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Zero Sets LSR Records at Bonneville

Saturday, September 29, 2012
Two new land speed records for lightweight electric motorcycles were set with the 2012 Zero S ZF6 at the 2012 Bonneville Shootout.

Honda Signs Joint Venture in Bangladesh

Friday, September 28, 2012
Honda Motor Co. has signed a joint venture agreement to establish a motorcycle subsidiary in Bangladesh.

2013 Suzuki SFV 650 First Look

Friday, September 28, 2012
After a three-year hiatus, Suzuki’s mid-size SFV 650 returns to its U.S. street bike model line-up for ’13.

RK Chain Failures Prompt NC700X Recall

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Honda has issued a recall for its new NC700X because of issues to the drive chain.

2013 Can-Am Spyder ST Roadster First Ride

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Motorcycle USA takes Can-Am's new Roadster for a ride, the 2013 Spyder ST the beneficiary of sweeping changes to the Spyder's chassis and suspension.

2013 Moto Guzzi V7 First Look

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Moto Guzzi releases three updated V7 motorcycle flavors including the Stone, Racer and Special models.

Pirelli Angel GT Tires Debut on Multistrada

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Pirelli debuts the new Angel GT Tires at Bilbao with the new Multistrada 1200 S Granturismo.

Salt Addiction: Get Ready and Wait

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Ack Attack sits out this year's Cook Shootout due to poor salt conditions. While visiting the salt during the Bub Speed Trials, we pay a visit to the Black and White and the 1st Annual Motorcycle Legends night.

Zero DS and Zero S Model Recall Notice

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues a recall of the 2012 Zero DS and Zero S motorcycles due to an electrical issue.

Cycle News Issue 38 Available

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The September 25, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Triumph Daytona 675 and Street Triple Recall

Monday, September 24, 2012
The National Highway Traffic Safety Association announced recall notices for the Triumph Daytona 675, Street Triple and Street Triple R, model years 2006-2009 due to an electrical issue.

DC-Area Ride for Kids Raises $141,000

Monday, September 24, 2012
The Baltimore/Washington D.C. are Ride for Kids raises a total of $141,000.

Clancy Centenary Ride October 23, 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012
The Clancy Centenary Ride is set to start October 23, 2012 from Dublin, Ireland. The ride commemorates Carl Stearns Clancy, the first person to circumnavigate the globe on a motorcycle.

2013 Can-Am Spyder ST First Look

Sunday, September 23, 2012
Can-Am adds a new model for 2013 aimed to bridge the gap between the sport-minded RS and the touring-ready RT, a sport-touring version called the 2013 Can-Am Spyder ST.

2013 KTM 1190 Adventure R First Look

Thursday, September 20, 2012
KTM has leaked photos and details about the European version of the 2013 KTM Adventure R. This ADV motorcycle will reach America as a 2014 model.

2012 Adventure Touring Comparison

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Triumph Tiger Explorer takes aim at our defending Adventure Touring champion to see how it compares to the BMW R1200GS. These heavyweight ADV bikes represent latest and greates versus an industry benchmark.

2013 Ducati Multistrada Models First Look

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Ducati has released the the first details of the 2013 Multistrada range. Read on to get the latest info on the four-bike line-up.

Cycle News Issue 37 Available

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The September 18, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

Zero Motorcycles Sponsors AMA MHoF Rings

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Zero Motorcycles sponsors the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame rings for the class of 2012.

Philadelphia & Tulsa Rides Raise PBTF Money

Monday, September 17, 2012
Philadelphia and Tulsa rides raise more than $106,000 for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

Chinese Motorcycle Industry Sluggish in 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012
Reports for the first half of 2012 show the Chinese motorcycle industry show output and sales at six year low.

Pacer Distribution Inks Deal with Yamaha

Friday, September 14, 2012
Pacer Distribution Services revs up Yamaha Motor Corporation's Supply Chain.

Motorcycle Accident App from Law Tigers

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Law Tigers launches a free mobile app with useful Ffatures for motorcyclists.

