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Marley Africa Road Trip DVD Release

Friday, May 31, 2013
Ducati invited MotoUSA to ride with Ziggy and Robbie Marley to celebrate the release of a DVD chronicling their adventures in South Africa on Multistrada 1200s.

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Promoted

Friday, May 31, 2013
Representative Burgess promotes May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month in the weekly address.

Centenary Ride to Visit Motorcycle Museum

Friday, May 31, 2013
The Clancy Centenary Ride is to visit the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.

Backmarker: Manx TT Postcard

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Our Backmarker returns to the Isle of Man TT for the first time since his visit in 2002, when he ransomed his life for one shot at TT glory.

2013 Brammo Empulse Recall Notice

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for certain 2013 Brammo Empulse motorcycles due to a potential electrical issue.

AMA Member Discount on EagleRider Rentals

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
AMA members get an exclusive 15 percent discount on EagleRider rentals and tours.

RSD and BMW Create the Concept Ninety

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
BMW and Roland Sands Design teamed up to pay homage to the R 90 S on its 40th anniversary, and what they came up with is ready-to-ride Concept Ninety.

Meet AMA Rider Geoff May at D-Store Chicago

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Meet and Greet with AMA rider Geoff May at the Pre-Road America Race Event-D-Store Chicago.

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Hails Husqvarna

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days celebrates the champions and riders of Husqvarna.

Adventure-Touring: Taste of Dakar 2013

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Our adventure touring weekend started with Alt Rider and the 2013 Taste of Dakar in the foothills of Death Valley and ended at the Rasor OHV Area outside of Baker, California.

AMA Stresses the Importance of Trails

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
American Motorcyclist Association stresses the importance of trails.

Entries Available for 2013 Thunderfest

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Entry is still open for Thunderfest 2013, scheduled for September 15, 2013 at the Darley Moor circuit.

MMC: Norton Dominator De-Luxe 600

Monday, May 27, 2013
Our man Melling recalls the Norton Dominator De-Luxe 600, a memorable motorcycle that was met with contempt back during his youth.

Motorcycle Awareness' Attention on Capitol Hill

Friday, May 24, 2013
Motorcycle awareness gets attention on Capitol Hill.

50th Anniversary of Vespa USA 50cc Scooter

Friday, May 24, 2013
Vespa USA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Vespa 50cc motor scooter with a community-powered digital and social campaign.

Ecuador Freedom Bike Tours Adds Tiger 800XC

Friday, May 24, 2013
Ecuador Freedom Bike Rentals & Tours brings the Triumph Tiger 800XC into its adventure motorcycle fleet.

Roland Sands Design Morris Line Peek

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Roland Sands Design presents the new Morris Line, including a seven spoke wheel, matching brake discs, pulley and air cleaner for a nostalgic touch to your favorite Sporty.

2013 Honda CB500F First Ride

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Motorcycle USA gets a first ride review on Honda's most affordable entry from the all-new CB500 model lineup - the $5499 Honda CB500F.

2013 Slimey Crud Run Event Recap

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Motorcyclists in Wisconsin celebrate the beginning of the riding season with a ride from Pine Bluff to Lelant in one of the best named events around, the Slimey Crud Run.

James McCormick is Shorai Batteries New CEO

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Shorai Batteries names James McCormick as the new president and CEO.

MIC Welcome Dealer Advisory Council Members

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Motorcycle Industry Council welcomes inaugural members of the new Dealer Membership Class Advisory Council.

Riders in LA and TN Collect $149,000 for Kids

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Riders in Louisiana and Middle Tennessee collect $149,000 for Ride for Kids.

41st BMW MOA International Rally in Salem

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The 41st BMW Motorcycle Owners of America International Rally is scheduled for July 18-21, 2013 in Salem, Oregon.

BMWMOA Peris and Streetmasters Schools

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
BMW Motorcycle Owners of America is hosting the Chris Peris Riding School and Streetmasters July 16th at Oregon Raceway Park in Grass Valley, Oregon.

Cycle News Archives Now Open

Monday, May 20, 2013
The Cycle News Archives are now open in digital form, offering over 50 years of content for a nominal subscription fee.

