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HJC RPHA Series Helmets First Look

Friday, August 31, 2012
Check out the new RPHA line of helmets HJC has recently introduced in America.

Join Cat Country’s St. Jude Kids Ride

Thursday, August 30, 2012
Join Cat Country’s St. Jude Kids Motorcycle Ride on October 13 where the event benefits the Memphis hospital.

Zero Motorcycles Starts "Win A Zero Contest"

Thursday, August 30, 2012
Zero Motorcycles is excited to announce the launch of its largest promotion to date, the Zero Motorcycles Factory Authorized Demo Sale and Sweepstakes.

Asheville, Ann Arbor rides near $169,000

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Ride for Kids events in Asheville and Ann Arbor raise almost $169,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Sena Sponsors Virginia Motorcycle Tour

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Sena Technologies, Inc. is helping rev motorcycle tourism in the state of Virginia.

Ducati Motorcycle Restoration Guide

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Octane Press will soon be publishing the revised Ducati Belt-Drive Two-Valve Twins Motorcycle Restoration Guide to help enthusiasts while buying, restoring or modifying post '79 Ducatis.

"Meet the Ace" Festival Recap

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The inaugural "Meet the Ace" Vintage Motorcycle Festival at America's Car Museum drew in over 2,000 attendees and was a rousing success.

Cycle News Issue 34 Available

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The August 28, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

2013 KYMCO Scooters First Look

Monday, August 27, 2012
KYMCO USA adds four new scoots to its 2013 line-up, from the lightweight, small displacement Compagno 50i to the maxi-style Xciting 500 Ri ABS.

Norton Gains EPA & CARB Approvals

Monday, August 27, 2012
Norton Motorcycles has successfully completed durability and emission testing for its Commando 961 series to ensure compliance with EPA and CARB standards in the U.S. and Canada.

MSF to Host Two Safety Conferences Fall 2013

Monday, August 27, 2012
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is set to host two MSF International Safety Conferences in the Fall of 2013.

MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study

Monday, August 27, 2012
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation started a one year long, 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study in August of 2011 and are preparing to release data and results.

Alpinestars 2012 Fall Touring Collection

Friday, August 24, 2012
Italian brand Alpinestars introduces its 2012 Fall collection. Read up as we give a little insight on some of the new products added to the Astars line up.

Barber Vintage Festival October 12-14, 2012

Friday, August 24, 2012
The 8th annual Barber Vintage Motorcycle Festival, presented by Triumph Dealers of North America, is set for October 12-14, 2012 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama.

Salt Addiction: LandSpeed Louise

Thursday, August 23, 2012
This month the world’s fastest rider, Ack Attack streamliner pilot Rocky Robinson, focuses Salt Addiction on LSR photojournalist, publicist and storyteller Louise Ann Noeth.

Rider Training Standards Paper from MSF

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Motorcycle Safety Foundation is to release the Innovative Rider Training Standards paper.

2012 Honda NC700X First Ride

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
MotoUSA goes for a ride on the all-new 2012 Honda NC700X. Pitched by Honda as an affordable do-it-all, does it live up to its user-friendly claims?

Paul Westman Receives KLR650 Loyalty Award

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Paul Westman was recently recognized by Big Dog Adventure Ride for his loyalty to Kawasaki models and for having owned and ridden KLR650 models for the 25 years.

Vintage Motorcycles at America’s Car Museum

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Vintage Motorcycles and Scooters are roaring to America’s Car Museum for the “Meet at the Ace” Festival, on Sat., Aug. 25.

"La Vespa Vita" Online Community

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Vespa USA is introducing the new "La Vespa Vita" online community, a place for individuals with a passion for the Vespa to share stories and content about their own experience on the iconic scooter.

Cycle News Issue 33 Available

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The August 21, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Third Annual Revive Your Ride Giveaway Big Hit

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
More than 800 dealers and retailers participate in the biggest ever Revive Your Ride! Win Big Spring Giveaway.

300 Trainers Gather for MSF Conference

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Hundreds of motorcycle training professionals gather for the second annual MSF International Rider Education Training System Conference.

MSF To Unveil Preliminary Findings

Monday, August 20, 2012
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation has been invited to present the preliminary findings from the MSF 100 Motorcyclists Naturalistic Study in at the Third International Symposium on Driving Research.

Riders Raise $115,979 in Missouri, New England

Monday, August 20, 2012
Motorcyclists contributed $115,979 to support the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s medical research and family support programs.

AMA Launches 2012 Voter Guide

Monday, August 20, 2012
The American Motorcyclist Association launches the 2012 Voter Guide.

