backmarker: Formula USA Racing

Thursday, April 5, 2012
With road racing season getting into the regular grind, our Backmarker reflects on one of America’s more interesting road racing series – Formula USA.

Edelweiss Offers Around The World Tour

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Edelweiss has designed the next Around The World Tour-Expedition and is ready for riders.

2013 Honda PCX150 and Metropolitan First Look

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Honda has released details of two new scootermodels for 2013. Read on to find out more about the 2013 Honda PCX150 and Honda Metropolitan.

Alpinestars XL Transition Gear Bag Review

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Looking for a bag to hold all your gear with room to spare? If so,you should check out our review of the Alpinestars XL Transition Gear Bag.

Cycle News April 3 Issue Now Available

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
MotoUSA readers, make sure to check out the April 3 digital issue from our new media partner – Cycle News.

AMA MHoF Announces 2012 Nominees

Monday, April 2, 2012
The American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation (AMHF) is proud to announce the 2012 nominees for induction into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

MAG Inc. Acquires Motorcycle USA

Monday, April 2, 2012
Motorsport Aftermarket Group, Inc. acquires Motorcycle USA, which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of MAG.