Bonnier Corp. Buys Motorcyclist & Hot Bike

Monday, May 20, 2013
Bonnier Corporation, parent company of Cycle World, made a huge move in the motorcycle publication realm by buying Motorcyclist, Hot Bike, and seven other motorcycle-related titles from Source Interlink today.

Zero and Hong Kong Sign Fleet Deal Agreement

Friday, May 17, 2013
Zero Motorcycles signs a landmark fleet agreement to provide electric motorcycles to the Hong Kong government.

Congressional Motorcycle Caucus in House

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Congressional Motorcycle Caucus has been formed in U.S. House.

Backmarker: Austin The One Show

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Our Backmarker revisits his trip to the Texas MotoGP race at Circuit of the Americas – reporting on his time at Austin’s The One Show.

Motorcycle vs. Scooter Comparison Part II

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
In MotoUSA's Motorcycle vs. Scooter Comparison Part II, contributing editors Gabe Ets-Hokin and Alan Lapp pit the Honda NC700X against the BMW C650GT to see which machine offers the better overall riding experience.

Enter to Win Bell Helmet from MC Superstore

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Subscribe to the new Motorcycle Superstore You Tube page for a chance to win a brand new Bell Helmet.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 19 Available

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The May 14, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

2014 Honda Grom First Look

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Honda continues its aggressive campaign to bring new motorcycle riders into the fold as it announces the release of its mini street extreme bike, the 2014 Grom.

2014 Honda CTX700 First Ride

Monday, May 13, 2013
Honda wants to simplify the riding experience with its affordable new CTX700. Will it lure would-be motorcyclists? Find out in this test ride.

AMA Announce Helmet House Product Winners

Friday, May 10, 2013
American Motorcyclist Association announces the winners in the Helmet House product giveaways.

Dr. Frazier: Prepping for Round the World Ride

Friday, May 10, 2013
Dr. Frazier and his riding partner prepare for the adventure, fun and peril that will encompass their 'round the world ride attempt this summer.

Lawmaker Intros Bill to Stop MC Checkpoints

Thursday, May 9, 2013
U.S. Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) has introduced a bill to end funding for motorcycle-only checkpoints and put more emphasis motorcycle safety programs.

Pirelli Angel GT Tire Review

Thursday, May 9, 2013
MotoUSA heads to Southern Italy to see how Pirelli's newest sport-touring tire, the Angel GT, performs in the wet and dry.

Roland Sands Design Barfly Gloves Peek

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Take a look at Roland Sands Design's Barfly Gloves, designed for the rider looking a quality set of all-around gloves.

Mark Blackwell to be Honored as MHoF Legend

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Mark Blackwell will be recognized as an AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend on October 18, 2013 in Las Vegas.

Zero Introduces 2013 MMX Military Motorcycle

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Zero has announced the new 2013 MMX military motorcycle, designed for use in the U.S. Special Operations Forces.

BMW Announces 2014 F800GS Adventure

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
BMW’s popular GS middleweight will come in Adventure trim for the 2014 US model year, featuring off-road upgrades standard – as well as a massive 6.3-gallon fuel tank.

Cycle News Vol. 50 Issue 18 Available Now

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The May 7, 2013 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

BMW Sets First Quarter Sales Record in 2013

Friday, May 3, 2013
BMW Motorrad continues to enjoy growth through the first quarter of 2013, posting record-setting numbers through the first three months.

Mods & Rockers Rally Set for Cincy

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Queen City Mods & Rockers Rally mixes art and motorcycles for the 2013 weekend event.

Backmarker: Austin's Power

Thursday, May 2, 2013
MotoUSA's Backmarker road trips to Austin for the inaugural MotoGP race at the Circuit of the Americas, finding joys and sorrows alike during the weekend.

May Declared as Motorcycle Awareness Month

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Motorcycle awareness urged by American Motorcyclist Association in May.

Motorcycle Sales Dip 14.7% in 2013 Q1

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
First quarter motorcycle sales fall year-over-year by 14.7% compared with Q1 in 2012.

Royal Enfield Prepares for Global Growth

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Royal Enfield has started commercial production at it's new manufacturing facility at Oragadam, Tamil Nadu, a plant that has an initial production capacity of 150,000 units.