Single Track Mind: Post Olympic Thoughts

Friday, August 17, 2012
Mr. Melling offers some final thoughts on the spectacle of the 2012 London Olympic Games and finds inspiration for a change to MotoGP and World Superbike that would revitalize motorcycle racing.

Advanstar Communications Expands PIMS Tour

Friday, August 17, 2012
Advanstar Communications expands Progressive International Motorcycle Shows Nationwide Tour to 13 markets adding Atlanta and Indianapolis.

Dr. Frazier’s Elephant Ride Adventure

Friday, August 17, 2012
Dr. Frazier recounts the birth and death of the "Elephant Ride," a mid-winter trek over a Rocky Mountain pass in Colorado.

Memorable Motorcycle: Honda CB750 F1

Thursday, August 16, 2012
Our classic bike expert passes on his sage counsel to aspiring vintage bike owners on a good beginner mount – the Honda CB750 F1.

Supplemental Vote Gets Nobby Clark in MHoF

Thursday, August 16, 2012
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame announces the results of supplemental vote for Derek 'Nobby' Clark induction.

Cycle News Issue 32 Available

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The August 14, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Powertye Motorcycle Tie-Down Strap Review

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
We review some simple and affordable motorcycle tie-down straps from Powertye.

Utah Ride for Kids raises $47,000

Monday, August 13, 2012
Motorcyclists at the eighth Utah Ride for Kids raised $47,012 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

MotoUSA Releases iPhone App

Monday, August 13, 2012
Be the first to receive all the motorcycle news and information Motorcycle USA has to offer with the new MotoUSA App for iPhone.

Ty Davis to be Inducted in MHoF

Friday, August 10, 2012
The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame recently added off-road racing champion Ty Davis to the list of 2012 inductees.

Thunderfest Returns to Darley Moor for 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012
The Thunderfest returns to Darley Moor for the third time on September 16th 2012 with a bigger entry than ever and a vast array of classic bikes.

Robin Boettcher Named CEO of Ride for Kids

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, home of Ride for Kids, names Robin Boettcher as the new CEO.

Backmarker: Passing of Racing Legends

Thursday, August 9, 2012
Our Backmarker puzzles over the decision of Valentino Rossi and the ending of a Grand Prix career, as well as a eulogy for an Isle of Man institution – Vern Wallis.

Ethanol-Blend Purchase Mandate

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it would require consumers to buy at least four gallons from certain gas pumps once E15 ethanol-gasoline blend is introduced to the market.

Riders Celebrate at AMA IWMC

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Riders celebrate at AMA International Women & Motorcycling Conference.

UnderCover SwingCase Truck Box Review

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The UnderCover SwingCase truck box creates usable storage for pickup drivers that doesn't eat up valuable bed space.

Cycle News Issue 31 Available

Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The August 7, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

E-Motorcycle Tax Credit May Be Extended

Monday, August 6, 2012
A bill approved by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee that would extend tax credits to buyers of on-road electric motorcycles heads to the full Senate for approval.

Riders Support Kids With Brain Tumors

Monday, August 6, 2012
Riders in three states join forces to support kids with brain tumors.

MHoF to Induct Al Wilcox

Friday, August 3, 2012
The AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame has added Al Wilcox to the list of 2012 inductees that will be celebrated during the AMA Legends Weekend in November at the Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

Bell and Roland Sands Star Treatment Contest

Friday, August 3, 2012
Bell Powersports and Roland Sands Design have teamed up to offer one lucky winner the chance to receive a bike makeover and other prizes in the "Star Treatment" contest.

BMW Sales, Revenue & Production Up for 2012

Thursday, August 2, 2012
The Q2 financial reports are out and BMW Motorrad claims increases in sales, revenue and production year-over-year for the first half, despite a modest second-quarter decline.

BMW C-evolution Scooter First Look

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
BMW has announced the debut of the C-evolution, a "near-production" electric scooter that the German marque claims will perform as well as any conventional maxi-scooter.

Single Track Mind – Olympic Thoughts

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Our favorite motorcycle-riding Briton weighs in on his country’s current source of pride and vigor – hosting the Olympic Games in London.

Brian Slark Heads to AMA Motorcycle HOF

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
World-class bike restorer and motocross pioneer Brian Slark is to be inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame.

2013 Honda PCX150 First Ride

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
MotoUSA takes a test ride on Honda's all-new 2013 PCX150. The revamped scooter is stylish, affordable and best of all, game for the freeway.