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Ride Report: 10,000 Miles to Rio Documentary

Friday, May 30, 2014
Friends Matt Kendall and Tiernan Turner turned a motorcycle ride from Las Vegas to Rio into a documentary set to be released on June 10, 2014.

Gear Up: C&S Wide Tire Kit for Grom & More

Friday, May 30, 2014
This installment of Gear Up includes a look at TechSpec Gripster Tank Grips, the new C&S Custom Wide Tire Kit for Honda's Grom, the Ducati Monster Bible and more.

BMW Motorrad USA Gets New Vice President

Friday, May 30, 2014
BMW Group announced a number of senior management changes in 2014, including new Vice President of BMW Motorrad USA Kris Odwarka.

House Majority Agrees Ethanol Has Problems

Friday, May 30, 2014
218 United States House members have agreed that the Renewable Fuel Standard ethanol mandate has some problems.

2014 Royal Enfield Continental GT First Ride

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Royal Enfield brings back a modern classic with its redesigned Continental GT. We go for a quick spin on this new school café racer.

2015 Ducati Monster 821 First Look

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Ducati updates its middleweight Monster platform with the liquid-cooled 821cc Testastretta 11 L-Twin as the Italian marque debuts its all-new Monster 821.

2014 Genuine Stella Automatic Scooter Review

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Gabe gets his retro-scooter fix with modern upgrades, test riding Genuine Scooters’ new Stella Automatic at the US firm’s Chicago locale.

Genuine Scooters and Scooterworks USA

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Scooterworks USA was founded on vintage scoots, but now looks to broaden scooter riding in the States through a partnership with Genuine.

BMW Concept Roadster First Look

Friday, May 23, 2014
BMW Motorrad debuts a Boxer-powered motorcycle concept at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este with its aggressively-styled Concept Roadster.

AMA Backs IRS Change to Nonprofit Rules

Friday, May 23, 2014
IRS is to rewrite nonprofit rules before a public hearing as criticism convinces the agency to reconsider its stance.

Gear Up: GPRV4 Stabilizer & Thor Gloves

Friday, May 23, 2014
In this installment of Gear Up we take a look at new applications for the GPRV4 Steering Stabilizer, Thor's Impact gloves, the Tour Master Transition Series 3 Jacket and more.

ICON Airmada Sensory Helmet Peek

Thursday, May 22, 2014
ICON introduces a new, eye-popping graphic to its Airmada line: the Airmada Sensory. It's a bold statement that also glows in the dark.

Recall Notice for 2013 BMW R1200GS

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for certain 2013 BMW R1200GS motorcycles due to an issue with the transmission output seal.

Arnold Ackerman New Chair of MIC Committee

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Arnold W. Ackerman named Chair of Motorcycle Industry Council's Aftermarket/Allied Trade Committee.

Bultaco Reborn as Electric Motorcycle Brand

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Historic Spanish marque Bultaco will rebrand itself as an electric motorcycle maker, announcing the Rapitan prototype and promising new EV bikes for 2014.

Aprilia USA Announces Caponord Demo Tour

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Aprilia USA has organized a coast-to-coast tour from May 22 through July 5, 2014 to offer customers the chance to demo the new Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS Travel Pack.

AMA Seeks More Access to Clear Creek Area

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
American Motorcyclist Association seeks broader access to California's Clear Creek Area.

2014 AIMExpo Surpasses 300th Exhibitor

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The 2014 American International Motorcycle Expo, AIMExpo, has reached the 300-exhibitor mark with the return of Gibbs Quadski.

Michelin Pilot Road 4 Tire Review

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Michelin appeals to a broader spectrum of road motorcyclists with its latest motorcycle tire offering: the Pilot Road 4.

AMA Endorses 2014 AIMExpo

Friday, May 16, 2014
The American Motorcyclist Association endorses the American International Motorcycle Expo.

Gear Up: REV'IT! Roamer & Spyder RT Exhaust

Friday, May 16, 2014
In this installment of Gear Up we take a look at REV'IT!'s new Roamer Jacket, the Two Brothers Racing S1R Exhaust for the Can-Am Spyder RT and more.

AIMExpo & Mike Kidd Sports Agency Team Up

Thursday, May 15, 2014
The American International Motorcycle Expo and Mike Kidd have renewed their partnership for the 2014 AIMExpo Outdoors scheduled October 16-19 in Orlando, Florida.

Backmarker: Ride to Work Day

Thursday, May 15, 2014
MotoUSA’s Backmarker spreads the good word on the upcoming Ride to Work Day – as well as propose a grand bargain to the AMA regarding helmet use and lane-splitting.

Senate Transportation Bill Includes RTP

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Senate transportation bill includes Recreational Trails Program.