Play With & Test Sena Technologies Bluetooth

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Check out Sena Technologies' groundbreaking Bluetooth helmet to helmet communicators at the Sand Sports Super Show.

Take the No Texting While Driving Pledge

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
As part of it's "It Can Wait" campaign, AT&T is asking drivers to take the no texting while driving pledge to help make the roadways safer for everyone.

BMW August Motorcycle Sales Best Ever

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
BMW Motorrad claims its best August sales month to date, with year-to-date 2012 BMW motorcycle sales up in the 15.6% US market.

Honda’s Ray Blank Announces Retirement

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Senior Vice President of the American Honda Motorcycle Division, Ray Blank, will retire from his post effective October 1, 2012.

Dr. Frazier: Two Dot Adventure Ride

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Dr. Frazier careens down memory lane and finds the backroad to Two Dot, Montana where he had a brief adventure with a beer-drinking cowboy 25 years ago.

Cycle News Issue 36 Available

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The September 11, 2012 issue of Cycle News is now available in digital edition and in the Apple Newstand from Motorcycle USA’s new media partner.

OGIO Accepting 2013 Rider Applications

Monday, September 10, 2012
OGIO is now accepting rider support applications for the 2013 season.

Motorcycle Officer in Obama Motorcade Killed

Monday, September 10, 2012
A motorcycle officer attempting to shut down an on-ramp for President Obama's motorcade was struck and killed by a pick-up truck yesterday as the president was en route to a campaign stop.

Sept. 9 Ride for Kids Events Top $192,000

Monday, September 10, 2012
Sept. 9 Ride for Kids events top $192,000 in Puget Sound, Washington, Birmingham, Alabama and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Alpinestars Crew Shoes Review

Friday, September 7, 2012
Our vintage racer turns to Alpinestars for a footwear fashion transfusion. Read more in Mr. Melling’s Alpinestars Crew Shoes product review.

Team Zero Wins TTXGP in Salt Lake

Friday, September 7, 2012
Team Zero riders came away with victory during the final TTXGP eSuperstock Series round at Miller Motorsports Park in Salt Lake City, Utah.

New Contour+2 Camera to Launch

Friday, September 7, 2012
The new Contour+2 Camera offers a new perspective in an action video with a new data feature to enhance Facebook sharing.

Scorpion Announces Separation Plans

Friday, September 7, 2012
Scorpion Sports Inc. announces its intention to separate from D2M Inc.

Backmarker: Café Culture

Thursday, September 6, 2012
While at the 'Meet at the Ace' concours and vintage road ride at America's Car Museum, our Backmarker discovered, to his delight, that Café Culture is growing here in the States.

Sena Reveals Half-Helmet Bluetooth System

Thursday, September 6, 2012
A first look at Sena's much anticipated Bluetooth stereo headset & intercom for motorcycle & scooter half helmets.

Metzeler Tires for Husqvarna TR650

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Metzeler equips the latest arrival from the Swedish brand based in Cassinetta di Biandronno with the Tourance EXP and the Enduro 3 Sahara tires.

AMA News and Notes September 2012

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The American Motorcycle Association brings you the next edidtion of AMA News and Notes for September 2012.

Motorcyclists Lean Into Eureka Springs

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Traveling the Arkansas Ozarks on two wheels is an adventure thanks to so many curvy roads, all of which can be accessed with Eureka Springs as the hub for daily excursions.

Memorable Motorcycle: Honda RS125R

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Our vintage expert gets to sample the latest in cutting edge Grand Prix technology, taking a spin on a Honda RS125R kitted out for rising British racing star Joe Francis.

Marty Smith to Receive Edison Dye Award

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
AMA's first 125cc motocross champion, Marty Smith, has been chosen to receive the 16th Annual Edison Dye Motocross Lifetime Achievement Award.

Honda Announces New Models for 2013

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
American Honda returns with old favorites and some new variations in their 2013 line-up.

Triumph Announces Tiger Explorer XC

Saturday, September 1, 2012
Triumph Motorcycles will increase its range in the Adventure Touring market with the launch of the Tiger Explorer XC.