MAG and Tucker Rocky Complete Merger

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Tucker Rocky/Biker's Choice and Motorsport Aftermarket Group (MAG) have announced the completion of their merger.

Marco Lucchinelli, MV Agusta Riding School

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Marco Lucchinelli and MV Agusta present Dazeroa300 2014.

AltRider Hemisphere Soft Luggage Peek

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
AltRider is now offering its new Hemisphere line of soft motorcycle luggage, including a saddlebag, tank bag and soft pannier.

How Arai Makes Motorcycle Helmets

Monday, May 12, 2014
MotoUSA European contributor Llewelyn Pavey looks behind the curtain at Arai Europe’s Inspiration Center to see how the Japanese firm designs and tests its top-shelf motorcycle helmets.

Compass Expeditions 360 Expedition 2015

Monday, May 12, 2014
The 2015 Compass Expeditions 360 Expedition is a 128-day, 33,000 km circumnavigation of the entire South American continent, departing February 21 and ending June 28.

Thundersprint 2014 a Success Despite Rain

Monday, May 12, 2014
Despite a heavy downpour during the event, Thundersprint 2014 was a success for the riders and fans who braved the conditions.

Twisted Lady Motorcycle Route

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Just strap up your leathers and get ready to ride. This just might be the best ride in the Ozarks. It’s the Twisted Lady Route, the newest of seven in the Motorcycle Riding Guide of the Ozarks.

Gear Up: Corbin Ninja 650 Saddles & More

Friday, May 9, 2014
This installment of Gear Up looks at Corbin's new rider and passenger saddles for the Kawasaki Ninja 650, new SW-MOTECH Seat Racks, the AETHER Eclipse Motorcycle Jacket and more.

AMA Wants Renewable Fuel Standard Overhaul

Thursday, May 8, 2014
American Motorcyclist Association calls for overhaul of failed Renewable Fuel Standard.

Frank Fritz and Bean're Star at Vintage Rally

Thursday, May 8, 2014
American Picker's Frank Fritz and World Traveler Bean're headline the Vintage Rally, June 7 & 8, Anamosa, Iowa.

For Mother's Day This Year - Go Ride!

Thursday, May 8, 2014
More women than ever before are riding motorcycles.

Dr. Frazier: Adventure with Character

Thursday, May 8, 2014
This month the good Doctor continues to lobby for the true adventure bikes of the world – which have little to do with displacement and marketing strategies, and everything to do with the adventuring spirit of their owners.

WA Rider Wins Ride For Kids Project Bike

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The Cycle World/Ride for Kids project Honda goes to a Washington rider.

AltRider Conserve the Ride 2014

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
This year's AltRider Conserve the Ride event is set for June 27-29, 2014 and will take place in the Pennsylvania State Forest.

2014 Ducati Monster vs KTM 1290 Super Duke

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Ducati’s up-spec S model Monster 1200 lines up against KTM’s Super Duke 1290 R on the road. Which Twin comes out on top in this European comparison?

AMA Statement on Passing of Penny Nicolai

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
AMA Pro Racing has issued a statement on the passing of longtime motorsports journalist, Penny Nicolai.

BMW Q1 2014: Sales & Revenue Up

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
BWM Motorrad released its first quarter sales and revenue data for 2014, which revealed a strong showing in the motorcycle segment.

Motorcycle Fatalities Down 7% in 2013

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
According to a recent report by the Governors Highway Safety Association, motorcycle fatalities dropped by 7% in 2013 compared to the previous year.

Energica Ego 45 a Hit at Top Marques Monaco

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Energica's Ego 45 electric motorcycle was a big hit at the 11th Top Marques Monaco show, and the machine will soon come to America as part of the "Where's My Ego" tour in July 2014.

The RetroMotard, A Creation Tale

Monday, May 5, 2014
MotoUSA contributing editor Courtney Olive recounts the story of his RetroMotard build, a raucous two-stroke Yamaha that harkens back to the Superbikers inspiration for Supermoto.

Gear Up: Sena Expand & Dainese Gore-Tex

Friday, May 2, 2014
This installment of Gear Up includes the new Sena Bluetooth Expand headset, Dainese's latest GORE-TEX riding jackets, Brock's Performance exhaust for the Hayabusa and more.

2014 AIMExpo Dealer Registration Now Open

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Dealer registration for the 2014 American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) is now open through the event's newly launched website.

Tim Calhoun Announces SpeedMob Inc.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Tim Calhoun, CEO and President of LeoVince USA, has announced the formation of a new business venture, SpeedMob Inc., which will specialize in managing premium brands for the powersports, automotive and bicycle sectors.

Distracted Driving is Deadly Driving

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Distracted driving is deadly driving. Be aware of nearby motorcyclists.